Bitsy Knox is an artist, poet, and radio host.
In recent years, Bitsy has performed, presented, or read work at Klosterruine (Berlin), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Kunstverein Bielefeld, KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), Martin Gropius Bau (Berlin), TENT (Rotterdam), Ashley Berlin, Hopscotch Reading Room (Berlin), Exile Gallery (Vienna), Une Une Une (Perpignan), Organhaus Art Centre (Chongqing), MACBA (Barcelona), W139 (Amsterdam), and Komplot (Brussels). Her writing has been published by e-flux, TABLOID Press, Pure Fyction, A Prior Magazine, and upcoming, by Sternberg Press.
Bitsy hosts the monthly radio show Something Like on Cashmere Radio (Berlin) and 96.5 CHFR Hornby Island Community Radio, and has appeared as a guest host on Refuge Worldwide, Subcity Radio, and WFMU. Recent institutional partnerships include Kunstverein in Hamburg (with Montez Press Radio), Kölnischer Kunstverein, and Wellcome Trust/Mindscapes/Gropius Bau.
She has collaborated on music with Roger 3000 since 2016, currently released on Tundra Records. From 2011–12, Bitsy made music with the Rotterdam-based experimental noise band, Zonderpit. From 2012–2015 she was a founding member of the Brussels-based curatorial collective, The Ister. Bitsy holds a BFA(H) from Queen’s University, and a MFA from Piet Zwart Institute. In 2020, she gave guest lectures at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin, and Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax.
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 currently lives in Berlin, Germany.