Shannon Bool
Portfolio of Shannon Bool
Exhibitions with Kadel Willborn:
2015 Lived Bodies
2015
2014 at "Boom She Boom. Werke aus der Sammlung ", MMK 2, Frankfurt
2013 The Fourth Wall Through The Third Eye
2012 Shannon Bool // upstairs: Ane Mette Hol
2009 You always, always, always, do that. - Yes. You say that all the time
2009 Major Arcana
2006 Elektra
2004 It takes a year to make a day
1972 born in Canada, lives and works in Berlin

1996 BA, with distinction, in English Literature at the University of Victoria
From 1998 till 2000 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
2001 Cooper Union, New York
From 2001 till 2004 Staedelschule, Frankfurt a.M

Awards:
2004
Ernst and Young Prize, Staedelschule Frankfurt
Frankfurter Künstlerhilfe Stipendium
2005
Award for Graduates Staedelschule Frankfurt
2006
Schloß Bleckede
2007
Kunstfonds Bonn
2008
School of Art - RMIT University, Artist in Residency, Melbourne
2013
Villa Romana-Award
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2008/09
Visiting Professor at Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe

Institutional Collections:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US
The National Gallery of Canada, CA
Fondazione Sandretto, IT
Berlinische Galerie Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur Berlin, DE
MMK – Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, DE
Lenbachhaus München, DE
Bundeskunstsammlung Bonn, DE
Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, CA
Solo exhibitions
2018 Musée d'art de Joliette, Joliette, CA
2017 "Entrata reale", apotheke, Kunsthochschule Mainz, DE
Peles Empire, Berlin, DE
2016 "Shannon Bool: The Eastern Carpet in the Western World Revisited" at Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, CA
2015 "The Flight of the Medici Mamluk", Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver, CA
2014 Pavillon social, Lucca, IT
2013 "The Fourth Wall Through The Third Eye", Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
"Walk Like an Etruscan", Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, CA
2012 "From the Kingis Quair", Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, DE
Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, CA
2011 "THE DISSOCIATIONS", Peles Empire, London, UK
"DAS GITTER", Peles Empire, Cluj, ROM
"The Inverted Harem II", Bonner Kunstverein (in Kooperation mit der GAK Bremen), Bonn, DE
2010 CRAC Alsace, / Musée d´Art Moderne, Altkirch, FR
"The Inverted Harem", GAK-Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst Bremen, DE
2009 "Major Arcana", Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe, DE
2008 RMIT Project Space, Melbourne, AU
2007 Samsa, Berlin, DE
2006 Art Statement, Art Basel 37, CH
"Elektra", Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe, DE
2005 Studio Giovanna Sarti, Frankfurt, DE
Rohrstrasse 51, curated by Regina Barunke, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2004 "Let my vinyl lick your finger" (with Dani Gal), Pavillion am Main, Frankfurt am Main, DE
"Waxing the Sublime", schnittraum, Köln, DE
"It takes a year to make a day", Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe, DE
2003 "fresh and upcoming", Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE
2002 "Wet Buildings" (with Edwin Schaeffer), Fahrradhalle Offenbach, DE
Group exhibitions
2017 "I am a Problem. Inszeniert von Ersan Mondtag", MMK Frankfurt, DE
"2017 Canadian Biennal", National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA
"Portikus XXX", Frankfurth Cathedral, DE
"Dreamers Awake", White Cube Bermondsey, London, UK
"Mentally Yellow (High Noon): The KiCo Collection", Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
2016 "How to charm...“, Qbox Gallery, Athens, GR
"Aufschlussreiche Räume. Interieur als Porträt", Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
"Trusses", Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, CA
"The Grand Balcon", La Biennale de Montréal, CA
"Exhibition by 31 Women", PP Contemporary, Frankfurt a. M., DE
2015 "Pillar-Hugger. The Asger Jorn Session", Or Gallery, Berlin, DE
"Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US
2014 "Re-Discovery 2", Autocenter - Space for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE
"Transgression", Philara Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Düsseldorf, DE
"Screen and Decor", Illingworth Kerr Gallery at ACAD, Calgary, CA
"A Place Like This", Klöntal Triennale, Kunsthaus Glarus, CH
Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, DE
2013 "Girls Can Tell", Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, DE
"Screen and Decor", Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, CA
"Screen and Decor", Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, CA
"Das Muster, das verbindet", Kunsthalle Lingen, DE
"Forensics for a Mamluk", PROVINZ Editionen, Bochum, DE
"Villa Romana 1905-2013", Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, DE
"Painting Forever!", KW, Berlin, DE
"Kunst in Berlin. 1945 bis heute. Neue Sammlungspräsentation", Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE
"Wer zurück bleibt, wird zurück gelassen - Tour", Kunstverein St. Pauli, Hamburg, DE
"Sunbeams“, Artspeak, Vancouver, CA
"Soft Pictures", Sandretto Foundation, Turin, IT
2012 "LIVING WITH ART", Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, DE
"Made in Germany II", Kunstverein Hannover; Sprengel Museum; kestnergesellschaft Hannover, DE
„iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst“. Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, DE
2011 "iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst", Kunstpalais Erlangen, DE
"From Anna Blume", Autocenter Berlin, DE
"3D 2D 3D 2D", Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
"Science Fiction 15", Or Gallery, Berlin, DE
"The Joy of Pleasure", Galerie Veneklasen/Werner, Berlin, DE
"Saint Helen“, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, CAN
at "New Frankfurt Internationals: Stories and Stages", Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE
2010 "Holy shit (yelled John upon noticing the delicate colours of the sunset)", PSM Gallery, Berlin, DE
"New Frankfurt International", Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE
"A THING IS A THING IN A WHOLE WHICH IT'S NOT", Temporary Gallery Cologne, Köln, DE
"something left undone", Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, SW
2009 "7 x 14" (together with Alex Mueller), Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE
CACP Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, FR
"Tactical Support, Curator's Choice", Gallery Tracy Williams, New York, US
"Was sonst soll ich lieben, wenn nicht das Rätsel?", Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany
"Speculations on the End of Interieur", Vera Cortes Art Agency, Lisbon, PT
"You always, always, always do that. – Yes. You say that all the time.", Galerie Iris Kadel, Karlsruhe, DE
2008 "Diskurs im Gruenen - Stipendiaten Kuenstlerstaette Schloss Bleckede", Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, DE
"Zidanes Melancholie", Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, DE
"Legend", Departmental Domain Chamarande, FR
"The Golden Record", Collective Gallery, Edingburgh, GB
Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, DE
"SPHINXX", Modern Art, London, GB
2007 "The New Domestic Landscape" (curated by Caroline Nathusius), kjubh, Cologne, DE
"Drawing on Sculpture: Graphic Interventions on the Photographic Surface", Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, GB
"Wandauftrag - Künstler aus Berlin II", Erholungshaus Bayer, Leverkusen, DE
"No Room for the Groom - An Exhibition with Douglas Sirk", Herald St., London, UK
"Rock Paper Scissors", Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, DE
"STUFF", International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, US
2006 "Cooling out - on the paradox of feminism", Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, IRL
"Make Your Move", Projects Arts Centre, Dublin, IRL
"Spiralen der Erinnerung", Kunstverein in Hamburg, DE
"Carbonic Anhydride", Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, DE
"Tauschgeschaeft", Galerie Eva Winkler, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2005 "Liquid Soft Lightning Touch", Doggerfisher Gallery, Edinburgh, GB
"Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Jubliäumsausstellung", Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, DE
"Academy Remix", Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2004 Gravenhurst Contemporary Art Center, GB
"The Savoy", Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, GB
"The Studio", Karin Guenther, Nina Borgmann Gallery, Hamburg, DE
"Geneologies of Glamour", Migros Museum, Zürich, CH
c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, DE
2003 "Heute", Hessisches Ministerium für Kunst und Wissenschaften, Wiesbaden, DE
Publications
2017
"Deutschland ist keine Insel. Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Ankäufe von 2012 bis 2016", catalogue, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
2017
„Mentally Yellow (High Noon): The KiCo Collection", catalogue, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München, p 270.
2016
„Aufschlussreiche Räume. Interieur als Porträt“, catalogue, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, p 22-25.
2014
Lukas Oberem: "Shannon Bool“, catalogue „Girls Can Tell“, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, p 40-42.
"Walk Like an Etruscan“, catalogue, Villa Romana, Florenz.
2013
Helga Meister: „Shannon Bool. ‚The Fourth Wall Through The Third Eye’, Kunstforum, no 220, März – April 2013, p 288f.
„Villa Romana. Gegenwart eines Künstlerhauses“, catalogue, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn.
2012
Ruth Händler: "Kunst=Kapital", Capital, no 7, p 147.
2011
Kunstpalais Erlangen: „iRonic – Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst“, p 64-67, 102/103.
Peles Empire, Camberwell Space: "3D-2D-3D-2D“, London/Romania.
Nicole Büsing & Heiko Klaas: "Plappern beim Sex: Wie Shannon Bool in Bremen einen Harem aufbaute", Monopol, no 02/2011, p 103.
2010
Frankfurter Kunstverein, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste: "New Frankfurt Internationals: Stories and Stages", p 96-99.
2009
Kunsthalle Baden-Baden: "7 x 14".
2007
Rosemary Heather: "Ornament as Content: An Interview with Shannon Bool", cmagazine 92, Winter, p 11-15.
2006
Uta M. Reindl: "Shannon Bool", Artist Kunstmagazin, no 68, p 34-39.
Klaus Heid: "Shannon Bool - Im Sog der kulturellen Subtexte", Regioartline Kunstmagazin, no 6/7, p 18.
2005
Vanessa Joan Müller: "Watchlist: Shannon Bool", Monopol, no 6, p 42.
Emma Dexter: "Vitamin D", Phaidon Press, New York.
2004
Tom Holert & Heike Munder: "Genealogies of Glamour", Migros Museum for Contemporary Art, Odermatt.
Lutz Becker & Sabine Oelze: "Shannon Bool", Köln.
Magdalena Kröner: "Die blaue Blume haut ins Auge", Die Tageszeitung, April 27th.
Peter Abs & Oliver Tepel: "Hallo Waende", Spex, April, p 75.
Uta M. Reindl: "Eitle Frauen und attraktive Anti-Helden", Kölner Stadtanzeiger, no 69.
Anette Freundenburger: "Anderer Raeume", Cologne City Review, February.
2003
Christoph Schütte: "Feuer unterm Dach", Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, April.
Christoph Schütte: "Die Cowboys sind friedlich", Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May.














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