Previous exhibitions and Projects

EXHIBITION ARCHIVE

TOKYO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR

5 - 6 JUNE 2020

Sixth Edition, Belle Salle, Roppongi, Tokyo.  MP will be showing a selection of works in oil, acrylic and print, representing a mini-retrospective of their painted and printed work since 2000, such as "Agapanthus" (Oil on Canvas, 33 x 41 cms)

PARALLAX ART FAIR, LONDON

15 - 16 FEBRUARY 2020

Exhibition at Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London. Europe's largest artist/designer fair. MP will be exhibiting a selection of their "Control Mechanism" paintings, referencing societal/behavioural surveillance and regulation in semi-abstract paintings and screenprints, such as "CM_026 Royal Manhole", Acrylic on paper, 20 x 20 cm.

SPECTRUM/RED DOT MIAMI

4-8 DECEMBER 2019

Exhibited with ARTAVITA/World Wide Art, Booth 801, curated by Thomas Tunberg, at the MANA WYNWOOD Exhibition Centre, 2217 NW 5th Avenue@NW 22nd Street. Two paintings:"Geisha in two Modes" and "Geisha in three Modes", Acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 cm, and a video "Haiku" (10 mins), (Photo: far right, back). The Booth won the 'Best in Show' award.

 

SUPERMARKET ART FAIR STOCKHOLM

14 - 16 FEBRUARY 2014

Moorland Productions shared a Stand with the Water Tower Arts Festival, Sofia, and showed 10 of the "Control Mechanisms" series of paintings, along with documentation of previous projects.

ANIMAMUS ART SALON - BROOKLYN, NY & LONDON

15 – 22 AUGUST 2013

Coohaus Gallery, 547 W. 27th St. #307 NY. Animamus Art Salon is curated by Ventiko the Photographer in NY and London. The Salon included digital Prints by Moorland Productions together with performance and installations by members of the XVI Collective.

THE NEIGHBOURS PROJECT -

MACKENZIE ART GALLERY,

REGINA, CANADA

DECEMBER 2012 - MARCH 2013

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada. The Neighbours Project is a nomadic translocal project curated by Rachelle Viader-Knowles, Mkrtich Tonoyan and Kenneth Hay of Moorland Productions. Artists are invited to picture/narrate a story about their neighbourhood and the results are exhibited and published in the 'Neighbours' Newspaper. It has had several iterations involving over 50 artists, in Armenia, Canada, Mallorca, and Larroque, SW France.

CONTROL MECHANISMS

20 MARCH - 19 APRIL, 2012

Galerie Cerna Linka, Brno, CZ. Second iteration of the Prague Exhibition of "Control Mechanisms" with "Whispering Zen Garden" and digital QR code prints. Curated by Petr Kamenicky.

MIRÓ FOUNDATION, MALLORCA

MARCH 2012

"CM_027_Palma" (2013), Screenprint on Arches Paper, 40 x 40 cms. Produced in Miró's print studio, Pilar & Joan Miró Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, during a one month residency, and exhibited in Cán Gelabert, Sineu, Mallorca.

ARTISTERIUM: THE PROTEST THAT NEVER ENDS

5-15 OCTOBER 2012

The Georgian National Museum of History, Tbilisi, Fifth International Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Moorland Productions, sponsored by The British Council, presented a site specific floor work plus 10 laminated digital CM prints. Catalogue by Magda Garulli, Curator.

THE BULGARIANS ARE COMING!

OCTOBER 2013

The Bulgarian Cultural Institute, London, Curated by Nia Pushkarova. Moorland Productions exhibited a site specific floor work relating to the changes in passport controls for Bulgarian citizens coming to the UK.

SLUICE ART FAIR, LONDON

19 - 20 OCTOBER 2013

47/49 Tanner Street. Forty Artist/Curator run Galleries & Projects. Moorland Productions showed with the XVI Collective and created this site-specific installation using Japanese 'Google Map' adhesive tape on the window. The tape portrays parts from a continuous street map of London in the form of an RFID tag.

LA PETITE MEURTE

2 - 11 NOVEMBER, 2012

Drawers Gallery, London. Moorland Productions, with the XVI Collective, showed a "Control Mechanism" made from marigold petals in celebration of the Mexican Diá de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

 

LDN - BCN

10 - 22 NOVEMBER 2012

Gallery "Untitled BCN", Barcelona.  Moorland Productions showed two Giclé prints of CMs on Saunders paper, with the XVI Collective.

MATT ROBERT'S GALLERY LONDON

29 JUNE - 7 JULY, 2012

Exhibition with the XVI Collective, at Matt Robert's Gallery, Vyner Street, as part of a A.L.A.S. Summer Residency. Moorland Productions exhibited "CM_021_Zircon Blue", Acrylic on Canvas, 100 x 100 cms, 2012.

THE GYUMRI BIENNALE

5-15 OCTOBER 2012

"The Neighbours Project", Gyumri Academy of Art, Armenia. Moorland Productions, with Rachelle Viader-Knowles and Mkrtich Tonoyan exhibited the first iteration of the "Neighbours Project" - Wall installation with multiple tv monitors and Digital prints with text.

INCHEON BIENNALE, KOREA

19 SEPTEMBER  14 OCTOBER, 2010

International Incheon Art Fair, Korea. Digital prints by Moorland Productions with Josef Danek, Aneta Soukoupová and Trina Hyunjin Byun. Curaetd by Trina Hyujin Byun. Works shown was from the "Art in the Wilderness/Art au Lieu Sauvage" project, begun in Larroque 2010.

ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY

5 - 7 NOVEMBER, 2010

Collective Contemporary Art, curated by Helen Carey. International show of 34  selected artists. Moorland Productions showed 12 "Control Mechanisms" together with documentation of the RADAR project and Venice Biennale work.

THE WATER TOWER ARTS FESTIVAL, 

JUNE 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Moorland Productions have exhibited and presented at 3 of the Water Tower Festivals, the largest international art festival in Bulgaria, curated by Nia Pushkarova. In 2013 Kenneth Hay was selector of the exhibition and wrote the catalogue entry on the tactics of contemporary alternative art festivals.

GALERIE SKOLSKA PRAGUE

6 December 2011- 8 January 2012

"Something about to happen..." Moorland Productions with Vojta Horalék, Josef Danek and The Frozen Academy. An international networked project with 58 participants from 13 countries. Installation, video, painting, sculpture, net art, performance, electronic music, lectures and a networked meal.

GALERIE NOVA SIN PRAGUE

22 NOVEMBER  - 11 DECEMBER, 2011

Solo Exhibition by Moorland Productions, comprising 17 Control Mechanisms, (Oil and Acrylic on Canvas) "Whispering Zen Garden" floor installation (Shredded paper, stereo audio soundtrack, two artificial rocks), 3 Digital prints of QR codes. Catalogue by Tereza Petisková.

THE BUSAN BIENNALE,KOREA

21 MAY - 10 JUNE,  2010

"Ground plan of Togetherness", Moorland Productions with Josef Danek the Frozen Academy. Exhibition of digital prints made collaboratively using Photoshop Layers, begun in Cyprus, 2010. Curated by Trina Hyunjin Byun.

 

CYPRUS COLLEGE OF ART, PAPHOS

MARCH-APRIL 2008 - 2017

Moorland Productions have participated in residencies, led workshops, tutored and exhibited at Cyprus College of Art, Lempa, near Paphos, since 2008.  Several of The Frozen Academy's projects have been initiated or developed there.

TODAY MUSEUM, BEIJING

2008

Moorland Production's film, "Miracle', filmed in Venice and selected for the Olympic One Minutes in Amsterdam, was screened at the Today Museum, Beijing for the inauguration of the Beijing Olympics, 2008.

CHINA NOW, XIAMEN/LEEDS 

2008

A simultaneous exhibition in Leeds and Xiamen, China organised by Andrew Kelly as part of the China Now Festival. Moorland Productions showed video, together with a sound installation  which 'exchanged' the sounds of six key locations in each city (The Market, the High Street, the Station, etc.).

'SIGNAL-08', GALERIE SYPKA VLKOV, CZ

JULY 2008

Moorland Productions with the Frozen Academy presented "Plein Air Computing", a series of digital photographs - in the Czech Republic's premier space for contemporary experimental art.

BUSAN INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL

22 SEPTEMBER - 28 AUGUST, 2008

6th Busan International Environmental Art Festival. Moorland Productions showed "Urban Fox" (Digital Print) created for Cracow Public Transport. Curated by  Heejin Byun.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART MALTA

7 MARCH - 15 APRIL, 2008

"Watch!", National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta. Moorland Productions with Vince Briffa and John Michael Anderson. Moorland Productions showed 6 "Control Mechanisms" plus 4 digital prints of Japanese Gardens in Kyoto and the DVD "Haiku" filmed in Japan (2007). Published by the National Agency for Museums, Conservation Practice and Cultural Heritage, 2008.

MOORLAND PRODUCTIONS IN TAIWAN

10 JANUARY - 4 MARCH2007

A five-year retrospective of Moorland Production's work from "Absences" (2002), the 50th Venice Biennale (2003), 'Rynek" (2004), "Miracle" (2004) and subsequent films (2004-7). With Lucia Lu. Art Centre, National Cheng Kung University Tainan, Taiwan. Catalogue available in Chinese and English.

AVAILABLE ART, CRACOW

29 JUNE - 7 JULY, 2005

Camelot Galerie Cracow, Poland, curated by Anna Morlinghaus. Moorland Productions showed four digital prints from the "One Thousand Plateaux" series, created in Leeds in 2000 for the Leeds retrospective show "Visual Verbal" (1975-2000).

"CITY LIGHTS"CRACOW

15 MAY - 12 JUNE 2005

Project for Cracow Public Transport, and the Goethe Institute, Cracow, curated by Anna Morlinghaus.  Moorland Productions presented two images of "Urban Foxes" with text, for display at selected tram stops in Cracow. All member countries of the EU were represented by one/two selected artists.

RADAR INFOPOINT, VENICE

8-9 September 2004

The final phase of the RADAR - Connecting Europe Project, was staged in the Italia Future Telecom Centre, Venice. Moorland Productions screened three films produced during the project: "Song without Words", "Rynek" and "Venezia com'erà", as well as outdoor projections of still images documenting the project and a performance: "Seetha's World Tour", Curated by Laura Scarpa and Lorenzo Cinotti.

OLYMPIC ONE MINUTES

2005, 2008, 2013

Catalogue of the World One Minutes touring exhibition, "Miracle" (video) by Moorland Productions, was selected for the "Olympic One Minutes"promotional DVD and screened at the Today Museum, Beijing (2008) and then toured to Shanghai, Lisbon, Zagreb, Paramaribo, Brussels, Sào Paolo, Istanbul, Amsterdam and Gröningen. It was also selected for exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum (NL) and 30 museums/galleries in NL and around the world.

"HIBRIDA II" BRNO/BRADFORD

2005

Contemporary printmaking from the Czech Republic and the U.K. Exhibited simultaneously at Bradford Cartwright Hall and The Brno Gallery, Brno, CZ. Curated by Colin Lloyd and Ian Colverson. Moorland Productions exhibited "The Four Elements: Water" (Digital print 10 x 1 metres). Catalogue essays by Jiri Havlicek, Kenneth Hay and Robert Galeta.

50th VENICE BIENNALE  RADAR CONNECTING EUROPE

JUNE - SEPTEMBER 2003

RADAR - Connecting Europe, a three-month residency in Venice with exhibition at the Centro Civico, Giudecca, sponsored by the European Cultural Fund 2000. Moorland Productions worked on 24 projects involving local residents and exhibited five at the RADAR Pavilion, Giudecca. "The Four Elements (4 x 10 metre digital panoramas), "The Merchants of Venice" (Digital prints)  "Traffico" (Audio CD/installation), "Butterflies for an Enchanted Garden" and  "A Spasso a Venezia" (Digital music project with schoolchildren).  Curated by Laura Scarpa and Lorenzo Cinotti. Mentored by Joseph Kosuth, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Olafur Eiriksson.

DEPTFORD X - "TRANSIENT STATES"

2004

For the Deptford X" Moorland Productions produced a homage to Venice : the exhibition "Bridge", sited in a disused Railway arch and comprising two 5 metre digital panoramas "Air" and "Water"from the "The Four Elements" series, two large digital prints of "Air" and "Water" from the film "Song without Words" (Venice, 2004) and a sculptural installation with digital print  "Bridge".

RYNEK - GALERIE PRYZMAT, CRACOW

2004

During Phase 2 of the RADAR Project, Moorland Productions travelled to Cracow and made a documentary film, "Rynek" (Market)  celebrating Poland's entry into the EU - inspired by the 16th-century Balthasar Behem Manuscript in the Jagallonian Library, which portrays Cracow's Merchants; plus digital prints of selected contemporary Cracow Shopkeepers.

"SURFACE TENSION" ROTHERHAM, UK

1993

Rotherham City Library & Museum.  The first public exhibition of Moorland Productions as a partnership. Works exhibited on the subject of warfare and the Cold War included "Rushing to the West"(digital print) about the fall of the Berlin Wall, a series of large cibachrome triptychs, and a series of diptychs on the theme of warfare, with painted panels, cibachrome and screenprint,  including "Urphänomen - Gold" (illustrated here). Rotherham Museum is a military Museum dedicated to the Second World War.  With Realist artists Clive Head and Stephen Whitehead. Catalogue essay by Kenneth Hay.

"BLASE" - CD-ROM

JUNE  1993

Interactive CD-ROM Catalogue for the final Degree Exhibition of Leeds Fine Art Students. The first production of Moorland Productions, with Aik Sai Goh. An early example of interactive multimedia produced in MacroMind Director for CD-ROM (integrating animation, sound, video, text and photography)

PRESENTATION HOUSE VANCOUVER

AUTUMN 1995

Following the Venice Biennale installation, at the 'Transculture Pavilion', (see below) Moorland Production showed two new digital prints celebrating tea culture  with "World Tea Party"group, (Bryan Mulvihill, Daniel Dion, Marc Patch and Suschnee) at Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada. Supported by The Japan Foundation.

CENTENNIALVENICE BIENNALE

JUNE - SEPTEMBER 1995

'Transculture Pavilion', Venice Biennale, Palazzo Giustinian Lollin, Canale Grande, Venice. Moorland Productions, with "World Tea Party"group, Vancouver, Canada, exhibited a double-sided digital print "Tea for Two" (illustrated here) together with an installation about the Scottish/Indian involvement in the 17th-century tea trade. Supported by The Japan Foundation.

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