Featured works and projects

Photo of people on thebeach in Kryspinow, Brighton

The Sound of Two Songs

A photographic portrait of Poland

Photo of foot wearing gold, jewelled sandals

Black Country Stories

A visual enquiry into cultural notions of beauty

Mark Power : Treasury Project

Treasury Project

Mark Power was approached by the architects Foster and Partners to photograph the refurbishment of HM Treasury building in London’s Whitehall

Mark Power : 131 South

26 Different Endings/A System of Edges

Who decides where the London A-Z should end? Mark Power's photographs describe something of the spaces unlucky enough to fall just off the map.

Mark Power: Warszawa

Eurovisions: Ten Magnum Photographers in the New Europe

Power’s research in Poland evolved into something approaching a survey, in the manner of the Nineteenth century American photographers of the new West

HOLIDAY (Grandad, film still) 1966

La Cinematheque

Explores Krzysztof Kieslowski’s 1969 film ‘Camera Buff’ which tells the story of an amateur documentary filmmaker who turns his camera on himself.

Research activity

Repository holdings 

Number of items: 6.

Power, Mark (2012) Black Country stories [Exhibition]

Power, Mark (2010) The Sound of Two Songs Photoworks in an edition of 2000, Uk. ISBN 978-1-903796-39-9

Power, Mark (2007) Image d'apres La Cinemateque, Paris, France, Paris, France.

Power, Mark (2005) A System of Edges University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, UK.

Power, Mark (2005) Eurovisions Centre Pompidou, Paris, Paris, France.

Power, Mark (2002) The Treasury Project Photoworks. ISBN 1-903796-05-9

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Further research and professional activities



  • 26 Different Endings, Photoworks, Jun 2007, ISBN 1 903796 21 0


  • The Treasury Project, Photoworks, 2002, ISBN 1 903796 05 9


  • Superstructure, 2000, Harper Collins Illustrated, ISBN 0 00 220205 0


  • The Shipping Forecast, Zelda Cheatle Press/Network, (Second edition 1997/Third Edition 1998), ISBN 1 899823 02 6


  • Westminster Childrens Hospital (Photographers Gallery catalogue)

Selected one-person exhibitions


  • 'Black country stories', The New Art Gallery Walsall, Jul-Sept 2012


  • 'A380 (Part Three)'. Les Abattoirs, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse


  • 'A380 (Part Two)'. Foundation Bemberg, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse


  • 'A380'. Musee des Augustins, Primtemps du Septembre, Toulouse

1998 - 2002

  • 'Dome' at the Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London; Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA; Galleria Marangoni, Florence, Italy; University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; The Museum of London; Aberystwyth Art Gallery, Aberystwyth; Impressions Gallery, York; Museo Municipal de Artes Visuales, Santa Fe, Argentina; Museo Emilio Caraffa, Cordoba, Argentina; Fotogaleria de Biblioteca, Bahia Blanca, Argentina; Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Centro Cultural Pasaje Dardo Rocha, La Plata, Argentina; Conjunto Cultural da Caixa, Brasilia, Brazil; Centro de Artes da Universidades de Pernambuco Recife, Brazil; CGD, Lisbon, Portugal

1997 - 1999

  • 'The Shipping Forecast' at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery; Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London; Impressions Gallery, York; East Lothian Art Gallery, North Berwick; Manx Museum, Isle of Man; Norwich Arts Centre; An Lunntair Gallery, Stornaway, Outer Hebrides; Buckinghamshire Art Gallery, Aylesbury; Oriel Gallery, Clywd; Kirkaldy Museum and Art Gallery; Scarborough Museum and Art Gallery; Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight; Maritime Museum, Aberdeen; Centre Atlantique de la Photographie, Gallerie du Quartz, Brest, France; Centre Photographique de Normandie, Rouen, France; Foundation Gallery, Spittalfields, London; Plymouth Arts Centre


  • 'Hove and Portslade - A Second Look'. Hove Museum of Art (with Jim Cooke)


  • 'Beyond the Facade'. Brighton Polytechnic Gallery (with Jim Cooke)


  • 'Westminster Childrens Hospital'. The Photographers Gallery, London
  • 'But Come and Join the Dance'. Photogallery, Hastings


  • 'Industry Year - ICI Thorton Cleveleys'. Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster (with Anna Fox)


  • 'The Childrens Society Photographs' at Brighton Polytechnic Gallery; Watermans Arts Centre, London; Side Gallery, Newcastle; Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Group catalogues/book entries


  • Miesiac Fotografii w Krakowie 2007 / Photomonth in Krakow (Foundation for Visual Arts) ISBN 83-921528-4-0
  • L'Image D'Apres (Steidl) ISBN 978-3-8521-396-9


  • Periplus - Magnum Photographers in Contemporary Greece


  • Colour Photography (Edited by Gabriel Bauret) (Assouline) ISBN 2 84323 263 5


  • Buren/Neighbours (Eva Leitolf, Mark Power, Stefan Vanfleteren) (De Verbeelding) ISBN 90 74159 30 3
  • European Eyes on Japan (EU Japan Fest)
  • Trilogia (Jose Rodrigues, Mark Power, Paolo Catrica) ISBN 9728517149


  • Portfolio - Catalogue of Contemporary Photography in Britain (29)


  • NHS at 50 (NHS/Network Photographers)


  • Europa (Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal)


  • Contemporary Photographers (St James' Press) ISBN 1 55862 1903


  • A Positive View (Saachi Gallery/Vogue)


  • 6 May 1994 (CCPM/Reportage catalogue)


  • Positive Lives - The Response to HIV (Cassell) ISBN 0 304 32846 4

1985 - 94

  • British Journal of Photography Annual (1985, 86, 87, 91, 93, 94)


Grants and awards


  • Year of the Artist Award, Arts Council of Great Britain


  • World Press Photo, Arts Stories, 2nd Prize


  • Oskar Barnack Award, Special Jury Prize (Germany)


  • Mosaique European Photography Award (Luxembourg)


  • Yann Geffroy International Documentary Prize (Italy)

Memberships of national committees

1998 - 2005

  • Trustee of PhotoWorks

Professional practice


  • Member of Magnum Photos
  • International Curator of the Krakow Month of Photography, Poland

2005 - 2007

  • Associate of Magnum Photos

2002 - 2005

  • Nominee of Magnum Photos

1988 - 2002

  • Member of Network Photographers
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