Gordon Shrigley

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

London, United Kingdom


1997, 1998


Oct 1997 - Mar 1998

Born in England in 1964.

He studied graphic design at Bournville College of Art, cultural studies at the University of Birmingham and architecture at the University of Westminster. He also attended the Slade School of Art practice based PhD program under the professorship of Normal Bryson.

Solo exhibitions include: Centre for Drawing Research, London 2007; »A collection of things I found while wandering through the late days of September«, Academy Schloss Solitude Gallery 1998; »Between Resonance«, The Garden Gallery, Darmstadt International Music Festival 1998. Group exhibitions include: Centre for Drawing Research, London 2008; K&S Galerie, Berlin 2004; Musée d’art Moderne, Saint-Etienne 2001; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart 2000; 14 Great Charles Street, Mayfair, London 1992.

He has published the following works: »Max Bill: Hfg Ulm«, with Thomas Reinke, published by Marmalade 2006; Essay in Miser Now magazine, published by Keith Talent Gallery, London 2005; »Spatula, How Drawing Changed the World«, edited by Gordon Shrigley, including works by Slavoj Zizek, Dominique Lámmli and Christoph Marchand-Kiss, published by Marmalade 2004; »Rue des Martyrs«, published by the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart 2000; »Insignificance, A Short Discourse on the Physical and Ideational Economy of Line within Architectural Representation«, published by Edition Solitude 1998. Essay and drawings, in, Hfg Ulm: »program wird bau«, edited by Marcella Quijano, published by Edition Solitude 1998.

He also runs his own architecture office in London and is currently curating the »filmarmalade« artists film and video DVD series.

During his stay at Solitude he collaborated with the theatre director Javor Gardev, the video artist Lucas Einsele, the Composer Krystyna Bobrowski, the poet Jiaxin Wang, the author Christoph Marchand-Kiss and compared the 1998 Solitude summer festival Karaoke competition. He also attended the two day improvisation workshop with the composer Christian Wolff.