Toby Christian


Baró Galeria, São Paulo | Baró House, Madrid

Casanova, São Paulo





Commuters, published by Koenig Books, London, with an introduction by Chris Fite-Wassilak, published 30th November

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Collar, published by Koenig Books, London, 2017.

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Measures, published by Koenig Books, London, 2013.

> click here to buy through Cornerhouse Publications.

> publications held in the Henry Moore Institute Sculpture Research Library, Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds


Good Gear


Forthcoming, Current, Recent

Interpolations II
with Quinn Latimer, Caspar Heinemann, Isabel Waidner, Sophie Jung, Toby Christian and p. staff
Galerija Prozori, Zagreb
April-May 2022

Parrhesiades 2022
with Anaïs Duplan, Will Harris, Isabel Waidner, Quinn Latimer, Tai Shani, Casper Heinemann, Sophie Jung, Olamiju Fajemisin, p. staff, Sophia Al Maria, Toby Christian

I Dialogue, Kinch
with Tim Berresheim, Sonja Blum, Toby Christian, Oskar Korsár, Agata Madejska, Emma McCormick-Goodhart, Sadie Murdoch, Simon Popper, Katarina Spielmann, Joel Tomlin
Belmacz, London, 16th June - 1st October 2021

Lazy Bones
solo exhibition, Casanova, espaço C-A-M-A, São Paulo
12th June - 7th August 2021

with lvaro Seixas, Amélia Toledo, Éder Oliveira, Fabiana Faleiros, Flávia Vieira, Ignacio Gatica, Iran do Espírito Santo, João Loureiro,
Luana Vitra, Manfredo de Souzanetto, Manoela Medeiros, Marcius Galan, Mauro Giaconi, Michael Wesely, Paulo Vivacqua, Pedro Tudela,
Pedro Vaz, Randolpho Lamonier, Renata Padovan, Ricardo Alcaíde, Sergio Fernandes, Tatiana Grinberg, Thalita Hamaoui, Thora Dolven Balke,
Toby Christian and Umberto Costa Barros
inaugural group exhibition at espaço C-A-M-A, São Paulo, 27th February - 20th March 2021

Derma, solo online presentation via Artsy with Baró Galeria, São Paulo & Baró House, Madrid
launching Sunday 6th December 2020 - 25th December 2020

with Phyllida Barlow; Toby Christian & Good Gear; Marion Coutts; Biggs & Collings with Ian MacMillan; Jadé Fadojutimi; Hamish Fulton; Andy Holden & The Grubby Mitts; Merlin James; Hardeep Pandhal & Joe Howe; Fabian Peake; Sally O’Reilly; Maria Zahle with Blue Lake
broadcasting on Resonance FM at 8pm on 21st and 22nd October, repeated at 10am the following mornings and archived at AICA UK and PEER websites, accompanied by a text by George Vasey.

England: Talking of Art - Contemporary Artists from England
Luciano Benneton / Imago Mundi collection, published by Fabrica, featuring artists including Gabriele Beveridge, Frank Bowling, Rob Chavasse, Ryan Gander, Susan Hiller, Allison Katz, Haroon Mirza, David Noonan, Athena Papadopoulos, Megan Rooney.
published 2020

Der Bote ist der Tote
group exhibition with Toby Christian, Paul Knight, Gianna Prein, Vika Prokopaviciute
Mauve, Vienna
opening Friday 17th January 7pm, exhibition open 18th January - 20th March 2020

solo exhibition, Alessandro Albanese, Milan
26th September - 20th November 2019

> click here to read Bruised Stones, On the Work of Toby Christian, by George Vasey, November 2019

> click here to read text by Giulia Frattini, Back to Hole, October 2019

> images at Milano Art Platform

Matera Residency
Matera, Italy
July 2019

Old School New Body
solo exhibition, Celine, Glasgow
opening 6th April 2019 6-9pm

> images at Tzvetnik

> images at Art Viewer

Artist Talk
The Old Library, West Dean College, Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 6pm

with Chiara Principe, presented by nam project, Milan
12th - 15th October 2018

Parallel Vienna
with Judith Leupi, Project Statements, presented by Celine, Glasgow
25th - 30th September 2018

Trippy Scroller
performance at PEER, London, Wednesday 13th June, 2018

> click here to view documentation of Trippy Scroller

Duty Free
group exhibition with Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, Veronika Krenn & Davide Bevilacqua, Bob Bicknell-Knight, Lydia Blakeley, Toby Christian, Joshua Citarella, Elliot Dodd, Bex Ilsley, IKO, Perce Jerrom, Claire Jervert, Émilie Brout & Maxime Marion, Jonathan Monaghan, Jake Moore, Molly Soda, Rustan Söderling, Puck Verkade, Willem Weismann, Hanae Wilke, Thomas Yeomans, Laura Yuile.
Curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight, Chelsea College of Arts, London
15th - 23rd June 2018

Visiting Lecturer, MA Writing, Royal College of Art, May 2018

group exhibition with Rebecca Ackroyd, Jacqueline Bebb, Alice Chandler, Toby Christian, Radu Comsa, Debora Delmar, Lucas Dillon, Dominic from Luton, Leo Fitzmaurice, Daria Gitmanovich, Andy Holden, Ashley Holmes, David Horvitz, Sebastian Jefford, James Jessiman, Pablo Jones-Soler, Beth Kettel, Hannah Lees, Emily McCartan, Luke Overin, Alex Rathbone, Andreas Rüthi, James Parkinson, Liv Preston; Stephen Sheehan, David Steans, Andrea Zucchini.
A guest project from Cactus Gallery, curated by Doug Bowen
Copperfield Gallery, London
16th February - 8th March 2018 

The News
solo exhibition curated by David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
Swimming Pool, Sofia, opening 28th October - 26th November 2017

> click here for a transcript of a conversation between Toby Christian, Max Slaven and Viktoria Draganova at the opening of The News on 28th October 2017

> images at Mousse Magazine

> images at Art Viewer

We Were Arguing About Kenneth Koch’s 'One Train May Hide Another’
group exhibition curated by George Vasey, Nadia Hebson and Paul Becker
Kingsgate Workshops Gallery, London, 7 October – 4 November 2017, opening 6 October 6-9pm

> exhibition featured at Frieze online, in Dispatches: London, October 2017, by Chris Fite-Wassilak

Raising Dust
reading and performance event, alongside Ruth Proctor and Joe Moran, to coincide with the exhibition A Handful of Dust curated by David Campany
Whitechapel Gallery, Saturday 15th July 2017, 3pm

published by Koenig Books, London, 2017
Book launch and signing, 6th April 2017, Koenig Books, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Contribution to This Is Jackalope issue 0, 2017,
an annual bilingual publication (Spanish/English), founded and directed by Cristina Anglada and Gema Melgar, launching at the Madrid Art Book Fair, Libros Mutantes, with Alfredo Aracil, Elena Alonso, Cornelia Baltes, Benjamin Butler, Ana Cristina Cachola, Sol Calero, Toby Christian, Juan Canela, Gabriela De Santis, Jorge Diezma, Alejandra Hernández, Paul Housley, Donna Huanca, Shara Hughes, Renato Leotta, Basim Magdy, Julio Linares, Ana Martínez Fernández, Adriana Minolitti, Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, Milena Muzquiz, Nano 4814, Wendy Navarro, Christian Newby, Paloma Powers, Alex Reynolds, María Salgado, Leonor Serrano Rivas, Teresa Solar Abboud, Patricia Treib, Camille Tsvetoukhine, Veronica Valentini.

hmn edition 7
organised by Anne Tallentire and Chris Fite-Wassilak, with Mark Caffrey, Toby Christian, Rachel Pimm, Claire Potter
Cecil Sharp House, London NW1 7AY
Monday 5th December 2016,

group exhibition curated by Mathew Burrows with Basil Beattie, Biggs and Collings, Colin Booth, Stephen Buckley, Toby Christian, Nika Neelova, Yelena Popova
Observer building, Hastings, 24/06/2016 - 25/07/2016

exhibition with Duncan Marquiss, Glasgow International 2016,
16 Nicholson Street, Glasgow, 08/04/2016 - 25/04/2016

group exhibition with Harriet Bowman, Oliver Sutherland, Francis Lloyd-Jones, Peter Simpson, Toby Christian
East Bristol Contemporary,01/04/16 - 03/04/16, Preview 1 April 7-10pm

Quiz 2
group exhibition, curated by Robert Stadler and Alexis Vaillant, with Cyril Afsa, Tomás Alonso, Hope Atherton, Aldo Bakker, Vincent Beaurin, Mario Bellini, Erwan & Ronan Bouroullec, Robert Breer, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Toby Christian, Pierre Charpin, Paul Cocksedge, Claudia Comte, Aaron Curry, Björn Dahlström, Naoto Fukasawa, Laureline Galliot, Francisco Gomez Paz, Konstantin Grcic, Thomas Grünfeld, Zaha Hadid, Pablo Helguera, Herby Industries, Roger Hiorns, Yngve Holen, Donald Judd, Shiro Kuramata, Mathieu Lehanneur, Ross Lovegrove, Enzo Mari, Mathieu Mercier, Bruno Munari, David Musgrave, Ron Nagle, Philip Newcombe, Normal Studio, Jérôme Olivet, Giò Ponti, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Karin Ruggaber, Trevor Shimizu, Ettore Sottsass, Robert Stadler, Philippe Starck, Superstudio, Blair Thurman, Pierre Vadi, Marcel Wanders, Nicole Wermers, Heimo Zobernig.
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, MUDAM, Luxembourg, 20/02/2016 - 22/05/2016

Objects From The Temperate Palm House
group exhibition, organised by Chloe Reith and Kirsty White, with Jack Brindley, Toby Christian, Jasper Coppes, Dunja Herzog, Bas van den Hurk, Natalia Janula, Benoît Maire, Joseph Orr, Sam Smith, Marie Toseland, Jesse Wine.
Bargain Spot, Edinburgh, 16/01/2016 - 27/02/2016, Preview 15 January 6-8pm

Making Writing - Writing Making
panel discussion with Tamsin Clark and Ghislaine Leung, organised by Jesse Ash,
Central Saint Martins, London, 14/02/2016

Mais é Menos
group exhibition, with Almandrade, Courtney Smith, Daniel Arsham, Daniel Lannes, David Medalla, Eduardo Stupia, Elena Damiani, Felipe Ehrenberg, Felippe Moraes, Iván Navarro, Lourival Cuquinha, Mariana Sissia, Moris, Pedro Vaz, Ricardo Alcaide, Roberto Jacoby, Song Dong, Tatiana Trouvè, Toby Christian, Túlio Pinto, Zhanna Kadyrova,
Baró Jardins, Rua da Consolação, 3417 Jardins São Paulo, 09/01/2016 - 13/02/2016

Yearly Shady Fleece (2013)
work included as part of Gavin Turk's Desk (2002-2015) in his exhibition Wittgenstein's Dream, Freud Museum, London, 26/11/15 - 7/02/16

Archeologia e Architettura
group exhibition, curated by Institute for the Development of Emerging Art - New York, Fondazione 107, Turin,
25/09/2015 - 25/10/2015

Pedestrian Confetti

solo exhibition, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds, 24/09/2015 - 31/10/2015,
opening Wednesday 23rd 6.30-9.30pm

Ken Cargill Writers Residency
Hospitalfield Arts, Arbroath, 06 - 07/2015

You think the only people who are people, are the people who look like you. But if you walk in the footsteps of a stranger, you learn things you never knew you never knew
group exhibition, Two Queens, Leicester, 25/07/2015 - 09/08/2015

Art Licks issue 16
as part of issue 3 of ...or maybe it's the same for everyone (edited by John Lawrence), spring 2015

Two Dirty Charms
text insert printed on butter wrap, Dirty Mac Last B Boy on Mars ep > soundcloud


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