Dawn Parsonage is an artist, photographer, collector and comedian originally from Oxford. Known for her collection of over 10,000 found photographs, collected over 20 years, she draws on her archive to inspire her contemporary photography practice.
Dawn has previously exhibited at OVADA Oxford, Muddy Yard (London and Canada), Reclaim Photography Festival and Bright Rooms, London.
Her debut solo show, The Boring Exhibition, was held at the Bermondsey Project Space, London, 2019. The exhibition playfully explored boredom through photography, film and interaction via her found photography and newly created body of work. Her first publication The Boring Book, accompanying The Boring Exhibition can be found in the libraries of the Royal Photographic Society and the Martin Parr Foundation.
Dawn studied Graphic Design at Brighton University before becoming a director for Green.TV and the BBC. She now works from her studio in London where she regularly runs workshops and gives talks.