Timeline

1967
Born in Warsaw, Poland
1991–1995
Central St. Martins, BA Hons Fine Art
1995–1996
Goldsmiths College, MA Fine Art
2011
Arnold Bode Prize, City of Kassel, Germany
Lives and works in London

Exhibitions

2014
Preparatory Notes for a Chicago Comedy, Museum Dahlem, 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
2014
Public Address: Goshka Macuga Tapestries, Lunds Konsthall, Sweden (solo)
2013
Non-Consensual Act (in progress), Stockholm, Swedem (solo)
2013
Anna Boghiguian & Goshka Macuga, Iniva, London, England (solo)
2013
Sexuality of Atoms, Andrew Kreps, New York, USA (solo)
2013
Tagore's Universal Allegories: Goshka Macuga & Anna Boghiguian, IINIVA, London, England
2012–2013
Exhibit, A, MCA Chicago, USA
2012
Of what is, that it is; of what is not, that is not, 2, Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA (solo)
2012
Exhibition, A, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA (solo)
2012
Goshka Macuga, Kate MacGarry, London, England (solo)
2012
Positions on conceptual art, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
2012
United Nations Revisited, Galerie M, Berlin, Germany
2012
United Nations Revisited, Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn, Germany
2012
Dokumenta (13), Kassel, Germany
2011–2012
Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, CAPC - Musée d´art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2011
We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
2011
Drawing 2011 – Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London, England
2011
Geheimgesellschaften. Wissen Wagen Wollen Schweigen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
2011
Goshka Macuga, Zaçheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (solo)
2011
It Broke from Within, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (solo)
2010
Goshka Macuga, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (solo)
2010
Traccia 02 (with Pinot Gallizio), curated by Francesca Comisso, Galleria Martano, Turin
2010
Newspeak: British Art Now pt.1, Saatchi Gallery, London
2010
The Curse of Imagination, The Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow, Poland
2010
Tutto e’ connesso: ricerche e approfondimenti nell’arte dell’ultimo decennio attraverso la collezione, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
2010
Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession), curated by Adam Szymczyk, Istituto Svizzero, Rome; travelling to Kunsthalle Basel in 2011
2010
Star City, The Future Under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary
2010
Use & Mention, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London
2010
Eastbound, KAI 10, Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf
2010
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (solo)
2010
Morality Act. V. Power Alone, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010
Morality Act. VI. Remember Humanity, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009
I Am Become Death, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Fare Mondi, 53. Biennale Venedig, Venice, Italy
2009
Sniper, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
2009
Modern Ruins, Kate MacGarry Gallery, London, England
2009
We’re Moving, Royal College of Art
2009
The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St.Ives
2009
Textile Art and the Social Fabric, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp
2009
53rd Venice Biennale: Fare Mondi/Making Worlds, Corderie dell’Arsenale, Venice
2009
The Bloomberg Commission - Goshka Macuga, Whitechapel Gallery, London (solo)
2009
Goshka Macuga – I Am Become Death, Kunsthalle Basel (solo)
2009
All That is Solid Melts into Air, Mechelen, Belgium (solo)
2008
Goshka Macuga: Gottessegen, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (solo)
2008
Turner Prize 2008, Tate Britain, September 2008 – January 2009
2008
That beautiful pale face is my fate (For Lord Byron), Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire
2008
The Great Transformation: Art and Tactical Magic, Frankfurter Kunstverein; travelling to MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Spain
2008
Tales of Disbelief, La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, France
2008
5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Neue Nationalgalerie
2008
Cohabitation: 13 Artists and Collage, Francesca Kaufmann, Milan
2008
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery
2008
Santhal Family: Positions Around an Indian Sculpture, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp
2007
Objects in Relation, Art Now, Tate Britain (solo)
2007
What’s In a Name, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (solo)
2007
Mula sem Cabeça (Headless Mule), How to Live Together, 27th São Paulo Biennial, October - December
2007
Moving in Architecture, (selected by Cyril Lepetit), Camden Arts Centre and Curzon Cinema Soho, London
2007
Mathilda is Calling, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany
2007
3rd Attese Biennale di Ceramica nell' Arte Contemporanea, Museo della Ceramica Manlio Trucco, Albissola Superiore, Italy
2007
16th Biella Prize for Engraving (curated by Jeremy Lewison), Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella, Italy
2006
Sleep of Ulro, The Furnace Commission, A Foundation, Liverpool (solo)
2006
We’ve Lost Our Heart and Mind, Event Gallery, London, December 2006 - January
2005
Goshka Macuga, Kate MacGarry, London (solo)
2005
Communism, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
2005
The British Art Show, Baltic & touring the UK
2005
Go Between, Amt der Landeshauptstadt Kultur, Bregenz, Austria
2005
Can Buildings Curate? Architectural Association, London
2005
Spring/Summer, curated by Simon Moretti, Program, London
2004
Automn Catalog Leather Fringes, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
2004
Perfectly Placed, South London Gallery, London
2004
Expo 21: Strategies of Display, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2004
Expo 21: Strategies of Display, Mead Gallery, Coventry
2004
Relay, PR04, Puerto Rico
2004
Trackers, PM Gallery, London
2004
Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London
2003
Vis á Vis, Platform, London
2003
Ponce, The Ship, London
2003
Creek, Cell Project, London
2003
Kabinett der Abstrakten, Bloomberg Space, London (solo)
2003
Picture Room, Gasworks Gallery, London (solo)
2003
The Straight or Crooked Way, Royal College of Art, London
2003
Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2002
T.O.F.U, Barts Wells Institute, London
2002
The New Religious Art, Liverpool Biennale
2002
London Underground, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2002
Pause, Conception, Gwangju Biennale 2002, Project 1
2002
The House of Horror, Outline Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
2002
The New Religious Art, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
2002
Woof Woof, Becoming Animal, Project, Dublin, Ireland
2002
Friendship of the Peoples (with Declan Clarke), The Project, Dublin (solo)
2002
Homeless Furniture, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (solo)
2001
Zawody Malarskie, Galeria BWA Bielsko-Biala, Poland
2001
Open Plan P 3 The Marathon, Alphadelta Gallery and Artio Gallery, Athens, Greece
2001
Woof Woof, Becoming Animal, Austrian Cultural Forum, London
2001
Skuggspel, Tullkammaren, Umea, Sweden
2001
Teeth & Trousers, Cell Project Space, London
2001
Forever Yours, Wooden Heart, London
2001
Free Wahlen/Uptight out of control 3, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden Baden
2001
Avalanche, Hales Gallery, London
2001
Curatorial Mutiny Part 4, Nylon, London
2001
A very nice film club, Vilma Gold, London
2000
Cave, Kunstakuten, Stockholm (solo)
1999
Cave, Sali Gia, London (solo)
1999
The Mountain and the Valley, Cubitt Gallery, London (curated with Dexter Dalwood and Matthew Leahy)