Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw

Biography

born 1987. Lives and works in Berlin and Edmonton.

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 & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2023

Loose Leaves, Towards, Toronto
The Artist’s Eye, The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art, Dublin
Norbergfestival, Norberg, Västmanland

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 – Drakken II, Coyote, Stockholm

2018

Can There Be Forgiveness?, Ashley, Berlin
Pledge, Sox Galeri, Berlin
F-150, Polansky Gallery, Prague
Clerks’ Quarters, (feat. Angharad Williams & E.O.M.) Bobs Pogobar – KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin
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

2014

Staging Economy, duo show with Logan Sturrock, Sunset Terrace, Vancouver

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023

Obsession II, Wschód, Warsaw

2022

BPA// Exhibition, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2021

Vigil as part of Friend of a Friend Warsaw w/ Emanuel Layr and Wschód, Warsaw
Casa Uovo, Sangt Hipolyt, Berlin

2020

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

2019

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

2018

Clerks’ Quarters II, Lite REO, Ashley, Berlin
Don’t Come In, Winterfeldt 31, Berlin
At the End of the Game You Will Be Forgotten, Alyssa Davis Gallery, NYC
In Commerce Court, Main Street, Toronto
Jugend ist Trunkenheit Ohne Wein, Bikini Space, Basel

2017

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

2016

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, Sergelgatan 8-10, Stockholm

2015

Veins of Gypsum Mortar, Ashley, Berlin
Shipping, Galleria FAFA, Helsinki

2014

Breathing Fresh Air, Mellanrummet, Stockholm

2013

A Presentation of FAQs, Other Projects, Berlin
Retail Merchandise Unit, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver

 

RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

2016 – Summer Symposium, Sikås Art Center, Sikås, SE

2015
Nomadic Duchamp w. Hinrich Sachs & Lisi Raskin, The Tyler School, Philadelphia
The Institute of Investigative Living w. Andrea Zittel, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, US
Performance Proletarians w. Benjamin Valenza, Konstfack University, Stockholm

2013 – The Future Is Coming Every Day w. Elizabeth Zvonar, Artscape, Toronto

 

AWARDS & STIPENDS

2022 – Neustart Kultur – Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

2021
Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa
Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst, Berlin
Ars Viva – Shortlist Nominee, Berlin
Neustart Kultur – Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

2018 – Production grant, Embassy of Canada, Berlin; Nordic Culture Point, Helsinki

2016 – Stig Hedbergs Stipendiefond, Stockholm; Eva & Hugo Bergmans Fond, Stockholm