• 2018 — Artist in residence Camanachd Association, Highland Print Studio & Fort William Shinty Club, Season 2018
  • 2017 — Teaching iMAE (International Artist Educator) ArtEZ, Arnhem (Ongoing)
  • 2015/16 — Clipperton Expeditionary - Usumacinta River, Mexico
  • 2013/14 — Edinburgh College of Art – Charlotte Square Residency
  • 2012/13 — Cove Park resident
  • 2012 — Film maker, Creative Scotland Olympic Legacy Commission
  • 2008 — British War Artist reflecting on ‘The legacy of the Good Friday Agreement’
  • 2006 — Artist in Residence, Huntly
  • 2005 — Macgeorge Fellowship, University of Melbourne
  • 2005 — Represented the UK at the Indian Triennial
  • 2004 — Paul Hamlyn Award
  • 2003 — Glenfiddich resident, Dufftown
  • 2002 — IASPIS resident, Stockholm
  • 2001 — SAC Creative Scotland Award
  • 2000 — Awarded Becks Futures Prize
  • 1998-2001 — Associate Professor Kunstakademiet Trondheim
  • 1996 — Lived in New York
  • 1990-1992 — Committee Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • 1989-1990 — University of Ulster, Belfast
  • 1984-1989 — Glasgow School of Art


Solo Exhibitions


  • 2017 — From Scotland to Corby and Back, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art (cur: James Steventon)
  • 2016 — ‘Understanding versus Sympathy’, Edinburgh Art Festival Commission (cur: Sorcha Carey)
  • 2015 — ‘Moving Targets’ Poise + Pace, (with Fergus Byrne) Thurles Art Centre (cur: Annette Mahoney)
  • 2014 — ‘Thomas Muir Help Desk’ Randolph House, Edinburgh. Edinburgh Art Festival (Residency with ECA)
  • 2013— ‘Slow Prototype, Vacant shop, Donside Road Alford, (cur. Nuno Sacramento. Scottish Sculpture Workshop)
  • 2012 — ‘Legacy’, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (cur. Julie Lawson)
  • GRID 2012, International Photography Biennial, Amsterdam (cur. Anna Davi Markus)
  • 2011 — ‘Legacy’, Imperial War Museum, London (cur. Ulrike Smalley & Roger Tolston)
  • 2010 — ‘Inspace’, Edinburgh Film Festival (cur. Central Station)
  • 2008 — ‘Beyond Use’, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, (cur. Robert Peters)
  • 2007 — ‘From a City of One Million’, La Criee, Rennes (cur. Jean Marc Huitorel)
  • ‘History Painting’ Musee des beaux-arts, Rennes (cur. Jean Marc Huitorel)
  • ‘Histrionics’, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. (cur. Sean McGlashan)
  • 2006 — Ards Arts Center, Northern Ireland (with Aisling O’Biern) (cur. Robert Peters)
  • Words and Pictures’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. (with Douglas Gordon) (cur Ben Harman)
  • 2005 — ‘History Painting’, Victorial Memorial Hall, Kolkata. (cur. Caroline Douglas)
  • ‘Film, Video & 18th Century Politics’, Camden Arts Centre. (cur. Bruce Haines & Jenni Lomax)
  • ‘History Painting’ 11th Indian Triennial, NGMA, New Delhi. (cur. Caroline Douglas) British Council
  • 2003 — Galerie Praz-Devallade, Paris. (cur. Bruno Delavallade)
  • ‘83/03’, Aberdeen City Art Gallery. (cur. Jason Williamson & Deirdre Grant)
  • 2002 — ‘Unofficial Envoy of the Tartan Army’ Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan Bienalle. (cur. Kim Airyung)
  • Goodwater Gallery, Toronto. (cur. Roger Bywater)
  • ‘Demo’, Aarhus, Kunstmuseum, Aarhus. (cur. Anna Krogh-Nielsen)
  • 2001 — ‘Inside out’, Lisson Gallery, London. (cur. Pilar Corrias)
  • ‘Players’, Uppsala Konstmuseum. (cur. Anna Livion-Ingvarsson)
  • Verkligheten, Umea (with Jacqueline Donachie) (cur. Gerd Aurell & Karin Frennesson-Westblad)
  • 2000 — ‘Players’ Dundee Contemporary Arts. (cur. Katrina Brown & Andrew Nairn)
  • Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris. (cur Bruno Delavallade)
  • 1999 — Frac Languedoc Roussilon. (cur. Ami Barak)
  • ‘Turnaround’, Hayward Gallery, London. (cur. Susan May)
  • Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris. (cur. Bruno Delavallade)
  • ‘Play & Record’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast (with Fanni Niemi-Junkola) (cur. Dan Shipsides)
  • 1997 — Lotta Hammer Gallery, London. (Cur. Lotta Hammer)
  • YYZ Gallery, Toronto (cur. Dai Skuse & Kim Kossi)
  • 1996 — Jack Tilton Gallery, New York (with Jacqueline Donachie)
  • ‘Work in Progress’, Mai de la Photo, Reims. (cur. Jean Marc Huitorel)
  • 1995 — City Racing, London (with David Allen)
  • Glasgow Print Studio. (cur. John Mackechnie)
  • ‘Work in Progress’, The Project Room, Tramway, Glasgow. (cur. Katrina Brown & Charles Esche)
  • 1994 — Knoll Galeria, Budapest (with Ross Sinclair) (cur. Hans Knoll)
  • 1993 — Knoll Galerie, Wien (with Ross Sinclair) (cur. Hans Knoll)


Selected Group Exhibitions


  • 2017 — Salon de Montrouge 2017, Mois de la Photo du Grand Paris (cur. Marie Gautier & Ami Barak)
  • ‘It’s more Fun To Compete’, Marseilles Contemporary Art Museum, (cur. Thierry Ollat)
  • ‘Une Forme olympique/Sur l’art, le sport, le jeu. Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris (cur. Jean Marc Huitorel)
  • 2016 — ‘Favela e Planta’, Macquinho Rio de Janerio (cur. Nuno Sacramento)
  • 2015 — ‘Usumacinta Song Exchange’, Campeche, Mexico (cur. Jon Bonfiglio)
  • 2014 — ‘Generation’, Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. (cur. Simon Groom)
  • 2013 — ‘Stadium’, Arc en reve, centre d’architecture, Bordeaux. (cur. Jean marc Huitorel)
  • ‘Spectator Sport’ Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (cur. Allison Grant)
  • ‘Stately, yes’, Galerie d’ollone a l’ecole superieure des beaux-arts, Angers.
  • 2012 — ‘Everything Flows’, De la waar Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea.
  • ‘In Pursuit of Perfection’, South London Gallery
  • ‘Sport in Art’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow.
  • 2011 — ‘L’Art est un sport de combat’ Musee des beaux art, Calais
  • ‘Hors Pistes 2011, un autre mouvement des images’, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
  • Key works from the artist in residence program, Glenfiddich.’ Fleming Gallery, London.
  • 2010 — ‘Flow’, 9 British Council Centres India. Video program curated by Film and Video Umbrella, London
  • ‘Hertie Querty’ GoMA, Glasgow
  • 2009 — ‘‘Running Time: Artists films in Scotland, 1960 to now’. Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
  • ‘Hit the ground’, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle.
  • ‘Archive’ Display of PADT material, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.
  • ’18 Reasons why we still need Superman’, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing.
  • ‘Inspired’ Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
  • 2008 — ‘Within’, Bloomberg Space, London
  • ‘Artfocus 5’, Talpiot Beit Benit Congress Centre, Jerusalem
  • Taipei Biennial. Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
  • ‘Architecture et Humanite, Episode 3, GMTT-CK’Centre Culturel, Civoin, France.
  • ‘Scottish Contemporary art from Glasgow Museums’, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
  • ‘Bread and Soccer: In the Arena of Art’ Austrian Cultural Forum, New York.
  • ‘South by Southwest’, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.
  • ‘Arena: The art of Hockey’ Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax.
  • ‘The Local’, Glasgow International, Studio Warehouse SWG3.
  • 2007 — ‘‘Experimental Playground’, Blackbox Art Centre, Melbourne.
  • ‘Intrusions au Petit Palais’, Paris.
  • ‘Offside’, School of Art and Design, Auckland.
  • ‘Models as Muse’, Addison Gallery Andover.
  • 2006 — ‘‘Experimental Playground’, Blackbox Art Centre, Melbourne.
  • ‘We all laughed at Christopher Columbus’, Stadelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam & Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul.
  • ‘Die Schonheit der Chance’ Institute of Modern Art, Nuremberg.
  • ‘Dada’s Boys: Identity and play in Contemporary Art’, Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh.
  • ‘You never walk alone – Fan and football culture’ OK Centrum Gegenwartskunst, Linz
  • ‘The Beautiful Game: Contemporary Art and Futbol’ Roebling Hall, New York.
  • ‘ARTCUP’, Huntly
  • ‘The Human Game’ Stazione Leopolda, Florance
  • ‘We all laughed at Christopher Columbus’ Stadelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
  • ‘Game On’ Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne
  • 2005 — 2nd Triennial of Contemorary Art, Mauritius.
  • Rundlederwelten’ Martin-Gropius-Bau.
  • 2004 — ‘Move your body! Stretch your mind’, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
  • ‘Contested Fields’ Des Moines Art Centre
  • Collection Agnes B, Les Abattoirs, Frac Midi, Pyrenees.
  • ‘Em Jogo / On Side’, Centre for Visual Art, Coimbra, Portugal.
  • ‘Recent acquisitions’ GoMa, Glasgow
  • ARTCUP’, (Galeria Quadrum), Lisbon
  • ‘Sportivement Votre’ Domaine de Chamarande
  • 2003 — ‘Plunder’ Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee
  • ‘Love Over Gold’ Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.
  • ‘Orifice’ Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne Festival.
  • ‘Art@Glenfiddich’, Dufftown.
  • ‘Squared Circle’, Walker Art Center, Minniapolis.
  • ‘To the care of the British Empire’, Generator, Dundee.
  • ‘Micro/Macro’, British Council Exhibition, Kunsthalle Mucsarnok, Budapest
  • 2002 — ‘Spectator Sport’, Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • ‘Greyscale/CMYK’, Tramway 2, Glasgow.
  • ‘Reality Check’, British Council Exhibition, Wharf Road, London.
  • ‘New’ recent acquisitions, Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
  • ‘Absolute Art Holes’, The Lighthouse, Glasgow.
  • ‘5:1’ Fotogalerie alte Feuerwache, Mannheim.
  • ‘Happy Outsiders’, Zachenta Gallery, Warsaw.
  • 2001 — ‘Work Out’ Kunsthalle Nurnberg.
  • ‘Black Box Recorder: The Young Video Art From Great Britain’, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland.
  • 5th Graz Biennial on Media and Architecture
  • ‘Space Design, Life in Zero Gravity’, Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich
  • ‘Hear + Now’ Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, McManus Gallery & Aberdeen Art Gallery.
  • ‘Plateau of Humankind’ 49th Venice Biennale. ‘Rejouissez-Vous’, Le Parvais, Pau.
  • ‘BIDA 2001’, Valencia
  • ‘Video Evidence’, Southampton City Art Gallery.
  • ‘Videonale 9’, Bonn
  • ‘Circles’, ZKM Karlsruhe
  • ‘Lost & Found: Critical voices in New British Design’, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
  • ‘Open Country’, Musee Cantonal des Beaux arts, Lausanne.
  • 2000 — ‘Au-dela du spectacle’, Pompidou Centre, Paris
  • ‘Face On’, Site Gallery, Sheffield, Milton Keynes & Stills, Edinburgh.
  • ‘Sporting Life’, MCA, Sydney
  • ‘La Beaute du Geste’, Centre d’Art Contemporain Vassiviere-en-Limousin.
  • ‘Transfert’, Art dans l’espace urbain, Biel-Bienne.
  • ‘Printemps de Cahors’, Cahors, Salon Montrouge, Paris.
  • ‘Game On’, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York.
  • ‘If I Ruled the World’ (Part 2), CCA Glasgow
  • ‘Becks Futures’, ICA, London, Cornerhouse, Manchester and CCA Glasgow
  • ‘Radio Tuesday’, Helinski.
  • ‘Become Like Me’, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh and An Tuireann, Skye.
  • ‘Lets Entertain’, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis. Kunstmuseum
  • Wolfsburg, Miami Art Museum
  • ‘In Consistency’, Arthouse, Dublin
  • 1999 — ‘Imagespassages’, Annecy
  • ‘People’, Le Spot, Le Havre.
  • ‘In Consistency’, Arthur R. Rose Gallery, London and Arthouse, Dublin.
  • ‘Dots and Loops’, MK Expositieruimte, Rotterdam
  • ‘Printemps de Cahors’. Cahors.
  • ‘Apperto Tutto’, 48th Venice Biennale
  • ‘Multiples x 2’, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.
  • ‘Rue Louise Weiss’, Centre d’art Contemporain, Meymac.
  • ‘If I Ruled the World’, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
  • ‘Mayday’, Photographers Gallery, London.
  • 1998 — ‘Multiples x 1’, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
  • Galleri S.E., Bergen.
  • ‘In Visible Light’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
  • ‘Wrapped’, West Scaland Museum of Art, Soro.
  • ‘Ceaseless’, Crown Center Gallery, Chicago.
  • ‘This Island Earth’, An Tuireann, Portree.
  • ‘Arena’, Kassenhalle im Rathaus, Munchen.
  • ‘Host’, Tramway, Glasgow.
  • ‘Receptor’, Galerie H.S. Steinek, Wien
  • ‘Kick Off”, Musee Geo Charles, Echiroles
  • ‘Nettverk’, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo
  • 1997 — Johannesburg Biennial
  • ‘Tales from the City’, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh.
  • ‘Verpachtetes Erbe’, Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt.
  • ‘Material Culture’, Hayward Gallery, London.
  • ‘Matria Europa’, Portable Gallery, Amsterdam.
  • ‘Video Positive’, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.
  • ‘Wish you were here too’, Glasgow.
  • London Contemporary Art Fair with Transmission Gallery
  • 1996 — ‘Girls High’, the old fruit market, Glasgow
  • ‘Life/Live’, Musee d’Art modern de la ville de Paris and Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon.
  • ‘Offside’, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester.
  • Galerie Eigen + Art, Berlin
  • ‘Kilt ou Double’, La Vigie, Nimes
  • ‘A4 Favours’, Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
  • ‘Language, Mapping & Power’, Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardi, Paris.
  • 1995 — ‘Instant’, Camden Art Centre, London
  • ‘Exchange Resources’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
  • Tuzolto Gallery, Budapest
  • ‘Ideal Standard Summertime’, Lisson Gallery, London
  • ‘Karaoke’, South London Gallery
  • ‘Swarm’, S.A.C Travelling Gallery
  • Eigen + Art at the Independent Art Space, London
  • 1994 — ‘Institute of Cultural Anxiety’, ICA, London
  • ‘It is not like it used to be’, Bartok 32 Galeria, Budapest.
  • ‘Riviera’, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
  • ‘Fotodiffusion’, Turin
  • ‘The Curators Egg’, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
  • ‘Wish you were here’, the Bourse, Leeds
  • ‘Modern Art’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • ‘Gol!’, Mark Boote Gallery, New York
  • 1993 — ‘Left Luggage’, Paris
  • ‘Wonderful Life’, Lisson Gallery, London
  • ‘Coalition’, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
  • ‘International Departures’, Die Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen.
  • 1992 — ‘Guilt by Association’, I.M.o.M.A. Dublin
  • ‘Outing Art’, B.B.C. Billboard Project
  • ‘Contact 552-4813’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • 1991 — ‘Windfall’, Glasgow
  • ‘Speed’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • ‘Army’, Orpheus Gallery, Belfast
  • 1990 — ‘Self Conscious State’, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
  • ‘The Living Room’ 20 Belhaven Terrace, Glasgow
  • 1989 — ‘Information’, Paisley Museum & Art Gallery
  • ‘The Festival of Plagiarism’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
  • ‘The Recky’, North Queen Street Community Centre, Belfast


Public Collections


  • City of Edinburgh Collection
  • Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, France
  • FRAC Languedoc Roussilon
  • FRAC Pays de la Loire
  • Arts Council of England
  • Tate Gallery, London
  • Scottish Arts Council
  • Southampton City Art Gallery
  • Bristol City Art Gallery
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Musee Departmental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart.
  • Dundee City Art Gallery
  • Nottingham Art Gallery
  • Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  • City of Paris Collection.
  • English Arts Council Collection


Prizes and Awards


  • 2014 Creative Scotland Award
  • 2006 Macgeorge Fellowship, University of Melbourne
  • 2004 Hamlyn Award
  • 2001 Scottish Arts Council Award
  • 2000 Spirit of Scotland Award
  • Becks Futures Prize
  • 1994 Scottish Arts Council Award
  • 1992 B.B.C. Billboard Commission
  • 1989 John & Anna Laurie Bequest


Residencies


  • 2017 From Scotland to Corby and Back, Corby
  • 2013 Edinburgh College of Art – Charlotte Square Residency
  • 2012/13 Cove Park Residency, Cove, Scotland. August - September
  • 2011 Sharjah Biennial Residency UAE. March
  • 2006 Macgeorge Fellowship, University of Melbourne. Jan – April.
  • 2005 Glenfiddich Residency, Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown. June – August
  • Phillips Academy, Andover, in collaboration with the Addison Gallery
  • Andover USA Nov.
  • 2002 IASPIS, Stockholm. Oct – Dec
  • 1995 Ateliers du FRAC des pays de la loire, Saint Nazaire June – August.