Growing up in the new age: works and documentation


Marjolaine Ryley is an artist working with Photography, moving image, text, objects and the web. She has exhibited her both nationally and internationally, including solo exhibitions at Impressions Gallery, Bradford, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow and Harbourfront Arts Centre, Toronto. She has regularly published her work including; Field Study 7 ‘Residence Astral’ an archive of images taken over a twelve year period in her grandmother’s apartment in Brussels and Ryley’s first monograph ‘Villa Mona – A Proper Kind of House’ a study of a family holiday home in Flanders. This was published by Trace Editions.

From 20005/07 she was visiting Research Fellow at PARC (Photography and the Archive Research Centre) undertaking ’The Last Picture Show', a project looking at the changing nature of family photography in the digital age. Ryley’s current project 'growing up in the new age' explores Free School Education, Squatting and Countercultural South London. An exhibition and publication are planned for 2011/12.

She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Photography and Video art at the University of Sunderland.