Claire Cooper

Part memoir, fiction, and fact. Claire creates images that explore photography's paradox; its tendency to idealise the referent and the past.

Exhibiting in 2018

Medium: Photography

Meet the artist & maker

Originally from a nursing background, Claire went on to obtain a BA and an MA in Photography. She has worked in the community arts sector for a number of years and now concentrates on archiving and collating material that brings together, photography, art and social history and genealogical research, underpinned by the philosophical writings of Lacan and Barthes.

This is the first year that Claire Cooper has exhibited at York Open Studios

Venue 78

Visitor information

Victoria Villa,

72 Heslington Road,

York, YO10 5AU

5 minute walk from The Barbican, bus route 66, free on street parking.

Accessibility: Limited access for wheelchair users.

07891 289983

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