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Liverpool School of Art and Design

Mr Marc Provins

Biography

Marc Provins is a Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Fashion degree and a photographer exhibiting his work in the UK and abroad. He has worked in education for almost twenty years, teaching on multimedia, photography & fashion courses. Being in this post since January 2017, he is the year tutor for Level 4 and specialises on the Communication Pathway. During this time Marc has collaborated on live project briefs with the international ethical textiles company Plexus Cotton Ltd as well as The Walker Art Gallery & The Singh Twins.

Before joining Liverpool School of Art & Design, Marc studied and completed an MA in Creative Technology. His final project was a video installation exhibited in Manchester and was concerned with how we leave traces of ourselves in the physical and virtual worlds and how our environment informs our own internal worlds. Marc also studied at The Higher Institute of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp and during this time established a relationship with the Dagmar De Pooter Gallery who represented him for over a decade.

Degrees

1999, University of Salford, United Kingdom, MA Creative Technology
1992, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, BA Hons Design (Photography)

Publications

Editorial/letter to the editor

McAssey J, Provins M. 2017. 'Money Diaries' for Season Zine. Pennant F. http://www.season-zine.com/,

Artefact

Provins MJ. 2013. Format Photography Festival - Factory - A Family Of Collaboration >Link

Internet publication

Provins MJ. 2013. A Barcelona Guide in Photographs >Link

Provins MJ. 2013. Blackpool – The Sun hasn’t set on the British Seaside Town >Link

Journal article

Provins MJ. 2011. Eyemazing Editions: Casey Carlin Eyemazing, :136-141 >Link

Exhibition

Provins M. #808080 part of Look/17 – Liverpool International Photography Festival (Fringe) >Link

Provins MJ. Twice Removed exhibition and publication, A Family Of collaboration. Madlab & Cornerhouse, Manchester >Link

Provins MJ. Searching; Book project for LOOK/13 exhibited across four libraries in Liverpool. >Link

Provins MJ. Spreads curated by Roast Beef. Arles, France. >Link

Provins MJ. Of The Afternoon - London Exhibition >Link

Provins M. Étalage III Curated by Elizabeth Ball >Link

Mark A. Transition : An Exhibition of Contemporary Photography Curated by Mark Adams >Link

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Winner of Best Arts & Culture Blog – Blog North Awards, Blog North Awards, https://www.blognorthawards.com/

External collaboration:

http://lightnightliverpool.co.uk/, LJMU, Walker Art Gallery & Lightnight

Media Coverage:

https://blog.moo.com/inspiration/business-cards-for-photographers, An online feature about three photographers including Marc Provins by Moo. February 2018

http://www.wearefashion.co.uk/through-the-eyes-of-marc-provins/, An online feature about the photography work of Marc Provins from October 2015

https://www.creativetourist.com/articles/art/manchester/photo-of-the-month-marc-provins/, A feature about the photography work of Marc Provins from December 2013

https://streetphotographerblog.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/feature-marc-provins-as-the-light-flickers-and-changes/, An article about the photography work of Marc Provins from August 2013

https://www.redeye.org.uk/opinion/excess-baggage, Review of Spreads exhibition, Arles, France. July 2013

https://vimeo.com/30546423, Axis at The Manchester Contemporary - an interview with Marc Provins Photographer, showing at The Manchester Contemporary October 2011

Other invited event:

Talk Tuesday, Walker Art Gallery, Title of event: Talk Tuesday, Location: Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Description: Public engagement talk as part of the Walker art gallery series. Talk topic Fashion Geographies: how fashion shapes, and is shaped by, its geographic location.