Born 1982, United Kingdom
Lives and Works in Copenhagen, Denmark

Solo Exhibitions

2022
Two Burlesques
, Espace Louis Vuitton München, Munich

2021
The Worm, Sant'Andrea de Scaphis, Rome
Ed Atkins: Get Life/Love’s Work,
New Museum, New York

2020
Refuse, Cabinet Gallery, London
Entropy of a biased coin, Cabinet Gallery, London
Live White Slime
, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

2019
I Like Spit Now, Gavin Brown, New York, NY
A Catch Upon The Mirror, Performa 19, New York, NY
Death Mask 5, Ed Atkins, Kunstnernes Hus’ Cinema, Oslo
Ed Atkins, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
Ye Olde Food, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K21, Düsseldorf

2018
BLOOM, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
MEMBERS, dépendance, Brussels
Olde Food, Cabinet, London

2017
Old Food, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Modern Piano Music, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal
Corpsing, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

2016
Ed Atkins, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Art Contemporanea, Rivoli
Ed Atkins, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Performance Capture, The Kitchen, New York
Safe Conduct, SMK, Copenhagen

2015
Hisser, dépendance, Brussels
Performance Capture, Manchester International Festival, Manchester
Concentrations 59, Mirror Stage Visualizes the Self After the Internet, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Cabinet, London
Recent Ouija, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2014
RIBBONS, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Ed Atkins, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London
Bastards, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Ed Atkins, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
Ed Atkins & Bruce Nauman, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz

2013
Number Seven: Ed Atkins / Frances Stark, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Ed Atkins, MoMA, PS1
Or tears, of course, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

2012
Us Dead Talk Love, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Ed Atkins, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

2011
Art Now: Ed Atkins, Tate Britain, London
Death Mask, Cabinet, London

2010
The Scent, Death Mask II, etc., Limoncello, London
SPOILER, Rhubaba, Edinburgh

Group Exhibitions

2022
Angels on Horseback
, Lobe Block, Berlin (upcoming, July)
LIVES: Life, Survival, Living, Jut Art Museum, Taipei City
Mona Foma
, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania

2021
Bodies at Stake, Artworks from Sandretto Re Rebaudengo collection
, MOCO Hôtel des collections, Montpellier
The Sun Machine is Coming Down
, Berliner Festpiele. International Congress Centre, Berlin

2020
The Body Electric, Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College, Miami
Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen, New York
Risquons-Tout, WIELS, Brussels
J U N E, dépendance, Brussels

2019
Der montierte Mensch, Museum Folkwang, Essen
My Head is a Haunted House, Sadie Coles, London
Performa 19, New York
May You Live In Interesting Times, Arsenale, 58th Venice Biennale, Venice
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
Machine of Instant Utility, Cabinet, London

2018
True Luxury… Art Acquisitions 2012-2018, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Blind Faith, Haus der Kunst, Munich

2017
The Policeman’s Beard is Half Constructed: Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Recent Acquisitions, Recent Developments, Si Shang Art Museum, Beijing
Andy Holden: World as a Cartoon, Tate Britain, London
Suspended Animation, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
Generation Loss: 10 Years of the Julia Stoschek Collection, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
Hello World! Art After the Internet, ARS17, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Lodgers, Haus Mödrath, Kerpen
I Want! I Want!: Art & Technology, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Museum für Neue Kunst (MNK), Freiburg
COLORI, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Turin

2016
Pure Fiction, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
Suspended Animation, Hirschhorn Museum and sculpture garden, Washington
Fire Under Snow, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

2015
Rum, Sodomy and the lash, Eden Eden, Berlin
CO-Workers Network as Artist, Musee D’Art Moderne De Villa, Paris,
Äppärät, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa
Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
Turn On, Time Based Art from the Julia Stoschek Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Surround Audience, New Museum Triennial, New York
This is the end, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Mirror Stage: Visualizes the Self After the Internet, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
The Collection, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris

2014
Europe, Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
Biennale of Moving Images, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève
Private Settings. Art after the Internet, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw
14 Rooms, Fondation Beyeler, Art Basel and Theater Basel
Real Emotions: Thinking in Film, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2013
Meanwhile… Suddenly And Then, Lyon Biennal, Lyon
Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Friedericianum, Kassel
The Encyclopedic Palace, Venice Biennal, Venice
Or Tears, Of Course, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Relative Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire
Tomorrow Never Knows, CCA Glasgow, Glasgow
Frozen Lakes, Artist’s Space, New York
Tomorrow Never Knows, Jerwood Project Space, London
Black Cake, Team Gallery, New York

2012
Memory Marathon, Serpentine Pavillion, London
The Big Inexplicable Paravent Illusion, Isabella Bortolozzi Gallerie, Berlin
Weighted Words, Zabludowicz Collection, London
The Language of the Flowers and the Stars,
The Dan Cox Library for the Unfinished Concept of Thingly Time, Cubitt, London

2011
Time Again, SculptureCentre, New York

2010
The Plurality of One, curated by FormContent, Monitor, Rome
New Contemporaries 2010, Liverpool and London
A Killer Whale Breaching in Soft Focus, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Something Blue: A Curiosa of Contemporary Erotica, Economy, London
American Mountains, Auto Italia, London
Field Broadcast, Online
Our TV, Moot, Nottingham

2009
Kunskog, Five Hundred Dollars, London
RIP 19 April 2009, Peacock Projects, London
0Video / Refutation, Online and London
Superpositions, Or-bits.com, online
Artist Page, Artvehicle.com
American Mountains, Stone Squid, Hastings
Set Off Set, Artscomplex, Edinburgh

2008
The Dark Show / And The Dark Show Returns as a Ghost, Wallis Gallery, FormContent, Paradise Row, London

2005
Les yeux de la Ville, Rue de l’ecole de-rue-medicine, Geneva
Minutes to Go, Space Gallery, London

2004
Sounding Out, University of East London, London

Awards

2015-2016
Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Berlin

2012
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award
The Jerwood / Film and Video Umbrella Award

2008
The Chelsea Arts Club Trust Special Project Award

Teaching

2018-2019
Guest professor at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

2016-2017
Guest professor at Städelschule, Frankfurt

2012-2014
Fine Art Lecturer at Goldsmiths College of Art, London

2010
‘Art and Cinema’ Taught research day, Wimbledon College of Art, London

2009-2010
Honorary Research Assistant in Sculpture, Slade School of Art, London

2010
Visiting Lecture at Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom

Selected Public Collections

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Tate Gallery, London
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Kiasma Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Centre Pompidou, Paris

Selected Performances and Screenings

2021
A Primer for Cadavers, screening “Kino Süd,” Weiss Falk, Basel

2020
WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels

2019
“A Catch Upon the Mirror,” Performa Commission, Performa 19 Biennial, Abrons Arts Center, New York
“I (can scarcely move or draw my breath),” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017
“Dissections: Ed Atkins,” DHC/Art Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal

2016
Art Alive Festival, Louisiana, Denmark

2014
“Synonyms: Five or six noise-making rifts,” Park Nights, Serpentine Pavilion, London

2013
“Man of Steel, Anthology Film Archives,” New York as part of Performa 13, New York

2011
“An Echo Button, multimedia prologue produced with Haroon Mirza and James Richards for Performa 11,” Times Square, New York and Chisenhale Gallery, London
“In answer to a series of questions posed by a mute,” performance at Tate Britain, London
Screening for The Film London Jarman Award 2011, Whitechapel Gallery, London
“A Dying Artist, weekend event in four parts organized by Ed Atkins and Siôn Parkinson,” ICA, London

2010
Artist talk and screening, International Project Space, Birmingham