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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Susan Derges

Dates:  1955 -
Born:  UK
Active:  UK
 
  
British photographer who uses photograms.

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Approved biography for Susan Derges
Courtesy of the Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK)

 
  
Susan Derges trained as a painter and is concerned with the creative interface between art and science. 'A period of living and studying in Japan led her to adopt photography as her principal means of expression using sound, light and water. Her images are often formed as photograms directly onto positive photographic paper. 
  
This biography is courtesy and copyright of the Victoria & Albert Museum and is included here with permission. 
  
Date last updated: 11 Nov 2011. 
  
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Susan Derges.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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