Galerie Raum mit Licht

 

IMOGEN STIDWORTHY

Education
2014-2018    Malmö Art Academy, Lunds Academy, SE (PhD Programme in Fine Arts)
1992-1994    Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, postgraduate studies in fine art
1984-1987    West Surrey College of Art and Design, BA Hons fine art (first class)

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2016   Welcome Trust London, ‘This is a Voice’ (group exhibition)
2015            
Kiev Biennale 2015, Ukraine
                     Welcome Trust London, ‘Edges of Consciousness’ (group exhibition)
                     Hayward Touring exhibition ‘Listening’, Norwich University of the Arts
                     The British Art Show 2015, 1: Leeds Art Gallery
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 (selection)
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, www.ubu.com/film/higgie.html, 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
                   Soundmuseum.fm (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
Screening:
                   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
                   Commissioned by English Heritage and The National Trust
                   Visible Sound and Image for the Ear, 6th Seoul Net and Film Festival, Korea
Screening:
                   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      

Awards  
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)                                                  
                                                                                                                                     
Publications
- (.). 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.

Collections
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.