Nina Beier

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1975 Born, Denmark
Lives and works in Berlin

 

EDUCATION

MA Royal College of Art, London

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Retrospective, joségarcía ,mx, Mexico

2015

Cash For Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
China, Standard Oslo, Oslo
Nina Beier, Metro Pictures, New York
Four Stomachs, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
Nina Beier, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

2014

Nina Beier, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Rocky
, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
Nina Beier, Office Nature Nobody Pattern, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Valuables, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico
Screening of The Complete Works, Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris

2013                              

Razor Chain Mineral, Small Collections Room, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
The Complete Works and The Demonstrators, Performance, Rambert, Southbank, London
Steering Wheel Choker Chain,
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Sweat no Sweat,
Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales
Liquid Assets, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow
Heavy Hand, Standard, Oslo

2012

Shirts vs Skins, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Four Stomachs, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp

2011

Nina Beier, curated by Rhea Dall, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Bleeding Clothes, Drowning Coins, Standard, Oslo, Norway
Afrika, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2010

What Follows Will Follow II, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
What Follows Will Follow, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
The Certificates, with Etienne Chambaud, Croy Nielsen Office, Berlin

2010 – with Marie Lund

The Object Lessons, curated by Christophe Gallois, Mudam, Luxembourg
The Testimony,
curated by Laura Fried, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

2009

On Teasers and Tormentors, Monitor Gallery, Rome, Italy

2009 – with Marie Lund

The Object Lessons, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
The Testimony, Les Sabots, The Making of Difference, The Complete Works, curated by Ilaria Gianni and Cecilia Canziani, Nomas Foundation, Rome
Permanent Collection, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Loss and Cause, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City

2008 – with Marie Lund

Two Women, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Nina Beier and Marie Lund, as part of In-Betweens by The Hut Project, Limoncello, London
All The Best, co-curated with Vincent Honore, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
A Circular Play, curated by Ursula Schondeling, Braunschweig Kunstverein
A Circular Play (A Play in Circles), curated by Mami Kataoka, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2017

Salon Vogue, New Bretagne Belle Air, Essen
FRAC Collection, L’école supérieure d’art de Lorraine, Metz
Group Show, Curated by Chosil Kil, One and J. Gallery, Seoul
Group show, Curated by Joao Laia, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Action!, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
Milk and Sand, Curated by Chris Sharp, Pivô, Sao Paulo
Groundhog Day, SIC, Helsinki
Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus

2016

Random Rapid Heartbeats, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn Art Gallery and Tallinn City Gallery, Tallin
Danse Danse Danse,
Nouveau Musèe National de Monaco, Monaco
Inflected Objects #2 Circulation – Otherwise, Unhinge
, Future Gallery, Berlin
THIRD MIND. Jiří Kovanda and the (Im)Possibility of  Collaboration, The National Gallery, Prague
Performance, Art Night, London
The Future is Already Here – It’s not evenly distributed, Sydney Biennale, Sydney 

Feeling in The Eyes, Tenderpixel, London
Question the Wall Itself, curated by Fionn Meade, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Prototypology – An Index of Process and Mutation, Gagosian, Rome 
                                                                                                                                                                        

2015

Anti-ageing, Performa 15, Swiss Institute, New York
La Vie Moderne,
13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Trust, Copenhagen Art Festival 2015, Kunstforeningen GI, Strand, Copenhagen
Sculptures also Die, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, CCC Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Hands Off!, curated by Francesca Gavin, HORSEANDPONY, Berlin
Nina Beier and Lisa Holzer, Wunderkammer, Meessen De Clerq, Brussels
Adventures in Bronze, Stone & Clay, curated by Adam Carr, Arezzo Biennial of Art, Italy
Visitors, curated by Ruba Katrib and Tom Eccles, Governors Island, New York
Collecting for Tomorrow: New Works at the Museum, Museion, Italy

2014

Small Rome, Frutta Gallery, Rome
Surplus Living, Km Temporaer, Berlin
National Gallery, curated by Chewday’s, Grand Century, New York
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Cold Intimacy, curated by Melissa Loughan, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney
Borders, curated by Adam Carr, ARTUNER, Online show
The Brancusi Effect, curated by Vanessa Joan Müller & Nicolaus Schafhausen, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Odense Sculpture Triennal 14, Still Waters Run Deep, curated by Charlotte SprogØe, Odense
Coming to Reality, Svit, Prague
The Shrink, curated by Simon Dybbroe Møller, Shanaynay, Paris
Prize of the Böttcherstrasse, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
The Reluctant Narrator, curated by Ana Teixeira Pinto, Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Nouvelle Generation, Frac Nord-Pas De Calais, Dunkerque, France
Accordion, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Why not Walk Backward?, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
Nostalgia, curated by Laura McLean-Ferris), Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow, Glasgow
The Excluded Third, Included, curated. by Postbrothers, Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen, Haarlem
Le Mouvement – Performing the City, curated by Chris Sharp and Gianni Jetzer, Biel, Switzerland

2013

The New Morals, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw
Veerle,
curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
O Performance
– The Fragile Beauty of Crisis, collaboration Nina Beier & Simon Dybbroe Møller, 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Bold Tendencies, Peckham Rye Multistorey Car Park, London
Noa Noa, Metro Pictures, New York
Reading the Surface, David Zwirner, London
Decorum, curated by Anne Dressen, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Shadows of a Doubt, curated by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Kunsthalle Tallin, Tallinn Photomonth 2013, Estonia
A Trip to the Moon, curated by Fabiola IzaProjectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico
Dear Portrait, curated by Adam Carr, Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales
L’Image dans la sculpture, curated by Christine Macel, Centre Pompidou, Paris
John Henderson, Kristin Baker, Mark Barrow, Nina Beier, Anna Betbeze, Mark Flood, Thilo Heinzmann, John Henderson, Scott Lyall, Jayson Musson, Renaud Regnery, Pae White, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
Unstable Media, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit
The Artists Institute, curated by Jenny Jaskey, New York
A House of Leaves. Second Movement, curated by Vincent Honoré, DRAF, London
Tragedy, permanent installation, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
ABC, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin
AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome

2012

The New Public, curated by Rein Wolfs, Museion, Bolzano
The audience is the mother of self-invention, performance Tragedy,  Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, curated by Jens Hoffmann, CCA Wattis, San Francisco
House of Leaves, curated by Vincent Honoré, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London
We Will Disappear You, curated by Adam Carr, Frutta, Rome
Ride gently over the bridge, Galerii Noorus, Tartu, Estonia
From Stavanger with Love, curated by Chris Sharp, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
Dogma, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Metro Pictures, New York
Needles in the Camel’s Eye, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles
Deliquesce, Jonathan Viner, London
Formes Brèves, Autres, curated by Anja Isabel Schneider and MARCO,25, Frac Lorraine, Metz, Vigo, Spain
The Complete Works at Performance Year Zero, curated by Catherine Wood and Kathy Noble, Tate Modern, London
Beyond Words, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
An Incomplete History of Incomplete Works of Art, curated by Adam Carr, Francesca Minini, Milan
Hello? I Forgot my Mantra!, Clifton Benevento, New York
D’Après Giorgio, curated by Luca lo Pinto, Giorgio De Chirico House Museum, Rome
The Museum Problem, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Frutta, Rome
Proyectos Monclova, Nina Beier, Solo presentation at Art Basel, Miami Beach
One on One, curated by Susanne Pfeffer, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2011

La Vie Mode d’Emploi (Life A User’s Manual), Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
Post, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Prelude, curated by Claire Bishop, CUNY, New York
The Event, The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
Modify, When Needed, curated by Ruba Katrib, Moca, Miami
The Encounter, curated by Heidi Ballet, Jan Mot, Brussels
Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Occupiamoci di Contemporaneo, curated by Ilaria Gianni and Cecilia Canziani, Macro, Rome
Based in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Paysages avec objets absents, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland
Under Destruction I, curated by Chris Sharp and Gianni Jetzer, The Swiss Institute, New York
What happened to the other dollar? curated by Chris Fitzpatrick & Post Brothers, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Senza Titolo, Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin
Museum of Speech, curated by Mihnea Mircan, Extra City, Antwerp
Palace Party, curated by Rhea Dall Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Inauguration show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
From Anna Blume, curated by Sandra Teitge, Autocenter, Berlin
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Boba Dylana, curated by Edith Jerabkova, (3 person show with Jiri Kovanda and Marie Lund), DOX, Prague

2010

Under Destruction, curated by Chris Sharp and Gianni Jetzer, Museum Tinguely, Basel
Der ideale Ort, um mit der Freiheit unter vier Augen zu sprechen, curated by Stefanie Böttcher, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Germany
End Note, curated by Robert Okuda Fitzpatrick in collaboration with Tanya Leighton, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Nomad-ness, Frac Pays de la Loire, France
MeetFactory, curated by Chris Sharp, Prague, Czech Republic
À l’ombre d’un Doute, Frac Lorraine, France
Among the Nightingales, curated by Clarissa Corfe, Tatton Park Biennial, Screening programme, Knutsford, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick & Post Brothers, UK
SC13, San Francisco 
Playground, curated by Eva Wittocx, STUK, Leuven
Exhibition, Exhibition, curated by Adam Carr, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Exhibitions, curated by Tessa Giblin, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Playing the City, curated by Matthias Ulrich, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Off Cells: Practices of no Vision, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genova
A Never Ending Story, curated by Chris Sharp, CAC Sukhum, Abkhazia
Book Show, curated by James Langdon and Gavin Wade, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
The Mousetrap or Something old something new something borrowed something blue, curated by Chris Sharp, Galleria Tiziana di Caro, Salerno
History of Art, curated by Mihnea Mircan, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London
We Have as Much Time as it Takes, curated by the Curatorial Practice Class of CCA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
Collection 02, De Vleeshal Kabinetten, Middelburg, Netherlands
In Which the Wind is Also a Protagonist, curated by Chris Sharp, La générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, France
Lost and Found, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Being There, curated by Chris Sharp, Meetfactory, Prague
Performative Attitudes, curated by Alexandra Blättler and Sabine Rusterholz Petko, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
Paris Berlin, curated by Croy Nielsen, Marcelle Alix, Paris
The Happy Interval, curated by Jonas Zakaitis
, Tulips & Roses in Croy Nielsen, Berlin
And so on, and so on, and so on, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
Gestures, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
Gallery, Galerie, Galleria, curated by Adam Carr, Norma Mangoine Gallery, Turin
A Very Very Long Cat, Wallspace, New York

2009                          

Performer Performing Performance, curated by Vincent Honoré, performance as part of The Object of the Attack, DRAF, London
Suns Neither Rise Nor Set, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
Collective Spirits, curated by Johanne Løgstrup, Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm, Denmark
Sniper, curated by Thomas Kratz, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Getting Even -Oppositions + Dialogues, curated by Matt Packer, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, touring to Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
A Sensed Pertubation, Murray Guy, New York
Moon Star Love, curated by Isabelle Alfonsi and Cecilia Becanovic, Marcelle Alix, Paris
Momentum Nordic Biennal, curated by Lina Dzuverovic and Stina Hoegkvist, Moss, Norway
Revolver, curated by Severin Dünser and Christian Kobald, COCO Kunstverein, Vienna
First Person Singular, performance as part of ‘L”Atelier est Mort, Vive l’Atelier!’, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
Exercises in Seeing, curated by Matthew Post, Queensnail Projects, San Francisco
Circus Hein, curated by Jeppe Hein, Atelier Calder, Sache, France
Fragile Currency, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Klemm’s Gallery, Berlin
We Would Like To Thank (Again) The Curators Who Wish to Remain Anonymous, Anne Barrault, Paris, France
Chapter three: The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye, curated by Christiane Rekade, About Change Collection, Berlin, Germany
Audio, Video, Disco, curated by David Bussel, Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland
The Announcement, curated by Isla Leaver-Yap, ICA, London
Don’t Expect Anything, Francesca Minini, Milan
Berlin-Paris, curated by Henrika Nielsen and Oliver Croy, GB Agency, Paris
La Notte, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, France
Reduction & Suspense, curated by Eva Kraus and Tilo Schultz, Kunstverien Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

2008                          

What Is My Name, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, Hisk, Ghent, Belgium
Behind, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Monitor Gallery, Rome, Italy
Insolubles Solides, curated by Cyril Dietrich, Betonsalon, Paris, France
Oh, A Show, curated by Annette Amberg, Showroom Platform, Basel, Switzerland
Laughing in a Foreign Language, curated by Mami Kataoka, Hayward Gallery, London
Nought To Sixty, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Nordic Art and Experimental Film, film programme curated by Johanna Billing, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Playtime, curated by Mélanie Bouteloup and Grégory Castéra, Betonsalon, Paris
I have nothing to say and I am saying it, curated by Sunjung Kim, Platform Seoul, Contemporary Art Festival, Korea
Weisses Lacheln, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
U-Turn, Quadriennale in Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes Concernant les Objects qui sont sur la Table de Cuisine, guest in show by Sean Edwards, Super, Paris, France
Eurasia, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Past-Forward, curated by Vincent Honoré, 176 Gallery, London
Participation, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
Presence, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago
When I Was A Little Boy…, curated by Mami Kataoka, guest in show by Jiri Kovanda, Klatovy, Czech Republic
Video Sequence 3, La Maison des Arts de Malakoff, France
The Self-To-Other Ratio, TWS, Tokyo, Japan
The Unfair Fair, curated by Vincent Honoré and Cecilia Canziani, Rome
This Way (Danish Contemporary Photography), Brandts Museum for Photography, Odense, works from the National Danish Photography Museum Collection
From a Distance, curated by Vincent Honoré, Wallspace, New York
Good Fences, (3 person show with Chosil Kil and Marie Lund), Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway with Chosil Kil), Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway

2007                         

Actions & Interruptions, curated by Catherine Wood, Tate Modern, London
The Difference Between Humans & Walls and The Division, Tate Britain, London
Collectivity, curated by Joseph del Pesco, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Abstract Things, curated by Harrell Fletcher, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
This is a Gettogether, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana

 

COMMISSIONS / PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS

2011

Closing Arguments, curated by Mark Sladen, semi permanent installation, Kunsthal Charlottenborg

2008

Understudy, curated by Nahoko Yamaguchi, Gallery Sora, Tokyo

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AT ART FAIRS

2017

Solo presentation with Croy Nielsen, Market Art Fair, Stockholm

2013

Nina Beier | Lydia Gifford, MiArt, Milan
Nina Beier |Becky Beasley |Cyprien Gaillard | Lydia Gifford | Simon Bybbroe Moeller, Frieze New York

2012

Tragedy, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Art Unlimited, Art Basel

2011

Art Public, curated by Christine Y. Kim, Art Basel Miami Beach, Bass Museum of Art, Collins Park
U-turn, curated by Abaseh Mirvali, Arteba, Proyectos Monclova, Argentina
Zona Maco Sur, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, solo presentation, Zona Maco, Proyectos, Mexico City

2010

Art Statements, solo presentation, Art Basel, Proyectos Monclova
Open Space, Circus Hein, Art Cologne

2009

Art Positions, double presentation with Mario Garcia Torres, Art Basel Miami Beach, Proyectos Monclova, Miami
State of the Arts, curated by Jeppe Hein, solo presentation, Art Copenhagen
Present Future, curated by Adam Carr, double presentation with Marie Lund, Artissima, Turin
The Store, curated by Adam Carr, group show, Artissima, Turin

 

CATALOGUES

2016

The Future is Already Here – it’s just not evenly distributed, Catalogue, Biennale of Sydney

2015

Nina Beier; Cash For Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, Catalogue, published by Mousse with text by John Miller

2014

Prize of the Böttcherstrasse 2014, Kunsthalle Bremen, Catalogue
2014, Artist Project, Collected 3/05/2011, p.376, Luca Lo Pinto

2013

Artists’ Cocktails, A Compendium of artists’ Cocktails, Ryan Gander

2012

The New Public, exhibition catalogue, published by Museion Bozen – Bolzano, edited by Rein Wolfs, September
The Object Lessons by Francesco Pedraglio, published by DeVleeshal and MUDAM on the occasion of Beyond Words GAK

2011

The Museum Problem, Frutta, Rome
Nina Beier, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, edited by Rhea Dall, text by Dieter Roelstraete, Special project by Nina Beier, Kaleidoscope #12 (the State of the Art book), Autumn
Text, Nina Beier, Proyectos Monclova, Croy Nielsen and Laura Bartlett Gallery
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Boba Dylana, Dox, Prague
Palace Party, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Museum of Speech, Extra City, Antwerp
Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Under Destruction, Museum Tinguely, Basel and the Swiss Institute, New York City
We Have as Much Time as it Takes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
History of Art, DRAF, London

2010

Text, Nina Beier, Art Statements, Art Basel, Proyectos Monclova, Basel
Playground, STUK, Leuven
Gallery, Galerie, Galleria, Norma Mangione Gallery, Italy
Searching for Art’s New Publics, Intellect Books, London
Circus Hein, Atelier Calder, France

2009

Present Future, Artissima, Italy
State of the Art, Art Copenhagen, Denmark
Momentum Nordic Biennial 2009, Norway
L’Atelier est Mort, Vive l’Atelier!, Springhill Institute, UK
The Points #02, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
The Points #01, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico
Nought to Sixty, ICA, London
Platform Seoul, Artsonje, Korea

2008

Eurasia, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
ABC, Berlin, with Croy Nielsen
A Circular Play’, Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Past Forward’, 176 Project Space, London
U-Turn’, UTurn, Denmark
Laughing In A Foreign Language’, Hayward, England, January
Nina Beier & Marie Lund’, Readymade, Japan

PRESS

2015

Jens Hoffmann, Eric Baudelaire, Nina Beier, Maryam Jafri, Naeem Mohaiemen and Pratchaya Phinthong, The Politics of Art, Mousse Magazine, October / November
Matthew Rana, Weekly Review: Nina Beier – Kunstverein in Hamburg, Frieze d/e Blog, June 
Hilary Reid, Mixing Metaphors, Interview Magazine,
April
Zoë Lescaze, Critics’ Picks, Nina Beier: Metro Pictures, Artforum, April
Joanna Neves, The Reluctant Narrator, Frieze, March
Nina Beier, Central Spread, Sinking Chance, Third Rail Quarterly, April
Andrew Russeth, Taking The Plunge: Nina Beier at Metro Pictures, Artnews, 22 April