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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

Libita Clayton Quantum Ghost

6 July to 8 September 2019
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James N. Kienitz Wilkins, This Action Lies (218)

James N. Kienitz Wilkins This Action Lies

6 July to 8 September 2019
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Nicholas Wright A Chance To Look At Chicken

6 April to 16 June 2019
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Sriwhana Spong Ida-Ida

6 April to 16 June 2019
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Paul Simon Richards, Quasi-Monte Carlo (2019) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Max McClure

Paul Simon Richards Quasi-Monte Carlo

6 April to 16 June 2019
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Mai-Thu Perret The Blazing World (2019) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Works courtesy the artist and Simon Lee Gallery. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Mai-Thu Perret The Blazing World

19 January to 24 March 2019
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Christopher Kulendran Thomas New Eelam: Bristol

19 January to 24 March 2019
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Benoît Maire Clouds Paintings (2012 – ) Oil and spray paint on canvas. Installation view Thebes (2018) Spike Island, Bristol. Works courtesy the artist. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Benoît Maire Thebes

6 October to 9 December 2018
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Nina Beier, European Interiors (2018) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Nina Beier European Interiors

21 July to 23 September 2018
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Harriet Bowman All Round-er (sad sale) (2018) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps.

Harriet Bowman All Round-er (sad sale)

21 July to 23 September 2018
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Alex Cecchetti, Singing Chandelier (2018) 1000 unique blown glass pieces, waterphone, iron structure. Installation view: At the Gates of the Music Palace, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Alex Cecchetti At the Gates of the Music Palace

5 May to 8 July 2018
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Zoë Paul Land of the Lotus Eaters (2018) Clay, porcelain, steel, brass, lead, silver. Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Zoë Paul La Perma-Perla Kraal Emporium

5 May to 8 July 2018
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Andrew Mania, Snapshot of a Collection (2018) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Andrew Mania Snapshot of a Collection

5 May to 8 July 2018
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Bristol New Music 2018 AUDINT Spike Island Bristol. Photo by Dominika Scheibinger

AUDINT Unsound: Undead

20 to 22 April 2018
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Iman Issa Material for 2018

17 February to 15 April 2018
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Kim Yong-Ik, I Believe My Works Are Still Valid (2017) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Courtesy the artist and Kukje Gallery. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Kim Yong-Ik I Believe My Works Are Still Valid

30 September to 17 December 2017
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Maeve Brennan, The Drift (2017) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Maeve Brennan The Drift

8 July to 17 September 2017
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Left to right: Tessa Lynch, Tunnel ¼; Building per hour/ bin shelter (2017) Installation view, L-Shaped Room, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Tessa Lynch L-Shaped Room

8 July to 17 September 2017
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Andrea Luka Zimmerman Common Ground

8 April to 18 June 2017
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Giles Round They bow. Curtain. No applause.

8 April to 18 June 2017
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Lubaina Himid Navigation Charts

20 January to 26 March 2017
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Roman Stetina Instructions for Use (2016) Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Roman Štětina and Miroslav Buriánek Instructions for use of Jiří Kolář

1 October to 11 December 2016
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Hedwig Houben, Others and I (2016) Exhibition view, Spike Island . Photograph by Stuart Whipps. All works courtesy the artist and Galerie Fons Welters

Hedwig Houben Others and I

1 October to 11 December 2016
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Xavier Antin, The Eternal Network (2016) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Xavier Antin The Eternal Network

9 July to 18 September 2016
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Stuart Whipps, Isle of Slingers (2016) Spike Island, Bristol

Stuart Whipps Isle of Slingers

9 July to 18 September 2016
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Archival Display and Film Artspace’s 40th Anniversary

30 April to 19 June 2016
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Michael Beutler, Haus Beutler (2014/16) Installation view, Pump House (2016) Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Michael Beutler Pump House

16 April to 19 June 2016
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Ruadhri Ryan Belt Craft Studios

16 January to 27 March 2016
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Michael Simpson Flat Surface Painting

16 January to 27 March 2016
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Charlotte Prodger 8004 - 8019

10 October to 13 December 2015
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Reto Pulfer, Gewässerzeiten (2015) Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Max McClure

Reto Pulfer Gewässerzeiten

4 July to 20 September 2015
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Patrick Staff, The Foundation (2015) Co-commissioned by Spike Island and Chisenhale Gallery, London. Installation view at Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Patrick Staff The Foundation

4 July to 20 September 2015
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Cally Spooner, Post-production (2015) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps.

Cally Spooner Post-production

18 April to 21 June 2015
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Isabelle Cornaro Témoins oculaires

24 January 2019 to 29 March 2015
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Anna Franceschini THE PLAYER MAY NOT CHANGE HIS POSITION (2009) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Anna Franceschini Laws of Attraction

4 October to 14 December 2014
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Aurélien Froment Fröbel Fröbeled (2014) installation view. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Aurélien Froment Fröbel Fröbeled

12 July to 14 September 2014
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Andy Holden, Maximum Irony! Maximum Sincerity 1999-2003 (MI!MS) 2014. Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Andy Holden Maximum Irony! Maximum Sincerity 1999-2003

Towards a Unified Theory of MI!MS 3 May to 29 June 2014
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Cevdet Erek Alt Üst (2014) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Cevdet Erek Alt Üst

15 February to 13 April 2014
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David Batchelor Flatlands (2013) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

David Batchelor Flatlands

23 November 2013 to 26 January 2014
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Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2013) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2013

14 September to 10 November 2013
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Melissa Gordon, Material Evidence (2013) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Melissa Gordon Material Evidence

6 July to 1 September 2013
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Christodoulos Panayiotou If Tomorrow Never Comes (2007) Installation view, If Not Always Permanently, Memorably, curated by James Richards (2013) Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Curated by James Richards If Not Always Permanently, Memorably

6 July to 1 September 2013
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Jessica Warboys, Ab Ovo (2013) installation view. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Jessica Warboys Ab Ovo

13 April to 16 June 2013
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Cara Tolmie still from, Pley (2013) Spike Island, Bristol

Cara Tolmie Pley

13 April to 16 June 2013
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Becky Beasley, Spring Rain (2013) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol

Becky Beasley Spring Rain

26 January to 31 March 2013
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Uriel Orlow, Back to Back (2013) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Uriel Orlow Back to Back

26 January to 31 March 2013
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Ivan Seal, ble (2012) Courtesy Carl Freedman Gallery and RaebervonStenglin

Ivan Seal In Here Stands It

20 October to 9 December 2012
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Desmond Jeffery, Type and Space at Spike Island, Bristol

Desmond Jeffery Type and Space

20 to 28 October 2012
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Spike Island Book and Zine Fair

Spike Island Book and Zine Fair Experimental design and literature

20 October 2012
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Sophie Warren and Jonathan Mosley with Can Altay, Rogue Game (2012) Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Max McClure

Sophie Warren and Jonathan Mosley with Can Altay Rogue Game

8 to 30 September 2012
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Jesse Jones The Struggle Against Ourselves (2012) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Jesse Jones The Struggle Against Ourselves

30 June to 26 August 2012
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Ciara Phillips and Corita Kent, Pull Everything Out (2012) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Courtesy the artists and Corita Art Centre, Los Angeles. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Corita Kent and Ciara Phillips Pull Everything Out

30 June to 26 August 2012
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The Artists' Postcard Show (2012) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

A selective survey of the postcard The Artists' Postcard Show

6 April to 17 June 2012
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Dewar & Gicquel, Diver (2012) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Courtesy the artists and Loevenbruck Gallery

Dewar & Gicquel Crêpe Suzette

6 April to 17 June 2012
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Suzanne Mooney,, Untitled (2011) From The Edge of Collapse exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol (2011)

Suzanne Mooney Edge of Collapse

21 January to 25 March 2012
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Haroon Mirza, Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol (2011) Photograph by Stuart Whipps

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21 January to 25 March 2012
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Savage, You Will Have What You Want Sometime Soon (2011) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol

Jean Michael Jarre Savage Presents

22 October to 27 November 2011
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Cezary Bodzianowski, Tea Back (2011) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Cezary Bodzianowski Tea Back

22 October to 27 November 2011
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Various artists: Make the Living Look Dead (2011) installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Archival presentations from the 27 year history of Book Works Again, A Time Machine

16 September to 9 October 2011
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Sara MacKillop, Faded Paper (2011) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Sara Mackillop Faded Paper

9 July to 4 September 2011
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Becky Beasley Trough Box (2009) and Curtains (I–III) (2010). Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Claire Barclay, Becky Beasley and Karla Black Structure & Material

9 July to 4 September 2011
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Richard T. Walker the speed and eagerness of meaning

9 July to 4 September 2011
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Marjolijn Dijkman Theatrum Orbis Terrarum installation view. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Marjolijn Dijkman Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

30 April to 26 June 2011
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Sean Edwards Maelfa (2010) installation view. Photograph by Jamie Woodley

Sean Edwards Maelfa

22 January to 10 April 2011
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Charlie Tweed Ionosphere, Notes Part II (2009) video still

Charlie Tweed Notes Part I, II & III

9 October to 5 December 2010
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Wealth of Nations

9 October to 5 December 2010
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Jorge Santos, Blind Wall (2010) mixed-media, installation view. Courtesy Spike Island. Photo Stuart Bunce

Jorge Santos the world appeared to her reflected by pure inwardness

17 July to 26 September 2010
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Zoe Williams Flight of O

1 May to 6 June 2010
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Amanda Beech, Sanity Assassin. Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol (2010) Photograph by Stuart Bunce

Amanda Beech Sanity Assassin

23 January to 11 April 2010
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Sonia Boyce Like Love installation view. Photograph by Stuart Bunce

Sonia Boyce Like Love

3 October to 29 November 2009
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Clare Stephenson, She who Presents (2009) Spike Island

Clare Stephenson She-who-Presents

18 July to 13 September 2009
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Elizabeth Price USER GROUP DISCO

28 March to 24 May 2009
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Ruth Claxton Lands End

31 January to 15 March 2009
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Prophet (2008) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Bunce

Georgie Hopton, Esteban Igartua and Cornelia Parker Prophet

12 July to 14 September 2008
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Part-ilha, A River Ain't Too Much to Love (2011) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol

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15 to 26 June 2008
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Lucy Skaer and Rosalind Nashashibi Flash in the Metropolitan

14 July to 16 September 2007
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Spin Cycle (2004) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol

Runa Islam, Damien Roach and Hiraki Sawa Spin Cycle

11 September to 24 October 2004
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