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Gillies Adamson Semple



for full portfolio, please contact gilliesasemple@gmail.com 

(Born Edinburgh) 

Lives and Works in London 


Central Saint Martins, London, UAL, BA Fine Art, First Class Hons >> 2015 - 18

Kungliga Konsthögskolan, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, BA Fine Art >> 2017

Leeds College of Art, Leeds, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design >> 2014 - 2015



Gallery co-director, 2017 - present 



False Friends, The Function Suite, 2020

Ai Mi Tagai, Lethaby Gallery, 2020

Fieldworks Spring Season (Curator) 2020


Operation Flower, 16 Nicholson Street September 2019

Ai Mi Tagai, Tokyo Geidai, July 2019

Intimate Terms with the Prairie, Youkobo Art Space, Toyo, June 2019

showerthoughts, w/ Nat Faulkner, San Mei Gallery February 2019

Papercuts, Saatchi Gallery November 2018

Jaws, Limbo Limbo, October 2018

fivehundredthousand lecture at UDK, Berlin, with Harry Smithson and Eliot Z Felde, July 2018

Perform & Pixel, fivehundredthousand, June 2018

Shift Lecture, with Gonçalo Lamas. 2018

Tablarasa, (Solo Show) The Take Courage Gallery. 2018 

Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, 2018

Economy of the Living, (Solo Show) Fivehundredthousand. 2018

Temporalities, Lethaby Gallery. 2018

My Love for you Grows, Basic Mountain. 2017 (With Maximilian Klawitter)

Rundgang, Kungliga Konsthögskolan. 2017

Holds May Spin, Limbo Limbo. 2017 (with Harry Smithson and Eliot Z Felde)

LIVE FROM FUTURO HOUSE, Futuro House. 2017 (With Harry Smithson)

Brown Cube 1 & 2, Brown Cube Gallery. 2016 - 2017

Down Press Down, Basic Mountain. 2016 (With Harry Smithson and Eliot Z Felde)

ROOM SHOW, Doomed Gallery. 2016

Rinse, Repeat, Safehouse Gallery. 2016

BATTERY POWER, Safehouse Gallery. 2015

hibition, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, 2015


Breadcrumb (w/Harry Smithson) 2020

Ai Mi Tagai 2019

archipelago archipelago !, ISBN: 978-91-88705-03-7 (print) Kungl. Konstögskolan, 2017

Bitter Magazine, 2016


LTYE Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, 2019

ACME Associates Programme 2018 - 2020

Workweek Prize Nominee, 2018 (w/ fivehundredthousand gallery)

Hollyport Prize, Shortlisted. 2017