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Gabrielle Guy

PhD Student | Visual Artist | MusicianLondon, United Kingdom
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Gabrielle Guy

PhD Student | Visual Artist | MusicianLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Visual culture specialist and artist. Using portraits, and moving image to keep subjects as central to personal expressions of identity and how this connects to spaces/objects. The aesthetics for these moves fluidly between film photography and digital. Received Material & Visual Culture and Documentary and Narrative Filmmaking training (at UCL). These skills are now being used in an independent research project (MRes/PhD) on topics including: culture, gender and health. Custom portfolios are available on request. When not researching or working on visual art, you will find her playing saxophone at a variety of functions (banquets, concerts, funerals etc). Currently saying yes to commissions.
Projects
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Projects credited in
  • any segment magazine issue 01 previewDuring a time where recognition for artists is becoming harder and harder, even when the market is saturated with such talented people, I decided to create a side project in order to give people wider recognition and deserving publicity associated with their fabulous work, a project that included a celebration of the modern art world and all the perceivable delights that come with it. It was also started in support of charity, for those who may be suffering the most at this moment. In the first
Work history
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    Curator & Events ManagerPeckham Levels - Tenpoint5ive
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Utilised Social Media platforms to headhunt artistic talent based in South London for a female only art exhibition (graphic design, photography, filmmaking and multimedia crafts). Curated the exhibition and established a network for artists to sell work, and find other creative opportunities (for example be hired, or find further exhibition opportunities). Engaged with many individuals from the art world and had a face to face meeting with a representative from the Tate Modern Gallery.
    Photography InternMagnum Photos
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Arranged complex travel itineraries for photographers and other individuals travelling in for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ensured that the expenditure for the AGM was efficient, and respectful to Peter Marlow's memorial which coincided. Researched aspects of location hire and decoration saving the company over 75% of their target outgoing costs. Liaised professionally and appropriately with many world famous agency photographers (Ian Berry, Chris Steele-Perkins, Max Pinckers, Paolo Pellegrin etc.) including being a physical point of contact and providing assistance over the phone. Helped with B2C lightbox creation on the Magnum Website and retrieved relevant images from archives. Communicated with members from the Paris office during a joint publisher project with Phaigon. Curatorial assistant for the Magnum New Blood Exhibition. Assisted with catering for management during busy lunch periods
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Skills
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Travel Photography
  • Location Photography
  • Documentary Film
  • Documentary Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Live Music
Education
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    MA Material and Visual CultureUniversity College London (UCL)
    London, United Kingdom
    Masters in Material & Visual Culture (Anthropology) with training including Documentary Filmmaking, Ethnography and Design/Visual Arts related topics.
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    BA(Hons) PhotographyUniversity of Hertfordshire
     - United Kingdom
    A Visual Arts Degree which covered location and studio based photography. Software/systems include: Capture One, Phase One, Medium Format (film and digital), 35mm (digital and film) photography. Specialty/genres: portraits, documentary, editorial and travel/location