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 and prizes
2019 – Cultural Affairs Department of the Berlin Senate: Research grant
2017 – bangaloREsidency at Pepper House Residency, Kochi, India,
supported by Goethe Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore and 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
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
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
2018/19  Pepper House Residency Exhibition, Kochi Biennale Foundation, Kochi, India
2018       Would Have Been, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy
2018       Hello World, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2018       Admit One, Potsdamer Strasse 103, Berlin
2018   Short Notice #1, espace d’art contemporain 14°N 61°W, Martinique
2017   Fully Booked, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
2017 Hours and Hours of Inactivity, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
2015       Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2015       ®©#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
2011       Discursive Arrangements or, Stubbornly Persistent Illusions., Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
2011       Anfang gut. Alles gut., Basso, Berlin and Kunsthaus Bregenz
2010       basso TopHane, DEPO, Istanbul
2009       Neues Museum, Basso, Berlin
2009       Le Eck Lypsehöhle, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Berlin
2009       Politics of Ecstasy, Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
2008       Phoenix vs. Babel, Foundation d`Enterprise Ricard, Paris
2008       Out Riding Feet, HarrisLieberman Gallery, New York
2007       Berlin Noir, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York
2006       The New Baroque, Nice&Fit Gallery, Berlin
2006       Lichtomis Dritter Standberg, after the butcher, Berlin

Lecture presentations, screenings                                                                
2019       Gulfi, Very, Berlin
2018        Gulfi, KIN*K #4 at BLO-Ateliers, Berlin
2018        PALMS, University of the Arts Berlin
2018        PALMS, University of the Arts Berlin
2017        Gulfi, 1Shanthi Road, Bangalore, India
2016        PALMS, art and science festival Berlin-Babylon-Bagdad, Kino Babylon, Berlin
2018        Gulfi, KIN*K #4 at BLO-Ateliers, Berlin
2018        PALMS, University of the Arts Berlin
2018        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
2015       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
2011        Expedition, artnewscafé, Plovdiv, Bulgari
2011        The Distance Narrows, March Meeting, Sharjah, UAE
2010        An Expedition to Assyria, neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin
2010        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
2014        Frieze d/e #17: Open Archives, Berlin
2013        Texte zur Kunst #91: Globalismus/Globalism, Berlin
2013        Berlin Art Prize 2013, exhibition catalogue, Berlin
2012        TÄT, exhibition catalogue, Berlin
2011        SPEX #331: Hallo Jenseits, Berlin
2011        ANGST #2: Movement, New York
2010        Volume #4: Architecture of Peace, 2010, Amsterdam
2010        2A Magazine #13: Museum in the Middle East, Dubai
2010        Ins Blickfeld gerückt, artist publication project, Berlin
2008-11   basso magazine #3, 5, 6, 7, 8, Berlin