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One & Two Person Exhibitions         

2014 Dark Pacific Sun, Gimpel Fils, London (with Mohini Chandra)

2013 Surveillance, Gimpel Fils, London (with Seamus Harahan)

2009 Super Border, Gimpel Fils, London

2007 Kill House, Theatres of War, Krakow International Festival of Photography (Photomonth), Krakow, Poland

2006 Observations, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

2006 Observations, Gimpel Fils, London

2002 New Documentary Photographs, Gimpel Fils, London

2001 Christopher Stewart, Imago 2000, Palacio de Abrantes, Center For Photography & Video, University of Salamanca, Spain

2001 Christopher Stewart, International Sponsorship Program, Art Cologne, Germany

1999 Insecurity, Gimpel Fils, London

 

Group Exhibitions

2015 Staging Disorder, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

2015 Most people were silent, The Chippendale World Art Series - collaborative work with Mohini Chandra

2015 Most people were silent, The Joseph Ulrike and Win Schubert Award exhibition, Gold Coast Art Centre, Queensland - collaborative work with Mohini Chandra

2012 The History of Now, f/stop Photography Festival Leipzig     

2011 Photography Since 1970, Gimpel Fils, London

2010 Splitting in Two, Gimpel Fils, London

2009 Darkside II, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2008 ARCO 40 Project, Christopher Stewart, Hannah Maybank & Calum Morton, Madrid, Spain

2007-2009 Something That I’ll Never Really See, World Art Collections Exhibitions, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich - Victoria & Albert Collections touring Exhibition

2006-2007 Contemporary Complexities, Martin Z. Marguilies Gift, Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida, USA

2007 Wood for the Trees and Falling Leaves, Gimpel Fils, London                                                  

2006-2007 Victoria & Albert Museum Annual Photography Collection Display, V&A Photography Gallery, V&A Museum, London

2005 Presence, Gimpel Fils, London

2004 East End Academy, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2003 Fabula, National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, UK

2002 Location UK, Gimpel Fils, London

2001 Infraliminal, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh (also curated)

2001 Insecurity, Big Torino, Turin, Italy

2001 Look Out, Pittshanger Museum & Art Gallery, London (Touring exhibition: Wolverhampton City Art Gallery; Ipswich Museum & Art Gallery; Bluecoat – Liverpool)

2000 EAST International, Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich School of Art & Design, Norwich, UK

2001 Desperate Optimists, Festival A/D Werf, Utrecht, Netherlands

2001 Suspendidos, Canal de Isobel II Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2001 George Rodger Gallery, Kent Institute of Art & Design, Maidstone, Kent

1999 Decoy - New British Photographic Art, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels

1998 Inventories, Shoreditch Biennial/Photo 98 Year of Photography, London         

1998 Royal College of Art MA Degree Show, London

1997 Underground, F-Stop Gallery, Bath

1997 Private, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London (also curated)

Represented by Gimpel Fils, London – www.gimpelfils.com

 

Bibliography (visual work included in publications, reviews etc.)

2015 Staging Disorder, Black Dog Publishing London

2012 The History of Now, catalogue for f/stop Photography Festival Leipzig

2011 The Critical Dictionary, Black Dog Publishing, ed. David Evans ISBN 978-1907317491

2010 Langford’s Basic Photography Ninth Edition, Focal Press, ISBN 9780240520353

2009 The Photograph as Contemporary Art 2nd ed., Thames & Hudson World of Art Series, ed. by Charlotte Cotton, ISBN 9780500204016

2009 Darkside II, Fotomuseum Winterthur/Steidl Press ISBN 9783865219251

2008 Super Border, Source Photographic Review, UK

2007 Kill House in Theatres of War, Krakow International Festival of Photography catalogue, essay by Mark Power, Photomonth, Krakow, Poland

2005 Insecurity, Seesaw Magazine, Edited and published online by Aaron Schuman

www.seesawmagazine.com

2004 Libération, France, accompanying Don Delillo article

2004 The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Thames & Hudson World of Art Series, Edited by Charlotte Cotton, ISBN 0500203806

2004 Portfolio Magazine, essay by Patrick Henry ISSN 1354-4446

2004 Five: by Turk – The Labyrinth of the Gaze, guest edited by Gavin Turk ISSN1477-6774

2003 Christopher Stewart, essays by Mike Davis and Joanna Lowry, catalogue published by Centro de Arte de Salamanca, ISBN 84-95719-41-X

2003 Fabula exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, ISBN 0948489227

2002 Insecurity, catalogue ISBN 1899421033

2001 International Sponsorship Programme Art Cologne ISBN 3929769891

2001 EXIT Magazine #1 ‘Crimes & Misdemeanours’ ISSN 15772721

2000 Imago 2000 catalogue ISBN 8478009248

2000 Dpict Magazine Aug/Sept ISSN 14701995

2000 EAST International catalogue ISBN 1872482228

2000 Big Torino, Turin exhibition catalogue ISBN 8871803000

1999 Portfolio Magazine # 30 ISSN 13544446

1998 Creative Camera Artists’ Pages Oct/Nov ISSN 00110876

 

Curatorial

2015 Staging Disorder - exhibition at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts including work by Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, Geissler/Sann (personal kill),  (Chicago), Claudio Hils (Red Land Blue Land), An-My Lê (29 Palms), Richard Mosse (Airside), Sarah Pickering (Control Order) and Christopher Stewart (Kill House)

2009 Mythologies - Esther Teichmann, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne, Australia

2006 Edition, Photography Monographs and Prototype Books from the University of Brighton, University of Brighton Gallery

2001 Infraliminal, Stills Gallery (Edinburgh Fringe), Edinburgh

1997 Private, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

 

Academic & Professional Activity          

From 2016 - Program Director of Photography, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

2012 - 2016 Associate Professor, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology Sydney

2010-2012 Studio Head of Photography, The National Art School, Sydney

2008-2010 Associate Professor of Photography, The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

2004–2008 Programme Director of Photography, Moving Image and Sound, Principal Lecturer in Photography and Course Director of MA Photography, Faculty of Arts and Architecture, University of Brighton

1998-2004 Senior Lecturer in Photography & Course Leader for BA (Hons) Photography, Kent Institute of Art and Design 

 

External projects include:

2017 Art, Justice & Terror - co-organiser with Max Houghton and Edmund  Clark of a one day symposium at the Imperial War Museum in London in relationship to Edmund Clark's exhibition at the Imperial War Museum.

2015 Staging Disorder – Co-curation of and co-organiser (with Esther Teichmann) of a group exhibition and accompanying symposium at the University of the Arts London, London College of Communication (forthcoming - Jan-March 2015). Publication by Black Dog Publishing London

2013 Program Partner, initiator/collaborator & Chair of Staging Disorder session for the MCA’s Rooms – A Symposium about Photography, Poetry & Space including the keynote speech by Jeff Wall 2/3 May 2013. http://www.mca.com.au/events/rooms-symposium/

2013 Program Partner with Superkaleidoscope for 13 Rooms Parlour to accompany 13 Rooms at Pier 2/3 Sydney as part of the Kaldor Public Art Projects (curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist). http://kaldorartprojects.org.au/event/parlour-27-13-rooms

2012 Initiator & collaborator for The Photography Postgraduate Symposium 2012 - Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Project partners included COFA, UNSW, NAS, SCA, University of Sydney and UTS School of Design. http://www.mca.com.au/events/postgraduate-photography-symposium/

2012 Initiator and coordinator of Photography Seminar lecture series - talks delivered at the Museum of Contemporary Art on photography and the fragmented image during its re-opening season in 2012, including the delivery of the session Photography in Pieces. http://www.mca.com.au/events/photography-seminar/2669/

                             

Additional Professional Activity

2015 Staging Disorder talk, Humanities Department, Royal College of Art London

2014 Artists talk, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

2012 Insecurity – presentation at the Surveillance in Everyday Life conference at the University of Sydney

2012 Photography in Pieces – Visiting professor lecture given to MFA students at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, November

2012 Photography in Pieces - catalogue essay for Hijacked III, Australian and UK contemporary photographic practices, Big City Press, 2012 (exhibition venues included ACP Sydney, PICA Perth, Quad Derby UK)

2012 Dialecturnal – exhibition catalogue essay for Homelands, UTS Gallery

2011/12 External Examiner for MFA by Research candidate Murray Fredericks, COFA, UNSW

2011 External Examiner for Honours, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2010 Floor talk – Re-view exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2010 From Periphery to Centre and Back Again, Catalogue essay for Photography From Britain, Krakow International Photomonth, Poland (the essay analyses photographic culture in Britain in the last ten years)

2010 Private: Opening Doors on Closed Worlds, seminar presentation for the Reportage Photo Festival, Sydney

2010 Destinations, presentation for the Head On Festival of Photography Sydney, National Art School, Sydney

2010 External Examiner for Honours, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2009 Opening speech: Long Distance Vision exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2009 From Periphery to Centre, Documentary Positions CCP/RMIT talks series, Centre of Contemporary

Photography, Melbourne, Australia

2009 Co-organiser with the Centre of Contemporary Photography of Documentary Positions CCP/RMIT public access talks series, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2009 Insecurity, Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference, QUT, Brisbane, Australia

2009 External examiner, Edith Cowan University, Australia

2008Academy Meets photokina, International Portfolio Reviewer, Cologne, Germany

2007 Co-organiser with Photoworks: Contemporary Photography: Professional Practice and Contexts talks series 3, Photoworks/University of Brighton talks series, UK

2006 Co-organiser with Photoworks: Contemporary Photography: Professional Practice and Contexts talks series 2, Photoworks/University of Brighton, UK

2006 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Photography, Camberwell, London Institute

2005 ARCO Experts Forum Panel Member - Expanded Territory: Photography in the Artistic Field, chaired by Jorge Ribalta (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona), alongside Jean-Marc Bustamante and Thomas Demand

2004 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Photography, Arts Institute Bournmouth

2006 Co-organiser with Photoworks: Contemporary Photography: Professional Practice and Contexts talks series 1, Photoworks/KIAD, UK

2003 External Member of Validation Panel - BA (Hons) Photography, Surrey Institute

2002 Consultant to Byram Shaw School of Art for the academic area of photography

2002 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Photography, Surrey Institute, Farnham

2001 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Photography, University of Portsmouth

2000-2003 Advisor to Arts Council England, South East England

2000 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Photography, University of Westminster, London

1999 Artist’s Talk - BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Humberside

1998 Visiting Lecturer BA (Hons) Photography, Surrey Institute of Art & Design

1997 Visiting Lecturer Sir John Cass School of Art, London Guildhall University

1996 Artist’s Talk - BA Mixed Media Arts, University of Westminster London

1995 Visiting Lecturer, History & Theory of Photography, MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London

 

Education

PhD University of New South Wales, Art & Design, Sydney

MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London

BA (Hons) Photography, WSCAD, Farnham