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
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
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 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
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 Reading
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 Reading
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 Reading
‘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 Reading
‘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’