Public Knowledge: Lost In Music - Camden Art Centre

A Post-Industrial Dreamscape with Jermaine Francis

A presentation and discussion centred around themes evidenced in Francis’s hallucinogenic, non-didactic, non-linear visual essay exploring socio-political and racial infrastructures in Post-Industrial Britain via the context dancefloor.

The Artist

The Artist

Jermaine Francis is a London based Photographer. His practice works within, Documentary & Portraiture, in the format of personal driven Photo projects & Editorials, exploring the issues that arise from our interaction in the everyday environment.

He has published two books, Something that seems so Familiar in 2020 & 2021 Rhythms from the Metroplex, & is currently working a on new book with publishers Here Press. His work can be found in publications such as I-D, Beauty Papers, Autre Magazine, Twin, 10 Magazine, Sixteen Journal, More or Less Magazine, Office, Wall Street Journal, Disegno. He also written work has also been featured in Beauty Papers, The British Journal of Photography, as well as Interviewing Artist Sunil Gupta for The Photographers Gallery on his retrospective show in 2020.

Jermaine has recently exhibited in ‘Call Me’ Galerie’, PCP in Paris curated by Francesca Gavin, 2022. Move /002, curated by Kobi Prembah 2022, Hetton Law, curated by Jordan Derrien, Haus Wien, Vienna Austria 2021, The 2020 ICP Concerned exhibition,The International Centre of Photography NYC,The Invisibles solo show at the Protein Space, 2019. National Portrait Gallery as part of the Taylor Wessing Portrait awards, 2017, 2019, 2020.

Jermaine’s work has recently included in the monographs, ‘The Art of Protest, Political Art and Activism’ Published by Gestalten, edited by Alain Bieber & Francesca Gavin. ‘Photo No No’s Mediation on What Not To Photograph’ published by the Aperture Foundation, The ‘ICP Concerned Global Images for a Global Crisis’ intro by David Campany, published by The International Centre of Photography NYC, Thames & Hudson monograph ‘Fashion Photography Next’, edited by Magda Kearney senior curator at the National Portrait Gallery. Look Here on Pleasures of Observing the City by Ana Kinsella published by Daunt Books.Jermaine’s latest project ‘A Storied Ground’ is currently exhibiting at Galerie PCP Paris from 28.9.2022 to the 19. 10.2022 and will be Exhibiting as part of the Oxford Photo Festival 2023.