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Geboren in Warschau, Polen | born in Warsaw, Poland
Lebt und arbeitet in London | lives and works in London

Studium an | studied at
Wojciech Gerson School of Art, Warsaw
Central St. Martin's School of Art, London
Goldsmith College, London

2011 Arnold-Bode-Preis

Einzelausstellungen | Solo Exhibitions

To the son of man who ate the scroll, Fondazione Prada, Milano
New Museum, New York

Public Address: Goshka Macuga Tapestries, Lunds Konsthall, Sweden Madness and Ritual, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

Non-Consensual Act (in progress), Stockholm Anna Boghiguian & Goshka Macuga, Iniva, London Sexuality of Atoms, Andrew Kreps, New York   2012
Of what is, that it is; of what is not, that is not, 2, Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Chicago Exhibition, A, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
Goshka Macuga, Kate MacGarry, London, England Positions on conceptual art, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

2011 I 2012
Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warschau

It Broke from Within, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

I Am Become Death, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
The Bloomberg Commission: Goshka Macuga: The Nature of the Beast, Whitechapel Gallery, London
All That is Solid Melts into Air, Mechelen

Turner Prize 2008, exhibition of the nominees, Tate Britain, London
Gottessegen, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

Objects in Relation, Art Now, Tate Britain, London
What's In a Name, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

Mula sem Cabeça (Headless Mule), How to Live Together, 27th Sao Paulo Biennial
Sleep of Ulro, A Foundation, Liverpool

Kate MacGarry, London

Kabinett der Abstrakten, Bloomberg Space, London
Picture Room, Gaswork Gallery, London

Friendship of the Peoples (with Declan Clarke), The Project, Dublin
Untitled, Fundacja Galerii Foksal, Warschau
Homeless Furniture, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Cave, Kunstakuten, Stockholm

Cave, Sali Gia, London

Gruppenausstellung | Group Exhibitions

Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien
United Nations extended – The Vienna Dialog, freiraum quartier21 International, Wien
Dead: A Celebration of Mortality, Saatchi Gallery, London

Report from the Exhibition, Kate MacGarry, London, United Kingdom
Preparatory Notes for a Chicago Comedy, Museum Dahlem, 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Tagore's Post Office, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin
The New International, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moskau

Tagore's Universal Allegories: Goshka Macuga & Anna Boghiguian, IINIVA, London
Busted, The High Line, New York
Revolution from Within, Kaufmann Repetto, Mailand

United Nations Revisited, Galerie M, Berlin
United Nations Revisited, Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
Dokumenta (13), Kassel
Positions on Conceptual Art, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

2011 I 2012
Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, CAPC - Musée d´art contemporain, Bordeaux

We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Drawing 2011 – Biennial Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London
Geheimgesellschaften. Wissen Wagen Wollen Schweigen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt

Traccia 02 (with Pinot Gallizio), Galleria Martano, Turin
Newspeak: British Art Now, Eremitage, St. Petersburg
Tutto e' connesso: ricerche e approfondimenti nell'arte dell'ultimo decennio attraverso la collezione, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession), Istituto Svizzero, Rom
Use & Mention, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London
The Curse of Imagination, Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakau
East Bound, Kai 10 – Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf
Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Behind the Green Door, Harris Lieberman, New York
Star City, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Morality Act. V. Power Alone, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Morality Act. VI. Remember Humanity, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

We're Moving, The Sackler Building, Royal Academy of Art, London
It's You. Not Me., Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Fare Mondi, 53. Biennale Venedig
Sniper, Galerie Biedermann, München
Modern Ruins, Kate MacGarry Gallery, London

Fables du doute, La Galerie. Centre d'art contemporain, Noisy-le-Sec, France
The Great Transformation – Kunst und taktische Magie, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
5. Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Santhal Family: positions around an Indian sculpture, MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerpen

The Affirmation, Chelsea Space (Chelsea College of Art and Design), London
Les Palais Des Etoiles: These Are Also Wings (performance with DADADANDY), Selfridges, London

We've Lost Our Heart and Mind, Event Gallery, London
Moving in Architecture, (selected by Cyril Lepetit), Camden Arts
Centre, London; Curzon Cinema Soho, London
Mula sem Cabeça (Headless Mule), How to Live Together, 27th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo
The Past is a Foreign Country: They do Things Differently There, Mathilda is Calling, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
3rd Attese Biennale di Ceramica nell'Arte Contemporanea, Museo della Ceramica Manlio Trucco, Albissola Superiore, Italy
16th Biella Prize for Engraving, Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella, Italy

Communism, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
The British Art Show, Baltic and touring the UK
Go Between, Magazin 4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
Can Buildings Curate? Architectural Association, London, April
Spring/Summer, curated by Simon Moretti, Program, London, May - June 2006

Autumn Catalog Leather Fringes, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Perfectly Placed, South London Gallery, London
Expo 21: Strategies of the Display, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham; Mead Gallery, Coventry, UK
Relay, PR04, Puerto Rico
Trackers, PM Gallery, London
Tonight, Studio Voltaire, London

Vis à Vis, Platform, London
Ponce, The Ship, London
Creek, Cell Project, London
The Straight or Crooked Way, Royal College of Art, London
Chockerfukingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London

London Underground, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Pause, Conception, Gwangju Biennale 2002, Corea
The New Religious Art, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art
T.O.F.U, Barts Wells Institute, London
The House of Horror, Outline Gallery, Amsterdam
Woof Woof, Becoming Animal, Project, Dublin

Open Plan P3, the marathon, Alphadelta Gallery and Artio Gallery, Athens
Teeth and Trousers, Cell Project Space, London
Woof Woof, Becoming Animal, Austrian Cultural Forum, London
a very nice film club, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
3 in 1 – Curatorial Mutiny Part 4, Nylon Gallery, London
Avalanche, Hales Gallery, London
Forever Yours, Wooden Heart, AVCO Gallery, London
Skuggspel, Tullkammaren Umea
Zawody Malarskie, Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielska-Biala
Free Wahlen/ Uptight out of control 3, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Sexy, Houldsworth Fine Art, London

A Mountain and a Valley, Cubitt Gallery, London

Artists book:
Macuga, Goshka: Sleep of Ulro. Edited by Fiona Boundy & Bryony Bond, design: Fraser Muggeridge, hard cover, 248 pages + brochure, full colour, 2007. ISBN/EAN 978-90-8690-116-6


Goshka Macuga
Aby Warburg on Madness and Ritual, set for Scene 2, 2014
Edition 2/5 2 AP
270 x 366 cm
Goshka Macuga
Untitled (She), Collection of the artist, 2008
Digital bromide print
95,50 x 82,50 cm
Goshka Macuga
The Gallerist, 2008
Mixed Media
175 x 145 x 85 cm
Goshka Macuga
The Curator, 2008
Mixed Media

Goshka Macuga
Untitled (snake), 2008
hand printed photograph mounted on diasec 
140 x 300 cm 
Edition of 3
Goshka Macuga
untitled (sculpture), 2010
petrified wood on oak plinth with white marble top
Fossil: ca. 39 x 40 x 28 cm
Marble plate: 40 x 40 x 2,50 cm
Plinth: ca. 122 x 51 x 51 cm
Goshka Macuga
Haus der Frau 2, 2008
Glas, Stoff, Stahl
120 x 700 x 100 cm
Goshka Macuga
Haus der Frau 1, 2008
Glas, Stoff, Stahl
340 x 480 x 100 cm
Goshka Macuga
Balcony, 2008
hand printed photograph, framed
210 x 140 cm
Edition of 3
Goshka Macuga
Colin Powell, 2011
ed. 2/3
71 x 90 x 56 cm
Goshka Macuga
Lost Forty, 2011
Artist proof (ed. 2 + 2 AP)
4,30 x 14,75 m
Goshka Macuga
Untitled (Conquest of the skies), Collection of the artist, 2008
Digital bromide print
144,50 x 102,50 cm

Goshka Macuga
Death of Laocoon, 2008
Digital bromide print
124 x 154,20 cm
1/3 + 1 AP
Goshka Macuga
Untitled (Gottessegen), Collection of the artist, 2008
Digital bromide print
97 x 122,70 cm