John Davies


ohn Davies is a British landscape photographer. He is known for completing long-term projects documenting Britain and exploring the industrialisation of space. In 2008, he was nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
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1949born in County Durham, England


2018Saving Calderstones - Trees under Threat, OUTPUT Gallery Liverpool
Idea of North, Level 4 gallery, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
About the North, Side Gallery Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The British landscape, L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY USA
Into the Woods
Trees in Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London UK

2017A Green and Pleasant Land, Towner Art Gallery, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne
Into the Woods, Trees in Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The Peaceful Dome, Bluecoat, Liverpool

2016Visions of La Mancha, Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo, Spain
Shadow - terrils d'europe du nord, Labanque, Béthune, France
Italia out, Palazzo della Ragione Photography, Milan

2015landscape with machines, Coalbrookdale Gallery, Ironbridge, Telford
modern history volume II, The Atkinson, Southport
out of the archive, Kirkby Gallery, Kirkby, Knowsley
for ever amber, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
ieri oggi milano 2015, Spazio Oberdan, Milano

2014turning green to brown, Quaker Meeting House Cafe, Liverpool
Unit 51 Coffee, Baltic Creative, Liverpool
The Old Police Station, Liverpool
all that is solid melts into air, Laing Art Gallery England
urban dreams & city state, Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
hidden river, Night of Photography, La Chaux-de-fonds, , Switzerland

2013Paysage Document IV, Les filles du calvaire Gallery, Paris, France
France Angleterre, Rencontres d'Arles, France
Hidden River, Clermont-Ferrand, France
all that is solid melts into air, Manchester Art Gallery, Mosely Street, Manchester, England

2012Paysages-document 2, Arsenal, Metz, France

2011Democratic Promenade, (Our Ground project) Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool, UK
Signs of War, Look11 Festival, Milkandsugar Gallery, Liverpool, UK

2010Transition, Beam, Wakefield, UK
L'Anse de Paulilles, France & Fuji City, Japan, Gallerie Vu, Paris, France
Facts of Life, British Documentary Photography 1974-1997, National Museum in Krakow

2009House, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, UK
City Sate, The Lit & Phil / Mining Institute, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

2008KrajobrazyMiejskie / Urban Landscapes, GaleriaFotografiipf, Poznan, Poland
Next Up - Liverpool Art Now, Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool, UK
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Cities on the Edge, CUC, Novas, Liverpool, UK
European Eyes on Japan, CUC, Novas, Liverpool, UK

2007How We Are - Photographing Britain, Tate Britain, London, UK
AtlanteItaliano 007 RischioPaesaggio, MAXXI MuseoNazionaleDelleArti Del XXI Secolo, Italy

2006Making History, Tate Liverpool, UK
The British Landscape, Photo España, Madrid, Spain
Monuments & Paysages, Arles, France

2005Dedans - Dehors, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France
Land of Promise, Noorderlicht, Groningen, The Netherlands
Trans Emillia, Fotomuseum, Winterhur, Switzerland
Coalfield Stories, Photofusion, London, UK
What Everyone Wants, Lord St window installation for Liverpool Independant Biennial
Signs of Coal, Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

2004Urban Dreams, (8 cities from Metropoli) Ffotogallery at Turner House, Penarth, Wales, UK
Shrinking Cities, KW – institute for contemporary art, Berlin, Germany

2003Metropolis: Manchester, at both Manchester Art Gallery & Urbis, Manchester, UK

2002Seine Valley, Gallery Photo, Rouen, France
Metropoli, (London), Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK
The St James Group Photography Prize, Flowers East, London, UK

2001Questions of Landscape, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Art & Time, Centre de CulturaContemporania de Barcelona, Spain
Metropoli (part 1), Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK T
L'Anse de Paulilles, Hotel Scribe, Paris, France

2000Sept Photographies, Centre Culturel de Saint Benoit, France
Le Temps Vite, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Milano Senzaconfini, SpazioOberdan, Milan, Italy
Just Another Day, Ffotogallery, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Identificazione di un Paesaggio, Marghera, Italy
Luoghi come Paesaggio, Uffizi Museum Gallery, Florence, Italy

1999HoekscheWaard, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Under Construction, Milwaukee Art Museum, USA
SguardiGardesani, MuseoCivico Riva del Garda, Italy

1998Archaeology of the Urban Landscape, Gallery of Anthropology, Coimbra, Portugal

1997San Gottardo, GaleriaGottardo, Lugano, Switzerland
Through fire & water: the River Taff, Oriel, Cardiff and National Museum of Wales

1996The River and the City - Florence, Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK
A Year and a Day, Visitor Centre, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff
The River and the City - München, Barbara Gross Gallerie, Munich, Germany
Sul Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal

1995Power to Change, RIBA Architecture Centre, London, UK
Elsewhere, Gallerie du Jour, Paris, France

1994La Nievre Photographie, Parc St Leger, France: The River Loire
NeopolisMetropoli, Comune di Napoli, for G7 EconomicSummit, Naples
L'Observatoire Photographique du paysage, Cite des Sciences, Paris, France
Fos-Sur-Mer and the Industrial zone, Fos-sur-Mer, France

1993Rhondda Valleys, Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France
A City in Photographs, Museum voorFotografie, Antwerp, Belgium
Iron River, Bilbao Metropolitan Museum, Spain: Urban centres of Bilbao
Documentary Dilemmas, British Council touring outside UK

1992Roten Blitz, Haus der Architektur, Graz, Austria: Hydro-Electric schemes
Italian Landscapes, Gualtieri Library, Reggio Emillia, Italy
Cross Currents, Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK
Vigovisions, IV Fotobienal, Vigo, Spain

1991Phase 11, The Photographers' Gallery, UK
British Photography from the Thatcher years, MoMA, New York, USA

1990Barcelona, Association of Catalan Architects, Spain

1989Autoroute A26, Mission PhotographiqueTransmanche, Douchy, France

1988Taking Stock, Stockport Art Gallery, UK: Landscapes of Stockport

1987A Green & Pleasant Land, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Skylines, Viewpoint, Salford, UK: Rural landscapes

1986Urban Landscapes, Perspektive Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Art of Photography, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

1985On the edge of White Peak, Buxton Museum, UK: Derbyshire quarries

1984The Valleys Project, Ffotogallery, Cardiff, UK: Rhymney Valley
Ideeprozessergebins, International Bauasstellung, Berlin, Germany

1983For Druridge, Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Durham Coalfield, Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

1982Above and Beyond, Untitled Gallery, Sheffield, UK

1981Landscapes, Side Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

1977John Davies - Photographs, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK


Museum voorFotografie, Antwerp
National Library of Wales
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford / National Media Museum
National Museum and Galleries of Wales
Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Arts Council of England
British Council: Athens, Leipzig & London
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Deutsche Börse Art Collection, Frankfurt
FNAC (Fonds National d ArtContemporian), Paris
Maison Europeenne de la photographie, Paris
Manchester City Art Gallery
Ministere de L' Environnement, Paris
Musee de la Photographie, Chalerio
Museum of Modern Art, New York

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