Filmstill from Make it New John, 2009
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Duncan Campbell_

Born in Dublin 1972
Lives and works in Glasgow


1996-8 MFA, Glasgow School of Art
1993-6 BA, University of Ulster at Belfast
1992 National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Arbeit, Hotel, London
Duncan Campbell, Belfast Exposed, Belfast

Duncan Campbell, The Model, Sligo, Ireland
Make It New John, Artists Space, New York
Make it New John, Tramway, Glasgow

Make it New John, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Duncan Campbell, Ludlow 38, New York
Duncan Campbell, Kunstverein Munich, Munich
Bernadette, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Bernadette and Sigmar, MUMOK, Vienna
Art Now Lightbox: Duncan Campbell, Tate Britain, London

Bernadette, HOTEL, London
Duncan Campbell, Baltic, Gateshead

0-60, ICA, London
Art Statements, Art Basel 38, Basel

The Unnamable, Lux at Lounge, London

Something in Nothing, TART Contemporary, San Francisco

Falls Burns Malone Fiddles, Luis Campaña, Cologne

Falls Burns Malone Fiddles, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Big Society, Galerie Vallois, Paris
Bedtime Stories Badtime Stories, Supportico Lopez, Berlin
Moving Portraits, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

British Art Show 7, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham and Hayward Gallery, London
Today I Made Nothing, Elisabeth Dee Gallery, New York
Gwangju Biennale
Tracing the Invisible, Museum Goch Schloss-Ringenberg, Hamminkeln
Critical Fetishes, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid

Asking Not Telling, Institure of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Fight The Power, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Border Crossings: Current Art and Modernism in the 21st Century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg

After October, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York
Rictus Grin, curated by Christopher Eamon and Anke Kempkes, BROADWAY 1602,
New York

You Have Not Been Honest, Museo D’Arte Donnaregina, Naples

Art Now, Tate Britain, London
Archeology of Today? The Kosova Art Gallery, Prishtina
Ein Zentrum in der Peripherie, Galerie-Peripherie, Sudhaus Tübingen

Art From Glasgow, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Archeology of Today?, Els Hanappe Underground, Athens
The Need to Document, Halle für Kunst, Lueneburg

Manifesta 5, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, San Sebastian
Emotion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Revolution is Not What it Used to Be, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

Advertence, festival of documentary film - Various venues Belfast and Dublin
Fresh and Upcoming, project with Luke Fowler at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Old Habits Die Hard, Sparwasser HQ Berlin and Norwich Gallery

Avantoscope, experimental film and music festival at KIASMA, Helsinki
Flicer, De Overslag Einhoven
Shadazz, Royal College of Art, London

Selected Bibliography

Wert, A project by Duncan Campbell, Artforum, Nov 2011, p. 248-257 and 294-295
Helen Sumpter, Arbeit, Time Out, Nov 1, 2011
Skye Sherwin, Artist of the Week 163: Duncan Campbell, The Guardian, November 10, 2011

Duncan Campbell, Artists Space, Artforum, May 2010, p.254
Duncan Campbell, publication printed by Video & Film Umbrella and Tramway

Tobias Maier, Mousse, Issue 18, April - May, cover and p.27-30
Jeremy Millar, Top Five, Art Review, Issue 29, January-February 2009, p.32.
Mary Brodbin, Bernadette, Socialist Review, No.332, January 2009 pp. 33-34
Review of Bernadette, Sleek Magazine No.21, Winter 2008/9, pp. 118
Duncan Campbell: Bernadette, The Guardian Guide, 27th Dec-2nd Jan 2009, p.33.

Stuart Comer, Best of 2008, Artforum, No. 4, December 2008, p. 63
Life in Film: Duncan Campbell, Frieze Issue 118, October, p.54-55
Ken Neil, Telling Stories, Map, Issue 15, Autumn, pp.36-41
Focus: Duncan Campbell, Martin Herbert, Frieze 114, April 2008, p.150-151

Now and Then: Art Now at Tate Britain, Lizzie Carey-Thomas, Martin Herbert, Mary Horlock, Katherine Stout, Tate Publishing
You Have Not Been Honest, Colin Ledwith and Polly Staple, British Council
O Joan, No...., Gair Boase, Tate Britain.

Falter, I..., Daniel Jewesbury, Lux, London
Open Frequency, Sarah Lowdnes, Axisweb

The Need to Document, Edited by Sabine Schasch-Cooper, Bettina Steinbrugge, JPR Ringier

With All Due Intent, Marta Kuzma and Massimiliano Gioni, Manifesta Foundation catalogue

Quartet, Shadazz, Evil Eye is Source, VHS publication, The Modern Institute, bdv/Artview

Selected collections

Tate, London, UK
MIT, Boston, USA
National Galleries of Scotland, UK
MUMOK, Vienna, Austria