Nicola Muirhead is a British-Bermudian social documentary photographer and visual storyteller, specializing in long-form documentary projects and portraiture. Her work centers on themes related to identity and place, and how they are impacted and shaped by political, environmental and socio-economic factors. Works in progress also include exploring the relationship between image and text, constructing creative and poetic narratives using local literature, history and folklore of a community.
Nicola completed her Masters in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at the London College of Communication in 2017, and has been working as a freelance photographer and lecturer in the UK. Her work has been published and featured in platforms such as the BBC, National Geographic, The Guardian, The Establishment, HUCK Magazine and Lensculture. She is a winner of the Magenta Flash Forward award 2017, The Creative Review Photography Annual 2017 and the Julia Margaret Cameron award 2017. Nicola is a member of Women Photograph and was recently nominated for the Royal Photographic Society's '100 Heroines'.