Esther Gabrielle Kersley is a research-led documentary photographer. Her work uses montage and appropriation to explore ideas of truth and fiction in contemporary society.

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. She also holds a BA in Politics from SOAS and an MSc in Conflict Studies from the LSE and has worked for a number of NGOs and think tanks in the area of conflict, international security and emerging technologies, which informs her practice. Her work has been shorlisted for the BarTur Photo Awards 2021, longlisted for the Jerwood/Photoworks Award 2021 and received a special mention at the Urbanautica Institute Awards 2020.

Email: esthergkersley@gmail.com
Instagram: @esthergabrielle__