Chris Shaw

"chris shaw's artistic practice comprises photo books, exhibitions ,and hand printed archive prints,the books include, Life as a night porter (twin palms 2006) an A3-sized monograph capturing the life and lifestyle of a night porter in london 1993-2004..also .. Before and after night porter (kehrer 2012) then Weeds OF Wallasey (superlabo) 2013 horizon icon (adad)...and retrospecting sandy hill (morel books ) both november 2015

chris shaw has 90 prints in the tate collection -15 in frac nantes several in the carniege pittsburg- horizon icons exhibited at honore paris november 2015 night porter series recently exhibited by agnes.b at her paris gallery gallery du jour (feb2016)weeds of wallasey in landskrona photo festival sweden (2015) exhibited at Tate Britain in 2014, night porter in moscow muséum of Photography may 2014 also weeds of wallasey in aura Gallery beijing in 2014.. first solo show in the cafe tabac cafe bold st liverpool in 1991. has lived in paris twice- the second time from 2009makes and sells his own prints.. works with black and white film..and fibre based printing paperis doing the thing that makes you successful .."

Extracted from Chris Shaw's own website

Chris Shaw

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