Bitsy Knox

Bitsy Knox is a poet, performer, and radio host based in Berlin, Germany.

In recent years, Bitsy has presented work at Stadium (Berlin), Kölnischer Kunstverein (Cologne), Lenbachhaus (Munich), Kunsthochschule Weißensee (Berlin), Efremidis Gallery (Berlin), Hopscotch Reading Room (Berlin), KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), Project Space Festival (Berlin), Peach (Rotterdam), Exile Gallery (Vienna) Une Une Une (Perpignan), Native (Perpignan), Ashley (Berlin), Organhaus Art Centre (Chongqing), Galerie Catherine Bastide (Brussels), W139 (Amsterdam), Komplot (Brussels), gr_UND (Berlin), and Haus am Lützowplatz (Berlin). Her writing has been published by TABLOID Press, Pure Fyction, Arts of the Working Class, and A Prior Magazine, among other places.

Bitsy hosts the bi-monthly radio show Something Like on Cashmere Radio (Berlin) and 96.5 CHFR Hornby Island Community Radio, and has appeared as a guest and guest host on Berlin Community Radio, Cashmere Radio, and in 2021, WFMU (New Jersey). She has collaborated on music with Roger 3000 since 2016, currently released on Tundra Records. She is also Artforum International’s representative for Germany and Poland. From 2011–12, Bitsy made music with the experimental noise band, Zonderpit. From 2012–2015 she was a founding member of the Brussels-based curatorial collective, The Ister. She holds a BFA(H) from Queen’s University, and a MFA from Piet Zwart Institute. In 2020, she was a guest lecturer at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin, and Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax.

Bitsy’s current research focuses on an etymology of the term chimera, humming as a form somatic healing, and interiorization as a mode of escape—especially in relation to female-identifying anti-heroes.

Bitsy was born in Vancouver, the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She lives and works in Berlin.

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