Jo Spence

1934- 1992


Education:

1948-50
Secretarial College

1979-81
Theory and Practice of Photography at Polytechnic of Central London (informally trained before this)


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2012
Jo Spence: Work (Part I), SPACE, London
Jo Spence: Work (Part II), Studio Voltaire, London

2005-6
Jo Spence Beyond the Perfect Image, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Jo Spence Beyond the Perfect Image, Camera Austria, Granz, Austria

1996
Jo Spence: Early Work- The History Lesson and other projects, Sans Walk Gallery, Kingsway College, London
Jo Spence: The Art of Transgression, Toronto Photographers Workshop Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1995
The Healing Camera, The Third Gallery, Aya Osaka, Japan
Jo Spence: Matters of Concern - collaborative images 1982 -1992, Royal Festival Hall, London and Impressions Gallery, York
Jo Spence: Photographs, Out of the Blue Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland and KJP Gallery, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

1992
The Crisis Project: Scenes of the Crime in "Real Stories, Museet for fotokunst Odense, Denmark

1991
Exploring the Unknown Self, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

1990
Jo Spence: Missing Persons /Damaged Lives, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England (touring show)

1988
Jo Spence Collaborative Works, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide (touring show)
The History Lesson and other stories in Sexual Difference, Miriam and Ira Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

1985
Jo Spence: Review of Work 1950-1985, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge, England (touring show)

1979
Beyond the Family Album, Jo Spence Photography Workshop, London


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2005
Protest and Survive, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1996
Public Domain, Centre d'Art de Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

1989
Through the Looking Glass, Barbican Gallery, London

1987
Staging the Self, National Portrait Gallery, London

1985
The Picture of Health, Photography Workshop, London (touring show)

1982
Family Fantasy and Photography, The Polysnappers, Cockpit Gallery, London (touring show)

1979
Three Perspectives on Photography, Hayward Gallery, London
Who's holding the baby: Hackney Flashers Collective, distributed by Photography Workshop Ltd.



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