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He wins every time, on time and under budget
installation view
gb agency, Paris, France

installation view
Geneva Moving Image Biennal, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

On False Tears and Outsourcing
dancers responsible for delivering self-organized efforts to resolve difficult and time-consuming issues “go the distance” across multiple overlapping phases using appropriated competitive strategies and appropriated intimate gestures installation view
New Museum, New York, USA

On False Tears and Outsourcing
dancers responsible for delivering self-organized efforts to resolve difficult and time-consuming issues “go the distance” across multiple overlapping phases using appropriated competitive strategies and appropriated intimate gestures installation view
New Museum, New York, USA

Bed Time Beats
installation view
ZERO..., Milan, Italy

Warm up
installation view
Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK

On False Tears and Outsourcing
Financiers Are Trained To Produce Tears installation view
Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

And You Were Wonderful, On Stage
installation view
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

And You Were Wonderful, On Stage
installation view
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Damning Evidence Illicit Behaviour Seemingly Insurmountable Great Sadness Terminated In Any Manner
installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany

born in London in 1983
lives and works in Athens and London 



solo exhibitions 



The Art Institute, Chicago, USA (forthcoming)



SWEAT SHAME ETC., Swiss Institute, New York, USA

DRAG DRAG SOLO, Genève Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
Dead Time, ZERO…, Milan, Italy
Everything Might Spill, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (forthcoming)

OFFSHORE IN KINGSTON, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, London, UK

OFFSHORE IN CHICAGO, The Art Institute, Chicago (forthcoming)


Soundtrack for a troubled time and Notes on humiliation, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK 


On False Tears and Outsourcing, New Museum, New York
And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

He wins every time, on time and under budget, Gb Agency, Paris, France 

Bookclub 2.0, ZERO..., Milan, Italy 


On False Tears & Outsourcing, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
THE ANTI-CLIMAX CLIMAX, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld Post Production, Spike Island, Bristol, UK
About a Work #2, ZERO..., Milan, Italy

Post Production, Spike Island, Bristol, UK 


The Overall OOOOH, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hannover, Germany
Regardless, It’s Still Her Voice, Gb Agency, Paris, France
Baby I Got Better Things To Be Doing With My Time, Frieze Film, London, UK


Seven Thirty Till Eight, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Carol, I Think My Place In History Is Assured, MOTINTERNATIONAL, Brussels, Belgium


Collapsing in Parts, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK
Footnote 5, with Dulcie Lewis and Peter Joslyn, live production, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
Seven Thirty Till Nine, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Solo Presentation at Artissima Art Fair, Turin, Italy


It’s 1957, and the press release still isn’t written, Hermes und der Pfau, Hamburg, Germany


At Five to Ten, Neue Alte Bruecke, Frankfurt, Germany



Live touring productions and one off live events (solo) 


Cally Spooner, Present Future, Artissima, gb agency and Zero, Turin, Italy Playground Festival, live production, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven

BAD Festival, live production, Bulegoa, Bilbao 

United in Stomach Flu, London Weeps, one off live event, Serpentine Gallery, London 


On False Tears and Outsourcing (the pop song!), curated by Charles Aubin Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, France


He’s In A Great Place! BMW Live Performance Room commission, live production, Tate Modern, London, UK
And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, A Musical, live production, Tate Britain, London, UK

ITS ABOUT YOU, live production, The High Line, public art commission, New York, NYC


And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, live production, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
And You Were Wonderful, On Stage, Performa 13, live production, The National Academy New York, NYC


A Six Stage Manifesto On Action, live production, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK 


December 1952, directed show and publication, Chelsea Space, London, UK 



Selected Group Exhibitions 


General Rehearsal, curated by Francesco Manacorda, V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia Performance TV, curated by Mathilde Roman, MABA, Nogent-sur-Marne, Russia


The Art of Dissonance, SeMA, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Forecast, curated by Laura McLean-Ferris, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, Austria
On the Wall in Chalk was written, 2nd Studio for Propositional Cinema Film Festival, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
The Critic as Artist, Reading Museum, Reading, UK
Sequences Festival, Iceland
Artissima, Turin
Action!, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Better Self, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Speak, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK
From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word, Centre for Contemporary Art Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland 
A Rehearsal for What?, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, USA
Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
IMMATERIAL, Material Art Fair, curated by Michelangelo Miccolis, Mexico City, Mexico
On Affection, Cally Spooner and Bruce Nauman, NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona, Spain
The act of drinking a Coke by yourself is the lowest form of art, ZERO..., Milan, Italy


Biennale of Moving Image, Centre for Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland
Joining Forces with the Unknown, Lafayette Anticipation, Paris, France
And she will say: hi her, ailleurs, to higher grounds..., Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Switzerland
Time-Lines, gb agency at Independent Régence, Brussels, Belgium 

O Museu Como Performance, event, Fundacion Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Middle Grays, Color Bars, and the comma in between, Seattle Art Fair, Public Fiction, Seattle/ LA
Art Basel Film, Art Basel, Basel
British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Alfred Jarry Archipelago, La Ferme du Buisson, Centre for Contemporary Art, Noisiel, France 

The Practice of Theories, Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, UK
Night Transmissions: Electronic Intimacies, curated by Margot Norton, aired on RÚV Icelandic National Television and streamed online internationally
Susy Culinski & friends, curated by Beatriz Marchi, Fanta Spazio, Milan, Italy


A Fragile But Marvelous Life, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
Hotel Theory, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Playground Festival, Leuven Museum & STUK, Leuven, Belgium
Cally Spooner: Art Talks, Artpace, San Antonio, USA
The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage, Jerwood Visual Arts, London, UK
Til the Stars Turn Cold, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, UK
The boys the girls and the political, Lisson Gallery, London, UK 


La Voix Humaine, Kunstverein Munich, Munich
The Preparation of the Novel, Fabra i Coats, Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Pool, Art from London, Kestnergesellschaft Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Til the Stars Turn Cold, S1 Sheffield, UK
The Influence of Furniture on Love, Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, UK
Till youth and genial years are flown, ZERO..., Milan, Italy
Frieze Sounds 2014, curated by Cecilia Alemani, Frieze Projects, New York, NYC
Nostalgia, curated by Laura McLean-Ferris, Glasgow Sculpture studios, Glasgow International Festival, Glasgow, UK
Significant Others (I am small, it’s the pictures that got big), High Art, Paris, France 


A Spoken Word Exhibition, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Relaunch, KW Institute, Berlin, Germany
Provisional Information, Camberwell Space, London, UK
An Exhibition To Hear Read, curated by Mathieu Copeland, MoMA, New York, NYC 


Memory Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
And Yet There They Still Are, with Sidsel Meineche Hansen, LUX, London, UK
I Proclaim You Proclaim We Proclaim, curated by Capucine Perrot Stroom, The Hague, Netherlands
In The Belly Of The Whale (Act II), Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Spain
The Starry Rubric Set, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK 


Outrageous Fortune, curated by Andrew Hunt, Hayward Touring Exhibition, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea; Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham; Jersey Arts Centre; St Helier; mac, Birmingham; Holden Gallery, Manchester; University of Hertfordshire Galleries; Bedales Gallery, Petersfield
Events, Happenings, Performances, curated by Vincent Honoré, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Café Curio, Simon Starling’s Never The Same River, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Narrative Show – Act 5, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
Summer Fair, with Am Nuden Da, Outpost, Norwich, UK
The Department of Wrong Answers, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
Summer Show, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK 


Une Exposition (du) Sensible, Synagogue Du Delme, France
Perform A Lecture!, curated by Ellen Blumenstein and Dieter Roelstraete, The Office, Arsenale Berlin
Session_10_Untitled + Words, curated by Am Nuden Da, Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm Højskole, Skive, Denmark
Stutter, curated by Vanessa Desclaux, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
With Words Like Smoke, Chelsea Space and Resonance FM, London, UK
Cally Spooner + Seth Pick, MOTINTERNATIONAL, London, UK 


Session_7_Words, Am Nuden Da, London Session_6_Lecture, Am Nuden Da, London, UK 


Two Lectures, Neue Alte Bruecke Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany 



Curating & Programming 


OFFSHORE IN LONDON, PS-Y Festival, Anatomy Theatre, London, organised by Cally Spooner, with TBC (forthcoming, 21 April)


MICRO COMPOSITION, curated by Cally Spooner, at San Serif, Amsterdam, with Am Nuden Da, Alex Cecchetti, Tyler Coburn, Angelo Custódio, Roberto Fassone, Ghislaine Leung, Danae Papazymouri, Public Fiction, Jesper List Thomsen, Viola Yeşiltaç, David Cunningham, Jean- Pascal Flavien 

A social body event, Serpentine Gallery / Central Saint Martins, London, organised by Cally Spooner, with Dodie Bellamy, Earle Brown (performed by William Crosby, Andrew Morgan, Lucy Railon, Joe Zeitlin), Tania Bruguera / Hannah Arendt International Institute for Artivism (INSTAR), Evan Calder Williams, Tyler Coburn, Akwugo Emejulu in conversation with Victoria Lidchi, Anna Halprin, Jesper List Thomsen, Nina Power / The London Student Assembly, the Artist Placement Group (APG) and Yugoexport / Irena Haiduk 

A public workshop on Use: Human resources and irksome tools, organised by Cally Spooner, with Simon Ascencio / Jessica, Marie de Brugerolles, Tyler Coburn, Maria Dada, Michelangelo Miccolis, STUK, Leuven 

An Intimate Symposium on Maintenance, organised by Cally Spooner, with Lisa Baraitser, Kate Coyne, Marina Vishmidt, Whitechapel Gallery, London 


Violent Incident, curated by Cally Spooner and Roos Gortzak, with Rosa Aiello, Bernadette Corporation, Andrea Fraser, Jef Geys, Gil Leung, Bruce Nauman, Danh Vo, Vleeshal, Middelburg 



Publications & Writings 


Monograph, co-published with Vleeshal, Middelburg (forthcoming) Hotel Theory Reader, co-published by Fillip and REDCAT, Los Angeles


Cally Spooner: Scripts, edited by Andrew Hunt and Cally Spooner, with an introduction by Will Holder, Slimvolume

Conversation about a Glass Wall, interview with Dan Graham, On False Tears and Outsourcing, exhibition catalogue, New Museum, New York 

A not so sad September: (Eco’s Open Work today.), essay, Flash Art International, Issue 308 On False Tears and Outsourcing, Peep Hole Sheet, Issue 28
Chapter from Collapsing in Parts, republished in Social Medium: Artists Writing 2000-2015 by Paper Monument, New York 


Top Ten: Cally Spooner, article, Art Forum
The New Elvis, essay, S1 Sheffield and Glasgow Sculpture Studios
Synopsis, text, The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage, exhibition catalogue, Jerwood Visual Arts, London
About a Work No2, published by YiWAB and ZERO..., Milan 


Losing My Body To Time, score, Mousse Magazine, Mousse Publishing 


Collapsing in Parts, novella, Mousse Publishing, Milan and International Project Space, Birmingham
Indirect Language (Act 1), An exhibition to hear read: Volume 4, radio play, Jeu de Paume A Solo Event for Thinking (Version Two), E.R.O.S #3, EROS Publishing 


The Erotics of Public Possibility, essay and poster distributed by post, International Project Space 


Indirect Language (Act 8), An exhibition to hear read: Volume 3, radio play, David Roberts Art Foundation
Indirect Language (Act 5), FR DAVID: “Spin Cycle”, radio play, de appel arts centre
Indirect Language, An exhibition to hear read: Volume 1, radio play, Synagogue Du Delme The Observer’s guide to the Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon – Compiled in One Voice by Will Holder, Serpentine Garden, Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London 


Notes for a pending Performance, Session_12_Words +Untitled, Krabbesholm Højskole Something Blue; A Curiosa of Contemporary Erotica, compiled by Neue Alte Bruecke (launch at Pilot, Landings, Oslo) 


December 1952, catalogue, Chelsea Space 


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