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Carl Gent is an artist from Bexhill-on-sea, UK.

They also blog about clothes with Rachel Alice Ray at Fashion Vacuum and perform as part of drum and amplified sitar duo Perple Celotape with Andrew Ferguson.



2015      MFA Fine Art. Goldsmiths, London, UK

2009      BA (Hons) Fine Art. UCA, Farnham, UK

Solo / Duo etc Exhibitions

2022      Over the fallow flood. Flatland Projects, Bexhill-on-sea, UK

2021      and then, a harrowing. (with Kelechi Anucha and Linda Stupart). Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, UK

              This way is very hard, but not insoluble (with Linda Stupart). KELDER, London, UK

              Over the fallow flood. Jupiter Woods, London, UK

2019      The Balls of Alban. Seager Gallery, London, UK

2018      Smear (for Cynethryth). Bexhill Carnival, Bexhill-on-sea, UK

              Technically Illiterate, Actually Still Pagan ( 1 ). Ilderton Road Project Space, London, UK

2017      Multiplex. KELDER, London, UK

2016      Wiðercwedolu þá Glésincga. The Residence Gallery, London, UK

Selected Exhibitions + Performances

2023      A Whistling Woman, a Crowing Hen. Deptford X, Lewisham Arthouse, London, UK

              'Feature'. Cafe Oto, London, UK             

              The Celsius Commons: Reenchanting Malmo. (with Kelechi Anucha) Celsius Projects, Malmo, Sweden

              They Take It Seriously, I Think It's Interesting. Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

              An Evening of Readings: Time. The Waiting Room, Peckham Rye Station, London, UK

              Dropping the Canons / Drooping the Cannons. Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy

              Live Fast, Die Young, Leave and Exquisite Corpse. Montez Press Radio, London, UK

              The Masturbatory Reader launch. The Glory, London, UK

2022      The Balls of Alban. De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea, UK

              FDBNHLLLTTFPARODY. The Glory, London, UK

              Queers Read This: The Return. ICA, London, UK

              The Horror Show! (with Linda Stupart) Somerset House, London, UK

              An extra 10 or 15% with heartbeat. (with Clémentine Bedos). Waiting With (Sonic Support) by Abbas Zahedi, Frieze Art Fair, London

              Klar Zur Wende - Ree. Wasserhalle der Schiffswerft Otto Eberhardt, Arnis, Germany

              Riddle 82 (or 78). HOAX, online

              Testament. Goldsmiths CCA, London, UK

2021      The Commons: Reenchanting the World (with Kelechi Anucha). The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, UK

              Canon, Choir, Chant (leaking of words and fish). Primary, Nottingham, UK

2020      All Us Girls Have Been Dead for So Long (with Linda Stupart) @ TALOS IV. Cockpit Theatre, London, UK


              TRANSMISSIONS: episode 2.

              Pre-Ramble III. David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2019      In praise of scratching (a detail). Bexhill Museum, Bexhill-on-sea, UK

              I, I, I, I, I, I, I, Kathy Acker. ICA, London, UK

              Gestures: Writing That Moves Between. Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

              Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance, Act II. De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea, UK

              The Shitty Art Show. Darnley Street, Glasgow, UK

2018      MYCO-TV. 7 Rue de Juvisy, Paris, France

              FRAGMENTA retrospective and publication launch. The Scout Association of Malta, Floriana, Malta

              Get out of my office. AM Studios, London, UK

              Our House of Common Weeds. The Newbridge Project, Gateshead, UK

              Paperwork: iilwimi lipsing. Serf, Leeds, UK

              Young London 2018. Silvertown Studios, London, UK

              Echo (with Linda Stupart). No Matter #2, The Castle Hotel, Manchester, UK

              hmn14. Bennet's Hill, London, UK

              Jupiter Woods Party. Jupiter Woods, London, UK

              Test Body Burden. FHL TEXT & VIDEO, Forest Hill Library, London, UK

              Technically Illiterate, Actually Still Pagan ( 2 ). Louise House, London, UK

              The Snake Show. ECOTRACO, Valletta, Malta

2017      Our House of Common Weeds. Res., London, UK

              Andrew Sunderland: Infinite Diagesis. Gossamer Fog, London, UK

              Housework/Artwork. Number 13, London, UK

              The Political Animal. The Showroom, London, UK

              I'd Do This All Day If I Could. PEER, London, UK

              Zero Gravity. MC3, nr. Alfriston, UK

              Ting Ting Cheng: On the Desert Island. Stuart Hall Library, INIVA, London, UK

2016      L'Heure Verte: 2nd Tasting. Goldsmiths Allotment, London, UK

              Off to Mahoganny. Rye Lane, London, UK

              Chalton Live! Chalton Gallery, London, UK

              De Regreso a la Isla. Casal Solleric, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

              L'Heure Verte: 1st Tasting. Green Ray, London, UK

              Minor Delay. Lumen Studios, London, UK

              Green Ray, Green Hour. Green Ray, London, UK

2015      Polyphonie X . 331 Green Lanes, London, UK

              Questions for Meliza.

              Goldsmiths MFA Show 2015. Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2014      The Space of No Exception. Sokol, Moscow, Russia

              Ground Ground. Cafe Oto Project Space, London, UK

              IV Moscow Biennale for Young Art. Muzeon, Moscow, Russia

              All Silent But For the Broadcast. Royal College of Art Galleries, London, UK

              Facing Extinction. University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK

Publications + Writing

2023      Gestures: Writing that moves between. (with Alison Ballance and Jessa Mockridge) Manchester University Press, Manchester

              The Masturbatory Reader. Sticky Fingers Publishing, London

              Happy Birthday? #1. ed. Nell Osborne, London

2022      How to Sleep Faster #13. Arcadia Missa, London

              The Balls of Alban. Monitor Books, London

              FDBNHLLLTTFPARODY. ed. Evelyn Wh-ell, Sticky Fingers Publishing, London

              The Commons: Reenchanting the World. The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading

              Felon Herb. Kelder Press, London

2021      All Us Girls Have Been Dead for So Long (with Linda Stupart), Arcadia Missa, London

              Happy Hypocrite #12: Without Reduction. ed. Maria Fusco, Book Works, London

              At Practice issue 1. ed. Jude Browning, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow

2019      FRAGMENTA Malta 2013-2018. ed. Bettina Hutschek, Valetta

2018      A Return to the Island. ed. Helena Lugo, Mexico City

              Paperwork #3: iilwimi lipsing. ed. Jessa Mockridge and Catherine Smiles, London

              Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance. ed. Irene Aristizábel, Rosie Cooper and Cédric Fauq, Nottingham

              No Matter sampler #2. ed. Nell Osborne, Jazmine Linklater, Natasha Stallard and Hilary White, Manchester

2017      Our House of Common Weeds. ed. Nathalie Boobis, London

              Reader's Digestion.ed. Caspar Heinneman and Holly Reiliffe, Berlin

              Archipelago #4. ed. Christina Harles, Rowan Powell and Ioli Tzanetaki, London

              De Regreso a la Isla. ed. Helena Lugo, Palma, Spain

2016      The 3D Additivist Cookbook. ed. Moreshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke, Amsterdam

2015      Their Wedding Book. ed. Garrett Nelson, Peter Burleigh and Sophie Jung, Germany

              As If . ed. Daria Kalugina, Frankfurt, Germany

2010      Residence. ed. Copernicium @ The Toilet Gallery, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK


2024      SET x ArtHub Print Residency. Woolwich, London, UK

2023      Future Plan Artist Residency. Hospitalfield, Arbroath, UK

              Rupert. Vilnius, Lithuania

2022      Arnis Residency 2022. Arnis, Germany

              New Queers on the Block. Home Live Art, St. Leonards-on-sea, UK

2020      Over the fallow flood. Jupiter Woods, London, UK

              Broadcast residency w. Kelechi Anucha. Wysing Arts Centre, Bourne, UK

2017      City Under the Sea. w/ Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet, The Institute of Things to Come, Turin, Italy

              Worldly affairs such as warfare or sexual relations. Residence Gallery Instagram

              Demonio! Demonio! w/ Bedwyr Williams and Tai Shani, The Institute of Things to Come, Turin, Italy

2016      Study Week Devised by Jesse Darling. Wysing Poly, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourne, UK

2014      ICA (Moscow) Summer School. Academic Dacha, Vishny Volochok, Russia

2013      North Light. The Beach Hut, Dunbar Harbour, UK

2010      Conjunction. AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Awards + Grants

2023      Henry Moore Foundation Artist Award

2020      Thinking Time, Artangel

2018      a-n Biennale Bursary: Manifesta 2018 

2015      Goldsmiths MFA Junior Fellowship

2014      ICA Moscow / Goldsmiths Exchange Programme


Chloe Carroll reviews Testament for Art Monthly

Sophie Paul reviews This way is very hard, but not insoluble for Sticky Fingers newsletter

Frances Whorrall-Campbell reviews and then, a harrowing for Art Monthly

Chris Fite-Wassilak overview of undergound London art spaces for Art Review feat. Over the fallow flood

Isabel Waidner reviews All Us Girls Have Been Dead for So Long for aqnb

All Us Girls Have Been Dead for So Long feature in TANK magazine

aqnb focus interview

Nathalie Boobis and Lucy Sames talk about Our House of Common Weeds in Art Licks issue 22

aqnb article on Multiplex

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