Tris Vonna-Michell

British, b. 1982

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Tris Vonna-Michell

British, b. 1982

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Tris Vonna-Michell’s spoken-word performances and multimedia installations, assembled from audio recordings, slide projections, and related artifacts, probe the operations of storytelling and memory. Vonna-Mitchell’s studio recordings, aural performances, or abstract speech compositions (which he refers to as "audio poems") are spellbinding experiences of rapid-fire words. His installations also include objects and projected images, but his words—whether heard on overhead speakers, headphones, or in small live audiences—combine fact and fiction, disrupting systems of logic.

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Solo show at a major institution
ICA London, and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
New Museum, and 3 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
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Included in a major biennial
Manifesta, and 1 more
Biography

Tris Vonna-Michell’s spoken-word performances and multimedia installations, assembled from audio recordings, slide projections, and related artifacts, probe the operations of storytelling and memory. Vonna-Mitchell’s studio recordings, aural performances, or abstract speech compositions (which he refers to as "audio poems") are spellbinding experiences of rapid-fire words. His installations also include objects and projected images, but his words—whether heard on overhead speakers, headphones, or in small live audiences—combine fact and fiction, disrupting systems of logic.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
ICA London, and 2 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
New Museum, and 3 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Manifesta, and 1 more
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