Chris Evans

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Chris Evans
b. 1967, Eastrington, East Yorkshire, UK.

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Chris Evans PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Untitled (Drippy Etiquette) / A Needle Walks Into a Haystack, Lüttgenmeijer, Cologne
2014
Clerk of Mind, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Untitled (Drippy Etiquette), Piper Keys, London
CLODS, Diplomatic Letters,The Gardens, Vilnius
2012
CLODS, Diplomatic Letters, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
2011
Goofy Audit, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
2010
The Cell That Doesn’t Believe In The Mind That It’s Part Of, Marres, Maastricht
I Don’t Know if I’ve Explained Myself, Mala Galeria, Ljubljana
2009
Take a Bureaucratic Bow, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
2008
Point at it, like a farmer at a pig, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
As Simple as your Life used to be, British School in Rome, Rome
What’s the Point of Revolution without Copulation, Copulation, Copulation?, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
2007
The Freedom of Negative Expression, Chapter, Cardiff
Bent Aura, Outpost, Norwich
As Simple as your Life used to be, STORE, London
What’s the Point of Revolution without Copulation, Copulation, Copulation?, Artpace, San Antonio
Militant Bourgeois, The International Arts Centre, Birmingham
2006
Radical Loyalty, Studio Voltaire, London
Militant Bourgeois: An Existentialist Retreat, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
A Sculpture for the Ahmed Family, REC, Berlin
Radical Loyalty, Studio Voltaire, London
2005
Chris Evans, STORE, London
The Rock & The Judge, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
2004
Radical Loyalty, Artconnexion, Lille, France
2003
Radical Loyalty, Tramway, Glasgow
2000
Gemini Sculpture Park, Leeds City Art Gallery

Group Exhibitions
2014
A Needle Walks Into a Haystack, Liverpool Biennial
Regenerate Art, Kunstverien Munchen
The Serving Library, Tate Liverpool
Les Mots Bleus, Biennale de Belleville 3, Paris
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, (performance), The Companion, Liverpool Biennial
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, (performance), Bloomberg, London
2013
Radical Conservatism, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, a part of X Marks the Bokship at Wysing, UK The Narrators, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, The Northern Charter, Newcastle
Bourgeois Leftovers, De Appel, Amsterdam
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, Institute of Jamais Vu, London
Specific Collisions II, Marianne Boesky Uptown Gallery, New York
Taipei Biennial 2 Year Project, Taiwan
2012
Go Deep or Go Home, ASC Gallery, London
Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam
We Love You, Limoncello, London
Glamourie, PSL, Leeds
2011
The Indirect exchange of uncertain Value, Fettes College (Collective Gallery offsite), Edinburgh
So Long Roger Fenton, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin
Pretty Fresh (A Sunday Coffee Confidential) ,Bcc, Berlin
2010
An Unpardonable Sin, Castillo/Corrales, Paris
Nothing Political, Complot, Brussels
The Clifford Irving Show, Objectif, Antwerp
Taipei Biennial, Taipei
The Berlin Box – CCA Andratx, Art Foundation Mallorca
Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL Gallery, Houston
Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
Documentalist, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
The Malady of Writing, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona
2009
Short Tracks, Wiels, Brussels
The Malady of Writing, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona
Depression, Marres, Maastricht
Refuge, 4th International Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam
The Conspiracy, Kunsthalle Bern
Mental Puberty, STORE, London
A Fantasy for Alan Kaprow, CIC, Cairo
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Arnolfini, Bristol
Talk Show, Institute for Contemporary Art, London
2008
The Impossible Prison, Nottingham Contemporary
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Town House, Cairo
Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Error #9: Shadow Cabinet (three rendezvous), Extra City – Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp
Terms of Use, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria
Hey, Hey Glossolalia, Creative Time, New York
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Tensta, Stockholm
2007
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Destroy Athens, Athens Biennale, Athens
Élègance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Memorial to the Iraq War, ICA, London
The Affirmation, Chelsea Space, London
Left Pop, Moscow Biennial, Moscow
Zes, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA; Harris Lieberman, New York
Zes, Harris Lieberman, New York
The Subjektive Object, Galerie Conrad, Dusseldorf
REC.OLLECTION, REC., Berlin, Germany
On the Future of Art School, STORE, London
2006
East International, Norwich Art Gallery, Norfolk
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Gasworks, London touring to Platform Garanti, Istanbul
Nouveau Siecle, Van Loon Museum, Amsterdam
Unfinished Business, MoCA, Beldrade, Serbia
What did I do to deserve this?, Cubitt Gallery, London
Shiftscale, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
If It Didn’t Exist You’d Have to Invent It, The Showroom, London
Google Earth, Academie Galerie, Utrecht
2005
British Art Show 6, Hayward Gallery, London, Baltic and touring UK
I really should…, Lisson Gallery, London
In this Colony, Fort Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen
Prisms and Shadows, Glasgow Print Studios, Glasgow
2003
Other Crieria, British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Ill Communication, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2001
Here and Now, Scottish Art 1990–2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts
October, St Vincent St, Glasgow
2000
Then there is no mountain, then there is, Generator, Dundee
ME WE, Project Space, Athens
Kundst in der Stadt, Korntheater, Bregenz
Snowballing, Arthur R Rose Gallery, London
Snowballing, Henry Moore Institute (The Special Collections Room), Leeds
1999
Absolut Open, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
Day of the Donkey Day, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Dummy, Hotel of the Rising Star, New York
Sick Vitalists, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow
Museum Magoo, Independent Studios, Glasgow
1998
Fan of Exaggeration, La Compagnie CIE Gallery, Marseille
Seguridad Social, Royal College of Art, London & Ex-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
A Definite Thing, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle
Dummy Dummy, Parks Clothing Ltd, Belfast
From Here, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch,
Artranspennine98 (Openshaw Benefits Agency – Manchester, 3 Month Gallery – Liverpool)
Add Night to Night, Showroom Gallery, London
Reverend Todd’s Full House, College Green, Belfast
Right Place Wrong Time Friend, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
One Way Karma, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow

Selected Biography
(Publications on individual practice in bold)
Ahali: An Anthology for Setting a Setting, ed. by Can Altay (Bedford Press, 2013)
Goofy Audit, Chris Evans Collected Works 1998–2011, Commissioned by Marres, Maastricht; Kunshalle Bern, & Objectif, Antwerp; texts by Penelope Curtis, Marina Vishmidt, Tirdad Zolghadr; ed. by Chris Evans, Will Holder, Lisettte Smits (Sternberg Press & Ethan Wagner/Thea Westreich Publications 2011).
From Berkeley to Berkelely, Objectif Exhibitions, 2008–2010, ed. by Mai Abu El- Dahab (Sternberg Press, 2011). F.R.DAVID “Spin Cycle” ed. by Will Holder and Mike Sperlinger (de Appel, Summer 2011).
Histories of the Present, ed. by Alex Farquharson with Fiona Parry and Abi Spinks (Nottingham Contemporary, 2010). Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Class Hegemony in Contemporary Art, ed. by Nav Haq, Tirdad Zolghadr (Sternberg Press, 2010). Searching for Arts New Publics, ed. by Jeni Walwin (Intellect Books, 2010).
Taipei Biennial 2010, Exhibition Catalogue, ed. by Tirdad Zolghadr & Hongjohn Lin, 2011
Chris Evans, Collected Filmscripts 2006-2009, Scripts written in collaboration with Will Bradley, Walid El Kafrawy, Nina Power and Tirdad Zolghadr (ICA London 2009)
Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation (Phaidon Press, 2009).
A Fantasy for Alan Kaprow, Exhibition Catalogue
Hey Hey Glossolalia, vols 1 & 2, ed. by Mark Beasley (Creative Time, 2008).
The Addition, ed. by Krist Gruijthuijsen ( JRP|Ringier, 2010).
Radical Loyalty (Platform, 2008).
The Affirmation (Chelsea Space, 2007).
Militant Bourgeois, An Existentialist Retreat, Commissioned by Black Diamond Press, NY & International Project Space, Birmingham & Stedelijk Bureau Amsterdam. 2007. ed by Chris Evans, Duncan Hamilton and Stuart Bailey. Essays by Alex Farquharson, Robert Garnett, Jan Verwoert (Black Diamond 2007)
Art and Its Institutions, ed. by Nina Montmann (Black Dog Publishing, 2006).
Le Nouveau Siècle, ed. by Xander Karskens (Museum van Loon, 2006).
Magnetic Promenade and Other Sculpture Parks, ed. by Chris Evans. Contributions incl. Matthew Welton, Jon Wood, Padraig Timoney, Liam Gillick (Studio Voltaire, 2006).
British Art Show 6 (Hayward Gallery, 2005).
In this Colony (Stichting Fort Vijfhuizen, 2005).
Sculpture in 20th Century Britain (The Henry Moore Institute, 2003).
Corporate Mentality, ed. by John Kelsey and Aleksandra Mir (Lukas & Sternberg, 2003).
Here + Now, Scottish Art 1990-2001 (Dundee Contemporary Arts, 2001).
Gemini Sculpture Park, UK Corporate Sculpture Consultancy, ed by Chris Evans. (Henry Moore Institute, 2001). Add Night to Night, ed. by Kirsty Ogg (Showroom Gallery, 1999).
Artranspennine98 – Leaving Tracks (August Media, 1998).

Research Fellowships, Residencies
2011
Cove Park Visual Arts Residency
2007
Artpace, San Antonio, USA
2004
Scottish Arts Council – Visual Art Residency in Amsterdam (1 year) Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art Residency, Helsinki
1999
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds – Research Fellowship
1998
Asterides Programme, Marseille, France
1997
Ajuntamiento de Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
Public Collections
The Parliament of Lithuania, Vilnius
Arts Council England Collection
Foundation Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Fonds Culturel et Artistique du Groupe Bel, France
The Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
The Henry Moore Institute, UK
KPN Kunst Collectie, The Netherlands
Cobra to Contemporary Collection, The Netherlands
Sculpture International Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rabo kunstcollectie, The Netherlands
Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1Read Chris Evans full CV here
Chris Evans
b. 1967, Eastrington, East Yorkshire, UK.

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Chris Evans PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Untitled (Drippy Etiquette) / A Needle Walks Into a Haystack, Lüttgenmeijer, Cologne
2014
Clerk of Mind, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Untitled (Drippy Etiquette), Piper Keys, London
CLODS, Diplomatic Letters,The Gardens, Vilnius
2012
CLODS, Diplomatic Letters, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
2011
Goofy Audit, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
2010
The Cell That Doesn’t Believe In The Mind That It’s Part Of, Marres, Maastricht
I Don’t Know if I’ve Explained Myself, Mala Galeria, Ljubljana
2009
Take a Bureaucratic Bow, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
2008
Point at it, like a farmer at a pig, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
As Simple as your Life used to be, British School in Rome, Rome
What’s the Point of Revolution without Copulation, Copulation, Copulation?, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
2007
The Freedom of Negative Expression, Chapter, Cardiff
Bent Aura, Outpost, Norwich
As Simple as your Life used to be, STORE, London
What’s the Point of Revolution without Copulation, Copulation, Copulation?, Artpace, San Antonio
Militant Bourgeois, The International Arts Centre, Birmingham
2006
Radical Loyalty, Studio Voltaire, London
Militant Bourgeois: An Existentialist Retreat, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
A Sculpture for the Ahmed Family, REC, Berlin
Radical Loyalty, Studio Voltaire, London
2005
Chris Evans, STORE, London
The Rock & The Judge, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam
2004
Radical Loyalty, Artconnexion, Lille, France
2003
Radical Loyalty, Tramway, Glasgow
2000
Gemini Sculpture Park, Leeds City Art Gallery

Group Exhibitions
2014
A Needle Walks Into a Haystack, Liverpool Biennial
Regenerate Art, Kunstverien Munchen
The Serving Library, Tate Liverpool
Les Mots Bleus, Biennale de Belleville 3, Paris
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, (performance), The Companion, Liverpool Biennial
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, (performance), Bloomberg, London
2013
Radical Conservatism, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, a part of X Marks the Bokship at Wysing, UK The Narrators, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, The Northern Charter, Newcastle
Bourgeois Leftovers, De Appel, Amsterdam
Errors Hit Orient, Chris Evans & Will Holder, Institute of Jamais Vu, London
Specific Collisions II, Marianne Boesky Uptown Gallery, New York
Taipei Biennial 2 Year Project, Taiwan
2012
Go Deep or Go Home, ASC Gallery, London
Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam
We Love You, Limoncello, London
Glamourie, PSL, Leeds
2011
The Indirect exchange of uncertain Value, Fettes College (Collective Gallery offsite), Edinburgh
So Long Roger Fenton, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin
Pretty Fresh (A Sunday Coffee Confidential) ,Bcc, Berlin
2010
An Unpardonable Sin, Castillo/Corrales, Paris
Nothing Political, Complot, Brussels
The Clifford Irving Show, Objectif, Antwerp
Taipei Biennial, Taipei
The Berlin Box – CCA Andratx, Art Foundation Mallorca
Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL Gallery, Houston
Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
Documentalist, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
The Malady of Writing, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona
2009
Short Tracks, Wiels, Brussels
The Malady of Writing, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona
Depression, Marres, Maastricht
Refuge, 4th International Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam
The Conspiracy, Kunsthalle Bern
Mental Puberty, STORE, London
A Fantasy for Alan Kaprow, CIC, Cairo
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Arnolfini, Bristol
Talk Show, Institute for Contemporary Art, London
2008
The Impossible Prison, Nottingham Contemporary
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Town House, Cairo
Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Error #9: Shadow Cabinet (three rendezvous), Extra City – Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp
Terms of Use, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria
Hey, Hey Glossolalia, Creative Time, New York
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Tensta, Stockholm
2007
Rock, Paper, Scissors, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Destroy Athens, Athens Biennale, Athens
Élègance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Memorial to the Iraq War, ICA, London
The Affirmation, Chelsea Space, London
Left Pop, Moscow Biennial, Moscow
Zes, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA; Harris Lieberman, New York
Zes, Harris Lieberman, New York
The Subjektive Object, Galerie Conrad, Dusseldorf
REC.OLLECTION, REC., Berlin, Germany
On the Future of Art School, STORE, London
2006
East International, Norwich Art Gallery, Norfolk
Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Gasworks, London touring to Platform Garanti, Istanbul
Nouveau Siecle, Van Loon Museum, Amsterdam
Unfinished Business, MoCA, Beldrade, Serbia
What did I do to deserve this?, Cubitt Gallery, London
Shiftscale, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
If It Didn’t Exist You’d Have to Invent It, The Showroom, London
Google Earth, Academie Galerie, Utrecht
2005
British Art Show 6, Hayward Gallery, London, Baltic and touring UK
I really should…, Lisson Gallery, London
In this Colony, Fort Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen
Prisms and Shadows, Glasgow Print Studios, Glasgow
2003
Other Crieria, British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Ill Communication, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2001
Here and Now, Scottish Art 1990–2001, Dundee Contemporary Arts
October, St Vincent St, Glasgow
2000
Then there is no mountain, then there is, Generator, Dundee
ME WE, Project Space, Athens
Kundst in der Stadt, Korntheater, Bregenz
Snowballing, Arthur R Rose Gallery, London
Snowballing, Henry Moore Institute (The Special Collections Room), Leeds
1999
Absolut Open, Inverleith House, Edinburgh
Day of the Donkey Day, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Dummy, Hotel of the Rising Star, New York
Sick Vitalists, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow
Museum Magoo, Independent Studios, Glasgow
1998
Fan of Exaggeration, La Compagnie CIE Gallery, Marseille
Seguridad Social, Royal College of Art, London & Ex-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
A Definite Thing, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle
Dummy Dummy, Parks Clothing Ltd, Belfast
From Here, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch,
Artranspennine98 (Openshaw Benefits Agency – Manchester, 3 Month Gallery – Liverpool)
Add Night to Night, Showroom Gallery, London
Reverend Todd’s Full House, College Green, Belfast
Right Place Wrong Time Friend, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
One Way Karma, 83 Hill Street, Glasgow

Selected Biography
(Publications on individual practice in bold)
Ahali: An Anthology for Setting a Setting, ed. by Can Altay (Bedford Press, 2013)
Goofy Audit, Chris Evans Collected Works 1998–2011, Commissioned by Marres, Maastricht; Kunshalle Bern, & Objectif, Antwerp; texts by Penelope Curtis, Marina Vishmidt, Tirdad Zolghadr; ed. by Chris Evans, Will Holder, Lisettte Smits (Sternberg Press & Ethan Wagner/Thea Westreich Publications 2011).
From Berkeley to Berkelely, Objectif Exhibitions, 2008–2010, ed. by Mai Abu El- Dahab (Sternberg Press, 2011). F.R.DAVID “Spin Cycle” ed. by Will Holder and Mike Sperlinger (de Appel, Summer 2011).
Histories of the Present, ed. by Alex Farquharson with Fiona Parry and Abi Spinks (Nottingham Contemporary, 2010). Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie, Class Hegemony in Contemporary Art, ed. by Nav Haq, Tirdad Zolghadr (Sternberg Press, 2010). Searching for Arts New Publics, ed. by Jeni Walwin (Intellect Books, 2010).
Taipei Biennial 2010, Exhibition Catalogue, ed. by Tirdad Zolghadr & Hongjohn Lin, 2011
Chris Evans, Collected Filmscripts 2006-2009, Scripts written in collaboration with Will Bradley, Walid El Kafrawy, Nina Power and Tirdad Zolghadr (ICA London 2009)
Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation (Phaidon Press, 2009).
A Fantasy for Alan Kaprow, Exhibition Catalogue
Hey Hey Glossolalia, vols 1 & 2, ed. by Mark Beasley (Creative Time, 2008).
The Addition, ed. by Krist Gruijthuijsen ( JRP|Ringier, 2010).
Radical Loyalty (Platform, 2008).
The Affirmation (Chelsea Space, 2007).
Militant Bourgeois, An Existentialist Retreat, Commissioned by Black Diamond Press, NY & International Project Space, Birmingham & Stedelijk Bureau Amsterdam. 2007. ed by Chris Evans, Duncan Hamilton and Stuart Bailey. Essays by Alex Farquharson, Robert Garnett, Jan Verwoert (Black Diamond 2007)
Art and Its Institutions, ed. by Nina Montmann (Black Dog Publishing, 2006).
Le Nouveau Siècle, ed. by Xander Karskens (Museum van Loon, 2006).
Magnetic Promenade and Other Sculpture Parks, ed. by Chris Evans. Contributions incl. Matthew Welton, Jon Wood, Padraig Timoney, Liam Gillick (Studio Voltaire, 2006).
British Art Show 6 (Hayward Gallery, 2005).
In this Colony (Stichting Fort Vijfhuizen, 2005).
Sculpture in 20th Century Britain (The Henry Moore Institute, 2003).
Corporate Mentality, ed. by John Kelsey and Aleksandra Mir (Lukas & Sternberg, 2003).
Here + Now, Scottish Art 1990-2001 (Dundee Contemporary Arts, 2001).
Gemini Sculpture Park, UK Corporate Sculpture Consultancy, ed by Chris Evans. (Henry Moore Institute, 2001). Add Night to Night, ed. by Kirsty Ogg (Showroom Gallery, 1999).
Artranspennine98 – Leaving Tracks (August Media, 1998).

Research Fellowships, Residencies
2011
Cove Park Visual Arts Residency
2007
Artpace, San Antonio, USA
2004
Scottish Arts Council – Visual Art Residency in Amsterdam (1 year) Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art Residency, Helsinki
1999
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds – Research Fellowship
1998
Asterides Programme, Marseille, France
1997
Ajuntamiento de Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
Public Collections
The Parliament of Lithuania, Vilnius
Arts Council England Collection
Foundation Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Fonds Culturel et Artistique du Groupe Bel, France
The Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
The Henry Moore Institute, UK
KPN Kunst Collectie, The Netherlands
Cobra to Contemporary Collection, The Netherlands
Sculpture International Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Rabo kunstcollectie, The Netherlands
Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands