Alexander James

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As seen from mountain top, part 2, 2014, Archival pigment print, 110 x 110 cm, Edition of 5 + 1 AP

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Born Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

EDUCATION

2012
Master of Fine Arts. University of Sydney

2005
Bachelor of Visual Arts with First Class Honours. Australian National University
Bachelor of Arts. Australian National University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Weathersounds, Photoville NYC, Brooklyn, New York City
Weathersounds (carpark), Alaska Projects, Sydney

2012
Weathersounds, Australian National University, SofA Gallery, Canberra
Weathersounds, James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney

2010
summer 1835, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2009
The twilight of Mr Kemp, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2008
To White, The Front Gallery, Canberra

2006
Tracing, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Frühlings Salon, Galerie Pavlova, Berlin

2013
In the Project, DNA Projects, Sydney

2012
Cumulus Attacked by a Contrary Wind, General Store for Contemporary Art, Sydney
Finalist, Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
The Open Door, Redland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Open Studios, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
Mountains and Valleys, James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney

2011
Toxicity, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
Plein Air Photographic Prize, NSW Parliament House
Fifth, James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
A Shadow of its former self, At the Vanishing Point, Sydney

2010
Walking Under the Land, Queensland Centre for Photography

2009
The Lake, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, Australian National University

2008
Walking Under the land, Vivid National Festival of Photography, SofA Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
Memoirs, Queensland Festival of Photography, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane

2007
In Cold Light, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
WildSide, Huw Davis Gallery, Canberra

2006
Daryl Hewson, Photographic collection Exhibition and Book Launch, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

2005
Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
Dust, National Museum of Australia, Canberra

Artbank, Private Collections

SELECTED GRANTS, RESIDENCIES, MEDIA AND AWARDS

2013
Josephine Unrich and Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Finalist

2012
University of Sydney – Power Institute Artist Residency, Cite International des Arts, Paris

2011-12
Casual Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2010
Australian Post Graduate Award, The University of Sydney
Post Graduate Research Support Grant, The University of Sydney

2009
Finalist, Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, Australian National University
Published the twilight of Mr Kemp: Landscapes 1797-1897

2007
New Work Grant, Arts ACT

2005
Australian National University School of Art Award

2014
As seen from mountain top, part 2, 2014, Archival pigment print, 110 x 110 cm, Edition of 5 + 1 AP<br />
The speed of clouds at their normal height (Marangoni method), 2014, Archival pigment print, 20 x 20 cm, Edition of 1 + 1 AP<br />
Drawing for Nefoscopio Fineman, 2014, Archival pigment print, 20 x 20 cm, Edition of 1 + 1 AP<br />
'Cumulus’, Broken after travelling a considerable distance (triptych), 2014, Archival Pigment Prints, 120 cm x 288 cm, Ed 1/5
'Plume Cumulus', Disturbed by Electricity (diptych)', 2012, Archival Pigment Prints, 180 x 300 cm, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Combination, as seen from mountain peak' (diptych), 2014, Archival Pigment Prints, 50 x 100 cm, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Cumulus Attacked by a Contrary Wind #2', 2012, Archival Pigment Prints, 130 x 101 cm, framed, edition of 6 + 2 a.p.
'Nefoscopio 1', 2012, Resin Photopolymer, dark mirror, travel case, Edition of 5 + 2APs
'Rocks at Rest #1, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p
'Rocks at Rest #2, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #3, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #4, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #5, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #6, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #8, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #9, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #10, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Rocks at Rest #7, 2014, Archival Pigment Print, 70 x 56, framed, edition of 5 + 1 a.p.
'Imperfect Cumuli #3', 2012, Archival Pigment Print, edition of 6 + 2APs
Weathersounds 2013, One Channel Video Installation, Duration: 21 mins 30 seconds, Edition of 5 + 2APs
Plume Cumulus Disturbed by Electricity (diptych), 2012, Archival Pigment Prints, Edition of 5 + 2APs