Approved: 11.05.2012

Emma Robinson

Artist

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Approved: 11.05.2012

Emma is an artist primarily working with staged still life photography, inspired by memento mori and vanitas paintings. Her work reflects on the continuous cycle of life and death, and incorporates personal narratives, a sense of time and references to the past, present and future. The use of the staged still life allows her to set the stage for an imagined scene, the stage being as important as the

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  • Location: London
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Private commissions, Photographic documentation
  • Categories: Photography
  • Tags: photography, still life, studio, things, nature, vanitas, staged, life cycle
 

Biography

Emma is an artist primarily working with staged still life photography, inspired by memento mori and vanitas paintings. Her work reflects on the continuous cycle of life and death, and incorporates personal narratives, a sense of time and references to the past, present and future. The use of the staged still life allows her to set the stage for an imagined scene, the stage being as important as the things in it. Emma's background in architecture also influences her work, and can be seen in the spatial qualities of her images and a fascination with the life of things.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2012 - Masters in Photographic Studies (with Merit), University of Westminster, London 2009 - Post Graduate Certificate in Photographic Studies, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London 1996 - BA Hons Architecture, De Montfort University, Leicester Group exhibitions 2012 - RWA 160th Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy , Bristol 2011 - Interim, Gallery West, University of Westminster, London 2011 - Peg '11, The Rag Factory, London 2011 - Surface, Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church, London Degree shows 2012 - MA Photographic Studies 2012 - 'Voice of the Grain', Ambika P3, Baker Street, London 2009 - Degree Show, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London