Juno Doran is a Portuguese born artist based in North Dorset in the Southwest of England, UK, working with Documentary Photography, Field Recording & Video in long term projects about social and personal experiences, developed in a progression of aesthetic and critical enquiry.

Contact: mail@junodoran.com (UK) +44 07989055475

NEWS

  • 2017/12/17 Medfoto Festival, Greece. Europe the Faces and The Territory. Youth Centre, Rethymno, Crete. Artists/ projects shown include: Alnis StakleHeavy Waters, Annabel WerbrouckLes Oubliés, Celine ClanetMàze, Clement Verger – Endeavour, Dieter Debruyne – Stille Getuigen, Eline BenjaminsenWhere the money is made, Helder SousaUnfinished Projects, Helio LeonPurple Room, Juno Doran – Seaside Blues, Katrin StreicherNight time Tremors, Klara Källström & Thobias FäldtEurope, Greece, Athens, Acropolis, Klauss PichlerGolden Days, Linda Bournane EngelberthThings come apart, Michal IwanowskiClear of People, Oliver WeberBalkans, Simone MizzottiIdomeni, Yuri Gordinski – Relics. Curated by Lina Manousogiannaki with Urbanautica.
  • 2017/04 Instagram takeover at Copenhagen Photo Festival, 23 – 30 April
  • 2017/03 Two page feature in online magazine “Shootfilm“, UK
  • 2016/12 Two works purchased by Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro, a permanent collection to feature in the upcoming new Municipal Gallery in the city of Abrantes, Portugal
  • 2016/09/10-2016/12/02 – 100 Anos de Artes Plásticas em Abrantes, group exhibition of artists natural of the region of Abrantes, Portugal, celebrating 100 years of locally connected art. Quartel, Galeria Municipal de Arte, Av. Defensores de Chaves 1, Abrantes, Portugal
  • 2016/09 – Feature in Bisectriz, online publication, Mexico
  • 2016/07 – Selected by curator Jörg Colberg for Guest-Room online exhibition, Der Greif magazine
  • 2015/10-2016/04 – AA2A Artist Residency at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge School of Art, Cambridge, UK

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION
BA History of Art with Fine Art Practice, Manchester Metropolitan University
Professional Photojournalism, CENJOR, Lisbon
Social Documentary Photography, University of Westminster, London
FILMS
2016  Bowland, feature experimental documentary, in production
2015  Corinna Spencer: Portrait of a Lady. Short documentary for Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
2011  second skin, short experimental documentary, 17 min, colour, stereo
2003  Home made jelly, short film, 30 min, colour, stereo
SOUND
2015  fear of water, World Listening Day Broadcast, Radio Centro Cultura Digital, Mexico
2015  fear of water, WLD2015, Cities & Memories, UK
2015  Paisajes Sonoros a Moravia, Medellin, Colombia
2014  Sounds of Bolton, for Worktown Observation Centre, Bolton
2014  Cambridge Bicycles, [STR 017] WLD 2014, Entropy, Sonic Terrain
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013  Descent, drawing installation, Cambridge Arts Salon, Cambridge, UK
2003  forgetting Godot, Catto Contemporary, London
2000  The Beautiful People, ContraCapa, Abrantes, Portugal 1997  The London Experience, Tearoom, Abrantes, Portugal
1994  Portraits in Colours, Tearoom, Abrantes
1994  Portuguese in London, Museum of London
1994  Portuguese in London, Queen Elizabeth Foyer, South Bank Centre, London
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Medfoto Festival. Europe the Faces and The Territory. Youth Centre, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
2016 100 Anos de Artes Plásticas em Abrantes, Quartel Municipal Gallery, Abrantes, Portugal
2015  Colectiva, Quartel Municipal Gallery, Abrantes, Portugal
2013  Jerwood Encounters: Family Politics, Photocopy Club, Jerwood Space, London
2013  Sydenham Arts Festival, London
2010  2010 Fine Art, 2010 FIFA World Cup™, South Africa
2008  The heart is a lonely hunter, 31Grand Gallery, New York
2007  Sugar and Spice, Vegas Gallery, London
2007  Art Auction 2007, Medical foundation for the care of victims of torture, The Building Centre, London
2007  Decadence, Decay and Demimonde, Home House, London
2007  Astley Biennial Open Exhibition, Astley Hall, Chorley
2007  I’ll be your mirror, Gallery Primo Alonso, Hackney, London
2006  Britishness, art network project by Another Product, Cornerhouse, Manchester
2005  Forever beautiful, Clapham Art Gallery, London
2004  BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland
2003  BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2003  Group Show, Clapham Art Gallery, London
2003  Superheroes, Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, USA
2003  Art2003 London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, with Catto Contemporary
2002  Open, exhibition of artists working at Open Arts Studios, Manchester
2002  I’ll be your mirror, Warsaw Projects, Open Arts Studios, Manchester
2002  Pop Life, 31Grand, Brooklyn, New York
2002  Perverse Pop, Catto Contemporary, London
2001  Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
2000  Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
2000  BP Portrait Award, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Scotland
2000  Big Issue Book of Home exhibition, London
2000  Trevillion Picture Library photographers, Jacs Bar & Gallery, Notting Hill, London
2000  BP Portrait Award Exhibition (Commended Artist), National Portrait Gallery, London
1999  Children of the Korn, Cornerhouse, Manchester
1999  The Beautiful People, Arc, Manchester
1999  The Beautiful People, Living Room Gallery, Sun Street Studios, Lancaster
1999  Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport
1999  Represented Artists, Photofolio Gallery, Salts Mill, Bradford
1998  Form and Fantasy: Art & the Fairground, Mid Pennine Art Gallery, Burnley
1999  Trevillion Picture Library photographers, Metro Imaging, London
1999  The Beautiful People, Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby
1994  Herstory, (part of festival of Women Photographers), Alternative Arts Gallery, London
1994  Family in Focus, Whiteleys Shopping Centre, London
1994  Charity Works, City of Westminster Hall, London

SPECIAL PROJECTS & COLLABORATIONS
2011 Axis Travelling Moleskine®, UK
2009 The Sketchbook Project. Art House Gallery, Atlanta
RESIDENCIES
2016 AA2A, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University
PRESS & FEATURES
2017   Shootfilm online magazine feature, issue 2, “Home”
2016   100 Anos de Arte Plásticas em Abrantes, exhibition catalogue, Câmara Municipal de Abrantes
2016   Feature in Bisectriz, online publication, published 6 September, Mexico
2016   Guest-Room, online exhibition curated by Jörn Colberg, Der Greif magazine
2015   Feature, Mediotejo.net, ed. Sónia Pedro, Portugal
2013   Papel, Portuguese online magazine, ed. Lucy Pepper
2012   Room Magazine, issue 35.2, Vancouver, Canada
2010   Axis promotional literature, featured, UK
2007   Shortlist magazine. “The 10 new British artists worth investing in now”. UK.
2007   Sugar and Spice, exhibition press release and poster. UK
2007   Axis, Curated Projects, feature on Painting curated by Liz Aston, UK
2006   Periferica, January issue, front cover and 3 page feature in arts & culture magazine, Portugal
2006   Interview for online page “The Extra Finger”
2005  “Thinking about Art: Artists interview artists”. Interview featured in J T Kirkland’s website
2004   pigmagazine, Dec/January issue, 4 page feature in Milan based arts & style magazine, edited by Giovanni Cervi
2004   Home Stills, Bored Magazine, Steve Hughes (ed.) , November issue
2003   The Observer, review, February 2nd
2003   Electric review, Bunny Smedley, June 25
2003   Nashville Scene, David Maddox, November
2002   100 Reviews (3), J. J. Charlesworth, Alberta Press
2002   The A-Z of Now, The Art Show, Channel 4
2002   Goth Bible, Listed. Ed. Mick Mercer
2002   Arts Review Magazine – photo pages. April issue.
2002   Blueprint Magazine, London. March issue
2002   Perverse Pop Catalogue, Catto Contemporary, London
2001   BP Portrait Award 1990-2001, National Portrait Gallery, London
2000   A matter of fact, PYMCA, London
2000   Big Issue Book of Home, Eddie Ephraums (ed.), London
2000   Edition of Postcards and 2001 Calendar, National Portrait Gallery, London
2000   Flux Magazine, Manchester
2000   Manchester Evening News
2000   HardWired Magazine
2000   Opi8.com, feature
1999   Northwest Arts Board – annual report book
1999   Artists Newsletter – April issue
1999   City Life Television
1999   Lancashire Post
1998   Artists Newsletter – Dec issue
1998   Kerrang! Magazine
1998   Out and About, Tyne Tees Television
1994   Lisbon in London Catalogue
1994   BBC Radio 4 – Interview in programme Kaleidoscope
1994   BBC Radio 5 Live- Interview
PUBLICATIONS
2014 Through Lenses: Romsey Art Festival. Askance Publishing
2011 500 Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, ed. Sandy Nairne
2003 BP Portrait Award
2003, Book, National Portrait Gallery Publications, introduction by A. S. Byatt
2003 William Cheung, Camera Craft Portraits, 2 page feature
2000 Eddie Ephraums, Big Issue Book of Home, London
1997 Dazed and Confuzed magazine, Home Stills, London, July issue, 2 page feature
WORKSHOPS, TALKS & LECTURES
2015  AA2A Artist presentation, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
2007 Arts Council, London. Talk: Artists websites
AWARDS
2000 BP Portrait Award
1998 Arts Council Awards to Individual Artists
1998 Artech
1998 Nimtech
1994 Gulbenkian Foundation
COLLECTIONS
Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro Private collections in UK, Sweden and Portugal
EQUIPMENT:
Macbook Pro, Wacom Intuos Pro, G-Tech G-Drive Pro Thunderbolt, Roland Cakewalk MA-15D digital stereo micro monitors, Samsung screen monitor.
FILM: Manfrotto 190 Carbon Fibre Tripod with 701HDV head. iPhone 7 Plus, DJI Osmo Mobile. Software: Final Cut Pro X, Pluraleyes, Motion 5, Filmic Pro.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Mamiya 7II + Mamiya 80mm lens, Nikon FM2n + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 AI-S & Nikkor 28mm f/2.8 AI-S lenses, Sekonic Flashmate L-308B, Manfrotto Compact Action Tripod. LPL C7700 medium format enlarger. Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner. Software: Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge.
SOUND: Sennheiser ME66/K6 shotgun microphone, Rode Blimp 2, Rode Professional Boompole, Rode VideoMic Pro, Tascam DR-70D , Olympus LS-11 recorder, Jez Riley French D-Series Hydrophone, Novation Launchkey Mini controller, Sennheiser HD 25-1 II Headphones, Sennheiser IE4 earphones. Software: Logic Pro X, Logic Remote, Audacity, Audiofinder
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