Othello De'Souza-Hartley

Photographer and visual artist

Othello De'Souza-Hartley is a visual artist represented by Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery working in the medium of photography and film. He received an MA in Fine Art from Camberwell College of Art and previously studied photography at Central St Martins.

Jan 2011 De'Souza-Hartley received an Arts Award from the University of Arts London.

De'Souza-Hartley is the recipient of a variety of commissions including the Museum of Liverpool, National Portrait Gallery, The Photographers' Gallery, Victoria Albert Museum, Camden Arts Centre and Platform for Art. De'Souza-Hartley has had solo shows at The Camden Arts Centre and The Underground Gallery, in addition to appearing in group shows at the Gasworks Gallery and the APT gallery London

His photography work has appeared in a range of magazines from, 160g Magazine, Le Journal De La Photographie, Trace Magazine, Neo 2, Monitor Magazine, The Guardian, Clam Magazine, and Amica Magazine.


Solo Exhibitions

2015 The Museum Liverpool 'L8 Unseen'

2011 The Underground Gallery London ‘Masculinity ‘

2006 Platform for Art ‘Westminster Station London ‘Connected’

2006 National Trust, Sutton House `Many Connections’

2005 The Camden Arts Centre London `Black in North West'’

Group Exhibitions

2016 Sulger-Buel Lovell Gallery London 'Rites of Passage: Between Light and Shadow'

2015 TAP Temporary Arts Project Southend ‘ The Greyness I Harness’

2012 Rich Mix, Photomonth East London ' Confessions'

2012 Centrefold 8: The Circle of Manias, Zabludowicz Collection

2011 The Villain Bar, London ‘Confessions’

2011 The Small Gallery, London ‘Showcase 11’

2011 Gas Works Gallery, London ‘MA Fine Art’

2010 APT Gallery London ‘Bedizened ‘

2009 Orleans House Gallery London ‘ The Sport and Art’

2008 The Camden Arts Centre London ‘Transitions’

2008 Orleans House Gallery London ‘Moving Lives’

2007 National Portrait Gallery London ‘Four Corners


2015 The South Bank Centre 'Africa Utopia'

2014 Orleans House Galley 'In Their Footsteps'

2011 The Photographers’ Gallery London ‘The World in London’

2008 The Photographers’ Gallery London ‘Stylees’

2003 The Victoria and Albert Museum London ‘Goths’

2001 The Victoria and Albert Museum London ‘Hair Weaves and Nails’

2000 The Victoria and Albert Museum London ‘Tattoos’


2009 Duration: London ‘Box’

2007 Portobello Film Festival ‘Many Connections’

Artist in Residence:

2006 Art Depot London

2006 St Peter's School London

2005 Camden Arts Centre

2005 The Unicorn Theatre


2008 Urban Encounters Conference Goldsmiths

2006 Emerge London

2006 Cultural Diversity Arts Conference London

2005 Camden Arts Centre London


2012 Centrefold 8: The Circle of Manias, Zabludowicz Collection

Color Fashion. Published by PageOne ISBN 978-981-245-714-1

New Londoners. PhotoVoice
Published by Trolley ISBN 978-1-904 563-87-7

Platform for Art. Art on the Underground Edited by Tasmin Dillian
Published by Black Dog Publishing
ISBN 978-1906 155 063