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Biography

 

1944 

Born in Plymouth, England

1964-68 

Studies of Graphic design and Visual

 

Communication at the Bath Academy

 

of Art

1968-69

Residence in Stuttgart; works for Hansjörg

 

Mayer at Edition Hansjörg Mayer

1969-70

Residence in New York, work for Dick

 

Higgins at the Something Else Press

1970

Marriage with Emmett Williams

1970-74

Los Angeles, Graphics Workshops

 

Supervisor at the California Institute of

 

the Arts

 

Halifax, Visiting Lecturer at the Nova

 

Scotia College of Art & Design

1973

Birth of son Garry Williams 

1977-80

Cambridge, Visiting lecturer and Artist-in-

 

Residence at the Carpenter Center

 

for the Visual Arts at the Harvard

 

University

 

Resident Tutor at Leverett House,

 

Director of the Agassiz Print Workshop

 

at the Radcliffe College

1980

Moved to Berlin, Germany

1982-89

Six books of Ann Noel released at the

 

Rainer Verlag Berlin

1986

Residence in Salzburg, Austria, assisting

 

Emmett Williams' class "Language

 

Happenings" at the Sommerakademie

 

für Bildende Kunst

1987

Residence in Tokyo, Japan, Guest Printer

 

at the Machida-shi Museum

 

of Graphic Arts

1990/92 

Residence at Malindi Artists’ Proof

 

Malindi, Kenia

2006

Residence in IIlici (Mostar),

 

Herzegowina, Radobolja 2006.

2008

Residence in Venice as guest of the

 

Emily Harvey Foundation,

 

Residence at the island Karpathos,

 

works for the project „S.I.N.N.”

 

 

 

Ann Noël lives and works in Berlin

 



Solo exhibtions (selection)


2014

Potpourri, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2013

Give & Take, CEAC- Chinese European Art

 

Center, Xiamen, China

 

Musings, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2012

REVERIE, Galeria AT, Posen, Poland

2011

Keys to My Heart, Galerie und Edition

 

Marlene Frei, Zurich, Switzerland

2008

Ann Noël, Anna Leonowens Gallery,

 

NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada

2007

Combines, Galerie & Edition Marlene

 

Frei, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Synoptikon, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2005

Circles, Colours, Collages, Galeria

 

Oko/ Oucho, Posen, Poland

2004

Four Letter Words, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2003

SCHEIN & SEIN, Kunst und Kulturforum,

 

Hermannsburg,

 

Zur Weinprobe, BEWAG ­ Heizkraftwerk-

 

Moabit, Berlin

2002

MY WORD! ­ MEINE GÜTE!, Halle LinX,

 

Berlin

2001

ANNdenken, Galerie & Edition Marlene

 

Frei, Zurich, Switzerland

2000

Windows on the World, Galerie AT,

 

Posen, Poland

1998

Odds & Ends, Galerie & Edition Marlene

 

Frei, Zurich, Switzerland

1997

The Details of Living, Galerie Beim

 

Steinernen Kreuz, Bremen

1996

Ann Noël mit Emmett Williams, Galerie 13,

 

Hannover

1994

Der Reihe Nach, Galeria Dziekanka,

 

Warsaw, Poland

 

Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin

1991

KONVERGENZEN II, mit Ruth Tesmar,

 

Festspielgalerie, Berlin (Catalogue)

1990

Mala Kolekcyja (Small Collections),

 

Galeria AT, Posen, Poland

1984

Conflux, Galeria Akumulatory, Warsaw, and

 

Galeria RR, Posen, Poland

1982

YOU, daadgalerie, Berlin (publication by

 

DAAD and Rainer Verlag under the same title)

1978

Vine Art Portraits, Carpenter Center for the

 

Visual Arts, Harvard, USA

 

 

 

Performances

 

2008 

museum FLUXUS +. with Ben Patterson,

 

Hommage to Emmett Williams,

 

Museum of Modern Art, Tallin, two days of

 

performance with Eric Andersen, Alison

 

Knowles, Ben Patterson, Ben Vautier u.a. 

 

fort he opening of the exhibition FLUXUS EAST.

 

FLUX-FOLK, with Eric Andersen, Wolfgang

 

Hainke, Ann Noël and Ben Patterson at

 

museum FLUXUS +, Potsdam, with the

 

performance Weil Wir Es Uns Wert Sind.

 

Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland with Eric

 

Andersen, Hannah Higgins, Alison Knowles,

 

 Larry Miller and Ben Patterson

2007

FLUXID, Henning Christiansen, Den Frie 

 

Udstillingsbygning, Hommage to Emmett

 

Williams.

 

Schinkelhalle, Potsdam, with

 

Der Maulwerker, Hommage to Wolf Vostell

2006

Kassel, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, 

 

fremd bin ich eingezogen, with Emmett Williams.

 

Heidelberg, Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut,

 

Words & Voices, with Emmett Williams

2005

Berlin, Akademie der Künste Archiv, 

 

August 18, LOTTE LENYA'S BACK IN TOWN.

 

Geneva, Attitudes, FESTIVAL ROARATORIO,

 

April 22-24 with John Giorno,

 

Bernard Heidsieck, Gérard-Georges Lemaire,

 

Joan Retallack, Anne Tardos and

 

the Group “Mösiöblö”.

2004

Liverpool, Liverpool Institute for Performing

 

Arts, record performances on film

 

with Eric Andersen, Ben Patterson and Emmett

 

Williams at the George Martin Studio with

 

students in the auditorium.

 

Frankfurt, Museum für Moderne Kunst, 

 

Warhol Beuys Superstars, 

 

directed by Michael Staab.

 

Lille, Musée d'art moderne Lille Metropole,

 

Performance à partir de textes de 

 

Robert Filliou (also with Jerôme Bailleul).

 

 


Group exhibitions (Selection)

 

2009 

Passing Through, Co-Curator with Rsyzard

 

Wasko for the exhibitions and 5 weekends

 

with performances in the Kunstpunkt Berlin,

 

with more than 30 participating 

 

international artists

2008

FLUX-FOLK, with Eric Andersen, Wolfgang

 

Hainke and Ben Patterson in the

 

museum FLUXUS +

2006

Fluxus Festival and exhibition with Ay-O,

 

Jürgen Olbrich and Emmett Willimas in

 

Ono. Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

 

terra incognita - Topsy-Turvy Topography,

 

Kunsthalle Bremen

2005

Fama Fluxus Mythos Beuys

 

Sindelfingen, Projekte Sindelfingen,

 

Intermezzo IV, Emerson Gallery Berlin,

 

with Victor Kégli, Ann Noel and Ryszard Wasko

2004

First Art Biennale in Lodz, Poland

2003  

VERY BRITISH?, Die Drostei, Pinneberg,

 

Germany

2002

Sammlung Walter & Maria Schnepel,

 

Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen

2001

Leonardo in Azione e Poesia,

 

Vinci (Florenz), Italy (Catalogue)

2000

Construction in Process VI, This World is

 

a Flower, Bydgoszcz, Poland

1999

Poesia Totale, Palazzo Della Ragione,

 

Mantua, Italy (Catalogue)

 

TRACE, Project ­ GIVE & TAKE, 1. Liverpool

 

Biennale of Contemporary Art (Katalog)

1998 

Construction in Process VI, Artists’

 

Museum, Melbourne, Australia (Catalogue)

1997

Tuchfühlung, Group NO NO JA,

 

Langenberg, Germany (Catalogue)

1995

Construction in Process V - Co-Existence,

 

Mitzpe Ramon, Israel (Catalogue).

 

Artists’ Books in Germany 1960-1990,

 

ifa Galerie, Berlin (Catalogue).

 

Poesia Visiva e Dintorni, in conjunction with

 

2 Worlds’ Festival, Spoleto,  Italy (Catalogue)

1993-94

Copigraphic Interconnections, MONTAGE 93,

 

Rochester, USA (Katalog + CD-Rom)

1993

Construction in Process IV, Artists’

 

Museum, Lodz, Poland (Catalogue)

1992

THE SeOUL OF FLUXUS, Hyundai Gallery

 

and Won Gallery, Seoul, Korea (Katalog)

1991

W(H)/ALE, Städtische Galerie im Buntentor,

 

Bremen

1990 

Construction in Process III - Back in Lodz,

 

Artists‘ Museum, Lodz, Poland

1988

Processing Copies, Western Front Gallery,

 

Vancouver, Canada

1987/88

Et Cetera: International Seminars on the

 

Arts, Warsaw, Poland

1985

Festival of Fantastics (FLUXUS), Galleri

 

Sct. Agnes, Roskilde, Denmark (Video)

 

 

 

 

 

Bibliography (Selection)

 

2011   

Rock ‘N’ Roll History of Art, with Ann Noël  and

 

Grzegorz Pleszynski, Municipal Gallery bwa in

 

Bydgoszcz.

2009

NOEL BERLIN/ VERONA CONZ,

 

Edizione Francesco Conz, Verona

2006

Williams: A Flexible History of Fluxus Facts and

 

Fictions, Edition Hansjörg Mayer, Thames

 

and Hudson, London.

1996

Mr. Fluxus - ein Gemeingschaftsportrait von

 

George Maciunas, Harlekin Art, Wiesbaden.

 

Mr. Fluxus  - A Collective Portrait of

 

George Maciunas, Thames and Hudson,

 

London and New York

 


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