Oyibo- A Guest Post by Emma Uwejoma

In Britain I was too embarrassed to wear traditional Nigerian clothing, yet in Nigeria I felt so comfortable and free. I wear subtle hints of Nigeria. That self-consciously symbolize that I’m African. African girls my age that were brought up in the culture make me feel intimidated and stupid for…

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Portfolio Pop-Up & All Things Photography…

Hello All! You’ll be happy to hear we’re still getting through all the feedback, ideas and suggestions from our Close Up II event and finally doing something constructive with them… Two of the topics we discussed on the night seem to run parallel but also slightly contradict each other, so we thought these…

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Wet Plates & Smartphones: A Guest Post by Almudena Romero

My first job in photography was as a commercial portrait studio photographer. This experience led to my visual arts practice which analyses questions around identity, ideology and representation. I started a research across different media -photography, video, animation, sculpture, printmaking- on how we understand and depict ourselves and how visual…

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Writing About My Own Work -A Guest Post By Ellie English

The notion of ‘starting a new project’ doesn’t necessarily sit well with me, of course my work is broken up into several different sections, stories, but as a whole my photographic practice is one massive project. Completely and utterly subjective, I use photography as a means of self-exploration, to dig…

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