Exhibitions and other stunts
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(Thanks to Charlie Henniker for the summary)
Born 1984, London www.alicemccabe.com
2012 – 2014 MA CURATION AND ARTS EDUCATION, Zurich Hochschule der Kuenste, Zurich
2005 – 2008 BA FINE ART PAINTING, University of Brighton
April 2016: ‘It’s ART BABY – Sitcom work in progress’ an exhibition with Arzu Saglam of props and screening of the pilot we created during our six week residency in Helsinki. Kallio Kunsthalle, Helsinki.
February 2016: ‘DADA in BERLIN,’ a group dada exhibition and open stage organized to celebrate the centenary by Wolf Zettelman at ACUD Theatre, Berlin.
January 2016: DADA PUNKT and DROP INN, An exhibition and open platform in London from which to contemplate the centenary of dada Studio One Gallery, Collective Studios, Wandsworth.
June 2015: Exhibition with Celeste Najt tracing a shared love of the absurd in the everyday. Treehouse NDSM, Amsterdam.
December 2014 – August 2015: ‘Go Figure’ Group show of new figurative works curated by Roxie Warder in association with The Saatchi Gallery at THE HYATT Hotel Mayfair, London.
August 2014: ‘Go Figure’ Group show of new figurative works curated by Roxie Warder at Cob Gallery, Camden London.
May – June 2013: ‘Testflight out of time’ A group exhibition and series of performances as an ode to Hugo Ball’s “Flight out of Time” and my changing love of dada at Dunkelholzli Studios, Zürich
August 2013: ‘Common Stage’ – Change My Nature
Transdisciplinary Project in collaboration with NACTA and ZHdK students – theme pollution, starting point the legends of Jingwei and Yugong. NACTA, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, Beijing, China.
August 9- 12th 2012: ‘Hin and Zürich’ Series of narrative balloon and tracing paper works hung alongside paintings ‘Made in Switzerland’, depicting explorations of Zürich at Wäscherai, Zurich.
June 2010 – present: ‘Birdom’ Series of pipe-cleaner birds, temporary collection of the RSPB, displayed in the Yan, Grizedale Sculpture Park.
November 2009: QUEST FOR PARADISE ARTS GROUP “Addressing the Boredom” Pop-Up Gallery show, 54 West Hill, Wandsworth.
April 2009: ‘This is Belgium.’ Show of artist’s memorabilia and memories displayed in Studio One, Wandsworth Art Village inspired by a WWOOFing trip to Belgium.
PERFORMANCE “The THERE-THERE School of English DADA”
9th May: Mediating the origins of British dada as Dada Dead Panel UK-Z which featured Jackie Haynes and James Mansfield (live) alongside Waldo Cockfarm (phone), Adrian Notz and St.Pauli (intimate chat) and a ball (Hugo with a 3m diameter filled with balloons) as part of the centenary celebrations at Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich.
5th February: Periscoping the official dada100 celebrations at Cabaret Voltaire worldwide to: DADA Punkt, Wandsworth; DADA in Berlin, Berlin; Islington Mill, Manchester; Eddie the Eagle Gallery, Amsterdam.
22nd November: “Arts Education post New-Labour a NEW FORM OF BRITISH DADA? exploring anti-art parallels between arts education & dada as part of anti-university now weekender (www.antiuniversity.org) Hej Café, Bermondsey Square, London.
25th May and 1st June: “Testflight out of Time,” a re-enactment of past performances exploring my changing love of dada, within an Exhibition dedicated to the same theme Dunkelholzli Studios, Zürich.
Various Dates: Spam & Bass concerts at ZHdK ( Zurich University of the Arts), Paranoia City Bookstore and Ion Gallery Zurich. Spam is read to a bass accompaniment played by Emre Sarigol, so that the sound oscillates between abstract poetry and muzack.
14th February: DADAbend 4 at Cabaret Voltaire organized by DADAmt = St.Pauli. lights and timed acts of six minutes controlled by the audience.
11th November: “Official Handover Ceremony” Post Olympics donation of childhood toothbrush collection (all used) to Arts Collective U5 at Chaos Stage, Loch Squat.
6th May: “Mohrenkopf/Lessinkopf” Free-range GAMESHOW, Perla Mode (as part of Fool for April) A critique of value within the art world with artists, curators and the ‘common arty’ as panelists.
18th December: “Pronunciation” LESSON ONE at the Chorgasse, as Tester lesson using dada and confusion as a tool for learning.
11th November: Wedding “La Fontaine” at the Cabaret Voltaire Wedding of Dionysus and Apollo, a girl who is straight and a man who is gay: a ceremony of true love and celibacy.
27th September: “DADabend 1” at Cabaret Voltaire Celebration for the renewed funding of Cabaret Voltaire.
14th May: ENGLISH DADA BREAKFAST “Englischer Morgen mit Dada gepfeffert” at Station21 Art Platform Come fry it up and aid in vital dada research: Why dada never made it to England?
29th April (ROYAL WEDDING DATE): “The ROYAL ACT” at The Cabaret Voltaire It is the Friday night (new bank holiday in U.K,) the unemployed stop working, Prince William marries a commoner, the Queen is “delighted,” the bride wears the ring of the Prince’s dead mother. DADA Siegt! Conception of The “THERE-THERE School of English DADA.”
5th March: “LANGUAGE egaL” PERFORMANCE for “ZEIG! Statt!” Offene Bühne im Foyer des Jungen Theater, Basel
16th December: “I’m a Real Professional” 1st PERFORMANCE at Dunkelholzli Studios, Zürich
19th November: “IT’s ART BABY” presenting an arts education sitcom project as part of the delegates soapbox at ENGAGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
October 2015: The Other Art Fair, Booth 007 – NAILBAR aimed at painting the reactions of the audience to my paintings on their nails and documenting their changing responses from our evolving conversations.
6th September: COLOUR VERMITTLUNG, Haus Konstruktiv Zurich. Led a tour looking at how Auguste Herbin’s colour palette developed in his early works.
June: Tour-Guide for ART UNLIMITED, ART BASEL prepared and gave tours for UBS clients and client advisors, whilst interning at the UBS Art Collection.
8th May: RAW VERMITTLUNG, Haus Konstruktiv Zurich. Led a tour of the gallery interpretating Alex Katz’s paintings, using the movements of a painter and no words.
26th April: “Bouquet Making”, Corner College, Zurich. Led an introduction into making bouquets with Marsano (florist colleague) Linda Furrer as part of the each-one-teach-one model of “Practical Fridays” organized by Philip Matesic. (www.practicalfridays.com/2015/02/03/bouquet-making/)
22nd March: “The MISTAKEN CLASSROOM” with Sabriye Hutter, a language teacher at ECAP Language Centre, Oerlikon. Installed artworks based on learning German in a classroom of German students. Introduced the works to emphasize the surreal nature of the classroom, focusing on the rift between language and meaning and worked together with the pupils to create an extension of the educative photo series in their textbooks.
2009: QUEST FOR PARADISE ARTS GROUP
Lecture with Matt Roberts (runs an Organisation and gallery in London helping young artists) to the University of the Arts, London on “The nature of temporary spaces and how to set up your own pop-up-down gallery.”
Workshop with the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability in Wandsworth. As the Quest for Paradise exhibition space had no wheelchair access, artists worked with the patients and their creative team to make a piece of art akin to one in the Exhibition. This work was then displayed in an odd location within their building to encourage a similar ‘pop-up’ feeling.
2008: The University of Brighton Lecture on dada, University of Brighton. “Fiction, Faction and everyday Fractions.”
COMPETITIONS, AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
March 2016: Six Week Residency with Arzu Saglam working at Kallio Kunsthalle staying at Elaintarhan Huvila, Helsinki.
January 2015: Three Week Residency at Mildura Art Vault, Mildura, Australia
June 2014: Nominated for the ZF Kunststiftung 2015, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany
August 2011: Residency at Buitenwerkplaats, outskirts of Amsterdam
March and April 2011: Wort und Wirkung Stipendium, Zürich
September 2010: Saatchi Gallery SHOWDOWN Round Winner and Runner- Up Finalist, Painting “Were I to Ice Skate” displayed on the “Showdown Wall.”
June 2009: Creekside Open Competition, APT Gallery, Deptford. Painting “Boy who cried wolf in Australia” selected by Mark Wallinger
21st June 2009: Shortness At the Tate Modern
Stop Animation ‘Table Dance’ was screened