Artist @ johngerrard.net
John Gerrard (*1974, IE) lives and works in Dublin, Ireland and Vienna, Austria. Recent solo presentations of Gerrard’s work include Pulp Press (Kistefos) 2014, a permanent install for Kistefos Museet, Norway and Exercise (Djibouti) 2012, for Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK. Infinite Freedom Exercise, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK (2011) John Gerrard, Ivory Press Madrid, Spain (2011) John Gerrard, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia (2011) Universal, Void Gallery, Derry, N. Ireland (2011) Sow Farm : What You See is Where You’re At. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (2010) Oil Stick Work, Art on the Underground, Canary Wharf Station, London, UK (2009 / 10) Directions : John Gerrard, Hirshhorn Museum + Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA (2009) and John Gerrard, Animated Scene, 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2009). In 2011 Gerrard was commissioned by the Royal Ballet to create Live Fire Exercise (in collaboration with Wayne McGregor) which premiered at The Royal Opera House, London UK in May 2011 to widespread acclaim.