BiographyImages

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2015

HD video (still)
7’39”

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

Stick Flection
2009 / 2012
New version performed with Carrie Toplet at 176
Zabludowicz Collection, London
24.05.12

 

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

2015

Skw, Arcade, 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

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

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

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

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


Publications

Torque #2, the act of reading, edited by Nathan Jones & Sam Skinner, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9932487-0-2

DIDING: an interior that remains exterior?, Exhibition Catalogue, KM-Graz, AT, 2015

Re-reading Breakthrough Fictioneers, pull-out supplement, Corridor 8, Issue 3, 2012

Lab, artist’s pages in Cura Magazine No 12, Autumn-Winter 2012, essay by Catherine Wood

Return To Leptis Magna, Anna Barham, ISBN 978-0-9566606-0-2

Novel – Two, edited by Alun Rowlands and Matt Williams, 2010, ISBN 978-1-906424-09-1

Slimvolume, Poster Publication curated by Andrew Hunt, Publish and Be Damned Special Edition, 2008


Bibliography

Sofie Van Loo, Anna Barham, Image-Like, in The Cure, eds. Jaubert, Van Loo, Willems, Komplot 2015, ISBN 978-2-9601207-5-2

Robert Barry, “Language Is A Found Object”: The Many Squids Of Anna Barham, The Quietus 11.10.15 http://thequietus.com

Martin Herbert, London Round-up, Art Monthly, October 2015, No.390

Martin Högström, Blackfisken och skrivaren, Kunstkritikk, February 2015 http://www.kunstkritikk.no

Chris Fite Wasilik, Snow Crash / Opti-ME*, Art Monthly, June 2014, No.377

Marie d’Elbée, annals of the Twenty-ninth Century, This is tomorrow, 28.03,14, www.thisistomorrow.info

Tim Barnes, Double Screen (not quite tonight jellylike), Corridor 8 online, 03.02.14, www.corridor8.co.uk

Yvette Greslé, Not quite tonight jellylike, This Is Tomorrow, 30.10.13, www.thisistomorrow.info

Bridget Crone, Talking Squid, publication to accompany Not quite tonight jellylike at Arcade, Oct / Nov 2013

Lesley Guy, Interview for Corridor 8 online, 25.03.13, www.corridor8.co.uk

Snejana Krasteva, Central Line Series, Catalogue, ed. Bonham-Carter, Coysh, Dillon, Haynes, Krasteva,

Black Dog Publishing ISBN 978-1-907317-90-3

Gina Buenfeld, Eye Music For Dancing, This Is Tomorrow, 13.11.12 www.thisistomorrow.info

Bridget Crone, Eye Music For Dancing, Exhibition Catalogue, Flat Time House, ISBN 978-0-9571539-1-2

Eliza Apperly, Revolver Part 2, This Is Tomorrow, 18.10.12 www.thisistomorrow.info

Skye Sherwin, Artist of the week 210, The Guardian, 04.10.12

Moira Jeffrey, Warp & Woof, The Scotsman, 18.10.11

Robert Clark, New Exhibitions, Anna Barham & Bea MacMahon, The Guardian, 15.10.11

Ronald Jones, A Splintered Game, Artforum April 2011

Vanessa Desclaux, Anna Barham, Volume Issue 2, 2011

Catherine Wood, Creamier, Phaidon Press, 2010 ISBN 978-0-714856-83-4

Vanessa Desclaux, Script for a Stuttering Exhibition, Zivot no.86, 2010

Colin Perry, Focus, Frieze Issue 131, May 2010

Sotiris Kyriacou, Profusion (Exhibition Catalogue), B Press, 2010 ISBN 978-0-9553626-4-4

Martin Clark, Top 5, Art Review, Issue 39, March 2010

Ellen Mara De Wachter, Anna Barham #22, publication accompanying show at IPS, February/March 2010

Roland, (magazine accompanying Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. ICA)  Issue 2 June – August 2009

Dan Fox, Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. Frieze Issue 126, October 2009

Rebecca Geldard, Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., TimeOut London No 2027,  June 2009

Caterina Riva, Stutter, Kalleidoscope, Issue 2, Summer 2009

Helen Sumpter, Anna Barham, TimeOut London No 2010, February 2009

Ewan Gibbs in London, www.artinfo.com, 2008

Francis McKee, Looking Back: Emerging Artists, Frieze Issue 112, January / February 2008

Epiphyllum, within Like Horses and Fog, Linda Quinlan, ISBN 978-0-9557885-0-5

House Projects (Exhibition Catalogue), 2008, ISBN 978-0-9549844-2-7

Interview: Sotiris Kyriacou, www.kopenhagen.dk  2007

Nikki Columbus, Critics’ picks, Like Leaves, www.artforum.com, October 2007

Jane Lee, White Window (shared work – travail partagé) 2005Rachel Withers, Critics’ picks, Cohabit, www.artforum.com, February 2003