“I had no revelatory introduction to photography,” says Peter Watkins. “I used to walk around the streets photographing people and detritus just like anyone else with a camera, until eventually I got bored making photographs in this way. The revelation really came for me when I realised that photography was essentially about everything: philosophy, sociology, history, language, religion and politics.”
The London-based photographer completed an MA at the Royal College of Art, following a degree at university of Westminster, which he says, “knocked him into shape”, with its emphasis on writing and theory.
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