Holly Johnson : Stoke-on-Trent Bursary

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson is a self-taught professional photographer from Stoke-on-Trent. She has been working as a photographer for 7 years and currently works both freelance and in a studio. She is the creative director of a mixed-arts events organisation and runs a hat-making company.

Holly began her career photographing UK soundsystem events, which grew into a passion for expressive and colourful portraits inspired by nightlife, art, music and youth culture. Since the onset of the pandemic, Holly has become particularly interested in highlighting the work and lives of key workers in Stoke-on-Trent and will be documenting these through a series of intimate photos and interviews.

Image Credit: Holly Johnson

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