Nathaniel RACKOWE (1975)

Nathaniel Rackowe

Born in 1975, Cambridge, UK.

Lives and works in London, UK 


EDUCATION

2001

MFA Sculpture, The Slade School Of Fine Art, UCL, London

1998

B.A. Honours Fine Art (Sculpture), Sheffield Hallam University

1995

B.T.E.C Diploma, Foundation Studies, Cambridge Regional College

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

The Shape of a City, Letitia Gallery, Beirut

2017

Threshold, FOLD Gallery, London.
Signs of the City, Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris.

2016

Parasolstice - Winter Light 2016/17 : Black Shed Expanded, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London

The Luminous City, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

2015
Radient Trajectory, Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai

2014
Edge Lands, Gallerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris
The Consequence of Light, Solo Show, Bodson Gallery, Brussels.

2013
NR for F&M, Installation, Covent Garden, London

Reflections on Space, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

Spin NY, temporary installation for EDUN, New York

2012
Solo Project, Art Cologne

2011
Back Beacon, Calvin Klein, New York

On the Floor: John Gibbons and Nathaniel Rackowe, Gooden Gallery, London

2010
What the City Left Behind BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

Solo Show, The Delfina Foundation, London

2009
Black Shed Expanded, Art Basel Miami Beach, Positions with

BISCHOFF/WEISS, Miami, USA

2008
Divisions, Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia

Pathfinding, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

Preverberation, Siobhan Davies Studios, London

2007
Luminous Territories, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

First Floor, Galerie Almine Rech, Project Space, Paris

2005
Shift, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

Stanhope Solo Exhibition, Serpentine Pavillon, London

Timebase Gallery, Hull, UK

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

2017

L'Im-matériel , Galerie Épisodique, Paris.

2016

The Blue Hour, Curated by Rowena Chiu, Carousel Gallery, London.

État Second, L'Hoste Art Contemporain, Arles, France.

Green Man Festival, group show, Brecon Beacons, UK.

Low Fidelity, Two person show with Ulrik Weck, Etage Projects, Copenhagen.

Il suffit d'un grand morceau de ciel, Galerie Jérome Pauchant, Paris

Sculpture by the Sea, Perth, Australia.

Portals to Fantasy Destinations: Nathaniel Rackowe, Shuster & Moseley

House of St Barnabas, Soho, London.

Lumiere London, Regents Place, London

2015

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark. (Un)touched, version 2 sharing, OXO tower, London

New DG works, Rod Barton, London

2014
Light Fantastic, House of the Nobleman, London

Nathaniel Rackowe & Julien Lombardi: Installation, Drawing, Photography

L'HOSTE Art Contemporain, Arles, France. Monologue / Dialogue, Bangkok Art and Cultual Centre, Bangkok

Géométrie Immatérielle, Un-Spaced, Bordeaux, France

2013

Monologue / Dialogue, group show, Bangkok Cultural Centre

Empty Lines, Galerie Bertrand Grimont, Paris

Platonic Spin. Lumiere, Light Festival of Durham, UK

The Double Illums Bolighus, group exhibition, Copenhagen

Dynamo, Group Show, Grand Palais, Paris

2012
Royal Academy Summer Show, London

21 x 29,7, Group Exhibition. Galerie De Roussan, Paris

2011
Come le lucciole, group show at Nicoletta Rusconi, Milan, Italy

What The Thunder Said, group show at Lu Magnus, New York

2010
Legacy I: An Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Formans Smokehouse Gallery, London

2009
The shape of Things, Ferrate Gallery, Tel Aviv

Kaleidoscopic Revolver, British Art, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing, China

Natural Wonders: New Art from London, Group Show, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow

Superposition, Duve Gallery, Berlin

London Calling,Group Show, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2008
Zoo Art Fair, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

Nathaniel Rackowe and Douglas White, Art Vandelay Gallery, London

Constructs for Illumination, Allsopp Contemporary London

Domestic Appliance, Flowers East, London

Art After Dark, Louise Blouin Foundation, London

Walls & Gateways, Existentie, Gent, Belgium

Monologue/Dialogue Part II, Thai/UK Art, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

Lumiere, Galerie Jan Wentrup, Berlin

2007
Group Show, Du machinique et du vivant, La Reserve, Pacy-sur-Eure, France

The Body Electric, Truman Brewery, London

All Tomorrows Pictures, ICA, London

Jerwood Sculpture Prize: Short Listed Artist Exhibition, Jerwood Space, London

Time, Burghley Sculpture Garden Burghley House, Stamford

2006

Artificial Light, MoCA Miami, USA

Artificial Light, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, USA

Residency followed by Monologue/Dialogue Part I, Bangkok, Thailand

Reveal, Installation for the Sculpture Trail Forest of Dean, UK

2005
Sine Qua Non, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London

2004
2X2, Dahl Gallery, Luzern, Switzerland

Trackers, PM Gallery, UK

2003
I am a Curator, Chisenhale Gallery, London

Origin, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

R type and Pests, BLOC, Sheffield, UK

Lost Space, Group Show, Phoenix Gardens, London

2002
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Static Gallery Liverpool in September during Biennial and Barbican Center in December, UK

Fame and Promise, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

It Was Bigger Than All of Us, The Prenelle Gallery, South Quay, London

2001
Communicating At an Unknown Rate, Engine Group Show Harrow Road, London

Ida Branson Postgraduate Show, Atkinson Gallery, Street

Postgraduate Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London

2000
Slade Engine, Vauxhall, London

 

PUBLIC SCULPTURE

2016 The Moment of Light, Warehouse 421, Abu Dhabi.
2016 Platonic Spin. Lumiere, Light Festival of London.
2014 Black Shed Expanded, Village Royal, Paris.

2013 Black Cube. DEN FRIE Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

Platonic Spin. Lumiere, Light Festival of Durham, UK

2010 Spin, Lima, Peru

2008 Government Art Collection commission for 50 Queens Anne's Gate, London

2007 RP3, Economist Plaza with CAS, London

2006 LP4, Victoria, London, UK

 

GRANTS / AWARDS

2016 Arts Council UK award for development and presentation of (Un)Touched

2009 Delfina Foundation Residency Award

2004 Stanhope Fellowship2003 Boise Travel Scholarship

2001 Arts and Humanities Research Board award for Postgraduate Study, 1999 ?2001

 

RESIDENCIES
2012 DEN FRIE Centre of Contemporary Art / CPH Air Residency in Copenhagen

2009 Artist residency with the Delfina Foundation in Beirut, Lebanon

2006 British Council / Bangkok University residency in Bangkok.

2006 Forest of Dean Sculpture Park residency

2005 Hull Time Based Arts residency

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Hussam Otaibi, Private collectio (upcoming sculpture park, UK)

CAPC Musée D’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France

CIFO (Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation), Miami
Jumex Collection, Mexico
Museum of Modern Art, Lima, Peru
LVMH Collection, Paris
Museum of New Art, Tasmania, Australia
David Roberts Collection, London
UK Government Art Collection
Hauser & Wirth Collection, London
Ernst & Young Collection, London
Patricia Marshall, Private collection, Paris
Marc Blondeau, Private collection, Geneva
Almine Rech-Picasso, Private collection, Paris
Rafic Said, Private Collection, Dubai & Switzerland
VR d'Affaux Collection, Paris
Sheikha Salama Foundation, Dubai

Hussam Otaibi, Private collection, and sculpture park, UK

PERFORMANCES

2018

(De)Figured, White City Place, London.