Jenny Lewis (UK)

Image: Jenny Lewis, [Renee 100], from the series [One Hundred Years], 2021. Courtesy the artist.

Image: Jenny Lewis, Renee 100, from the series One Hundred Years, 2021. Courtesy the artist.

Born 1974, Essex, United Kingdom
Lives and works London, United Kingdom

Jenny Lewis’s portraits are non-judgemental and unobtrusive offering a rare intimacy into her subjects lives. It is her interest in people and revealing their personal narratives that motivates her work. Much of her personal work centres on her experience of living and working in East London. This work has now been published as three monographs. ONE DAY YOUNG is an empowering series reflecting on the strength and resilience of women just hours after birth, HACKNEY STUDIOS a celebration of authenticity each artist nominating the next, discovering the supportive network of a creative community facing the impossible threat of gentrification. ONE HUNDRED YEARS is a portrait series of 100 portraits every age from 1 to 100 navigating themes of aging, connection and identity.

PHOTO 2022 Events

Founding Partners
  • Bowness Family Foundation
  • Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Major Government Partners
  • City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program
  • Creative Victoria
Major Partners
  • Maddocks

PHOTO Australia respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live, and the rich and diverse Indigenous cultures across what is now called Australia. For over 60,000 years, Indigenous arts and culture have thrived on this sacred land, and we honour Elders and cultural leaders past and present. This was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.

01–24 March