About Chloe Dewe Mathews:
Chloe Dewe Mathews (b. 1982) is an award-winning photographer based in London.
After studying fine art at Camberwell College of Arts and the University of Oxford, she worked in the feature film industry before dedicating herself to photography.
Her work is internationally recognized, with solo exhibitions at the Tate Modern and the Irish Museum of Modern Art and editorial features in the Guardian, Sunday Times and Le Monde. Her work is held in public and private collections, such as the British Council Art Collection and The National Library of Wales. Chloe’s first monograph, Shot at Dawn, was published by Ivorypress in 2014.
Her awards include the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award, the Julia Margaret Cameron New Talent Award and the Flash Forward Emerging Photographer’s Award. Her nominations include the Prix Pictet, the London Photography Award the MACK First Book Award.
Chloe is currently the Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
About Shot at Dawn:
During 2014 and 2015, Chloe’s new body of work Shot at Dawn will be exhibited at STILLS: Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh; Tate Modern, London and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
Shot at Dawn is commissioned by the Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford as part of 14–18 NOW, WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. The series is sponsored by Genesis Imaging and supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund and by the British Council, Government of Flanders, John Fell OUP Research Fund and Van Houten Fund.
Shot at Dawn is included in the First World War Centenary Partnership, Oxford World War I Centenary Programme and World War I Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings and is one of a portfolio of projects celebrating twenty years of research at the Ruskin School of Art.