Website of the London based artist David Goldenberg.

Work and Projects by David Goldenberg 1989 – 2022

Post Autonomy1 2000-2022

Post Autonomy2 2017 – reconceptualizing Post Autonomy.

Fr-ESP 1993-97 [Flexible Response External sites program, research and continuation of Robert Smithson’s concepts].

Homeless Projects 1998-2002 [imagining a practice and site which is know longer known nor fixed].

David Goldenberg, (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK)  

His research is concentrated on the Post Autonomy concept, which he has developed in a number of shows held at important international institutions: America is the best form of Marxism, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, Kent, UK [2019]; Granulation, Guildhall Museum, Rochester, Kent, UK [2019]; This Historic Moment, 5 Years Gallery, London, UK [2018]; Distributing Obsolescence:  Art bank, Food bank, data bank. Curated by Camilla Boemio, Villa Caprile, Pesaro, Italy, [2017]; “The loss of arts image”, Centre for Contemporary art, Vargi IV, Gijlan, Kosovo [2014]. The scenarios of Post Autonomy, The studio: Glenda Cinquegrana, Milan, Italy, (2012); The Space of Post Autonomy, Arts Depot, Vienna (2011); Plausible Artworlds, Basekamp, ICA, Philadelphia, USA (2010); The Time of Post Autonomy is Now, Your space, VanAbbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland (2009); The Space of Post Autonomy, Local Operations, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (2007); Century City, Tate Modern, London, UK, (2001); Out of Space, Kolnischer Kunsterverin, Cologne, Germany, (2000). 

Group shows of international stature, July 2020 – Feb 2021 When the Globe is Home, Gallerie Della Prigioni, Trevisio, Italy. Finite/Infinite, 51zero Festival of Contemporary Art and moving image, Rochester and Canterbury, UCA, UK [2019]; Join the dots, Imago Mundi – Art Theorema #1 New Highlights of the International art scene, Salon degli Incanti, Trieste, Italy [2018]; Practice – Process – Collaboration, VVM7, Tate Liverpool Exchange, Liverpool, UK [2018]; Posters, NgbK, Berlin, Germany [2018]; Decreation, Rochester Arts Festival, Rochester, UK [2017]; Turbulence, 5th Odessa Biennial, Ukraine. Special section: Distributing Obsolescence: Food Bank, Art Bank, Technology Bank curated by Camilla Boemio [2017]; Here, there and everywhere: Eurasian Cities. Chapter 1. Curator Jiho Lee, project director Kyong Park. Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea (2016); Dispositions in space and Time, NMCA, Bucharest, Romania (2014/15); The Caspian Biennial Convention, Baku, Azerbaijan, (2013); Venice Biennial collateral exhibition, Personal Structures, Palazzio Bembo, Venice, Italy (2013); Berlin Biennial (2012); the 2nd Land Art Biennial of Mongolia (2010); 10th Istanbul International Biennial, Turkey (2007); 6th International Biennial of Sharjah, UAE (2003). 


Art of the 1990s


Sharjah Biennial
Istanbul Biennial
Berlin Biennial
Liverpool Biennial Fringe show
Mongolian Biennial
Venice Biennial
Caspian Sea Biennial
Mobile Biennial of Southern Romania
Bodrum Biennial
Odessa Biennial
Whitstable Biennial

Museum Shows

Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Tate Modern, UK
Kolnischer Kunstverein, Germany
North Macedonia Centre of Contemporary Art
ICA, Philadelphia, USA
Bonner Kunstervein, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest
VanabbeMuseum, The Nederland’s
Tate Liverpool, UK
nGbk, Berlin, Germany
Museum of Fine Art Dunkerque, France
Tate Britain, UK
Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen
Walter Gropius Bau
Museum of Modern art, Arnhem, The Nederland’s
Serpentine, London, UK
Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Kunstlerhaus, Stuggart, Germany
Museum fur Modern Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Culture Centre, Gwangju, South Korea

Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
Kunst und Austellunghalle der Bundersrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
TS1-Belgrade, Serbia


2020-21 Msdm, London, UK 

2018 Nomad Art, Oslo, Norway and Uddebo, Sweden 

2015 Artist residency DaDaDa Vienna, Austria 

2014 Art residence Galichnik, Macedonia 

2009. Yourspace, VanAbbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands 

2006. http, London, UK 

2003 Nifca, Helsinki, Finland 

2001. Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany 

1999. In you we trust, Cushendall, organised by Suzan Phillips, Northern Ireland 


2020 ACE Funding 

2019 ACE Funding 

2019 UCA funding 

2018 Private funding 

2017 Museum Villa Stuck 

2017 Kent University 

2017 ACE Funding 

2016 Private funding  

Kickstarter 2013 and private funding 

Artists Union of Azerbaijan 2011 & 13 

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 2010 

Cyprus Council of Art funding for the arts, 2010 & 2012 

Mondrian Foundation, 2009 

British Council, 1998, 2003, 2007 

Arts Council of England 1992, 1994, 1999, 2000 

London Arts Board, 2000 

Daiwa Foundation award, 1997 

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