Richard Taylor, born 1985 in Sheffield (UK). Lives and works in Scotland

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2015-17 – MFA (with Distinction), Glasgow School of Art
2004-07 – BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice (1st class), University of Leeds

Solo and two-person exhibitions and performances

2016 – ‘In Parting Glass’, exhibition and performances, Summerhall, Edinburgh (with choreographer Riccardo Buscarini)
2015 – 'enter dust free tomb', suit of performances, Glasgow School of Art Archives & Collections, The Whiskey Bond, Glasgow
2015 – 'blue farm, roundhouse, hlâw', performance, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
2013 – 'EPIGONE', exhibition, Basement Arts Project, Leeds
2013 – 'C O L L I D E R', exhibition, Mexico Project Space, Leeds
2012 – 'Au Dessus De to Hunters Tryst', AWA Gallery, Amsterdam (with Jennifer Picken)
2011 – 'ipso facto', Superclub, Edinburgh (with Ross Hamilton Frew)

Selected group exhibitions and readings

2017 – 'Mantle', Embassy Annuale 2017, Edinburgh
2017 – 'Glasgow School of Art MFA degree show 2017', The Glue Factory, Glasgow
2016 – 'Members' Video Mini-Festival', film screenings, Transmission, Glasgow
2016 – 'Cherry Picker', performance event, Embassy Gallery
2016 – 'A Camel is a Horse', Transmission, Glasgow
2016 – 'Glasgow School of Art MFA Interim Exhibition', The Reid Gallery, Glasgow
2015 – ‘Curious Artifacts’, exhibition, Art Wall, Athens
2015 – 'Gnommero Multiplicity', publication launch, CCA, Glasgow
2014 – 'Here, Right Now: art writing readings', Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Art Festival
2014 – 'Larroque Arts Festival 2014', Larroque, France
2014 – '12-hour Studio Jamming Symposium', Cooper Gallery, Dundee and GENERATION festival Scotland
2014 – 'PerformingNOW', Generator Projects, Dundee
2013 – ‘Recast’, Annuale 2013 (Embassy Gallery), Edinburgh
2012 – 'You'll get used to it', Tramway, Glasgow (with Oliver Braid)
2010 – 'Touch Village', A Foundation, Liverpool Biennial 2010

Selected published works and publications

2016 – 'Do It All On The Same Day', essay, published by Modern Edinburgh Film School
2016 – 'This Castle, Once White', published as an audio piece, Lights Out Listening Group, Glasgow
2015 – 'All that was there was below', cooperatively published in Gnommero Multiplicity
2015 – 'Head, already broken', live-published at Paraphernalia #9, The Poetry Club, Glasgow
2015 – ‘Mysterious Proceedings’, a response to the exhibition ‘Beguiled Eye’, e-published by Talbot Rice Gallery
2014 – ‘The Occasional Divan’, published in Bibliophile (edited by Steven Paige) at Counter: Plymouth Art Book Fair
2014 – ‘Affinity Drone’, e-published in Group Critical Writing Residency (edited by Maria Fusco), published by Cooper Gallery for GENERATION
2014 – '574123n52727w-195195', e-published by Embassy Gallery and Mexico Project Space
2013 – ‘Give me your rhombus I want to play without instructions’, co-published in Gnommero Visibility, launched at CCA Glasgow
2012 – 'The Mutual Charter', commissioned by Glasgow International
2011 – ‘Repeat Act’, published in COPY // Unfold, COPY, Sheffield/York,


2015 – 'ECA/ESW Research Residency in Art Writing',
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
2014 – 'Group Critical Writing Residency', Cooper Gallery, Dundee
2013 – 'Embassy Gallery and Mexico Project Space residency exchange', Mexico Project Space, Leeds
2012 – 'GoGo 301hrs', AWA Gallery, Amsterdam
2011 – 'VERSUS with The Mutual and IRONBBRATZ', Market Gallery, Glasgow


Interview with Claire Walsh, MAP, footnoting the archive
Review of In Parting Glass, The List, Laura Campbell, January 2016
Interview with, Summerhall TV, on In Parting Glass exhibitions and performances, December 2015
Review of In Parting Glass, art plus thought, Megan Wallace, December 2015
Review of Collider exhibition, Corridor 8, Lesley Guy, July 2013


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Copy editor – Modern Edinburgh Film School