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Mike Nelson

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MIKE NELSON
Born in 1967, Loughborough, UK
Lives and works in London, UK
 
EDUCATION
1992
Chelsea College of Art & Design, MA Sculpture
1986-90
Reading University, BA (Hons) Fine Art – first class
 
SELECTED AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2018
Winner of 2018 Charles Wollaston Award Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts
2007
Shortlisted for the Turner Prize, Tate Liverpool
2001
Shortlisted for the Turner Prize, Tate Britain
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award

TEACHING
Guelph University, Canada
Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
Research Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
Visiting lecturer at Chelsea College of Art, London, MA programme
Goldsmith’s College, London, MA programme
Sheffield Hallam University, BA programme
University of Brighton, BA programme
Reading University, BA programme
University of Portsmouth, BA & MA programme
Academia De Arta, Bucharest
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Tate Britain Commission, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London, UK
2018
Palazzo delle Zattere, Venice, Italy (forthcoming)
‘L’Atteso’, Officine Grandi Riparazioni (OGR), Torino, Italy
250th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
‘Lionheart’, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK
2017
‘Cloak of rags (Tale of dismembered bank, rendered in blue)’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
‘The Everywhere Studio’, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2016
‘Amnesiac Shrine or The misplacement…’, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
‘Cloak’, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Offsite project – UBS building, Principaute de Monaco
‘Procession, process. Progress, progression. Regression, recession. Recess, regress.’, Galleria
Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
‘Sensory Spaces 8’, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
‘Imperfect Geometry for a Concrete Quarry’, Kalkbrottet, Limhamn, Malmö, Sweden
2015
‘Mike Nelson’, 303 Gallery, New York, USA
13th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
‘Imaged Borders’, Gwangju Biennale, Korea
‘250th Summer Exhibition’, Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom
‘Indicators: Artists on climate change’, Storm King Art Center – New York’s Hudson Valley, USA
‘Again more things (a table ruin)’, Palazzo delle Zattere, Venice
‘General Rehearsal’, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
2017
‘Pompei@Madre. Materia archeologica’, MADRE – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Napoli, Italy
‘The Everywhere Studio’, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2016
‘Wanderlust, The High Line, New York, USA
2015
‘La Vie Moderne’, 13th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
‘Sex Shop’, Transition Gallery, London, UK
2014
‘Inside’, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2012
‘Contemporary Art in the United Kingdom’, Artworld series, Black Dog Publishing
‘Defining Contemporary Art: 25 Years in 200 Pivotal Artworks’, Phaidon, London, UK
‘Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios’, Thames & Hudson, London, UK
2011
‘Lemistry: A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem’, (contribution to collection of essays and fiction), Comma Press, Manchester, UK
‘Mike Nelson. I, Impostor’, 54th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2011’, British Council, London, UK
2009
‘Kristus och Judas: A Structural Conceit’ (a performance in three parts), Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, DE
‘A Psychic Vacuum’, Creative Time, New York, USA
‘Altermodern: Tate Triennial 2009’, Tate Britain, London, UK
2008
‘Eclipse: Art in a Dark Age’, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SWE
‘Psycho Buildings: Artists Take on Architecture’, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
‘Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art. Mission: to interpret and understand contemporary
art’, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
‘You Dig the Tunnel, I’ll Hide the Soil’, White Cube, London, UK
‘Print The Legend: The Myth of the West’, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
‘Of This Tale, I Cannot Guarantee A Single Word’, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2007
‘After Kerouac’, Pork Salad Press

 
SELECTED ARTICLES
2011
Dorment, Richard, ‘In every pavillion, a parallel universe’, The Daily Telegraph, June 12, 2011
McLean-Ferris, Laura, ‘Tapping the light fantastic’, The Indipendent (Views Paper), June 7, 2011
Cooke, Ben, Interview with, Tate Channel (online video), June 77, 2011 http://canne.tate.org.uk/media/980220684001
Lord, Christopher, ‘Biennale Bests’, The National, June 6, 2011
Darwent, Charles, ‘The Flotsam and jetsam onf the Grand Canal’, The Indipendent, June 5, 2011
Withers, Rachel, ‘Remembered Rooms’, The Guardian (Review), June 4, 2011
McKie, Andrew, ‘Setting the Art World Alight’, Wall Street Journal (Europe), June 3, 2011
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Depth in Venice’, The Times, June 3, 2011
Sooke, Alistar, ‘Seduced by Venice’, Daily Telegraph, June 3, 2011
Humphries, Oscar, The Evening Standard, June 3, 2011
Today Programme, BBC Radio, June 2, 2011
Venice Biennale broadcast on BBC News at 10, June 1, 2011
Dorment, Richard, ‘A first-class trickster at work’, Daily Telegraph, June 1, 2011
Higgins, Charlotte, ‘Turner-tipped Black’s palace in peach and pistachio’,The Guardian, June 1, 2011
McLean-Ferris, Laura, ‘Lose yourself in a dusty corner of Istanbul’, The Indipendent, June 1, 2011
Sharp, Rob, ‘British entry for Venice acclaimed ‘a masterpiece’, The Indipendent, June 1, 2011
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Depth in Venice. Mike Nelson latest work at the Venice Biennale is deep enough to get lost in, finds’, The Times, June 2011
Withers, Rachel, ‘Remembered rooms’, The Guardian, June 2011
Hastings, Sophie, ‘Sculpt Classic’, GQ, P. 159, June 2011
Buck, Louisa, ‘I’m not quite sure what installation is…’, The Art Newspaper, n. 225, June 2011
Milliard, Coline, ‘Space Invader’, Modern painters, April 2011
Villiani, Andrea, ‘Reinvestigations’, Mousse magazine, April – May 2011, pp.174 – 184
Herbert, Martin, ‘Simon Starling: Never the Same River (Possible Futures, Probable Pasts)’, Artforum, March 2011, p. 259.
2010
Farzin, Media, ‘Mike Nelson Quiver of Arrows Review’ Bazaar II, Summer 2010
Gartenfeld, Alex. ‘Mike Nelsonʼs America is Unhitched’ , Art in America, March 15, 2010
Yablonsky, Linda. ‘Artifacts: Mike Nelsonʼs Trailer Trash’ The New York Times, March 4, 2010
Harris, Jane. Review, Time Out New York, April 1-7, 2010
Levin, Kim. Review, ARTnews, June 2010
Higgins, Charlotte, ‘Mike Nelson to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale 2011’, Guardian online, www.guardian.co.uk
2009
‘Mike Nelson – A Psychic Vacuum’, Art Forum, January 2009

 
PUBLIC AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Arts Council Collection, London, UK
Hayward Gallery, London, UK
British Council Collection, London, UK
Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
Tate Collection, London, UK
MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
V-A-C Collection, Moscow, Russia
RISD Museum, Providence, RI
 
SELECTION PANELS
2009
Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
2002/3
Prix de Roma, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
2001
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2001, London
New Works Scotland, Collective Gallery Program, Edinburgh

 

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