Anna Sampson, born in Birkenhead, UK (b.1993).

Currently lives and works in London.


2019 - 2021 MA Gender, Society & Representation - University College London (UCL)

2012 - 2015 BA (Hons) Fine Art - Chelsea College of Arts; University of the Arts London (UAL)

Selected Features

Purple SEX, A Polaroid Series by Anna Sampson - collaboration with Vex Ashley

DAZED,  Lesbian Caners - collaboration with Ellis Jaz 

AnOther, Where Kink Meets Craft - collaboration with R&M Leathers

DAZED, Artists Explore the Spectrum of Beauty

i-D, These Powerful Photos Show the Beauty of All Bodies

The Face, The Real Deal: Brooke Candy

DAZED, Playful Photographs of Friends Dressed in Drag

Purple SEX; Photographs of London Youth

Nasty, Enjoy the Silence - collaboration with Miriam Veil 

Lectures & Presentations

2023 Christie's Lates: Pride Edition,  'The Emergence of Dedicated Queer Markets' panel discussion

2022 Fleet Ilya, 'Queer Beauty in Leather' Pride campaign.

2022 Ellis Jaz, 'I Love You, Lesbian Caners' SS23 Presentation for London Fashion Week.

2019 'Performing Gender', artist lecture, Kingston University, London, UK

2018 'Gender Trouble',  artist takeover, The Photographer's Gallery, London, UK

2018 The Feminist Library takeover, Tate Modern, London, UK


2022 The Unseen: Hunger Magazine x Rankin Creatives, Quantus Gallery, London, UK. (June 15 - 24th)

2022 Artist residency, NUE Galerie, Valencia, Spain. (June 6– 14th)

2022 Femme et Fatale - ImageNation Paris, Galerie Joseph Le Palais. (May 27– 29th)

2019 BODY BEAUTIFUL, The Untitled Space, New York City, USA. (Nov. 21– Dec. 20th)

2019 Rethinking Vulnerability, Parallel Vienna, Austria. (Sept. 24– 29th)

2019 Ballad of Sexual Independency, Vogue Fabrics, London, UK. (Aug. 29th)

2019 Double Sided Sticky Tape, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK. (Aug. 5–8th)

2019 CAMP, Dalston Superstore, London, UK. (Feb. 7th–May 1st)

2017 Nasty Women: London, The Black and White Building, London, UK. (Sept. 21– 24th)

2017 Photography on a Postcard, The Print Space, London, UK. (Oct. 12– 25th)

2017 Zines of the World, The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK.

2017 Gender Trouble, Doomed Gallery, London, UK. (July 6– 9th)

2015 Undergraduate Degree Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK.

Print Features

CACTUS, Issue 10:  Sinead O'Dwyer - Manipulating Fashion Design, an Avant-Garde Approach to the Body (Spring 2020)

DADA, Issue 1: An ode to Nobuyoshi Araki - collaboration with Tessa Kuragi and Betony Vernon (Fall 2019)

F-Word, Issue 2: Youth Rising - New Gender Norms (Winter 17/18)


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