K E I T H B A L L
Lives and works in London
2018 (Oct) 'Protocol' Q Park - Oxford Circus, Cavendish Square, London. UK.
2018 (Oct) 'Postcards' Spitalfields Studios, Greatorex Street, London. UK.
2018 (June) 'Nothing Endures Like Change' - Waterloo Festival, London. UK.
2018 (February) "Embracing The Underdog". Q Park ChinaTown, London. UK.
2017 'The Crash' Q Park - Oxford Circus, Cavendish Square, London, UK.
2017 (Jan) Year Of The Rooster. Q Park - Leicester Square, London.UK.
2016 (December 1-10) Big Deal 7. Q Park - Leicester Square, London.UK.
2016 (October) Unschedulled Events. Indo bar. Whitechapel, London, UK.
2016 (April) Point Of Order. Indo bar, Whitechapel, London, UK.
2015 'Silent Movies' Q Park - Oxford Circus, Cavendish Square, London, UK.
2012 Edge Condition. Spitalfields, BDC. London UK.
2010 East End Promise. London Newcastle, London UK.
2008 Art Is Fayre. Jago, London UK
2006 Peace Camp. Brick Lane Gallery, London UK
2006 No Place Like Home. Hackney Empire, London UK
2006 Something To Do. Indo, Whitechapel, London UK
2005 Visions Of Utopia. William Morris Gallery, London UK
2005 Free Radicals 4. (StudioBall) The Hubb, Sleaford, Lincs, UK
2003 Free Radicals 3. (StudioBall) James Hockey Gallery,
Surrey Institute Of Art & Design, Surrey UK.
2002 Free Radicals 2. (StudioBall) Art & Design Gallery,
University Of Hertfordshire, UK
2001 Out Moded. Sotheby’s Contemporary, London UK
2001 Specific Site. new installation commissioned for
Edsvik Konst och Kulture, Sollentuna, Sweden.
2001 Free Radicals. (StudioBall - with Ralph Ball) Konstfack, Stockholm,
Sweden. (part of British Council Season)
2000 Sonic Youth Collaborations, an installation featuring the ROOT
project, Printed Matter, New York, USA.
2000 The Ballroom. (StudioBall - with Ralph Ball) Earls Court, London UK.
2000 eight weeks. The Paper Bag Factory, London, UK.
1999 Scale. Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK.
1999 Lord Rodney’s Head. Lord Rodney’s Head, Whitechapel, London, UK
1999 Re-Form. Moving Houses, London, UK
1999 Spitalfields. Clerks House Gallery, London, UK
1998 Root. Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK.
1998 20/20 Vision. Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK.
1998 Passengers. for Sun-trap, Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, UK.
1997 20/20 Vision. Kingsgate Gallery, London UK.
1997 WheNever. Commercial Too, London, UK
1997 Going Down East. Commercial Gallery, London, UK.
1997 Renovate. Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK.
1996 NicePace. Commercial Too, London, UK.
1996 Ampersand 5. City Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
1995 Natural Settings. Chelsea Physic Garden, London UK.
1995 Quiddity. 98 Marylebone, London, UK.
1995 In An Ideal World. 98 Marylebone, London, UK.
1995 On The Shelf. Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK.
1995 '4' Maidstone Library Gallery, Maidstone, Kent, UK.
1995 Where Are They Now ? Concourse Gallery .Byam Shaw, London, UK.
1994 The Curator’s Egg. Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK.
1994 Celebration. Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London, UK.
1994 Olympian Arts @ The Fine Art Society, London, UK.
1994 Fakes, Raw Gallery, London, UK.
1993 Do You Speak English ?. International Artists Centre, Poznan,
1993 Olympian Arts at Centre Point. Centre Point, London, UK.
1993 Work In Place, The Stables, Orleans House Gallery, London, UK.
1992 Ball / DeMorrand / Williams. BBC Television Centre, White City,
1992 19x12x181. Centre 181 Gallery, London, UK.
1990 Three London Sculptors. House of Sculpture, Moscow, Russia.
1990 Before Sculpture (sculptor’s drawings) New York Studio School,
New York, USA.
1990 Artists with a Camera. Centre 181 Gallery, London, UK.
1989 Selection. Riverside Studios, London, UK.
1989 Nine Artists. Cahill & Grebler Gallery, London, UK.
1988 RAG-USSR. MUA Exhibition Halls, Moscow, Russia.
1988 Riverside Open. Riverside Studios, London, UK.
1987 Tales From The City. (solo) Centre 181 Gallery, London, UK.
1987 Realities. Small Mansion Arts Centre, London. UK.
1986 Five Artists. London College Of Furniture, Aldgate, London, UK.
Dec 1998 Guest List. Vol 3 issue 10. ROOT video short & editorial.
Nov 1998 BBC Arena TV. interview for ROOT exhibition.
Nov 1998 Guest List Vol 3 issue 9. ROOT editorial.
Aug 1998 Big Issue. 'Passengers' for 'Sun-trap' Brighton.
Aug 1998 Scene Magazine. 'Passengers' for 'Sun-trap' Brighton.
Nov 1997 London Art Report. Interview for Ringworld Co, Japanese TV.
May 1996 Whats On. Review by John Slyce. Going Down East.
May 1996 GLR Interview for Going Down East & WheNever.
July 1996 London Evening Standard. Interview for 96 Whitechapel Open.
July 1996 Time Out Review for C/ Gallery 96 Whitechapel Open.
July 1996 Time Out Review for C/TOO 96 Whitechapel Open.
April 1996 Time Out . Review by Mark Currah for NicePace.
Nov 1995 Big Issue. No 158 interview by Marcus Field.
Aug 1995 Time Out review for Natural Settings.
Aug 1995 The Independent. Review for Natural Settings.
Aug 1995 The Times. Review for Natural Settings.
Mar 1993 Everything London. feature for 'Do You Speak English ?'
Feb 1993 Poznan Tonight. interview for Polish TV / Radio.
Feb 1993 Article for Poznan Evening TV News.
Sep 1990 Moscow Artist. Article for 'Three London Artists'
May 1989 CV Art Journal. Interview and profile for USSR exhibition.
Sep 1988 Moscow Tonight. Coverage for RAG USSR exhibition Moscow TV.
Aug 1988 Soviet Weekly. (Aug 20) article on RAG USSR exhibition.
Exhibition Publications :
2012 La Petite Muerte.
2010 East End Promise. a story of cultural migrants.
1999 ReForm. Published by Moving Houses. ISBN 0 9535767 0 1
1998 Root - Thurston Moore Published by Lo Recordings / C(Too). ISBN:
1997 20 / 20. Published by Kingsgate Workshop Trust. ISBN 0 9533372 0 0
1993 Do youSpeak English, International Artists Centre Poznan, Poland.
1993 British Council / IAC
1990 Before Sculpture. New York Studio School. British Council /
1990 Depot Press
1990 Ball, Hargreves, Williams. P MUA Moscow. ISBN 5-269-00611-1
1989 Selection. Published by Riverside Studios. ISBN 1 870172 75 2
1988 RAG USSR. Published by Riverside Artists. ISBN 0 9513879 0 1
Parallel Activity :
2000 Founded StudioBall with Ralph Ball / Maxine Naylor.
(Keith Ball has since been removed)
1992 Founded artist run magazine ‘everything - london’ with Steve Rushton.
1995 Founded "The Commercial Gallery", an artist run space in Spitalfields.
1996 Selector for Whitechapel Open with Richard Wentworth & Alison Wilding.
The following interviews / texts by Keith Ball can be found at:
‘Green’ interview with Jaroslow Kozslowski.
‘Intimate Architecture’ interview with Antony Gormley. (This interview is part of the 'required readings' for The European Graduate School. Gormley Lectures / Workshops / Seminars Media Art : Theory, Aesthetics and Philosophy.
'Flat Pack Utopia In Never Weather Land' text for News From Nowhere Exhibition.
short clip by Mel Geffaney from East End Promise;
1995 The Pollock Krasner Foundation New York.
1993 British Council Travel Award, Poland.
1992 British Council Travel Award, Moscow.
"ONE DAY THIS MAY ALL MAKE SENSE - WE CAN ONLY HOPE NOT!"