CV

Education

1992

Intensive Film Workshop, NYU, New York

1989

First Class Honours Degree, Fine Art, NCAD, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

2017

The Winter of 13 Storms: Recent film and video works 2015-2017 -The Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Canada
Solo exhibition – Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford

2015

The Floating World – Multi Screen Installation VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland

2012

State of Suspension Galerie Anita Beckers, Germany

2010

The Wilderness Part 1 Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2009

The ice above, the fire below, and other works – 2007 -2009 Limerick City Art Gallery

2008

New Work, Fenton Gallery, Cork.
Solo Exhibition at Miguel Marcos Gallery, Barcelona

2007

Metamorphosis, Houldsworth Gallery, London; Anita Beckers Galerie,
Frankfurt; Galerie Nichido Contemporary, Tokyo.
Selected Works 1999 –2003, Galeria Art Gaspar, Barcelona, Spain.

2004

MediaScope, MoMA, New York
A Film Trilogy
, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo;
Nichido Contemporary, Tokyo; Domus Artium DA 2, Salamanca, Spain

2003

A Film Trilogy, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin; Mia Sundberg Galleri,
Stockholm, Sweden; Galleri Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain;
Fenton Gallery, Cork.

2001

Too dark for night, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; Vedanta Gallery, Chicago; Fenton Gallery, Cork

1999

Forty Below, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin

1998

Track, Model Arts Centre, Sligo

1997

Track, Hafnarburg Cultural Centre, Iceland; University of Salamanca, Spain; Gallery of Photography, Dublin

1994

Dogdays, Cult Galerie, Vienna, Austria

1993

Dogdays, City Arts Center, Dublin; Unwahr Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Shows

2016

Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany

2015

B3 Biennial – Biennial of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, Germany. Expanded  Senses – exhibiting Flight from the City
TULCA – Festival of Visual Arts, Galway. Curator Mary Cremin
Moving Pictures, Group Show curated by Anita Beckers, Marburger Kunstverein, Germany

2013

The Floating World – World Premiere Kinoderkunst, Munich, Germany

2012

None Went Mad, None Ran Away – Group Show Rubicon Gallery

2011

In Search of the Miraculous; ten days of film video and photography, Crawford Off-site, curated by Rachael Thomas, IMMA
Destructiveness and Beauty, Norbert Frensch, Monica Ursina Jäger, Clare Langan. Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt Gravity – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland
Inner Piece: Works from the Collection of Heather and Tony Podesta, Katzen Center Museum, American University Museum.
INVIDEO 2011, Milan, Italy – The Wilderness, Part 1

2010

The Wilderness, Part 1, Busan Biennale 2010, South Korea, curated by Takashi Azumaya.
For Real – 30 Utopian Projections in Public Space, curated by ViewMaster Foundation, The Netherlands.

2009

Sounds and Visions, Art Film and Video from Europe, Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv – representing Ireland. Curated by Angelo Gioè and Maria Rosa Sossai.
Dojima River Biennale 2009: Reflection: The World Through Art, From Singapore Biennale 2006, 2008
Curated by Fumio Nanjo & Kenji Kubota, Osaka, Japan
Goldstein Connections, Participating artists: Jack Goldstein, Gregor Hildebrandt, Clare Langan, Bjørn Melhus, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
Highlights of KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne
– Group Exhibition composed by Gabriele Horn and Heinz Peter Schwerfel. – KunstWerke, Berlin and touring to Centre Pompidou, Paris
A Secret Understanding, touring exhibition programmed by Forma Arts.
The Best of LOOP 2008, Pacific Design Center, LA, curated by Paul Young
H20: Film on Water, Great River Arts, Vermont Connecticut, & Cynthia Reeves Gallery New York.
Then & Now: Evolving Art Practices, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety, from the IMMA Collection, The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
Adventures in Sound & Image; Panorama 1: I thought I was Hallucinating, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
House Warming, Group show, RED, South Dublin Art Centre.

2008

Singapore Biennale, Curated by Fumio Nanjo, Joselina Cruz and Matthew Ngui.
Video Zone Festival, Braveman Gallery, Tel Aviv
El agua y sus sueños contemporaneous, Expo Zaragoza 2008, Spain. Curated by Miguel Marcos and Fernando Castro-Flórez
Loop ’08 – Barcelona, Fundacio Miro, A Film Trilogy – Part of the Collection of The Irish Museum of Modern Art curated by IMMA director Enrique Juancosa.
Rendez-vous – curated by Isabelle Bertolotti, Shanghai Art Museum, China
Atlas of the Future – Visions of Scenarios to Come, – Palazzo Strozzi, Florence Courtesy of Galerie AnitaBeckers, Frankfurt.

2007

Becks Fusions, collaboration with Sigur Rós – Trafalgar Square, Curated by & ICA London.
Rendez – Vous, Lyon Biennale, curated by Isabelle Bertolotti
Terra Infirma, Pratt Gallery, New York, curated by Berta Sichel, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Spain.
Apocalypse, Candace Dawn Gallery, New York.

2006

Group Exhibition, with Juane Plensa and Zhang Huan, Galerie Cadaques, Cadaques, Spain

2005

Marking Time / Moving Images, Miami Art Museum, Florida, curated by Lorie Mertes
Vision Express, Shanghai Youth Biennale 2005, Lui Hai Su Art Museum, Curated by Fumio Nanjo
World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

2004

Tir na Nog: Younger Irish Artists from the IMMA Collection, IMMA, Dublin
Views from an Island; Contemporary Art from Ireland, Millennium Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Gallery of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2003

Panoramica, Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
After Nature, CCA, Glasgow
The New Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

2002

International 2002, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool
25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil (representing Ireland)
View Finder, curated by Catsou Roberts / Stephen Hepworth, Arnolfini, Bristol.
Greyscale / CMYK, Tramway, Glasgow
The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London

2001

At Sea, curated by Victoria Pomery, Tate Liverpool

2000

Glen Dimplex Artists Award 2000, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1999

Recent Acquisitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Utopias, curated by John Hutchinson, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
First Look, curated by Patrick T. Murphy, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
Loose End, Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway

Film Festivals

2014

The Floating World – VIDEOFORMES 2014, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2013

The Floating World – World Premiere Kino Der Kunst Munich, Germany

2007

Metamorphosis, Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany. – Premier prize for International Film
Metamorphosis, Lorcrano Film Festival, Switzerland
Metamorphosis, Loop Art Fair Barcelona

2002

Too dark for night, Cork Film Festival, Ireland. Youth Jury Award.

Film Projects

1998

Art Director on James Coleman’s Photograph

1997

Assistant Art Director on The Boxer re-shoot directed by Jim Sheridan

1995

Assistant Art Director on Some Mothers Son directed by Terry George

1994

Assistant Art Director on Braveheart directed by Mel Gibson

1992

Assistant Art Director on Far and Away directed by Ron Howard

1991

Short film for Dorothy Cross shown at Powerhouse, ICA, Philadelphia

Art Fairs

2015

Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam – Galerie Anita Beckers / Toronto Art Fair – Galerie Anita Beckers

23rd – 26th October 2015 Toronto Art Fair – Galerie Anita Beckers

2009

The ice above, the fire below, Pulse New York 2009 – featured  installation  Galerie Anita Beckers.

2008

Pulse New York – Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Art Cologne, Germany, Galeria Miguel Marcos, Barcelona
SWAB – Barcelona – Galeria Cadaques Dos, Spain
Arco, Madrid – Galeria Miguel Marcos, Barcelona

2007

Pulse Miami – Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Art Miami – Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Pulse London – Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Year ’07 – Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Loop, Barcelona – Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Chicago Art Fair – Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt

Residencies

2005

Residency at at La Fondation Albert Gleizes, Moly Sabata, France

2004

Artists Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1998

Artist in Residence at Roches Point Lighthouse, Cork.

1997

Artists Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Awards

2014

The Floating World awarded the Prix of Conseil Général du Puy de Dôme at VIDEOFORMES 2014, Clermont-Ferrand, France

2007

Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany awarded Premier Prize for Metamorphosis

2007-
2009

Arts Council Multi- Annual Bursary

2003-
2004

Nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Visual Artists

1992-
2014

Visual Arts Bursaries & Project Funding from The Arts Council of Ireland & The Irish Film Board.

1992

Fulbright Scholarship to attend Intensive Film Workshop at N.Y.U.

Collections

  • Tony & Heather Podesta Private Collection, Washington DC
  • Hugo & Carla Brown, Private Collection
  • Ernest Ventos I Omedes, Private Collection
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • Clarks Private Collection, UK
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
  • University College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • The Arts Council of Ireland
  • The Office of Public Works, Ireland

Selected Bibliography

  • Declan Long The Floating World, catalogue published for the exhibition at VISUAL Carlow
  • Rachael Thomas, The ice above, the fire below, 2008
  • Metamorphosis – through a glass darkly – Rachael Thomas, Senior Curator, Head of Exhibitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2007
  • Terra Infirma – Berta Sichel, Director of the Department of Audiovisuals and Film & Video Curator, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Spain, 2007
  • Civilization’s Homestretch, Mimi Thompson for Apocalypse, Candace Dawn Gallery, New York 2007
  • Nowhere left for humanity to go, Aidan Dunne – The Irish Times, 17/02/09
  • No Place to Stay, Clare Langan – A Film Trilogy – Aidan Dunne, RHA, Dublin, 2003
  • International 2002 – Christoph Grunenberg, Liverpool Biennial 2002
  • Apocalypse Now, Clare Langan – Too dark for night – Christoph Grunenberg, Published on the occasion of Ireland’s participation in the 25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2002
  • Too dark for night, – Patrick T. Murphy, Paises, 25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Iconografias Metropolitanas, 2002
  • Greyscale / CMYK, – Patrick T. Murphy, Tramway, Glasgow, 2002
  • View Finder – Stephen Hepworth & Catsou Roberts, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2002
  • Silent Witness to the Devouring Forces of Nature – Medb Ruane, Sunday Times, 2001
  • Glen Dimplex Artists’Award 2000 – Sarah Glennie, Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2000
  • Patrick T. Murphy, Regarding Location, Clare Langan – Forty Below, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, 1999