ABOUT Peter DENCH:
Made in England. Based in London.
Dench works primarily in the editorial, portraiture, video and advertising fields of image making. A keen and astute observer of human nature and in particular some of the quirkier aspects of life. His distinctive, strong reportage style, predominantly in color, has guaranteed regular commissions from a range of respected national and international publications including, among others; STERN, TIME, & the New Yorker.
Dench has achieved a World Press Photo Award in the People in the News Storiescategory and participated in the World Press Joop Swart Masterclass. Solo exhibitions include, LoveUK, Cardiff, UK and England Uncensored at the 2011 Visa pour l’Image festival of photojournalism in France and the Periscopio festival, Spain. In 2010, Dench placed 2nd in Advertising at the Sony World Photography Awards.
Football’s Hidden Story, a FIFA sponsored project comprising 26 stories across 20 different countries documenting the positive impact that football has had at grass root level on individuals and communities across the planet, received six global accolades including a World in Focus, AOP Open and PDN Photo Annual Award.
Dench is author of the often laugh out loud, Dench Diary & England Uncensored, published by Emphas.is in May 2012. He is also Co-Creative Director at White Cloth Gallery Leeds UK.
Curator, Journalist, Photographer, Videographer