Jason McGlade

Jason McGlade (°1974, GB)  is a photographic artist well known for his eclectic style and his unusual approach toimage making . He studied Documentary Photography at Newport University South Wales and Oliviero Toscani’s acclaimed creative lab Fabrica in Treviso, Italy.

He created several advertising campaigns for fashion clients such as Etro and Diesel and has been published all over the world in cutting-edge publications. His editorial work inspired him to create his own magazine – Freestyle Magazine. The fourissues of the round magazine that fit inside a frisbee were published in collaboration with designers including Eley Kishimoto, Paul Smith and Matthew Williamson and have become much sought-after design objects. As a photographic artist, McGlade predominantly shoots analogue. Spending plenty of time in his own darkroom in Berlin, he explores photographic techniques, experiments with out-dated filmand integrates handmade elements. The artistic as well as the practical process of image making are key to his practice.