* amiskwacîwâskahikan / Edmonton, Canada

Based between Berlin & Edmonton

 

2021             

 

BPA// Berlin program for artists, Berlin

2016             

 

MFA, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

2015   

         

MFA (guest), Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

2013

         

BFA, Emily Carr University, Vancouver

 

Solo, two & three-person exhibitions

2023

Towards, Toronto (forthcoming)

Wschód, Warsaw (forthcoming)

2022

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

 

2021                         

 

What Time Has Left, Wschód, Warsaw

Wschód for Liste (w. Anders Dickson), Basel

2020                         

 

Memory Loss - Drakken II, Coyote, Stockholm

2019

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

2018     

                   

Can There Be Forgiveness?, Ashley, Berlin

Pledge, Sox Galeri, Berlin

F-150, Polansky Gallery, Prague

Clerks' Quarters (w. Angharad Williams & E.O.M.), Bobs Pogobar - KW,  Berlin

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

2014

Staging Economy (w. Logan Sturrock), Sunset Terrace, Vancouver

Selected group exhibitions

2023

Echo, Cologne (forthcoming)

Infinity of Unidentified Objects, Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH, 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, Friend of a Friend - Wschód w. Emanuel Layr, Warsaw
 

2020

 

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

This is Fair, NADA, Online Exhibition 

2019


Uttran II, Utran Lake, Ronninge, Stockholm

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

2018

Clerks' Quarters II - Lite REO (w. Acting Press), Ashley, 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 MFA Grad Show, Sergelgatan 8-10, Stockholm

2015

 

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

Performance Proletarians/Hit the North, Andquestionmark, Stockholm

2014

Breathing Fresh Air  (w. Emma LaMorte), Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

Where Taped Seams Collapse, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm

2013

 

A Presentation of FAQs, Other Projects, Berlin

Retail Merchandise Unit, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver

 

Bibliography

 

2022

Mitch Speed, Ghosts in Plain Sight, BPA// 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 / mentorships

2022

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

2021

Splinters - BPA//Talks 6, KW Institute of Art, Berlin

2019

 

Erasmus Plus Student Traineeship via École européenne supérieure de l’image (Angoulême, France), 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

Performance Proletarians (w. Benjamin Valenza), Konstfack University, Stockholm

2013

 

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

 

Grants & awards

2022

Neustart Kultur - Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

2021

 

Research and Creation - Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa

Recherchestipendien Bildende Kunst, Berlin

Ars Viva - Shortlist, Berlin

2020

 

Neustart Kultur - Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

2018

 

Production grant, Canadian Embassy in Germany, Berlin

Mobility Funding, Nordic Culture Point, Helsinki

2016

 

Stig Hedbergs Stipendiefond, Stockholm

Eva & Hugo Bergmans Fond, Stockholm