Galerie Raum mit Licht


Lindsay Seers

born 1966 in Mauritius
lives and works in London, United Kingdom


1999-2001   MA Fine Art Goldsmiths College
1991-1995   BA Hons Fine Art, The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2013   Entangled2 (Theatre II), Matt´s Gallery, London
           Monocular4, QUAD, Derby, UK
2012   Nowhere Less Now, The Tin Tabernacle, London
2011   Rugby Collection exhibition featuring Lindsay Seers 'The Trilogy (Extramission 2)'
           It has to be this way 2, BALTIC, Gateshead
           Dis-covery, Salamanca Art Centre, Tasmania
2010   Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
           Mead Gallery, Warwick
2009   It has to be this way, Matt’s Gallery, London
2008   Event Horizon, Royal Academy of Art (performance/screening)
2007   Swallowing Black Maria Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2006   Human Camera Mali Salon, Rijeka, Croatia (performance/screening)
           The truth was always there, The Collection, Lincoln
           I can’t tell you, Grundy Gallery, Blackpool
           Don’t look through me, City Gallery Leicester
2005   Image in Me, Market Gallery, Glasgow
           Eyes of Others, Gallery of Photography, Dublin
           I saw the light, Gasworks Gallery, London
2003   You said that without moving your lips, Limerick City Gallery, Ireland
           Calidoscopio, Museodel Barro, Asuncion, Paraguay
2002   Photoscoptucus, Public work, Camden Lock/ Henley-on-Thames
2001   Black Bag, Old Operating Theatre Museum (+ Monograph, BBC Programme,
           ‘Lindsay Seers, Artist’s Eye’, Rory Logsdail)  
           For the dead travel fast, Worcester City Museum and Art Gallery
1999   Autocannibal, Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1998   Cannibal, Old Museum Art Centre, Belfast
1997   Knock, Knock, Artists Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Group exhibitions (selection)

2015    Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf, Venice Biennale
            Reads Like a Book, The Book Lovers, Cricoteka, Poland
2014    MIRRORCITY, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London
            For the Record, Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery   
            Top of the World, Sami Centre For Contemporary Art, Karasjok, Norway
2013    Narrative Structures, Stryx, Brimingham
            Nowhere Less Now², MONA, Tasmania [commission]
            Toulouse International Art Festival [commission]
            To that Wallpaper Vault, Departure Lounge, Luton
            The Book Lovers, EFA Project Space, New York
    Disappearing Into One, Zabludowicz Collection, London

            Urban Visionaries, Canary Wharf Screen, Art on the Underground, London
2012    The Book Lovers, MHKA, Antwerp
    Reality Bites, Kiasma, Helsinki
    Focal Points: Art and Photography, Manchester Art Gallery
    Møte (Meeting), Galleri Festiviteten, Norway
            Ich is ein Anderer, Kunstverein Freiburg

            A Trip to the Moon, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2011    Monodrome, Athens Biennale, Greece
Beyond Deception, Erik Steen Gallery, Oslo, Norway

            Something In The Way, Lofoten International Art Festival, Norway

            Outrageous Fortunes, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK
            Dis-covery, Salamanca Art Centre, Tasmania
            Rugby Collection exhibition featuring Lindsay Seers 'The Trilogy (Extramission 2)'
            Just Photography, Martos Gallery, New York
2010   Hands On, Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna
2009   Film Weekend: The Jarman Award at KunstHalle, Zurich
           Performance at Whitechapel Gallery, London
           Altermodern, Fourth Tate Triennial, Tate Britain
           Mostravideo, Itau Cultural Institute, Sao Paulo
2008   Happy Hand, British Film Institute, London (performance/screening)
2007   Cinemart, The Auditorium, Rome
           Foreign Bodies, White Box, New York
           The Believers, touring exhibition in five cities in Norway, including
           Stavanger, Forde and Bergen
2006   UBS Opening, Tate Modern (with Laurie Simmons, Guerilla Girls and others.)
           Metropolis Rise, CQL Design Centre, Shanghai; DIAF 2006 @798 Space, Beijing
           Inside, (Performance) Great Eastern Hotel, Masonic Temple
           Performance/Screening, Don’t Look Through Me, Y Theatre, Leicester
           Performance/Screening at Witte de With/Tent, Rotterdam
           John Skies or Sally Swims, UKS Gallery, Oslo      
           Wandering Rocks, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London
2005   Wunderkammer, The Collection (curated by Edward Allington)
2004   Adam, Smart Projects, Amsterdam
           Mind the Gap La Friche, Triangle, Marseille
           Shattered Love, Keith Talent Gallery, London
           Eating at Another’s Table, Metropole Galleries, Folkestone (performance/exhibition)
           Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London (curated by Paul O’Neill)
           A Variety Night of Ventriloquism, Performance in FACT, Liverpool
           (with Ken Campbell, Aura Satz, Andrew Hubbard)
           Mesmer, Temporarycontemporary, London
           Haunted Media, Site Gallery, Sheffield (with Susan Hiller, Susan Collins, Scanner,
           Thompson/Craighead, S Mark Gubb)
2003   The Physical World, APT, London, (with Ian Dawson, Katie Pratt)
           Sphere, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Kanada (with Paul McCarthy, Bruce
           Laurie Simmons and Allan McCollum)
           A Taste for Sham, Studio 1.1, London (with Jo Bruton, Kirsten Glass)
           The Lost Collection of an Invisible Man, The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle (curated by
           Brian Griffiths)
2002   History Revision, Plymouth Art Centre (including Terry Atkinson)
           Nausea: encounters with ugliness, London Print Studio
           Dramatic Events, Kent Institute of Art and Design        
           Nausea, Djangoly Art Centre (with Dave Burrows, Beagles and Ramsay, Margarita Gluzberg,
           Mark Hutchinson)
2001   Trinity College, Zwemmer Gallery, London
           Molotov, Dilston Grove Gallery, London (with Kirsten Glass, Diann Bauer, Annie Whiles,
           Helen Paterson, Lisa Fielding Smith)
2000   Tow, Camden Lock, Millennium Commission Project (with Tim Head, Diana Edmunds,
           Janice Howard, Zoe Brown)
           Assembly, Stepney City, London
           A Shot In The Head, Lisson Gallery, London
           Unfound, Chisenhale Gallery, London
           City Projects, Artomatic, London (with Jemima Brown, Marcel Price)
           The Double, The Lowry Centre, Salford (with Thomas Ruff, James Reilly and Alice Maher) 
           On the rock, APT Gallery, London (with Annie Whiles, Diann Bauer, Kirsten Glass,
           Helen Paterson)
1999   Nerve, ICA, London (with Jeremy Deller, Martin Creed, Dave Beech, John Isaacs,
           John Beagles, Dave Burrows, Clive Sall)
           Quotidian, Paper Bag Factory (curated by Julia Lancaster)     
1998   Multiples, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
1996   Stick Your Hands Up, Acorn Storage, Hammersmith, London
1996   Ghost, ACAVA Open Studios, Denmark St, London
            Ad Hoc, London Artforms. (curated by Phyllida Barlow, with Eric Bainbridge, Leila

Residencies / Prizes (selection)

2012   Sharjah Art Foundation Production Award
2010   Paul Hamlyn Awards for Artists
           Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts for a residency in Tasmania
2009   Film London & Channel 4’s Jarman Award (and commission for Channel 4’s highly
           3 Minute Wonder strand)
           Arts Council Individual Artist Award
2007   Wingate Scholarship  British Academy /British School at Rome
           British Council Award for new work
2006   AHRC Research Leave Award
           Arts Council National Touring Award
2005   British Council Award
           Arts Council Individual Artist Award
2004   Triangle International Artists Workshop, Mauritius
2003   Arts Council and Triangle Trust as support for residency in Paraguay
1999   Arte Viva, residency and exhibition, Senigallia, Italy
1998   Beach Life, Public Art Project, supported by Islington Council
1997-2001 Residency with Acme Studios, The Old Fire Station, London
1997  7-month residency: The Irish Museum of Modern Art
1995   First Base Studio Award (one-year residency ACAVA)
           Ray Finnis Award
1993   Slade Prize (Pankerd Jones Memorial Prize)

Publications (selection)

Memories Are Made of This, Charlie Fox, Sight and Sound, April 2015
The Fantastical World of Lindsay Seers, Elizabeth Fullerton, ARTnews, October 2014
Digital Realities: MIRRORCITY, Chloe Hodge, Aesthetica, October - November 2014
MIRRORCITY: London artists on fiction and reality, Phil Harris, Artvehicle, October 2014
Take a look in the mirror, Freire Barnes, Time Out, October 2014
Lindsay Seers: Two Different Coloured Eyes, Alison Green, Souce, Summer 2014
Lindsay Seers, Charmian Griffin, Time Out, 29 October 2013
One of Many, Adrian Dannatt, Artist Comes First, Jean-Marc Bustamante (ed), Toulouse International Art Festival (exhibition catalogue), June 2013
The Book Lovers, Wendy Vogel, Modern Painters, May 2013
Lindsay Seers, George Barber, Frieze, January 2013
Lindsay Seers, Artangel at the Tin Tabernacle – Jo Applin, ArtForum, December 2012
Lindsay Seers, Martin Herbert, Art Monthly, October 2012
Exhibition, Ben Luke, Evening Standard, (pg 60-61) 20 September 2012
Lindsay Seers @ The Tin Tabernacle, Sophie Risner, Whitehot Magazine, September 2012
Artist Profile: Lindsay Seers, Beverly Knowles, this is tomorrow, 12 September 2012
Dream Voyage on a Ghost Ship, Richard Cork, Financial Times, (pg 15) 11 September 2012
Nowhere Less Now, Amy Dawson, Metro (pg 56) 7 September 2012
Voyage of Discovery, Helen Sumpter, Time Out, (pg 42) 6-12 September 2012
Nowhere Less Now, Rachel Cooke, The Observer, (pg 33) 2 September 2012
Divine Interventions, Georgia Dehn, Telegraph Magazine, 25 August 2012
Eine Buhne fur das Ich, Annette Hoffmann, Der Sonntag, 25 March 2012
Das Identitätsvakuum – Dietrich Roeschmann, Badische Zeitung, 27 March 2012
Ich ist ein anderer-Kunstverein Freiburg – Badische Zeitung, 21 March 2012,
Action Painting – Jacob Lundström, FLM NR.16, March 2012
Dröm-fabriken – Peter Cornell, Kultur, 21 Febraury 2012
Vita duken lockar Konstnärer – Fredrik Söderling, Dagens Nyheter (pg 4-5) 15 Feburary 2012
Personligen Präglad -    Clemens Poellinger, SvD söndag, (pg 4-5) 12 Febraury 2012
Uppshippna hyllningar till – Helena Lindblad, Dagens Nyheter (pg 8-9) 9 Ferauary 2012
Bonniers Konsthall – Sara Schedin, Scan Magazine, (pg 48-9) Febuary 2012
Ausstellungen – Monopol, (pg 120) February 2012
Modeprovokatörer plockas up par museerna – Susanna Strömquist, Dagens Nyheter (pg 8-9) January 2012
Promosing in Kabelvåg – Seers' 'Cyclops [Monocular] at LIAF, Kjetil Røed, Aftenposten, 10 September 2011
Reconstructing the Past – Lindsay Seers' Photographic Narrative, Lee Halpin, Novel², May/June 2011
Jarman Award, September 2009, Laura McLean-Ferris, Guardian
Top Ten, Sommer 2009, Art Forum
Remember Me, July 2009, Tom Morton, Art Forum
It has to be this way, 2009, published by Matt’s Gallery, London
ArtForum, May 2009, Gilda Williams review of the show at Matt’s Gallery
Frieze, April 2009, Chris Fite-Wassilak review of the show at Matt’s Gallery
Art Review, April 2009, Rebecca Geldard review of the show at Matt’s Gallery
Frieze, April 2009, Jorg Heiser review of Altermodern Tate Triennial
Art Monthly, March 2009, Colin Perry review of Altermodern Tate Triennial
The Independent, 6 February 2009, ‘No sharks here, but plenty to bite on’
Tom Lubbock review of Altermodern Tate Triennial
Time Out London, January 29 – February 4 2009, ‘Critics’ Choice’ for the show at Matt’s Gallery
Time Out London, January 22 – 28 2009, ‘In the studio’
Human Camera, June 2007, Monograph published by Article Press
Art Papers (USA), review of Gasworks show, pg. 60, February 2006
Time Out’, review of the show Wandering Rocks, February 1 –8, 2006
Aften Posten, Norway, front cover and pp. 6-7  for the show in UKS
Sunday Times (Culture magazine), pp. 8-9. review of the show in Gallery of Photography.
November 20 2005
There is Always an Alternative, catalogue (Dave Beech /Mark Hutchinson) 2005
Wunderkammer, catalogue, The Collection, October 2005
Sphere Catalogue (essay by Lisa Panting, pp. 46-50), Presentation House Gallery, 2004
Art Monthly, April 2004, review of the show Haunted Media, pp. 33-34 (with images)
Miser and Now, essays in issues 1, 2, and 3
Source 37, Winter 2003. review of the show in Limerick City Gallery.
Expressive Recall, pp. 50-51
Braziers International Artists Workshop catalogue, 2002
Art Monthly, April 2003, review of the show Lost Collection of an Invisible Man
Slade - Hannah Collins, Chris Muller, Lindsay Seers, Elisa Sighicelli, Catherine Yass, (a journal for photography, essay by John HIlliard), June 2002
Radical Philosophy,113, June 2002, frontcover and pp. 26, 30
Elle magazine, June 2002, pp. 92-93
Art Monthly, review, Dave Beech, June 2002 pp. 30-31
Nausea: encounters with ugliness, catalogue
Lindsay Seers, Artists Eye, BBC Programme by Rory Logsdail
The Fire Station, a film by William Raban and a catalogue by Acme
Assembly, catalogue
Arte Viva, catalogue
The Double, catalogue by Lowry, Lowry Press. 07.2000
Contemporary Visual Arts, Roy Exley, June 1999
Hot Shoe, Chris Townsend. July/August 1999
Evening Standard, 13 May 1999, pg. 54
Occupational Hazard, critical writing on recent British art, published by Duncan McCorquedale,
Naomi Siderfin and Julian Stallabras (essay by Mark Hutchinson, pp. 160-164)
AWP, published by Irish Museum of Modern Art. front cover, pp. 7, 44
Sunday Times (Irish) review, pg. 25, September 20, 1998


Tate Collection, London
Frank Cohen Collection
Arts Council Collection
Rugby Art Gallery
Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania

Lindsay Seers is represented by Matt's Gallery.