John Isaacs

Birthplace: 

*1968 Lancaster, UK - lebt in Berlin

*1968 Lancaster/Great Britain - lives in Berlin

1968
geboren in Lancaster, UK

1987-88
Exeter University BSc Biology

1988-91
Cheltenham Art College BA Fine Art

1991-93
University Collage London Slade School of Art MA Sculpture

1996
Boise Travel Scholarship, Los Angeles, USA

1999-00
Imperial Collage London, Artist in Residence

2005
Guest lecturer at the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

lebt und arbeitet in Berlin

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)

2014
The architecture of empathy, Galerie Haas AG, Zürich
The architecture of empathy, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia

2013
The architecture of empathy, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid

2012
The hand that rocks the cradle, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin

2011
The closest I ever came to you, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel

2010
Tears welling up inside, Wendt+Friedman Gallery, Berlin
A perfect soul, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico
You are innocent in your dreams, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid

2009
Let the golden age begin, Museum 52, London

2008
Cathering Dust, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid
Glass Eye...Glass Soul, Museum 52, New York

2007
You said you would always be there, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
The supernatural world in which I am professionally involved, Invaliden 1, Berlin
A perfect soul, Museum 52, London

2006
What is it that there is something and nothing, Museum 52, Basel

2005
Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Museum 52, London
Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Feigen Contemporary, New York

2004
Other peoples lives, 20.21 Gallery, Essen
Is more than this more than this, de Bond, Brügge
Are we not the same you an I, Museum 52, London
If not now then when, Gallery Judin, Zürich

2003
Voices from the id, Beaconsfield, London
Dumb planets are round too, VTO Gallery, London
Dumb planets are round too, Feigen Contemporary, New York

2002
Are you still mad at me, Reykjavík Art Museum, Island
Voices from the id, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel

2000
The Turning Point, MArtLab Gallery, Imperial College Residency, London
The Diary of a Loner, 20.21 Gallery, Essen

1999
The Incomplete History of Unknown Discovery, 20.21 Gallery Essen

1998
The Diary of a Loner, Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff

1997
The Matrix of Amnesia, Imperial College, London

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl)

2015
Brief History of the Future, Musée Louvre, Paris und Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
L\'Hospice des Mille-Cuisses, CAN - Centre d'Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Schweiz

2014
Freedom not Genius, Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
Full House: 100 Artists, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Kunst und Alchemie – Das Geheimnis der Verwandlung, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Le Mur, Works from the Collection of Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2013
Babel, Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
C´est la vie – Das ganze Leben, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
Signs of the Times, Carré Sainte-Anne, Montpellier, France
Flesh Reality, Point Zero, London
The name is Burroughs − Expanded Media, Sammlung Falckenberg,
Deichtorhallen Hamburg
Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Die Olbricht Collection,
Me Collectors Room, Berlin
Glasstress: White Light/White Heat, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
UndeREALisme, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Perpignan, France
Kaboom!, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen

2012
Morbid Curiosity: The Richard Harris Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Being, All Visual Arts, London, UK
Sculptors’ Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin London, UK
Alice im Wunderland der Kunst, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
The Aspiration Factory, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Friends & Family, Kenny Schachter, Rove, London, UK
Het Gewichtige Lichaam, Museum Boerhaave, Niederlande
Documenta 13, The Worldly House, Kassel
Face Off, Gallerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin
The name is Burroughs - Expanded Media, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
The End, Jacob's Island Gallery, London, UK
Voyage Voyage, Maison de l'Amerique Latine, Paris, Frankreich
Artist´s Merchandising Art, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, LA
Kunstenfestival Watou, Watou, Belgien
The End of Everything / A New Beginning, Larm Gallery, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Till Rabus, Artiste Invité: John Isaacs, Gallery Une, Auvernier-Neuchâtel, Schweiz
Gromiam - Les 20 ans de Groland, Miam, Frankreich
Schriftuur/Scripture, De Bond, Brügge, Belgien
Babel, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Frankreich

2011
Wax – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, GL Strand, Kopenhagen, Dänemark
Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Tous Cannibales!, La Maison Rouge, Paris, Frankreich
La Vallée Patibulaire, kuratiert von C. Bittermann, Berlin
Human + The Future of our Species, Science Gallery, Dublin, Irland
WAX – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Dänemark
All Cannibals!, ME Collectors Room, Berlin
Zwei Sammler: Thomas Olbricht und Harald Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Berlin Klondyke, curated by Irmelin and Reinald Nohal, Odd Gallery, Dawson, Kanada
Bulbus oculi – my precious, Kunstruimte deWILLEM3, Niederlande
The Dicks & Bonus Material, Teapot Gallery, Köln
Sounds like Architecture, Castles of Poeke and Schuurlo, St Maria Aalter, Belgien
Portraits de Collectionneurs – Jocelyne et Fabrice Petignat, Muro, Genf, Schweiz
Dead Lines, Von der Heydt Kunsthalle, Wuppertal
HabiteR / Collection Frac Midi-Pyrénées les Abattoirs, Toulouse, Frankreich
Mémoires du futur, la collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris, Frankreich
Paradies, Wendt + Friedmann Gallery, Berlin

2010
Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo
1910 Figur 2010, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous, Tape Modern, Berlin
Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London, UK
The weighty body, Dr. Guislain Museum, Gent, Belgien
Art Barter, HBC, Berlin
Lebenslust & Totentanz. Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems
Alchemy of Delusion, Aeroplastics, Brüssel, Belgien
Vanitas: The Transience of earthly pleasures, All Visual Arts, London, UK
berlinerzimmer #2, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Österreich
Auf Leben und Tod – Der Mensch in Malerei und Fotografie, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Köln
Public Image, Cooper Gallery, Dundee, UK

2009
SAABSDPDJIMKRLCPSSSFWMW, Autocenter, Berlin, Innsbruck
Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moskau, Russland
Works on paper, Museum 52, London, UK
Transzendenz Inc., Hospitalhof, Stuttgart
That’s all Folks!, Stadhallen, Brügge, Belgien
Dream Time, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse
Lynchmob, HBC, Berlin
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London, UK
Distortion, Venice Biennale, Gervasuti Foundation, Venedig, Italien
Wind in Athens/Möhren in Athen, Myllerou 27, Athen, Griechenland
Fool´s Food, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Schweiz
Eat Me – Drink Me, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas
Borderline Pleasure, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
Luxus - Ruhe - Wollust, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
Projection, Venice Film Festival, Gervasuti Foundation, Venedig, Italien
Transzendenz Inc., Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Tier-Werden Mensch-Werden, NGBK, Berlin
Zaunkönig, Wendt+Friedmann Gallerie, Berlin
Can birds fly?, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

2008
Tell me, Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, Niderlande
Gravity, Artium, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spanien
Deadly Serious, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse, Frankreich
12 – Works on paper, Gallery Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Österreich
NéoFutur, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse, Frankreich
Evolution, Max Lang Gallery, New York
Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg
Holy Smoke, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, Niederlande
Deadly Serious, Exprm´ntl Gallery, Toulouse, Frankreich
Go for it!, Olbricht Collection (a sequel), Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, Park de Oude Warande, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Niederlande
Everybody knows this is nowhere, Wendt+Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
When fears become form, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Schweiz
Nature is a Workshop, Turner Contemporary, Kent

2007
Mutatis, mutandis - Collection d’Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Say it isn’t so, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Rocker’s Island. Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Symbolism and Contemporary Art, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
Wellcome Collection, The Wellcome Trust, London
Sick. Between body and mind, Dr. Guislain Museum, Ghnt, Belgien
Fearful Objects, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
Rare Essence, Aeroplastics, Brüssel
Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe

2006
Blessed are the Merciful, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, New York
Assemblage III, Museum 52, London
Global Tour, W139, Amsterdam
L’infinito dentro lo sguardo, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona
Absolumental, Les Abattoires, Toulouse
Mankind. Story of a wound, S.M.A.K. Museum of Modern Art, Gent
L’Homme-Paysage, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille
In the darkest hour there may be light, Serpentine Gallery, London

2005
New Sculpture, Museum 52, London
Les Grands Spectacles, Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg
Boost in the Shell, De Bond, Brügge
FRAKTALE IV, Palast der Republik, Berlin
Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London

2004
Without fear or reproach, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Blickverbindung, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg
Mike Kelley – The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool & Museum Moderner Kunst Ludwig, Wien
Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring exhibition
Pretty World, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brüssel
Extended horizons, Galleria d ´Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona
The Ten Commandments, Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
Terror, Beaconsfield, London
L’intime, Behind closed doors, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Animals, Haunch of Venison, London
De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing
Dreamscapes, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel

2003
Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo
STOP!, South Bank, London
Moving Energies # 01, Museum Folkwang, Essen
The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
Entranced, VTO, London
Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring exhibition, various locations
Without fear or reproach, Witte Zaal, Gent, Belgien
Opzij van het kijken, Watou, Belgien
Female Turbulence, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Real by Reel, Wouter van Leeuwen Gallery, Amsterdam
Einblicke in Privatsammlungen, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Rancho Notorious, Pearl, London

2002
Melodrama, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz & Palacio de los Condes de Gabia/Centro José Guerrero, Granada
Ebenbilder, Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen
Iconoclash, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Kunst nach Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Magic, VTO, London
Wächserne Identitäten, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin

2001
Big Blue – Century City, Tate Modern, London
Ohne Zögern – Without Hesitation – Sammlung Olbricht, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Interaktionen – Natur & Architektur, S.M.A.K., Stadt Borken
Minimal – Maximal, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
The Tattoo Show, Modern Art, London

2000
Katastrophen und Desaster, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Spectacular Bodies, Hayward Gallery, London
Disasters of War, KW, Berlin
Front, Bilis, London

1999
Minimal – Maximal, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Bad Bad, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Center for Contemporary Visual Arts, Bilbao
Nerve Systems, ICA, London
Unsichere Grenzen, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Wohin kein Auge reicht, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
A mountain and a valley, Cubitt Street Gallery, London

1998
Post Naturam – Nach der Natur, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster
Passage, Kunsthaus Hamburg
Host, Tramway, Glasgow
Plaats / The Kindness of Strangers, W139, Amsterdam
Post Naturam – Nach der Natur, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt
Project 8, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Near, Sharjah Art Museum, Vereinigte Arabische Emirates

1997
Urbane Legenden – London, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Genetic Choices, Science Museum, London
Crash, Camden Arts Centre, London
Volume I, Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe

1996
Young British Artists VI, Saatchi Gallery, London
Road Works, Camden mix, London

1995
Lost Property, W139 Gallery, Amsterdam & Great Western Studios, London
Ideal Standard Summertime, Lisson Gallery, London
Sick, 152c Brick Lane, London
Postscript, Lisson Gallery, London

1994
Dirty Holes, Modern Art, London
2B&I, Centro Cultural Salmerón, Madrid
Something’s Wrong, Tannery Arts, London

1993
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London
Outpost, multiple sites, Edinburgh
Wish you were here, Kings Cross, London

1968
born in Lancaster, UK

1987-88
Exeter University BSc Biology

1988-91
Cheltenham Art College BA Fine Art

1991-93
University Collage London Slade School of Art MA Sculpture

1996
Boise Travel Scholarship, Los Angeles, USA

1999-00
Imperial Collage London, Artist in Residence

2005
Guest lecturer at the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

lives and works in Berlin

Selected solo-exhibitions

2014
The architecture of empathy, Galerie Haas AG, Zürich
The architecture of empathy, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia

2013
The architecture of empathy, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid

2012
The hand that rocks the cradle, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin

2011
The closest I ever came to you, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels

2010
Tears welling up inside, Wendt+Friedman Gallery, Berlin
A perfect soul, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico
You are innocent in your dreams, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid

2009
Let the golden age begin, Museum 52, London

2008
Cathering Dust, Travesia Cuatro, Madrid
Glass Eye...Glass Soul, Museum 52, New York

2007
You said you would always be there, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
The supernatural world in which I am professionally involved, Invaliden 1, Berlin
A perfect soul, Museum 52, London

2006
What is it that there is something and nothing, Museum 52, Basel

2005
Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Museum 52, London
Are you like me full of hope and full of fear, Feigen Contemporary, New York

2004
Other peoples lives, 20.21 Gallery, Essen
Is more than this more than this, de Bond, Brügge
Are we not the same you an I, Museum 52, London
If not now then when, Gallery Judin, Zürich

2003
Voices from the id, Beaconsfield, London
Dumb planets are round too, VTO Gallery, London
Dumb planets are round too, Feigen Contemporary, New York

2002
Are you still mad at me, Reykjavík Art Museum, Island
Voices from the id, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels

2000
The Turning Point, MArtLab Gallery, Imperial College Residency, London
The Diary of a Loner, 20.21 Gallery, Essen

1999
The Incomplete History of Unknown Discovery, 20.21 Gallery Essen

1998
The Diary of a Loner, Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff

1997
The Matrix of Amnesia, Imperial College, London

Selected group-exhibitions

2015
Brief History of the Future, Musée Louvre, Paris und Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
L\'Hospice des Mille-Cuisses, CAN - Centre d'Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel Switzerland

2014
Freedom not Genius, Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
Full House: 100 Artists, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Kunst und Alchemie – Das Geheimnis der Verwandlung, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Le Mur, Works from the Collection of Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2013
Babel, Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
C´est la vie – Das ganze Leben, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
Signs of the Times, Carré Sainte-Anne, Montpellier, France
Flesh Reality, Point Zero, London
The name is Burroughs − Expanded Media, Sammlung Falckenberg,
Deichtorhallen Hamburg
Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Die Olbricht Collection,
Me Collectors Room, Berlin
Glasstress: White Light/White Heat, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
UndeREALisme, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Perpignan, France
Kaboom!, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen

2012
Morbid Curiosity: The Richard Harris Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Being, All Visual Arts, London, UK
Sculptors’ Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin London, UK
Alice im Wunderland der Kunst, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
The Aspiration Factory, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
Friends & Family, Kenny Schachter, Rove, London, UK
Het Gewichtige Lichaam, Museum Boerhaave, Netherlands
Documenta 13, The Worldly House, Kassel
Face Off, Gallerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin
The name is Burroughs - Expanded Media, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
The End, Jacob's Island Gallery, London, UK
Voyage Voyage, Maison de l'Amerique Latine, Paris, France
Artist´s Merchandising Art, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, LA
Kunstenfestival Watou, Watou, Belgium
The End of Everything / A New Beginning, Larm Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Till Rabus, Artiste Invité: John Isaacs, Gallery Une, Auvernier-Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Gromiam - Les 20 ans de Groland, Miam, Frankreich
Schriftuur/Scripture, De Bond, Brügge, Belgien
Babel, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Frankreich

2011
Wax – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, GL Strand, Kopenhagen, Denmark
Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Tous Cannibales!, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
La Vallée Patibulaire, kuratiert von C. Bittermann, Berlin
Human + The Future of our Species, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
WAX – Sensation in Contemporary Sculpture, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
All Cannibals!, ME Collectors Room, Berlin
Zwei Sammler: Thomas Olbricht und Harald Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Berlin Klondyke, curated by Irmelin and Reinald Nohal, Odd Gallery, Dawson, Canada
Bulbus oculi – my precious, Kunstruimte deWILLEM3, Netherlands
The Dicks & Bonus Material, Teapot Gallery, Cologne
Sounds like Architecture, Castles of Poeke and Schuurlo, St Maria Aalter, Belgium
Portraits de Collectionneurs – Jocelyne et Fabrice Petignat, Muro, Genf, Switzerland
Dead Lines, Von der Heydt Kunsthalle, Wuppertal
HabiteR / Collection Frac Midi-Pyrénées les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Mémoires du futur, la collection Olbricht, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Paradies, Wendt + Friedmann Gallery, Berlin

2010
Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo
1910 Figur 2010, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous, Tape Modern, Berlin
Rude Britannia, Tate Britain, London, UK
The weighty body, Dr. Guislain Museum, Gent, Belgium
Art Barter, HBC, Berlin
Lebenslust & Totentanz. Olbricht Collection, Kunsthalle Krems
Alchemy of Delusion, Aeroplastics, Brüssel, Belgium
Vanitas: The Transience of earthly pleasures, All Visual Arts, London, UK
berlinerzimmer #2, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Österreich
Auf Leben und Tod – Der Mensch in Malerei und Fotografie, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne
Public Image, Cooper Gallery, Dundee, UK

2009
SAABSDPDJIMKRLCPSSSFWMW, Autocenter, Berlin, Innsbruck
Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moskau, Russia
Works on paper, Museum 52, London, UK
Transzendenz Inc., Hospitalhof, Stuttgart
That’s all Folks!, Stadhallen, Brügge, Belgium
Dream Time, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse
Lynchmob, HBC, Berlin
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London, UK
Distortion, Venice Biennale, Gervasuti Foundation, Venedig, Italy
Wind in Athens/Möhren in Athen, Myllerou 27, Athen, Greece
Fool´s Food, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Eat Me – Drink Me, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, Texas
Borderline Pleasure, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
Luxus - Ruhe - Wollust, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
Projection, Venice Film Festival, Gervasuti Foundation, Venice
Transzendenz Inc., Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Tier-Werden Mensch-Werden, NGBK, Berlin
Zaunkönig, Wendt+Friedmann Gallerie, Berlin
Can birds fly?, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt

2008
Tell me, Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam
Gravity, Artium, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Deadly Serious, EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse
12 – Works on paper, Gallery Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck
NéoFutur, Les Abattoirs, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse
Evolution, Max Lang Gallery, New York
Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg
Holy Smoke, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
Deadly Serious, Exprm´ntl Gallery, Toulouse
Go for it!, Olbricht Collection (a sequel), Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, Park de Oude Warande, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg, Netherlands
Everybody knows this is nowhere, Wendt+Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
When fears become form, CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Nature is a Workshop, Turner Contemporary, Kent

2007
Mutatis, mutandis - Collection d’Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Say it isn’t so, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Rocker’s Island. Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Symbolism and Contemporary Art, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal
Wellcome Collection, The Wellcome Trust, London
Sick. Between body and mind, Dr. Guislain Museum, Ghnt, Belgium
Fearful Objects, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago
Rare Essence, Aeroplastics, Brüssel
Paul Thek. Werkschau im Kontext zeitgenössischer Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe

2006
Blessed are the Merciful, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, New York
Assemblage III, Museum 52, London
Global Tour, W139, Amsterdam
L’infinito dentro lo sguardo, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona
Absolumental, Les Abattoires, Toulouse
Mankind. Story of a wound, S.M.A.K. Museum of Modern Art, Gent
L’Homme-Paysage, Palais des Beaux Arts, Lille
In the darkest hour there may be light, Serpentine Gallery, London

2005
New Sculpture, Museum 52, London
Les Grands Spectacles, Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg
Boost in the Shell, De Bond, Brügge
FRAKTALE IV, Palast der Republik, Berlin
Oracle of Truth, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London

2004
Without fear or reproach, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Blickverbindung, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg
Mike Kelley – The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool & Museum Moderner Kunst Ludwig, Vienna
Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring exhibition
Pretty World, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brüssel
Extended horizons, Galleria d ´Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona
The Ten Commandments, Stiftung Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
Terror, Beaconsfield, London
L’intime, Behind closed doors, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Animals, Haunch of Venison, London
De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing
Dreamscapes, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel

2003
Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo
STOP!, South Bank, London
Moving Energies # 01, Museum Folkwang, Essen
The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle
Entranced, VTO, London
Bad Behaviour, Arts Council Collection National touring exhibition, various locations
Without fear or reproach, Witte Zaal, Gent, Belgium
Opzij van het kijken, Watou, Belgien
Female Turbulence, Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brüssel
Real by Reel, Wouter van Leeuwen Gallery, Amsterdam
Einblicke in Privatsammlungen, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Rancho Notorious, Pearl, London

2002
Melodrama, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz & Palacio de los Condes de Gabia/Centro José Guerrero, Granada
Ebenbilder, Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen
Iconoclash, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Kunst nach Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Magic, VTO, London
Wächserne Identitäten, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin

2001
Big Blue – Century City, Tate Modern, London
Ohne Zögern – Without Hesitation – Sammlung Olbricht, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
Interaktionen – Natur & Architektur, S.M.A.K., Stadt Borken
Minimal – Maximal, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
The Tattoo Show, Modern Art, London

2000
Katastrophen und Desaster, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Spectacular Bodies, Hayward Gallery, London
Disasters of War, KW, Berlin
Front, Bilis, London

1999
Minimal – Maximal, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Bad Bad, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Center for Contemporary Visual Arts, Bilbao
Nerve Systems, ICA, London
Unsichere Grenzen, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Wohin kein Auge reicht, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
A mountain and a valley, Cubitt Street Gallery, London

1998
Post Naturam – Nach der Natur, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster
Passage, Kunsthaus Hamburg
Host, Tramway, Glasgow
Plaats / The Kindness of Strangers, W139, Amsterdam
Post Naturam – Nach der Natur, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt
Project 8, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Near, Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates

1997
Urbane Legenden – London, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Genetic Choices, Science Museum, London
Crash, Camden Arts Centre, London
Volume I, Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe

1996
Young British Artists VI, Saatchi Gallery, London
Road Works, Camden mix, London

1995
Lost Property, W139 Gallery, Amsterdam & Great Western Studios, London
Ideal Standard Summertime, Lisson Gallery, London
Sick, 152c Brick Lane, London
Postscript, Lisson Gallery, London

1994
Dirty Holes, Modern Art, London
2B&I, Centro Cultural Salmerón, Madrid
Something’s Wrong, Tannery Arts, London

1993
Wonderful Life, Lisson Gallery, London
Outpost, multiple sites, Edinburgh
Wish you were here, Kings Cross, London

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