— The people are holding the snakes, the snakes don’t care. The people are fascinated
by the snakes, the snakes are not fascinated by the people.
PEOPLE HOLDING SNAKES, 2007
Eva Rothschild was born in 1971 in Dublin. She lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include the Modern Institute, Glasgow (2008), South London Gallery, London; 303 Gallery, New York (2007), Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich (2006); Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; Modern Art, London (2005). Rothschild’s work has also been included in numerous group exhibitions including Un-monumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, The New Museum, New York (2007), Tate Triennial (2006), The British Art Show (2005), The Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg (2004). In 2009 she was awarded the Tate Britain Annual Duveens’ Commission.