Maeve Brennan is an artist based in London.

EDUCATION
2013 – 2014 Home Workspace Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
2009 – 2012 BA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London

CURRENT / FORTHCOMING

2017 The Drift, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester (solo)
2018 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2018 Jerwood/FVU Award 2018, Jerwood Space, London
2018 The Drift, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore (solo)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 The Drift, Spike Island, Bristol
2017 The Drift, Chisenhale Gallery, London
2016 Jerusalem Pink, OUTPOST, Norwich
2013 Beit Iksa Boys, The Institute of Jamais Vu (Art Licks Weekend), London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
2017 Rare Minerals, Abandon Normal Devices, Peak District
2016 November Film Festival, Goldsmiths, University of London
2016 ‘At the Seams’ Symposium, The Palestinian Museum (Qalandiya International), Birzeit
2016 Mashrou’ Prolekult, American University of Beirut Art Gallery, Beirut
2016 At the Seams: a Political History of Palestinian Embroidery, Dar El-Nimer, Beirut
2016 Rough House (Glasgow International), Glue Factory, Glasgow
2015 Kurz | Dust, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2015 Video Works 2015 (funded by Ashkal Alwan), Metropolis Empire Sofil, Beirut
2015 Pipperoo, Pippera Pipperum…The Rest is Rot, ALFILM Arab Film Festival, Berlin
2015 2nd Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards, Alwan for the Arts, New York
2014 A Museum of Immortality, curated by Anton Vidokle and Boris Groys, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
2014 Whistling In The Dark, Workshop Gallery, Beirut
2013 Interim, Zico House, Beirut
2013 Edinburgh Art Festival Film Club, Inspace, Edinburgh
2013 Artist Film Screening, Generator Projects, Dundee
2013 Tooth Travel Award Exhibition, Goldsmiths, University of London
2012 Members Show, Outpost, Norwich
2012 21st Century : Recent Graduate Screening, Chisenhale Gallery, London
2012 Once More With Feeling (collaboration with Ruth Ewan), Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
2012 Goldsmiths BA Art Practice Degree Show, Goldsmiths, University of London
2012 Group Show, HBFK, Hamburg

GRANTS/AWARDS

2016 AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture)
2016 Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England
2016 Nigel Greenwood Research Award
2015 Selected by Phillip Lai for Art Review: Future Greats
2015 Beit Iksa Boys shortlisted in Short Films category, Alwan 3rd i Awards, New York
2014 Video Works, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
2012 Nicolas and Andrei Tooth Travelling Scholarship, Goldsmiths, University of London
2011 Hamad Butt Memorial Prize, Goldsmiths, University of London

RESIDENCIES
2016 Mansion, Beirut, Lebanon
2015 RIWAQ residency, Birzeit, Palestine
2013 Guest Residency, A.M Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine

PUBLICATIONS

2015 How to work together: Sharna Pax, commissioned by How to work together (Chisenhale Gallery, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire)
2014 A Dialogue on Marginal Geology, in collaboration with Miguel Fernandez de Castro, supported by Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

TALKS
2017 Wednesday Talk, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester
2017 How Do Artists and Art Institutions Really Work, Spike Island, Bristol
2017 The Artists' Feature Film, Spike Island, Bristol
2017 In conversation with Sheyma Buali, Spike Island, Bristol
2017 Survival of the Artist, Conference, The British Museum, London
2017 In conversation with Paul Newson and Laura Jones (Culture in Crisis), V&A, London
2017 Artist Talk, UCL, London
2017 Q&A with Erika Balsom, Chisenhale Gallery, London
2017 Jerusalem Pink (New Cinema and the City: Migrations), The Cass School of Art
2015 How to work together: Sharna Pax, screening and talk, Chisenhale Gallery, London
2015 Jerusalem Pink, lecture at RIWAQ, Birzeit, Palestine