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  • Education
  • Current Solo Exhibition
  • Upcoming Solo Exhibition
  • Upcoming Performance
  • Upcoming Group
  • Selected Solo
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • Selected Group
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • Performances
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • Curations
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • Artist Residencies
  • 2019
  • 2016
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • 2020
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

Richard KENNEDY(b. 1985 in Long Beach in California, US)

  • Lives and works in Berlin, DE

Education

  • MFA, Milton Avery Institute, Bard College, New York, US

Current Solo Exhibition

  • POP AUF, Patricia Low Gallery, Gstaad, CH

Upcoming Solo Exhibition

  • Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

Upcoming Performance

  • Hot with Excess: A Season of Contemporary Artists’ Opera, Zabludowiz Collection, London, UK

Upcoming Group Exhibitions

  • Ubuntu, a Lucid Dream, curated by Marie-Ann Yemsi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
  • Galerie Perrotin, New York, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021

  • The Scorpion Kween, CFHILL, Stockholm, SE

2020

  • Limp-Wristed, Nuno Centeno, Porto, PT
  • STREET PROPHECY, Peres Projects, DE
  • missed connections, Johyun Gallery, Haeundae Busan, KR
  • missed connections, Gallery2, Seoul, KR

2019

  • (G)hosting, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

  • STUDIO BERLIN, organised by Boros Foundation, Berghain, Berlin, DE

2020

  • Poetic Resonance, A.ROUND, Busan, KR
  • TIME SHARE, Performa, curated by Job Piston, New York, US

2019

  • Great Force, curated by Amber Esseiva, ICA, Richmond, US

Performances

2020

  • Fubu Fukú Opera, curated by New Models, Trauma Bar & Kino, Berlin, DE

2019

  • Opera: Touch of Elegance, Institute of Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Confessions of Professional Side Rich, as part of Assembly, The Kitchen, New York, US
  • HIR, Open Call, The Shed, New York, US
  • FREECESS: Cheers, Chants, & The Cha Cha Slide, MOMA, New York, US
  • Blood Fountain, with A.R.M, The Highline, New York, US

2018

  • Mice Bruce, Bruce Nauman closing, Moma Ps1, New York, US
  • Young Gifted Black, Last Look, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, US
  • Fluxus Karaoke, Fluxus Festival, LA Philharmonic, Los Angeles, US
  • Under the Influencer, curated by Harry Burke & Precious Okoyomon, as part of the Segue Series, Zinc Bar, New York, US
  • Scene Pain Movement Research, Movement Research Festival, New York, US
  • The Other Diva: Welcome to The Hirth Spa, Bard MFA Thesis Show, Bard College, Red Hook, US

2017

  • The Infinity Beach Suite, Performa 17 Biennial, New York, US
  • Both, Artists Space, New York, US
  • From Under Above w/ Quay Dash, Sadaf, DonChristian, Violence, Moma PS1, New York, US
  • Triptych, Basilica Hudson, Hudson, US
  • The Incident Report with Ann Lauterbach, September Gallery, Hudson, US

2016

  • Authority Figure, Knockdown Center, New York, US
  • Artifacts of an Invented Body by Marc Arthur, Chashama, New York, US
  • Black Rage, SIGNAL, New York, US
  • Comeuppance, SIGNAL, New York, US
  • NO.k, Danspace, New York, US
  • De-monster-ation, NADA, New York, US
  • Airport Music for Black Folk w/ Chino Amobi, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, New York, US

2015

  • Smoke & Mirror, Otion Front Studio, New York, US
  • Feast Of the Broken Hearts Tour / Hercules & Love affair, EP with Andy Butler, performance

Curations

2019

  • Seent, Performance Space, New York, US

2017

  • From under above, Moma PS1, New York, US
  • Index festival, Knockdown Center, New York, US

2016

  • Cool 54 Below, Joes Pub, New York, US

2015

  • Strange Meat, SuperChief Gallery, New York, US

Artist Residencies

2019

  • Open Forum, Berlin, DE
  • The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, US
  • Mana Contemporary, Newark, US

2016

  • Otion Front Studio, New York, US

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2020

  • Studio Berlin, Berlin: DISTANZ Verlag, 2020

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020

  • Leclère, Lucas, Richard Kennedy, Frog Magazine, no. 19, Winter 2020
  • Mak, Geoffrey, Richard Kennedy, Artforum, June 6, 2020
  • Busta, Caroline, Profile: Richard Kennedy, Independent, May 2020
  • Goldstein, Caroline, A Genre-Defying New Exhibition at Peres Projects in Berlin Imagines Opera Through the Lens of the Queer Experience - See It Here, Artnet News, May 15, 2020
  • Sayej, Nadja, 8 Artists To Catch At New York’s Armory Week, Forbes Magazine, March 7, 2020
  • Haider, Arwa, Can the Art World Make Opera Less Snooty?, Elephant, March 16, 2020

2019

  • Drew, Kimberly, I’m Tired of Being Your Side Bitch: Black Opera As Architecture, Office Magazine, Issue 10, Spring/Summer 2019

2018

  • Herriman, Kat, Richard Kennedy: Young Artists 2018, Cultured Magazine, Winter 2018

2017

  • Mallett, Whitney, ‘Suspended Limbs and Liquid Spines’, Kennedy Debuts ‘Both’ at Artists Space, ARTnews, January 23, 2017
  • MaHarry, Lindsay, From the Dance Floor to the White Cube: A Converstion with Artist Richard Kennedy, Merry Jane, March 3, 2017

2016

  • Warman, Zane, N.Y.C. Artist Richard Kennedy Opens His Heart On “Temple”, Fader, October 17, 2016
  • Lhooq, Michelle, Stream the Electrifying Debut EP From New York Nightlife Fixture Richard Kennedy, VICE, October 22, 2016

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowShuang Li, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard KennedyShuang Li, Paolo Salvador, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy ART SG (Singapore) 2022-01-2020/01/2022–
23/01/2022
Singapore, SGSingapore, SG
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Manuel Solano, Rebecca AckroydRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Paolo Salvador, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd Artissima & Artissima XYZ 2021-11-0505/11/2021–
07/11/2021
Turin, ITTurin, IT
Group ShowNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo SalvadorNicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, George Rouy, Melike Kara, Paolo Salvador FIAC 2021-10-2121/10/2021–
24/10/2021
Paris, FRParis, FR
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike KaraAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Harm Gerdes, Manuel Solano, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Pam Evelyn, Dalton Gata, Hermann Nitsch, Melike Kara KIAF Art Seoul 2021-10-1414/10/2021–
17/10/2021
Seoul, KRSeoul, KR
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Pam Evelyn, Brent Wadden, Melike KaraDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Pam Evelyn, Brent Wadden, Melike Kara Frieze London 2021-10-1313/10/2021–
17/10/2021
London, UKLondon, UK
Group ShowPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent WaddenPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent Wadden Art Basel 2021-09-2121/09/2021–
26/09/2021
Basel, CHBasel, CH
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Brent Wadden, Melike KaraDonna Huanca, Rebecca Ackroyd, Richard Kennedy, Brent Wadden, Melike Kara Cosmoscow 2021-09-1717/09/2021–
20/09/2021
Moscow, RUMoscow, RU
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd ARCOmadrid 2021-07-0707/07/2021–
11/07/2021
Madrid, ESMadrid, ES
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth Letain EXPO CHICAGO ONLINE 2021-04-0808/04/2021–
12/04/2021
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Manuel SolanoRichard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano Art Basel Pioneers OVR 2021-03-2424/03/2021–
27/03/2021
OVROVR
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Manuel Solano, Paolo SalvadorRebecca Ackroyd, Shota Nakamura, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador FIAC OVR 2021-03-0202/03/2021–
07/03/2021
OVROVR
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca AckroydRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca Ackroyd Frieze London 2020 – Online Viewing Room 2020-10-0707/10/2020–
16/10/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Online Viewing Room – ABOVR:2020 2020-09-2323/09/2020–
26/09/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Paolo Salvador, Rebecca Ackroyd, Brent Wadden, Ad Minoliti, Manuel SolanoDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Paolo Salvador, Rebecca Ackroyd, Brent Wadden, Ad Minoliti, Manuel Solano Cosmoscow 2020 2020-09-1010/09/2020–
13/09/2020
Moscow, RUMoscow, RU
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd Art Basel Viewing Room, 2020 2020-06-1818/06/2020–
21/06/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Richard KennedyRichard Kennedy STREET PROPHECY 2020-05-0808/05/2020–
12/06/2020
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador, Dalton Gata, Richard Kennedy, Melike Kara, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Donna Huanca, Paolo Salvador, Dalton Gata, Richard Kennedy, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd Frieze Viewing Room, 2020 2020-05-0606/05/2020–
15/05/2020
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Richard KennedyRichard Kennedy Independent New York, 2020 2020-03-0505/03/2020–
08/03/2020
New York, USNew York, US
Group ShowManuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna HuancaManuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca Felix Art Fair Los Angeles, 2020 2020-02-1313/02/2020–
16/02/2020
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Miami Beach, 2019 2019-12-0505/12/2019–
08/12/2019
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Rebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard AtegwaAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Rebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa FIAC, 2019 2019-10-1717/10/2019–
20/10/2019
Paris, FR.Paris, FR.
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth LetainDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth Letain FIAC, 2019 – Preview 2019-10-1717/10/2019–
20/10/2019
Paris, FR.Paris, FR.
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain Frieze London, 2019 2019-10-0303/10/2019–
06/10/2019
London, UKLondon, UK
Richard KennedyRichard Kennedy (G)hosting 2019-09-2727/09/2019–
25/10/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Richard KennedyRichard Kennedy (G)hosting – Preview 2019-09-2727/09/2019–
25/10/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects