Lisa Wilkens
*Berlin (1978), Germany.
Lives and works in Gent, Belgium and Cambridge, UK

Education
2017 - 2019 Post-academic research programme
HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Art, Ghent, Belgium
2010 - 2011 MA Visual Arts / Printmaking
Camberwell College, University of the Arts London, UK
2001 - 2005 Diploma in Design / Scientific Illustration
University of the Arts Zurich, Switzerland

Exhibitions (selection)

2017 – Human Problems in Industry, galerie mitte, Bremen, (D) solo show
2017 – Little HISK, Antwerpen (BE)
2017 – This is Hardcore, London Art Fair with PAPER (UK)
2016 – Teken aan de wand, CAPS, Antwerpen (BE)
2016 – Papier!, 68 Projects, Berlin
2016 – ART ROTTERDAM, PAPER, solo presentation
2015 – Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON and PAPER
2015 – The Shadow of an Unseen Power, PAPER, Manchester solo show
2015 – Expanded Studio Project, Primary Nottingham & Aid&Abet, Cambridge
2015 – London Art Fair, curated by PAPER Gallery
2014 – The Influence of Furniture on Love, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2014 – Heavy Sentience, Block 336 London
2014 – Unstable Ground, Paper Gallery Manchester
2014 – Demolition, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
2013 – Sluice Art Fair with Aid & Abet, London
2013 – Summer Fete at Ceri Hand Gallery, London
2013 – PAPER, Saatchi Gallery, London
2012 – Temporary Residence, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
2012 – Brief Permanence, temporary art space, Cambridge
2011 – Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA London, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2011 – Borchard Self-portrait exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London
2011 – Protest, Corridor Galleries Camberwell College, London
2011 – Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, New York
2010 – Omnium Gatherum, Warehouse Studio, Cambridge
2010 – Farbwerte – Schwarzrotgold, Berlin and Shanghai
2009 – Intersections Part 1&2, Changing Spaces, Cambridge
2007 – Anonyme Zeichner (anonymous drawers), Blütenweiß, Berlin
2006 – Haut, Falten, Beutel (skin, folds, bags), monia herbst, Berlin
2006 – Tatorte (crime scenes), Schriftbild, Berlin

Publications
2017 – Human Problems in Industry, KUBO-Verlag, Bremen, ISBN 978-3-936951-19-6
2017 – Die Übersetzung von Technik in Handwerk, taz 23.05.2017
2015 – The Shadow of an Unseen Power, ambergris editions, ISBN 9780993393402
2014 – Heavy Sentience, Cambridge School of Art, Cambridge, ISBN 9780956560896
2012 – PAPER, Saatchi Gallery, London, ISBN 1909413011
2011 – Bloomberg’s New Contemporaries 2011, New Contemporaries, London
ISBN 0956613314
2011 – Barbara, Contemporary Art in Cambridge, Zine
2006 – anonyme zeichner, exhibition catalogue

Collections
Saatchi Gallery
Wysing corporate collective
Collectors Collective, London
Private collections

Lectures
2016 – City & Guilds London
2016 – Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts, Cambridge
2015 – Cambridge Regional College, Cambridge
2014 ¬– Cambridge School of Art, Cambridge

Residencies
2016 – Oriel Davies Drawing Room, Newtown, Wales (UK)
2015 – Firstsite Colchester (UK)

Grants
2016 – Research & Development grant, Arts Council Wales (The Country and the City)
2016 – Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England (The Shadow of an Unseen Power)
2015 – Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England (Expanded Studio Project)
2014 – Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England (Heavy Sentience)

Associate Artist Schemes
2015 – 2016 Firstsite Colchester UK
2011 – 2014 Aid & Abet, Aritst run space, Cambridge (UK)

Work experience
2012 – present, Lithography tutor at Curwen Print Study Centre, Linton, Cambridgeshire
2009 – 2011 Co-director of Changing Spaces, an art project initiated by Cambridge City Council using empty shop units for art exhibitions.