Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions/ Projects

 

2016            Principles and Deceptions, Filet, London

2015

Hidden in Plain Sight, performance / screening, Photographer’s Gallery, London

The Overcoat, Artist's Familiar Publication, Four Corners Books, Raven Row, London

2012

Twenty Second Hold, WORKS|PROJECTS, Bristol

2009

Studio/Location Photographs, WORKS|PROJECTS, Bristol

2008

Photographies et un film, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France.

2006

Sarah Dobai; Phototographs & Filmworks, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK.
Short Story Piece. Changing Role Gallery, Naples, Italy.

2005

Short Story Piece. 1000 000mph, London.

2004

What we talk about when we talk about love, Galerie Zurcher, Paris

2003

Two on a Party, ArtLab, Imperial College, London UK

2002

Above the City, Artists Space, New York, USA

2001

Sarah Dobai, Entwistle, London, UK

2000

Sarah Dobai, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
Sarah Dobai, Patio de Escuelas, Imago 2000, Salamanca, Spain
Sarah Dobai, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago di Compostella, Spain
Yard, 16mm film projection, Platform Gallery, London, UK

1999

Billboards, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

1997

Camerawork Gallery, London, UK

1994

Studio Exhibition Project, Rodney Graham's and Shannon Oxsannen's Studio, Vancouver, Canada


Group Exhibitions

2016            Now it is permitted, The Swedenborg Society, other artists include Jeremy Deller, Cornelia Parker,       

                      Marina Warner, Michael Landy, October 2016, London

                      Breather, Laura Bartlett Gallery, group exhibition with Brie Ruias, Alex Olson, Ketuta Alexi-         

                      Meskhishvili, November 2016, London.

                      No Fun without EU: Artists in Common, a one-day event on 25 September, Vyner St, London. Other           

                      artists included Tom McCarthy, Celine Condorelli, Lucy Reynolds, Peter Fillingham

                      Hidden in Plain Sight, screening at Rencontres Internationales, Cinema and Contemporary Art, Gaite     

                      Lyrique, Paris and Berlin  

2015

Deptford X, performance commission for visual arts festival.
Roaming Room inaugural exhibition, Marylebone WC1
The Vanishing Point in History with Larry Achiampong, David Blandy, Matthew Buckingham, Lina Selander and Marco Poloni. Curated by Catsou Roberts
, London

2014

CCA, Glasgow. Screening as part of LUX Criticical Forum alongside Emily Wardill, David Theobald, Oliver Laric, Hito Steyerl, & Mary Kelley Reid.

2013

9 Ways to Say Its Over, group show with Heidi Specker and Leigh Ledare. Farringdon Road, London.
Troubled Water, Kuandu National Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei. Group show with William Raban and Martin Newth.

2012

One Night Stand, Performance of Study, Spike Island, Bristol
London Open film installation and first performance of Study, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Human Made Things with Andy Holden at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.

2011

On the Nature of Things, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
New Photographic Practices, Beijing University Gallery, China
Ideal 13, Espace Croise, Roubaix, Lille, France
A Fire in the Master's House is Set with Adam Chodzko, Elizabeth Price, and Mark Dean, Chapter Arts, Cardiff
Peeping Tom, Dutch Institute Kunsthal KAdE, Netherlands

2010

Based on a True Story, ArtSway, New Forest, UK
Splitting in Two, Gimpel Fils, London
Peeping Tom curated by Keith Coventry, Vegas Gallery, London

2009

Rotate, Contemporary Art Society, London
Theatres of the Real, including Tom Hunter, Sarah Pickering and Nigel Shaffran FotoMuseum, Antwerp, Belguim.
Darkside II curated by Urs Stahel, FotoMuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
Now You See It, Café Gallery, Southwark Park, London

2009/10

Figuring Landscapes, touring exhibition and screening programme. Venues included Tate Modern, FACT Liverpool, Dundee Contemporary Arts & selected galleries across Australia.

2008

In the Society of London Ladies. Group show with Fiona Banner Ellen Cantor, Cullinan & Richards, Margarita Gluzberg, Sarah Jones and Elizabeth Price. Dispari Dispari, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Limited, The Wharf Road Project, London, UK

2007

Cocktail, Galerie Zurcher, Paris.
Innocence & Experience, Gimpel Fils, London.

2006

In the Society of London Ladies, Miss China Beauty, Rue Francaise, Paris
75 Years of Collecting: Portrait of a Citizen. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.
Simon and Sarah, Platform Gallery, London.
Triangle Squared, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
Subjectivity and Feminism, Triangle Gallery, Chelsea College of Art & Design.

2005

LOOP, International exhibition of Video and film. Barcelona.

2004

Richard Billingham, Sarah Dobai, Valie Export, Joao Penalva Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany.

2003

Sodium Dreams. Group show including Pierre Huyghe, Sarah Morris, Martin Boyce, Knut Asdam. Bard College, Centre for Curatorial Studies, New York, USA
Quelque chose de soi, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France

2002

September Horse, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2003

Shimmering Substance (curated by Barry Schwabsky & Stephen Hepworth), Arnolfini, Bristol and Cornerhouse, Manchester

2004

Unscene, Gasworks, London, UK

2005

Multiple Store, London

2001

Scarlet and Black, Mellowbirds, London, UK
Breathless, Lombard Fried Gallery, New York, USA

2000

Anticorps, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
Black Box Recorder, British Council touring exhibition.

1999

Office of Misplaced Events, Lotta Hammer Gallery London, UK
Space 1999, The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK
Word enough to save a life, word enough to take a life, Clare College Mission Church, Southwark, London
Decoy: New British Photography, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Another Girl, Another Planet (curated by G. Crewdson and J. Greenberg), Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, USA.

1998

Tres courts espaces de temps, Ecole Supérieure Nationale des Beaux Arts, France Biennale de L'image, Centre National de Photographie, Paris, France Sightings: New Photographic Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

1997

Knowledge/Control/Power, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
New Contemporaries, Camden Arts Centre, London, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester; CCA, Glasgow, Scotland.
Experiment GB, Kunstverein, Trier and Kubus Gallery, Hanover, Germany

1997

Offsite project, Camden Arts Centre,London, UK
B.c.c. (curated by Andrew Renton), Cleveland and The Tannery, London

1995

Collections, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Belken Gallery, Vancouver, CanWall to Wall, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Selected Bibliography

 

2016            Anna Sanders, review of The Overcoat in Pylot

                      Sophy Ricketts, review of The Overcoat in PhotoMonitor, April

2015

Review by Christian Bernard of The Vanishing Point in History in ArtPress

2014

Preview of The Overcoat in Lit. Edition of Aperture Magazine, November in ArtPress

2012

Colin Glen, Art Monthly, November 2012

2011

Robin Lawrence, On the Nature of Things, Canadian Art. 03/11/11

2011

David Trigg, Exhibition Review, Art Review, Issue 53, October

2010

Interview with Mark Durden, Source, The Photographic Review, Issue No 64
David Trigg, Exhibition review, Frieze, October

2009

Tamar Yoseloff, Interview, Art World, July-Aug Issue
Jessica Lack, Guardian Guide, Saturday 2 May
Francesca Gavin, Elle, May Issue
David Trigg, Metro Newspaper, May

2008

Phillipe Dagen, Le Monde, December 20
Nicholas Velodre, 'Studio/Location Photographs', 8 November

2007

Rebecca Geldard, 'Innocence and Experience', Time Out, Fri 13 April

2006

Theo Hooper, Big Issue June 5 No.696
Tom Lubbock, Five Best Exhibitions, The Independent, 5 June
Preview Exhibitions, The Guardian Guide, May 27 – June 2
Paul Tebb, 'Quicker to the image' Source Photographic Review, Issue 48

2005

John Slyce, Short Story Piece' Portfolio, Contemporary Photography in Britain, No 42

2004

Charlotte Cotton, 'Contemporary Photography', Thames and Hudson
Marguerite Pilven, 'Sarah Dobai & Dan Hays', Paris Art.Com

2003

Phillipe Dagen, 'Quelque cose de soi', Le Monde.
Nicolas Lancri, 'Quelque chose de soi' Paris Art.Com.
Martin Herbert, 'Sarah Dobai' , featured artist. Frieze Art Fair catalogue.

2002

Archer, Michael. 'Sarah Dobai.' Artforum, January.
Exley, Roy. 'Sarah Dobai' Art Press, February: 76-77.
Smyth, Cherry. 'Teetering.' Source, Spring: 46-47.
Unscene, Guardian Guide and Time Out.
Ian Hunt, Shimmering Substance, Art Monthly. Dates

2001

Pinsent, Richard. 'Adroitly controlled…' The Art Newspaper, December.
Field, Marcus. 'Pick of the Galleries.' Independent on Sunday, 16 December.
Bush, Kate 'A small history of Britsh Photography, Arco catalogue.

2000

Schultz, Deborah. 'Office of Misplaced Events.' Art Monthly, no.233, February.
Exley, Roy. 'Anticorps.' Contemporary Visual Arts, May.

1999

Morley, Simon. 'Word enough to save a life, word enough to take a life.'
Contemporary Visual Arts, vol. 24, June-July.
Morrisey, Simon. 'Sarah Dobai: Hayward Gallery, London.' Untitled, no.18.
'Loving the Hayward.' Blueprint, no.158, February.
Sand, Michael L. 'Another Girl, Another Planet.' Art News, June.
Aletti, Vince. 'Imitation of Life.' Village Voice (New York), 6 April.
Holmes, A.A. 'Holmes, on Another Girl, Another Planet.' Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York. Exh. cat.
Jones, Jonathan. 'Office of Misplaced Events.' The Guardian, December.
McClaren, Duncan. 'Office of Misplace Events.' Independent, 12 December.
Arning, Bill. 'The sisters of another planet.' Time Out (New York), 8-15 April.

1998

Morrissey, Simon. Sightings: New Photographic Art. ICA Publications.
Tozer, John. 'Sarah Dobai and Tony Tasset, Camerawork.' Creative Camera, February-March.
Morrissey, Simon. 'Amnesia: Sarah Dobai, Rachel Lowe, Sophie Rickett, Elisa Sighicelli.' Contemporary Visual Arts, April-May.
Ireson, Ally. 'Slowing Down the Snapshot: Sarah Dobai and Rut Blees Luxembourg.' D-Tour 21, February.
Beausse, Pascal. 'Biennale de L'image, Paris.' Flash Art, no.203, November- December.

1997

'The thrill of the Chase.' Blueprint Magazine, vol.137, March.
Bonami, Francesco (editor). Echoes: Art in the Age of Endless Conclusions, December.
Crichton-Miller, Emma. 'New Contemporaries, '97.' Frank, October.
'New Art Brats.' The Face, May.
Kent, Sarah. 'B.c.c.:The Tannery/Cleveland.' Time Out (London), 12-19 February.

1996

'Ouverture: 'Sarah Dobai.' Flash Art, no.187, March-April.

1995

Gallo, Ruben. 'Sarah Dobai.' Poliester (Mexico), vol. 4, no 3.

1994

Klobucar, Andrew. 'Studio Exhibition: Converted Studio of S. Oksanen and R. Graham.' BOO, no.2, Vancouver, Verano.


Publications

 

2016            The Copyists, published by Everyday Press, London

2014

The Overcoat published by Four Corners Books, Raven Row.

2013

Troubled Water, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, TaiPei, UAL

2011

On Nature, Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia

2010

La Photographie Contemporaine, Michel Poivert, Flammarion Presse

2009

Theatres of the Real, FotoMuseum & Photoworks, Antwerp & UK
Figuring Landscapes, edited by Catherine Elwes, Eu Jin Chua and Stven Ball, British film and video artists study collection.
Darkside II - Photographic Power and Violence, Disease, and Death Photographed, Steidl Press

2006

Sarah Dobai, Photographs & Filmworks, Kettles Yard, Cambridge

2005

Short Story Piece, Monograph, 1 000,000mph, London

2004

Contemporary Photography as Art, Charlotte Cotton, Thames and Hudson

2003

Two On A Party, artist's book, ArtLab 24, London, UK

2001

Nothing ed. Ele Carpenter & Graham Gussin, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art

2000

Sarah Dobai, Monograph, 2000, Salamanca University Press, Spain


Residencies and Awards

 

2017            IASPIS, Stockholm

 

2016            Arts Council Research and Development Award for upcoming film work

2009/10

Commissions East Jaywick Martello Tower residency, Essex, UK

2008

International Recollets Residency and Commission, Paris

2006

London Artists Film and Video Award from Film London, funded by the Arts Council

2004-6

Residency at Delfina Studios, London

1999

In and Out of Touch, Budapest, funded by the British Council


Teaching

Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design since 2005 and Visiting Artist at the Royal College of Art, St Martins, Goldsmiths, Middlesex University, Newcastle University, Norwich School of Art among other colleges.