Liam Gillick is an artist based in London and New York. Solo exhibitions include "The Wood Way" at Whitechapel Gallery in London (2002), "A short text on the possibility of creating an economy of equivalence" at Palais de Tokyo (2005), and the retrospective project "Three Perspectives and a short scenario," at Witte de With in Rotterdam, Kunsthalle Zurich, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (2008-2010). He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2002 and the Vincent Award at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in 2008. Many public commissions and projects include the Home Office in London (2005) and the Dynamica Building in Guadalajara, Mexico (2009). In 2006 he was a co-founder of the free art school project unitednationsplaza in Berlin that travelled to Mexico City.
Gillick has published a number of texts that function in parallel to his artwork. Proxemics: Selected Writing 1988-2006 (JRP-Ringier) was published in 2007. The monograph Factories in the Snow (JRP-Ringier, 2007) will soon be joined by an extensive retrospective publication and critical reader Meaning Liam Gillick, to be published by MIT Press (2009). An anthology of Gillick's artistic writing, Allbooks, is published by Book Works, London (2009). In addition, he has contributed to many art magazines and journals, including Parkett, Frieze, Art Monthly, October and Art Forum. Gillick was selected to represent Germany for the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009.