BIOGRAPHY
Born in 1976 in Hanau, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
EDUCATION
2000 – 2003
Städelschule (Prof. Ayse Erkmen), Frankfurt/Main, Germany
1996 – 2000
Kunsthochschule Kassel (Prof. Urs Lüthi), Kassel, Germany
COLLECTIONS
Craig Robins Collection, Miami, USA
Iannis Christoforakis, Athens, Greece
Marty and Rebecca Eisenberg, New York, USA
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz, Miami, USA
Sammlung Grässlin, St. Georgen, Germany
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
Holle-Vanderbilt, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
2016
Mare Nostrum, Standard Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2015
Landschaft und Vergessen II, Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
2014
Falkenrot Preis 2014, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Michaela Meise, The Sick Book, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
2013
Money Faces, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
Im Kreis, am Kreis, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
2011
Akkumulation, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
2010
Michael, Almine Rech, Brussels, Belgium
Lachende Steine, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
2009
Die Filme, Bureau Mueller, Berlin, Germany
Constitution, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
Ding und Körper, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
2008
Das schwache Haus, Basis e.V., Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Blende, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
2007
JOHANN KÖNIG, Berlin, Germany
Spazieren, Standard, Oslo, Norway
2006
Bank und Bleibe, Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, Germany
Nocturama, Random Gallery, Paris, France
Ceremony of Carols, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
2005
Monument Minor, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA
2004
Finding my balance. Mariel Hemingway, Studiogalerie, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
2003
cross-eyed, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Käse, Kjubh, Cologne, Germany
2002
Missy, W 12 Studio Ayse Erkmen, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Opening Show, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Wittgenstein Exercise, dontmiss, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2001
Das Herz eines Boxers, Stellwerk, Kassel, Germany
Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Or, The Summer Vocation of a Teenage Bee, Contemprary Art Centre Vilnius, Lithuania
2016
»SAMOWAR« KUNST, TEE + SENSATIONEN, Galerie Coucou, Kassel, Germany
To Lie in the Cheese, to Smile in the Butter, KUNSTSAELE Berlin, Germany
Father Figures Are Hard To Find, nGbK, Berlin, Germany
2015
Le musée imaginaire, Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France
MATERIAL, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Opposite the Other Side, Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv, Israel
2014
@theshrink, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Ambiguität & Ambivalenz, Halle f- Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany
No Such Thing As History: Four Collections and One Artist, Louis Vuitton, Espace Culturel, Munich, Germany
Die Antwort der Dinge, Lothringer_13_Halle, Munich, Germany
2013
I know you, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
New Kids of the Block, TANAS - Raum für zeitgenössische türkische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Sie brauchten die Worte fast so wie der Zugführer seinen Signalstab oder seine Laterne, Note On, Berlin, Germany
Pots of Etablissement for the best work seen in 2012, etablissement d'en face projects, Brussels, Belgium
2012
The Avantgarde: Deep Cuts, Marres Maastricht Centre for Contemporary Culture, The Netherlands
If There Would Be a Face, This Would Be a Cat, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Deep Cuts, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
L'O (mit Annette Kelm), Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
2011
Open Space, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Totem and Taboo - complexity and relationships between Art and Design, quartier21/MQ, Vienna, Austria
Minimal optical, Conduits, Milan, Italy
Madame Realism, Marres Centre for contemporary culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Kein Tag ohne ein Temperament, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna, Austria
Hallo aber (mit / with Annette Kelm), Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
2010
The Mass Ornament, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
SUPER-NATURE, an exercise in loads, AMP, Athens, Greece
Totem and Taboo. A matter of concern, Oratorio della Passione, Basilica Sant’Ambrogio, Milan, Italy
Reading Room, SE8, London, UK
2009
Dance in My Experience, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Provisorisches Yoga, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
In the Making… Werke aus den Sammlungen, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Manfred Kuttner, Michaela Meise, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France
Modern Modern, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, USA
Bulletinboard Blvd, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
2008
Works on paper by gallery artists & Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali, New York, NY, USA
Madonna und Wir, Christian Nagel, Berlin, curated by Caroline Nathusius, Germany
Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis, Bonner Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
2007
Alt rein Neu raus, Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Memorial to the Iraq War, Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Conditions of display, curated by Gean Moreno, The Moore Space, Miami, USA
Construction time again, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Ruinöse Abstraktion: Es gibt Dinge, die kann man nicht erklären, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
2006
4.berlin biennale, KW ¬ Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
ars viva 05/06, KW ¬ Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Extra City - Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
2005
In Concert (with Sergej Jensen), Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
ars viva 05/06, Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany
Spiritus(with Henning Bohl), dependance, Brussels, Belgium
The Jeweleigha Set, Greene Naftali, New York, NY, USA
Meet you at the corner, Fortescue Avenue, London, UK
Start Kapital, Standard, Oslo, Norway
The Berlin school of art school, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
zur Vorstellung des Terrors: RAF - Ausstellung, KW - Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2004
Jetzt und zehn Jahre davor, KW - Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
aus aktuellem Anlass, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Formalismus. Moderne Kunst Heute, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Heimweh, Haunch of Venison Gallery, London, UK
Sommerfotogruppenausstellung, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin, Germany
The Savoy, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
The Studio, Galerie Karin Günther Nina Borgmann, Hamburg, Germany
2003
NIE, Galerie Meerrettich, ( with Henning Bohl ), Berlin, Germany
Total motiviert, The state of the upper floor, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
Hands up, Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
2002
Fluten, Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany
Große Zeichnungen, Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
2001
Vasistas, Technische Universität, Istanbul, Turkey
Man in the middle, Sammlung Deutsche Bank, MMK, Passau, Germany
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2014
Falkenrot Preis, Germany
2013
Luce Irigaray International Seminar, University of Bristol, UK
2012
Travel grant, hessische Kulturstiftung (Ethiopia)
2010 – 2012
Professorship for sculpture, Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2010
Scholarship Stiftung Kunstfonds, Germany
2005
Förderpreis des Kulturkreises der deutschen Wirtschaft: ars viva 05/06 - Identität, Germany
2002
German-Israeli Young Leaders Exchange Art and Politics, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germany
2001
DER touristics, scholarship, Africa
CONCERTS / MUSIC
2013
King Georg, Cologne, Germany
Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany
Popcorn Sappho ( with Sonja Cvitkovic, Birgit Megerle ), Temporary Autonomous Zone / 2, Galerie am Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany
Etablissement d'enface, Brussels, Belgium
Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2012
Adieu St. Agnes, St. Agnes, Berlin, Germany
Preis dem Todesüberwinder, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
Sappho's home ( with Sonja Cvitkovic, Birgit Megerle ), Full Moon saloon, Milano, Italy
Global Players - Redemption and Liberation in the City, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2011
Preis dem Todesüberwinder, record + CD, Clouds Hill Ltd., Hamburg, Germany
Liederabend, image movement, Berlin, Germany
Support for Phantom Ghost, HBC, Berlin, Germany
Reeperbahn Festival, St. Pauli Kirche, Hamburg, Germany
Long night of artists' music, HAU 2, Berlin, Germany
2006
Songs of Nico, with Sergej Jensen, Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany
2005
Unstillbare Gier ( with da group ), Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland
Songs of Nico, with Sergej Jensen, CD produced by Neu Acoustics, Berlin, Germany
2004
Squirrel Prism ( with da group ), Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
2003
Songs of my land, Ausstellungsraum Konstantin Adamopoulos, Frankfurt, Germany
Les escargots ridiculisès ( with da group ), The Royal Pawn Shop, Berlin, Germany
PERFORMANCE
2003
The real life of Lucie McKenzie, with Husein, Richter und Jensen, Gute Stube, Hildesheim, Germany
2002
Floyd, die Katze von gestern, with Husain, Richter und Jensen, Galerie Wintergarten, Vienna, Austria
Songs of my land, Ausstellungsraum Konstantin Adamopoulos, Frankfurt, Germany
TEXTS
2008
Einmal Tänzerin, immer Tänzerin. Interview of Yvonne Rainer in: Texte zur Kunst, #70, Berlin, Germany
2006
Sur pointe. Text on Annette Kelm in catalogue: Errors in English, Koenig books, London, UK