Clare Langan

Clare Langan

Stairs Wide, 2007, 81.3x182cm, Digital Print


Clare Langan

1992 Intensive Film Workshop, NYU, New York
1989 First Class Honours Degree, Fine Art, NCAD, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

River – 3 screen video installation A NAME UNMADE: FRANCIS LEDWIDGE (1887-1917), Solstice Arts Centre.
Curated by Sabina Mac Mahon
The Winter of 13 Storms: Recent film and video works 2015-2017 -The Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Canada
The Winter of 13 Storms will be exhibited at the B3 Biennal of the Moving Image Frankfurt 2017 curated by Kelly Gordon and Anita Beckers

Solo exhibition – Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford

The Floating World – Multi Screen Installation VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland

State of Suspension
Galerie Anita Beckers, Germany

The Wilderness Part 1
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

The ice above, the fire below, and other works - 2007 -2009, Limerick City Art Gallery

New Work, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Solo Exhibition at Miguel Marcos Gallery, Barcelona

Metamorphosis, Houldsworth Gallery, London; Anita Beckers Galerie, Frankfurt; Galerie Nichido Contemporary, Tokyo.
Selected Works 1999 -2003, Galeria Art Gaspar, Barcelona, Spain.

MediaScope, MoMA, New York
A Film Trilogy, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; nca | nichido
contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan; Domus Artium DA 2, Salamanca, Spain;

A Film Trilogy, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin; Mia Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden; Galleri Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain; Fenton Gallery, Cork.

Too dark for night, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; Vedanta Gallery, Chicago; Fenton Gallery, Cork

Forty Below, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin

Track, Model Arts Centre, Sligo

Track, Hafnarburg Cultural Centre, Iceland; University of Salamanca, Spain; Gallery of Photography, Dublin

Dogdays”, Cult Galerie, Vienna, Austria

Dogdays, City Arts Center, Dublin; Unwahr Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Shows

Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany

B3 Biennial – Biennial of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, Germany. Expanded Senses – exhibiting Flight from the City
TULCA – Festival of Visual Arts, Galway. Curator Mary Cremin
Moving Pictures, Group Show curated by Anita Beckers, Marburger Kunstverein, Germany

The Floating World – World Premiere Kinoderkunst, Munich, Germany

None Went Mad, None Ran Away – Group Show Rubicon Gallery

In Search of the Miraculous; ten days of film video and photography, Crawford Off-site, curated by Rachael Thomas, IMMA
Destructiveness and Beauty, Norbert Frensch, Monica Ursina Jäger, Clare Langan. Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt Gravity – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland
Inner Piece: Works from the Collection of Heather and Tony Podesta, Katzen Center Museum, American University Museum.
INVIDEO 2011, Milan, Italy – The Wilderness, Part 1

Busan Biennale: Living in Evolution, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea

Sounds and Visions, Art Film and Video from Europe, Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv - representing Ireland. Curated by Angelo Gioè and Maria Rosa Sossai.
Highlights of KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne - Group Exhibition composed by Gabriele Horn and Heinz Peter Schwerfel. - KunstWerke, Berlin and touring to Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
House Warming, Group show, RED, South Dublin Art Centre, Ireland
Dojima River Biennale 2009: Reflection: The World Through Art, From Singapore Biennale 2006, 2008
Curated by Fumio Nanjo & Kenji Kubota, Osaka, Japan
Goldstein Connections, Participating artists: Jack Goldstein, Gregor Hildebrandt, Clare Langan, Bjørn Melhus, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
A Secret Understanding, touring exhibition programmed by Forma Arts.
The Best of LOOP 2008, Pacific Design Center, LA, curated by Paul Young
H20: Film on Water, Great River Arts, Vermont Connecticut, & Cynthia Reeves Gallery New York.
Then & Now: Evolving Art Practices, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety, from the IMMA Collection, The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
Adventures in Sound & Image; Panorama 1: I thought I was Hallucinating, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Singapore Biennale, Curated by Fumio Nanjo, Joselina Cruz and Matthew Ngui.
Video Zone Festival, Braveman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
El agua y sus suenos contemporaneous, Expo Zaragoza 2008, Spain. Curated by Miguel Marcos and Fernando Castro-Florez
Loop '08 Barcelona, Fundacio Miro, A Film Trilogy Part of the Collection of The Irish Museum of Modern Art curated by IMMA director Enrique Juancosa.
Rendez-vous, curated by Isabelle Bertolotti, Shanghai Art Museum, China

Atlas of the Future - Visions of Scenarios to Come, - Palazzo Strozzi, Florence. Italy Courtesy of Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany
Becks Fusions, collaboration with Sigur Ros - Trafalgar Square, Curated by & ICA London, UK
Rendez - Vous, Lyon Biennale, curated by Isabelle Bertolotti
Terra Infirma, Pratt Gallery, New York, curated by Berta Sichel, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Spain.
Apocalypse, Candace Dawn Gallery, New York.

Group Exhibition, with Juane Plensa and Zhang Huan, Galerie Cadaques, Cadaques, Spain

Marking Time / Moving Images, Miami Art Museum, Florida, curated by Lorie Mertes
Vision Express, Shanghai Youth Biennale 2005, Lui Hai Su Art Museum, Curated by Fumio Nanjo
World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

Tir na Nog: Younger Irish Artists from the IMMA Collection, IMMA, Dublin
Views from an Island; Contemporary Art from Ireland, Millennium Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Gallery of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

Panoramica, Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
After Nature, CCA, Glasgow
The New Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

International 2002, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool
25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil (representing Ireland)
View Finder, curated by Catsou Roberts / Stephen Hepworth, Arnolfini, Bristol.
Greyscale / CMYK, Tramway, Glasgow
The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London

At Sea, curated by Victoria Pomery, Tate Liverpool

Glen Dimplex Artists Award 2000, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Recent Acquisitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Utopias, curated by John Hutchinson, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
First Look, curated by Patrick T. Murphy, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
Loose End, Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway

Film Festivals

The Floating World – VIDEOFORMES 2014, Clermont-Ferrand, France

The Floating World – World Premiere Kino Der Kunst Munich, Germany

Metamorphosis, Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany - Premier prize for International Film
Metamorphosis, Lorcrano Film Festival, Switzerland
Metamorphosis, Loop Art Fair Barcelona

Too dark for night, Cork Film Festival, Ireland. Youth Jury Award.

Film Projects

Art Director on James Coleman’s Photograph

Assistant Art Director on “The Boxer” re-shoot directed by Jim Sheridan

Assistant Art Director on “Some Mothers Son “directed by Terry George

Assistant Art Director on” Braveheart” directed by Mel Gibson

Art Director on” Far and Away” directed by Ron Howard

Short film for Dorothy Cross shown at “Powerhouse”, ICA, Philadelphia

Art Fairs

Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam – Galerie Anita Beckers / Toronto Art Fair – Galerie Anita Beckers
23rd – 26th October 2015 Toronto Art Fair – Galerie Anita Beckers

The ice above, the fire below, Pulse New York 2009 – featured installation Galerie Anita Beckers

Pulse New York - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Art Cologne, Germany, Galeria Miguel Marcos, Barcelona
SWAB - Barcelona - Galeria Cadaques Dos, Spain
Arco, Madrid - Galeria Miguel Marcos, Barcelona

Pulse Miami - Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Art Miami - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Pulse London - Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Year ’07 - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
Loop, Barcelona - Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt
Chicago Art Fair - Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt


Residency at at La Fondation Albert Gleizes, Moly Sabata, France

Artists Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Artist in Residence at Roches Point Lighthouse, Cork.

Artists Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin


Arts Council Multi- Annual Bursary

Nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Visual Artists

Visual Arts Bursaries & commissions from The Arts Council of Ireland & The Irish Film Board.

Fulbright Scholarship to attend Intensive Film Workshop at N.Y.U.


Tony & Heather Podesta Private Collection, Washington DC
Hugo & Carla Brown, Private Collection
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Clarks Private Collection, UK
Dublin Institute of Technology
University College Dublin
University College Cork

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