Anna Fox will talk about her work on Thursday 27th January at 7pm in the Mining Institute Lecture Theatre.
Anna has been working in photography and video for over twenty years. Influenced by the British documentary tradition and US ‘New Colourists’ her first work Workstations (published by and exhibited first at Camerawork, London 1988) observed, with a critical eye, London office culture in the mid Thatcher years. Later work documenting weekend wargames, Friendly Fire, was exhibited in the exhibition Warworks at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Netherlands Foto Institute and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography. Her solo shows have been seen at The Photographer’s Gallery, London, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago and her work has been included in numerous international group. A new book of her work, Anna Fox Photographs 1983 -2007, edited by Val Williams was published by Photoworks in 2007 and a new exhibition of her work Cockroach Diary and Other Stories, curated by Anne McNeill is currently toured by Impressions Gallery.
Anna has recently been awarded a National Media Museum Photography Award for her project RESORT – the contemporary face of Butlins Bognor Regis.