JOHN DUNCAN 1 October MANTRA solo concert Fylkingen, Stockholm Curated by Joachim Nordwall EXHIBITIONS and CONCERTS 2017 19 – 20 January MANTRA solo concert + workshop KHM Köln Curated by Hans W. Koch + Dirk Specht 25 January – 15 February JOHN DUNCAN: HEAVY, USELESS, NO SENSE OF HUMOR Solo exhibition Narkissos Gallery, Bologna Curated by Yelena Mitrjushkina 17 June – 10 October The Nazca Transmissions included in Alienation: Momentum 9 Biennial Moss, Norway Curated by Jacob Lillemose 2016 5 - 8 May AngelicA 2016 Ellen Fullman solo + Konrad Spengler duet James Hamilton, France Jobin, Carine Masutti Sons of God + TERRA AMARA: John Duncan with Coro Arcanto Teatro San Leonardo, Bologna Curated by John Duncan 13 May RED SKY included in KREV events Dada 100 Years Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich Curated by Adrian Notz 19 May MANTRA + CAGED + DARK + RED SKY included in Spring Attitude 2016 MAXII, Rome Curated by Caterina Tomeo 18 June - 22 August SCARE lifesize photo included in Omul Negru Gallerai Nicodim, Bucharest Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles Curated by Aaron Moulton 28 September MANTRA solo concert Instants Chavires, Montreuil Curated by JF Pichard 29 September MANTRA solo concert Mayhem, Copenhagen Curated by Tobias Kirstein 30 September MANTRA solo concert Inkonst, Malmø Curated by Elena Smon Wolay 12 - 16 October WORDS BROKEN VOICE MISSING MESSAGE FAILED workshop + concert Cirkulacija2, Ljubljana Curated by Stefan Doepner 24 October Concert with Eiko Ishibashi Trio + G. di Domenico Il Torrione, Ferrara Curated by Eiko Ishibashi 11 November John Duncan Films First Street Studio, Austin Curated by Tara Battacharya Reed for Antumbrae Intermedia 12 November MANTRA solo concert First Street Studio, Austin Curated by Tara Battacharya Reed for Antumbrae Intermedia 2015 15 January - 28 February The NAZCA TRANSMISSIONS LP included in Fühlst du Nicht an Meinen Liedern dass Ich Eins und Doppelt Bin Gallery Peter Kilchmann, Zurich Curated by Mateo Chacon-pino and Adriana Dominguez Other artists include Michael Najjar, Maria Garcia Ibañez, Pascal Schwaighofer, Javier Téllez, and Melanie Smith 8 May Pani Per I Poveri Teatro Marinoni Venice Lido Venice, Italy Vaporetto 1 04 - 05 June MANTRA Solo concerts included in Immerson 7, Montreal Supported by BIAS and Oboro Produced by France Jobin 6 June Master class at Oboro, Montreal Supported by BIAS and Oboro Produced by France Jobin and Oboro 27 August MANTRA Solo concert at Flussi Festival, Avellino Produced by Mimmo SEC_ 1 - 13 September Residency at EMS, Stockhlolm 5 December MANTRA Solo concert at Swedish Energies 2015 Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY 2014 27 February - 29 March TWO SOLOS installation included in Sixto Notes 19792014 at Farmacia Wurmkos, Milan Curated by Roberto Taroni 05 - 15 March Decoding Duncan Video + MUSIC - YOU FINISH collaboration included in Slow Life Avant-garde Fest Fukugan Gallery, Osaka Produced by Takuya Sakaguchi and Fukugan Gallery 6 - 25 April ROOT video included in Va tutto bene Casabianca, Bologna Curated by Lelio Aiello 9 May 19:00 PRAYER 13 Solo concert Alte Schmiede, Vienna Produced by Volkmar Klien Recorded live for 4-channel broadcast over Kunstradio, ORF on Sunday 11 May from 23:03 UTC+2, streamed live in stereo on Friday via oe1.orf.at Produced by Elisabeth Zimmermann 21 - 24 August Recent videos included in Slow Life Avant Garde exhibition Toki Art Space, Tokyo Sion Bldg. 1F, 3-42-5 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Curated by Takuya Sakaguchi 2013 17 January The BUNKER Solo concert included in ART'S BIRTHDAY Mistelbach, Austria Participants include alien productions [Martin Breindl, Norbert Math, Andrea Sodomka] (A/I), Heinz Cibulka (A), Roberto Paci Daló (I), Ricarda Denzer (A), John Duncan (USA), elffriede.aufzeichnensysteme (D), Ivan Palacký (CZ), Jörg Piringer (A) Produced by alien productions, ORF Kunstradio and Museumszentrum Mistelbach 1 February Tastend Performance with Ursula Scherrer and four blinded participants Gasometer Triesen, Liechtenstein Produced by Barbara Geyer 7 March 4-channel solo concert CCA Kitakyushu Kitakyushu, Japan Produced by Akiko Miyake www.nicodimgallery.com 8 March Lecture CCA Kitakyushu Kitakyushu, Japan Organized by Akiko Miyake 9 March Decoding Duncan Opening, solo exhibition at Fukugan Gallery, Osaka Curated by Dr. Takuya Sakaguchi and Noriko Murata 10 March Concert with Hijokaidan and Jim O'Rourke at Super Deluxe, Tokyo Produced by Mike Kubeck 25 May - 24 June RAGE ROOM panels and video included in TATORT A History of (Mostly) Violence Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm 13 September Solo concert included in l'Audible 2013 Instants Chavirés, Montreuil Produced by Jerôme Noetinger 26-27 October 23:00-06:00 NARCOMANTIC all-night concert with video projections by Ursula Scherrer Friedenkirche, Mülheim (Köln) firstname.lastname@example.org Produced by Georg Dietzler 1 November Solo concert CodaLunga, Vittorio VenetoProduced by Nico Vascellari NARCOMANTIC all night concert with video projections by Ursula Scherrer Mindpirates e.V. Falkensteinstr. 48, Berlin Produced by Manuela Benetton with support from Pro Helvetia 6 November John Duncan New Video Liebig 12, Berlin Produced by Allegra Solitude 7 November Solo concert Also included: Stephen O'Malley, Bill Orcutt Nefertiti Hvitfeldtsplatsen 6, Gothenburg Produced by Joachim Nordwall 8 November Solo concert Also included: Stephen O'Malley, Mats Gustafsson, Mary Shelley & St Catharina, Henrik Rylander, Rune Lindblad (tape piece) Fylkingen, Stockholm Produced by Joachim Nordwall 9 November Solo concert Mayhem Copenhagen Produced by Tobias Kirstein Como, Italy Produced by Andrea Lissoni 13 November Solo concert ZKM Klangdom, Karlsruhe Produced by Till Kniola 19 February Solo concert included in Rotor Festival Madrid Produced by Andres Noarbe 28 April MONUMENTS MODELS Split solo show with Carl Michael von Hausswolff Galerie Mario Mazzoli, Berlin 14-15 November Workshop ZKM, Karlsruhe Produced by Till Kniola 19 November Solo concert EINSTEIN kultur Einsteinstr. 42, München Produced by Horst Konietzny 26 November Solo concert Signal Festival: Da Dove Sto Chiamando Auditorium Comunale Piazza Dettori 1, Cagliari Produced by Alessandro Olli 2012 opening 14 January Recordings and artwork included in Beneath the Valley of the Lowest Form of Music: LAFMS at The Box The Box, Los Angeles 20 January Solo concert and performance included in Spirit Resurrection produced by Liz Glynn Pacific Standard Time Getty Center, Los Angeles 29 January Solo concert included in The Immanent Lie at NK Berlin 09 February Solo concert Mayhem Also with Runar Magnussen, TR Kirstein, Petur Eyvindsson, Ymers Pizza Ragnhildgade 1 Kbh NV, Copenhagen 10 February Solo concert Skånes Konstförening Bragegatan 15, Malmö 11 February Solo concert included in Smoke On The Water organized by Netwerk Aalst, Belgium 12 February Solo concert Sonic Face au 04 Quai des Etroits, Lyon 18 February NARCOMANTIC 8-hour experiment in hypnosis and dream manipulation of a voluntary audience as they sleep Included in Dream of Insomnia Workshop Fondazione Antonio Ratti www.nicodimgallery.com 27 April Video screenings with Carl Michael von Hausswolff at Liebig 12 Berlin, showing Electra, Texas (von Hausswolff) and Rage Room (Duncan) 26 + 27 May Solo concerts at Moers Festival Moers, Germany 4 - 11 August Workshop If You Can't Find God, ____________ Searching for a wordless truth with the ears Weinviertler Fotowochen 2012 Museum Hermann Nitsch Mistelbach, Austria Produced by Alien Productions for FLUSS 12 August 23.03 - 23.45 BEACON Live radio broadcast from Studio RP4 Kunstradio ORF National Radio, Vienna Produced by Elisabeth Zimmermann 19 October - 17 November MOLD MAP and SELF PORTRAIT in MOLD included in AL QUARTO GIORNO NON SI RISORGE (apologia della muffa) ON THE FOURTH DAY IT DOES NOT REVIVE (in defense of mold) curated by Stefano Rovatti, Patrizia Silingardi, Sonia Schiavone melepere arte contemporanea via Sottoriva 12, 37121 Verona blog Artworks and installations created from mold by John Duncan, Adriano Persiani, Katharina Dieckhoff, Stefano W. Pasquini, Christian Rainer, Chiara Soldati, Ascanio Tacconi, Karin Andersen, Mustafa Sabbagh, Silvia Giachello, TTzoi, Matteo Serri, Silvio Macini, Otolab, Andrea Bruno, Irene Maccagnani, Enrica Berselli, Simone Rondelet With the participation of FranKo B, Vicky Roditis, Dario Parisini Interzona, Mirko Fabbri, Elena Baldi Presentation and reading from Quattro Giorni Bianchi by Stefano Rovatti (Bologna 2012, Giraldi Editore) 1 December NARCOMANTIC Concert with Ursula Scherrer, multiple video projection 8-hour experiment in hypnosis and dream manipulation of a voluntary audience as they sleep Raum, Bologna Produced by Silvia Fanti and Daniele Gasparinetti 2011 02 - 21 February 21 January - 20 February Think of me as you will Solo exhibition: BLIND DATE, RAGE ROOM blood paintings, PLASMA MISSIVES Gallery Rod Bianco, Oslo in association with Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm 17 February 21:00 Solo concert Instants Chavires, Paris Produced by JF 18 February 21:00 Solo concert FESTIVAL CABLE#4, Nantes Also included: THOMAS ANKERSMIT (nl), ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM (fr), BOGAN GHOST (usa/aus), MARTIN BRANDLMAYR (at), CHAUSSE TRAPPE (fr), CHRISTOPHE CARDOEN & MARC PICHELIN (fr), CLINCH (fr), DJ SATOK (jap), FRANCE SAUVAGE (fr), BASILE FERRIOT & EMMANUEL RABU (fr), REMI GOULET (fr), L'ECHELLE DE MOHS & THOMAS C (fr), eRikm & ANTHONY PATERAS (fr/aus), ARTHUR NARCY (fr), LIZ RACZ (aus), DAMIEN SCHULTZ (fr), SUDDEN INFANT (ch), JOHN WALL (gb) Produced by asso CABLE 19 March 22:00 Solo concert NK, Berlin Also included: Robert Piotrowicz, Domenico Sciajno, Valerio Tricoli, Ursula Scherrer 21 June 21:00 DREAM HOUSE - RAGE ROOM Video projection Included in perAspera - drammaturgie possibili Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati, Bologna 16 September - 22 October BLIND DATE Installation Included in After Shelley Duvall '72 (Frogs on the highline) Maccarone Gallery, New York City Curated by Bjarne Melgaard 29 September - 29 October ICONS Jigsaw Puzzles Solo exhibition Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm Sunday 2 October Solo concert Sottovoce Festival, London Also included: Anna Zaradny, Blood Stereo, Carlos Casas, Christian Munthe / Christine Sehnaoui, Evan Parker, Guro Skumsnes Moe, Håvard Skaset, John Duncan, John Edwards, Mark Dungan, Mario de Vega, Martin Brandlmayr, Paul Dunmall, Pulse Emitter, Rogelio Sosa, Robert Piotrowicz, S.Moe/Skaset Samon Takahashi, Cath & Phil Tyler Video promo 2010 21 February THE TRACING Video projection with live soundtrack Three Days of Struggle 3 Also included: Charlemagne Palestine, Cromagnon, Family Underground Presented by Codalunga Via Martiri 20, Vittorio Veneto Curated by Nico Vascellari 27 March 13:00 - 18:00 Solo concert COSEY COMPLEX, a tribute to Cosey Fanni Tutti ICA, London Produced by Maria Fusco 29 April 17:00 - 20:00 THE CRAVING Video projection Produced by Gallery Niklas Belenius Ulrikegatan 13, Stockholm THE NAZCA TRANSMISSIONS Dance improvisation with live soundtrack Produced by Gallery Niklas Belenius Ulrikegatan 13, Stockholm 11 + 12 June 21:00 The Seed at Zero Contemporary Dance Produced by Anoikis Teatrino Clandestino via San Vitale 67, Bologna An Open Area Inside the Mountain Contemporary dance duet by Melissa Pasut and John Duncan 16 June 21:00 THE NAZCA TRANSMISSIONS Dance improvisation by Melissa Pasut Live music by John Duncan Included in PerAspera festival Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorati via Toscana 17, Bologna 2009 23-25 January CROSSTALK POOL 4-channel outdoor audio installation Cineteca Lumière courtyard Bologna Curated by Lelio Aiello Thursday 6 October Solo concert WORM, Rotterdam 28 April 21:00 Purging Soundtrack performed live to solo dance Choreographed and performed by Melissa Pasut Included in La Voce del Corpo festival Teatro Nuovo, Accademia di Belle Arti Via delle Belle Arti 54, Bologna Curated by Marco Galignano Saturday 8 October Solo concert TUSK Festival, Newcastle Also included: Bill Orcutt, Alvarius B, Hype Williams, Rhys Chatham, Natural Snow Buildings, Hiss Golden Messenger, Pulse Emitter, Bong, Vincent Epplay & 16 May 21:00 PHANTOM BROADCAST Concert for acoustic instruments performed by Ensemble Phoenix Basel Conducted by John Duncan Included in Angelica Festival 2009 www.nicodimgallery.com Teatro San Leonardo Via San Vitale 63, Bologna Produced by Massimo Simonini 19 June 20:00 AN OPEN AREA INSIDE THE MOUNTAIN Dance duet by Melissa Pasut and John Duncan Choreography by Melissa Pasut Performed with custom acoustic music instruments designed and built by John Duncan, assisted by Esteban Ayala Included in GDA Dance Festival Teatro Dimora via Pieggia 6 47836 Mondaino SOMETHING LIKE SEEING IN THE DARK 4-channel concert w/ Leif Elggren Netmage 07 Also included: Aki Onda/Oren Ambarchi/Alan Licht, Emiliano Montanari w/ David Lynch, Angelo Badalamenti, Enrico Ghezzi, Asja Bettin, shortcircuits with Thomas Pynchon, Paul Virilio, Hideo Kojima Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna Organized by xing 10 February 21:00 SOMETHING LIKE SEEING IN THE DARK 4-channel concert w/ Leif Elggren Polish Institute, Stockholm Organized by Galerie Niklas Belenius 20 June 21:00 NOCTURNAL DENIZENS Concert John Duncan and Carl Michael von Hausswolff Included in Cut & Splice Festival 2009 Wilton's Music Hall, London Produced by Richard Whitelaw Sponsored by Sonic Arts Network and BBC Radio 3 15 March 22:30 THE HISSING 4-channel solo concert Borealis Festival Landmark, Bergen Organized by Nicholas H. Mollerhaug 11-12 September Solo concert Erase and Reset festival Sophienstraße 18 Berlin Also included: Adam Bohman, Cor Fuhler, Güunter Müller, Toshi Nakamura, Jerome Noetinger, Jean Pallandre, Ignaz Schick, Marcel Türkowsky Produced by Ignaz Schick 16 March 17:10 JOHN DUNCAN: ON PSYCHIC RESEARCH Lecture Borealis Festival Landmark, Bergen Organized by Nicholas H. Mollerhaug 12 May 20:00 4-channel solo concert Observatori 2007 Sala La Gallera, Valencia Organized by Rubén Garcia 13-17 October Workshop with Melissa Pasut Nosadella II, Monsummano Villa Renatico Martini Monsummano, Italy Curated by Elisa del Prete 21 November 20:00 THE GRATEFUL Solo concert for 20 voice a capella choir Included in A Fantastic World Superimposed on Reality: A Select History of Experimental Music Performa festival 2009 Gramercy Theater 127 E. 23rd Street New York City Curated by Mike Kelley and Mark Beasley 2008 2 February -- 2 March THE GAUNTLET Audio installation w/ 7 anti-theft alarms Färgfabriken, Stockholm Curated by Daniel Daboczy Catalogue in limited edition 13 March -- 15 June HUMAN CHOIR Video Included in California Video Getty Research Institute Gallery, Los Angeles Curated by Glenn Phillips Catalogue 2007 25 January 22:30 www.nicodimgallery.com 10 July -- 7 October CLOSE RADIO archive Included in Evidence of Movement Getty Research Institute Gallery, Los Angeles Curated by Glenn Phillips 18 October 20:30 Solo 4-channel concert Also included: Asmus Tietchens + Thomas Köner, CM von Hausswolff Argos, Brussels Produced by Greg Jacobs and Metaphon 25 October -- 23 November SOMETHING LIKE SEEING IN THE DARK Exhibition with Leif Elggren Gallery Niklas Belenius Ulrikagatan 13. Stockholm 2006 22 April - 17 June THE ERROR limited-edition book and DVD Included in 'Dialogue 1' Curated by Simone Menegoi Galleria Enrico Fornello, Prato 26 May 17:00 4-channel concert w/ Alfredo Costa Montiero Kana Theatre Musica Genera Festival Szczecin, Poland Produced by Anna Zaradny and Robert Piotrowicz Participants include Thomas Ankersmith, Gustaw Deutsch, Dieb 13, Ferran Fages, Jean Philipe Gross, John Hegre, Michal Kopaniszyn, DJ Lenar, Daniel Menche, Macio Moretti, Norbert Moslang, Günter Müller, Robert Piotrowicz, Matylda Salacka, Marcus Schmickler, Burkhard Stangl 28 May 17:00 4-channel solo concert w/ video Opera House Musica Genera Festival Szczecin, Poland Produced by Anna Zaradny and Robert Piotrowicz Participants include Michael Vorfeld, Christian Fennesz + Burkhard Stangl, Anna Zaradny w/ Cor Fuhler + Tony Buck 9 June 21:00 4-channel solo concert O'Artoteca, Milano 8 July 21:00 4-channel solo concert Synch Festival, Athens 15 July - 14 October THE GARDEN 12-channel audio installation with Valerio Tricoli Ciriè, Provincia di Torino Eco e Narciso Also included: Bruno Dorella, Jacob Kirkegaard, Stefan Mathieu, Marco Milanesio, Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo, Steve Roden Curated by Daniela Cascella and Rebecca de Marchi 30 August - 02 September THE GROTTO 6-channel audio installation Palazzo Appiani, Piombino PX2 Festival Also included: Achim Wollscheid, Gianluca Becuzzi [Kinetix], Esa, Fabio Orsi + Salvatore Borrelli, Domenico Sciajno, Otolab Curated by Nicola Catalano and Stefano I. Bianchi 31 August 22:00 4-channel solo concert Palazzo Appiani, Piombino PX2 Festival Curated by Nicola Catalano and Stefano I. Bianchi 21 September 22:00 THE HISSING 4-channel solo concert ERSU - San Saverio, Palermo Organized by Domenico Sciajno 12 October 21:00 4-channel Solo Concert Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival Organized by Thibault Walter 27 October 22:00 4-channel Solo Concert SONIKAS IV Festival Organized by Alfonso Pomeda 26 November 20:00 4-channel concert w/ Alfredo Costa Monteiro Atlantic Waves Festival St. Giles Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican, London Also included: Arnold Dreyblatt, David Maranha, Jakob Kirkegaard, Philip Jeck, Margarida Garcia, Thomas www.nicodimgallery.com Köner, Asmus Tietchens, Max Eastley, Victor Gama, Z'ev, Robert Rutman, Oren Ambarchi, Akira Rabelais, Paulo Raposo Organized by [no.signal] in association with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 5 December - 10 January 2007 THE COURTYARD 4-channel audio installation Included in OPEN/CLOSE project w/Giovanni Morbin and Simone Menegoi O'Artoteca, Milano Curated by Sara Serighelli and Angelo Colombo 2005 15 December 2004 - 20 January 2005 CONSERVATORY (SAN SEBASTIAN) 4-channel audio installation w/ Paolo Parisi Quarter, Firenze Curated by Sergio Risaliti 18 January 22:30 THE HISSING 4-channel solo concert: Italian premiere Tuesday 18 January 22:30 Quarter, Firenze Curated by Sergio Risaliti 11 February 22:30 4-channel solo concert Raum, Bologna Organized by Valerio Tricoli 17 February 22:30 THE HISSING 4-channel solo concert Hiroshima Mon Amour, Torino Organized by Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo 9 April 23:00 THE KREV NATIONAL ANTHEM I.D.E.A.L. Festival Concert with Leif Elggren, Edvard Graham Lewis and Carl Michael von Hausswolff Le Lieu Unique, Nantes Organized by Kitty Hartl 14 April 20:00 Solo concert for headphones live via the stadium audio system Stadio Meazza San Siro, Milano Also included: Giuseppe Ielasi, Brandon LaBelle, Eric La Casa, Renato Rinaldi, Valerio Tricoli Curated by Domus Organized by Giuseppe Ielasi 2 June 4-channel solo concert MUTEK Festival Montréal, Quebec Organized by Alain Mongeau and Eric Mattson 9 June 21:00 sharp 4-channel solo concert Recombinant Labs Compound, San Francisco Organized by Randy Yau and Naut Humon 10 June 21:00 sharp 4-channel solo concert Recombinant Labs Compound, San Francisco Organized by Randy Yau and Naut Humon 23 June 21:30 4-channel solo concert Teatro I, Milano Organized by Giuseppe Ielasi 2004 19 - 29 August THE KEENING TOWER 4-channel outdoor audio installation Azioni inClementi "Finte di corpo" Villa Clementi Malo Malo, Italy www.atoz.it 2003 14 February PHANTOM BROADCAST 4-channel solo concert Erewhon festival Teatro Piccolo Jovenelli Rome, Italy Curated by Stefania Miscetti & Daniela Cascella 23 May - 26 August THE KEENING TOWERS Outdoor audio installation Included in AGAINST ALL EVENS 2nd Gothenburg Biennial Gothenburg, Sweden Curated by C.M. von Hausswolff 31 May - 31 August HALL of WORDS Audio installation Neon Gallery Brösarp, Sweden Organised by Ellinor Gylling 12 September - 26 October STUN SHELTER Installation with Carl Michael von Hausswolff Nicola Fornello Gallery Prato, Italy Curated by Daniela Cascella 2002 29 June INFRASOUND-TIDAL Solo concert Podewil Berlin, Germany Curated by Elke Moltrecht 20 September PHANTOM BROADCAST Solo concert Fylkingen Stockholm, Sweden Organised by Ingrid Engarås 14 September - 12 October ACCESS DENIED Solo audio installation Vita Kuben, Norrlands Operan Umeå, SWEDEN Curated by Leif Elggren & Kent Tankred www.nicodimgallery.com 19 September - 23 October THE ERROR Solo video installation Galerie Thomas Ehrngren Stockholm, Sweden 2001 12 March NAV-FLEX Concert Podewil Berlin, Germany ZEITKRATZER conducted by John Duncan Produced by Elke Moltrecht 19 October TRINITY Concert Podewil Berlin, Germany ZEITKRATZER conducted by John Duncan Produced by Elke Moltrecht 27 October PALACE of MIND Concert Officine Turin, Italy 12 November PALACE of MIND Concert Metrònom www.auditori.com Barcelona, Spain 7 - 8 December SEE Video installation Podewil Berlin, Germany Curated by Elke Moltrecht 7 December INFRASOUND TIDAL Solo concert Observatori festival www.observatori.com Valencia, Spain 2000 17 - 27 June ACCESS DENIED Audio installation Villa Venier Sommacampagna, Verona, Italy Sponsored by Interzona 1 July - 30 September TAP INTERNAL Audio installation Volume: Bed of Sound P.S. 1 New York, USA Curated by Alanna Heiss and Elliott Sharp 9 September - 5 October, 2000 THE FLOCKING 4-channel Audio installation Malacarne Verona, Italy 28 October - 5 November, 2000 HALL of WORDS 4-channel audio installation Cupola Interzona Verona, Italy 28 October, 2000 PALACE of MIND 4-channel solo concert Refrigeration Hall Interzona Verona, Italy 1999-2000 31 December - 1 January PALACE of MIND 4-channel concert (ending at midnight 1.1.2000) Le Lieu Unique Nantes, France Curated by Kitty Hartl 1999 11 December, 1999 to 31 January, 2000 VOICE CONTACT Event w/ 4-channel audio Watari Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Curated by Thomas Nordanstad and Koichi Watari 1998 - 1999 BLIND DATE Event photograph with text and PLEASURE - ESCAPE cassette-book included in: Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 8 February - 10 May Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 17 June - 6 September Osterreichisches Museum für Augewandte Kunst, Vienna 15 October - 6 January 1999 Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona 11 February - 11 April 1999 Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo http://www.MOCA-LA.org Curated by Paul Schimmel 1998 12 - 17 February THE ERROR Website Included in: The Best of 2 Worlds Arco Electrónico 98 Curated by José Luis Brea 27 March - 8 April THE ERROR Website Included in: arts'_edge: Arts on the Edge Conference 98 Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts Curated by Derek Kreckler 6 - 21 July HALL OF WORDS Audio installation and www.nicodimgallery.com SPECCHIETTO per le ALLODOLE Installation Macchine di Pace Forte di Osoppo, Italy Curated by Moreno Miorelli 3 September TAP INTERNAL 4-channel solo concert MAK, Vienna Produced by Daniela Zyman 9 October THREAT Event Kapelica Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia Curated by Jurij Krpan 18 - 21 November THE ERROR Website Included in: offline@online French Baltic Nordic Video and New Media Festival Tallinn, Estonia 27 November - 5 December TEMPLE of the DAZED 4-channel audio installation Sitran d'Alpago X Edizione Sitran, Italy Curated by F. da Rold, G. Vazza and G. Ricci 12 December VOICE CONTACT Event w/ 4-channel audio Lucia A-Go-Go Lydmar Hotel Stockholm, Sweden Curated by T. Nordanstad and C. M. von Hausswolff 1997 - 1998 FREE Video Included in Samples Curated by Paul McCarthy Travelling exhibition shown at: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Humlebaek, Denmark (Summer, 1997) Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (Fall, 1997) Sunshine/Noir Armand and Hammer Museum Los Angeles, CA., USA (Fall 1998) 1997 MAZE Video Included in two nights of outdoor screenings Topolò Event Festival Topolò, Italy Organized by Moreno Miorelli SWEAT CELL I / II (ZNOJILE CELICA I / II) Two-part installation TRANSVERZALA UTRINKOV Festival Znojile, Slovenia. Curated by Moreno Miorelli. CRUCIBLE Solo outdoor concert Topolò Event Festival Topolò, Italy Produced by Moreno Miorelli 1996 STRESS CHAMBER Installation Contained: Rearview Mirror to Reality Ars Electronica, Linz. Curated by Just Merit MAZE Video Included in JOHN DUNCAN events at: Narrenturm Museum for Pathological Diseases, Vienna Dampfcentrale, Bern Shedhalle, Zurich Organized by Bernhard Günter and Marc Behrens Installation Absolute Threshold Machine Festival Nieuwemeer, Amsterdam Curated by Eric Hobijn INCOMING Event Live broadcast over KUNSTRADIO ORF Radio, Vienna Produced by Heidi Grundmann THE RUUD E. MEMORIAL CHOIR Concert Performance for 30-voice choir at the memorial service for Ruud Ekelhof Rijkshemelvaart, Amsterdam Conducted by John Duncan 1992 KICK Event Studio performance for television camera crew Produced and broadcast by Telewizja Wroclal Warsaw, Poland THE CRACKLING Solo concert with Marc Behrens, Bernhard Günter, Francisco Lopez Dampfcentrale, Bern Shedhalle, Zurich Organized by Bernhard Günter and Marc Behrens ANTHEM Video Silence #9, Moscow State Television Produced by Tatiana Didenko HOME: UNSPEAKABLE Concert Work composed with Bernhard Günter Dampfcentrale, Bern Shedhalle, Zurich Organized by Bernhard Günter and Marc Behrens THE IMMENSE ROOM Video Included in JOHN DUNCAN events at Beam Hall Tokyo ANTHEM Video AVE Film Festival Utrecht, Holland 23 December OUTSIDE Solo outdoor concert Ars Electronica, Linz Produced by Wolfgang Dorninger 1995 STRESS CHAMBER Installation and MAZE Video Included in JOHN DUNCAN events CONTAINED Vöest Alpine Steelworks Linz, Austria Curated by Just Merit 1994 FREE Video included in Samples David Zwirner Gallery, New York Curated by Paul McCarthy 1991 PRAYER TVC 1 BRUTAL BIRTHDAY ANTHEM Video JOHN DUNCAN VIDEO RETROSPECTIVE Ars Electronica Linz, Austria Curated by Gottfried Hattinger PRAYER BRUTAL BIRTHDAY TVC 1 Video JOHN DUNCAN VIDEO RETROSPECTIVE AV Poetry Festival Gothenburg. Sweden THE IMMENSE ROOM and TRIGGER Video Television broadcast over Rabotnik TV Amsterdam GATE Event Parochiale Kirche IRRTON Festival Podewil, Berlin Organized by Mattias Osterwald 1989 ANTHEM Video Television broadcast over Rabotnik TV Amsterdam 1993 STRESS CHAMBER 1988 BRUTAL BIRTHDAY www.nicodimgallery.com Film premiere Live soundtrack performed by C.V. MASSAGE Strange Fruits Tsurumaki Onsen, Japan 1986 SNAKE RIDE Video Included in TVC 1 pirate television broadcasts Tokyo, Japan Sponsored by AQM, Tokyo CAST Event Reichian exercize performed on the floor of the Women's public toilet 1986 Alternative Media Conference Meiji University, Tokyo Curated by Tetsuo Kogawa 1985 THE TOILET EXHIBITION Installation Collage posters showing images of military and sexual brutality on the walls of men's public toilet stalls. Selected subway stations Tokyo, Japan 1983 PRAYER Video and DAISEIKOU! Collage Kotoba kara, Kotoba e City Art Museum, Yokohama 1982 PRAYER Video THE DREAM ROOM Installation JOHN DUNCAN: Drawings/Kunst Daily Planet Gallery, Tokyo 1979 OUT Event Sponsored by the Long Beach Museum of Art Los Angeles, USA 1978 HUMAN CHOIR Video 30-Second Spots Commercial television broadcasts Long Beach Museum of Art, Los Angeles Curated by Kathy Rae Huffman 1977 NO Event Live broadcast over CLOSE RADIO KPFK Radio, Los Angeles Produced by John Duncan and Paul McCarthy 1976 FREE Video Southland Video Anthology Long Beach Museum of Art, Los Angeles Curated by David Ross www.nicodimgallery.com AWARDS SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 2015 EMS Residency; Stockholm, Sweden 2017 JOHN DUNCAN: HEAVY, USELESS, NO SENSE OF HUMOR Exhibition catalogue 50 pp. Narkissos Gallery Contributions by Sven Schlijper-Karssenberg, Yelena Mitrjushkina, John Duncan 2013 Concert and lecture; CCA Kitakyushu, Japan 2012 Boathouse Residency; Henningsvaer, Norway 10 days 2007 Getty Center, Los Angeles: Guest Lecturer, 5 days 2006 JOHN DUNCAN: Work 1975-2005 Monograph 102 pp. with audio CD Errant Bodies press: Critical Ear series Vol. 3 Contributions by Daniela Cascella, Leif Elggren, Cosey Fanni-Tutti, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Tom Recchion, Guiliana Stefani, and Takuya Sakaguchi 2006 O'Artoteca Artist's Residency, Milano: 30 days 2004 Prix Ars Electronica, Linz: Honorable Mention 2001 - 2002 IASPIS Artist's Residency, Stockholm: 6 months 2001 Prix Ars Electronica, Linz: Honorable Mention (w/ Francisco López) 1976 National Endowment for the Arts, USA: Producers Grant w/ Paul McCarthy, for CLOSE RADIO 2001 Shock Treatment Feature article by Jim Haynes The Wire, June issue 2000 The Artist's Body Edited by Tracey Garr and Amelia Jones 304 pp. published by Phaidon Inc. Ltd. JOHN DUNCAN: From noise, installations, shortwave radio, field recordings, one of the masters of experimentation of the last 20 years Feature article and interview by Daniela Cascella Blow Up, November issue (Italian) 1998 Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979 Edited by Paul Schimmel with essays by: Guy Brett, Hubert Klocker, Shiniciro Osaki, Kristine Stiles The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Published by Thames and Hudson John Duncan Feature article and interview by Aki Takahashi Link, February issue (Japanese) 1997 Exotic Audio Research Feature article by Rob Young The Wire, March issue 1980 Performance Anthology: Source Book of California Performance Art Edited by Carl E. Loeffler and Darlene Tong 500 pp. published by Contemporary Arts Press www.nicodimgallery.com DISCOGRAPHY 2016 Chalkboard Dust / STAY ALIVE John Duncan, Michael Esposito, Michael Muennich 2-sided flexidisk Phantom Plastics/Geräuschmanufaktur GM25 BITTER EARTH LP+EP with various artists iDEAL 129 BLACK CARD 16 GB USB drive in black brushed aluminum card, website address laser-etched Produced by Nayantara Battacharya Reed for Autumnbrae Intermedia Released in a limited edition of 90 Special Edition set in fired black ceramic box with wooden lid handcrafted by Mattia Bonafè, released in a limited edition of 10 2007 THE KEENING TOWERS (EXCERPT) track included on MUSIC OVERHEARD 2-CD digipak with 24 pp. full color booklet released by ICA: THe Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Also included: Gregory Whitehead, Language Removal Services, Henri Chopin, Matmos, Caroline Bergvall, Paul Dutton, Lauren Lesco, Christof Migone, Miya Masakoa, Jim Roche, People Like Us, Leif Elggren and Thomas Liljenberg, Greg Kelley, Sean Meehan, Charles Curtis, Bhob Rainey, Taku Unami, Chris Corsano, Liz Tonne, Ellen Fullman. 2006 THE KEENING TOWERS (excerpt) Track included on 2CD Overlay published by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston OUR TELLURIC CONVERSATION CD released by 23Five, USA. Composed by John Duncan and Carl Michael von Hausswolff. Photos, design and layout by Randy Yau. 2015 EMS SESSIONS Vol. 1 CD with Joachim Nordwall and Jeremy Runnels released by iDEAL THE GARDEN CD released by Eco e Narciso, Italy. Composed by John Duncan and Valerio Tricoli. 2014 YEAH LP with Jim O’Rourke, Oren Ambarchi, Joe Talia released by iDEAL JOHN DUNCAN: FIRST RECORDINGS 1978-1985 3xLP and DVD box set released by Vinyl On Demand, Germany. Composed by John Duncan. Design by John Duncan and Tobias Czbulka. The BLACK ALBUM LP with Masami Akita released by Tourette 2012 JOHN DUNCAN 1st Recordings 1978-85 V1.2 5-lp box set released by Vinyl on Demand 2011 there must be a way across this river / the abject LP released by Fragment Factory 2010 THE NAZCA TRANSMISSIONS Track included on AN ANTHOLOGY OF NOISE AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC #6 CD released by Sub Rosa 2009 THE NAZCA TRANSMISSIONS LP released by Alga Marghen. JOHN DUNCAN LIVE - BRUSSELS 50 copy limited edition CDr, signed and numbered, with printed insert in steel case released by Allquestions. AHHH… Remix track included on Melvins Chicken Switch www.nicodimgallery.com JOHN DUNCAN: Work 1975-2005 104 pp. book with CD published by Errant Bodies Press, Denmark. Book design and layout by Marco Brollo. 2005 NINE SUGGESTIONS CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan, Mika Vainio and Ilpo Väisänen. Photo by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. CONSERVATORY Book and CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Audio composed by John Duncan. Photos by Paolo Parisi. Design and layout by Paolo Parisi and John Duncan. 2004 PRESENCE CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan and Edvard Graham Lewis. Photo by John Duncan. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. TONGUE CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan and Elliott Sharp. Photos by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. 2003 PHANTOM BROADCAST CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan. Photos by Giuliana Stefani. Design by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. INFRASOUND-TIDAL CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan. Photos by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. DA SICH DIE MACHTGIER... CD released by Die Stadt, Germany. Composed by John Duncan from voice sources by Asmus Tietchens. Photo by Asmus Tietchens. Design and layout by John Duncan. THE GOSSAMER DISPATCH 7 inch EP released by Die Stadt, Germany. Composed by John Duncan. Design and layout by Jochen Schwarz. THE SCATTERING CD released by edition ..., USA. Composed by John Duncan and Peter Fleur. Design and layout by John Duncan. THE KEENING TOWERS CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan. Photos by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. STUN SHELTER CD distributed by Allquestions, Italy. Composed by John Duncan and Carl Michael von Hausswolff. Photos by Ela Bialkowska. Design and layout by Marco Brollo, Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. 2002 FRESH CD released by Allquestions, Italy and x-tract, Germany. NAV-FLEX and TRINITY performed by zeitkratzer, conducted by John Duncan. Inside and back cover photos by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by John Duncan. 2001 NAV Double CD released by .absolute. and Allquestions NAV-FLEX composed by John Duncan NAV-gate composed by Francisco López Design and layout by Francisco López and John Duncan. www.nicodimgallery.com PALACE of MIND CD released by Allquestions, Italy. Composed with Giuliana Stefani. Inside cover photo by Giuliana Stefani. Design and layout by Giuliana Stefani and John Duncan. 2000 TAP INTERNAL Solo CD released by Touch, UK. Back cover photo by Giuliana Stefani. Front cover x-ray courtesy Dr. Grazia Fazio. Design and layout by Jon Wozencroft and John Duncan. 1998 SEEK Solo broadcast over de Avonden VPRO Radio 5 Released on Staalplaat The Netherlands Design and layout by John Duncan. THE ELGALAND/VARGALAND NATIONAL ANTHEM For chorus and percussion. Recorded and mixed by John Duncan and Zbigniew Karkowski. Side A of a limited-edition 7-inch EP, with OLD HIVE by Andrew Chalk and Christoph Heemann on side B. 300 copies on black vinyl, 110 copies on red vinyl. Released by Die Stadt, Germany. CRUCIBLE Solo outdoor concert with Alvin Curran Topolò Event Festival Topolò, Italy Solo CD with artwork and text in cedarwood box released by Die Stadt, Germany. Design and layout by John Duncan. 1997 THE JOHN SEE SOUNDTRACKS BREATH CHOIR AIDAYUKI PASSION BREATHCHOIR MIX INKA POWER LOVE CD including the soundtrack from MOVE FORWARD and all soundtracks from the limited-edition picturedisc LP THE JOHN SEE SERIES released on RRRecords Design and layout by John Duncan. SPLIT SECOND Track included on Tulpas Released on Selektion, Germany 1996 HOME: UNSPEAKABLE Composed by John Duncan and Bernhard Günter. Released on trente oiseaux, Germany. Inside photo by Giuliana Stefani. THE CRACKLING Composed by John Duncan with Max Springer and Benzene. Computer sequences engineered by Max Springer and Benzene. Recorded by John Duncan at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). Released on trente oiseaux, Germany. Design and layout by Tom Recchion. Mixed at AVW, San Diego. Made possible in part by a grant from California Institute of Contemporary Art (CICA). CHARGE FIELD Track composed with Giuliana Stefani Included on Antiphony Released on Ash, UK. CHANGE Track included on The Mind of a Missile Released on Heel Stone, Germany. TRINITY Track included on A Fault In The Nothing Double-CD released on Ash, UK. HYMN Track included on State of the Union produced by Elliott Sharp. CD released on Atavistic, USA. THE RUUD E. MEMORIAL CHOIR / PSYCHONAUT Clear-vinyl limited-edition EP released on Robot Records, USA. THE RUUD E. MEMORIAL CHOIR Piece for 30-voice funeral choir composed and directed by Duncan based on texts written by Ruud Ekelhof. PSYCHONAUT Recorded at FLARE, Amsterdam. Mixed at the Sweelink Academy Electronic Music Studio, Amsterdam. 1995 INCOMING Solo CD released on Streamline, Germany. Recorded in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Aachen and Mei Tam Village, Thailand. INCOMING, CEREMONY and PASS composed with Christoph Heeman. 1994 THE JOHN SEE SOUNDTRACKS Limited-edition picturedisc LP released onRRRecords. Soundtracks from THE JOHN SEE SERIES, adult video directed by Duncan, produced and released in Japan by Kuki, Inc.; Tokyo. SEND Solo CD released on Touch, UK. Recorded between 1985 and 1992 at Unomori, Tokyo, Studio Uithoornstraat 28-2 and STEIM, Amsterdam. SNAKE RIDE is the soundtrack for the debut broadcast of pirate television station TVC-1, Tokyo, operated by John Duncan between 1986-88. SLEEPERS composed with A.M. McKenzie. SHATTER composed with Zbigniew Karkowski. CRUCIBLE and TRESPASS composed with Bram Angstrom. Booklet text The Stop Exercise written by John Duncan and A. M. McKenzie. RIVER IN FLAMES/KLAAR Solo double-CD re-release on Staalplaat, NL. www.nicodimgallery.com RIVER IN FLAMES CATALYST composed with Orjan Hendriksson. Recorded at Studio 17; Gothenburg, Sweden. ZONE and CODEX composed with Zbigniew Karkowski. Recorded at STEIM, Amsterdam. CROSSTALK composed with A.M. McKenzie during a live pirate FM radio broadcast over RADIO CODE, Amsterdam. Mixed by John Duncan. 5 IN GOLD composed by Zbigniew Karkowski. RIVER IN FLAMES performed by John Duncan for TV Rabotnik, Amsterdam. KLAAR DELTA KLAAR THE IMMENSE ROOM MASS Recorded, written and mixed by John Duncan. Booklet text written by A.M. McKenzie. Mastered by A.M. McKenzie at Anterior (NL). 1993 CHAPEL PERILOUS and KICK Recorded live at Saal 100, Amsterdam. Tracks included on limited-edition CD Anckarstrom Live released on Staalplaat, NL. CHAPEL PERILOUS composed with Zbigniew Karkowsky. 1990 DARK MARKET BROADCAST Solo CD release on Staalplaat, NL. Recorded, written and mixed by John Duncan at Unomori, Tokyo. WALPURGISNACHT composed with Joe Potts. Booklet text and artwork by John Duncan. MIRROR PULSE Cassette released on Extreme, Australia. Discussion with A.M. McKenzie recorded in Amsterdam. RIOT / BRUTAL BIRTHDAY SOUNDTRACK RIOT HUNGRY LAST WORDS YOIKA BRUTAL BIRTHDAY SOUNDTRACK Solo CD released on Dark Vinyl, Germany. CD issue of RIOT LP (AQM 1984). Soundtrack to BRUTAL BIRTHDAY recorded live by CV MASSAGE (1988). CONTACT CD released on Touch, UK. Recorded and composed by John Duncan and A.M. McKenzie. Design by Jon Wozencroft. Booklet includes text by A.M. McKenzie Photos by John Duncan. 1988-1989 RADIO CODE FUSHITSUSHA TOSHIJI MIKAWA KATSU MIZUMACHI YASUNORI TANIGUCHI SENJI JEGOG Pirate FM radio broadcasts over Radio 100, Amsterdam. ssette series released on AQM, NL. 1985 DARK MARKET BROADCAST Cassette released on Cause & Effect, USA. Recorded, written and mixed by John Duncan at Unomori, Tokyo. WALPURGISNACHT composed with Joe Potts. PURGE Solo track released on Journey Into Pain 4-cassette compilation by Beast 666, Osaka RIPOSTE Solo track released on Morality cassette compilation by Broken Flag, London. PROBE Solo track released on Assemblee Generale 4 cassette compilation by PPP, Paris. GAIN Cassette released on AQM, Tokyo. Side A recorded, written and mixed by John Duncan and Paul Hurst at Unomori, Tokyo. Side B: PURGE 1984 RIOT Solo LP released on AQM, Japan. Re-issued in 1987 by RRRecords, USA. Shortwave. Voice. Steel door. Recorded at Unomori, Tokyo. Design by John Duncan and Takafumi Sato. Limited-edition LP with hand-silkscreened cover, labels and card insert. Card insert includes track information and credits printed in white over a photo printed in silver ink on a black background, and a drawing printed black on white from Duncan's dream notebooks. PLEASURE-ESCAPE John Duncan and Hitomi Komukai, ed. Audio cassette and book released by B-Sellers, Tokyo Cassette contains Los Angeles radio broadcast of BLIND DATE on side A; soundtrack to MOVE FORWARD film event at Plan B, Tokyo on side B. Book contains collages by Duncan, interviews by Paul McCarthy and Hitomi Komukai. Design and layout by Duncan. 1983 KOKKA Composed with Cosey Fanni-Tutti and Chris Carter. Limited-edition EP with hand-silkscreened cover and disk labels released by AQM, Japan. 1980 CREED Limited-edition solo EP released on AQM, USA. Menstrual blood on the cover of 30 copies. HAPPY HOMES is the recording of an event for live radio talkshow with therapist Dr. Toni Grant, broadcast in Los Angeles over KABC and nationwide in the United States over the ABC Radio Network. www.nicodimgallery.com 1979 ORGANIC Performed at Sound concert series Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA). Limited-edition LP of the concert released on AQM, USA. BROKEN PROMISE composed and performed with Michael leDonne-Bhennet. GALA water-drum solo by John Duncan. 1978 STATION EVENT Performed with Tom Recchion and Michael LeDonneBhennet. Live broadcast over CLOSE RADIO KPFK Los Angeles. Limited-edition cassette released on AQM, USA. NO First public performance by Duncan of Reichian exercize. Live broadcast over CLOSE RADIO KPFK Los Angeles. Limited-edition cassette released on AQM, USA. NAKED ~ SEA CHANTY CV MASSAGE Performed with Michael LeDonne-Bhennet, Dennis Duck, Paul McCarthy, Fredrik Nilsen and Tom Recchion. Included in L.A.F.M.S. 11-CD box released on RRRecords. TWO SOLOS First release of music recorded by Duncan. Limited-edition cassette released on AQM, USA.
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