1944 Born in Plymouth, England
1964-68 Studies of Graphic design and Visual
Communication at the Bath Academy
of Art
1968-69 Residence in Stuttgart; works for Hansjörg
Mayer at Edition Hansjörg Mayer
1969-70 Residence in New York, work for Dick
Higgins at the Something Else Press
1970 Marriage with Emmett Williams
1970-74 Los Angeles, Graphics Workshops
Supervisor at the California Institute of
the Arts
Halifax, Visiting Lecturer at the Nova
Scotia College of Art & Design
1973 Birth of son Garry Williams
1977-80 Cambridge, Visiting lecturer and Artist-in-
Residence at the Carpenter Center
for the Visual Arts at the Harvard
Resident Tutor at Leverett House,
Director of the Agassiz Print Workshop
at the Radcliffe College
1980 Moved to Berlin, Germany
1982-89 Six books of Ann Noel released at the
Rainer Verlag Berlin
1986 Residence in Salzburg, Austria, assisting
Emmett Williams’ class “Language
Happenings” at the Sommerakademie
für Bildende Kunst
1987 Residence in Tokyo, Japan, Guest Printer
at the Machida-shi Museum
of Graphic Arts
1990/92 Residence at Malindi Artists’ Proof
Malindi, Kenia
2006 Residence in IIlici (Mostar),
Herzegowina, Radobolja 2006.
2008 Residence in Venice as guest of the
Emily Harvey Foundation,
Residence at the island Karpathos,
works for the project „S.I.N.N.”
Ann Noël lives and works in Berlin


Solo exhibtions (selection)

2014 Potpourri, Emerson Gallery Berlin
2013 Give & Take, CEAC- Chinese European Art
Center, Xiamen, China
Musings, Emerson Gallery Berlin
2012 REVERIE, Galeria AT, Posen, Poland
2011 Keys to My Heart, Galerie und Edition
Marlene Frei, Zurich, Switzerland
2008 Ann Noël, Anna Leonowens Gallery,
NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada
2007 Combines, Galerie & Edition Marlene
Frei, Zurich, Switzerland
Synoptikon, Emerson Gallery Berlin
2005 Circles, Colours, Collages, Galeria
Oko/ Oucho, Posen, Poland
2004 Four Letter Words, Emerson Gallery Berlin
2003 SCHEIN & SEIN, Kunst und Kulturforum,
Zur Weinprobe, BEWAG ­ Heizkraftwerk-
Moabit, Berlin
2002 MY WORD! ­ MEINE GÜTE!, Halle LinX,
2001 ANNdenken, Galerie & Edition Marlene
Frei, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 Windows on the World, Galerie AT,
Posen, Poland
1998 Odds & Ends, Galerie & Edition Marlene
Frei, Zurich, Switzerland
1997 The Details of Living, Galerie Beim
Steinernen Kreuz, Bremen
1996 Ann Noël mit Emmett Williams, Galerie 13,
1994 Der Reihe Nach, Galeria Dziekanka,
Warsaw, Poland
Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
1991 KONVERGENZEN II, mit Ruth Tesmar,
Festspielgalerie, Berlin (Catalogue)
1990 Mala Kolekcyja (Small Collections),
Galeria AT, Posen, Poland
1984 Conflux, Galeria Akumulatory, Warsaw, and
Galeria RR, Posen, Poland
1982 YOU, daadgalerie, Berlin (publication by
DAAD and Rainer Verlag under the same title)
1978 Vine Art Portraits, Carpenter Center for the
Visual Arts, Harvard, USA



2008 museum FLUXUS +. with Ben Patterson,
Hommage to Emmett Williams,
Museum of Modern Art, Tallin, two days of
performance with Eric Andersen, Alison
Knowles, Ben Patterson, Ben Vautier u.a.
fort he opening of the exhibition FLUXUS EAST.
FLUX-FOLK, with Eric Andersen, Wolfgang
Hainke, Ann Noël and Ben Patterson at
museum FLUXUS +, Potsdam, with the
performance Weil Wir Es Uns Wert Sind.
Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland with Eric
Andersen, Hannah Higgins, Alison Knowles,
 Larry Miller and Ben Patterson
2007 FLUXID, Henning Christiansen, Den Frie
Udstillingsbygning, Hommage to Emmett
Schinkelhalle, Potsdam, with
Der Maulwerker, Hommage to Wolf Vostell
2006 Kassel, Kunsthalle Fridericianum,
fremd bin ich eingezogen, with Emmett Williams.
Heidelberg, Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut,
Words & Voices, with Emmett Williams
2005 Berlin, Akademie der Künste Archiv,
April 22-24 with John Giorno,
Bernard Heidsieck, Gérard-Georges Lemaire,
Joan Retallack, Anne Tardos and
the Group “Mösiöblö”.
2004 Liverpool, Liverpool Institute for Performing
Arts, record performances on film
with Eric Andersen, Ben Patterson and Emmett
Williams at the George Martin Studio with
students in the auditorium.
Frankfurt, Museum für Moderne Kunst,
Warhol Beuys Superstars,
directed by Michael Staab.
Lille, Musée d’art moderne Lille Metropole,
Performance à partir de textes de
Robert Filliou (also with Jerôme Bailleul).


Group exhibitions (Selection)

2009 Passing Through, Co-Curator with Rsyzard
Wasko for the exhibitions and 5 weekends
with performances in the Kunstpunkt Berlin,
with more than 30 participating
international artists
2008 FLUX-FOLK, with Eric Andersen, Wolfgang
Hainke and Ben Patterson in the
museum FLUXUS +
2006 Fluxus Festival and exhibition with Ay-O,
Jürgen Olbrich and Emmett Willimas in
Ono. Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
terra incognita – Topsy-Turvy Topography,
Kunsthalle Bremen
2005 Fama Fluxus Mythos Beuys
Sindelfingen, Projekte Sindelfingen,
Intermezzo IV, Emerson Gallery Berlin,
with Victor Kégli, Ann Noel and Ryszard Wasko
2004 First Art Biennale in Lodz, Poland
2003 VERY BRITISH?, Die Drostei, Pinneberg,
2002 Sammlung Walter & Maria Schnepel,
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2001 Leonardo in Azione e Poesia,
Vinci (Florenz), Italy (Catalogue)
2000 Construction in Process VI, This World is
a Flower, Bydgoszcz, Poland
1999 Poesia Totale, Palazzo Della Ragione,
Mantua, Italy (Catalogue)
TRACE, Project ­ GIVE & TAKE, 1. Liverpool
Biennale of Contemporary Art (Katalog)
1998 Construction in Process VI, Artists’
Museum, Melbourne, Australia (Catalogue)
1997 Tuchfühlung, Group NO NO JA,
Langenberg, Germany (Catalogue)
1995 Construction in Process V – Co-Existence,
Mitzpe Ramon, Israel (Catalogue).
Artists’ Books in Germany 1960-1990,
ifa Galerie, Berlin (Catalogue).
Poesia Visiva e Dintorni, in conjunction with
2 Worlds’ Festival, Spoleto,  Italy (Catalogue)
1993-94 Copigraphic Interconnections, MONTAGE 93,
Rochester, USA (Katalog + CD-Rom)
1993 Construction in Process IV, Artists’
Museum, Lodz, Poland (Catalogue)
1992 THE SeOUL OF FLUXUS, Hyundai Gallery
and Won Gallery, Seoul, Korea (Katalog)
1991 W(H)/ALE, Städtische Galerie im Buntentor,
1990 Construction in Process III – Back in Lodz,
Artists‘ Museum, Lodz, Poland
1988 Processing Copies, Western Front Gallery,
Vancouver, Canada
1987/88 Et Cetera: International Seminars on the
Arts, Warsaw, Poland
1985 Festival of Fantastics (FLUXUS), Galleri
Sct. Agnes, Roskilde, Denmark (Video)


Bibliography (Selection)

2011 Rock ‘N’ Roll History of Art, with Ann Noël  and
Grzegorz Pleszynski, Municipal Gallery bwa in
Edizione Francesco Conz, Verona
2006 Williams: A Flexible History of Fluxus Facts and
Fictions, Edition Hansjörg Mayer, Thames
and Hudson, London.
1996 Mr. Fluxus – ein Gemeingschaftsportrait von
George Maciunas, Harlekin Art, Wiesbaden.
Mr. Fluxus  – A Collective Portrait of
George Maciunas, Thames and Hudson,
London and New York