Marianna Simnett

Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and the Frans Hals Museum
Film Still
The Bird Game, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist, FVU, The Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view 
Faint with Light, 2016 
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Faint with Light, 2016
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Anders Sune Berg

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view 
Faint with Light, 2016 
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Viewers watching Faint with Light, 2016
Zabludowicz Collection, London, 2018
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view 
Faint with Light, 2016 
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Detail view
Faint with Light, 2016
Seventeen, New York
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view 
Faint with Light, 2016 
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Faint with Light, 2016
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Anders Sune Berg

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view 
Faint with Light, 2016 
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Faint with Light, 2016
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, 2019
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Anders Sune Berg

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
Kunsthalle Zurich
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Annik Wetter

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Axel Schneider

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Axel Schneider

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Maris Hutchinson

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Carl Warner

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Axel Schneider

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Kunsthalle Zurich 
MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
New Museum, New York 
IMA, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Blood in My Milk, 2018
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Maris Hutchinson

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Video excerpt Blood in My Milk, 2018. Courtesy: The Artist.

Marianna Simnett – Covering, 2020
left to right: (barren), (bloodstock), (bloodstock)
Lenticular Animation
60 X 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist
Installation view
Covering (barren), 2020
Lenticular Animation
60 x 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist and Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen

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Marianna Simnett – Covering, 2020
left to right: (barren), (bloodstock), (bloodstock)
Lenticular Animation
60 X 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist
Covering (bloodstock), 2020
Lenticular Animation
60 X 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Henning Krause

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Marianna Simnett – Covering, 2020
left to right: (barren), (bloodstock), (bloodstock)
Lenticular Animation
60 X 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist
Covering (bloodstock), 2020
Lenticular Animation
60 X 119 cm
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Henning Krause

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch
Installation view
Hyena and Swan in the Midst of Sexual Congress, 2019
My Head is a Haunted House, curated by Charlie Fox
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Tim Bowditch

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Marianna Simnett – Video still and Installation view
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London
Video still
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London

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Marianna Simnett – Video still and Installation view
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London
Video still
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London

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Marianna Simnett – Video still and Installation view
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London
Installation view
The Needle and Larynx, 2016
Courtesy: The Artist and Serpentine Galleries, London

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist
Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist
Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist
Film still
Pillow, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
The Udder, 2014 
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
The Udder, 2014
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards
Video still
Blood, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Jerwood / FVU Awards

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blue Roses, 2015 
Courtesy: The Artist Comar, Tobermory
Video still
Blue Roses, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Comar, Tobermory

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blue Roses, 2015 
Courtesy: The Artist Comar, Tobermory
Video still
Blue Roses, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Comar, Tobermory

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blue Roses, 2015 
Courtesy: The Artist Comar, Tobermory
Video still
Blue Roses, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist and Comar, Tobermory

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Blue Roses, 2015 
Courtesy: The Artist Comar, Tobermory
Video still
Blue Roses, 2015
Courtesy: The Artist Comar, Tobermory

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery
Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery
Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery
Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery
Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery
Video still
Worst Gift, 2017
Courtesy: The Artist and Matt's Gallery

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020 
Courtesy: The Artist
Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020 
Courtesy: The Artist
Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020 
Courtesy: The Artist
Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020 
Courtesy: The Artist
Video still
Tito's Dog, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020 - ongoing
IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
E.A.T. / Engadin Art Talks
Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020
IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Courtesy: The Artist
Photo: Marc Pricop

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Marianna Simnett – Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020 - ongoing
IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
E.A.T. / Engadin Art Talks
Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020
E.A.T / Engadin Art Talks, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020 - ongoing
IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
E.A.T. / Engadin Art Talks
Performance documentation
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird, 2020
E.A.T / Engadin Art Talks, 2020
Courtesy: The Artist

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Marianna Simnett – Confessions of a Crow, 2021 
Courtesy: The Artist, Film and Video Umbrella and The Rothschild Foundation 
Credit: Amy Gwatkin
Confessions of a Crow, 2021
Courtesy: the artist, Film and Video Umbrella and the Rothschild Foundation
Credit: Amy Gwatkin

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Video excerpt. Confessions of a Crow, 2021. Courtesy: The Artist.

Interview. Uniqlo Tate Lates, 2021. Andrea Lissoni interviews Marianna Simnett on Bruce Nauman and his influence on her work. Followed by a screening of The Udder, 2014.

Interview. Curator Lisa Long speaks with artist Marianna Simnett, Faint with Light (2016). Julia Stoschek Collection, 2021.

Interview. Marianna Simnett on the Eerie Influence of Jonathan Glazer’s ’Under the Skin’. Frieze x Mubi, 2021.

Forthcoming exhibitions, screenings & commissions

2022

Arcadia 2022, Friesland, The Netherlands

2021

Dancing is What We Make of Falling 2, OGR, Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin, Italy

A Higher Calling, White Space Beijing, Beijing, China
Espressioni. The Epilogue, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
British Art Show 9, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Plymouth, UK
FIGURE/S: drawing after Bellmer, The Drawing Room, London, UK

Solo exhibitions & screenings

2021

Uniqlo Tate Lates: Night In, an artist-led programme organized in occasion of the exhibition “Bruce Nauman”, Tate, London, UK
CREATURE, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

2020

CREATURE, IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2019

LAB RATS, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Bits of girls left out to dry, bits of boys left out to die, Disappearing Berlin, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
My Broken Animal, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Marianna Simnett / Ericka Beckman, FACT, Liverpool, UK
SEIZURE, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018

Screening and Q&A with Hans Ulrich Obrist and Claude Adjil, LOOP Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Marianna Simnett, MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Athens Biennale 2018: ANTI Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
Blood In My Milk, The New Museum, New York, USA
The Udder introduced by Esther Leslie, Vdrome, www.vdrome.org
The Midden, The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, Minneapolis, USA
Marianna Simnett / Ericka Beckman, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Wing-sleepers, London Night Tube map & poster design, Art on the Underground, London, UK

2017

Worst Gift, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK

2016

Lies, Seventeen, New York, USA
Valves Collapse, Seventeen, London, UK

2015

Blue Roses, Park Nights, Serpentine Pavilion, London, UK

2014

Marianna Simnett, Acme Project Space, London, UK

Group exhibitions & Screenings

2021

British Art Show 9, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Plymouth, UK

Studio Berlin, Berghain, Berlin, Germany
The Dreamers, 58th October Salon exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia
The Holding Environment, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
A Fire in My Belly, Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin, Germany

2020

Beyond the Pain, Stadt Sindelfingen, Stuttgart, Germany
Participation Mystique, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Unprecedented Times, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Me, Family, MUDAM, Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg

2019

It’s Urgent! – Part II, Luma Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland
The Body Electric, YBCA, San Francisco, USA
Without Voice, Maison Conti Institut d’art contemporain Ange Leccia, Oletta, France

My Head Is A Haunted House, Sadie Coles, London, UK

Straying From The Line, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

The Body Electric, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

The Violence of Gender, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong

2018

The Needle & The Larynx, Channel 4 Random Acts, UK TV

Health Show II, Skin.Cells, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, USA

2017

MFJ65 Launch, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA

Brace Brace, 29 Percy Street, London, UK

Borealis Festival, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Possibility of Preserving, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
Dark Water – A night of performance and screenings programmed by Tai Shani & A – – – Z (Anne Duffau), Southwark Park Galleries, London, UK