BRIAN DUGGAN
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Born 1971, lives and works in Dublin, Ireland


EDUCATION
2005

MA Art Practices | (Honors) | IADT Dublin | N.C.E.A
1995
BA Fine Art | (Honors) | Crawford C.A.D Cork | N.C.E.A


EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION OF SOLO AND TWO PERSON SHOWS)
2018
Demonstrable Progress, new commission with David Bremner, UCD | and The Hugh Lane Gallery | Dublin | Ireland
Get to the Point | blazer projects | Basel | Switzerland
Get to the point | Offsite venue TBC Arts Council of Ireland Project award funding | Dublin | Ireland
2017
Future Proof | The LAB Gallery | Dublin | Ireland

Selected Residents | Curated by Sheena Barret and Emer O’Boyle | The Lab | Dublin | Ireland
Minimal Impulse (collaborative show) | balzer projects | Basel | Switzerland
2016
Activating Pangea: The Voyage (With Adam Gibney) | MART | Los Angeles | USA

Ryou-Un Maru | Project Art Centre | Curated by Tessa Giblin, (Publication) | Dublin | Ireland 
A cause for Concern, but not alarm | balzer projects | Basel | Switzerland
Out of the Booth project of Art Brussels | Brussels | Belgium
2015
The Last Day Diary Redux | balzer projects | Basel | Switzerland
This short-term evacuation | Art Rotterdam/ New Art | balzer projects | Netherlands
391 Days, Art Brussels | Discovery | balzer projects | Brussels | Belgium
The Last Day Diary | Crawford Gallery | Curator Dawn Williams | Cork | Ireland
2013
We like it up here, it’s windy, really nice | ISCP International Studio Curatorial Programme | Curator Shinnie Kim, (Publication) | New York | USA
During the meanwhile, (BRCLMB) | Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane | Dublin | Ireland
2012
They’ve tried everything to keep us from riding … in the end we always win | Curator Helen Carey | Limerick City Gallery | Ireland
Everything can be done, in principle | Visual | Curator Helen Carey, Carlow (Publication) | Dublin | Ireland
Three Lives | RUARED |  Curator Karen Philip, Publication | Ireland 
2011
its too late now | Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) | Process Room | Dublin | Ireland
O’Machine O’Machine |  Fingal Silouge water tower and Draoicht | Commissioner Caroline Cowley, Publication | Dublin | Ireland
2009
Step inside now step inside |The Golden Bough |  Curator Michael Dempsey, Publication | The Hugh Lane | Dublin | Ireland 
2008
A long walk off a short pier | G126 | Galway | Ireland
2007
Atelier portes Ouvertes | Centre Culturel Irlandais | France
2005
More Often than Most | Pallas Heights | Dublin | Ireland
During the meanwhile | Hugh Lane Gallery | Off-site IFSC | Curator Christina Kennedy, (Publication) | Dublin | Ireland


GROUP SHOWS (SELECTION)
2018
The End is Where We Start From. On Tsunamis, Nuclear Explosions and other Fairy Tales | Balzer Projects | Basel | Switzerland
2016
a potentially reckless mode | Untitled | balzer projects | Miami | USA
Activating Pangea | CB1& | MART | Curators Matthew Nevin & Ciara Scanlan | Los Angeles | USA
Americana: Future Rural | The Dock 10 | Curator Linda Shelvin | Leitrim | Ireland 
The Artist as Witness in Society: Collection | Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane | Curator Jessica O’Donnell  | Dublin | Ireland
Place and Absence | Visual Carlow | Dublin | Ireland
Portrait of a Nation | Farmleigh Gallery OPW | Dublin | Ireland
2015
Not in itself a hazard (version #03) | Pallas Periodical review | Pallas Projects | Dublin | Ireland
Glitch | Mart | RuaRed | Dublin | Ireland
MART @ PQ 2015 | Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space | Czech Republic
Periodical Review #5 | Pallas Projects & NCAD Gallery | Dublin | Ireland
The Future is Self-Organised  | Limerick City Gallery | Limerick | Ireland
2014
National Self portrait collection of Ireland, new commission | Bourn Vincent Gallery | Limerick | Ireland
Motivational deficit. Crawford Gallery | Curator Dawn Williams | Cork | Ireland
Das Leben ist (k)ein Stilleben, Balzer Projects, Basel | Switzerland

Positions, Berlin Art Week |  balzer  projects | Berlin | Germany
PP/S, City Assembly House Irish Georgian Society | Dublin
2013/14

One foot in the real world | Curated by Marguerite O’Molloy | Irish Museum of Modern Art | Dublin | Ireland
2012
Braziers International |  Supernormal | Oxford | UK
TENSE | Limerick City Gallery|  Curated by Helen Carey, Limerick City Gallery | Ireland
The second seating for the last supper | Lyndecker Gallery | curated by Christian Viveros-Fauné | Spain
Positions | Crawford 100 | Wandesford Quay Gallery | Cork | Ireland
The Measure | National Sculpture Factory | Cork | Ireland
2011
Art Crisis Change | New commission for inaugural Dublin Contemporary 2012 | Curators Christian Viveros-Fauné and Jota Castro | Dublin | Ireland 
Gravity | Crawford Art gallery | Cork | Ireland
2010
TULCA Living on the Edge; People Place & Possibility | Galway | Ireland
Invisible | Open & Invited Exhibition Curated by Oliver Dowling, John Graham, and Margaret O’Brien | Dublin | Ireland
2009
THIS MUST BE THE PLACE | The Irish Museum of Contemporary Art | Curated by Paul Murnaghan and Sally Timmons | Dublin | Ireland
Dare to live without limits, SUB:URBAN video gallery | Rotterdam | The Netherlands
2008
Arduous inten | TULCA 2008 |invited artist | Galway | Ireland
3 days left | TBGS | Curators Caroline Cowley and Cleo Fagan | Dublin | Ireland
2007
Castle squared | Ardgillan Castle | Dublin | Ireland
The Lucifer Effect  | Primo Alonso Gallery | Curators Gordon Cheung | London | UK
2007/8
(I’m always touched) By Your Presence, Dear | Irish Museum of Modern Art | Dublin | Ireland
2006
Mix Pickles, Fully Loaded | K3 | Zürich | Switzerland
Braziers International | Oxfordshire | UK
FILMOWA | kino Kijow, Darklight | Krakow | Poland
Dark | VUSPACE | Melbourne | Australia
BEFF 4 (touring from Thailand) | RedCat Gallery | California Institute of Arts | USA
By diverse means we arrive at the same end | CHQ, Docklands | Dublin | Ireland
2005 
Bangkok Experimental Film Festival | BEFF4 | Bangkok | Thailand
All at once, together, at the same time | COLONY | Birmingham | UK
Offside | Hugh Lane Gallery | Dublin | Ireland
2004
Darklight film festival | Dublin | Ireland
EV+A | Municipal City Gallery | Limerick | Ireland
2003
New contemporary | William Frank Gallery | Dublin | Ireland
2002
Darklight Film Festival | Guinness C & C, Thomas St. | Dublin | Ireland
Precinct Belfast’ | Catalyst, Belfast |  N.Ireland
EV+A | Municipal City Gallery | Limerick | Ireland
2001
Crawford open | Crawford Municipal Gallery | Cork | Ireland
‘its..’ | The Engine Room Gallery | Belfast | N.Ireland


COLLECTIONS (public)
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Trinity College Art Collection | Dublin | Ireland
Dublin City Gallery, Hugh Lane | Ireland
Office of Public Works OPW, state collection | Ireland
National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland | UL Limerick | Ireland
Dublin City Gallery | Ireland

As well as international private collections


AWARDS AND GRANTS
2017 Arts Council of Ireland, Project  Award

2016 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2015 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award, Culture Ireland, Grant Award
2014 Arts Council of Ireland, Project  Award
2013 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award project with ISCP NYC

2012 Arts Council of Ireland, Project  Award for project in 2013
2011 Culture Ireland project award for exhibition in ISCP in 2013
2011 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2010 South Dublin County Council, Artist Bursary Award
2009 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2007 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2007 Culture Ireland, Grant Award
2007 Arts Council of Ireland, Travel Award
2006 Culture Ireland, Grant Award
2006 Arts Council of Ireland, Travel Award
2006 Arts Council of Ireland, (Inward mobility), Travel Award
2005 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2003 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Residency Award
2002 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award
2002 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist ‘Go-See’ Award
2000 Arts Council of Ireland, Artist ‘Go See’ Award
1994 Crawford Award, Sculpture presented to An Taoiseach


RESIDENCIES
2016/2017 UCD School of ScienceSchool of Physics, artist in residence 
2013 ISCP, International Studio Curated Programme, Brooklyn New York, USA
2011 Artist residency program ARP, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2007  Centre Cultural Irlandais, 3 month Residency, Paris, France
2006 Braziers international, International residency program, Oxfordshire, U.K.
2006 Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig
2005 Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig
2005 Sculptors Society of Ireland, Symposium, Burren Co. Clare
2004 Thailand, 3 month Residency in conjunction with ‘Project 304’, Chang Mai and Bangkok


TALKS
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Chang Mai Art Museum, Thailand, Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design, National College Art and Design Dublin, Galway and Mayo Institute of Technology. Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork. Ireland.