John Davies history of exhibitions

1976  1980  1990  2000  2010 2012

 

individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

1976

Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
 

1977

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
 

1978

The Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, UK

1979

The Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland.
Irish Landscapes

 

The Photographic Gallery, Southampton, UK
West Coast of Ireland: T

 

 

individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

1981

Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Landscapes: CT
 

1982

Untitled Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Above & Beyond: T
Carlise Museum & Art Ga llery, UK.
Presences of Nature
: p6

1983

Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Durham Coalfield: CT
Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
For Druridge: CT
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Personal Views
  p1

1984

Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK.
The Valleys project: p8 CT
International Bauasstellung, Berlin, Germany.
Idee Prozess Ergebins: p6 C
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Creation - Modern Art and nature: p1
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford and The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Britain in 1984
: p2 C

1985

Buxton Museum, UK.
On the edge of White Peak: p17 CT
Watershed, Bristol, UK.
Brunel's Kingdom: p2 C
Cornerhouse, Manchester and Open Eye, Liverpool, UK.
Connections: p4 C    

1986

Rochdale Art Gallery, UK.
In the wake of king cotton: p28 C
Perspektive Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Urban Landscapes: p17 CT
Wilheim Gallery, Houston Fotofest, USA.
Coming of Age
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Tomorrowp1  (England's Glory p3) C

1987

The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK.
A Green & Pleasant Land: p38 T
Viewpoint, Salford, UK.
Skylines: T p50 (Mist Mountain Water Wind)
Art Space, San Francisco, USA.
Poignant Sources: Berlin Wall

1988

Stockport Art Gallery, UK
Taking Stock
: p1 CT

 

1989

Mission Photographique Transmanche, Douchy, France.
Autoroute A26: p15 C
Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK.
The Art of Photographyp6 
Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK.
Through the Looking Glass: p2
Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen, Germany.
Ausbeute: p3

 

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individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

1990

 
Association of Catalan Architects, Spain.
Barcelona: p10 CT

1991

The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK.
Phase 11: p29 C
The Royal Photographic Society, Bath, UK.
Phase 11
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
British Photography from the Thatcher Years: p6
Granit-CAC, Belfort, France.
Les Quatre Saisons du Territoire: 4 books over 3 years: 1987 L'ete p10, 1988 Le Printemps p11 , 1991 L' hiver p11 and L'automne p11 C
The Photographers' Gallery, London.
Site Work: p1 T

1992

Gualtieri Library, Reggio Emillia, Italy.
Italian Landscapes: p18 CT
Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK.
Cross Currents:p36
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IV Fotobienal, Vigo, Spain.
Vigovisions: p4 C

Haus der Architektur, Graz, Austria.
Roten Blitz: p6 CT
Third Fotografie Biennale Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Wasteland: p2

1993

Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France.
Rhondda Valleys
Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Spain.
Cross Currents
Museum voor Fotografie, Belgium.
A City in Photographs - Antwerpen 1993
: p23 CT
Bilbao Metropolitan Museum, Spain.
Iron Riverp12 CT
Angela Flowers Gallery, London, UK.
Coal Mining Landscapep1 C
British Council - various venues outside of UK.
Documentary Dilemasp1 T

 

   

1994

Fos-sur-Mer, France.
Fos-sur-Mer and the Industrial Zone: p10 CT
Parc St Leger, France.
La Nievre Photographiee: p5 C
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Cite - Vi sions Urbaines:  p1 T
Comune di Napoli, Naples, Italy.
Neapolis Metropolis: p10 C
Cite des Sciences, Paris, France.
L'Observatoire Photographique du Paysages: p2 C Essay

1995

Mostra Fotografica, Lugo, Spain.
Isolated Objects: p5
Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France.
Fos sur Mer and other recent work

RIBA Architecture Centre, London and National Museum & Galleries, Cardiff, UK.
Power to Change: p5 C BBC Wales

1996

Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK.
The River & the City - Florence: Essay p6
Visitor Centre, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, UK.
A Year & A Day
Barbara Gross Gallerie, Munich, Germany
The River and the City - München
The Conservation Centre, Liverpool, UK.
Renaissance of a Building: C

Lattes, France.
Coteaux du Languedoc: p3 C
Maison Europeene de la Photographie, Paris, France.
Une Aventure Contemporaine 1955-1995p3
Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal.
Sulp10 C
Gallerie du Jour, Paris, France.
Photo leurresp1 C

1997

Oriel, Cardiff and the National Museum & Galleries of Wales at Turner House, Penarth, UK.
Through fire and water: The River Taff: p21
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK 
The River Taff:

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
La Photogrphaie Contemporaine en France: p1
Galeria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland.
San Gottardo: p7 Essay C

1998

Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
The River Taff:
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, Wales
The River Taff:
Oriel 31, Newtown, Wales
The River Taff:
 
Maison de l'innovation, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
entendez-vous dans les campagnes..
Galerie du Petit Chateau, Caue, France.
Instants paysages: p3
Gallery of Anthropology, Coimbra, Portugal. Archaeology of the urban landscape: p3

1999

Oiel Theatre Clwyd, Mold, Wales
The River Taff:
Museo Civico Riva del Garda, Italy.
Sguardigardesani: p29 CT
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Museum of Contempory Art, Budapest, Hungary.
Identity and Environment: p1 E
National Museum & Galleries, Cardiff, UK
Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hoeksche Waard: p2 CT
order Hoeksche Waard online  
Milwaukee Art Museum, USA.
Under Construction: p1
l'Espace, Paris, France.
Coteaux du Languedoc: p3
Flowers East Gallery, London, England.
Contemporary British Landscape
:
p1
Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales.
Mud, Glorious Mud

 

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individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

2000

 
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
Le Temps Vite: p5
order Le Temps Vite online

 

Galerie Cent8, Paris, France.
Recent work
 
La Tentation, Brussels, Belgium
The River Taff
Swiss Alpine Museum, Bern, Switzerland.
San Gottardo: p7 Essay C
Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy.
Milano Senzaconfini
: p8 E C
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA: p1
Atrium Gallery, London, UK.
A positive view 2: p1
Centre Bruxelles 2000, Belgium.
Invitation to the City: p2
Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Just Another Day: C
Centre Culturel de Saint Benoit, Franc e
Sept Photographies
: p16 E C
Musse national de la Marine, Paris, France
Desirs de rivages
: p1
VEGO Parco Scientifico Tecnologico, Marghera, Italy
Identificazione di un Paesaggio
: p6 E C
Friche industrielle, Paris, France
Usine
: p4 E T
Uffizi Museum Gallery, Florence, Italy
Luoghi come paesaggi
: p2 T

 

   

2001

Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK
Metropoli (part 1)
Centre Regional de Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Fin de la Classe Ouvriere ?
Hotel Scribe, Paris, France
L'Anse de Paulilles
: p27 C
 
Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Spain
Art & Time (Art i temps): p5
Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK
A470
 

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Where are we? Questions of Landscape


Boise Art Museum, Idaho, USA
Photographs and Prints from the Gary Bettis Collection
 

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK
Something old, something new
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, UK
A470

 

 



2002

Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Metropoli (part 1)
Galerie Photo, Rouen, France
Seine Valley p32 TC
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK
Metropoli
(London + selection)
Mediatheque Andre Malraux, Tourcoing, France
Untitled
   
Various village halls in North West England and Harris Museum, Preston, UK
Village Hall Roadshow  T    

Flowers East, London, UK
The St James Group Photography Prize

 

 
 

2003

The Michael Tippett Centre, Bath, UK
Metropoli : Phase I
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Metropolis: Manchester C
and other half of exhibition at:

Urbis, Manchester, UK
Metropolis: Manchester C
 

 

 
 

2004

Ffotogallery at Turner House, Penarth, Wales, UK
Urban Dreams
(from Metropoli project)
Museo di fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy p2

 

 
 
Liverpool Biennial at 44-50 Lord Street, UK
What Everyone Wants
Museo Civico. Bolzano, Italy
SguardiGardesani T
KW - Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Shrinking Cities / Schrumpfende Städt p6 CT

 

   

2005

Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Signs of Coal C
 

 

 
Museo d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
Desacuerdos
Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France
DEDANS-DEHORS, Le Portugal en photographies
Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands
Land of Promise p18 C

 

Lighthouse Centre, Wolverhampton, UK
Urban Dreams

Fotomuseum, Winterhur, Switzerland
Trans Emillia T
Photofusion, London, UK
Coalfield Stories T

 

   

2006

 
Photo España, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain
The British Landscape p12
Speke Library, Liverpool, UK
Paradise in Parklands
Independents Biennial Liverpool

National Museum of Film, Photography & Television,
re-named during show to:
National Media Museum, Bradford, UK
The British Landscape p5
until 4 February 2007
Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Making history : art & documentary in Britain from 1929 to now p1
National Museum of Film, Photography & Television, Bradford, UK
A Tale of Two Cities
Recontres d'Arles, Arles, France
Monuments & Paysages p9 C

Van Alen Institute, New York, NY, USA
Shrinking Cities - International Research

 




2007

Michael Hoppen Gallery , London, UK
The British Landscape (selected)
Il Filatoio, Caraglio, Italy
Monumenti e paesaggi
MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Centuary Art, Rome
Atlante Italiano 007 rischiopaesaggio C p5 T
Cube Gallery, Manchester, UK
Shrinking Cities T

 

   

2008

Galerie Vu, Paris, France
The British Landscape & early rural landscapes
 
The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 - p13

 

Galeria Fotografii pf, Poznan, Poland
Urban Lanscapes - p10
The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
The British Landscape

C/O Berlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008

 

Novas - CUC, Liverpool, UK
Cities on the Edge - p12 E C
Novas - CUC, Liverpool, UK
European Eyes on Japan - p20 E C T

2009

individual exhibitions



 
Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, UK
House
CUBE Gallery, Manchester. UK
The British Landscape

Lit & Phil and Mining Institute
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

City State: Towards the Brasilia of the north


 

2010

individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

 

Gallery Vu, Paris, France
L'Anse de Paulilles France & Fuji City Japan
Beam, Wakefield, UK
Transition
 
 
National Museum in Krakow, Poland
Facts of Life
selected British Documentary Photography 1974-1997


2011

individual exhibitions

group exhibitions

 
Edge Space, Liverpool, UK
Two Rivers

Look11 Photography Festival, Milkandsugar Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Signs of War

Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, UK
Jerusalem
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Uncommon Grace

Le Garage, Bethuné, France
faites comme chez-vous

Galerie espace pour l'art, Arles, France
des regards sur Arles
Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool, UK
Democratic Promenade
selection from the Our Ground project


2012



group exhibitions

 
 
Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
ieri oggi milano / yesterday today milan

 

 
updated 24 April 2012
C = Commissioned work
p = pictures in publication
E = publication Essay / text by John Davies
T = exhibition on Tour venues not listed
 

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