Tina Rowe

About

Tina Rowe works with the tools and processes of analogue photography. She works with both her own archive and external archives and collections. Her work explores the narrative possibilities of analogue processes and practices.

She frequently teaches alternative processes with special interest in cyanotype, liquid photographic emulsion, lith printing and mordançage.

She is currently a PhD student at Chelsea College of Art, part of UAL. Her research is a practice led exploration of the identities of adults who were transracially adopted. she is herself an Anglo Somali transracial adoptee.

Exhibitions

2020-present

2023 The nOse Billboard Project, Walton on the Naze, Essex, UK

2023 Porous Light Espacio Gallery London

2023 Do Not Disconnect, Triangle Gallery, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK

2023 Seaside Blues, The Nose, Walton on the Naze, UK

2023 Transformations, Margate, UK

2022 Beauty Where You Find It, Sliver City, New Mexico, USA

2022 Light Beguile, Holloway, London

2021 Art Outside, Glyn Road Studios

2021 Matiere et Lumiere, with Rachel Thomson Bodega Gallery, London

2020- onwards #galleryanyplace ad hoc art shows in multiple locations

2020 Alternative Photography, Heidelberg, Germany

2020 e5Process Salon, Clapton Hart Upstairs

2019 Object-itfy, the Photograph as Object Group Show, London

2019 Light Fantastic, Group Show, Cheltenham

2019 e5Process Salon Show, London

2019 17:59+4, group show, Bethnal Green, London

2018 Over the Hills and Far Away Tim Andrews, Brighton Photo Fringe

2018 onwards Obsolete and Discontinued, touring group show, London, Naples, Lublijana

2018 National Rail No Boundaries, Kings Cross London

2018 Revela-T Solo exhibition, My Mother’s House, Vliassar De Dalt, Catalonia, Spain

2018 Near Water, Group Exhibition, Homerton, London

2017 Random Artists HOME, ExFed Building, London

2017 Revela-T Analogue Festival, Vliassar De Dalt, Catalonia, Spain

2017 Pavlovka pinhole fest, Kyiv, Ukraine

2017 Time a Sonic Vigil, e5Process Collective and Breathing Space collaboration, Hackney

2016 Surface and Light, e5Process Collective Exhibition. Archive Gallery, Dalston.

2016 London Pinhole Festival, Doomed Gallery, Dalston

2015 Open School East Final Show

Residencies and Prizes

Publications

  • Street Fruit 2023 – Handmade Artist’s Book Edition of 5
  • Covid Commemoration 2021 – Handmade Artist’s Book Edition of 5
  • My Mother’s House 2018
  • A Ghost Near Water 2017 – Handmade Artist’s Book Edition of 20
  • Abney Park Cemetery 2010

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