Clunie Reid is an artist working in print and digital media. She is preoccupied with questions of sexual representation and violence in capitalist culture through strong, ironic, satiric and desirous processes of reworking and reactivating imagery. She is interested in modern histories of image- based critique, images and identification, subjectivity and the ongoing function of the feminine in representation.
Her work has been shown internationally at Hamburg Kunstverein, New Museum New York, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Bielefelder Kunstverein, ICA, Tate Britain, The Photographers’ Gallery and Palais de Tokyo. Screenings include Art Basel Miami Beach, CalArts, Whitechapel Gallery and South London Gallery. She has done visiting lectures and tutorials at ZHdK Zurich, Goldsmiths, UCL, LSBU, Royal Academy, Brighton, Kingston, Camberwell, Ruskin, Leeds and Manchester and had teaching jobs at Northumbria, Loughborough, Wimbledon and Royal College of Art. She was Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins (2007-2017).
She is the author of Faker, Drinker, Soldier, Heiress (Book Works, 2010) and was the guest editor of three books in the series G.S.O.H The Rest is Bad, The Rest is Bad (Book Works, 2013-15). She has also contributed to The Happy Hypocrite, Existential Territories, and Dear Reader, and #Book Works Presents.
She lives and works in London.