rob ball


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Work: Director of SEAS Photography / Senior Lecturer in Photography, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Education: PGCLT (HE), CCCU 2014 / MA Photography, UAL 2006 / NCTJ Press Photography, Norton College, Sheffield 1996

Selected Exhbitions
Seaside: Photographed, Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2019 / John Hansard Gallery 2020 / Grundy Blackpool 2021
Lessons of the Hour with Isaac Julien, stills and tintypes, Memorial Art Gallery / Metro Pictures, New York, March 2019 + touring
L'espace secret, Martigny, Switzerland, September 2018
New Defence Project, Coalhouse Fort, Tilbury, Aug 2018
Beside The Sea (Resort Studios Show), Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, Aug 2017
The Itinerant, Margate Festival, July 2017
Tintype Studio, The Photographers' Gallery, London, July + Oct 2015
Light Waves, Resort Studios, Margate, October 2015
Art Car Boot Fair, Margate, August 2015
Dreamlands, The Photographers' Gallery, London, June 2015
Sea Bathers: Reflections and Responses, Tintype Studio, Margate, May 2015
Capturing Light, Silverprint, LCC Moose on the Loose, May 2015
Unremarkable Stories book, On Landscape Project #1, Guest Projects, London 2014
Unremarkable Stories, Exchange, Illinois State University 2013
Obsolete Studios, Turner Contemporary 2013
Obsolete Studios, Format Festival, Derby 2013, 2015
Paper Round#2 at The Royal Academy Summer Show 2012
Ways of Looking Festival, Bradford 2011
The Line of Lividity, Primo Alonso, London 2009
The Redemptive Beauty of Life After Death, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham 2007

Selected Publications / Presentations
Don't Press Print, conference and publication with UWE Centre for Fine Print Research / RPS October 2020-21
Funland, Hoxton Mini Press, May 2019 (monograph)
Seaside: Photographed, ed. by Val Williams and Karen Shepherdson, Thames and Hudson, 2019
Dreamlands Portfolio, The Journal of Photography and Culture, February 2018
Miniclick Talk, Brighton, July 2017 and May 2018
Coney Island published by Dewi Lewis, June 2017 (monograph) - long listed for The Deutsche Borse Prize 2017
Dreamlands Presentation at Coney Island Museum, July 2016
Dreamlands published by Dewi Lewis, June 2015 (monograph)
Dreamlands and SEAS Photography Lecture, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 2015
Shadows Symposium, Camberwell College of Art, 2015
Beyond the View (exhibition, conference and publication) ed. by Rob Ball and K.J. Shepherdson, 2014
Unremarkable Stories by Rob Ball and K.J. Shepherdson, Burton Press 2012
Unremarkable Stories at Prix du livre, Arles 2012
Photograph of the Month at The National Portrait Gallery, London July 2009
The Collector’s Guide – Humble Arts Foundation, March 2009
EXIT Magazine, Machines, Autumn 2008

University of the Arts Collection archive
National Portrait Gallery, London
Unremarkable Stories, Dreamlands and Coney Island Books at the V&A Museum
Private Collections

All Images © Rob Ball 2021