Dave Allen

Dave Allen, born in 1963 in Glasgow, lives and works in Stockholm.

In the early 1990s he took a keen interest in the collective experience of pop and rock and their function in establishing identity within youth culture. More recently he has been working more and more with compositions of contemporary experimental music. In his transformations and translations into video installations, performances, drawings, sound installations, and works for radio, methods of textualization and communicative processes in general are significant.

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2008 Canon to the Hammer of the Gods, Wiener Secession, Wien / Vienna  \\  2007 Elastic Gallery, Malmö; Röda Sten, Göteborg / Gothenburg  \\  2006 One Way, Another Way, Then Any Other Way, Letzte Überprüfung/Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben, Berlin  \\  2005 PING-PONG, Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin; Art Metropole, Toronto  \\  2003 The Sun and the Sky, galerie wieland, Berlin; The Mirrored Catalogue d'Oiseaux, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia; Divine Intervention / New Wave of New Wave, Kunstbank, Berlin  \\  2002 The Mirrored Catalogue d'Oiseaux, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg; R.P.F. [For Recorded Instrument], Laura Mars Grp., Berlin  \\  2001 Hee-Haw Cries the Young Komponist Dave Allen, Showroom Gallery, London (Kat. / cat.)

Group Shows (selection)

2007 Presque Rien I, Laure Genillard, London; Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt.Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Tanzen, Sehen - The Provocation of the Media in the Dialogue of Dance and Fine Art, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen and Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo Sevilla  \\  2006 Hysteria Siberiana, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon; sonambiente 2006, Akademie der Künste, Berlin; Where the Wild Things Are, DCA, Dundee; While Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body, Migros Museum, Zurich; Die 90er, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen  \\  2005 ADAM, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam; Stabile Seitenlage, Museum Bochum; Galerie der Künstler, Munich; Kunsthaus Dresden; Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen; Dedicated to You But You Weren't Listening, The Power Plant, Toronto; Club Transmediale 05, Berlin  \\  2004 None of the Above, Swiss Institute, New York; Hit and Run, Platform, Istanbul; Louder This Time, Cityloop, Villa Galvani, Pordenone; Ouroborous, CCA, Glasgow  \\  2003 Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg; Zeno Map, Venice Biennial  \\  2002 Music in Me, GAK, Bremen; Here and Now, Büro Friedrich, Berlin; Air Guitar, MKG, Milton Keynes  \\  2001 Le Studio, Yvon Lambert, Paris; Here & Now, Scottish Art 1990 - Present, DCA, Dundee; Wiederaufnahme/Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen; Songs of Love and Hate, galerie wieland, Berlin

Performances (p), radio pieces (r), audio releases

2007 Full Pull 07, Malmö (p); Kino Eye #7, Mukha, Antwerp  \\  2006 amusic, Index/club Ugglan, Stockholm (p); Audio Relay, Indiana (r)  \\  2005 Radiodays, De Appel, Amsterdam (r); Mercersound, CD published by Mercer Union, Toronto  \\  2004 Rebootfm, Reboot, Berlin (r)  \\  2002 The Mirrored Catalogue d'Oiseaux, 7” vinyl record, published by Boileau & Narcejac, Frankfurt a. M.  \\  2000 Kyra Stratmann (ed.) Before Tomorrow Comes, CD#3, Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt a. M.; For Those About to Rock, vinyl record, Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt a. M.

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