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GILL, Stephen

STEPHEN-GILLBorn in Bristol in 1971 in Bristol (England).

Lives in Hackney (London).


Stephen Gill is a photographer and artist. He began photography when young. In 1985, while still at school, Gill began to work with a Bristol-based photography company, copying and restoring old photographs. Two years later, he began working full-time in a one-hour photo lab. In 1992 he enrolled in a Photography Foundation course at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College in Bristol and, a year later, began to work at Magnum Photos in London. In 1997 he became a freelance photographer.

Gill’s photographs have appeared in international magazines including The Guardian Weekend, Le Monde, The New York Times MagazineThe Observerand Colors …

Stephen Gill’s photographs have been exhibited at London’s National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Decima Gallery, Agnes B, the Victoria Miro Gallery, Galerie Zur Stockeregg, the Gun Gallery, the Photographers’ Gallery, Palais des Beaux Arts, Leighton House Museum, and Haus der Kunst. He was exhibited at the Rencontres d’Arles festival in 2004: “Field Studies”. His project Coexistence was exhibited at the CNA in Luxembourg in 2012 and a solo exhibition of Gill’s London series made between 2000 and 2013 was exhibited at the Foam Fotografie Museum Amsterdam in 2013.