BIOGRAPHY

Paula Tollett is a Brighton based photographic artist. Her work begins autobiographically, focusing on the relationships between space and place whilst also touching on themes of time and memory. Paula is interested in human interaction through the use of the environment and how photography can be used to explore the complexity of the relationship between space and place. Themes of identity, intimacy, and vulnerability recurrent throughout the work. The series "It's Been a While" is a current work in progress project exploring the complex relationship between place attachment and the home, sharing the relationship Paula shares with her hometown and how time, memory, and distance can have an impact on emotional attachment to environment.  


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EDUCATION

University of Brighton, MA Photography (2020 - Present) 

University for the Creative Arts (2015-2018) First Class Ba(hons) Photography


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Traia Photolab and Pinsharp Magazine virtual exhibition, 16th July - 13th August 2020

Photograd Open - London Metropolitan University, November 2018

Photo Farnham Showcase publication Launch - The photographer's Gallery, 25th June 2018

Farnham Graduation Show - University for the Creative Arts, Farnham 7-16th June, 2018

Youth Culture Farnham - 40 Degreez Youth club 16th November 2017


WORK ANDEXPERIENCE 

Hogarth Worldwide, London (June 2019) freelance studio assistant and runner

PhotoHastings (October 2018) working onInstall for 'Not the Final Major Project' exhibition

Brighton Photo Fringe, Cold Cases(September 2018) Assistant Curator

Fabrica Centre for Contemporary Arts,Brighton (June - August 2018) Front of house volunteer

University for the Creative Arts (May -June 2018) Exhibition and install team for graduate show

MurmurationsGallery, Bexhill-on-Sea (2017) Front of house / assistant to gallerydirector 


Awards

Photograd 2018 Highly commended photographers 

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