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British photographer Andrew Buurman documents the hearty souls who swim weekly in icy London waters.
About Andrew Buurman

Andrew was born in Liverpool the day after The Beatles played their last UK concert. He first picked up a camera at the age of 27 whilst teaching English in Japan. He returned to study at the London College of Printing. His first job was as a staff photographer at The Independent newspaper.

Andrew lives in London and supports Everton.

Books
2009 Allotments - Dewi Lewis Publishing UK

Exhibitions

2009 University College Hospital, London - Allotment
2007 Soho House Museum, Bermingham, - Allotment: A Peopled Landcape
2004 Fotofest, Houston Texas, USA - The Serpentine Swimming Club.

Official Exhibition

2004 The Hirschl Gallery, London - Trace Exhibition,
2004 Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas, USA - Global Warming,
Selections from the 2004 International Fotofest meeting place

Awards

2002 World Press Awards - 3rd Prize Sports Stories, The Serpentine Swimming Club

Publications

Extensively published in such titles as The Independent, The Observer, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Time Magazine, Der Speigel, many other titles.

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Andrew Buurman's Projects on LensCulture
Andrew Buurman's Books