Emily Thornhill is a photographer and visual artist based in the South West of England. Her practice is influenced by her love of the natural world that stemmed from a childhood spent in rural Cornwall. Her personal work is informed by her an interests in religion, philosophy and history, and explores the relationship between humanity and our surrounding environment.
Emily experiments with alternative photographic processes and found photography by collecting and incorporating organic substances and natural matter into her practice. Her extensive project-based research spans across literary, historical, philosophical, geographical, political and personal references, and is crucial to fully understanding the themes and contexts she is working within and contributing to.
Achievements & Experience
Real Photography Company
Social Media Manager
Cornwall's Maritime Churches Project
May 2020 - present day