Heather McDonough

 

 

Exhibitions

2016

• Award Winners’ Exhibition PhotoMonth

 

2015

• CoAxial: Shared Common Threads

Cass Foyer Gallery, London (November 2015 Photomonth)

Group show of photography, sculpture and installation. Curated by Heather McDonough.

 

 

• Familydom: Visible White 2015 Photo Prize 4th Edition

FSM Gallery, Florence, Italy

Curated by Francesca Fabiani, MAXXI, Rome and Paul di Felice, University of Luxembourg.

 

 

• Activating the Archive

Exhibition of Artists’ Publishing in the London Borough of Hackney

Banner Repeater Project space at the Hackney Archives, London.

Group show of artists’ books (Vanishing Presence series).

 

 

2014

• Uncertain States 2014: End of Year Show

Bank Gallery, The Cass, London

Group Exhibition.

 

• East End Archive: Imagining The East End

Bank Gallery, The Cass, London

Photomonth presents the East End Archive.

Including 30 4x5' portraits from the PhotoBooth series.

 

 

• Workshop

Selected for weekend workshop organised by Magnum, at The Mac Centre, Birmingham.

 

2013

• Vanishing Presence

Four Corners, London

Solo exhibition of photographs and handmade books, images made on location and found imagery and archives.

 

 

• Uncertain States Monthly Lecture

Artist’s Talk at the Cat & Mutton Pub, London

Storybook: an evening of projections, storytelling and discussion of my latest work, Vanishing Presence.

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• Unseen Dummy Award

Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam

Display of nominated books. Stranger Than Fiction (3 in series), books nominated for the Unseen Photo Book Dummy Award.

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• East End Archive: Imagining The East End

Hoxton Hall, London

Group exhibition of artists in the East End Archive and book launch

 

2012

• Summer Show

London Metropolitan University, The Cass

Photographs covering the main building and huge poster images inside the building, bringing together the elements from different faculties into one place.

 

• The World in London

The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Portrait commission to photograph a member of one of the 205 nations taking part in the 2012 Olympics Games

 

 

• Mapping the Changes

Hackney Museum Exhibition

Exhibition featuring work from photographers living and working in the borough of Hackney exploring change locally leading up to the staging of the Olympics 2012.

 

 

• Photo Soup

Unit 24, London

Group show from the members of Photo Soup

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• Landscape Stories

Online Magazine April 2012 edition

Wilderness series.

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2011

• Portrait Salon

Roxy Bar and Screen, London

Screening of portraits rejected by the annual photography competition at the National Portrait Gallery

 

• Voies Off Projections

Arles Photo Festival, France

September Song series projected at evening screenings

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• Home Collection

Uncertain States Quarterly Publication

Featuring the Observation Diary.

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• 10 to 11

St. Georges Hospital Trust, London

Now in the charity’s permanent collection

 

2010

• Notebook 3

The Studio, London

Work-in-progress show

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• The Loving Gaze Symposium

Women’s Art Library, London

Organised by Susan Andrews with Five Photographers including Paul Hill & Robin Grierson

 

• The Anachronistic Album

Brighton Photo Fringe

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• [Open Here]

Hereford Photography Festival

 

• Doris

The Griffin Museum of Photography Boston, USA

Solo exhibition.

 

 

• Self Publish, Be Happy Book Market

The Photographers’ Gallery, London

Showcasing self-published books.

 

• London Moves East

London Transport Museum

Photo Booth 600 of portraits made in the six London boroughs through which the new East London train passes.

 

• 10 to 11

V&A Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, London

Series recording children on the threshold of teenhood.

 

2009

• Featured Artist

British Journal of Photography: August 24 issue

Featured artist nominated for the Project Assistance Award.

 

2001

• Kobal Award Portrait Exhibition

National Portrait Gallery, London

 

• Photomonth Launch

Oxford House, Bethnal Green, London

Short Stories solo show: fridge magnets on domestic objects.

 

 

2000

• Places of Life

European Women’s Photography Award, Prato, Italy

600 magnetised images on metal panels.

 

1998

• LIPA: Atrium

Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts, Liverpool

Permanent site-specific photo/light artwork. This piece consisted of 16, 4x8' photographs installed into the fabric of the building. The photographs are illuminated from behind and situated on all four floors of the atrium space in the new college.

 

 

Employment

2009-present

London Metropolitan University

Senior Lecturer: BA & MA Fine Art—Photography & Graphic Design (HPL)

 

2005-present

Alternative Arts, London

Curator for Photo Open PhotoMonth

 

2008-2011

Cavendish College, London

Lecturer: Photography Art & Design Foundation Course (HPL)

 

2009-2010

Thames Valley University

Senior Lecturer: Maternity Cover overseeing the MA Photography

 

2006-2007

Northampton University (AHRC cover) Senior Lecturer:

BA & MA Photography and Fine Art

 

2005-2007

Smith International Design, London Book Designer and Photo editor

 

2005-2007

University of the Arts (London College of Fashion) Senior Lecturer: BA Fashion Photography

 

1999-2005

Cambridge School of Art (Anglia Ruskin University) Course Leader/Senior Lecturer:

BA Photographic & Digital Media Course

 

Education

1996-1998

Wimbledon School of Art, London MA Fine Art: Drawing

 

1994-1995

Amersham & Wycombe College PGCE (16 +)

 

1988-1990

Sir John Cass School of Art

Diploma Art & Design: Photography

 

1981-1984

Middlesex Polytechnic BA Graphic Design

 

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