CV

Solo Exhibitions & Performances

2016     Painting Practise 2, Kunst Clown series. Cabaret Futura, Art Car Boot Fair, London.

2016     London (Exhibition), Arts Omega, London.

2015     My Family & Other Animals (2 man exhibition), Stash Gallery, Vout-O-Reenee’s, London.

2013     Local Landscape (2 man exhibition), Portman Gallery, London

2014     Kunst-Clown: Reading-Action, Fete Worse Than Death (20th Anniversary), Shoreditch, London,                   film document by Alex Snelling/Slack Alice Films (Factual Nonsense archive, Tate Britain).

2013     Love; Herrick Gallery, London

2011     Homage to Robert Filiou - Transpose Head for Stone [Done Three Times] (perf); Red Gallery,                       London

2009     Kunst Clown (performance); F-ish Gallery, Hastings

2008     The Dark Times (exhibition); Carter Presents, London

2008     The Dark Times (exhibition); Jürgen Wolfstedter Galerie, Frankfurt

2007     Welcome To The Post-Psychedelic Baroque (solo exhib) with I Hate Fucking Clowns Liget Galeria,               Budapest

2007     Dark Times (2 man exhib w Derek Ogbourne), with Clowning Area 53 (action/installation);
              Area 53, Vienna

2006     Nevermind: Framebox (installation); Area 53 Galerie, Vienna

2006     Mother Hysteria #1 (performance); Szlimpa-Kert, Budapest

2006     Limit/Limit-Thought [Lecture Action With Helium & Laughing Gas]; Galerie Wildwechsel ;3rd International Performance Festival, Frankfurt

2005     Cry#1 (performance); Platform Raum Für Kunst (now Galerie Dana Charkasi), Vienna

2005     Idiot At Work (72 hour durational installation/performance, with evening performances with Thomas Draschan of Konrad Bayer’s Idiot); Platform Raum Für Kunst, Vienna

2005     Laugh/Cry#2 (performance/video screening & reading); [li:mes]: Festival Of Performance & Experimental Music, Lund, Sweden

 

Residencies

 2014    Bath Spa University, Corsham Hall

2013     Portman Gallery, London

2012     Fondazione Morra, Naples

2010-12  Artist in Residence, Red Gallery, London

2008     Artist in Residence, Climate 4 Change, The Mercedes Benz Dealership

2007     Artist in Residence, Climate of Change, ASC Studios, Union St, London

 

Awards

 2009     May Day: The Editor’s Choice#1

              (curation /publication project) ACE/Lottery Funded

1998      Idiot, London Arts Board

1997      Hermann Nitsch (Critical Dialogues) -

               ACE/International Initiatives

1995/96  London Arts Board - Curatorial Development grant, Interdisciplinary Practise, 30 Underwood                      Street Gallery.

 

 

Collections

British Council, Tate Britain & in internationally in private collections

 

Selected Performances

2015     Napoli (Word/Sound Improvisation) with Geraldine Swayne [Faust], Joseph Sakoilsky,
              Vout-O-Renee’s, London.

2014     Kunst-Clown: Discourse on Method≠3, at Nuance Outcasts,  Angus-Hughes Gallery, London.

2013     Sakoilsky’s Portrait Society (live portraits); East Festival;      Queen Elizabeth Park, London

2013     Sakoilsky’s Portrait Society (live portraits); Art Carboot Fair;  Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane,
              London

2013     Love (poetry reading); Cabaret Futura, The Paradise,  Willesden Green, London

2012     Dark Times News Stand: Art Does Not Exist (reading of Art  Does Not Exist, Micro Lecture on                      Aesthetics); On  the Road, The Hymer Interior mobile project space, Cul de Sac Gallery, London

2012     Dark Times: Car Crash (durational performance/installation); Art Cargo Bay, Lüften Festival
              organised by Künstlerhaus  Mousonturm, Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt

2012     Kunst-Clown [Trade Off]; Screen from Barcelona, Loop Fair,  Espacio de Proyectos Sant Pere,                    Barcelona

2012    Napoli (poetry reading); Cabaret Futura,
             The Paradise, Willesden Green, London

2011    Cry#5; Cabaret Futura, The Paradise,
             Willesden Green, London

2011     Kunst-Clown [Discourse On Method#1]; Cabaret Futura, New Territories Fest, Arches Theatre,
              Glasgow

2011     Kunst-Clown [Discourse On Method#2];
             Superhybrid!; The Cube, Leeds

2011     Kunst-Clown: Just Deserts & Napoli (poetry reading); Speculum Celestiale: The Dialectics Of
              The Natural,

              E-M Arts/  Foundazione Morra, Naples

2011     Kunst-Clown Action: Poor-traits; Art Car Boutique,
              Apple Cart Festival, Victoria Park

2011     The Dark Times News Stand: Poor-traits; Fete for the Wicked, Hackney Wicked Festival

2011     Kunst-Clown Action (video works & Kunst Clown action); Barmy Park, Bethnal Green Library

2011     Cry#6; Samon Takahashi’s Le Choix Du Titre Est Un Faux Probleme, CNEAI, Paris

2011     Kunst-Clown: Painting Practise;
              East Pop Red; Red Gallery, London

2011     Dark Times Portrait Session; Redaktion, Red Gallery, London

2010     Azazel The Cherub Tall Vs Paul Sakoilsky; Scapegoat Society Show;
              Yinki Shonibare Proj. Sp., London

2010     The Dark Times: Newscast [read by Kunsty the Clown]
              & The Schlock Kunstlers’ Stall;

              Art Car Boot Fair, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

2010     Cry#4; Felicities, Red Gallery, London

2009     The Dark Times: Press Office#5 [Tipi] (installation/performance); The House Of Fairy Tales;

              The Long Weekend, Tate Modern, London

2009     The Dark Times: News Stand#2; Art Car Boot Fair, London

2009     The Dark Times: Reading(Action) with The Dark Times Trio; Britain’s Rubbish, Decima Gallery,
              London

2009     Mother Hysteria #2: Dialogue with the Dead (curated by Five Years); James Taylor
              Project Gallery, London

2009    The Dark Times: Stall#3; Art Car Boutique/
             The Dock, London Design Festival

2009    Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market; The House Of Fairy Tales;
            Tate Modern, London

 

2007     I Hate Fucking Clowns; Angel of Dog;
              Mezkalito Gallery, Bethnal Green

2007     Kunst Clown Quiz (performance); Art Carboot Fair;
              Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London

2006     Piece of Work (tattoo action);The Sun In Uranus;
              Las Vegas Tattoo Co, Hackney, London

2005     Bingo-Poetry#2 (performance/language machine);
              Vanity Fair, Clerkenwell Literary Festival

2000     Leant Against the Railings (aka Postmen, music/perf); Hackney Arts Club, Hackney Empire

1999     Sheep Shearing Performance; with 30 Underwood St Gallery, The Articultural Show;
              South Bank Centre

1997     Idiot (video/live action event); ICA, London

1996     Coccochloris; Transmutations,
              International Performance Festival, Brighton

1996     Bullshit Corner (30 Underwood St Gallery); Live Stock Market (curated by Gavin Turk), FN Day;
              Shoreditch, London

1996     NerveCell for Bank TV; Viper, Dog Gallery,
              34 Underwood St, London; ICA, London

1996     No/On (performance); with 30 Underwood St Gallery,
             The Big Breakfast, Channel 4

1995     Idiot (video install/perf), overall concept by Sakoilsky;

              Violent Language; 30 Underwood Street Gallery

1994     Living/Room (performance), Bedsit To Loft,

              Metropolitan Workshops, London

1994     Bingo Poetry#1 (poetry/lang. machine/perf, w 30 Underwood St Gallery); Fete Worse Than
              Death 2, Factual Nonsense

 

Selected Curation

2011     The Big Society: DDR Kunst Aus Schwedt, with Ernesto Leal, Dimitri Hegemon (Tresor),
              Red Gallery

2011     East Pop Red, with Alice Herrick; Red Gallery, London

2010     Object-Culture: Art As Viral-Commodity; Red Gallery, London

2010     East End Promise: A Story Of Cultural Migrants 1985-2000, Ernesto Leal;
              Londonewcastle Proj. Sp.

2010     Press; with Red Gallery, London

2009     May Day: The Dark Times [Editor’s Choice#1];
              F-Ish Gallery, Hastings.

2008     Climate 4 Change, The Old Mercedes Dealership, London

2007     Climate of Change, Union St, London

2006     The Sun In Uranus (as Offspace Projects); The Las Vegas Tattoo Co, Hackney, London

1995-2001 Curator Live/Interdisciplinary Art,
              30 Underwood St Gallery, London

1998     Hermann Nitsch: Orgies Mysteries Theatre;
              30 Underwood St Gallery, London

1992-3  Have a Baby: Readings Etc, Arts Theatre Club, Soho

1992     Readings Etc, Troy Club, London

Selected Group
Exhibitions & Auctions

 

2015     The Fall of the Rebel Angels, curated
               by Vanya Balogh Venice Bienelle.

2015      Club Banger 1, UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate, UK.

2015      Sunday in The Park with Ed, Display Gallery, London.

2014      Nuance Outcasts, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London.

2014      BIG DEAL Marvellous Mix-Ups,
              Loud & Western, Fulham, London.

2014     We Could Not Agree, Freeze Week Exhibition,
              Q-Park, Cavendish Sq, London.

2014     Fete Worse Than Death (20th Anniversary Exhibition & Fete), Red Gallery, Shoredtich.

2014     Kultuuur 4, Brighton

2014     Vroom (organised by Vanya Balough), Brixton, London

2014     Chinese Open (organised by Vanya Balough & Cedric Christie), Chinatown, London

2014     Le Gun & Friends, Daniel Blau, London

2014     Vitis Vinifera (organised by Vanya Balough &
              Cedric Christie), London

2013     The Venice Process, (curated by Mike Watson)
              Five Years, Regent Studios, London

2013     Big Deal (organised by Vanya Balough & Cedric Christie),
              Q Park, Frieze Week, London

2013     Chinese Open (organised by Vanya Balough &
              Cedric Christie), Chinatown, London

2012     The Party Show, The Last Tuesday Society/
              Viktor Wynd Fine Art

2012     On The Road, The Hymer Interior, Cul de Sac Gallery, London

2012     Plate, Herrick Gallery, London

2012     Disorient Express London – Prague, The Czech Open,
              Czech Cultural Season, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London; Islington Business Design Centre;    
              Czech Centre, Prague

2012     Home Office of the Fan Fiction Empire,
              Residence Gallery, London

2011     The Art Party, Mol’s Place, London

2011     Drei Zähne, Apt Draschan, Vienna

2011     Pop Hits (organized by Manfred Peckl for Autocentre), Atelierhaus Monbijoupark, Berlin & touring

2011     East Pop West, West London

2011     East Pop Red, Red Gallery, London

2011     Glitterbug, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London

2010     Object-Culture: Art As Viral-Commodity, Red Gallery, London

2010     Press, Red Gallery, London

2010     Televised,The Hare Pub, Cambridge Heath Rd, London

2010     Miniscule, Oblong Gallery, London

2010     Sold Out, Elastic Residence, Parfett St, London

2010     The House Of Fairy Tales: Exquisite Trove, Newlyn Art Gallery; Port Elliot Literary Fest;    
              Millennium Gallery, St. Ives

2010     Felicities, Red Gallery, London

2010     The House Of Fairy Tales, The Art Of Giving;
              Saatchi Gallery, London

2010     East End Promise: A Story Of Cultural Migrants
              1985-2000, Red Gallery, London

2010     Total Transparency, No:Id Gallery, Commercial Road, London

2009/10 The House Of Fairy Tales: Exquisite Trove,
              The New Art Gallery, Walsall

2009     May Day - The Dark Times [Editor’s Choice#1],
              F-ish Gallery, Hastings

2009     Psychopomp, Artwars Project Space, Redchurch St London

2009     Free Association (curated by Five Years),
              Area 53 Galerie, Vienna

2009     House of Fairy Tales, The Long Weekend,
              Tate Modern, London

2009     V22 Sculpture Show: Oysters Ain’t, V22 Gallery,
              The Biscuit Factory, London

2009     Meltdown, Flowers East Gallery, London

2009     Reg Perfect & The Squeegees, Portman Gallery, London

2009     Print Matters, Chauvel Cinema, Sydney, Australia

2009     Big Deal No.2, Druid Street, London; Big Deal:
              Botoxed 69, C22 Pop Up Shop, Camden

2009     Britain’s Rubbish, Decima International Projects, Berlin

2009     Barfs, Draschan, Torff, Sakoilsky,
              Galerie Wildwechsel, Frankfurt

2009     The Dissolving Cube, Portman Gallery, London

2009     Paper Rules; Apt. Draschan, Vienna

2009     The Horn Of Plenty, The House Of Fairy Tales,
              Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London

2008/9   Paradiso Terrestre, Bonellilab,
              Bonelliarte Contemporanea, Italy

2008     Climate 4 Change, The Mercedes Benz Dealership, London

2008     New Dark Age, Hats Plus, King’s Cross, London

2008     Land-Island-Dreamland, Area 53, Vienna;
              European Month of Photography & Vienna Art Week

2008     The Art Car Boot Fair, London

2007     Angel of Dog, Mezkalito Gallery, Bethnal Green, London

2007     Künstler auf Landpartie 2, org. by AREA 53 Galerie &
              Thomas Krösbacher, Niederösterreich

2007     Documenta Bootleg, curated by Marc Spiegler, Kassel

2007     Peer Esteem, Five Years, Regent Studios

2007     Climate of Change, ASC Studios, Union St, London

2006     The Sun In Uranus, The Las Vegas Tattoo Co,
              Hackney, London

2006     Carter Presents, curated by Carter Presents;
             Apt. Draschen, Vienna

2006     Ich Sehe Land, Waldviertel Viertelfestival,
              Niederösterriech, Austria

2005     Pencil; Carter Presents, London

2005     Prussian Blue [Synthetic Seduction]; Carter Presents, London

 

 

Selected Publications
& Recordings

 

 

2015     Dark Times: Radio (reading and interview),
            The News Agents, Resonance 104FM

2015     If Our Cards Were On The Table (poem and image), International Times

2014     Further – for my father (poem), International Times

2013     Contemporaneous People Flux (poem), International Times.

2012     Today (Summation) Monday 19 March 2012 (poem),
              Bare Bones Newspaper, London

2012     A New Years Natter with Paul Sakoilsky from ‘London’s only true independent newspaper’ – the                 dark times (interview);
              La Bouche Zine, London

2011     Napoli (poem); Speculum Celestiale: Dialettiche del Naturale cat.;
              E-M Arts/Foundazione Morra, Naples

2010     Breaking Out Of The Reality Asylum: Hermann Nitsch And
              The Orgies Mysteries Theatre; Galerie Zimmermann Kratochwill/Maniliart Art Fair

2010     3 Randomly Chosen Objects From The Studio (essay); published by HYPERLINK              
              “http://www.indieoma.com”
               www.indieoma.com

2010     Object-Culture: Art As Viral-Commodity: A Dialogue Between Paul Sakoilsky & Mike Watson
              (pamphlet to accompany the Exhibition Object-Culture); OurHistory

2009     It’s Christmas Time (poem); HYPERLINK “http://www.indieoma.com”www.indieoma.com

2009     Manntitz – An Anglo-Austrian Tale In 6 Parts HYPERLINK                     
              http://www.indieoma.com

2009     The Dark Times: Newspaper#1 (edited by Paul Sakoilsky);
              pub with F-Ish Gallery, funded by ACE

2009     Are We Living In The Dark Times: Or Is It Just The Persistent Culture Of Apocalypse? (dialogue
              with Mike Watson, also pub. in The Dark Times: Newspaper#1)

2009     Featured in HN: Hermann Nitsch (documentary); Verdeoro, Roma & Pierino Ambrosoli
              Foundation, Zürich

2008     Musings On Optograms, the Ideal Death, the Ideal Work Of Art, and the Museum Of Optography
              (text/interview);
             The Encyclopaedia Of Optography, ed. Derek Ogbourne, Muswell Press

2008     the dark times: Press Office (photographs);
              http://www.slashseconds.org
              www.slashseconds.org

2007     Lost Flight (flicker movie); Seconds, Issue 6

2007     No-Body-Poem (poem); The Political Almanac,
              Reunion Projects, London

2007     Some Scattered/Hungover Notes From/On Vienna;
              Seconds Issue#3

2007     Nobody Escapes, Nobody’s An Artist: And/Or Nobody’s An Artist And Nobody Escapes
              (essay/dialogue); Somebody (poem); Welcome To The Post-Psychedelic Baroque;

              Seconds Issue#4

2007     Some Thoughts On The Travelling Artist, Tourism and Mayo Yonesho’s Film ‘Wiener Wuast’;
              Seconds Issue No.6

2006     Mother Hysteria Action, Budapest 2005; Ich Sehe Land (cat.), Sensationsverlag, Austria

2006     The 2-Day Play 2004; Idiot &The Making Of Idiot 1995 (stills); Collect Journal

2006     Feature/Interview On Sakoilsky & Mother Hysteria performance; Balkon, No. 2006

2006     Cry, Mindcontrolradio, Textwork#5, Epsilonia Radio Festival, Paris (and various international
              venues/stations)

2005     Laugh/Cry2 (at Limes: Performance & Experimental Music); Heterogenesis 52/53, Arte Con
              Carne 4/Arte Performático Sueco Svensk Performancekonst, Sweden, December

2005     Poetico-Philosophical Lines Written At Prinzendorf Castle:
              At  The End You Always Have Being (6-Day Play Interview With Hermann Nitsch, 1998);
              It Does Go Crazy: Paul Sakoilsky & Thomas Draschan In Conversation (2004);The Living And              The Dead (poem); Cry#1 (photos); Heterogenesis Magazine, Arte Con Carne, No. 50/51, Lund

2005     Hermann Nitsch & The 2 Day-Play [120th Aktion]; Crudelia Magazine, No. 20, Bibliotek, Rome

2005     Mindcontrolradio (40 min radio show, w Samon Takahashi); Radiodays, Art Radio Festival,
             Amsterdam

2004     The School Of Being: Hermann Nitsch & Paul Sakoilsky In Conversation; Resonance 104.4 FM

2002     The PostMen: Lay Down On Your Side And Dream Another
              You Into Existence, UnderwoodAudio CD2

2002     Organiser & project curator Underwoodaudio CD2
              (4 CD book set)

2000     Painting As De-Smutification: Mark Jones & Paul Sakoilsky
              In Conversation, UnderwoodAudio CD

1999     Breaking out of the Reality Asylum, 6 Day Play - Hermann Nitsch interviewed by Paul Sakoilsky;
             Torture Garden:
             Body Probe; Creation Books

1999     Becoming-Dog-Becoming-Human-Becoming (essay); Everything Magazine, Issue 3.2, London

1998     Co-edited Hermann Nitsch: Orgies Mysteries Theatre (catalogue), 30 Underwood St Gallery

1997     4 Acronyms; Untitled 1 & 2; (poems); The Ditch, London

1996     Pull To Ear: Tatsumi Orimoto (catalogue essay),
              30 Underwood St Gallery

1996     Love Poem; Artists Aim At Austerity; And So... ;
              Absea Magazine, Issue E, London

1992     4 Minutes For George Barker: Memoir for the First Anniversary, organized by PEN; PEN Archive

1991-92  4 Poems; Rialto Magazine, 3 Issues

1987     And So.. (edition of 119 handset A5 card-poems);

              published by Paul Conran, London

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