BiographyImages

Afterwards man peels off the outlines that were felt
2018
video
6’56″

 
Installation view:
 
Cat Licks Vitrine, Festival Reims Scènes de Europe,
FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR

 

Sick Ardour
2017
HD video
8′ 25”

Installation view:

Sick Ardour, Gallery Ex Libris, Newcastle University, 2017

Sick Ardour (detail)
2017
HD video
8′ 25”

000998146-horizontal-panning-empty-fashi_prores/böhm-on-dialogue-ch5
2016
HD video (still)
7’39”

 

The Squid That Hid
2015
HD video with sound
5’06”

 

flashIMG_0666_inv_chromatosphere.jpg
2015
UV print on rainbow holographic paper, mounted on aluminium
96.5 x 143 cm

 

Breath mark
2015
UV print on rainbow holographic paper, mounted on aluminium
96.5 x 69 cm

 

Installation view:

Skw, Arcade, London
2015

 

-52nthjt3k8
2015
found video, 1’23” loop, silent, steel tubes, clamps
dimension variable

 

Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike)
2013
2 channel HD video, 32′
140 x 142 cm

Installation view:
Not quite tonight jellylike
Arcade, London
2013

 

Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike)
(production still)
2013
2 channels HD video, 32”

 

Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike)
(production still)
2013
2 channel HD video, 32′

 

Argent Minotaur Slept
(production still)
2012
HD video, silent, 8′ 08″

 

Liquid Consonant
(production still)
2012
HD video loop with sound

 

White City
2012
Commission at White City Station for
Art on the Underground’s
Central Line Series
60 posters, 3 online video works

 

White City
2012
Commission at White City Station for
Art on the Underground’s
Central Line Series
60 posters, 3 online video works

 

Arena
2011
Wood, MDF
525 x 525 x150 cm
sound 45 min (loop)

 

Iris
2011
Digital Projection (still)
58 secs

>> video

 

Narrate Lotus Pigment
2010
7 Drawings, biro on paper,
Aluminium Frames
315 x 95 x 4 cm

 

Narrate Lotus Pigment
(Arrant Smut Glee)
2010
7 Drawings, biro on paper,
Aluminium Frames
315 x 95 x 4 cm

 

A Splintered Game
2009
Steel, Fluorescent Lights, Random Switching Unit
150 x 110 x 85 cm

 

A Splintered Game
2009
Steel, Fluorescent Lights, Random Switching Unit
150 x 110 x 85 cm

Spied Elegant Arm
2009
7 drawings, biro on paper, aluminium frames
91 x 315 x 4 cm

Installation view:
Stutter, Tate Modern, London

 

Anna Barham, b.1974, UK. Lives and works in London

 

Education

1997 – 2001

Slade School of Fine Art, BA Hons

1992 – 1995

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge , BA Hons (philosophy & maths)

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

(upcoming) Fig-Futures, The Gallery, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

A sick ardour, Gallery Ex-Libris, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

2016

A sentence can be ours and ours, Playground Festival, Museum M, Leuven, BE

2015

Skw, Arcade, London, UK

Fig-2 30/50, ICA Studio, London, UK

Liquid, Liquid,  Galerie Nordenhake, Stockolm, SE

Skw, Composite, Brussels, BE

2014

Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike), Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2013

Not quite tonight jellylike,  Arcade, London, UK

Suppose I call a man a horse or a horse a man, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2012

Frame with Arcade at Frieze London, UK

White City, Art on the Underground Commission for White City Station, London, UK

2011

A Splintered Game, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE

Warp and Woof (with Bea McMahon), CCA Glasgow, UK

2010

Panoraming, 401 Contemporary, London, UK

Anna Barham, International Project Space, Bournville, Birmingham, UK

2009

READATGLIMPSEEN, Arcade, London, UK

2007

solo project with Four at ART 2007, Dublin, IE

2005

Trod Silver Bog Again, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE

 


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   

(upcoming) Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

A Forest, Arcade, London, UK

Is it language they’re after? (no one replied), Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, AT

2017

These Rotten Words, Chapter Cardiff, UK

This is a voice, MAAS, Sydney, AU

Re-learning to read, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK

Flat Time House: Living Sculpture, Flat Time House, London, UK

Even Dust Can Burst Into Flames, Arcade, London, UK

Digital Narratives III – Calculated Selves, Raum Station, Zurich, CH

2016

Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm, Art Sheffield 2016, Sheffield, UK

Plucking feathers and precarious pleasures, Westminster Waste, London , UK

Secret Surface, K-W Berlin, DE

This is a voice, Wellcome Collection, London, UK

Now it is permitted, The Swedenborg Society, London, UK

2015

Immersive Frames, Celda Contemporánea, Mexico City, MX

Pangrammar, P!, New York, US

Paw, Arcade, London

The Catwalk, Komplot, Brussels, BE

Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

DIDING: An interior than remains an exterior, KM Graz, AT

The Catwalk, Komplot, Brussels, BE

M/Other Tongue, Tenderpixel, London, UK

Birmingham Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

2014

What’s Love Got To Do With It, Hayward Project Space, London, UK

Snow Crash, Banner Repeater, London, UK

Foam, Project/Number, London, UK & touring

Convention T, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK

The prehistory of the image, STUK, Leuven, BE

2013

Anna Barham, Agnés Geoffray, Nathania Rubin, Jousse Enterprise, Paris, FR

Platform: In the making, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Words To Be Spoken Aloud, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

Love In A Cold Climate, S1, Sheffield, UK

Colección: adquisicións e incorporacións recentes, CGAC,  Santiago de Compostela, ES

Provisional Information II, Occasionals at Camberwell Space, London, UK

2012

Revolver, part II, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK

Eye Music For Dancing, Flat Time House, London, UK

Graphology, Art Exchange, Colchester, UK

A Night In Tunisia, Arcade, London, UK

Formas Breves, Outras, 25, MARCO, Vigo, ES

Variations on a Theme, Studio International, Leipzig, DE

Graphology,  The Drawing Room, London, UK

Switch, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK

Formes Breves, Autres, 25, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, FR

2011

Sharp Surface, Arcade, London, UK

Provisional Information, Occasionals at MKGallery, Milton Keynes, UK

Graphology, Chapter 3, MHKA, Antwerp, BE

Sync Sync, 401 Contemporary, London, UK

Enter Slowly, The Lab, San Francisco, US

2010

Cimento dell’armonia e dell’invenzione,/ The Drawing Machines, Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin, DE

Time’s Arrow, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE

14th January – 18th December, MOT International, London, UK

Prisoners of the Sun, Le Plateau / Frac Ile de France, Paris, FR

With words like smoke, Chelsea Space, London, UK

2009

Taj Mahal Travellers, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE

Stutter, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London, UK

Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., ICA, London, UK

Free Radicals, Arcade, London, UK

2008
Travelogue, One in the Other, London, UK

Free Radicals, Arcade at Artnews Projects, Berlin, DE

On Your Marks, Pippy Houldsworth, London, UK

Not Here Not Now, Plan 9, Bristol, UK

2007

Like Leaves, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US

Lost Tongues Rediscovered, Stroom, The Hague, NL

Etc, Amagerfælledvej Art Project, Copenhagen, DK

Boast of Quietness, House Projects, Dublin, IE

2006

I am somewhere here, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE

2004

Undertow,  Generator Projects, Dundee, UK

2003

Anna Barham & Sarah Chilvers, Concourse Gallery, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

Platforme Primera, Platforme 4, Dunkerque, FR

Stealth, MOT, London, UK

cohabit, Whitechapel Project Space, London, UK

2000

Becks Futures Student Film & Video Award, ICA, London, UK

 

Live works, performances and screenings

2018   

Bumps knot algorithms, K,, Berlin, DE

Cat Licks Vitrine, Festival Reims Scènes de Europe, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR

2017

As I say what one repeats…, as part of Paul Becker’s project The Kink In The Arc, Drop City at M_HKA, Antwerp, BE

We may be ready to have verbal intercourse, Flat Time House, London, UK

A sentence can be ours and ours,Raum Station, Zurich, CH

2016

A sentence can be ours and ours, Playground Festival, Museum M, Leuven, BE

The Model, Live production reading groups, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, DE

2015

Language Slips, Open Source Festival, London, UK

In an Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally, LA Poetic Research Bureau at Banner Repeater, London, UK

Amours de la pieuvre, Live production reading group, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

I feel love, Live production reading group, Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, NL

I feel love, Live production reading group, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

2014   

A Stuttering Lecture – Vanessa Desclaux, CRAC Alsace, FR

I feel love, Live production reading group, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London, UK

Penetrating Squid, Two live production reading groups, Banner Repeater, London, UK

2013

Anna Barham, Video Space, MKG, Milton Keynes, UK

Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Words to be spoken aloud, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

Volume II (extract), as part of Provisional Information, Camberwell Space, London, UK

Volume II (extract), at the book launch for Reading / Feeling, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2012

Volume II (extract), as part of On Language, ICA, London

Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Graphology, Art Exchange, Colchester, UK

Volume II, as part of Eye Music For Dancing, Flat Time House, London, UK

Volume II, as part of Variations on a Theme, Studio International, Leipzig, DE

Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Weighted Words, 176/Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Graphology, The Drawing Room, London, UK

2010

Tableau Vivant: A Wandering Retrospective, part of Prospect 1.5 New Orleans, USA

Words, as part of the Surreal House Exhibition, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK

Serpentine New Music Action, Phyllida Barlow / Serpentine Gallery at Café Oto, London, UK

Profusion, Calke Abbey / Beacon Arts, Derbyshire, UK

Slick Flection, as part of With Words Like Smoke, Chelsea Space, London UK

Slick Flection, as part of With Words Like Smoke, ResonanceFM

2009

Slick Flection, as part of The Known Unknowns, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Karolina, Helka, Andrew (Zoo 18.10.09), Zoo 2009, London UK

7 (The Round Room), ICA at Port Eliot Literary Festival, Cornwall, UK

And… reading and dancing… with Derek Hartley, Arcade, London, UK

 

Prizes / Awards / Residencies

2017 Arts Council England, GfA Award

2013

Arts Council England, GfA Award

Convention T, Residency at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK

Platform Residency, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2007-9

What do artists do?  Initiated by Phyllida Barlow, Clapton, London, UK

2005

Artists’ Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE

2005 Arts Council England, GFA Individual Artist Award

2003

Cocheme Fellowship at Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

2000

Becks Futures Student Film & Video Award, ICA, London, UK