Ed Alcock is an anglo-french photographer. He has been living in Paris for 18 years.
His personal work is set between documentary and fiction, and uses portrait and documentary landscape as the raw material for his projects. He draws his inspiration from art-house cinema and from literature. He collaborated with the French non-fiction novelist, Emmanuel Carrère for his first book Hobbledehoy, which tells the story of the relationship between a young mother and her son. In his latest photographic series, Home, sweet home, initiated by the Brexit, Ed Alcock engages a reflection on the profound changes in his country of origin, the United Kingdom.
He is a contributing portrait and documentary photographer for Télérama, Le Monde and M - Le Magazine du Monde, The Guardian and The Observer, The New York Times, El Pais Semanal Magazine, Madame Figaro and Elle.
His work has been presented in galleries and festivals in France (Galerie Château d’Eau in Toulouse, Myop in Arles during the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles, Festival Photo La Gacilly, ImageSingulières in Sète, Paris Photo OFF), and internationally (Berlin Monat Fotografie OFF, Myop in London, LENTOS Kunstmuseum and Festival Photo Baden in Austria). His prints are held in public and private collections in France and the United States.
He co-curated the critically and publicly acclaimed exhibition MYOP in London, in collaboration with Seen Fifteen Gallery, during the inaugural edition of Photo London in 2015.
He has been a member of Agence M.Y.O.P. since 2011.
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