Roxana Allison is a UK-based photographer working on themes of incarceration, displacement, and migration. She works collaboratively and independently, and undertakes photographic commissions and personal projects. She graduated in 2006 with a BA in Fine Art at the National Faculty of Art & Design in Mexico City and is currently studying an MA in Photography.

Allison has experience working with photography and marginalised communities, and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders. Uncovering the Invisible (2013) was a major exhibition and research project that presented voices from the UK’s Latin American community, commissioned by The University of Nottingham and supported by AHRC, The Mayor of London and Southwark Council among others.

Her work has been exhibited at venues including Greater London Authority Headquarters, Lakeside Gallery in Nottingham, Instituto Cervantes in Manchester, HOME Manchester, and UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Allison has participated in public debates on photography and incarceration with specialists including acclaimed artist Edmund Clark, and San Francisco-based author and prison educator Pete Brook.

Through her current role as Photography Technician at the University of Bolton, Allison has up-to-date knowledge of photographic techniques and am experienced in teaching learners to develop practical skills.

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