Clayton Heeley (1998) is a photographer based in Manchester. Heeley uses photography to explore his personal articulation of Gender and his experience as a Transgender individual.
Using a multi-modal approach incorporating archives, video testimony and self-portraits as well as performance, Heeley presents private moments to the public to convey his narrative. The camera acts as a platform for expression and education, challenging misconceptions around Transgenderism whilst also using the camera to document events and emotions in relation to his Gender Transition.
The University of Huddersfield BA (Hons) Photography (2019 - 2022)
Redeye Graduate Mentoring Scheme (2022 - 2023)
Short Supply's Made it 2022, Manchester (27th May - 24th July 2022)
Huddersfield University Degree show, Huddersfield University (16th June - 4th July 2022)
Tendrils with Queer Youth Art Collective, Queer Circle , London (15th September - 1st October 2022)
A to Zine, Queer Circle, London (12th January - 1st February 2023)