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Shahryar Nashat

 
SHAHRYAR NASHAT
Born 1975, Geneva, Switzerland
Lives and works in Los Angeles
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Education
2002
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000
Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Geneva, Switzerland
Solo Exhibitions
2020
"Force Life,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Bad House,” Rodeo, London
2019
Swiss Institute, New York
“Start Begging,” SMK, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
“Keep Begging,” Rodeo, Athens, Greece
2018
“Image Is an Orphan,” David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
2017
“The Cold Horizontals,” organized by Elena Filipovic, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
“MEAN DREAM & SHOULDER REGIME,” Rodeo Gallery, London
2016
“Hard Up For Support,” Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
“Model Malady,” Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
2015
“Skins and Stand-ins,” Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
"Posers, Smokers and Backup Dancers,” Silberkuppe, Berlin
“Prosthetic Everyday,” 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles
2014
Lauréat du prix Lafayette, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Kunstpreis der Stadt Nordhorn
2013
“Shahryar Nashat,” Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Germany
2012
“Replay the Ruse,” Silberkuppe, Berlin
“Stunt,” Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany
2011
“One Stop Jock,” Rodeo, Istanbul
“Workbench,” Studio Voltaire, London
“Strawberry 96,” Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome
2010
“Line Up,” Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
2009
“Remains To Be Seen,” Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
“Plaque, “Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, England
“Plaque and Others,” Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Postdam, Germany
2008
“Placed High For Dramatic Impact,” Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome
“Das Biespiel,” Attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland
“Inside Story and Stereo Escape, with Julian Göthe,” Silberkuppe, Berlin
2007
“No Norm,” Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
2006
“Because the Ultimate Foundation is not Founded,” Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland
“Accademia,” Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
2005
“Overthrowing the King in his Own Mind,” with Marc Bauer and Alexia Walther, Kunstmuseum, Solothurn, Switzerland
2004
“Optimism,” Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
“Italian Studies,” Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland
2002
“154 days,” Nicolas Krupp, Basel, Switzerland
“Laterally Yours,” Kunstverein im Katharinen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
"In Return,” with Ryan Gander, Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
“Unreasonably Resonant,” Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
“And Then He’s Meant to Disappear,” Galerie Elisabeth Kauffmann, Zurich
Group Exhibitions
2020
“Honestly Speaking: The Word The Body and The Internet,” curated by Natasha Conland, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2019
"Maskulinitäten, Kölnischer Kunstverein,” curated by Nikola Dietrich, Eva Birkenstock and Michelle Cotton, Cologne, Germany
“Searching the Sky for Rain,” SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York
“Platforms: Collection and Commissions, Inhabited Figures,” The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
“You: works from the Lafayette Anticipations collection,” Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
2018
"Strange Foreign Bodies,” The Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
“WE,” Rodeo Gallery, London, England
“SI ONSITE,” Swiss Institute, New York
“General Rehearsal, A Show In Three Acts From The Collections Of V-A- C,” MMOMA And Kadist, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
"Stories of Almost Everyone,” organized by Aram Moshayedi with Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
2017
“Still Human,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami
“REST IN THE FURROWS OF MY SKIN,” Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
“Mario Merz Prize Finalists Exhibition,” 2nd Edition, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
“Transmissions from the Etherspace,” curated by João Laia, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
“Myths of the Marble,” co-organized by Alex Klein and Milena Hoegsberg, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway [traveled to: Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2017)]
“The Inner Skin – Art and Shame,” Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
“Moving is in Every Direction: Environments, Installations, Narrative Spaces,” organized by Anna-Catharina Gebbers and Gabriele Knapstein, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2016
“Question the Wall Itself,” organized by Fionn Meade with Jordan Carter, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Bodies and Stages,” Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
“Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal,” curated by Philippe Pirotte, Montréal 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
“Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only,” organized by Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“See sun, and think shadow,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
2015
“The Cold Libido,” curated by Gürsoy Doğtaş, The Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst, Haus der Kunst, Munich
“Ethiopia/Utopia,” curated by Marie de Brugerollen, Institut Curatorial de la HEAD, Geneva, Switzerland
“Off Broadway,” curated by Nairy Baghramian, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“The Chicken and The Egg,” The Chicken, Rodeo, London
2014
8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
“The Act of Seeing With One’s Own Eyes,” Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery
“Coming to Reality,” Futura, SVIT Praha, Prague
“Der Brancusi-Effekt”, Karlsplatz, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
8. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Internationale Gruppenausstellung zum Konzept det Wiederholung in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
Émergences, Bex Arts, Triennale de sculpture contemporaine Suisse en plein air, Le Bec, France
2013
“Exhibiting,” Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
“Catch as Catch Can,” Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Prisma Pavilion, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2012
“The Lightness of Gravity,” Australian Center of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
“When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes,” curated by Jens Hoffmann, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco [trabeled to: Detroit Museum of Art, Michigan (2013)]
“Material Information,” Kunstindustrie Museum, Bergen, Norway
“The Petrified River, by_vienna – art or life: aesthetics and biopolitics,” Lukas Feichter Galerie, Vienna
LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images 2012, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
2011
"ILLUMInations,” 54th International Venice Biennial, Venice
“A Slowdown at the Museum,” Extracity, Antwerp, Belgium, Germany
“Based in Berlin,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2010
“Old Ideas,” Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
“Under One Umbrella,” Kunsthall Bergen, Norway
“H-Box,” New Museum, New York [traveled to: Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland]
2009
“Scorpio’s Garden,” Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany
“Made in China,” Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
“7×14,” Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
2008
"Shifting Identities,” Kunsthaus Zurich [traveled to: CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania]
“Art in the Auditorium,” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London [traveled to: GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy (2009); Proa Fundacion, Buenos Aires (2009)]
“H-BOX,” Centre Pompidou, Paris [traveled to: Tate Modern, London; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California (2009)]
“Inside Story and Stereo Escape,” with Julian Göthe, Silberkuppe, Berlin
2007
“The Eye of the Storm,” Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
“House Trip,” Art Forum Berlin
2006
“Globos Sonda/ Trial Balloons,” MUSAC, Leon, Spain
“Swiss Contemporary Artists,” Tokyo City Museum of Art, Tokyo
“Gravity,” De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005
“Shadows Collide With People,” 51st Venice Biennial, Swiss Pavillion, Venice
“Grand Spectacles,” Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
“We Really Have to Strain Ourselves to Still Discover Mysteries on the Street Signs,” Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Overthrowing the King in His Own Mind,” with Marc Bauer and Alexia Walther, Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland
2004
“Emozion Eins,” Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
“My Stories,” Montevideo, Netherlands Media Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002
“Unloaded – Coming Up For Air,” Oberschan-Sargans, Switzerland
“Open Ateliers,” Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands