Michael Alberry (b.1992), from Swanage, UK

Based in Bristol, UK

Photographer
Co-founder of Besides Press

Contact

0044 7429 361 606
mjalberry [at] gmail.com
Instagram: @michaelalberry

Education

2019 / 2021 – MA Photography, University of West England, Bristol under Aaron Schuman, Shawn Sobers, Amak Mahmoodian

2011 / 2014 – BA (Hons) Documentary Photography – University of South Wales, Newport under Paul Reas, Lisa Barnard, Clive Landen, Ken Grant

2009 / 2011 – Art and Design – Arts University College, Bournemouth

Exhibitions / Publications

2021 — Every Cross On Cross Mountain, book published by Besides Press
2021 — Police Portraits at Photobook Cafe, London, exhibition curated by VICE
2021 — Communions, a selection of prints at SIDE Gallery, Newcastle, student selection
2021 — Communions, Mass Energy exhibition and catalogue, Bibliotheca Kyiv, Peckham, London
2020 – Communions featured in Fluter magazine, Nr.77 Wahrheiten/Truths
2020 – A Time to Dance, featured in Loupe Magazine, Issue 11: Belief, conversation with Harry Flook
2018 – Tumbling Towers, book dummy, collaboration with Lua Ribeira, at Bristol Archives, UK
2017 – Solo exhibition, A Time to Dance, Kickplate Gallery, Abertillery, Wales
2014 – Magnum Photos “30 Under 30” Photographers for the series Forest, My Father. The Photography Show 2014, NEC Birmingham
2014 – BRIRISH, current British and Irish Photography, Cantieri Culturali della Zisa, Palermo, Italy – group show with Ken Grant, Paul Cabuts, Shane Lynam et al
2014 – Independent A.I.R. 14, Silkeborg, Denmark
2014 – Young Photographers 2014, Fine Art Galerie, Traismauer, Austria
2014 – We Are This 2014, Cardiff
2014 – Magnum Photos Open For Business. Exhibition at University of South Wales, Newport
2013 – Indepedent A.I.R 13, Silkeborg, Denmark
2012 – Mustering Ground multimedia piece screened at Slideluck Potshow, Dublin

Awards / Residencies / Workshops 

2022 — Artist in residence, BoomSatuma, Bristol
2018 – Ghost Stories, workshop with Federico Clavarino, IC Visual Lab, Bristol UK
2014 – Winner, Magnum Photos “30 Under 30”
2014 – The Independent AIR 14, mentorship with Jens Olof Lasthein, Silkeborg, DK
2013 – The Independent AIR 13, Artist in residence, Silkeborg, DK 

Talks / Lectures delivered

2022 — Week workshop ‘Gesture’ at BoomSatsuma, Bristol, in collaboration with Besides Press 
2021 — Red Eye Photography Network in conversation
2021 — Global Perspectives Symposium, University of the West of England, conversation with Richard Renaldi and Jim Campbell
2021 — University of Gloucestershire, BA Photography
2020 — Hereford College of Art, BA Photography
2014 — Reasons to Be Cheerful, publication launch with Miniclick Photography talks, Hackney Picture House, London
2013 — Independent A.I.R. 13, Silkeborg, Denmark






                                                                      


© Michael Alberry 2022