Rachel Cunningham is a photographic artist and lecturer in photography on both the Full Time and Part Time BA Photography courses at the University of Westminster. After graduating with a BA (Hons) fine art from Middlesex University she worked in the photographic industry for several years. She gained her MA in Photographic Studies (Distinction) at the University of Westminster.
Her photographic practice explores the construction of myths through representation. She is particularly interested in myths created through photography, painting and literature. She has worked, among other things, on the representation of news in photojournalism; on memory and representation; and on myths linked to territories, borders and belonging. Her current research explores the materiality and tangibility of photographic production. Her work has been selected for a number of exhibitions and is held in private collections both in the UK and abroad.
2011 Matthieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2010 The Otter Gallery, Chichester.
2013 Beauty & The Beast, Alliance Française, Delhi, India.
2013 W113, Delhi, India
2013 Re: Renewal-Framing Transition in the Indian Landscape, Goodenough House, London.
2012 Beauty & The Beast, Matthieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2011 Open West Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham.
2011 re: control The Oubliette, London.
2010 Sight, Unseen Photofusion, London.
2009 Territory The Otter Gallery, Chichester.
2009 Open West Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham.
MA Photojournalism alumnus Jason Larkin is now showing at Flowers Gallery
Jason Larkin Past Perfect
Centred around questions of authenticity and the representation of collective histories, Past Perfect (2008 – 2016), is a new series of photographs by British photographer Jason Larkin, highlighting the visual presentation of war and conflict within public museums around the world.
pic.london is a not-for-profit photo festival that is initiated, led and run by artists and photographers, launching its first edition this autumn.
It aspires to support emerging artists and engage the public in thinking about photography.
Fun, accessible, and intellectually inspiring.
1st Opening Thursday 26th October at Gallery SO
This exhibition seeks to explore the scope and scale of visual intrusion in our everyday lives through photographic and mixed media work from emerging artists.
We live in a society that has a CCTV camera on every street corner and a camera-phone in every pocket. Yet intrusion can be as overt as unwanted snapshots […]