Sebastian F. Mahon (b. 1992) is an Irish photographer currently based in Brighton, UK. He is a co-founder of AGORA Collective and editor of AGORA Magazine.

Exhibitions

2023 - (Doomscroll).  Gallery DODO, Brighton. (group show curated by PHONY Collective)

2023 - Disclosive. Brighton CCA, UK. (group show)

2023 - Source MA Graduate Photography '23. (online)

2023 - One Stop Copy Shop. The University of Brighton, UK. (group show)

2021 - Lift Not the Painted Veil. The Darkroom, Dublin. (solo show)

2021 - HALFTONE Print Fair. The Library Project, Dublin. (group show)

2020 - Graduate Exhibition. Griffith College, Dublin. (group show)

2020 - Source BA Graduate Photography '20. (online)

2019 - Photoworks. A4 Sounds Gallery, Dublin. (group show)

2019 - Something About Mary. The Copperhouse Gallery, Dublin. (group show)

2018 - HALFTONE Print Fair. The Library Project, Dublin. (group show)

Books

'The Transcendence of Innocent Objects'  - TLP Edition, Published by PhotoIreland, 2020. 

Artist Talks & Residencies

2023 - Disclosive Panel Discussion. Brighton CCA, UK.

2021 - Sebastian F. Mahon in conversation with Artistic Director Mella Travers. The Darkroom, Dublin.

2021 - Artist-in Residency Graduate programme. The Darkroom, Dublin.

Grants & Awards

2021 -  Agility Award Bursary, Arts Council Ireland. (recipient)

2020 - The Inspirational Arts Award. (nominee)

2019 -  Photographer of the Year, The Smedia Awards. (winner)

Curation

2022 - Curator of ‘New Perspectives’  Exhibition and AGORA Magazine Issue 1 Launch. The Darkroom, Dublin.

Features

2019 - Baked Goods. (cover story) 

2018 - D8 Magazine. (cover story)

Education

Graduated 2023 - MA in Photography. University of Brighton (UoB)

Graduated 2020 - BA in Photographic Media. Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

Groups and Organisations

2024 - PEER MATTERS. Peer learning, organised my Photoworks UK. 

2020 - AGORA Social. Cross-disciplinary peer learning, organised by AGORA Collective.

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