Jeremy Millar (Coventry, 1970) is an artist living in Whitstable, and tutor in Critical Writing at the Royal College of Art, London. He has exhibited widely nationally and internationally: recent solo exhibitions include ‘The Oblate’, Southampton City Art Gallery, (2013); ‘Mondegreen’ (with Geoffrey Farmer) Project Arts Centre, Dublin, and ‘Resemblances, Sympathies, and Other Acts’, CCA, Glasgow (both 2011); recent group exhibitions include ‘Curiosity: Art and the Pleasure of Knowing’, Turner Contemporary, then touring; ‘The World is Almost Six Thousand Years Old’, The Collection, Lincoln; ‘Mythographies’, Yaffo23, Jerusalem (all 2013); ‘Never the Same River (Possible Futures, Probable Pasts)’, Camden Arts Centre, London (2010–11); ‘The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art’, Tate St Ives (2009–10). He will shortly unveil a new public commission in Swansea as part of ‘Art Across the City’, and a solo exhibition will open at Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland, on 31 May 2014.
Millar has curated numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally, including ‘The Institute of Cultural Anxiety: Works from Collection’ at the ICA, London (1994), and ‘Speed’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (1998), and ‘Escape’, Media_City Seoul (2000). In 2010 he conceived ‘Every Day is a Good Day: The Visual Art of John Cage’ for Hayward Touring, which toured from Baltic to Kettle’s Yard and elsewhere, and in 2012 he selected the works for ‘Speak Near By’ at the Whitstable Biennale. He has written catalogue essays for numerous artists, and for numerous publications, including Frieze, Art Monthly, Sight and Sound, and The Guardian. His most recent book is Fischli and Weiss: The Way Things Go (Afterall Books, 2007).