CURRICULUM VITAE

 
Born: Drogheda, Ireland. 1970
 
 
EXHIBITIONS
 
Solo Shows / Events
 
2012   One + One, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda Ireland & Wexford Arts Centre
    One + One + one, Art Currents Institute Gallery, New York
2010   ‘One + One (The Reading)’ Rea Garden residency, Birmingham
2009   ‘Isoli [cont.]’ Lanchester Gallery, Coventry University, Coventry (Jan. 09)
    ‘The Face of Another’, part of ‘Curating Knowledge’ Alsager Arts Centre, MMU, Cheshire
2007/8    ‘Vexations’ part of Site Platform, Site Gallery, Sheffield
    'In Place of the Page' (ongoing collaborative project) at:
2004 - 7/08    Standpoint Gallery, Coronet St. Hoxton, London
2004 - 6/07   Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Ireland
2003 - 9/11   London Open House Weekend, Sugarhouse, ACME live-work space
    Nottingham Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham
    'A Sense of Place' conference, The Old Library, Cardiff
2000 - 2002   'Mobile Porch' Under the Westway, London
    'Incubation, Writing and the Internet' conference, Nottingham
    'Dartington Gallery' Dartington, Devon
2003   'Habitat' (work in progress) at Unit 2 Gallery, Whitechapel, London
 
Group Shows / Events
 
2015   ‘Diagrams’, curated by Niamh McDonnell. Pallas Projects, Dublin and QSS, Belfast
    ‘Why Would I Lie?’ research exhibition, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
2013   ‘Beyond The Frontier’ (video in public sites) New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
    ‘Platform, In the Making’, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2012   ‘Live Notation’, AHRC research group day of performance/presentations, Arnolfini, Bristol
    A Game of Two Halves (with Jane Ball), Lewis Gallery, Rugby
2011   L’Ultima Cena, Refettorio di San Michele, Pescia, Italy
2010   ‘Beyond Fontana’ Studio 1.1, London, curated by Stephanie Moran (forthcoming)
    ‘A Site of No Special Interest’, Solihull Gallery, Birmingham (forthcoming)
2009   Creekside Open 09, selected by Mark Wallinger. APT gallery, Deptford, London
    ‘Unspeaking Engagements’, Chulalongkorn University Gallery, Bangkok. Group show curated by Steve Dutton and Brian Curtin
    ‘The Other Side of Waiting’ Homerton Hospital, London – group project of integrated artworks.
2008   ‘Drawing Breath’ group show, Lugar Do Desenho, Foundation of Julio Resende. Porto, Portugal
    ‘Re-Cognition’ Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry, UK
    ‘Art/Home Movies, High Rise Cinema’ Park Gallery, Falkirk, Curated by Alex Hetherington
2007   ‘L’Isola Di’, San Servolo Servici, Venice, Italy
2006   ‘Spatial Imagination’ Domo Baal Gallery, London 
2005   ‘Starwatch’ Poster work for ‘51N / 00W’ at bookartbookshop, London. Curated by Richard Makin
2004   ‘Place/Displace’ Group show and symposium at Unit 2 Gallery, Mile End Park Ecology Centre and Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    ‘Para Sites’ Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport, Dorset (curation commission and residency)
    ’SPELT!’ at, The Horse Hospital, London
    ‘Watch This Space’ Phoenix Gallery, Brighton
    ‘tEXt 04’ Phoenix Gallery, Exeter
    Film screening at ‘Snap’ exhibition and screening, Diorama Gallery, London
2003   'Writing Instructions, Reading Walls', The Poetry Society Cafe, London
2002   'Tristero' Online artist in residence. Hosted by Film and Video Umbrella, London
    'The Studio and After' symposium, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
    'Creative Re-Use: The Body of Knowledge', Arnolfini & University of Bristol
    'Taking Place 3' Sheffield University, School of Architecture
1998   'Dark Field' The Boiler House, Eastway Baths, Hackney, London
1994   'Artist Book Fair' Represented by Greenwood Contemporary Books, London
1993   ‘Slade School of Fine Art' Postgraduate Degree Show
    'Two Thousand Square Feet' 52 Whitfield St. London
2002 - 2004   Curator of 'LLAW' (Public textworks) for 'bookartbookshop', Hoxton, London
 
RESIDENCIES
 
2010   Rea Garden residency, (hosted by Behind Closed Doors) Birmingham, UK
2007 / 08   In-gallery residency and commission, Site Platform, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
2007   San Servolo Island residency, Venice, Italy
2006   British School at Rome residency funded by Irish Arts Council, Travel & Mobility Grant
2002   'Labculture' artist's residency PVA, Bridport, Dorset
1997   'Creative Arts Residency at Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada
1993   Artist's residency at Ny Alesund, Svalbard, Norway, funded by Duveen Travel Award for Artists.
 
PUBLICATIONS: CATALOGUES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS
 
2012   One + One catalogue with commissioned essays by Cherry Smyth, Dr. Mia Lerm-Hayes and Steve Dutton. Published by Highlanes gallery, Ireland.
2009   I have drawn away, I have not left my place, Essay for Building Material journal (Issue on interdisciplinarity, Autumn 09) Published by Architects Association of Ireland.
Creekside Open 09 catalogue, APT gallery, London
    Isoli [cont.] review by Cherry Smyth, CIRCA magazine, Issue 128, Summer 09
    Isoli [cont.] catalogue, Lanchester Gallery Projects, Coventry, UK
    Essay for Graham Chorlton exhibition ‘Bristol Road’ catalogue, Rotunda Gallery, Birmingham
2008   Drawing Breath/Respirar Arte’ catalogue, Lugar Do Desenho, Porto, Portugal
    Commissioned essay on ‘Vexations’ by Alex Hetherington, Published on Site Gallery website.
     ‘L’Isola Di’ catalogue, published by San Servolo Servici, Venice, Italy.
    Catalogue Essay, The Blossoming of Perspective, a study by Penelope Haralambidou, Domo Baal Gallery, London
    ‘Stray Sods, 8 Dispositions on the feminine, space and writing, illustrated essay in ‘Altering Practices’ edited by Doina Petrescu, Routledge, London
2006   Catalogue Essay, ‘Urban Lighthouse’, Coventry
    Spatial Imagination’ Exhibition catalogue, Published by UCL
2005   Transmission:Speaking & Listening’ Sheffield Hallam University / Site Gallery UK
2004   Bartlett Works’ Published by The Bartlett, UCL in association with August Projects
    Here Are My Instructions’ from exhibition curated by Olsen & Johanknecht, Gefn Press, UK
    Para Sites’ Exhibition catalogue. Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset UK
    Film and Video Umbrella Projects 2002 – 2004’ London
2001   Scroope 14’ Architecture Journal, Cambridge, UK
1999   'Visible Language 33.1' Rhode Island School of Design, USA
    Contemporary Visual Arts' UK
1998   'Circa 85’ Irish and International Art
 
PUBLISHED IMAGE-TEXT WORK
 
2003   'Performance Research, Vol.8 No.4 'On Moving Bodies' Routledge, London
2001   'Foil, Defining Poetry 1985 - 2000' Etruscan Books, UK
1999   'Shark, Contemporary Poetry Journal' New York, USA
    'Coil, Journal of the Moving Image' Royal College of Art, London
1998   'Circa 86' Irish and International Art, Dublin and Belfast
    'Performance Research, Vol.3 No.2 'On Place' Routledge, London
1997   'Performance Research, Vol.2 No.1 'Letters from Europe' Routledge, London
    'Chain' Poetry Journal, Uni. of Hawaii, Honolulu and New York, USA
1996   'Performance Research, Vol.1 No.1 'The Temper of the Times' Routledge, London
 
ARTIST’S TALKS & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 
2015   ‘Why Would I Lie?’ Research conference and exhibition, Dyson building, RCA, London
2013   ELIA Teacher’s Academy, Utrecht & Amsterdam (with Jane Ball)
2010   ‘-writing’ Bartlett School of Architecture symposium, UCL, London
    ‘International Association of Word & Image Studies’ conference, UU, Belfast
    Eastside Projects (ESP) in connection with Rea Garden residency
2008   ‘Translated Acts’, ICFAR, Central St. Martins College of Art, UOA, London
    ‘Writing Digital Media’ presentation and network launch. Tate Modern, London
2006   ‘E and Eye; electronic poetry, visual art and writing’. Tate Modern, London
2005   ‘Dear Alaric..’ with ‘taking place’ at Technologies of Place conference, Academic Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2004   ‘Habitat’ at ‘Subvoicive Colloquium 2004’ Camden People’s Theatre, London
    ‘In Place of the Page’ at ‘Partly Writing’, Southampton University
    taking place’ presentation at ‘Becoming Space’, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003   'In Place of the Page' at Birkbeck Poetry Forum, UCL, London
    ‘Habitat’ at ‘Bodies of Evidence’ symposium, Royal Holloway University, London
2002   'In Place of the Page' at 'The Annex Gallery', New York
2000   'Liminalities' Performance conference, Brunel University, London
1999   'Perspectives: Irish Identity in the 20th C' Aberdeen University
    'Alterities: feminism and architecture' Ecole De Beaux Arts, Paris
    'Ephemeralities of Writing' University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    'Visual Cultures' IAWIS Scripps College, Claremont, California, USA
1997   'Mixed Messages; Image, Text, Technology' University of North Carolina, USA
 
GRANTS / AWARDS
 
2007/10   Research awards, Coventry School of Art & Design, Coventry University, UK
    Arts Council England, Research & Development grant for group project at Homerton hospital
2004   Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts & AHRB Small Grants in Creative and Performing Arts
2002/07   'ACME' artist's live-work residency, The Sugar House, London
2002/03   'AA2A, Artists Access to Art Colleges, Residency at London Met. Uni.
2001   'London Arts, Individual Awards to Artists'
1999   'Kicking Off' South West Arts fund for New Writers
 
EDUCATION
 
2013-pending   'Royal College of Art,' PhD by Project, Fine Art (Photography)
1991 - 1993   'Slade School of Fine Art, London : H.Dip in Fine Art (Media)
1988 - 1991     'University of Ulster' at Belfast : BA Hons in Fine Art
1987 - 1988   'National College of Art & Design', Dublin : Foundation Certificate Art & Design
 
EMPLOYMENT
 
most recent   Senior Lecturer (full-time), Fine Art (BA) Coventry University School of Art & Design (2007-2013)
Recent P/T 05–07   Royal Academy School of Art, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, Goldsmiths College (MA Fine Art), Kingston University, Department of Art History, London.
1995 – 2000   Full time lecturer in BA and MA Performance Writing, Dartington College of Arts, Devon
 
         
     
 
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