Tris Vonna-Michell

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Tris Vonna-Michell (born 1982) is a British artist[1] who performs narratives and constructs installations through the layering of these narratives, photographs and mementos, presented using antiquated technologies and slide projection. Vonna-Michell lives in Southend in the United Kingdom and Stockholm, Sweden. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2005 and then continued his studies at the Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main

On 7 May 2014, it was announced that he was one of the four nominees for the Turner Prize.[2]

Notable solo exhibitions[edit]

  • 2010 No more racing in circles — just pacing within lines of a rectangle, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea[3]
  • 2009 Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg[4]
  • 2009 Finding Chopin: Endnotes, Jeu de Paume Satellite, Paris[5]
  • 2009 Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm[6]
  • 2009 Auto-Tracking: Ongoing Configurations, Jan Mot, Brussels
  • 2009 Tris Vonna-Michell, X-initiative, New York
  • 2009 Auto-Tracking-Auto-Tracking, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
  • 2009 Studio A: Monumental Detours / Insignificant Fixtures, GAMeC, Bergamo
  • 2008 Cabinet Gallery, London
  • 2008 Auto-Tracking, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich
  • 2008 The Trades of Others, T293, Naples
  • 2007 Tall Tales and Short Stories, Cubitt, London
  • 2007 Puzzlers, Kunstverein Braunschweig Cuboid, Braunschweig
  • 2007 Tris Vonna-Michell, Witte de With, Rotterdam
  • 2006 Faire un effort, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
  • 2006 Down the Rabbit-Hole, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm

Prizes and awards[edit]

  • 2008 Statements Art 39 Basel (with T293, Naples), Bâloise Art Prize
  • 2008 Ars Viva Prize

Residencies[edit]

  • 2008 IASPIS Residency, Stockholm
  • 2009 Focal Point Gallery Residency, Southend-on-Sea

Curated installations[edit]

  • 2008 Three Minutes, Cubitt, London

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Roberta (6 August 2009). "Unspooling Time Loops". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
  2. ^ Masters, Tim (7 May 2014). "Turner Prize 2014: What's the verdict?". BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Tris Vonna-Michell: No more racing in circles ? just pacing within lines of a rectangle". this is tomorrow, Contemporary Art Magazine. Retrieved 30 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Tris Vonna-Michell – Capstans". Halle Für Kunst.
  5. ^ "Performance Satellite : Tris Vonna-Michell". Jeu de Paume.
  6. ^ "Tensta Konsthall in Sweden Shows Exhibition by Tris Vonna-Michell". ArtDaily.org.

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