James Richards


19 October 2014 – 19 February 2015

James Richards: Ars Viva 2014/2015. Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

11 October 2014 – 22 March 2015

James Richards: Cut to Swipe (Group show). MoMA, New York

13 September – 25 October 2014

James Richards: Mercy Mercy Mercy (Curatorial project). DAAD galerie, Berlin

30 September 2014 – 4 January 2015

Duncan Campbell and James Richards: Turner Prize 2014 Nominees. Tate Britain, London

28 May 2014

James Richards: Double Feature (Screening and talk). Shirin Kunsthalle, Frankfurt

8 May – 15 June 2014

James Richards: On Disturbance (Solo show). Magician Space, Beijing

12 May – 1 August 2014

James Richards wins Ars Viva Prize 2014: Exhibition touring Hamburger Kunsthalle, Berlin; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn; Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria from 18th October 2014 – Summer 2015

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Solo Shows


The Screens, Rodeo, Istanbul



James Richards, CCA, Kitakyushu



Not Blacking Out, Just Turning The Lights Off, Chisenhale Gallery, London

James Richards, Rodeo, Istanbul



Disambiguation, (with Steve Reinke), Trinity Square Video, Toronto

Art Now: Clunie Reid and James Richards, (with Clunie Reid), Tate Britain, London



Resolution, Swallow Street, London

Call and Bluff, Tramway, Glasgow



Nought to Sixty, ICA, London


Group Shows


Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual (selected by Pati Hertling), White Columns, New York



Meanwhile … Suddenly and Then, 12th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon

The Image Thought, Kamel Mennour Gallery, Paris

Otherwise Unexplained Fires, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö

The Encyclopaedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice

The Long Leash, The Ister, Brussels

Frozen Lakes, Artist Space, New York

It’s Over There, Simone Subal Gallery, New York



All That Shines Ain’t No Gold, Rodeo, Istanbul

The Imaginary Museum, Kunstverein München, Munich

The Voice is a Language, (curated by Isla Leaver-Yap), Film and Performance Programme, Tate Modern, London

Chase of Grace, Maria Stenfors Gallery, London



An Echo Button, (collaborative performace installation with Ed Atkins & Haroon Mirza) Zabludowicz Collection / Performa 2011, New York

Circulate, FOAM, Amsterdam

Subjective Projections, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Welle

Coming After, The Power Plant, Toronto

Case Histories, Alex Zachary Gallery, New York



Fifteen, (curated by Louise Hutchinson & George Henry Longley), S1 Artspace, Sheffield

What It Is Not/ New Works UK, LUX, Outpost, Norwich and ARTPROJX New York, ARTPROJX at the SVA Theatre, New York in association with The Armory Show & Volta NY, New York

Cold War For Love, (curated by Ian White), Recent British Video, 52nd Zinebi Short Film and Documentary Festival, Bilboa

The Voice is a Language, (curated by Isla Leaver-Yap), Tramway, Glasgow

Misty Boundaries Fades and Dissolves, Form Content, London

Psychic Geography, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead



Generational: Younger Than Jesus, The New Museum Of Contemporary Art, New York

A Song for Those in Search of What They Came With, Bellwether Gallery, New York

Film as a Subversive Art, Lux Project at Zoo Art Fair, London

Disturbing History, (curated by Hanne Mugaas & Lauren Cornell), Light Industry, New York



Against Nature, Vegas Gallery, London

Light Reading, No.w.here Lab, London



Invisible Mend, Lounge Gallery / LUX, London



Incidents, Mathew Bown Gallery, London

Paradise, Tactile Bosch Studios, Cardiff

New Semantics, Whitechapel Gallery, (video screening), London




Curatorial Projects



Alms For The Birds, (curated by James Richards), Cabinet Gallery, London



If Not Permanently, Then Memorably, (curated by James Richards), Spike Island, Bristol

Stedelijk | Film James Richards, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Infermental No.4, (introduced by James Richards), Light Industry, New York



Surface Tension, Serpentine Memory Marathon, London

Works From the Experimental TV Center Archives, (selected by James Richards & Steven Cairns), ICA, London



About Time, (works by Steve Reich, Charlemagne Palestine, Gunvar Nelson & Jim Shaw), Park Nights Event, Serpentine Pavillion, London

The NDP Exchange Programme, MIGRATING Forms Festival, Anthology Film Archive, New York

Infermental, (collaboration with Dan Kidner and George Clark), Focal Point Gallery, Southend On Sea



Photography is Easy, (selected videos of Leslie Thornton), Form Content, London / Tramway, Glasgow

Mouth Room, Light Industry, New York



Devotion, LUX, London and Basso, Berlin





Turner Prize, London (shortlisted)

Ars Viva Prize, Germany


2013 – 2014

DAAD Artist in Berlin Programme, Berlin



Derek Jarman Award, London

CCA Kitakyushu, Professor of Research, March – April, Kitakyushu



Luma Foundation Luma Award, Arles (shortlisted)

Experimental TV Center, Owego



LUX Associated Artists Programme, London



Light Reading, No.w.here Lab, London