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Peter Holliday is a Scottish photographer living and working between Helsinki and Glasgow. After graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 2015, Peter was one of 20 graduates selected by Creative Review for their UK-wide Talent-Spotting feature in association with JCDecaux. His work has appeared in publications such as the British Journal of Photography, Wired, It's Nice That, and Der Greif. In 2015 Peter was invited to exhibit work from his series Where the Land Rises at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography. In 2016 his work was shown at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. Peter was later nominated for the Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award in 2017. He is currently studying MA Photography at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.


Education
MA Photography, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Helsinki, 2017 - present
BA (Hons) Communication Design, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, 2011 - 2015


Solo Exhibitions
The Mountain of Fire, Bang Bang Gallery, Helsinki, 17 Jan - 29 Apr 2018
Norden, Minus Glasgow X Instrmnt, Glasgow, 25 May - 30 Jun 2017
Where the Land Rises, Reykjavík Museum of Photography, Reykjavík, 3 Dec 2015 - 26 Jan 2016


Group Exhibitions
Nothing Left to Be Saved, Instytut Fotografii Fort, Warsaw, 27 Jul - 26 Aug 2018
(INTER)TWINE, Supernormal, Singapore, 2 - 3 Feb 2018
Obscura Land - Volume 2: Subjectively Objective, Subjectively Objective Gallery, Detroit, 4 - 30 Feb 2017
inside@instagram, Duesseldorf Photo Weekend, Onomato Künstlerverein, Düsseldorf, 3 - 5 Feb 2017
Acreati Pop-Up Exhibition, MBFWA Dynamic Store, A'DAM Toren, Amsterdam, 1 - 3 Jul 2016
To The North, St. Nicholas Street, Aberdeen, 17 Jun - 17 Jul 2016
LIFE: A Journey Through Time - Slideshow Night, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, 3 Mar 2016
Futureproof 2015 (Part II), Hillhead Library, Glasgow, 18 Dec - 20 Feb 2016
Develop North, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, 2 - 3 Oct 2015
Futureproof 2015, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, 22 Aug - 3 Oct 2015
G.S.A. Assembly, Blackhall Studios, London, 27 - 29 Jun 2015
Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, 13 - 20 Jun 2015
G.S.A. Assembly - Work in Progress, The Lighthouse, Glasgow, 11 - 14 Feb 2015


Awards / Commendations
British Journal of Photography: Postcards from Copenhagen, winner, 2018
Magnum Graduate Photographers Award, shortlisted, 2017
Athens Photography Festival, shortlisted, 2016
GUP Magazine 10th Anniversary Issue, shortlisted, 2016
Creativepool 2016 Annual, shortlisted, 2016
Blow Up Photo Volume 2, winner, 2015
Creative Review Talentspotting, 2015
Instagram Suggested User, 2015


Selected Press
British Journal of Photography, online, May 2018
Around Journal, online, Apr 2018
British Journal of Photography, online, Mar 2018
Wired Japan, online, Mar 2017
It's Nice That, online, Nov 2016
Der Greif, online, May 2016
The Weather Channel, online, Jan 2016
Wired, online, Dec 2015
Scottish Society for the History of Photography, online, Dec 2015
Urbanautica, online, Nov 2015
GUP Magazine, online, Nov 2015
Libération, online & print, Aug 2015
Paper Journal, online, Aug 2015
Intern Magazine, online, Jun 2015
FotoRoom, online, May 2015