• 209 Women

    209 Women is an artist-led initiative which marked 100 years of women achieving the vote in the UK and featured 209 new portraits of all elected women MPs made by women photographers.

  • Face Forward

    A public art exhibition created by Blau which utilised regeneration building site hoardings in the Lisson Grove area of London where she lives. Her large-scale photographic portraits featured local people who will be affected by the huge transformations taking place in their neighbourhood.

  • RightToShoes

    Emma’s latest project RightToShoes celebrates modern shoe-making artistry against the backdrop of her own life experiences and cultural history of the last two decades. Photo of Emma Blau by Steve Pyke

  • Queen Elizabeth II: A Photographic Portrait

    I authored the introductory essay “Who is the Queen? The Role of Photography in Defining a Monarch”

  • The United Nations of Photography

    Featured contributor on the ‘What Does Photography Mean to You’ series from The United Nations of Photography’s weekly podcast ‘A Photographic Life’

  • Alexandra Mann

    This summer I was thrilled to be invited to play dress up with designer Alexandra Mann and be photographed in her beautiful dresses.

  • Paparazzo : The Elio Sorci Collection

    I worked with Roads Publishing to produce the first ever monograph of Sorci’s work and secured extensive media coverage.

  • The Robert Elms Show

    Interview with Emma on the Robert Elms Show, BBC Radio London, about her public art exhibition Face Forward.

  • NAALA for Hey Girl Magazine

    Musical artist NAALA and I collaborated to make this series of portraits for Hey Girl Magazine’s special ‘Scent & Sight’ issue which visually represented the thoughts and feelings evoked by one of Azzi Glasser’s perfumes.

  • Changing Face of the Queen

    Documentary by Back2Back Productions exploring the remarkable life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II through the history of her iconic image and wardrobe.

  • Jarret Schecter : World Off Track

    An exhibition of photographs by Jarret Schecter in St Pancras station, of landscapes and people taken through the windows of different train journeys around the world. It was held to coincide with the 10th anniversary of The Denan Project.

  • Camera Press at 70

    Drawing on an unparalleled collection of photographs in the Camera Press archives by some of the most iconic names in the photographic industry, I curated this unique exhibition of images from the past eight decades which offered a fascinating insight into photography from the 1940s to the present day.

  • The Photography Show Pro Conference

    I presented an in-depth lecture on what it takes to create and build a photographic identity.

  • One Hundred & Forty Characters

    Exhibition and book project by photographer and filmmaker Chris Floyd where he photographed 140 people he had met on Twitter.

  • Ivy Club Talks

    Curating & charing panel discussions on photography for the series ‘Insight at The Ivy’ at The Ivy Club, London

  • Tina Brown, New York by Emma Blau

    Following publication in the Sunday Times Magazine, my portrait of Tina Brown was acquired by The National Portrait Gallery, London for their permanent collection.

  • Basement Jaxx

    I photographed Felix and Simon for the release of their seventh studio album, Junto.

  • Al Jazeera TV

    Photographer Tom Odlham and I appear on Al Jezzera television discussing the exhibition I curated, ‘Camera Press at 70 ‘.

  • Photo London Talk

    Curated and hosted by award-winning writer and photography consultant Cheryl Newman, myself and fellow panelists explored the role of women in photography across fashion, editorial and documentary photography.

  • Body & Sole : A Portrait of American Shoe Designers

    Following on from a photographic project I had carried out in the UK on London shoe designers, I embarked on a series of portraits and interviews with NYC- based shoe designers producing remarkable, inspiring work who were part of a new wave of female designers in the city.


    “This channel of expression from the autistic world is a simple, brilliant idea of Emma’s. The chance to capture life in one unchanging, vibrant moment is a bridge between two worlds often further apart than planets.” Danny Boyle

  • ‘Jacques Lowe: My Kennedy Years.’

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, I curated an exhibition of Jacques Lowe’s intimate photographs of the Kennedy family, launched in conjunction with the publication of ‘My Kennedy Years : A Memoir’ by Thames & Hudson.

  • Censorship on Instagram

    Following my writing a piece for the Guardian on issues surrounding censorship on Instagram, I was invited to appear on France 24 Television News to discuss the implications of such censorship for the arts.

  • Save The Children

    Save The Children, ‘No Child….’ campaign imagery for press, billboards and public transport.

  • London Art Fair

    Panel discussion: Photography x Social Media: Is Instagram going to kill bricks and mortar galleries?

  • Camera Press At 60

    Exhibition project with the National Portrait Gallery, London on the occasion of Camera Press’ Diamond anniversary.

  • Georg Levin

    Album cover, centrefold and and campaign imagery for the release of Berlin-based singer, songwriter and producer Georg Levin’s album Can’t Hold Back

  • Frau Blau Vintage Clothing

    A unique clothing and accessories collection which offers the very best in women’s vintage fashion.

  • Singing

    I perform as lead singer at selected art industry events and special occasions.