Selected works by Carsten Nicolai

Carsten Nicolai
Static 7

2005

acrylic, magnetic tape, polyester, aluminium frame

200 x 260 cm
Carsten Nicolai is an artist using various media, such as sound, image, sculpture and computers, as hybrid tools in order to research the "codification of the world". Carsten Nicolai's work questions creativity, coincidence and artistic creative power. A lot of his works are directly linked with the natural sciences.

Carsten Nicolai's Biography

Carsten Nicolai - Biography and Exhibitions

Carsten Nicolai

1965
Born in karl-marx-stadt


SOLO EXHIBITIONS



2005
SMAK, Gent
Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig
carsten nicolai – anti refle, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
syn chron, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

2003
Galerie EIGEN+ART, Berlin

2002
International-Biennial Buenos Aires, Argentina
WATARI-UM, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Galerie EIGEN+ART, Leipzig

2001
Paolo Curti & Co, Milano, Italy
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin
Milch, London
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz

2000
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin
Plug In, Winnipeg, Canada
ystad kunsthalle
polar canon artlab 10 (in collaboration with Marko Peljan, Tokyo, Japan

ystadt kunsthalle

plug in gallery, winniopeg

galerie eigen + art , berlin

1999
Produktionen 1999/2000, Kunsthalle Vierseithof, Luckenwalde
1% space, Copenhagen, Denmark

1998
galerie fuer zeitgenoessische kunst, leipzig

1997
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany
Staedtisches Kunstmuseum Spendhaus Reutlingen, Germany
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin, Germany

1996
Leonhardi-Museum, Dresden, Germany
The New York Kunsthalle, New York, USA
Galerie Carol Johnssen, München, Germany
Staedisches Kunstmuseum, Augsburg, Germany

1995
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Margrit Gass, Basel, Switzerland
Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany

1994
Espace des Arts, Chalon-Sur-Saône, France
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany
Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm, Germany
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Spendhaus Reutlingen, Germany

1993
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin, Germany
Städtische Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Museum Schloß Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

1992
Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Condé, Goethe-Institut, Paris, France
1991 Magica II, Lichtinstallation, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1986 Der Keller, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany

1991
kunstwerke berlin , berlin

1986
galry eigen+art, leipzig


GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2005
Sounds like Drawing, The Henry Moore Foundation
Künstler.Archiv, Stiftung Archiv der Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Open Nature, ICC NTT Intercommunication Center, Tokyo
Portrait Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin

2004
Densité ±0, École nationale des beaux arts, Paris /Fribourg, Switzerland
Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Neue Tretjakow Galerie in Moskau
Künstlerhaus Bethanien jpeg

2003
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin und Neue Tretjakow Galerie in Moskau
QUOBO, Kunst in Berlin 1989 – 1999, Museo de Arte Carillo Gil
echigo tsumari triennial 2003 at echigo tsumari region naiigata prefecture, Japan
The New York Digital Saloon

2002
Sommer bei EIGEN+ART, Galerie EIGEN+ART Leipzig
Rouge Phosphène,Center of Contemporary Art, Sète, France
Frequenzen (hz), Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

2001
Wild Zone, Witte de With, Rotterdam
open systems, T19 Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Vienna
Let's Entertain, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
Art/Music: Rock, Pop, Punk, Techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Erworben II, Kunstfonds des Freistaates Sachsen, Dresdner Schloss
Perspectives A sound show, MICAMOCA (former Faema factory) Milan Media Connection, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Quobo, Art in Berlin 89-99, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Audible Images, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

2000
kabusa konsthall,

Examining Pictures : exhibiting paintings", Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Audible Light, The Museum of Modern Art Oxford (CD), England
Sound Art, NTT InterCommunication Center, Gallery A, Tokyo, Japan
Bildwechsel, Städtisches Museum Zwickau + Kunstsammlung Gera, Germany
Premio Michetti, Museo Michetti di Francavilla al Mare, Italy
Johnny, Palais des Beaux Arts, Bruxelles, France
polar, with Marko Peljhan, Canon ARTLAB, Tokyo, Japan
!HOP. Kunsthalle Lund, Lund, Sweden
Komplementäre Raumvisionen, Deutsche Gesellschaft für christliche Kunst, Munich, Germany
Volume, PS 1, New York, USA
Taktlos, Bern, Switzerland
Sound Aka Space, Hamburg, Germany

2000
ihope, lund konstholl

taktlos, bern

volume, ps 1 , new york

sound art, icc tokyo

audible light, moma oxford

1999
liverpool biennial

museum of contemporary art, chicago

whitechapel art gallery, london

Formule 2, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Querschnitt, Europäische Kunstakademie, Trier, Germany
Kunsthalle und Galerie im Dreikronenhaus, Osnabrück, Germany
Examining Pictures : exhibiting paintings, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London und Museum Of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
Empty Garden, Watari-Um Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England
Kraftwerk Berlin, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Germany
"Drawing and Painting", Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany
Cycle, collaboration with Ryoji Ikeda, Watari- Um Museum, Tokyo, Japan

[cycle], collaboration ryoji ikeda

1988
Last House On The Left, Archipelago-Newrooms, Stockholm, Sweden
Just About Now, Villa Albkmaer, Centrum voor beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Group Show, AUBase, New York, USA

1997
Atlas Mapping , Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz/ Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
documenta X, Kassel, Germany
P.p.1 reopening, New York, USA

1997
documanta X , kassel

1996
In Concerto, Goethe-Institut, Palermo, Italy Neben den Linden, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
"Hapax", Titanik Gallery, Turku
Cartografia, Arge, Kunstmuseum Bozen, Bozen, Italy
"Projektor", Collaboration Olaf Nicolai, Städtisches Kunstmuseum Reutlingen, Germany all+tag, mikro-makro-Projekt, Collaboration Mika Vainio,
Industriemuseum, Chemnitz , Maeltinranta, Tampere, Wrozclaw.

1995
Selections Winter 1995, Drawing Center, New York, USA

1994
Welt-Moral, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Metropole und Peripherie, Museum de Arte Moderna MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Junge Kunst International, Overbeckgesellschaft, Luebeck, Germany

1993
Ein Jahrhundert des Holzschnitts, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Cadavre Exquis, Drawing Center, New York, US = Catalogue