Born: 1965 Lives and works in East London & Central France
MA; Goldsmith College, London. 1998-1999
BA Painting; Central St Martins, London. 1994-1997
Salon For A Speculative Future; curated by Monika Oechsler, Chisenhale Studios, London. 2019
No Fun II; The Attic, Nottingham. 2014
No Fun; with Sean Cummins & Mark Pearson; Enclave, Deptford, London. 2014
To Start With, Let's Remove The Colour; curated by Paul McAree, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin. 2012-13
Melancholy Is Not Enough; curated by, Pavilion Unicredt, Bucharest, Romania. 2011
shop shop; curated by Martin Rasmussen, London. March/April 2010
Exploring Photography & Video; group video show, Rietveld Arsenale, Venice Arsenale Novissimo, Venice. June/July 2009
The Eagle Document; curated by Monika Oechsler, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London. 2009
The Sneeze 80x80...a Featured Film; group video show curated by Peter Lloyd Lewis and Natasha Makowski, at:
Substation, Wits School of Arts, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. 1/4/08-4/4/08
Albany History Museum, Somerset Street, Grahamstown, South Africa. 12/3/08-22/3/08
in the exhibition Patient Rooms, Reed Gallery, Cincinnati, USA. 17/3/08-11/4/08Well-known Treasures; video screening curated by Edgar Orlaineta, Sara Meltzer Gallery, NYC. 8-9/2/08
Last Of The Urgents; COLONY, Birmingham. 2007
The Juddykes; curated by Ben Judd & Howard Dyke, John Jones, London. 2007
Silent Prayer (with Rush of Blood); as part of 4'33"; Magazin4, Kunstverein Bregenz, Austria. 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery II; ICA, London Feb 2007 (solo)
Metropolis Rise; curated by temporarycontemporary, Moganshan Art Village, Shanghai. April and DIAF 06, 798 Space Beijing. May (cat.)
Everything Must Go; VTO Gallery closing show, London. March/April 2006
Contrapop; cuartee by Suhail Malik, Vamiali Gallery, Athens. 2005
Strange Attractors, Jo Mitchell, Jan Rohlf & Michael Schultze, General Public Project Space, Berlin. Nov/Dec 05
ART SHEFFIELD 05: Spectator T, curated by Gavin wade including Gelatin, Christian
Jankowski, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan and others, various venues, Sheffield. Oct/ Nov 05
Consignia, group show curated by Sas Mackie, British Council & Elliot McDonald, Hiscox Gallery, London. Feb/ April 2005
Double Suicide; FA Projects, London. 2004 (with Izima Kaoru)
East International; selected by Neo Rauch & Gerd Lybke, Norwich School of Art 2004
The Sneeze......a Featured Film, video show curated by Peter Lloyd-Lewis & Natasha Makowski, Gazon Rouge Gallery, Athens, Greece.
June/ July (cat.) 2004
Fly Utopia, installation for Club Transmediale, festival for electronic music & related arts curated by Jan Rohlf, Oliver Baurhenn, Berlin.
Willkommen, group show curated by Luke Oxley, Metropole Art Galleries, Folkestone. Sept/Oct 2004
Hands to Work, Minds to God: group show curated by Elga Wimmer. Borusan Art Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey. Nov/Jan (cat.) 2003
Wheeling: Motorcycles in Art; curated by Marcus Sendlinger, Cell Project Space, London. 2003
Sitting Tenants; curated by Anna Vickery, Lotta Hammer Gallery, London. 2002
Cruiser; Galerie Wieland, Berlin, Germany, 2002 (solo)
Magik, group show curated by Jari Lager, VTO Gallery, London. Nov/Dec. 2002
Spring; Luke Caulfield Kirsten Glass & Jo Mitchell, Laurent Delaye Gallery (curated by Aldo Rinadli), London. Nov/Dec. 2002
What If I Told the Truth, presented by Wooden Heart, Cell Space, London. Nov/Dec. 2001
Group show presented by Wooden Heart for Deptford X, London. Sept. 2001
Trick-Peaser; curated by Luke Oxley for Mandarina Flagship Store, London. Aug/Sept. 2001
Forever Yours; presented by Wooden Heart including Goshka Macuga, Monika Oechsler and others, London. June/July. 2001
Desert Rose; curated by Reza Arameshi including Ben Judd, Dawn Mellor, Neil Zakiewicz and others, London. Feb/March 2001
All of my Heart; curated by Stephen Hepworth, Gallery Hotel Art for Isabella Brancolini, Florence, Italy. Feb/Mar. 2001
Insider Trading; curated by Lisa Prior. Mandeville Hotel, London. Jan 2001
The Wreck of Hope; The Nunnery, London. 2000
Natural Dependency; curated by Stephen Hepworth, Jerwood Gallery, London. 1999
Selected Press & Bibliography:
Coming Twice: Why Do Artists Feel Compelled to Reenact Past Events?; Jeremy Allen, The Quietus. 2013
18th September 2013. HYPERLINK "http://thequietus.com/articles/13377-europe-is-our- playground-reenactment" \t "_blank" http://thequietus.com/articles/13377-europe-is-our- playground-reenactment
Retromania: Pop Culture’s Addiction to Its Own Past; Simon Reynolds, pp 49-52, Faber & Faber Ltd. June 2011
100 Years of Cool...; Hayward Gallery & ICA anniversary news, pp12-13, Art World magazine, Issue 5. June/July 2008
CVM II: A Partial Archive; contribution to /seconds online journal. Issue 8
Retro/Necro: From Beyond the Grave of the Politics of Re-enactment; article by Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Art Papers. Nov/Dec 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery II, review by JJ Charlesworth, p128, Art Review, Issue 11. May 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery II, by Paul Clinton, Exibart.com, www.exibart.com/notizia.asp/ IDNotizia/19400/IDCategoria/215.
Published 12 April
Concerto for Voice & Machinery, review by Virginie Guichard, p50, Frieze, Issue 106. April 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery II: The Final Word, by Mick Sinclair, HYPERLINK "http:// micksinclair.com/sounds/einica2.html" http://micksinclair.com/sounds/einica2.html. March 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery Re-enacted; Edwin Pouncey, p28, The Wire. Issue 278, April
Back to the Future: Re-enactments in Art; Helen Sumpter, pp26-28, Time-Out. 14th March Concerto for Voice & Machinery, Today programme by Mike Thompson, Radio 4. 21st February
And The Crowd Went Wild; Concerto for Voice & Machinery, preview by Alex Hacke & Dave Simpson, The Guardian. Feb 16th
Concerto II; Tragedy or Farce?, preview by Chris Bohn, p.4, The Wire. February Issue 276 2007
Concerto for Voice & Machinery, news by Richard Dyer pp12-13, Contemporary. February, Issue 90 2007
Head2Head: Jo Mitchell & Blixa Bargeld, by Rod Stanley, p.42, Dazed & Confused, February, Vol 2 Issue 46 2007
Licensed to Drill, Paul Lester, News, p.26, Uncut magazine, Issue 116 January.
Concerto for Voice & Machinery, re-enactment commission, News, p23, a-n Magazine. July Concerto for Machinery & Voice, Bitstream News, p11, The Wire. June Issue 2006
VTO: Everything Must Go, David Barrett, pp 26-27, Art Monthly. May Issue 2006
Art Sheffield 05: Spectator T, Michelle Atherton, pp34-36, Art Monthly. Dec05/Jan06
Art Sheffield 05: Spectator T, Manick Govinda, pp3 & 22, a-n Magazine. November 2005
Art Sheffield 05: Spectator T, bbc.co.uk. 4th November
Art Lovers, Philistines and Serial Killers (Art Sheffield 05), Sheffield Telegraph. October 2005
Art Sheffield 05: Spectator T, Caroline Lewis, Exhibitions, 24 Hour Museum. October
Braziers International Artists Workshop 05, Richard Dyer, pp 12-13, News, Contemporary Magazine. Oct/Nov Issue 2005
Consignia, Helena Keers, City Diary, The Daily Telegraph. 17th February 2005
East International, Daniela Johnson, p65, Flash Art. October Issue # 238 2004
East International, Martin Herbert, pp28-30, Art Monthly. September Issue # 279
East International, Andrea Mason, pp6-7, a.n. Magazine. September Issue 2004
East International, George Szirtes, pp118-119, Modern Painters. Autumn
The Sneeze, review by G Vamvakidis & S Panagiotis, Time-Out, Athens. 1-8 July Go East, News, p22, a-n Magazine. July
Centrefold: You Are Not Safe Here, review by Kathy Battista, pp54-55, Contemporary. Issue 63 – June.
Hands to Work, Mind to God, November Paynter, Reviews p101, Art Review. March 2004
You Are Not Safe Here, Centrefold Issue #2, launch at Redux, London. March 2004
Post-It, Previews, Dazed and Confused, September Issue 2003
Magik, Natalie Brady, Reviews p127, Contemporary. Jan/Feb Issue, 47/48 2003
Centrefold Scrapbook, co-ordinated by Reza Aramesh and Tina Spear. Feb Issue Spring, Jessica Lack, Exhibition Previews p35, The Guardian Guide. Nov 16-22 2003
Me and My Machine - Motorcycles in Art, Christoph Schutte, FAZ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 5th November 2003
Cruiser; Richard Dyer, Reviews p 86, Contemporary. November Issue
'Home is where the art is', Louise Gray, pp22-25, The Sunday Review, Independent on Sunday. 19th May. 2003
Izima Kaoru & Jo Mitchell, Steve Penn, Art Reviews, nthposition.com. May. International News, Richard Dyer, pp73-74, Contemporary. April.
Going Out, Stephen Mitchell, p47, Evening Standard. 6th March.
Sitting Tenants, Neil Zakiewicz, pp22-23, a-n Magazine. March. 2003
Highlights, Richard Dyer, p83, Contemporary. March.
'Sitting Tenants', Going Out, Evening Standard. 23rd January.
'Signature as Content', Cedar Lewisohn, p76-77, Flash Art #222. Jan/Feb. 2003
'What If I Told The Truth?', Galleries Choice, Hot Tickets. 13th December. 'What If I Told The Truth?', ES Magazine. 7th December. 2001
'Loaded Gun', Ephraim Webber, p64-65 Graphotism Issue #26. Nov/Dec.
The Wreck of Hope; Stuart Croft, p24, AN Magazine. May. 2000
‘Natural Dependency’, David Musgrave. P34-36, Art Monthly #232, Dec99/Jan 2000.
Natural Dependency;, Martin Herbert. London art.co.uk magazine. 15th December. 1999
‘One Sensation After Another’, Natural Dependency, Marina Benjamin. P62 Going Out Reviews,
Evening Standard, London. 5th November.
‘Natural Dependency’, Sarah Kent. Art Review Time Out Magazine.
‘Natural Dependency’, Helen Sumpter. Galleries Choice, Hot Tickets.
‘Natural Dependency’, R Negrotti. What’s On in London, Independent on Sunday. 7th Nov. ‘Natural Dependency’, M Costa. Going Out, Evening Standard. 2nd November. 1999
2020 Salon for a Speculative Future; edited by Monika Oechsler & Sharon Kivland, published by ma bibliothèque
2010 Too Much Night; edited by CS Leigh, published by Syntax. March
2009 The Annotated Spectacle; produced by CS Leigh and published by SYNTAX. March
2007 How Soon is Now, publication produced by the ICA, London celebrating 60 years of activity. 2007
As if something once mentioned, now plain to see; Colony Publication (commissioned works
for), Colony Gallery, Birmingham. Launch Nov 2007
4’33”, catalogue produced by Pete Lewis & Magazin 4, Bregenz. October 2007
The Juddykes, catalogue produced by Howard Dyke, Ben Judd & Outset. October 2007
2006 Metropolis Rise: New Art from London, catalogue produced by TemporaryContemporary, published by Article Press. April/May 2006
The Sneeze: 80x80, catalogue produced by Pete Lloyd Lewis & Natasha Makowski and published by Article Press. 2006
Being Bold: CTM06, commission for Club Transmediale Catalogue, Maria am Ostbahnhof, Berlin. Feb 2006
2005 Braziers Workshop, 2005 Catalogue
Contrapop Catalogue, produced by Vamiali’s Gallery, text by Suhail Malik, Athens. Nov 04 -Jan
2004 EAST International 2004 Catalogue (Jo Mitchell text by Kathy Battista.) July/Aug 2004
Hands to Work, Mind to God, catalogue produced by Borusan Art Foundation. Text by Elga Wimmer. Nov ’03-Jan ‘04
Braziers International Workshop, Oxfordshire. August 2005
Film Screenings & other Activities:
2013 Sound of Memory Symposium, University of Kent. 6.6.2013
2011 Agency for Unrealised Projects – AUP & at Kopfbau Basel, Messeplatz (15-18th). June
2010 Concerto for Voice & Machinery II, screened by David Gryn & Artprojx as part of Live Weekend
1 event, ICA, London. 6-9th May.
2009 The Eagle Document; Silent Prayer screened as part of performance symposium & film-
screening, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London. 21st November 2009
Beatbullying’s Anti-Bullying Fundraiser Auction, curated & organised by Janette Parris,
Drapers, London. 15th September 2009
S.C.U.M. Manifesto, Subjectivity & Feminism; research group performativity dinner curated by Monika Oechsler & Maria Walsh, Chelsea College of Art, London. 20th Feb 2009
2007 Slash Seconds Issue 7, sci-fi edition; collaboration with Sean Dawson. Launch 7/12/07, E:vent Gallery, London
Ellipses (Electric Birdhouse); videographer for Discoteca Flaming Star performance in Rita McBride’s Arena as part of the World as a Stage exhibition, Tate Modern. UBS long weekend, 27th Oct 2007
NoShowSpace; internet project curated by Tina Spear, London. Launched July 2007
Slash Seconds; Multitude, online magazine edited by Pete Lewis & Derek Horton, Issue 5. Launched May 2007 HYPERLINK "http://www.slashseconds.org/issues/002/001/articles/ jmitchell/index.php" www.slashseconds.org/issues/002/001/articles/jmitchell/index.php
Concerto Panel Discussion, with Chris Bohn, Vivienne Gaskin, Suhail Malik & Michael Morris, ICA. 16thMarch 2007
Concerto Radio Show, with Sean Dawson & Rob Flint, Resonance FM. 13th February 2007.
Awards & Commissions:
Re-enactment Commission, Live & Performing Arts Programme, ICA, London. April 06
Commission for ART SHEEFIELD 05: Spectator T, Sylvester Works, Sheffield. Oct/Nov 2005
Individual Visual Artists Award, Arts Council, London. June 2004 Warden’s Purchase Prize, Goldsmiths MA Show 1999.