Sebastian Acker  

Born 1981 in Lichtenstein, Germany
Lives and works in London

EDUCATION
2010-12 MFA Sculpture
Slade School of Fine Art, UCL | London
2004-07 BA Spatial Design
Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | London
2002-03 Foundation Diploma Art & Design
Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | London
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 
2015 Magnolia Cube, 114 Middleton Road | London
2015 Chelsea 10, Cookhouse Gallery/Triangle Space | London
2014 Sanssouci Realty Issue #1: The Latte Vision, curated by Attilia Frattori Franchini and Paul Flannery | tank.tv
2014 Flow, Store | London
2013 Nova Art Prize, Phillips Auction House | London
2012 Ersatzmonument, C. Rockefeller Center for the Contemporary Arts | Dresden, Germany
2012 Slade Postgraduate Show, Slade School of Fine Art | London
2012 The Function of the Oblique – Action, curated by Attilia Frattori Franchini, Son Gallery | London
2012 The Function of the Oblique – Resistance, curated by Attilia Frattori Franchini, No Format Gallery | London
2012 Come to Disruption, Arcadia Missa | London
2012 Come to Disruption, Tove’s Galleri – Vesterbro ConTemporary Workout Space | Copenhagen
2011 We Worked in Squares and Loved in Triangles, with Phil Thompson, SSE Space | London
2011 Slade Interim Show, with Phil Thompson, Slade Research Centre | London
2011 Bloomsbury Festival, with Phil Thompson, Gordon Square | London
2010 Slade Open Studios, Slade School of Fine Art | London
2009 The Ceiling Show, Supine Studios | London
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2013 Nova Art Prize
2013 Legion TV Residency, shortlisted | London
2013 Ideas Tap Film Fund, with Phil Thompson
2012 Duveen Travel Scholarship, with Phil Thompson
2012 Land Securities Studio Award
2012 Danish Arts Council, Exhibition Grant with Come to Disruption
2011 Littoral Arts Trust, Merz Barn Residency | Cumbria, UK.
2010 AHRC Scholarship
2009 CeRCCa Residency | Llorenc del Penedes, Spain
2008 Jatka Project Residency | Cesky Krumlov, CZ.
2007 7.Stock Residency | Dresden, Germany
BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS
2015 U. Ströbele, A. Greiner and J.P. Sexauer, 24h Skulptur – Notes on Time Sculptures (Berlin: Distanz, 2015, ISBN 978-3-95476-125-8) 94 
2015 Martina Dlugaiczyk, “Aura für Alle”. In Die Ausstellungskopie, edited by Anette Tietenberg (Cologne: Böhlau, 2015, ISBN 978-3-412-22120-1) 99, 108
2015 Martina Dlugaiczyk, “Surrogate Cities in China und Europa”. In Muster im Transfer, edited by Anette Tietenberg (Cologne: Böhlau, 2015, ISBN 978-3-412-22475-2) 247
2015 Fernholme Road Living Project, Kitson Road No. 6, (London: Camberwell Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1-908971-40-1) 46
2014 Pau Cata, CeRCCa 2009-2014, (Barcelona: Centre de Recerca i Creacio Casamarles, 2014, ISBN: 978-84-617-1778-1) 28-29
2013 Allison C. Meier, “Capturing the Chinese Copy Town Trend”, Hyperallergic, May 14, 2013
2013 Samuel Medina, “A Pair Of Artists Reveal China’s Counterfeit Cities”, FastCoDesign, May 20, 2013
2013 Ryan O’Hanlon, “Why Is China Stealing Cities, Towns, and Buildings?”Pacific Standard, May 16, 2013
2012 Rozsa Farkas and Tom Clark, “How to Sleep Faster e2”, e-journal by Arcadia_Missa, December 2012
2012 “Slade Sculpture 2012”, print collection, published by Slade School of Fine Art, June 2012
2011 “XY/Z – Sculpture 2011”, print collection, published by Slade School of Fine Art, June 2011
2009 Alistair Wildblood and Eugenia Ivanassevic,”Supine Studios Autumn/Winter 2009″, catalogue, November 2009
TALKS
2014 Visiting Artist Lecture, Contextual Practice Series, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | London
2013 Duveen Talk, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL | London
2012 Artist Talk, Arcadia_Missa | London
2010 Guest Lecture, Spaces & Narrations Lecture Series, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | London