Flannery O’kafka (b.1976, US)

EDUCATION

2015-2018 Fine Art Photography, BA (Hons) Glasgow School of Art

EXHIBITIONS

2019 The Residency Show, Project Ability, Glasgow, UK
2019 On Making, The National Museum Gdańsk, Gdańsk Gallery of Photography, Poland
2019 RSA New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2019 209 Women, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2018 209 Women, Portcullis House, London, UK
2018 Cream 18, University of Brighton, Crane Kalman, Brighton, UK
2018 Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
2018 Morbus, Tontine Building, Glasgow, UK
2018 Thin Blood / Thick Water, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK
2018 Tarv, Carlsberg Byens Gallery & art salon, Copenhagen Photofestival, Denmark
2018 Somewhere Ahead I See You,  FLOW Photofest Gallery Wall, Eden Courth, Inverness, UK
2018 Undergraduate Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Tontine Building, Glasgow, UK
2018 No Safe Haven, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, UK
2018 The Art Museum, The Art School Project Space, Glasgow, UK
2018 You Would Be Home Now If You Lived Here, Dubois County Museum, Indiana, US
2017 The One You Love Is Sick, 250 RENFREW STREET, Glasgow, UK
2017 The World Is Your Lobster, The Art Park, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow, UK
2017 Here is the Future, Now, 12 Star Gallery, London, UK
2016 25% Extra, Laurieston Arches, Glasgow, UK
2016 SYZYGY, Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2016 We are Pilgrims and Strangers, PLACE, Citizen M, London, UK
2016 Ours, Women’s Library, Glasgow, UK
2015 Expatriates, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, US
2015 Between Ice and Charcoal, Hungry Ghost Collective, Chicago, US
2014 Nothing Cute, Michele Mariaud Gallery, NY, US
2014 I would kill for you: a study in maternal ferocity, Nomas Projects, Dundee, UK
2013 I would kill for you: a study in maternal ferocity, Harrison Centre for the Arts, Indianapolis, US
2012 7th Open Exhibition, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, UK
2012 BEHIND THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING, Morphe/Solas, Dundee, UK
2012 Introducing Morphē, St. Peter’s Church, Dundee, UK

RESIDENCIES

2018 Artist in Residence, Project Ability, Glasgow, UK
2018 Artist in Residence, Dubois County Museum, Jasper, Indiana, US

SCREENINGS

2018 You once seemed like a possibility, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK
2018 You once seemed like a possibility, Dubois County Museum, Jasper, Indiana, US
2017 F I V E S, You once seemed like a possibility, Artists Film Screening, CCA, Glasgow, UK
2014 2014 Frames: Projecting International Photography, CCA, Glasgow, UK

TALKS

2019 (14 March) RSA New Contemporaries Promenade, Edinburgh, UK
2019 Photography Lecture Series, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
2018  In conversation with Ben Harman, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK
2014  Solo Artist Talk, McManus Gallery, Dundee, UK
2013 Open Artists Talks, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, UK

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2019 Notes Journal, Letters to Photography, Scotland, UK
2018 Inside Outer Side out Inner, Simon Mcauley, Project Ability, Glasgow, UK
2018 Thin Blood / Thick Water zine, self-published, Edinburgh, UK
2018 Morbus, Christiana Myers, Glasgow, UK
2018 At the Mountains of Monstrosity, Women, Gender & Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2017 Papier Mache magazine, Australia
2016 Worry Dolls zine, self-published, Glasgow, UK
2015 Cre magazine, Sweden
2014 F-Stop Magazine, Chicago, US
2014 WHITE, Mother Sunday Collective, France 2014 Papier Mache magazine, Australia

COLLECTIVES

2017 joined WildFires
2014 joined Mothering Sunday Collective

COLLABORATIONS

2013 Portraits with partially-sighted children in a sculpture workshop with Annette Reilly-Drummond, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, UK

AWARDS

2019 RSA Stuart Prize
2018 Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries Exhibition 2019, Selected Artist
2016 2nd place, Citizen M Photo London competition: PLACE

CURATION

2017-2018 250 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, UK