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: 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: “Xenofeminism” in Dea ex machina (as/with Laboria Cuboniks, Berlin: Merve, 2015); #Accelerate (London: 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: 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.
Since 2014 she sits on the board for the New Centre for Research and Practice.
Patricia Reed lives and works in Berlin.