ABOUT

Karl Russell Vickers
b.1988, Blackpool, UK

Collage / Sculpture
karl.vickers@hotmail.com

Projects

Studio-Holder at SERF (Studios & Project Space), Leeds UK
(Founder / Committee member)

Co-Founder of MEXICO, an artist-led curatorial collective based in Leeds, UK
(Co-Director May 2011 - November 2013)


Selected Exhibitions

Publicly-Funded Minerals
Assembly House, Leeds, 2019

...Even If It Is Someone Else's
Freehold Projects (Index Festival 2019), Leeds, 2019

The Desire To Be Part Of A Story...
Yorkshire Hub (Index Festival 2019), Leeds, 2019

Serf N Turf Part Two
Turf Projects, Croydon Arts Store, London, 2019

Empty Locker 008
Fine art dept., Newcastle university, 2018

RUNG
Test Space (SPIKE ISLAND), Bristol, 2018

Nawki
12Ø Collective (serf studio holders screening across 10 locations), 2017

Hold Fast
Embassy, Edinburgh (serf studio holders group exhibition), 2017

Adverts In My Dreams
Online Solo Exhibition, Curated by Jamie Sorensen for isthisitisthisit.com, 2017

Tumultuous Noise
BLIPBLIPBLIP, Leeds, 2017

1.1 Different Types Of Research Being Done (with Ella Cronk)
Serf, Leeds, 2017

Dada Party at The Modernist Fair
Galería TIGOMIGO, Barcelona, 2017

Progress Quest
Online Exhibition, Curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight for isthisitisthisit.com, 2016

Group Show One: Taction
Serf, Leeds, 2016

On To The Next
Muesli Projects at The Royal Standard, (Liverpool Biennial Opening Weekend), 2016

Vanity Suite / Sorry (DKUK Leeds) 
Mexico Project Space, Leeds, 2016

The Borrowers: Part Two
Assembly House, Leeds, 2015

The Borrowers: Part One
The Tetley, Leeds, 2015

Our House
Village Bookstore & Gallery, Leeds, 2014

Not Just For Christmas...
(Contemporary Art Society) PS Mirabel, Manchester, 2013

New Young Leeds
Leeds, 2012

Full House
Project Space Leeds, Leeds, 2011

Turning Point
Overtoom 301, Amsterdam, 2010


In Print

Cults of Life 
zine Issue no. 7 'Fear'
2020

Fred Aldous 
Risograph for sketchbook cover 
2019

Rung Magazine Issue 1
In-house magazine from East Bristol Contemporary
2018


Where's Your Coat You're Going To Be Cold
Shy Bairns Get Nowt: Volume 2
Risograph arts publication, focusing on artists
from/working in the north of England
2017

It's Not My Fault
(SPUR @ Annuale 2015)
Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh
2015

Are You Sure This Is Art And Not Vandalism?
(SPUR @ Annuale 2014)
Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh
2014




May It Keep The Wolves In The Hills And The Women In Our Beds
Installation view, MEXICO Project space
2012