Fiona Banner

1966 born in Merseyside, UK
lives and works in London, UK
Education
1989
1993
BA Fine Arts, Kingston Polytechnic London, UK
MA Fine Arts, Goldsmiths College London, UK 
Commissions
2010
2008
2003
The Duveen Galleries Commission, Tate Britain, London, UK
1301PE Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
“More London”, Full Stops for Tower Bridge, London, UK 
Selected Solo Exhibitions 
2017 “Fiona Banner”, De Pont Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands
2016/17 “Au Cœur des Ténèbres”, mfc-michèle didier Gallery, Paris, France
2016 “Buoys Boys” De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK
“Fiona Banner”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Scroll Down and Keep Scrolling”, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
“Fiona Banner”, 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA
“Study #13. Every Word Unmade, Fiona Banner”, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
2015/16 “Scroll Down and Keep Scrolling”, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2015 “FONT”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
2014 “Wp, Wp, Wp”, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
“Mistah Kurtz – He Not Dead”, a collaboration with the Archive of Modern Conflict featuring images by Paolo Pellegrin, PEER, London, UK
2013 “The Vanity Press. Fiona Banner”, Summerhall, Edingburgh, Scotland
2012 “Unboxing. The Greatest Film Never Made”, 1301PE Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2011 “Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2010/11 “Harrier and Jaguar”, Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2010, London, UK
“The Naked Ear”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
2010 “Tornado”, Co-commission by Locus+ and Great North Run Culture, 2010, Newcastle, UK
“Punctuation Marks”, Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2010, London, UK
“All the World‘s Fighter Planes”, Musée d‘art de Joliette, Québec, Canada
2007 “Peace On Earth”, Tate Britain, London, UK
“Every Word Unmade”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“The Bastard Word”, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
2006 1301 PE, Los Angeles, USA
“Nude”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
“Parade”, presented by Tracy Williams Ltd., New York, USA
“Nude”, Tracy Williams Ltd., New York, USA
2004 “Arsenal”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2003 Murray Guy, New York, USA
“Fiona Banner”, 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA
2002 Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
“my plinth is your lap”, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK
“my plinth is your lap”, NAK, Aachen, Germany
2001 “Arsewoman in Wonderland”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Arsewoman in Wonderland”, Murray Guy, New York, USA
“Arsewoman in Wonderland”, Rainbow, 24/7, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
2000 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA
Soixante-Neuf, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, USA
1999/00 “STOP”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
1999 “Don‘t Look Back”, Brook ALlexander Gallery, New York, USA
“Don‘t Look Back”, Murray Guy, New York, USA
“Asterisk”, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
“THE NAM and Related Mateial”, Printed Matter, New York, USA
Statements, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1998 1301 PE, Brian Butler, Los Angeles, USA
Tate Gallery, ART NOW ROOM, London, UK
“Love double”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
1997 “The Nam – 1000 page all text flick book”, London, UK
“Only the Lonely”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
1995 “Viewing Room”, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
1994 “Pushing Back The Edge Of The Envelope”, City Racing, London, UK
Selected Group Exhibitions 
2017 “Cinéma Mon Amour. Film in Art”, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aargau, Switzerland
2016/17 “NEON: The Charged Line”, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
2016 “Diana Thater and Fiona Banner”, 1301PE, Los Angeles
“Never Judge a Book…”, Richard Booth Bookshop, Hay-on-Wye, UK
“Found”, Foundling Museum, London, UK
“… und eine welt noch” curated by Mirim Schoofs and Katja Schroeder Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
2015/16 “Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact”, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, USA
“Le Souffleur. Schürmann trifft Ludwig”, from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann collection, Sammlung Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
2015 “Periodic Tales: The Art of the Elements”, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
“Dora”, Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK
“Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening”, Barbican Centre, London, UK
“Void: There’s Nothing More Left, But A Little Trace From Human Beings”, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
“Fiona Banner \ Ann-Sofi Sidén”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“A Man Walks into a Bar – Jokes & Postcards” curated by Franziska and Johannes Sperling, me Collectors Room – Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany
2014 “Silver: Works by Gallery Artists 1989-2014”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
“The Nakeds”, The Drawing Room, London, UK
“Building Site”, Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, UK
“Summerstage”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Mirror”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
“Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art”, The Eli&Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
“This Page Intentionally Left Blank”, curated by Franz Thalmair Akbank Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
2013 “The Dark Would”, Summerhall Edinburgh, UK
“Go! You sure? Yeah.”, A POOL exhibition, LUMA/Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland
“Signs and Messages II”, Kate Macgarry, London, UK
“Invitation to a Beheading”, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
“Exploding Utopia”, Laure Genillard, London, UK
“Viewfinder”, Tim Sheward Projects, London, UK
“A Room for London: Roi des Belges”, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK
“Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art”, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“Knock Knock: Seven artists in Hastings”, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK
“I Think It Rains, Quandrilogy 2. Hong Kong”, curated by Daniel Kurjakovic, Burger Collection at Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong, China
“Words to be Spoken Aloud”, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
“Word.Image.Space”, Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Germany
“Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change”, Middlesbrough, Institute of Modern Art, UK
“Glassstress: White Light/White Heat”, Collateral event of the 55th international art exhibition La Biennale die Venezia, Instituto Veneto die Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice Biennale, Italy
2012 “Catch Phrases and the Powers of Language”, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland
“Greetings from Los Angeles”, Starkwhite, Auckland, USA
HELP/LESS, Printed Matter, New York, USA
Graphology, The Drawing Room, London; Art Exchange, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
“Text in Process”, RH Gallery, New York, USA
“So to Speak”, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, New York; USA
Alice in Wonderland, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea, Rovereto; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Neon, “Who‘s afraid of red, yellow and blue?”, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Tracing the Century: Drawing as a Catalyst for Change, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
“Catch Phrases and the Powers of Language”, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland
“Postscript”, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, USA
2011/12 “Dance I Draw”, ICA Boston, Boston, USA and The Tang Museum, Skimore College, New York, USA
2011 “Vis A Vis”, Rossi Contemporary, Brussels, The Netherlands
“Alice in Wonderland”, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
September 11, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
“Friendship of The Peoples”, Simon Oldfield, London, UK
“I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing”, MoMA, New York, UK
“God Made Me Hardcore”, Proyectos/Sauna, Bogotá, Colombia “Women War Artists”, Imperial War Museum, London, UK
“Everything in Time”, The Center for Book Arts, New York, USA
“…avec Excoffon”, IFF, Marseille, France
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, USA
2010 “Let‘s Dance”, One Room, One Work, 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA
MAC/ VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine cedex, France
“Echo…from the age that I was able to see it”, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerpen, Belgium
“Peeping Tom”, Vegas Gallery, London, UK
“Nothing is Forever”, South London Gallery, London, UK
Everything in Time, Visual Studies Workshop, New York
“Fiona Banner – Marcus Becker – Diango Hernández”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
Musée Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
“DLA Pipe Series. This is Sculpture”, Tate Liverpool, UK
“Behind the Green Door”, Harris Lieberman, New York, USA
“Emporte – Moi, Sweep me of my feet”, Mac/Val, Paris; France
“One Room, One Work”, 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA
“After the Volcano”, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Sommerausstellung 2010, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“… But the Clouds … – History and what the Artists Think”, The Musée de “l‘Appel de la liberté”, Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
2009 “Session_7_Words”, Am Nuden Da, London, UK
“Winter Light”, 1301PE, Los Angeles, USA