helen marten
 
HELEN MARTEN

helenmarten.com

BIOGRAPHY

Born Macclesfield, UK, 1985
Lives/works in London

EDUCATION

2005 – 2008
Ruskin School of Fine Art, University of Oxford

2004 – 2005
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London


UPCOMING

2014
Johann König, Berlin (solo)
Parrot Problems, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (solo)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Oreo St. James, Sadie Coles HQ, London

2013
No borders in a wok that can't be crossed, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2012
Almost the Exact Shape of Florida, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
Evian Disease, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Plank Salad, Chisenhale Gallery, London

2011
Dust and Piranhas, Park Night Project, Serpentine Gallery, London
Take a stick and make it sharp, Johann König, Berlin

2010
All the single ladies, Coltorti, Miami, FL
I like my heroes marble chested, presented by Carl Kostyal and T293 for Frieze week, London
Wicked patterns, T293, Naples


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2014
Unendlicher Spaß, Infinite Jest, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen Haarlem, The Netherlands

2013
Meanwhile… suddenly and then, 12th Biennale de Lyon, Musée d'Art Contemporain, France
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2012
New pictures of common objects, MoMa PS1, New York
Inside the banana, Algus Greenspon, New York
March, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Struggles, Maison Particulière, Brussels
New Public, curated by rein Wolfs, Museion Bolzano, Italy
Standard Operating Procedures, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles

2011
POST DIGITAL - The Return of the Archaic, Samajimt, Kiev
Beyond Gestaltung, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany
Hasta Mañana, Greene Naftali, New York
Mirages, Foutains & Dissociative Composition, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels
Fruits/Flowers/Clouds, Museum of Contemporary Art (MAK), Vienna

2010
WUFF, COCO Kunstverein, Vienna, (travelling project through Austria, Ukraine + Lithuania)
Untitled, Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm Denmark
Mexican Blanket (with Jost Munster + Mariah Robertson), Museum 52, London
Fake Modern, Camden Arts Centre, London

2009
Session_7_WORDS, Am Nuden Da, London
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London

2008
Grotto, Museum 52, London
BOX LADDER, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Cosmic Rays, The Project Space, Oxford


SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2012
LUMA Prize, winner

2011
Prix Lafayette

2008 - 2009
The Boise Travel Scholarship