Christophe Dillinger is a multi-faceted artist working primarily in photography, painting, printing and sculpture. His work has been exhibited worldwide and, after a few years hiatus, he has resumed his practice in his studio in France. He is also the editor of Square Magazine, a free digital publication dedicated to square format photography.
He was awarded a MA in Fine Art by the University of Wolverhampton, UK, in 2011.
Typewriter, 2010, ePug Publishing, ISBN 978-0-9562035-2-6
Camera Visibilum, 2009, ePug Publishing, ISBN 978-0-9562035-0-2
Squarebook #1, 2011, Editions de Juillet, ISBN 978-2-9532545-7-0 (editor)
Squarebook #2, 2014, Squaremag(uk) cic, ISBN 978-0-9930028-0-9 (editor)
Editor in Chief of Square Magazine, launched 15th April 2010. www.squaremag.org
Plateforme Magazine, #5, #14. www.plateformag.com
Carpaccio Magazine, #12. www.carpaccio.com
PH Magazine, #21. www.phmag.ca
Accredited by the Arts Council England: “Graves, beaches and shopping receipts” solo show, Ludlow, UK, 2007.
“Typewriter”, solo show, Belfast Photography Festival, Belfast, ROI
“Square au Carré”, group show (curator), Rennes, FR
“Square pegs”, group show (curator), Birmingham Library, Birmingham, UK
“Square Portraits”, group show (curator), The Jam Factory, Oxford, UK
Portfolio reviewer for Square Magazine, Format Internal Photography Festival Biennale, Derby, UK
“Off the wall”, Group show, Stigma gallery, Athens, GRE
“Zine 2”, Collectif Rats9, Québec, CAN
Juror for Critical Mass, part of Photolucida 2013, Portland, USA
“WYSIWIGOTN”, solo show, Tafkaj Gallery, Geneva, CH
“East meets West”, QUAD & Format International Photography Festival, Derby, UK (touring to The Lighthouse, Wolverhampton, UK)
“The Gathering”, Diemar/Noble Gallery, London, UK
“Allotments/Plot 09 and 06”, MAC Birmingham, UK (curated by Helen Foot, MA RCA , London and Mona Casey/Sonya Russel-Saunders, BCU, Birmingham)
“Parallax art fair”, Mayfair, London, UK
“Square@Birmingham” (curator), fotofilia gallery, Birmingham, UK
“Cerebral Departures”, SpaceCamp gallery, Indianapolis, USA
“Vanguard Exhibition”, Contemporary experimental art archive, Clapton, London, UK
Shortlisted for the British New Contemporaries 2011 award, UK
“Art in Mind”, Brick Lane Gallery, London, UK.
“Alchemists”, Viewfinder Photographic Gallery, London, UK.
“Juried pinhole show” (International pinhole day), Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, USA.
“VIIIth International Festival of Experimental Art”, St Petersburg, RUS.
“Révélation 4, Foire de Photographie Contemporaine”, Paris, FR.
ACADEMIC & OTHER ART RELATED ACTIVITIES:
Graduated with a MA fine art, Aug 2011 from Wolverhampton University, after achieving a BA (Hons) there in 2010.
I have been an invited lecturer at Wolverhampton University since 2007, delivering experimental photography workshops.
I was plenary speaker at “Colloque interdisciplinaire: Les études photographiques au carrefour des sciences humaines et sociales”, (European interdisciplinary symposium: photographic studies at the crossroads of human studies and sociology), invited speaker, Rennes, FR. « The Invisible in photography : study of the Typewriter series ».
I was plenary speaker at “The art of print“, part of the wlvfotofest initiative, as editor of Square Magazine, Wolverhampton University, UK.