The photographic sequences presented in this latest installation investigate image narratives and practices of looking at photography. The title ‘Flood’ alludes to sudden changes in environments and their impact on conventional behaviours. The photographs create a tension between the conscious and the unconscious and create a condition for ‘unreadable’ moments to emerge. The strategies of sequencing deployed in this installation create porous photographic forms.


Richard Mulhearn graduated from Manchester School of Art in 1995, his early career as a freelance photographer was predominantly in the music industry, on sleeve artwork and promo images for publication, and then later in film production as part of a design group working on title sequences and photographic stills work. Richard began teaching in Higher education in 2008 and in 2011 began the MA in Photography at London College of Communication, successfully completing late 2012, and has since has been making and exhibiting new work. He has recently been appointed Course leader for BA (Hons) Photography at the University of Huddersfield. Richard is an external examiner at various UK institutions, and a previous member of the executive of the Association for Photography in higher education (APHE). His current research activity concentrates on making new photographic work as part of a practice based PhD at University of Huddersfield.

All images © 2010-2019 Richard Mulhearn.

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