Approved: 03.12.2006

Juno Doran

Artist, Film-maker

Approved: 03.12.2006

Juno Doran is a Portuguese/British artist based in Cambridge, UK, working with Documentary Photography, Field Recording & Video in long term projects about social and personal experiences, developed in a progression of aesthetic and critical enquiry.

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  • Location: Cambridge, East
  • Activities: Private commissions, Film-making, Studio practice
  • Categories: Project, Book Works, Film & Video, Photography, Sound
  • Tags: artist books, Cambridge, female artist, documentary photography, filmmaker, portuguese, sound art, fine art photography, field recording, video art


Juno Doran is a Portuguese/British artist based in Cambridge, UK, working with Documentary Photography, Field Recording & Video in long term projects about social and personal experiences, developed in a progression of aesthetic and critical enquiry.

CV & Education


2014 Bowland, feature experimental documentary, in production

2011 second skin, short experimental documentary, 17 min, colour, stereo
2003 Home made jelly, short film, 30 min, colour, stereo

Sound work / Discography

2014 Bolton soundscape, Worktown Observation Centre, Bolton

2014 Cambridge bicycles, [STR 017] WLD 2014 - Entropy, Sonic Terrain

Solo exhibitions

2013 Descent, drawing installation, Cambridge Arts Salon, Cambridge, UK
2003 forgetting Godot, Catto Contemporary, London
2000 The Beautiful People, ContraCapa, Abrantes, Portugal
1997 The London Experience, Tearoom, Abrantes, Portugal
1994 Portraits in Colours, Tearoom, Abrantes
1994 Portuguese in London, Museum of London
1994 Portuguese in London, Queen Elizabeth Foyer, South Bank Centre, London

Group exhibitions

2013 Jerwood Encounters: Family Politics, Photocopy Club, Jerwood Space, London
2013 Sydenham Arts Festival, London
2010 2010 Fine Art, 2010 FIFA World Cup™, South Africa
2008 The heart is a lonely hunter, 31Grand Gallery, New York
2007 Sugar and Spice, Vegas Gallery, London
2007 Art Auction 2007, Medical foundation for the care of victims of torture, The Building Centre, London
2007 Decadence, Decay and Demimonde, Home House, London
2007 Astley Biennial Open Exhibition, Astley Hall, Chorley
2007 I’ll be your mirror, Gallery Primo Alonso, Hackney, London
2006 Britishness, art network project by Another Product, Cornerhouse, Manchester
2005 Forever beautiful, Clapham Art Gallery, London
2004 BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland
2003 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2003 Group Show, Clapham Art Gallery, London
2003 Superheroes, Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, USA
2003 Art2003 London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, with Catto Contemporary
2002 Open, exhibition of artists working at Open Arts Studios, Manchester
2002 I’ll be your mirror, Warsaw Projects, Open Arts Studios, Manchester
2002 Pop Life, 31Grand, Brooklyn, New York
2002 Perverse Pop, Catto Contemporary, London
2001 Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
2000 Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
2000 BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Scotland
2000 Big Issue Book of Home exhibition, London
2000 Trevillion Picture Library photographers, Jacs Bar & Gallery, Notting Hill, London
2000 BP Portrait Award Exhibition (Commended Artist), National Portrait Gallery, London
1999 Children of the Korn, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1999 The Beautiful People, Arc, Manchester
1999 The Beautiful People, Living Room Gallery, Sun Street Studios, Lancaster
1999 Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
1999 Represented Artists, Photofolio Gallery, Salts Mill, Bradford
1998 Form and Fantasy: Art & the Fairground, Mid Pennine Art Gallery, Burnley
1998 Trevillion Picture Library photographers, Metro Imaging, London
1998 The Beautiful People, Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby
1994 Herstory, (part of festival of Women Photographers), Alternative Arts Gallery, London
1994 Family in Focus, Whiteleys Shopping Centre, London
1994 Charity Works, City of Westminster Hall, London

Special projects & collaborations

2011 Axis Travelling Moleskine®, UK
2009 The Sketchbook Project. Art House Gallery, Atlanta


2012 Room Magazine, issue 35.2, Vancouver, Canada
2010 Axis promotional literature, featured, UK
2007 Shortlist magazine. “The 10 new British artists worth investing in now”. UK.
2007 Sugar and Spice, exhibition press release and poster. UK
2006 Periferica, January issue, front cover and 3 page feature in arts & culture magazine, Portugal
2004 pigmagazine, Dec/January issue, 4 page feature in Milan based arts & style magazine, edited by Giovanni Cervi
2004 Home Stills, Bored Magazine, Steve Hughes (ed.) , November issue
2003 The Observer, review, February 2nd
2002 100 Reviews (3), J. J. Charlesworth, Alberta Press
2002 The A-Z of Now, The Art Show, Channel 4
2002 Goth Bible, Listed. Ed. Mick Mercer
2002 Arts Review Magazine – photo pages. April issue.
2002 Blueprint Magazine, London. March issue
2002 Perverse Pop Catalogue, Catto Contemporary, London
2001 BP Portrait Award 1990-2001, National Portrait Gallery, London
2000 A matter of fact, PYMCA, London
2000 Big Issue Book of Home, Eddie Ephraums (ed.), London
2000 Edition of Postcards and 2001 Calendar, National Portrait Gallery, London
2000 Flux Magazine, Manchester
2000 Manchester Evening News
2000 HardWired Magazine
1999 Northwest Arts Board – annual report book
1999 Artists Newsletter – April issue
1999 City Life Television
1999 Lancashire Post
1998 Artists Newsletter – Dec issue
1998 Kerrang! Magazine
1998 Out and About, Tyne Tees Television
1994 Lisbon in London Catalogue
1994 BBC Radio 4 – Interview in programme Kaleidoscope
1994 BBC Radio 5 Live- Interview

Online press

2013 Papel, Portuguese online magazine, ed. Lucy Pepper
2007 Axis, Curated Projects, feature on Painting curated by Liz Aston, UK
2006 Interview for online page “The Extra Finger”
2005 “Thinking about Art: Artists interview artists”. Interview featured in J T Kirkland’s website
2003 Electric review, Bunny Smedley, June 25
2003 Nashville Scene, David Maddox, , November
2000, feature


2014 Through Lenses: Romsey Art Festival. Askance Publishing
2011 500 Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, ed. Sandy Nairne
2003 BP Portrait Award 2003, Book, National Portrait Gallery Publications, introduction by A. S. Byatt
2003 William Cheung, Camera Craft Portraits, 2 page feature
2000 Eddie Ephraums, Big Issue Book of Home, London
1997 Dazed and Confuzed magazine, Home Stills, London, July issue, 2 page feature

Workshops, talks & lectures

2007 Arts Council, London. Talk: Artists websites


2000 BP Portrait Award
1998 Arts Council Awards to Individual Artists
1998 Artech
1998 Nimtech
1994 Gulbenkian Foundation


Private collections in UK and Portugal