Timeline

1976
Born in Chester, United Kingdom
1996–1999
First Class Degree, BA (Hons) Interactive Art - Manchester Metropolitan, University, Manchester, United Kingedom
1999–2000
Post-Graduate Fine Art Research Participant - Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, Netherlands
2001–2002
Post-Graduate Fine Art Participant - Rijksakedemie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2001–2003
Arts Council of England International Fellowship, UK (catalogue)
2003
Prix De Rome for Sculpture, Netherlands (catalogue)
2004
Cocheme Fellowship, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK
2005
Beck’s Futures Shortlist, ICA, London, UK (catalogue)
2006
ABN AMRO Art Price, ABN AMRO head office Amsterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)
2006
Baloise Art Statements Prize, Art Basel, Switzerland
2007
DENA Foundation Art Award, France (catalogue)
2008
Paul Hamlyn Award, UK
2009
Nominee for The Times, South Bank Breakthrough Award, UK
2009
Zurich Art Prize, Haus Konstruktiv, Switzerland
Lives and works in London and Amsterdam

Exhibitions

2009
Radical Autonomy, Centre D’Art Contemporain, Saint-Nazaire, France
2009
Space as Medium, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA
2009
Pete and Repeat, works from Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
2009
The die is cast, Villa Arson, Nice, France (solo)
2009
Eleanor Antin, Marcel Broodthaers, Peter Friedl, Ryan Gander, Erna Hecey Gallery Temporary Space, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2009
Forms of Enquiry, Architects Association, London, UK
2009
Talk Show, ICA, London, UK
2009
The Happy Interval, Tulips & Roses, Vilnius, Lithuania
2009
Fax, The Drawing Center, New York, US
2009
Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia
2009
Lisson presents 4, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
2009
Contested Ground, 176 Gallery, London UK
2009
Trying to cope with things that aren’t human, David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, US
2009
The Malady of Writing, MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2009
Younger than Jesus, New Museum, New York, US
2009
Mirrors, MARCO, Vigo, Spain
2009
Several Silences, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, US
2009
British Subjects, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, US
2009
Trying to cope with things that aren’t human, AirSpace Gallery, Stoke on Trent, UK
2009
Forms of Enquiry, Architects Association, London, UK
2009
Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia
2009
Places To Be. New York – Shanghai – Tel Aviv – Texas – Zagreb, video program The Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009
Desiring Necessities, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
2009
Videotheque, Annet Gelink Gallery
2009
The Story Teller, ICI, New York, USA (group)
2009
As it presents itself, Picture This, Bristol, UK (group)
2009
The Space of Words, MUDAM Grand Duc Jean, Luxembourg (group)
2009
Desire Acquire, Galerie Bob van Orsouw gmbh, Zürich, Switzerland (group)
2009
The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany (group)
2009
I let somebody get under my skin, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2009
It’s a right Heath Robinson affair (a stuttering exhibition in two parts), Kadist Art Foundation and gb Agency, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Heralded as the new black / Forward, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL (solo)
2008
Something Vague, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany (solo)
2008
Heralded as the new black / Forward, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK (solo)
2008
Heralded as the new black / Forward, South London Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2008
Something Vague, Sankt Gallen Kunstverein, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL (solo)
2008
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US (solo)
2008
Is this guilt in you too – (Cinema Verso), STORE, London, UK (solo)
2008
One of these things is not like other things, Galleria 1/9 unosunove, Rome, Italy
2008
The flight of the Dodo, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
2008
AWOL – Biennale of Young Artists, META Cultural Foundation, Bucharest, Rumania
2008
Wouldn’t it be nice, Centre d’Art Contemporain pt 2, Geneva, Switzerland
2008
Wouldn’t it be nice, Somerset House, London, UK
2008
Inaugural Show, Marz Galleria, Lisbon, Portugal
2008
This is not a void, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paolo, Brasil
2008
Self Storage, Curatorial Industries, San Francisco, USA
2008
I desired what you were, I need what you are, Galleria Maze, Torino, Italy
2008
Within the big structure, Berlin-Mitte, Berlin, Germany
2008
Life on Mars, Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, USA
2008
As It Presents Itself – Somewhere Vague, Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, UK
2008
MARCO, Museo Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
2008
Somebody’s playing me 1998 – 2008, Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2008
And it came to life, Marz Galleria, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2008
Championed by Rigour, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US (solo)
2008
Basquiat, Store Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2008
Never let the truth get in the way of a good story, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK (group)
2008
Future Landscape, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (group)
2008
A Recent History of Drawing & Writing, ICA, London, UK (group)
2008
Playtime, Betasalon, Paris, France (group)
2008
Out of sight, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico (group)
2008
Delirious Beijing, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China (group)
2008
Revolutions – forms that turn, 16th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (group)
2008
Art Now Curate, Tate Modern, London, UK (group)
2008
Featuring, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France (group)
2007
Performa 07, New York, US (group)
2007
Ghostwriter Subtext, Taro Nasu Galley, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2007
More than the weight of your shadow, Diawa Factory, Hiroshima, Japan (solo)
2007
Passengers, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US (solo)
2007
Phantom of Appropriation, In the stream of life Betonsalon, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Short Cut through the trees, MUMOK, Vienna, Australia (solo)
2007
The Last Work, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2007
Of Any Actual Person, Living or Dead, STORE, London, UK (solo)
2007
Mumok, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2007
The Last Show, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2007
Gallery Cover, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2007
How soon is now?, Fundación Luís Seoane, Coruna, Spain
2006
Objet a Part, Centre d’art Contemporain, Noisy le sec, France
2006
Cohen and Leslie, New York, USA
2006
In touchable, Villa Arson, Nice, France
2006
Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
2006
Constellations, Tanya Bonakdar, New York, USA
2006
Curating the Library, de Singel, Antwerp, Belgium
2006
Projection, Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland
2006
Wrong, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
2006
The show will be open when the show will be closed, Store, London, United Kingdom
2006
Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, United Kingdom
2006
Le Spectre des Armatures, Glassbox, Paris, France
2006
Trial Balloons, Musac, Leon, Spain
2006
Don Quijote, Witte de Witte, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2006
Nine Projects for the Pavilion de l’Esprit Nouveau, GAM, Bologna, Italy (solo)
2006
Art Positions with STORE, Miami Basel, USA (solo)
2006
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2006
ABN AMRO Kunstprijs, ABN AMRO head quarter, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2006
Templates for… Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy (solo)
2006
Is this guilt in you too - (Cinema Verso), STORE/Whitechapel East Wing, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2006
Spencer Forget About Good Art Basel Unlimited with Annet Gelink Gallery, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2006
The title taken from reading that book (with George Henry Longly), Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Is this guilt in you too – (The study of a car in a field), MUMOK, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2006
Your clumsiness is the next man’s stealth, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2006
Ghostwriter Subtext, Premier container, Art Basel Premier with STORE, Miami Basel, USA (solo)
2006
Didactease, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2005
But it was all green, Artists Space, New York, USA (solo)
2005
Of Any Actual Person, Living or Dead, with Aurélien Froment, Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Art Basel Statements with Annet Gelink Gallery, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2005
Is This Guilt in You Too – (The Study of a Car in a Field), Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2005
Somewhere between 1886 and 2030 (2005), Store, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2005
Spectator T, Sheffield, United Kingdom
2005
T1 Triennial, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
2005
Free Library, M + R Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2005
Romance – A Novel, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
2005
Jaybird, Zero... Milan, Italy
2005
Post No Bills, White Columns, New York, USA
2005
Petites Compositions Entre Amis, GB Agency, Paris, France
2005
Invisible Script, W139, Amsterdam, Netherlandds
2005
Beck’s Futures, CCA, Glasgow, United Kingdom
2005
In This Colony, Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen, Netherlands
2005
Beck’s Futures, ICA, London, United Kingdom
2005
A Show Without Works, Project Room, Spazio Lima, Milan, Italy
2005
The World, Abridged, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2005
Timeline, The Store & Window 32, Paris, France
2004
An Incomplete History of Ideas, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom (solo)
2004
But it was all green, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2004
La Galerie dans ma Poche, Leeds and London, United Kingdom (solo)
2004
Romantic Detachment, PS1, New York, USA
2004
Romantic Detachment, Chapter Arts, Cardiff, United Kingdom
2004
Romantic Detachment, Q Arts, Derby, United Kingdom
2004
Romantic Detachment, Folly Gallery, Lancaster, United Kingdom
2004
Making Public, CBK, Dordrecht, Netherlands
2004
Summer Pursuits, STORE, London, United Kingdom
2004
Loose Associations, Centre Pompidou, Beaubourg, Paris, France
2004
Loose Associations, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2004
Artist House, The Round Foundry, Leeds, United Kingdom
2003
But it was all green, Store, London, United Kngdom (solo)
2003
The Death of Abbé Faria, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2003
Catch Me, Onufri, National Gallery of Albania, Albania
2003
Tourette's, W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2003
RDV, Résonance, Galerie des Terreaux, Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
2003
Prix de Rome Winner, Gem, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Den Haag, Netherlands
2003
Grizedale Artist in Residence, Cumbria, United Kingdom
2002
Unloaded, (Disused Military Bunkers), Oberschan, Switzerland
2002
Marie Aurore Sorry, The International 3, Manchester, United Kingdom (solo)
2002
In Return, with Shahryar Nashat, Centre Pasquart, Bienne, Switzerland (solo)
2001
Record Collection, Forde Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
In a language…, Project ruimte zuid en oost, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2001
Year of the Artist Residency, The Lowry, Manchester, United Kingdom
2000
The Oriel Mostyn Open, Llandudno, United Kingdom
2000
Square City, Holden Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom
2000
Goethe’s Oak Has Woodworm, Static Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2000
Unfortunately Last Sunday, Museum Het Domain, Sittard, Netherlands
2000
Free Space, Nieuw Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antwerpen, Belgium

Literature

2008
Heralded as the new black, artist book published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Ikon gallery, Birmingham, South London gallery, London, and the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
2008
The Viewing Room, Daiwa Press Co. Ltd (with Taro Nasu)
2007
Intellectual Colours, book published on the ocassion of the presentation the Dena Foundation Art Award 2006, Dena Foundation of Contemporary Art and Silvana Editoriale
2007
Parallel Cards, a project by Ryan Gander (with Mia Frostner, Robert Sollis, Paul Tisdell, Rasmus Troelsen), ISBN 978-3-902490-31-5
2007
Loose Associations and other Lectures, One Star Press, Paris
2007
Appendix Appendix, Christoph Keller Editions/JRP Ringier (with Stuart Bailey)
2006
Pure Associations, ABN AMRO, Amsterdam
2005
From The Alpinist, Fort Vijfhuizen / Artimo, 90-8546-042-5
2005
It’s Like the Spoilt Brat of the Dictionary... STORE, 0-9550142-0-4 (with Alice Fisher)
2004
The Boy that always looked up, Cornerhouse, 0-948797-44-4 (with Sara De Bondt)
2003
Appendix, Artimo, 90-75380-60-7 (with Stuart Bailey)
2002
In a language, i3, 0-9542058-1-2 (with Sara De Bondt)