Lecturer, Photography BA(Hons) (Online)

Celine Marchbank is a British photographic artist based in London. Her practice explores the beauty and complexity of everyday life. Her work is often intimate, personal and reflective, and explores themes such as family, home, memory and place. 

Celine’s first book Tulip, the story of the last year of her mother's life, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing in 2016, was met with widespread acclaim including being named Photo Book of the Month by Sean O’Hagan in The Observer and Photo Book of The Week by Photo-Eye, and featured in The British Journal of Photography, BBC News, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, The Independent, The Telegraph Magazine, Vanity Fair and Photomonitor amongst others. Celine’s second book A Stranger in My Mother’s Kitchen, designed by Loose Joints and published by Dewi Lewis in September 2022, is an exploration of the grieving process told through cooking her mother’s recipes after her death. This book has been longlisted for the Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards 2023, and was showcased at Photo London 2023.

Celine has taught at Falmouth since 2020, firstly on the BA (Hons) Photography course on the Penryn campus, and since September 2023 on the BA Photography Online course. She is also a regular visiting lecturer at other UK universities and an associate lecturer at London College of Communication (UAL).

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Year Qualification Awarding body
2018 PGCERT Teaching & Learning for Creative Courses UAL
2010 MA Documentary Photography & Photojournalism UAL