Dryden Goodwin

Dryden Goodwin (b. 1971 Bournemouth, UK) lives and works in London. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art (1992-96) and the Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany (1995). He is a Professor at the Slade School of Fine Art. Goodwin's practice incorporates drawing, often in combination with photography and live action video; he creates gallery installations, films, projects in public space, etchings, works on-line and soundtracks. Select solo exhibitions and projects include Un-Earth, OCAT, Xian Museum, China (2018); Those Who Seek My Help, permanent commission for New Karolinska Hospital Stockholm, Sweden (2018); Seeing Hand, commissioned through Launch Pad, Shanghai, China (2017); Unseen: The Lives of Looking, Queen's House, Royal Museum's Greenwich, London (2015); Skill, MIMA, Middlesbrough (2015); Poised, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (2014); Wander, Cambridge (2014); Breathe, commissioned by Invisible Dust (2012); Linear, commissioned by Art on the Underground, (2010-2012); Coax, Raum mit Licht, Vienna & Fotoforum West, Innsbruck, Austria (2011); and Cast, at the Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden (2009) and the Photographers' Gallery, London (2008). Select group exhibitions include CLOSE: Drawn Portraits, Drawing Room, London (2018); Hooked, Science Gallery, King's College London (2018); Typojanchi, International Typography Biennale Seoul, South Korea (2017); Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (2017); I want!, I want! - Art and Technology selection from the Arts Council Collection, Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham Museums (2017); Pose, Galerie Springmann, Berlin, Germany (2016); Stories in the Dark, The Whitstable Biennale (2016); Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s until Today, curated by The Photographers' Gallery, London, touring China (2015-2016); Poster Art 150: London Underground's Greatest Designs, London Transport Museum (2013); Exquisite Forest, Tate Modern and Google (2012); and Poetry of Motion, National Portrait Gallery, London (2012). His work is held in public collections including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Tate Collection, London; The National Portrait Gallery, London; and The Science Museum, London.

Last updated: 07.11.2018

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