Currently based in Cheonan, South Korea madgejordan3@gmail.com

 

Jordan Madge (b.1994) is a photographer born in Australia and currently based in Cheonan, South Korea. Playing the role of observer, he aims at exploring both his surroundings and place through photographic narrative and experimentation in language and varying visual cues. In 2015 he graduated with a BA of Photography (Documentary) at Photography Studies College Melbourne. During that year he had a solo show as part of the Photobook Melbourne Festival. In 2016 he was the recipient of the Australian Photobook of the Year Award (Unpublished) and featured in The British Journal of Photography’s 'Modern Myths' issue. In 2016 he completed a residency program and held a solo exhibition at Youkobo Art Space in Tokyo, Japan. During 2017 he held a solo exhibition at the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Melbourne and was in a group show titled ‘Shadows are Cast by Things and People’ at the Australian Centre for Photography curated by The Heavy Collective. He was also a part of a projection titled ‘I Love a Sunburnt Country’ which was shown as part of The Night of the Images organised by the Musee de I’Elysee in Lausanne, Switzerland and curated by Claire Monneraye the former Australian Centre for Photography head curator.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 - Elysian Fields, The Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2016 - Shōkai , Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo Japan

2015 - Backwoods, Lindberg Contemporary Gallery, Photobook Melbourne Festival, Melbourne Australia

 

Group Exhibitions

2018 - Collect - CCP Fundraiser, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Australia

2018 - Selected Works, Eyewitness, RVCA Corner Gallery, Melbourne Australia

2017 - CCP Instagram Project, Centre for Contemporary Photography

2017 - IRIS Portrait Finalist Exhibition, Perth Centre for Photography, Australia

2017 - Backwoods, ‘I Love a Sunburnt Country’, The Night of the Images by Musee de I’Elysee in Lausanne, Switzerland and curated by Claire Monneraye

2017 - Red Herring, ‘Shadows are Cast by Things and People’ Curated by the Heavy Collective, The Australian Centre for Photography

2017 - CLIP Finalist Exhibition, Perth Centre for Photography, Australia

2016 - Australian Photobook of the Year Award, Photobook Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand

2016 - Photobook Melbourne Photo Prize, Boyd Studio, Melbourne

2015 - Collective, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth

2015 - Desert, Forest, Sea Curated by Ying Ang at Whiteways Gallery, Obscura Festival, Malaysia

Print Publications / Online Press

The British Journal of Photography, Paper-Journal Magazine, Terra Firma Magazine, PH Museum,  Fiiiirst Magazine, JRNL Magazine, Perdiz Magazine, VICE, Culture Trip, CapriciousNY, Photodust, Try Hard Magazine, The Heavy Collective (Friday Fry Up, Q&A),Dazed Magazine, Fotografia Magazine, Phases Mag, iGNANT, The Archive Collective, Landscape Stories, C41 Magazine


Awards

2017 - Winner, Centre for Contemporary Photography Salon Instagram Project 

2017 -  Finalist, Perth Centre for Photography IRIS Portrait Prize

2017 - Finalist, Perth Centre for Photography CLIP, Contemporary Landscape Photography Award

2016 - Winner, Australian Photobook of the Year Award (Unpublished Category)

2016 - Finalist, Photobook Melbourne Photo Award

2016 - Finalist, Lens Mist

 

Residency

2017 - Sunsiz Media, Lightning Ridge, NSW Australia

2016 - Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo Japan

 

Artist Books

2017 - Promote Yourself - Zine

2016 - Red Herring (Dummy book)

2015 - Explore Australia - Zine

2014 - You’re Not Dead Yet - Zine

2014 - Backwoods - Zine

 

Collections

2016 - Red Herring, Nyckelviksskolan University Library, Stockholm Sweden

2016 - Red Herring, National Library of Australia, Canberra Australia

2016 - Explore Australia, National Library of Australia, Canberra Australia


Education

2015 - Bachelor of Photography (Documentary), Photography Studies College, Melbourne Australia

Production

2017 - Workshop assistant to Miti Ruangkritya at Obscura Photography Festival Penang, Malaysia

2016 - Production team at Obscura Photography Festival Penang, Malaysia