Melanie Manchot (b. 1966, Germany) lives and works in London and Berlin. Graduated from the Royal College of Art, London (1992); City University, London (1990); and New York University, New York (1989). Awards include being shortlisted for the Jarman Award (2017); receiving the Oriel Davies Award (2012); and the Great North Run Moving Image Commission (2013). Select solo exhibitions include Pasquart, Biel (2019); Open Ended Now, Museum MAC VAL, Paris (2018-19); White Light Black Snow, Parafin, London (2018); 11/18, Galerie M, Bochum (2017); Dance (All Night, London), Art Night, London (2017); People Places Propositions, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne (2016); Twelve, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth (2016); The Gift, Bloomberg Space, London (2015); fig-2, ICA, London (2015); Galerie M, Bochum (2015); Tracer, Oriel Davies, Newtown, Wales (2014); Toronto Photography Festival (2012); Gathering, Fabrica, Brighton (2011); Nuit Blanche, Paris (2011); and Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2010). Select group exhibitions include The Kiss, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Calais, Calais (2017); Changing City – Shifting Spaces, Videonale, Centre for Contemporary Art CCA, Lagos (2016); Walking Sculpture, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Boston (2014); When The Grid Goes Soft, MOT Projects, London (2013); and The Gathering, European Media Arts Festival, Kunsthalle Osnabrueck, Osnabrueck (2012). Her works are held in public and private collections including The United Kingdom Government Arts Collection; Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl; Arts Council Collection, London; FMAC, Fonds Municipal d’Art Contemporain, Paris; and the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Last updated: 06.02.2019