Maeve Brennan is an artist based between Beirut and London.

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

FORTHCOMING
2017
In Conversation with Dr Paul Newson (Archaeology Department, American University of Beirut) and Laura Jones (Culture in Crisis), V&A, London
Artist Talk, UCL, London
Survival of the Artist, Conference, The British Museum, London
The Drift, Spike Island, Bristol (solo)
The Drift, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester (solo)
2018
The Drift, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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
2016
November Film Festival, Goldsmiths, University of London
‘At the Seams’ Symposium, The Palestinian Museum (Qalandiya International), Birzeit
Mashrou’ Prolekult, American University of Beirut Art Gallery, Beirut
At the Seams: a Political History of Palestinian Embroidery, Dar El-Nimer, Beirut (satellite exhibition of The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit)
Rough House (Glasgow International), Glue Factory, Glasgow
2015
Kurz | Dust, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Video Works 2015 (funded by Ashkal Alwan), Metropolis Empire Sofil, Beirut
Pipperoo, Pippera Pipperum…The Rest is Rot, ALFILM Arab Film Festival, Berlin
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
Whistling In The Dark, Workshop Gallery, Beirut
2013
Interim, Zico House, Beirut
Edinburgh Art Festival Film Club, Inspace, Edinburgh
Artist Film Screening, Generator Projects, Dundee
Tooth Travel Award Exhibition, Goldsmiths, University of London
2012
Members Show, Outpost, Norwich
21st Century : Recent Graduate Screening, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Once More With Feeling (collaboration with Ruth Ewan), Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
Goldsmiths BA Art Practice Degree Show, Goldsmiths, University of London
Group Show, HBFK, Hamburg
2011
I couldn’t have done it without you, 120 East Road, London
Neck, New Gallery, London
Facts & Systems: A Science Fair, 120 East Road, London
The Bell in Exile (with Wiebke Gronemeyer and Carla Cruz), The Mews, London

GRANTS/AWARDS
2016
AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture)
Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England
Nigel Greenwood Research Award
2015
Selected by Phillip Lai for Art Review: Future Greats
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
Q&A with Erika Balsom, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Jerusalem Pink (New Cinema and the City: Migrations), The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design
2015
How to work together: Sharna Pax, screening and talk, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Jerusalem Pink, lecture at RIWAQ, Birzeit, Palestine