the house of o'dwyer
Artist Curator Text
founded in 1999
Belsham St. Hackney London
Working in a variety of media including film, performance, photography, painting, curating...
founded Dalston Ballet Company
founded News of the World
founded At Home with the Ludskis
founded the Centre of Attention
the house of o'dwyer
is currently working on a variety of projects:
movement into music project
1997 - 2000 Central Saint Martins
1989 - 1992 Sussex University
Grants & Awards
2013 - ACE grant
1999 new contempories
Exhibitions & Performances
as Dalston Ballet -
The Water Rats
New Art Projects
AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Common Ground. Bareback Museum ft. Dalston Ballet Co.
Art Athina, Platfrom Projects, c/o Lubomirov / Angus Hughes
Create - house of o'dwyer and Dalston Ballet Co.
March - Action Pulpeuse - Dalston Ballet Co.
Ritter Zamet - Dalston Ballet Company
At Home with the Ludskis and Dalston Ballet Company at
At Home with the Ludskis: Edition 11-13: Dissident Edition (ed.13). Wysing Edition (no. 12) @ Wysing Art Centre Twisted Sister Edition (No. 11)
2013 - At home with the Ludskis: Edition 7 -10: Romantic Malady (ed. 10). Voyage and Return (ed. 9). HippyStan (ed. 8). Midnight Mass (ed. 7)
2012 - At Home with the Ludskis Edition 3 -6: Meat Poppet Masquerade (ed. 6). Burning Gran Festival (ed. 5). May Parade (ed. 4). Winter garden (ed. 3)
2011 - Autumn Equinox (ed. 2). Housewarming (ed. 1) MAC Birmingham:
ANTICURATE curated by Trevor Pitt
AS Curator: News of the World: @NOTWgallery Curators Studio open to the public:
2013 / Oct - Nov: Propositions for principles of art philosophy in practice a production phenomenon. June - Aug: Stefan Hoderlein: A walk in the park
March - May: Intensive Care or Why so Urgent: Group show
Jan – Feb: ‘serial attempts’ curated by Christine Eyene
2012 / Oct – Dec: Herman Makinki
Aug - Oct: Jeu de Marseille exhibition/performance
June - Sept: Inaugural show: Angel Vegara - Diptych: Berlusconi Pasolini
The Centre of Attention: Curations, Exhibitions & Works as: http://www.thecentreofattention.org/
As The Centre of Attention
2014 - Goldsmiths College London. Performance / talk: Pose Plastique and other gestures.
2013 | ‘Copywrong’ Essay in INTERARTIVE magazine
2012 | Winnebago - (performance/work) at Mad Energy E2 London
Kunsthalle Exnergasse (Vienna). Copy Wrong - (film / performance / talk ) for Reality Manifestos or can dialectics break bricks?
2011 | Pavilion of Post-Contemporary Curating (screening) ‘At Home with the Ludskis’ London Superclub (Edinburgh): Gemeinschaft Sculptures
ArtsAdmin: Pose Plastique (talk/performance)
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Residency July-Sept
2010 | The Quad Derby UK - Press Conference The Pavilion of Post-Contemporary Curating, a semi staged total artwork (talk / performance / screening)
Momento Difícil a programme of moving image art curated by the Centre of Attention for ResoVision, Resonance104.4fm's four-day television channel live from Frieze art fair with: Camille Henrot, David Critchley, Adam Chodzko, Damien Roach, Eva and Franco Mattes aka 0100101110101101.ORG, Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry, Markus Vater, Virginie Yassef, House of O’Dwyer, Richard La Rue, and Thomson and Craighead
Manifesta. Murcia, Spain: Pose Plastique Centro Parraga
the pavilion of post contemporary curating: a semi-staged total art work Project Call; Screening at Wirksworth Festival.
2009 | Milton Keynes Gallery: Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
Cornerhouse Manchester Screening & exhibition: Action Diana A.N.D festival.
FACT Liverpool (performance and screening)
Free Art Fair Barbican, London
Mount Stuart. Isle of Bute, Scotland (performance / screening) Action Diana.
Cabaret Voltaire. Zurich. Screening of The Centre of Attention Magazine.
Liverpool John Moores University. Curated by John Byrne. Action Diana. FACT (Liverpool) residency. Curated by Kate Taylor.
Recontres Internationales Paris Berlin Madrid Museum Reina Sofia curated by Nathalie Henon and Jean-Francois Rettig
True Riches Live art for the ICA. Curated by Tim Etchells and Ant Hampton. Performance / talk
2008 | Outpost for Contemporary Art (Los Angeles) Architectures of Survival curated by Komplot.
Brut Kunstlerhaus, (Vienna) Kingdom of Darkness curated by Thomas Frank
Free Art Fair. London
Le Plateau. Paris. L’Argent Curated by Caroline Bourgeois and Elizabeth Lebovici.
Nuans at New talents in Cologne Theme for the Centre of Attention
Brut Wien Konzerthaus Vienna. Curated by Thomas Frank Pose Plastique
Ard Bia Berlin Production meeting 3 (Berlin)
Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet (Stockholm) Resilience Curated by Peter Hagdahl
Mejan Labs Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
Cafe Gallery Projects. Things that go bump in the night (London) Curated by Clare Goodwin & Liz Murray
Breaking Ground exhibition Art in the life world (Dublin) curated by Aisling Prior
project(or) Art Rotterdam double entry performance installation.
2007 | Bezdomny Gothenburg Sweden Production Meeting 2 Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland Aggression
Wolstenholme Projects Liverpool The oubliettes of Wolstenholme CCA Glasgow Intermedia Production Meeting
CCA Glasgow, Les Abattoirs Toulouse, The Centre of Attention Magazine no.4 Publish and be Damned Fair London The Centre of Attention Magazine 4 Capital Art Projects Birmingham. Winnebago,
nuans Gallery Düsseldorf. Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
Guy Hilton Gallery London So Sad
Istanbul Modern Turkey
Water Sartorial London UK
Everything Must Go VTO London UK
Kaleidoscope Whitechapel Art Gallery London UK
Lovely Shanghi Music…
Imagine a World… Amnesty International London UK
Pilot: 2 London
Jumoku no Eishaya Toyota museum Tokyo
Venice Biennale Always a little further curated by Rosa Martinez
Take 291 London
Aspex Gallery Portsmouth Artificial Life
Tate Liverpool Assume Astro Vivid Focus
Dalston Underground London
Standpoint Gallery London. Inhibition
Floating ip Manchester. Do Something
Centre of Attention London. Masks and Microphones Solo show
ibid gallery London copy-art.net
network book for urban p/arts published by Citymined London
Parking & Atbin Galley Tehran Depression
Transition London. Arty-tecture
Wiebke Morgan London. Solo show
Studio Voltaire London. Don’t you forget about me
Rivington Gallery London. Living with art: Roger Evans
Dalston Underground Group show
Arty Magazine art reviews published
BritArt.com Beauty’s where you find it Group Show
Free Gallery Glasgow. Majority Rules Group show
Window Gallery London. Best of Viva…
Prenelle Gallery London. Group show
Deptford X. London. Group show
Hoxton Jubilee London. Group show
The Green Room London. Screening
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin. Group Show
Artsway Dorset. Animal group show
Galapagos Gallery. New York. Screening Centre of Attention Magazine No. 2
PHOTOMONTH 2001 London. Group show
Leeds International Film Festival Evolution group show
Gallery Voltaire London. everyoneisanartist group show
V.T.O Gallery London Record Collection. Group show
The Lux London Pandaemonium Biennial Festival of Moving Images
5th British Telecom Contemporary Art Show London group show
Stuff Gallery London Group Show
The Centre of Attention Magazine No. 1 Curated video art Magazine. Incl. Fiona Banner and Franco B
291 Gallery London. Film Screening @
The Centre of Attention Tomorrow Belongs to me London Solo show
Degenerate Art The Bean. London Solo show
Bloomsbury Theatre London. Bizzart performance with Natalie Gasdoué.
Exploding Cinema London. Screening
Dazed and Confused London. Still photography featured
Volcano Film Festival London. Film screening
Tinsel and Glitter Present [SIC] @ Candid Cafe Curated performance and screening.
Tinsel and Glitter Present [SIC] @ King’s Head Curated performance and screening.
Psychopoetica; Presence Poetry published
Exploding Cinema Brighton. Screening