Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw

Biography

Born 1987. Lives and works in Berlin.

Education:

2020-2021 – BPA// Berlin program for artists, Berlin
2014-2016 – Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2015 – Master of Fine Arts (guest student), Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
2008-2013 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver

 

SELECTED SOLO  EXHIBITIONS

2024

Frieze London (Focus section), London (upcoming)

2023

Loose Leaves, Towards, Toronto
The Artist’s Eye, The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art, Dublin
Swinging Door, Mimer – Norbergfestival, Norberg
NADA New York with Towards, New York

2022

Neither Parts, nor Spares, BPA// Raum, Berlin

2021

What Time Has Left, Wschód, Warsaw
LISTE BASEL with Wschód, duo show with Anders Dickson, Basel

2020

Memory Loss, Coyote, Stockholm

2018

Can There Be Forgiveness?, Ashley, Berlin
Pledge, SOX, Berlin
F-150, Polansky Gallery, Prague
Benevolent Nerves, Galerija 427, Riga

2017

Vinegar Stone & The Language of Flowers, Towards, Toronto

2016

Undilutable Slang Truth, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

2015

Internal Climates, duo show with Emma LaMorte, Sunset Terrace, Vancouver

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023

Obsession II, Wschód, Warsaw
Warsaw Spring, Wschód, Warsaw

2022

Set Phosphenes, Studio for Artistic Research, Düsseldorf

2021

BPA// Exhibition, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Casa Uovo, Sangt Hipolyt, Berlin
The Forage, Æ, Berlin
Vigil, Friend of a Friend with Emanuel Layr and Wschód, Warsaw

2020

Condo Complex London with Wschód, Union Pacific, London
This is Fair, NADA, Online Exhibition

2019

But Doctor, I am Pagliacci, The Loon, Toronto
Uttran II, Uttran Lake, Rönninge
Schrein der Freundschaft, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Potsdam

2018

At the End of the Game You Will Be Forgotten, Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York
In Commerce Court, Main Street, Toronto
Don’t Come In, Winterfeldt 31, Berlin
That Man An, Yamet Silmaz, Amsterdam
Jugend ist Trunkenheit Ohne Wein, Bikini Space, Basel

2017

Grounds for Magical Thinking, J Hammond Projects, London
Gabinete De Moda, A Maior at Gabinete, Lisbon
Let’s see, where were we? In the pit of despair, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
Kamias Triennial, Kamias Special Projects, Kamias City
Period Pieces (A Sunset Terrace Retrospective), Projet Pangée, Montreal

2016

The Apartment – Peach, W139, Amsterdam
Dinner Room Terravore, Oslo10, Basel
The First Story Ever Told, Krets, Malmö
Navigating. Items for a place without historical center…, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Life ist Life Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Berlin, Garret Grimoire, Berlin
Collect Yourself, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
Stipendiat-Utställningen, Konstakademien, Stockholm

SELECTED PROJECTS

2018

Clerks’ Quarters (with performances by Angharad Williams; Economy of Meaning),
Pogo Bar, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Clerks’ Quarters II – Lite REO (with performance by Acting Press), Ashley, Berlin

2015

Veins of Gypsum Mortar (co-curated with Viktor Briestensky), Ashley, Berlin

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2023 – Concept to Realization, Canada Council for the Arts
2023 – NEUSTARTplus, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2022 – Neustart Kultur, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2021 – Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts
2021 – Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst, Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa, Berlin
2021 – Ars Viva Prize – Shortlist Nominee
2021 – Neustart Kultur, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2020 – BPA// Berlin Program for Artists, Berlin
2018 – Production grant, Embassy of Canada, Berlin
2018 – Mobility Funding, Nordic Culture Point, Helsinki
2016 – Stig Hedbergs Stipendiefond, Stockholm
2016 – ‘2016 – Eva; Hugo Bergmans Fond’, Stockholm
2016 – Summer Symposium, Sikås Art Center, Sikås
2015 – Nomadic Duchamp with Hinrich Sachs; Lisi Raskin, The Tyler School, Philadelphia
2015 – The Institute of Investigative Living with Andrea Zittel, A-Z West, Joshua Tree
2015 – Performance Proletarians with Benjamin Valenza, Andquestionmark, Stockholm