Before working as a lecturer Frank was a commercial photographer working in advertising and marketing as a portrait and still life photographer. He had worked as an assistant to both an architectural photographer and to a portrait photographer at the Royal Opera House as well as assisting for a film stills company.
After gaining a M.A. (distinction) at Derby University in Photographic Studies he taught at Camberwell College of Art and Croydon College of Art. He now teaches on both the B.A. and M.A. Photographic courses in theory and practice. His photographic practice deals with the spatial relationship between landscape and architecture. He has also made working considering the relationship between sound and the photographic image.
The Hush House: Cold War Sites in England (2004).
Fearsome History, (Edits) John Schofield & Wayne Cocroft, (Chapter 14), 2007.
Isles of Grain (DVD) (2010).
Essay and in Emerging Landscapes (Edit: Davide Deriu & Eugenie Shinkle), Ashgate, 2014
Soundings from the Estuary (2014)
Selected exhibitions (curator)
‘Living in this Mess,’ Morley Gallery, London, 2002.
‘Soundings from the Estuary’, Novas Gallery, London, 2008.
‘The Back of Beyond’ London West gallery (solo exhibition) 2010.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, 2011.
M2 Gallery, London, 2015.
Areas of Interest
Landscape, Global/ Environmental theory, Sound and Photography, Street Photography, Film History.
MA Photojournalism alumnus Jason Larkin is now showing at Flowers Gallery
Jason Larkin Past Perfect
Centred around questions of authenticity and the representation of collective histories, Past Perfect (2008 – 2016), is a new series of photographs by British photographer Jason Larkin, highlighting the visual presentation of war and conflict within public museums around the world.
pic.london is a not-for-profit photo festival that is initiated, led and run by artists and photographers, launching its first edition this autumn.
It aspires to support emerging artists and engage the public in thinking about photography.
Fun, accessible, and intellectually inspiring.
1st Opening Thursday 26th October at Gallery SO
This exhibition seeks to explore the scope and scale of visual intrusion in our everyday lives through photographic and mixed media work from emerging artists.
We live in a society that has a CCTV camera on every street corner and a camera-phone in every pocket. Yet intrusion can be as overt as unwanted snapshots […]