Thatcher's Children, The Guardian, FT Magazine, BBC R4, i-D
Craig Easton is a photographer exploring issues around social policy, identity, culture and community. In 2021, he was awarded Photographer of the Year at the SONY World Photography Awards and in 2022 was recognised with an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. His project Thatcher’s Children is a long-term engagement with one extended family exploring how successive governments’ social policies have created and maintained the conditions for chronic intergenerational poverty.
His shortlisted pieces are: