Nicola Tyson in conversation with Adrian Searle to launch the exhibition 'Beyond the Trace' at Drawing Room - Wednesday 27 September 2017

Nicola Tyson (b. 1960, London) has exhibited internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include: A Tendency to Flock, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2017); The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis (2017); Living Dangerously, Cleveland Institute of Art; Petzel, New York, (2016).  Group exhibitions include Mutual Admiration Society, Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago (2017); The Marked Self: Self-Portraits between Annihilation and Masquerade, Neue Galerie Graz, Austria (2015); The Nakeds, Drawing Room, London (2014), toured to De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, and The Cat Show, White Columns, New York (2013). Nicola Tyson’s work is in the collections of Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Philadelphia Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Corcoran Gallery of Art at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C; UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Tate Gallery, London.

Adrian Searle (b.Born in 1953) has been chief art critic for The Guardian since 1996. He has contributed to a number of books, and edited the writings of Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (Juan Muñoz, Escritos,  La Central, Barcelona, 2009).  Searle has curated several exhibitions in the UK, Europe and the USA, notably Unbound: Possibilities in Painting (Hayward Gallery, London 1994); a retrospective of Brazilian sculptor Lucia Nogueira (Serralves Museum, Porto, 2007) and Juliao Sarmento: Close Distance (La Case Encendida, Madrid, 2011) . Searle has also been a Turner Prize judge (2004) and a member of the jury for the Kurt Schwitters Prize in Hanover (2009-2013).  He lives in London.