Zed Nelson has been awarded this year’s Photoworks residency at the British School at Rome.
This year’s Senior Research Fellowship in photography and lens based media at The British School at Rome (BSR) has been awarded to Zed Nelson. The multiple award winning photographer will be staying in Rome from April to June 2013, where he will be working on his current project about a refugee ship, whose journey came to a tragic end in the Mediterranean Sea in 2011.
About Zed Nelson
Born in Uganda, Nelson graduated from Westminster University, London, with a degree in photography and film-making. His recent projects have predominantly been about the growing social challenges experienced by Western society. Whenever discrete and unobtrusive shooting is required, the photographer uses a Leica M6.
Further information at www.photoworks.org.uk, www.zednelson.com, www.bsr.ac.uk