Charlotte Player

Photographer / Film maker / Retoucher. 

See Peanut Factory link at the top for Retouching web site

Charlotte studied photography at Richmond College then went on to a degree at Nottingham Trent from where she graduated in 2004.

Photography has given Charlotte a good excuse to travel all over the world.  She has made several activist documentaries in Palestine.  Her short film Scratching The Surface, Showing life under constant bombardment in a refugee camp in Betlehem, was showcased at the ICA in London.

She was a short listed Guardian student photographer of the year while at university and her photography has been exhibited in galleries around the world as part of reGeneration:50 Photographers of Tomorrow. 

Her project Gypsy Gold was published by oodee as part of the POV Female box set. 5 female photographers from London were chosen. Oodee went on to publish a box set of photographers from 5 different countries around the world.

Charlotte currently spends her time between the UK and Guinea Conakry, retouching, filming and photographing. 

Exhibitions and film festivals

The World in London

Curated by The Photographers' Gallery

London  2012

World in London 

at Gulbenkian Foundation 2012

You, Me and Everyone Else

Self initiated group show of portrait photographers

The Printspace, London E2. 

May/June 2010

reGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow 2005-2025

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, USA. Jan-March 2010

Albin O Kuhn Library and Gallery, College Park MD. April-June 2009

Hoffman Gallery, Portland, USA. Jan-March 2009

Miami Dade College, Miami, USA. Nov-Jan 2008/9

Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, USA. May-July 2008

DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, USA. Jan-March 2008

Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, USA. Feb-April 2007

Art Institute of Boston, Boston, USA. Sept-Nov 2006

The Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China. Sept 2006

Aperture Gallery, New York, USA. April-June 2006

Galerie Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy. Nov/Dec 2005

Musee de l'Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 2005

Foto8 at Crane Kalman Gallery


Aug/Sept 2009

Foto8 Summer Show 2009

Group show

Host gallery, 1 Honduras Street, London, EC1 

July/Aug 2009


Curator and Exhibitor:

A spontaneous exhibition of documentary and portrait photographers

Yinka Shonibares' Space, London, E8.

 5th - 22nd Feb 2009


Living under Occupation in Palestine

Solo show at The Foundry, London.

Nov 2005

Too Many Photographers

Warehouse project

Nottingham, UK. June 2004

Guardian Student Media Awards

Shortlisted entrants

Broadway Cinema 

Nottingham, UK. Nov 2003

Stories from Palestine

Watermans Theatre 

London, UK. Oct 2003

Palestine Film Festival at the ICA

'Scratching the Surface'

The ICA 

London, Uk. Sept 2001

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