Celine Marchbank

Celine Marchbank is a British documentary photographer. Her work concentrates on small stories, examining the quiet details of everyday life. Much of her work is about exploring inner emotions, to try to understand them and the world around her better.

Celine’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the UK, and internationally. Her work has been shortlisted for several prestigious awards including The European Publishers Award For Photography, The Deutsche Bank Photography Award, The Lucie Foundation, and was a finalist in the Emergentes DST International Photography Award, Magenta Flash Forward Awards, winner of the Hereford Photography Festival Open Here Award and jury’s choice for the Prix Virginia International Photography Prize for Women.

She is a graduate of the MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography course at the London College of Communication and has a BA in Graphic Design. 

This year saw Celine publish her first book: Tulip, the story of the last year of her mother's life. Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing and was met with widespread acclaim, being featured in The British Journal of Photography, BBC News, The Independent, The Telegraph Magazine, The Guardian, Photomonitor, and was named Photo Book of the Month by Sean O’Hagan in The Observer newspaper. 

Based in London she spends her time working on long-term documentary projects, exhibiting work regularly, and undertaking commercial and editorial commissions. She is also a regular sessional lecturer in documentary photography on the BA Digital Photography course at Ravensbourne University in London, and a Fellow of the RSA. 


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