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b.1981 Hobart

James has exhibited in galleries, museums and film festivals including: Galeria Boavista (solo), Lisbon, 2023; Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art (solo), Oldenburg, Germany, 2023; Samstag Museum of Art (solo), Adelaide, Australia, 2023; Porto Photography Bienal 2021; Carpintarias de São Lázaro (solo), Lisbon, 2020; Appleton Cultural Association (solo), Lisbon, 2019; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2013 and 2019; Perth Revelation International Film Festival, 2019 and 2020; Contemporary Art Tasmania, 2007 and 2018 (solo); Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 2011 and 2021 (solo); Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, 2018; Ar Sólido, Lisbon, 2016; Carriageworks, Sydney, 2015; Lumiar Cite (solo), Lisbon, 2013; Queensland Art Gallery, 2012; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2010; the Gallery of Fine Arts (solo), Split, Croatia, 2010; Rosalux (solo), Berlin, 2009 and 2010; and the Art Gallery of South Australia, 2008.

He has lectured Time Based Media, at the University of Tasmania, School of Creative Arts and has been a visiting professor at the City University of New York and the Tromsø Art Academy, University of Tromsø, Norway. He has won several prizes including the Grant for Media Art of the Stiftung Niedersachsen at the Edith-Russ-Haus (2022); the Samstag International Visual Art Scholarship (2012); and the Qantas Contemporary Art Award (2009).

He lives in Lisbon, Portugal and Hobart, Tasmania.

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