Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Common Culture

Founded in 1996, Common Culture is a collaborative project between David Campbell, Mark Durden and Ian Brown

Recent solo exhibitions include: Not Necessarily In The Right Order, New Art Exchange, Nottingham (2013/14),  Black & Common Culture, Verge Art Fair, Miami, (2010), Bad Faith - Common Culture, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast (2010), Tales From The Trophy Room, Common Culture, Solar Galeria, Porto, Portugal (2009).  

Selected group exhibitions include: PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter (2015); Public Domain, in Platform in Project @ Art-Athina, Athens, Greece (2015); Common Culture’s Tips For Artists in “Now I Gotta Reason”, Jerwood Space, London (2012); Endlos Umstritten, Ewig Schon, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig (2011); In View, Golden Thread Gallery; Belfast (2010 -2011); Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain (2010 – 2011); The Bienal Cerveira, Portugal (2009); Grin & Bear It – Cruel Humour in Art and Life, The Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork (2009); ev+A, Limerick (2008), The 6th Shanghai Biennale (2006); Shopping – A Century of Art and Consumer Culture, Tate Liverpool (2003).

Image: Still from Common Culture’s “The New El Dorado". A single channel HD video piece commissioned for Manifesta 8, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, region of Murcia (Spain) in dialogue with northern Africa. 

Curated by Bassam El Baroni (Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum) and co-curated by Jeremy Beaudry.


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