Ceal Floyer

Ceal Floyer was born 1968 in Karachi, Pakistan. He lives and works in Berlin.

 

EDUCATION

1991-94 BA Goldsmiths College, London
Awards
2007

Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art nomination
2005

‘Bremerhaven-Stipendium’, working grant by the association “Kunst und Nutzen” in Bremerhaven, Germany
2002

The Paul Hamlyn Award
1997

Philip Morris scholarship, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

 

SOLO SHOWS
2007

Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven

Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona

Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan

Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld
2006

303 Gallery, New York

Lisson Gallery, London

Swiss Institute, New York
2005

Esther Schipper, Berlin

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

Pinksummer, Genova
2004

Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven

Waterline, Art Unlimited, Basel
2003

Again, Casey Kaplan, New York

Peel, Portikus, Frankfurt
2002

Lisson Gallery, London

X-rummet, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (cat.)

Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm

Pinksummer, Genova
2001

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (cat.)

Inova: Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee

Massive Reduction, Peer, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

Ceal Floyer (Matrix 192): 37’ 4”, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley
2000

Pinksummer, Genova
1999

Casey Kaplan, New York

Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (cat.)
1998

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (cat.)
1997

Galleria Gianluca Collica, Catania, Sicily

City Racing, London

Herzliya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Lisson Gallery, London

Galleria Primo Piano, Roma
1996

Galleria Primo Piano, Roma (part of “Artisti Britannici a Roma”)

Tramway Project Room, Glasgow

Anthony Wilkinson Fine Art, London Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
1995

Picture Gallery, Science Museum, London
Group Exhibitions
2007

Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst 2007, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (cat.)

Half-Square, Half-Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice

Draw, mima, Middlesbrough

Brave New Year, 303 Gallery, New York
2006

ON/OFF, Frac Lorraine, Metz

Seeing Double, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah

The Shadow, Palazzo delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena

The Secret Theory Of Drawing, The Drawing Room, London

Artificial Light, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

5 Milliards d’Années, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Nam June Paik Award 2006, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Köln (cat.)

As If By Magic, Bethlehem Peace Centre, Bethlehem

Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai (cat.)

Just Another Kind Of Rendez Vous, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen

The Known and The Unknown, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

Group Show, Galleri MGM, Oslo

Nothing, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/M (cat.)

La Monnaie Vivante, CAC Bretigny, Bretigny-sur-Orge

If It Didn’t Exist You’d Have To Invent It: A Partial Showroom History, The Showroom,London

Wrong, Klosterfelde Linienstraße, Berlin

Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik

Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (cat.)
2005

36 x 27 x 10, White Cube – Palast der Republik, Berlin

Radio Kills The Video Stars / Side A, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims

Not a Drop But the Fall, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (cat.)

EindhovenIstanbul, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven

Material Matters, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York

Beauty So Difficult, The Stelline Foundation, Milan (cat.)

Light LAB: Alltägliche Kurzschlüsse, Museion, Bolzano (cat.)

The Stars are so Big, the Earth is so Small… Stay as you Are, Studio Manuela Klerkx,Milan

What´s New Pussycat?: Neuerwerbungen und Sammlung Ströher, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt a.M. (cat.)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander (cat.)

Daumenkino: The Flip Book Show, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (cat.)

Slide Show, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn (cat.)
2004

Was ist in meiner Wohnung wenn ich nicht da bin?, Chodowieckistr 34, Berlin (cat.)

Densité Plus ou Moins 0, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris; Fri-Art, Fribourg

Five Billion Years, Swiss Institute, New York

Schöner Wohnen, Centre for Contemporary Art, Waregem (cat.)

9th Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach

(Dys)Function, Lunds Konsthall, Lund

Umedalen Skulptur 2004, Galleri Stefan Anderson, Umea

The Stars are so Big, the Earth is so Small… Stay as you Are, c/o Esther Schipper,Berlin

Around The Corner, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisboa (cat.)
2003

Spiritus, Magasin 3, Stockholm

Perfect Timeless Repetition, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin

Band Wagon Jumping, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

Lapdissolve, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York

Centre Culture Swiss, Paris; Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
2002

Sunday Afternoon, 303 Gallery, New York

Colour White, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (cat.)

Liminal Space, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York

Tempo, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (cat.)

Four Women and One Pregnant Man, Galleri MGM, Oslo

Invitation, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

poT, The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool (cat.),

travelled to: Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo

Loop. Back to the Beginning, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden 2002

Summer Cinema, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
2001

City Racing 1988 – 1998: a Partial Account, ICA, London

Nothing, NGCA, Sunderland. Touring to Contemporary Arts Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania and Rooseum, Malmö Squatters
1, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam & Museu de Serralves, Porto

Media Connection, The Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

Out of Bounds: Working Off Paper, Luckman Gallery, California State University,
Los Angeles

Passion, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg & Berlin

Ingenting, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö

Loop – Alles auf Anfang, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich (cat.)
2000

Action, we’re filming, Villa Arson, Nice (cat.)

Edit, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (cat.)

Crossroads: Artists in Berlin, Communidad de Madrid, Madrid

Quotidiana, Castello di Rivoli, Torino

Pompeiorama, Casina Pompeiana, Naples

Drive, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Video & Film, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, Florida

La repetition, la tete dans les nuages, Villa Arson, Nice

Point of View – Works from a Private Collection, Richard Salmon Gallery, London

Extra Ordinary, James Cohan Gallery, New York

Film / Video Works – Lisson Gallery at 9 Keane Street, Lisson Gallery, London

A Shot in the Head, Lisson Gallery, London
1999

Looking at Ourselves: Works by Women Artists from the Logan Collection, MoMA, San Francisco

Richard Wentworth & Ceal Floyer, Galeria Rafael Ortiz, Seville

Inside Out, Overgaden – Kulturministeriets Udstillningshus for Nutidig Kunst, Copenhagen

On Your Own Time, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York

This Other World of Ours, TV Gallery, Moscow

Luminous Mischief, Yokohama Portside Gallery, Kanagawa

Mirror’s Edge, Bild Museet, Umeå, touring : Vancouver Art Gallery; Castello di Rivoli, Torino; Tramway, Glasgow (cat.)

Peace, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

Trace, International Exhibition, Tate Gallery, Liverpool Biennial

From Where to Here: Art from London, Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg
1998

Genius Loci, Kunsthalle Bern

Martin Creed, Ceal Floyer, John Frankland, Delfina Studios, London

Dimensions variable, British Council touring exhibition; The Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest (cat.)

Sunday, Cabinet Gallery, London

Seamless, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam (cat.)

In the Meantime, Galeria Estrany-de la Moto, Barcelona

Real /Life – New British Art 1998-1999, Tochigi; Fukuoka; Hiroshima; Tokyo; Ashiya (Japanese touring exhibition)

Drawing Itself, London Institute Gallery, London

Recent British Art at Kunstraum, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

Then and Now, Lisson Gallery, London

In the Meantime, Galeria Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona

New Art from Britain, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

Every Day, 11th Biennale in Sydney

Malos Habitos, Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (cat.)

Triennale der Kleinplastik, Stuttgart (cat.)

Thinking Aloud, South Bank Centre touring exhibition: Kettles Yard,
Cambridge; Cornerhouse, Manchester; Camden Arts Centre, London

minimalismus, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

Richard Wentworth & Ceal Floyer, Galerie Carlos Poy, Barcelona
1997

Light, Richard Salmon Fine Art, London (toured to Spacex, Exeter)

Snowflakes Falling on the International Dateline, Casco, Utrecht

Belladonna, Institute of Contemporary Art, London

Treasure Island, Centro de Art Moderna / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisboa

Sentimental Education, Cabinet Gallery, London

Urban Legends – London, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (cat)

Belladonna, A Selection, The Minories, Colchester

You Are Here, Royal College of Art, London

I Luoghi Ritrovati, Centro Civico Per L’Arte Contemporanea La Grancia

Serre di Rapolano, Siena

Material Culture: the object in British art in the 80’s and 90’s, Hayward Gallery, London

Projects, Irish Museum of Modern Art

Pictura Britannica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (touring to Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; City Gallery, Wellington)

Not Yet Titled, 7 Alexandra Mansions, Norwich
1996

Life / Live, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Centro Cultural de Belem,
Lisboa (cat.)

Kiss This, Focal Point Gallery, Southend

Oporto Festival of Contemporary Art, Portugal

Version 2.2, Saint Gervaise Geneve, Geneva

A4 Favours, Three Month Gallery, Liverpool

Viper, Bank TV, London & Manchester
1995

Freddy Contreras/Ceal Floyer, The Showroom, London

General Release: Young British Artists at Scuola di San Pasquale, Venice Biennale, Venice

Just Do It, Cubitt Gallery, London

4th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul (cat.)

British Art Show 4, Manchester / Edinburgh / Cardiff (cat.)

Five Artists, Frith Street Gallery, London
1994

Fast Forward, Institute of Contemporary Art, London

Making Mischief, St. James’ Street, London

The City of Dreadful Night, Atlantis Lower Gallery, London
1993

Infanta of Castile at Goldhawk Road, London

Eye Witness, Endeavour House, London

Good Work, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

Fast Surface, Chisenhale Gallery, London
1992

Hit & Run, Tufton Street, London
Screenings
1999

Fourth Wall – Waiting, Public Art Development Trust in association with the Royal National Theatre, South Bank, London
1996

The Meaning of Life (Part II), CCA, Glasgow; Art Nolde, Stockholm

Such is Life, Serpentine Gallery Bookshop, London