Lee Brodhurst-Hooper is a visual artist based in the coastal town of Folkestone, Kent. His photographic work is centred around human behaviour and identity. With a BA and MA in Photography from the London College of Communication, Lee is part of the teaching team for undergraduate Photography course.
Lee is a visual artist based in the coastal town of Folkestone, Kent, and has a BA, and MA in Photography from the London College of Communication.
Lee comes from both an academic and creative background. He has worked extensively in photography, having worked as picture editor for publications such as The Stool Pigeon newspaper and Artrocker Magazine, and has received photographic commissions from publications ranging from Dazed and Confused to The Guardian.
Coming from a varied creative background, Lee has gathered extensive experience of working in trend forecasting and visual communication strategy for organisations such as Getty Images, and global consumer brands, which have cemented his holistic take on visual discourse.
As an artist, Lee continues to produce and exhibit work, with achievements such as the following: a winning position in the Portrait of Britain 2018; being shortlisted for Taylor Wessing 2010 photographic competition; exhibiting at Suffolk Photography Biennial 2018; and featuring in publications including The Guardian and The British Journal of Photography.
Lee's most recent project Sea Change started in 2016, and focuses on the changing face of Folkestone, documenting its unique socio-economic landscape through its next generation of inhabitants.
Lee's photographic work is centred around human behaviour and identity, through his voracious fascination with people, and their lives. Lee is particularly interested in the evolving cultural representation of masculinity, as well as fringe cultures and their unique visual nuances and behaviours.
- British Journal of Photography, Portrait of Britain 2018 Book, featuring Sea Change project
- The Guardian, Sea Change project featured
- Protein, Audience Survey: Cultural Trends, 2016: Co-author
- Getty Images, Creative In-Focus book, 2015: Co-author
- Getty Images, Creative In-Focus book, 2014: Co-author