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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. He is represented by Bau-Xi Photo.

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Education

  • 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

Eamon Mac Mahon

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  1. Shore Break

    Title: Shore Break

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet

    Date: 2006

  2. Steam Tornado

    Title: Steam Tornado

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet

    Date: 2009

  3. Lake Ice

    Title: Lake Ice

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet

    Date: 2005

  4. Mac Mahon Set

    Title: Mac Mahon Set

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet

    Date: 2009

  5. Beach Ball

    Title: Beach Ball

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet

    Date: 2008

  6. Woodland Caribou, Slate Islands

    Title: Woodland Caribou, Slate Islands

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  7. Rainbow, Athabasca Sand Dunes

    Title: Rainbow, Athabasca Sand Dunes

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2004

  8. Red Spot, Cape Dorset

    Title: Red Spot, Cape Dorset

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  9. Paint Brushes, Cape Dorset

    Title: Paint Brushes, Cape Dorset

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  10. Boiled Eggs and Coffee, Slate Islands

    Title: Boiled Eggs and Coffee, Slate Islands

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  11. Living Room, Cape Dorset

    Title: Living Room, Cape Dorset

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  12. Barrens Caribou, Eagle Plains

    Title: Barrens Caribou, Eagle Plains

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  13. Inuvik Airport

    Title: Inuvik Airport

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2008

  14. Paddy's Shack, Kalapana

    Title: Paddy's Shack, Kalapana

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2009

  15. Bear Skin, Bluefish, Yukon

    Title: Bear Skin, Bluefish, Yukon

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2007

  16. Black Dog, Eagle Plains

    Title: Black Dog, Eagle Plains

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2009

  17. Iceberg, Baffin Island

    Title: Iceberg, Baffin Island

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  18. Abandoned Home, Saskatchewan

    Title: Abandoned Home, Saskatchewan

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2009

  19. Horses, Northern BC

    Title: Horses, Northern BC

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2005

  20. Wires, Kimmirut

    Title: Wires, Kimmirut

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2011

  21. Winding River, Northwest Territories

    Title: Winding River, Northwest Territories

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2005

  22. Snowy Owl, Haida Gwaii

    Title: Snowy Owl, Haida Gwaii

    Artist: Eamon Mac Mahon

    Medium: Photography; Inkjet Print

    Date: 2004