RIAN DUNDON
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PHOTOGRAPHER + EDITOR (Oakland, California)

 

Portland, Oregon 1980

M.A. Social Documentation, University of California, Santa Cruz (2012)

B.F.A. Photography & Imaging, New York University TSOA (2003)

Partner photographer, Keystone Agency

2015 Silicon Valley education reporting fellow, New America Media

Visiting faculty, San Francisco Art Institute

Photography editor at Timeline

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON SHOWS

(2017) New Life. Burnt Oak Gallery, Oakland, Calif.

(2014) Fan. Schwarzer Montag at Westflügel, Zürich, Switzerland.

(2014) Trust. Loakal Gallery, Oakland, Calif.

(2012) Changsha. Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz, Calif.

(2008) Chinese Youth. Gulf and Western Gallery, New York University, NYC.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

(2015) Status Update. Catchlight at SOMArts, San Francisco, Calif.

(2015) City At Large II. Adolph Gasser Photography, San Francisco, Calif.

(2014) Guerrilla Slideshow (projection). Visa pour l’image, Perpignan, France.

(2011) Photo Stories. Saatchi and Saatchi, London.

(2011) Capricious: Being Fashion. Arnhem Mode Biennale, Netherlands.

(2010) Unpublished-Unknown. Fotografia Festival, Rome.

(2010) Chinese Film Sets. Caochangdi Photo Spring, Beijing.

(2010) Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition. Getty Images Gallery, London.

(2009) OK China. Camera Club of New York, New York.

(2008) Tierney Fellowship Group Show. New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn.

(2007) Transformations: Photography and Imaging at 25. New York University.

(2007) Chinese Youth (projection). Angkor Photography Festival, Siem Reap.

(2006) Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2006. Magenta Foundation, Toronto.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Changsha (2nd edition). 2016. Shenzhen: Modes Vu.

Fan. 2015. Shenzhen: Modes Vu.

Status Update (exhibition catalog). 2015. Berkeley: Catchlight.

Out Here Vol. I. 2014. Oakland: Self-Published.

Photographs Not Taken (by Will Steacy). 2012. New York: Daylight Books.

Changsha. 2012. Dublin: Emphas.is.

Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2006. 2006. Toronto: Magenta Foundation.

 

GRANTS + FELLOWSHIPS

(2015) Economic Hardship Reporting Project / Production grant

(2015) Silicon Valley Community Foundation + New America Media / Informed Communities Education Reporting Fellowship

(2012) University of California / Porter Graduate Arts Research Committee Grant

(2011) University of California Santa Cruz / Humanities Division Research Fellowship

(2011) Willis W. and Ethel M. Clark Foundation / Investment in Community Fellowship

(2010) University of California / UC Regents’ Fellowship

(2007) Tierney Family Foundation / Tierney Fellowship

(2006) Magenta Foundation / Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers

 

REVIEWS + ARTICLES

Hyperallergic / “Photos Capture the Rise of a Carefully Crafted Chinese Celebrity.” Voon, Claire. Mar. 23, 2016.

New York Times / “Visualizing The Common Core Curriculum.” Silverman, Rena. Aug. 3, 2015.

TIME Lightbox / “A Photographer’s Homecoming in Oakland.” Dundon, Rian. Jan. 11, 2015.

L.A. Review of Books / “We Out Here.” Christensen, Jon. Jul. 3, 2014.

Intl. Herald Tribune / “Avoiding a ‘Prescribed Version’ of China.” McDonald, Mark. May 8, 2012.

New America Media / “The Portraits, and Politics of ‘Getting By’ in China.” Shurmann, Peter. May 5, 2012.