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Upcoming Solo Show, Albion New Rave, Atelier Montez, Rome.
Upcoming Solo Show, I’m going on a long walk, on a thin hair, between two great mountains, Wolfstaedter Galerie, Frankfurt. DROP IT – BCMA, Berlin. Group
SAS Venezia – Venice Biennale
Fated Beautiful Tangle of Things – Gallery 46, London.
‘Circus Folk’ Kunst Clown Performance for Camera, Vienna.

Agnostic Voodoo – Art Car Boot Fair, London.

Herman Nitsch, 6 tages spiel (day 3), Schloss Prinzendorf, Austria The Gift, Vestry St/Cross Lane Projects, London

Head to Head – GBS Fine Art, Somerset, England.

Artist-Curator, Kunst the Clown & Friends, Gallery 46, London.
Kunstlerstatements - Touring exhibition: Syker Vorwerk, Germany; Kunstverein Baden, Germany; Pfarrgasse 12, Freistadt, Austria; Centro Cultural Brasilia-Alemanha, Brasil.

Herman Nitsch, 6 tages spiel (day 1-2), Schloss Prinzendorf, Austria



Group B-Part, Atelier Montez, Rome
Kunstlerstatements – BIAS Flinta Projects, Dresden, Germany; Wolfstaedter Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany. Show Without Names – They Come They Sit They Go, London


Solo, Good Times, Dark Times, The Steamroom, London. Album ‘Dov’ ‘e Pasolini?' Paul Sakoilsky & Matt Ducasse


Artist-Curator, Dual, Pure Has Nothing to Do With Clean, Cedric Christie & Paul Sakoilsky, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London. Including curated text-based works featuring, Oliver Abraham, Kirsty Allison,

This is the Gate of Heaven, Gallery 46 London - Paul Renner & Paul Sakoilsky
Containing Curated Manifesto room featuring William S. Burroughs, Günter Brus, Adam Dant, Ina Fesching, Friederike Feldmann, Peter Lederer, Hermann Nitsch, Dieter Roth, Daniel Spoerri, Gavin Turk, Ingrid Wiender, Oswald Wiener, and others. Gallery 46, London.

Kakocracy (The Dark Times) – Mustafa Hulusi Posters, Shoreditch, London.

London, Solo Exhibition, Arts Omega, London.
Faust – Painting destruction performance as part of their gig, Art Car Boot Fair, London.


Dual, My Family & Other Animals,, Stash Gallery, Vout-O-Reenee’s, London. The Fall of the Rebel Angels, curated by Vanya Balogh, Venice Biennale. Club Banger 1, UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate, UK.
Sunday in The Park with Ed, Display Gallery, London.


Solo, Love, Herrick Gallery, London
Dual Local Landscape (2 man exhibition), Portman Gallery, London

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

Love (poetry reading); Cabaret Futura, The Paradise, Willesden Green, London Solo, Love, Herrick Gallery, London

Group show & Performance Nuance Outcasts, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London

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

Nuance Outcasts, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London.


BIG DEAL Marvellous Mix-Ups, Loud & Western, Fulham, London.
We Could Not Agree, Freeze Week Exhibition, Q-Park, Cavendish Sq, London.
Fete Worse Than Death (20th Anniversary Exhibition & Fete), Red Gallery, Shoredtich. Kultuuur 4, Brighton
Vroom (organised by Vanya Balough), Brixton, London
Chinese Open (organised by Vanya Balough & Cedric Christie), Chinatown, London Le Gun & Friends, Daniel Blau, London
Vitis Vinifera (organised by Vanya Balough & Cedric Christie), London

Love; Herrick Gallery, London
Sakoilsky’s Portrait Society (live portraits); Art Carboot Fair; Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London The Venice Process (curated by Mike Watson), Five Years, Regent Studios, London

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Performance Homage to Robert Filiou - Transpose Head for Stone [Done Three Times]; Red Gallery, London

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

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


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

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

E-M Arts/ Foundazione Morra, Naples

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

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

Drei Zähne, Apt Draschan, Vienna Glitterbug, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London


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

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

Art Car Boot Fair, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane Cry#4; Felicities, Red Gallery, London
Object-Culture: Art As Viral-Commodity, Red Gallery, London Press, Red Gallery, London

Televised,The Hare Pub, Cambridge Heath Rd, London


Miniscule, Oblong Gallery, London

Sold Out, Elastic Residence, Parfett St, London

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

Felicities, Red Gallery, London

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

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

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

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


The Dark Times: Press Office#5 [Tipi] (installation/performance); The House Of Fairy Tales; The Long Weekend, Tate Modern, London

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

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

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


Performance Kunst Clown (performance); F-ish Gallery, Hastings
The House Of Fairy Tales: Exquisite Trove,The New Art Gallery, Walsall
Psychopomp, Artwars Project Space, Redchurch St London
Free Association (curated by Five Years), Area 53 Galerie, Vienna
House of Fairy Tales, The Long Weekend, Tate Modern, London
V22 Sculpture Show: Oysters Ain’t, V22 Gallery,The Biscuit Factory, London
Meltdown, Flowers East Gallery, London
Reg Perfect & The Squeegees, Portman Gallery, London
Print Matters, Chauvel Cinema, Sydney, Australia
Big Deal No.2, Druid Street, London; Big Deal: Botoxed 69, C22 Pop Up Shop, Camden Britain’s Rubbish, Decima International Projects, Berlin
Barfs, Draschan, Torff, Sakoilsky, Galerie Wildwechsel, Frankfurt
The Dissolving Cube, Portman Gallery, London
Paper Rules; Apt. Draschan, Vienna
The Horn Of Plenty, The House Of Fairy Tales, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London


The Dark Times (exhibition); Carter Presents, London
The Dark Times (exhibition); Jürgen Wolfstaedter Galerie, Frankfurt
Paradiso Terrestre, Bonellilab, Bonelliarte Contemporanea, Italy
New Dark Age, Hats Plus, King’s Cross, London
Land-Island-Dreamland, Area 53, Vienna; European Month of Photography & Vienna Art Week


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

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

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

Angel of Dog, Mezkalito Gallery, Bethnal Green, London

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

Documenta Bootleg, curated by Marc Spiegler, Kassel Peer Esteem, Five Years, Regent Studios
Climate of Change, ASC Studios, Union St, London



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

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

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

Limit/Limit-Thought [Lecture Action With Helium & Laughing Gas]; Galerie Wildwechsel ;3rd International Performance Festival, Frankfurt Piece of Work (tattoo action);The Sun In Uranus; Las Vegas Tattoo Co, Hackney, London
Carter Presents, curated by Carter Presents; Apt. Draschen, Vienna
Ich Sehe Land, Waldviertel Viertelfestival, Niederösterriech, Austria

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

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

Laugh/Cry#2 (performance/video screening & reading); [li:mes]: Festival Of Performance & Experimental Music, Lund, Sweden Mindcontrolradio (40 min radio show, w Samon Takahashi); Radiodays, Art Radio Festival, Amsterdam


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

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

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

Coccochloris; Transmutations, International Performance Festival, Brighton
Bullshit Corner (30 Underwood St Gallery); Live Stock Market (curated by Gavin Turk), FN Day; Shoreditch, London NerveCell for Bank TV; Viper, Dog Gallery, 34 Underwood St, London; ICA, London
No/On (performance); with 30 Underwood St Gallery,The Big Breakfast, Channel 4
London Arts Board - Curatorial Development grant, Interdisciplinary Practise, 30 Underwood Street Gallery.

Idiot (video install/performance), overall concept by Sakoilsky; Violent Language; 30 Underwood Street Gallery


Living/Room (performance), Bedsit To Loft, Metropolitan Workshops, London
Bingo Poetry#1 (poetry/lang. machine/perf, w 30 Underwood St Gallery); Fete Worse Than Death 2, Factual Nonsense


Selected Curations

2018 Dual & Curation ‘Pure Has Nothing to do With Clean’ Paul Sakoilsky & Cedric Christie, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London

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 Publications

2022 160th action, ‘the-6-day play’, 2nd version, Schloss Prinzendorf, Austria.
Obituary for Hermann Nitsch (1938-2022), Art Monthly no 457, June 2022
& Video Elegy (poem), video shot by Vanessa Fristedt (Published by Nitsch Foundation)

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 3 Randomly Chosen Objects From The Studio (essay); published by HYPERLINK

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


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);

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


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

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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