Stephen Shaw (born 1976, year of the punk) was raised on Grange park, Blackpool in the North West of England.
Stephen Shaw studied an MA at Central Lancaster University, also has a BA first class honors in photography. Shaw is frequently published and specialises in semiotics, social documentary and portraiture, working within street / documentary. They say “ Follow your dreams, Stephen pursued photography through a passion ignited by a dream he had as a child.
What an artist captures, and what the public sees can be dangerously different things. Sally Mann
"Stephen shaw is a brave one, Attracted to what many would run from" PP Hartnett (dry humour)
“Of all people a photographer knows that Interpretation is dangerous without true context, I have learnt that the hard way. A sad reflection on contemporary cyber culture”
Art is a wound turned into light your creation destroyed by an innocent target you’ve become what you set out to destroy keep lying to yourself
Buffalo springs for what it’s worth