Megan Rooney


CV


'Fire on the Mountain', Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 2019 (solo)
Park Nights 2018: Megan Rooney 'Sun Down Moon Up', Serpentine Pavillion (performance)



Gallery Exhibitions



'Cuckoo till I come back', 2018 (solo)

Not Fair, Warsaw, 2017 (solo)



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Performance still
Everywhere Been There, 2019
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Crystal Zillwood a.o., sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Performance still
Everyhwere Been There, 2019
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Crystal Zillwood a.o., sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Performance still
Everywhere Been There, 2019
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Crystal Zillwood a.o., sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Performance still
Everywhere Been There, 2019
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Crystal Zillwood a.o., sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Fire on the Mountain, 2019

Acrylic, pencil, pastel, wall paint on wall
800 × 1.700 cm
Installation view: Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Fire on the Mountain, 2019 (detail)




00030 EVERYWHEREBEENTEHREMROONEY Kopie

Performance still
Everywhere Been There, 2019
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Crystal Zillwood a.o., sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Installation view 
Megan Rooney, ’Fire on the Mountain’‚ 2019
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



20190625 MeganRooney Reproduktionen 11 Kopie

Paying off the Angels, 2019
Acrylic, pastel, oil on canvas
200 × 150 cm



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Kaputt! Kaputt!, 2019
Oil barrel, paint, concrete, baseball hat, car shammy, sunglasses, fabric, golf club
Dimensions variable



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Kaputt! Kaputt!, 2019 (detail)




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Installation view 
Megan Rooney, ’Fire on the Mountain’‚ 2019
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Selfportrait, 2019
Acrylic, pastel, oil on canvas
200 × 150 cm



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Homespun, 2019
Acrylic, pastel, oil on canvas
200 × 150 cm



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Installation view 
Megan Rooney, ’Fire on the Mountain’‚ 2019
Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf



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Old baggy root, 2019
Series of 40 paintings
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
230 x 360 cm



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Untitled (from the series Old baggy root), 2018
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
56 × 38 cm



180914 Serpentine 12 L1000578 HP

Performance still
Sun Down Moon Up, 2018
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Daniel Jeremiah Persson, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Serpentine Gallery, London



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Performance still
Sun Down Moon Up, 2018
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Daniel Jeremiah Persson, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Serpentine Gallery, London



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Performance still
Sun Down Moon Up, 2018
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Daniel Jeremiah Persson, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Serpentine Gallery, London



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Performance still
Sun Down Moon Up, 2018
with Temitope Ajose-Cutting, Leah Marojevic, Daniel Jeremiah Persson, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Serpentine Gallery, London



MeganRooneyPalaisdeTokyo 002 HP

Back to breath. Back to wind., 2018
Acrylic, pencil, pastel, wall paint on wall
Various dimensions
Installation view: Palais de Tokyo, Paris


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Back to breath. Back to wind., 2018
Acrylic, pencil, pastel, wall paint on wall
Various dimensions
(Sculptures by Jean-Marie Appriou)

Installation view: Palais de Tokyo, Paris




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Old baggy root, 2018
Series of 36 paintings
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
230 x 355 cm



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Untitled (from the series Old baggy root), 2018
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
56 × 38 cm



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Untitled (from the series Old baggy root), 2018
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
56 × 38 cm



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Untitled (from the series Old baggy root), 2018
Acrylic, ink, pencil, charcoal, pastel on paper
56 × 38 cm



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MOMMA! MOMMA!, 2017
Sand, clay, Reinigungscandles, duvet, pillow, paint, toothbrushes, wine bags, cleaning brush,
water containers, rope, melons, bath mat, cigs, cat litter, plastic cups, feathers
Various dimensions



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Old friend, 2017
Fabric, shoes, rope, canopy, broken mirror, paint, ink, pastel
Various dimensions
Installation view: Tramway, Glasgow



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Performance still
Others got wings for flying, 2017

with Andrew Graham, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Tramway, Glasgow



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Performance still
Others got wings for flying, 2017

with Andrew Graham, sound by Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Tramway, Glasgow



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Installation view
'(X) A Fantasy', 2017

David Roberts Art Foundation, London



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Installation view
'(X) A Fantasy', 2017

David Roberts Art Foundation, London




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Installation view
Megan Rooney, 'Sun Up Moon Down', 2017

Freymond Guth Fine Arts, Basel



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Your final and best wave goodbye, 2016
Acrylic, pencil, pastel, house paint on wall
485 x 752 cm
Installation view: Freymond Guth Fine Arts, Basel



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Palm lady looking for her eyes in the mud, 2017
Pastel, pencil, acrylic, oil sticks on canvas
220 x 195 cm



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Food bread salt and a nurse, 2016
Pastel, pencil, acrylic, oil sticks on Topshop magazine papers (framed)
79,5 x 62,2 cm



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Animals on the bed, 2016
Pastel, pencil, acrylic, oil sticks on Topshop magazine papers (framed)
79,5 x 62,2 cm



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Installation view
Megan Rooney, 'Piggy Piggy', 2016

Croy Nielsen, Berlin



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S S S in the garden, 2016
Clay, fabric, paint, bird seeds, string
Various dimensions



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S S S in the garden, 2016
Clay, fabric, paint, bird seeds, string
Various dimensions



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Performance still
F On Your Tongue, 2016
Project 1049, Luma Foundation, Gstaad, Switzerland



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Performance still
F On Your Tongue, 2016
Project 1049, Luma Foundation, Gstaad, Switzerland



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Performance still
Last Days. Last Days. Last Days., 2015
Serpentine Gallery, London



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Performance still
Last Days. Last Days. Last Days., 2015
Serpentine Gallery, London



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Last Days. Last Days. Last Days., 2015 (still)



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Installation view
Megan Rooney, 'Stephanie in Rio', 2015
Les Urbaines, Lausanne, CH



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Okie Dog on Santa Monica, 2015
Series of 32 paintings
Acrylic, marker, ink, crayon, pencil, oil pastel, on free magazines collected on Via Roma, Torino
220 x 140cm



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Okie Dog on Santa Monica, 2015 (detail)



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A Petit Maison, 2014
Mixed media, audio
Various dimensions
Installation view: Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow



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A Petit Maison, 2014 (detail)



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Performance still
Pleasures & Charity, 2014
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto