1958 Born UK
1976-77 East Herts College of Art and Design
1977-80 Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic B.A. Hons Fine Art
1979-84 Founder Member of The Basement Group and Projects UK Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
1991-98 Director and Curator of The Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.
2001-2 Artistic Director of the 2002 Biennale of Sydney
2003-4 Artist in Residence, International Studio Programme, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2003-6 AHRB Research Fellow, Newcastle University, UK

2009 Artist in Residence, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas, USA
2010 Artist in Residence, Center for Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu (CoCA) Torun, Poland
2007-2018 (Ongoing) Bartlett Research Fellow, Newcastle University, UK
Represented by Matt's Gallery, London

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

By Our Own Hand, Matt's Gallery, London, England

Possessions_inc., An online video project for Matt's Gallery, London, England

Speech Acts, UTS Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Nothing Can Stop Us Now, a Matt's Gallery offsite exhibition at Dilston Grove, London, England
The Golden Space City of God, Old School Room Project Space (OSR), West Coker, Somerset, UK

The Magpie Index, Matt's Gallery, London, England

Triumph, (with Steve Wigg), Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia

The Objectivist Studio, Alma Enterprises, London, England
The Golden Space City of God, Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Richard Grayson, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, England
The Magpie Index, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
The Golden Space City of God, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Richard Grayson, The Golden Space City of God, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Switzerland

The Golden Space City of God, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Manukau City, New Zealand
The Golden Space City of God, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas, USA
The Golden Space City of God, Matt's Gallery, London, England

Suspicious Fires, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney

Messiah, Meta, Hove
Intelligence, Matt's Gallery London

Messiah, Matt's Gallery London
Messiah, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney
Messiah, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

A Diary, a History, a Walk up the Hill, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
Artist's statement/catalogue essay
Ways the World Ends, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney
Artist's statement/catalogue essay

Negative Space (Things I don't understand), Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney

Untitled, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
1000 accidents/Ahistoryofreading, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane &
Ahistoryofreading, Artspace, Sydney

A Famous Struggle/VariousThings Explained, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide
Alternative Histories, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
The Plato Problem, University of S.A. Art Museum window (with Suzanne Treister)

Triumph, (with Steve Wigg) Art Museum University of South Australia, Adelaide

Received, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
Letter/Message/Fact, Performance Space, Sydney

Title, Public Art Project, Adelaide.
Mine, Public Art Project, Adelaide

Attempted Histories, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide

Belshazzar, Post-West, Adelaide
Black and White, (with Alan Cruickshank) BullRing Gallery, Adelaide

Just What is it?, (with Michele Luke) Adelaide Festival

I first met Marcel at a Clambake in 1945, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Other Wise, Chameleon, Tasmania
Other Acts, Artspace, Sydney
All My Men are Monkies, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

50 Violent Acts, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
Glitters, Aspects Gallery, London
Work, Reading University, UK

Les Hommes, Paris Biennale, France
Encore, Gallerie de Lyon, France

Selected Group Exhibitions/Events:

Not Without My Ghosts, Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, England; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
Drawing Biennial 2021, Drawing Room, London, England (17 March – 12 May)
Virtual Exhibition, GAG Projects, Adelaide, Australia/Berlin, Germany (Jan-Feb)

I've Never Seen The Sky Like This Before..., Southwest Contemporary, Adelaide, Australia
Not Without My Ghosts, (as part of Museum of Black Hole Spacetime Collective), Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition, Drawing Room, London;
Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, England
#WIP, (as part of Museum of Black Hole Spacetime Collective), Queer Art Projects Digital

Postcards from the Edge, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA
Drawing Biennial 2019, The Drawing Room, London England

Inhuman Art, ScreenSaverGallery (online)
(6th Dec 2018 - 28th Feb 2019)
& presented at: PAF – Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, Olomouc, Czech Republic
(6-9 December 2018)
Postcards from the Edge, Gallery 524, New York, USA

The Magpie Index. Screening + Q&A, The Photographers' Gallery, London, England
The Horizontal Within, The Horizontal Without
, Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, London

Drawing Biennial 2017, The Drawing Room, London, England
HYPERactive, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia

Artists behind Bars, Matt's Gallery, London
Collective Task, 67 Ludlow Street, New York, USA

His Master's Voice, La Panacée, Montpellier, France
Drawing Biennial 2013, The Drawing Room, London, England
A Foreign Encounter, FOE 156, Munich, Germany

IMPACT, Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA), Perth, Australia

HIS MASTER'S VOICE Von Stimme und Sprache/On Voice and Language Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, Germany
Drawing Biennial 2013, The Drawing Room, London, England

The Best of Times the Worst of Times - Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Arsenale 2012 • The First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine
Magpie Index, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
Ghosts Off The Shelf, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Ffilm 3, Oriel Gelf Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
Seeing in the Dark, Circa, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
This Is What I Do, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia

THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE, Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia
Film and Video, The Russian Club
Gallery, London, England

Choral Visual, (Curator Thomas Trummer, Siemens Arts Program), Casa de la Cultura, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tactical Support: Curator's Choice, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, USA
Drawing 2009 Biennal Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London, England

Obscurum per obscuris, (curated by Reet Varblane and Ilya Sundelevitsh) Tallinna Kunstihoone, Tallinn, Estonia
Gallery Artists, Yuill/Crowley Gallery, Sydney

A Number of Worlds Resembling Our Own, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Navigations: per Forma, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
To Think of Diaries, in 'Beyond Text - The Artist's Diary Re-invented' performance at Cochrane Theatre, London, England 2007

Happy Believers, Werkleitz Biennale, Volkspark Halle (Saale), Germany

Gott sehen - Das Überirdische als Thema der Zeitgenoessischen Kunst, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland
Wallflower, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Switzerland
Electric Renaissance, Handel Festival, Halle, Germany 2005
ICOLS Strategy Defense and Arms Fair, The Performance Space, Sydney, Australia; RISK, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
ICOLS audio, finetuned, META Project Space, Hove, UK

Cartographies, The Performance Space, Sydney, Australia
Planet B, Magazin 4 Voralberger Kunstverein and Bregenzer Kunstverein Bregenz
ICOLS, Collectivity and critical collective/cooperative cultural action, Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa FL, USA
ICOLS, Connect the Dots, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA
ICOLS Strategy Defense and Arms Fair, Ferry between Helsinki, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Tallin, ISEA 2004.


Love and Hope and Sex and Dreams, Townhouse Motel, Scope Art, Miami.
Parallax Architecture, Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona.
Paradies (Paradise), MAIS V, Bunker under Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
New York Calling, P.S.1 studio project, Long Island City, NY USA
ICOLS AUDIO, juniradio, Berlin104.1 08.-30. juni
ICOLS, FILE, 2003- festival internacional de linguagem eletr™nica, Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) S‹o Paulo, Brazil.
wywh wish you were here, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia
ICOLS, How to be a perfect guest, Sharjah International Biennial 6, Sharjah Art Museums and Expo Centre Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
ICOLS Glasgow Event, Wasps Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
ICOLS, The Esplanade, Theatres on the Bay, Singapore

Connecting Principle, Newcastle University UK
ICOLS Launch Event, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australiia
ICOLS,, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
ICOLS in Art meets Archive, Sydney State Records Centre, Sydney, Australia
Big Bang Theory, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand

New Releases, 4a Gallery Sydney, and Australian Tour

Sporting Life, MCA, Sydney, Australia
Chemistry, Art Gallery of South Australia
Casual Viewings, Kelowna Art Gallery, Canada and Tour

Closer to the speed of light, MultiMedia Arts Asia Pacific, Brisbane

Confined, Here Gallery, New York
ArtRage - works for television, ABC Television, Australia
Whispers Lies and Text, CAST, Hobart; Launceston Art Gallery; Festival Centre Adelaide
Underbelly, Hindley St, Adelaide

Beauty 2000, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

Thin Skin, The Performance Space, Sydney
Visy Board Art Prize, Tanunda, South Australia1996
Wardrobe, Mad Love, Adelaide; The Performance Space Sydney; Institute of Modern Art Brisbane; Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
Obiter Dictum, (Public Arts Projects) Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Greenaway Art Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair 5.

White Hysteria, (waiting room), Cleveland, Lotta Hammer Gallery, London
White Hysteria, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide; Stripp, Melbourne
Invisible City, Charlicks Building, Adelaide

Video-Expedition in the Performance World, ArtPool, Budapest, Hungary
25 Years Of Performance Art in Australia, Ivan Docherty Gallery, Sydney, Institute of Modern Art Brisbane, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Greenaway Art Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair
Flat, Union Gallery, Adelaide

Jemmy, Ebenezer Studios, Adelaide
Presumed Innocent: Disasters, Union Gallery, Adelaide
Presumed Innocent: Hit and Run, Re Gallery, Adelaide
Critical City: domestic space project, Adelaide

Frank Thing, Sym Choon Gallery, Adelaide
Walls One, Union Gallery, Adelaide
Presumed Innocent: Scene of the Crime, Post West, Adelaide
Text show, Post West, Adelaide
Critical City: domestic space project, Adelaide
Contemporary, Capita Building, Adelaide

Curious Yellow, Delarosa Gallery, Adelaide

Possessed, Bullring Gallery, Adelaide
Postiche, Club Foote, Adelaide
Opus Wrecks, Art Zone, Adelaide

Body Use and Value, Club Foote, Adelaide
Objects of Devotion, Experimental.Art.Foundation. Adelaide
Perspecta, (The Collaborationists) Art Gallery of New SouthWales, Sydney

The Collaborationists, IMA, Brisbane, PICA, Perth, ACCA, Melbourne

British Council Video Tour, Various venues
Inframental Video Festival, Hungary, America, Australia
The Basement Group, Het Apollo Huis, Eindhoven, Holland

4 Days of Performance, The Midland Group, Nottingham, UK
The Basement Group, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
The Basement Group, Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
The Basement Group, Crescent Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Basement Group, London Video Arts, UK
Best British Video, B2 Gallery, London, UK
The Basement Group, CAIRN Paris; Espace Critique, Paris; Lieu de Relations, Besancon; Chambre Dijon, France
The Basement Group, Paris Biennale
The Basement Group, Sheffield Expanded Media Show
The Polaroid Show, Newcastle Media Workshop UK

Art Projects:

2001 4 Vases in the British Museum, Artist Page for "Art For All?" Ed Mark Wallinger and Mary Warnock. Peer Trust, London.
2001 Member of International Corporation of Lost Structures (ICOLS) - Night Manager - International Department of Local Aesthetics.


2016-17 Possessions_inc.
2015 Cosmic Joke
2014 Nothing Can Stop Us Now
2013-17 The Magic Mountain
2010 The Magpie Index
2009 The Golden Space City of God
2004-7 Suspicious Fires
2005 Intelligence
2004 Messiah
2004 The Family Starship Troopers
2003/4 Ghosthouses
2003 Moving a Wall
2002 A Diary, some Keys & New York City 60 mins
2002 A Walk up the Hill in Six different Countries 60 mins
1999 Ahistoryofreading 15mins
1998 Various Things Explained 20mins
1998 End Of the World 2mins
1985 Git-Down 22 mins
1982 Three Real Things 5 mins.
1980 Three Thousand Famous Men 12 mins


Arts Council Collection, UK
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Gallery of Western Australia
The British Council
Cardwell Collection, New Zealand
Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Inframental Budapest, Hungary
Centero Lavore, Milan, Italy
London Video Arts
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Polaroid U.S.A.
Projectos, Lisbon
Projects U.K
Various private collections

Selected Bibliography:

Documents of Contemporary Art: Magic - Edited by Jamie Sutcliffe. Co-published by Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press, 2021
Richard Grayson: Possessions_inc
. Jamie Sutcliffe navigates the vortex of superstition and techno-consipiracy in Richard Grayson’s online video series, Art Monthly 428: Jul-Aug 2019
Artist Monograph: Richard Grayson : By Our Own Hand, Text by Jes Fernie Published by Matt's Gallery, London, 2018
Artist catalogue: Speech Acts: Richard Grayson and Matt Mullican, Essay by Wes Hill Published by UTS Sydney, Australia, 2017
'His Master's Voice - Von Stimme und Sprache. On Voice and Language', Hrsg: Dr. Inke Arns, Hartware MedienKunstVerein/Verlag Kettler, Germany 2013
'Hyperdrawing: Beyond the Lines of Contemporary Art', Ed Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall, Pub. I. B. Tauris, UK 2012
David Elliot, 'The Best of Times the Worst of Times Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art', Kiev Biennale catalogue, 2012
Sherman Sam, 'What the Dickens?' Artforum Diary
Mark Prince, ' Richard Grayson:The Magpie Index', Art Monthly 354 March 2012
Sherman Sam, 'The Magpie Index', Artforum, May 2012
Frances Morgan, 'Roy Harper sings for the birds', BFI Sight & Sound, March 2012
Stewart Home, 'The Objectivist Studio'
Rachel Withers, 'Polytechnic', Artforum XLIX no 5 Jan 2011
Mike Sperlinger, 'Looking Back (pick of the year)', Frieze Jan Feb 2011
Marcia E Vetrocq, 'Get away to Yesterday', Art in America December 2010
Denise Robinson, 'For The Untimely: Polytechnic', Camera Austria no 112
Collective. 'Polytechnic', Art Papers (USA) Jan/Feb 2011
Helen Sumpter, 'Don't Miss: Polytechnic', TimeOut 4-10 November
Max Zoller, 'Polytechnic', Art Monthly No 340 Oct 2010
Alina Astrova, 'Tips: Polytechnic', Kaleidoscope. Issue 08 Fall 2010
Colin Perry, 'Polytechnic Early British Video Art', Sight and Sound
Francesca Gavin, 'Polytechnic', Rough Version
Melissa Gronlund, 'A Return to Content? Polytechnic at Raven Row.' Rhizome 27 Oct
Sculpture Center, CuratorÕs Notebook Polytechnic 22 Oct 2010
Helen Wilson, 'Polytechnic Where Art You?' Blog
Pieternel Vermoortel, 'Three Exhibitions in London', Metropolis M
Rory Pilgrim, 'The Best of 2010', Metropolis M
Lauren Down, 'Polytechnic: come with us now on a journey to the 1970's', Snipe Oct 2010
Nichola McCartney, 'Polytechnic' Spectator Arts Blog 17 Sept
David Elliot, catalogue essay, 'The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a precarious Age', 17th Biennale of Sydney catalogue, Australia, 2010
Peter Hill, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Frieze 133, Sept 2010
Apinan Poshyanada, 'Sydney's Songs for Survival', Bangkok Post, 21/6/10
Peter Hill, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Frieze Magazine 133, Sept 2010
Juliana Enberg, 'Artful excess - 17th Biennale of Sydney'. The Monthly, Australia, No 57, June 2010
Isobel Johnston, 'Interview with Richard Grayson', The Art Life,
Sally O'Reilly - Film and Video Russian Club, Art Monthly No 334 March 2010
Pryle Behrman - Richard Grayson De La Warr Pavilion, Art Monthly No 334 March 2010
Skye Sherwin, Recommended shows- 'Richard Grayson at the De La Warr Pavilion', The Guardian, Saturday 23 January 2010
John Hurrell, 'Richard Grayson Te Tuhi'. EyeContact,
Mark Sheerin, 'Richard Grayson at the De La Warr Pavilion'. Criticismism,
Andrew Brighton, catalogue. essay 'Richard Grayson', De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK 2010
Gabriel Coxhead - Art: Best of the Year '09 TimeOut London, No 2052 Dec 17-30 2009
Boris Kremer - ite, missa est, Broadsheet (Australia), Vol 38.3, 2009
JJ Charlesworth - The Golden Space City of God at Matt's Gallery, TimeOut London No 2024, June 4th 2009
Waldemar Januszczak - Give credit to the crunch, The Sunday Times - Culture, 17th May, 2009
Joseph Watson - The Golden Space City of God, Art and Christianity, No 59, Autumn 2009
Five best shows in the country A Secret Service. The Independent Weekend, Oct 2006
Robert Clark - A Secret Service, The Guardian WeekendSept 16 2006
Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon - Modern Art A Critical Introduction. Routledge, 2005
Gabriel Coxhead - Richard Grayson, Meta papers, pub. Meta, Hove, England
Peter Suchin - Richard Grayson, Art Monthly No 283 Feb 2005
Martin Herbert - Richard Grayson Matt's Gallery, Time Out London Dec 8-15 2004
Richard Grayson - I am Good at Games, Ed Boris Kremer essaysIhor Holubiziky and Astrid Mania Catalogue Publ. Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin 2004
PLANET B Die Aesthetik des B-movies in der zeitgenšssischen Kunst. Catalogue, dist,
Bruce James - Ways the World Ends ABC Radio16/9/2002

Eve Sullivan -
Ways of Saying: Reflections on the recent paintings of Maria Cruz and Richard Grayson Art in Australia autumn 2003
Rachel Kent - Sporting Life exhibition Catalogue essay MCA Sydney 2000

Ihor Holubizky - Waiting for Kerouac : Richard Grayson. Art/Text No 66 1999
Ihor Holubizky - Ahistoryofreading. Catalogue essay IMA 1999
Jyanni Steffensen - PI in New York Broadsheet No 2 vol 28 1999
Jim Moss - Various Things Explained Broadsheet No1 vol 28 1998
Derek Kreckler - The loss of Virginity, a famous struggle and various things explained. Catalogue essay CAC
Adelaide 1998
Briony Rhodes - Whispers, lies and text: Eyeline 39 1999
Ihor Holubizky - Attempted Histories. Art/Text No 64 1999
John Barbour - Attempted Histories Real Time August 1998
Chris Reid - Obiter Dictum: Art Monthly #94 1997
Steven Strenlan - Interview with Richard Grayson. Broadsheet Vol 25 No 4 1996
Jyanni Steffensen - Triumph. Real TimeVol ..1996
Cath Keneally - Triumph. Art Monthly Australia #92 1996.
Brett Butfield - Triumph. dB Magazine #126 28 Aug 1996
Sarah Thomas - Triumph in Clay. Adelaide Advertiser 22.8.96
Tania Guha - White Hysteria. Time Out Magazine7-14/8/97 London
John Neylon - White Hysteria. Adelaide Review July 1996
Stephanie Radok - White Hysteria Artlink Vol 16 no 4 Summer 1996
James Moss - The Invisible City Art & Text#53 '96.
Ken Bolton - Richard Grayson, Received. Art and Australia#2/96
Daniel Thomas - Invisible City Art and Australia#2/96.
Chris Reid - Invisible City Art Monthly 1995 #86
Anne Robertson - Constructing a context Broadsheet Vol 24 No 4.
Ken Bolton Bits of Communication Art Monthly Oct 1995 #84
Linda Marie Walker Reathing, writhing... ArtLink_Vol 15 No 4.
Jonathon Nichols Higher Voices Broadsheet Vol 24. No 3.
Felicity Fenner Critics Choice Sydney Morning Herald 23/3/95
Suzy Treister Letter/Message/Fact Performance Space_. Catalogue Essay
Peter Stewart Land Memory and Representation Broadsheet vol 24 No1
Cate Troon Symbols of Civic pride. Broadsheet Vol 24 No 1
David O Halloran Title Adelaide Advertiser 15/2/95
Daniel Thomas Public Art Adelaide Advertiser 3/95
Heather Croall Presumed Innocent Eat Carpet SBS television
Various 25 Years of Performace Art in Australia Ivan Docherty Gallery 1994 Catalogue
Anne Robertson Flat Agenda Magazine Spring '94
Susan Fereday Jemmy Agenda Magazine Winter '94
Kevin Murray Taking the Low Ground Broadsheet Vol 23 No 2
Linda Marie Walker and Steve Wigg Attempted Histories Broadsheet Vol 23 No 1
Charles Watkins Attempted Histories Agenda Magazine Autumn '93
Anne Marsh Body and Object:Performance Art in Australia. Oxford University Press 1993
Julie Ewington The Collaborationists. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Perspecta Catalogue '89
Editors When we asked..(the Basement Group) Hi-Performance Magazine USA #25 '84
Rob Le Frenais The Basement Group Performance Magazine UK #23,'83


AHRC Project grant 2009
Arts Council of England project grant 2008
AHRB Fellowship in the Creative and Performing Arts 2003-6
Arts Council of England project grant 2004
South Australian Department of Arts New Work Grant 2000
South Australian Department of Arts Writing commission 2000
Australia Council New Work Grant 1997
South Australian Department of Arts Art In Public Places Grant 1993
Australian Museums Association Professional Development Grant 1993
South Australian Fim Corporation Development Grant 1992
South Australian Department of Arts Personal Award 1990
Australia Council Joint Projects award 1989
British Council Grant 1984
Arts Council GB Film and Video Bursary 1984
Northern Arts Award 1982
Arts Council GB Video Bursary 1982

Selected Employment and Professional (Curatorial):

David and Yuko Juda Art Foundation Award London UK, September 2018
Vordemberge-Gildewart Award Exhibition,
Annely Juda Fine Art, London UK, 3-17 Sept 2016
Worlds in Collision
, Adelaide International, Adelaide, Australia 2012 - 2014 (exhibition 2014)
, 2012, A curatorial collaboration by Richard Grayson and Robin Klassnik in 3 parts, Matt's Gallery, London UK
curated for Raven Row, London, UK, 2010
Scary Movie
(Mark Wallinger, Mark Boulos, Anna Barribal, Eric Bunger) curated for Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia.2006/7
This Will Not Happen
Without You (Basement to Locus + 1979 -2007) Arts Council UK Touring exhibition travelling to John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, Hatton Gallery Newcastle Unversity and Belfast. 2006/7
A Secret Service: Art, Compulsion, Concealment
Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition in
collaboration with the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University. 16 September - 11 November 2006. Touring to: De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill 27 January - 15 April 2007; Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester 5 May - 29 July 2007 2001-2002
Artistic Director of the 2002 Biennale of Sydney- (The World May Be) Fantastic 1998
Director and Curator of The Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. 1991-98
Founder Member of The Basement Group, and Projects UK Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 1979-84

Selected Employment and Professional (Other):

2018 - Visiting lecturer, MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2011- 2018 Visiting Tutor, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, UK
2015 The End(s) of Post-Internet Art, Talk at Frieze Art fair 2015, Art Monthly Event, Friday 16th October
>>Play The End(s) of Post-Internet Art
2013-14 Visiting Tutor, Royal College of Art, London

2007- 2018 Bartlett Fellow, University of Newcastle, UK
2003-6 AHRB Research Fellow, University of Newcastle, UK
2000 MA external examiner Sydney College of the Arts
Visiting Lecturer Wimbledon School of Art, London
1999 Visiting lecturer University of Northumberland, U.K.
Lecturer in Sculpture Griffith University Brisbane
Artist/Writer in residence IMA Brisbane
1998 Peer Advisor New Media Fund Australia Council
1995 Assessor Department of Architecture Adelaide University.
MA Assessor University of South Australia Dept Fine Arts
1994 AMAA tour of Arts organisations in Scotland, England and Holland Guest Lecturer Newcastle Upon Tyne
University Dept of Sculpture
1992 Artists Week Committe Member Adelaide Festival
1990-5 Council Member Australian Network of Art and Technology.
1990-94 Council Member ArtLink Magazine Australia
1990. Tour of Arts Organisations in Eastern Europe .
Visiting Lecturer, Dept of Lens Based Technology, Portsmouth Polytechnic, U.K.
Lecturer in First Year Studies, S.A.C.A.E. Adelaide
Visiting Lecturer Institute of Fine Arts Budapest
Council Member and Programming Committee member, E.A.F
1989. Visiting Lecturer Depts of fine Art: Riverina College, Curtin University, S.A.C.A.E., Canberra College of the
Arts, Queensland College of the Arts.
Workshop Organiser, Come Out Festival '89.
Participant in ANAT Computer Aided Design Summer School.
1987. Curator "Making Whoopee": Adelaide Festival Center.
1985. Lecturer in Dept Of Sculpture, S.A.C.A.E.
Visiting Lecturer University of Tasmania.
1984. Artist in Residence. E.A.F. Adelaide.
Artist in Residence Reading University.U.K.
1983. Education Liason Officer, Spectro Arts Workshop, Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K.

Writing, catalogue essays and publishing:

Some works of Simon Patterson considered as an Astronomical History Painting, published in: Simon Patterson, Head to Toe/Päästä varpaisiin, Serlachius Museums exhibition catalogue. Published by Parvs Publishing, Finland, June 2021
You are Here
, catalogue essay, Phil Coy, Brunel University UK, 2019
Blast Theory, You Start It, catalogue essay. Published by Nam June Paik Art Center, Korea, 2018
Susan Hiller - Lost and Found
, Documenta 2017 catalogue essay, Kassel, Germany
A Geography of Storage
, catalogue essay for the exhibition, What I Thought I Saw, Saw Me, Bronwen Buckeridge in collaboration with Robin Klassnik, Gdańska Galeria Miejska (GGM), Gdansk, Poland 2016
catalogue essay, Matt's Gallery, London 2016
Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation Award exhibition catalogue essay, Annely Juda Fine Art, London 2016
If It Was a Going Concern, Catalogue essay for Adelaide International 2014
On Motorbikes (Between worlds), catalogue essay for Shaun Gladwell's exhibition, Cycles of Radical Will, pub. De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, England 2013
Eye in the Sky, catalogue essay for Suzanne Treister's exhibition, 'In The Name Of Art', Annely Juda Fine Art, London 2013
Tardis, Triumph and returns, essay for catalogue published by Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, South Australia 2012
Disappear First,
essay in Gone to Croatan, catalogue for exhibition at Center of Contemporary Art (CoCA), Torun, Poland and HMKV Dortmund, Germany. Edited by Inke Arns, Daniel Muzyczuk, Robert Rumas, HMKV. Revolver Publishing by VVV, Berlin 2012

From Here to Eternity, Susan Hiller catalogue essay, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany 2011
Mike Nelson-To The Memory of HP Lovecraft, Catalogue text for Singapore Biennale, 2011
Robert Macpherson, Catalogue text for Singapore Biennale, 2011
Mike Nelson - 24 Orwell Street, in Ruins, ed. Brian Dillon, Whitechapel/MIT Press, 2011
Susan Hiller, Ceramic Works, Susan Hiller catalogue essay, Tate Britain, London 2011
Polytechnic catalogue essay, pub. Raven
Row, London 2010
Against Kipple - catalogue essay for More is More,
Center for Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu (CoCA) Torun, Poland 2010
Bridget Smith: Nobody Else Even Knows, catalogue essay, Peer, London 2010
Roy Harper Biography
Roy Harper Website 2010
A Silence of Beuys -
essay in Beuys is Here, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, England 2009
UNDERCOVER AGENCIES - essay for BLAST THEORY catalogue, Biennale of Venice 2009
A Number of Disappearances
Mark Wallinger catalogue essay, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland 2008
Only Connect Suzanne Treister catalogue essay , Annely Juda Fine Art 2008
Layla Curtis catalogue essay Traceur, Chelsea space 2008
Door Window Draw Catalogue essay for exhibition of works by Anna Barriball at Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lindsay Seers, SMART Papers, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Scary Movie Contemporary Art Centre SA, Australia, Catalogue
This Will Not Happen Without You: (Basement to Locus 1979 to 2007). University of Sunderland Press 2007
Waiting for the Gift of Sound and Vision Essay published in HEXEN 2039, Suzanne Treister, Black Dog Publishing 2006
In a A Secret Service Hayward Gallery Catalogue, 2006
Mike Nelson: Between a formula and a code Contributors Peter Eleey, Richard Grayson, Ralph Rugoff and Rob Tufnell. Turner Contemporary. Koenig Books ISBN 3-86560-039-5
Doubtiful: dans les plies du reel, University of Rennes, Catalogue 2004
Qualified Survivors:A curriculum for artists, ed Paul Bonaventura and Steven Farthing. Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art Oxford University 2004

Ideal State James Angus - Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin 2003 catalogue essay
Grasshopper Worlds 2002 Biennale of Sydney catalogue essay
Mike Nelson - The Deliverance and the Patience for Venice Biennale, Peer Trust project & published in Critical Quarterly (UK) Volume 43 No 4 Winter 2001
Bronia Iwanczak and Suzanne Treister - No More Ice Cream Artspace Sydney 2001
TV Moore - Urban Soldier Man Artspace Sydney 2000
Performance Photo Archive - Perverse CAC Adelaide 2000
Landing 3 - Doctorin' the TARDIS CAC Adelaide 2000
Franz Ehmann - Almost There Artspace Sydney 2000
Annette Bezor. monograph. Wakefield Press/Govt SA.
Steve Reinke - 100 Videos Pier Trust London 2000
Rick Martin - Navigator CAC Adelaide 1999
Simryn Gill OVA/Ikon Gallery Birmingham 1999
Simryn Gill - Self Seeds Museum of Contemporary Art National Gallery, Finland 1998
Introductory essay amd various artists essays, Ideal Work. EAF. 1998
Susan Hiller - Ideal Work EAF 1998
Susan Hiller Museum of ContemporaryArt Oslo Norway 1998
Susan Hiller Adelaide Festival 1998
Susan Hiller - Wild Talents/From the Freud Museum Experimental Art Foundation 1998
Anne Ooms - Adelaide Biennale - All this and Heaven Too Art Gallery of South Australia 1998
Leith Elder EAF 1998
Aldo Iacobelli - Tiles Tomas March Gallery Madrid 1997
Robert Macpherson ABC Radio National 1997
Yuko Shiraishi - Focus EAF 1997
Various Artists - Lawyers Guns and Money EAF 1997
Pat Naldi/Wendy Kirkup - Search, Crosswinds. EAF/Adelaide Festival 1996
600,000 Hours II 'Death, where is thy thing?' EAF 1995
Aldo Iacobelli - New work. Greenaway Gallery/ARCO 1995
Suzanne Treister, Heaven in a Box, Catalogue essay Mizuma Art Gallery Tokyo 1995
600,000 Hours I 'Since Valentino died' EAF 1994
Various Artists - Weird Science" EAF/Australia Centre Manilla 1994
Suzanne Treister - We're not in Kansas any more Toto..." CAC Adelaide/ACCA Melbourne 1994
VNS Matrix - All New Gen. EAF 1993
Joyce Hinterding - Siphon EAF 1993
Craige Andre - Long Journey Home CAC Adelaide 1993
Alan Cruickshank - Mien. University SA publications 1993
Bronwyn Platten - Possible Clouds. EAF. 1993
Various Artists - The Forum in Buda. Interrupted Dialogue EAF/Soros 1992
Aldo Iacobelli - Souvenirs EAF 1992

Features and Reviews:

Being Material, Art Monthly 436: May 2020
Nigel Greenwood Inc Ltd: running a Picture Gallery, CHELSEA space, London, Art Monthly 398, July-Aug 2016
Talkin’ ’bout their g-g-g-generation Richard Grayson on the ends of post-internet art, Art Monthly 389, September 2015
An Internet of Things: Post Internet Art, Broadsheet, Vol 44.1, 2015
New models of knowledge, uncharted areas and hidden narratives: Adelaide International back to the future? Or arrival of the present?, Broadsheet 42.2, Published by CACSA Australia, June 2013
Susan Hiller at Tate Britain and Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, Art Monthly 345: April 2011
An other Australia, Broadsheet, Vol 38.3, 2009
Well here we are...the end of Planet Finance
Broadsheet Vol. 38.1, 2009 and Art Monthly (UK) Issue 327, June 2009
Neither are what they seem, Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art
, Barbican Art Gallery, London. Broadsheet Vol . No . CACSA, 2008 and Be Magazine, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Skull World Broadsheet Vol 36 No 3 2007
Mark Wallinger, State Britain Art Monthly march 2007
...dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop, Hans Ulrich Obrist Art Monthly March 2007
Richard Wilson, Barbican Curve Art Monthly No 302 December 2006
Useful Idiots The Frieze Art Fair and China Power Station 1 Broadsheet 2006
Thankyou For the Music Art Monthly No 299 Sept 2006
Boycott the Archive: Jeremy Dellar. Broadsheet vol 34 no 3 2005
Letter From Berlin Art Monthly No 276 Aug 2004
Duffrey's Ipod: the Turner prize Broadsheet vol 34 no 3 2004

Grey Squares, White Stripes works by Mark Wallinger and Olafur Eliasson Broadsheet Vol 33 No 1 2004
Broadsheet vol 29 no 4 Dec 2000, Jan & Feb 2001
Oscar's Painting (and how we came to fear the protein pill) Broadsheet vol 29 no 4 Dec 2000, Jan & Feb 2001
Scott Redford - Starman Eyeline June 2000
Nostalgia, Nation & Gobstuff Artlink Nov 1999
Asia Pacific Triennial RealTime special edition 1999
New New technologies- Who's afraid of the prosthetic? Artlink Aug 1999
Still Life still lives Artlink vol 17 no 3
Juan Davila Artlink vol 14 no 3
More Light: New work by Craige Andre Artlink vol 14 no 1
Delayed Voyage: New work by George Popperwell Artlink vol 13 no 1
Clunky thingness: Craige Andrae Broadsheet vol 22 1 '93
Where do we go from here? Broadsheet vol 22 4 '93
Quotations: New Performance Broadsheet vol 20 1 '91
Sites in relation to themselves, New photowork from Australia and New Zealand Artlink vol 12 no 2
Terrible sublime:the work of Lindy Lee Artlink vol 11 no 4
Maleness: work by Rick Martin and David Kerr Artlink vol 11 no 4
Breaking the toy Artlink vol 10 no 4
What is not: misreading the East, new Russian art Artlink vol 10 no 4
New Art Systems and the terminal garden: ArtLink vol 9 no 4
Gender and gesture: a sign of the times ArtLink vol 9 no 3
The elusive sign: British experimental film ArtLink vol 9 no 3
Hello, My name's Richard... ArtLink vol 9 no 1
Changing Spaces:Interview with M Snelling ArtLink vol 8 no 4
Boop,Robots and Quay: computer animation ArtLink vol 8 no 3
Adelaide Festival:driving me backwards ArtLink vol8 no 1
The wacky quest at the party- performance at ARX ArtLink vol 7 no 4
Some degree of convergence: statement of work ArtLink vol 4 no 6
Banners and the death of optimism ArtLink vol 4 no 6


Ideal Work EAF 1998
600,000 Hours 11. EAF 1995
600,000 Hours 1. EAF 1994
Interrupted Dialogue. EAF/Soros Foundation 1992