Hannah Starkey

Prix Pictet Conversations on Photography

  • Hannah Starkey

    Hannah Starkey, Untitled, October 1998, 1998, framed c-type print mounted on aluminium, 122 x 152 cm © Hannah Starkey, courtesy Maureen Paley, London and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles

Past Event

This event was on Thu 21 Feb 2019, 7pm

The Northern Irish photographer joins us as part of our series celebrating contemporary photography. Known for her intimate and exquisitely captured photographs of women in their everyday surroundings, Hannah Starkey offers a subtly feminist view on the world. The artist shares work from the past twenty years, including her most recent projects.

This event is part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s talk series Prix Pictet Conversations on Photography, which provides a platform for leading contemporary photographers from around the world to discuss and present their practice.

Supported by The Pictet Group.


This event is included in our Thursday Lates offer: book your ticket for the event together with admission for Is This Tomorrow? and save £4.95/£1.50 concs, plus receive a free drink at the Whitechapel Refectory.

About Hannah Starkey

Born in Belfast, Hannah Starkey studied photography and film at Napier University, Edinburgh (1992–1995) and photography at the Royal College of Art, London (1996–1997). She lives and works in London. Her work features in numerous collections such as Tate, London, UK, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland and Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA.