Peter Dench is an English photographer, author, presenter and curator represented worldwide at VERBATIM.
Achievements include a World Press Photo Award in the People in the News Stories Category for the reportage, Drinking of England and participation in the World Press Joop Swart Masterclass. Football’s Hidden Story, a FIFA sponsored project comprising 26 stories across 20 different countries documenting the positive impact that football has had at grass root level on individuals and communities across the planet, received six global accolades.
Exhibitions include: DENCH DOES DALLAS at the Art Bermondsey Project Space, London UK; The British Abroad at the Photoreporter festival, France; England Uncensored at the 2011 Visa pour l’Image festival of photojournalism, France and the Periscopio festival, Spain.
Dench has five visual monographs published, THE DENCH DOZEN: Great Britons of Photography Vol. 1 (2016); DENCH DOES DALLAS (2015), The British Abroad (2015) Alcohol & England (2014) and England Uncensored (2012), which was a Pictures of the Year International photography book award finalist.
In 2014 Dench presented a television report on What is it to be English? for Channel 4 News UK followed by a report on the UK town of Burnley, post Brexit in 2016.