Murray Ballard (b.1983) is a photographer born and based in Brighton, UK. He graduated from the University of Brighton in 2007 with a BA(Hons) in Photography and was selected for ‘Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed 2008′ – the annual showcase of work by the most promising recent graduates – at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. In 2011 the British Journal of Photography recognised him as one of the ‘Emerging Photographers of Note’, following his debut solo show, The Prospect of Immortality, at Impressions Gallery, Bradford. In 2012 the exhibition toured to the Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland and then in 2013 to the Centro Cultural de España, Mexico City for the Transitio_mx 05 festival.
His photographs have been published in many international magazines and newspapers including: GEO, GQ, Financial Times, The Guardian, IL, The Independent, Marie Claire, Wired and the photography journals: 6 Mois, 8, British Journal of Photography, Dummy, HotShoe and YVI.