Joseph Noonan-Ganley b.1987 is an Irish artist based in London, Dublin and Newcastle. 

 

Noonan-Ganley’s exhibitions, performances and publications address themes of biography, appropriation and sexuality through extensive manipulation of the material remnants of artists, designers, sports people, dressmakers and writers. His exhibitions take the form of episodic installations that regularly interweave HD video, spoken word audio, writing, sculpture and textiles.

 

Noonan-Ganley is an Early Career Academic Fellow in Fine Art at Newcastle University, Senior Lecturer on the Studio for Immediate Spaces MA at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam and Associate Lecturer in Fine Art at Bath Spa University.

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

 

  • SAD MIRROR, 2018, Xero, Kline & Coma, London.

  • SOMETHING 3 BE SCARED OF, 2018, no.w.here, London.

  • AMENDED PLASTICS, 2017, puntWG, Amsterdam. 

  • GOING ALONG WITHOUT A BODY, A COMMENT ON THE SOUND TRACK RITUAL, 2017, IKLECTIK, London.

  • SOMETHING II BE SCARED OF, 2017, Syndicate Gallery, Cologne.

  • STORIES FROM THE SCULPTURE CITY, 2017, Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds.

  • HERETICS 12, BROKEN DIORAMA, 2017, Radio Quantica, Portugal.

  • EROS SELF/LOVE LAUNCH, 2016, Bosse and Baum Gallery, London.

  • ON DEDICATION, 2016, Corridor Project Space, Amsterdam.

  • MOVING PERFORMANCES, 2016, Faculty of Music, Oxford.

  • PLURAL MELTS: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC PART 2 BY BEATRICE LOFT SCHULZ AND FEMME FABRICATIONS BY JOSEPH NOONAN-GANLEY, 2016, Yvonne Lambert Gallery, Berlin.

  • FEMME FABRICATIONS,2016, Quick Millions Gallery, London.

  • CAFÉ NIGHT, 2016, 50 TAAFFE Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

  • ON CURATING HISTORIES, 2015, National College of Art & Design Gallery, Dublin.

  • LETTERS, 2015, Kings College London.

  • HMN, 2015, The Prince Arthur, London.

  • RECORDING AT THE NORTH WALL, 2015, North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford.

  • SOMETHING TO BE SCARED OF, 2015,A.M. London, London.

  • ORMOND STUDIOS, FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY, 2014, Ormond Studios, Dublin.

  • FOAMING AT THE MOUTH 4, 2014, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin.

  • IN THE LINE OF BEAUTY, 2013-2014, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

  • FRIEZE, 2013, Frieze Art Fair, London.

  • OH WICKED FLESH!, 2013, South London Gallery, London.

  • I WON’T SAY I WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW; 2013, Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow, Ireland.

  • THE PRIVATE VIEWING, 2012, London.

  • WORKHEAD, 2012, NCAD Gallery, Dublin.

  • 7TH BERLIN BIENNALE, 2012,Berlin.

  • AERIAL BLUE, 2011, Clew Bay, Mayo, Ireland

  • IN OTHER WORDS, 2011, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland.

  • REPO-MAN, 2011, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.

  • THE STATE OF THE UNION, 2011, Occupy Space, Limerick, Ireland.

  • GRACELANDS – ‘I’M SPARTACUS’,2010, Leitrim, Ireland.

  • THE NEW LIVING ART EXHIBITION, 2010, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin.

  • SCALAR, 2010, Ormond Studios, Dublin.

  • RESURRECTION, 2010, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York. 

  • INVOCATION OF MY DEMON BROTHER, 2010,Irish Film Institute, Dublin.

 

 

WRITING

 

  • THE CESSPOOL OF RAPTURE, 2019, Ma Bibliothèque.

  • FEMME FABRICATIONS, 2016, Eros Journal.

  • EXCERPT FROM FEMME FABRICATIONS, 2016, OAR: Oxford Artistic and Practice Based Research Platform.

  • FEMME FABRICATIONS, 2016, Eros Journal.

  • OBJECT ORIENTED PHILOSOPHY AND THE CRITICALITY OF CRITICAL THOUGHT, 2014, O-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies, Issue 1: Object/Ecology, edited by Levi Bryant and Eileen Joy.

  • 05:09:12, 2012, published on the occasion of 05:09:12 by Marcel Vidal, Nag Gallery, Dublin.

  • THE DEATH OF THE M COUCH, 2012, published on the occasion of WORKHEAD, NCAD Gallery, Dublin.

  • NOTES ON THE PROCESS OF NAMING; IN-BETWEEN ANTONIO NEGRI AND QUENTIN MEILLASSOUX, 2011, published on the occasion of All Roads Lead to Neustern, Gary Farrelly, Dublin.

  • ORGANS AND BODIES, 2011, published on the occasion of A Still Breath of Adventure by Martina Mc Donald, Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare.

  • LOVE THE EVENT AND JOUISSANCE, 2010, Radical Love Vol. 1.

  • THE COMING SINGULARITY AND LOVE, 2010, published on the occasion of The Paper Ball, Oisin Byrne, Dublin.

 

 

 

EDITING & CURATING

 

  • SCENE 93 OMITTED, 2014, by Frank Wasser, curated by Joseph Noonan-Ganley and Sam Keogh, Xero, Kline and Coma, London.

  • SHADY DEALINGS WITH LANGUAGE: HISTORY ARISES, 2014, curated by Joseph Noonan-Ganley and Claire Potter, Toast, Manchester.

  • OH WICKED FLESH!, 2013, published by the South London Gallery.

  • IDIOGLOSSIA, AN ART WRITING GLOSSARY, 2012, published by Hato Press, London.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • PhD FINE ART, 2017, Ruskin School of Art & St. John’s College, University of Oxford. The Contagion of Desire, supervised by Elizabeth Price and Katrina Palmer.

  • MFA FINE ART, 2014, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

  • MFA FINE ART SCULPTURE, 2011, National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

  • BA FINE ART PAINTING, 2009, National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

 

 

 

TEACHING

  • EARLY CAREER ACADEMIC FELLOW IN FINE ART, 2019-2022, BA & PhD Fine Art: Newcastle University, Newcastle. 

  • SENIOR LECTURER, 2015 - ongoing, ‘Studio for Immediate Spaces’ Master’s programme: Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam.

  • ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN FINE ART, 2018 – ongoing, BA Fine Art: Bath Spa University, Bath.

  • LECTURER IN FINE ART, 2018-2019, BA Fine Art: London Metropolitan University, London.

  • LECTURER, 2018, BA Fine Art: Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool.

  • LECTURER IN FINE ART AND HISTORY OF ART, 2017 - 2018, BA Fine Art: Goldsmiths, University of London. 

  • LECTURER, 2017, Critical Practice Master’s programme: Royal College of Art, London.

  • LECTURER, 2014 – 2018, BA, MA & PhD Fine Art: Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford. 

  • EXTERNAL EXAMINER, 2015, Critical Studies Master’s programme: Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam.

  • ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, 2013 - 2015, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, London. 

  • LECTURER, 2013, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London.

  • LECTURER IN FINE ART, 2012, Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • LECTURER, 2010 - 2011, BA Fine Art Sculpture: National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

 

FUNDED RESEARCH & AWARDS

  • EARLY CAREER ACADEMIC FELLOW IN FINE ART, 2019-2022, Newcastle University, Newcastle.

  • ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIP, St. John’s College and University of Oxford, 2014-2017.

  • AHRC RESEARCH TRAINING & SUPPORT GRANT(international research undertaken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Brooklyn Museum of Art), New York, 2017.

  • TRAVEL AND RESEARCH AWARD, St. John’s College, 2017.

  • AHRC RESEARCH TRAINING & SUPPORT GRANT(international research undertaken at the Joseph Cornell study centre), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, 2016.

  • ACADEMIC RESEARCH GRANT, University of Oxford, 2016.

  • TRAVEL AND RESEARCH AWARD, St. John’s College, 2016.

  • AHRC RESEARCH TRAINING & SUPPORT GRANT(international research undertaken at the Finnish Literature Society in Helsinki and the University of Turku), Finland, 2015.

  • ACADEMIC RESEARCH GRANT, University of Oxford, 2015.

  • TRAVEL AND RESEARCH AWARD, St. John’s College, 2015.

  • TRAVEL AND TRAINING, Arts Council of Ireland, 2011-2014.

  • TRAINING AND NETWORKING – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AWARD, European Commission, 2009.

  • EUROPEAN LEAGUE OF INSTITUTES OF THE ARTS BURSARY, 2008.