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Phoebe Collings-James

b.1987 London, United Kingdom
BA, Goldsmiths College, London, 2009

Selected solo/duo exhibitions

Expensive Shit, 315 Gallery, New York, US

ATROPHILIA (w Jesse Darling), Company, New York, US
Triste Tropiques, Liste, Basel, CH
Just Enough Violence, CONDO, (w A.L Steiner), Arcadia Missa, London, UK

Choke On Your Tongue, Italian Cultural Institute & ARTUNER, London, UK

Die Geister, die ich rief werd’ ich nun nicht los, (The Demons I summoned Won’t Let Me Go) 3 solo presentations with Art&Language and Sam Anderson, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, BE

The Flesh Is All You Have If You Mortify That There Is No Hope For You, Ritter Zamet Gallery, London
Blood on the Leaves, Blood on the Roots, Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, MX

Selected Group Shows

The Yellow Wallpaper, Ginevra Gambino, Cologne, DE
Okey Dokey, Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, DE
Bust Wide Open, Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum Harlem, US
Safe Passage/Get Home Safe [Screening], Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, MX & New York, US

Black ‘Paintings’, Site131, Dallas, US
Still/Moving, Norton Museum of Art, Miami, US
The Rebel Man Standard Festival, Guest Projects, London, UK

Art Basel Miami, (w Sam Anderson & Noel McKenna) Mother’s Tankstation, Miami, US
The Written Trace, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
I Know You Got Soul, ARNDT, Bukit Merah, SG
Manifesto, S.A.L.T Magazine, London, UK

Too Much, Two Queens, Leicester, UK
All That Matter’s is Whats Left Behind, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK
It’s Been Four Years Since 2010, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

Ground Control to Major Tom, Group show @ Cookie Butcher, home of the Verhaegen Family Collection, Antwerp, BE
Straight II DVD, Still House Group, Miami Basel, Miami, US
I Don’t Know It’s An Illusion I Don’t Care, Preteen Gallery Offsite @ Vamiali’s, Athens, GR

Effigy, Ritter Zamet, London, UK
Exhibit 1, New End Art Foundation, London, UK
I’m Too High To Deal With This Shit Right Now, 72 Truck, Madrid, ES
Ordinary Life, Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech, MA

Forum Lounge: FAST FORWARD II Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, California, US
Licker Licence touring show, Curated by Hazel Hill McCarthy of Show Cave L.A, Neoma, Milan. Mediamatic, Amsterdam. Sameheads, Berlin. Jaguar Collective, London. Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, Pendu, NYC.

Selected talks/events/projects

Last Yearz Interesting Negro/Jamila Johnson-Small: BASIC TENSION, ICA, London, UK
Featured Artist: Phoebe Collings-James, Sculpture Center, online

Dazed Forum, Fashion and Identity Politics
Protein Forum, Gender and new feminisms


NUOVE// Ceramics Residency, Nove, IT
Cass School of Art and Architecture, Fighting the Establishment or creating a New one?, London, UK
Tate Britain, Authenticity and Identity, London, UK
WOW festival, Royal Festival Hall, Mixed Race Identities, London, UK

Cunt Today, Online

East London Fawcett Group, Women in The Arts – Are Things Equal?, London, UK