TRANSMISSION ART ARCHIVE
In recent years Garrett Phelan has focussed his practice around extensive explorations into the ‘formation of opinion’ and 'the absolute present', particularly manifested through drawing, video, photography, sculpture, web based projects and independent FM radio transmission projects in both gallery and non gallery spaces. Recent selected exhibitions include The end of the line: attitudes in drawing, a Hayward touring show; The Bluecoat, Liverpool; The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh. MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK. Coalesce –(group show) Smart, Amsterdam. At what point will common sense prevail - solo presentation, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland.Battle for the Birds - Basel Art Statements, solo presentation with Mother’s Tankstation, Switzerland. Art on Air - Radiokunst im Wandel, (group show), Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany. IT, is not IT. - solo project – ICA, London, UK. Radio Tombs and Interruption - solo project – Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. .all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reGGae, (group show), Irish Museum of Modern Art, curated by Philippe Parreno and Rachael Thomas. Singing the real, (group show), Iziko South African National Gallery, Capetown, South Africa. Blackboxing, (group show), Project, Dublin, Ireland. LUNGLOVE- solo presentation, Manifesta 5 (2004) San Sebastian, Spain.
His upcoming projects for 2009 include; The Last Broadcast Revelations - Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland. Solo show - Paradise Row, London, UK. Getting Even, (group show)- Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany – and Emotional Community, (group show) Monitor,Rome, Italy. Garrett Phelan Lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.