Billy Barraclough is a photographic artist based in London. Directed by his curiosity in the relationship between people and their environment, his work to date has explored ideas around identity, emotion and personal history. Barraclough is a recent graduate of the MA Photography programme at Bristol UWE.
Barraclough was recently selected by the British Journal of Photography as one of their 'Ones to Watch' as well as being selected as a FUTURES Photography talent of 2021.
2019 - 2021 MA Photography, University of the West of England (UWE)
2013 - 2016 BA (hons) International Development and Economics with Overseas Experience, University of East Anglia (UEA)
2022 - Marianne Brandt Award Exhibition - Chemnitz, Germany
2022 - Truman Brewery (group show) - London
2022 - On Birds (group show) - Oxford Art Weeks
2022 - Murmurations (solo show) - Serchia Gallery, Bristol
2021 - Photocopy Club 10 Year Exhibition (group exhibition) - Greens Rooms, London.
2021 - Besides Press Launch (group exhibition) - Liberty House, Bristol.
2021 - Read the Room (group exhibition) - Serchia Gallery, Bristol.
2021 - Elective Affinities (group exhibition) - Bristol Photo Festival
2021 - Bristol UWE Graduate Showcase Exhibition - Spike Island, Bristol
2021 - VICE UK Photography Graduates Exhibition - Photobook Cafe, London
2021 - Mass Energy zine and exhibition - Bibliotheca Kyiv, London
2019 - UWE Single Print Exhibition
2018 - Oxford Artweeks Jam Factory Exhibition
2022 - Hot Potato (The Fourth One)
2021 - Nowhere Diary Feature
2021 - Creative Review Feature - Murmurations
2021 - Another Place Feature - Murmurations
2021 - Vessel Editions Instagram Takeover
2021 - VICE UK Photography Graduate Showcase (selected)
2021 - Pupilsphere MA Graduate Showcase (selected)
2021 - Black River Issue 2 - Ways of Living Zine (selected)
2021 - Bristol UWE Graduate Showcase (online)
2021 - Unveil'd Instagram Takeover
2020 - Document Journal Feature (online)
2017 - Intern Magazine Feature (online)
2021 - Murmurations, first edition -Besides Press (Autumn 2021)
2022 - Marianne Brandt Award - shortlisted
2021 - FUTURES Photography - selected by the British Journal of Photography
2021 - Ones to Watch - British Journal of Photography (selected)
2021 - And Then There Was Us (selected)
2020 - CATALYST mentee
2020 - Palm* Photo Prize (Shortlisted)