BIOGRAPHY

Josh Murfitt is a photographer based in Edinburgh, UK. He graduated from the University of Westminster with an MA in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism in 2019. During this programme he produced two self-published photo books and exhibited in central London. His recent projects have explored social and family history, developments in network technologies and the politics surrounding museum collections.


EDUCATION

MA Documentary Photography and Photojournalism ∙ University of Westminster ∙ 2019
BA (Hons) Photography ∙ Anglia Ruskin University ∙ 2013


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Islands of Birds ∙ The Edge Café, Cambridge ∙ 2018
Level Ground: Cambridge Pinhole Photography ∙ The Edge Café, Cambridge ∙ 2017
Land, Sea and Sky: Photographs from the Shetland Islands ∙ Hot Numbers Coffee, Cambridge ∙ 2017
Private View: Photography by Josh Murfitt ∙ Green Lens Studios, London ∙ 2013


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

All Art is Photography ∙ Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie ∙ Kunstverein Ludwigshafen ∙ 2020
That Was Now: MA Degree Show ∙ Ambika P3, London ∙ 2019
Everything, All the Time: MA Interim Exhibition ∙ The Street Gallery, University of Westminster ∙ 2019
Orientation: MA Interim Exhibition ∙ The Street Gallery, University of Westminster ∙ 2017
Shutter Hub OPEN ∙ Hot Numbers Coffee, Cambridge ∙ 2016
Art Language Location: Shelf Life ∙ Waterstones, Cambridge ∙ 2014
UX Cambridge ∙ Churchill College, University of Cambridge ∙ 2014
We Surveil ∙ Hoxton Gallery: The Basement, London ∙ 2013
aMUSE: BA Degree Show ∙ Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge ∙ 2013
(Un) Sustainable? ∙ Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge ∙ 2012
Bright Sparks ∙ Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge ∙ 2012
Out of This World ∙ Cambridge Institute of Astronomy ∙ 2012


PUBLICATIONS

Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie: The Lives and Loves of Images ∙ Campany, David ∙ Kehrer Verlag ∙ 2020
* Grayson Perry: The Pre-Therapy Years ∙ Jones, Catrin and Stephens, Chris ∙ Thames & Hudson ∙ 2020
* Oceania ∙ Brunt, Peter and Thomas, Nicholas ∙ Royal Academy of Arts ∙ 2018
* Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections ∙ Adams, Julie et al ∙ Sidestone Press ∙ 2018
* Another India: Explorations and Expressions of Indigenous South Asia ∙ Elliott, Mark ∙ Adivaani ∙ 2017
* Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific ∙ Hooper, Steven ∙ Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts ∙ 2016
The Photo Album, Volume 1 ∙ Frankie Magazine ∙ Morrison Media ∙ 2009

* starred publications feature Josh's photography of other artists' works and/or museum collections