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Jack O'Brien
lives and works in London.
e: info.jackobrien@gmail.com
@_jackobrien_


Education
2011 - 2014
BA Fine Art - Kingston University

Upcoming
2022 Memory of Rib, N/A Gallery, Seoul, KR

Solo / Duo Exhibitions
2022 To More Time, Lockup International, London, UK
2022 The Influence of Emotions On Associated Reactions, with Henryk Morel (1937-68), Polamagnetczne Gallery, Warsaw, PL
2021 Waiting For The Sun To Kill Me, Ginny on Frederick, London, UK
2018 Chew, if only you could see. clearview.ltd, London, UK
2018 This thing bled acid. White Cubicle, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 Absence Makes The Heart, General Information, London, UK
2022 Chômage Technique, Lovaas Projects, Munich, DE
2022 Something is Burning, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK
2022 I wish you a very outside, Dzialdov, Berlin, DE
2022 An Insular Rococo, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
2022 MELTDOWN, Ridley Road Project Space, London, UK
2021 CRAVE, SET, London, UK
2021 Latent Longing, Intersticio, London, UK
2020 Sky-blue and green, V.O Curations, London, UK
2019 You, Me and Everybody Else, One Room, London, UK
2019 Pervilion, The Silver Building, London, UK
2018 Unearthing, Beckys, London, UK
2018 Strange Messengers, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
2018 Nous Nous Embrassons, 4Cose, London, UK
2017 Hot Retaliations (and Other Acts of Revenge), clearview.ltd, London, UK
2017 Mons Mensae Pavilion, London, UK
2016 Iron Mountains - 24 Raven Row, London, UK
2015 Orson Casual Open - Tank.TV, London, UK


Curatorial Projects/Workshops
2022 You trust a cake more than a rock, (
Exploring how ephemeral gesture, abstraction and absurdity can become a means of unravelling harsh corporate aesthetics and neoliberal systems of production)  - Workshop with Central Saint Martins MA Architecture
2022 Improvisation and Assemblage, Workshop with Central Saint Martins MA Architecture
2021 Getting Dressed, VO Curations, (Exhibition and group exercise in collaborative making, improvisation and assemblage, led by artists Jack O'Brien, Sam Cottington, Tenant of Culture and Valerie Kong.)
2018 'Read My Lips' Gran Fury, Auto Italia, (new commission from Carlos Romero. Works by Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley, Harley Yeung Kurylowski, Otamere Guobadia)
2017 Mons Mensae Pavilion, (Poppy Moroney, Nils Alix Tabeling, James Sturkey, Alex Padfield, Samule Nicolle, Rebecca Jagoe) Art Licks Weekend
2015 Wandering Monuments, Rafal Zajko, tank.tv
2015 On Air, Ian Giles, tank.tv
2015 New Group Materialism, (General Idea, Bernadette Corporation, Lucky PDF, AIDS3D, DIS, Hito Steyerl, Shanzhai Biennial, Debora Delmar Corp, Yuri Pattison, Auto Italia, Awol Erizku, BessNYC4), tank.tv
2015 Slimeface Emoji! - Adham Faramawy & Terry Ryu Kim, tank.tv
2015 LimescaleTea - Jos Bitelli, tank.tv
2015 Meditation United - PhilippTimischl & Sarah Ortmeyer, tank.tv
2015 Exhibition No.2 - Dora Budor, tank.tv



Publications
Ache, Presented with Queer Street Press at Paris Ass Book Fair, Lafayette Anticipations, Paris.