Galerie Raum mit Licht



2014-18  Malmö Art Academy, Lunds Academy, SE (PhD Programme in Fine Arts)
1992-94  Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, postgraduate studies in fine art
1984-87  West Surrey College of Art and Design, BA Hons fine art (first class)

forthcoming exhibitions   
Aug     Kiev Biennale 2015, Ukraine.
Sept     Wellcome Trust London, ‘Edges of Consciousness’ (group exhibition).
            Hayward Touring exhibition ‘Listening’, Norwich University of the Arts.
Oct      The British Art Show 2015, 1: Leeds Art Gallery.
 2016   Wellcome Trust London, ‘This is a Voice’ (group exhibition).

solo exhibitions (from 2000)
2014    The Work, Imperial War Museum, London
            Voice, Text, Body, new commission for a performance work, RADAR contemporary art
            programme (Loughborough University)
2013   Volumes of Stone, Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna (curated by Nav Haq)
           Sacha, AKINCI, Amsterdam, NL
2011   (.), Matt´s Gallery, London, UK
2010   The Work, Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck AT.
           Imogen Stidworthy, The Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
           Barrabackslarrabang, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, NL 
2009  The Work, platform 1, Loughborough railway station. Commisioned by RADAR               
          Loughborough University, UK
2006  Get Here, Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna, AT
2005  Dummy, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, FR 
          Audio Cab temporary public art work, Luton, UK
2003  The Whisper Heard, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK
2002  Netherlands Film Museum, Amsterdam, NL 
  Substitutes, Gallery K&S, Berlin, DE 
  o.T., Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, DE
2000  Closing/close by, a collaboration with Michael Curran, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK
  Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels, BE 

group exhibitions (selected, from 2004)
2016 THIS IS A VOICE, Wellcome Collection, London
2015 Listening, Hayward Touring Exhibition, Bluecoat, Liverpool.
         And at SITE gallery, Sheffield.
         The Inner Acoustic, Errant Bodies, Berlin.
2014 Sao Paulo Bienal. New commission: Balayer – A Map of Sweeping
         Listening, Hayward Touring Exhibition, Baltic 39, Newcastle.
         A Glass Darkly, STROOM, The Hague. Curated by Nav Haq.
         Itself Not So, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York. Group exhibition.
         The Vigilant Eye, The Bluecoat, Liverpool.
         The Voice and the Lens, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
                  Screenings 2014:
          Viewing Voices, Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014.
          Voice, Creature of Transition, Begane Grond, Amsterdam NL.
          Here, Chester Film Co-op, screening programme, Chester UK.
2013  Bergen Triennale, ´Monday begins on Saturday´, Bergen (NO), new commission  A Crack in
          the Light
. (catalogue) 
          Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Arts Society, London
          About the House / Silence Turned into Objects, WH Auden House, Kischteten, AT
          Istanbul International 2013
          The Character of a Collection, MuKHA, Antwerp (catalogue)
          Acts of Voicing, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul (catalogue)
          How to tell a Story, DEPO, Istanbul
2012  Garden of Learning, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
          Time and Again, AKINCI, Amsterdam, NL
          The Voice and the Lens, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
          Acts of Voicing, Würtemburgischer Kunstverrein, Stuttgart
          El Hilo de Ariadne (Ariadne’s Thread), La Casa del Lector, Matadero, Madrid
          Paraphrasing Babel, Viewmaster Foundation, Maastricht, NL
          Niet Normaal. Difference on Display, Bluecoat, Liverpool
          Language Lessons, LUX online exhibition curated by Ben Cook
2011  It’s time we got to know each other, 52nd October Salon, Belgrade, SE
          Terminal Convention, Static, Liverpool, UK.
           I will talk with anyone who will talk with me, City Gallery, Leicester, UK
           Ruins Recycled, AKINCI, Amsterdam.
           Terminal Convention, Cork International Airport decommissioned terminal.
                   Screenings and online exhibitions 2011:
           Les Rencontres Internationales, film selection at Haus der Kunst der Welt, Berlin; Centre 
           Georges Pompidou, Paris; Reine Sophia, Madrid.
           Ten Women who use Film,, curated by Jennifer Higgie.
           Off the Record, Resonance FM, London: 3”18, sound work for radio.
2010   The Eternal Tour, Silwan, East Jerusalem (catalogue) 
           No Longer Empty, Liverpool Biennial 2010
           Signals, group exhibition, MoBY (Museums of Bat Yam), Israel. 
           KIAF (Korean International Art Fair), Seoul, Special Project.
           Life: a Users Manual, Art Sheffield 2010, Sheffield, UK.
                     Screenings 2010:
          Les Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
          New British Film Festival, Moscow. 
          Moving Portraits: Artists Films - People and Place, Womad Festival programme, UK.
          Videozone: 5th International Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv. I.
          Courtisane Film Festival, Gent, BE.
2009 The Work (pilot version) publicly sited installation on platform 1, Loughborough railway  
          station. Commissioned by RADAR, Loughborough University, UK.
          Niet Normaal - Difference on Display, Beurs van Beurlage, Amsterdam, NL (to 2010)
          XXX Get off at Edge Hill, Metal, Liverpool, UK.
          See This Sound, Lentos Museum, Linz, Austria
          Zacherlfabrik, Vienna, AT
 (online sound exhibition)
2008 Next Up, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
          The Northern Art Prize, Leeds Art Gallery, UK
Liverpool Art Prize, Liverpool (winner)
          Shrinking Cities, Cube, Manchester, UK
          Moves 08, Festival of Movement on Screen, Manchester, UK
2007  Documenta 12, Kassel, DE
          Thessaloniki Biennale 2007
          Works in Translation, Digital Arts Laboratory, Holon, Israel
          Unforgettable, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, NL
          Visual Soundings, Netherlands Institute for Media Art, Amsterdam, NL
          Re [Video Positive], FACT, Liverpool, UK
2006  Shanghai Bienniale, Walk On
          Spool, Het Consortium, Amsterdam, NL
          Rogue Wave, FACT, Liverpool, UK
2005  Be What You Want but Stay Where You Are, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL
          Dutch - non Dutch, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, NL
          murmur, TENT. Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
          Audio Cab, temporary public work sited in 50 black cabs and private hire taxis, Luton, UK. 
          Commissioned by English Heritage and The National Trust.
          Visible Sound and Image for the Ear, 6th Seoul Net and Film Festival, Korea
          Frieze Art Fair Artists Cinema
2004  Governmentality: How do we Want to be Governed, Art Central, Miami, USA
          Shrinking Cities, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, DE
          Becks Futures, ICA, London and CCA (Centre for Contemporary Art), Glasgow, GB
          With Hidden Noise, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
          Versions, Kunsthal Bergen, Norway, NO

curated exhibitions
2013  BLACKOUT, co-curated with Patrick Henry (director, LOOK international photography
          festival), Echibition Research Centtre, LJMU, Liverpool
2012  In the First Circle, in collaboration with Paul Domela (Liverpool Biennial) at Fundacio Antoni
          Tapiès, Barcelona, ES
2008  Die Lucky Bush, MuKHA, Antwerp, BE,
2005  Murmur, TENT. Rotterdam, in collaboration with Edwin Carels (curator MuKHA), part of
          International Film Festival (IFFR) Rotterdam 2005      

The Jarman Award 2011 (shortlisted)
The Northern Art Prize 2008 (shortlisted)
Liverpool Art Prize 2008 (winner)
Becks Futures 2004 (shortlisted)                                                                   
Prix de Rome 1996, Film and Video, The Netherlands (winner)                                                  
- (.). Artists book addressing the borders of language and the politics of the voice, incorporating material drawn from my artistic research and contributions by seven artists and writers, including four commissioned essays. 256pp, colour, pub. London/Maastricht: Matts Gallery and Jan van Eyck Academy 2012.
- In the First Circle. Cahier to accompany the exhibition at Fundacio Antoni Tapiès, with a text by Mladen Dolar, designed by Salome Schmuki, 48pp, colour, pub. Barcelona: Fundacio Antoni Tapiès 2011.
- Die Lucky Bush. Publication to accompany the exhibition Die Lucky Bush, with interviews, transcriptions of discussions, artists texts, designed by Salome Schmuki, Pub. Antwerp: M HKA 2008.

Arts Council England; Centre George Pompidou, Paris; FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon; MuHKA (Museum for Contemporary Art), Antwerp; Dommerung Collection, Amsterdam (NL); Sanders Collection, Amsterdam; Fries Museum, Leewarden, NL.