Bob Edwards - A Sense of Place

Bob Edwards

Bobs early interest in photography developed into film making whilst at Sussex University, after which he joined the BBC directing and producing arts programmes. Leaving the BBC in 1972 to become an independent film maker, he received a BAFTA nomination for sound recording work on the LWT production of The Marriage of Figaro. In the 80s Bob worked with Greenpeace documenting many international campaigns around the world.

The advent of digital technology led to a series of film portraits of women and after a long career spanning writing, photography, teaching film making, Bob decided to help charities by making films on Aids and mental health problems, particularly for Christian Aid about their HIV/ Aids prevention programmes. These photographs, which were shown at The Cut in 2010  were taken during his filming in Sierra Leone.


Guiness Freetown, Sierra Leone


Slot Machines Kenema, Sierra Leone


Palm Oil Plantation, Kenema, Sierra_Leone


Market Stall, Freetown, Sierra_Leon


Soldiers, Sierra Leone


Man Relaxing, Sierra Leone.

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