Adam Chodzko

BIOGRAPHY


 
 


Adam Chodzko lives and works in Whitstable, Kent
Born in London, 1965
University of Manchester, BA (Hons) History of Art, 1985–88
Goldsmiths College, London, MA Fine Art, 1992–94

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Solo Exhibitions


2011
Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt.

2010
Siakos.Hanappe, Athens.

2008
Proxigean Tide, Tate St Ives

2007
Signal, Malmö, Sweden
Then, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and various sites across Dublin
MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna

2004           
Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
Els Hanappe Underground, Athens

2003            
Herbert Read Gallery, KIAD, Canterbury

2002           
Fabrica, Brighton
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota
Cubitt, London

2001                       
Sandroni.Rey Gallery, Venice, California
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
Els Hanappe Underground, Athens

2000
Accademia Britannica, Roma

1999
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

1998
Gallery II, Bradford
Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland
Viewpoint Gallery, Salford

1996
Lotta Hammer, London

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2011
A Fire in the Master's House is Set, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff.
In the Belly of the Whale, Cartel, London.
Made in Britain – Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980 – 2010, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Suzhou Art Museum.*
Loophole to Happiness, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lodz, & Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague & AMT Projects Bratislava

2010
Cinecity, Brighton festival.
Made in Britain – Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980 – 2010, Sichuan Provincial Museum, Chengdu; touring to Xi’an Art Museum.*
Apocalypse Now, Krowswork, Hot Springs Documentary Festival, Oakland, California.
Pier Paolo Pasolini; We are all in Danger, Australian Cinémathèque at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane.
Loophole to Happiness, Trafo, Budapest, & Museum of Contemporary Art, Lodz*
Kraftwerk Religion. Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden.*
Here, There and Everwhere, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.
BLOOD TEARS FAITH DOUBT, Courtauld Gallery, London.
Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, Kent.
Future Fictions, Latitude Contemporary Art, Latitude Festival.
Journeys With No Return, A-Foundation, London & Galerie Kurt-Kurt, Berlin.*
The Gathering, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

2009 
Altogether Elsewhere, Zoo, London*
Dark Monarch, Tate St Ives touring to Towner Gallery, Eastbourne*
Journeys With No Return, Akbank, Istanbul Biennale*.
Artworks in Exchange for Visitors’ Ideas, curated by Cesare Pietroiusti, Wilkinson Gallery
Plot 09: This World & Nearer Ones, Governors Island, NY* 
For the Straight Way is Lost, Athens Biennale*
Vlassis Caniaris, In Contrapunto, ITYS, Athens
Born Again Pagan, ISIS, London
English Lounge, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

2008
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London*
Tales of Time and Space, Folkestone Sculpture Triennial, Folkestone, Kent*
Print the Legend, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh*
Fact or Friction, Vox Populi, Philadelphia

2007
Breaking Step, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade*
Gallery Exchange, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt
Beyond the Country, Glucksman Gallery, Cork

2006
One Brief Moment, apexart, New York*
Responding to Rome, Estorick Collection, London*
Please close the gate, Roche Court, Wiltshire
From There, Bloomberg Space, London
Unfinished Business, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
Fire, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
Belief and Doubt, The Aspen Art Museum, Colorado*

2005
Showcase, City Art Centre, Edinburgh*
Documentary Creations, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland*
Dance of the Seven Veils, Cooper Gallery, University of Dundee
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco and White Columns, New York*
Displacements: British Art 1900–2005, Tate Britain
British Art Show 6, Baltic, Newcastle, touring to Manchester, Nottingham and Bristol*
General Ideas. CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
Video Spirit: Mysteries, Myths, Meditations & the Moving Image. Cheekwood, Nashville
Seeing God. Museum of Fine Arts of Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Warth, Switzerland*
Le Voyage Interieur, Espace EDF-Electra, Paris*
Pasolini e noi, Archivio di Stato in the Royal Palace, Turin and the Istituto Nazionale Per La Grafica, Rome*
Moving Home: Six Artists, Six Rooms, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

2004           
Off the Beaten Track, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London, Sandroni.Rey, LA
Perfectly Placed, South London Gallery
Romantic Detachment, PS1, NY, touring to Chapter Art Gallery, Cardiff*

2003
Electric Earth, British Council curated, the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, then touring Russia, and Lithuania through 2004*
Micro/Macro: British Art 1996–2002, British Council curated, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest*
Visionary Landscapes, Cecil Sharpe House, London
Independence, South London Gallery
In Good Form, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Bad Behaviour, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, touring to other venues across the UK

2002              
Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne*
Tabu, Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland*
Location, Uk, Gimpel Fils, London
Fabrications, Cube Gallery, Manchester*
On a Clear Day, Sophienholm, Lyngby-Taarbæk, Denmark*
Networks, Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff and touring to Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh* and other venues across the UK

2001
The seat with the clearest view, Grey Matter Contemporary Art, Sydney
Bright Paradise, 1st Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand*
Night on Earth, Städtische Ausstellungshalle Am Hawerkamp, Münster*
Liquor, Trafo Galeria, Budapest*
Helle Nächt, Bottmingen, Baselland
Sacred and Profane, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield*

2000           
Dreammachines, (curated by Susan Hiller), Dundee Centre for Contemporary Art, touring to Mappin Gallery, Sheffield; Camden Art Centre, London; Glyn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea*
Found Wanting, The Contemporary, Atlanta, USA
Somewhere Near Vada, Project Art Centre, Dublin*
Artifice, Deste Foundation, Athens*
Waiting, Mjellby Konstgård, Sweden*
Black Box Recorder, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, touring to Croatia, and the Czech Republic*
Tabley, Tabley House, Cheshire
Face On, Site Gallery, Sheffield touring to Milton Keynes Gallery; Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool; Stills, Edinburgh*
Better Scenery (with Peter Liversidge), Pand Paulus Gallery, Schiedam, Holland
Places in Mind, Ormeau Baths Gallery, (with Stan Douglas and Elizabeth Macgill), Belfast

1999
Holding Court, Entwistle, London
Sleuth, ffotogallery, Cardiff, touring to Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales; Barbican Centre, London
The Poster Show, Gavin Brown Enterprises, New York

1998
A to Z, Approach Gallery, London
Real Life, Gallery SALES, Rome
Wrapped, Vestjælands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark*

1997
It Always Jumps Back and Finds its Own Way, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam*           
3 wege zum see, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria*
Sensation, Royal Academy, London* touring to Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
At one remove, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds*

1996
Brilliant, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas
21 Days of Darkness, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Perfect, Jan Mot and Oscar van den Boogaard, Brussels
British Waves, curated by Mario Condognato, Rome

1995           
Zombie Golf, Bank, London
General Release, British Council selection for Venice Biennale, Scoula San Pasquale, Venice*           
Brilliant, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis*

1994
High Fidelity, Kohji Ogura Gallery, (with Simon Patterson), Nagoya (January 1994); tour to Röntgen Kunst Institut, Tokyo*
Remote Control, Royal College of Art, London

1993           
Making People Disappear, Cubitt Street Gallery, London
Okay Behaviour, 303 Gallery, New York
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London

1992–93
Instructions Received, Gio Marconi, Milan*

1991           
City Racing, London

* exhibition publication

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Selected Projects

2011
Something in the Water. A Search for the Turn of the Backwash.
The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada

2010
Although. Test Prints for the New Arrivals, Cubitt print portfolio.
The wrong map. Or, how to pass yourself returning, ocean currents, and missing feet, as part of Map Marathon, Serpentine Gallery.

2009
Longshore Drift, as part of Volatile Dispersal, Festival of Art Writing, Whitechapel Gallery,

2008
Memory Theatre, Tate etc (Double page magazine project) Issue no.13, pages 26 & 27

2007           
Poster project, Mercer Union, Toronto

2005
M-path, British Art Show 6, Baltic, Newcastle; Cornerhouse, Manchester; Nottingham; Arnolfini, Bristol

2004
Night Shift, Frieze Art Fair, London, publication and event
           
2003
Looper, billboard project for centre of Turin, Italy, as part of the city’s manifesTO’ series accompanying 'Artissima', Turin art fair

2001
Zu spät, Material, no. 3, Summer, pp.7–9
Cell Pace, Lo-Fi, website
Slipstream, Film & Video Umbrella website www.slipstream.uk.net/
Art for All. (edited by Mark Wallinger and Mary Warnock), Peer, pp.64, 94
Nothing, edited by Graham Gussin, August Publications, pp.98–99
Saturday, edited by Polly Staple, issue 1, pp.16–18
           
1999

Moonstruck, Tate, no.18, Summer, pp.34–36
A Place for The End, Birmingham, off-site project for Ikon Gallery, Birmingham*
Better Scenery, (Camden, London and Arizona desert, USA) off-site project for Camden Art Centre, London

1997           
Le Petit Prince Recall, with Pierre Huyghe, Mobile TV, Dijon

1996
Involva in Jake and Dinos Fine Arts Inc., Dazed and Confused, no.16, pp.78, 84
Interview with Georgina Starr, Tate, issue no.6, Spring 1996, pp.35–38 and ‘3+3’ p.45
Cover of frieze, November
Red Herring, Artist's Project, Dazed and Confused, no.27, pp.60–65

1995            
Involva, Experience, vol. 25, no.3

1994           
Slow Down Skin Shed, in ‘British Art Special’, The Face, no.68, May, pp.56–72

1993           
Untelevision, project for frieze, Summer, no.3, p.21

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Awards

2010
Cove Park Residency

2007-2010
AHRC Creative Research Fellowship, University of Kent                  

2002             
Paul Hamlyn Award
Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NY, USA

1998            
British School in Rome, Scholarship

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Collections

APT, Arts Council Collection, Auckland City Art Gallery, British Council Collection, British Film Institute, Contemporary Art Society Collection, The Creative Foundation, Frac Languedoc-Rousillon, GAM - Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Grizedale Arts, MAMBo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Plains Arts Museum, North Dakota, USA, Saatchi Collection, South London Gallery, Tate Gallery, Towner Gallery Eastbourne, and international private collections

 

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