Jo Longhurst

Jo Longhurst

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

Solo Exhibitions

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

Jo Longhurst / Other Spaces, Belfast Titanic, Belfast

Jo Longhurst / Present, Sporobole, Sherbrook, Québec

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

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

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

Descent, MAC, Birmingham

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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

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

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

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

Photography is Magic, Aperture, New York

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Too Dark in the Park, Cafe Gallery Projects, London

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

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

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


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

Other Spaces, Soanyway Magazine, Volume 2, Issue Four

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

New Order, Other Spaces, Lucy Weir, MAP

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

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

Photography & Culture, Vol 8, Issue 2&3

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

Alexandre Sá, Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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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