Approved: 16.08.2006

Jonathan Moss

Artist, Film-maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

My work draws upon journeys, on the interplay between the experience and memory of places with a hidden history. The initial stage of my creative process is to make video-walks, I then base my paintings and prints on the videos – seemingly abstract, but with a basis in the seen world. My goal is that my pieces transcend particular places and become spaces in which to lose oneself. They explore

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    My work draws upon journeys, on the interplay between the experience and memory of places with a hidden history. The initial stage of my creative process is to make video-walks, I then base my paintings and prints on the videos – seemingly abstract, but with a basis in the seen world. My goal is that my pieces transcend particular places and become spaces in which to lose oneself. They explore the importance of quiet contemplation in a chaotic world.. www.facebook.com/jonathanmossart

    CV & Education

    Qualifications and training

    2006 - PEP Diploma, RCA, Printmaking Department, London

    1995 - Postgraduate diploma, Fine Art Teaching, University of Oxford 

    1991 - MA in Fine Art and Art History, University of Wales

    Solo exhibitions

    2014 One Quiet Night on Magdalen Bridge Link Gallery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 2013 "Are There Any People Here?" Filament 14 Oxford, 2011 Jonathan Moss, Musee Gertrude Schoen, Laroque-Timbaud, France • Jonathan Moss: New Work (NYC Series), Stramash Space, Glasgow 2010 Rivesaltes Project , The Firestation, Windsor 2006 Jonathan Moss, La Mals, Sochaux, France 1998 Works on paper, The Strang Print Room, University College of London, London

    Group exhibitions

    2016  Experimental Design, The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford  Art on the Move, Jam Factory, Oxford • Material World, Musée Bibliotheque Grenoble •  Dis Locate,  Wadham College / VW Oxford 2015 Unravelling Time Sutton Coutenay Abbey, Abingdon • Presenting Prints Northwall Arts, Oxford • Sanders of Oxford • Impressions Radley College, Radley • Moveable Feast St Helen and St Katharine’s, Abingdon • OVADA Oxford, 7 Counties Open selected by Matt Roberts and Rosalind Davis • Exile - Jonathan Moss and Sonia Boue, Wolfson College, Oxford 2014 English Breakfast (Alice Anderson, Olga Jurgenson, Joe King and Rosie Pedlow, Jonathan Moss), Rizzordi Foundation / British Council, St Petersburg • Sanders of Oxford • SJE Arts, Oxford • Paintscapes: Jonathan Moss / Claudia Figueiredo The Churchill, Oxford • Focus on Print – Oxford Printmakers, Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot • OX4 / 2014 O3 Gallery, Oxford 2013  Are There Any People Here? Bakehouse Gallery, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries 2012 Light Object Light, Fish Factory, Falmouth 2011 Book / Art (curated by Silvie Turner), Gibbs Barn, Warminster • Time Out of Mind, The House Gallery, Camberwell 2010 700is Reindeerland Stills Show, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik • Location Location, Stramash - Glasgow, Glasgow • Oblong Gallery Screening, Oblong Gallery, London 2009 Mix the Amalgamation, Turn-Berlin, Berlin • Place, Identity and Memory, Gracefield Arts Centre, touring, Dumfries • Tenderpix Experimental Showreel, Rushes Soho Shorts, Tenderpixel Gallery, London 2007  Punctum, Video Art Gallery, London 2006  Off the Shelf, Saltburn Artists Projects, Saltburn on Sea • Open 06, Art Sway, New Forest, Hampshire • Tiamasora Print Biennale, Banat Museum (touring), Romania • Works selected to represent gallery "Bleu", Glasgow International Art Fair, Glasgow, Scotland 2000 Rentre, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames

    Live/Performance

    2016 Reconsolidation, MIA, Chicago • Videovada, OVADA, Oxford• Athens Video Art Festival, Athens 2015 Videovada OVADA, Oxford • One Minutes, The Museum of Club Culture, Hull 2014 Without You I Would Not Exist, University College, Cork 2013 Festival Miden @ Calliope Artspace Chios, Greece • One Minutes 21/21, North Lincs; Furtherfield, McKenzie Pavilion, Finsbury Park 2012 8th Berlin International Video Festival, Directors Lounge, Berlin • One Minute Vol 5, Peloton, Redfern, Sydney 2011 Festival Miden at Chios, Kalliopi Artspace, Chios • Lightworks, Grimsby Minster, St James' Church, Grimsby, Grimsby • London Underground Film Festival, The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury, London • One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland • One Minute Vol 5 , Aid and Abet, Cambridge • One Minute Volume 5, London Underground Film Festival, The Horse Hospital, London • One Minutes, Void Cinema, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield • Ottica TV, Better Bankside Centre, London • Video screening, Festival Miden, Various venues, Kalamata, Greece • Vivid - Flatpack and Fierce Festival, VIVID, Birmingham 2010 Annual Screening: Ottica TV, Better Bankside, 18 Great Guildford St, London • Athens Video Art Festival, Technopolis, Athens • One Minute (Volume 4), Moors, Crouch End • One Minute (Volume 4), PRISM, Sheffield, Director's Lounge, Berlin; Contemporary Art Ruhr, Germany; BBC Big Screen, Manchester and Liverpool, Various locations • One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Various venues - see website, Aarau, Switzerland • 'One Minute Volume 4' at Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth • Ottica TV Screening, South facing side of the building at the junction of Wellesley Street and Walpole Road in Croydon, Croydon • Rivesaltes Project (solo show), The Firestation, Windsor • Wrath Sonic Live Festival, Kiosko Sonica, Miguel Angel de Quevedo, Mexico City 2009 Anastrophic Monday, Streaming Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands • Fresh Abstractions, School of Architecture & Design King Mongkut's University, Bangkok, Thailand • One Minute Film Festival, Aarau, Switzerland • Ottica TV, Bankside, London • Ottica TV movie shorts screening, Better Bankside Centre, 18 Great Guildford Street, London • Silent Movie Project, FestivalSynch, Athens • War and Peace (screening and symposium led by Paul Gough), Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol 2008 Optica, Nuit Blanche, Paris • 'Road Movie', Frieze Foundation, Frieze Art Fair, London • Art Video Screening, Vasteras, Sweden 2007 Inside Out, Signals 5, London • Loop Pool screening , The 53rd International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany • One Minute International Film Festival, Aarau, Switzerland 2007 - Surveillance, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berskhire • Video screening, Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece • Video screening, Izolenta International Digital Film Festival, St Petersburg, Russia

    Competitions, prizes and awards

    1995 - The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London 1994 - Images of the Earth, Sotheby's and Fruitmarket Gallery, London and Edinburgh

    Publications

    2013 'Are There Any People Here?' limited edition book published by Atelier St Louis 2012 'Magic Power Presence' by Iris Books. Includes a video still taken from my video 'Path' and a short description 2011 'Path', published by Atelier St Louis publications. Video stills from the video 'Path' 2009 'Place, Identity and Memory', Iris Books, catalogue 2009 'Tenderpix 2009, Experimental Film at Tenderpixel'. Tenderpixel Gallery, DVD • The Artists' Newsletter: 'Artists Blogging Abroad', article 2008 3 Minute Wonder, 'Road Trip', Frieze Film, Channel 4 television transmission 2006 Tiamasora Print Biennale, Banat Museum, Romania, catalogue

    Collections

    - The Royal College of Art, London, UK
    - JCR Collection, Pembroke College, Oxford University, UK
    - Rizzordi Art Foundation, St Petersburg, Russia
    - Douai Abbey, Berkshire, UK
    - Jewish Museum, Belgium
    - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, USA
    - Glasgow University, UK
    - Wolfson College, Oxford University, UK
    - La MALS Arts Centre, Sochaux, France
    - Hertfordshire County Council
    - National Library of Wales, UK
    - The University of Wales, UK
    - Work in private collections in Europe, Japan, Canada and the USA.