Ellen Stewart practice focuses on the everyday banality of the home, aiming to deliberately confuse and question our own associations to our private space. Using the constraints of her childhood house, Ellen play with ‘making strange’ the seemingly mundane in order to explore the tension between how we look at the everyday and the epic.
Ellen Stewart (b. 1997, High Wycombe, United Kingdom) is a London based photographer. Her practice focuses around the every day in the aim to question our own associations to our private and public space. Using constraints such as her childhood house she plays with ‘making strange’ the seemingly mundane in order to explore the tension of how we look at the everyday and 'the epic'.
Stewart graduated with a Photography degree from the Arts University Bournemouth in 2019 and is undergoing the Khadija Saye Photography Fellowship. She has recently had work in Elephant Magazine, PaperJournal, Source, Loupe and The Guardian. The series 'In My Fence Wall' won her representation from Photograd till 2020 and become a nominee for the South West Graduate Photography Prize.