Jessie Bianca Martin (b.1990) is a photographer, visual sociologist, educator and writer based in London. Her work focuses on the relationship between constructed environments and public identities, exploring ways of belonging through a research based photographic practice. Her work often focuses on public spaces, and looks to critically examine and reimagine the social layers that build up urban landscapes and inform inhabitation. She received her BA in Photographic Arts at the University of Westminster and in 2017 completed an MA in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is a member of the Urban Photographers Association.

Contact: jessiebianca@gmail.com


2015 - 2017 MA Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London

2009 - 2012 BA (Hons) Photographic Arts at University of Westminster


2020 - 'Space Between Us', Artlink Hull, UK


2018 - 'In Transit', Urbiquity Urban Lab ‘18, ASSAB ONE, Milan

2017 - 'The Urban Condition', Lewisham Arthouse, London

2017 - Selection of works on permanent display, The Albany Theatre, Deptford, London

2016 - 'Imprint of Space', St James Hatcham, Goldsmiths University, London

2016 - 'Urban Pause', Laurie Grove Baths, Goldsmiths University, London

2012 - 'University of Westminster Degree Show', Free Range at the Truman Brewery, London

2012 - '22/Twentytwo', New Gallery, London


2019 - Ongoing - Photography Lecturer, Richmond Upon Thames College

2018 - Ongoing - Hourly Paid Lecturer, BA Photography, University of West London


2020 - Conference Paper, Discovering Dalmatia conference, The Institute of Art History & The Cvito Fisković Centre, Split

2019 - Conference Paper, Excursions Conference, University of Sussex

2018 - Visiting Lecturer, Norwich University of the Arts

2018 - Visiting Lecturer, University of West London

2018 - Artist Talk, 'In Transit', Urbiquity Urban Lab, ASSAB ONE, Milan, Italy

2016 - Artist Talk, UrbanPhotoFest Intercollegiate Brunch, 4COSE studio, Vyner Street, London

2012 - Artist Talk, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.


2017 - 'The Urban Condition', UrbanPhotoFest, Lewisham Arthouse, London

2016 - 'Memory and Materiality', UrbanPhotoFest, The Greenwich Gallery, London

2013 - 'Office of Re-Opening', Yallops Gallery, Norwich, UK

2012 - '22/Twentytwo', New Gallery, London


2019 - Recipient of AN Artist Bursary, collaborative research trip to Stockholm with artist Isabella R Martin


2018 - Participant: In Transit, Urbiquity Urban Lab ‘18, Milan


2020 Excursions Journey Volume 9 No 1: Fake, 'When private property masquerades as public space: the shifting face of publicness in London's city squares'

2019 Murze Issue 5 March/ April 2019: 10 days of Art featured artist

2018 K[]NESH SPACE Issue 1 ​Scale​: ‘Measuring Public Space’ commissioned photo essay

2018 Curating the Contemporary, 'The Great British Seaside?' online article

2018 BASE, La Triennale di Milano: ‘Balcony’ limited edition artist book

2017 LAW Magazine Issue 9 Law and Order: 'Night Rules' article, photographs accompanying text

2017 FLIP Magazine Issue 38 Urban: 'Turning Point' article


The Urban Photographers Association


Recipient of the Canon Student Program 2017

Attended the Visa Pour l'Image International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan as part of the Magnum Young Talent Initiative, fully funded by Canon.

© 2018 by Jessie Martin 

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