Sid White-Jones

Sid White-Jones

Photographic ArtistCambridge, United Kingdom
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Sid White-Jones

Sid White-Jones

Photographic ArtistCambridge, United Kingdom
About me
Sid White-Jones is a photographic artist interested in memory and perception. His practice focuses on the ever-shifting contemporary classification of the photographic form and aims to challenge traditional methods of communication by presenting a more mutable style of artistic expression, one which considers what photography can or cannot exist as. White-Jones graduated with First Class Honours in BA Photography from Norwich University of the Arts and in 2018 he was awarded a place on the Visa Pour l’image Documentary Photography Programme. He is currently partaking in the Babylon Young Curators programme at Babylon Arts, a gallery space based in South-East Cambridgeshire. Previously he has worked alongside the Human Interfaces Creative Lab as a Guest Editor for the lens-based magazine Uncertain States and has assisted organisations including Mina Raven, The Motion Sickness Project and Kettles Yard. Publications include Uncertain States Magazine, Storehouse Magazine, Bait Magazine & Folium Publishing’s, ‘The Scaffold’. His work has been exhibited at Norwich University of the Arts, The Old Truman Brewery London and The Motion Sickness Project Space Cambridge. IG : @sidwhitejones
Projects
  • 'The New Black' - Online Exhibition :
    'The New Black' - Online Exhibition :‘The New Black’ is an online exhibition curated by Jacob Weeks and Rachel Letchford for VOID Collective. All of the work on show responds in some form to ‘The New Black’, a theme borrowed from Darian Leaders 2009 publication of the same name.⁣ ‘There is a thread that runs through the THE NEW BLACK, which has to do with what in a human life can be turned into a story, and what can’t. What is susceptible to some forms of symbolisation and narrativisation, and what isn’t? And what do people do wit
  • 'Yearbook 2020' - Publication :
    'Yearbook 2020' - Publication :I am pleased to have contributed imagery to ShutterHub’s print publication ‘YEARBOOK 2020’. ⁣ The one-hundred images featured within this publication were hand selected to go out to industry specialists and agencies by the judges; Tallie Wright, BenQ; Beth Kane, Exposure Photography Festival; Judith van Linden, Fujfilm Original Photo Paper; Sarah Belfort, Newspaper Club & Karen Harvey, Shutter Hub. Featured within the ‘YEARBOOK 2020’ publication is my image ‘Stone Vase, Lilies’ (2020) from the
  • BAIT Magazine - 'Online' :
    BAIT Magazine - 'Online' :My project ‘Studies in Still Life and Landscape’ (2017) was recently featured within the ninth issue of BAIT Magazine. The ninth issue was first released digitally in June and made its way to print this October. This particular body of work looks at the commonalities and boundaries between the fine arts and photography, which results in a visual style that floats somewhere in-between both practices.⁣ ⁣ “The Still Life and the Landscape are two of the most traditional genres practiced in classica
  • ARTIST OPPORTUNITY - 'No Frost at Night', Call for Proposals:
    ARTIST OPPORTUNITY - 'No Frost at Night', Call for Proposals:In September this year I began a year long programme with Babylon ARTS named ‘Babylon Young Curators’. The programme has provided me with opportunity to curate a new exhibition for the Babylon Gallery, one which will explore how archival materials can be utilised within the context of contemporary art. As part of this programme, I am actively seeking proposals from East-Anglian based artists and creative practitioners for five new paid commissions. The commissioned works will be shown at the up
  • 'Fix Photo Awards 2020' :
    'Fix Photo Awards 2020' :‘Fix Photo Awards 2020’ is an online photographic exhibition hosted by LA Noble Gallery, which centres around the theme of ‘Still Life’. My image ‘Untitled, Still Life’ is currently on display as part of the awards show, after being selected as a winning entry by the five guest competitions judges; Shahidul Alam, Laura Noble, Jennie Ricketts, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz & Yvonne De Rosa. This image was created during a period of experimentation which eventually lead to the creation of my series ‘Studi
  • 'Yearbook 2020' - Online Exhibition :
    'Yearbook 2020' - Online Exhibition :The online exhibition ’YEARBOOK 2020’ is hosted and curated by Shutter Hub and showcases the work of over 200 photographers. The show was created in response to the mass amount of graduate shows cancelled this year as a direct effect of the coronavirus pandemic and promotes work by those who are graduating in such uncertain times alongside work by emerging artists and those currently working in the industry. ‘With most of the graduate shows cancelled this year and uncertainty about when events
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Work history
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    Arts Development and Community Engagement OfficerPeterborough Museum and Art Gallery
    Peterborough, United KingdomPart Time
    Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery houses both the historic and artistic collections of the city of Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, England. Managed by City Culture, it is part of the Greater Fens Museum Partnership.
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    VolunteerKettle's Yard
    Cambridge, United KingdomPart Time
    'Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful House with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions.'
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Skills
  • Copyediting
  • Photography
  • Photo Retouching
  • Social Media Management
  • Photographic Printing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Campaign Concept
  • Brief Writing
  • Content Marketing
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Creative Arts
  • SEO Copywriting
  • Curation
  • Art Curation
Education
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) NUA
     - Norwich, United Kingdom
    • Photography - First Class Honours. 'Ranked in the UK’s top 10 for teaching quality by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and awarded gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). NUA is rated as a top 6 UK university for creative scene by students in the Which? Student Survey 2018. Winner of Outstanding Estates Strategy in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2018 and shortlisted for Buildings That Inspire in the Guardian Awards 2018.'
Awards
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    Awarded The Shutter Hub Membership BursaryShutter Hub
    In the March of 2020 I was awarded with the Shutter Hub Membership Bursary. The Bursary gives me accuses to all that Shutter Hub offers such as opportunities, support and networking for creative photographers worldwide as well as a platform for my photographic work on their website. Shutter Hub provides the chance for photographers to professionally promote their work, access high quality opportunities and make new connections within the photographic community, through our website, in-person meet ups and exhibitions.
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    The Babylon Young Curators Bursary AwardBabylon Arts
    Babylon Arts are an organisation who develop creativity and connect communities with arts and culture.
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