CHLOE DEWE MATHEWS
Chloe Dewe Mathews was born in London in 1982. After studying fine art at Camberwell College of Arts and the University of Oxford, she worked in the film industry before dedicating herself to photography. In 2011 she won the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award, Julia Margaret Cameron New Talent Award and Flash Forward Emerging Photographer’s Award. Last year she was artist-in-residence at St. John’s College, Oxford and Metal in Southend and this year she has been awarded the Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. During 2014-15, she will be exhibiting her new body of work “Shot at Dawn” at STILLS: Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh; Tate Modern, London; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin and Ivorypress, Madrid.
Charlotte Ball is a documentary and portrait photographer based in the West Midlands, who recently completed a Photography BA at Middlesex University. Charlotte’s work focuses on collaborations between people and communities, recent works being a photo book about experimental communities in the UK and a commission for an NGO. Charlotte shoots very naturalistically with a simple, ‘fly on the wall’ approach, favouring analogue photography for the slower, careful process.
Daniel Regan is a London based artist & photographer whose work often focuses on themes of recovery, the body, psychology and mental health. Daniel completed a BA in Photography at the University of Brighton in 2006 and achieved his MA in Photography at London College of Communication in 2013.
Gina Lundy is a photographer whose work investigates people and place. Creating work in response to changing individual and community identities her work ranges in scale from individual portraits and studies, to the wider landscape and built environment. Gina studied photography at Newport, University of South Wales (MFA 2009) her work has been featured in the British Journal of Photography, the Financial Times and the Sunday Telegraph. Gina lives and works in Glasgow.
Mary Freeman: b. Glasgow 1986. Graduated from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in 2008 specialising in Sculpture. Mary was selected for the RSA New Contemporaries 09 in Edinburgh, awarded the SWG3 graduate in residence from July 08-09 and the Project Slogan graduate award in Aberdeen. She has subsequently shown work at Aberdeen University, Stereo Glasgow and Limousine Bull Gallery Aberdeen.
After returning to study photography at City of Glasgow College and completing an HND in 2013, she has exhibited a series of portraits in partnership with Glasgow Museums. She has been awarded an Emerging Artist Residency at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, is showing “Girl Racers” as part of StreetLevel Photoworks “Going the Distance” exhibition in July 2014, and has been selected for the Royal Photographic Society’s 157 International Print Exhibition at Berkeley Gallery, Greenwich Heritage Centre, London in August 2014.
William Sadowski runs Workflow Studio, a shared workspace, photographic studio, and workshop in Brighton. He works as a photographer and designer and co-directs Photobookshow, an exhibition series which holds shows and events about contemporary photo books.
Georgia Metaxas is an Australian photographic artist now living in London. Georgia’s personal work has been exhibited and awarded internationally including the Pingyao Photography Festival China, the Australian Centre for Photography and most recently Four Corners Gallery in London.
Engagement is a fundamental aspect of her arts practice. As a result of which, facilitating workshops in organisations and communities has become a natural extension of her work, and has therefore run along side her arts practice over the past 8 years.
For Evolving In Conversation she helped design, produce and deliver the photographic workshop component and acted as the link between the young people and the commissioned photographers as well as Brighton & Hove Libraries and Photoworks.
Exploring Senses is a non-profit Arts organisation formed by artists Hannah Coxeter and David Allistone in October 2011.
They embrace optimism through creativity and believe happy people make positive actions. They are researching how a society based upon skills and resource can exist today. They are also researching the value of learning creatively through play. Their creative tool kit includes visual communication, participatory arts, crafts, design, material knowledge, science, technology, and social and digital media. A mixture of people skills, knowledge and local resources allows them to communicate, share, and develop a playful working practice. Their aim is to raise people’s aspirations, increase personal development skills, and encourage creative collaborative learning, through holistic and inclusive participatory activities and events.
For Evolving in Conversation they helped to facilitate the young photographers workshops alongside Georgia Metaxas and Brighton & Hove Libraries.