Mark Power Plus

Brighton, UK

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As a child Mark Power discovered his father's home-made enlarger in the family attic, a contraption consisting of an upturned flowerpot, a domestic light bulb and a simple camera lens. His interest in photography probably began at this pivotal moment, although he later chose to study painting and drawing instead. He 'became a photographer' (somewhat accidentally) in 1983, and worked in the editorial and charity markets for nearly ten years, before he began teaching in 1992. This move coincided with a shift towards long-term, self-initiated projects, which now sit comfortably alongside a number of large-scale commissions in the industrial sector.

Power's work has been seen in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the world and he has published five books: The Shipping Forecast (1996), Superstructure (2000), The Treasury Project (2002), 26 Different Endings (2007) and The Sound of Two Songs (2010). He is Professor of Photography at the University of Brighton.

Mark Power joined Magnum Photos in 2002.

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  2. The Miniclick Photography Talks
  3. The Director
  4. Leica Camera
  5. Ewen Spencer
  6. Turner Contemporary
  7. National Media Museum
  8. DEVELOP Tube
  9. Multistory
  10. foto8
  11. Prix Pictet
  12. Magnum Photos
  13. Daylight Multimedia
  14. MoCP, Columbia College Chicago
  15. Photoworks
  16. The Photographers' Gallery
  17. Magnum Gallery
  18. Lavalette

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