Art, Academic and Honorary Awards


2017                        Winner of the  10th Jarman Film Award 2017

2017 -ongoing         Associate Professor of  art at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

2017-ongoing          Fellow, Exeter College, University of Oxford

2016-2017               Practitioner in Residence award, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

2014-2016              Fine Art Fellow Stanley Picker Gallery

2013-2015              Visiting Professor, Royal College of Art, Painting Department

2011-2013              Honorary Research Fellow, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University London

2007-2010             Arts and Humanities Research Council Creative Research Fellow, Drama Department, QMUL



1998–2000   MA, Fine Art, Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London

1989–1992   BA (distinction), Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University


Solo Performances


 Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery,  Bodies that Matter, new commission of Live art Program, Wellcome Collection, 30 May 2019 –  26 January 2020

Passing through Metal, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK, fig-futures, September 2018

Passing through Metal, Donaufestival, Austria, May, 2018

NoNothing Salons in the Dark, Double Fiction, Res., January 2018

NoNothing Reading and the Gathering Cloud, Whitechapel Gallery as part of the Jarman Award Weekend, October 2017

Landscape for Sharing, Muros Blandos, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile, 2017

NoNothing Salons in the Dark, 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2017

Passing through Metal, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmo, April 2017

Monkey Bum Factory III, La Movida, HOME, Manchester, 2017

NoNothing Salons in the Dark, Chelsea College of Arts, 2016-17

NoNothing Salons, a series of seven salons in the dark in Chelsea College of Art, 2016

Prayer, Johnny Parry, Revisiting Genesis, Stanley Picker Gallery, June 2016

Metal Band Anoxide+ New Noveta, Fig-2, ICA, August 2015

Cómo matar a un cerdo, (How to Kill a Pig), part of the group show Axolotlism,noguerasblanchard gallery, curated by Sabel Gavaldon, Madrid, 23rd May 2015

21st Century Carpet Sale! A Legendary Collection. Swedenborg House,October 16th, 2014.

The World is Flooding, group performance, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, Spring 2014

Party for Freedom, AV Album 3 live concerts,  Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, October 2013

Party for Freedom, AV Album live concert, Millbank Tower, May 1st, 2013

Party for Freedom, Party for Hire, Artangel commission ( 25 location including private homes, offices, art schools, galleries) London, Spring 2013

Party for Freedom, #1, #2, #6/10, Liverpool Biennial 2012, November 2012

Party for Freedom work in progress, New Performance Festival, Turku, May 2012

Security First, Den Frie, Copenhagen, April, 2012

Monkey Bum Factory, Le Transpalette Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bourges, France, part of the program Immunity, November 2011

Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Beijing, 2010; ICA, London, 2010; HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2010; Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, 2010; Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2010; Tate Modern, London, 2009; The Arches, Glasgow, 2009; Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Hesperides II, Lausanne, 2009; Radar, Loughborough University, 2008

Hairoism, Trouble Festival, Brussels, 2011; 30 years of the National Review of Live Art, The Arches, Glasgow, 2010; City of Women Festival, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, 2010; Tate Modern, London, 2009

Semitic Score Teatru-spalatorie, Chișinău, 2012; La Porta, Barcelona, 2011; Slovenian Pavilion, Venice Biennial, 2011; Trouble Festival, Brussels, 2011; Modern Art Oxford, Night & Day, 2010; Studio 303, commissioned by Kris Nelson, Montreal, 2010; Live@8, Galway, Ireland, 2010

Children of the Future, Hollybush Gardens Gallery, with Edd Hobbs, as part of Eline McGeorge exhibition, 2009

Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, 198 Gallery, London, 2010; Tate Modern, London, 2009; Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2010; Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, 2010; HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2010; The Arches, Glasgow, 2009; Betsey’s Salon, London, 2008

The Saint/s of Whitstable, commissioned by the Whitstable Biennial, re-enactments, interventions, participatory play, durational performance, installation, 2008

The Great Recession, Duckie, London, with Owen Parry, hobo intervention after Shabbtai Zevi, 2008

Here He Comes, intervention outside the Church of Scientology, Blackfriars Bridge Road, London, part of the Plastique Fantastique and Bughouse event, FA Projects Gallery, 2008

Welcome Home, De Balie, Amsterdam, 2007

Right, Left, Freud Museum, London, 2007

Will You Let Me Join You Just This Once? intervention, Lincoln Inn Fields, London, Neturai Karta Free Palestine demonstration, 2007

Territories of Belonging, Tou Art Centre, Stavanger, Norway, 2006

Back in 5 Minutes, Schwules Museum, Berlin, 2006; Hoxton Distillery, London, 2001

Three Sons, Ben Uri Gallery, London and APT Gallery, London, 2006

Women’s Love, Victoria and Albert Museum, 2006

Welcome Home, meal for 400 participants, performance, video and a political gathering event, Great Hall, Queen Mary University, PSi #12, London, 2006

Sarmad the Saint, Khoj, New Delhi, 2006

Portrait Sketch, intervention, Dili Haat, New Delhi, 2006

Some Things Change Some Remain the Same, Herzliya Museum, Israel, 2005

What is Your Current Address? Kunstbanken, Hamar, Norway, 2005

7 Acts of Love, Centro Cultural Telemar, Rio de Janeiro, ME electronic art show, 2005; Transevasilties conference, University of Reading, 2005; Great Eastern Hotel, 2004

Bentornato – Welcome Home, Turin, More Fools in Town, A Constructed World, 2005

Will You Cook For Me?, with Daniel Ashery, Home, London, 2004

It’s Been a Long Time, Apex travel agent, Dublin, part of Project Art Space, No Respect, 2004

Property from the 3rd Floor Royal Opera House, Royal Opera House, London, 2004

No Vitrines, No Museums, No Artists, Just a Lot of People, with Rirkrit Tiravanija, telecom tower, Venice, 2004

Score by Ken Friedman (Fluxes), Centre of Attention, London, 2004

Central Location/Treatment, 291 Gallery, London, 2004

Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit, Galerija Matice Hrvatske, Zagreb, 2003; Hull Time Based Arts, Hull, 2003; 291 Gallery, London, 2003

Central Location, NGBK, Berlin, part of Wonder Years exhibition, 2003; Windows Gallery, Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London, 2000

Say Cheese, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, 2003; Arnolfini, In Between Time Festival, Bristol, 2003; Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool Biennial, 2003; Foxy Production Gallery, New York, 2002; Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2002; NGBK, Berlin, 2002; Home, London, 2001

Colored Folks, with Shaheen Merali, National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, 2002; Toynbee Hall, London, 2001

Marcus Fisher, interventions and performances: dancing with orthodox men, north of Israel, 2003; Centre of Attention at Notting Hill Arts Club, London, 2001; OMSK, London 2001; National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, 2001; The Fridge, London, 2000; Akademia, Brighton, 2000; Duckie, London, 2000; Turkish Men’s cafe, Berlin, 2000; Soho, London, 2000; Beach, Tel Aviv, 2000; East End Collaborations Festival, London, 2000; eXpo Live Art Festival, Nottingham, 2000; 3rd International Transgender Film Festival, Lux, London, 1999

Open Surgery, with Svar Simpson, FADO Toronto, 2001

Mixed Up, Void Gallery, London, 2000

RKD, Brixton Arcade, London 2000

Trans-Kulturwohnung, domestic residency programme, invited by Leif Erich Christensen and Janine Rostron, Berlin, 1999

Moot Point, camping intervention, Bobo Gallery, South London, 1999

50 Years to Hiroshima, intervention, Leather Lane Market, London, 1995

Magnum Opus I, Showroom Gallery, London, 1994

Solo Exhibitions

 Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery: Bodies that Matter,  two persons show, Wellcome Collection, 30 May 2019 –  26 January 2020

Revisiting Genesis, Rennes Biennial, A Cris Auverts, 6th edition, 29 September 2018 – 2 December 2018

Oreet Ashery, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK, September 2018

Revisiting Genesis, 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2017-2018

Revisiting Genesis, solo exhibition, Tyneside Cinema October – December, 2016

Revisiting Genesis single screen, Deptfort Cinema, with Echo Chambers by Duncan Louden and a Q & A, July 2016, White Building, LADA screens, in conversation with David Falkner, May 2016, Home Manchester Artist Weekender, September 2016, UnionDocs, NY, May 2017

Revisiting Genesis, solo exhibition, Stanley Picker Gallery, April – June, 2016

Revisiting Genesis, 12 episodes web series hosted on, Vimeo, Utube, Ibraaz Channel, AQNB Web and LADA Screens

Oreet Ashery, Revisiting Genesis, fig-2, ICA, London, August 2015

Animal with a Language, solo exhibition, Champagne Premiere, Berlin, February 2015

Animal with a Language, solo exhibition, Waterside Contemporary, London, September 2014

Party for Freedom, photographic gallery Hippolythe, Helsinki, October 2013

Party for Freedom, Overgaden, Copenhagen, September- October 2013

Party for Freedom, people V freedom, Artangel commission. Spring 2013

Oreet Ashery, Pristine Gallery, Mexico 2012

Oreet Ashery and Nicole Ahland, c. wichtendahl. Galerie, 5th European Month of Photography, Berlin, 2012

Falafel Road, with Larissa Sansour, DEPO, Istanbul, 2011

The Beautiful Jew, Other Gallery, Shanghai, 2010

Raging Balls, Other Gallery, Beijing, 2010

Back in 5 Minutes and Scratch Performance: Golani Varanasi, The Arches, Glasgow, 2009

Dancing with Men, Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University, 2008

What You See, Letchworth Art Centre Gallery, 2007

Performance 2003, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, 2003

Say Cheese, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, 2003

Oreet Ashery, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, 2002

7 Acts of Love, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2002; Stil und Bruch, Berlin, 2002

Magnum Opus III, with Daniel Rubinstein, Jerusalem Artists’ House Gallery, Jerusalem, 1998

Magnum Opus II, with Daniel Rubinstein, 68elf Gallery, Cologne, 1996


Group Exhibitions

Transpersonal, Instructions, Jorge B. Vargas Museum, Manila,  December 18- February 19

White Anxieties, White Box, Group exhibition, NYC,September – October 2018

DRAG, Hayward Project Space, August- October 2018

Forbidden to Forbid, Balice Hertling Gallery, Paris, May 2018 -July 2018

Revisiting Genesis, 10 years ofJarman Film award winners, Whitechapel Gallery, May 2018- June 2018

We do not know this to be so, Galeri’nev, Istanbul, May 2018 – June 2018

Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile, September 2017

La Movida,  group show, HOME, Manchester, April 2017

Rolling exhibition, waterside contemporary, 2016- 2017

Redemption Jokes, group show, Bad Company, NGBK, Berlin, September-November, 2015

Graphics Interchange Format, Focal Point Gallery, July-September, 2015

Out of Chaos Ben Uri; 100 years in London, Somerset House, July- December 2015

Axolotlism, noguerasblanchard gallery, curated by Sabel Gavaldon, Madrid, May-July 2015

Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, April – August, 2015, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, 2016

Re-action Genealogy and Countercanon, Barjola Musuem, Gijon, April, 2015

Nascent States, Waterside Contemporary, London, April 2015

Requiem (For VZT), Artr,Trafico de Arte, Mecixo, February 2015

Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom, Urgent Alternatives: Utopian Moments, Vienna, Succession, Curated by Ines Doujak and Oliver Ressler, Spring 2014

Golden Age Problems, Auto Italia, June 2014

TIME::CODE, Whitebox Art Center, NYC, March 2014

Your Body is a Battleground, Pristine Gallery, Mexico, March-May 2013

Hetero q.b, National Museum of Contemporay Art , Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal, April- June 2013

Performance/ Audience /Film, John Hansard Gallery, March 2013

Whole Milk, Lentos Museum, Linz, Austria, October 2012

Body Snatchers, White Box, NYC, 2012

Life is Eleswhere, Körnerpark Galerie, 5th European Month of Photography, Berlin 2012

re.act.feminism#2, Instytut Sztuki Wyspa, Gdansk, Poland, march 2012

Counterpoint, A foundation, 2011

Show me your Hair, Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 2011

Shanghai Art Fair, ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair, 2011

How to Philosophize With A Hammer, White Box, NYC, 2011

re.act.feminism#2, Montehermoso Art Centre, Spain

Obra en video, EDS Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico, 2011

29th Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, 2011

Identity II, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, 2010

A Thousand Endless Tales – Dancing the Line of Flight, White Space, Zurich, 2010

Reinventing Ritual, Jewish Museum, New York and San Francisco, 2010

Arts of Memory, Material, Media, Mythologies, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 2010

The Metamorphosis, Other Gallery, Shanghai, 2010

Progress Report, Iniva, London, 2010

Fall Out, Gl Holtegaard, Denmark, 2010

Theatre of Peace, NGBK, Berlin, 2010

On Rage, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2010

That Obscure Object of Desire, Pristine Galerie, Monterey, Mexico, 2010

Becoming Intense, Becoming Animal, Becoming… Heidelberger Kunstverein and other locations in the city, 2009

Queer/SCHäG, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Chiasso, Switzerland, 2009

re.act.feminism, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2008; Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany, 2009

Medium Religion, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, 2008; Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, 2009

Redrawn Boundaries, Goldsmiths Gallery, London, 2009

Crime and Punishment, Kortil Gallery, Strossmayerova, Rijeka, Croatia, 2009; 198 Gallery, London, curated by Predrag Pajdic, 2008

Looking at Others, Art Pavilion, Umjetnicki Paviljon, Zagreb, 2009

Performance and Mimicry, Bodhi Gallery, New York, 2008

FEMACO Art Fair, Mexico, EDS Gallery, Mexico City, 2008

Biography of a Traveller, Living Gallery, Lecca, Italy, 2008

April Meetings Festival, VIP Art Gallery of Students Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia, 2008

Unbound, Contemporary Art Platform, London, 2007

The Oubliettes of Wolstenholme, 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool, 2007

Theatre of Cruelty, White Box Gallery, New York, 2007

The Space Between, Petach Tikva Museum, Israel, 2007

Bound, Open Eye Gallery, Tate Liverpool and FACT, 2007

In Focus, Contemporary Art Platform, Dazed Gallery, London, 2007

Normal Love, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2007

Make it a Better Place, Holden Gallery, Manchester, 2007

Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2007

Paranoia, Freud Museum, London, Leeds City Art Gallery, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, 2006

Body Double, Elzbieta Koscielak Gallery, Zamek, Lesnica Castle, Wrocaw, Poland, curated by Raul Zamudio, 2006

Recent Acquisitions, The London Jewish Museum of Art, 2006

Summer Show, Ben Uri Gallery, London, 2006

Monstrous Tales, APT Gallery, London, 2006

Now, More Than Ever, Foxy Production Gallery, New York, 2006

Concrete, Sausage and Other Team Ghosts, Spittastrasse 25, Berlin, 2006

Animal Magnetism, Cuchifritos gallery, New York, curated by Raul Zamudio, 2006

Biography /Autobiography, Herzliya Museum, Israel, 2005

On-Demand, Centre of Attention, London, 2005

Los Retratos de Dorian Gray, Galeria de Arte Mexicano, 2005

anthro/socio, Artist: network Gallery, New York, 2004

No Respect, Project Arts Space, Dublin, 2004

X-travagant, Century Gallery, London, 2003

Intervention, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, 2003

Wonder Years, NGBK, Berlin, 2003

The Promise, the Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, 2003

Private Views, London Print Studios Gallery, London, 2002

Over Dressed, Monica Bobinska, London, 2002

Like Gold Dust, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, 2002

Dalston Underground, London, 2001

Jews, Blacks, Gypsies and Other Free Radicals, Centre of Attention at Notting Hill Arts Club, London, 2001

A Man, A Woman, A Machine, Centre of Attention, London, 2001

John, I’m Only Dancing, Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 2000

Sexmutant, Nunnery Gallery, London, 2000

London Post-Colonial City, Architectural Association, London, 2000

The Kindness of Strangers, W139 Gallery, Amsterdam, 1998

Outfit / International Photoszene, Cologne, 1998



Dark Habits, Home Publication, a chapter of 17 short poems, 978-0-9935912-3-5, 2017

NoNothing Salons in the Dark, self- publishedzine, B&W, A4, 20 pages, 2017

The World is Flooding, zine, B&W, A4, 77 pages, Tate commission, free on request

Party for Freedom DVD+ Booklet, Oreet Ashery, published by Crossovers, ISBN 978-0-9570149-7-8

Oreet Ashery; The Beautiful Jew, Raging Balls  (Other Gallery, China, 2011)

Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories, by Oreet Ashery (Artangel, 2010)

The Novel of Nonel and Vovel, graphic novel by Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour (Charta, 2009)

Dancing With Men: Interventions, Interactions and Other Artworks,  monograph by Oreet Ashery (Live Art Development Agency, 2009)


The Wire, Oreet Ashery Passing through Metal, by Katarina, Dixon, November 18

Art Review, Artist, Heal Thyself!, Nina Power, September 2018

Art Monthly, including cover image, Health v Wealth, Giulia Smiths, July-August 2018

The Art Newspaper, Passing through Metal, 15thSeptember, 2018

Artforum, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, November 27, 2017

Guardian, Jews of Death: the Jarman Prize Winner on her excruciating look at dying in the digital age, Adrian Searle, 20 November, 2017

It’s Nice That, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, Lucy Bourton,  21November, 2017

Film London, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film London Jarman Award, 20 November, 2017

FAD, Oreet Ashery wins 10th Film Jarman Award, Mark Westall, 20 November, 2017

Guardian, What is the biggest question Facing Artists Today, Guardian, 5 October, 2017

La Tercera, by Soledad García-Huidobro, Haitian Workers Participate in Work About Art and Migration, 18th of September 2017, Santiego Chile,

Mas Deco, by Pablo Andulce, Very Personal – Oreet Ashery, September 2017, Santiego Chile

Guardian, from bullets to botox, watch the 2017 Jarman Award shortlist, Tim Jonaz, June 2017
This is Tomorrow, Revisiting Genesis, by Mette Kjærgaard Præst, 10th of January, 2017

Afterall, The Death of Death: Oreet Ashery’s Revisiting Genesis, TJ Demos, October 2016

Sleek, The Visual Contemporary, review of the exhibition Animal with a Language, by Tenny Victoria Rafferty, Minorities Have Their Own Language, 6th February, 2015

This is Tomorrow, review of the exhibition Animal with a Language, by Will Gresson, 10th of November, 2014

Frieze, Oreet Ashery, review of the exhibition Animal with a Language, by Matthew McLean, November 2014, issue 167

Hyperallergic, The Psychedelic and Porcine Provocations of Oreet Ashery, by Nark Sheerin, 30th November, 2014

The Wire, Unfinished revolutions: Oreet Ashery’s Party For Freedom, Nathan Budzinski, March 2014

Hufvudstadsbladet, highest-circulation Swedish-language newspaper in Finland, Party for Freedom, exhibition review, Synnove Rabb, October 2013

Ny Tid, Green Left weekly magazine in Swedish in Finland, Party for Freedom exhibition review, Emma Ronnholm, October, 2013

Guardian Guide, Party for Freedom preview, Skye Sherwin, May 2013

Time Out, Party for Freedom, Performance review, Freire Barnes, May 2013, Ashery and reflection on musical threesomes, Peter Van Knude, November, 2013

Artangel website commission, Narcissus Revolts, Maria Walsh, June 2013

Party for Freedom, Artmonthly, Colin Perry, with magazine cover image, 2013

Art Monthly, Performance Matters, Morgan Quaintance, February 2012

The National (Arab Emirate), The art of hospitality at the UK’s Liverpool Biennial, Ben East, Sep 18, 2012

Turun Sanomat, Kulttuuri, Perfomanssia on Kaikkiala, Mattias Mattila, 27th January, 2012

Times, HE, Tales of the Unexpected, Matthew Reisz, No.1,990, 17th March, 2011  

Al Jazeera, 14 March 2011, Sousan Hammad, Israeli’s Falafel Food Fight; A project examining the ‘Israelisation’ of falafel raises some questions about the boycott movement.

Cumhuriyet, Turkey, 1 February 2011, Evrim Altuğ, Tophane’de nohutlu intifad, An Intifada with Pea at Tophane

Star, Istanbul, 15 January 2011, Alin Taşçıyan, Felafel Yolu: İşgale direnen sanat, Falafel Road: An Art Resisting the Occupation

Radikal, Hayat supplement, Istanbul, 17 January 2011, Pınar Öğünç, İki Süper Kahramanın Çözemediği Mesele, A Problem That Two Super Heroes Cannot Solve

Agos, Istanbul, 21 January 2011, Aslı Seven, Vovel ile Novel Filistin’i Kurtarıyor, Vovel and Novel are Saving Palestine

The National, English-language paper in the Middle East, 14 January 2011, Graphic Depictions, Hamja Ahsan

International Arts Magazine, China, 2010/10, The Beautiful Jew

The Beautiful Jew exhibition in Shanghai was also featured in numerous art websites, including:,,,,,,

Art Guide, China, No. 7/8, 2010, Soft Ball and the Abyss of Violence, and an interview with Oreet Ashery

Raging Balls exhibition in Beijing was also featured in numerous art websites, including: artlinkart,,,,, artspy,

The Times, 14 January 2010, Artangel Gives African Lesbians a Voice in Britain, Jane Czyzselska

Delo, Slovenia, 14 October 2010, Vstop v preteklost s praga prihodnosti, Mojca Kumerdej

Delo, Slovenia, 19 October 2010, Feminizem je zabaven, toda ne brez (varnostne) maske na obrazu, Performansi treh umetnic: Oreet Ashery, Kire O’Reilly in Judith Witteman, Mojca Kumerdej

Dnevnik, Slovenia, 19 October 2010, Štiri ure kotaljenja z glavo navzdol in še kaj, Militantne kosmate pošasti, Iva Kosmos

Time Out, 17–21 January 2010, Lesbian Refugee Art, Alexie Duggins

Jewish Quarterly, January 2010, The Novel of Nonel and Vovel, Avi Pitchon

Trikster # 3, Nordic web magazine, April 2009, Dismantling the Serious Machine: An Interview with Gavin Butt, Mathias Danbolt

Bidoun, No. 19, 2009, Noise issue, The Novel of Nonel and Vovel

Jewish Chronicle, 17 September 2009, Can Our Heroes Save the Middle East? Julia Weiner

New York Times, 14 September 2009, Plotzing Over, The Reinventing Ritual Show, Andy Port

Sandwich, Issue 5, 2009, published by Sandwich Artists Management, New York, text and images by Oreet Ashery

Information, 20 November 2009, Danish newspaper, Superhelte forsøger at redde Palæstina, Michael Irving Jensen

The List, 11–25 June 2009, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Oreet Ashery: Raging Balls and Golani Varanasi, Steve Cramer

Hurriyet, Turkey, 18 April 2009, Practicing Art from Jew to Arab, Johabbes Hillje

Jewish Chronicle, June 2008, The Fishy Case of Whitstable’s Cross-dressing False Messiah, Julia Weiner

Artists Newsletter, 6 July 2008, Playing with Re-enactment, Nikki Russell

Art Monthly, No. 317, May 2008, London Performs

Feminist Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3, Fall 2008, Recent Feminist Art, Josephine Withers

ArtLuk, 1 July 2008, Marcus Fisher, Artur Kamczycki

Map, Issue 13, Spring 2008, Oreet Ashery, Barry Schwabsky

ArtPress 2, October 2007, Performing London, Louise Gray

Yediot Aharonot, Israel, 3 August 2007, Be Right Back, Ruti Director

NYFA, May 2007, In Conversation with Oreet Ashery, Carie Moyer

Stavanger Aftenblad, Norway, 31 October 2006, Interactive Art, Performance, Sigrun Hodne

Stavanger Aftenblad, Norway, 19 October 2006, Performance Perfect for Reality Folk, Solveig Grodem Sandelson  

N.paradoxa, Vol. 18, 2006, International Feminist Art Journal, Helena Reckitt

NY Arts, Vol. 11, No.7/8, July/August 2006, Venus or Penis Envy, Raul Zamudio

Visit #8, New Zealand, March 2006, One-to-One Distance and Proximity, Charlotte Huddleston

Bidoun, Spring 2006, Necessary Journeys travel diary, Emily Speers Mears

Frieze, November/December 2005, On Demand/Welcome Home, Kim Dhilon

Contemporary Magazine, October 2005, Reflections on Clapping

Flash Art, January 2004, Performance 2003, Christopher K. Ho

Western Daily Press, Bristol, February 2003, Unorthodox Art Gets Live Airing, Emma Smith

Rundschau, March 2003, The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

Profil, March 2003, Begrenzte identitaten, The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

Jewish Quarterly, Summer 2002, Transgressing the Sacred, Rachel Garfield

Time Out, June 2002, Over Dressed, Sarah Kent

Sleazenation, June 2002, Over Dressed

Freitag 10, Berlin, March 2002, Marcus Fisher

Taz, Berlin, January 2002, Marcus Fisher

Circa, Spring 2002, Marcus Fisher, Say Cheese, Cherry Smyth

Village Voice, Literary supplement, November 2001, Fantastic Voyeurs, Fred Vermorel 

Toronto Star, September 2001, Open Surgery

She’s My Baby, Amsterdam, May 2001, Self-Portrait as Marcus Fisher

Ha’heer, Jerusalem, July 1998, Magnum Opus III

Rising East, Vol. 2, 1998, interview, Richard McKeever

Essays and interviews

Paper Visual Art Journal, Having A Kiki, Genesis’s Slideshow, October 2016

A Conversation with Oreet Ashery, Stephanie Baily, Ocula, October 2016

 Art Monthly Interviews, Talking Art Vol 2, an interview with Larne, Abse Gogarty, co-published with Ridinghouse, 2016

The Live Art Almanac, Volume 4, an interview with Nathan Budzinki, Unresolved Revolutions; Oreet Ashery’s Party for Freedom, Ed. Harriet Curits, Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright, Oberon Books, 2016

Role Play, Oreet Ashery in conversation with Amal Khalaf, Ibraaz, 29th October, 2015

Moving Image, Edited by Omar Kholeif, text by TJ Demos on Party for Freedom, MIT press, October 2015

Redemption Jokes, group show, Bad Company, NGBK, Berlin, catalogue interview and images, September-November, 2015

Utpian Pulse, Flares in the Darkroom, 80pp, The World is Flooding by Oreet Ashery, PlutoPress, April 2015

Esse, arts+opinion, 83, Boris Groys, Religion in the Digital Age essay, pp3-13, 2015

ROOMS 16: Superluminal, A Mission to Inspire, by Ralph Barker and Tatyana Wolfman on Oreet Ashery and Andrzej Klimowski as teachers and artists, p120-130, December 2014

Ibraaz, Semitic Score, text, interviews and visual material by Oreet Ashery, 2015

Catalouge, Degree Show Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design MA Fine Art/ MA Art and Science/ MA Photography, Swedenborg Granfalloon, text by Oreet Ashery, 2015

Artmonthly, Oreet Ashery interviewed by Larne Abse Gogarty, Irreplaceable, pp.1-4, November 2014, issue 381

The Wire, Valeska Gert/Baby, Inner Sleeve, by Oreet Ashery, The Wire, 84, October 2014

Intellect Limited, A journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance, Mis-appropriation and re-appropriation: An interview with Oreet Ashery, by Eirini Kartsaki, volume &, Number 2, pp.225-240, 2014.

Nparadoxa, Volume 33, 2014, Religion, 6 artist pages on Party for Freedom

C.H.O.S.E.N, Should We Take Performance Seriously? An essay by Gavin Butt, editors: Galit Eilat and ANeta Szylak, 2014

re.act.feminism #2 – a performing archive, Cover-Image, Live Art Development Agency and Verlag fur Moderne Kunst, 2013, Bettina Knaup and Beatrice Ellen Stammer

Tochter der Revolution, Till Briegleb, Art Das Kunsmagazin, pp44-47, November 2013

Performing Ground: Space, Identity, and the Art of Blending, a chapter in the book, Laura Levin, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Party for Freedom, Nparadoxa, International Feminist Art Journal, Volume 33 on religion, Pp32-pp38, artist pages, January 2014

Party for Freedom, This is Tomorrow, interview with Ruth Hogan, April, 2013

Narcissus Revolts, Maria Walsh, June 2013, Artangel website commission

The Unfinished Revolution: Oreet Ashery’s Party for Freedom, TJ Demos, May 2013, Artangel

Testing the Limits: Oreet Ashery, In Conversation with Dorothy Rowe, Women, the Arts and Globalization: Eccentric Experience, Edited by Marsha Meskimmon and Dorothy Rowe, Series: Rethinking Arts Histories, Manchester University Press, Manchester, Series Editors: Amelia Jones and Marsha Meskimmon, 2012

Re-enacting Shabbtai Zevi, Performing/Knowing, David Burrows (ed), editorial group: Gavin Butt, Maria Fusco, John Russell (Article Press, 2011)

Artivisme: Art, Action Politique, Résistance Culturelle, Stephanie Lemoine and Samira Ouardi (Alternatives, 2010)

Brothers Keepers: New Perspectives on Jewish Masculinity, Prosthetic Voice by Ashery and Barnaby (The Men’s Studies Press, 2010)

The Many Headed Monster, Joshua Sofaer (Live Art Development Agency, 2009)

Biographies and Space, Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture, Dorothy Rowe, in Biographies and Spatial Experience in Contemporary Diasporic Art in Britain (Routledge London and New York, 2007)

Journeys in the Performance of Sex Art, Libidot and Dr Jacobs, (Maska, 2006)

Blasphemy: Art That Offends, S. Brent Plate (Black Dog Publishing, 2006)

Necessary Journey, Melanie Keen and Eileen Daly (eds) (Arts Council England and BFI, 2005)

Terrible Beauties, Bernadette Buckley, in Art in the Age of Terror, Graham Coulter-Smith, Maurice Owen (eds) (Paul Holberton, 2005)

Performing Difference, Manick Govinda and Rohini Malik Okon (Artsadmin 2005)

Black Pop, Colored Folks, Jean Fisher in Shaheen Merali monograph (Saqui, 2004)

Art Tomorrow, Edward Lucie-Smith (Terrail, 2002)

Exposures, Lois Keidan and Ron Athey (Black Dog Publishing, 2003)



Fig-2 catalogue, ICA, May 2018

Thessaloniki Biennial Catalogue, January 2018

Dark Habits, group show, La Movida, HOME, April 2017

Redemption Jokes, group show, Bad Company, NGBK, Berlin, catalogue interview and images, September-November, 2015

Otto+1, Materiali Identitari E Imprevisti Queer, Municipality of Venice, 2012

Ljubljana 29th Graphic biennial, 2011

Show me Your Hair, Corena Museum, Seoul, Korea, 2011

MEDIUM RELIGION, Faith. Geopolitics. Art.  Boris Groys, Peter Weibel (eds.) Karlsruhe & Köln: ZKM | Center for Art and Media & Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2011

IDENTITY, Fotogalerie Wien, 2011
On Rage, Valerie Smith, Susanne Stemmler, Cordula Hamschmidt (eds), Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Revolver, 2010

A Viewer’s Partial Guide to Nonel and Vovel’s Inferno, Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour, 2010

Fall Out, Malmo Konsthall and Gl Holtegaard, 2010

Raging Balls and The Beautiful Jew, Other Gallery, China, 2010

Theatre of Peace, NGBK, Berlin, 2010

The Metamorphosis, Other Gallery, China, 2010

Hespérides, Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, 2009

QUEER/SCHRÄG, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, 2009

Looking at Others, Umjetnicki Paviljon, Zagreb, 2009

Reinventing Ritual, Jewish Museum, 2009

Becoming Intense, Becoming Animal, Becoming …, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, 2009

Matrix, Sabine Mostegl und Gudrun Ratzinger, MUSA (Museum auf Abruf) Vienna, 2008

The Space Between, Petach Tikva Museum, 2007

Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery, 2006

Prog:me, Centro Cultural, Telemar, 2005

Oreet Ashery, Invasive Autoerotic Performance, Occupation I, II, The Case of the Rabbit,

Project Hospital, K 009, Zagreb, 2003

The Promise, The Land, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, 2003

Wonder Years, Künstlerhaus Bethanien and NGBK, Berlin, 2003

ArtFan, Serpentine Gallery, 2003

Events, Workshops, Expanded Projects, Collaborative, Commissions

Time for Success? Turner Prize 2018, workshop, Tate Britain, 27 October2018

 Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery: Bodies that Matter  live art program + film  commission, Wellcome Collection, May 2019 – January 2020

Death Café NYC, using the Jon Underwood’s Death Café format, BGSQD, The Bureau of General Services, Queer Division, November 2017

Death Café Warsaw, using the Jon Underwood’s  Death Café format CCA, Warsaw, October 2017

Collaborative Writing Group, Revisiting Genesis, Goldsmiths, 2017

NoNothing salons in the dark, monthly salons in the dark, Chelsea College of Art, 2016-17

The Art Curriculum – Memory or Imagination, residential notional workshop in collaboration  with Anna Colin, at The National Art Educational Archive, Yorkshire Sculpture park,

Genesis, Dora, Oreet, event at Dorich House and Stanley Picker Gallery, with Helena Rickett,  Prof. Fran Lloyd and Prof.  Jonathan Black, May 2016

Bad Company, workshop for the public with Redemption Jokes \\ // \\ Bureau for Paradoxical Relations, NGBK, Berlin, March 2015

Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom, 9/3 meters banner, Urgent Alternatives: Utopian Moments, Vienna, Succession, Curated by Ines Doujak and Oliver Ressler, Spring 2014

The World is Flooding, re-reading Mayakovsky’s Mystery Bouffe, workshops/performance, Tate Modern, Spring 2014

Documenting Intimacy, Chichester University, Department of Theatre (performing Arts), 2014

Security First, workshops at Funen Art Academy, Denmark, with a performance and public event at Den Frie, Copenhagen, with Mark Harvey and Johannes Blomqvist, April 2012

Party for freedom workshops, on the subject of Liberation and Nakedness, Le Transpalette Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bourges, France, November 2011; Artsadmin, London, 2011; Theatre Academy Finland, Helsinki, 2011; Performance Matters/Trashing Performance, Sussex and London, 2011

On the Agency of Humour, Bad Jokes and Comedy, devising and running an artists and comedian week’s lab, with comedians Simon Nunnery and Shaista Aziz.  Also in La Porta, Barcelona for two days.

Thinker in Residence, Spill Festival, Barbican, London, a weeklong programme of public conversations with invited speakers, including John Cussans, Ian White, Patricia MaCcormack and Irene Revell, 2011

South Bank, commission, 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain 1951

Artangel, Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories commission working with asylum seekers and refugees, charities and immigration lawyers, 2010

English Pen, sound piece event, Staying: Dream, Bin, Soft Stud and Other Stories, part of refugee week, 2010

Falafel Road, DEPO, Istanbul, exhibition and quiz night event, 2011

Falafel Road, 20 meals open to the public as a platform for public debate, Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour in association with Artsadmin, Serpentine Gallery, Iniva, Live Art Development Agency, London, 2010

Nonel and Vovel, Oreet Ashery and Larissa Sansour, a programme of videos, performances, discussions, presentations with invited speakers, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, 2010; Brooklyn Museum, New York, 2010; HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, On Rage and NGBK, Berlin, 2010; Iniva, London, 2010; Tate Modern, 2009

They Never Stop Working Even When You Kiss Them, video commission for the 10th anniversary of Live Art Development Agency, 2010

Spill Tarot, Spill Festival, London, 2009, tarot card and text commission

Single Screen Videos in Film Programmes

Revisiting Genesis, 10 years of Jarman Film award winners, Whitechapel Gallery, May 2018- June 2018

Revisiting Genesis, with a Q&A, Union Docs, Brooklyn, November 2017

Revisiting Genesis episode 2, Jarman Touring program, Spike Island, Bristol, October 2017

Revisiting Genesis episode 2, Jarman Touring program, Plymouth Arts Centre, October 2017

Revisiting Genesis, Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth, UK, 11-12 September 2017

Marcus Fisher’s Wake, curated by EVBG, Whenever the Heart Skips a Beat Festival, Mehringplatz, Berlin, September 2017

Party for Freedom, AV Album, Rozenstraat, Amsterdam, Q&A with Linda Duits and Leon Kruijswijk, July 2017

Revisiting Genesis single screen, Deptfort Cinema, July 2016, White Building, LADA screens, in conversation with David Falkner, May 2016, HOME Manchester Artist Weekender, September 2016, UnionDocs, NY, May 2017

Party for Freedom, Artists’ Film Biennial, curated by Radcliff Hall, ICA, London, May 2016

Marcus Fisher’s Wake,Fringe! A Strangely Glorious Opportunity, curated by Panos Fourtoulakis, with Pauline Boudry/ Renate Lorenz, Ursula Mayer, Carlos Motta and Wu Tsang. London, November 2015

How to Kill a Pig, 2/10 Party for Freedom, 2014,Time is Love.8, Expressive Arts Institute, San Diego, USA, 2nd January, 2015, Sobering Gallery, Paris, 20th October, 2015, Yokohama Community Design Lab, 21th-22nd November 2015,

Semitic Score, Dancing with Men, Saved Under the Sign, Fluxee, Tehdas Teatteri, Turku, January, 2012

Party for Freedom in progress, XTC, curated by Kisito Assangni, Studio 1.1 gallery, London, November 2011

Raging Balls, curated by Stephen Wilson, Basso, Berlin, March 2011

Necessary Journeys, No-Man’s-Land programme at T2F, Pakistan, curated by Nicole Wolf, 2009; Kisss video programme at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, curated by Deej Fabyc, 2008; Vid-e-o-phile Festival, Brighton, curated by Victoria Melody, 2008; Paris-Villette Theater, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, 2007; Visions in the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, London, 2007; Tate Modern, London, 2005

Back in 5 Minutes, El Aguila, Madrid, Rencontres Internationales, 2008; Pompidou Centre, Paris, Rencontres Internationales, 2007

Why Do You Think I Left? In Focus, Tate Modern, 2007; VID, der Dampfzentrale Bern, Switzerland, 2004; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, 2004; OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria, 2003; Art in General Gallery, New York, 5th Annual Video Marathon, 2003; Home, London, 2001

Marcus Fisher’s Wake, CINEMARGES Festival of Bordeaux, France, 2007; 2nd Festival de Cinema Queer, Paris, 2007; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Normal Love programme, 2007; The House of World Cultures, curated by Galit Eilat, Berlin, 2005; Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, 2004; 25HR, International Video Art Show, Barcelona, 2003; Fix 02, time-based festival, Belfast, 2002; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2002; Green Room, London, 2002; ANTI festival, Kuopio, Finland, 2002; Women in the Director’s Chair Film Festival, Chicago, 2001; X Night, Lux, London, 2001; Olympia Transgender film festival, London, 2001; CCA Warsaw, Watching People Watching You, curated by Lauren Cornell, 2001; Centre of Attention at the Notting Hill Arts Club, 2001; Living in the Material World conference, Brighton, 2001; Roots Festival, Hull, 2001; Open Surgery, Toronto, 2001; Galapagos Cinema, New York, 2001; East End Collaborations, London, 2000; Blowing Up, House of Detention, London, 2000; Sexmutant, Nunnery Gallery, London, 2000; Alma College, Tel Aviv, 2000; eXpo, Live Art Festival, Nottingham, 2000; National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, 2000

Dancing With Men, Fem_11 video and performance festival, Spain, 2011

14th International Performance Conference, Dahlat/Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2007; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York, 2006; Pool Art Fair, New York, 2004; The Pleasure Dome, New York, 2004; Blowing Up Cinema, London, 2004

Shopping List for Live Art, Everything You Wanted to Know About Live Art, EEC, 2004

Occupation I, II, Rain Dance Festival, Trocadero Cinema, London, 2004

What is it Like for You? 291 Gallery, London, 2004; Blowing Up, The Foundry, London, 2000

1970s Art V Art 2000, Clerkenwell Video Festival, Blowing Up Cinema, London, 2003

Colored Folks, Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin, 2003; National Review of Live Art, Glasgow, 2001

Say Cheese, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool Biennial, 2002

It’s Not About Sex, Sea Saw, Rio Cinema, London, 1998

Sea Saw, Exploding Cinema, London, 1998; Blowing Up, House of Detention, London, 1998


Chelsea College of Arts, Practitioner in Residence on the MA n Fine Art, 2016- 17

Funen Art Academy, Odense, Denmark, 2012

Sarri, Finland, 2012

Rogaland Contemporary Art Centre, Stavanger, Norway, 2007

Khoj, New Delhi, India, organised by Gasworks and Triangle Arts Trust, 2006

Teaching and Mentoring

2017- ongoing 0.5 Associate Professor of Art, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

2012-17, 0.5 Senior Lecturer, studio practice, Art Department, Goldsmiths University

RCA Summer School 18, July 2018

Co-convener of DPhil seminars, the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

Open School East, Seminar Revisiting Genesis, March 2016

PhD/MPhil external examiner,Joseph Schneider, David Bomberg, Goldsmiths, July 2015

PhD External examiner,  Sheffiedl Hallam Univeristy, Stigmata: Marks of Pain in Body Performance by an Arab Female Artist, Miada Aboud, 2014

Brighton University, Moving Image, Degree show crits with Omar Kholeif

Giessen University, Germany, Performance institute, seminar with Bojana Kunst, Spring 2014

HEAD, Haute école d’art et de design, Geneva, master class and studio visit, Spring 2014

Mentoring, Leah Lovett, Contra Band, Floating Cinema, spring 2014

Mentoring Maria Sideri, spring 2014

No.where Summer school, teaching, Summer 2014

Fresh Performance Festival, Fem Fresh - Feminism, Age and Live Art, mentoring, spring 2014

PhD Supervision, Teresa Calonje, Art Department Goldsmiths, 2013

Goldsmiths Art Department, 0.5 Lecturer in Fine Art Studio Practice, started 2012

Lux mentoring, on the Associated Artists Program, 2012

Goldsmiths College, tutorials, MA Artist Teachers and Contemporary Practices, March 2012

École des Beaux-Arts, Tours, artist talk and tutorials, November 2011

Sheffield University, English and Theatre studies, Sites of Performance, workshop, public interview with Rachel Zerihan, November 2011

Slade, under and postgraduates, workshop, tutorials, presentation, November, 2011

Queen Mary University London, Drama department, MA performance practice, workshop, November 2011

Lux mentoring, on the Associated Artists Programme, 2011

Into the New, mentoring with New Moves and The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Goldsmiths College, tutorials, MFA Fine Art, May 2011

Queen Mary University London, teaching in the Drama Department, devising and co-teaching the programme for the modules Beyond Acting and Independent Performance Practice, 2009–2011

University of Brighton, Visiting Tutor, teaching in the Faculty of Arts, in the subject area of Performance and Visual Art, 2011
Mentoring MA drama students, Queen Mary University London; East End Collaboration and Fresh Air Festival mentoring emerging artists; Fierce Festival, Birmingham, mentoring artists, mentoring artist independently 2005–2011

Queen Mary University London,  Drama Department, seminars and workshops as part of the modules Interventions, Issues in Contemporary Performance, Places of Performance, 2008–2010

Plymouth University,  Department of Performance Studies, Faculty of Arts, workshops and seminars, 2008

Royal Academy Schools, London, tutorials, presentation, 2008

Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, Visiting Tutor, teaching BA photography, 2006

Independent Photography, Greenwich, teaching photography, 2004

Croydon College, teaching BA Art & Design, contextual studies, 2002

Westminster University, London, teaching BA Media, Art & Design, contextual studies, 2002

Royal College of Art, London, teaching photography, MA cross-disciplines, 1998

Camerawork Gallery and Darkrooms and Fotofusion Gallery and Darkrooms, 1a Rosebery Avenue Centre, London, running and teaching photography courses, 1996–1999

Lectures, Talks, Presentations, Keynote | selected


Iniva, The Difference that Difference Makes, with Maria Walsh and Rehana Zaman, October 2018

Art / Work Association (A/WA), chair, June 2018

Performance Symposium, Ruskin School of Art, St John’s College, The Demise of Charles Keene College, May 2018

Queering the Map?  Activism and the Archive inside and outside the Academy, TORCH, University of Oxford, May 2018

Slade School of Art, artist talk, public, May 2018

Revisiting Genesis, with a Q&A, Union Docs, Brooklyn, November 2017

Jarman Award, screening and Q&A, Plymouth Arts Centre, October 2017

Jarman Award, screening and Q&A, Spike Island, Bristol, October 2017

EDGE: Periphery,Folkestone Triennial and UCL Urban Laboratories, 2017,

The Showroom, conversation as part of the exhibition Everything we see could also be otherwise (My sweet little lamb), September 2017

The 21st International Conference on Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts (DRHA), Key Note,September 2017

The Showroom, Now Showing: Oreet Ashery, by Cinenova, June, 2017

ICA,Technology Now: Automated Emotions, presentation and panel, June, 2017

Ruskin School of Art,Artist talk, February 2017

Royal Academy, Gender Materiality, artist talk, March 2017

Cut Festival of Barbering, Artsadmin, artist talk, February 2017

Haifa University MA Fine Art, artist talk, December 2016

London School of Speech and Drama, artist talk,November 2016

Tyneside cinema, Symposium on Revisiting Genesis, Narrating Life, keynote, December 2016

Chelsea College of Art, artist talk, November 2016

Goldsmiths College, Deep Trash, artist talk, October 2016

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Art Curriculum – Memory or Imagination?, October 2016

Something Human, Autograph, artist presentation, September 2016 

Frame Dance Festival, artist talk Revisiting Genesis, Rose Theatre, Kinkston, June 2016

Stanley Picker Gallery, Dora, May, Oreet, Revisiting Genesis event day, artist talk, May 2016

Artists’ Film Biennial, Political Identity and the Moving Image ICA, with Zack Blas, Rizvana Bradley and Ahmet Öğüt, May 2016

UCA, Kent, artist talk, March 2016

Against Delivery, Slade Research Centre, with Kristen Kreider, Warren Neidich and Martha Rosler, November 2015

Leighton House Museum, London, Nour Festival, The Space for Freedom, A conversation with Stephanie Bailey, November 2015

Goldsmiths Visual Cultures public program, Fictions and Futures, Revisiting Genesis: The Slideshow, chaired by Simon O’Sullivan, October 2015

ICA, panel and presentation, Symposium: (Dis), 27May, 2015

Outpost, Panel, Unspeakable Freedom, 23, April, 2015

Artsamin, chairing, Bursary Artists in Conversation, February 2015

ICA, London, part of Artists’ Film Club: We Cant Be There, January, 2015

Central Saint Martins, Artist Talk, Departmental, January, 2015

Sheffield Hallam University, part of Transmissions; An unsentimental education: on becoming an artist, artists talk, December, 2014

King’s College London, Art, Conflict and Belief: Taking Sides, Standing By, part of Belief and Conflict in the UK, with Emily Buchanan and Jolyon Mitchell, 26th November, 2014

Kingston University, artist talk as Fine Art Fellow Stanley Picker, November 2014

Royal College of Art performance pathway, artist talk at the gallery, November 2014

Chelsea School of Art, MA Fine Art, artist talk, November 2014

Fresh Performance Festival, Fem Fresh - Feminism, Age and Live Art, artist talk, ,spring 2014

Royal College of Art, Painting Department, artist talk as a Visiting Professor to the department, 2014

Royal College of Art, Painting Department, artist talk as a Visiting Professor to the school of Fine Art, 2014

St Martins, MA Fine Art, artist talk, 2014

Chelsea School of Art, BA Fine Art, artist talk, 2014

Ted X Hackney, re-reading Mystery Bouffe, Ted X Hackney, Yard Theatre, October 2013

IMT Gallery, In the Space of Disparate Ghosts, artist Talk part of Plastique Fantastique, Schizoanalysis and Schizostrategy, July 2013

Overgaden , Party for Freedom, a conversation with Oreet Ashery, Omar Kholief and Mathias Danbolt, Copenhagen, 2013

Hippolythe Gallery, Unfinished Revolutions; Party for Freedom, a conversation with Oreet Ashery and Minna L Henriksoon, Helinki, 2013

Chelsea MA Fine Art, artist talk in conversation Dave Beech, Party for Freedom,2013

Artangel, People vs Freedom in conversation
Oreet Ashery in conversation with Tirdad Zolghadr, chaired by T.J. Demos, Friends House, 2013

Chelsea Theatre Sacred Festival, chair a post-show discussion for Dominic Johnson’s Departure, an experiment in Human Salvage, October 2012

Tate staff day away, presentation on the topic of risk, July 2012

Funen Art Academy, artist talk, Odense, Denmark, April 2012

Den Frie, Copenhagen, artist talk, April 2012

Samtalekøkkenet, artist talk, Copenhagen, April 2012

La Porta, Barcelona, artist’s talk, December 2011

Counterpoint exhibition, presentation and panel with TJ Demos, A foundation, November 2011

École des Beaux-Arts, Bourges, artist talk, November 2011

École des Beaux-Arts, Tours, artist talk, November 2011

Performance Matters, Trashing Performance, Keynote Speaker, Outside Actions, 2011

Slade, talk, 2011

University of Sheffield, School of English, 2011

Theatre Academy Helsinki, Keynote, LAPsody, 3rd international festival and conference

Pop-Up Gallery, conversation with the artist Güler Ates, part of the show the It girls 2011, Pop-Up Gallery, London, 2011

Queen Mary University London, Issues in Contemporary Performance, Performing Sexualities, 2011

Queen Mary University London, Fresh Air Festival, On Politics, 2011

Tate Modern, London, David Wojnarowicz and censorship, with Wolfgang Tillmans and Ian White, 2011

Trinity Laban, London, artist’s talk, 2011

Goldsmiths College and Tate Britain, London, MA Artist Teachers and Contemporary Practices, Pedagogies, and Contested Space, artist’s talk, 2011

Hamidrasha School of Art, Israel, artist’s talk, Israel, 2010

Whitechapel Gallery, London, with Lois Keidan and Joshua Sofaer, book launch, 2010

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, with Larissa Sansour, 2010

NGBK, Berlin, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, On Rage, with Larissa Sansour, 2010

FACT, Liverpool, talk and workshop, Changing Perspectives on Contemporary Conflict, with Samir El-Youssef, Professor Andrew Hoskins, 2010

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Becoming Nation: Undoing Equations in Contested Zones, The Case of Israel and Palestine, with Larissa Sansour, 2010

Bartlett School of Architecture, London, workshop, Backlash? The Resurgence of Homophobia in Contemporary Cities, 2010
Chelsea College of Art, London, artist’s talk, 2010
Byam Shaw School of Art, London, artist’s talk, 2010

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, Extreme: Visual Representation and the Body, 2009

London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange, King’s College, London, 2009

Glasgow University, I Confess symposium, 2009

Whitechapel Gallery, London, art writing symposium, organised by Gavin Butt, as part of Performance Matters, 2009

PiST interdisciplinary Project Space, Istanbul, artist presentation, 2009

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, artist presentation, 2009
Platform Garanti, Istanbul, with Larissa Sansour, 2009

University of Stockholm, Feminist Research Methods conference, 2009

Tate Modern, London, The Politics of Space in the Middle East, symposium, 2009

Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Self-Images: Israel as Seen Through the Arts, artist presentation, 2009

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Gender and Body in the Contemporary Arts, international workshop, with Linda Nochlin and Michiko Kasahara, 2009

St Martins School of Art & Design, London, artist’s talk, 2008

Plymouth University, artist’s talk, 2008

Queen Mary University London, London, artist’s talk, 2008

Royal Academy Schools, London, artist’s talk and tutorials, 2008

The Arches, Glasgow, Fear and Vulnerability in Performance Art, panel discussion, 2008

198 Gallery, London, The Psychology of Fear, panel discussion, with Keith Piper and Predrag Pajdic, 2008

Chelsea Theatre, London, Art and Social Engagement, talk and panel discussion, 2008

Queen Mary University London, London, artist’s talk, 2008

Goldsmith College, London, artist’s talk, 2008

Hamidrasha School of Art, Israel, artist’s talk, 2008

Tanzquartier Wien, Austria, text performed by Professor Lois Weaver, 2007

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, artist’s talk, 2007

Rogaland Art School, Stavanger, Norway, artist’s talk, 2007
Khoj, New Delhi, India, artist’s talk, 2006

Queen Mary University London, London, Performing Rights conference, 2007

Surry Institute of Art & Design, Farnham, artist’s talk, 2006

Tate Modern, London, Necessary Journeys, artist’s talk, 2005

Chelsea College of Art, London, artist’s talk, 2005

Gage Festival, Hull, From De-territorialisation to Re-territorialisation, artist’s talk, 2005

Creative Partnerships and Artsadmin, Art Education for Whose Sake, symposium, 2005

Camberwell College of Art, London, Who Needs Interactivity?, 2004

Whitechapel Gallery, London, Crash Course in Performance, artist’s talk and workshop, 2003

ICA, London, Between Performance and Video, artist’s talk, 2003
Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, artist’s talk, 2003

East London University, London, People of the Abyss: East End Fictions, artist’s talk, 2001

Birkbeck College and Coventry University, Crossing Public Art, artist’s talk, 2001

Coventry University, Living in the Material World, artist’s talk, 2001

ICA, London, Colored Folks with Shaheen Merali, artist’s talk and workshop, 2001

Public, Community, Educational and Participatory Projects


NoNothing Salons in the Dark and Practitioner in Residence,  7 salons on the MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts, 2016- 18

The Art Curriculum – Memory or Imagination, residential notional workshop in collaboration  with Anna Colin, at The National Art Educational Archive, Yorkshire Sculpture park, 2016

The World is Flooding, workshops and performance at Tate Modern with Freedom from Torture and UKlgig, Portugal Prints (Mind), Spring- summer 2014

Insight Arts Trust, video and photography artist, assistant director, workshop facilitator, arts and drama tutor, working with the probation services on site-specific multiarts productions, rolling prevention programme and in prisons, 1996–2005
Art is Great Academy, pilot project of teaching art to excluded young people from Pupil Referral Units in Byam Shaw School of Art, London, 2005

Childeric Primary School, Lewisham, commissioned by Creating Success, producing films and photographic collages for two publications and a public event, 2004

King’s Cross Project, London, Speak Out, photography and sound project with young people resulting in a photographic exhibition and video, 2003

Peabody Trust, setting up a video diary room on the Pembury Estate, Hackney, resulting in a video work relating to regeneration and sustained video training, 2003

Mencap Islington, Ordinary Lives, public art project celebrating 50 years of Mencap, resulting in an exhibition at Islington museum’s gallery, 2002

Peabody Trust, Crossing, large-scale public arts project at the Marquess Estate, Islington, produced a photographic image bank from 100 households, 11 billboards, bus tours and a publication, 2000

Peabody Trust, Time Capsule, digital video project with young people in Islington, Hackney and Tower Hamlets, London, resulting in six short films, 2000

1st Framework Productions, Between the Lines, project at Jewish Care old people’s home in London, resulting in a slideshow and performance event based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s short story The Bitter Truth, 1997

Camerawork, East End Fictions based on Jack London’s book, The People of the Abyss, residency at Morpeth Secondary School, resulting in photographic work, psychogeographical tagging, 1998

1A Community Centre, London, Under Exposure, photographic project with refugees in Hampstead Hostel, Coram Centre for homeless women and Bengali women’s group in Holborn, 1996

1A Community Centre, London, running communal darkroom with classes and community-related projects, 1992–1997

Television and Radio

Cambridge Radio 105. Get Heavy, Blazej Mikula, 6th September 2018

Radio Soho, Art Hour, Oreet Ashery and Fatos Ustek, 29thApril 2018

Radio FM4, Krems, Austria, May 5th, 2018

 Tamasha TV culture program, BBC Farsi, with David Hodge, July 2018

Radio New Zealand, Oreet Ashery – death in the now, with Simon Morton, January 2018

Resonance FM, Art Monthly, interview between Chris McCormack and Larne Abse Gogarty about Party for Freedom and The World is Flooding, 23 minutes, 10thNovember 2014

CNNTURK News, 16 January 2011

TRTTURK Gümüş Hilal, 21 January 2011

Colourful Radio, London, 9 February 2010
Kobra, Sweden, art and culture programme, Israeli Artists Before and After Gaza, April 2009

Safari, Norway, art and culture programme, January 2009

Transfer, Croatia, art programme, 2003 and 2001

Channel 4, Digital Sex, 2000


Jarman Film Award, 2017

Chelsea College of Art & Design, Practitioner in Residence, 2016

Wellcome Trust, Arts award, Revisiting Genesis, July 2015

Art Council England, Grants for the Arts award, Revisiting Genesis, August 2015

Goldsmiths Research & Enterprise Annual Funding Competition, June 2015

Stanley Picker Fine Art Fellowship, 2014

Chichester University, Department of Theatre (Performing Arts), Documenting Intimacy research project

Andy Warhol Foundation, N. Paradoxa artist pages, 2014

RSA Goldsmiths Art, Research Support award, 2013

Art Council England, Party for Freedom, 2013

Kone Foundation, Finland, 2012

AHRC Research Grants, Practice Led and Applied, The im/possibilities of Israeli/Palestinian artistic collaborations investigated through different modes of public engagement, 2010

AHRC Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts, Alter egos and fictional characters in performative art practices: configuring enigmatic oriental Jewish narratives, 2007–2010

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, R&D + production, 2007, 2009

British Council, residency at PiST, Istanbul, to research Shabbtai Zevi and the Dönmeh, 2009

Arts Council Denmark, Grants for the Arts, Nonel and Vovel, with Larissa Sansour, 2008

Iniva, production award for the exhibition Progress Report, 2010

Gl Holtegaard, Denmark, for the exhibition Fall Out, with Larissa Sansour, 2010

British Council, travel award, 2006

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, touring exhibitions, 2006

Gasworks/Triangle Arts Trust, Khoj, New Delhi, residency, 2006

Arts Council England, International Fellowship, Khoj, New Delhi, 2006

British Council, Grants for Artists, 2005

Arts Council England, Necessary Journeys, 2005

Arts Council England, Research & Development, 2005

University of Greenwich, Kathy Acker Bursary, 2004

London Arts Board, production award with, 2002

Live Art Development Agency, One to One Bursary, 2002

London Arts Board, Research & Development, 2001

Artsadmin, professional development award, 2001

London Arts Board, visual art bursary, 2001

Board Member, Selection Panels, Advisory


Nominator, Film London Touring Program 2018, 2018

Nominator,  Deptfort X, 2018

Governing Body Committee, Exeter College, Oxford, 2017

The Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths,2011-2017

Artsadmin Bursary scheme, Selection Panel, 2014

The Live Art Development Agency Publishing, 2011

East End Collaboration and Fresh Air Festival 2002–2011

Spill Festival, 2011

Home, live art productions, London, 2002–2010



Norwich Castle Museum, UK

Sundsvall Museum, Sweden

Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía ,Madrid

QiTa Museum, Shanghai

Mario Cader-Frech, Mexico City

EDS Galeria, Mexico City, Elizabeth Díaz Soto

ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

Brooklyn Museum

The London Jewish Museum of Art /Ben Uri Collection

Tate Gallery

Mag Collection, Ferens Art Gallery

Private collections: Laura Godfrey-Isaacs, Thomas Kilpper, Kathy Kenny, Raul Zamudio, Gavin Butt, Dominic Johnson, Stephen Wilson, Margareta Kern