Syndicate
Moltkestr 81, 50674 Cologne

Ross Downes
* 1978 Olney UK
lives in London

2011 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London UK
2002 BA Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014 Residency, Kunstnarhuset Messen, Alvik NO

Syndicate

2016 8. COFA Contemporary, Cologne DE
2016 3. 'Dry Goods', Syndicate, Cologne DE
2014 'The dispute and the inquiry that followed.', Opekta Ateliers, Cologne DE
2014 'The dispute and the inquiry that followed.', Kunstfilmtage Düsseldorf, DE

Solo / Dual

2016 'Publicly Ow(n)ed', Kunstverein Leipzig, DE
2015 'In on the Outside', Bruch & Dallas, Cologne DE
2013 'Ross Downes and Rory Macbeth Are Worried', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE

Selected Group

2014 'Detours', Enclave, London UK
2014 'Proverommet', Bergen Kunsthall, NO
2012 'Principios Flexor', Gramatura, São Paulo BR
2012 'Colloquial', Schau Fenster, Berlin DE
2011 'A Whiter Christmas', Foodface Projects, London UK
2011 'Drop after drop', A Space, Krakow PL
2011 'Dinner für Spinner', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE
2011 'Other People’s Problems', Project Space Leeds, UK
2011 'Display Copy', kunstfreund, Leeds UK
2010 Art Forum Berlin, Laden Fuer Nichts, Berlin DE
2010 'halligalli!', Oktober Bar, Düsseldorf DE
2010 'The Devolution Of Everyday Life', Vulpes Vulpes, London UK
2010 'To Look Is to Labour', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE
2010 'COHORT', undisclosed locations, London UK
2010 'The Agile Hare, The Lighthouse, London UK
2010 'Ord(i)nance', organised by JL Murtaugh, The Pigeon Wing, London UK
2009 'That’s All, Folks', Cultuurcentrum, Brugge BE
2008 'You Know I Know He Knows We Know', Aeroplastics, Brussels BE
2007 Resonance FM Booth, Frieze, London UK
2007 'Sale', E:vent, London UK
2006 'England Their England', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE
2005 'Brit Povera', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna AT
2005 PILOT archive for curators and artists, London UK

Screenings

2013 Tenderflix 2013 prize screening, The Hospital Club, London UK
2013 Home Theatre, Baró Galeria, São Paulo BR

Curatorial projects

2014 'Detours', Enclave, London UK
2011 'G!G', X Marks the Bökship, London UK
2011 'Other People’s Problems', Project Space Leeds, UK
2011 '12-1’s', Milton Keynes Gallery, UK
2011 'Spoiler', X Marks the Bökship, London UK
2010 'To Look Is to Labour', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE
2006 'England Their England', Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig DE
2006 'Rat', The Klinker, London UK
2006 'Hair in the Gate', London UK
2006 Gavin Turk, The Suburban, Chicago US
2005 'Brit Povera', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna AT
2005 'Grate Britain', Cell Project Space, London UK
2004 LonFest Independent Film Festival, London UK
2004 Kick It 'til It Breaks, VTO, London UK

Talks / Events

2016 Trestle Records in conversation with JL Murtaugh, Time Based Academy, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE

Publications

2012 'Index 3', Melbourne AU
2011 'Other People’s Problems', Project Space Leeds, UK
2011 'Macaca Mulatta', London UK
2010 SpinArt, September issue, Leipzig DE
2009 'That’s All Folks', Cultuurcentrum, Brugge BE

Other projects

2011– Co-director, Trestle Records, experimental music label, London UK
2010– 12/1s, twelve-piece guitar ensemble
2007 Klaxophone, an instrument designed and built for Damon Albarn's Monkey Opera, Manchester UK