This photo shows the Queen and Elton John singing together – or does it?!

Alison Jackson explores the idea of celebrity and whether we can believe what we see in a world of screens, imagery and internet (Image credit: Alison Jackson)
Meet the pro: Alison Jackson

Alison Jackson

(Image credit: Alison Jackson)

Alison Jackson is a contemporary BAFTA and multi award winning artist, whose work raises questions about fake news and alternative facts. She makes convincingly realistic work about celebrities doing things in private, using cleverly styled lookalikes to create photographs that explore the media construction of celebrity. In 2019, she launched A Day in Your Life, a competition to discover young photographers from disadvantaged backgrounds.

During the pandemic, I have been busier than ever making photographs and films about celebrity. We think we know celebrities intimately but few people have actually met them for real, so we only know them through the image. 

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