Vivienne Griffin 


Upcoming & Current 

The song of lies, Solo Show at Bureau, New York City 2024 July 11th - August 17th part funded by Culture Ireland
Performance at Bureau, New York City
Open Tabs, with Cian McConn, Berlin 2024
A---Z, Always Coming Home, at Matts Gallery

Shows + Work + Performances + Other︎︎︎

Associate Lecturer at The Royal College of Art, Contemporary Art Practice

2024 Coalescence, Showroom, curated by Paul O'Neil and Harold Offeh, performance feat. Alexandra Achillea, Lydia Samuels, Rosalie Warner

2024 Assembly, Somerset House, performance with Úna Monaghan

2024 Montez Press Radio, Nothing Compares to Nothing Compares to You, radio shows

2023 Slugg, Leipzig, performance 

2023 IMRAM, Féile Litríochta Gaeilge, feat. in Úna Monaghan’s performance

2023 Northern Lights, Belfast and Derry, performances 

2023 Critical Listening, workshop, Coventry, UK with Matt Williams (Camden Arts Centre)

2023 Kings Festival of Ai, screening and exhibition with Turing Institute Researcher Cari Hyde-Vaamonde

2023 Quantum Listening, Camden Arts Center, launch of Pauline Oliveros book, listening session

2023 Pembury Synth Project, funded by Arts Council England and Chelsea Arts Trust

2023 Transmediale, Berlin, M E R C Y screening

2023 With Flora Yin Wong, The Jazz Café, screening

2022 Echo, Cologne, drawings

2022 Somerset House and Kings Culture Collaboration, R + D funding 

2022 M E R C Y, Somerset House and Kings Culture talk

2022 IKLECTIKA, The Oram Awards Panel

2022 Latent Joy, with Paul Purgas and guests for Somerset House 

2021 The Fake Haven, text published in Roehampton Roundtable journal

2021 The Fake Haven, Manchester International Festival, exhibition

2020 I LEAF, Somerset House, London, screening

2020 Until Tomorrow, Bureau, NYC, exhibition

2020 I should be doing something else right now, Gallery 31, Somerset House, London, exhibition

2020 THE UNNOW, Somerset House, London

2020 The Crisis of Now, South Kiosk, London, exhibition

2019 OSMOSCOSMOS, photographie triennale 50JPG, The Centre de la Photographie Genève (CPG),

2019 Awarded studio space at Somerset House Studios

2018 The Agony, Montez Press Radio, New York City

2018 Here Now, SPACE Art and Tech residency and show, London

2018 Condo, showing with Bureau at Southard Reid, London

2018 How to get out of your head, Café Oto, workshop, London

2017 Grand Army Collective in Brooklyn

2017 I As In Us, Museum of Contemporary Art, Romania

2016 Survival Kit, Performance art festival, Latvia

2016 I As In Us, Drop Everything, Ireland

2016 Mono, Performance and Video Screening

2015 Artists Voices, exhibition and vinyl record, Center D’Edition Contemporaine, Genève

2015 EXIT, STUTTERING & NEBULA, KIM?, Center for Contemporary art, Latvia

2015 Pangrammer, P!, New York NY2015 She Said, Bureau, New York

2014 The Nostalgia of an Object and the Pain of Glass, Vilnius, Lithuania

2013 Like Nature But Not, Four to Seven, Riga, Latvia2013 The Me Song For Now Here, Bureau, New York, NY

2014 Lina Lapelyte's Hunky Bluff (feat. costumes by Vivienne Griffin & Cian McConn), Serpentine Galleries, London, UK

2014 Tin Type, with Cian McConn, EC1&WC1 Galleries, London, UK

2014 Drop Everything, with Cian McConn, Inish Oirr, Ireland

2013 An Annotated Exhibition, Hilary Crisp, London, UK

2013 No Sorries in the Circle, Coleman Projects, London, UK2013

2013 Bureau at LISTE 18, Basel, Switzerland

2013 Desire, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Performance with Cian McConn & Kaspars Groshevs, Tintype Gallery, London, UK

2013 Monsalvat, Bureau, New York, NY

2012 Performance with Cian McConn, Cafe Oto, London, UK

2012 Performance with Cian McConn & Kaspars Groshevs, Chisenhale Studios, London, UK

2012 The Show House, The Show House (temporary project space), London, UK

2012 Bureau at NADA, Miami, FL

2012 Day of the Dead, The Old Vic Tunnels, London, UK

2012 Drop everything, Inish Oirr, Ireland

2012 A Performance with Cian McConn The Sculpture Building, RCA, London, UK

2012 Open Book, cur. Nigel Rolfe, Testbed, Battersea, London, UK

2011 Tropical Heat, cur. Mette Kjaergaard Praest, Henry Moore Gallery, RCA, London, UK

2010 Solid State, Bureau, New York, NY

2009 Everything Must Go, Century Plaza Shopping Mall, Birmingham, AL

2008 Altered States, Francis Lewis Gallery, New York, NY

2007 House Projects, Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, NY

2007 Chashama, With Art Collective Dos Pestaneos, New York, NY

2007 Group Show with Dos Pestaneos, Go Go Gallery, Miami, FL

2006 X-MASS the spot, Draíocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland

2006 The Vaults, The Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2005 The Concourse, Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown Civic Office, Dublin, Ireland

2005 Passing Through, Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork, Ireland


2021 The Oram Award
2014 Artist in Residence, SIM, Iceland
2011 Artist in Residence, Summer Academy, Žagarė, Lithuania
2009 Fulbright Scholarship
Artist in Residence, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2008Travel and Mobility Award, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
2006 Artist in Residence, Carlow Arts Festival, Eigse, Ireland
2006 Irish Arts Council Professional Development and Training Award
2005 Irish Arts Council Award Travel Award
2005 Bank of Ireland Arts Centre Millennium Scholars Award
2005 Artist in Residence, Artconnexion, Lille, France


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