Tilly Edgley

This week’s second post is a mini artist feature- from 19year old Photographer Tilly Edgley!

We couldn’t be more excited about Tilly’s work and to see where her talent takes her in the future!…

 

Q1: What is your Name, Age, and Where are you based?

A:  My name is Tilly Edgley, I’m 19 years old and am based in Stoke Ferry, Norfolk.

Q2: What is your creative practice/ Artwork?

A: I’m currently studying a Level 3 Photography degree!

Q3: Are there any main themes you explore in your work?

A: Prior to photography I studied art and design, and have always been obsessed with Portraiture! From the very beginning, I ruled out anything landscape, still life etc… And knew that I wanted my work to be surrounding people. I have a lot of appreciation for things that have been well put together and the smallest of details have been considered. I think music is a good example of this and I’ve always found inspiration from album art, music videos and lyrics. They make for good prompts.

Q4: Highlight one of your biggest inspirations!

A: I actively address themes that other people tend not to. For example, I love images that make you feel uncomfortable, exposed but also intrigued. I like to pay attention to what people love to see and what they choose to avoid and make something that challenges that. One Artist who I take inspiration from is Tomas Xio Oliveras I love the style of their drawings, and always wondered how they would look as photos.

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Q5: Where can you see yourself in 5 years’ time?

A: In 5 years time I would’ve finished uni, so hopefully I’ll be getting a job! As it stands right now I’d love to create images for magazines, go down a more editorial route. But I’m really open, my motives may change. I may want to create something more meaningful depending what takes my interests and what I feel needs addressing. Overall I just hope I’ll just be happy and enjoying whatever I’ve chosen to do!

If you want to see more of Tillys work and Support her, follow at @ tillytookthese

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Thanks for Reading!!

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