Commercial Representation by MAP: www.mapltd.com
Commercial Representation in Italy: www.multisrl.it
Representation by Flatland Gallery: www.flatlandgallery.com
Creative Editor: www.colorsmagazine.com/
Contact James: james@jamesmollison.com
Published by Chris Boot: www.chrisboot.com
Published by Aperture Foundation: www.aperture.org

BIOGRAPHY

James Mollison was born in Kenya in 1973 and grew up in England. After studying Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University, and later film and photography at Newport School of Art and Design, he moved to Italy to work at Benetton’s creative lab, Fabrica. Since August 2011 Mollison has been working as a creative editor on Colors Magazine with Patrick Waterhouse. In 2009 he won the Royal Photographic Society’s Vic Odden Award, for notable achievement in the art of photography by a British photographer aged 35 or under. His work has been widely published throughout the world including by Colors, The New York Times Magazine, the Guardian magazine, The Paris Review, GQ, New York Magazine and Le Monde. His latest book Playground was published in April 2015 by Aperture Foundation- a series of composites of moments that happened during a single break time, a kind of time-lapse photography. His fourth book Where Children Sleep was published in November 2010- stories of diverse children around the world, told through portraits and pictures of their bedroom. His third book, The Disciples was published in 2008 – panoramic format portraits of music fans photographed before and after concerts. In 2007 he published The Memory of Pablo Escobar– the extraordinary story of ‘the richest and most violent gangster in history’ told by hundreds of photographs gathered by Mollison. It was the follow-up to his work on the great apes – widely seen as an exhibition including at the Natural History Museum, London, and in the book James and Other Apes (Chris Boot, 2004).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Aperture Foundation, NYC
Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam
2014
Fullerton Museum Center, California
2013
The Citadelle Art Foundation, Texas
James A. Michener Art Museum, Pennsylvania
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut
2012
Atrium in The Hague City Hall, The Hague
2011
Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent
Flatland Gallery, Utrecht
Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam
DSM Art Collection, Kerkrade
2010
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry
2009
Flatland Gallery, Utrecht
Colette Gallery, Paris
2008
Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York
Oceanographic Museum, Monaco
2007
Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
Museon den Haag, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2006
Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
World Museum, Liverpool, UK
2005
Brancolini Grimaldi Artecontemporanea, Florence
Natural History Museum, London

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
The Photographers’ Gallery, London, 2015
Sun Valley Center for Arts, Idaho, USA, 2014
Photaumnales, Galerie Nationale de la Tapisserie de Beauvais, France 2014
Festival Du Film Et Forum International Sur Les Droits Humains, Geneve, 2014
FotoMuseum Provincie, Antwerp, Belgium, 2013
Musee International des Arts Modestes, Sete, France, 2013
Musée de l’Elysée,  Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013
Nuit des Images, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2013
Le 106, Scène de Musiques Actuelles de la CREA, Rouen, France, 2013
Bursa Foto Fest, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012
Happiness and Other Survival Techniques, Design Museum, London, 2012
Bergen Art Gallery, Norway, 2012
Stapferhaus Lenzburg Museum Booklet, Lenzburg, Switzerland, 2012
Movies That Matter Festival, The Hague, 2012
Théâtre national de Bordeaux en Aquitaine, Bordeaux Cedex, 2012
Look3 Festival of Photograph, Charlottesville 2012
Nordic Light International Centre of Photography, Kristiansund, Norway 2012
RAY Fotografieprojekte, Frankfurt 2012
Mewo Kunsthalle, Memmingen, 2012
Out of Mind, Lodz Fotofestiwal, Lodz, 2011
Arnhem Fashion Biennale, Arnhem, 2001
DSM Art Collection, JH Heerlen, 2011
Child in Danger, Child as Danger, Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, 2011
GETXO PHOTO, Getxo, 2010
Who Shot Rock and Roll, Brooklyn Museum, NY, 2009
Animalism, National Media Museum, Bradford, 2009
Les Yeux Ouverts, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 2007
Chocolate, 21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo, 2007
Les Yeux Ouverts, The Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2006
Bêtes de Style, Mudac, Lausanne, 2006
Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, 2005
Rencontres d’Arles festival, Arles, 2004

MONOGRAPHS

Playground by James Mollison. Published by Aperture Foundation, April 2015
Where Children Sleep by James Mollison. Published by Chris Boot, November 2010
The Disciples by James Mollison/ Introduction by Desmond Morris. Published by Chris Boot, October 2008
The Memory of Pablo Escobar by James Mollison. Published by Chris Boot, November 2007
James & Other Apes by James Mollison/ Introduction by Jane Goodall. Published by Chris Boot, October 2004

 

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

National Georgraphic Cengage Learning product. Published by National Geographics, 2016
The Colombia Reader, History, Culture and Politics. Published by Duke University Press, 2016
Kaleido 4. Published by Cappelen Damm AS, 2016
Issey Miyake since 1960. Published by Taschen, 2015
The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins. Published by Princeton University Press, 2015
Razao Social. Published by Editora Moderna, 2015
The Girl: A Compendium. Published by, 2015
EinFach Englisch: Songs of Protest and Social Criticism. Published by Westermann, 2015
So Shu Ji Nen. Published by Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd., 2015
It’s Nice That. Published by It’s Nice That, 2014
Chameleon. Published by Eyesteel (FP) Productions Inc., 2014
Inedible Truth, The politics of Food. Published by Paul Cleveland, 2014
Decide! An Exhibition About Life In the supermarket of choices. Published by Arts & Sciences Exhibitions and Publishing GmbH, 2014
Sociedade em Movimento. Published Editora Moderna Ltda., 2014
Fotopraxis mit perspecktive. Published by Kessler druck + Medien, Bobingen, 2014
Protugese Educational Book. Published by Oxford University Press Brazil, 2014
GeoWorld 9: For the Australian Curriculum. Published by Macmillan Education Australia, 2014
You Ain’t seen Nothing Yet. Published by Lannoo Publishers, Tielt, 2013
Joining the Conversation: Writing in College and Beyond. Published by Bedford-St.Martin’s, 2013
Making History Published by Hatje Cantz, 2012
SOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOO viele!!! Published by Edition Lammerhuber, A-Baden/Wein, 2012
The New Pathway Transparencies. Published by Westermann – Zentraler Rechnungseingang, 2012
Journey to English. Macmillan do Brasil, 2012
Amnesty Intenational. Published by Amnesty Intenational, 2012
English Alive 6. Published by Razao Social/ Edições SM Ltda., 2012
Child in Danger, Child as Danger, Dangerously Young. Published by Museum Dr. Guislain Gent, 2011
Out of Mind. Published by Lodz Fotofestiwal, 2011
GETXO PHOTO. Published by GETXO PHOTO, 2010
Photo Wisdom, Master Photographers on Their Art. Published by PQ Blackwell in association with Chronicle Books LLC, 2009
Who Shot Rock & Roll. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
The Living Other. Published by Veenman Publishers, 2008
Chocolate. Published by 21_21 Design Sight, 2007
Animals with Style. Published by Une coédition 5 Continents Éditions, 2006
John Berger, Here is Where We Meet. Published by Art Events, 2005

 

COLLECTIONS
The Luciano Huck Collection, Rio de Janiero
Brooklyn Museum, NY
National Media Museum, Bradford
The Pigozzi Collection, Geneva
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
James A. Michener Art Museum, Pennsylvania

 

AWARDS
Picture Perfect Documentary 2011. USA
Ted X San Francisco 2011. USA
Best in Book 2010. The Creative Review Photography Annual, UK
Vic Odden Award 2009. The Royal Photographic Society Awards, UK

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