Jonathan Donovan is a London-based portrait and reportage photographer working for a wide variety of clients and publications in the UK & internationally, with an interest in presenting important social issues in alternative ways.
His photographs are a space in which he can get close and observe people interacting and relating to each other and to their worlds, in a way that would otherwise be quite private.
Jonathan's first solo exhibition No Place Like Home looks at Londoners' emotional relationships to their homes, from the simple to the lavish, and questions what it means to be at home.
No Place Like Home was exhibited in The Young Vic's gallery platform Southwark in September 2017 and was featured in The Guardian, The Big Issue, Spiegel Online and BBC London Live.
No Place Like Home has been acquired by The Geffrye Museum for their permanent collection.
In 2017 Jonathan was a semifinalist for the Lange-Taylor Prize and was selected for the second round of the 2017 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
Elsewhere, Jonathan's work has been featured by The Times, BBC Online, The Associated Press, Kiosk Magazine & The Manchester International Festival.
Before becoming a photographer, Jonathan reported for The BBC World Service in east and south east Africa, and produced & presented Focus on Africa and Network Africa at Bush House. He speaks fluent Swahili.
Jonathan is available for project work and commissions. Please get in touch for more information.
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