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. Stephen pursued photography through a passion ignited by a particular dream he had as a child.
Each project is partly informed by deconstructed memory’s, recalled Dreams and deja vu screen images, both childhood and present, alongside a dual narrative consisting of personal life experiences running parallel wITh Stephens own notions regarding society.
“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”
Buffalo springs for what it’s worth
Nirvana in bloom smells like teen spirit