Steve Bishop

Steve Bishop
If Everything has a Place then Place too has a Place II, 2012
Unclad wall, window insulation film, limited edition 60th anniversary Bic pen, coins, fortune
Steve Bishop,
If Everything has a Place then Place too has a Place III, 2012
Wooden frame, window insulation film
Steve Bishop
Read / Write - Portland stone, thermo-hygrograph, glass bowl, Cif 'Ocean's floor cleaner - 2012
Steve Bishop
If everything has a Place then Place too has a Place VI, 2012
Removed drywall
Steve Bishop
If Everything has a Place then Place too has a Place VIII, 2013
Window insulation film. 197 x 68 cm
Steve Bishop
Jeffrey [with Richard Sides], 2013
Mixed media
Steve Bishop
"To Clear The Bush Of Your Garden [with Richard Sides]"
Installation view, 2013
Steve Bishop "Jeffrey [with Richard Sides]"
Installation view, 2013
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Steve Bishop
Focus lll, 2013
C-print in frame
Steve Bishop
If Everything Has a Place, Then Place Too Has a Place IX , 2013
Removed MDF
Steve Bishop
Untitled, 2013
Shirt, metal alloy - detail
Steve Bishop
Untitled, 2013
Shirt, metal alloy
Steve Bishop "When The Lights Go Out You Keep Moving"
Installation view, 2013
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Steve Bishop
When The Lights Go Out You Keep Moving, 2013
Single channel video with radio receiving audio channel
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Steve Bishop
When The Lights Go Out You Keep Moving, 2013
Single channel video with radio receiving audio channel
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Steve Bishop
I Opened My Mouth / Zz (with Francesca Henry-Pierre), 2014
installation detail
Steve Bishop
I Opened My Mouth / Zz (with Francesca Henry-Pierre), 2014
installation detail
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Steve Bishop
Sleep Image, 2014
Table, chairs, non-woven fabric
Steve Bishop
I Opened My Mouth / Zz
(with Francesca Henry-Pierre), 2014
A4 printouts, cardboard boxes, shrink film, strapping, 5x4” photographs
Dimensions variable
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Steve Bishop
I'm No Good With Faces #2, 2014
Bitumen on plastic taped to melamine faced chipboard, 166 x 101 cm
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Steve Bishop
I'm No Good With Faces #1, 2014
Bitumen on plastic taped to melamine faced chipboard, 166 x 101 cm
Steve Bishop
Holding Pattern, 2014
Nickel plated PVC, motor, melamine faced chipboard
110 x 28 x 84 cm
Steve Bishop
Holding Pattern, 2014
Nickel plated PVC, motor, melamine faced chipboard
110 x 28 x 84 cm
Steve Bishop
I See Them Do You Too?, 2014-2015
Bitumen on plastic taped to melamine-faced chipboard in aluminium frame, 166 x 400 cm
Steve Bishop
I Only Play for Strangers, 2015
Print
29 x 21 cm
Steve Bishop
I Only Play For Strangers , 2014/2015
TV in box, 2min HD video clip with audio, printed notation on paper
Dimensions variable
Steve Bishop "Noclip"
Installation view at La Salle de Bains, Lyon, 2015
Steve Bishop "Noclip"
Installation view at La Salle de Bains, Lyon, 2015
Steve Bishop "Noclip"
Installation view at La Salle de Bains, Lyon, 2015
Steve Bishop "Standard Ballad"
Installation view at Carlos/Ishikawa, 2015
Steve Bishop "Standard Ballad"
Installation view at Carlos/Ishikawa, 2015
Steve Bishop, "Deliquescing",
exhibition view, 2015
Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, London, UK
Steve Bishop, "Deliquescing",
exhibition view, 2015
Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, London, UK
Steve Bishop, "Deliquescing",
exhibition view, 2015
Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, London, UK
Steve Bishop, "Deliquescing",
exhibition view, 2015
Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, London, UK
Steve Bishop, "Deliquescing",
exhibition view, 2015
Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, London, UK
Steve Bishop
Installation view at And Now, Dallas TX, 2016
Steve Bishop
Installation view at And Now, Dallas TX, 2016
Steve Bishop
Installation view at And Now, Dallas TX, 2016
Steve Bishop
Installation view at And Now, Dallas TX, 2016
Steve Bishop at And Now, Dallas TX, 2016
Steve Bishop
Chutchie (In the park), 2015
Pen on canvas, 30 x 40 cm
Steve Bishop
Chutchie (Fridge raider), 2015
Pen on canvas, 30 x 40 cm
Steve Bishop
Chutchie (Thinking about leaving), 2015
Pen on canvas, 30 x 40 cm
Steve Bishop
Chutchie (Can't sleep), 2015
Pen on canvas, 30 x 40 cm
Steve Bishop
Chutchie (sitting), 2015
Glazed ceramic,
15 x 10 x 14 cm
Steve Bishop
"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" Installation view at Supportico Lopez Los Angeles, 2016
Steve Bishop
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, 2016
Wooden tray, ceramic, glass, resin, Cheerios, spoon, curtains, lighting gel, FM transmitter and radio receiving playlist:
Windows of the World - Pete Jolly;
In Love in Vain - Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock & Jack Dejohnette;
Lonely Woman - Pat Metheny;
The Changing World - George Benson;
Haunted Heart - Bill Evans Trio;
Christmas Time is Here - Vince Guaraldi;
Sweet Slumber - Grant Green;
I Hear a Rhapsody - Bill Evans & Jim Hall;
James - Pat Metheny Group
Days of Wine and Roses - Wes Montgomery;
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To - Art Pepper;
How Deep Is The Ocean? - Bill Evans Trio;
Someone to Watch Over Me - Keith Jarrett;
Dimensions variable
Steve Bishop
"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" Installation view at Supportico Lopez Los Angeles, 2016
Steve Bishop
Stranger's Guide to Home Territories, 2016
Printed paper on cardboard in acrylic frame, 162 x 88 cm
Steve Bishop
Deliquescing II, 2016,
Fence, latex gloves, zip ties, substrate colonised with pink oyster mushroom spawn, 220 x 180 cm,
detail
Steve Bishop
Deliquescing II, 2016,
Fence, latex gloves, zip ties, substrate colonised with pink oyster mushroom spawn, 220 x 180 cm,
detail
Steve Bishop
Deliquescing II, 2016,
Fence, latex gloves, zip ties, substrate colonised with pink oyster mushroom spawn, 220 x 180 cm
Steve Bishop
By the Boundary, 2016
Video on TV with 3-channel audio, garage door, cardboard boxes, FM transmitter, radio
13 min 18 sec,
detail
Steve Bishop
By the Boundary, 2016
Video on TV with 3-channel audio, garage door, cardboard boxes, FM transmitter, radio
13 min 18 sec,
installation view
Steve Bishop
By the Boundary, 2016,
Video on TV with 3-channel audio, garage door, cardboard boxes, FM transmitter, radio
13 min 18 sec,
installation view
Steve Bishop
By the Boundary, 2016
Video on TV with 3-channel audio, garage door, cardboard boxes, FM transmitter, radio
13 min 18 sec,
installation view
Steve Bishop
By the Boundary, 2016
Video on TV with 3-channel audio, garage door, cardboard boxes, FM transmitter, radio
13 min 18 sec,
installation view

Bio

Born 1983, Toronto, CA

Lives and works in London, UK

Education

2003-2006

BA in Fine Art, Kingston University, Kingston, UK

2006-2008

MA, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Awards, Grants, & Scholarships

2015

Exhibition funding – Centre cultural canadien, France

2013

Residency – Fondazione MACC, Sardinia

2012

Residency – Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld

2011

Funding for Mono publishing project – The Elephant Trust

2011

Reuben Mackintosh - Travel grant

2010

Exhibiting finalist at Converse/Dazed Emerging Artist Award

2007

Villiers David Trust - Research & Travel Grant

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2017

Talion Gallery, Tokio, JP (fourthcoming January)

2016

Insulated by the Boundary, And Now, Dallas, TX

You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, presented by Supportico Lopez at 6817, Los Angeles, US

2015

Deliquescing, with Lock Up International, Big Yellow Self Storage / Hackney Wick, 51.5368147,-0.0257606, London, UK

Noclip, La Salle de Bains, Lyon, FR

Standard Ballad, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK

2014

Dans l’attente d’autre chose (meanwhile, this is it), Aimable, Paris, FR

It’s Easier To Love Your Song Than It Is To Love You, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, DE

2013

An Escalator Can Never Break, It Can Only Become Stairs, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK

2012

Buildings are Heavy, Supplement, London, UK

On Your Own Again, Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, DE

A Working Title, Koal, Berlin, DE

2011

The Myth of Fingerprints, Koal, Berlin, DE

2010

Sheer Fatigue, Christopher Crescent, London, UK

><><, Gallery Vela, London, UK

2009

Instant Distance / Distant Instance, Outpost, Norwich, UK

Some Thing to Believe in, Pianissimo, Milan, IT

2008

Simply Read, Supplement, London, UK

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2016

How Deep is the Ocean, Shanaynay, Paris, FR.

An Idle Visitation, organized by AND NOW, Plaza Mercado, Santa Fe, US

Irony Comes From a Vanishing Point, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw

Ver lento, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, MX

2015

Finite Project Altered When Open, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK

City, William Arnold, New York, US

Limited Liability Corporation, Frankfurt am Main & LLC, Berlin, DE

Borrowed Alibis, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich, CH

Minuit Vernissage / CINEMA SPECIAL, Grand Teatret, Copenhagen, DK

2014

In the Wake (curated by Julia Marchand), Truth and Consequences, Geneva, CH

Enigma, Minibar, Stockholm, SE

Fight (with Renaud Jerez), Center, Berlin, DE

Pre-Pop to Post-Human (curated by Isobel Harbison), Hayward Touring, UK

2013

From Morn Till Midnight, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, DE

To Clear The Bush Of Your Garden (with Richard Sides), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Every bird brings a different melody to the garden (curated by Amy Botfield and Rob Dowling), No Format, London, UK

2012

Remainder (curated by Alex Ross), Hilary Crisp, London, UK

Technicolour Yawn (curated by Nadim Samman), Import Projects, Berlin & Karst Projects, Plymouth, UK

Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT

Painting Without Paint, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

The Mind and the Mood (curated by Samuel Gross), Koal, Berlin, DE

The Cuckoo’s Underbelly (curated by David Risley), Bendixen, Copenhagen, DK

2011

Performance Anxiety (curated by Nicolas Djandji), Stadium, New York, US

Young London, V22, London, UK

Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town, Christopher Crescent, London, UK

Common Room (curated by Christopher Crescent), Pianissimo, Milan, IT

Stuart Bailes, Steve Bishop, Jost Münster, Margini Arte Contemporanea, Massa, IT

Studio Artists Group Show, Woodmill, London, UK

2010

Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Converse / Dazed Emerging Artists Award 2010, Stephen Friedman, London, UK

Newspeak: British Art Now Part II, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

New Panorama, Pianissimo, Milan, IT

Grammar See (curated by Jessica Watts), Rod Barton, London, UK

There is no solution because there is no problem, Art Sheffield Fringe, Sheffield, UK

The Devil’s Necktie, Woodmill, London, UK

2009

Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor, London, UK

Removed from the Eyes of Strangers, Galeri Andersson / Sandstrøm, Umeä, SE

Grey Matter, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2008

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008, A-Foundation, Liverpool / Rochelle School, London, UK

V22 Presents: The Wharf Road Project (with Supplement), London, UK

The Culture Clash, Working Rooms, London, UK

2007

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2007, New Art Gallery, Walsall / Cornerhouse, Manchester / Rochelle School, London, UK

Website

http://stevebishop.org

Bibliography

Selected Publications

2016

Strangers' Guide to Home Territories, publication with Motto Books and Supportico Lopez

2015

Hello, How May I Help You?, publication produced with La Salle de bains, Lyon

2009 - 13

Published the biannual paper Mono

2013

Gilda Williams, “An Escalator Can Never Break”, Artforum, April, pp. 269-70 (review)

You Don't Miss Your Water 'Till Your Well Runs Dry, 6 page project for Misery Connoisseur Issue #2

Focus II, publication produced with Beyond Entropy Mediterranean, Fondazione MACC, Sardinia

Karen Archey, “Post Materiality”, Kaleidoscope, Summer Issue #18, pp. 36, 41

Rob Sharp, “An Escalator Can Never Break”, Modern Painters, May, p.105 (review)

Chris Fite-Wassilak, “London Round-up”, Art Monthly, April, p.33 (review)

Alex Bennett, Interview, Part I & Part II, www.amodernmatter.com

Michael Heilgemeir, The Nomadic Studio, Edition Taube, Stuttgart, DE

2012

Laura McLean-Ferris, "The Air Medium", Mousse #36, Dec/Jan, pp.148-151 (interview)

Oliver Basciano, "Off-Space Travels - No.4: Supplement, London", Art Review, March, pp. 40-41

Martin Herbert, "Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town", Frieze, Issue 114, Jan/Feb, p.136 (review)

2011

Art Review, Oliver Basciano, “Steve Bishop & Dan Shaw-Town”, Oct, p. 106 (preview)

Orit Gat, Artist Profile, Rhizome.org, Nov

Coline Millard, “Why Young London Works”, Modern Painters, Oct, p.86 (review)

Francesca Gavin, Laurence King ed., Despite Moments of Clarity There is No ‘Ism’ in This Book: 100 New Artists, London (pub.)

2010

Library of Babel, Zabludowicz Art Projects, London (cat.)

Newspeak: British Art Now, Booth-Clibborn Editions, London (cat.)

William Oliver, “Converse Shortlist: Steve Bishop”, Dazed Digital, dazeddigital.com

2009

Thom O‘Nions, “It used to go like that, and now it goes like this”, Made in Wonderland, Copenhagen, #10, Sep, pp.128-130 (interview)

2008

Pryle Behrman, “Liverpool Biennial: New Contemporaries”, Art Monthly #321, Nov, p.29 (review)

2007

David Barrett, “New Contemporaries 2007″, Art Monthly #310, Oct. (review)