Adam Chodzko

Adam Chodzko (b. 1965, London, UK) lives and works in Whitestable, Kent. Studied at the University of Manchester and at Goldsmiths College, London. Chodzko’s multidisciplinary practice explores the real interactions and imagined possibilities of human behaviour within contexts as diverse as ethnography, communication, disavowal, migration, ritual, digital technology, perception, climate change, disembodiment, etc. In 2002, he received awards from the Hamlyn Foundation and the Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York, and in 2007 was awarded an AHRC Research Fellowship and was shortlisted for the 2015 Jarman Award. Recent projects include commissions by Creative Time, New York, The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze Art Fair. Select solo exhibitions include Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt (2011); Siakos, Hanappe, Athens (2010); Proxigean Tide, Tate St Ives (2008); Signal, Malmö, Sweden (2007); and MAMbo, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna (2007). Select group exhibitions include A Fire in the Master's House is Set, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff (2011); In the Belly of the Whale, Cartel, London (2011); Made in Britain – Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection 1980 – 2010, Hong Kong (2011); We are all in Danger, Brisbane (2010); Loophole to Happiness, Trafo, Budapest, & Lodz (2010); Kraftwerk Religion, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden (2010); BLOOD TEARS FAITH DOUBT, Courtauld Gallery, London (2010); Plot 09: This World & Nearer Ones, Governors Island, NY (2009); For the Straight Way is Lost, Athens Biennale (2009); Born Again Pagan, ISIS, London (2009); and English Lounge, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing (2009). His work is in the collections of the Tate; The British Council; The British Film Institute; The Arts Council; APT; Auckland City Art Gallery; Contemporary Art Society Collection; The Creative Foundation; Frac Languedoc-Rousillon; Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin; Grizedale Arts; MAMBo, Bologna; Plains Arts Museum, North Dakota, USA; Saatchi Collection; South London Gallery; Towner Gallery, Eastbourne; and international private collections.

Last updated: 16.02.2017


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