Biography

Patricia Reed (b. Ottawa, Canada) obtained her BFA from Concordia University, Montreal, and an MA in communications from the European Graduate School, Switzerland. She has been a grant recipient from the Canada Council of the Arts, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (Germany); CCA Kitakyushu (Japan); Foundation and Centre for Contemporary Art Prague, (Czech Rep.); The Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada); and the CCA Ujazdowski, Warsaw (Poland). She was Canada Council Artist in Residence at the Cité des Arts in Paris, 2016.

Selected exhibitions: Empire of the Senseless, Meet Factory, Prague (2017); The Museum of Capitalism, Oakland (2017); The One and the Many, CUAG, Ottawa (solo show 2016); Home Works 7: Hope after Hope, Beirut (2015); Centre d’Art Yverdon Les Bains, Geneva (2015); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2014); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2012); Kunsthaus Langenthal, Switzerland (2012); Program, Berlin (2011); Württembergische Kunstverein, Stuttgart (2010); Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm (2010); Limerick Art Gallery, Ireland (2010); Audain Gallery, Vancouver (2010); 0047 Project Space, Oslo (2010); Plateforme, Paris (2010).

Selected publications include: The Neurotic Turn (London: Repeater Books, 2017); Cold War Cold World (Falmouth: Urbanomic, 2017); “Xenophily and Computational Denaturalisation” in e-flux Architecture, 2017; _AH Journal (2017); Reinventing Horizons (Prague: Tranzitdisplay, 2016); Crossbenching (Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2016); “Xenofeminism” in Dea ex machina (as/with Laboria Cuboniks, Berlin: Merve, 2015); #Accelerate (Falmouth: Urbanomic, 2014); Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism (Berlin: Archive Books, 2014); Economies of Common Infinitude (Vancouver: Fillip Publishing, 2012); Co-autonomous Ethics and the Production of Misunderstanding (Vancouver: Fillip, 2012); Six Problematics on Artists and Their Work (Warsaw: Bęc Zmiana, 2011) Eccentric Space (Utrecht: Expodium, 2011); Architectural Space as Agent (Vancouver: Fillip, 2011); Testify: The Consequences of Architecture (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2011); Choreo-graphies of Round and Round Revolution (Oslo: 0047 Publishers, 2011); Ten Theses on Publicity and Art (Toronto, 2010); The Politics of I Can… (Rotterdam, 010 Publishers, 2010); and From Culpability to Capacity (Eindhoven: Onomatopee, 2010); Improper Human-ness (Toronto: YYZ, 2010).

Public lectures: Unsound Festival, Krakow, PL (2017); TranzitDisplay, Prague (2017); Stelka/The New Normal (Remote/Moscow) (2017); Silent Green, Berlin (2017); Click Festival, Denmark (2017); transmediale/HKW, Berlin (2017); Question of Will, Bratislava (2017); Dirty Art Dept./Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam (2017); Open Score/Rhizome/The New Museum, New York (2016); KAAI Theatre, Brussels (2016); The New School (Future of Mind), New York (2016); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2016); Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem (2016); Reinventing Horizons, Gallery Display, Prague (2016); Parsons School of Design, New York (2016); Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Paris (2016); Goldsmith’s, University of London – (Art Department), London (2015); Goldsmith’s, University of London – (Visual Cultures), London (2015); Home Works 7, Beirut (2015); Spike, Berlin (2015); Centre for Art and Media, Graz (2015); Institute for Contemporary Art, London (2015); Aleppo/a.pass, Brussels (2015); Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin (2015); Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (2015); Maerz Musik, Berlin (2015, 2016); Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2015); Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2015); Future Summit – Montreal Biennial (2014); Speculative Tate, Tate Britain, UK (2014); Seven Prescriptions for Accelerationism, University of Westminster (2014); Diagramming the Common, Dampf Zentrale, Bern (2014); On Militant Romanticism, Archiv Kabinett, Berlin (2013); Artists Space, New York (2013); MIT, Cambridge (2013); Waterloo University (2012); Intangible Economies @ abc Berlin (organized by Artists Space) (2012); On Artistic Labour, Free University Warsaw (2011); Artist’s Presentation, AIR Laboratory, Warsaw (2011); Public Art Presentation, Architecture students / University of Bangkok (in Berlin, 2011); Becoming Lives of Diwaniyah, The Winter School Middle East, Kuwait (2011); On Capacities, Eindhoven (2010); Artist’s Presentation, University of Waterloo (in Berlin, 2010); Artist’s Presentation, University of Exeter (in Berlin, 2008-9); and Dissensual Collaboration, University of Delaware (2009).

Seminars have included: (In)formalizing the Outside: Sex, Void, Mathematics (with/as Laboria Cuboniks), PAF, France (2015); and Art and it’s Reason(s) (with Diann Bauer) at the New Centre for Research and Practice (2015).

From 2013-15 she organised the Inclinations lecture series at the Or Gallery, Berlin.

From 2014-17 she sat on the board for the New Centre for Research and Practice.

Patricia Reed lives and works in Berlin.