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
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
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
Top Ten: Winter Storms
Images and footage from Afghanistan The Weather Channel Atlanta USA
Dystopia: An Installation on Palestine
Media Arts Exhibition
School of Art Design and Architecture
Review ……Explorations into historical photographic processes — Black and white Photography Magazine
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.