KIERAN LYONS (BA, MFA, PhD)
Web address: www.kieranlyons.uk
Recent solo exhibitions:
2018: ‘Open Hinge’. The Sustainable Studio. Cardiff
2013: ‘Interference Patterns’. Peninsula Arts Gallery. Plymouth
2010: ‘Wye River Double Drawings’. Riverfront Gallery. Newport.
Recent Group exhibition
2018: Group exhibition. ‘The Avant Garde in Auckland 1971-1979’. Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki. NZ
2019: ‘Drawings’. Theatre Clwyd North. Wales.
Recent Conference Papers:
2017: Colloque international François Dagognet (1924-2015), épistémologue et historien des sciences.
‘The Beat of 5 Hearts: Dagognet, Duchamp, Marey and ‘the Jura-Paris road’. Panthéon-Sorbonne. Université Paris 1.
2019. ‘François Dagognet, Philosophe, Epistémologue’. Dagognet, Duchamp, Marey. Éditions Matériologiques. Paris.
Memberships and Groups
ECPR:European Centre for Photographic Research. (2007 – 2008) ECPR is a leading research centre concentrating on elements of contemporary photographic practice; contributing member/ presenter.
MetaTech Research. (2003 – 2006) MetaTech is a research forum for trans-disciplinary practice; founder member.
CAiiA: Centre for the Advanced Inquiry into Interactive Art. (1998 – 2004) Research candidate.
56Group Wales (1986 – 1999), exhibiting member.
2B Butler’s Wharf Performance Collective(1976 – 1979); steering committee. exhibiting member .
Exhibition Practice. Practicing artist with a broad range of trans-disciplinary skills and a long career of exhibition in modes of performance, installation, photography and drawing.
2010 ‘Sinuous Curves’. Ffloc: examining practice as research. Pp53-60. University of Wales.
2009 ‘Fat and Failure: Marcel Duchamp’s Military Imagination’. Technoetic Arts. Vol 7.1 pp31-48. Intellect.
2007 Book Review The MIT Press. Leonardo On-Line: Leonardo Reviews: Demos. T. J. 2007. The Exiles of Marcel Duchamp.Cambridge (Mass). MIT Press. http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/oct2007/exiles_lyons.html
2006 Essay: ‘Military Avoidance: Marcel Duchamp and the “Jura-Paris Road.” Tate Research. Tate Papers. Spring 2006. ISSN1753-9854. http://www.tate.org.uk/research/tateresearch/tatepapers/06spring/
2001 Book Review The MIT Press. Leonardo On-Line: Leonardo Reviews: Ramirez . J. A.1998. Duchamp, Love and Death, Even. London. Reaktion Books. http://lea.mit.edu/reviews/nov2001/bk_DUCHAMP_lyons.html
LYONS, K. 2001. Permeable Membranes: the geography of division. In Digital Creativity: Crossing the Border, pp 207-210,editors Shaw and McKay. The Glasgow School of Art Press. ISBN 0 901904 82 1.
LYONS, K. 2001. ‘Assigning Handlers to a Shadow ’. In Reframing Consciousness: Art mind and technology, pp 220-222, Ascott. Exeter. Intellect.
LYONS, K. 1998, Exhibition Review In ReView /7. South West ArtsNick Stewart – Reflective Surface.
LYONS, K. 1993, Accompanying text. In Ffotofactions,editors Coppock and Cameron.
LYONS, K.1976, New Art: Some recent New Zealand sculpture and post-object art. (unpaginated)Editors Jim Allen and Wystan Curnow.Heinemann (NZ).
Published Exhibition Interviews and Reviews
M. Interview Skrien Magazine. No 231.
1994 Kaleidoscope Interview, BBC Radio 4 Silver to Silicon.
1992 Kaleidoscope Interview, BBC Radio 4 B A R R A G E
1992 Primetime HTV, B A R R A G E
1992 Guardian Review, B A R R A G E
1981 VAIZEY. M. Studio International
1980 GREY. K, Aspects Magazine
1976 KEITH, H. ‘Power in Deceptive Simplicity’. New Zealand Herald. Exhibition review of ‘Welder’s Weakness’ in association with Barry Lett Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand.
2008 Spatial Uncertainty and Military Avoidance: Duchamp, direct and indirect strategies, Consciousness Reframed 9: Being Syncretic. Universität Für Angewandte Kunst Wien
2004 Strategies for Withdrawal: Duchamp, 1914 and the ‘Box of 1914’. Society for Literature and Science. 4thEuropean Conference. University Paris 8.
2003 Spatial Uncertainty and Military Avoidance. Duchamp and the Jura-Paris Road, Society for Literature and Science. 17thAnnual Conference. U-Texas at Austin.
2003 Military avoidance in 1912. Duchamp and the Jura-Paris Road.Consciousness Reframed 5 2000. Newport. CAiiA-STAR
2003 Territoriality: mental structures and military music1905-1914.Nomadic Transitions. Hochschule fuer Gestalt und Kunst, Zurich.
2003 Military Avoidance in 1912: Duchamp and the Jura-Paris Road.University of Wales Newport.
2002 Communicatingtelephonically: philosophical zombies 1912 – 1914. BEAP. Perth, Australia.
2001 Permeable Membranes: the geography of division. Glasgow School of Art.
2000 The Jura-Paris Road Revisited, Consciousness Reframed 3 2000. University of Wales Newport. CAiiA-STAR.
2000 Fluctuating and Staggering; the shared consciousness of the Jura-Paris Road, Tucson 2000. Towards a Science of Consciousness. U of Arizona, Tucson.
1999 Audiences and Users and Assigning AssumptionsISEA Saõ Paulo. Brazil.
1998 Assigning Handlers to a Shadow. Consciousness Reframed 98. CAiiA-STAR, Beyond the Pale. Consciousness Reframed 1 University of Wales, Newport. CAiiA.
1996 Losing the Battle. In ‘Silver to Silicon.’ CD-Rom, eds Dewdney/Lister. London. Artec.
2007 No More Play. Ffloc/ Flock Research Gallery. University of Wales, Newport. UK.
2001 A470:Tax and Swerve 2. ‘A470.’ Ffotagallery/ Chapter Arts Centre. Cardiff. UK.
2001 A470:Tax and Swerve1. ‘A470.’ Mostyn Art Centre. Llandudno. UK.
Afon/ River Going Mostyn Art Centre. Llandudno. UK.
1998 Assigning Handlers to a Shadow. Interactive installation, electronic/ multimedia control system. At ‘Consciousness Reframed. University of Wales, Newport UK.
1997 Beyond the Pale. ‘Consciousness Reframed 97’. CAiiA. University of Wales, Newport UK. Interactive installation, electronic/ multimedia control system.
1997 Tree in Winter. ‘Fusion Launch’. University of Wales, Newport UK. Interactive installation, electronic/ multimedia control system.
1995 Shadow, Valley, Death. ‘Digital Express’. f.stop/Media Station. Bath. UK. Interactive installation, electronic/ multimedia control system.
1994 Welsh Water Authority. At‘ffotoFACTIONS’. Oriel Gallery, Newtown. UK.
1993 Welsh Water Authority. At‘ffotoFACTIONS’. Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea. UK.
1993 Welsh Water Authority. At‘ffotoFACTIONS’. Ffotogallery. Cardiff. UK. Installation, water bottles, light boxes.
1991 Gone Skiing. At‘Barrage, Ffotogallery. Cardiff. UK. Installation, 3 x 35mm slide projector dissolve unit.
1986 Collaborations in Network Projects Collaboration with M. Punt in Roy Ascott’s textual work of distributed authorship. Venice Biennale, Venice.
1986 Dressing a Dying Musketeer. Camerawork. London. UK
1983 La Plissure du Texte. Collaboration with M. Punt in Roy Ascott’s textual work of distributed authorship. ‘Electra 83’, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris. France.
Selected Drawings/Installations with 56 Group Wales
1999 Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff. UK.
1998 Worcester City Art Gallery. UK.
1997 Turner House Gallery, Cardiff. UK.
1995 Old Library. Cardiff. UK
1994 Royal West of England Gallery, Bristol. UK.
1992 Clwydd Arts Centre, Clwydd. UK.
1992 Rhondda Heritage Centre. South Wales. UK.
1991 A Touring Exhibition. British Council, Bratislava, Karlovy, Brno. Former Czechoslovakia.
1990 Chepstow Museum and Art Gallery
1989 Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea. UK. An exhibition selected by David Briers.
1989 Old Library, Cardiff. Swiss Cottage Library, London. UK.
1988 Mostyn Arts Centre. Llandudno. UK.
1987 Worcester City Art Gallery. UK.
1986 Fishguard Arts Centre, Fishguard. UK
1986 Viriamu Jones Gallery. University College, Cardiff. UK.
1994 Silver to Silicon. Watershed Media Centre. Bristol. UK.
1994 Silver to Silicon. Focalpoint Gallery. Southend-on-Sea. UK.
1988 Fragments of False Houses Richard Pomeroy Gallery, London. UK.
1988 Monumental Works.St George’s Church, Bloomsbury, London. UK
1987 A System of Support. Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge. UK
1985 Blinding with Science. Camerawork. London
1985 Paper Bag Show. Camerawork. London. UK
1992 Friday 13th: Improved Art and Technology. GCHE, Newport.
1986 Dressing a Dying Musketeer. ‘Illuminations.’ Camerawork. London.
1982 The Mark of McCartney. The Basement. Newcastle.
1981 Dream Ship Sinks. Acme Gallery London
1981 Sink the Dream Ship. The Basement, Newcastle.
1980 Peace at the Palace (at 4 a.m).The Basement. Newcastle.
1978 Cross-Purpose.Serpentine Summer Show. Serpentine Gallery, London.
1978 Lying in the Lecture. Northern Ireland Arts Council Gallery, Belfast.
1978 My Middle Wicket. Project Arts Centre. Dublin.
1978 Three Tales 3. Project Arts Centre. Dublin.
1977 Three Tales 2. Ayton Basement, Newcastle.
1977 Three Tales 1. 2B Butler’s Wharf. London
1977 Monkey’s Malic Mainstay. Ulster Polytechnic, Belfast.
1976 Wine and Milk. 2B Butler’s Wharf. London
1976 To Be at the Centre.2B Butler’s Wharf. London
1976 Welder’s Weakness. Site-specific work in association with Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland. NZ.
1975 Spring from the Cross and Superimpression 02. In ‘4 Men in a Boat.’ City Art Gallery, Auckland. NZ
1974 Superimpression 01. Elam School of Art. University of Auckland. Auckland. NZ
1973 Kerikeri Township Performances. Northland NZ.