University of Lincoln
    Brayford Pool
    LN6 7TS
    United Kingdom

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    Mr Tom Martin


    Lincoln School of Film & Media
    College of Arts

    About Tom Martin

    British photographer/videographer, specialising in documenting humanitarian issues in Africa and Asia, undertaking commissions for charities, NGOs and donors including the EU and UN. Has created tourism marketing materials for developing countries and filed news pictures for the Associated Press and European Press Photographers’ Association. Member of the East African Foreign Correspondents Association.

    Publications range from The Economist and The Independent to Italian Vogue and the Lancet. Has exhibited widely with solo shows in Westminster and Rwanda. Selected for the Taylor Wessing Photo prize at the National Portrait Gallery 2011.

    Lecturer in photography at Lincoln University, specialising in still and moving image documentary methodology, recently developing participatory photo projects in collaboration with NGO’s in Bangladesh and South Sudan.

    Department Responsibilities

    Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Photography, Module coordinator for Introduction to moving image.

    Subject Specialism

    Photography, Documentary, Video, Participatory media.


    • BA (Hons) Fine Art — UAL, Central Saint Martins, 2007

    Professional Affiliations

    External Activities and Consultancy

    Consultancy work with NGO’s designing and delivering Participatory Photo Projects, specifically in a community peace-building context. 

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    • Art and Political Practice
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