Les Monaghan

Photographer, activist, artist and educator

Les Monaghan is a photographer interested in class, community, and representation. Les was previously a press photographer schooled in unambiguous imagery, and has deconstructed the documentary method through successive projects; staging photographs, working with texts, collaborating with others and re-contextualising. 

Les has been working on long term projects in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, including: assimilation (2006-2008), Aspirations Doncaster (2014), The Desire Project (2016) and Relative Poverty (2016-2017). Works are often shown on a large scale engaging directly with the public. 

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