Nancy Forde is a Canadian Photographer, Irish mother and visual seanachai (storyteller). Professionally, she is a member of Women Photograph and Foto|RE Collective. She is also a Contributor to Plan A (A for Arctic). Her work explores themes of isolation, belonging, erasure, memory and the sinew between humans and their environment.

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Polar health also draws her eye. Waving from the Ilulissat Icefjord en route to Ilimanaq, Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland). August 2016.

Of special focus are reproductive and mental health and the rights of those most affected by targeted oppression and systematic failure to safeguard them.

In 2018, she was nominated for the Royal Photographic Society‘s #HundredHeroines campaign for her ongoing documentary work, Womb, on how the uterus affects our lives. 

Nancy is now pursuing an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at LCC, UAL, London (UK).  Her MRP Tundra aims to examine and challenge a colonial perspective of the Arctic as ‘barren grounds’. She currently lives with her son in Waterloo, Ontario.