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Mishka Henner, b.1976 (French British Belgian)

Born in Belgium to a Polish mother with a French passport and a British father.
Arrived in England in 1984. Rejected from a professional football club in 1992.
Received the world’s smallest photography award, the Kleine Hans award, in 2011.
Awarded the ICP Infinity Award for Art in New York in 2013.

Tried and failed ever since.

Lives and works in Manchester, England.
Part of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative.

Detailed CV  /  Texts 2010–2015

Contact: mishkahenner@gmail.com



Gallery Representation

USA
Bruce Silverstein Gallery
529 West 20th Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10011
+1 212 627 3930
inquiries@brucesilverstein.com
ITALY
Renata Bianconi Gallery
via Lecco 20
20124 Milan
+39 02 22228336
info@galleriabianconi.com



Selected Bibliography

2017
Understanding Photojournalism, Jennifer Good and Paul Lowe, Bloomsbury [Link]
Photography and Collaboration: From Conceptual Art to Crowdsourcing, Daniel Palmer, Bloomsbury [Link]
Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, Robert Hirsch, Focal Press [Link]
Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art, Garrett Stewart, University of Chicago Press [Link]
Information and Communication Overload in the Digital Age, IGI Global [Link

2016
Known and Strange Things, Teju Cole, Faber & Faber [Link]
Wasting Time on the Internet, Kenneth Goldsmith, HarperCollins [Link]
Afterimages: Photography and U.S. Foreign Policy, Liam Kennedy, University of Chicago Press [Link]
Behind the Camera, Prestel [Link]
Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space, Bloomsbury [Link]
Langford's Basic Photography, CRC Press [Link]

2015
Qu'Est Ce Que La Photographie? Editions Xavier Barral [Link]
The Handbook of Textile Culture, Bloosmbury [Link]
Edges of the Experiment, Fw:Books [Link]
Design as Future-Making, Bloomsbury [Link]
Questa è Guerra? Marsilio [Link]
Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, Elsevier [Link]

2014
Landmark: The Fields of Landscape Photography, Thames & Hudson [Link]
Photography 4.0: A Teaching Guide for the 21st Century, Michelle Bogre, CRC Press [Link]
The Versatile Image: Photography, Digital Technologies and the Internet, Leuven University Press [Link]
The Hierarchy of Images: Chapter 1, Rorhof [Link]
Histoires de la Photographie, Jeu de Paume [Link]
Publish Your Photography Book, Princeton Architectural Press [Link]
Post-Photography, Laurence King [Link]
Manifeste! Eine Andere Geschichte der Fotografie, Steidl [Link]

2013
Making Cultural History: New Perspectives on Western Heritage, Nordic Academic Press [Link]
Drone: The Automated Image, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, 13th edition, Kerber [Link]
Vues d'en Haut, Centre Pompidou [Link]
Fully Booked: Ink on Paper : Design & Concepts for New Publications, Gestalten [Link]
A Different Kind of Order: The ICP Triennial, International Center of Photography, Prestel [Link]
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013, Photographers’ Gallery [Link]
From Here On, Arts Santa Monica [Link]
Various Small Books, MIT Press [Link]
Precious Commodities, Vice
Aneignung / Appropriation, Fotogalerie Wien [Link]

2012
Extra: From Here On, Fotomuseum Antwerp
Aneignung, Teil I: Bildbefragung, Fotogalerie Wien
FotoGrafia – Festival Internazionale di Roma

2011
From Here On, Les Rencontres d’Arles
Mutations: Perspectives on Photography, Paris Photo [Link]


Selected Reviews and Editorials

2017
Googlescapes, Art Press, Etienne Hart

2016
‘Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015’ Review, Richard B Woodward [Link]
¿Qué es la fotografía? El Periodico, Natalia Farre
Point First, Shoot Later, Barry Schwabsky, The Nation [Link]
Right Here Right Now, Bob Dickinson, Art Monthly [Link]
Op Ed, LA Times [Link]

2015
Voorheen Fotograf, Laura Herman, Metropolis M, Dec 2015/Jan 2016
Public Life and the Private Screen: Mishka Henner’s No Man’s Land, Kate Albers, Circulation | Exchange [Link]
Mishka Henner Uses Google Earth as Muse, Philip Gefter, New York Times [Link]
Mishka Henner: Semi-Automatic at Bruce Silverstein Gallery, Helena Calmfors, Musee Magazine [Link]
Mishka Henner, Loring Knoblauch, Collector Daily [Link]
Mishka Henner and Jill Orr Performing to the all-seeing eye, Helen Vivian, Artlink [Link]
The Man Who Laughed At Surveillance Technology, Alex Greenberger, Art News [Link]
Semi-Automatic: Mishka Henner, Lara Atallah, Art Forum Critics' Pick [Link]
Modern History vol 1. Bob Dickinson, Art Monthly, June issue
Degrees of Visibility: Mishka Henner's Views From Above, Alicia Guzmán, Widok. Teorie i praktyki kultury wizualnej, Number 8
Portfolio, Prefix Photo, #31 [Link]
Mishka Henner: Bouncing Off Satellites, Falling to Earth, Dan Rule, Vault [Link]
Mishka Henner: Art as Geospatial Intelligence Gathering, Robert Shore, Elephant [Link]
Artforum cover, April 2015 issue

2014
The Fifth Prix Pictet, Emma Crichton-Miller, Apollo Magazine [Link]
Mishka Henner: Black Diamond, Fatema Ahmed, Icon [Link]
Black Diamond, Louise Benson, postmatter [Link]
Black Diamond – Mishka Henner, George Vasey, Photographers' Gallery Blog [Link]
Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Christy Lange, Frieze [Link]
Kunst Für Eine Bessere Welt, ART
The Forum, BBC World Service [Link]
Mishka Henner on Lies, Leaks and the Commodification of Life, Blouin Artinfo [Link]
Snapshot: Centerfire Feedyard, Financial Times [Link]
The Art of Oil, The Observer Magazine [Link]
Above the Industrial Meat Machine, Wired [Link]
Origins Story, Through a Modern Lens, New York Times [Link]
Exposure, Mother Jones, Nov/Dec issue
War, Technology, Distance, Paul Wombell, British Journal of Photography [Link]
What Google Maps Can't See, New Yorker [Link]
Unbelievable Photos Show Factory Farms Destroying The American Countryside, Business Insider [Link]
Striking Satellite Photos Show What the Meat Industry Is Really Doing to America, .Mic [Link]
Texas Beef Industry Worried the EPA Is Cracking Down on Dumping Crap into Waterways, Dallas Observer [Link]
Kulturkampf in der Küche, Suddeutsche [Link]
Mishka Henner: a Duchamp for our times, The Telegraph [Link]
Centerfire Feedyard (2013) by Mishka Henner, Financial Times [Link]
Aerial Photos Capture Two Of America's Most Precious Resources: Oil And Beef, Fast Company [Link]

2013
The Fine Art of Spying, Ellen Gamerman, Wall Street Journal [Link]
Feed Lots, Nicola Twilley, Edible Geography [Link]
What's the Point? Pavel Buchler, Source, Issue 75
Picking Up The Pieces, Chris Wiley, Aperture, August [Link]
Dutch Landscapes, Moritz Neumüller, European Photography, Number 93
Mishka Henner: Open Eye Gallery, Sarah James, Frieze, June [Link]
What’s Real Today (Check Again Soon), Holland Cotter, NY Times, May [Link]
Les Nouvelles Visions de la Ville, du Bauhaus a Google Earth, Beaux Arts, April
Do you really call this art?, Rob Cooper & Steve Robson, Daily Mail, April [Link]
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize: Mishka Henner, The Telegraph, April [Link]
Mashups and Moon Walkers, Adrian Searle, The Guardian, April [Link]
A Different Kind of Order: ICP Triennial, Jessie Wender, New Yorker, April [Link]
Eighteen Pumpjacks: A Look at Oil on the American Landscape, Time Magazine, 26 September [Link]
Big Oil Seems Downright Puny When Seen From Space, Wired Magazine, 16 October [Link]
These Horrifying Photos Show A Destroyed American Landscape That Agriculture Giants Don't Want You To See, Sydney Brownstone, Co.Exist [Link]
A look at two of Texas’ biggest exports from high above, Houston Chronicle, 13 August [Link]

2012
Cinema's snappers reassembled Marclay-style, Phaidon, December [Link]
Less is More, Colin Pantall, British Journal of Photography, April [Link]
Mishka Henner's 'Less Americains' Digitally Erases Robert Frank, Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post, May [Link]
Retouching a Classic: ‘Less Américains’, Jeffrey Ladd, Time Magazine, March [Link]
Uendelig Opplag, Anngjerd Rustand, Vagant, March-May
Mishka Henner’s erased images: art or insult?, Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian, May [Link]
The Golden Age of Dutch Aerial Landscapes, Giampaolo Bianconi, Rhizome, June [Link]
Artistically censored Google Earth pix - the Dutch way, CNet, May [Link]
The solar system on paper, New Scientist, January [Link]
Beef & Oil, Vice magazine worldwide, December
Pump It Up, New York Times, 15 April
The Avant-Garde at the Net, Bauhaus, December
Google Earth Vous Regarde, Le Monde, 19 May

2011
Dutch Landscapes, David Chandler, Photoworks, issue 17
Dutch Landscapes, Clément Chéroux, Mutations, Steidl
Virtueel Toerisme in de Woestijn, Toine Heijmans, De Volkskrant, 3 September
Fotograaf Zonder Camera, Hans Aarsman, De Volkskrant, 10 August
No Man’s Land, Source Magazine, issue 68
Mishka Henner, Matthias Harder, Photography-Now Journal of Photography & Video Art, 4.11
Blind Leading the Blind, Diane Smyth, British Journal of Photography, August
Photographing the Prostitutes of Italy’s Back Roads, Prison Photography, August
Google’s Mapping Tools Spawn New Breed of Art Projects, wired.com, August
Google Street View and Authorship, Jorg Colberg, Conscientious, August
No Man’s Land, DVA Photo Magazine, May
From Here Flows the Artery of Life, OjodePez, Issue 25
Virtueel Toerisme in de Woestijn, De Volkskrant, 1 September
Fotografieprijs Kleine Hans voor Mishka Henner, De Volkskrant, 12 July
No Man’s Land, Guardian Magazine, 9 July
Dutch Landscapes, Spectrum, Sunday Times Magazine, 1 May

2010
Photography Is, Joachim Schmid, Philosophy of Photography Journal

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