Biography

Richard Page is a photographic artist based in Manchester and is currently Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University. He received the Jerwood Photography Award in 2004 and his artist’s monograph What We Already Know was published by Ffotogallery in 2007. Employing a variety of approaches, his work considers how space is implicitly bound up with history, memory, and our psychological relationship with place. Richard has exhibited widely thoughout the UK and abroad, including shows in London, Cardiff and Germany. Most recently his work featured in Diffusion: The Cardiff International Festival of Photography for which he curated and edited the exhibition and publication From Common Differences. His work was included in JAP Alexander's Perspectives on Place (2015) and has been published in Portfolio magazine, the Guardian, Source, Art Review, Artists Newsletter and Royal Academy magazines. Richard is currently working on a project in Spain, The Dialogue Of The Dogs, which will be exhibited at the Francesca Maffeo Gallery in 2017.

 

Education:

2003 : MA Photographic Studies - University of Westminster, London

1996 : BA (Hons) Film & Photography - University of Wales, Newport

 

Lecturing Positions:

2013 - present : Programme Leader BA Photography - Manchester Metropolitan University

2002 - 2013 : Senior Lecturer - Swansea Metropolitan University

2002 - 2009 : Associate Lecturer - Cardiff University

1997 - 2005 : Part-time Lecturer - University of Wales, Newport

 

Awards:

2006 : Arts Council of Wales, Project Grant

2004 : The Jerwood Photography Award 2004

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2017 : The Dialogue of the Dogs : Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Essex

2007 : What We Already Know : Ffotogallery, Cardiff

1999 - 2004 : Landscapes from the Tryweryn Valley (touring exhibition) :

The Royal Photographic Society, Bath

Altena Museum & Art Gallery, Germany

Wrexham Arts Centre

Williamson Museum & Art Gallery, Birkenhead

Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 : Process : Bankley Gallery, Manchester

2015 : Still Moving : Vertical Gallery, Manchester

2013 : From Common Differences (Diffusion: Cardiff International Photography Festival) : St David's Hall, Cardiff

2008 : Unreliable Truths : Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

2008 : Fantasy / Denial : Ffotogallery, Cardiff

2008 : If We Build It, They Will Come : Gallery 39, Cardiff

2007 : Interruptions in Time : The London Gallery West, London

2005 : Coagulation : Tactile Bosch, Cardiff

2005 : The Jerwood Photography Award 2004 : The Jerwood Space, London, 

touring to Open Eye, Liverpool, The Cooper Gallery, Dundee& Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery

2004 : Twenty Shadows : Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

2003 : Blind Site : The Hanbury Gallery, London, touring to the London Gallery West

2002 : Ha Ha: Margam Revisited : Ffotogallery, Cardiff 

2002 : But still… : Gallery 39, Cardiff 

2001 : A470  : Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, touring to Chapter, Cardiff  

2001 : Coast : ArtSway Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Hampshire

2000 : Afon : River : Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno

1998 : Viewpoints : Artsway Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Hampshire

 

Selected Publications:

Page, R. et al (eds). From Common Differences (Swansea: SMU, 2013)

Chalmers, G (ed). New Light - The Jerwood Photography Award, 2003-08 (Edinburgh: Portfolio, 2009)

Cocks, M. Evans, JP (eds). Unreliable Truths (Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, 2008)

Richard Page – What We Already Know (Cardiff: Ffotogallery, 2007)

Coppock, C. (ed). Ha Ha: Margam Revisited (Cardiff: Ffotogallery / Seren, 2002)

Richard Page – Tirluniau o Gwm Tryweryn (Wrexham: Wrexham Arts Centre, 2000) 

Barlow, M. (ed). Afon : River (Llandudno: Oriel Mostyn Gallery, 2000)

 

Published Essays:

Page, R. 'Looking for the Black-box: European Documentary Photography' Darwin Magazine (Vol 6. 2014)

Page, R. 'The Perfect Distance' in Ryan Moule: Latent Frequencies (London: Bookworks, 2014)

Page, R. ‘To see a landscape as it is when I am not there’ Blown (Vol 1. 2009)

 

Other Published Work:

Palaces for the People - Prefabs in Post War Britain by Greg Stevenson (London: Batsford, 2003)

Flux Magazine (#23 Feb/March 2001)

Newport - A Day in the Life (Newport: County Council Arts Development, 2000)

Quality Britain - The British Embassy Magazine in Japan (Jan. 2000)