Phelan (b. 1965) works and lives in Dublin, Ireland. In recent years
Phelan has focussed his practice around extensive explorations into the
‘formation of opinion’ and 'the absolute present',
particularly manifested through drawing, video, photography, web based
projects and independent FM radio transmission projects in both gallery
and non gallery spaces.
Solo project, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland. Basel Art
Statements, solo presentation with Mother’s Tankstation,
Switzerland. Art on Air - Radiokunst im Wandel, Neues
Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany. Solo project – ICA, London, UK.
Solo project – Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
Space Invaders, (group show), Škuc Gallery, Stari trg 21, 1000
Ljubljana, Slovenia. .all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reGGae, Irish
Museum of Modern Art, Group show curated by Philippe Parreno and
Rachael Thomas. Singing the real, (group show), Iziko South African
National Gallery, Capetown, South Africa, curated by Patrick T.Murphy.
Blackboxing, (group show), Project, Dublin, curated by Tessa Giblin.
Feint, drawing publication curated by Varri Claffey.
Black Brain Radio -Temple Bar Gallery (Solo Show), Dublin. Life again.
Light again. Leaf again. Love again., Mother's Tankstation, Dublin,
(Solo show). Project, (Group Show), Dublin. RACER UNTITLED, Firstsite,
(Solo Show), Colchester, UK. Points of Power, Basement Gallery, (Solo
show), Dundalk. Glassbox, (Group show), Paris, France. Frieze Artfair,
Radio project (group show) curated by Sarah Pierce and Grant Watson,
London, UK. Mother's Tankstation, Group show Dublin. Miami Artfair.
Temple Bar Gallery, Group show, Dublin.
REMOTE (group show), Lot6, Bristol, UK. God Only Knows! Dublin City the
Hugh Lane/Pallas Heights/Dublin Civic Offices, Dublin. Romantic
Detachment- Art Monthly insert, May, collaboration with David
‘Manifesta 5’, European Biennial of Contemporary Art,
Donostia - San Sebastian, Spain. ‘Country’ (group show),
Galerija Equrna, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Romantic Detachment www.grizedale.org/ (OFFICIAL WEB SITE). Romantic Detachment- Art Monthly insert, collaboration with David Osbaldeson.
Racer Recaptured (solo-project), SS.Michael and John’s, Essex
Street West, Dublin, Ireland. NOW:HERE (solo project), 29 Sean Tracey
flats, (Pallas Heights), Buckingham St, Dublin, Ireland. Permaculture
(group show), Project, Dublin, Ireland. Affinity Archive (group show
curated by Sarah Pierce), Metropolitan complex, Ireland. National
Gallery (group show), Goethe-Institute, Dublin, Ireland.
Web-based projects situated on rhizhome.org, bbs.thing.net,
stunned.org, and recirca.com. How things turn out (group show curated
by Annie Fletcher), Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.