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      b. 1984, UK
        Lives and works in London

   Education     

    •       MA Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art, London (2008)
    •       BA (Hons) Mixed Media Art, University of Westminster, Middlesex (2005)

       Selected Exhibitions and Performances     

    •      ‘Curators Series #8: All of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm’David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2015)     
    •      ‘Residual: traces of the black body’New Art Exchange, Nottingham (2015)
    •      ‘Open Source Contemporary Arts Festival’Gillette Square, London (2015)
    •      ‘Wir Sind Alle Berliner: 1884-2014’ICI/SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2015)
    •      ‘Le point de fuite de l’Histoire’ - Centre d'art et photographie de Lectoure, Lectoure (2015)
    •      ‘ROOM OF REQUIREMENT’ - HORSEANDPONY Fine Arts, Berlin (2015)
    •      ‘Diaspora’ - Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2015)  
    •      ‘Media Minerals’Dolph Projects, London (2015)
    •      ‘COLLABORRATE!’ - Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham (2015)
    •      ‘Pigdogandmonkeyfestos’Exeter Phoenix, Exeter (2015)
    •      ‘Strangelove Moving Image Festival’Lethaby Gallery, London (2015)
    •      ‘You can’t win them all, ladies & gentlemen’Primary/Reactor Halls, Nottingham (2015)
    •     ‘The Midas Touch Presents: The Generation Game’The Hat Factory, Luton (2015) 
    •      ‘Collections of Collections’Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2014) 
                                                  •      ‘Fierce Festival’The Edge, Birmingham (2014)  
                                                  •      ‘Digital Africa (‘Africa Utopias’)’ – Southbank Centre, London (2014)  
                                                  •      'Afrikadaa is The Body: A Live Editorial' - David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2014)
                                                  •      'Turtle Salon: In The Forest' - The Artist ColonyJämtland (2014)
                                                  •      'Artprojx Cinema Presents ‘Teen and Keen’/Voice and The Lens Richmix, London (2014)
                                                  •     ‘Delineator’ A3 Project Space, Birmingham (2014)
                                                  •      'Interchange Junctions' - Howick Place, London (2014)
                                                  •      'Biters' - Iniva, London (2014)
                                                  •      'Pigdogandmonkeyfestos' - AirSpace, Stoke-On-Trent (2014)
                                                  •      'A Cultural Encyclopedia of Africa' - ANODak'art Biennale, Accra & Dakar (2014)
                                                  •      'TEST RUN' - Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (2014)
                                                  •      'After/Hours/Drop/Box/ **LIVE**' - Spike Island, Bristol (2014)
                                                  •      'Biters' - 198 Gallery, London (2014)
                                                  •      'Meh Mogya: An audio chronicle' - Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2014)
                                                  •      'Biters' - Artsadmin, London (2014)
                                                  •      'Foam' - P/N Project Space, Cafe OTO Project Space, Wysing Arts Centre, AND/OR, Attic (2014)
                                                  •      ‘Project Visible’Tate Modern, London (2013)
                                                  •      ‘PoP-Up’ - Project Space Hobin, Pangyo (2013)
                                                  •      'INTERMISSION' - Echos for Lisbon Architecture Triennale/Stress.fm, Lisbon (2013)
                                                  •      'A3 Works' - A3 Project SpaceBirmingham (2013)
                                                  •      'PH03NIX RISING: UNFINISHED BUSINESS' - Basic.fm, Newcastle (2013)
                                                  •      ‘Reuse Aloud’ – NewBridge Project/Basic.fm, Newcastle (2013)
                                                  •     'Disruption’Royal College of Art, London (2013)
                                                  •      'Slade Print Fair' - Slade School of Fine Art, London (2013) 
                                                  •      'MogaDisco: Live!' - The Albany, London (2013) 
                                                  •      'MORE MOGYA' - BAPMAF, Accra (2013)
                                                    •     ‘Elastique Odyssey’Café Oto, London (2013)
                                                    •      '60x60 PianoForte Mix' - PianoForte Foundation, Chicago (2012)
                                                    •      ‘Is this OUR Edgware Road?’Serpentine Gallery, London (2012)
                                                    •      'Art Licks Annual' - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2012)
                                                    •      ‘dOCUMENTA 13’Hauptbahnhof, Kassel (2012)
                                                    •      ‘Metro54 Festival’Black Box, Amsterdam (2012)
                                                    •      'Look With The Stomach and Eat Your Eyes' - Madame La Marquise, Barcelona (2012)
                                                    •      'I didn't realise you wrote such bad love poetry' - Five Years, London (2012)
                                                    •      ‘Rendering The Real’198 Gallery, London (2012)
                                                    •      'GLOBAL COMMUNITY' - Guest Projects, London (2012)
                                                    •      ‘Pangaea Festival’University of Manchester, London (2012)
                                                    •      ‘Larry Achiampong: MEH MOGYA (A SAMPLE OF ME)’The Showroom, London (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Survival Kit’Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Local Anaesthesia’198 Gallery, London (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Send My Love to Everyone in Japan’Quare, London (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Sound Tracks Festival’Café Oto, London (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Live @ Servant Jazz Quarters’Servant Jazz Quarters, London (2011)
                                                    •      Folie Elastique’ – New Empowering Church, London (2011)
                                                    •      ‘Live Weekends: ShuntInstitute of Contemporary Arts, London (2011)
                                                    •      FLAUSLAND’ – Ausland, Berlin (2011)
                                                    •      Audiovisual Laboratory’ – Antje oeklesund, Berlin (2011)
                                                    •      Physical Center’ – Guest Projects, London (2011)
                                                    •      Future Shorts ONE. UK Edition 4.12.10’ – Battersea Arts Centre, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Live @ Shunt’Shunt, London (2010)
                                                    •      Nuit Elastique’ – Dalston Boy’s Club, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘One & Other’Iniva, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Lecture Hall. Free School.’Five Years, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Street Art Project (World Cup)’Rich Mix, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Preambles and Perambulations’Charles Dickens Museum, London (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Late at Tate Britain: Afrodizzia’Tate Britain, London  (2010)
                                                    •      ‘Liminal: A question of position’Iniva, London (2009)
                                                    •      Madeleines’Guest Projects, London (2009)
                                                    •      ‘Interplay’ Nolias Gallery, London (2009)
                                                    •      ‘Breakfast of Champions’Guest Projects, London (2009)
                                                    •      ‘What So Proudly We Hail’Holster Projects, London  (2009)
                                                    •      ‘Yes Yes I Know. Free School. I Know’Five Years, London (2009)
                                                    •      ‘IRP Goes Live!’Southwark Playhouse, London  (2009)
                                                    •      ‘Plain Janes Loved Daylight Saving’The Foundry, London (2009)
                                                    •      ‘Beyond Borders’Holster Projects, London  (2008)
                                                    •      ‘Cluster Arts – Act 2’The Space, London  (2008)
                                                    •      ‘Kunstvlaai A.P.I.’Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (2008)
                                                    •      ‘Art Science’Imperial College Blyth Gallery, London (2008)
                                                    •     ‘HAWKINS & CO.’Novas Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool (2008)
                                                    •     ‘Notations’Slade School of Fine Art, London (2008)
                                                    •     ‘Larry Achiampong: Unnecessary Homework’198 Gallery, London (2007)
                                                    •     ‘HAWKINS & CO.’Elspeth Kyle Gallery, London (2007)
                                                    •     ‘TELLTALE’Elspeth Kyle Gallery, London (2006)
                                                    •     ‘Associate Artists Exhibition’Oh art Oxford House, London (2006)
                                                    •     ‘Wholesale’Space 44, London (2004)

                                                     

                                                        Commissioned Projects & Awards

                                                    •      'Grants for The Arts (For The Project: 'Finding Fanon)'Arts Council England (2015)
                                                            •      'Grants for The Arts (For The Project: 'Biters')'Arts Council England (2014)
                                                            •      'Grants for The Arts (For The Project: 'Biters: Remix')'Arts Council England (2014)
                                                            •      ‘PH03NIX RISING’ – Basic.fm, Newcastle (2013)
                                                            •      'MORE MOGYA' - BAPMAF, Accra (2013)
                                                            •      ‘SAMPLE OF US’ – Serpentine Gallery, London (2012)
                                                            •      ‘MEH MOGYA/A SAMPLE OF ME’The Showroom, London (2011)
                                                            •      'Liminal: A Question of Position' Iniva, London (2010)
                                                            •      'Adobe Youth Voices Programme' - Adobe Foundation, California (2009 - 2012)
                                                            •      'Professional Preparation Master’s Scheme'The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) (2006-2008)


                                                                Curated shows

                                                            •      ‘Get On, Get In, Get Out’Holster Projects, London (2010)
                                                            •      ‘Interplay’Nolias Gallery, London (2009)

                                                             

                                                                Residencies

                                                            •      'Biters' - Iniva, London (2014)
                                                            •      'TEST RUN' - Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (2014)
                                                            •      Physical Center’ – Guest Projects, London (2011)
                                                            •      ‘Utopia Programme: Youth and Utopia’Athens School of Fine Art, Crete (2009)

                                                               Lectures/Seminars    

                                                            •      Victoria and Albert Museum, London – Disseminating Identities: Black Art from 1960 to Now: A Discussion With Phoebe Boswell, Evan Ifekoya, Morgan Quaintance & Osei Bonsu (2015)
                                                            •     Eastside Projects, Birmingham – Another Nigger Died Today: A Discussion With Keith Piper & Marlene Smith (2015)
                                                            •      Tate Britain, London - REALNESS: A Panel Discussion Chaired By Zezi Ifore (2014)
                                                            •      Iniva, London – To Bite: Biters? Discussion with David Blandy & Morgan Quaintance (2014)
                                                            •      Tate Modern, London – Discussion with Brian Shimkovitz (2013)
                                                            •      NewBridge Project/Basic.fm, Newcastle – Discussion with Will Strong (2013)       
                                                            •      198 Gallery – Artist’s talk (2012)     
                                                            •      South Bank University – Interview with George ‘Fowokan’ Kelly (2011)
                                                            •      Goldsmith’s University – Artist’s Talk (2010)
                                                            •      Iniva – Discussion with Chris Lane (2009)
                                                            •      Iniva – Discussion with Faisal Abdu’Allah, Barby Asante and Aya Haidar (2008)
                                                            •      Tate Britain – Artist’s Talk (2008)
                                                            •      Barking College – Artist’s Talk (2008)
                                                            •      198 Gallery – Artist’s talk with Faisal Abdu'Allah and Paul Dash (2007)

                                                                Publications/Press

                                                            •       'Personal Takes on the Realities of Colonialism’ By Francesco Dama, Hyperallergic (2015)
                                                            •      'Strategies of Co-option: Larry Achiampong and David Blandy's Biters', by Morgan Quaintance, Iniva London (June 2014)
                                                            •      'Fierce Festival David Blandy and Larry Achiampong: Biters’ By Cathy Wade, this is tomorrow (2014)
                                                            •      'Tom Ravenscroft: Xmas Special', BBC Radio 6, London (December 2013)
                                                            •      'Larry Achiampong & Brian Shimkovitz in conversation', Tate Modern, London (August 2013)
                                                            •     'Cloud at London's Tate Modern (Race, Diversity, Identity)', AADAT, London (November 2013)    
                                                            •      'Blackface at The Tate: Artist Larry Achiampong on Britain's 'Others' ', Okayafrica (October 2013)
                                                            •      'Larry Achiampong: Sankofa and Samples of Me', By Yvette Greslé FADLondon (August 2013)
                                                            •     ‘First Person: Larry Achiampong’, Hackney Post, London (March 2013)
                                                            •      ‘Feature: Reuse Aloud’, Narc, Issue 82, March, Newcastle. Page 42 (2013)
                                                            •      ‘Reuse Aloud Live Events Programme’, Reuse Aloud Publication, Newcastle. Page 8 (2013)
                                                            •      ‘Tom Ravenscroft’, BBC Radio 6, London (February 2013)
                                                            •      'The African Producers Who Shaped the Sound of 2012', This is Africa, (2013)
                                                            •      ‘Art Licks: A New Consciousness Issue 6’, Art Licks London. Pages 33-37 (2012)
                                                            •      ‘Audio: Larry Achiampong MORE MOGYA’, Okay Africa, Africa (November 2012)
                                                            •      ‘Tom Ravenscroft’, BBC Radio 6, London (January 2012)
                                                            •      'Colourful Life: Interview with Rosemary Laryeah’, Colourful Radio, London (March 2011)
                                                            •      ‘Gilles Peterson’, BBC Radio 1, London (October 2011)
                                                            •      Rhubarb’, Slade School of Fine Art Publications, London (2008)
                                                            •      'Interview with independent curator Adelaide Bannerman', Axis Web (June 2008)
                                                            •      Exhibition of The Week: UNnecessary Homework’, Timeout London, September 5th – 11th, London. Page 46 (2007)


                                                            © Larry Achiampong