Photo: Mark Adams in Manchester, North West

Mark Adams

Artist, Lecturer / academic

Mark Adams is a Manchester based photographer specialising in colour landscape photography. His research takes the form of photographic projects that examine the relationship between landscape photography and broader societal issues such as urban regeneration, surveillance, the environment and ecology. Marks recent work explores pastoral representations of Britain, for the purpose of critique, and as an ongoing interest in the relationships between romanticism and topography in landscape photography. His work questions romantic notions of landscape as harmonious and timeless and presents unmediated images, which allow the viewer to read the landscape as a map or a text – an inscribed surface that contains multiple layers of meaning. Mark has worked on many commissions in the publishing industry, has published in international journals in addition to exhibiting prints in the United States, England and Europe. He received the Chris Garnham Memorial Prize for Photography from the Royal College of Art where he studied. He is currently represented by Millennium Images and Arcangel Images, and is Lecturer in photography at the University of Bolton. read full statement

Location Manchester, North West
Activities Practice-based research, Public art, Publishing, Photographic documentation
Artforms / type of project Photography
Tags #photographer, #C-41, #colour landscape, #installation, #topographic, #prints, #academic, #research, #royal college of art, #simulacra

News & Events

  • My photography published in London Independent Photography Magazine

    Photography on the theme of ' connections' appears in the spring issue which is now available.

  • My polaroids appearing in Index - a new publication by Cafe Royal Books

    launch: Tuesday April 1st 4.30pm - 7.00pm Hanover Project Hanover Building UCLan Preston PR1 2HE

  • Exhibiting at ESPY Awards Show

    Group Show, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales

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