EDUCATION & AWARDS  2021- PhD Creative Practice,...
2021- PhD Creative Practice, Belfast School of Art, Ulster University, Belfast (ongoing).
2014 MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography, University of Arts London.
2013 MA International Education, University of Sunderland.

2024 Jazz Journalists Association Book Awards 2024 Nominee.
2023 Arts Council of Northern Ireland – Support for Individual Artist Award.
2023 J.R.Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland & Labrador Studies Funding.
2023 Lady Marks Charitable Trust Award.
2022 Japan Foundation Endowment Committee Award.
2022 Royal Photographic Society MPB Bursary (shortlisted).
2022 Thomas Dammann Jr. Memorial Trust Award.
2020 AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Scholarship Award.
2018 Dublin City Council Culture Company Local Heroes Commission.

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2023 kuchi, The Green Room at Black Box Belfast, Belfast.
2023 Ektos, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo.
2022 Scene/Unseen, University of Wales Trinity St.David, Swansea.
2021 Tokyo Jazz Joints at Banana Block, Belfast.
2021 Tokyo Jazz Joints at QFT, Belfast.
2020 Tokyo Jazz Joints at GalerieGa, Munich.
2019 Tokyo Jazz Joints at Rhinoçéros, Berlin.
2018 Tokyo Jazz Joints at Moonglow, London.
2018 Tokyo Jazz Joints at Institute of Light, London.
2017 Tokyo Jazz Joints with Anti-Social Jazz Club, Liverpool.
2017 Tokyo Jazz Joints vs. JazzySport, Tokyo.
2016 Tokyo Jazz Joints, Penang Jazz Festival, Malaysia.
2016 Tokyo Jazz Joints, Krause Center for Innovation, CA.
2015 Tokyo Jazz Joints, TeamLove Ravenhouse Gallery, NY.
2013 TJD: Reprise, PORT, Tokyo.
2013 Tokyo Streets. Embassy of Japan in Poland, Warsaw.
2011 Tokyo Jazz Document. Shimokitazawa Art Space, Tokyo.
2005 kuchi, Sonoma, Shibuya, Tokyo.
2004 kuchi, Daikanyama Photo Salon, Tokyo.
2002 bound, Daikanyama Photo Salon, Tokyo.
2001 second floor, Daikanyama Photo Gallery, Tokyo.


'Humo trompetas y alta fidelidad', El Pais, Spain.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Citizen Jazz, France.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', The Wire, UK.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Jazzwise, UK.

'Tokyo Jazz Joints', All About Jazz, USA.
'This duo visited over 200 jazz joints...', Conde Nast Traveller, India.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Deutschlandfunk, Germany.
''Tokyo Jazz Joints' spotlights Japanese jazz kissa culture', Hypebeast, USA.
'The vanishing world of Japanese jazz kissa culture', Wallpaper*, UK.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints: la note bleue et l'addition', Liberation, France.
'One kissa is all it takes', The Guardian, UK.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', WeJazz Magazine, Finland.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Jazz Podium Magazine, Germany.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Faces Magazin, Switzerland.
'Japanese Jazz Kissa', The Jazz Show with Jamie Cullum, Radio 2, UK.
'Olé', Promenade podcast (season 2, Ep. 12), Ireland.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints', Loft Caz Kültür Gazetesi, Turkiye.
'‘Tokyo Jazz Joints’ Chronicles Transient Beauty', Downbeat, USA.
'Exploring Japan’s ‘jazz kissa' cafe culture', South China Morning Post Style, HK.
'Tokyo Jazz Joints' book, Kehrer Verlag, 2023.
'Belfast-born photographer Philip Arneill’s latest project', Belfast Telegraph, UK.
'Memories, melancholy and all that jazz', Japan Times, Japan.
J-Jazz 1969-84 Volume IV' CD/3LP artwork. BBE Records, UK.

'Barred', Philip Arneill, TLP Editions, Ireland.
'The Violet Hour', Abridged 0-92 Magazine.
Mass Isolation, Gallery of Photography, Ireland.

Docu Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Helsinki, Finland.
'Untitled', The ViViD Project, Ireland.

J-Jazz 1969-84 Volume III' CD/3LP artwork. BBE Records, UK.
'Houses of the Rising Sun', Record Collector, UK.
'Dublin's Housing Crisis', dérive N° 78, Austria.
Tokyo Jazz Joints, Documenting Jazz 2020, Birmingham.

J-Jazz 1969-84 Volume II' CD/3LP artwork. BBE Records, UK.
'Japan's Vanishing Jazz Bars', Neocha magazine.
Editor Showcase, Asia Photo Review (online).
'Delving Deep in the Kanto Jazz Scene', Japan Times, Japan.

'Quadratmeter 66 Jazz', SudDeutsche Zeitung, Germany.
Straight No Chaser #99 magazine, UK.
How to Live Japanese, White Lion Press, UK.
Ireland Independent Coffee Guide, Vol.2.
'J-Jazz 1969-84' CD/3LP artwork. BBE Records, UK.

Tokyo Jazz Joints. Bido Lito! magazine, UK.
'Japanese Listening Bars'. The Times, UK.

Tokyo Jazz Joints on (online)

Tokyo Jazz Joints. Chronogram magazine, USA.

2010 'The Twelfth'. Belfast News Letter.
2010  Tokyo Irish Generation. CD artwork.
2009  'Yoco', Jazz for Dancers book.
2008  Rivers of the World. British Council & Thames Festival Project.
2006  'The Voice from the Floor'. Straight No Chaser magazine.
2002  bound. The Japanese National Museum of Ethnography magazine.
2001  bound. Asahi Shimbun newspaper.
2001  PHASTA. exhibit:a contemporary art magazine.

2023 Do you see what I see?, Working Titles, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany.
2023 Dragon Dance, Riffs: Experimental Writing on Popular Music, UK.
2022 Scott's Jazz Club, Jazz & Culture journal, University of Illinois Press, USA.
2022 Pithecanthropus Erectus, Jazz & Culture journal, University of Illinois Press, USA.
2022 Four/Shi photo essay in 'Revelation', Vol. 6, We Jazz magazine, Finland.
2022 Submission photo essay in 'Amaryllis', Vol. 5, We Jazz magazine, Finland.
2022 Dedication photo essay in 'The Call', Vol. 4, We Jazz magazine, Finland.
2022 Thresholds photo essay in 'Tetragon', Vol. 3, We Jazz magazine, Finland.
2021 Tokyo Jazz Joints: Japanese jazz kissa as heterotopia, Jazz-hitz Journal.

2024  RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin.
2024  Postcards for Palestine Archive, Prague/London.
2024  Mother, Vault Artist Studios, Belfast.
2024  Postcards for Palestine, Arcade Studios, Belfast.
2023  Contrary To, Lot Projects, London.
2023  We Need To Talk About..., Belconnen Arts Space, Canberra.
2023  Royale Arcade Academy, Arcade Studios, Belfast.
2023  Scumzine, Arcetera Studio, Belfast.
2023  Festival of PhD Research, Ulster University, Belfast.
2022  Royale Arcade Academy, Arcade Studios, Belfast.
2022  Between Matter & Words, PS2 Gallery, Belfast.
2022  Kapwa: Communal Spirit, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles.
2022  Surrounded by Sea, Dean Arts Studio, Dublin.
2021  Natural Connections, BX Gallery, Belfast.
2021  The Positive Space Ireland, Brown Thomas, Dublin.
2020  1FTSQ, Fermanagh & Omagh County Council/Strule Arts Centre.
2020  The Positive Space Ireland, Dublin.
2019  Under The Counter Culture, tactilebosch, Cardiff.
2019  Alarum. Soft Power Platform Artists Convention, Berlin.
2018  Local Heroes. Dublin City Culture Company, Dublin.
2015  Wa: International Artist Circle. Gallery Moliere, Tokyo.
2014  Where we stand. Upper Street Gallery, London.
2013  50 InstaDays. Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo.
2002  Family. The National Museum of Ethnography, Osaka.
2000  Snapshot. Baltimore Contemporary Museum, U.S.A.
          Colour / Movement. LeDeco Gallery, Tokyo,
          Sakureten. Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama.
          The 7 Food Groups. Deluxe Art Space, Tokyo.
1999 4 New Photographers. Las Chicas, Tokyo.


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