In Conversation with Alys Tomlinson | 2021
Alys Tomlinson discusses her photo series 'Ex-Voto' which saw her claim first prize in the Sony World Photography Awards and 'Lost Summer'.
Forgotten youth | The Royal Photographic Society | 2021
"I was keen not to be selective – I didn’t want particular types (...) I wanted it to be much more democratic and for you not to make those kinds of judgements."
Alys Tomlinson | Black+White Photography | 2021
Alys Tomlinson was recently featured in Black+White Photography magazine. The feature includes portraits from the 'Lost Summer' series with text by Tracy Calder.
Alys Tomlins and Sabina Jaskot-Gill | UK Friends of NMWA
Conversation between Alys Tomlinson and National Portrait Gallery curator and writer Sabina Jaskot-Gill.
The talk explores Tomlinson’s practice, process and influences and discuss how the project ‘Lost Summer’ was born out of the Covid London lockdown in 2020.
Alys Tomlinson | Nearest Truth podcast | 2021
In the interview, Alys speaks about the development of her career as a photographer from the late 1990s, when she worked for The Time Out Guide in New York, until her most recent project 'Lost Summer'.
Alys Tomlinson | Photo London Magazine | 2021
We are delighted to announce that Alys Tomlinson is featured in the first issue of Photo London online magazine in 2021. The issue features a selection of works from the artist’s Lost Summer, Ex-Voto and Vera series alongside videos on artist's work as well as insightful interviews.
London Teenagers in Cancelled Prom Outfits | The Art Newspaper | 2020
“I didn’t know what to expect from them as personalities,nor did I know what to expect in terms of their personal circumstances" shares Alys Tomlinson with The Art Newspaper.
Read the insightful article by Tom Seymour linked below
Alys Tomlinson | The Guardian | 2020
We are pleased to announce that Alys Tomlinson’s series ‘Lost Summer’ is featured in The Guardian’s picture essay. Alongside the photographs, are thoughts from the teenagers about their missed proms, lockdown and hopes for the future.
Alys Tomlinson | Through My Lockdown Lens | 2020
Alys Tomlinson featured in the article: "Through my lockdown lens: 11 leading photographers capture their confinement" in The Guardian.
Podcast interview with Ben Smith | February 2020
Alys Tomlinson speaks to Ben Smith about how she got into photography, her Ex Voto project, and first trips to Lourdes.
Alys Tomlinson | The Large Format Photography Podcast
Alys Tomlinson talks about her Ex-Voto project, discussing its background, as well as it’s ideas and thoughts it provokes.
Podcast | 10 Frames Per Second | 2019
Listen to podcast with Alys Tomlinson for 10 Frames Per Second.
United Nations of Photography | 2019
Alys Tomlinson takes on the challenge of supplying Grant Scott with the answer to the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’.
Fotomagazin | 2019
Alys Tomlinson's series 'Ex Voto' featured in the Fotomagazin.
Alys Tomlinson | The Guardian: Top 10 Photography Shows of 2019
The Guardian names Alys Tomlinson's solo exhibition The Faithful, presented by HackelBury Fine Art at the Rencontres d'Arles, as one of the top 10 photography exhibitions of the year.
Interview | The Standout Photography Show
Matthew Dawalker speaks to Alys Tomlinson for The Standout Photography Show.
Alys Tomlinson | Arles New Discovery Award
Winner: Public Prize
The Faithful Exhibition | 1 July - 22 September
We're excited to announce Alys Tomlinson has been awarded the Public Prize for her exhibition at the Rencontres d'Arles 2019 Louis Roederer New Discovery Award. This exhibition was also shortlisted for the the Prix de la Photo Madame Figaro Arles 2019.
The Faithful explores the life of Vera, an Orthodox Christian nun whose portrait is a central and powerful work in the Ex-Voto series. The exhibition of both photographs and film gives a deeper context to the portrayal of living a life of faith.
Podcast interview with Gem Fletcher
Alys Tomlinson speaks to Gem Fletcher about photographing people in their environment and how anthropology underpins her photographic approach. Listen to the podcast, The Messy Truth, on iTunes, Spotify, and Acast.
The Guardian | Arles Photography Festival
Sean O'Hagan writes: "[Alys Tomlinson's] short film about a young nun, Vera, who works with wild horses in a convent in Belarus is another highlight, serene and oddly sensual, evoking an inner peace expressed through images of quiet stillness. In the visual overload of the festival, it was good to be reminded of the enduring power of quietly attentive images."
Feature | 1000 Words | 2019
Issue no. 30 of 1000 Words includes an essay by Caroline Molloy on Alys Tomlinson's Ex-Voto series and upcoming participation at the Rencontres d'Arles 2019.
Radio Interview | Resonance FM | 2019
Listen to a Podcast of the interview here:
Photographing As Unobtrusive Observers | World Photography Organisation | 2018
Alys Tomlinson talks to the World Photography Organisation about Vera, a new series she created with her Professional Sony Grant.