Lulu Ash

Born in 1985, Lulu grew up in South Devon. She studied Fine Art Photography at University College Falmouth, graduating in 2009. Since then she has been living and working in London, producing beautiful personal projects and commissioned assignments both at home and abroad.

Lulu’s photography is about people, it’s about feelings, connections and stories. She loves working with her subjects to create visual narratives that are emotive and authentic. Lulu’s work has a distinct aesthetic and a dreamlike quality, with a naturalism in her close observations of subjects and environments. Today we look at her series Ebb and Flow.

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Ebb and Flow

The series Ebb and Flow is about a small remote community living on the coast of Sumbawa, Indonesia. They live and work in harmony with the ebb and flow of the tide. At low tide they harvest seaweed, bringing it to the shore on rafts, and fish for their food in rock pools. At high tide they dry the seaweed out in the sunshine, then bag it up to sell to the food and cosmetics industries. The boys surf until the tide drops below the reef and the cycle starts again.

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Lulu’s work was featured in the Brighton Photo Biennial 2012 ‘Agents of Change’ and she has recently been awarded LPA futures 2015. Her work has been featured in numerous publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, HUCK, Photoworks, The Times, The Times. Commercial clients include; Hermes, Converse, John Lobb, and TFL.

To view more of Lulu’s work visit her website.



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