Born in Tamworth, Staffordshire (UK) 1981.  Lake studied at the Arts University College, Bournemouth undertaking a BA (Hons) in Photography, she later moved to London embarking on a 3year postgraduate program at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, graduating in 2009.  She has an international exhibitions record showing in London, Milan, Turin, Berlin, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Šiaulių, New York and Zurich.  She has had solo exhibitions at the Aubin Gallery, London and the Museum of Contemporary Art, (MOCA) London. Lake is the founder of Our Dark Chamber. Our Dark Chamber exists as a conceptual space hosting events and exhibitions in temporary locations, promoting inter-disciplinary dialogue and creative exchange.  Lake currently lives and works between London and Berlin and runs the artist project space initiative, GSL Projekt.

www.gslprojekt.com
 

EDUCATION 

The Royal Academy of Arts, London
Postgraduate Diploma (Fine Art) 2006-09

The Arts University College at Bournemouth
BA (Hons) in Photography 2001-2004


AWARDS

Project Space & Initiatives Award, The Berlin Cultural Senate, 2018
Dunoyer de Segonzac Award, Royal Academy of the Arts, London, July 2009           
Michael Moser Award, Royal Academy of the Arts, London, February 2008
Hines Photographic Scholarship, Royal Academy of the Arts, London, 2007-2008

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2018 CRASH, GSL Projekt, Berlin
THE SHAPE OF A SHADOW, 
GSL Projekt, Berlin
FLAKES/BITS/PIECES, Transmediale Vorspiel, Institut für alles Mögliche, Berlin

2017
CERTAIN BLACKS, GSL Projekt, Berlin
MEHR, GSL Projekt, Berlin
PECKHAM INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR (PIAD), London
NATURE MORTE: contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition, National Museum, Warclow, Poland
NATURE MORTE: contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition, Guildhall Gallery, London


2016
BEVERLY'S V ARTSY, AUCD Studios, Berlin
NATURE MORTE: contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition, Konsthallen-Bohusläns Museum, Sweden
 
A LOVERS DISCORD, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), London

2015
WARP TOUR, Miami
MARSHAL, Beverley’s, NYC
NATURE MORTE: contemporary artists reinvigorate the still-life tradition, Ha Gamle Prestegard, Norway
EVENT POTENTIAL, (harbor), NYC
A LOVERS DISCORD, Kontor Projects, Copenhagen
"DEAR DARKNESS", Michael Fuchs, Berlin
STUDIO MULLAN, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin
NATURE MORTE, Hå Gamble Prestegard, Norway

THIS DUST, GSL Projekts, Berlin

2014
A UNION OF VOICES, Horatio Junior, London
THIS DUST, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, NY
TEMPORARY SHOW IV. Antico Borgo, Turin
CITY LINK FESTIVAL, Gallery Speckstresse, Hamburg
WHAT SHOULD HAVE REMAINED SECRET HAS COME TO LIGHT, Fotogalleri Format, Malmö, Sweden
FLATPACKED/WRAPPED/STACKED, Punk & Sheep, London
THE HAND THAT FEEDS, ŠiauliU Dailes GalerijaLithuania  

2013
MACHINEDREAM, Catch 22, London
MODERN CADAVER, The Fort, London

2012
SUSAN'S CAMP, Whitstable Biennale, Kent
SATELLITE PROGRAMME, Whitstable Biennale, Kent
THE TEMPORARY SHOW (GROUP SHOW) Antico Borgo, Turin
CABINET EXHIBITION, Islington Arts Factory, London
PANORAMAS, Martin Arte Internazionale, Turin
ROCK-PAPER-SCISSORS, Galleria Uno+Uno, Milan
PAPERCUTS & PLASTER, Dogliani, Turin
PRIDE, Clifford Chance, London

2011
STILL LIFES, Norman Rae Gallery, University of York
HEARTLANDS - Englishness and Landscape, Downstairs’ Gallery, Hereford

2010
THIS IS ENGLAND, Galleria Uno+Uno, Milan
THIS IS ENGLAND, Aubin Gallery, London

2009
PIXEL POPS! BolteLang, Zurich
MODERN NATURE, K3 Project Space, Zurich
ANIMAL, Nave Gallery, Turin
GROUP SHOW
Dover Street Arts Club, London
PRIDE, Clifford Chance, London
RA SCHOOLS SHOW, The Royal Academy of Arts, London
SUMMER EXHIBITION, The Royal Academy of Arts, London
ONE SPIRIT SHOWCASE, Dover Street Arts Club, London

2008
NEW WORKS, Galleria FAFA, Helsinki
WHO’S ON SECOND, The Royal Academy Schools Gallery, London
PREMIUMS The Royal Academy Schools

2007
TWELVE TO ONE, 1 Canada Sq., Canary Wharf, London
SUMMER EXHIBITION, The Royal Academy of Arts, London

SOLO & DUO EXHIBITIONS

2017
NOTES & QUERIES: Works in progress by Alana Lake and David Evans
2014
KINGDOM FALL, GSL Projekt, Berlin
2012
THE SOLID ROCK, Galeria Glance, Turin
2011
LOVE ME NOT WHEN I LOOK, Museum of Modern Art (MOCA), London
STILLEVEN, The Aubin Gallery, London

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017 THE SHAPE OF A SHADOW, GSL Projekt

MEHR, GSL Projekt, Berlin

FISCUS ELASTICA, GSL Projekt, Berlin

WHATTODO, GSL Projekt, Berlin

2016 A LOVER’S DISCORD, MOCA, London

2015 EVENT POTENTIAL, (harbor), New York

A LOVERS DISCORD, Kontor Projects, Copenhagen (Copenhagen Art Week)

OTHER’S OWN, GSL Projekt, Berlin

FACETS, GSL Projekt, Berlin

THIS DUST, GSL Projekt, Berlin

2014 THIS DUST, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York

BEHOLD, The Ivy, London

2013 HACK THE BARBICAN, The Barbican, London

MACHINEDREAM, Catch 22, London

DRONE, Catch 22, London

MODERN CADAVER, The Fort, London

2012 ROCK-PAPER-SCISSORS, Galleria Uno+Uno, Milan

PAPERCUTS & PLASTER, Dogliani, Italy

2011 LITTLE WHITE LIES, The Aubin Gallery, London