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rory pilgrim


Born in 1988, Bristol

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2020 The Undercurrent, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, DE
2019 Software Garden, Ming Studios, Boise, Idaho, USA
Software Garden, Screening and Talk, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
The Resounding Bell, Between Bridges, Berlin
Software Garden (performance), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Software Garden Performance, Transmediale Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2018 Software Garden, andriesse eyck galerie, Amsterdam
The Resounding Bell,
South London Gallery, London
2017 Sacred Repositories Trilogy, Plymouth Arts Centre Cinema, UK 
Software Garden,
Rowing, London
2016 The Open Sky, Flat Time House, London
2015 Words are not signs, they are years - Site Gallery, Sheffield
Violently Speaking, andriesse eyck galerie, Amsterdam
2014 Seeds Upon The Dance Floor, SIC Raum für Kunst, Luzern
The Salt and the Leaven, Rongwrong, Amsterdam
Platform Residencies: The Artist Proposes, Site Gallery Sheffield
2011 De Stille Revolutie, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag
The Rainbow, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam



2020 MAXIMUM CALM, Online exhibition, andriesse eyck galerie
2019 This Is My Body, My Body Is Your Body, My Body Is the Body of the Word, (Software Garden) Le Delta, Namur, BE
Madlove Take Over: Software Garden, Heart of Glass, The Madlove Take Over Space, St Helens
Artists’ Moving Image Festival (AMIF) (Software Garden), LUX Scotland
Prix de Rome 2019, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
An Exhibition of Posters, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
Conversing Motherboards (Software Garden), The Studio, Antwerp Art Weekend, BE (Un)Commoning Voices & (Non)Communal Bodies, Reading International, Reading, UK
Software Garden, Screening and Talk, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
Software Garden Performance, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Software Garden Performance, Transmediale Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2018 Freedom of Movement, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2017 Among other things, I’ve taken up smoking,Tent, Rotterdam
Dejima. Concepts of In- and Exclusion
, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
Cure Park, Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam
Art Rotterdam, Van Nelle Fabriek Rotterdam
Dolf Henkes Award 2016, Tent Rotterdam
2016 The Open Sky. Project Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Shifting Spaces,
W139, Amsterdam
2015 Sfear fan Ynset, Triennale, Beetsterzwaag
Affection is The Best Protection, 
Land Art Live, Almere
When I Give, I Give Myself, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Affection is the Best Protection, - Launch Disco - Land Art Live, Polderland Garden of Love and Fire, Almere
Beating around the bush: Episode #3, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
The House in the Sky : Artists Reflect on Concrete Utopias, Concrete, Hayward Gallery, London
Prospects and Concepts, Mondriaan Fonds and Art Rotterdam
Sacred Repositories, Witte de With, Rotterdam (Screening)

2013  Liste 18, Basel
Wholeheartedly, Detroit, Bristol
Wholeheartedly, Educating Artists, Kunst Werke, Berlin
Performance as Publishing, Rowing Projects, London
Public Display of Affection, Rongwrong, Amsterdam
2012 Pay Attention, Please,  Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Beyond Imagination, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Sounds of Protest, Arnolfini and Colston Hall, Bristol
Dialogue is Normal, Herengracht 1, Amsterdam
Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstprijs 2012, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Care,  ARCO, The Dutch Pavilion, Madrid (solo commission)
De Stille Revolutie, Supermarket, Stockholm
2011 Can we leave things as they are? TAG, Den Haag, (duo show with Louwrien Wijers)
He Disappearred into complete silence, De Hallen, Haarlem
Sowing and Weeding, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen
2010 For the Birds, Site Gallery, Sheffield
Women and Children: What has made this building last?, Temporary Stedelijk’ Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (solo commission)
Morality Act IX - Let Us Compare Mythologies, Witte de With,
Offspring 2010, de Ateliers, Amsterdam
For the Birds, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2009 When the lightness of Poetry, Rotterdam, 21st-27th September 2009
Week long public performance commissioned by Sculpture International Rotterdam. Curated by Germaine Kruip with artists Alfredo Jaar, David Lamelas, and Roman Ondak
9x14, (with Mathilde Rosier) Silberkuppe, Städliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Terms and Conditions, curated by Dominc Eichler, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2008, released 13th of June, 2008
From Across the Sea, Chelsea College of Art Degree Show, London
Ainult pool Linnast (Only Half the Town), Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn