Oreet Ashery

Works * CV * PDF portfolio * Texts and press

Lives and works in London.

Education

2000
MA, Fine Art, Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
1992
BA (distinction), Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Solo exhibitions


2016
Revisiting Genesis, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston Upon Thames, UK
Revisiting Genesis, Tyneside Cinema, UK

2015
Animal with a Language, Campagne Première, Berlin, DE

2014
Animal with a Language, waterside contemporary, London, UK
UK

2013
Party for Freedom, Hippolyte, Helsinki, FI
Party for Freedom, Overgaden, Copenhagen, DK

2012
Monkey Bum Prints Factory, Pristine Gallery, Mexico, MX
Oreet Ashery, with Nicole Ahland, C. Wichtendahl. Galerie, 5th European Month of Photography, Berlin, DE

2011
Falafel Road, with Larissa Sansour, DEPO, Istanbul, TR

2010
The Beautiful Jew, Other Gallery, Shanghai, CN
Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Beijing, CN

2009
Back in 5 Minutes and Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, The Arches, Glasgow, UK

2008
Dancing with Men, Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK

2007
What You See, Letchworth Art Centre Gallery, Letchworth, UK

2003
Performance 2003, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, US
Say Cheese, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, UK

2002
Oreet Ashery, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, US
7 Acts of Love, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
7 Acts of Love, Stil und Bruch, Berlin, DE

1998
Magnum Opus III, with Daniel Rubinstein, Jerusalem Artists’ House Gallery, Jerusalem, PS

1996
Magnum Opus II, with Daniel Rubinstein, 68elf Gallery, Cologne, DE

Group exhibitions


2017
La Movida, HOME, Manchester, UK

2016
Consequences, waterside contemporary, London, UK

2015
AXOLOTLISM, curated by Sabel Gavaldon, Noguerasblanchard, Madrid, ES
Out of Chaos: Ben Uri, 100 Years in London, Somerset House, London, UK
Graphics Interchange Format, Focal Point Gallery, New York, US
Redemption Jokes, NGBK, Berlin, DE

2014
Golden Age Problems, curated by Nathaniel Budzinski, Auto Italia South East, London, UK

2013
Hetero q.b, National Museum of Contemporay Art Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, PT
Performance/ Audience /Film, with Franko B, Blast Theory, Ian Breakwell & Ron Geesin Jean Dupuy, Rachel Gomme, Dan Graham, Joshua Sofaer, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

2012
Whole Milk, curated by Thomas Edlinger, Lentos Museum, Linz, AT
Body Snatchers, curated by Raul Zamudio, Whitebox Art Centre, New York, US
Life is Eleswhere, Körnerpark Galerie, 5th European Month of Photography, Berlin, DE
re.act.feminism#2, Instytut Sztuki Wyspa, Gdansk, PL

2011
Counterpoint, A Foundation, UK
Show me your Hair, Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
with Zachari Logan, Emma McCagg, Damián Ontiveros, Juan Carlos Granados, Jesica López "La Negra", Brenda Charles, Enrique García Saucedo, Yolanda Leal, Rubén Verdú, curated by Raul Zamudio, ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, US
How to Philosophize With A Hammer, curated by Raul Zamudio, Whitebox Art Centre, New York, US
Obra en video, EDS Gallery, Mexico City, MX
29th Biennial of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, curated by Beti Žerovc, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, SI

2010
with Cheung Gordon, Jin Yangping, Chris Jordan, Lu Lei, Carlos Motta, Shangai Art Fair, Shangai, CN
Identity II, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, AT
A Thousand Endless Tales – Dancing the Line of Flight, curated by Dimitrina Sevova, White Space, Zurich, CH
Reinventing Ritual, Jewish Museum, New York and San Francisco, US
Arts of Memory, Material, Media, Mythologies, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, CA
The Metamorphosis, curated by Raúl Zamudio, Other Gallery, Shangai, CN
Progress Report, Iniva, London, UK
Fall Out, curated by Merete Jankowski and Mads Damsbo, Gl Holtegaard, Gammel Holtegård, DK
Theatre of Peace, NGBK, Berlin, DE
On Rage, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt,, Berlin, DE
That Obscure Object of Desire, curated by Raul Zamudio Taylor, Pristine Galerie, Monterey, MX

2009
Becoming Intense, Becoming Animal, Becoming…, Heidelberger Kunstverein and other locations in the city, Heidelberg, DE
Queer/SCHäG, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Chiasso, CH
Re.Act.Feminism, curated by Bettina Knaup and Beatrice E. Stammer, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, DE
Re.Act.Feminism, Kunsthaus Erfurt, DE
Medium Religion, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, IE
Redrawn Boundaries, Goldsmiths Gallery, London, UK
Crime and Punishment, Kortil Gallery, Strossmayerova, Rijeka, HR
Looking at Others, Art Pavilion, Umjetnicki Paviljon,, Zagreb, HR

2008
Medium Religion, curated by Boris Groys and Peter Weibel, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, DE
Crime and Punishment, curated by Predrag Pajdic, 198 Gallery, London, UK
Performance and Mimicry, Bodhi Gallery, New York City, US
FEMACO Art Fair, Mexico, EDS Gallery, Mexico City, MX
Biography of a Traveller, Living Gallery, Lecco, IT
April Meetings Festival, VIP Art Gallery of Students Cultural Center, Belgrade, RS

2007
Unbound, curated by Predrag Pajdic, Contemporary Art Platform, London, UK
The Oubliettes of Wolstenholme, 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool, UK
Theatre of Cruelty, Whitebox Gallery, New York City, US
The Space Between, Petach Tikva Museum, IL
Bound, Open Eye Gallery, Tate Liverpool and FACT, Liverpool, UK
In Focus, Contemporary Art Platform, Dazed Gallery, London, UK
Normal love, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Make it a better place, with Mandy Lee Jandrell, Giuseppe di Bella, Margareta Kern, curated by Dinu Li, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
Global Feminisms, curated by Maura Reilly, Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Global Feminisms, curated by Maura Reilly, Linda Nochlin, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Paranoia, Freud Museum, London, UK
Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

2006
Paranoia, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, UK
Body Double, curated by Raul Zamudio, Elzbieta Koscielak Gallery, Zamek, Lesnica Castle, Wrokaw, PL
Recent Acquisitions, The London Jewish Museum of Art, London, UK
Summer Show, Ben Uri Gallery, London, UK
Monstrous Tales, APT Gallery, London, UK
Now, more than ever, with Jimmy Baker, Alex Hubbard, Johannes Vanderbeek, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, US
Concrete, Sausage and Other Team Ghosts, Spittastrasse 25, Berlin, DE
Animal Magnetism, curated by Raul Zamudio, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, US

2005
Biography /Autobiography, Herzliya Museum, Herzliya, IL
On-Demand, Centre of Attention, London, UK
On-Demand, Centre of Attention, London, UK
Los Retratos de Dorian Gray, Galeria de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, MX
Anthro/Socio, Artist: Network Gallery, New York, US

2004
No Respect, Project Arts Space, Dublin, IE

2003
X-travagant, Century Gallery, London, UK
Intervention, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
Wonder Years, NGBK, Berlin, DE
The Promise, the Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, AT

2002
Private Views, London Print Studios Gallery, London, UK
Over Dressed, Monica Bobinska, London, UK
Like Gold Dust, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK

2001
Dalston Underground, London, UK
Jews, Blacks, Gypsies and Other Free Radicals, Centre of Attention at Notting Hill Arts Club, London, UK
A Man, A Woman, A Machine, Centre of Attention, London, UK

2000
John, I’m Only Dancing, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Sexmutant, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
London Post-Colonial City, Architectural Assciation, London, UK

1998
The Kindness of Strangers, W139 Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Outfit / International Photoszene, Cologne, DE


Re.Act.Feminism#2, Montehermoso Art Centre, Vitoria, ES

Commissions


2011
, South Bank, 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain, London, UK

2010
They Never Stop Working Even When You Kiss Them, 10th anniversary of Live Art Development Agency, UK
Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories commission working with asylum seekers and refugees, charities and immigration lawyers, Artangel, London, UK

2009
Spill Tarot (Tarot card and text commission), Spill Festival, London, UK

Screenings and festivals


2016
Party for Freedom at Artists' Film Biennial, curated by Radcliff Hall, ICA, London, UK

2015
Fringe! A Strangely Glorious Opportunity, Rose Lipman Building, London, UK
How to Kill a Pig, 2/10 Party for Freedom, Expressive Arts Institute, San Diego, US
How to Kill a Pig, 2/10 Party for Freedom, Sobering Gallery, Paris, FR
The Space for Freedom, Nour Festival, London, UK

2009
Necessary Journeys, No-Man’s-Land programme, curated by Nicole Wolf, T2F, PK

2008
Necessary Journeys, Kiss Video Programme, curated by Deej Fabyc, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK
Necessary Journeys, curated by Victoria Melody, Vid-e-o-phile Festival, Brighton, UK
Back in 5 Minutes, El Aguila, UK

2007
Necessary Journeys/Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris-Villette Theater, FR
Necessary Journeys/Visions in the Nunnery, The Nunnery, UK
Back in 5 Minutes, Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

2005
Necessary Journeys, Tate Modern, UK

2004
Shopping List for Live Art, Everything You Wanted to Know About Live Art, EEC, UK
Occupation I, II, Rain Dance Festival, Trocadero Cinema, London, UK
What is it Like for You?, 291 Gallery, London, UK

2003
1970s Art V Art, Clerkenwell Video Festival, Blowing Up Cinema, London, UK
Colored Folks, Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin, FR

2001
Colored Folks, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, UK

2000
What is it Like for You?, Blowing Up, The Foundry, London, UK

1998
It’s Not About Sex, Sea Saw, Rio Cinema, London, UK
Sea Saw, Exploding Cinema, London, UK
Sea Saw, Blowing Up, House of Detention, London, UK

Performances


2016
Prayer, Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK
NoNothing Salons, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK

2015
Cómo matar a un cerdo (How to Kill a Pig), Noguerasblanchard Gallery, Madrid, ES

2014
The World is Flooding, curated by Nora Razmian, Tate Modern, London, UK
21st Century Carpet Sale! A Legendary Collection, Swedenborg House, London, UK

2013
Party for Freedom, People vs Freedom, Artangel, London, UK

2012
Party for Freedom, #1, #2, #6/10, Metal, Liverpool, UK
Party for Freedom work in progress, New Performance Festival, Turku, FI
Security First, Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK
Semitic Score, Teatru-spalatorie, Chișinău, MD

2011
Monkey Bum Factory, Le Transpalette Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bourges, FR
Hairoism, Trouble Festival, Brussels, BE
Semitic Score, La Porta, Barcelona, ES
Semitic Score, Venice Biennial/Slovenian Pavilion, Venice, IT
Semitic Score, Trouble Festival, Brussels, BE

2010
Raging Balls, UK
Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Beijing, CN
Raging Balls, ICA, London, UK
Raging Balls, with Larissa Sansour, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
Raging Balls, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
Raging Balls, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Hairoism, The Arches/30 years of the National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, UK
Hairoism, Škuc Gallery/City of Women Festival, Ljubljana, SI
Semitic Score, Modern Art Oxford/Night & Day, Oxford, UK
Semitic Score, curated by commissioned by Kris Nelson, Studio 303, Montreal, CA
Semitic Score, curated by Andrew Mitchelson, [email protected], Galway, IE
Children of the Future, Hollybush Gardens Gallery/with Edd Hobbs, as part of Eline McGeorge exhibition, London, UK
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, 198 Gallery, London, UK
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi,, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Asterdam, NL
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

2009
Raging Balls, Tate Modern, London, UK
Raging Balls, The Arches, Glasgow, UK
Raging Balls, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Hesperides II, Lausanne, CH
Hairoism, Tate Modern, London, UK
Children of the Future, Hollybush Gardens Gallery, UK
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, Tate Modern, London, UK
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, The Arches, Glasgow, UK

2008
Raging Balls, Radar, Loughborough University, UK
Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, Betsey’s Salon, London, UK
The Saint/s of Whitstable, Whitstable Biennial/The University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
The Great Recession, with Owen Parry, Duckie, London, UK
Here He Comes, Plastique Fantastique and Bughouse event, FA Projects Gallery/Church of Scientology, Blackfriars Bridge Road, London, UK

2007
Welcome Home, De Balie, Amsterdam, UK
Right, Left, Freud Museum, London, UK
Will You Let Me Join You Just This Once?, Lincoln Inn Fields/Neturai Karta Free Palestine demonstration, London, UK

2006
Territories of Belonging, Thou Art Centre, Stavanger, NO
Back in 5 Minutes, Schwules Museum, Berlin, DE
Women’s Love, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Welcome Home, Great Hall, Queen Mary University, PSi #12, London, UK
Sarmad the Saint, Khoj, New Delhi, IN
Portrait Sketch, Dilli Haat, New Delhi, IN

2005
Some Things Change Some Remain the Same, Herzliya Museum, Herzliya, IL
What is Your Current Address?, Kunstbanken, Hamar, NO
7 Acts of Love, Centro Cultural Telemar/ME Electronic Art show, Rio De Janeiro, BR
7 Acts of Love, Transevasilties Conference/University of Reading, BERKS, UK
Bentornato – Welcome Home, More Fools in Town, A Constructed World, Turin, IT
Bentornato – Welcome Home, More Fools in Town, A Constructed World, Turin, IT

2004
7 Acts of Love, Great Eastern Hotel, London, UK
Will You Cook For Me?, with Daniel Ashery, Home, London, UK
It’s Been a Long Time, Apex travel agent- part of Project Art Space/ No Respect, Dublin, IE
Property from the 3rd Floor Royal Opera House, Royal Opera House, London, UK
No Vitrines, No Museums, No Artists, Just a Lot of People, with Rirkrit Tiravanija, Telecom Tower, Venice, IT
Score by Ken Friedman (Fluxes), Centre of Attention, London, UK
Central Location/Treatment, 291 Gallery, London, UK

2003
Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit, Galerija Matice Hrvatske, Zagreb, HR
Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit, Hull Time Based Arts, Hull, UK
Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit, 291 Gallery, London, UK
Central Location, Wonderyears, NGBK, Berlin, DE
Say Cheese, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, AT
Say Cheese, Arnolfini/In Between Time Festival, Bristol, UK
Say Cheese, Bluecoat Arts Centre/Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Marcus Fisher, interventions and performances: dancing with orthodox men, Meron Mountain, North of Israel, IL

2002
Say Cheese, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, US
Say Cheese, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Say Cheese, NGBK, Berlin, DE
Colored Folks, with Shaheen Merali, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, UK

2001
Back in 5 Minutes, Hoxton Distillery, London, UK
Say Cheese, Home, London, UK
Colored Folks, with Shaheen Merali, Toynbee Hall, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, Centre of Attention at Notting Hill Arts Club, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, OMSK, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, UK
Open Surgery, with Svar Simpson, Fado, Toronto, CA

2000
Central Location, Windows Gallery/Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, The Fridge, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, Akademia, Brighton, UK
Marcus Fisher, Duckie, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, Turkish Men’s cafe, Berlin, DE
Marcus Fisher, Soho, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, Beach, Tel Aviv, IL
Marcus Fisher, East End Collaborations Festival, London, UK
Marcus Fisher, eXpo Live Art Festival, Nottingham, UK
Mixed Up, Void Gallery, London, UK
RKD, Brixton Arcade, London, UK

1999
Marcus Fisher, Lux/3rd International Transgender Film Festival, London, UK
Trans-Kulturwohnung, domestic residency programme, invited by Leif Erich Christensen and Janine Rostron, Berlin, DE
Moot Point, Bobo Gallery, London, UK

1995
50 Years to Hiroshima, Leather Lane Market, London, UK

1994
Magnum Opus I, Showroom Gallery, London, UK

Grants and awards


2016
Practitioner in Residence, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK

2015
Stanley Picker Fellowship, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK
Research and Enterprise Annual Funding Competition, Goldsmiths, London, UK
Grants for the Arts award, Art Council England, UK
Arts Award, Wellcome Trust, UK

2012
Kone Foundation, Helsinki, FI

2011
Honorary Research Fellow, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University, London, UK

2010
Arts and Humanities Research Council Creative Research Fellow, Drama Department, Queen Mary University, London, UK
The im/possibilities of Israeli/Palestinian artistic collaborations investigated through different modes of public engagement, AHRC Research Grants, Practice Led and Applied, UK
Alter egos and fictional characters in performative art practices: configuring enigmatic oriental Jewish narratives, AHRC Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts, UK
Production Award for the exhibition Progress Report, Iniva, London, UK
For the exhibition Fall Out, with Larissa Sansour, Gl Holtegaard, Holteegard, DK

2009
Grants for the Arts, Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, R&D + production, Arts Council England, UK
Residency at PiST, British Council, Istanbul, TR

2008
Grants for the Arts, Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, Arts Council Denmark, DK

2007
Alter egos and fictional characters in performative art practices: configuring enigmatic oriental Jewish narratives, AHRC Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts, UK
Grants for the Arts, Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, R&D + production, Arts Council England, UK

2006
Travel Award, British Council, UK
Grants for the Arts, touring exhibitions, Arts Council England, UK
Gasworks/Triangle Arts Trust, Khoj, New Delhi, IN
International Fellowship, Arts Council England, Khoj, New Delhi, IN

2005
Grants for Artists, British Council, UK
Necessary Journeys, Arts Council England, UK
Research & Development, Arts Council England, UK

2004
Kathy Acker Bursary, University of Greenwich, London, UK

2002
Production Award with e-2.org, London Arts Board, London, UK
One to One Bursary, Live Art Development Agency, London, UK

2001
Research & Development, London Arts Board, London, UK
Professional Development Award, Artsadmin, UK
Visual Art Bursary, London Arts Board, London, UK

Talks and presentations


2016
Artist talk, Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK
Artist talk: Revisiting Genesis, Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames, UK
Artist presentation, Autograph ABP, London, UK
The Art Curriculum - Memory or Imagination?, Yorkshire Sculpture Park , Wakefield, UK
Artist talk, Goldsmiths College, London, UK
Artist talk, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK
Artist talk, London School of Speech and Drama, London, UK
Artist talk, Halfa University MA Fine Art, Haifa, IL
UK

2015
Artist talk, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
Artists' Film Club, ICA, London, UK
Symposium, ICA, London, UK
Fictions and Futures, Revisiting Genesis: The Slideshow, Goldsmiths Visual Cultures public program, London, UK
Against Delivery, Slade Research Centre, London, UK
Artist talk, University for Creative Arts, Kent, UK

2014
On Politics, Fresh Air Festival, Queen Mary University, London, UK
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, UK
Artist's Talk by Oreet Ashery, RCA, Gorvy Lecture Theatre, London, UK
Contemporary Art in the Middle Eas, Tate Modern, London, UK
Artist Talk, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
Art, Conflict and Belief: Taking Sides, Standing By, King's College London, London, UK
An unsentimental education, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

2013
People vs Freedom in conversation, Friends House, 173 Euston Rd, NW1 2BJ, London, UK
People vs Freedom on land, animals and women, Theatre, Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial St, E1 6AB, UK
In the Space of Disparate Ghosts, X Marks the Bökship, London, UK

2012
Chelsea Theatre Sacred Festival, London, UK
Tate staff day away, London, UK
Funen Art Academy, Odense, DK
Den Frie, Copenaghen, DK
Samtalekøkkenet, Copenaghen, DK

2011
La Porta, Barcelona, ES
Counterpoint exhibition, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK
École des Beaux-Arts, Bourges, FR
École des Beaux-Arts, Tours, FR
Performance Matters, Trashing Performance, Keynote Speaker, Outside Actions,
Slade,
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
LAPSody, Theatre Academy Helsinki, 3rd international festival and conference, Helsinki, FI
Conversation with the artist Güler Ates, Pop-Up Gallery, part of the show the It girls 2011, London, UK
Issues in Contemporary Performance, Performing Sexualities, Queen Mary University, London, UK
David Wojnarowicz and censorship, with Wolfgang Tillmans and Ian White, Tate Modern, London, UK
Trinity Laban, London, UK
Trinity Laban, London, UK
MA Artist Teachers and Contemporary Practices, Pedagogies, and Contested Space, artist’s talk,, Goldsmiths College and Tate Britain, London, UK
Colored Folks with Shaheen Merali, ICA, London, UK

2010
Hamidrasha School of Art, IL
Conversation with Lois Keidan and Joshua Sofaer, book launch, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Conversation with Larissa Sansour, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Conversation with Larissa Sansour, NGBK, On Rage, Berlin, DE
Conversation with Larissa Sansour, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
Changing Perspectives on Contemporary Conflict, conversation with Samir El-Youssef, Professor Andrew Hoskins, FACT, Liverpool, UK
Becoming Nation: Undoing Equations in Contested Zones, The Case of Israel and Palestine, with Larissa Sansour, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
Backlash? The Resurgence of Homophobia in Contemporary Cities, Bartlett School of Architecture, London, UK
Chelsea College of Art, London, UK
Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

2009
Extreme: Visual Representation and the Body, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange, King’s College, London, UK
I Confess symposium, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
Art Writing Symposium, organised by Gavin Butt, as part of Performance Matters, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
PiST interdisciplinary Project Space, Istanbul, TR
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
Conversation with Larissa Sansour, Platform Garanti, Istanbul, TR
University of Stockholm, Feminist Research Methods conference, Stockholm, SE
The Politics of Space in the Middle East, symposium, Tate Modern, London, UK
Self-Images: Israel as Seen Through the Arts, Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, SE
Gender and Body in the Contemporary Arts (international workshop, with Linda Nochlin and Michiko Kasahara), University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, DE

2008
St Martins School of Art & Design, London, UK
Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
Queen Mary University, London, UK
Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
Fear and Vulnerability in Performance Art, The Arches, Glasgow, UK
The Psychology of Fear (with Keith Piper and Predrag Pajdic), 198 Gallery, London, UK
Art and Social Engagement, Chelsea Theatre, London, UK
Queen Mary University, London, UK
Goldsmith College, London, UK
Hamidrasha School of Art, IL

2007
Text performed by Professor Lois Weaver, Tanzquartier Wien, Wien, AT
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Rogaland Art School, Stravanger, NO
Queen Mary University, Performing Rights conference, London, UK

2006
Khoj, New Delhi, IN
Surry Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, UK

2005
Necessary Journeys, Tate Modern, London, UK
Chelsea College of Art, London, UK
From De-territorialisation to Re-territorialisation, Gage Festival, Hull, UK
Creative Partnerships and Artsadmin, Art Education for Whose Sake , London, UK

2004
Who needs interactivity?, Camberwell College of Art, London, UK

2003
Crash Course in Performance, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Between Performance and Video, ICA, London, UK
Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, UK

2001
People of the Abyss: East End Fictions, East London University, London, UK
Crossing Public Art, Birkbeck College and Coventry University, London. Coventry, UK
Living in the Material World, Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Publications


2017
UK

2016
Unresolved Revolutions; Oreet Ashery's Party for Freedom, by Nathan Budzinki, The Live Art Almanac, Volume 4, UK
Talking Art, Art Monthly, Volume 2, UK
A Conversation with Oreet Ashery, by Stephanie Baily, Ocula, October 2016, UK
Having a Kiki, Genesis's Slideshow, Paper Visual Art Journal, October 2016, UK

2015
Semitic Score, Ibraaz, UK
Utpian Pulse, Flares in the Darkroom, by Oreet Ashery, PlutoPress, April 2015, UK
Moving Image, MIT Press, October 2015, UK
Role Play: In Conversation with Amal Khalaf, Ibraaz, 29th October 2015, UK

2014
Becoming Intense, Becoming Animal, Becoming…, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, DE
n.paradoxa, Volume 33, Religion, by Katy Deepwell, KT Press, Volume 33, Jan 2014, UK
Journeys in the Performance of Sex Art, may04, UK
C.H.O.S.E.N, by Galit Eilat, Aneta Szyłak, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, IL
Mis-appropriation and re-appropriation: an interview with Oreet ashery, by Eirini Kartsaki, Journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance, Volume 7 Number 2, UK

2013
The Unfinished Revolution: Oreet Ashery's Party of Freedom, by TJ Demos, artangel.org.uk, May 2013, UK
Narcissus Revolts, by Maria Walsh, artangel.org.uk, June 2013, UK

2012
Testing the Limits: Oreet Ashery, In Conversation with Dorothy Rowe, Women, the Arts and Globalization: Eccentric Experience, by Marsha Meskimmon and Dorothy Rowe/Series: Rethinking Arts Histories/Series Editoris: Amelia Jones and Marsha Meskimmon, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK
Otto+1, Materiali Identitari E Imprevisti Queer, Municipality of Venice, Venice, IT

2011
Oreet Ashery; The Beautiful Jew, Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Shanghai, CN
Re-enacting Shabbtai Zevi, Performing/Knowing, by David Burrows, Article Press, Birmingham, UK
Ljubljana 29th Graphic biennial, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI
Show me Your Hair, Corena Museum, Seoul, KR
MEDIUM RELIGION, Faith. Geopolitics. Art., by Boris Groys, Peter Weibel, Karlsruhe & Köln: ZKM | Center for Art and Media & Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Karlsruhe, DE
IDENTITY, Fotogalerie Wien, Wien, AT

2010
Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories, by Oreet Ashery, Artangel, London, UK
Artivisme: Art, Action Politique, Résistance Culturelle, by Stephanie Lemoine and Samira Ouardi, Alternatives, Paris, FR
Brothers Keepers: New Perspectives on Jewish Masculinity, Prosthetic Voice, by Ashery and Barnaby, The Men’s Studies Press, UK
On Rage, by Valerie Smith, Susanne Stemmler, Cordula Hamschmidt, Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Revolver, Berlin, DE
A Viewer’s Partial Guide to Nonel and Vovel’s Inferno, by Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour, UK
Fall Out, Malmo Konsthall and Gl Holtegaard, DK
Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Shanghai, CN
The Beautiful Jew, Other Gallery, Shanghai, CN
Theatre of Peace, NGBK, Berlin, DE
The Metamorphosis, Other Gallery, Shanghai, CN

2009
The Novel of Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, by Oreet Ashery, Charta, UK
Dancing With Men: Interventions, Interactions and Other Artworks, by Oreet Ashery, Live Art Development Agency, London, UK
The Many Headed Monster, by Joshua Sofaer, Live Art Development Agency, London, UK
Hespérides, Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Lausanne, CH
QUEER/SCHRÄG, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, CH
Looking at Others, Umjetnicki Paviljon, Zagreb, HR
Reinventing Ritual, Jewish Museum, New York, US

2008
Matrix, by Sabine Mostegl und Gudrun Ratzinger, MUSA (Museum auf Abruf), Wien, AT

2007
Biographies and Space, Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture in Biographies and Spatial Experience in Contemporary Diasporic Art in Britain, by Dorothy Rowe, Routledge London and New York, London, UK
The Space Between, Petach Tikva Museum, IL

2006
Journeys in the Performance of Sex Art, by Libidot and Dr Jacobs, Maska, Ljubljana, SI
Blasphemy: Art That Offends, by S. Brent Plate, Black Dog Publishing, London, UK
Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

2005
Necessary Journey, by Melanie Keen and Eileen Daly, Arts Council England and BFI, London, UK
Terrible Beauties in Art in the Age of Terror, by Bernadette Buckley/Graham Coulter-Smith and Maurice Owen, Paul Holberton, London, UK
Performing Difference, by Manick Govinda and Rohini Malik Okon, Artsadmin, London, UK
Prog:me, Centro Cultural Telemar, UK
Terrible Beauties / Art in the Age of Terrorism, by Bernadette Buckley, ed Graham Coutler-Smith and Maurice Owen, Paul Holberton Publishing, UK

2004
Black Pop, Colored Folks in Shaheen Merali monograph, by Jean Fisher, Saqui, UK
Journeys in the Performance of Sex Art, by Dr Jacobs, Libodor, Maska, UK

2003
Exposures, by Lois Keidan and Ron Athey, Black Dog Publishing, London, UK
Oreet Ashery, Invasive Autoerotic Performance, Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit, Project Hospital, K 009, Zagreb, HR
The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, AT
Wonder Years, Künstlerhaus Bethanien and NGBK, Berlin, DE
ArtFan, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

2002
Art Tomorrow, by Edward Lucie-Smith, Terrail, Paris, FR

Residencies


2016
Practitioner in Residence on the MA and Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art MA, London, UK

2012
Funen Art Academy, Odense, DK
Sarri, FI

2007
Rogaland Contemporary Art Centre, Stavanger, NO

2006
Khoj, organised by Gasworks and Triangle Arts Trust, New Delhi, IN

Projects


2017
Revisiting Genesis: Collaborative Writing Group, Goldsmiths, London, UK
UK

2016
Revisiting Genesis, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK
The Art Curriculum - Memory or Imagination, The National Art Educational Archive, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK
Nonothing salons in the dark, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK
Revisiting Genesis Seminar, Open School East, Portland, US

2014
The World is Flooding, with Freedom from Torture and UKIgig, Tate Modern, London, UK

2012
Security First, with Mark Harvey and Johannes Blomqvist, Funen Art Academy. Den Frie, Copenhagen, DK

2011
Thinker in Residence, Spill Festival, with John Cussans, Ian White, Patricia MaCcormack and Irene Revell, curated by Robert Pacitti, Barbican, London, UK
Party for freedom workshops, on the subject of Liberation and Nakedness, Le Transpalette Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bourges, FR
Party for freedom workshops, on the subject of Liberation and Nakedness, Artsadmin, London, UK
Party for freedom workshops, on the subject of Liberation and Nakedness, Theatre Academy Finland, Helsinki, FI
Party for freedom workshops, on the subject of Liberation and Nakedness, Performance Matters/Trashing Performance, Sussex and London, UK

2010
Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories, part of Refugee Week, English Pen, UK

2009
Israeli Artists Before and After Gaza, KOBRA (art and culture radio programme), SE

2005
Art is Great Academy, Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK

2004
Insights Art Trust, Royal Opera House, London, UK


On the Agency of Humour, Bad Jokes and Comedy, with Simon Nunnery and Shaista Aziz, La Porta, Barcelona, ES

Reviews


2017
Revisiting Genesis, by Mette Kjærgaard, This is Tomorrow, 10 January 2017

2016
The Death of Death: Oreet Ashery's Revisiting Genesis, Afterall, October 2016

2015
Oreet Ashery, by Penny Victoria Rafferty, Sleek
Role Play, by Amal Khalaf, Ibraaz, 04

2014
Unfinished revolutions: Oreet Ashery's Party For Freedom, by Nathan Budzinski, The Wire, March 2014
Animal with a Language, by Matthew McLean, Frieze, November 2014
The Psychedelic and Porcine Provocations of Oreet Ashery, by Mark Sheerin, Hyperallergic
Interview, by Larne Abse Gogarty, Art Monthly, November 2014

2013
Oreet Ashery: Party for Freedom, by Freire Barnes, Time Out, May 2013
Interview - Oreet Ashery: Party for Freedom, by Ruth Hogan, thisistomorrow.info, 26 April 2013
Oreet Ashery's Party for Freedom - Review, by Holly Gupta, CultureCritic, 19 May 2013
Party for Freedom - Oreet Ashery @ Overgaden, Alternative Copenhagen, 17 October 2013
Party for Freedom by Oreet Ashery, by Melissa Steiner, DIVA Magazine, 09 May 2013
Party For Freedom, by Colin Perry, Art Monthly, June 2013

2012
The art of hospitality at the UK’s Liverpool Biennial, by Ben East, The National (Arab Emirate), Sep 18
Perfomanssia on Kaikkiala, by Mattias Mattila, Turun Sanomat,, 27th January

2011
Tales of the Unexpected, by Matthew Reisz, Times, HE, No.1,990, 17th March
Israeli’s Falafel Food Fight; A project examining the ‘Israelisation’ of falafel raises some questions about the boycott movement., by Sousan Hammad, Al Jazeera, 14 March 2011
Tophane’de nohutlu intifad, An Intifada with Pea at Tophane, by Evrim Altuğ, Cumhuriyet
Felafel Yolu: İşgale direnen sanat, Falafel Road: An Art Resisting the Occupation, by Alin Taşçıyan, Star, Istanbul, 15 January 2011
A Problem That Two Super Heroes Cannot Solve, by Pınar Öğünç, İki Süper Kahramanın Çözemediği Mesele, Radikal, Hayat supplement, Istanbul, 17 January 2011
Vovel ile Novel Filistin’i Kurtarıyor,Vovel and Novel are Saving Palestine, by Aslı Seven, Vovel ile Novel Filistin’i Kurtarıyor, Agos, Istanbul, 21 January 2011
Graphic Depictions, by Hamja Ahsan, The National, English-language paper in the Middle East, 14 January 2011

2010
The Beautiful Jew, International Arts Magazine, China, 2010/10
Soft Ball and the Abyss of Violence, and an interview with Oreet Ashery, Art Guide, China, No. 7/8
Artangel Gives African Lesbians a Voice in Britain, by Jane Czyzselska, The Times, 14 January 2010
Vstop v preteklost s praga prihodnost, by Mojca Kumerdej, Delo, 14 October 2010
Feminizem je zabaven, toda ne brez (varnostne) maske na obrazu, Performansi treh umetnic: Oreet Ashery, Kire O’Reilly in Judith Witteman, Mojca Kumerdej, Delo, 19 October 2010
Štiri ure kotaljenja z glavo navzdol in še kaj, Militantne kosmate pošasti, by Iva Kosmos, Dnevnik, 19 October 2010
Lesbian Refugee Art, by Alexie Duggins, Time Out, 17–21 January 2010
The Novel of Nonel and Vove, by Avi Pitchon, Jewish Quarterly, January 2010

2009
Dismantling the Serious Machine: An Interview with Gavin Butt, by Mathias Danbolt, Trikster # 3, Nordic web magazine, April 2009
The Novel of Nonel and Vovel, Bidoun, No. 19, 2009, Noise issue
Can Our Heroes Save the Middle East?, by Julia Weiner, Jewish Chronicle, 17 September 2009
Plotzing Over, The Reinventing Ritual Show, by Andy Port, New York Times, 14 September 2009
Sandwich, by Oreet Ashery, Sandwich Artists Management, Issue 5, 2009
Superhelte forsøger at redde Palæstina, by Michael Irving Jensen, Information, 20 November 2009
Oreet Ashery: Raging Balls and Golani Varanasi, by Steve Cramer, The List, 11–25 June 2009, Glasgow and Edinburgh
Practicing Art from Jew to Arab, by Johabbes Hillje, Hurriyet, Turkey, 18 April 2009

2008
The Fishy Case of Whitstable’s Cross-dressing False Messiah, by Julia Weiner, Jewish Chronicle, June 2008
Playing with Re-enactment, by Nikki Russell, Artists Newsletter, 6 July 2008
London Performs, Art Monthly, No. 317, May 2008
Recent Feminist Art, by Josephine Withers, Feminist Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3, Fall 2008
Marcus Fisher, by Artur Kamczyck, ArtLuk, 1 July 2008
Oreet Ashery, by Barry Schwabsky, Map, Issue 13, Spring 2008

2007
Performing London, by Louise Gray, ArtPress 2, October 2007
Be Right Back, by Ruti Director, Yediot Aharonot, Israel, 3 August 2007
In Conversation with Oreet Ashery, by Carie Moyer, NYFA, May 2007

2006
Interactive Art, Performance, by Sigrun Hodne, Stavanger Aftenblad, Norway, 31 October 2006
Performance Perfect for Reality Folk, by Solveig Grodem Sandelson, Stavanger Aftenblad, Norway, 19 October 2006
International Feminist Art Journal, by Helena Reckitt, N.Paradoxa, Vol. 18
Venus or Penis Envy,, by Raul Zamudio, NY Arts, Vol. 11, No.7/8, July/August 2006
One-to-One Distance and Proximity, by Charlotte Huddleston, Visit #8, New Zealand, March 2006
Necessary Journeys travel diary, by Emily Speers Mears, Bidoun, Spring 2006

2005
On Demand/Welcome Home, by Kim Dhilon, Frieze, November/December 2005
Reflections on Clapping, Contemporary Magazine, October 2005

2004
Performance 2003, by Christopher K. Ho, Flash Art, January 2004

2003
Unorthodox Art Gets Live Airing, by Emma Smith, Western Daily Press, Bristol, February 2003
Begrenzte identitaten, The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, Profil, March 2003
The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, Rundschau, March 2003

2002
Transgressing the Sacred, by Rachel Garfield, Jewish Quarterly, Summer 2002
Over Dressed, by Sarah Kent, Time Out, June 2002
Over Dressed, Sleazenation, June 2002
Marcus Fisher, Freitag 10, Berlin, March 2002
Marcus Fisher, Taz, Berlin, January 2002
Marcus Fisher, Say Cheese, by Cherry Smyth, Circa, Spring 2002

2001
Fantastic Voyeurs, by Fred Vermorel, Village Voice, Literary supplement, November 2001
Open Surgery, Toronto Star, September 2001
Self-Portrait as Marcus Fisher, She’s My Baby, Amsterdam, May 2001

1998
Magnum Opus III, Ha’heer, Jerusalem, July 1998
interview, by Richard McKeever, Rising East, Vol. 2, 1998

Collections


QiTa Museum, Shanghai, CN
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Mario Cader-Frech, Mexico City, MX
ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, DE
Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Ben Uri Collection, London, UK
Thomas Kilpper, Berlin, DE
Raul Zamudio, New York, US
Dominic Johnson, UK