Born 1973, Croydon, UK

Lives and works in Liverpool, UK


2000  MFA Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art
2000  MFA Exchange CalArts, California
1995  BA Painting Sheffield Hallam University

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Two Tribes, Murray Guy, New York
On This Island, University Art Gallery, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California, Irvine
2015 Electrical Gaza, Imperial War Museum, London
2013 The Painter and the Deliveryman, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
Carlo’s Vision
, Murray Guy, New York
2011 Carlo’s Vision, Body Habits, Nomas Foundation, Rome
Carlo’s Vision, Sacred and Profane, Peep-Hole, Milan
2010 Woman Behind a Cushion, Tulips and Roses, Brussels
Nashashibi / Skaer, Murray Guy, New York
2009 Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
ICA, London
Projects in Art and Theory, Cologne
Stuttgart Kunstlerhaus
2008 Presentation House, Vancouver
Bachelor Machines, Professional Gallery, OCAD, Toronto
2007 Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
Bachelor Machine Part 2
, Statements, Art Basel, (Harris Lieberman, New York)
Bachelor Machine, Chisenhale Gallery, London
2006 Harris Lieberman, New York
2005 Counter Gallery, London
2004 Over In, Kunsthalle, Basel
Five Films, SOFA Gallery, Art and Industry Biennial, Christchurch, New Zealand
Hreash House, Lightbox, Tate Britain, London
Songs for Home and Economy, CCA, Glasgow
2003 Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Humaniora, Visions for the Future V, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
2001  Open Day, Transmission Gallery Basement, Glasgow

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany
2016  Ghosts of Other Stories, the British Council Collection at The Model, Sligo, Ireland
2015 Corps Simples, Centre Pompidou, Malaga
Trial/Error/Art, Holden Art Gallery
Sudoku, Kunstverein, Munich
A Million Lines, Baltic Triennial, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland
2014 Lovely Young People, (Beautiful Supple Bodies), Murray Guy, New York (solo project presentation)
Ten Thousand Wiles and a Hundred Thousand Tricks
, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo
Allegory of the Cave Painting (curated by Mihnea Mircan), Extra City, Kunsthal, Antwerp
The Registry of Promise: The Promise of Multiple Temporalities, Museum Parc St Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
Sound and Vision (curated by Kevin Moore), Paris Photo, Los Angeles
2013 Fusiform Gyrus (curated by Raimundas Malasauskas), Lisson Gallery, London
Home, Land and Sea,
Manchester Art Gallery
Northern Art Prize
, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
The Assistants, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
2012 Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, commission with Scottish Ballet, Glasgow
Migrations, Tate Britain, London
2011 Erre – variations labyrinthiques, Centre Pompidou, Metz
Time Again
, Sculpture Center, New York
Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah
Case Histories, Alex Zachary, New York
2010 Repetition Island, Pompidou Centre, Paris
Lux/ICO Artist’s Cinema Commissions, released in cinemas across the UK
Into the Belly of a Dove
, Tamayo Collection, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
The Happy Interval, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
The Future Demands Your Participation
, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
2009 Running Time: Artist Films in Scotland 1960 to now, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh
Sculpture of the Space Age, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Horizontale Durchlässigkeiten
, Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, ALTEFABRIK, Switzerland
John Kobal New Work Award, Whitechapel, London
Flicker, British Council, Damascus
Don’t Expect Anything
, Francesca Minini, Milan
2008 Manifesta 7, Trento
Éclats de frontières, nouvelles acquisitions, FRAC Paca, Marseille
She Doesn’t Think So but She’s Dressed for the H-bomb
, Tate Modern, London
Seven Types of Ambiguity, STORE, London
2007 Winter Palace, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
MACBA In Frankfurt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Scotland & Venice, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice
, 3rd Biennial for Video Art, Mechelen, Belgium
Pensée sauvage – On freedom
, Kunstverein Frankfurt/Ursula Blickle Foundation, Germany
Alabama, Office Baroque, Antwerp
La femme de nulle part
, doggerfisher, Edinburgh
May the Twelfth, STORE, London
2006 How to Improve the World – 60 Years of British Art, Hayward Gallery, London
Momentum 2006
, Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
Around the World in Eighty Days
, ICA, London
British Art Show 6, Baltic, Gateshead and touring UK venues
2005 Acid Rain, Galerie Michel Rein and Glassbox, Paris
A Certain Tendency in Representation
, Cine Club, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Double Vision
, Magazzino D’Arte Moderna, Rome
2004 Pass the Time of Day, Gasworks, London; and touring to UK venues
Expander, Royal Academy of Arts at Burlington Gardens, London
Sodium and Asphalt
, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Marco, Monterrey
Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists
, Belgrade and Vrsac
Britannia Works
, various venues, Athens
2003 Displaced, Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Hidden in a Daylight, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw
, 50th Venice Biennial, Venice
Beck’s Futures, ICA, London; CCA, Glasgow; Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
2002 Palestine International Video Festival, various venues, West Bank and East Jerusalem
2001 Getting Closer, La Centrale, Montreal
Persistence of Vision
, 55th International Film Festival, Edinburgh


2014 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Artists
2013 Current Northern Art Prize (short list)
2008 John Kobal New Work Award, Whitechapel Gallery
2006 Decibel Award
2003 Beck’s Futures Art Prize
2002 A M Qattan Foundation Artist’s Award

Public Collections

Arts Council of England Collection
British Council Collection
City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Leeds City Art Gallery
MACBA Barcelona
National Galleries of Scotland
Tate Collection

Books and Monographs

2012 Rosalind Nashashibi. Drawing Room Confessions Issue #6. London: Drawing Room Confessions; Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2012
2009 Rosalind Nashashibi. London: Institute of Contemporary Art; Bergen: Bergen Kunsthall, 2009. Texts by Martin Herbert, Dieter Roelstraete, and Rosalind Nashashibi. Interview with Rosalind Nashashibi by Mark Sladen and Solveig Øvstebø
2007 Proximity Machine: Rosalind Nashashibi. Ed. Nav Haq. Scottish Arts Council, Arts Council England, Bookworks, London, 2007. Text by Will Bradley
2004 Rosalind Nashashibi: Over In. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2004. Text by Adam Szymczyk
2003 Rosalind Nashashibi. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, 2003. Essays by Francis McKee, Lucy Skaer, and Sarah Tripp

Selected Bibliography

2015 Davidson, Alex. “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Artforum, 12 October 2015
Vasey, George. “Gaza Stripped.” Art Monthly, 15 November 2015
2014 “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Modern Painters (January 2014), p. 98
Saelemakers, Samuel. “Rosalind Nashashibi’s The Painter and The Deliveryman.” NYArts (January 2014)
2013 Meade, Fionn, ed. The Assistants. Los Angeles: David Kordansky Gallery; Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2013
“Rosalind Nashashibi.” The New Yorker, 14 October 2013
Wilson, Michael. How to Read Contemporary Art: Experiencing the Art of the 21st Century. Antwerp: Ludion; New York: Abrams, 2013
2012 Rosalind NashashibiDrawing Room Confessions Issue #6. London: Drawing Room Confessions; Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2012
2011 Cotter, Suzanne, ed. Plot for a Biennial: Sharjah Biennial 10. Sharjah: Sharjah Art Museum, 2011
Erre: Variations Labyrinthiques. Metz: Centre Pompidou Metz, 2011
Latronico, Vincenzo. “Carlo’s Vision.” Domus Magazine, 21 September 2011
Meade, Fionn, ed. Time Again. New York: Sculpture Center, 2011
Nicolin, Paola.  “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Artforum (December 2011), p. 271
2010 Creamier. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2010
Demos, T.J. “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Artforum (March 2010)
Dillon, Brian.  “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Frieze Magazine, no. 128 (January–February 2010)
Teets, Jennifer.  “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Frieze Magazine (October 2010)
2009 “Art review: Rosalind Nashashibi.”, 14 September 2009
Cumming, Laura. “Rosalind Nashashibi.” The Observer, 13 September 2009
Darwent, Charles.  “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Independent, 19 September 2009
Field, Alex.  “Rosalind Nashashibi at the ICA.”, 12 October 2009
Herbert, Martin. “The Go-Between.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. London: Institute of Contemporary Art; Bergen: Bergen Kunsthall, 2009, pp. 25–28
Horizontale Durchlässigkeiten: Rosalind Nashashibi, Elodie Pong, Haegue Yang.  Rupperswil: Alte Fabrik, 2009
Huberman, Anthony, ed. For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there. St. Louis: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louise; Lisbon, Culturgest, 2009
Jones, Jonathan. “Rosalind Nashashibi and the film as art.” The Guardian online, 23 September 2009
McIver, Gillian. “Rosalind Nashashibi solo show.” Interface, 21 October 2009
Robecchi, Michele.  “Film Makes Time [Interview].” Mousse Magazine, no. 19 (June 2009)
Roelstraete, Dieter. “Questioning the Machine.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. London: Institute of Contemporary Art; Bergen: Bergen Kunsthall, 2009, pp. 49–55
Rose, Sam. “Rosalind Nashashibi.”, 16 September 2009
Sladen, Mark, and Solveig Øvstebø. “Interview with Rosalind Nashashibi.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. London: Institute of Contemporary Art; Bergen: Bergen Kunsthall, 2009, pp. 87–90
Ward, Ossian. “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Time Out, 11 September 2009
Williams, Eliza.  “Rosalind Nashashibi.” Flash Art, no. 269 (November–December 2009)
2008 Griffin, Jonathan. “Postcards from Manifesta.” Frieze blog, 17 July 2008
Herbert, Martin.  “5th Berlin Biennial.” Frieze Magazine, no. 115 (May 2008)
Herbert, Martin.  “Looking Out.”  Frieze Magazine, no. 115 (May 2008)
Manifesta 7. Milan: Silvana Editorial, 2008
When Things Cast No Shadow: 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2008, pp. 224, 340–343
2007 Ledwith, Colin, and Polly Staple, eds. You have not been honest: Contemporary film and video from the UK. London: British Council, 2007
Martin, Courtney J. “May the Twelfth.” Frieze Magazine, no. 106 (April 2007)
Pensée Sauvage, On Freedom. Frankfurt: Revolver Verlag, 2007
Tomlinson, Ben. “Rosalind Nashashibi: Bachelor Machines Part 1.” Artvehicle 15 (2007)
2006 Momentum: Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art. Moss: Momentum Kunsthalle, 2006
How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art. London: Hayward Gallery, 2006
Gronlund, Melissa.  “Momentum 2006.” Frieze Magazine, no. 103 (November–December 2006)
Mulholland, Neil, and Andrew Hunt. “British Art (does It) Show?.” Frieze Magazine, no. 96 (January–February 2006)
2005 Britannia Works. Athens: British Council, 2005
Gronlund, Melissa.  “A Certain Tendency in Representation.” Frieze Magazine, no. 95 (November–December 2005)
Higgie, Jennifer. “Focus: Rosalind Nashashibi.”  Frieze Magazine, no. 88 (February 2005)
Mulholland, Neil.  “Expander.” Frieze Magazine, no. 88 (February 2005)
Sodium and Asphalt. Mexico City: Museo Tamayo; Monterrey: MARCO, 2005  
2004 “On having a take: Rosalind Nashashibi and Catherine Yass talk about making work in Israel/Palestine.” Bidoun, no. 02 (Fall 2004)
Szymczyk, Adam. Rosalind Nashashibi: Over In. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2004, pp. 7–8
2003 Beck’s Futures 2003. London: Institute of Contemporary Art, 2003
Hidden in a daylight. Warsaw: Foksal Gallery, 2003
McKee, Francis. “Beyond Meantime.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, 2003, pp. 7–13.
Searle, Adrian. “The future’s dim.” The Guardian, 8 April 2003
Skaer, Lucy. “Rosalind’s Patterns.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, 2003, pp. 19–25
Tripp, Sarah. “The Inside of an Ambulance.” In Rosalind Nashashibi. Edinburgh: Fruitmarket Gallery, 2003, pp. 46–48
2001 Zero Gravity. Nantes: Zoo Galerie, 2001