I am a photographer based in London. I hold two degrees in Anthropology and Social Anthropology. Apart from a short course at the London College of Communication and a week-long workshop with Alex Majoli of Magnum Photos I have had no formal photographic education. I have navigated my own way through the history and theories of photography; an irregular and unstructured journey, yes, but one that is my own.
I have endeavored to personalise my work, refining the process of choosing and photographing to only that which I feel a strong connection to. I have always found the notion of ‘style’ a contentious one. It seems to me to be a form of personal branding – it just doesn’t sit right with me. I prefer the idea of authorship, of having a voice that allows me to comment on that which I feel is important. I formalize my process depending on my chosen subject and my thoughts and feelings about it. Aesthetically this makes my work rather eclectic – but that’s how I have to work, it’s the way I see the world. I can’t do it any other way. What links the work is my presence: the habitual moves and compositional choices I make as well as that which I choose to photograph.