More about Vincent Guy by Vincent Guy

"Every object has its own story; a photo captures that story and retells it in light"

Photography, as every Greek knows, is writing with light. So I am attracted by the shadow on the wall rather than the person in front of it, by the sun coming through a transparent leaf rather than the branch itself.

While studying Philosophy at Oxford, I spent more time directing plays than reading Plato. Oxford undergraduate theatre is a common road into the profession. I took it, and spent a decade as a theatre director all round the UK. My work included shows of many kinds from Shakespeare to Ionesco, from Moliere to Pinter, a period teaching at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), staging a fashion show and collaborating on a ballet with voices.

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