NEWS  

I am artist-in-residence at Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft from October 6th 2020 - January 31st 2021
where I will be working on my project Patterns in Time: A Nanomemetics of the Paisley Pattern.


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I will be offering free tarot readings using my new Lockdown Tarot deck as part of Plymouth Art Weekender.
25th, 26th and 27th September:


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Lee Morgan covers Lockdown Tarot ahead of Plymouth Art Weekender:


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Natalie Bradbury includes the Alien Sex club tarot deck in her article in The Fourdrinier:


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I will be in conversation with Marta Pellerini online for the British School at Rome on 6th May 2020.
We will address a variety of subjects including lockdown, viruses of the mind (memes) and other issues relating to the Covid-19 emergency and my recent work.


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I am pleased to announce that I have been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to travel to Japan and Germany in 2021 as part of my project Möbius Hospice.


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Alien Sex Club artist John Walter offers tarot card readings over Skype during lockdown
by Louisa Buck in The Art Newspaper, 31st March 2020


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Seven artistic projects that creatively respond to our relationship with viruses
by Gabriele Sankalaite on unbore.org


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Documentation of my performance m_Doomsday{Shitney(exorcism)} at Gus Fisher Gallery Auckland is now online:


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Interview with Circuit, New Zealand about my film A Virus Walks Into A Bar included in Queer Algorithms
at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland. Listen here:


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Interview for Artbank with Heidi and Tom on Radio 95bFM, Auckland.
Listen here:


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I will be giving a talk and workshop at Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand on 8th March.
They will also be screening A Virus Walks Into a Bar on 14th March at 2.30pm.


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m_Doomsday{Shitney(exorcism)}
New performance at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland
12th March 2020


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Queer Algorithms opens at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 15th February and runs until 2nd May 2020.
I will be making a new performance within the exhibition on 12th March 2020.
Information to follow soon.


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I will be exhibiting three large-scale paintings at Suttie Arts Space in Aberdeen.
I will be talking about my work at 2pm on 13th February 2020:


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I will be speaking at Falmouth School of Art on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at 5pm.


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As part of my project Möbius Hospice I will be hosting this event to introduce my work to Barne Barton residents:


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I am pleased to announce that I have been awarded a grant from Developing Your Creative Practice by Arts Council England in order to explore new relationships with researchers at The Wellcome Centre for Environments and Cultures of Health and residents in Plymouth as part of my new project Möbius Hospice.


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I have written a blog entry for Whitstable Biennale Journal - The Flying Roll, a Memetic History of Jezreel's Tower - which saddresses the R&D phase of my new commission for the 2020 Estuary Festival.


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October 2019 I am in residence at i-Park Foundation in Connecticut USA working on a new VR/film project inspired by the English prophet Joanna Southcott.


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DKUK podcast - Daniel Kelly talks to John Walter about BREXIT GOTHIC while cutting his hair


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John Devlin photographs The Fourth Wall for The Scotsman:


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Hey presto! Paisley art show is thriving
Review by Jan Patience in The Herald


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BREXIT GOTHIC
DKUK
2 September - 9 November 2019
Opening reception 10 September 6.30-8.30


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Artist uses Paisley pattern mural to reinvigorate town
The National, 1st September 2019


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Over summer 2019, John Walter will be Whitstable Biennale North Kent Artist in Residence, researching ideas towards a new work, Jezreel’s Tower.


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I will be giving a talk at SLG as part of School of Speculation on Wednesday 14th August 2019, 7pm.


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John Walter and Bert McLean
Crep Suzette: A Shoe Show
LUVA
25th July 2019, 6-9pm




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I am a guest on The Art People Podcast with Justin Favela, talking all things shonky, memetic and maximal.
It's a romp - have a listen:


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I have been invited to be Guest Artist by Paisley Art Institute at this year's Annual Open Exhibition.
The announcement was mentioned in The Herald, Scotland:


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Mood of Collapse reviews Look Again Festival:


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Eliza Williams covers VR piece The Fourth Wall as part of Look Again Festival in Creative Review:


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Doric Skateboards have produced a new limited edition skateboard launched to coincide with my new commission for Look Again Festival in Abderdeen.
The board features my drawing of Abbie Lennox from my McCombie's Court mural:


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Interview with Ica Headlam for Creative Me Podcast ahead of The Fourth Wall opening in Aberdeen 6th June:


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17 works by John Walter from CAPSID have been acquired by the Arts Council Collection:


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Coverage of Look Again Festival in The List:


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Al Dente
A new exhibition curated by John Walter for SKELF
17 April - 16 July 2019


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Brexit Gothic
New solo exhibition
DKUK
September 2019


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Studio Visit "John Walter Owes More to Punk and DIY Culture Than Art School"
by Emily Gosling on Elephant:


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A review of my talk Beyond Queer Minimalism at The British School at Rome in February 2019 on ATP website.
Documentation of the talk here:


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The new monograph John Walter: CAPSID published by HOME is now available: