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Richard Mosse

Mosse was born in 1980 in Ireland. He earned an MFA in Photography from Yale University in 2008. Mosse has exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, MCA Chicago, Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Kemper Museum, Bass Museum, Palazzo Strozzi, Musee d’Art Contemporain Montreal, The Nasher Museum, Kunsthaus Graz, Palais de Tokyo, UNSW Sydney, FOAM Amsterdam, The Photographer’s Gallery London, FOMU Antwerp, Contact Photo Festival Toronto, 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum Shanghai, Kunsthalle Munich, Akademie der Kuenste Berlin, Portland Art Museum, Salaam Kivu International Film Festival Goma DRC, and others. Mosse is a recipient of the Deutsche Boerse Photography Prize (2014), Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism (2014), the B3 Award at the Frankfurt Biennale (2013), an ECAS Commission (2013), Visual Arts Bursary from the Irish Arts Council (2012), Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien Residency (2012), the Guggenheim Fellowship (2011), and a Leonore Annenberg Fellowship (2008-2010). His first book, Infra, was published by Aperture in 2012. The Enclave, was published by in 2013. Mosse’s new body of work, concerned with the journey of refugees and migrants across Europe, the Middle East and north Africa, has been commissioned by the Barbican Art Gallery and NGV Melbourne. This work will be exhibited in a solo show at the Barbican’s Curve gallery in Feb 2017, and in the NGV Triennial in Autumn 2017. Mack Books are publishing the monograph. Mosse lives in New York City and Ireland