Ed Fornieles Biography Artist’s website Selected press
Modern Family
Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2014
Photo: Andy Keate
Modern Family
Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2014
Performer: Flora Wellesley Wesley; Photo: Andy Keate
Modern Family
Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2014
Photo: Andy Keate
Modern Family
Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2014
Performer: Flora Wellesley Wesley; Photo: Andy Keate
Maybe New Friends (screen shot)
2013, Twitter bots, performance
Maybe New Friends (screen shot)
2013, Twitter bots, performance
Maybe New Friends (screen shot)
2013, Twitter bots, performance
Night Visions (PRISM Series)
2014, Fiberglass, paint, 162 x 88 x 10 cm
Bangerz (PRISM series)
2014, Fiberglass, paint, 162 x 88 x 10 cm
New York New York Happy Happy (NY NY HP HP)
2014, Performance (in association with Rhizome), New Museum, New York
New York New York Happy Happy (NY NY HP HP)
2014, Performance (in association with Rhizome), New Museum, New York
Pool Party
2013, 24 min video
California Solo
2013, Mixed media, 366 x 213 x 457 cm
Despicable Me 2
2013, Installation view, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, LA
Despicable Me 2
2013, Installation view, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, LA
Despicable Me 2
2013, Installation view, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, LA
Creamy Dreamy
2013, Fiberglass, 53 x 61 x 61 cm
Genesis
2013, Mixed media, 43 x 69 x 147 cm
Ivy Pink
2012, Stolen Tumblr feeds on monitor, backpack, bubblegum, underwear, 130 x 115 x 15 cm
Ivy Pink (excerpt from web based Tumblr feed)
2012, Stolen Tumblr feeds on monitor, backpack, bubblegum, underwear, 130 x 115 x 15 cm
Characterdate
2012, Installation view, Frame, Frieze Art Fair London
Characterdate
2012, Installation view, Frame, Frieze Art Fair London
Dorm Daze (trailer)
2011, Facebook sitcom
Dorm Daze (screen shot)
2011, Facebook sitcom
The Dreamy Awards
2012, Performance, Serpentine Gallery, London
The Dreamy Awards
2012, Performance, Serpentine Gallery, London
The Dreamy Awards
2012, Performance, Serpentine Gallery, London
Animal House 2: Revenge of the Nerdz
2011, Installation view, Royal College of Art, London
Animal House 2: Revenge of the Nerdz
2011, Installation view, Royal College of Art, London
Animal House 2: Revenge of the Nerdz
2011, Installation view, Royal College of Art, London
Animal House 2: Revenge of the Nerdz
2011, Installation view, Royal College of Art, London
Animal House 2: Revenge of the Nerdz
2011, Installation view, Royal College of Art, London
Contagion
2011, Steel, inflatable rhino, polystyrene, 150 x 125 x 230 cm
Adventureland
2011, Hijacked Twitter feeds on monitor, steel, glass, computers, Spiderman costume, nylon leggings, Dorm Daze photographs, stretch Scooby-Doo, cotton candy, knife, comics, 202 x 231 x 54 cm
The Hangover
2011, Carpet, Animal House residue, 254 x 330 x 9 cm
I Buried Paul
2011, Laser-cut hash stand, steel cage, spray paint, 100 × 100 × 200 cm
I Buried Paul (detail)
2011, Laser-cut hash stand, steel cage, spray paint, 100 × 100 × 200 cm
Infinity And
2011, Mixed media, 180 × 160 × 80 cm
Glock
2011, Sport socks, polystyrene, papier maché, bubblewrap, tape, 102 x 41 x 20 cm
Voices of America (screen shot)
2011, Hijacked Twitter feeds
Voices of America (screen shot)
2011, Hijacked Twitter feeds
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Animal House
2011, Performance, Guest Projects, London
Biography

Ed Fornieles (b. 1983, UK)
Lives and works in London

2011: MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2005: BA Fine Art, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, UK
2003: Cunliffe Prize, judged by Anya Gallaccio
2001: Winchester University, HND Art & Design, UK


Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2014
Modern Family, Chisenhale Gallery, London

2013
New York New York Happy Happy (NY NY HP HP) (in association with Rhizome), New Museum, New York
Pool Party Plays Itself, MOCAtv, LA
Despicable Me 2, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles

2012
The Dreamy Awards, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, London
Characterdate, Frame, Frieze Art Fair London
Happy Days in Basel, Theater Basel

2011
The Hangover Part II, Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Animal House II: Revenge of the Nerdz, Royal College of Art, London
Animal House, Guest Projects, London


Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

2014
Family state of mind (joint show with Petra Cortright), Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris

2013
Meanwhile... Suddenly, and Then (curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran), 12th Biennale de Lyon

2012
Net Narrative (curated by Harry Burke), Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Paraproduction, Boetzelaer Nispen, Amsterdam
Not Safe For Work, Duve Gallery, Berlin
Technicolour Yawn, Import Projects, Berlin

2011
Performance accompanying Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark; Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s, Barbican Art Gallery, London

2010
Tropical Meltdown, Peter Doig Studio, London
Hymns, Colourama Building, London
Black Leather, Kenneth Anger Institute of Art, Texas
Painting Sculpture Land, Crisp Gallery, London
Irregular Wasps, TinType, London
Performance accompanying Ron Arad, Barbican Art Gallery, London

2009
Play, The Wallis Gallery and Paradise Row, London
The Domestic Reach, The Wall Gallery, London
Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow
The Wallis Dies and Goes to Paradise, Paradise Row, London

2008
Force and Beauty, Yukiko Kawase Gallery, Paris
In Violet Night, The Wallis Gallery, London

2007
Master Drive, The Wallis Gallery, London

2006
Intimate Experiences, Bischoff/Weiss, London

2004
Atomic Art Bomb, Modern Art Oxford