Daniel - Performance Artist

PhotographerPoem Baker
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryLondon , United Kingdom
Photo Date21/ 03 / 2012
Entry Description

Whilst wandering the streets at London Gay Pride in 2012 I met Daniel. I was immediately struck by his uninhibited persona. So we began to collaborate on portraits that explore an alternative concept of gender and document Daniels transition.

About Photographer

British – living in London I grew up in small industrial town in Suffolk, into a family of factory workers, I broke away to pursue a career in theatre/performance art, did that for the best part of 10 yrs travelling extensively all over Europe. In 2010 I enrolled into a photography class at London College of Communication, where my passion for documentary photography began. Since then I have been working as a freelance photographer for local and national magazines, as well as working on my own personal projects. 2015 Head On / Semi Finalist / Museum of Sydney / Australia 2015 Merlinka Festival / Solo Exhibition / Belgrade / Serbia 2015 Onward Gallery / Finalist / Philadelphia USA 2015 Black Box / Group Exhibition/ Portaland / USA 2014 Renaissance Photography Prize – Finalist / Getty Image Gallery / London 2012 Magnum Workshop with Bruce Gilden 2010 London College of Communication / Photography class in Photojournalism