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Orchid Studios
2nd Floor, 44-46 Corporation St
Belfast, BT1 3DE, N. Ireland. UK

d.o.b. 03/03/72

 

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2013 / Current / Future exhibitions & projects * denotes solo exhibition / project

March 2014 The Far Away Nearby. Group survey show. F.E. McWilliam Gallery. Banbridge.

March 2014 Belfast International Performance Art Festival. Glass Box. Belfast School of Art.

April 2014 - Sep 2014 Art of the Troubles. Group survey show. Ulster Museum, Belfast in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum and Wolverhampton Gallery.

May 2014 The COVE. A re-staging of a collaborative work with Echo Echo Dance co. Echo Echo Dance Theater Derry/Londonderry. (Legacy Trust, ACNI funded project)

Sept 2014 Shipsides and Beggs Projects. L'Orangerie, Espace d'art contemporain Bastogne, Belgium.*

July 2013 through to 2015 Difference Screen. Explorations of how the dynamics of place, landscape, identity and culture find expression in artists' film and video. Single channel video art - internationally touring progamme. Clearwell Caves, MNMAG Ulaanbaatar, ARKO Seoul, Artisterium 6 Tbilisi, Kriterion Kino, Sarajevo.

2013 - ongoing. Kurt Schwitters: Merz Barn. Developmental research project, Littoral, Langdale, Cumbria.*



Selected exhibitions / projects

2013
CATALYST ARTS: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art X. Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
DESIRE LINES. ACCA, Melbourne Australia. 2012. Solo commission and group show. Curated by Juliana Engberg
DREAM CATCHER: Neal Beggs / Shipsides & Beggs Projects. Galerie Dourven, France
FRONTIERS & OTHER SONGS OF FREEDOM Neal Beggs / Shipsides & Beggs Projects
CIAC, Carros, France
Walking the Line. Drawing symposium and exhition research project. LICA. Lancaster
Difference Screen: Touring video programme: Clearwell Caves, MNMAG Ulaanbaatar, ARKO Seoul, Artisterium 6 Tbilisi
Act of Portrayal. Limerick City Gallery of Art. Group show. Sellected work from the National Portrait Collection
A Company of Mountains. Commissioned blog by Alec Finlay http://www.company-of-mountains.com

2012
DESIRE LINES. ACCA, Melbourne Australia. 2012. Solo commission and group show. Curated by Juliana Engberg.
The COVE
Collaboration with Echo Echo Dance co. Touring N. Ireland (Legacy Trust, ACNI funded project)
STILL NOT OUT OF THE WOODS. SHIPSIDES AND BEGGS PROJECTS
. The MAC, Belfast, Solo show.
EVILSPORT and ULTRA RUN. Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London. Two person show with Veronique Chance.
Kunstart 2012, Biennial Art Fair for Emerging Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy.
Public commision 16m HVS 4c+. Permanent public art commission. INISHOWEN X 100- Artslink, Donegal, Ireland.
RUST, Abridged publications issue 0-26. Aug 2012

2011
BIVACCO | STAR. Dan Shipsides (& SBP). The Third Space Gallery Belfast. Solo show.
LIMITS. Alletrope Press. Edition 4. Alletrope publishing, Belfast.
VERTICAL.NATURE.BASE. Collaboration with Echo Echo dance co. Legacy Trust, Donegal / Derry
Dan Shipsides screenings.
Curated by Miguel Amado. Abrons Art Center. New York.
Long way to Paradise. Supermassiveblackhole. Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast.
VIGIL | STAR.
Aliceday Gallery Brussels. Dan Shipsides / Shipsides and Beggs Projects. (Dan Shipsides Solo show
)*
Long way to Paradise. Supermassiveblackhole. PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin.

2010
WE BUY GOLD. Group show. The Third Space Gallery, Belfast.
DEATH TO DELAWAB. Group show, Delawab Art Space, Belfast. Shipsides and Beggs Projects.
All over the place. (Montgros 32days) The Stanley & Audrey Burton, Leeds. Land2 Group show.
Next chapter.JEMA at Raccolte Frugone Museum, Italy. Group show.
Next chapter.JEMA at GTG, Belfast. Group show.
Re: Public. (6star) Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin. Phase 2 commission. Group show. Curated by Daniel Jewesbury.
Politics & Public Space
Issue~4. www.supermassiveblackholemag.com
Dark Mountain. (San Lorenzo Direct) Film programme / exhibition. www.dark-mountain.net
Art Rebels. Catalyst Arts. Ex directors group show. Belfast.
Next chapter. JEMA at GTG Belfast, Group show.
Next chapter. JEMA at Raccolte Frugone Museum, Italy. Group show.
All over the place. (Montgros 32days) The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery. Leeds. Land2 group show.

2009
The Munter Hitch. Two person show with Seamus Harahan. GTgallery, Belfast.
AN-NEX
. Art School generation, Bouy Park. MA Art in Public project. Belfast
Visual Force. GTG Belfast. Curated by Slavka Sverakova.
*Pan 360. Mermaid Centre, Bray, Dublin, Ireland Solo show.
*T5 field cinema . Project launch at Fix 09 live art Biennial, Catalyst Arts Belfast.
Participant in:'Hole Drilling Project' Durational installation, 160th Anniversary of Art & Design School, University of Ulster, Belfast.
Figuring Landscapes. Group exhibition. Ivan Doherty Gallery COFA Sydney , Australia.
Figuring Landscapes Tate Modern. Video programme and symposium.
Figuring Landscapes. Touring video programme. UK and Australia. Inc. Dundee Contemporary Arts, Showroom - Sheffield, Chapter Arts - Cardiff, Bureau - Salford, Vivid - Birmingham, Cinematheque - Brighton, Hull Short Film festival and FACT - Liverpool. Then Australia inc. Gallery Modern Art, Brisbane. Curated by Catherine Elwes.

2008

Users' End. Group show (with Denicolai & Provoost, Geys, Beggs, Moore) Be-Part Gallery, Waregem, Belgium.
Art, Media and Contested Spaces. Public art billboard project. Interface, Belfast.
All over the place. Group show. UWE, Bristol.
Figuring Landscapes. Group show. Artsway. The New Forest. Touring - see below
Ardous intent. (The Hanging) Tulca 2008. Group show (collab. with Neal Beggs and Tibaut Espiau). Galway Arts Centre.
Echo Valley / A Guiding Dilemma Touchstone Testpiece AHRC project. Void Gallery. Derry. Solo.*
Soundeye. Festival of words. Group show. Cork. Curated by Fergal Gaynor.
Games & Theory. Group Show. South London Gallery. Curated by Kit Hammonds.
Embedded. Group show. Gimpel Fils. London. Curated by David Waterworth.
Colloquium on Creativity and Walking. Screening. School of Design, University of Leeds.
Drawing a line. Group show. International Photography Gallery of Haerbin, China.

2007

Radical Architecture.Castlefield Gallery (curated by Salford Restoration Office) Manchester. Solo show.*
The Double Image.
Curated by Dougal Mckenzie. GTgallery group show. Belfast
Art Rocks (Hillsborough Mountain Film Festival). Hillsborough, N.Ireland.*
Visual Deflections. Roxy Bar and Screen, London. Video screenings.
High Ground. Shepherd's Hut, Campsie, Glasgow.*
Movements of distraction. Videoism #8, Mains d'Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, Group show, France.
Somethings you may have missed. GtGallery, Group show, Belfast.
New Art from Northern Ireland. Katzen Arts center, Group show, Washington.
Let's get High. Community outreach and billboard project. GtGallery, Belfast.
Malmeter scale (Route 95 Bruxelles) Public text work. BruxellesBravo art festival. Group show.

2006

Elastic Frontiers.Solo project. Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.*Curated by Micheal Prior.
Performance.
Wings Art Project Space, Geneva, Switzerland. With Uriel Orlow.Curated by Victoria Preston
Uneasy Spaces. Group show. 80 Washington Sq. East Gallery. New York. Curated by Liz Wells
Exchange places. Belfast / Quebec exchange. Optimism / pessimism. Performance.
Under plattan, ängen! Konsthall C / Lava Kulturhuset. Stockholm, Sweden.* Curated by Finbar Rossato
Drawing a line Grove gallery, St Patrick’s centre Downpatrick. Group show.
Breathing Ground Coed Hills rural art project. Group show. Wales.
Beauty Queens Art Gallery of Newfoundland, Canada. International touring show.
Flat pack vertigo Galerie Wandlebar. Solo exhibition. Gstaad, Switzerland.*
Masters MFA 25yrs on. Group show. OBG Belfast.

2005

24-7 Dwell Temporary public art project. Parliamentary triangle. Canberra. Australia.
No topless bathing - Belfast has suffered enough. Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain.
In Place of Passing Bbeyond. International performances. North Antrim Coast.
Four Now ACNI & Arts Council Ireland collection - selector for Glucksman Gallery Cork.
Beyond landscape Royal West Academy. Lan2d Group show. Bristol.
Beauty Queens Art Gallery of Victoria, Canada. International touring show.
LOT. Posters pints pies Poster show. Group show. Bristol.
*Performance on an edge Circa art magazine. Spring 2005 issue.
The Belfast Way Museum of Herzilya, Israel.Curated by Sergio Edelzstein

2004

Hit & Run ( Manta ray / San Lorenzo ) Smart Project Space / Platform, Istanbul.
Beyond landscape Deanclough Halifax.Lan2d.
Thinking of Ideas Group show. Golden Thread Galley, Belfast.
Beauty Queens Confederation Centre Gallery, PEI Canada. Touring group show.
Retreat Citylights, Any minute now, group show, Melbourne Australia.
European Space International Sculpture Quadrennial. Riga, Latvia.
Frieze revolution / Rochers à Fontainebleau HEDAH.Solo show. Maastricht.*
Beta. GtGallery. Belfast.*
The Short Span Millennium Court gallery. Portadown. N. Ireland*
Rogues gallery Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

2003

*Rochers à Fontainebleau Context Gallery, Derry.
Radio Radio Radio broadcast Pioneers: Curated by B Haines / D Chennell. London.
Think Over Rialto Santambrogio. Rome.
*Pioneers Temple Bar Gallery. Dublin.
Pioneers Source photographic magazine. Inc. audio CD.
Bridges Lan2d. University of Western England. Group show.
Vacuum - Raffle Fundraising exhibition. Belfast Exposed.
Edelweiss Centre Chorégraphic National de Montpellier, France.
New additions. National Self-Portrait Collection. Limerick. Ireland.
Videoserver Smart Project Space. Liste03 Basel. Switzerland.
Factotum presents. Context Gallery, Derry.
The National Gallery Return Gallery, Goethe Institute, Dublin.
The Quest of the Golden Fleeced Vacuum issue 3. Publication, Belfast.

2002

Art+Mountains conquistadors of the useless Alpine Club, London.Curated by Bruce Haines / Paul Claydon
Endure Smart Project Space, Amsterdam.Blood Cell Sequence / Swammerdam groove.
20/20 Group show. Temple Bar Gallery. Dublin.
Cluster Bowes Bar, Temple Bar Gallery project, Dublin.
NIFCA / Network North Residency. Faroe Isles.*
Appropriation OBG, Belfast.Curated by Hugh Mulholland
Precinct Billboard project. Catalyst Arts. Belfast.
Cast Oriel Mostyn Open. Llandudno, Wales.
09061337770 Proposition Gallery. Belfast.*

2001

EV+A Limerick. Ireland.
It’s all over, again Proposition Gallery, Belfast.
The way to Cold Mountain Morning Star publications. Edinburgh.
Place in the Market Transfer Market. Bbeyond. St. Georges Market, Belfast.
National Live Art Review platform Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

2000

Sporting Life 2000 Sydney Olympics Arts Festival. MCA, Sydney, Australia. Curated by Rachel Kent
Sydney Rock Climbing Club 50th Anniversary after dinner talk. Katoomba,Australia.*
Bamboo Support Nissan Art Project for the Millenium. IMMA. Dublin.*
The notice day in this factory isThursday Consortium, Amsterdam
Perspective 2000 OBG. Belfast. Curated by Lyne Cooke
Same as last year Proposition Gallery Belfast.
Dopplarity Bank Tube Station and Hiscox Gallery. London.
The notice day in this factory isThursday Golden Thread Gallery. Belfast.

1999

barbie on the beach Group show. Proposition Gallery, Belfast.
Performing generations Art Gallery of Victoria, Canada.
Passport Morning Star publication, Edinburgh.
Culture / Nature Gimpel Fils Gallery. London.
Culture / Nature Hales Gallery. London.
HorseHead International public art project. Belfast.
Signs of Life Melbourne International Biennial, Australia. Curated by Juliana Engberg
The Grotesquesness of Desire insideART gallery. Chicago.
Performing generations group show. Art Gallery of Mississuaga/Toronto.
Studio workings University of Ulster. ex-MFA students. Belfast.

1998

Perspective 98 Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.
MUU festival video screening. Helsinki.
V/O Catalyst Arts group collaboration.Belfast.
Hardline Catalyst Arts, Belfast. Group exhibition - drawings.
Fables of Desire Video screening Fix 98. Belfast.
Radar Generator. Dundee. collaboration with R. McKinley.
The green man. R.A.P. Limerick.
Reverend Tods Full House Grassy Knoll, Belfast.
Still to Real Transmission Gallery, Glasgow.
Inca Trail Slide exhibition. Transmission Gallery. Stockholm Art Fair. Sweden.

1997

Under a frogs arse at the bottom of a coalmine Catalyst Arts, Belfast 2 person show.
No.11 John Cabot Close Moving. City Projects. Bristol.
Connected Northern gallery for Contemporary art. Sunderland.
In from the outside Site gallery, part of Elastic frontiers. Sheffield.
The last minute Time based/video Festival. Cooper Gallery, Dundee.
*Between margin and the main Context gallery, Derry.
Burgwedel e.v. Irish & Scottish art Hanover, Germany.
Phooey!! 3 Month Gallery. Video installation. Liverpool. Two person show.
*Bivouac Belfast Exposed Gallery. Belfast.
Tutor with an idea 3 Month Gallery. Liverpool.
2 ½ years from now MFA. Belfast.
Antimatter 3 Month Gallery. Video screenings. Liverpool.
Video cats - Catalyst Arts. Video artists - touring compilation show. Belfast.
Art 97 London art fair. Representing / presenting Catalyst Arts. London.
Proposition Proposition Gallery, Belfast. 3 person show.

1996

Open plan Catalyst Arts, group members show. Belfast.
Splatter site specific group exhibition. Crawfordsburn Hse. N. Ireland.
Tangled Ross’ Court Gallery, 3 week performance. Belfast.
House Style Bedroom Gallery,. Belfast.
Disinformation project Leeds.
Stain Bedroom Gallery, Installation. Belfast.*
Oceanic Chat Noir gallery, 3 person show. London.


Awards

AHRC Landscape and Environment award.2006-07.
ACNI New York short residency 2006.
ACNI Major artist award 2004-05.
AHRB Fellowship 2001-4.
Nissan Art Award. IMMA. Dublin 2000.
Perspective Award. OBG Belfast 1998.
ACNI Individual Artist Award 2007, 2003, 2001, 1998.
ACNI Travel Awards 2006 New York, 2003 Rome, 2002 Faroes.
New Projects award 2003. Arts Council of Ireland.
Artflight awards: 2000 Amsterdam, 1997 New York.
Visual arts bursary , Arts Council of Ireland 1999.
Material / documentation award, The Arts Council of Ireland 1999.
Go See Award, Arts Council Of Ireland 1998.

Education

96 - 97 MFA. Fine Art. Belfast. Distinction.
95 - 96 PGDip. Fine Art. Belfast. Distinction.
90 - 93 BA Hon. Fine Art. Leeds.
88 - 90 Blackpool College of Art.

Teaching

Visiting lecturer. Goldsmiths CAL, London 2012.
Visiting lecturer. Falmounth 2008.
Course co-leader MA Art in Public. University of Ulster. 2008 - cont..
Lecturer in Art & Design. University of Ulster 2006 - cont..
Research Fellow and Visiting lecturer, University of Ulster. 1997 - 2004.
External examiner Limerick Inst. Design and Technology 2004 - 2008.
Visiting lecturer NCAD, Dublin 2000.
Visiting Lecturer Limerick College of Art 1999, 2000.
Visiting Lecturer UNSW Sydney, Australia 2002.
Canberra School of Art. Australia 2000, 2005.
Visiting lecturer Sligo College of Art 1997.

Residencies

Monash University Melbourne. ACCA short term production residency. 2012
Echo Echo. Vertical. Nature. Base. Port a Doris, Donegal Ireland. 2011
ACNI New York - short term residency. 2006
Konsthal C Stockholm, Sweden 2005 and 2006.
Galerie Wandelbar, Gstaad, Switzerland 2005.
Can Serrat. Residency, Barcelona, Catalonia 2004.
AHRB Fellowship University of Ulster 2001-2004.
Network North Residency. Faroe Isles 2002.
MCA / Sydney Rock Climbing Club, Australia 2000.
Catalyst Arts @ IMMA Artist Works Programme, Dublin 1998.

Positions / memberships

2005 - Fire Station International Studios. Board member. Dublin.
2002-2007 Directors / board committee Bbeyond, Belfast.
2004 - 2007 Research Fellow. University of Ulster, Belfast.
2001 - Maiden Voyage Board member. ( Dance organisation ), Belfast.
2001 - 2004 AHRB Research Fellowship. University of Ulster.
1997 - 2003 OBG Gallery technician, Belfast.
1997 - 1999 Catalyst Arts Co director, Belfast.
1996 - Orchid Studios. Co Director. Belfast.
1995 - 1996 Disinformation member. Leeds.
1993 Oblong Studios. Founder member. Leeds.
1990 - 1995 Lakadayzk, Rug and Box band member. Leeds.

 

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