Commercial portfolio available on request.


CONTACT ME HERE

︎ tommysussex808@gmail.com
︎ @tommy_sussex


About:

Tommy Sussex is a photographer and associate lecturer currently living and working in Hackney,  London. The images he makes attempt to render an individual social reality that often carries political weight.

His process focuses on self-experience and attempts to navigate that which falls outside of expected photographic reportage, to encompass symbolic gestures and abstracted scenarios.

Sussex is currently developing long-term projects in Eastern and Western Europe whilst shooting for a broad range of commercial clients, including:

Fred Perry, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, Crack Magazine, The Bristol Post, Newstatesman Magazine and Adbusters Magazine.

Images from his recent project titled “Questions of Solidarity”  were recently exhibited at Side Gallery Newcastle as part of the “Youth Rising U.K - 1981 - 2021 exhibition and the RBSA Gallery photography prize 2021.


Recent News:
BJP Exhibition Review July 2022
Big Issue Magazine Feature July 2022
Best In Bloom Exhibition and Gallery Fundraiser @ The Photobook Cafe July 2022
Grown Up In Britain - 100 Years Of Teenage Kicks Exhibition @ The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum 
Adbusters.Magazine Issue #160  (In Print) - Featured Photographer  (April 2022)
British Library - Breaking The News Exhibition (April 2022)

The International Center of Photography -  #ICPCONCERNED: GLOBAL IMAGES FOR GLOBAL CRISIS BOOK - Selected Photographer
Fotonostrum Magazine Issue 21 - In Print and Digital (November 2021)
Fresh Eyes 2021 Exhibition in Rotterdam (October 2021)
British Journal of Photography - Online Feature (August 2021)
RBSA Photography Prize 2021 - Selected Photographer
Youth Rising in the UK 1981-2021 Exhibition @ Side Galley, Newcastle  - Featured Photographer
Fresh Eyes European Talent  2021 - Powered by GUP Magazine
Adbusters.Magazine Issue #155  (In Print) - Featured Photographer  (July/August, 2021)
“MASS ENERGY” OPEN EXHIBITION AND ZINE PROJECT 2021 - Curator
‘Finding a way home’  Exhibition. English Riviera Photography Showcase 2021 - South West Collective @ The Artizan Gallery -Featured Photographer
Grain Photography Hub Photo Café. Featured Photographer.  (10th February 2021)
Isolate Zine Issue 2
(October 2020)
‘Then There Was Us’  - AND Annual 2020  - Selected Photographer (October, 2020)
International Center of Photography, NYC. #IPC Concerned: Global Images for Global Crisis (August, 2020)  - Featured Photographer
‘Why Now World’  - Interview (June, 2020)
Newstatesman - ‘In Pictures: the Black Lives Matter protests in London’ (June, 2020)
Then There Was Us - Interview (May, 2020)
Huck Magazine - This is 2020: Photos that capture our changing world.  Living through history. (April, 2020)
Ain’t Bad - (February, 2020)
Culture Trip  - Balkan Brass (2019)
Dazed - The Most Exciting New Phtotography Books (July, 2015)
Vice - Photographing the Ukraine Revolution (May, 2015)
Lenscratch - Our Sincere Toils Online Feature (March, 2015)
Splash and Grab Magazine Issue Two: “ How the next generation of photographers are shifting the way that we look at images. As well as how they are adapting to changing spheres.” (2015)


Teaching:
Associate Lecturer at The University of Arts London / London College of Communication - February 2022 to present.
UAL MA Masterclass - The photobook as a collaborative space - April 2022
UWE Bristol - Artist talk - January 2022
Grain Photography Hub -  Photo Café. Artist talk -February 2021


Writing:

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: A Diary From Kyiv - Interview Series First Edition with Roma Moksalenko - Published on Then There Was Us - April 2022


Education: 

MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy  -  Goldsmiths University of London - 2021
Photography BA (Hons) Degree
- The University of the South West of England - 2014
Photography Foundation Degree - The City of Bristol College - 2012


Awards:
Winner of the South West Graduate Photography Award 2014 - Fotonow CIC