Instagram Takeover: Peter Fraser

Photographer, Peter Fraser, will be our guest editor for our Instagram Takeover in April, 2016.

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He joins a list of guest editors including Cristina de Middel, Lorenzo Vitturi, Sian Davey, Alma Haser, Aaron Schuman, Jason Larkin, Federica Chiochetti and many more.

Peter Fraser

Born Cardiff 1953, graduated Manchester Polytechnic 1976

Exhibited in two person show with William Eggleston, Arnolfini, Bristol, 1984, and worked with him in USA in summer 1984.

‘Two Blue Buckets’ published, reaching an International audience, 1988

Invited to be British Artist in Residence in Marseilles in July and August 1990

From 1993 to 1997 travelled around the world to approximately 60 advanced scientific sites to produce series ‘Deep Blue’1996, ‘portraits of machines’.

‘Artist in Residence’ at Department of Physics and Applied Physics, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, leading to series ‘Material’ 2002.

20 year retrospective at ‘The Photographers’ Gallery, London, 2002.

Shortlisted for the CitiGroup International Photography Prize (now De 2004

Nazraeli Press, USA, published my ‘Nazraeli Series ‘ from which the works on display at CAS are taken, 2006.

‘Artist in Residence’ Biochemistry Department, Oxford University, 2006-8

‘A City in the Mind’, works inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel, ‘Invisible Cities’ exhibited at Brancolini Grimaldi, London, and published by Steidl, Germany, 2012.

30 year retrospective at Tate St Ives, 2013, and work purchased by Tate in 2014.

Awarded Honorary Fellowship by Royal Photographic Society, 2014

New series ‘Mathematics’ 2010-2015, made across Europe is a homage to the profound importance of mathematics.

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Related project: Instagram Takeovers

We ask guest editors to take over our Instagram account for 5 days and show us what they’re looking at, their daily experiences and what they get up to. 

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