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Emily Andersen

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Emily Andersen has over 25 years experience working as a photographer with a diverse client list including Elle and Elle Deco, The Daily Telegraph, Heritage Lottery Fund, New Musical Express, Brides and Oxford University Press.
Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries and museums internationally including, The Photographers Gallery, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Royal Academy (London),The National Museum of Contemporary Photography (Canada), Espaces Commune in The Biennale de Paris, Mass Moca (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) and Jehangir Art Gallery (Mumbai).
Andersen's photographs are in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery. Her book "Paradise Lost and Found" was published by Hotshoe Books.
Andersen's monograph Portraits: Black and White, published October 2018.
Emily is a lecturer in Photography theory and practice for BA (Hons) MA and Phd students at Nottingham Trent University.
Andersen is a graduate from the Royal College of Art.

Awards include:
2 sabbaticals from Nottingham Trent University 2017/18
National Lottery through Arts Council of England 2009
Millenium Award 2003 & 2004
John Kobal portrait prize '97

Exhibitions include:
2019 Solo Show, Dzialdov Gallery, Berlin
2018/19 Solo Show, and book launch, Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham
2018 Solo Show, and book launch, The Atrium, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham
2018 Solo Show and book launch, Tintype Gallery, London
2017 Group Show, "Shanghai International Photographic Art Exhibition", China Arts Museum
2017 Group Show, "Dzialdov Gallery Exhibition", Berlin
2015 Group Show, "In place of Architecture", Bonington Gallery, Nottingham
2015 Solo Show, "Still there" Literatur Moths, Munich, Germany
2014 Group Show, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA), USA
2013 Solo Show, "Places and Spaces" Literatur Moths, Munich, Germany
2013 Group Show, "Focus festival", Mumbai, India
2012 Facing the Music, "20th Century Portraits of British Composers", The Barber Institute of Fine Art, Birmingham
2010 Group Show, "Great British Composers", National Portrait Gallery, London
2009 Solo Show, "Paradise Lost and Found", Trinkkurhalle, Timmendorferstrand, Germany

Press includes:
2019 https://www.lensculture.com/articles/emily-andersen-politics-in-portraiture-a- conversation-with-emily-andersen

2018 Interview BBV Radio London 94.9 Robert Elms show

https://www.hungertv.com/editorial/the-best-fashion-and-photography-books-for-aw18/

https://www.widewalls.ch/emily-andersen-interview/

https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2018/november/emily-andersen-portraits-black-and-white-exhibition/

2018 RPS feature http://www.rps100heroines.org/featured/emily-andersen/

http://www.rps100heroines.org/category/heroinic-stories/

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