Artist Talk: Stephen Burke

26th May
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Online via Zoom

Stephen Burke will talk about his practice as a socially engaged photographer, exploring topics such as community photography and topographic photography, with reference to his creative projects, ranging from his 2011 project Penryn Rugby Players to more recent work, such as Whitchurch (2020).

This talk is taking place via zoom. An email with the link to join the zoom meeting will be sent out to attendees prior to the time.

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Stephen Burke (b.1989) is a photographer and artist living and working in Birmingham, UK. His work explored the relationship between people and place and how our social and physical enivonments can have a determining effect on who we are and how we live our lives. Conversation, chance, collaboration and celebration are key themes in his approach to creating work.

Stephen studied BA Photography at Falmouth University, graduating in 2012 and completed an MA in Documentary Photography & Photojournalism at Westminster University in 2017. He has been commissioned by WERK, Some Cities, Ampersand Projects, Living Memory and Multistory. Clients include The Guardian, The FT Weekend, Sunday Times and The Telegraph Magazine.

Stephen will talk about his practice as a socially engaged photographer, exploring topics such as community photography and topographic photography, with reference to his creative projects, ranging from his 2011 project Penryn Rugby Players to more recent work, such as Whitchurch (2020).

Photo credit: Whitchurch 2019, Collaborative Portrait by Jamie Dodd, Kelsey Dodd, Rowan Howells, Robyn Wright, Matthew Vaughn, Noah Gilmore, Dylan Batchelor – Ralphs and Stephen Burke.