CV Ben Cottrell

Ben Cottrell

born 1972 Cornwall, England
lives and works in Berlin

Education
1993 – 1996 BA Hons Degree Fine Art, Cheltenham School of Art and Design
1991 – 1993 Btech National Diploma General Art and Design Falmouth School of Art and Design
2009    Artist in Residence, Kunstverein Tux, Austria
2008    Artist in Residence, Meet Factory, International Center of Contemporary Art, Prag
2008    Artist in Residence, Quartier 21, Museums Quartier, Vienna

Selected Exhibitions

2017
Dream Sequence, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (S)
Membran, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (G)
Schwarze Kehle # 1,  Haus Tirol, Oberbarnim (G)
becoming undone, Kunstquartier Bethanien – Projektraum, Berlin (G)
KEEP CONTROL, Galerie JO VAN DE LOO & Knust x Kunz +, Munich (G)

2016
202 Demons, Rollerdancelessons, Berlin (G)
Der Funke soll in Dir sein, curated by André Butzer, Salon Dahlmann,
Berlin (G)
Inglan Is A Bitch, Spor Klübü, Berlin (G)
Vibrations, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (S)

2015
Animal Friends, rstr4, Munich, (G)
Delicate Skeleton, Superdeals, Brussels (S)
in cooperation with., Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck (G)
AUTOCATALYTIC FUTURE GAMES, no format Second Floor Studios & Arts,
London (G)
Haben wir das wirklich gewollt?, Artothek und Bildersaal, Munich (G)

2014
garden fate, Galerie Sabine Knust, Knust x Kunz +, Munich (S)
Männer und Frauen, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne (G)
Alptraum (curated by Marcus Sendlinger & Jure Kiribis), Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor (G)
UPSTAIRS AT THE MARKSMAN, Upstairs Marksman, London (G)
Present, projectspace Bethanien, Berlin (G)
Plakativ III, weltraum 21 Salzburg (G)
Over the loo and far away., Macke Prinz, Berlin (S)

2013
Benefit Auction, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen (G)
Jahresgaben 2013, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (G)
POPHITS, ArtSpace RheinMain, Offenbach (G)
How Lonely Does It Get?… DoDummDummDummDaDoDummDumm (curated by Frederik Foert), BLACKBRIDGE OFFSPACE, Bejing (G)
Pán much (curated by RAFANI), Wannieck Gallery, Brno (G)
Plakativ II, dispari & dispari project, Berlin (G)
STAG, dispari & dispari project, Reggio Emilia (G)
PAINTING FOREVER! KEILRAHMEN, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (G)
Snake on Charm´s Way, Justin Ten Haaf Projects, Amsterdam (S)
dear dionysus, Galerie Sabine Knust, Knust x Kunz +, Munich (S)
The Legend of the Shelves, autocenter, Berlin (G)
Drifter, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (S)
Utopia Pictorale, Villa Dutoit, Geneva (G)

2012
Necessarily True, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam (G)
the killer rabbit ranch rodeo, Nationalmuseum Berlin (G)
The International Bongo-Bongo Brigade, Galerie NTK, National Technical Library, Praha (G)

2011
exercitatio et labor: JOY, Performance of Wilhelm Groener, Uferhallen Berlin, Berlin (G)
fine line?, Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf (G)
Chain Gang, Chaindrive, envoy enterprises, New York (G)
Ars Apocalipsis – Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Güterloh, Gütersloh (G)
BC 1972, Galerie Sabine Kunst, Kunst x Kunz, Munich (S)
Pure Freude (curated by Johnny Mullen), Nationalmuseum, Berlin (G)
Verbrechen und Bild, Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden (G)
Städtische Galerie Villingen-Schwenningen (G)
Revelation (with Mariola Groener), Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (G)
The Magic Sexy Templeloch of Wonderspirit (curated by Heike Kelter & René Luckhardt), Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin (G)
alptraum, cell project space, London (G)
Plastische Positionen im Jetzt, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (G)
alptraum, cell project space, London (G)
Nova, Ten Haaf Projects, Amsterdam (G)

2010
Solar Plexus, Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne (S)
Bel Étage, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich (G)
TRANSZENDENZ INC., Autocenter, Berlin (G)
cornucopia, || ||,/|, Berlin (G)
The International Bongo Bongo Brigade Praha, Meetfactory International Centre for Contemporary Art, Prag (G)
Paranoia, Cacaofabriek, Helmond, Netherlands (G)
Lontano, Centre For Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgarien (G)
The Queen Loser, The International Bongo-Bongo Brigade (S)ilwex House, London (G)
Zipor, Ziporim, Zippora – ansonsten Danke und liebe Grüße, Galerie Lichtpunkt, Munich (G)
Ich weiß was du nicht siehst, Kunstraum Kreuzberg-Bethanien, Berlin (G)
Under the Sun, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin (S)

2009
The Mask, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen (G)
Am Anfang war das Ende, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin (G)
Implikation des Portraits, Galerie Francoise Heitsch, Munich (G)
7×2, Ben Cottrell, Robert Orchardson Strausberger Platz 19, Berlin (G)
Ben Cottrell, Matthias Dornfeld, Mariola Groener, Chris Lipomi, Tanzschule, München (G)
The Day before Evening, Meet Factory, Int. Center of Contemp. Art, Prag (G)

2008
Meisterwerke des 21. Jahrhunderts, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin (G)
Wild Shapes, Cell, London (G)
Kommando Giotto di Bondone, Gió Marconi, Mailand, Italien (G)

2007
Day for Night, Ben Kaufmann, Berlin (S)
Zum 100. Geburtstag von Howard Roark’, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin (G)
Ben Cottrell, Andrew Gilbert, Andreas Hofer, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin (G)
La Boum III, Breslau and Warschau, Polen (G)
RETURN TO FOREVER, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin (G)
All Hands on Deck, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich (G)

2006
Terrain Vague, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (G)
Right On Write Off, Chapman Fine Arts, London (G)
La Boum II, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (G)
Horizont, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin (G)
Mountainurge, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich (S)

2005
Lagoon (with Mariola Groener), Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin (G)
Valley Breath, Autocenter, Berlin (S)
Especial-Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne (G)
Fever, Simultanhalle Köln, Cologne (G)
Phantasmagoria, Kunstbuero, Kunsthalle 8, Wien (S)
St Earth, Forever and Day Büro, Berlin (S)

2004
Superstition, Capri, Berlin (S)
Cabin Fever, Abel Neue Kunst, Berlin (S)

2003
Behind the swamp, Simultanhalle, Cologne (S)

(G) Group Exhibition
(S) Solo Exhibition