Prem Sahib

b. 1982, London, UK. Lives and works in London.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany

Prem Sahib in collaboration with Celia Hempton
Southard Reid, London, UK

2016
Cruising the House, Sunday 11 September 
Curated by Milovan Farronato
Residency at Inclusartiz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Grand Union (April 2016)
Grand Union, Birmingham, UK

2015
Side On
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

END UP
Southard Reid, London, UK

2014
Tongues
Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India

Presentation of work and event as part of Forget Amnesia
Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli, Italy

Independent Projects, New York, USA
Southard Reid/Galleria Lorcan O’Neill

2013
spinning l’il white lies about his crepuscular time in Yellow
White Cubicle, St George & The Dragon, London, UK

Back Chat
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy

Night Flies
Southard Reid, London, UK (catalogue)

Frame
Southard Reid, Frieze London, UK

2012
He Looked Me Up
Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Feel Up
Prem Sahib & Eddie Peake (collaboration)
Southard Reid, London, UK

Woman to Woman
Gallery Vela, London, UK

home from home
Arts & Jobs, curated by Sarah McCrory, London, UK

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Cruising 
SALTS, Basel, Switzerland

NEON: The Charged Line 
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK

Prediction 
Mendes Wood DM 
São Paulo, Brazil

Secret Surface

KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Thinking Tantra
Drawing Room, London, UK

2015
The Ultimate Vessel
Koppe Astner, Glasgow, UK

Sensorium
Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, India

Thinking Tantra
Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India

fig-2 25/50
In collaboration with Celia Hempton and Cecilia Bengolea
ICA Studio, London, UK

Britain Can Make It
Hayward Gallery, London, UK

I am here but you've gone
Curated by Milovan Farronato with Stella Bottai
Fiorucci Art Trust, London, UK

5 Alumni Royal Academy Schools London
Marian Cramer, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014
Burning Down The House
Gwangju Biennale

LISTENING, Hayward Touring Contemporary Open, curated by Sam Belinfante
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art (Newcastle, UK), The Bluecoat (Liverpool, UK), Site Gallery and Sheffield Institute of Arts (Sheffield, UK), Firstsite Gallery and Art Exchange Gallery (University of Essex, Colchester, UK)

Do Not Disturb, At the Invitation of Elmgreen & Dragset
Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo, Norway

ETHEREAL
Curated by Amin Jaffer
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, USA

2013
Days in Lieu
David Zwirner, London, UK

Paradise Garage
Eighty One Curtain Road, London, UK

Pop Tarts, curated by Henry Kinman
James Fuentes Gallery, New York, USA

Abstract Cabinet
David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK

A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now
Anal House Meltdown: Prem Sahib, Eddie Peake and George Henry Longly
ICA offsite, The Old Seflridges Hotel, London, UK

Feel Up Prem Sahib & Eddie Peake (collaboration)
Re-Map4, Athens, Greece

Shape of Thoughts
The Breeder, Monaco

2012
Interpretations of the Frame and Gesture
Meulensteen Gallery, New York, USA

Ruby, curated by Eddie Peake
Gallery Vela, London, UK

BIJOU
Aubin Gallery, London, UK

New End Art Foundation: Exhibit
New End Art Gallery, London, UK

Premiums Interim Projects
6 Burlington Gardens, London, UK

2011
Darkroom, a performance in the dark in collaboration with Eddie Peake
Take Courage & Vogue Fabrics, London, UK

BIJOU in conjunction with Anthea Hamilton
IBID projects, London, UK

2010
Boyfriend Material 
Curated by Prem Sahib
LIANGWEST, London, UK 

Overzealous INTRODUCING
Guest Projects, London, UK

2009
Make Your Own Kaleidoscope
Tricycle Gallery, London, UK

2008
Ctrl Alt Delete
Gallery Priestor/Space Gallery, Bratislava

Drawing Under Construction
Centre for Recent Drawing, London, UK

New Work by...
Truck Art in arrangement with Art:Concept, Paris

2007
The Later Notice Show
Cavell Street, London, UK

2006 
New Work by 
Truck Art in arrangement with Alexandre Pollazzon Ltd, London, UK

I Can’t Think of Anything
Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne, Germany

2005
Fair Play
Play Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Prague Biennale 2 
Prague, Czech Republic

Flash Art Fair 
Milan, Italy

PRESS

Winter/Spring 2016/2017  Man About Town, East End Boys, Photography Mark Blower, Prem Sahib, p.272

April 2016            i-D Magazine, review, Queer Art Lives, by Michael Segalov, online

Mar 2016             Evening Standard Magazine, interview, Prem Shaib, by Dipal Acharya, p. 58

Jan 2016              i-D Magazine, feature, Young Gay Creatives Shaking Off the Sex Shame, online

AW 2015              Elephant Magazine, feature, Prem Sahib, by Emily Steer, p. 78

Oct 2015              Wallpaper, review, Hidden in plain sight: Prem Sahib at the ICA, by Nick Compton, online

Oct 2015              Huffington Post, review, Falling Leaves, by Dr. Michael Patry, online

Oct 2015              Blouin Art Info, Prem Sahib's Sculptural Symphony at ICA London, by Nicholas Forrest

Oct 2015              BUTT Magazine, review, Prem Sahib, by Danny Calvi, online

Oct 2015              OCULA, review, Focus on London: Five must see shows..., by Dr. Kostas Prapogiou, online

Aug 2015             Evening Standard, feature, London’s Most Influential People 2015, by Ben Luke, p. 28

Nov/Dec 2014      Art Asia Pacific, interview, Night Moves by Shanay Jhaveri, p. 100

May 2014              Frieze, Queer Time & Place by Paul Clinton, p. 186

Jan/Feb 2014       Frieze, review, Prem Sahib Night Flies, Southard Reid, London by Matthew McLean, p. 155

Dec 2013              Artforum, review, Prem Sahib Night Flies, Southard Reid by Sherman Sam, p. 279

Nov 2013              Art Review, The view from… Halfway up the greasy pole by James Franco, p. 76

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

Summer 2013      Frieze, Best in Show: The changing face of graduate exhibitions, by Tom Morton, p. 15

June 2013            The Independent, In the Studio: Prem Sahib, London, by Karen Wright, p. 22

Nov 2012             Aesthetica, review, Eddie Peake & Prem Sahib: Feel Up at Southard Reid by Travis Riley

EDUCATION 

2013        Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art, Royal Academy, London

2008        MA Material & Visual Culture, University College London

2006        BA Fine Art, Slade School of Art, London