British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins (born 1947) was born in Rangoon, Burma . His family moved to London in 1949. Steele-Perkins studied psychology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. In 1971 he began working as a freelance photographer in London. He joined the Paris-based agency Viva in 1976. In 1979 Steele-Perkins joined Magnum and began working extensively in the Third World. Steele-Perkins has published over a dozen photographic books and won numerous awards. His work is included in major collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; the Photographers’ Gallery, London; the National Portrait Gallery, London; and Tokyo Fuji Art Museum.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, in line with current government restrictions, IMMA’s galleries will close from 24 December until further notice. All tickets purchased for Paula Rego, Obedience and Defiance exhibition will be refunded over the next two weeks. We appreciate your patience during this time.