Born Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, lives and works in London

Contact: joshua.bilton@googlemail.com

2008 - 2010 MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London
2004 - 2007 BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, London

Teaching

2018 - Ongoing Visiting Lecturer in Photography (pool of talent) London College of Communication.                                                                                                                                               2014 - Ongoing Lead tutor in Photography, New Fine Art Foundation, The Royal Drawing School   

Lead Artist Facilitator                                                                                                                                    

2018 - Ongoing Flourish, an arts for wellbeing programme for North Kensington residents directly and indirectly affected by Grenfell Tower fire                                                                  2017 - Ongoing Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge                                                                                                                                                                                                           2015 - Ongoing ACAVA Arts Organisation, an educational charity, it develops a wide range of educational initiatives within communities.

Guest Speaker & Tutorials

2018 MA Fine Art department, Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University                                                                                                                                                                         2015 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, Photography department, Farnham University
2014 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, Photography department, Farnham University
2013 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, Photography department, Kingston University
2012 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, Photography department, London College of Communication                                                                                                                                                         2011 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, 4D Pathway, Central Saint Martins                                                                                                                                                                                                   2011 Guest Speaker & Tutorials, Photography department, University of Hertfordshire

Exhibitions

2018

Open House Cambridge with Kettle’s Yard. Workshops and sound commission with African Network with resident artist Hannah Kemp-Welch. (in progress) Artist In Residence, The Canal & River Trust, Enfield Island Village. Commissioned workshop & sound piece for a walk along the Lee Navigation. Paris Photo, Material Immaterial, collaborative Riso print publication, Paris.

2017

Doremi 2017, residency and exhibition, Coniston, Lake District                                                                                                                                                                                                            Unseen Photo Fair, Thread count curated by Der Greif, Amsterdam.                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Time Machine, book publication and exhibition, Somerset.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Open House Cambridge with Kettle's yard, workshops for the curated feast by Harold Offeh.                   

2016

Undersong, SPACE, Mare street, June 23rd - 17th Sept, Solo show.

2015

The Walled Garden, ACAVA Arts Organisation, funded by Brent Council, Barham Park.

2014

Who Thinks The Future?, Lewisham Art House, A Peer Sessions Project curated by Tom Trevatt                                                                                                                                                       ‘Night & Day’, The Photographers Gallery, education room.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hello World, L’Atelier-KSR, curated by Catherine Turner and Zoe Marden, Berlin Germany.                                                                                                                                                                 Venez Fruits Presses, curated by Rosanna Puyol, Paris, France
Hal Silver Speaks, KARST, Plymouth (broadcast)

2013

Rosphoto, Saint Petersburg, Russia ccthenr: Presentations, Curated by Goldsmiths curating course, The Nursery Studios.                                                                                                                                                                        London CAFF, Sluice Art fair, London
Misery Connoisseur, Enclave Gallery, Deptford, London

2012

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
In Forward-Reverse, curated by Patrick Michalopoulos, Schwartz Gallery                                                                                                                                                                                             London Matter In Hand, Kingsgate Gallery, London
Hal Silver Speaks, Cast and Figment / London, Concertzender, NL (broadcast)

2011

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Site Gallery & S1 Artspace, `Shefield
Hal Silver Speaks, curated by Woodmill Projects for Aid & Abet, Space Exchange, Cambridge (performance)                                                                                                                                   810 Senses, curated by Ellie Greig, London
The Arch of Enantiodromia, James Taylor Gallery, London
International Departure: Gate 11, Sant ‘ Agostino Hospital, Modena, Italy
Hal Silver, In The Strobes of Berrier, S.A.G.S, The Woodmill, London
Catching / Drifting, SW1 Gallery, curated by Natasha Vicars, London
I am Solitary, 10 Vyner st, curated by Beers Lambert Contemporary Art, London
Transmuter’s Echo, Apiary Projects, London

2010

The House of The Nobleman, Cornwall Terrace, curated by Victoria Golemblovskaya and
Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz, with the participation of the Saatchi Collection and Channel 4, London
JTG Project 10, James Taylor Gallery, curated by Five Storey Projects, London
I am Solitary, Surface Gallery, curated by Beers lambert Contemporary Art, Nottingham
Young Gods, Charlie Smith Gallery, curated by Zavier Ellis, London
reGeneration 2, Rencontres D’ Arles, curated by William A. Ewing and Nathalie Herschdorfer, France                                                                                                                                               reGeneration 2, Musee de l’Elysee, curated by William A. Ewing and Nathalie Herschdorfer, Lausanne                                                                                                                                             reGeneration 2, Aperture Foundation, New York Hal Silver & The Morouge Room, The Hospital Club, curated by Hal Silver & Jotta, London

Awards

2017 Le Bal Award (shortlisted)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2014 Bar Tur Photobook Award with the Photographers Gallery (finalist)                                                                                                                                                                                           2010 Worshipful Company Painter Stainers Award

Publications

Material Immaterial, Risograph publication curated by Rodrigo Orrantia reGeneration2 - Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, Thames & Hudson