New portraits for BBC for George Shelley’s documentary Learning to Grieve

I recently shot some portraits of George Shelley for new BBC Three documentary Learning to Grieve. “Having spent the last 12 months struggling to talk about his loss and to deal with it, George embarks on a series of extraordinarily candid and raw discussions with his parents and best friend in a bid to help him cope with, and better understand, the process of grieving.”  

Exhibition: Represent! at the People’s History Museum

I am currently showing work at the People’s History Museum in Manchester at their show Represent! Voices 100 Years On. The exhibition features a selection of images from my Parade project, including pictures of Sisters Uncut. The show is running until until February 2019 – find out more about it here, and read about it below: “Represent! Voices 100 Years On reflects on those who campaigned for better representation; most famously the suffragists and the militant suffragettes.  The recently acquired Manchester suffragette banner will be displayed for the first time alongside sashes, brooches, photographs and cartoons, helping to paint a picture of what representation meant …

Refinery 29: Crystal

I shot portraits of Crystal aka Tom Rasmussen for Refinery 29, for the piece Inside My Makeup Bag: Drag Queen Edition. “In my makeup bag is the hardware which allows me to finally live my childhood fantasies. In my makeup bag is a lifeline to an expression of my gender that saved my life – that saves so many people’s lives. In my makeup bag is a history book, connecting me to the radical queens, queers, butch dykes and trans folk who fought for me to be able to paint my face the way I want to paint it. In …

Queer London

In 2017 I worked on a project documenting some of London’s LBGTQ+ community, funded by Getty Images Creative. The aim of the series was to produce a selection of photographs depicting the everyday life of a queer Londoner. Daley and Christianna have been friends since they met at a party in their first year of university. Daley is a 25 year-old, non-binary queer person who lives in east London with their fiancé and their cat. They work as a cinema manager and freelance illustrator, and in their free time enjoy “date nights, friend nights and illustration”. Christianna is 26, lives …

Love Letters for Beauty Archive

New editorial for Beauty Archive, see the full shoot here. Photographer: Holly Falconer Model: Sienna King @ Tess Management Stylist: Celia-Jane Ukwenya Makeup: Michelle Dacillo Hair: Ami Fujita Set designer: Kerry Hughes Photographer’s assistant: Hannah Norton Stylist’s assistant: Naomi Okofetimi