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K. Yoland is a transdisciplinary artist examining the nature of identity, power and borders in our society. Incorporating performance, moving image, text, installation and photography, the body or its impact is ever-present. Working both site-specific and in gallery spaces, Yoland's previous projects have involved a wide range of participants across Europe and the United States. This has included filming a barber and soldier outside in the desert, choreographing dancers in a video installation in Copenhagen, directing Olympic fencers on scaffolding in London, making dream interviews with people on the streets of Harlem and taking employment in 21 different 'day-jobs' in Paris. 





2020         L'école des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Operation Tumbleweed and new commission, Nantes, France

2019-20   Alabama Contemporary Art Center, Operation Tumbleweed, Mobile, Alabama, USA

2016        McKinney Avenue Contemporary Gallery (video installation) & Reading Room Gallery (photography), 

                 || Letters without an address ||, New urban landscape series, Dallas, TX, USA


2016        Talley Dunn Gallery, Land || Border || Other, Dallas, TX, USA


2015        BeefHaus, Foreign Affair, Dallas, TX, USA


2014        Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Land || Border || Other, Oklahoma City, OK, USA


2013-14  Turner Contemporary, Then there was land, Margate, UK


2013        Marfa Contemporary, Then there was land, Marfa, TX, USA





2021        KurtKurt, Berlin, Germany (dates TBC)

2021        The Levinsky Gallery, The Arts Institute, Plymouth Biennale, Plymouth, UK 

2020        TAG, No place like/but home, West Florida, US (curated by artist Valerie George)

2020        a__part. A quarantine collaboration, online

2020        Borgen Wolfe E404, online 

                 (Including Francisco Josué Alvarado Araujo, Marwa Benhalim, Jessi Jones and Brandon Thompson)

2020       JGM Gallery, The Collector's Room, London, UK

                (Curation, concept and fictioning by artist Karen Davids, artists included Juan Bolivar, Plastique Fantastique, Suzanne Treister)


2019        Wendover House, Recreational Grounds VI, London, UK


2019        Dallas Pavillion, Non-site, Venice, Italy

2018-19  Pensacola Museum of Art, Stone's Throw: On borders, boundaries, and the beyond, Pensacola, Florida, USA

2018       Griffin Gallery, Do Re Mi Fa So La Te, London, UK 

2017-18  The Ringling Museum of Art, Monda Contemporary Gallery Wing, Approaching the Border, Sarasota, Florida, USA  

                (Francis Alÿs, Emilio Chapela, Cristiana de Marchi, Yoshua Okón, K. Yoland)  

2017       Miami Satellite, Gritty, Miami, FL, USA (curated by artist Ayana Evans)

2017       University of Maryland, CAPP Collection, Maryland, USA


2017       500X, Stranger Lands, Dallas, TX, USA 

2016      Pulse Miami, Pulse-PLAY, Body As..., Miami Beach, FL, USA 

               (Dominique Duroseau, Andy Fernandez, Capt. Larry, Rashaad Newsome, Jessica Posner, Margaret Rorison, Diana Salcedo, 

               Margarita Urdaneta, K. Yoland) 


2016      Hidden in Plain Site, New York City, NY, USA

               (Carlos Amorales, Faiza Butt, Parastou Forouhar, Tsang Kin-Wah, K. Yoland)  


2016      Changarito en Acción, Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City 


2016      Lisson Gallery, Line, London, UK

               (Athanasios Argianas, Ceal Floyer, Monika Grzymala, Victoria Haven, Susan Hiller, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Tom Marioni, 

               Jonathan Monk, Julian Opie, Florian Pumhösl, Fred Sandback, Maximilian Schubert, Jorinde Voigt, K. Yoland)


2016       Houston Art League, Houston Photo Festival, Houston, TX, USA 

               (Margaret Meehan, Shannon Duncan, Delaney Smith, K. Yoland)


2014       204 East, two-person exhibition, Marfa, TX, USA 


2013       Alan Cristea Gallery, Conflicted memory, London, UK 


2013       ] Performance Space [, Before Performance, drawings & diagrams, London, UK


2013       Ancient & Modern, DKUK Salon, London, UK


2012       P.C pop-up, site-specific performance, Paris, France & London, UK


2012       Rohde Contemporary, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark 


2011       CGP London, All is not lost, London, UK 


2011       Acme Project Space, Sum Parts, London, UK 


2011       Sous-titre, Pick & Mix: Faites Votre Choix, multi-media performance, Paris, France 


2011       Center for Book Arts, Food in Mind, curator Nicole Caruth, New York, USA 

                Including: Conflict Kitchen (Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski, with Brett Yasko), The Counter Kitchen (Stefani Bardin and  

                Brooke Singer), Critical Art Ensemble, Mindell Dubansky (with Miriam Schaer and Toby Dubansky), EIDIA (Paul Lamarre 

                and Melissa P. Wolf), Rirkrit Tiravanija


2010-11 Courtauld Institute, Exhibitionism, London, UK 


2010       Kris Graves Gallery, Sultry, New York, USA


2010       Rohde Contemporary, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark


2010       Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Pick & Mix (Phase 1), Transit Station, Copenhagen, Denmark


2010       The Elysium Gallery, Dialogues: A Fake Romance?, Swansea, UK


Additional group exhibitions or performances include:

                Host Gallery, Foto8, London, UK


                Young Vic Theatre working space, Who are Emily and Adam? Pilot multi-media performance, Digital 

                Theatre & Multi-media Lab, London, UK


                Site-Specific, You & I, performance, (21 locations including: hairdresser, mechanic, butcher, florist, 

                tailor and factory,) Paris, France


                Traumwand, Leading Control, performance & lecture, one-week group event with invited 

                international speakers and performers, Austria


                Nederland's Fotomuseum, Home Première, Rotterdam, Holland


                Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Temporary Identities, Novosibirsk International Festival of Digital 

                Imaging, Russia


                Whitechapel Art Gallery Café, Damaged Goods, London, UK 

                Gebauer Hofe, Reserved for others, multi-media performance, Transit Station, Berlin, Germany


                Bloomsbury Theatre, Monotony, multi-media performance, London, UK


                Centre for Cultural Decontamination (CZKD), Punch in Frame, multi-media performance, artist 

                collaboration, Belgrade, Serbia


                Stanley Picker Gallery, How did it all go wrong?, performance w/ fencers, Transit Station, Kingston


                Public Streets, All Our Finger Prints, site-specific performance, New York, USA


                Residential, The Sign Language of Leadership, site-specific performance, New York, USA 


                Anthology Film Archives, Winston, New York, USA


                Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Untitled I, II, III, Uncut season, London, UK




               University of West Florida, Coastal Territory, a collaboration with the department of Political Science 

               and Environmental Science


               Pensacola Museum of Art, Operation Tumbleweed, taking place on US/Mexico border and through 

               the states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.  


               Changarito, 1 month artist-in-residence, Mexico City, MX


               A-Z West, research residency, Joshua Tree, California, USA


               CentralTrak, 12 month artist-in-residence, Dallas, Texas, USA 


               Marfa Contemporary, 4 month artist-in-residence, Marfa, Texas, USA


               Southwark Award with Acme and South London Gallery, 18 month artist-in-residence, London, UK


               Tricycle Arts, photography & video installation, London, UK


               Live Arts Development Agency, video work available in archive and library, London, UK 

               Tramwaund, group residency with international performance artists and directors, Austria

               Gothenberg Film Festival, screenwriting residency and scholarship, Script Factory, Gothenberg, Sweden

               Arvon Foundation, screenwriting residency and scholarship, UK




2017, Art looks at US-Mexico border, addresses significance in current global climate, November 14  


2016        Arts&Culture Texas: Letters without an Address:  K. Yoland Explores Dallas’ Hidden History, Danielle Avram, June Edition

2016        Wallpaper Magazine, Fine line: London's Lisson Gallery hosts a show of line-inspired artwork, Nick Compton, January 25, 

2016        Studio International, Line, Francesca Wade, January 26, 

2016        Aesthetica Magazine, 5 to see this weekend, January 22

2016        Dream Idea Machine, ART CITIES: London-Line, Dimitris Lempesis, January 25

2016        The Elephant Art Culture Magazine, Interview: Drawing Room’s Mary Doyle and Kate Macfarlane, Emily Steer


2015        Patron Magazine, Inside the atelier, Justine Ludwig, Senior Curator of Dallas Contemporary, August/september, pg 46-47


2015        AirFrance Magazine, The Lone Star State: Under the stars and ten highlights, Cécile Belavoine, March edition, #215 


2014        Art Desk, Semiotics, Camouflage and the other, Natalie Roncone, Fall edition 


2014        Oklahoma Gazette, Photographer K. Yoland explores the border with an expressionist lens, Eric Webb, October 3rd





2020       University of West Florida Press, 'Supreme Tonic Blue' (2019), chapter essay & imagery for 

                'Confederate Memory, Heritage Wars, and the Road to Reconciliation'   

2019       Dallas Pavilion, 'Dear Samson', fiction essay and image contribution, Free Museum of Dallas Press


2018       United Nations Human Settlements Program Report, 'Invisible Angels', photography contribution for 

                'The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda', Routledge Press 

                (The open city and the commons, presented at the conference Habitat II, Quito, Ecuador, October 


2018       Nasher Sculpture Center, 'Operation Tumbleweed', fiction essay for the Nasher Magazine, pg 22-29, Fall edition


2016       Nasher Sculpture Center, Nasher Magazine, 'K. Yoland interviews Mai-Thu Perret', pg 16-19, Summer edition




2019       University of West Florida, "La Florida: Coastal Borderland", The Downtown Lecture Series, April 17, 



2019       Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, "K. Yoland discusses Operation Tumbleweed with curator Terri 

               Thornton", The Tuesday Night Lecture Series, March 5, USA 


2015       Dallas Museum of Art, "Photography as tableau and performance", workshop and lecture, May, USA


2015       Reading Room Gallery, "Palestine-Texas", round-table speaker for exhibition led by curator and 

                academic Noah Simblist, Dallas, USA 




2017-18  Constructive Forces, host and producer for weekly interview program with Resonance 104.4FM,                

               London, UK (Wednesdays 13.30 GMT & Saturdays 18.30 GMT)  


2016       Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, K. Yoland interviews Frank Stella, The Modern website and Art               

               This Week, April, Texas, USA  


2016       Dallas Biennial, interview with Hermann Nitsch, (link coming soon), December, Texas, USA 


2016       Dallas Museum of Art, Irving Penn retrospective, K. Yoland interviews Merry Foresta, guest curator 

               for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, April, Texas, USA


2015       Nasher Sculpture Center, K. Yoland interviews Phyllida Barlow, for Art this Week, May, Texas, USA


2014-16 250+ arts & culture interviews with Marfa Public Radio (West Texas), Art This Week (East Texas) and 

                KPCC Los Angeles (California) 
                Live on air and at museums in Dallas, Fortworth, Houston, Austin, El Paso and London. 
                Video interviewees include:  Phyllida Barlow, Glenn Kaino, Herman Nitsch, Giuseppe Penone, Mai 

                Thu Perret, Frank Stella, Kehinde Willey. Radio interviewees include: Ali Abunimah, Amanda Beech, 

                Larry Bell, Bonnie Prince Billy, Bill Callahan, Robert Erwin, Michel Gondry, Howard Korder, Sasha Pirker, 

                Marta Riniker, Marnie Weber. 





2019      University of West Florida, Kugelman Honors Program, visiting lecturer and artist, project focus 

               coastal privatization, semesters January - July, Pensacola, Florida, USA


2016-19 Guildhall School of Music and Drama, video lecturer for stage and installation, full-time till December 

               2017 and continuing freelance, London, UK


2016      University of Texas at Dallas, adjunct lecturer, socially and politically engaged video, performance 

               and installation art, Dallas, USA

Visiting artist lectures or studio/portfolio visits include: 


2020            Nantes School of Fine Art, Nantes, France

2019 & 20   Architectural Association, London, UK

2019 & 20   Royal College of Art, London, UK 

2019            University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

2019            Texas Christian University, Fortworth, Texas

2017            Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas





2018       Colder than here, Milton Court, GSMD, London, UK

2017       Opera Makers, Milton Court, GSMD, London, UK

2017       Balm in Gilead, Silk Street, GSMD, London, UK

2017       Opera Scenes, Milton Court, GSMD, London, UK

2016       Great Expectations, Silk Street, GSMD, London, UK

2016       Iolanta, Silk Street, GSMD, London, UK




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