Studio Visit – Paul Rooney

Paul Rooney, The Futurist, 2008, Victoria Art Gallery and Museum, Liverpool, still from film, standard DV, 25min. Edition 1 of 3, dimensions variable, © the artist

14 June 2012


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Artist Paul Rooney was born and is based in Liverpool. Working predominantly in video and sound, his work explores memories and the ways the past and present collide, often with unexpected and unwelcome results.

Rooney has an extensive track record of worldwide exhibitions, residencies and fellowships including solo projects at Ikon (Birmingham), Cubitt (London) and Matt’s Gallery (London) and group shows at Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Kunst-Werke (Berlin), Museo Reina Sofia (Madrid) and the touring exhibition British Art Show 6. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious Northern Art Prize.

Join Rooney in his studio for a chance to hear more about his work including The Futurist (2008) which the Contemporary Art Society has recently acquired for the Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool.

This event is part of a series of events programmed by the Contemporary Art Society in the North West. Membership costs £50 per year / £25 for students.

If you are not yet a member and would like to join, or to receive further information about the organisation and its activities, please contact Mark Doyle at or call 07891 880 498.


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