Esther Gabrielle Kersley is a research-led documentary photographer. Her work employs montage and appropriation to explore the boundaries between truth and fiction in documentary storytelling.

Esther holds an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography with Distinction from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. During her final year she was awarded the Metro Imaging and Made in Arts London mentorship. Her work was selected for Photoworks Photography+ #13 The Graduate Issue, shortlisted for the BarTur Student Photo Award 2021, and longlisted for the Jerwood/Photoworks Award 2021. With a background in Politics, Esther has worked for a number of NGOs and think tanks in the areas of international security, misinformation and emerging technologies which informs her practice. She lives and works in London.

Awards, publications and exhibitions Photoworks Photography+ #13 The Graduate Issue, 2021
Vice x Photo Book Cafe, Exhibition, 2021
Metro Imaging x Made in Arts London Mentorship, Awarded Aesthetica Magazine, The Next Generation feature, 2021
BarTur Student Photo Awards 2021, Shortlisted
Jerwood/Photoworks Award, 2021, Longlisted
Urbanautica Institute Awards 2020, Special mention
Street Altars in Mexico City, MAVCOR Journal, 2018

Email: esthergkersley@gmail.com
Instagram: @esthergabrielle__