Adrian Duncan is an artist and writer based in Ireland and Berlin.

His visual-art work is primarily installation based, most often using photography, video and sculpture. His process of making and the aesthetic of his works derives from an interest in language, and the processes of construction, amateur and professional.

His writing has been published by Frieze, the Times Literary Supplement (UK), Art & the Public Sphere (UK), the Dublin Review, Architecture Ireland, gorse, and the Irish Times, among others.

He is coeditor of Paper Visual Art Journal (IRL/DE).

His most recent solo presentation "Baustellenbeschreibung" (Building-site description) was at Scriptings, Berlin in 2016. He worked with award-winning filmmaker/cinematographer Feargal Ward on a short work "Bungalow Bliss" for television (TG4), which was screened in the Irish Film Institute and broadcast on TG4 during 2016.

From 1995 he studied and worked as a structural engineer for over a decade in the U.K. and Ireland. He received his chartership from the I.E.I. (Irish Engineering Institute) in 2007, before returning to study fine art at IADT, DĂșn Laoghaire in 2008. He received a 1st class M.A. (Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD, Dublin) in 2011.

He has guest tutored and guest lectured at UCD School of Architecture, Dublin; UCC School of Architecture, Cork; NCAD, Dublin; and Crawford College of Art, Cork.


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