Janice Kerbel

Janice Kerbel (b. 1969, Toronto) lives and works in London. Her performative work Doug was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2015; it was commissioned by The Common Guild, Glasgow in 2014. Recent solo exhibitions include Doug, Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2017); Pre: Janice Kerbel, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto (2013); Arts Club of Chicago (2012); Cue, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik (2012); Kill the Workers!, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada (2012), Chisenhale Gallery (2011), and Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (2011); Art Now: Janice Kerbel, Tate Britain (2010); Ballgame, greengrassi, London (2009); European Kunsthalle, Cologne (2008). Nick Silver Can’t Sleep was commissioned by Artangel in 2006 with BBC Radio 3 and was performed live at Art Now Live, Tate Britain (2007).

Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including Beautiful world, where are you?, Liverpool Biennial (2018); Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (2017); Art and Alphabet, Hamburger Kunsthalle (2017); Space Force Construction, V-A-C Foundation, Venice, Italy (2017), Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal (2016); Textilities...Once Removed – Secondo Tempo, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (2016); Turner Prize Exhibition, Tramway, Glasgow (2015); Elevated, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2014); Abstract Generation: Now in Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013); Conjuring for Beginners, Project Arts Centre, Dublin (2012); Janice Kerbel, Hilary Lloyd, Silke Otto-Knapp, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (2012); Reverse Desertification, CCS Bard Galleries, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA (2012); People Things Enter Exit, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2011); Best Laid Plans, Drawing Room, London (2010); Cactus Craze, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2010); Sobey Art Award, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (2006).

Janice is currently Professor of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College.