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Eamon Mac Mahon

Eamon Mac Mahon

b. 1976, Canada

Short Bio

Eamon Mac Mahon is a photographer/videographer currently based in Montreal. Mac Mahon's photographs have appeared in various publications including the Walrus, National Geographic, and the New Yorker, as well as exhibition spaces such as the Griffin Museum of Photography, Higher Pictures NYC and San Jose's Institute of Contemporary Art. A large-scale, year-long exhibition of his ‘Landlocked’ series, described as ‘magnificent and mysterious’ by the Globe and Mail, was presented at Toronto's Pearson International Airport during CONTACT 2008. His video work has been exhibited at The Power Plant, The Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Music Gallery in Toronto. Mac Mahon also spends much of his time creating video projections for stage productions. He has been named one of PDN's 30, published in three of Magenta's 'Flash Forward' books, and nominated for the Prix Pictet.



  • Sheridan College of Applied Arts, Applied Photography Diploma, 1998

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • Islands in the Woods, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, 2011
  • Landlocked, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, 2010
  • Landlocked, Exposure Gallery, Ottawa, 2009
  • Ice Fields, Pikto Gallery, Toronto 2008
  • Landlocked and Aerials, Toronto Pearson International Airport, CONTACT Festival, 2009
  • The Last Twenty Days, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, 2006

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Collecting Photography, Collecting The World, Beaverbrook Gallery, 2012
  • Passing on a Curve, Art Gallery of Ontario (AR+SG), 2011
  • Size Matters, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 2011
  • Trashfoodfuelwaterair, Toronto Free Gallery, 2010
  • Les Battements, Maison de la Culture Frontenac, Montreal, 2010
  • Canadian Collection, G20 + G8 Summits, Toronto + Huntsville, 2010

Selected Awards

  • Applied Arts Awards, Conceptual Photography + Editorial Photography, 2011
  • Art of Photography Show Award, 2010
  • Prix Pictet Nomination, 2008
  • PDN's 30, 2008

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