Annabel Elgar is a photographic based artist who lives and works in London. She was one of eight nominees for the Prix Elysée 2014-2015 with her project 'Cheating the Moon', which was shown at the Musée de L'Elysée in Lausanne in Spring 2015. She has an MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art and her work has featured in numerous international exhibitions and publications throughout Europe and North America. Her work has been shown in Theatres of the Real at the FotoMuseum Antwerp (accompanied by a book published by Photoworks) and in the book and exhibition New Photography in Britain at the Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy. She has had two solo shows at the Wapping Project, London and has also exhibited at, amongst others, Kunsthalle Lophem, Loppem, Belgium, Zephyr Centre for Photography, Mannheim, Germany, Sweet Briar College, Virginia, USA, New Art Gallery Walsall, Galerie Polaris, Paris, the Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA, Error One, Antwerp, Belgium and she has collaborated with the House of Fairy Tales on a number of projects.

Annabel Elgar's work has recently featured in Source Photographic Review (Source 69), the Belfast Photo Festival (selectors Brett Rogers and Alec Soth) and in Sitting with the qualities of a mountain at Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London. Elgar's work was featured on Photomonitor (August 2015) and in Fotografia Contemporanea dall'Europa nord-occidentale at the Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy (September 2015-January 2016). Her work has recently been shown in Setting Out at apexart, New York, at Metronom in Modena, Italy, at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Lissone, Lissone, Italy and in Photography is Magic at Aperture, New York, USA, curated by Charlotte Cotton. In Summer 2017, Elgar has been selected as the juror's pick by Roy Flukinger, Harry Ransom Center, Austin, the Daylight Photo Awards.

Annabel Elgar is represented by Metronom, Italy.


Annabel Elgar