Lives and works in London


Solo Exhibitions & Projects

Seasferic, Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, UK

/S/T/R/O/B/E////L/I/C/K////, Flat Time House, London, UK
p- ool- s o-f t- he ou- t- l- ine- s, Chelsea Space, London, UK

Light Swathes Crossing, Arcade, Brussels, BE
To Be We To Be, Quote-Unquote, Online / Bucharest, RO

Yet as yet, Fig futures 9/16, The Gallery, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Sick Ardour, Ex Libris Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

A sentence can be ours and ours, Playground Festival, Museum M, Leuven, BE

Skw, Arcade, London, UK
Fig-2 30/50, ICA Studio, London UK
Liquid Liquid
, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE
Skw, Composite, Brussels, BE

Double Screen (Not quite tonight jellylike), Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Not quite tonight jellylike, Arcade, London, UK
Suppose I call a man a horse or a horse a man, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

hite City, Art on the Underground Commission for White City Station, London, UK
rho, Frame, Frieze London, presented by Arcade

A Splintered Game, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE
Warp and Woof (with Bea McMahon), CCA Glasgow, UK

Panoraming, 401 Contemporary, London, UK
Anna Barham, International Project Space, Bournville, Birmingham, UK

readatglimpseen, Arcade, London, UK


Selected Group Exhibitions

Stilled Images, Tube Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, ES
'Alles van waarde is weerloos' A dialogue with the collection DMDC, Hopstreet Gallery, Deurle, BE
The Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK

Des Voix Traversees, Institut D'Art Contemporain Villeurbanne / Rhône-Alpes, FR
The Gorgeous Nothings, Bartha Contemporary, London, UK
BiblioTech, NeMe, Limassol, CY & Exhibition Research Lab, Liverpool, UK
Celine Condorelli - After Work, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Iris, Large Glass, London, UK

Our Silver CIty 2094, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Town Hall Meeting of the Air, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK
Sonia Boyce: In the Castle of My Skin, MIMA,Middlesbrough, UK

John Latham: Now Forget Everything You Ever Knew, Chelsea Space - online, London, UK
Sonia Boyce: In the Castle of My Skin, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

Liquid Crystal Display, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
Zenzic - duo show with Chiara Camoni, Arcade, London, UK
Ver As Vozes Dos Artistas, Saco Azul & Maus Habitos, Porto, PT

Liquid Crystal Display, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Is it language they're after? (no one replied), Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, AT
A Forest, Arcade, London, UK

These Rotten Words, Chapter Cardiff, UK

This is a voice, MAAS, Sydney, AU
Re-learning to read, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
Flat Time House: Living Sculpture, Flat Time House, London, UK
Even Dust Can Burst Into Flames, Arcade, London, UK
Digital Narratives III - Calculated Selves, Raum Station, Zurich, CH

Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm, Art Sheffield 2016, Sheffield, UK
Plucking feathers and precarious pleasures, Westminster Waste, London, UK
Secret Surface, Where meaning materialises, K-W, Berlin, DE
This is a voice, Wellcome Collection, London, UK
Now it is permitted, The Swedenborg Society, London, UK

Immersive Frames, Celda Contemporánea, Mexico City, MX

P!, New York City, US
Arcade, London, UK
Extension du domaine du jeu
, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Nouveau Festival
, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Diding an interior that remains exterior, KM- Graz, AT
Catwalk, Komplot, Brussels, BE
M/Other Tongue, Tenderpixel, London, UK
Birmingham Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

What’s Love Got To Do With It, Hayward Project Space, London, UK
Snow Crash, Banner Repeater, London, UK
Foam, Project/Number, London, UK & touring
Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
The prehistory of the image, STUK, Leuven, BE

Anna Barham, Agnés Geoffray, Nathania Rubin, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, FR
Platform: In the making, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Words To Be Spoken Aloud, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
Love In A Cold Climate, S1, Sheffield, UK
Colección: adquisicións e incorporacións recentes, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, ES
Provisional Information II, Occasionals at Camberwell Space, London, UK

Revolver, part II,
Matt’s Gallery, London, UK
Eye Music For Dancing, Flat Time House, London, UK
Graphology, Art Exchange, Colchester, UK
A Night In Tunisia, Arcade, London, UK
Formas Breves, Outras, 25, MARCO, Vigo, ES
Variations on a Theme, Studio International, Leipzig, DE
Graphology, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Switch, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK
Formes Breves, Autres, 25, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, FR

Sharp Surface, Arcade, London, UK
Provisional Information
, Occasionals at MKGallery, Milton Keynes, UK
Graphology, Chapter 3, MHKA, Antwerp, BE
Sync Sync, 401 Contemporary, London, UK
Enter Slowly, The Lab, San Francisco, US

Cimento dell'armonia e dell'invenzione,/ The Drawing Machines, Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin, DE
Time’s Arrow, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE
14th January – 18th December, MOT International, London, UK
Prisoners of the Sun, Le Plateau / Frac Ile de France, Paris, FR
With words like smoke, Chelsea Space, London, UK

Taj Mahal Travellers, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, SE
Stutter, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London, UK
Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., ICA, London, UK
ee Radicals, Arcade, London, UK

Travelogue, One in the Other, London, UK
Free Radicals, Arcade at Artnews Projects, Berlin, DE
On Your Marks, Pippy Houldsworth, London, UK
Not Here Not Now, Plan 9, Bristol, UK

Like Leaves, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
Lost Tongues Rediscovered, Stroom, The Hague, NL


Selected live works, screenings and events

/S/T/R/O/B/E////L/I/C/K////, Even, Norwich, UK

By heart, NeMe, Limassol, CY

As felt as if, Performance Exchange / Chelsea Space, London, UK
To be we to be, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK

To be we to be, Leaking Container, Index Foundation, Stockholm, SE
To be we to be, Quote-Unquote, Bucharest, RO

A sentence can be ours and ours, St John's College, Oxford, UK
Research Processes and Poisonous Oysters, Index Foundation, Stockholm, SE

Cat Licks Vitrine, Festival Reims Scènes de Europe, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR
Orgasmic Streaming, Organic Gardening, Electroculture, Chelsea Space / LUX, London, UK
Hmn, edition 12, 19.02.18, Peckham Library, London, UK
Bumps Knot Algorithms, K, Berlin, DE
Knives, Ex-Libris Gallery, Newcastle, UK

We may be ready to have verbal intercourse, Flat Time House, London, UK
A sentence can be ours and ours, Raum Station, Zurich, CH

A sentence can be ours and ours, Playground Festival, Museum M, Leuven, BE
The Model, Live production reading groups, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, DE

Language Slips, Open Source Festival, London, UK
In An Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally, LA Poetic Research Bureau at Banner Repeater, London, UK
Amours de la pieuvre, Live production reading group, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
I feel love, Live production reading group, Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, NE
I feel love, Live production reading group, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

A Stuttering Lecture - Vanessa Desclaux, CRAC Alsace, FR
I feel love, Live production reading group, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London, UK
Penetrating Squid, Two live production reading groups, Banner Repeater, London, UK

Who Runs May Read, South London Gallery, London, UK
Anna Barham, Video Space, MKG, Milton Keynes, UK
Slick Flection 2012
with Carrie Topley, as part of Words to be spoken aloud, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
Volume II (extract), as part of Provisional Information, Camberwell Space, London, UK
Volume II (extract), at the book launch for Reading / Feeling, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Volume II (extract), as part of On Language, ICA, London
Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Graphology, Art Exchange, Colchester, UK
Volume II, as part of Eye Music For Dancing, Flat Time House, London, UK
Volume II,
as part of Variations on a Theme, Studio International, Leipzig, DE
Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Weighted Words, 176/Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Slick Flection 2012 with Carrie Topley, as part of Graphology, The Drawing Room, London, UK

Tableau Vivant: A Wandering Retrospective, part of Prospect 1.5 New Orleans, USA
ords, as part of the Surreal House Exhibition, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Serpentine New Music Action, Phyllida Barlow / Serpentine Gallery at Café Oto, London, UK
Profusion, Calke Abbey / Beacon Arts, Derbyshire, UK
Slick Flection, as part of With Words Like Smoke, Chelsea Space, London UK
Slick Flection, as part of With Words Like Smoke, ResonanceFM

Slick Flection, as part of The Known Unknowns, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Karolina, Helka, Andrew (Zoo 18.10.09), Zoo 2009, London UK
7 (The Round Room), ICA at Port Eliot Literary Festival, Cornwall, UK
And… reading and dancing… with Derek Hartley, Arcade, London, UK


Prizes / Awards / Residencies

Ruskin Erna Plachte Bursary

Artist in residence, St John's College, Oxford, UK

Arts Council England, GfA Award

Arts Council England, GfA Award
Convention T, Residency at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
Platform Residency, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

What do artists do?
Initiated by Phyllida Barlow, Clapton, London, UK

Artists’ Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE

Arts Council England, GFA Individual Artist Award

Cocheme Fellowship at Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

Becks Futures Student Film & Video Award, ICA, London, UK



ZYX in "Digital Narrations: Fails and Errors", an edition of APRIA Edited by Maria-Cecilia Quadri, Lea Schaffner and Philip Ullrich
p- ool- s o-f t- he ou- t- l- ine- s,
Karen Di Franco, Anna Barham, Chelsea Space 2021. ISBN 978-1-911618-09-6
Intertitles: An anthology at the intersection of writing and visual art,
edited by Jess Chandler, Aimee Selby, Hana Noorali & Lynton Talbot.
Prototype, London 2021. ISBN 978-1-913513-13-9
Poisonous Oysters,
Anna Barham, 2019
Anna Barham, 2015
Skw, Anna Barham, Sabel Gaveldon, 2015
Torque #2, the act of reading, edited by Nathan Jones & Sam Skinner, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9932487-0-2
Diding an interior that remains exterior?, Exhibition Catalogue, KM- Graz, AT, 2015
ridget Crone, Talking Squid, publication to accompany Not quite tonight jellylike at Arcade, Oct / Nov 2013
Re-reading Breakthrough Fictioneers, pull-out supplement, Corridor 8, Issue 3, 2012
Lab, artist’s pages in Cura Magazine No 12, Autumn-Winter 2012, essay by Catherine Wood
Return To Leptis Magna, Anna Barham, ISBN 978-0-9566606-0-2
Novel – Two, edited by Alun Rowlands and Matt Williams, 2010, ISBN 978-1-906424-09-1
Slimvolume, Poster Publication curated by Andrew Hunt, Publish and Be Damned Special Edition, 2008



Laure Jaumouillé, Des Voix Traversées, Zero Deux, No.102, 2022
Chloe Carroll, London Summer Roundup, Art Monthly, September 2021, No.449
Melissa Ghidini, Making and Unmaking of Sense in Language, Voice, Text and The Body,
Revista-ARTA, 11.09.20
Cathy Wade, The Politics Of Extraction: Art Of The Liquid Crystal Display, The Quietus, 08.06.19
Lara Eggleton, Liquid Crystal Display, Art Monthly, November 2018, No. 421
Adam Heardman, Sick Ardour, 16.03.18,
Lizzie Lloyd, These Rotten Words, Art Review, May 2017
Niki Russell, These Rotten Words, Art Monthly, May 2017, No.406
Elsa Vettier, Playground Festival, zerodeux #80, Winter 2017
Freire Barnes, Art Sheffield 2016: Up, down, top, bottom, strange and charm, Art Monthly, June 2016, No.397
Orla Foster, Art Sheffield 2016, 10.05.16
Olga Smith, Berlin Round-up, Art Monthly, May2016, No.396
Robert Barry, A performative approach to nature: Exploring Art Sheffield, The Quietus, 24.04.16
Francesca Wade, Secret Surface, where meaning materialises, Studio International, 23.03.16
Sofie Van Loo
, Anna Barham, Image-Like, in The Cure, eds. Jaubert, Van Loo, Willems, Komplot 2015, ISBN 978-2-9601207-5-2
Robert Barry,
“Language Is A Found Object”: The Many Squids Of Anna Barham, The Quietus 11.10.15
Martin Herbert, London Round-up, Art Monthly, October 2015, No.390
Martin Högström, Blackfisken och skrivaren, Kunstkritikk, February 2015

Chris Fite Wasilik, Snow Crash / Opti-ME*, Art Monthly, June 2014, No.377
Marie d’Elbée,
Annals of the Twenty-ninth Century, This is tomorrow, 28.03.14,
Tim Barnes,
Double Screen (not quite tonight jellylike), Corridor 8 online, 03.02.14,
Yvette Greslé,
Not quite tonight jellylike, This Is Tomorrow, 30.10.13,
Lesley Guy, Interview for Corridor 8 online, 25.03.13,
Snejana Krasteva,
Central Line Series, ed. Bonham-Carter, Coysh, Dillon, Haynes, Krasteva, Black Dog Publishing ISBN 978-1-907317-90-3
Gina Buenfeld,
Eye Music For Dancing, This Is Tomorrow, 13.11.12
Bridget Crone,
Eye Music For Dancing, Exhibition Catalogue, Flat Time House, ISBN 978-0-9571539-1-2
Eliza Apperly,
Revolver Part 2, This Is Tomorrow, 18.10.12
Skye Sherwin,
Artist of the week 210, The Guardian, 04.10.12
Moira Jeffrey,
Warp & Woof, The Scotsman, 18.10.11
Robert Clark, New Exhibitions,
Anna Barham & Bea MacMahon, The Guardian, 15.10.11
Ronald Jones,
A Splintered Game, Artforum April 2011
Vanessa Desclaux,
Anna Barham, Volume Issue 2, 2011
Catherine Wood,
Creamier, Phaidon Press, 2010 ISBN 978-0-714856-83-4
Vanessa Desclaux,
Script for a Stuttering Exhibition, Zivot no.86, 2010
Colin Perry,
Focus, Frieze Issue 131, May 2010
Sotiris Kyriacou,
Profusion (Exhibition Catalogue), B Press, 2010 ISBN 978-0-9553626-4-4
Martin Clark,
Top 5, Art Review, Issue 39, March 2010
Ellen Mara De Wachter
, Anna Barham #22, publication accompanying show at IPS, February/March 2010
Roland, (magazine accompanying Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. ICA) Issue 2 June - August 2009
Dan Fox,
Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. Frieze Issue 126, October 2009
Rebecca Geldard,
Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., TimeOut London No 2027, June 2009
Caterina Riva,
Stutter, Kalleidoscope, Issue 2, Summer 2009
Helen Sumpter,
Anna Barham, TimeOut London No 2010, February 2009
Ewan Gibbs in London,, 2008
Francis McKee,
Looking Back: Emerging Artists, Frieze Issue 112, January / February 2008
Nikki Columbus,
Critics’ picks, Like Leaves,, October 2007
Jane Lee,
White Window (shared work - travail partagé) 2005
Rachel Withers,
Critics’ picks, Cohabit,, February 2003

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