Sadie Murdoch

Location: London

Employing methods of re-staging and interpretation, Sadie Murdoch explores the nature of the photographic ‘document’ as a construct. Born in Hexham, United Kingdom 1965, she studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (1989-1992), the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program in New York (2003-2004), and was an Abbey Rome Scholar at the British School at Rome in 2002. Her solo exhibition in 2016, SSS-MM, at the Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zürich, was accompanied by her artist book Omnipulsepunslide, published by Artphilein Editions. Murdoch has staged other one-person exhibitions at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, The Apartment, Athens, the Agency Gallery, the Henry Peacock Gallery and Domobaal, London. Murdoch was included in La Grande Horizontale at TEFAF Curated, Maastricht and Brexit-Out of the Matrix? at Palazzo Liestal, Basel in 2017, Spectral Metropole at the Vžigalica Gallery, City Museum of Ljubljana (2012), Beholder, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (2011) and Gets Under the Skin at the Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York (2010). She is currently 0.5 lecturer on the MFA Fine Art Program, Goldsmiths College, University of London.


Solo Exhibitions
2016 SSS MM. Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland
2011 The Apartment, Athens, Greece
2011 Dream of the Dreamers, The Agency Gallery, London
2009 The Agency Gallery, London
2008 The Agency Gallery, London
2007 Modelling Charlotte Perriand. The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
2005 Henry Peacock Gallery, London
2002 The Harsh Law of Spacing. Henry Peacock Gallery and domobaal contemporary art, London

Group Exhibitions:
2017 Brexit- Out of the Matrix? Palazzo Liestal, Basel, Switzerland
La Grande Horizontale: Between Heaven and Earth, TEFAF Curated, Maastricht.
2015 Summer, Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2012 Spectral Metropole, Vžigalica Gallery, City Museum of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
It’s hard to find a good lamp, Rhubaba Gallery and Studios, Edinburgh
2011 Beholder, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Athens Photo Festival 2011, Athens, Greece
2010 Ship in the Ocean, Gallery PLOTS, Deptford X 2010, London
Gets Under the Skin in Yesterday’s Tomorrows, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada.
Gets Under the Skin, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, U.S.A
2009 Modern Shorts, New Museum, New York, U.S.A
Doubleuse, The Nunnery, London
2008 Ballet Mécanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2007 Incheon International Women’s Biennale, Incheon, Seoul, South Korea
Frauhaus, The Agency, London
2006 Proposal for Dangrini Power Station, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
2005 Les Merveilles du Monde, Musée des Beaux Arts, Dunkerque, France
Do Something for floating ip, floating ip, Manchester, U.K
2004 Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program Exhibition, New York.
2003 The Model, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Rochester
2002 The Greatest Show on Earth, Metropole Gallery, Folkestone
2001 London Underground, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, and Taipei National Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwa
1999 Where do you want to go to today? Cubitt Gallery, London
East International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Fabrications, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
1990 Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London