Born in the United Kingdom.
Vanessa Winship lives in London.
After studying cinema and photography at Westminster University (Polytechnic of Central London), Vanessa shares her time between photography and teaching. She then fully devotes herself to photography and lives for about 10 years in the Balkans and Turkey.
She joins Agence VU in 2005,and the Gallery VU in 2009.
Laureate of numerous prizes, including the World Press Photo (Amsterdam) twice, the National Portrait Gallery Prize (London), PhotoEspana Descubrimientos (Madrid).
Exhibited her works in numerous museums and festivals such as the Rencontres d’Arles, the Kunstall Museum of Contemporary Art in Rotterdam or the Horst Gallery and Photographers Gallery in London.
Prize-winner of the HCB Award 2011 for her project “Out there: an American Odyssey.”