Luke Willis Thompson

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LUKE WILLIS THOMPSON


Born 1988, Auckland (lives and works in London)


EDUCATION

2015 Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Meisterschule, Prof. Willem de Rooij)
2010 MFA Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland
2009 BFA Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland


RESIDENCIES

2014
Sa Sa Bassac Cambodia Exchange Project, Cambodia (invited by Erin Gleeson and Vera Mey)

2013
Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main (invited by Clementine Deliss)


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS\PROJECTS

2017
Field Guide, Remai Modern, Saskatoon (group, forthcoming)
autoportrait, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo, forthcoming)
autoportrait, Chisenhale Gallery, London (solo) 
Shout, Whisper, Wail: The Chartwell Show (curated by Natasha Conland), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (group)

2016
Cemetery of Uniforms and Liveries, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin (solo)
Sao Paulo Bienial, Sao Paulo (group)
La Bienniale de Montreal, Montreal (group)
Misadventure, Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane (solo)
Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery (group)
Sucu Mate/Born Dead, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)

2015
Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Museum, Queensland (group)
Parked like Serious Oysters, Museum fur Modern Kunst, Frankfurt (group)
Sucu Mate, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne (solo)
Surround Audience, New Museum Triennial, New York (group)

2014
Walters Prize Exhibition, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland (solo presentation)
Foreign Exchange – or the stories you wouldn’t tell a stranger (curated by Clementine Deliss), Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main (group)
Pequod, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)

2013
On this day alone (curated by Glenn Barkley), Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (group)
If you were to live here..., Auckland Triennial (curated by Hou Hanru), Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland (group)

2012
Between memory and trace (curated by Bruce E. Phillips), Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Pakuranga (group)
Made Active: The Chartwell Show (curated by Natasha Conland), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (performance)
In Spite of Ourselves: Approaching Documentary (curated by Fiona Amundsen, Dieneke Jansen and Vera Mey), St Paul St Gallery, AUT, Auckland (group)
inthisholeonthisislandwhereiam, Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland (solo)

2011
S/F newspaper project, Auckland (publication)

2010
Elam Graduate Show: MFA Program, Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland (solo presentation)
Make\Shift: Tautai’s third tertiary show (curated by Nina Tonga), St Paul St Gallery,
Auckland
Memory to the marrow (with Sue-li Tasker-Yeo), Projectspace B4321, Auckland

2009
When we read, we really read, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland (group)

2008
Deadline Authentico!, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland (group)