AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN

CONTACT: amyhowdenchapman[at]gmail.com

Portfolio

CV:

EDUCATION
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2011
MFA, California Institute of the Arts.

2006
BA, Honors in Art History, Victoria University, Wellington.

2005
MA, Creative Writing, Victoria University, Wellington.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES
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2016
Brick Fall, Glass Wall, The Physics Room Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand.

The River or Road Question: Lake Balboa (Performance) In conjunction with Rirkrit Tiravanija’s untitled 2016 (LA water, water pavilion), CURRENT:LA Public Art Biennial.

2015
Sad Problems #17, #18, #19, #20.(Performance) Metro PCS, Los Angeles, USA.
New Book, New Work. Metro PCS, Los Angeles, USA.

2014

They Say Ten Thousand Years. Te Uru: Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, New Zealand.
Advice For the Ariel Ocean. ArtSpace, Auckland, New Zealand.
Sad Problems #15, #16. (Performance) The Living Art Museum, Nylo, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Uncertainty Italicized. (Performance), YNKB, Copenhagen Denmark.

2013
Uncertainty Italicized.(Performance), 2201 1/2 Beverly, Los Angeles.

2012
Meanwhile. presented by Hue & Cry.
Disagreements Over Trees, (Performance), Perform Chinatown. Los Angeles.
Apologies, (Performance). Drain Lake Project . Audio instillation, Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

2011
Illumination Illustrated., (Performance), Early Riser. Los Angeles.
First The Announcements. Thesis exhibition California Institute of the Arts.

2010
Chasing Losses. (Performance), Victor and Hester, Glasgow.Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne. Gambia Castle, Auckland.
Banners for Queen Victoria. (Performance). Eight Veil Gallery, Los Angeles.

2009
I used to think the only lonely place was on the Moon. New Call Gallery, Auckland.

2008
The Flood, My Chanting. A One Day Sculpture project, Commissioned by the City Gallery, Wellington

2004
The Story of Three Sentences’, Exhibition. Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand.

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
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2017
This Time of Useful Consciousness: Political Ecology Now
The Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

2016
The Distance Plan: Vocabulary/ Infrastructure /Present, Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany.

Imagine the present, ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.
Infinite Next. The Living Art Museum, Nylo, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015
Drawn Together: Part 3, Actual Size Los Angeles

2014
International Artist Initiated (collaboration with Biddy Livesey), David Dale Gallery, Glasgow.
Another Cats Show 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.
Film Club: Dog Park Art Project Space, screening, Edinburgh Art Festival.
Lovers . Stark White Gallery, Auckland.
Amazon Solitaire . Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles.

2013
Supply & Demand The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand.
By The Sea. Los Angeles.
Mural Problems. Otras Obras, Tijuana Mexico.
Memorial Grove. Elysian Park Museum of Modern Art. Los Angeles.
Involución. Otras Obras, Tijuana Mexico.
Nuclear Light.A performance in conjunction with Have you seen my privacy. Concord Space. Los Angeles.

2012
Three Sites of Disagreements. Performance in collaboration with Biddy Livesey. In conjunction with ‘Made Active’ Auckland Art Gallery.
74 Minutes: An evening of New Moving Image work. Human Resources. Los Angeles
The Shadow of a Pigeon. A performance in conjunction with The Enter>text:Obsolenscence. Concord Space. Los Angeles.

2011
Its Only Cold Because its Moving, A Performance as part of the exhibition Trouble Rainbow II. Favorite Goods, Los Angeles.
Trees Sliding, Performance for Eternal Telethon: Schindler House, Los Angeles.
Staying Over. City Gallery Wellington.
That’s How We know Know The Tongue is Blind. Curtat Tunnel. Lausanne, Switzerland.

2010
Astronomical Frontiers. Text exhibition. Henningsen Contemporary, Copenhagen.

2009
Earth Matters, Auckland City Art Gallery.

2008
E.P.A. (Environmental Performance Actions). Exit Art. NY. Earth Matters.

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS
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2016
DAAD grant recipient - Artist in residence Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Postdam, Germany.

Artist in Residence, The Physics Room, Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand.

2015
HOLA Public Art Residency, Los Angeles, USA.

2014
McCahon House residency, Titirangi, Aotearoa, New Zealand.

2007
Artist in Residence, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne.

2006
Winner, Chartwell Trust Art Writing Prize.

INVITED LECTURES & CURATION
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2016

The Distance Plan: Infrastructure (co-curator) Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA.

After Ice: Representations of climate change in contemporary art & popular media; Literature, the Arts, & the Environment Colloquium, Yale University.

Visiting Artist, The Universität der Künste Berlin
Visiting Artist, Auckland University of Technology (AUT),
Visiting Artist lecture, Ilam School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Workshop Participant - Visual climate change communication International and, Potsdam. Organized by the researcher
network Go Figure: Visualizing Climate Change (FIGO), Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of Bergen, Norway; European Media Studies, University of Potsdam; Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

2015
'Where do art practice and theory meet?' Panel Discussion,
Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, USA.

2014
Projections & Preservations (panel member) Los Angles Contemporary Archive.

2013
Memorial Grove (curator) An Elysian Park Museum of Art project.
Visiting Artist, California State University. Long Beach.
Femme Velocity - panel discussion. City Gallery Wellington.
Screening and Artist talk. In conjunction with Otras Obras’s exhibition, Involución. California Institute of the Arts

2012
THE DISTANCE PLAN, (curator) Favorite Goods, Los Angeles.

2011
Experimental Impulse. Exhibition researcher. REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles.

2010
Elysian Park Museum of Art (EPMoA), (co-curator) at LACE, Los Angles.

2009
Presentation on ‘The Flood, My Chanting’. One Day Sculpture; An International Symposium on Art, Place and Time, Wellington.

2007
Lecture in conjunction with Earth Matters. Auckland City Art Gallery, NZ.

Collections
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The Chartwell Trust collection at the Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tamaki.

SELECTED WRITING BY AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN
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2012
GEORGE HERMS: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown)at MOCA PDC, Los Angeles In ‘Prism of Reality’

Review of MADE in LA. The first Los Angles Biennial.Chartwell Trust website.
Andrea Zittel at Regen Projects, Chartwell Trust website.

2011
Interior designing the gallery: light and shadow, wall texture, and chandeliers in Los Angeles. Chartwell Trust website.

2010
Sculpture and Smoke; Work London and Rotterdam June 2010. Chartwell Trust website.
Songs before Bedtime. Chartwell Trust website. Forthcoming.
Talking with my Favourites. Natural Selection. Issue 7.
http://www.naturalselection.org.nz/

2009
Notes on Los Angeles. Chartwell Trust website.
Notes on Notes on Half the Page. Matters Issue 2.
What Depressions Look Like. Hue and Cry Issue 3.

2008
The sound and sight of Greg Malcolm. White Fungus.

2007
Hinterland II sandraschmidt.info/Hinterland%20II%20text.html
‘Grey Greenery,’ in Green Islands Catalogue. Wellington Sculpture Trust.
After leaving the wilderness, A Raised by Wolves publication.
The Road to Hell. Two stories. Sport Issue 35.
William H Gass is reading to me. The John Dory Report,

WRITING ON AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN
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2015
The uses of silence: Amy Howden-Chapman’s Advice for our Aerial Ocean,
A Critical Text, Written by Abby Cunnane, commissioned by ARTSPACE NZ

Rainbow Warriors of Light A catalogue text By Victoria Wynne-Jones
to accompany The exhibition, They Say Ten Thousand Years.

2014
‘The Art of Persuasion: The Banner works by AmY Howden-Chapman. By Biddy Livesey. Forthcoming, Hue & Cry Journal.
'Martin Basher as Curator' by John Hurrell in EyeContact,
http://eyecontactsite.com/2014/02/basher-as-curator

2011
‘Drain Lake Project,’ in Runway Magazine, by Thomasin Sleigh.

Videos in City Gallery Portico’ in Eye Contact, By Mark Amery
eyecontactsite.com/2011/01/videos-in-city-gallery-portico

2009
‘Amy Howden-Chapman’s Re-Enactment’ by Harold Grieves in OCULUS Issue 1; Postgraduate Journal for Visual Arts Research. University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
http://ucojs.canterbury.ac.nz/oculus/index.php/oculus/article/viewFile/7/5

The Flood, My Chanting, A Critical Response. By Charlotte Huddleston.

The story of three sentences, by Rita Langley
http://www.enjoy.org.nz/catalogues/Enjoy%20Online%202004.pdf

PUBLICATIONS
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2013
A—B. In collaboration with Joe Hoyt.

2012
‘I998 The Clinton’s Visit the Job’s’ Artist poster commissioned by Hue & Cry.

2011
The River or Road Question.Victor & Hester. Journal 20 with Ben Knight

That’s How We Know the Tongue is Blind/ What It Feels Like For a Girl.

First the Announcements. In conjunction with the exhibition California Institute of the Arts.

2010
Drain Lake Project. With poems by Airini Beautrais

I Used to Think The Only Lonely Place Was on The Moon. In conjunction with the exhibition at Newcall Gallery.

Since the Great Depression: A Raised By Wolves Publication

2007
After Leaving the Wilderness: A Raised By Wolves Publication

RAISED BY WOLVES PERFORMANCES AND PROJECTS
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Raised by Wolves is a performance art duo with Biddy Livesey

2010
Chasing Losses. Half Juni, Rotterdam.

2009
Since the Great Depression: Part 3.The Physics Room, Christchurch.
Since the Great Depression: Part 2. National Film archives Wellington.
Since the Great Depression: Part 1 Window Gallery, Auckland University.

2008
The Biter Bit. New Call Gallery, Auckland
Popping the Tent New Artland, Television Spaceman. Screened May 2008 on TVNZ.

The Evolution of Camping & Jammy Canoe. Camp A Low Hum music festival.