The Other Room

PhotographerRichard Ansett
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/Countrylondon, United Kingdom
Photo Date13.05.2014
Technical InfoDigital C-type archival
Entry Description

The UK is arguably the most watched society in the world. The UK is being watched by a network of 1.85m CCTV cameras.More than two thirds of people in Britain (67%) do not think CCTV poses a threat to civil liberties.

About Photographer

Richard Ansett’s images are in permanent and private collections worldwide including the National Portrait Galleries of London and Canada, Bibliotheque Nationale de France and the Smithsonian. His images have been part of major collaborative exhibitions. He was selected as the overall winner of the prestigious Arte Laguna Prize in 2013. He was awarded 1st prize for documentary at the Grand Prix de la Decouverte in 2013 and received the gold award at Prix de la Photographie in 2011.