Dave Allen

*1963 Glasgow. Lives and works in Stockholm

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)


RSTR4, Munich

It Swung Back and Forth, Back and Forth Until Forever. Then it Stopped and it Howled Endlessly,
Allgirls, Berlin

Canon to the Hammer of the Gods, Wiener Secession, Vienna

Elastic Gallery, Malmö
Röda Sten, Gothenburg

One Way, Another Way, Then Any Other Way, Letzte Überprüfung/Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben, Berlin

PING-PONG, Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin
Art Metropole, Toronto


The Sun and the Sky , galerie wieland, Berlin
The Mirrored Catalogue d’Oiseaux, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia
Divine Intervention / New Wave of New Wave, Kunstbank, Berlin

The Mirrored Catalogue d’Oiseaux, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
R.P.F. [For Recorded Instrument], Laura Mars Grp., Berlin

Hee-Haw Cries the Young Komponist Dave Allen, Showroom Gallery, London

Galleri Signal, Malmö (with Jonathan Monk)
Gyrostasis, Workweb_Art, Cologne (with Jonathan Monk)
Starship, Berlin (with Dominic Eichler)


Group Exhibitions (Selection)

Parkliv, Marabouparken, Stockholm
Collage #2, Flimmern, RSTR4, Munich

This is the Score (Parts I and II), Elastic, Malmö
Chasing Napoleon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Reduction & Suspense, Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
Richard Prince and the Revolution, ProjecteSD, Barcelona
Anzengruber B, Cafe Anzengruber, Vienna
Stage II, The Project Gallery, New York

The Sound I'm Looking For, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
Rock My Religion l, Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca


Presque Rien I, Laure Genillard, London

Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt.Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Tanzen, Sehen – The Provocation of the Media in the Dialogue of Dance and Fine Art, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen and Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo Sevilla

Hysteria Siberiana, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon
sonambiente 2006, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Where the Wild Things Are, DCA, Dundee
While Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body, Migros Museum, Zurich
If it didn't exist you'd have to invent it..., The Showroom, London
Die 90er, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen

ADAM, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
Stabile Seitenlage, Museum Bochum; Galerie der Künstler, Munich; Kunsthaus Dresden; Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen
Dedicated to You But You Weren’t Listening, The Power Plant, Toronto

Club Transmediale 05, Maria, Berlin

Murmur, Tent, Rotterdam

None of the Above, Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York
Schöner Wohnen, BE-PART, Waregem, BE
Open, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia
Hit and Run, Platform, Istanbul
Louder This Time, Cityloop, Villa Galvani, Pordenone
Ouroborous, CCA, Glasgow

Galerie Marres, Maastricht

What Did You Expect?, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels

Dave Allen - Naomi Ben-Shahar - Bernadette Corporation, Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg
Jammed, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam
We’ll Meet You in the Lobby, Buyuk Londra Oteli, Istanbul
Zeno Map, Biennale Venedig / Venice Biennial
Display Niedersachsen, Vertretung des Landes Niedersachsen, Berlin

Internationales Netzwerk, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden
Music in Me, GAK, Bremen
Here and Now, Büro Friedrich, Berlin
Air Guitar, MKG, Milton Keynes (cat.)
The Berlin Files, De Chiara Gallery, New York

Le Studio, Yvon Lambert, Paris
Freundschaft, Galerie Kuckei & Kuckei, Berlin
Here & Now, Scottish Art 1990 – Present, DCA, Dundee
Wiederaufnahme/Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Circles #4, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Songs of Love and Hate, galerie wieland, Berlin

We Want to Believe, Sparwasser, Berlin
For Those About To Rock…, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz and Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
Can 303s Heal?, The Modern Institute at Kiasma, Helsinki