Tris Vonna-Michell was born in 1982, in Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom and currently lives in Stockholm. Previous solo exhibitions include: Metro Pictures, New York (2011); NOT A SOLITARY SIGN OR INSCRIPTION TO EVEN SUGGEST AN ENDING, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles (2010); TRIS VONNA-MICHELL, Capitain Petzel, Berlin (2010); FINDING CHOPIN: ENDNOTES 2005-2009, Jeu de Paume, Paris (2009); STUDIO A: MONUMENTAL DETOURS / INSIGNIFICANT FIXTURES, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy (2009); AUTO-TRACKING-AUTO-TRACKING, Kunsthalle Zürich (2009); and TRIS VONNA-MICHELL, Witte de With, Rotterdam (2007). His work has been exhibited in group-shows at institutions and biennials that include: X-Initiative, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; 5th Berlin Biennale, Kunst-Werke, Berlin; Performa 07, New York; and Manifesta 08, Cartagena and Murcia, Spain. In September 2011 a new catalogue of his work was published by JRP|Ringier, in collaboration with Kunsthalle Zürich, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg eV, and Fondazione Galleria Civica – Centro di Ricerca sulla Contemporaneità di Trento.