Timeline

1987–1990
BA (Hons) Photography, Nottingham Polytechnic
1990–1992
MFA Glasgow School of Art
1999
Blinky Palermo Prize, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
1999
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists, London
2004
Hugo Boss Prize, (nominee), New York
2006
The Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London
Lives and works in Copenhagen and Berlin
Collections
FRAC Languedoc Rousillion
Scottish Arts Council
GOMA, Glasgow
Arts Council of Great Britain
Block Collection, London
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Turin
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Exhibitions

2008
The Modern Institute/ Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow (solo)
2008
Cuttings, The Power Plant, Toronto (solo)
2008
MASS Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts (solo)
2007–2008
Turner Prize: A Retrospective, Tate Britain, London (solo)
2007
Nachbau, Museum Folkwang, Essen (solo)
2007
Particle Projection (Loop), Wiels Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels (solo)
2007
Simon Starling, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (solo)
2007
The history of a decade that has not yet been named, Biennale de Lyon
2007
Immagini, Forme e Natura delle Alpi, curated by Danilo Eccher, Fondazione Gruppo Credito Valtellinese, Palazzo Pretorio, Sondrio, Italy
2007
Held Together With Water - Art from the Verbund Collection, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/ Contemporary Art, Vienna
2007
Des mondes perdus, CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
2007
ZPC Volet #3 entreprises singulières, Musèe d’art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Paris
2007
Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover; Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover; kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
2007
Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennale 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2007
2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
2006
Busan Biennial, Busan, South Korea
2006
Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach
2006
Periferic 7: Focussing Iasi/ Strategies of Learning, International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Iasi, Romania
2006
The Turner Prize, (winner), Tate Britain, London
2006
Autoxylopyrocycloboros, Heidelburger Kunstverein, Heidelberg (solo)
2006
Autoxylopyrocycloboros, Cove Park, Scotland (solo)
2006
[24 hr. Tangenziale], Galleria Franco Noero, Turin (solo)
2006
Wilhelm Noack OHG, Galerie neugerriemschneider, Berlin (solo)
2006
If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London
2005
Parallel Life, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
2005
Omaggio al Quadrato, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2005
Goodbye Fourteenth Street, Gallery Casey Caplan, New York
2005
Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye, MCA, Chicago
2005
C.A.M. Crassulacaen Acid Metabolism, Void, Derry, N. Ireland (solo)
2005
Cuttings, Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (solo)
2004
Tabernas Desert Run, The Modern Institute, Glasgow (solo)
2004
Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (solo)
2004
One Ton, Galerie neugerriemschneider, Berlin (solo)
2004
Exposition, Fundació Joan Miro, Barcelona (solo)
2004
Sâo Paolo Biennale, Sâo Paolo
2004
In the Beginning there was the Journey, 28th Biennale de Arte de Pontevedra, Pontevedra
2004
Schöner Wohnen, kunst van heden voor alle dagen, BE-PART, Platform voor actuele kunst, Waregem
2004
LAB, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands
2003
Zenomap – New Works from Scotland for the Venice Biennale, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
2003
Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome (solo)
2003
Carbon, Städtische Ausstellungshalle am Hawerkamp, Müunster (solo)
2003
Villa Arson, Nice (solo)
2003
Independence, South London Gallery, London
2003
Special Dédicace, Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art, Rochechouart
2003
Outlook, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens
2003
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
2003
Moving Pictures, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao
2003
Global Navigation System, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2003
Faking Real, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York
2003
Hands Up, Baby, Hands Up, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg
2003
I Moderni, The Moderns, Castello Di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin
2003
Interplay, The Moore Building, Miami
2003
Sculpture Biennale, Münsterland, Germany
2002
Sphere, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
2002
Zusammenhänge herstellen, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
2002
Der globale Komplex – Continental Drift, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
2002
Roma Roma Roma, Rome
2002
Happy Outsiders, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw; City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Katowice, Poland
2002
Manifesta 4, Europäische Biennale Zeitgenössischer Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
2002
My Head is on Fire but my Heart is Full of Love, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
2002
Wrong Time Wrong Place, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
2002
Summer Cinema, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
2002
Kakteenhaus, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
2002
Djungel, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; South London Gallery, London (solo)
2002
FLAGA, (1972-2000), Galleria Franco Noero, Turin (solo)
2002
Inverted Retrograde Theme, USA, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (solo)
2002
Jones/Starling, (with Matthew Jones), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (solo)
2002
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (solo)
2002
Lap Dissolve, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
2002
Barby Asante, Journey into the East, The Showroom, London
2002
No return, Positionen aus der Sammlung Haubrock, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
2002
Exchange and Transform, Kunstverein München, München
2001
Let’s Get to Work, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA.
2001
Silk Purse, Arnolfini, Bristol
2001
Circles 4 One Fo(u)r One, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2001
G3, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
2001
Open Country, Le Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
2001
East Doors (North), (project), Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, England
2001
1998 - 2001, DESTE Foundation, Athens
2001
Strategies Against Architecture II, Laboratorio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Pisa
2001
Dévoler vivent les Frac, Institute d’Art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
2001
Experiment the Real, Albi, France
2001
Words and Things, CCA, Glasgow
2001
Der Larsen Effekt, Centre für Gegenwartskunst Linz/ Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2001
Squatters, Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Porto
2001
Squatters #2, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
2001
Here and Now, Scottish Art 1990-2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2001
Total Object Complete With Missing Parts, Tramway, Glasgow
2001
Inverted Retrograde Theme, Rescued Rhododendrons, Secession, Vienna (solo)
2001
Galerie neugerriemshneider, Berlin (solo)
2001
Burn-Time, Lichthaus Plus Neue Kunst, Bremen (solo)
2001
John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Southampton (solo)
2001
CMYK/ RGB, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier (solo)
2001
Poul Henningson, Simon Starling, Dundee Copper Gallery, Dundee (solo)
2001
Burn-Time/ Reading Room, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Barbara ClaassenSchmal, Bremen (solo)
2001
Work, Made-Ready, Les Baux-de-Provence, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg (solo)
2000
Camden Arts Centre, London (solo)
2000
Studio 2000, Cologne (solo)
2000
Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporãnea, Porto (solo)
2000
Preston Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, England (solo)
2000
Method 1: Simon Starling, Signal, Malmö (solo)
2000
Play-Use, Witte de With, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
2000
Spaceship, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool
2000
Futureperfect, CVA, Cardiff
2000
Artifice, DESTE Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art Athens
2000
If I Ruled the World, CCA, Glasgow
2000
What If…, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2000
Manifesta 3, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
2000
The British Art Show 5, Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition, Edinburgh, Cardiff, and Southampton
2000
The work in this space is a response to the existing conditions and/or work previously shown within the space, Galerie neugerriemschneider, Berlin
2000
Micropolitiques, le MAGASIN – Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
2000
Robières/ Roberies, Marres Centre for Contemporary Art, Maastricht
2000
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, California
1999
Fireworks, De Appel – Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
1999
Fang den Hut, Galerie Eigen & Art, Leipzig
1999
The Office of Misplaced Events, Lotta Hammer, London
1999
Artist’s Projects, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
1999
Tyrebagger Sculpture Project, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1999
If I Ruled the World, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
1999
Un Certain, ATA Centre for Contemporary Art, Sofia
1999
Dummy, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
1999
Blinky Palermo Prize, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (solo)
1999
Thinking Aloud, Camden Arts Centre, London
1998
Family, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
1998
Reconstructions, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
1998
Strolling: the art of arcades, boulevards, barricades, publicity, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
1998
Bad Faith, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle; Three Month Gallery, Liverpool
1998
Lost and Found, Decima Gallery, London
1998
The Modern Institute at Sadie Coles HQ, Sadie Coles HQ, London
1998
Le jardin suspendu, The Modern Institute, Glasgow (solo)
1998
Project for a Modern Museum, Moderna Museet Project Room, Stockholm (solo)
1997
Blue Boat Black, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (solo)
1997
L’Automne dans toutes ses collections, MAC, Marseille
1997
Nerve, ArtSpace, Sydney
1997
Glasgow, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
1997
B.c.c., Cleveland and The Tannery, London
1997
Fishing for Shapes, Projektraum Voltmerstrasse, Hannover; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1997
Wish You Were Here Too, 83 Hill St., Glasgow
1996
After You Made Me Soft Again, Galerie Barz, Hannover
1996
Once Removed, Laure Genillard Gallery, London
1996
Kilt ou Double, La Vigie-Art Contemporain, Nîmes, France
1996
Sick Building, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1996
City Limits, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent
1995
Maikäfer flieg, Bunker Köln-Ehrenfeld, Köln
1995
Kabinett für Zeichnung, Kampnagel, Hamburg
1995
An Eichbaum Pils beer can…, The Showroom, London (solo)
1995
About Place, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
1994
Institute of Cultural Anxiety, ICA, London
1994
Miniatures, The Agency, London
1994
Oriel Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales
1994
Modern Art, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1994
Die Zweite Wirklichkeit Aktuelle Aspekte des Mediums Kunst, Wilhelmspalais, Stuttgart
1993
BT New Contemporaries, Travelling Exhibition
1993
Left Luggage, Travelling Exhibition
1993
Matter and Fact, Collection Gallery, London
1992
Invisible Cities, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1992
Three New Works, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
1992
Gesture No. 5, Post West Gallery, Adelaide
1991
Museum Piece, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow