Alexander Mourant was born in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1994. He studied BA (Hons) Photography at Falmouth University. His work has been featured extensively online with British Journal of Photography, AINT-BAD, Splash and Grab, Nowness and Photoworks. Alexander has also exhibited a variety of work, most notably with CCA Galleries, Mall Galleries, Royal Geographical Society and in a major solo show titled Aomori at The Old Truman Brewery, London. He was a recent finalist for the South West Graduate Photography Prize and the winner of a FR Award 2017 for his graduate series Aurelian. He is a recipient of grants from ArtHouse Jersey and Arts Council England. Alexander is currently working on personal projects and will commence studies at the Royal College of Art, September 2018.
- AurelianAurelian explores the interior space of British butterfly houses. These artificial environments are used throughout the work to probe the nature of experience, as an envisioned idea where time is not absolute, but continuously contained and all encompassing. By employing cultural objects and contemporary abstraction, the work holds a dynamic tension — questioning one’s spatial sense - stimulated through colour, form and materiality. Photographs of the accompanying cultural objects disseminate el
- AomoriSolo Exhibition The Old Truman Brewery, London 1 - 5 February 2018 Aomori exhbition supported by Metro Imaging, Free Range, ArtHouse Jersey and uses public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Introduction: It is the presence of the forest and the density of its nature, which arrests for us, the relentless progression of time - Alexander Mourant Taken in Japan, Aomori follows a consistent trajectory in the history of art, where the colour blue is used as a demarcatio
ArchivistMichael Hoppen Gallery
- London, United KingdomFreelance
My responsibilities included evaluating the existing archive, sourcing and handling vintage and contemporary prints, photographing and re-archiving prints and finally installing our new gallery system.
Studio AssistantSimon Roberts
- Brighton, United KingdomInternship
“I’ve found Alexander Mourant to be a mature, trust worthy and a responsible individual. Alexander is more capable than most photographers I know at making a project happen, with persistence and determination.” - Simon Roberts
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