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Duncan Mountford


Current Positions

Visiting Professor, National Taiwan University of the Arts (part-time)


1998 – 2003 PhD Fine Art by Theory and Practice; The Investigation of the Museum as a Site of Control, Memory and Loss by Expression in Installation and Sculptural Form, Nottingham Trent University, UK.  Awarded January 2004

Selected solo exhibitions

2017  Make it up as I go along, Common Art Space, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2015  The Chamber of Uncanny Objects, Museum of Archives, National Taiwan University (produced with student collaborators as part of residency/public art project)

2015  A Cabinet of Curiosities, National Taiwan University (produced with student collaborators as part of residency/public art project)

2013  Daci Village Project, Guantian, Tainan, Taiwan

2011  Study Void, Ox Warehouse, Macau

2010  The Problem of Knowledge 2, Residency Exhibition, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan.

2009  Institute;  Plan 9, Bristol, UK.  Supported by Arts Council England.

2008  Through a Glass Uncertainlysolo exhibition, The Gallery, Dartington College of Arts. UK

2007  A Sense of Wonder and the Problem of Knowledgesolo exhibition, Ginza Art Lab, Tokyo and Koiwa Project Space, Tokyo, Japan.  With support from British Council

2005  Mnemosyne; solo exhibition, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, UK

2001  The Archive of Lost Knowledge; solo exhibition, Wollaton Hall Natural History Museum, Nottingham. UK  Funded by Nottingham Trent University

2000  Muse; solo exhibition, Gibson’s Windows, Derby Museum, Derby. UK. Commissioned by RAID/ ordinary facts arranged within time; solo exhibition, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham. UK

1996  Lost/Found; solo exhibition, commissioned by The Glass Box Gallery, Salford. UK/ Traces; solo exhibition, commissioned by South Trafford College, Altrincham, Manchester. UK


2009Arts Council England Production Award

2007British Council Award

2005Arts Council England Production Award

1994Winchester School of Art/Council Travel Award for outstanding achievement

1991North West Arts Margaret Wethered Travel Award (Berlin)