Ed Alcock is a British photographer. He has been living in Paris for more than 15 years.
His personal work is set between documentary and fiction. Ed Alcock uses portrait and documentary landscape as raw material for his creations. 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 (Editions Terre Bleue, 2013), which tells the story of the relationship between a young mother and her son. He is currently working on the devastating effects of family secrets.
He contributes regularly to Télérama, Le Monde and M - Le Magazine du Monde, The Guardian and The Observer, The New York Times, Stern, Madame Figaro and El Pais Semanal Magazine.
His work has been presented in galleries and festivals in France (Galerie Château d’Eau in Toulouse, Rencontres internationales de la Photographie in Arles, ImageSingulières in Sète, Paris Photo OFF), and internationally (Berlin Monat Fotografie OFF, Myop in London, LENTOS Kunstmuseum in Austria). His prints are held in public and private collections in France and the United States.
He 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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