Mark Pearson (b. 1972) is a Scottish photographer whose work explores the issues of man-made physical boundaries. Drawing upon his own memories, photographs and diaries to reinterpret those to create a more contemporary visual narrative. 

Mark is currently working on a project based on his time in the Middle East.  He has made exhibitions in London and abroad. Mark has covered natural disasters, conflict and post conflict environments including; the Asian tsunami 2004/2005, Japan tsunami 2011, Pakistan 2005 - 2013, Haiti earthquake and poverty issues in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea.

His recent installations have included large scale mixed media concrete pieces,  embedded with light sensitive chemistry, combining photography with sculpture.

 



 

Exhibitions and Awards

Plymouth University Alumni Show 2019

Roland Lewinsky Gallery Roland Lewinsky Building

Saturday 8 - Saturday 29 June
Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday + Sunday 11:00-16:00

‘ROMANTIK POETIK’ Cyanotype Triptych on Concrete and accompanying short Film ‘Art of Failure’

 

A Touch of Chemistry: An Exploration of Chemistry, Memory and Light 2019

Devonport Guildhall, Devon

Monday 10 June - Saturday 29 June

Monday—Saturday 10:00—15:00

https://devonportguildhall.org/event/photography-exhibition-mark-pearson/

 

Royal Television Society Nominee South West

Five minute short film Art of Failure

27 March 2019

Jill Craigie Cinema, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA

 

Visiting Speaker to Y12 and Y13 Photography and Art students

Historical Chemical Processes

Budehaven Secondry

Dec 2018

 

Top Ten: Winter Storms

Images and footage from Afghanistan The Weather Channel Atlanta USA

December 2018

 

Dystopia: An Installation on Palestine

Media Arts Exhibition

School of Art Design and Architecture

Plymouth University

June 2018

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/university-opens-doors-for-celebration-of-creativity

Review ……Explorations into historical photographic processes — Black and white Photography Magazine

June 2018

 

250th Summer Exhibition Royal Academy of Arts

Entered Cyanotype on concrete Triptych

12 June — 19 August 2018

 

Feature…..BBC Spotlight Arts aires a documentary about my arts practice in historical photographic processes on alternative surface materials.

June 2018