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Nigel Shafran

Nigel Shafran is a photographer.

Starting out as a fashion photographer in the 1980s, now he prefers to photograph subjects from his personal life, from his wife to suburban garages. These photograph highlight the way in which we order our domestic surroundings tapping into a wealth of information about lifestyle and character revealed by 'everyday' objects and surroundings.

He was featured in the Tate Britain’s: 'How we are: Photographing Britain' in 2007, and has exhibited at the Photographer’s Gallery, the Frieze Art Fair, the Geffrey Museum, the Saatchi Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

 

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www.nigelshafran.com

Nigel Shafran
‘FASHION SHOWS’ – AN EXHIBITION BY NIGEL SHAFRAN
27/09/2016
News

DoBeDo Contributor Nigel Shafran has been invited by Photoworks to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’ for the Brighton Photo Biennal 2016, opening on Friday 30th September 2016.

A carefully edited installation, ‘Fashion Shows‘ combines unexpected images and objects that provide an alternative and visually rich view into notions of beauty as circulated by the fashion photography industry. The eclectic character of the installation is drawn out through objects including model cards and vintage beauty treatment manuals, creating connections that encourage us to examine the tools, strategies and distractions used by the fashion world.

Shafran will be in conversation with Professor Francis Hodgson on Saturday 1st October. Tickets are available here.

Fashion Shows‘ at BPB16 opens on Friday 30th September until 30th October 2016, at the University of Brighton Galleries – Dorset Place.

Image © Paul Elliman, Untitled from September Magazine, 2013.

Venue: University of Brighton Galleries – Dorset Place
Location: 6 Dorset Place, Brighton, BN2 1ST
Cost: Free
Date: 1st-30th October 2016
Opening night: Friday 30th September 2016 6-9pm
Website: 2016.bpb.org.uk

‘Work Books, 1984 – 2014′ by NIGEL SHAFRAN AT PHOTO HASTINGS 2014
08/10/2014
Exhibition

DoBeDo contributor Nigel Shafran is exhibiting his sketchbooks as a part of Photo Hastings 2014 curated by Andrew Moran. 

He is showing thirty years of sketchbook work, diaristic notes, images and reflections in this show of his selected work-book pages, also with accompanying video presentations.

Click here to read more about it. 

TITLE: Work Books, 1984 – 2014
DATE: 13th – 26th October 2014, 12.30pm – 5.30pm Monday to Sunday
LOCATION: 6 Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW

TEENAGE PRECINCT SHOPPERS BY NIGEL SHAFRAN
18/03/2013
News

DoBeDo is excited to announce the release of ‘Teenage Precinct Shoppers’, a new book of Nigel Shafran’s work published by Dashwood Books.

There are two series of portraits of teenagers combined here, a black and white series shot in Ilford town centre in the suburbs of East London which originally appeared in i-D magazine in 1990. The second color series were shot in shopping precincts a few years later.

TITLE: Teenage Precint Shoppers
PUBLISHER: Dashwood Books 2013
DETAILS: Softcover
EDITION: 500 copies edition

www.dashwoodbooks.com

‘Island Stories: Fifty Years of Photography in Britain’ AT V&A FEATURING NIGEL SHAFRAN
12/12/2012
Exhibition
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DoBeDo contributor Nigel Shafran is part of a group exhibition at V&A.

Drawn exclusively from the V&A collections, this display features a selection of more than 80 photographs made in the UK since the 1950s. It focuses on individual projects, each of which tells a story. Collectively, they give a picture of life in Britain that reflects upon subjects ranging from landscape and industry to family and community.

EVENT: Island Stories: Fifty Years of Photography in Britain
DATE: 16 March 2012 – 21 April 2013
LOCATION: Room 38a, Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

www.vam.ac.uk
www.nigelshafran.com

DoBeDo FILM #009 – NIGEL SHAFRAN INTERVIEW
28/12/2011
Film

Video interview with DoBeDo contributor Nigel Shafran at his home in West London. Also with guest appearance from his son Lev Shafran.

TITLE: Nigel Shafran interview
DATE: 2009
DURATION: 7 mins 42 secs

www.nigelshafran.com