Recent solo exhibitions
“The Towers of Ilium”, film screening, Domo Baal Gallery, London, 2013
“Into the Enchanted Forest”, installation, The Gallery, Throgmorton’s, London, 2005
“Facing Medusa” video screening, Showroom Gallery, London, June 2004
“Things to do in Paradise”, installation, Party Unlimited Gallery, London 2000/1
“Right on for the Darkness”, installation, Market Place Gallery, London 1999

Recent group exhibitions
“Artists for Democracy 1974-77: Revisited ” England & Co Project Space, The Sotheran’s Building, London, March 2024. One of three featured artists, with Charles Hustwick and David Medalla.
“Women’s Works: Artists Working in 1970s and 80s London”,¬†England & Co Project Space, The Sotheran’s Building, London, October-November 2023
“Artists for Democracy”, England & Co at The Horse Hospital, London, February-March 2023
“A Year in Art: 1973”, Tate Modern, London, November 2019 - October 2020
“Curtains for Mrs Thatcher” England & Co at The Sotheran’s Building, London,
October 2019
“Artists for Democracy, The Archive of Cecilia Vicuna”, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile, January-April 2014
“Altin Sehir” [Golden City], Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, April-June 2009
First Canakkale Biennial, Troy Festival, Turkey, August 2008
“In Arcadia”, Orleans House, London, July and August 2006
Video screening, “Birth, Life, Death… Whatever,” ie no 1, London, July 2005
Video Game, Art Expo, Bari, Italy, January 2005
London Biennale, The Foundry, London, August 2004
Bankside Browser, Tate Modern, 1999
Group show, Gasworks Gallery, London, 1999

Recent events
Workshop and public lecture at Edinburgh College of Art in February 2024 about the Participation Art Event at the college in 1973. Read an account of the lecture by Neil Cooper in Scottish Art News here.
Two podcasts by Lynn MacRitchie were commissioned and recorded by Art 360. The first explores the making of the film “The Towers of Ilium”. The second discusses her role in Artists for Democracy. Click to listen Art360 Foundation - Art360 Podcast March 2023
“Precarious Solidarities: Artists for Democracy (1974-77)”. On-line symposium organised by Afterall, Central St Martins, London. Click to watch Precarious Solidarities Symposium recording, February 2023
“System Shifts: Politics of Artistic Form in Post-Imperial Britain”. Seminar organised by Manchester University, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, January 2023
“Acts of Defiance: Exploring Protest Art”. Presentation about The Participation Art Event, Edinburgh College of Art, December 3-7, 1973. Scottish Society for Art History in partnership with the Public Statues and Sculptures Association: webinar, 15 May 2021
“Chile 1973 Panel Discussion and Screening”, Tate Modern, London, February 2020
“Hands”, Strangelove Time-Based Media Festival, The Brewery Tap UCA Project Space, Folkestone, March 2019
“The Towers of Ilium”, Shorelines, Estuary Festival, Tilbury Cruise Terminal, Tilbury, September 2016
“The Towers of Ilium”, Women and War Symposium, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, November 2014
“The Towers of Ilium”, Essex Book Festival, University of Essex, Colchester, March 2014
“The Towers of Ilium”, Artists Film Festival, The Minories Gallery, Colchester, Oct. 2013
“The Towers of Ilium” Premiere, Thameside Theatre, Grays, Thurrock, July 2013
“Karaoke Iliad”, Village Green Festival, Metal, Chalkwell Park, Southend, June 2012

Early practice
Solo exhibitions

“The World in a Grain of Sand,” AFD Cultural Centre, London, 1975
“Sculptural Situations”, Art Meeting Place, London, November 1974
Group exhibitions
Performance Art Week, Serpentine Gallery, (with Limited Dance Co), London 1975
The Video Show, Serpentine Gallery, London, May 1975
Femmes Films, Women’s Film and Video Festival, Paris 1975
Scottish Young Contemporaries, Edinburgh (curator) 1974
Arts Festival for the Chilean Resistance, Royal College of Art, 1974
Participation Art Event, Edinburgh College of Art, 1973
Three Day Event (Art and Society), Edinburgh College of Art, 1973
“Ceremony – The Words in the Trees”, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1969

London editor, Art in America, 1993-2017
Contemporary art critic, Financial Times, London, 1991-2006
Contributor, editor and director, Performance Magazine, London 1980-85
Other publications contributed to
The Guardian, the Independent, the Independent on Sunday, Art News, Elle Decor, Performance Research, Art Monthly, New Dance and others.

“Precarious Solidarities: Artists for Democracy 1974 -77”, part of the Exhibition Histories series published by Afterall, London, 2023. Work by Lynn MacRitchie is featured in the book.
“Anne Bean: Self Etc”, Live Art Development Agency and Intellect Books, Intellect Live    book series, 2018 (essay)
“The Towers of Ilium”, Thousand Ships Productions, London, 2014
“Bobby Baker: Redeeming Features of Everyday Life”, Barrett/Baker, Routledge, Oxford    and New York, 2007 (essay)
“Off Limits: 40 Artangel Projects”, Artangel/Merrell, 2002 (essay)
“A Split Second of Paradise,” Childs & Walwin, Rivers Oram, 1998 (introduction)
“Arabia Deserta” by CM Doughty, Bloomsbury, 1989 (editor)
“Autobiography” by Man Ray, Little, Brown, 1988 (editor)

Art Catalogues
Bridget Riley The Complete Prints 1962 - 2020, The Bridget Riley Art Foundation and
   Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, 2020 (Fifth Revised and Expanded Edition - essay)
Walid Siti, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, 2014
Linda Karshan, IVAM, Valencia, 2002
Bridget Riley Complete Prints 1962-2001, Riding House, London 2002
   (subsequent editions in 2005, 2010, 2012 - essay)
Bridget Riley, Waddingtons Gallery, London, 2000
Jerwood Prize, London, 1998
National Westminster Bank Art Prize, London, 1998
Rose Finn-Kelcey, British School at Rome
“Works Perfectly”, Rear Window, London

Academic papers
Rose English, Performance Research journal, 1996
Marina Abramovic, Performance Research journal, 1996

MSc, Bartlett School, University College, London
MA Hons Fine Art, joint degree, Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art

< back to site index