Ross Sinclair Born - C.V. 2011 12/4/66 Glasgow, Scotland., UK + 44 (0)7909992344 [email protected] www.rosssinclair.co.uk 1990 - 1992 1992 1984-1990 MFA Glasgow School of Art, California Institute of the Arts(Cal - Arts) BA Hons. Glasgow School of Art (Environmental Art Dept) - Career (since 1995) Lecturer(p/t), Glasgow School of Art Since 2000 Research Fellow/Academic Researcher, Glasgow School of Art 2009 - External Examiner, Nottingham Trent University, (Emergency) PHD examining/supervision 2012 Internal examiner Rory Harron – title 2006 SEDA Supervising Postgraduate Research Award One Person Exhibitions 2011 The Real Life Gordons of Huntly, Deveron Arts, Scotland, Residency 2010 Angelika Knapper, Gallery Stockholm, Sweden 2007 Sinclair vs. Landseer, Aberdeen City Art Gallery, Scotland 2007 Among the Living Commission, Real Life and How to Live it in Pangea/Guitar Version, Chapter, Cardiff 2006 Real Life Painting Show, CCA, Glasgow 2006 Galerie KnapperBaumgarten, Stockholm, Sweden 2004 Art Metropole, Toronto 2004 The Agency, London 2004 Gallery Van Ram, Ghent, Belgium 2004 The Real Life Rock Opera Vol. 1, Travelling Gallery, touring, Scotland 2002 Wewerke Pavillion, Munster 2002 Gallery Yvon Lambert, Paris, France 2002 The Agency, London 2002 Gallery Raffaella Cortese, Milano, Italy 2001/2 Selected Real Life, Badischer Kunstverein, Karsruhe, Germany 2001 Fortress Real Life,South London Gallery, London, England 2001 The Agency, London 2000 Galerie Knoll, Wien, Austria 2000 Journey to the Edge of the World, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, England 1999 Journey to the Edge of the World, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 1999 Hamnavoe Free State(London Office)The Agency, London 1998 A Dream of the Hamnavoe Free State, Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland Black Switzerland vs The World, Galerie Walchaturm, Zurich, Switzerland Group Exhibitions 2011 Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate 2011 Birmingham Contemporary Art Forum, Slice:The Event, B42 2011 Reflecting Glenfiddich, Fleming Collection, London 2010 Artist Film & Video at BBC Scotland, BBC Scotland 2009/10 More Than A T-Shirt, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany 2009/10 20 Reasons We Still need Superman, Rogue Art, KualaLumpur, Vitamin, Guangzhou, China, HongKong Arts Centre, UCCA Beijing, Mumbai, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietman,G.C. Yard, Lhasa, Tibet, Space A, Ulaan 2009/10 2008 2008 2007 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2005 2005 2005 2004/5 2004 - I-Lands, Brandts Kunsthallen, Odense, Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, Lolland, Denmark No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern Freedom Centre, Hales Gallery London Cut ‘n’ Paste, Peleton Gallery, Sydney, Australia Among the Living, Skateboard Project ICA, London, Mima, Middlesburgh, Milton Keynes, Show me the way to the Public Sphere, Sculpture project Wiesbaden, Germany I Love Real Life Scotland, Radiance Light festival, Rear of City Chambers, Glasgow Critical Societies - Badischer Kunstverein, Karsruhe, Germany God is Bored With Us, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, London Commission for Aichi World Expo, British Pavillion, Nagoya, Japan Grate Britain, Cell Projects, London Glenfiddich Residency, Dufftown, Scotland Solo Publications 2012 – (upcoming) We Love Real Life Scotland ; Real Life Artist in Residence, Deveron Arts, Huntly. 2004 - If North Was South and East was West, Badischer Kunstverein, 200pp ISBN, 3-89309-106-8 2000 - Real Life and How to Live It -Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, 96pp colour ISBN 0-947912-67-3 1997 - Ross Sinclair - Real Life, CCA , Tramway, Pier Arts Centre 96 pp col,b/w ISBN 1 873331134 Recent Conference presentations 2011 - AinsleyHardingMoffat, DundeeContemporaryArts, Scotland 2011 – Pecha Kucha, Current Affairs, Tramway, Glasgow, curated Katy West 2009 - AN idea of North, Northumbria University Current Panels - Artistic advisor to Cove Park, Argyll Recent Panel Membership Selection Advisor to Durham Cathedral Resisency Glasgow Visual Arts Committee Awards panel Collections The Scottish Arts Council, The British Council, Arts Council of England, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England, Stirling District Council, Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St Gallen, Hamburg Kunsthalle Collection Lambert, Avignon, France, Private Collections, Switzerland, Germany, UK, France, USA, Hong Kong, Awards 2011 - RSA RESIDENCIES FOR SCOTLAND 2011 AWARDS 2007 2004 2001 2000 1999 - Creative Scotland Award SAC Creative Development Award Art Statements, Basel Art Fair, Baloise Prize Scottish Arts Council, Artist Award Arendt Oetker Atelier Stipendium, Gelerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig Paul Hamlyn Award - 1998-2000 - 1997 1994 - Scottish Arts Council, Artist Award Scottish Arts Council. Amsterdam Residency '94 - '95 Essays Published Commissioned to make covers for “The Drouth” Magazine(Autumn 2010) and Visual Cultue in Britain (Routledge) 2011 How to Secede as an Artist, for ‘Wave Cut Platform’, 83 Hill St. Glasgow 2011 When did it stop being a matter of life and death? for ‘Algebra’, Tramway journal, http://tramwayalgebra.com/issue1.html 2009 2004 2003 2002 2002 - 2000 - 2000 S. Mark Gubb, Interview Book by Ceri Hand Gallery, (ISBN: 0956130003 Art School is Dead/Long Live Art School, A Curriculum for Artists, Ruskin, Oxford University A long journey towards this exact moment ; The Mirrored Catalogue D’oiseaux, by Dave Allen, Boileau & Narcejac 7” single, sleeve notes From Gnomic to Quixotic in 5000 years, History, Geography and Henry Viii’s Wives, Tramway, Glasgow What’s in a Decade?, Circles, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Ed, Christoph Keller 2000 Politics, Loyalty and the Class of ‘84, Roddy Buchanan, DCA, Scotland Deja-Vu, Douglas Gordon, Musee d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Museum Keys - interview, - Music can Save your Life : Art can Save your Life Make it Funky, Strategies between Pop and Avant-Garde in Music and Visual Arts in 20th Century Ed. Markus Muller/Ulrike Groos, Oktagon, Cologne – Selected Bibliography Map Magazine No 6 Summer 2006 cover feature Ross Sinclair:Real Life Scenario http://mapmagazine.co.uk/map-6/feature/ross-sinclair-real-life-scena/ Frieze, (UK) issue 62, October 2001, p 93, Dan Fox, Fortress Real Life, South London Gallery Terria Coleste(Italy) 8/2001 p89 Jennifer Coates, Fortress Real Life, South London Gallery Esquire(UK) July 2001, pp44/45, Louisa Buck, “Lifes what you make it” Frieze, Issue 54 sept/Oct 2000, If I ruled The world, Neil Mullholland Kunst Bulletin(SWZ) No.10 October 1999, Feature Raimai Stange pp12-17 Art Monthly(UK) 237 June 2000, Journey to the Edge of the World,John Molyneux, p 32 Art Monthly 235 April 2000, The Blue Chamber,Laura Moffat p 39 Flash Art Hamnavoe Free State(London Office), Robert Montgomery, 12/99 Artforum(USA) Hamnavoe Free State(London Office) Michael Archer, Sept 99 Untitled Magazine Interview with Nancy Hines, Nov 99 pp26/27 The GuardianJourney to the Edge of the World, preview, Jonathan Jones, 23/9/99 Contemporary Visual Arts - Word Enough, Review - Sept 99 I-D MagazineAug 99 issue 189, p68 The GuardianI Love Real Life/Hamnavoe Free State, Adrian Searle, 31/6/99 Kunstforum (D) No.143 Jan/Feb99 lebenkunst als Real Life - Insert feature World Art issue 19, Dec 98 3-chord Art Richard Holt pp42-45 Neue Bildene Kunst 5.98 Die Mauer Muss Wieder her pp23-29 Martin Pesch Art Monthly This Island Earth, Mike Ellis, Sept, '98 Frieze Magazine Real Life Rocky Mountain, CCA Glasgow, Francis McKee July/Aug 96 Frieze Magazine Institute of Cultural Anxiety, I.C.A. London, S. Morgan March/Ap 95 Art Monthly Real Life Rocky Mountain, CCA Glasgow, Melissa Feldman June 96 Art Monthly Shift, De Appel, Michael Gibbs, June 1995 Flash Art Cityscape Glasgow, Interview, Judith Findlay May/June 1996 Flash Art - Museum of Despair, News, November/December1994 Group Publications 2011 Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate 2010 2010 More Than A T-Shirt, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany ? 20 Reasons We Still need Superman, Rogue Art, KualaLumpur, Vitamin, Guangzhou, China, HongKong Arts Centre, UCCA Beijing, Mumbai, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietman,G.C. Yard, Lhasa, Tibet, Space A, Ulaan ? 2009/10I-LandsBrandts Kunsthallen, Odense, Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, 2008 No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern 2006 Sculpture project Wiesbaden, Germany 2005 Commission for Aichi World Expo, British Pavillion, Nagoya, Japan 2005 Critical Societies - Badischer Kunstverein, Karsruhe, Germany 2004 ‘Shake’ Villa Arson, Nice 2004 Glenfiddich Residency, Dufftown, Scotland 2003 Northern Grammar, Solvberget Stavanger Kulturhaus, Norway 2003 Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection, touring 2003 Skin Deep,Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, di trento e 2002 Greyscale/CMYK, Tramway, Glasgow 2002 Happy Outsiders, Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland 2002- For Those About to Rock, Milton Keynes Gallery 2002 - Words – Arts Council of England 2001 Art and Artifact, The Museum as Medium, James Putnam, Thames and Hudson 2001- Zero Gravity, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Roma 2001- Here and Now – Scottish Art 1990–2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts,Scotland 2001* Circles, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany 2000/1 - Black Box Recorder, British Council, Touring, Europe 2000* PICAF 2000, Pusan Art Festival, Pusan, Korea 2000- If I Ruled The World, CCA Glasgow 2000- LKW, Kunsthaus, Bregenz, Austria 2000- Neues Leben, Expo, Leipzig 2000 - Living in the Real World, Museum Dhont Dhanens,Ghent, Belgium 2000 - Landscape, British Council, touring 2000 - The Blue Chamber, Duff House, Banff, Scotland Contributer to Magazines ; Art Monthly (London) Frieze Magazine (London) Real Life Magazine (L.A.) Creative Camera (London) Flash Art (Italy), B.E. Magazine (Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin) Art Press (Paris) Casco(Netherlands) Kunstforum(Berlin) Visiting Artist, Oslo Art Academy, 1998, - Visiting Artist, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen,'96/ - 2007,Visiting Artist,Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent '96 - Visiting Artist MFA Glasgow School of Art - Visiting Artist,MFA Edinburgh School of Art '95 - '96 - Visiting Artist, Duncan of Jordanstoun School of Art, Dundee '94 - '95 Visiting Artist Malmo Art Academy, Sweden '95-'96 - Artist in Residence, Glasgow School of Art 1994(affiliated to Painting Departiment) - Visiting Artist MFA University of Ulster at Belfast '93-94'