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Qualifications

2006: MA Documentary Photography (University of Wales, Newport)
1986: BA Philosphy (University of Bristol)

About

Colin Pantall is a writer and photographer whose work focusses on childhood and the mythologies of family identity.

He has written for newspapers and magazines in Europe, Asia and North America. He is a contributing writer to the British Journal of Photography and writes for Photo Eye Magazine and Photography and Culture.

Colin’s photography has been widely published and exhibited in shows at the National Portrait Gallery, The Lowry Centre as well as shown in Italy, France and Holland.

Publications

Summer 2013: Photography and Culture – The Gaze and the Lens Review
April 2013: The British Journal of Photography – Still Lives
February 2013: The British Journal of Photography – Family, Holidays and the Body
January 2012: The British Journal of Photography – Doing it by the Book (on new photobook publishing)
November 2011: The British Journal of Photography – Collaborative Portraits
January 2011: Photo Eye – The Best Books of 2010 ((http://www.photoeye.com/magazine_admin/index.cfm/bestbooks.2010)
December 2010: Wired Magazine’s Rawfile – Get to Know our Favourite Photobloggers ( http://www.wired.com/rawfile/tag/colin-pantall/)
September 2010: Sofa Portraits: VV Books (self published artist’s book)
November 2009: Global Photography: Looking At|Looking For: Pazzin Editore
2008: National Photographic Portrait Prize: National Portrait Gallery
2013: FOAM Museum, Amsterdam. Bookworks Exhibited Curated Shelf (TBC)
2013: John Rylands Library Manchester: An Inventory of Al Mutanabbi Street
2010: Galleriana Contemporaneo, Venice: Looking at|Looking for
2010: Post Modern Gallery, Swindon: Domesticated
2009: Walcot Chapel, Bath: Domesticated
2009: The Photo Festival of Savignano, Italy: Looking at|Looking for
2009: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2008: National Portrait Gallery: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2008: The Lowry Centre, Manchester: Photographic Portrait Prize
Public Engagement Activities and Esteem Indicators 2013: FOAM Museum, Amsterdam. Bookworks Exhibited Curated Shelf (TBC)
2013: John Rylands Library Manchester: An Inventory of Al Mutanabbi Street
2010: Galleriana Contemporaneo, Venice: Looking at|Looking for
2010: Post Modern Gallery, Swindon: Domesticated
2009: Walcot Chapel, Bath: Domesticated
2009: The Photo Festival of Savignano, Italy: Looking at|Looking for
2009: Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2008: National Portrait Gallery: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2008: The Lowry Centre, Manchester: Photographic Portrait Prize

Research

Representations of childhood
Collaborative work
Small publishers
Self-publishing
Conceptual Documentary

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