Kevin Gallagher (b. 1986, Chicago, US)

Based between Amsterdam and Brussels

 

Education

2013

Masters of Fine Arts, Piet Zwart Institute. Rotterdam, NL

2009

Bachelors of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US

 

Residencies and Workshops

2017

Villa Iris Visual Arts Workshop, Fundación Botín, Santander, ES (w Carsten Höller)

2015-2017

De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL

2015

Triangle France, Marseille, FR

Futura, Prague, CZ (with Perri MacKenzie)

2012

Advanced Course in the Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, IT (w Liliana Moro)

 

Solo and Two Person Presentations


2017

Kevin Gallagher, fluent, Santander, ES

The You in You at Deep State, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL (cur. Martijn Hendricks and Lara Almarcegui)


2016

Doblar Stluuk Ustics at Project Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL (cur. Noor Mertens)


2015

CHEW, Rond-Point Projects, Marseille, FR (cur. Anja Isabel Schneider)

square shape faint aroma, Lodos, Mexico City, MX

Find Yourself a Human Activity, Futura, Prague, CZ (with Perri MacKenzie)


Group Exhibitions

2017

The Life Intense, w139, Amsterdam, NL* (cur. Peach)

2016

Lodos presenta una Obra de Teatro, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, MX*

Kunst for Kids, Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam

2015

Outrage #2, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR (cur. Joel Riff)

Benjamin Blaquart, Kevin Gallagher and Camilla Wills, Triangle France, Marseille, FR (cur. Celine Kopp)

Percussive Hunter, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, TK  (cur. Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk)

Prospects and Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2014

Real Snow, Pracownia Portretu, Lodz, PL

An Evening in Three Acts, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL*

Aether, Foundation B.a.d., Rotterdam

2013

Alongside::D,A,K,A, Lodos, Mexico City, MX

Nothing Could Be Slow Enough… MFA Piet Zwart Institute, TENT, Rotterdam, NL (cur. Arnisa Zeqo)

2012

Corso Aperto, Fondazione Antonio Ratti Como, IT (cur. Andrea Lissoni)

Three Artists Walk Into a Bar..., De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, NL


*performance


Curated Exhibitions

2016

Whiskers by the Name of Lilacs, Galerie Rianne Groen, Rotterdam, NL

2015

Dead Gabber’s Society, Peach, Rotterdam, NL

2014

A Thousand Varied Uses, NoguerasBlanchard, Madrid, ES


Grants

2017

Werbijdrage Bewezen Talent, Mondriaan Fonds

Production grant, AVL Mundo

2014

Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidies, CBK Rotterdam

2013

Werbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaan Fonds


Publications

Deep State. ed. Martijn Hendriks, Lara Almarcegui, 2017

BOTS, pub. CBK Rotterdam, 2015

Prospects & Concepts, ed. Mirjam Westen, 2015

Percussive Hunter, ed. Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, 2015

RDAMN. ed. Bernd Krauss. 2015

Nothing could be slow enough, Nothing last too long, ed. Arinsa Zeqo, 2013

The Choice is Yours, ed. Annie Ratti and Andrea Lissoni, Mousse Publishing, 2012

“86% Passolini,” Suprimir Moraleja, ed. Marion Ramos and Andrew J Greene, 2011

 

Bibliography

Larios, Pablo. “Kevin Gallagher” Deep State. 2017

Ter Borg, Lucette, “Nieuwe lichting De Ateliers maakt vooral dystopisch werk” NRC. 17 Mei 2017

Groenen, Manus, “Offspring 2017” Metropolis M. 17 Mei 2017. 

Buehler, Melanie. “Visceral Upcycling” Metropolis M. 2016

Westen, Mirjam “Kevin Gallagher” Prospects and Concepts, 2015

De Craen, Irene. "Onafhankelijk Mexico." Metropolis M. April-May, 2014

Verwoert, Jan. “Faith to Facts: On the work of Kevin Gallagher,” Nothing could be slow enough, Nothing last too long, 2013

 

Projects

Kantine, Amsterdam, est. 2017

Blu Heron Social Club, Rotterdam, 2013-2015, (with Timmy van Zoelen and Perri MacKenzie)



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