nashashibi/skaer


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Rosalind Nashashibi

1973 Born in Croydon, England.
Lives and works in London.

Lucy Skaer

1975 Born in Cambridge, England.
Lives and works in Glasgow and London.

WORKS

2016 Why Are You Angry? – 16 mm film
2009 Our Magnolia – 16 mm film
2008 Pygmalion Event – 16 mm film, commissioned by Tate Britain
2008 Pygmalion Workshop – 16 mm film installation, commissioned by Berlin Biennale
2006 Flash in the Metropolitan – 16 mm film, commissioned by Spike Island, Bristol
2005 Ambassador – 2 screen video work, commissioned by Lyon Biennale

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
• Tate St. Ives, UK. Nashashibi / Skaer. (29 September 2018 – 13 January 2019)

2017
• Tate Modern, London. Why Are You Angry? (screening) (20 September)

2016
• Tate St Ives, England

2013
• Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France. Pygmalion Event. (3 March – 9 June)

2010
• Murray Guy, New York. Nashashibi / Skaer. (25 June – 6 August)

2009
• Doggerfisher, Edinburgh, Scotland. Our Magnolia. (1 August – 25 September)

2008
• Tate Britain, London. Art Now: Pygmalion Event. (8 November 2008 – 4 January 2009)
• CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France. Pygmalion Workshop. (21 September – 13 December)

2007
• Spike Island, Bristol, UK. Flash in the Metropolitan. (14 July – 16 September)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
• Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland. The Other Dark: Tacita Dean, Jeremy Millar, and Nashashibi/Skaer, curated by Kirstie North. (16 July - 26 August)
• Kassel, Germany. documenta 14. (10 June – 17 September)
• National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST Museum, Athens, Greece. Documenta 14 at EMST. (8 April – 16 July)

2015
• Screening curated by Melissa Gordon and Marina Vishmedt, South London Gallery, England. WE (NOT I). (29 April)
• Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank VIC. The Biography of Things. (5 December 2015 – 21 February 2016)

2013
• The Royal Standard, Liverpool. The Narrators. (10 October – 17 November)

2012
• The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video. (7 February – 26 August)
• KAI 10 | Raum für Kunst, Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf. Reflexion und Einfühlung. (21 January – 31 March)
• Contemporary Archaeologies, Musée du château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard, France

2010
• FRAC Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur, Marseille. Prendre La Porte et Faire le Mur. (11 September – 11 December)
• Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Forum 65: Jones, Koester, Nashashibi/Skaer: Reanimation. (2 July – 3 October)

2009
• Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis. For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isnʼt there. (11 September 2009 – 3 January 2010). Exhibition travelled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam; and Culturgest, Lisbon
• 2nd Athens Biennale, Athens. Heaven. (15 June – 4 October)
• MAISTERRAVALBUENA, Madrid. The Garden of Forking Paths. (28 May – 31 July)
• Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland. SLOW MOVEMENT OR: Half and Whole. (31 January – 22 March)

2008
• The Hessel Museum and The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art. (27 September 2008 – 1 February 2009)
• Lismore Castle, Lismore, Ireland. A life of their Own. (26 April – 30 September)
• Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin. 5th Berlin Biennale: When Things Cast No Shadow. (5 April – 15 June)

2007
• Mechelen, Belgium. Contour 2007. (18 August – 21 October)
• Esther Schipper, Berlin. Der Droste Effekt.(6 July – 15 September)
• Museo DʼArte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples. You have not been honest. (23 May – 23 September)
• Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium. Alabama. (27 April – 26 May)
• Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany. About the possibility of a Sculpture. (23 March – 4 May)

2006
• If I canʼt Dance, I donʼt want to be part of your revolution, De Appel, Amsterdam

2005
• In Between Times, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015
• Sharp, Chris. “Flash in the Metropolitan (2006).” In The Biography of Things. Southbank: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2015, p. 29

2012
• Schwendener, Martha. “At the Mausoleum, Art About Art Houses”. The New York Times. 10 February 2012.
• “Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video”. New Yorker. 12 February 2012

2010
• Burton, Johanna. “Nashashibi / Skaer”. Artforum. October 2010
• Coburn, Tyler. “Nashashibi / Skaer at Murray Guy, New York.” artagenda. August 2010
• O’Neill Butler, Lauren. “Nashashibi / Skaer”. Artforum online. 9 July 2010

2009
• Walker, Lynne. “Our Magnolia, Nashashibi / Skaer”. The Independent. 17 September 2009
• Cairns, Steven. “Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer”. Artforum online. 26 August 2009
• McLean-Ferris, Laura. “Nashashibi / Skaer”. Art Review. 10 August 2009


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

• British Arts Council, UK
• Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
• Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris
• Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
• The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York
• Tate Britain, London