Billy Barraclough (b.1994) is a photographic artist based in London. Directed by his curiosity in the relationship between people and their environment, his work to date has explored ideas around identity, emotion and personal history.
A common thread throughout his practice is an interest in the metaphorical potential of photographs. His project, ‘John’s Notebooks’ (2020-2021), pulls on the symbolism present with the landscape of the home to touch on the emotions and memories connected to the childhood loss of his father. Whereas his most recent work ‘Murmurations’ (2020-21), employs the starling murmuration as a symbol to reflect on the
Billy is due to exhibit his master’s project, ‘John’s Notebooks’, at the inaugural Bristol Photo Festival. He was recently selected as one the British Journal of Photography’s ‘Ones to Watch’ and is a 2021 FUTURES Photography talent.