Shelly Nadashi

Born 1981 in Haifa, Israel
Lives and works in Brussels


2007-2009 The Glasgow School of Art – Master of Fine Art
2002-2005 The School of Visual Theatre Jerusalem – B.Ed

Solo exhibitions and performances

2016 Nesting Box, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund
2015 Hide and Seekers, 1646, The Hague
2015 The Exhibition Leaves, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2015 The Exhibition Leaves, Les Modules, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2014 A Hidden Quiet Pocket, Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels
2013 Shelly Nadashi, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
2013 A Good Bowl of Soup, Sotoso, Brussels
2012 Refrigerating Apparatus, Lux & ICA Biennial of Moving Images, ICA, London
2011 Where Is Camino, WIELS, Brussels
2011 Refrigerating Apparatus, commissioned for Performa 11 Biennial, New York
2011 Text Me Faster Dance Company, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

Group exhibitions

2016 Manifesta 11, The European Biennial for Contemporary Art, Zürich
2016 Objects do things, Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2016 De toi à la surface, Frac Ile-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
2015 Alfred Jarry, Archipelago, Le Quartier, centre d’art contemporain de Quimper
2015 TIMES, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2015 Surround Audience, New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York
2014 Temporary Gallery, Cologne
2014 Europe Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
2014 The Hawker, dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London


2016 Image Generator, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
2015 A Hidden Quiet Pocket, Videonale Bonn - First prize winner
2012 Performing Sculpture, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh


2014 Palais de Tokyo, Paris. 8 months artist residency programme
2011 WIELS, Brussels. One year artist residency programme

Selected bibliography

Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin
‘Surround Audience’
Catalogue text for ‘Surround Audience - New Museum Trienniale’, 2015

Peter Wächtler
‘Raise Your Horses Not Your Voices’
Catalogue text for ‘Young Belgian Art Prize’, 2013

Steven Cairns
‘Shelly Nadashi’
Frieze, Issue 141, September 2011