Biography


JESSICA WARBOYS

Born in 1977, UK. Lives and works in Berlin and London.


EDUCATION

2002-2004                     Slade School of Fine Art, London, Master of Fine Art (Sculpture)

1998-2001                      Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall BA (Hons) Fine Art

 

SOLO SHOWS

2017
Tate St Ives, Cornwall, UK, opening March 31th

2016
Topo Scenic, Kunsthall Stavanger
Hill of Dreams, film screening, Tate Britain, London
Allotrope, Casa Masaccio San Giovanni Valdarno
Angle Pose, Kunstverein, Amsterdam
Hoop Eye Dance Trance, SIC, Helsinki
Neap Tide, Schaufenster am Hofgarten, curated by Matthew Post, Kunstverein München

2015
Ad Lib, State of Concept, Athens
Painting Sculpture Sound, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Glade, M – Museum Leuven, Leuven
Films & Performance, Prospectif Cinéma, Centre Pompidou, Paris

2014
Ab Ovo, part of AV Festival, curated by Rebecca Shatwell, Laing Gallery, Newcastle
Boudica, Outpost, curated by Adam Pugh, Oslo

2013
Films, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Ab Ovo, Spike Island, Bristol, curated by Helen Legg
Artists’ Film International: Jessica Warboys, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2012
Panther Print, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Tails, Bielefelder Kunstverein, curated by Thomas Thiel, Bielefeld, Germany
A painting cycle, Nomas Foundation, curated by Cecilia Canziani & Ilaria Gianni, Roma

2011
Victory Park Tree Painting, Cell Project Space, London
Underlap, Volcano Extravaganza, curated by Milovan Farronato with Rita Selvaggio, Stromboli, Italy
No more summer of incompleteness, Sutton Lane, London
A l’étage, Maison d’art Bernard Anthonioz,  Program Satellite 4, Jeu de Paume, Paris, curated by Raimundas Malašauskas, Nogent sur Marne
Land & Sea, Le Crédac, curated by Claire Le Restif, Ivry-sur-Seine
Te Motutapu a Taikehu, BF15, curated by Marie de Brugerolle, Lyon

2010
Ballad of the Green Hoop, Live/Film event, South London Gallery, curated by Anne-Sophie Dinant, London

2009
Parasol, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris

2008
Le Chant du Rossignol, Foundry Darling, Quartier Ephémère, Montréal, Canada

 

GROUP SHOWS

2016
Caught in the Trees, Gregor Staiger, Zurich
Grands Gestures, Freymond-Guth, Basel
From a Long Thin Wire, a Journey into Sound Fields, curated by Marcella Lista and Marie Muracciole, Beirut Art Centre
Pastoral Myths, curated by Anne-Claire Schmidt, La Loge, Brussels
Sur le motif, Maison d’Art Bernard Antonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne

2015
British Art Show 8, Leed
Superior Props, Mia Marfurt and Jessica Warboys, 1857, Oslo
Painting in Time, The Tetley, Leeds
Ab-Stretching the Canvas, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam
Rideaux /Blind, IAC, Villeurbanne

2014
Return Jouney Home, Mostyn, curated by Adam Carr, Wales
Domesticity V, curated by Lucie Fontaine, Bali, Indonesia
Mystic Fire, curated by Darren Flook, Paradise Row, London
I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
La Tredicesima Luna, Chiesa della Madonna del Duomo, Arezzo
AV Festival, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
Memory Palaces, carlier | gebauer, Berlin

2013
Jarman Award, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Placer, Walden Affairs, The Hague, Holland
October Show, ESSEX STREET, New York
Weather Permitting 9th Bienal do Mercosul | Porto Alegre, directed by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Porto Alegre
Painting, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
Ligegyldigt hvorhen, blot udenfor verden, curated by Alexander Tovborg, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Chat Jet, Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria, curated by Sandro Droschl & Christian Egger
The Objects, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Scotland, curated by Kyla McDonald

2012
dOCUMENTA (13), curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Kassel
The Parallax Curtain, S1 ARTSPACE, curated by Louise Hutchinson, Sheffield
La Demeure Joyeuse II, Francesca Pia, curated by Anne Dressen, Zurich
Marcher dans la couleur, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sérignan, France
Les amas d’Hercule, Parc Saint Léger – Centre d’art contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, curated by Sandra Patron, France
Camera Britannica, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Film programme, curated by Marie Canet
Au loin une île !, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, curated by Vanessa Desclaux and Marie Canet, Paris
Into the woods, Galerie des Galeries, Galerie Lafayette, curated by Daria de Beauvais, Paris
Los Pasos Perdidos, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna

2011
Au loin une île !, Frac Aquitaine, curated by Vanessa Desclaux and Marie Canet, Bordeaux
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble
Madam Realism’, Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, curated by Lisette Smits, Maastrich
Token Took, Chert, Berlin, part of Berlin/Paris exchange

2010
Les Vagues, Frac Carquefou, curated by Emilie Renard, Nantes
The October Show, Limoncello, London
Monsieur Mirroir, Selected for 12th Ricard Foundation Prize, curated by Emilie Renard, Paris
The old sow sent them out to… they got into it and rolled down the hill. Wiels Project Room, a proposition by Martin Laborde, Brussels
Solar skill, Fluxia Gallery, Milan, Italy

2009
54ème Salon d’art contemporain de Montrouge, Paris
Objets Scénique, Séance Contrechamp, Le Cinématographe, curated by Marie de Brugerolle, Nantes

2008
Kunstwerk Bazaar, Outpost Gallery, curated by Andrew Hunt, Norwich, UK
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, La Villa Arson, curated by Eric Mangion and Marie de Brugerolle, Nice

 

PERFORMANCES/TALKS

2014
Carte Blanche (Performance & Screening), Silencio, FIAC, Paris

2013
Performance & Screening, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
Artist’s talk with Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Glasgow Sculpture Centre, Glasgow
Vanelephant (performance), Tyntesfield, in the frame of Ab Ovo, Spike Island, Bristol

2012
Thunderclap (performance), collaboration with Morten Norbye Halvorsen , dOCUMENTA 13, Ave Park, Kassel
Artist’s talk, Spike Island, Bristol
Conversation with Rita Salvaggio, Nomas Foundation, Rome

 

PUBLICATIONS

2012
dOCUMENTA (13) Catalog 3/3 – The Guidebook
Vanelephant, Sternberg Press, Berlin

2011
A l’étage – Plat Verso, Éditions du Jeu de Paume

2008
Ne Pas Jouer avec des Choses Mortes, JRP Ringier, Presses du réel

2001
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Bev Bytheway (ed.), (exh.cat.)
Bev Bytheway, Sacha Craddock and Des Lawrence, Clifford Press, Coventry

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Centre National des Art Plastiques, Paris, France
FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
FRAC Auvergne
FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
FMAC Fond Municipal d’Art Contemporain de la ville de Paris

 

RESIDENCIES

2011
Cité internationale des Arts, Paris
Volcano Extravaganza, Stromboli Fiorucci Art Trust, Stomboli Island, Italy

2010
Les Vagues, 24° ateliers FRAC Pays de la Loire, curated by Emilie Renard, Nantes

2007-2008
Point Ephémère, Paris

 

GRANTS

2013
Arts Council, England

2007
Arts Council, England

2002 -2004
AHRB, Research Award