Micha Eden Erdész (°1975, Canada) 


Support in-kind from The Ideas Hub, Chelmsford, GB, 2021

Support in-kind from High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford. GB, 2021

Support in-kind from the Colchester Institute for the curation of the ‘New Magical Realism’ group exhibition, The Minories, Colchester Institute, GB, 2019

Postgraduate Bursary for Posgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Art Practice, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, GB, 2012

Award of public commission by Newlon Housing Trust, London, GB, 2011

Award of bursary by Arsenal Regeneration Team and Stadium Capital Holdings for ‘The Liminal Phase’ group exhibition, Holloway, London, GB, 2006

Award of commission, Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, GB, 2005


Telematic Art and Performance: The Future in History by Habib William Kherbek Online course, Berlin Arts Institute, DE, 2021

Thesis - 'Immured by Intermedial light and gravity on the Sinskenfoor: How can an Antwerp fair and its environs be understood to impart hegemony in the light of Magic of the State?’ 

Supervised by Dr. Maria Walsh and Dr. Paul Ryan - Master of Research in Arts Practice, CCW Graduate School, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, GB, 2013-2014

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

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

BSc Architecture, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, University of London, 1998-2002

BA (Hons) Philosophy, School of Culture and Community Studies, University of Sussex, 1995-1998


Artist in Residence, High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, GB, 2021 -

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

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


2021 ‘Sylphen-trill’, on-going installation, High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, UK [Solo project]

2021 ‘Joy and Disappointment’, Micha Eden Erdész and Angela Stauber, Kunstverein Ottobrunn, Munich, DE Supported by the Steiner Stiftung Foundation [2-person show]

2020 ‘The Colour of Pomegranates’ by Anna Walker, DAR - Digital Artist Residency <https://digitalartistresidency.org/pomegranates/4/>  [Discussion contribution]

2020 ‘The light place where you rest your head’, IAM Sendeanstalt Available at: <https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnG_KJ2VI2R5hGn6bo_G5jg>  [Online video]

2019 ‘New Magical Realism’, The Minories, Colchester, GB [Group show curated by Micha Eden Erdész] 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. Supported by the City of Munich and Colchester Institute

2018 ‘Shared Art & Ideals‘, The Minories, Colchester, GB [Group show]

2017 'Don Salon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [Group show]

2017 'Float', Firstsite, Colchester, GB [Group show]

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

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

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

2016 'Salonathon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [Group show]

2015 'Hearth and Heat', The Florence Trust, London, GB [Solo show]

2015 'Postcards to Nepal', House of Illustration, London, GB [Group show]

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

2015 'Salontology', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [Group show]

2014 'Chelsea College of Arts Summer Show', University of the Arts London, GB [Group show]

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

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

2013 'Stars in My Eyes', Schwartz Gallery, London, GB - 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  [Group show]

2013 'Bloomberg New Contemporaries', Spike Island, Bristol, GB - Aisha Abid Hussain, Rebecca Ackroyd, Thomas Aitchison, Lewis Betts, Jason Brown, Fatma Bucak, Agnes Calf, Lauren Cohen, Patrick Cole, Menna Cominetti, Calum Crawford, Micha Eden Erdész, 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 [Group show]

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

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

2013 'No Lemon No Melon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [Group show]

2012 'Defcon Salon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, GB [Group show]

2011 'So Near/Far – New_Lon', Newlon Housing Trust, Emirates Stadium, Holloway, London, GB [Solo commission]

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

2008 MacBride Art, Antwerp, GB [solo project]

2006 'The Liminal Phase', Highbury Studios, London, GB [Group show co-curated by Micha Eden Erdész and Rebecca Jewell] 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. Supported by Arsenal Regeneration Team and Stadium Capital Holdings

2005 'Summer Show', The Florence Trust, London, GB [Group show]

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

2005 'Winter Show', The Florence Trust, London, GB [Group show]

2004 'Endura', The Spitz Gallery, London, GB [Solo project]

2004 Wakes', Hurwendeki, London, GB [Solo show]


2015 Behrmann, A. '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.

2006 Oldham, A. ‘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.


2018 Embassy of Hungary, London

2011 Newlon Housing Trust


Internship, The Agency Gallery, London, GB, 2004

Internship, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), London, GB, 1998