Linda Brownlee was born in Dublin, gained a BA (Hons) in Communications at DCU before moving to London where she is currently based. Linda has directed four commercials for Barclays and BBH in the last year. She is a director and photographer, and her portrait, fashion and documentary work has featured regularly in publications such as Dazed & Confused, Vogue, The New York Times, The Guardian and Telegraph magazines.
Linda’s photographs have been exhibited at London’s National Portrait Gallery as part of the Taylor Wessing Prize, The Photographers Gallery, the Gallery of Photography in Dublin, the Yinka Shonebare Space, Host Gallery, and the Nottingham Castle Art Gallery. Linda’s first book, and the work of her first solo exhibition at the Architectural Association in 2011, was Achill, a portrait of a group of teenagers in a raw and unpredictable island landscape.
Linda’s first short film, Limber Notes – Olivier, debuted on Nowness in August 2013. It is one of a series of works she has produced with people who love to dance. Since then she has been commissioned to make three more films for the online platform.
Drawn to all sorts of communities and cultures, Linda’s work conveys the unique energy of the many people and places she visits with a camera.