Born 1980, Indiana, USA
Zhivago Duncan is a half Syrian, half Danish, Berlin based, multi-media artist. Graduating from The Chelsea College of Art in 2007, Duncan strives to challenge his artistic practice by testing his creative control. By diversifying his materials, he utilises both traditional and non-traditional media, resulting in a body of work that includes large-scale site-specific installation, printmaking and photography, performance art, sculpture and painting.
Solo exhibitions include, Never But Always, Meem Gallery, Dubai, 2016; Constant Interloper, Livingston Gallery, The Hague, 2016; Papillon, Galleria Poggiali e Forconi, Florence, 2012. Group exhibitions include, The Difference Between Sunrise and Sunset, STP Projects, Tuessling, 2016; NGORONGORO, Artist Weekend, Berlin European Contemporary Art, Museum of Sculpture, Qingdao, 2015; Opening Show, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin, 2013; 35th Anniversary Group Show, Frederick Snizer Gallery, Miami, 2012; Gesamtkunstwerk: New Art from Germany, Saatchi Gallery, London, 2011; In Fifteen Minutes Everyone will be Famous, Tape Modern, Berlin, 2010
Duncan’s works have been collected by the Barjeel Art Foundation, The Saatchi Collection and the Perez Art Museum, Miami. In 2012 Duncan received the XLVIII Premio internazional Le Muse, Florence.