Space Studios, EAST LONDON
Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June 2019

 

Peta Bell

Photo Editor – Wellcome Trust

Peta is a native Londoner who graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006 and has been working as a commissioning picture editor, Art director and creative producer ever since. After joining the Times newspaper, she picture edited their luxury supplement LUXX for five years, which allowed her to collaborate with some of her photography heroes and meet a few film stars. Since then she has produced content for the British Fashion Council, AnOther MagazineElle and NET-A-PORTER, Porter Magazine, Harvey Nichols among others. 
 
She currently holds the position of Art director of Mosicscience.com, a long form  digital platform by Wellcome Trust where she commissions for a broad selection of visuals based around health, medicine and science using her experience of working on fashion content to create new and interesting ways of visualising scientific themes.
She also commissions and produces photoshoots for Wellcome based on Wellcome’s priority projects including a long term project with Saiyna Bashir in Pakistan and Etionsa Yvonne in Nigeria documenting the WOMAN trials and Tranexamic Acid; an effective treatment for postpartum haemorrhaging and still lives with John Gribben exploring Drug resistant infections with a conceptual twist. 
 
Peta is also part of the  Wellcome Photography Prize  team where her main duty is commissioning a photography project based around a topic Wellcome is passionate about, the 2019 theme being “outbreaks”  where she worked with photographer Adrienne Surprenant exploring the causes, effects and scientific solutions for Mosquito born disease Dengue, a selection of this project will be exhibited at the Lethaby Gallery, Kings Cross in June 2019 as part of Wellcome Photography Prize. 
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Peta is a native Londoner who graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006 and has been working as a commissioning picture editor, Art director and creative producer ever since. After joining the Times newspaper, she picture edited their luxury supplement LUXX for five years, which allowed her to collaborate with some of her photography heroes and meet a few film stars. Since then she has produced content for the British Fashion Council, AnOther MagazineElle and NET-A-PORTER, Porter Magazine, Harvey Nichols among others. 
 
She currently holds the position of Art director of Mosicscience.com, a long form  digital platform by Wellcome Trust where she commissions for a broad selection of visuals based around health, medicine and science using her experience of working on fashion content to create new and interesting ways of visualising scientific themes.
She also commissions and produces photoshoots for Wellcome based on Wellcome’s priority projects including a long term project with Saiyna Bashir in Pakistan and Etionsa Yvonne in Nigeria documenting the WOMAN trials and Tranexamic Acid; an effective treatment for postpartum haemorrhaging and still lives with John Gribben exploring Drug resistant infections with a conceptual twist. 
 
Peta is also part of the  Wellcome Photography Prize  team where her main duty is commissioning a photography project based around a topic Wellcome is passionate about, the 2019 theme being “outbreaks”  where she worked with photographer Adrienne Surprenant exploring the causes, effects and scientific solutions for Mosquito born disease Dengue, a selection of this project will be exhibited at the Lethaby Gallery, Kings Cross in June 2019 as part of Wellcome Photography Prize.