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Mark McPherson is an artist, art-photography entrepreneur, a contemporary photography book publisher and an Adjunct Lecturer, School of Communications and Arts at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. He is also the founder of Big City Press, the independent West Australian-based publisher of the Hijacked photographic book series. Hijacked: Volume 1 was presented in the Book Awards at the celebrated Rencontres d’Arles festival in France (2009) and received the Photo Book-Award from the Kasseler Fotoforum, Germany in the same year. He was also nominated for the Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam – Paul Huf Award 2010 and presented a workshop, photographic reviews and Hijacked: Volume 2 – Australia/Germany at Rhubarb-Rhubarb International Festival, Host Gallery London, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, KLOMPCHING GALLERY New York, Australian Centre for Photography and the Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne in 2010. In 2012, he will curate a survey of Australian Contemporary Photography for FotoFreo The City of Fremantle, Festival of Photography and release the third volume of Hijacked – Australia & UK, in conjunction with Louise Clements, Senior Curator from Quad, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, United Kingdom.
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