Matt Stokes

1Read Matt Stokes full CV here
Matt Stokes
b. 1973, Penzance, UK
Lives in Blaydon-on-Tyne, UK

Forthcoming shows
2016
Energy Flash, group show, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Je, …(“I, …”), Innsbruck International, Austria
Your Ad Here, billboard commission in Lagos, Nigeria with Create, London and British Council

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Madman in a Lifeboat, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK
Cantata Profana, Dilston Grove (Matt’s Gallery offsite), London, UK
2014
Dance Swine Dance, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
In Absence of the Smoky God, Site Gallery and Sensoria, Sheffield, UK
2013
Give to Me the Life I Love, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Sextantetplus, Marseille, FR
2012
Give to Me the Life I Love, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK 2011 The Distant Sound, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL
Our Time, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES
Long After Tonight, The McManus Dundee Art Gallery & Museum, Dundee, UK Cantata Profana, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK
Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2010
No Place Else Better Than Here, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE Voice/Hand/Hammer/Fire, Works/Projects, Bristol, UK
The Stratford Gaff: A Serio-Comick-Bombastick-Operatick Interlude, Art on the Underground, Stratford Underground Station, London, UK
VIVID, Birmingham, UK
These are the days, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, NL
2009
The Gainsborough Packet, &C., 176, London, UK (cat.)
The Gainsborough Packet, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK these are the days, ZieherSmith, New York, US these are the days, Arthouse, Austin, US
2008
Real Arcadia, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE 2007 Now is Early, VOID Gallery, Derry, UK
Ziehersmith, New York, US
Long After Tonight, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, US Attitudes Espace d’Arts Contemporains, Geneva, CH Lost in the Rhythm, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, IE
2006
Pills to Purge Melancholy, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013
Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Social Sound, Kunstinitiatief VHDG, Leeuwarden, NL
OD, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham
Volupté, Sextant &+, Marseille, France
2011
A Fire in the Master’s House is Set, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
Out of Site, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, FR
The Big Society, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, FR Rotate, Contemporary Arts Society, London, UK
2010
From Ritual to Theatre, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Der diskrete Charme des blinden Flecks, Westfälischer Künstverein, Münster, DE Among the Nightingales, Tatton Park Biennial, Mere, UK
Decalogue, Winkleman Gallery, New York, US
Right Right Now Now, M.1 Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt, DE
Outer Body / Inner Experiences, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, US Into the Light, Error One, Antwerp, BE
Grimmuseum, Berlin, DE
2009
See This Sound: Versprechungen von Bild und Ton, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, AT (cat.) Northern Art Prize, Leeds City Gallery, Leeds, UK
Running Time, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Desiring Necessities, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK Independent State, Foreground, Frome, UK
Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, AU
MARZ Live, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, PT
2008
Single Screen, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, DE King Fisher’s Tales, UNION, London, UK
I Desired What You Were, I Need What You Are, MAZE, Turin, IT
Crossing, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT 2007 Palinsesti, San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Balance, Galleria 1/9 Unosonove, Rome, IT
The Weasel: Pop Music and Contemporary Art, South London Gallery, London, UK Ocho y Medio, Quito and Maac Cine, EC
Projection Project II, Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest, HU
2006
Street: Behind the Cliché, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL
The Projection Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, BE
EAST International 06, Norwich Gallery and NSAD, East Anglia, UK (cat.)
Formal Dining, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Beck’s Futures, ICA, London; travelling to Glasgow & Bristol, UK (cat.)
Blue Star, Red Wedge, WASPS, Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK
You Shall Know Our Velocity, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2005
Our Surroundings, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK Gatsobyter, Plan 9 Artists Space, Bristol, UK
Sacred Selections, Grizedale Arts as part of the Coniston Festival, UK
Everything Must Go, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2004
Romantic Detachment, PS.1, New York, USA; Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
Spark Video International, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, CA QSL. FM radio broadcast, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
S1 Salon ‘Cabaret’, S1 Art Space, Sheffield, UK
2003
Space Between Us, Friar House, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Let’s Get Married, Grizedale Arts, Cumbria, UK
Vacant, Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, UK
Spark Video Programme, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, US LUX Open, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2002
Living Proof, Live FM radio broadcast from Bewick Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Memento, Underground stations on the Tyne and Wear Metro system, UK
VideoROM, Museo Arte Contemporanea, Rome; Gallery of Modern Art, Bergamo, IT Land and the Samling, Kielder Water and Forest, Northumberland, UK
The BigM, A mobile projection space, UK and Europe (including 2003/4)
Mostyn 12 Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK
Visions in the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust, London, UK 2001 VideoROM, Projection programme. Valencia Biennial, ES
Retail Therapy, Site-specific projection, City Art Weekender, Sunderland, UK
Allotment, Adhoc Gallery, Wallsend, North Tyneside, UK 2000 Small Battles, Mackey Mayor Building, Manchester, UK
ROOT, Organised by Hull Time Based Arts. Timebase, Hull, UK VANE, Disused shop unit, Highbridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NOW Festival, Disused shop, Queens Street, Nottingham, UK
1999
VANE Export, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, SE

Awards
2006
Beck’s Futures 2006, awarded by the ICA and Beck’s
2003
RSA Art for Architecture, a design and lead artist role for new PFI buildings
1Read Matt Stokes full CV here
Matt Stokes
b. 1973, Penzance, UK
Lives in Blaydon-on-Tyne, UK

Forthcoming shows
2016
Energy Flash, group show, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Je, …(“I, …”), Innsbruck International, Austria
Your Ad Here, billboard commission in Lagos, Nigeria with Create, London and British Council

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Madman in a Lifeboat, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK
Cantata Profana, Dilston Grove (Matt’s Gallery offsite), London, UK
2014
Dance Swine Dance, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
In Absence of the Smoky God, Site Gallery and Sensoria, Sheffield, UK
2013
Give to Me the Life I Love, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Sextantetplus, Marseille, FR
2012
Give to Me the Life I Love, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK 2011 The Distant Sound, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL
Our Time, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, ES
Long After Tonight, The McManus Dundee Art Gallery & Museum, Dundee, UK Cantata Profana, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK
Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2010
No Place Else Better Than Here, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE Voice/Hand/Hammer/Fire, Works/Projects, Bristol, UK
The Stratford Gaff: A Serio-Comick-Bombastick-Operatick Interlude, Art on the Underground, Stratford Underground Station, London, UK
VIVID, Birmingham, UK
These are the days, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, NL
2009
The Gainsborough Packet, &C., 176, London, UK (cat.)
The Gainsborough Packet, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK these are the days, ZieherSmith, New York, US these are the days, Arthouse, Austin, US
2008
Real Arcadia, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE 2007 Now is Early, VOID Gallery, Derry, UK
Ziehersmith, New York, US
Long After Tonight, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, US Attitudes Espace d’Arts Contemporains, Geneva, CH Lost in the Rhythm, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, IE
2006
Pills to Purge Melancholy, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013
Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Social Sound, Kunstinitiatief VHDG, Leeuwarden, NL
OD, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham
Volupté, Sextant &+, Marseille, France
2011
A Fire in the Master’s House is Set, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
Out of Site, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, FR
The Big Society, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, FR Rotate, Contemporary Arts Society, London, UK
2010
From Ritual to Theatre, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Der diskrete Charme des blinden Flecks, Westfälischer Künstverein, Münster, DE Among the Nightingales, Tatton Park Biennial, Mere, UK
Decalogue, Winkleman Gallery, New York, US
Right Right Now Now, M.1 Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt, DE
Outer Body / Inner Experiences, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, US Into the Light, Error One, Antwerp, BE
Grimmuseum, Berlin, DE
2009
See This Sound: Versprechungen von Bild und Ton, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, AT (cat.) Northern Art Prize, Leeds City Gallery, Leeds, UK
Running Time, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Desiring Necessities, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK Independent State, Foreground, Frome, UK
Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, AU
MARZ Live, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, PT
2008
Single Screen, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, DE King Fisher’s Tales, UNION, London, UK
I Desired What You Were, I Need What You Are, MAZE, Turin, IT
Crossing, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT 2007 Palinsesti, San Vito al Tagliamento, IT
Balance, Galleria 1/9 Unosonove, Rome, IT
The Weasel: Pop Music and Contemporary Art, South London Gallery, London, UK Ocho y Medio, Quito and Maac Cine, EC
Projection Project II, Mucsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest, HU
2006
Street: Behind the Cliché, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL
The Projection Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, BE
EAST International 06, Norwich Gallery and NSAD, East Anglia, UK (cat.)
Formal Dining, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Beck’s Futures, ICA, London; travelling to Glasgow & Bristol, UK (cat.)
Blue Star, Red Wedge, WASPS, Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK
You Shall Know Our Velocity, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2005
Our Surroundings, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK Gatsobyter, Plan 9 Artists Space, Bristol, UK
Sacred Selections, Grizedale Arts as part of the Coniston Festival, UK
Everything Must Go, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
2004
Romantic Detachment, PS.1, New York, USA; Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, UK
Spark Video International, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, CA QSL. FM radio broadcast, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
S1 Salon ‘Cabaret’, S1 Art Space, Sheffield, UK
2003
Space Between Us, Friar House, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Let’s Get Married, Grizedale Arts, Cumbria, UK
Vacant, Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, UK
Spark Video Programme, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, US LUX Open, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2002
Living Proof, Live FM radio broadcast from Bewick Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Memento, Underground stations on the Tyne and Wear Metro system, UK
VideoROM, Museo Arte Contemporanea, Rome; Gallery of Modern Art, Bergamo, IT Land and the Samling, Kielder Water and Forest, Northumberland, UK
The BigM, A mobile projection space, UK and Europe (including 2003/4)
Mostyn 12 Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK
Visions in the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust, London, UK 2001 VideoROM, Projection programme. Valencia Biennial, ES
Retail Therapy, Site-specific projection, City Art Weekender, Sunderland, UK
Allotment, Adhoc Gallery, Wallsend, North Tyneside, UK 2000 Small Battles, Mackey Mayor Building, Manchester, UK
ROOT, Organised by Hull Time Based Arts. Timebase, Hull, UK VANE, Disused shop unit, Highbridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK NOW Festival, Disused shop, Queens Street, Nottingham, UK
1999
VANE Export, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, SE

Awards
2006
Beck’s Futures 2006, awarded by the ICA and Beck’s
2003
RSA Art for Architecture, a design and lead artist role for new PFI buildings