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Gates and Windows (Small Architectures) Jun 22 - Jul 29 | 2022

EVA BERENDES

Education

  • 2001-2002 Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
  • 1999-2001 MA Fine Art Hochschule der Künste, Berlin.
  • 2000 Central St. Martin ́s College of Art and Design, London (Erasmus)
  • 1995 -1998 Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

Solo exhibitions

2023
  • Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (Upcoming)
2022
  • Gates and Windows, Solo duo with Arantxa Etcheverria, Casado Santapau, Madrid
2021
  • Window Shopping, Kunstverein Siegen im Haus See, Germany.
2018
  • Guards, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt/Main
  • New architectural commission: Solidarity Screen, 2017/18, Trade Union Congress House, London.
2017
  • Plaza, Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, DE.
2016
  • Galería Caado Santapau, Madrid.
  • Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Wandhaff, Luxembourg.
2015
  • Kunstraum Düsseldorf, two-person show with Ralf Werner, Dusseldorf.
  • Stations, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin.
2014
  • CRGGallery New York, NY
  • Screens & Reliefs, Etage Projects, Copenhagen.
  • Norma (with Andreas Bunte), Ancient & Modern, London
  • Spring/Summer, CRGGallery, New York.
2013
  • abc art berlin contemporary, solo presentation, Berlin.
  • The Near Serendipitous Encounter, Van Horn, Dusseldorf.
  • Figures & Routines, Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt/Main.
2012
  • Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid.
2011
  • ‘People and Events will be the Decoration’, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
  • ‘New Reliefs’, Ancient & Modern, London
  • Elisa Platteau & Cie, Brussels
2010
  • ‘A Veil, A Shadow, A Bloom’, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin
  • Eva Berendes & Michael Van den Abeele, Elisa Platteau Galerie, Brussels.
2009
  • ‘Silk, Grids & Souvenirs’, Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt /Main
  • The Armory, New York, solo presentation, Jacky Strenz Galerie 2008 Eva Berendes / Günter Fruhtrunk, Arndt & Partner, Zürich (CH)
  • ‘New Schubert Pink’, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin (D) 2008 Sommer & Kohl, Berlin
2007
  • Ancient & Modern, London
  • ‘Chess’, with Florian Baudrexel, The Reliance, London
2006
  • ‘Jasmine and Trellis’, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt /Main
  • ‘Chess’, with FlorianBaudrexel, Adeline Morlon Art Direction, Düsseldorf.
2005
  • ‘Reliefs’, Center, Berlin Goethe Institute, Dublin

Group exhibitions

2022
  • Fragile Formationen, Zentrum für aktuelle Kunst Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin
  • Collaborations, invited by Oliver Mark, Guardini Stiftung, Berlin
2021
  • Transitive Objects (Coral What), COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf , Germany
  • I saw the sign, Schau Fenster Berlin, Germany
2020
  • Smoke a Grid like Grapevine does, Scharaun Project Space, Berlin, Germany
2019
  • Color Field Object, Kunsthalle 1A, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Collection Night Berlin, ROCCA Foundation Berlin, Germany
  • Journey to Italy, Palazzo Massetti di Cocina, San Daniele, Italy
2018
  • Visions of Exchange, Daimler Collection, Berlin
2017
  • 31 woman, Breese Little, London, UK .
  • Reflecting Space, Kunsthaus Essen, DE.
  • MICROSALON #7, Galerie L’Inlassable, Paris, FR.
2016
  • French Connection_Perspectives on Support/Surface,KUNSTSAELE
  • The transparent tortoise shell and the un-ripe umbrella(curated by Louise Briggs,
    Glasgow Sculpture Studios, UK.
  • Sculptures, matières, matériaux, textures…, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, temporary location Sisa-Foetz, Luxembourg.
2015
  • Perpetuum Mobile , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid.
  • Inside the City.GAK– Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
  • Wo ist hier? #2: Raum und Gegenwart, Bildhauerei und Installation seit 2000, Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen. Germany
  • Bild und Anpassung, Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg. Germany
  • Neighbours, Whatspace at Studio Grundewald, Gand, Belgium.
  • Synekisme/Groove Space stage design in collaboration with choreographer Sebastian Matthias Tanzhaus NRW, Dusseldorf.
  • Kampnagel Hamburg.
  • “<< <> >> (vol.2)” Super Dakota, Brussels.
2014
  • Super Dakota, Brussels
  • Grids, Gillmeier Rech, Berlin (DE)
  • Le temps de la rentrée, Sommer & Kohl Berlin (DE)
  • Size Matters, Current Perspectives on Minimalism, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, curated by Nathalie Zonnenberg (NL)
  • Conversations around Marlow Moss, curated by Andrew Bick and Katrina Blannin, & Model, Leeds (GB)
  • Bild und Anpassung, Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt (DE)
  • Screen Play, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow (GB)
  • Interrogation Marks in the Blurred Grid, Czech Gallery, Berlin, curated by Matyáš Chochola and Alexandr Puškin (DE)
2013
  • One from None, Autocenter, Berlin, DE.
  • The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, A.
  • Cabinet of Threads, Van Horn, Dusseldorf, DE.
  • Nur hier – Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland,
  • Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, DE.
2012
  • Brot und Salz, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, DE.
  • Café des Glaces Salon, curatorial project by L’Éclair, Café des Glaces, Tonnerre, FR.
  • Berlin Non Objective, SNOCentre, Sydney, AU.
  • Sculpture Summer Show, CRGGallery, New York, US.
  • A Stepping Stone, curated by SALTS, Autocenter, Berlin, DE
2011
  • ‘Making is thinking’, Witte de With, Rotterdam (NL)
  • ‘Madame ealism’, MARRES, Center for Contemporary Culture,Maastricht (NL)
  • ‘Der Menschen Klee’, KIT, Düsseldorf (D)
  • Eva Berendes, Meiro Koizumi, Hiroe Saeki, Jan Scharrelmann, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (JP)
2010
  • Whitecross Street, London EC1Y 8QP Tel/Fax +44 (0)20 7253 4550 www.ancientandmodern.org Ancient and Modern Ltd. Registered in England 05936151.
  • ‘Construction and its Shadow’, curated by Andrew Bick, Leeds City Arts Gallery
  • ‘Between the lines’, works by Eva Berendes and Zoe Paul, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, West Sussex
  • ‘The Long Dark’, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
  • Group show, Elisa Platteau Galerie, Brussels
  • ‘Amphisbaena’, Forgotton Bar/ Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin
  • INTER#4, Galerie Zink, München (D)
  • ‘The Berlin Box’ (curated by Friederike Nymphius), Kunsthalle Andratx /CCA, Mallorca
  • ‘Bilder über Bilder’, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig(Mumok), Wien.
2009
  • ‘Objects, Furniture & Patterns’, Art Since the Summer of ’69, NY
  • ‘Paper Moon’, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin
  • Drawing Sculpture, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
  • ‘The Long Dark’, International 3, Manchester & Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (cur. Michelle Cotton)
  • ‘Les Formes Féminines’, Galerie de la Friche Belle de Mai Marseille
  • ‘All that is solid melts into air, The Thing’, curated by Dieter Roelstraete, MuHKA Antwerp in collaboration with Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
2008
  • ‘rep’e.t’tion’, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow
  • ‘The Eternal Flame’, cur. Sabine Schaschl and Burkhard Melzer, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel
  • ‘minimal funktional’, Highlights aus der Daimer Kunst Sammlung zum Verhältnis von Kunst und Design, Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
  • Foreground 08: ‘Intervention/Decoration’, curated by Simon Morrissey and Tabitha Clayson, Frome, Somerset
  • ‘Hase, Krebs und Nachtigall’, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna
  • ‘Module Play & Box Promenade’, Eva Berendes, Susanne Kohler, Ursula Mayer, Cell Project Space, London
  • ‘Pendre la crémaillère’, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin
2007
  • ‘Eccentric Growth’, Eva Berendes Aleana Egan, Anja Schwörer, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin.
  • ‘Strange Weight’, Martos Gallery, New York (cur. Rob Tufnell)
  • ‘Minimalism and Applied I’, Sammlung DaimlerChrysler, Berlin
  • ‘Die gute Stube’, cur. Wolfgang Stehle, Kuttner Siebert, Berlin
  • ‘Back and Forth 1’: Otto Boll, Eva Berendes, Matthew Burbidge, Ali Kaaf, Villa Grisebach Gallery, Berlin.
  • ‘Unsere Affekte fliegen aus dem Bereich der menschlichen Wirklichkeit heraus’, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin (cur. Klaus Winichner)
  • Eva Berendes, Luke Dowd, Kevin Hutcheson, Anna Kerstin Otto, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt/Main
2006
  • ‘Friedrich’, Doggerfisher, Edinburgh (cur. Bruce Haines) ‘Stipendiaten’, Konrad– Adenauer- Stiftung, Berlin.
  • Team, Arndt & Partner, Berlin.
  • ‘Farewell’, Kunstverein Kohlenhof, Nürnberg
  • 2010, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin
  • ‘The Appalachian School’, Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2005
  • ‘Scotty oder Madeleine?’, Center, Berlin
  • ‘Liquid Crystal’, Lothringer Dreizehn Space for Contemporary Art, München.
  • Villa in Phoenix. Innen. Dämmerung., Center, Berlin ‘Communism’, The Project Arts Center, Dublin, Ireland
2004
  • ‘Free Energy’, Loop Guestroom, Berlin
  • Eva Berendes, Bernd Ribbeck, Claudia Wieser, Bravo, Düsseldorf ‘The Delighted Eye’, Subspace, Berlin
  • ‘Im Mai’, Studio Matthias Dornfeld, Berlin
2003
  • ‘Put Out More Flags’, Sutton Lane, London (cur, Christabel Stewart)
  • ‘Reality Slides’, Kunstverein Kohlenhof, Nürnberg
  • ‘Goshka Macuga ́s Picture Room’, Gasworks, London
  • ‘Flatshare’, Unit 2 Gallery, London
  • ‘The Fragile Underground’, Bart Wells Institute, London (cur. David Thorpe)

Collaborations / Architecture commissions

2021
  • Collaboration with fashion label Reality Studio , Germany
2020
  • Elbe Schule Curtain, Architectural Commission for Elbe Schule Berlin, Germany
2017/18
  • Solidarity Screen, Architectural Commission for the Trade Union Congress House, London, with Hugh Broughton Architects, UK
  • Wearable Sculpture for Oxydo Capsule Collection, with eyewear designer Marco Nicole, Safilo Group, Padova, Italy
2016/17
  • People looking at people…, Sculptural set design for public space in collaboration with choreographer Sebastian Matthias; Sophiensaele Berlin, Gessnerallee Zurich, Tanzhaus NRW, Düsseldorf, Kampnagel Hamburg
2014/15
  • Synekism/Groove Space, sculptural stage set, in collaboration with choreographer Sebastian Matthias; Sophiensaele Berlin, Gessnerallee Zurich, Tanzhaus NRW, Düsseldorf, Kampnagel Hamburg

Residences and awards

  • 2022 Projektförderung, Stiftung Kunstfonds
  • 2021 Bonner Kunstpreis
  • 2020 Stiftung Kunstfonds, Neustart Kultur
  • 2020 Stiftung Zukunft NRW, publication grant
  • 2015 CCA Andratx, Spain, residency
  • 2014-2015 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
  • 2014 Stiftung Kunstfonds
  • 2011 Henry Moore Foundation, production grant
  • 2009-2010 Art Scope Daimler, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2008-2009 Pollock Krasner Foundation grant
  • 2006-2007 Else- Heiliger- Fonds
  • 2001-2002 DAAD- scholarship for postgraduates

Bibliography

  • Catalogue: Window Shopping, 2022
  • Catalogue: The Long Dark, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, 2010
  • Exhibition booklet: Between the lines, works by Eva Berendes and Zoe Paul, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, West Sussex (GB)
  • Jacky Strenz Galerie, Elle 06/2010, City Frankfurt, Kunst & Kultur, p. 41
  • Riccardo Previdi, Eva Berendes, Ornamento e Delitto, Flash Art, March 2010, p. 68 – 70
  • Christoph Schütte, Vasen und Krüge in Kunstlandschaft, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Nr. 302, Seite 39, 30 Dec. 2009
  • Martin Vincent, The Long Dark, Art Monthly No 332, Dec- Jan 2009/2010
  • Anna Catharina Gebbers, The NADAEmerging Artist Page, L-Magazine, New York, July 22 – August 4 2009
  • Catalogue: All that is solid melts into air, Five Reflections on Materialist Spirituality in Contemporary Art, MuHKA Antwerp, CultuurcentrumMechelen, 2009
  • Catalogue: Bart Wells Institute. Edited by Luke Gottelier and Francis Uprichard, Dent-de-Leone, 2009
  • Christiane Rekade, What do we do with it ?, Mousse Magazine, Feb /March 2009 – Jack Mottram, When exhibitions hang together, The Herald, 12 Dec 2008
  • Oliver Tepel, Halb/Zeit Half/Time, Checkpoint#6, Sept – Dec 2008
  • Oliver Tepel, Im schönen Nichts ist alles egal, Spex #316, Sept / Okt 2008
  • Catalogue: Looking at Display: A Survey of London Exhibitions and Presentations, David Bussel, published by Rachmaninoff’s, Sept 2008
  • Dietrich Roeschmann; The Eternal Flame: Eine Reise ins ungewisse Glück, regioartline,17.9.2008
  • Ewige Flamme, Die Wochenzeitung, Zürich, 7 August 2008, p.18
  • Colin Glen, Intervention / Decoration, Art Monthly, No 317, June 2008
  • Catalogue: Intervention/ Decoration, Foreground 08, Simon Morrisey, 2008
  • Melissa Gronlund, Eva Berendes, Frieze 111, Review, Nov/ Dec 2007
  • Catalogue: Minimalism and Applied I, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, 2007
  • Charlotte Bonham-Carter, Florian Baudrexel, Eva Berendes: Chess, Contemporary Magazine #92, June 2007, p 69
  • Catalogue: Minimalism and After, Tradition and Tendencies of Minimalism from 1950 to the Present, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Hatje Cantz Verlag
  • Peter Abs & Oliver Tepel, Listing Best of 2006, Spex #306, No 01-02/2007
  • Catriona Black, Material benefits, Sunday Herald, 7 Jan 2007
  • Jack Mottram, Peeking behind the curtain, The Herald, 22 Dec 2006
  • Robert Clark, Friedrich Edinburgh, The Guardian Guide, 23 – 29 Dec 2006
  • Tim Scott, Communism at Project, CIRCA112
  • Robbie O’Halloran, Communism at Project, CIRCA111, Spring 2005, pp110-111
  • JJ Charlesworth, Communism, Art Monthly No 284, March 2005

ARANTXA ETCHEVERRIA

Solo exhibitions

2022
  • Gates and Windows (Architectures), solo duo with Eva Berendes, Casado Santapau, Madrid
  • Babel, Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca
2020
  • Blue Door, Creart Gallery, Bucharest
2018
  • Vault, Center of Interest, Baril Gallery, Clij-Napoca
  • Red Door, Creart Gallery, Bucharest
2017
  • Interiors/Interiorae, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest
2016
  • Architectures, Paintbrush Factory, Baril Gallery, CLuj-Napoca
2015
  • Comedia, Art On Display Project, Musette Kube, Bucharest
  • Given a Random Point, Atelier 35, Bucharest
2014
  • Anatomy, Alert Studio, Bucharest
  • Corner, Calina Gallery, Timisoara
  • Traces, Paintbrush Factory, Baril Gallery, Cluj-Napoca
2013
  • Studio/Structures, Anexa MNAC (National Contemporary Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest)

Group exhibitions

2021
  • The Art and the Cityt, MARe/Museum for Recevent Art, Buvharest
  • Video+Radio+Live, House of Art, Sector1 Gallery, Timisoara
  • Art-O-Raama, International Art Fair for Contemporary Art, Sector1 Gallery, Marseilles
  • After twelve years, Artictic production in Romania in 180 works, MNCAC (National Contemporary Museum of Art), Bucharest
2020
  • Frame, duo show with Carlos Caballero, Sector1 Gallery, Bucharest
  • Di Senin/Out of the BLue, MARe/ Museum for recent Art, Bucharest
  • Whe the globe is home, Imago Mundi Art Theorema #2, Benetton Foundation, Delle Prigoni Gallery, Trevise
  • Mafa 7, SyZyGy, Media Art festival Arad, Arad Museunm of Art, Arad
2019
  • Mother Tongue, Sector1 Gallery, Bucharest
  • Arta, Galateca Gallery, Bucharest
  • Mytologies, Abbey of Neumunster, Luxembourg
  • Arta, Maison de lÍnternational, Grenoble
2018
  • De Rerum Natura, Media Art Festival Arad, Arad Museum of Natural Sciences, Arad
  • Art On Stage, Art Safari, Contemporary Art Fair, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Bucharest
  • Imago Mundi/ Art Theorema, Benetton Foundation, Trieste
  • Artdoor – Awake Festival, Teleki Palace, Gornesti
2017
  • Artissima, International Art Fair for Contemporary Art, Baril Gallery, Torino
  • Art Encounters/ La vie mode d’emploi, Biennal for Contemporary Art, Timisoara
  • Media Art Festival Arad, Cinema Arad, Arad
  • Mobile Biennale: Tour of Moldova, Lasi
  • Miart, International Art Fair for Contemporary Art, Baril Gallery, Milan
2016
  • Media Art Festival, Art Museum of Arad, Arad
  • ReRe. Overriding Design with Art and Vive-Versa, ICR Vienna, Vienna Design-Week, Vienna
  • Art Safari, Contemporary Art Fair, Baril Gallery, Bucharest
  • Nag Retrospectiv: Memory Leaks, Arcub, Bucharest
  • Three versions for something who will come, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest
  • A silent dialogue, Club Electro Putere, Craiova
2015
  • Video Zoom Romania, Museo di Roma and Sala Uno, Roma
  • Art Encounters, Cazerna, Baril Gallery, Timisoara
  • Art-O-Rama, International Art Fair for Contemporary Art, Baril Gallery, Marseille
  • Object of Desire, Paintbrush Factory, Sabot Gallery, Cluj-Napoca
2014
  • Artissima, International Art Fair for Contemporary Art, Guido Carbone Prize for New Entries, Baril Gallery, Torino
  • Vienna Art Fair, Baril Gallery, Vienna
  • The White Night of Galleries, MNAC Anexa (National Contemporary Museum of Art), Bucharest
2013
  • BB6, Bucharest International Biennal for Contemporary Art, Peasant Museum, Bucharest
2012
  • Volta Show, BAsel Art Fair for Contemporary Art, H’Art Gallery, Basel
  • AvanPremiere, Fashion and Life-Style Festival, The Ark, Bucharest

Other

2021
  • Doors, catalog, DCV Edition (Cantz Edition), Berlin
  • Paarticipation to the catalog Art Theorema #2 from Benetton Foundation, Trieste
2019
  • Artistic direction of The Whistlers of Corneliu Porumboi, Official Compettition, Cannes Film Festival
2015
  • Artistic direction of The Treasure of Coreneliu Porumboi, prize Un Certain Talent, section Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival