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Alice Channer

1977

born in Oxford, UK  

lives and works in London




2008

MA in Sculpture at Royal College of Art, London, UK

2006

BA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London, UK  

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022

Worms, Quartz Studio, Torino


2021

Nanowires, a permanent public sculpture for the new Engineering Department building at the University of the West of England

Fossil (Tonna Galea), Quartz Studio, Torino

Megaflora, Large Glass, London

Weaponized Glamour, Case Study Project Space, London

2019

Birthing Pool, Turf Projects, London

Man-made, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

2018

A Coin In Nine Hands’ Part 5 (Carapaces), Large Glass, London 
 

2016

Early Man, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin
 

2015

Half-life, Lisa Cooley, New York, US

R o c k f a l l, Pied-á-terre, San Francisco, US

R o c k f a l l, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, US
 

2014

Synthetic Fibres, The Approach, London, UK
 

2013

Soft Shell, Kunstverein Freiburg

Invertebrates, The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
 

2012

Cold Blood, Lisa Cooley, New York, US

Out of Body, South London Gallery, London, UK
 

2011

Body Conscious, The Approach, London, UK

Other-Directed, BolteLang, Zurich, CH
 

2010

Inhale, Exhale, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, UK (as part of the Glasgow International, UK)
 

2009

Worn-work, The Approach, London, UK

Every Separation Is A Link, showreelproject.com, Milan, italy

I Cannot Tell The Difference Between One Thing And Another, Pied-á-terre, Portland, US

Works Folded Out Of And In To The Collection Of, World Class Boxing, Miami, US

I have been unable to borrow the template of Big Ben, Punctuation Programme, Limoncello, London, UK
 

2007

That Make Up Some Things, Associates Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2022

Die Wirklichkeit ist sowieso da, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf

Climate: RA Summer Show 2022, Royal Academy of Arts, London 

Lethality and Vurnerability, Arttangeld, Orford Ness, Suffolk 

Cloudpoint, Paradise Row, London 

The Searchers, HDTS, Wonder Valley, California 

Look! Exposing Art and Fashion, Marta Herford, Marta

High Desert Test Sites 2022, curated by Iwona Blazwick, Joshua Tree

2021

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and The Port, curated by Manuela Moscoso, Liverpool

Afterness, a series of major new commissions by Artangel at Orford Ness

Sculpture In The City, City Of London

Breaking the Mould, Sculpture by Women since 1945, An Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK, Spring 2021, then touring to New Art Gallery, Walsall; Djanogly Art Gallery, Nottingham; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

2020

Lines, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

Into The Labyrinth, curated by Charlotte Schepke, Dalby Forest, Low Dalby, Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering

60 Years, Tate Britain, London

OUR FUMING LIPS MAKE A NEW MIRAGE, www.shell-like.com

The Technological Hand, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

Psychotropics, curated by Iwona Blazwick, The New Art Centre, Salisbury

Breathless. London Art Now, a British Council exhibition curated by Norman Rosenthal and Harry Woodlock, Ca'Pesaro, Venice


2019

Pairings: Sculpture in the Nasher and Rachofsky Collections, Nasher Sculpture Centre, Dallas

The Weather Garden: Anne Hardy curates the Arts Council Collection, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

Fault Lines, curated by Edward Ball, Freelands Foundation, London

In The Labyrinth, Large Glass, London

Der Flexible Plan, Das Rokoko in der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Morsbroich

2018

This is the Gallery and the Gallery is Many Things X, Eastside Projects, Birmingham

The Axial Line, PS120, Berlin

The Shape Left By The Body, The Sunday Painter, London

Crash Test, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, La Panacée, Montpellier

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Actions: 'The Image of the World Can Be Different', Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK

Shifting Landscapes, Nottingham Castle Museum
 

2017

DOUBLES, DOBROS, PLIEGUES, PARES, TWINS, MITADES, The Warehouse, Dallas, USA

Rest in the Furrows of My Skin, Kunsthaus Hamburg

Production Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Gravity and Grace, Aspen Art Museum

In A Dream You Saw A Way To Survive And You Were Full Of Joy, a Hayward Gallery Touring show curated by Elizabeth Price; The Whitworth Manchester; De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea; Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea


2016

Production Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Now for Tomorrow II, Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham

The Cable Guys 2, Future Gallery, Berlin

In A Dream You Saw A Way To Survive And You Were Full Of Joy, The Whitworth, Manchester; (a Hayward Gallery touring show, curated by Elizabeth Price)

Wer nicht denken will, fliegt raus, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
 

2015

Don’t Shoot the Painter, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan

An Intervention, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

Image Objects, Public Art Fund at City Hall Park, New York

New Skin, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut

2014

Chat Jet (Part 2) – Sculpture in Reflection, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz

Nature after Nature, Fridericianum, Kassel

Cable Guys, Future Gallery, Berlin

Pool, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover

Hi-Tide, Art Unlimited, Art Basel

Return Journey, Mostyn, Llandudno

 
2013

You Are Here, Worcester Art Museum, Massachuesetts

Skinz, Frieze Sculpture Park, Frieze London

COOKBOOK: l’art et le processus culinaire, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Slip, The Approach, London

Antibody, Lisa Cooley, New York

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice

O the sleeping bag contains the body but not the dreaming head, Altman Siegel, San Francisco

Detouched, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Drawing Sculpture, Drawing Room London / Leeds Art Gallery, touring exhibition


2012

Hard Metal Body, Art on the Underground, Central Line Series commission for Notting Hill Gate Tube Station, London, UK

Ultra Low/No Whiffs NO Butts, Hobbs Mclaughlin, London, UK

The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Contemporary Collection Display: The Space Between, Tate Britain, London, UK

Caroline Achaintre, Sara Barker, Alice Channer, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

Look here, upon this picture, Cherry & Martin, Los Angeles, US

 
2011

The Cat Is On The Table, Spazio A, Pistoia, IT

The Hole, London, UK Young London, V22 Workspace, London, UK

Alice Channer, Jamie Isenstein, J. Parker Valentine, Lisa Cooley, New York, US

Independent Art Fair, New York, US

Americans and Apricots, Crisp, London, UK
 

2010

Every night, I go to sleep, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

Unto This Last, Raven Row, London, UK

Alice Channer, Dagmar Heppner, Alicja Kwade, Maria Zahle, Bolte Lang, Zurich, CH
 

2009

Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London, UK (curated by Richard Wentworth)

The Quiet Revolution, Milton Keynes Gallery / Harris Museum & Art Gallery Preston /

Djanogly Art Gallery Nottingham, a Hayward Gallery touring exhibition, UK (curated by Chris Fite-Wassilak)

Because I Say So, Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, US

December 1952, Chelsea Space, London, UK

Little Shop On Hoxton Street, Limoncello, London, UK
 

 
2008

Dogtooth and Tessellate, The Approach, London, UK

Strange Solution, Art Now, Tate Britain, London, UK

Associates, Phillips De Pury, New York, US

M25 Around London, CCA Andtrax, Mallorca, ES (curated by Barry Schwabsky)

Please Don’t Make Me Be Misunderstood, World Class Boxing, Miami, US

V22, The Wharf Road Project, The Wenlock, London, UK (selected by Martin Westwood)  3 Building, Wharf Road, London, UK

100 Years, 100 Artists, 100 Works of Art, Art On The Underground, Rochelle School, London, UK

Multi-Focal, MA show, Royal College of Art Sculpture School, London, UK

 
2007

Took My Hands Off Your Eyes Too Soon, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US

Two Halves A Show In, Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

 
2006

Explorers From Overseas, Galleri Specta, Copenhagen, DK

A Collection of Various Parts Including, Degree show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

 
2004

Dividing Lines, Numbers Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED BOOKS AND CATALOGUES (selected)

2021

Alice Channer "Megaflora" Large Glass / London by Alex Bennet - Flash Art

2019

Freelands Foundation, Fault Lines, Edward Ball

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Alienated Bodies and Exilic Beings: Alice Channer's Man-made Exhibition

Turf Projects, Contaminated, Implicated

2017

Writings on Pied-à-terre, Pied-à-terre, edition of 701

2015

“Don’t Shoot The Painter”, Paintings from the UBS Art Collection,Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan, IT (cat.)

Aspen Art Museum Exhibition Essay, Fast but Slow, Courtenay Finn

2014

Dietz, Heinrich and Lotz, Antonia, “Pool | Art from London”, Exhibition Magazine

Fridericianum, nature after nature, Susanne Pfeffe, (cat.)

Future Gallery, The Cable Guys, Ory Dessau, (cat.)

2013

Bourriaud, Nicolas, Cookbook: L’art et le processus culinaire, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts

Invertebrates, prose poem, commissioned by Alice Channer and Hepworth Wakefield, Kari Rittenbach

2012

Lovatt, Anna, Drawing: Sculpture, Drawing Room, Leeds Art Gallery (cat.)

Breathing, South London Gallery (cat.)

The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, (cat.)

2022

Art In America, The Work of Worms, A conversation on the inspiring work of an underappreciated underground creature, Alice Channer with Amy Stewart, moderated by Emily Watlington, Jun/Jul

The Guardian, 'There was only one possible theme': Alison Wilding on her climate crisis Summer Exhibition, Jonathan Jones, Jun

Large Glass, A conversation between Alice Channer, Nicolas Deshayes and Alison Wilding, chaired by Penelope Curtis, on the occasion of the first Artist-edited feature in Sculpture Journal, Jun

Sculpture Journal, Artist-edited feature; Sand in the Vaseline: On Twenty-First-Century Process Art, Alice Channer with Alisa Baremboym, Nicolas Deshayes, K.R.M. Mooney, Tania Pérez Córdova and Alison Wilding, Jun

Hyperallergic, A Desert Biennial, Somewhere Between Settlers and Searchers, Renée Reizman, May

The Art Newspaper, An outdoor exhibition returns to Joshua Tree, the California desert's art boom town, Scarlet Cheng, Apr

Art Monthly, Roundtable - Virtual Studio Visits: Four London-based artists discuss the rise of the online studio visit, Alice Channer, Anne Hardy, Karin Ruggaber and Carey Young, Jan

2021

Flash Art, Alice Channer 'Megaflora" Large Glass / London, Alex Bennett,  May

Art Monthly, Alice Channer : Megaflora, Chloe Carroll, Jun

The Art Newspaper, Slavery, stray dogs and our shared stomach: Liverpool Biennial questions port city's imperial legacy, Louisa Buck, Jun

The Art Newspaper, Interview: 'I weaponise glamour... I see clothes as a kind of armour that can change and mutate', Louisa Buck, Apr

Financial Times, Sculpture in the City - lending new life to London, Jackie Wullschläger, Jun

The Times, Spooked at the seaside, Waldemar Januszczak, Jul

London Review of Books, On Orford Ness, Sam Kinchin-Smith, Sep

Art Monthly, Afterness, Matthew Bowman, Oct

The i, Afterness, Orford Ness, review: An island exhibition of secrets, lies, and nuclear catastrophe, Florence Hallett, Jul

The Guardian, Orford Ness: the apocalyptic art zone at war with nature, Claire Armitstead, Aug

The Observer, Artangel: Afterness review - an island of secrets that's its own work of art, Laura Cumming, Jun

The Art Newspaper, 'Island of secrets' : exhibition fills former nuclear research site on Suffolk coast with art, Louisa Buck, Jun

Liverpool Biennial, Alice Channer - Studio Visit video, Mar

Henry Moore Institute and Pangaea Sculptors' Centre, Roundtable Discussion: Engaging Technologies / Emerging Technologies, discussion with artists Alice Channer, Daniel Steegman Mangrané and Zachary Eastwood-Bloom,  May 

Liverpool Biennial, LB x a-n Artist Talk with Alice Channer & SHELL LIKE, Apr

Case Study Project Space, Weaponized Glamour Podcast, Alice Channer, Madeleine Pledge and Lauren Williamson, Oct

Large Glass, Ripple and Void, Exhibition text, Rosanna McLaughlin, Apr

Contemporary Art Society, Friday Dispatch, Alice Channer: Megaflora, Ilaria Puri Purini, Apr

The University of the West of England Engineering Department, Video interview with Professor Ioannis Ieropoulos, whose research alongside the bodies of electricity generating bacteria inspired Nanowires, Nov

The University of the West of England Engineering Department, Video interview with Alice Channer,  Nov

Quartz Studio, Worms, Exhibition text by Eva Brioschi, Nov

2020

Flash Art, Exilic Glamour, Feature essay, Noam Segal, Mar

Studio Voltaire, Alice Channer on Nnena Kalu, in response to Kalu's offsite commission as part of Studio Voltaire elsewhere, Jul

Kettle's Yard, Three Questions for Alice Channer, Jun

Fermynwoods, Podcast 2 - Amy Lay-Pettifer with Alice Channer and Bethan Lloyd Worthington, Jun

Contemporary Art Society, Conversation with Anne Hardy, Carey Young and Alice Channer, moderated by Caroline Douglas, Apr

CONVERSATION #3: BEAT, with Marie Lund and Alice Channer, published and edited by Melissa Gordon, Feb

2019

Turf Projects, Contaminated, Implicated, Exhibition text, Jes Fernie, Jul

The Guardian, Sixty Years review - Tate's all-female rehang pulls its punches, Adrain Searle, Apr

Artforum.com, Critics Pick: "In the Labyrinth" at Large Glass, Emily LaBarge, Feb

The Guardian,We gotta get out of this place! The artists snared by the lure of the labyrinth, Charlotte Higgins, Feb

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Alienated Bodies and Exilic Beings: Alice Channer's Man-made Exhibition, Exhibition essay, Noam Segal, Jan

Freelands Foundation, Fault Lines, Exhibition publication, Edward Ball, Feb

Freelands Foundation, Alice Channer and Holly Hendry in Conversation with Edward Ball, Mar

Ca'Pesaro, Breathless/London Art Now, Catalogue text, Eleonora Drago, Oct

2018

Yorkshire Sculpture International, Sculpture Talk: Alice Channer, Leeds Art Gallery, Dec

Artforum.com, Critics Pick: "The shape left by the body" at The Sunday Painter, Philomena Epps, Jul

The Sunday Painter, The Shape Left By The Body, Exhibition text, Ilaria Puri Purini, Jul

Tate, 'Soft Sediment Deformation, Upper Body (quilted gray)', Alice Channer, 2018, Hattie Spires, Jun

this is tomorrow, Alice Channer: A Coin in Nine Hands - Part 5, Fiorella Lanni, April

The Telegraph, Alice Channer celebrates the intricate shape of the shell at Large Glass, Louisa Buck, Apr

this is tomorrow, Actions. The image of the world can be different, Review by Ryan Hughes, Mar

Frieze, ‘The Molecular Turn’: While Social Media Flourishes Ecological Systems are Collapsing, Max Andrews, Feb

Kettles Yard, Actions. The image of the world can be different, Catalogue text, Jennifer Powell, Feb

La Panacée, Crash Test, Catalogue text, Nicolas Bourriaud, Noam Segal and Stefanie Hessler, Feb

Whitechapel Gallery, Introducing ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket, Exhibition video, Feb 

ArtInfo, ‘Barbara Hepworth: A Matter of Form’ at Pace Gallery, New York, Feb 

2016

The Art Newspaper, Large Glass Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday With A Duchamp Fest, Louisa Buck, Dec

Tate Etc., From the Surreal to the Decorative, by Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Inga Fraser, Michael Bracewell and Alice Channer, Autumn

Studio International, Interview with Rosanna McLaughlin, Aug

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Contemporary Art Debate at Nottingham Contemporary, with Elizabeth Price, Sam Thorne and Ann Gallagher, chaired by Anne McElvoy, Jun

Early Man Exhibition Essay, Unfolding The Fold, Mara-Johanna Kölmel, Apr

Art Agenda, Gallery Weekend Berlin, Karen Archey, May 

Monopol, Alte Meister, Von Neuen Geliebt, Alice Channer, Jun 

2015

Art in America, The Form-Giver; A Picasso Symposium, Alice Channer, Sep

The New York Times, 'Image Object' Looks at the Relationship Between the Virtual and the Physical, Ken Johnson, Jul

ArtinAmerica.com, The Lookout, Alice Channer at Lisa Cooley, May

Half-life Press Release poem,There's Something Deep Beneath You, Karen Archey, May

Artforum, 500 Words: Alice Channer, Barry Schwabsky, Feb

Aspen Art Museum Exhibition Essay, Fast but Slow, Courtenay Finn, Feb

Grassroots TV Aspen, Art Matters: Alice Channer in conversation with Heidi Zuckermann, Feb

 2014

Art Basel Unlimited Catalogue, Hi-Tide, Morgan Quaintance, Jun

This is Tomorrow, Alice Channer: Synthetic Fibres, Alex Borkowski, Jun

Art Monthly, New Realism, Mark Prince, Issue 376, May

Synthetic Fibres, Press Release Text, Kari Rittenbach, May 

Fridericianum Exhibition Publication, nature after nature, Susanne Pfeffer, May

Future Gallery Exhibition Publication, The Cable Guys, Ory Dessau, May 

Kestnergeschellshaft Exhibition Publication, Pool, Henri Dietz and Antonia Lotz, April

San Fransisco Art Institute, Lecture Series Spring/Summer 2014 - Alice Channer, Feb

2013

Soft Shell Exhibition Essay, Caroline Käding, Oct

Kaleidoscope, Meta-Materiality, Rebecca Geldard, Issue 18, pp. 48-55, Summer

Kaleidoscope, Post-Materiality, Karen Archey, Issue 18, pp. 36-41, Summer

Invertebrates, prose poem, commissioned by Alice Channer and Hepworth Wakefield, Kari Rittenbach, Feb

Frieze, Alice Channer, Jessica Jackson Hutchins & Linder: Hepworth Wakefield, Amy Sherlock, Issue 156

Artforum, Critic's Pick: Alice Channer, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Linder, Agnieszka Gratza, Apr

Art Monthly, Alice Channer: Invertebrates, Morgan Quaintance, Apr

The Independent, In The Studio: Alice Channer, Artist, Karen Wright, Mar

Artforum.com, Detouched: Project Arts Centre, Gemma Tipton, Mar

Art in America, Alice Channer, Lisa Cooley, Brienne Walsh, Mar

ArtinAmerica.com, Alice Channer, Lisa Cooley, Ruba Katrib, Jan

Artforum, Alice Channer, Lisa Cooley, Lloyd Wise, Jan

2012

ARTINFO UK, 17 Questions for Perception-Bending British Artist Alice Channer, Allison Meier, Dec

The Brooklyn Rail, Alice Channer in conversation with Barry Schwabsky, Dec

The New York Times, Alice Channer:Cold Blood, Karen Rosenberg, Nov

The Observer Magazine, Why We're Watching: Alice Channer, Shahesta Shaitly, Nov

South London Gallery, Another Body, Barry Schwabsky, Catalogue Essay, May 

Frieze, Sculptors Discuss Sculpture, Issue 147, May 

Mousse Magazine, Full Frontal: Because We Can't Think In Three Dimensions, Alice Channer and Anthea Hamilton in Conversation, Issue 33, Apr

Artforum.com, Critic's Pick: Alice Channer, Kari Rittenbach, Mar

Time Out London, Alice Channer: Out of Body, Rosalie Doubal, Mar

London Evening Standard, Alice Channer: Out of Body, Ben Luke, Mar

ARTINFO UK, It Was Like Making a Weapon, Coline Milliard, Mar

Afterall, Artists at Work: Alice Channer, Line Ellegaard, Jan

2011

Artforum, Body Conscious, Gilda Williams, Summer 

Art Review, Body Conscious, Rebecca Geldard, Issue 51, Summer

Guardian Unlimite, Artist of the Week, Skye Sherwin

London Evening Standard, Alice Channer Has Found a Refreshing Voice, Ben Luke, Mar

Modern Painters, Studio Check, Coline Milliard, Mar

ARTINFO UK, New Comets - Five London Artists To Watch, Coline Milliard, Feb

2010

Frieze, Alice Channer, Sam Thorne, Mar

Mackintosh Gallery at The Glasgow School of Art, His hOles, Alice Channer, Apr

Artforum, Critic's Pick: Unto This Last, Ben Luke, Jun

Time Out London, In The Studio, Helen Sumpter, Jun

Frieze, Glasgow International, Jonathan Griffin, Jun

ARTINFO UK, Unto This Last, Coline Milliard, Jul

The Independent, Exhibitions of the Year, Unto This Last, Laura McLean Ferris, Dec

2009

Artforum, Worn-work, Barry Schwabsky, Oct 

The Brooklyn Rail, Quiet Revolution, and Worn-work, Sherman Sam, Sep

Artreview, Close Encounters, Laura McLean Ferris, Aug

The Coelacanth Journal, No.3 The Moderns: Inside Out, Alice Channer

Mousse Magazine, Every Separation Is A Link, Caterina Riva, Mar

2007

Associates Gallery, A conversation between Alice Channer, Ryan Gander & Rebecca May Marston, June

LINES

04. Sep 2020 - 06. Nov 2020
DÜSSELDORF

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ALICE CHANNER

18. Jan 2019 - 09. Mar 2019
DÜSSELDORF

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50 Years of Konrad Fischer Galerie 1967-2017

08. Sep 2017 - 17. Nov 2017
DÜSSELDORF

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Alice Channer

29. Apr 2016 - 18. Jun 2016
BERLIN

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