Alan Currall is and artist and lecturer whose art practice deals with knowing and believing. He is interested in the limits of our ability to process and communicate knowledge, and the belief we sometimes place in this. The resulting work extends to a broad range of media but most often takes the form of performances to video camera. These simple, and often absurd, actions and monologues create situations of questionable origin that seek to challenge the reliability of the author and our desire to place faith in emotional communication and received wisdom.
Currall's work has been shown widely across the UK and internationally. In 2002 he was selected for the inaugural Jerwood Platform award. In 2003 he was short-listed for the Beck's Futures Prize.
He teaches part-time in the Departmentmore...
Fine Art BA(Hons)
SEDA PDAF Award, Supervising postgraduate research
|1||Alan Currall'. Solo Exhibition by nomination and selection. Selectors: Sacha Craddock, Andrew Nairne, James Rawlin, Sheena Etches, Roanne Dods.Curator: Sheena Etches. Funding: Jerwood Foundation.||574|
|3||“I am too complex..."||552|
|5||Photo/text works commissioned by tranzit.org||469|
|6||Some things I want to show you. Solo exhibition by commission. Curator: Sean McGlashan. Funding: Glasgow City Council.||468|
|7||How I would probably do it. Single screen video piece.||458|
|8||Pretending to live in a safer world. Colour video projection with sound.||444|
|9||Head. Audio installation.||439|
|10||Substantial representation within Arts Council England (ACE) exhibition programme||435|