Tamsin is an English photographer and architect based in London. Her work explores imprints on the landscape, mapping journeys from human to geological scale. Her major projects include Sleeper (2012-2015) and Born of the Purest Parents (2016-2018). Her photographs and books have been exhibited and published internationally.



Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
- Aarhaus Photobook Week 2018: Kassel Dummy Award 18 (Aarhaus, DE)
- Brighton Photo Fringe: Casting Off (Brighton, UK)
- Old Truman Brewery: Shutter Hub Open 18 (London, UK)
- PhotoBangkok: Photobook as Object/ Photobook Who Cares (Bangkok, TH)
- Triennial of Photography Hamburg: Kassel Dummy Award 18 (Hamburg, DE)
- Kassel FotoBookFestival: Dummy Award Shortlist 2018 (Kassel, DE)
- PhotoIreland: The Library Project (Dublin, UK)
- Bridewell Theatre: Borders (London, UK)

2017
- Photofusion: SALON/17 (London, UK)
- Old Truman Brewery: 29th LIP Annual Show (London UK)
- Darkroom Gallery: Pathways and Passageways (Vermont USA)
- Davis Orton Gallery: Annual Group Show (New York, USA)
- Retina Scottish International Photography Festival: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (Edinburgh, UK)
- Belfast Photography Festival: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (Belfast, UK)
- The Museum of Somerset: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (Taunton, UK)

2016
- The University of Brighton: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (Brighton, UK)
- The Printspace: Photo-Forum End of Year Show (London, UK)
- Royal Albert Hall: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (London, UK)
- Espacio Gallery: 28th LIP Annual Show (London, UK)
- Old Truman Brewery: 159th RPS International Print Exhibition (London, UK)
- Davis Orton Gallery: Annual Group Show (New York, USA)
- Dean Clough Gallery: The Work of the BIPP (Halifax, UK)
- Buckinghamshire Art Gallery: The Work of the BIPP (Aylesbury, UK)

2015
- Photofusion: SALON/15 (London, UK)
- Rich Mix: Telling Stories (London, UK)
- Lishui International Photography Festival: Violence, Resilience and the Human Spirit (Lishui, CN)
- Hull International Photography Festival: RPS Biennial Exhibition (Hull, UK)
- Grant Bradley Gallery: RPS Biennial Exhibition (Bristol, UK)
- Photofusion: SALON/14 (London, UK)

2014
Royal Photographic Society: Photobook Exhibition (Bath, UK)

Awards

2018 - Urbanautica Institute Awards: Nature, Environments, Perspectives, Shortlist (UK)
2018 - Kassel Dummy Book Award, Shortlist (DE)
2018 - Mac First Book Award, Nomination (UK)
2017 - Photofusion SALON/17, Photomonitor Photobook Award (UK)
2016 - B&W Magazine, Portfolio Spotlight Award (USA)
2016 - 159 RPS International Print Exhibition, Selectors Choice (Dougie Wallace) (UK)
2016 - Black +White Spider Awards, Honourable Mention (USA)
2016 - IPA 2016, Honourable Mention (USA)
2015 - Offspring Photo Meet Portfolio Award, Gold (UK)
2014 - British Institute of Professional Photographers Awards, Silver (UK)
2014 - RPS Photobook Awards, Honourable Mention (UK)
2014 - Photolucida Critical Mass, Finalist (USA)
2012 - Royal Photographic Society, Associate Distinction (UK)

Books
Born of the Purest Parents. Self Published: London 2018
You Don’t Hear Dogs Barking. Self Published: London 2015

Talks
2018 - Brighton Photo Fringe: Exploring Peer Mentoring, with Wendy Pye (Brighton, UK)
2018 - MiniClick: Minerals, with Alexandra Lethbridge (Brighton, UK)
2018 - Offspring Photo Meet: Lunch time chat (London, UK)
2018 - Photofusion: Pecha Kucha (London, UK)

Screenings
2018 - Kaunas Photo Festival, Photo Night (Kaunas, LT)
2015 - Offspring Photo Meet, Proud Archivist (London, UK)
2013 - Urban Encounters: Urban Materialities, Tate Modern (London, UK)

Publications
Ain't Bad, Another Place, B+W Magazine, Don't Take Pictures, Lenscratch, fLIP, F-STOP, Kindai Kenchiku, New Landscape Photography, RPS Capital Interest, The Photographer, Verve Photo

Education
2004-6 - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Masters of Architecture (JP)
2000-3 - University College London (UCL), Bachelor of Architecture (UK)

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