Starting in the early twentieth century, photography and the moving image have an intimate and intertwined history as filmmakers and photographers drew inspiration from one another. Witness a conversation between artists that utilise both mediums, as they delve into the symbiotic relationship between the two most influential mediums of contemporary … Continue ReadingLink →
‘The children kept asking the attendant: Are the bears alive or dead?
Interview with Dale Berning Sawa for The Guardian on the making of one image.
I will be participating in Between Realities between 31st Aug – 14th Oct 2018
Anna Uddenberg, Jacob Kirkegaard, Julius von Bismarck, Wendy McMurdo & and Katja Novitskova, Fargfabriken, Stockholm
‘Five contemporary artists participate in the exhibition Between Realities and, in different ways, focus upon what it entails to be human … Continue ReadingLink →
‘Wendy McMurdo will be giving a talk about her practice on Wednesday 25 April as part of our new project Observe. Experiment. Archive which will explore the links between photography, science and technology. The talk starts at 6.30pm in the Lecture Theatre and will be followed by a … Continue Reading
The Digital Mirror is one of a series of short films on artists commissioned by The National Galleries of Scotland. The film was shot at on location in Edinburgh, directed by Marissa Keating, with cinematography by Kimberley O’Neill and Michael Thomas Jones and produced by Becky Manson.
‘As her project Indeterminate Objects [Classrooms] screens on The Photographers’ Gallery Media Wall, TPG Digital Curator Katrina Sluis interviews the pioneering artist Wendy McMurdo about the trajectory of her work since the 1990s and how debates around photography and digital culture have shifted’
A new commission launches on the Media Wall at The Photographers’ Gallery, London in Oct 2017. ‘Indeterminate Objects (Classrooms) is a work by award winning Scottish photographer Wendy McMurdo. The project continues her investigation into the relationship between children and computers, and is inspired by young people’s fascination with immersive … Continue Reading
‘Let’s going to a Place’ will be shown at the Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh this Summer as part of the 2017 Visual Art Festival.
I am exhibiting work from my 2016 project ‘Let’s go to a Place’ in the group exhibition Regarding Portraiture curated by Andreas Schmidt at Galerie Andreas Schmidt in Berlin this Spring.
The show runs from 6th May – 15th July 2017 and includes work by Wendy McMurdo, Louis Porter, Corinne Vionnet, Georgia Metaxas, Oliver Schmidt … Continue Reading
‘Award-winning artist Dr Wendy McMurdo has been appointed lead photographer of Pairings, an innovative arts project which celebrates the many and varied ways in which Trinity has inspired students, Fellows, staff and alumni. Pairings is part of the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of women’s admission to Trinity.’
‘Let’s go to a Place’ is featured as the first artists portfolio of 2017 in the UK based Photomonitor.Link →
In January 2017, I am showing new work as part of ‘Gravitas’ curated by Christiane Monarchi, founding editor of the online magazine Photomonitor for London Art Fair.
‘The presence of gravitas signalled coming of age in the Roman times. Echoed through Photo50, the fifty works presented provide a window into the … Continue ReadingLink →