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), in the book and exhibition New Photography in Britain at the Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy (curated by Filippo Maggia) and in Fotografia Contemporanea dall'Europa nord-occidentale/ Contemporary photography from north-west Europe at the Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy (September 2015-January 2016). 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, Metronom, Modena, Italy, 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.

Elgar's work 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 again in June 2018 (Photomonitor June), as well as with Photoworks, Brighton. 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 was selected as the juror's pick by Roy Flukinger, Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas at the Daylight Photo Awards. Her work was also included in NUCLEUS at the Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen in Autumn 2017. 'Noon in the Desert', Elgar's photo book about the nuclear weapons test site in the Nevada desert, has recently been shortlisted for the Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2019.

Annabel Elgar is represented by Metronom, Italy.


Annabel Elgar