About

Fiona MacDonald is an artist, curator and researcher based in Kent and London. She trained at Leeds Metropolitan University and Chelsea College of Art. She has exhibited and presented her work widely in the UK and internationally. Her work is held in collections in the UK, USA and Europe. Fiona MacDonald works with human and nonhuman beings as Feral Practice to create art and projects that explore and challenge human-nonhuman relationship.

Recent projects and exhibitions:

2018                            Mycorrhizal Meditation. sound work as part of Mycelial Network Society installation, Taipei Biennale, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

2018                            Ask the Wild. participatory events, with Marcus Coates: Tate St Ives, Whitechapel Gallery, Whitstable Bienniale and The Ash Project, Turner Contemporary, South London Botanical Institute

2018                            Plant Hunting. sound work and painting installation, plus participatory project and workshops, Encounters commission by Invisible Dust for Whitby.

2018                            Plant Hunting. commission for the Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

2018                            Encounters DIY. residential workshop at Arthouse Jersey, supported by Live Art Development Agency

2018                            See What I See. Film screening and discussion, Manchester Art Gallery

2017                            Mycorrhizal Meditation. public sound art commission, for Are We All Addicts Now? with Katriona Beales, Furtherfield Gallery, London

2017                            Foxing. sculptural commission and solo exhibition, PEER, London

2016-17                      Wood to World. solo exhibition and participatory events, London and Kent

2016                            Uncommon Chemistry. Observer Building, Hastings

2016                            Dr Dolittle’s Daughters. V22, London

2015                            In Light of the Above. solo exhibition, St Mary’s Church, Lydd. Curated by Lido Projects for Art in Romney Marsh

2015                            Woodland Portrait Project. solo exhibition, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

2015                            Thirteen Blackbirds Look at a Man. Chapter, Cardiff

2014                            (detail), curated by Andrew Bracey, at H-Space Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, touring to Usher Gallery, Lincoln, and Transition Gallery, London

2014                            The Shape of Things to Come. Stour Valley Arts, Ashford, Kent

2011-12                       Works from the mirrored series, solo exhibition. 10 Gresham Street, London

2011                            Supernormal Festival. outdoor installations, Braziers Park, Oxfordshire

2011                            Seven Things to do in an Emergency. British School at Rome, Rome

2011                            Salonaise, by Centrifugal Projects at Trajector Art Fair, Brussels

2010                            Phyllida Barlow and Fiona MacDonald. Co-exist, Southend, UK

2010                            A Point in the Field. exhibition with Anne Gathmann, Exeter Phoenix, UK

2009                            Morphology. solo exhibition, Maddox Arts, London

2007                            Anthropoflora. solo exhibition, Long and Ryle, London

2007                            Dirty Nature. exhibition with John Holland – Standpoint Gallery

2006                            Habitat. solo exhibition, Phoenix Brighton