CV

EJ Major
Born Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Shows – Solo

2011
Shoulder to Shoulder, Matt Roberts Arts, London

2008
Try to Do Things We All Can Understand, Streetlevel Gallery, Glasgow
In Association with Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art

Selected Group Shows

2012
Shoulder to Shoulder, Deptford X Festival, London
I Love You, Tenderpixel Gallery, London
C/O Berlin Book Days, Postfuhramt Berlin, Germany
Photosoup, Unit 21 Gallery, London
Unspoken Ceremonies, Parlour Gallery, London

2011
Deptford X Open, Core Gallery, London
Salon Photo Show, Matt Roberts Arts London

2010
Discoveries, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, USA
Print Now, The London Art Fair, London
Staff Show, MDX University, London
Love Equinox, Passing Clouds, London
Print Now, Bearspace Gallery, London

2009
Salon Summer Show, Salon Contemporary, London
MFA Show, Goldsmiths, London
Group / Grope, Area 10, Peckham London
Helsinki Photography Triennial 2009, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
Format 2009 – Photocinema, International Photography Festival, Derby, UK

2008
Click Chicks, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA
ICY, Minnesota Centre for Photography, Minneapolis, USA

2007
Girl Parade, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Domestic Encounters, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, USA
As serious as your life, Bildmuseet Umea, Sweden
Marie Claire RIP, Quayside Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada
2nd International Fotofestival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, Germany
The Emergence of The Digital Portrait, Clampart Gallery, New York
Photographer’s Network 2007, Thomas Kellner Studio, Siegen, Germany
Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie, Germany

2006
Emerging Photographers Award Show, Lennox Contemporary Gallery, Toronto
Zoo Art Fair with Trolley Gallery, London
Shoreditch Arts Festival, Leonard St, London
Fotobild, Berlin
Love Is… Camera, in association with Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto

Selected Bibliography

2012
Review: www.photomonitor.co.uk

2011
“Q&A EJ Major on Love Is…” – www.blog.flashforwardfestival.com
“Who, What, Why – Love Is… Last Tango in Paris” - www.anothermag.com
“An Interview with Artists EJ Major” – www.ameliasmagazine.com
2011 Review: http://www.culture24.org.uk
2011 1000wordsphotographymagazine.blogspot.com
2011 Review: www.re-title.com
2011 Review:  www.alanthinks.typepad.com
2011 Review: www.rovesandroams.com

2008
“EJ Major – Try to Do Things We All Can Understand” – Mitch Miller, P 56-57 Varoom No 7, 2008
“Reviews” – Susannah Thompson, Modern Painters P99 June 2008
“Taking a pop at Pop culture” – Jack Mottram, The Herald 04/04/08
“Review” – Alexander Kennedy, The List P94 10-24 April 2008

2007
“Love Is…postcards from the edge” by Simon Bainbridge Magenta Magazine / winter / p20-23
“Reality Crossings” by Christoph Tannert European Photography Number 82 p62-63
“The Other F-word. Third Generation Feminism and its Antecedents.”
by Rachel Cook ArtLies Summer 2007 p14-25
“W(h)ither Feminism? Joy Christensen and E-J Major” by Charissa N. Terranova Glasstire June 07

2006
“Profile – EJ Major” by Simona Vladikova Fotograf no 7 / 2006 / vol 5 p4-7
“Fokus Auf EJ Major” by Anne LemhoferFrankfurter Rundschau 21/10/06
“Focus – Emerging Artists” Ute Krepler ARTinvestor 01/2006 p50-51

Publications

2009
Format 09 – Photocinema, Quad Publishing UK
Aletheia – Positions in Contemporary Photography, Helsinki Press, Finland

2008
GI – Cross Section. CCA Press, SC

2006-2007
Darmstadter Tage der Fotografie Catalogue, DTF Press, DE
Flash Forward, The Magenta Foundation CA

TV

2009
Interview – Finnish News in Helsinki about the Marie Claire RIP piece in the show Aletheia.
2007
Interview – Swedish Cultural News. Related show – As Serious as Your Life.

Awards / Education

2011
Salon Photo Prize Overall Winner, Matt Roberts Arts

2009
MFA Art Practice, Goldsmiths University

2006
Emerging Photographers Award Winner, Toronto

2000
Manchester Academy Preston’s of Bolton Award
Lincolnshire Gallery Overall Winner

1996-99
BA First Class (Hons) Photography, Nottingham Trent University

Excerpt+ v2
Newsletter Feb 2016

Exhibitions Playing and Reality It was an exciting start to the year. My first Solo Show in Germany[more]

EJ Major Newsletter Spring 2015 New Book at Offprint London Rabbit, my new book, will be available[more]

  Exhibitions “A House of Many Windows”: Curated by Day and Gluckman Collyer Bristo[more]

Exhibitions Upcoming – London Art Fair Axisweb at London Art Fair 16 – 20 January 2013[more]

Shoulder to Shoulder – Solo Exhibition

Shoulder to Shoulder – EJ Major Solo Exhibition Winner of The Salon Photo Prize 2011 2 Septemb[more]

Shoulder to Shoulder – Solo Exhibition

Shoulder to Shoulder – EJ Major Solo Exhibition Winner of The Salon Photo Prize 2011 2 Septemb[more]