Micha Eden Erdész

B. °1975 - Toronto, Canada

Education

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

‘Immured by Intermedial light and gravity on the Sinskenfoor: How can an Antwerp fair and its environs be understood to impart hegemony?’ - MRes thesis supervised by Dr. Maria Walsh and Dr. Paul Ryan

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

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

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

Artist in Residence

Newlon Housing Trust, 2010-2011

The Florence Trust, 2005-2006

Awards

Support in kind by UCC for curation of 'New Magical Realism', The Minories Galleries, Colchester, 2019

Postgraduate Bursary, Edinburgh College of Art, 2012

Arsenal Regeneration Team and Stadium Capital Holdings for 'The Liminal Phase' at Highbury Studios, London, 2006

Selected Curatorial Projects

'New Magical Realism', Fia Cielen, Anton Cotteleer, Tim Dodds, Micha Eden Erdesz, Evelien Gysen, Jef Gysen, Andrea Hanak, Besmir Latifi, Alex McLean, Elke

Lutgerink, Aleksei Kazantsev, Warre Mulder, Anna Sokololva, Angela Stauber, The Minories, Colchester School of Art, 2019

'The Liminal Phase', 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, Highbury Studios, London, 2006

Commissions

‘Buda', Balassi Institute for the Embassy of Hungary, London, 2018

'New_Lon', Newlon Housing Trust, Emirates Stadium, Holloway, London, 2011

Solo Projects

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

'Hearth and Heat', Florence Trust, London, 2015

‘Micha Eden Erdész’, Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, 2005

'Endura', The Spitz Gallery, London, 2005

'Wakes', Hurwendeki, London, 2004

Selected Group Exhibitions

'New Magical Realism', The Minories, Colchester, 2019

'Float', Firstsite, Colchester, 2017

'Don Salon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, 2017

'Sorcerer Won't Live’, ‘Random Cabaret', Micha Eden Erdész and Jelle Keppens, Shoobil Gallery, Antwerp, 2016

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

'Salonathon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, 2016

'Archway is the New Shoreditch', Arbeit Studios, London, 2015

'Postcards to Nepal', House of Illustration, London, 2015

'Chelsea College of Arts Summer Show', University of the Arts London, 2014

'Salontology', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, 2014

'Multidimensionburbia', Edinburgh College of Art, 2013

'Stars in My Eyes', Schwartz Gallery, London, 2013

'Bloomberg New Contemporaries', 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, Spike Island, Bristol, 2013

'A Preparation for Something to Come', Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, 2013

'No Lemon No Melon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, 2013

'Defcon Salon', Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, 2012

'Espace 'N' De La Zone Ondule’ Atelier Solarshop, James Lee Byars, Frank F Castelyns, Micha Eden Erdész, Karin Hanssen, Joie Iacono, Caroline Felga, G. Leddington, Kristina Sigunsdotter, Philippe Van Damme, Galerie Martin van Blerk, Antwerp, 2009

'Summer Show', Florence Trust, London, 2006

'Winter Show', Florence Trust, London, 2005

Press/ Publications

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.

Erdész, M. E. and Smart,S. (2014) '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.

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]

Erdész, M.E. (2013) '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.

Erdész, M.E. (2012) Syn: Syncretism/ Synaesthesia 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.