Michael Takeo Magruder

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects


2019 Imaginary Cities : exhibition : The British Library : London, UK
2018 Undocumented, two-person exhibition (with Bently Spang), Kirks’ Grocery, Billings, MT, US
2018 De/coding the Apocalypse, Panacea Museum, Bedford, UK
2017 Stranded Monuments2, two-person exhibition (with Cristian Rusu), Galeria Plan B, Cluj, RO
2017 Lamentation for the Forsaken, public installation, Virginia Theological Seminary & Wesley Theological Seminary, US
2014 De/coding the Apocalypse, Inigo Rooms, Somerset House, London, UK
2014 The Nether Realm, public installation, The Royal Court Theatre, London, UK
2014 PRISM, public installation, Cultural Institute at King’s College London, London, UK
2014 Living Data, UK touring exhibition 2014-15, Peterborough Museum, Watermans, Brindley, Dame Hannahs. et. al., UK
2010 (in)Remembrance [11-M], project & exhibition, Manifesta 8 – The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Murcia, ES
2010 Vanishing Point(s) and Communion v2.0, public installations, Digital Humanities 2010, King’s College London, UK
2009 Changing Room v1.0, collaborative mixed-reality installation, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
2009 Data_Sea v1.0, public installation, Planetarium, Thinktank Science Museum, Millennium Point, Birmingham, UK
2007 Addressable Memory, UK touring exhibition 2007-09, Peterborough Museum, Gibbard Gallery, South Hill Park, et. al., UK
2005 Communion v1.0, 20-21 Visual Art Centre, Scunthorpe, UK
2004 [retrospection], public installation, Old Market Hall Media Centre, Shrewsbury, UK
2003 [element]al, Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead, UK
2001 [element]s, Phillips Gallery – Brewhouse Art Centre, Taunton, UK
2000 ¿Transcendence?, Alsager Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
1999 Archive, public installation, The Warwick & Leamington Festival, Warwick, UK
1998 Michael Takeo Magruder, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry University, UK


Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects


2019 Enter Through the Headset 4, Gazelli Art House, London, UK
2019 Secret Rivers, Museum of London Docklands, London, UK
2018 Enter Through the Headset 3, Gazelli Art House, London, UK
2018 And I Will Take You to Paradise, Art Museum KUBE, Ålesund, NO
2018 Memoria RAM, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC) : Badajoz, ES
2017 Stations of the Cross, city-wide exhibition across 14 historic locations, Washington DC, US
2016 FILE 2016, FIESP Cultural Center, São Paulo, BR
2016 Stations of the Cross, city-wide exhibition across 14 historic locations, London, UK
2015 Lumen Prize 2015, various international venues
2015 Videomedeja – 19, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, CS
2015 Your Jewish Museum: Journeys, Jewish Museum London, London, UK
2015 Soirée Oculus Rift – CineGlobe 2015, media & film festival, The Globe, CERN, Geneva, CH
2014 The C(h)roma Show, Croma store Indiranagar, Bangalore, IN
2014 Paik-Orwell Club – Warez Academy, lecture & installation, Nam June Paik Art Center, Seoul, KR
2014 Rewritten by Machine and New Technology, University Art Gallery, Indiana State University, US
2013 London Design Festival – Digital Design Weekend 2013, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
2013 Digital Shoreditch 2013, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
2012 Dual, The Cutting Room @ Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, UK
2012 Robots & Avatars, EU touring, FACT, UK; Europe House, UK; KIBLA Multimedijski Center, SI
2012 25th Stuttgarter Filmwinter, exhibition & festival, Stuttgart, DE
2011 VAD11 (Video & Digital Arts International) Festival, exhibition & festival, Girona, ES
2011 FILE São Paulo 2011, exhibition & festival, SESI’ Cultural Centre, São Paulo, BR
2011 All That Fits: The Aesthetics of Journalism, exhibition, QUAD, Derby, UK
2010 FAD – Digital Art Festival, exhibition & festival, Oi Futuro Visual Arts Gallery, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BR
2010 FILE São Paulo 2010, exhibition & festival, SESI’ Cultural Centre, São Paulo, BR
2009 Marginalia, Pace Digital Gallery, New York, NY, US
2009 Abstract Cabinet, Eastside Project, Birmingham, UK
2009 After the End / Faux raccords – 18th Rencontres Internationales, Tabacalera, Madrid, ES
2008 Virtual Physical Bodies, Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains, Paris, FR
2008 Web Flash Festival 2008, exhibition & festival, Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, FR
2008 Data Meanings – 15th Rencontres Internationales, El Aguila, Madrid, ES
2008 Mixed-Realities, Turbulence (Internet, US), Ars Virtua (Second Life), Huret & Spector Gallery, US
2007 CYNETart07, exhibition & festival, Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau, Dresden, DE
2007 d/Art07, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, AU
2007 12th International Media Art Biennale – WRO 07, National Museum, Wroclaw, PL
2007 Media Criticism – 12th Rencontres Internationales, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, ES
2007 Faith in Exposur, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, NL
2006 Intersections, SIGGRAPH 2006 Art Gallery, Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA, US
2006 Spectacles of the Real, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
2006 Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US
2006 Culture Bound, The East Wing Collection No.7, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2005 International Media Art Festival, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, AM
2005 Net:Reality, UK touring exhibition 2005-07, 20-21 Visual Art Centre, Q-Arts, Peterborough Museum, et. al.UK
2005 EAST International 2005, Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art & Design, Norwich, UK
2005 Salón de Arte Digital – IV, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, Maracaibo, VE
2004 11th Visual Arts Biennial, New Media Centre, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pancevo, CS
2004 coded cultures, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, AT
2004 SeNef2004 – 5th Seoul Net & Film Festival, exhibition & festival, Seoul, KR
2003 Technology in Art, Olin Fine Arts Center, W&J College, US
2003 6th Media Arts Festival, exhibition & festival,Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, JP


Selected Awards/Grants


2018 Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic & Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM), Artist in Residence Award, UK
2017 British Library, Winner – British Library Labs 2017 Artistic Award, UK
2016 Arts Council England, Artists’ International Development Fund, UK
2016 British Library Labs, Artist-Researcher in Residence Award, UK
2015 Lumen Prize 2015, Immersive Environments Award, UK
2013 King’s College London, Culture & Innovation Programme – Creative Futures Award, UK
2012 The Leverhulme Trust, Artist in Residence Award (Visual Art) – with KCL, UK
2012 King’s College London, Culture & Innovation Programme – Creative Futures Award, UK
2009 Arts Council England, Digital Content Development Programme – with Eastside Projects, BCU and KCL, UK
2009 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – New Media, UK
2008 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – New Media, UK
2007 Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Arts & Heritage Grant, UK
2006 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – New Media, UK
2005 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – New Media, UK
2005 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – Contemporary Dance and New Media, UK
2004 Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts – New Media, UK