Sophie Jung (born in 1982, Luxembourg, lives and works in London) received her BFA from the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam and her MFA from Goldsmiths, London. Recent projects and exhibitions include Äppärät at Ballroom Marfa, Eh, co? Nah cis. Us! at Kunsthalle Basel for Jungs, Hier Kommt der Masterplan, Uncanny Valley at Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, UK, Tarantallegra at Hester, NY as well as Unmittelbare Konsequenzen at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen. She is currently working on a body of sculpture & performance for her upcoming solo exhibition at Kunstraum London as well as finishing a new piece of writing for The White Review. In 2015 Sophie has spent 6 months in New York at ISCP, courtesy of the Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg and in 2016 she won the Swiss Art Award. 

Solo shows and projects
16. February 2019 A Musing, JOAN LA, Los Angeles, US
March 2019 The Day Teaches The Day, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich CH

2018 The Bigger Sleep, Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart, Basel, CH
         Paramount VS Tantamount, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, FR
         Come Fresh Hell or Fresh High Water, Blain Southern, London, UK
         Thusly, Pimary, Nottingham, UK
2017 It's Not What It Looks Like, Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna, AT
         Producing My Credentials, Kunstraum London, UK
2016 , as we all know, Nosbaum Reding Projects, LU
2015 New Waiting, Temnikova & Kasela, Tallinn, ES 
2015 Ode on a Grecian Holiday, Ruine München, Saarbrücken, DE 
2014 Between the lines: A cleverer woman or a more sincere one, Sophie Jung & Germaine Hoffmann @ Belle Air, Essen
         Double, with Shana Moulton, Medienwerkstatt Wien for Vienna Art Week, Vienna, A
         The Sorcerer and her Apprentice, with my grandmother Germaine Hoffmann, Op der Kap, LU 
         Throw Up / On Line @ Kiosk, Haus für Elektronische Künste Basel, CH
         Three Chords and the Truth, Centre D'Art Dominique Lang, LU
2013 Learning About Heraldry, Ceri Hand Gallery, London, UK
         Touch that Angel, Touch my Angle, AICA Kiosk, LU

Group shows and projects
If it's not meant to last, then it's a performance, Vitrine, Basel (CH)
Oh!, Pump House Gallery, London (UK)
Cosmic Procrastination, curated by Guillaume Breton, Rabouan Moussion, Paris (FR)
Are We Bodies, performance program by Vlada Tcharyeva, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich (CH)

2018    Extra States - Nations in Liquidation, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp (BE)
            The Power of Now, Kunsthaus Pasquart, curated by Samuel Leuenberger and Felicity Lunn, Biel (CH)
            The First Morning Fest of Unreasonable Acts, Palazzo Bentivoglio, Bologna (IT)
            The Annotated Reader, curated / ed. by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts, Cork Street Galleries, London (UK) 
            A Guiding Dog For A Blind Dog, Future Gallery, Prague        
            The Ol'Switcheroo, Jupiter Woods, London
            New Swiss Performance Now, Kunsthalle Basel, 2018
2017    Cosmic Words, Municipal Gallery, Lisbon
            Indique La Fin, Signe La Débauche, Atelier Meraki, Paris
            Liste Performance Project, curated by Eva Birkenstock, Basel
            Again, It Objects, Supplement Gallery, New York
2016    You Talkin To Me? Galerie Barbara Seiler, Zürich
            Unmittelbare Konsequenzen
, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen 
            The Printed Room - Works off Paper
, curated by Harry Burke, SALTS, Basel
            Swiss Art Awards (Winner)
            Not Everything Ties Down / Your Split Ends Are Showing, DKUK Salon, London 
            Tarantallegra, curated by Nicoletta Lambertucci at Hester, NY
            Down To Write You This Poem Sat, Oakville Galleries, Ontario, Canada 
            Keren Cytter's First Summer Fest of Western Liberation
            You said suicide and I think half a boat is very broken. Performance for AIRTIME, Lithuanian pavilion, Julijonas Urbonas, XXI Triennale di Milano, Milan
            Club of the Crowd
, Performance for Local Transport, Southbank Centre, London
            X-Examination, Performance for Fiktion at ICA, London
            Jumanji, Soft Focus Institute @ Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, BE
2015    Jungs, hier kommt der Masterplan, Kunsthalle Basel, CH
            Absent Image, Nectar, Tbilisi, GE
            Steichen! Making Meaning of a Legacy, BOZAR, BE
            Fuera de Sitio, Gallery José Luis de la Fuente, Spain
            ISCP Open Studios, ISCP New York
            Online commission for Inflected Objects #1 curated by Melanie Bühler for Instituto Swizzero in Milan
            Uncanny Valley at Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge, UK
            äppärät, curated by Tom Morton, Ballroom Marfa, US
            Konzentration, Fiktion, Launch at HKW, Berlin, DE
            Eternal Internet Brother/Sisterhood
            Driving the Point Home, Goldsmiths Degree Show 2015, London, UK
            London Nr.1, co-curated screening at Schwarzwaldallee Basel 
            Business as Usual, Set the Controls For The Heart of the Sun, Leeds
            Dear Luxembourg (Yours, Bucktoothed GRL), Nosbaum Reding Projects, Luxembourg
2014    Panda Sex, curated by Tom Morton, State of Concept, Athens, GR
            Go Mango! Caustic Coastal, Machester, UK
            Fair Enough, Radio show with Garrett Nelson for NONORadio @ Oslo10, Basel during Frieze London
            Text for Sarah Boulton's for OPENYOURKIMONO @ Pro/Numb
            read the room / you've got to, curated by Quinn Latimer, S.A.L.T.S., Basel, CH
            Pick-me-ups & pick-ups, ICA London, UK
            NY-LUX, MUDAM Luxemburg, LU
            Episode 5: in the beginning, Insitu, Berlin, DE
            Plat(t)form, Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH
2013    We Proudly Present, Kunstraum Riehen, CH
            HAUS: towards a messy singularity #fuckfrieze, curated by Jesse Darling and Takeshi Shiomitsu, London, UK
            Ma(r)king Territories, Haus für Elektronische Künste Basel, CH
            Changes - Chancen, Depot Basel, CH
            Night Loops, Legion TV, London, UK
            Side Dishes, You Shine I Shine @ Die Diele, Zürich, ZH
            Implausible Imposters, Ceri Hand Gallery, London, UK
            Rencontres International, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany 
            PILOT, London, UK
2012   A Word for a Play, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, CH
            Rencontres International, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
            zeichnen zeichnen, toujours toujours, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, FR
            Making Of, Casino Luxembourg  Forum d'art contemporain, LU
            A4 - an exhibition on a piece of website, Kunstgebaude Stuttgart Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, DE
2011    I did it again, Kunsthaus L6, Freiburg, DE
           Teenage Magazines, FOAM, Amsterdam, the NL
           Information und Erfahrung, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, DE
           Marcel and Friends, Recyclart, Brussels, BE
2008   Electronic Rendez-vous, Plug-In, Museum for Media Art, Basel, CH
           The Thrill of Collecting, Uovo Open Office, Basel, CH

Performance / Readings / Screenings

Forthcoming: Moderna Museet Malmö, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Bristol Diving School, Bristol, UK, Inland Studios, London, UK, The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK, I Never Read, Basel, CH, Photographers Gallery, London, UK, Jupiter Woods, London, UK, X Marks the Bökship, London, UK, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE, Space, London, UK, Institute of Contemporarie Arts ICA, London, MUDAM, Luxembourg, Wysing Arts Center, UK, Kunsthalle Basel, CH, ISCP, New York, Institut Kunst, Basel, CH, Réunion, Zürich, ICA, London, Horse Hospital for The White Review, London, Southbank Centre, London, Almanac, London, UK, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, CH 

Publications of writing in 
PALE Journal 
Journal of Visual Arts Practice, Intellect
Hoax Publication 
Paperwork Magazine I & II
Looking at Painting
Brooklin Rail
The White Review (forthcoming) 

Teaching / Lectures / Tutorials 

Goldsmiths, University of London - 4 week MfA workshop on writing for performance
RCA, London
Institut Kunst, FHNW, Basel
Christies Education, London
Critique et Essais - Écriture de l’art contemporain” Strasbourg's University
Malmö Art Academy
Fine Art, the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University
RA, London


2015 ISCP New York
2015 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London
2011 BA Fine Art, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam