about






Michael Jackson (b.1966) is an experimental photographer and generally regarded as a leading exponent of the luminogram process.

He won the Chris Beetles Award in 2013 and became a Hasselblad Masters Award finalist three times in 2008, 2009 and 2012

He has since adapted his work and moved on from traditional camera techniques to working with directed light and silver gelatin paper in the darkroom, dedicating himself to the luminogram process. He has written numerous articles and studies on the subject and has exhibited his work at major international art fairs.

In 2017 his luminogram work was paired with theologian Edwin A.Abbott in a book published by 21st Editions, titled after the author's famous work 'FLATLAND' and premiered at the Grand Palais in Paris for ParisPhoto.


"A true avant-garde of photography, he is on his way to becoming one of the most renowned contemporary fine art photographers." - Lomography Magazine

"Mike Jackson’s stunning luminograms extend toward perfection what many photographers in the early twentieth century began" - The Od Review

"Far from being an exercise in nostalgia, this analogue technique offers Jackson, as it does other artists at the cutting edge of this art movement, a path to the future." - The Financial Times

Represented in the UK by
MMX Gallery, London

and in the USA for Child's Landscape work -
The Klompching Gallery, New York

Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico






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PhotoLondon, MMX Gallery booth




MMX Gallery, London








Awards
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2015 Critical Mass Finalist
2015 Director's Award, OPEN:2015, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont
2013 The Chris Beetles Award, London
2010 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands'
2009 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands'
2008 Hasselblad Masters Award Finalist 'Poppit Sands'


Exhibitions
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Solo
2016 'The Self Representation of Light'
MMX Gallery, London
2015 'Poppit Sands' Oriel y Parc Tower, Pembrokeshire National Park Centre
2014 'Poppit Sands' Beetles & Huxley Gallery, London
Group Shows
2017 PARIS-PHOTO, 21st Editions
2017 EAB Fair, New York, 21st Editions
2017 PHOTO LONDON, MMX Gallery
2016 South Korea, Seoul
2015 Vancouver
2015 Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York
2015 'Monochrome' French Institute in Edinburgh
2015 OPEN:2015 - PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA (Directors Award Winner)
2013 Beetles & Huxley Gallery, London
2013 Chris Beetles Gallery, London
2011 (as part of Hasselblad Masters Tour) Hasselblad Studio - London,
Siren Studios - Los Angeles,
ShootNYC - New York,
Delight Studios - Berlin,
Beijing - 798 Space.
2010 Art At, Wales
2009 Taikog Place, Hong Kong
2009 The DASK Gallery, Copenhagen
2009 MILK Studio, New York
2009 Art At , Wales


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Luminogram based on the response to the colour Yellow