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*amiskwacîwâskahikan / Edmonton, Treaty 6, Canada

Based between Berlin & Edmonton

 

2021             

BPA// Berlin program for artists, Berlin

2016             

Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

2015

Master of Fine Arts (guest), Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver

Selected solo & two person exhibitions

2023

Wschód, Warsaw (forthcoming)

Towards, Toronto (forthcoming)

2022

Neither Parts, nor Spares, BPA// Raum, Berlin

 

2021                         

What Time Has Left, Wschód, Warsaw

2020                         

Memory Loss - Drakken II, Coyote, Stockholm

2018     

Can There Be Forgiveness?, Ashley, Berlin

Pledge, Sox Galeri, Berlin

F-150, Polansky Gallery, Prague

Benevolent Nerves, Galerija 427, Riga

2017

Vinegar Stone & The Language of Flowers, Towards, Toronto

2016

Undilutable Slang Truth, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

2015

Internal Climates (w. Emma LaMorte), Sunset Terrace, Vancouver

Selected group exhibitions & projects

2023

Echo, Cologne (forthcoming)

Infinity of Unidentified Objects, ETH Zürich, Zürich (forthcoming)                               

The Transparent Man, New Scenario (forthcoming)

2022

Set Phosphenes, Studio for Artistic Research, Düsseldorf

                       

2021

BPA// Exhibition 2021, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 

Casa Uovo, Sangt Hipolyt, Berlin

The Forage, Æ, Berlin

Vigil, Wschód w. Emanuel Layr, Warsaw
 

2020

Condo London, Union Pacific w. Wschód & Et al., London

2019

But Doctor, I am Pagliacci (w. Zoe Barcza & Alexandra Metcalf), The Loon, Toronto

Uttran II, Uttran Lake, Ronninge, Stockholm

Schrein der Freundschaft, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam e.V., Potsdam

2018

Clerks' Quarters II - Lite REO (w. Acting Press), Ashley, Berlin

Clerks' Quarters (w. Angharad Williams & Economy of Meaning),

Pogo Bar, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin

Don't Come In, Winterfeldtstrasse 31, Berlin

At the End of the Game You Will Be Forgotten, Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York City

In Commerce Court, Main Street, Toronto

Jugend ist Trunkenheit Ohne Wein, Bikini Space, Basel

2017

Let’s see, where were we? In the pit of despair, De Ateliers, Amsterdam

Gabinete De Moda, Gabinete, Lisbon

Kamias Triennial, Kamias Special Projects, Kamias City

Grounds for Magical Thinking, J Hammond Projects, London

Period Pieces (A Sunset Terrace Retrospective), Projet Pangée, Montreal

2016
Peach, W139, Amsterdam

Dinner Room Terravore, Oslo10, Basel

The First Story Ever Told, Krets, Malmö

Navigating. Items for a place without historical centre, Moderna Museet, Stockholm  

Life ist Life Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Berlin, Garret Grimoire, Berlin

Collect Yourself, Royal Institute of Art at Sergelgatan 8-10, Stockholm

2015

Veins of Gypsum Mortar (curated in collaboration w. Viktor Briestensky), Ashley, Berlin

Performance Proletarians, Andquestionmark, Stockholm

 

2013

A Presentation of FAQs, Other Projects, Berlin

Retail Merchandise Unit (w. Iselin Toubro & Emma LaMorte), Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver

 

Fairs

2023

Towards for NADA, New York (forthcoming)

2021

Wschód for Liste (w. Anders Dickson), Basel

2020

This is Fair, Wschód for NADA, Online

 

Bibliography

 

2022

Mitch Speed, Ghosts in Plain SightBPA// Raum

Krzysztof Kościuczuk, Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s Impossible Objects, Frieze Issue 225

Camila McHugh, Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw at Wschód - Critics' Picks, Artforum

Kate Brown, Time Is the Ultimate Abrasive, Mousse Magazine Issue 78

2021                         

Mitch Speed, Soft Vertigo, BPA// Exhibition Catalogue w/ KW Institute for Contemporary Art

2020

Elizabeth Renzetti, Why Canadian Artists are Flourishing in Berlin, The Globe and Mail

2018 

Vivien Trommer, Highlight 8-12 Ashley BerlinKuba Paris

Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe, Letters from Berlin, Art Monthly Magazine, Issue 421 

Monopol Magazine, Special Issue - Berlin Art Week 2018

2017

Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s ‘vinegar stone and the language of flowers’ feels the need to not need anything more at Towards Gallery, AQNB

2016

Katia Miroff, Livets hårda skola, Nordisk Kunstkritikk

2015

Veins of Gypsum Mortar, AQNB

Tiffin Breen, Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw, Blue Moon Magazine, Issue 2

2014

Dustin Brons, A Collaborative Enterprise, Bartelby Review, Issue 15

Lectures, teaching and mentorships

2023

city limits, Lecture at Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt

2022

Guest-mentor for BPA//Berlin program for artists, Berlin

2021

Splinters - BPA//Talks 6, Lecture at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2019

Student traineeship, École européenne supérieure de l’image (Angoulême, France) - Erasmus Plus, Berlin

     

Residencies & workshops

 

2016

Summer Symposium, Sikås Art Center, Sikås

2015

Nomadic Duchamp (w. Hinrich Sachs & Lisi Raskin), The Tyler School, Philadelphia

The Institute of Investigative Living (w. Andrea Zittel & James Trainor), A-Z West, Joshua Tree

2013

The Future Is Coming Every Day (w. Elizabeth Zvonar), Artscape Gibraltor Point, Toronto

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