Alexander Macfarlane is a London-based photographer who is particularly drawn to the human and urban world, and through photography strives to capture the way culture and habitat define how people live.

He currently works in media and communications at the Development Planning Unit at University College London where he recently completed a masters. Combining his background and work in international development with photography, Alexander is interested in documenting the social and urban issues associated with the challenges faced in a rapidly urbanising world.

Through his employment, Alexander is actively involved in research and advocacy that explores the use of media and communication for development and social change. He has been involved in projects and workshops that utilise various participatory methodologies that aim to foster visual and social inclusion.


MSc Social Development Practice - University College London, University of London

BA Politics - Queen Mary, University of London