Edward Thomasson

b. 1985, Staffordshire, UK. Lives and works in London.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Brace Brace
Performance, 29 Percy Street, London, UK

2016
Other People
Southard Reid, London, UK

Volunteers, Play, performances Saturday 2 April
David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK - presented by DRAF and Southard Reid 
DRAF Studio, 7 March – 2 April

2015
Escape Routes
Play, first performed, Indian YMCA, Fitzroy Square, London, UK, presented by Southard Reid

2014
The Present Tense
Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, Recipient of Chisenhale Gallery CREATE Residency 2012-13

2013
Between You And Me
Musical play, Chisenhale Offsite, performed at The Glass House Community Centre, London

Ups and Downs
Locomotion, London, UK

2012
Just About Managing
Southard Reid, London, UK

Inside
South London Gallery, London, UK (publication)
Recipient of the SPACE / Nina Stewart Artist’s Residency, 2011-12, South London Gallery, London, UK

Find A Problem to Solve
Furini Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
The Ultimate Vessel
Koppe Astner, Glasgow, UK

2013
Coded Contact 
Curated by Isabella Maidment, Pilar Corrias Gallery London, UK

2011 
One Another’s Company
IMT Gallery, London

Tank.tv
London, UK

2010 
Bloomberg New Contemporaries
The A Foundation, Liverpool, touring to ICA, London, UK

The Life Room
CHELSEA Space, London, UK

2009 
Visions in The Nunnery
Bow Arts Trust, London, UK

Schicksal Oder Vaseline?
The Showroom, Berlin, Germany

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES WITH LUCY BEECH

2015
Passive Aggressive 3
Frieze Live, London, UK

SCREENINGS

2011 
Movie Night Vol. 4: Global House Screenings
Kunsthalle Gwangju‏, Korea

Tomorrow's World
Nutbrook Studios, London, UK

2010 
Should I Stay or Should I Go? 
A question rehearsed by RUN, CHELSEA Space, London, UK

2008 
Auto Celebration, Mask Of The Red Death
Battersea Arts Centre, London, UK

SELECTED PRESS

January 2017     artforum, review, Edward Thomasson: Southard Reid, by Jonathan P. Watts, p. 228

March 2016        Frieze, feature, Stage Craft, by Matthew McLean and Stephen Squibb, p. 112

Dec 2015           artforum, Best of 2015: The Year in Performance, by Catherine Wood, p. 129

Nov 2015           Art Monthly, feature, Happiness Inc., by Jonathan P Watts, p. 5

Oct 2015            Dis Magazine, review, Frieze Live: Passive Aggressive #3, by Jeppe Ugelvig, online

Sept 2015          Art Monthly, London Round Up: the boys the girls and the political, by Keren Goldberg, p. 34 

Aug 2015           Time Out, art: the boys the girls and the political, by Martin Coomer, online

Sept 2014          Frieze, In Focus, Making a song and dance of things by Basia Lewandowska, p. 122

Sept 2014           Flash Art, Edward Thomasson: The Present Tense, by Silvia Sgualdini, online

Sept 2014           Art Monthly, London Round Up 3 by Nick Warner, p. 30

July 2014            Time Out, review, Edward Thomasson: The Present Tense, by Gabriel Coxhead

June 2014           Wall Street International, Edward Thomasson: The Present Tense, online

Autumn 2013     Pony Step, Issue 06, popART, by Sarah McCrory, p. 41

March 2013          Art Review, Future Greats Edward Thomasson, selected by Oliver Basciano, p. 114

Spring 2012         Art Licks, The Introduction: Edward Thomasson, by Ian Giles, p. 25

EDUCATION

2009 – 2011 MA Slade School of Fine Art, London

2004 – 2007 BA (Hons) Chelsea College of Art and Design, London