Jo Longhurst

Jo Longhurst

Education:
2012
Leverhulme Fellow, European Centre for Photographic Research, University of Wales, Newport
2008
PhD by practice, Fine Art, Photography, Royal College of Art, London
1984
BA Honours, Russian with Politics, University of Leeds

Solo Exhibitions

2018
New Order / Other Spaces, Kelvin Hall Ballroom, Glasgow
New Order / Other Spaces, Threshold Artspace, Perth Concert Hall
curated by Tiffany Boyle & Iliyana Nedkova for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships Cultural Programme - with intermittent screenings of moving image on the big screens at George Square, Glasgow & Perth Theatre, Perth

2016
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Belfast Titanic, Belfast

2013
Jo Longhurst / Present, Sporobole, Sherbrook, Québec

2012
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, MOSTYN, Llandudno
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Ffotogallery, Cardiff
Suspension, ICIA, Bath

2010
Jo Longhurst / The Refusal, London Art Fair, with Pavillion

2008
Jo Longhurst / The Refusal, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Twelve Dogs, Twelve Bitches, Pavilion, Leeds
Jo Longhurst / The Refusal, RCA, London

2006
Descent, MAC, Birmingham

2005
Twelve Dogs, Twelve Bitches, Discovery Award, Recontres De La Photographie, Arles
Breed, Studio 1.1, London

2000
Feast, European Academy for the Arts, London
Elephant & Castle Families 1994/2000, Museum of London


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Énergie animale. Tiere in der Gestaltung, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich

2017/18
PFF - Pets Friends Forever. Pets and their People, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden

2017
Perfect / Imperfect, Galerie Andreas Schmidt, Berlin [with Penelope Umbrico and Mariken Wessels]

2016
Photography is Magic, Aperture, New York

2015
Work in Progress, International Residency Programme, Largo das Artes, Rio de Janiero
Gothic, Library of Birmingham, Birmingham
Sport, Sport, Sport, Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, London

2014/15
Arche Noah, Uber Tier und Mensch in der Kunst, Museum Ostwall in Dortmund

2014
Sport, Sport, Sport, Transmission/ Kinning Park, Glasgow
Still, Solent Showcase, Southampton

2013
C Magazine Auction, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art / Bonhams Canada, Toronto
Fans of Feminism, Cass Gallery, London

2012/13
The Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Grange Prize, Canada House, London

2012
The Worldly House, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel
Powerhouse, Smiths Row, Bury St Edmonds
Critical Dictionary, WORK, London

2011
Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno
Check-In, Harbourside, Folkstone Triennial Fringe

2010
The Animal Gaze, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Exposure, James Hyman Gallery, London
Update UK: Photography in Britain after 2000, Krakow
The Refusal, Art Projects, London Art Fair, with Pavilion
Protected Characteristics, Royal College of Art, London

2009/10
Cocker Spaniel and Other Tools for International Understanding, Kunsthalle zu Kiel

2009
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, A Foundation, Rochelle School, London [selectors Richard Billingham, Ceal Floyer, Ken Lum]
Becoming Animal, Becoming Human, nGbK, Berlin
Photography Auction, Christies, Paris
London Photography Auction, Phillips de Pury & Company
Glasgow Art Fair, with Pavilion
The Animal Gaze, Cass Gallery, Whitechapel

2008
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, A Foundation, Liverpool Biennial [selectors Richard Billingham, Ceal Floyer, Ken Lum]
New Works: Pavilion Commissions, National Media Museum, Bradford
Summer Show, Hoopers Gallery, London
Anticipation, Ultralounge, Selfridges, London
SHOW RCA, Royal College of Art, London
Phantasma, Ballhaus/Nordpark, Düsseldorf
Parade, Shunt Vaults, London

2007
To the Dogs, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
Anticipation, David Roberts Foundation, London

2006
Too Dark in the Park, Cafe Gallery Projects, London

2005
Nützlich, süund museal / das fotografierte Tier (The Photographed Animal / Useful, Cute and Collected), Museum Folkwang, Essen
Future Face, National Museum of Natural Science, Taipei
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2004
Future Face, Wellcome Gallery, Science Museum, London
Weeds, Hiscox Artprojects, London

2003
Ausll, Dahl Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lucerne
Work in progress, Essen Arts Festival, Essen
T/Reason, Serpentine Pavilion, London
Treason, Cafe Gallery Projects, London

Publications

2020
Review
On Touch (or the impossibility of touch), Rodrigo Orrantia

2019
Publications
Other Spaces, Soanyway Magazine, Volume 2, Issue Four

2018
Publications
BowWowWow, Four&Sons, Issue 9
Considering the Animals, Artlink, Issue 38:1

Review
New Order, Other Spaces, Lucy Weir, MAP

2017
Publications
AGO Artists in Residence 2011-2016, Art Gallery of Ontario
Really Good Dog Photography, Hoxton Mini Press / Penguin
Refuse Magazine, Issue 1 [commissioned work, Salah], Stichting Olfa Ben Ali, Amsterdam
Ten Years: Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, 2008-2017, Art Gallery of Ontario

Interview
Dogs and Gymnasts, interview with David Evans, Elephant Magazine Issue 32, Perfect Me, Perfect You

2016
Publications
Photography & Culture, Vol 8, Issue 2&3

2015
Publications
Homotopia, EROS Press, London
Canadian Art Installation, AIMIA, Toronto
Photography & Culture, Vol 8, Issue 1
I Know What You're Thinking, Four&Sons, Issue 3

Review
Alexandre Sá, Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro

2014
Catalogue
Arche Noah. Tier und Mensch in der Kunst, Museum Ostwall in Dortmund
Still, Solent Showcase Gallery and Hampshire Sculpture Trust

2013
Publications
On Perfection: an Artists' Symposium, Jo Longhurst (ed), Intellect Critical Photography Series, University of Chicago Press [Contributions from Mark Durden, Eva Stenram, Clive Cazeaux, Julian Rosefeldt, Catherine Grant, Jo Longhurst, Ray Muller (Leni Riefenstahl), Ceri Higgins, David Evans, Francette Pacteau, Leslie Dick with Audrey Wollen, Jonathan Whitehall, Michal Heiman, Liam Devlin, Oriana Fox, Douglas Gordon & Philippe Parreno, Dan Hill, Jane & Louise Wilson, Marco Bohr]
Zetesis, Vol 1. No. 2, Johnny Golding (ed), ARTicle Press [The Refusal (Part II)]

Reviews and interviews
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Matt Packer, Journal of Photography and Culture
Beyond Perfection: Jo Longhurst breaks down conventions, Mel Cousipetcos & Campbell Boyer in Beyond the Screen, Four&Sons, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, London, New York, Los Angeles

2012
Catalogue
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Cornerhouse/ Ffotogallery Publishing with Mostyn [with artist text, foreword by Alfredo Cramerotti and David Drake, essay by Sarah Knelman, artist interview with Charlotte Cotton]

Reviews and interviews
Grange Prize 2012: Jo Longhurst wins Canada's highest photography honour, Justin Go, National Post
Artist interview, The Grange Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario
Jo Longhurst wins $50,000 Photography Prize, BBC News
Jo Longhurst, Penarth, Skye Sherwin, The Guardian Guide
Physical Perfection, Jo Longhurst, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Kate E Taylor-Jones, Source, Issue 72
Other Spaces, Tim Peake, The Gymnast
Photographic Perfection: Capturing the Competitive World, Alice E Vincent, Huffington Post
Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Ffotogallery, Rory Duckhouse, Aesthetica
Other Spaces: A Perfect Compromise, Liam Devlin, Photomonitor
Pikes, straddles, layouts and twists in Jo Longhurst's Other Spaces at Ffotogallery, Culture24 Reporter
Welsh art: inspirational artists and must-see galleries, David Atkinson, The Telegraph
It's Nice That, James Cartwright
1000 Words, Tim Clark

2011
Catalogue
Critical Dictionary, edited by David Evans, Black Dog Publishing [Whippet]

2010
Catalogue and publications
Photomonth in Krakow, Municipality of Krakow & Ministry of Culture and National Heritage [I Know What You're Thinking and A-Z of Gymnastics, details]
criticaldictionary Issue 23/ Perfection
Limited edition print with book [Untitled], criticaldictionaryeditions

2009
Catalogues and publications
Cocker Spaniel and Other Tools for International Understanding, Kunsthalle zu Kiel & Ursula Blickle Foundation, Dumont [I know what you're thinking, Twelve dogs, twelve bitches, Essays (in German)]
Becoming Animal, Becoming Human, NGBK, Berlin [Sighthound, text by Jessica Ullrich]
Selected Acquisitions, Hiscox Contemporary Art Collection [I know what you're thinking]
Meat Magazine: Issue 8, Birds & Beasts [The Queen's stud]

Reviews and interviews
An Opportunity to Develop: Pavilion Commissions Media Museum, Mick Gidley, Source, Issue 56
Nature Calls: Animals in Visual Culture, Rikke Hansen, Resonance FM
Looking through the eyes of a dog, Nick Waters, Dog World

2008
Catalogues
Jo Longhurst / The Refusal, Steidl [with artist text and an introduction by Ute Eskildsen]
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 [Breed, detail]
Pavilion Commissions Programme 2008 [A-Z, text by Jonathan Whitehall]
Royal College of Art Photography 2008, RCA London [I know what you're thinking (detail), Breed, The refusal (part II) (detail)]

Reviews and interviews
Jo Longhurst - The Refusal, Folkwang Museum Essen, Thomas W. Kuhn, Kunstforum International, No.191
Jo Longhurst's Best Shot, Leo Benedictus, The Guardian
The Whippet Snapper, Hannah Duguid, The Independent
The Animal in Art from Bosch to Longhurst, Dr Hella Nocke-Schrepper,
Museum Folkwang
Hund als Zentrales Motiv, Christiane Vielhaber, WDR 3
Twelve dogs, twelve bitches, Suddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
The Human Factor, The Photographers' Gallery: Photography Special,
Annie Dare, Shots, Edition 106
The Refusal by Jo Longhurst & Bird by Roni Horn, 5B4
Artist Voice Interview, National Media Museum, Bradford
Archive 13, New Works: Pavilion Commissions 2008, Greg Hobson, National Media Museum [A-Z (detail), Twelve dogs, twelve bitches (detail)]
Twelve dogs, twelve bitches, Claudia Winkleman's Arts Show, BBC Radio 2
Twelve dogs, twelve bitches, Jean Wainwright, HotShoe International
A-Z of Gymnastics: a Visual Catalogue, Tim Peake, The Gymnast
Shooting from the Hip - Five great photography shows, Times Online
All the right moves, Hannah Duguid, The Independent
Twelve dogs, twelve bitches: The Dog in Art with Nick Waters, Dog World (UK) and Dog News (USA)
Snapshot, Daisy Greenwell, The Big Issue
Jo Longhurst - The Whippet Show, Style100
Interview with Jo Longhurst, Arata Sasaki, HITSPAPER

2007
Catalogues and publications
To the Dogs, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
Selected Acquisitions, Hiscox Contemporary Art Collection [Vincent]
Sehen Zeigen, Steidl Verlag [Breed]
Research RCA, Royal College of Art, London [The refusal (part I), Breed, Terence]

2006
Catalogue
Future Face, Sandra Kemp, National Science & Technology Museum, Kaohsiung, Taiwan [Afterword: What a dog might tell us, Terence]

Review
William Wegman: Funney Strange, Jo Longhurst, Camera Austria 95

2005
Catalogues and publications
The photographed animal / useful, cute and collected [I know what you're thinking and artist text Notes on the Missing Pet] Steidl
Portfolio: Contemporary Photography in Britain, Issue 41 [I know what you're thinking]
Photography Arles 2005, Actes Sud [Twelve dogs, twelve bitches]

Reviews
Foto-Ausstellung: Das Mienenspiel der Tiere, Spiegel Online
Put me off at the Strawberry, Sean O'Hagan, The Observer
Breed, Keran James, Studio 1.1

2004
Catalogues
Future Face: Image, identity, innovation, Sandra Kemp, Profile Books, London [Terence]
Weeds, Hiscox Artprojects [Vincent, detail]

2003
Catalogue
Auslander, Dahl Gallery of Contemporary Art [I know what you're thinking]

Collections
AIMIA (Toronto)
Artist Pension Trust (London)
bmi Collection (Heathrow)
British Museum (London)
Hiscox Art Collection (London and Paris)
Horsecross Arts (Perth)
Hyman Collection, London
Museum Folkwang (Essen)
Museum of London (London)
National Media Museum (Bradford)
Pavilion (Leeds)
UBS Art Collection (London)

Jo Longhurst

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