Byrne will talk about his recent survey show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, which closed on Monday, Oct. 31.
Gerard Byrne (b.1969) is a visual artist working with photography, video, and film. His work has been shown at international biennials including the current Venice Biennale, the Sydney Biennale, Gwangju Biennale (2008), Lyon Biennale (2007), and the 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003) as well as in major museums in Europe and the US. Solo exhibitions of his work include the The Renaissance Society, Chicago (2011), Lismore Castle, Ireland (2010), Lisson Gallery, London (2009, 2007), ICA, Boston (2008), and currently at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. In 2007 he represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale. In 2006 he was a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn award. Major works by him are included in museum collections internationally, including the collections of Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Tate Britain, London, Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington, MUDUM, Luxembourg, Museion, Bolzano, GAM, Torino, IMMA, Dublin, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Kunsthalle Bern Foundation, and the FRAC collections of Nord Pas-de-Calais and Pays de la Loire.
He is represented by the Lisson Gallery in London, Green on Red Gallery in Dublin, and Nordenhake Gallery, Stockholm. He has been Professor of Time Based Media at the Royal Danish Academy for Fine Art since 2007.
About The Speakers Series: Each semester the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College hosts a regular program of lectures by the foremost artists, curators, art historians, and critics of our day, situating the school and museum’s concerns within the larger context of contemporary art production and discourse. Lectures are open to students and faculty, as well as to the general public, and will also be documented through video and/or audio recordings, which will reside in the CCS Bard Library and Archives.