Anna McCarthy


*1981, british
lives and works in Munich
2001 - 2002 Kingston University of Art & Design, London
2002 - 2009 Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2005 - 2007 Glasgow School of Art

 

 

 

 

Two To Tango
June 23- July 22, 2017

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Drink Cold Piss Warm
February 12 - March 24, 2016

 


artist's CV

solo exhibitions and projects (selection)
2017
What are people for?, Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen (DE)

NÝLÓ - The living Art Museum, Rejkjavik (IS)
Die Hölle, Valentin-Karlstadt Musäum, Munich (DE)
2016
DRINK COLD, PISS WARM, SPERLING, Munich (DE)

DAS HAT SICH DOCH GELOHNT, lAB, Bielefeld (DE)
2015
House of them ancestors – Musique d'Ameublement, with Manu Rzytki, Kunstraum München, Munich (DE)
Mural Commission (permanent), Turmstüberl imd Valentin-Karlstadt Musäum, Munich (DE)

2014
Nein – Anna McCarthy, PLATFORM, Munich (DE)
How to Start a Revolution: The Musical, Maximiliansforum, Munich (DE)
Heute Nachmittag: als wir noch an was glaubten, 1914 - 2014, Der Große Krieg, Erinnerung an Europa (Performance), Munich (DE)

Shelters, Shacks & Shanties, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich (DE)
2013

How to Start a Revolution: the Musical, Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
Pfandflaschen are a pleasure to me, they pay my breakfast, lunch and tea, Prince of Wales, Munich (DE)
II : NA-EN-DE-NA-EN-DE-NA-WI-DA : II (with Gabi Blum), Schaustelle Pinakothek der Moderne, Mh (DE)
2012

No Country for Odd Poets (with John Giorno), Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
No Country for Odd Poets (with Wolfgang Müller/die tödliche Doris), Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
Maps are always wrong never right, Galerie Esther Donatz,Munich (DE)
Flat no. 1, Niklas Schechinger Fine Arts, Hamburg (DE)
Bored Rebels, Glasmoog, Cologne (DE)
2011
Ich dachte man darf alles, Maximiliansforum, Munich (DE)

group exhibitions (selection)
2017
Two To Tango, SPERLING, Munich (DE)
Kunstförderpreis 2016, Galerie der Künstler, Munich (DE)
Svetlana Gallery, New York (USA)
2016
FAVORITEN III, Lenbachhaus, Munich (DE)
Neuzugänge in der Sammlung Fotografie 2005 - 2015, Münchner Stadtmuseum, München (DE)

ERLINDE, video and sound public art project w/ Dieselqueen, the Notwist, Maribel Dente, Genius Loci Weimar Festival, Weimar (DE)
2015
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein, Munich (DE)

Biennal of contemporary art, D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic (BA)
2014

Which supermarket are you?, with Manuela Gernedel, Morag Keil, LISZT, Berlin (DE)
Groupshow Bar Drei, 681 Morgan Avenue, Greenoint NYC (USA)
Herbstsalon, Galerie Deborah Schamoni, Munich (DE)
use 2 b usb, invited by Rebecca Stephany, RongWrong, Amsterdam (NL)

2013
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)

First we take Manhatten (then we take Berlin), Rathausgalerie München, Munich (DE)
Artist Holiday by M.Guggenbichler and R. Schweiker, Lothringer13 Laden, Munich (DE)
Das allerletzte Prof. Winkler Stipendium, Kunstverein Weiden, Weiden (DE)
Liber Libri, Studio Gennai Arte Contemporanea, Pisa (IT)
2012
Escapist Adventures, BBK Köln, Cologne (DE)
Jahresgaben, Kunstraum München, Munich (DE)

De los Letargos Felices, Casa Cino Fabiani, Guayaquil (EC)
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
Lustige Frauen Kunst, Ernst Fine Arts, London (GB)
2011
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
Feminists in Space Festival, Copenhagen (DK)

NY Art Book Fair, MOMA PS1, New York City (USA)
The Wonders of the Invisible World, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (GB)
Sorry I can't hear you. Speak up., Mural, Staging Opinion Festival, Munich (DE)
Revolution and its muses, Extrapool/Knust, Nijmegen (NL)

2010
Hints to Workmen, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (UK)
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)

Groupshow (with parents), Niklas Schechinger Fine Arts, Hamburg (DE)
Gewalt, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (DE)
Wiedersehen in Trautonien, Schwere Reiter/Deutsches Museum, München (DE)
Tracing the invisible, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln (DE)
The Two Eagles/Ang Dalawang Agila curated by Timo Hansen, The Metro Gallery, Manila (PH)
2009
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
October Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (GB)
Große Malereiausstellung, Lothringer13, Munich (DE)
Schwere Glück Beschäftigung, the forgotten bar, Berlin (DE)
Ulli und Stefans lustige Wanderausstellung - Künstlerfreizeit 2009, Kunstraum innsbruck (AT)
No Capri for Old Men, Muscle Beach, Los Angeles (USA)

2008
Tribute to Gustav Metzger, curated by Justin Hofmann, Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, Munich (DE)
Where have all the heroes gone, Galleribox, Akureyi (IS)


Screenings
2016

Festival des gescheiterten Films, different locations, Berlin, Leipzig, Munich and Frankfurt (DE)
2015

Fassbindertage, Munich (DE)
2014
Killing Bored Rebels in Other Places... , Viehhof Openair Kino, Munich (DE)
Bored Rebels im Zillertal, Lap Kunstklub, Munich (DE)
2013
Bored Rebels Going Underground, Infernoesque, Die Lustige Grube, Berlin (DE)
BORED REBELS, Underdoxfilmfestival, Werkstattkino, Munich (DE)

2010
Bored Rebel in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld (DE)
Kiss of Life, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow (GB)
Morag Keil & Manuela Gernedel: 21st Century, Chisenhale Gallery, London (GB)
2009
Glasgow: A True & Love Story, Raumerweiterungshalle, Berlin (DE)
Reset Your Life, Wilkinson Gallery, London (GB)
Zur schönen Aussicht, Volkstheater, Munich (DE)


grants and awards
2016 Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis, Munich
2015 Villa Aurora fellowship, Los Angeles
2014 Kunstpreis des Kunstclub13, Munich
2012 Knust/Extrapool - Art Prison, Nijmegen
2009 Leonhard und Ida Wolf-Gedächtnispreis

public collections
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlung (DE)

Münchner Stadtmuseum (DE)