Ed Atkins (UK)
Partly (Initiator and Co-organizer)
Why Words Now (Speaker)
Ed Atkins (b. 1982, Oxford, UK) lives and works in Copenhagen.
Solo exhibitions include Kunsthaus Bregenz and K21 Düsseldorf (both 2019); Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; MMK Frankfurt; DHC/ART, Montréal (all 2017); Castello di Rivoli and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; The Kitchen, New York (all 2016); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2015), The Serpentine Gallery, London (2014); and MoMA PS1 (2012). Ed was included in the 56th and 58th Venice Biennales, the 13th Lyon Biennial, and Performa 13 and 19.
An anthology of his texts, A Primer for Cadavers, was published by Fitzcarraldo in 2016, and an extensive artist’s monograph from Skira was released in 2017. An epic nothing, Old Food, was published by Fitzcarraldo in 2019.
A new book of his drawings for children is published by König Books later this Spring, and a new play, Sorcerer, written and directed with Steven Zultanski, will debut at Revolver, Østerbro Teater, in March 2022.