CV

CV
*1979, Berlin

Education
2001-07
Study of Fine Art, University of the Arts Berlin
2004
Study of Fine Art, Cooper Union, New York

Grants, funding and prizes
2021
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Cultural exchange program Istanbul
2020
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Exhibition funding
2019
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Research grant
2017
Goethe Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore: bangaloREsidency at Pepper House Residency, Kochi, India, supported by Kochi Biennale Foundation
2016
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Work grant
2015
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Catalogue funding
2013
Berlin Art Prize 2013
Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Cultural exchange program GLOBAL, Dubai
2012
Goethe Institute Gulf Region: Visiting artist, UAE
2011
Hans und Charlotte Krull-Stiftung: Work grant
2010
Roberto Cimetta Travel Fund: Istanbul
2009
NaFöG
2007
DAAD: Project grant, Los Angeles

Solo exhibitions
2020
Dubai Gold, Coir Kerala, after the butcher, Berlin
2019
Dubai Ports World, Nackt Kantine at Stadtbad Neukölln, Berlin
2014
Dubayyland, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
2012
Coronation, Kunstraum Michael Barthel, Leipzig
2010
The Distance Narrows (with Hannes Schmidt), Basso, Berlin
2009
North Palace, Room 10a, TÄT, Berlin
2008
City of Commerce, Nice&Fit Gallery, Berlin
2007
The Dreamer Whose Dreams Came True, Institut im Glaspavillon der Volksbühne, Berlin
2006
Nineveh and Its Remains, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

Group exhibitions, collaborations (selection)
2019  
   
Sam L. Lung, Belo Campo, Lisbon, Portugal
2018 
Pepper House Residency Exhibition, Kochi Biennale Foundation, Kochi, India
Would Have Been, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy
Hello World, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Admit One, Potsdamer Strasse 103, Berlin
Short Notice #1, espace d’art contemporain 14°N 61°W, Martinique
2017  
Fully Booked, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
Hours and Hours of Inactivity, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
2015      
Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
®©#001: Konkrete Utopien, Altes Postfuhramt West, Berlin
2014      
High Today What´s Tomorrow?, CIAT, Berlin
2013      
Berlin Art Prize 2013, Aqua Carré Berlin, Berlin
2011      
The Bidoun Library, Serpentine Gallery, London
Discursive Arrangements or, Stubbornly Persistent Illusions., Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
Anfang gut. Alles gut., Basso, Berlin and Kunsthaus Bregenz
2010      
basso TopHane, DEPO, Istanbul
2009      
Neues Museum, Basso, Berlin
Le Eck Lypsehöhle, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Berlin
Politics of Ecstasy, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
2008      
Phoenix vs. Babel, Foundation d`Enterprise Ricard, Paris
Out Riding Feet, HarrisLieberman Gallery, New York
2007      
Berlin Noir, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York
2006      
The New Baroque, Nice&Fit Gallery, Berlin
Lichtomis Dritter Standberg, after the butcher, Berlin

Lecture presentations, screenings
2019      
Gulfi, Very, Berlin
2018       
Gulfi, KIN*K #4 at BLO-Ateliers, Berlin
PALMS, University of the Arts Berlin
PALMS, University of the Arts Berlin
2017       
Gulfi, 1Shanthi Road, Bangalore, India
2016       
PALMS, art and science festival Berlin-Babylon-Bagdad, Kino Babylon, Berlin
2015       
Dubayyland Pavilion, Altes Postfuhramt West, Berlin
Cinema Akil: Outbox Short Film Festival, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
2014       
Global Village – World Class City, with Dr. Christiane Brosius, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
2013       
DUBAILAND, Gulf Research Meeting, Cambridge, UK
2012       
Expedition, Kunstraum Michael Barthel, Leipzig, Germany
2011       
The Distance Narrows, Serpentine Gallery, London
Expedition, artnewscafé, Plovdiv, Bulgari
The Distance Narrows, March Meeting, Sharjah, UAE
2010       
An Expedition to Assyria, neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin
Dubai, Basso, Berlin and TÄT, Berlin
2009       
City of Commerce, College of Architecture, Art & Design, American University Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

Print
2017        
Hours and Hours of Inactivity, exhibition catalog, Walter König Köln
2016       
PALMS, artist catalog, Textem Verlag, Hamburg
2013       
Texte zur Kunst #91: Globalismus/Globalism, Berlin
2013       
Berlin Art Prize 2013, exhibition catalogue, Berlin
2010       
Volume #4: Architecture of Peace, 2010, Amsterdam
2A Magazine #13: Museum in the Middle East, Dubai
Ins Blickfeld gerückt, artist publication project, Berlin
2008-11  
basso magazine #3, 5, 6, 7, 8, Berlin