* 1971 in Emsdetten, DE
lives and works in London, UK and Emsdetten, DE
1999 Master of Fine Art, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK
1997 Diploma at Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg, DE


Solo exhibitions (selection)

2020 More More More, Tank, Shanghai, CN
Via dell’Inferno, Galeria Spazia, Bologna, IT
Earring for Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, GB
2019 solo presentation at FIAC, VHN Gallery, Paris, FR
Emscher Folly, Urbane Künste Ruhr, Oberhausen, DE (permanent installation)
2018 Earring, public sculpture commission for Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge University, Cambridge, GB
Women between buildings, Kunstverein in Hamburg, DE
Manners, Tate Britain, London, GB
Eigenmischung, installation in outdoor vitrines of Motto Books, Berlin, DE
2017 Grundstück, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, US
2016 Givers & Takers, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
2015 Night Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2014 The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, London, UK
2013 Manners, special commission for the cafe, restaurant and members‘ room at Tate Britain, London, UK
Austern mit Senf, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, IT
2012 Food in Spaces, Pigna Project Space, Rome, IT
Spray, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
2011 Buhuu Suites, Herald Street, London, UK
Hotel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, DE
2010 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
2009 Public Rain Fries, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, AT
2008 Public Rain, Herald St, London, UK
Anti Baby Pille (with Alexandra Bircken), Aktualisierungsraum, Hamburg, DE
2007 Masse und Auflösung, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, US
Filialen, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE (cat.)
2006 Reiche Verwandte, Herald St, London, UK
Earring, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Projekt, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Iduna Nova, (with Alexander Heim), c/o Anna cat.harina Gebbers, Berlin, DE
2004 Chemie, Secession, Vienna, AT (cat.)
Katzensilber, Millers Terrace, London, UK
2003 Galerie Borgmann-Nathusius, Cologne, DE
2002 French Junkies, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
1998 Laden, Gunther Resky, Berlin, DE


Group Exhibitions

2021 A Women Qualities, Kunstmuseum Moritzburg, Halle (Saale), DE
2020 Magical Soup, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, DE
33rd Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana, Warsaw’s Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, PL
Museum for Preventive Imagination, MACRO, Rome, IT
Design by Time, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Every Other Space
, curated by Gregorio Magnani with displays by Nicole Wermers, Mutina for Arte, Fiorano/ Modena, IT
2019 Unfinished Stories/ Geschichten aus der Sammlung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, DE
we need more than one term for these big things, Galerie der Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, AT
When a chair is more than a chair,
R&Co., New York, US
Mein Blick,
Hamburger Kunsthalle, DE
Unexplained Parade (follow the river), Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, CA
Emscher Kunst/ Das Ruhr Ding, Dortmund, DE
33rd Biennal of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SL
Design by Time (touring exhibition), Pratt Institute, Knoxville Museum of Art, College of Wooster Art Museum etc., US
Tainted Love (south club edit), Villa Arson, Nice, FR
The Common Guild, Glasgow, GB
Magical Soup, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, DE
Emscher Folly, permanent outdoor
Artist book show, Mutina for Art, Fiorano, IT
Skulptur, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
 2018 Athens Biennale, Greece, GR
EUROVISIONS: Contemporary art from the Goldberg Collection
, Heide Museum, Melbourne, AU
Vous me rappelez quelqu’un/You Remind Me of Someone, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, FR
Die Zelle
, Kunsthalle Bern, CH
Dime-Store Alchemy, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, US
Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pine Barrans,
 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
Seasons, Herald St, Museum St, London, UK
2017 Tainted Love (Where Did Our Love go), Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
Wie werden wir uns wieder erkennen?, Künstlerhaus Bremen, DE
In Awe, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, AT
An Idea of Boundary,
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, US
Hot Pot. Further Thoughts on Earthy Materials,
GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, DE
Elevation 1049,
Gstaad, CH
I am not my target audience, Kunsthaus Dresden – Städtische Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, DE
Home Is No Place, German Embassy, London, GB
2016 Everything is About to Happen, Fundacao de Serralves, Porto, PT
The Kids Want Communism
, MoBY-Museums of Bat Yam, IL
The Display Show, Stroom, Den Haag, NL
Quiz 2, MUDAM Luxembourg, LU
2015 Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
The Display Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
Überschönheit, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, AT
Dora, Stanley-Picker-Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
Function Follows Vision, Vision Follows Reality, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, AT
X, Herald St, London, UK
Robert & Trix Haussmann/Klaus Weber/ Nicole Wermers, Herald St, Golden Square, London, UK
Partial Presence, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
2014 Some Things, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, MX
Hier und Jetzt/ Hic Et Nuc, Stift Klosterneuburg, DE
Quiz, Ensemble Poiret, Nancy, FR
A Singular Form, Secession Wien, Vienna, AT
2013 Perspectives on Collage, Photographers Gallery, London, UK
Villa Massimo, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, DE
Krazy House, selection of the museum collection, MMK Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, DE
Formal Alchemy, Fuse Projects, San Franciso, US
No Brow, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna, AT
2012 Re-Generation, MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, IT
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Évasion, Lanchaster Gallery Projects, Coventry, UK
2011/12 A darkness more than night, Quad Gallery, Derby, UK
2011 Please go around the construction area by the lights and over the traffic island (and other stories), Kunstverein Schattendorf, AT
The shape we are in, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
2011/2010 The New Decor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK / The Garage Centre, Moscow, RU
2010 The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Projectspace 176, London, UK
2009 Natural Wonders, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, RU
Artists Furniture, Fortescue Avenue, London, UK
Monument For Study, Herald St, London, UK
Collider, Galeria Margini, Massa, IT
2008 Experimenta Folklore, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, DE (cat.)
M 25, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, ES
Der Garten der Pfade, die sich verzweigen, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac im Kunstraum der Deutschen Bank, Salzburg, AT (cat.)
Art Sheffield 08, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK (cat.)
Cohabitation, Galeria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, IT
2007 The Office, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
Fit For Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York, US
Less is more – more could be less, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, IE
What We Bought, Camera Austria im Kunsthaus Graz, AT (cat.)
Weltempfänger, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, DE (cat.)
Lines, Squares and Cubes, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
Wonderwall – Constructing the Sublime, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson Centre d’Art, Nizza, FR (cat.)
Abstraction: Extracting from the World, Millennium, Galleries Sheffield, UK (cat.)
2006 Friederich, Doggerfisher, Edinburgh, UK
Around The World In 80 Days, ICA, London, UK (cat.)
100 Tage=100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, DE
It is hard to touch the real, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, AT
Acht plastische Ansätze, Neuer Kunstverein Gießen e.v., Gießen, DE
Finding Neverland, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, CH
Wrong, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin, DE
Tate Triennale,Tate Britain, London, UK (cat.)
The Subversive Charm Of The Bourgeoisie, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, NL
The Endless Summer, West London Projects, London, UK
La Maison Gregoire, Brussels, BE
Structure Unit, Lisboa20, Lisbon, PT
2005 Jaybird, Galeria Zero, Milan, IT
The Addiction, Gagosian Gallery, Berlin, DE
Contained, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
The The, Modern Art Inc., London, UK
Alles in einer Nacht, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
Other Peoples Projects: Herald Street, White Columns, New York,US
herefore Beautiful, Ursula Blickle-Stiftung, Kraichtal, DE (cat.)
2004 Pin Ups, Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London, UK
Reality Real, Galerie Gebrüder Lehmann, Dresden, DE
At The Palace At 4AM, Alison Jaques, London, UK
9. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, DE
The Future Has A Silver Lining, Migros Museum, Zurich, CH (cat.)
2 oder 3 Dinge, die Ich von dir weiss, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Millers Terrace, London, UK
2003 A Nova Geometria, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo, BR (cat.)
Reisefreiheit, Kunsthaus Hamburg, DE (cat.)
Help, Els Hanappe Underground, Athens, GR
Cinepolis, Hamburger Architektursommer, Hamburger Botschaft, DE (cat.)
Renderings, Delfina Gallery, London, UK
Handlungsräume, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, DE (cat.)
2002 Dorothea-von-Stetten Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE (cat.)
Building Anxiety, Ten in One Gallery, New York, US
Ich ging im Wald so vor mich hin, Galerie Borgmann-Nathusius, Cologne, DE
The Day After, Galerie Cookie Snoie, Rotterdam, NL
2001 Szenarien, Kunstverein Bonn, Stadthaus Ulm, DE (cat.)
Selection of the Videonale Bonn, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE
Szenenwechsel XX, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, DE (cat.)
A Sport and A Pastime, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, US
Liminal, Minimal, Nominal, Architectual Traces, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton, UK; Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
German Leitkultur, Kunsthalle Friedericianum, Kassel, DE (cat.)
Videonale Bonn, Kunstverein Bonn, DE (cat.)
Zero Gravity, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, DE (cat.)
Hamburg Stipendiaten, Kunsthaus Hamburg, DE (cat.)
Sammlung Karl-Ernst-Osthaus Museum, City of Hagen, DE
2000 Auf Papier, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
Include Me Out, Old Street, London, DE
Pallisades, Centre D´Art, Bretigny-sur-Orge, FR
And If There Were No Stories, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
1999 New Contemporaries ´99, Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool und South London Gallery,
London, UK (cat.)Know What I Mean, Young German Artists in Britain, Goethe Institute, London, UK
1998 Osygus, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, DE
Echopark, Mission, Biber-Haus, Hamburg, DE


Awards and Grants

2015 Shortlisted for Turner Prize, UK
2012 Artist in residence at the German Academy (Villa Massimo), Rome, IT
2005 Residency, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2004 Residency, Delfina Studio Trust, London, UK
Kunstfonds Bonn – Grant, DE
2003 Travel grant, Neue Kunst In Hamburg e.V., DE
2002 Dorothea-von-Stetten Artprice, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
2001 Project grant of North Rhine- Westphalia, DE
2000 Work grant of the City of Hamburg, DE
1999 DAAD grant for London, UK
1997 Ditze Stiftung, Hamburg, DE