Dr Michael Peter

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Communication Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

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Contact

Email

M.Peter@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 388320

Locations

Matthew Building

Biography

Peter’s playful installations incorporate imagery influenced by illustration and commercial art. His sculptures are often enlarged drawings, used to animate the narrative of his exhibitions which satirise the symbols of power and authority as well as art-making itself.

He has recently had solo shows at BALTIC (2019), Deborah Bowmann, Brussels (2018/19), Glasgow International (2018), Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris (2017), Workplace, Gateshead (2016), Tramway, Glasgow (2015), and Drawing Room, London (2016), Popcorn Plaza, part of Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Jupiter Artland (2014) and Almost Cut My Hair, part of Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Tramway Hidden Gardens, (2014).

Recent group shows include ‘Voyage au long cours’ at FRACNormandie Caen (2018), Natural Selection' at Galerie 5, Angers (2016), France and 'Corps narratifs' at the Domaine départemental de Chamarande, Chamarande, France (2016). Puddle, pothole, portal at Sculpture Center, New York (2014), L’Echo at HAB Galerie - FRAC des Pays de la Loire, , (2014), Monument at FRAC Basse-Normandie, (2014), British British Polish Polish: Art from Europe's Edges in the Long '90s and Today at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, (2013).

He has recently published a new book of drawings with Les Bains Douches, Alençon (2020) and is featured in Phaidon’s Vitamin D: Today’s Best in Cotemporary Drawing (2021).