Anna Reading

London based artist working in sculpture, installation, moving image and performance.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 artist.

Mark Tanner Sculpture Award Winner 2018-2019.

Bomb Factory Art Foundation studio artist.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Current

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018, South London Gallery, runs until Feb 24th 2019

Feature in Ambit 234, ambitmagazine.co.uk/issues/234

 

2018

Every Thing, Assembly Point, London

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018, LJMU, Liverpool Biennial

A Field Guide to Getting Lost, The Art Foundation, Athens

Consistently Inconsistent, Kelder Projects Performance Fest, London

Livings, 28 Sutherland Square, London

Inside Job, Tate Modern, Level 6, Blavatnik Building, London

Cloud Concrete, curated by Stacie McCormick, Unit 1 Gallery, London

Rotating Edible Object, curated by Rosie Carr, Chalton Gallery, London

2017

POND, Kaitak Gallery, 51 Kwun Tong Rd, Hong Kong

A Study In Stone, collaboration with Soraya Smithson, Tarpey Gallery, Derby

LOOP, curated by Alex Bunn, Lubomirov / Angus Hughes, London

Woah, curated by M I L K, Division Of Labour London

Sequin In The Dustrag, collaboration with Justine Melford-Colegate, Non-Space, Aarhus, Denmark

OBJECT 77B, Felicity Hammond, Ludvig Gustaffson and Anna Reading, LG London

Authentic Tongues, Performance evening, Bloomsbury Theatre, London

Memememe, Crypt Gallery, London

 

2016

Holding the Vessel, Chopping Block Gallery, Peckham

Softly, email exhibition

Oddly Drawn Object, Hattie Moore, Lotte Scott and Anna Reading, Haunt, London

Forwards + Backwards, Dona Laura’s House, Lisbon

Five Minutes, The Koppel Project, Performance evening curated by writer in residence, Alex Brenchley

XXL, Hotel Elephant, London

(Un)Doing (Un)Making, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham

And To Dust All Return, UNNAWAY, Huddersfield

 

2015

Alone in Boxer Shorts @ xxx.illeagal-emotions.xxx, online exhibition

Creekside Open 2015, selected by Lisa Milroy, APT Gallery, London

Business As Usual, curated by Perce Jerrom, S.T.C.F.T.H.O.T.S., Leeds

Eat With Your Eyes, Collaboration with Justine Melford-Colegate, LEM Gallery, London

 

2014

Santa’s Garage, Hotel Elephant, London

Objects In Time, The Library Space, Battersea, London

The Time Is Now Ready For Delivery, touring artists video screening, Cinema 6 and Farringdon Factory, London

 

2013

WW Solo Award, WilsonWilliams Gallery, London

A_M Open, Arcadia Missa, London

Womb Academy, Meanwhile Space, London

 

EDUCATION

 

MFA Sculpture Slade School of Fine Art London, 2017

BA Fine Art Central St Martins London, 2010

Fine Art Foundation Chelsea College of Art and Design London, 2007

 

AWARDS

 

2018: Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018 - 2019 winner, Standpoint Gallery

2018: Bloomberg New Contemporaries Artist

2015 - 2017: Siva-Finestone Scholarship, Slade

2015: Creekside Open Award winner, APT Gallery

 

RESIDENCIES

 

14 Aug - 14 Oct 2017: Artist in Residence, Academy for Visual Arts, HKBU, 51 Kwun Tong Road, Hong Kong

1 Aug - 13 Aug: Artist in Residence, Slade Summer School, Slade School of Fine Art, Gower Street, London

1 - 30 July 2017: Artist in Residence, Non-Space, Rosengarde 11, Aarhus 8000, Denmark

 

PRESS and PUBLICATIONS

 

2018: Feature in Ambit 234 pages 67-75, ambitmagazine.co.uk/issues/234

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 Catalogue

www.a-n.co.uk/news/anna-reading-wins-mark-tanner-sculpture-award-2018-19/

newcontemporaries.org.uk/2018/artists/anna-reading

forcedcollaboration.org/Alex-Schady-and-Anna-Reading

forcedcollaboration.org/Anna-Reading-and-John-Henry-Newton

2017: UBE 5: Dress, pages 29 - 30

2016: UBE 4: Eating, pages 3 - 4, 21, 23, 25

2015: Quickdenseforest, Low Impact, pages 10 - 11