Galerie Raum mit Licht



Born 1961 in London
Living and working in London

1989–91    MA Fine Art, Goldsmith’s College
1980–83    BA Honours Fine Art, Goldsmith’s College, University of London

Solo Exhibtions (selection)

2010   TURN IT ROUND Shela, Makoto, Gaza, Rui, Lucie, Helio, Lewis, Dan ARTRA, Milan
2009   If Lucy Fell/Jemima Stehli, live video performance at Ze Dos Bois, Lisbon
           She looked back, Raum Mit Licht, Vienna
           She looked back, Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisbon
2008   To My left, Giorgio Sadotti, Elektra House, London
           Lewis Amar, Jemima Stehli,  I- Cabin, London
2007   Photo Performance 23,27,30,31 Lisboa 20, Lisbon
2004   Put there, Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich
           Jemima Stehli, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra
           Jemima Stehli / John Hilliard, Artra Milan
           Jemima Stehli / John Hilliard, Artra Genova
2003   mm Studio, Contemporary Art Gallery
           The Upsetting Table, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
           Jemima Stehli, Lisson Gallery, London
2001   Jemima Stehli, ARTRA, Milan
2000   Jemima Stehli, Chisenhale Gallery, London
           Karen 2000, Artlab, Imperial College, London

Group Exhibition (selection)
2011   Peeping Tom, Kunsthal KadE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
           Alice I Underlandet, Alice in Wonderland, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki 2010   HUMAN, Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice
           Film without Film curated by and Maxa Zoller for No Soul for Sale, Tate Modern
           Horizont, curated by Filipa Oliveira, Galeria Miguel Nabinho
           Rendering, Instituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Roma
           Peeping Tom, curated by Keith Coventry, Vegas, London
           Crash, Gagosian Gallery, Brittania Street, London
2009   She is a Femme Fatale, Berardo Collection, curated by Ana Rito and Hugo Barata, Centro            Cultural de Belem, Lisbon
2008   The Apartment, curated by Brian Dawn Chalkley and Lewis Amar, London
            El Cuerpo (con)sentido, una (re)presentacion visual, Curated by Pedro Vicente Muller,           
            Centro de Historia de Zaragoza
2007   The Naked Portrait, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. Curated by Martin            Hammer, touring to Compton Verney, Warwickshire
           Republic, L’ Este, London
2006   Kunst und Photographie, Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich
           XX- Visoes no feminino, da colleccao dos Encontros deFotografia, Centro de Arte Visuais,            Coimbra, Portugal
           Filmperformance Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
2005   I Shot Norman Foster, The Architecture Foundation, Old Street, London                         
           Transmission Portfolio, Haus Um Lutzplatz, Fordererkreis Kulturzentrum Berlin e.V,
           Black on White, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York, February 11th –15 March 15th
2004   Camera / Action, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago
           ShowCASe Preview: Contemporary Art for the UK, South London Gallery, London
           Touring to: City Art Centre, Edinburgh; and Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh
           Solar Anus, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
           We Are The World, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
           Self Exposed, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago
           Examining my own Practice, Flavia Muller Madeiros, London
2003   Vis-à-vis, 39 Platform, London
           ‘Model’, Kent Institute of Art & Design, Zandra Rhodes Gallery, Kent
           Body Politics, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York
           Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2002   Face off, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
           Sidewinder, Cultural Institute for Modern Art, Calcutta. Touring to:
           Habitat, Delhi and Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, Mombai, India
2001   Record Collection, VTO Gallery, London; The International 3, Manchester; Forde espace
           d’art contemporain, Geneva
           City Racing 1988-1998: a partial account, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
           Promises, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver. Curated by  Christina Ritchie
           Gymnasion, Palais Thurm and Taxis, Bregenz. Curated by Peter Lewis
2000   A Shot in the Head, Lisson Gallery, London
           Off Shore, Kunstforeningen, Bergen Curated by Per Huttner and Gavin Wade        
           Cheated, A22 Projects, London
           Konfrontace, Czech Centre, London
1999   Limit Less, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna. Curated by Matthew Higgs
           Getting the Corners, Or Gallery, Vancouver. Curated by Matthew Higgs
           Wild Life, curated by Adi Rosumblum and Markus Muntean, The Austrian Cultural
           Institute, London
1998   The Road, L’Espace Cultural François Mitterand, Beauvais. Curated by Peter Lewis
           It Took Ages, Bricks and Kicks, Vienna. Curated by Jemima Stehli and Janette Parris 
           Educating Barbie, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York Curated by Mark Harris and Peter
           Lloyd Lewis
           Hilary Lloyd, Jemima Stehli, Brian Dawn Chalkley, City Racing, London
1997   Fish and Chips, Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, Texas
           Peripheral Visionary, De Fabriek, Eindhoven. Curated by Colin Lowe and Roddy Thomson
           Plastic, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery
           Thoughts, City Racing, London
           Superstore de Luxe,  UP & Co, New York
1996   The Happy Shopper, Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre, London
           Lost for Words, Coins Coffee Store, London
           Plastic, Richard Salmon Gallery, London; Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
1995   Gavin Brown, Jemima Stehli, Amikan Toren, Cubitt Gallery, London
1995   UK Wit & Excess, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide; Australian Centre for Contemporary
           Art, Melbourne; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
           It’s a Pleasure!, The Royal Festival Hall, London
1994   The Curator’s Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
1993   Seasons Greetings, The British Council, Window Gallery, Prague
           Western Exposure, The Riverside gallery, London

Articles and Reviews (selection)

2010   Ginevra Bria, Jemima Stehli, Milano Artra, Exibitart.Com
2009   Nuno Alexandre Ferreira, ‘If Jemima Fell’, L+arte, issue 67, January
           Delfim Sardo, ‘O Corpo no Espaco, Jemima Stehli em Dialogo com Helena Almeida’,
           Revista Unica, Espresso, 21st February
2008   Paul Carey-Kent, Jemima Stehli, Art World, Issue 2. December 2007/January 2008
2006   Emily Butler, ‘Jemima Stehli, Studio double’, The Female Photographer issue
2005   Elisa del Prete, ‘Jemima Stehli, Anomale Potenzialita scultore di un corpo’
           James Westcott ‘Push Me Pull You’, NY ArtsMagazine, July/August, vol 10, no 7/8 p.29 (il)
2004   Alan G. Artner, ‘Focusing on the camera in performance art’, Chicago Tribune, 4 November
            Sheyi Anthony Bankale, ‘The Upsetting Table’, Art/ Photography issues, Next Level, no.5,
             ed.1, vol.3, pp.70–73 (il)
             Pablo Lafuente, ‘Stehli Vision’, Erotic Review, issue 62, May, pp.48– 51 (il)             
             Kathy Battista, ‘Jemima Stehli at Coimbra Portugal CAV’, Contemporary, issue 61
2003     John Hilliard, ‘The Picture Within’, Next Level, Fall (il)    
             Derrick Santini ‘Jemima Stehli’, ArtReview, July/August, p.47 (il)
             Barry Schwabsky ‘The very idea of the nude’, Bookforum, Summ
             Louisa Buck, ‘Jemima Stehli’, The Art Newspaper, April, no.135, p. 14 (il)
2002     Michelle Robecchi, ‘Jemima Stehli’, Flash Art, Italy February/March, p.131 (il)
             Daniele  Perra, ‘Jemima Stehli’, Tema Celeste, Jan (il)
              Esha Battacharjee, ‘Power Play’, The Sunday Statesman, Accent, Calcutta, January 13th, 2001      Stella Santacatterina, ‘Jemima Stehli: Subject and Object of the Gaze’,
              Portfolio, issue 33, pp.24–29 (il)
              Nick Dent, ‘Strip: Flirting with the enemy’, Black & White, issue 53, pp.56–59 (il)
              Barry Schwabsky, ‘Jemima Stehli Chisenhale Gallery’, Artforum, February, p.164(il)
              Mark Harris, ‘Jemima Stehli at Chisenhale’, Art in America, April, p.150 (il)
              David Brittain, ‘Jemima Stehli’, Vogue Hommes International, Fall/Winter,  pp.144–46 (il)
              Alison Jones, ‘Jemima Stehli’, Everything Magazine, issue 3.4, pp.32–37 (il)
              Sarah Kent, ‘YBA Women’, Thames and Hudson World of Art, issue 45, pp.22–23 (il)
2000      Alison Jones, ‘Jemima Stehli’s Ingratiating Objection’, Make, December, pp.28–30   
              Richard Cork, ‘A dose of electric shock treatment’, The Times, 26 July
              Adrian Searle, ‘Why Do I Feel Naked’, The Guardian Saturday Review, 15 July (il)
              Gilda Williams, ‘Konfrontace’, Time Out, April 26th-May 3rd
              John Slyce, ‘Career Opportunities’, Depict, vol.1, issue 1, March/April (il)
1999      Alison Jones, ‘Jemima Stehli On All Fours Naked in High Heels: A Critical Position?’     
              John Slyce, ‘Images of Women: a selectively curated photo-essay’, Creative Camera,  
              Deborah Schultz, ‘Furniture’, Art Monthly, April, Issue 25, pp.36–37(il) 
              Susan Shaw, ‘Femme fatale: The Art of Jemima Stehli’, Very, issue 5, pp.14–154 (il)
1998      Carol Kino, ‘Educating Barbie’, Time Out New York, September17th –23rd
              Ken Johnson, ‘Educating Barbie’, The New York Times, September 11th
              John Slyce, ‘Show 48’ , Flash Art, May/June
              Gill Perry, ‘Case Study 11: Gender and Fetishism: An Overview’, Open University  
              Mathew Collings, ‘The Whip and the Honey’, Modern Painters, Spring, pp.121–24 (il)       
              John Windsor, ‘These Boots were made for...’, The Independent Saturday Magazine, 4
1997      John Slyce, ‘Everyday Problems: The Aesthetic of Re-Presentation’, Artlies, no.16,
              Patricia Johnson, ‘Fish and Chips’, Houston Chronicle, December 12th
              Stella Santacaterina, ‘Space Oddities’, Flash Art, October
1996      Robert Garnett, ‘Plastic’, Art Monthly, October
              Adrian Searle, ‘Plastic’, The Guardian, August 27th
1995      David Barrett, ‘Gavin Brown, Jemima Stehli and Amikan Toren’, Art Monthly, Nov
              Phil Brown, ‘Best of British’, Brisbane News, July
              Marie Sierra Hughes, ‘Weaving the Pieces Together’, Sunday Herald, 26th April
1991      Adrian Searle, ‘The Economist’, Time Out, Aug/Sept

2010   HUMAN, introduction by Christian Estrosi and texts by Gilbert Perlein and Michel Brun, 
           published by Skira Flammarian, Paris for Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice
           Autofocus Photographers, The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography, edited by Susan
           Bright, published by Thames and Hudson
           Crash with texts by JG Ballard, Dawn Ades, and Will Self,
2009   Arguments, Jemima Stehli John Hilliard, with essays by Mark Francis, Simon Baker and
           Giorgio Verzotti, published by Artra Milan and Fine Arts Unternehmen Books
2007   Centrefold No 6, scrapbook ed. Lewis Amar, Reza Aramesh.
           Naked Portrait 1900 to 2007 with text by Martin Hammer published by the National Galleries
           of Scotland, Edinburgh
           Contemporary British Women Artists, in their own words, interviews with Rebecca Fortnum,
           Mulheres 26 Anos- Encontros de Fotografia with essays by Albano Silva Pereira and Delfim
2005   Transmission: Speaking and Listening: Responsibility, edited by Sharon Kivland published by            Sheffield Hallam University/Site Gallery, Sheffield
2004   The Photograph as Contemporary Art Charlotte Cotton, Thames and Hudson, London
           Jemima Stehli, essays by Albano Silva Pereira, Barry Schwabsky with text by Michael 
           Tarantino, published by Centro De Arte Visuais, Coimbra
           A Recorded Space for Contemporary Art, Audio Arts, volume 22, number 2 and 3, interview 
           The Labyrynth of the Gaze issue 3 curated by Gavin Turk limited edition publication by Five, 
2003   Art and Photography, edited by David Campany, Phaidon Press, London
           Curve: The Female Nude Now, Universal Publishing New York
2002   Jemima Stehli, essays by David Burrows, John Slyce, Stella Santacatterina. 
2001   Art Crazy Nation, Matthew Collings, 21 Publishing, Cambridge
           Naked Women The Nude in Photography from 1850 to the present day edited by Phil Braham
           Sidewinder, essays by Suhail Malik, Peter Nagy, Alka Pande and Renate Dohmen.
           Gymnasion, Palais Thurm and Taxis, Bregenz, catalogue, essay by Stella    
           Santacatterina, published by Walther Koenig Books, Cologne
1998   Educating Barbie, essay by David Burrows, published by Trans Hudson Gallery, New York
1997   Fish and Chips, essay by Francesca Fuchs and Bill Davenport, published by Diverseworks
1996   Plastic, essays by Joan Key and Paul Heber-Percy, Neil Cummings, published by Arnolfini 
1995   It’s a Pleasure, essay by Leah Karibian, published by Royal Festival Hall, London

2003   Kodak Lecture Series, at Ryerson University. Posted online at:
2001   ‘Gestural Politics: Identity and the Performative’ with Amelia Jones, Judith Halberstam
           Andrew Ross and Runa Islam, Royal College, London

2009               Iaspis residency in Gothenburg Sweden, April-August
1998–2000    Artist in Residence, Delfina Studios, London
1997              Individual Artists, London Arts Board