Eileen Perrier is a Photographic Artist and Part –Time Lecturer in (BAPA and BAP) Photography at the University of Westminster. A graduate of The Royal College of Art, Eileen Perrier’s work has been widely exhibited since 1999, including The Photographers Gallery, (London) and Tate Britain (London, UK), the touring exhibition Africa Remix, which included the Hayward Gallery (London) and The Centre Pompidou (Paris). Perrier recently took part in Playing The City 3, Kunsthalle Schirn. (Frankfurt, Germany)

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2011 Nation series, RCA Black, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2011 Schiller Market Studio, Playing the City 3, Schirn Frankfurt, Germany
2010 Ghana series: A Useful Dream, African Photography 1960 – 2010, Bozar Expo Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels
2009 Wentworth street Studios, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2007 Culture and Care: Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
(Student and Staff), Kings College London, UK
2007 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa.
2007 Red, Gold and Green, How We Are: Photographing Britain,
Tate Britain, London, UK
2007 Grace, Flava: Wedge Curatorial Projects (1997-2007) Toronto, Canada.
2006 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Mori Art Museum, Japan
2005 Southend Trim, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
2005 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
2005 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Hayward Gallery, London.
2004 Embrace, Gasworks Gallery, London
2004 Staged Realities: The studio in African photography 1870 – 2004,
Cape Town, South Africa
2004 Red, Gold and Green, 26th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2004 Grace, Africa Remix, touring, Museum Kunst Palast. Düsseldorf, Germany.
2004 6 – 8 and Found, Space Gallery, London
2003 6 – 8 and Black Hair and Beauty, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2002 Blessing, Brixton Studio, Photographers Gallery, London.
2002 Grace, Piccadilly Circus, Exit 2, London.
2002 Nation, The Tardis Window, Farringdon, London.
2001 Red, Gold and Green, The IVth African Photography Encounters
in Bamako, Mali, Africa. Touring exhibition.
2001 Grace and Nation, The Two of Us. The Pump House Gallery and
Autograph, London, UK
2001 Grace, Africa Today: The Artist and the City, Centre de Cultura
Contemporania de Barcelona. Spain
2001 The Black Hair and Beauty Show, The Centre of Attention Gallery, London
Wharf, Leeds

Awards, commissions & residencies

2011 Schiller Market Studio, Playing the City 3, Schirn Frankfurt, Germany
2011 Tate Modern – Art Commission – Pembroke House Studio – 16th July 2011 as part of the Wonderful Walworth Day and Community newsletter ‘Tate Modern and You’.
2009 The Photographers Gallery, Art Commission – 2012 Olympics portrait.
2009 Autograph and Light Work Residency. Syracuse, NY, USA.
2009 Send and Receive: Free to Air Development Artists programme. Video research funding with Film and Video Umbrella.
2008 Wentworth street Studios: Art Commission for Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2007 Culture and Care: New Art Commissions for Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
2005 Focal Point Gallery. Commission: ‘Southend Trim’. Southend On-Sea, UK.
2004 Gasworks Gallery, London: Commission: Gas Board I: Embrace, 2004.
2003 Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham: commission: 6-8 2003, Black Hair and Beauty 2003. Nottingham
2003 Space Studio: Cultural Diversity Studio Award. London
2002 Photographers Gallery commission: Blessing. London
2002 Seydou Keita – Portrait Prize.
2001 The British Council – Grants to Artists ‘IVth African Photography Encounters in Bamako,’ Mali, Africa.
1997 Autograph ABP, London: commission: Red, Gold and Green. London.

Selected published work

2012 PLAYING THE CITY, INTERVIEWS – 57 artists answering 10 questions. Kunsthalle Schirn.
2010 Contact Sheet – The Light Work Annual 2010 (pages 50 – 55)
2010 A Useful Dream, African Photography 1960 – 2010 (pages 137 – 141)
2007 Platform for Art: Art on the Underground, Edited By Tamsin Dillon (page 96)
2007 Flava Wedge Curatorial Projects (1997-2007) (pages 106-107)
2007 How We Are: Photographing Britain (Page 180)
2005 Southend Trim- Focal Point catalogue
2004 Photography: A Critical Introduction, Third Edition, and Edited by Liz Wells. (Front cover)
2003 Eileen Perrier- Angel Row catalogue
2002 Blink: Phaidon Press – (Pages 296 –299 and 415)
2002 Different: Phaidon Press – (Pages 72 –73 and 156 – 157)
2001 Mémoires Intimes D’un nouveau Millénaire: IVes Rencountres de la photographie africaine Bamako 2001, publication (pages 66 – 67)
2001 Africa Today: The Artist and the city, publication (pages 172 – 175)
2000 August | Birkhäuser – City Levels (October, pages 102 – 103)
2000 Creative Review (September, page 73)
2000 Tank Magazine (June / July, pages 102 – 107)
1999 Revue Noire – Togo | Ghana (March / April / May issue, pages 24 – 27)
1999 Eileen Perrier: Autograph ABP monograph
1997 Creative Camera (Feb / March, pages 28 –31)