Mark Power


Education/Qualifications/Awards:

1977 - 78
Loughborough College of Art. Foundation

1978 - 81
Brighton Polytechnic. BA Hons Visual Communication (1st Class)

1986
Photographers Gallery Bursary

1990
Arles Photography Exposition, France: 'Accueil Off' Portfolio Award

1995
Yann Geffroy International Documentary Prize (Italy)

1996
Mosaique European Photography Award (Luxembourg)

1997
Oskar Barnack Award - Special Jury Prize (Germany)

2001
Year of the Artist Award, Arts Council of Great Britain


Professional Practice:

2007
present Member of Magnum Photos

2004
present Professor of Photography, University of Brighton

2005 - 2007
Associate of Magnum Photos

2002 - 2005
Nominee of Magnum Photos

1992 - 2004
Senior Lecturer in Photography, University of Brighton

1988 - 2002
Member of Network Photographers

Memberships of National Committees:

1998 - 2005
Trustee of PhotoWorks

Projects:

2010 - 2011
KX

2008 - 2011
Saadiyat

2009 - 2010
Mass

2006 - 2010
Dtlftsote

2004 - 2010
Sounds of Two Songs

2009
Georgian Spring

2007
Camera Bluff

2002 - 2007
CaCO3

2006
Corporate Choices

2003 - 2006
26 Different Endings

2003 - 2006
A 380

2005
Bethlehem and the Wall

2004
Periplus

2002
Icebreaker

2000-2002
The Treasury Project

2000
Miyazaki
Trilogia

1999-2000
Buren

1997-2000
Dome

1998
Asylum

1993-1996
The Shipping Forecast

1992
Dignity of Labour

1991
Una Coche Cama

1989-1990
Beyond the Façade

1989 - 1990
Eastern Europe

1985-1986
The Children's Society Photographs


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2012
Mark Power's Black Country Stories
The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK

2010-2012
The Sound of Two Songs
International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland
Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK
Palazzo Martuzzi, Savignano, Italy
ArtScience Museum, Singapore

2010
Destroying the Laboratory For the Sake of the Experiment
Atlas Gallery, London (with Daniel Cockrill, poet)

2008
Signes
Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris, France (curated by Jorge Calado)

2005 - 2007
A System of Edges
Centre of Contemporary Art, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, UK

2005
A380 (Part Three)
Les Abattoirs, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse, France

2004
A380 (Part Two)
Foundation Bemberg, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse, France

2003
A380
Musee des Augustins, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse, France

2002
The Treasury Project
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK

1998 - 2002
Dome
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA
Galleria Marangoni, Florence, Italy
University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, UK
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, UK
The Museum of London, London, UK
Aberystwyth Art Gallery, Aberystwyth, UK
Impressions Gallery, York, UK
Museo Municipal de Artes Visuales, Santa Fe, Argentina
Museo Emilio Caraffa, Cordoba, Argentina
Fotogaleria de Biblioteca, Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Centro Cultural Pasaje Dardo Rocha, La Plata, Argentina
Conjunto Cultural da Caixa, Brasilia, Brazil
Centro de Artes da Universidades de Pernambuco Recife, Brazil
CGD, Lisbon, Portugal

1997 - 1999
The Shipping Forecast
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, UK
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK
Impressions Gallery, York, UK
East Lothian Art Gallery, North Berwick, UK
Manx Museum, Isle of Man, UK
Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, UK
An Lunntair Gallery, Stornaway, Outer Hebrides, UK
Buckinghamshire Art Gallery, Aylesbury, UK
Oriel Gallery, Clywd, UK
Kirkaldy Museum and Art Gallery, Kirkaldy, UK
Scarborough Museum and Art Gallery, Scarborough, UK
Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight, UK
Maritime Museum, Aberdeen, UK
Centre Atlantique de la Photographie, Gallerie du Quartz, Brest, France
Centre Photographique de Normandie, Rouen, France
Foundation Gallery, London, UK
Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth, UK

1991
Hove and Portslade - A Second Look
Hove Museum of Art, Hove, UK (with Jim Cooke)

1990
Beyond the Façade
Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton, UK (with Jim Cooke)

1988
Westminster Children's Hospital
The Photographers Gallery, London, UK

1987
But Come and Join the Dance
Photogallery, Hastings, UK

1986Year - ICI Thorton Cleveleys
Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK (with Anna Fox)
The Children's Society Photographs
Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton, UK
Watermans Arts Centre, London, UK
Side Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014
Open for Business- Bombadier and Nissan, National Railway Museum, York, UK
Postcards from America- Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
14-18: World War One by Magnum (working title), Stadshallen, Brugge, Belgium

2013
Landmark: The Fields of Photography
Somerset House, London, UK

Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography
MAC, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2011 - 2012
L'Italia E Gli Italiani
Palazzo Reale, Torino, Italy
Gallerie d'Italia, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, Napoli, Italy
Casa Italia, The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK
Gallerie d'Italia - Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

2009 - 2010
Georgian Spring
Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
El Circo, Madrid, Spain
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2007 - 2008
L'Image D'Apres (The Image to Come)
Cinematheque Francais, Paris, France
Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona, Spain

2007
Ingenuities
Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2005 - 2006
Euro Visions - Ten Magnum Photographers in the New Europe
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Triennale, Milan, Italy
Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Muses Royaux des Beaux-arts de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium

2004
Periplus- Magnum Photographers in Contemporary Greece
New Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Onassis Cultural Centre, New York

2003
St James Photography Prize
Flowers East Gallery, London, UK

2000
Buren/Neighbours (with Eva Leitolf and Stefan Vanfleteren)
The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Holland
Trilogios
(with Paulo Catrica and Jose Rodrigues), Museu Municipal, Evora, Portugal
Arquivo Fotografico
Municipal de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

1998
Contemporary British Photography
Projection at Arles International Photography Festival, France
NHS at 50
Touring 15 hospitals throughout the UK

1997
Europa
Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal

1995
A Positive View
Saachi Gallery, London, UK

1993
Positive Lives - The Response to HIV
Photographers Gallery, London, UK (and touring)

1992
Image 90s
National Theatre, London, UK
Creating Reality
Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton, UK (and touring)

1990
The Year of Revolutions - Network in Eastern Europe
National Museum of Photography, Bradford, UK

1989
Sun-Life Photography Awards
National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, UK

1987
Regarding Photography,
Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK
From Billboards to Postcards
Oldham Art Gallery, UK
The State of the Nation
Coventry City Art Gallery, UK

1986
100 Years of Photography in Salford
Viewpoint Gallery, Salford, UK

1985
Human Interest - 50 years of British Art about the Figure
Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
Christian Aid Photography Awards
Photographers Gallery, London, UK
Three Photographers
West Surrey College of Art, Farnham, UK
Image and Exploration
Photographers Gallery, London, UK

Publications:

2013
Mass, (Gost)

2012
Mark Power's Black Country Stories (Multistory)

2010
The Sound of Two Songs (Photoworks)

2008
Signes (Gulbenkian Foundation exhibition catalogue)

2007
26 Different Endings (Photoworks)

2002
The Treasury Project (Photoworks)

2000
Superstructure (Harper Collins Illustrated)

1996
The Shipping Forecast (Zelda Cheatle Press/Network)
(Second printing 1997/Third printing 1998)

1988
Westminster Children's Hospital (Photographers Gallery catalogue)
Selected Public Collections:

Arts Council of Great Britain, London
The British Council, London
Citibank Inc, New York, USA
Dow Jones, New York, USA
Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal
Freshfields Inc. New York, USA
Fundaciao Almeida, Evora, Portugal
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Royal Photographic Society, London
Sun Life Collection, National Museum of Photography, Bradford
University of Brighton
Victoria and Albert Museum, London



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