Future projects

Supernatural Promise in collaboration with Angela Stauber - High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford GB 2021

Joy and Disappointment in collaboration with Angela Stauber - Kunstverien Ottobrun, Munich, Germany GB 2021

New Magical Realism - curatorial - Cultuurcentrum de Werft, Antwerp Belgium 2021



MICHA EDEN ERDÉSZ

B. 1975 - TORONTO, CANADA

Lives and works in Suffolk, England



Education and Residencies

Artist in Residence - Makerspace, Colchester, GB 2020

Masters of Research in Arts Practice, CCW Graduate School, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, GB 2013-2014

Masters of Research Thesis - ‘Immured by Intermedial light and gravity on the Sinskenfoor: How can an Antwerp fair and its environs be understood to impart hegemony?’

Supervised by Dr. Maria Walsh and Dr. Paul Ryan

Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Art Practice, Edinburgh College of Art, GB 2012-2013

Artist in Residence - Newlon Housing Trust, London, GB 2010-2011

The Flemish Technique: Egg Tempera and Oil Paint, The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts, London, GB 2010

Artist in Residence - The Florence Trust, London, GB 2005-2006

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, GB 1999-2002

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Philosophy, School of Culture and Community Studies, University of Sussex, GB 1995-1998


Bursaries

University College Colchester for 'New Magical Realism', The Minories Galleries, Colchester GB, 2019

City of Munich for 'New Magical Realism', The Minories Galleries, Colchester, GB 2019

Postgraduate Bursary, Edinburgh College of Art, GB 2012

Arsenal Regeneration Team for 'The Liminal Phase' at Highbury Studios, London, GB 2006

Stadium Capital Holdings for 'The Liminal Phase' at Highbury Studios, London, GB 2006


Selected Output

2020 ‘The light place where you rest your head’, IAM Sendeanstalt [online video] Available at: <https://www.facebook.com/IAM.Pressestelle/posts/2896360990483460>

2020 ‘The Colour of Pomegranates’, DAR - Digital Artist Residency [online discussion] <https://digitalartistresidency.org/pomegranates/4/>

2020 Artists’s Talk, Colchester Makerspace, Colchester GB <https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterMakerSpace/photos/a.522143811600549/786814775133450>

2019 ‘New Magical Realism’, The Minories, Colchester GB [curator] Group Exhibition - Aleksei Kazantsev, Alex Mclean, Andrea Hanak, Angela Stauber, Anna Sokolova, Anton Cotteleer, Besmir Latifi, Elke Lutgerink, Evelien Gysen, Fia Cielen, Gemma Abbott, Jef Gysen, Micha Eden Erdész, Tim Dodds, Warre Mulder <https://www.a-n.co.uk/reviews/new-magical-realism/>

2017 'Don Salon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh GB [group exhibition]

2017 'Float', Firstsite, Colchester GB [group exhibition]

2016 'Ruins Constraints', 10 Interventions, Platform for Immaterial Matters, Tique Art Space, Antwerp, Belgium [solo exhibition]

2016 'Sorcerer Won't Live/ Random Cabaret', Micha Eden Erdész /Jelle Keppens, Shoobil Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium [2 person exhibition]

2016 'Screenings in an Empty Place', 10 Interventions, Platform for Immaterial Matters, Tique Art Space, Antwerp Art Weekend, Belgium [group exhibition - Micha Eden Erdész, Anne Van de Star, Other Robots, Hantrax, Tereza Ruller, Karina Beumer, Curdin Tones, Edwin Deen, Vedran Kopljar]

2016 'Salonathon',Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh GB [group exhibition]

2015 'Hearth and Heat', The Florence Trust, London GB [solo exhibition]

2015 'Postcards to Nepal', House of Illustration, London GB [charity benefit]

2015’ Archway is the New Shoreditch, Arbeit Studios, London GB [open studios]

2015 'Salontology',Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [group exhibition]

2014 'Chelsea College of Arts Summer Show', University of the Arts London, GB [masters exhibition]

2014 Erdesz, M.E., Smart, S. ’Between Artists: A collaborative elucidation of the sensitive art practices of Micha Eden Erdész and Stephanie Smart' [essay], JAWS Journal of Arts Writing by Students, London: Intellect, no. 3.

2013 'Multidimensionburbia', Project Space, Edinburgh College of Art, GB [group show - Thomas Aitchison, Micha Eden Erdész, Jake Watts]

2013 'Stars in My Eyes', Schwartz Gallery, London, GB [group exhibition - Martyna Anna Benedyka, Alexandra Drawbridge, Ismail Erbil, Micha Eden Erdész, Robert Hitzman, Louisa Mahony, Antonio Marguet, Patrick Michalopoulos, Tyler Mallison, William O' Donnell, Marion Sagon, Karen Tang, Kazuya Tsuji]  

2013 'Bloomberg New Contemporaries', Spike Island, Bristol, GB [group exhibition -  Aisha Abid Hussain, Rebecca Ackroyd, Thomas Aitchison, Lewis Betts, Jason Brown, Fatma Bucak, Agnes Calf, Lauren Cohen, Patrick Cole, Menna Cominetti, Calum Crawford, Mark Essen, Adham Faramawy, Ophelia Finke, Grant Foster, Archie Franks, Joe Frazer, Kate Hawkins, Adam Hogarth, Catherine Hughes, Antoine L'Heureux, Roman Liška, Lana Locke, Alex McNamee, Steven Morgana, Laura O'Neill, Hardeep Pandhal, Julia Parkinson, Joanna Piotrowska, Hannah Regel, Dante Rendle Traynor, Daniela Sarigu, Ferdinand Saumarez Smith, Yves Scherer, Simon Senn, Isabelle ZhiZhi Southwood, Josephine Sowden, Marlene Steyn, Matthias Tharang, Shelley Theodore, Esmé Toler, Sarah Tynan, Dominic Watson, Tom Worsfold, Tim Zercie, Maarten van den Bos]

2013 Erdész, M.E. ’At Least You Will Feel Neutralised by Magic Mirrors!' [essay],  A Preparation of Something to Come [catalogue], Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University, pp. 15 - 17.

2013 'A Preparation for Something to Come', Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, GB [group exhibition]

2013 'No Lemon No Melon',Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [group exhibition]

2012 'Defcon Salon',Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [group exhibition]


2011 ‘So Near Far’, Ashburton Triangle, Newlon Housing Trust, Emirates Stadium, London, GB [commission] <https://www.a-n.co.uk/reviews/so-near-far/>

2009 'Espace N De La Zone Ondulée', Galerie Martin van Blerk, Antwerp, Belgium [group exhibition - Atelier Solarshop, James Lee Byars, Frank F Castelyns, Micha Eden Erdész, Karin Hanssen, Joie Iacono, Céline Felga, G. Leddington, Kristina Sigunsdotter, Philippe Van Damme]

2006 'The Liminal Phase', Highbury Studios, London, GB [co-curator with Rebecca Jewell] Group Exhibition - Slobodan Trajkovic, Matty Small, Robert Currie, Xavier Pick, Sarah Strang, Micha Eden Erdész, Rebecca Jewell, Thorogood, Gerald Straub, Ian Johnson, Julie Cook, Balint Bolygo, Thomas Wilkinson, Thomas Wilkinson] <https://www.a-n.co.uk/reviews/the-liminal-phase/>

2008 MacBride Art, Antwerp, GB [solo project]

2005 'Summer Show', The Florence Trust, London, GB [group exhibition]

2005 'Micha Eden Erdész', Glen Gould Foyer, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Canada [solo project]

2005 'Winter Show', The Florence Trust, London, GB [group exhibition]

2004 'Endura', The Spitz Gallery, London, GB [solo exhibition]

2004 Wakes', Hurwendeki, London, GB [solo project]


Selected press / publication

Behrmann, A. (2015) 'They’ll never control water on the Heath: Anna Behrmann talks to an artist whose installation reflects the changing landscape of Hampstead Heath, including the controversial dams project, London: Ham and High, July.Watts, J. (2014) 'Return to Multidimensionburbia', JAWS Journal of Arts Writing by Students, London: Intellect, no. 3

Coomer, M. (2013) 'Five things we learned from this year's Bloomberg New Contemporaries: The graduate showcase is always a reliable art trend barometer - Here's what we gleaned from the class of 2013', TimeOut London. Available at: <https://www.timeout.com/london/art/five-things-we-learned-from-this-years-bloomberg-new-contemporaries> [Accessed 26 January 2018]

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2013 [catalogue] Texts by Sacha Craddock and selectors Ryan Gander, Chantal Joffe, Nathaniel Mellors

Watts J. (2013) Multidimensionburbia: Meditations on Shopping Centres STAXTON FOLEY [online] Available at: <https://staxtonfoley.wordpress.com/2013/03/06/multidimensionburbia-mediations-on- shopping-centres/> [Accessed 3 January 2018]

Florence Trust 2006 [catalogue]

Oldham, A. (2006) World of Liminal Moments Deserve a Second Look: A Uniquely Temporary Exhibition in Highbury Celebrates What is Gone in an Instant', London: Ham and High, October

Work in the collection of Newlon Housing Trust and the Embassy of Hungary in London