Camera Portraits is the website of curator Helen Trompeteler, featuring notes on photography, her current research, reviews and recommendations. The site is also an online archive of Helen’s displays and publications.
Currently Assistant Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London, Helen has contributed research to major exhibitions including Man Ray Portraits (NPG, 2013) and curated a diverse range of displays, both historical and contemporary, including Fred Daniels: Cinema Portraits (NPG, 2013), Spotlight on Peter Rand (NPG, 2012), Mick Jagger: Young in the 60s (NPG, 2011), From Where I Stand: Photographs by Mary McCartney (NPG, 2010) and Jane Bown: Exposures (NPG, 2009).
As an independent curator Helen regularly produces curatorial projects and writing for galleries, publishers, and organisations engaging with photography. She has worked as a selector on exhibitions and projects with organisations including London Independent Photography, Association of Photographers, and Source Photographic Review.