Alan Jones is a Manchester based artist who uses a broad range of photographic practises, with specific interest in the use of redundant technologies, analogue and contact processes. Jones’ work exposes the relationships between materials, space and time and seeks to find meaning in the patina of social structures. His work featured in the first two Paper Geographies exhibitions at Manchester Central Library (2020) and the Arles Photography Festival, France (2022). He has also exhibited in Plant Noma, Manchester (2018), AIR Gallery, Cheshire (2018) and Federation House, Manchester (2017). In 2015 he curated the exhibition Still Moving for the Vertical Gallery, Manchester School of Art. As a commercial photographer he has worked with image libraries, book publishers and record companies. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University.