Rachael Munro-Fawcett is a UK-based photographer whose work examines the relationships that exist between people and their environment. With a strong social and environmental focus, her practise is driven by an ardent belief in the power of photography to facilitate discussions that initiate positive change within societies. Her work explores a diverse range of cultures, communities and landscapes, broadening the scope of conversation to include worlds that exist beyond her own socio-economic and geographical boundaries. 

Funded by Arts Council England, her long term project To Walk In Your Shoes was an insight into the daily plight of asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK. The project partnered with City of Sanctuary Manchester and PAFRAS Leeds (Positive Action for Asylum Seekers and Refugees) and was widely exhibited across the north of England. Her long term project Hollin Lane is a documentary exploration and looks into the wellbeing effects of allotment communities. Hollin Lane has been confirmed for its solo exhibition at Leeds Central Library in Autumn 2021 and a portrait from the Hollin Lane project was included in the Bristol Photo Festival 2021. 

Rachael lives and works in Leeds, West Yorkshire and freelances as a documentary and commercial photographer. She received a BA Hons degree in Photography from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2007 and is the founder of the online Covid-19 participation project Photographers In Isolation. 


Exhibitions


Future Solo 

2022 Involving Everyone, The National Centre for the Written Word, South Tyneside, UK


Group Exhibitions 

2021 Hollin Lane, Bristol Photo Festival  


Solo Exhibitions 

2021 Hollin LaneRoom 700 Leeds Central Library - Cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

2017 To Walk In Your Shoes, for Amnesty International, Wakefield, UK

2016 To Walk In Your Shoes, Theatre Deli, Sheffield, UK 

2016 To Walk In Your Shoes, Hope Mill, Manchester, UK 

2014 To Walk In Your Shoes, The Lowry, Manchester UK 

2014 To Walk In Your Shoes, The New Vic, Stoke on Trent 

2014 To Walk In Your Shoes, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK 

2014 To Walk In Your Shoes, Seven Arts, Leeds, UK

Previous Group

2017 Nebulous, Hope Mill, Manchester, UK

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