‘Fledglings is a project funded by Museums Galleries Scotland as part of ‘The Wild Escape’ supported by Art Fund. The project is inspired by work from our extensive collection; an archive of prints cataloguing the evolution of Scottish Art since Edinburgh Printmakers’ inception in 1967. Our collection contains a fascinating … Continue Reading
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L’Enfance dans la collection Agnès b
The Somnambulist (1995) is shown as part of L‘Enfance dans la collection Agnès B at La Fab, Paris from 24th Feb – 30th June 2022.
Death to Screens! 10 Years of the Media Wall, Photographers’ Gallery, London
‘As the Media Wall gasps its last pixelated breaths, selected works from its 10 years of life will flash across its screen at the Photographers’ Gallery from 11th January – 23rd February 2022. Collectively these projects explore themes of identity, representation and commodification from the aftermath of Web 2.0 to … Continue Reading
Chat Room screens as part of the 2021 Shanghai Photofair’s Insights Exhibition
Chat Room (2019) was included as part of curator Hining Ye’s ‘Imaging our Futures‘ exhibit for the Insights programme at the 2021 Shangahi Photofair (3-6th Nov).
‘Imaging Our Futures featured the works of twelve brilliant artists and collectives include Discipula (Italy), Fernando Montiel Klint (Artbaena, Mexico), Shun Li (China), Wendy … Continue Reading
Computer Class i & ii included in ‘Nachbilder – Eine Foto Text Anthologie’
Computer Class i & ii – acquired for the Foto Museum collection from the show Unheimlich curated by Urs Stahel are included in the 2021 publication ‘Nachbilder – Eine Foto Text Anthologie’ published by Spector Press.
What is photography? Can the question be explored using literary means? When the … Continue Reading
Dark Toys – surrealism and the culture of childhood David Hopkins, Yale Books 2021
David Hopkins Dark Toys – surrealism and the culture of childhood, including the coda ‘The Toy’s Disappearance. A Note on Wendy McMurdo’ is published by Yale Books in March 2021.
‘We all have memories of the object-world of childhood. For many of us, playthings and images from those days continue to … Continue Reading
New work commissioned for Florilegium – a gathering of flowers, Inverleith House (16th Oct – 13th Dec 2020)
A new commissioned work entitled ‘Night Garden’ was shown as part of Florilegium – a gathering of flowers’ at Inverleith House.
Florilegium was curated by Emma Nicholson and is the inaugural biennial exhibition marking the re-opening of Inverleith House at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh. It marks Inverleith House’s new status … Continue Reading
New Limited Edition print of Girl with Bears for HI-NOON Editions
I am delighted to offer this new limited edition of Girl with Bears, Royal Museum of Edinburgh with HI-NOON Editions.
Print size 30cmH x 30cmW
Image size 23cmH x 23cmH
+ About the work
When, at the dawn of a new digital age, McMurdo started photographing children in the context of the museum, … Continue Reading
Wendy McMurdo receives EP Publishing Award
Wendy McMurdo receives EP Publishing Award at the RSA Annual Exhibition 2020
We are delighted to announce that Wendy McMurdo has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Edinburgh Printmakers Publishing Award in this year’s RSA Annual.
The award offers Wendy the opportunity to produce a limited-edition print project at Edinburgh … Continue Reading
ON AIME L’ART.. ! Collection Lambert, Avignon, France, 6 July – 5 November 2017
Wendy McMurdo’s photographic work ‘The Somnambulist’ was exhibited in ‘ON AIME L’ART.. ! Collection Lambert, Avignon, France, (6 July – 5 November 2017) This exhibition comprised over 400 works from the agnès b. collection and took the form of a ‘journey of the senses’. It was organised around artists the … Continue ReadingLink →
Wendy McMurdo named as one of the Royal Photographic Society’s ‘Hundred Heroines’
The Hundred Heroines campaign is an initiative run by The Royal Photographic Society to highlight the significant contribution that women are making to photography globally. As part of the celebrations marking the centenary year of women’s suffrage in the UK,’the Jury believes that its choice of the final hundred showcases … Continue ReadingLink →
UNSEEN Film & Photo panel
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 →