Simone Subal Gallery

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Born 1976, Athens, Greece
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Education

2004–2002 Berlin University of the Arts, in the studio of Rebecca Horn
2002–1998 Athens School of Fine Art, in the studio of George Lappas
1998–1995 University Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art, Athens

Solo Exhibtions (Selection)

2016

ATM (…songs about love and death), Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2013

Urnerknabe am Schaufenster / Empathie, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
Schinken und Käse, Kunsthalle Kunstverein Lingen, Germany
Yorgos Sapountzis: The Protagonists, Arnofini Gallery, Bristol

2012

Videos and Picnic, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany
Deus Ex Machina, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Gadfly Festival, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

2011

Head Zest, New Walls, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA
Sculptures and Mirrors, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich, Switzerland
Fast Cast, Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
Apparere, Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Italy

2010

One film – one week, Yorgos Sapountzis (The Heritage of its Architecture), Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zürich, Switzerland
Pre-Bellevue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Leon, Spain
Charleroi, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge, Athens, Greece

2009

Horizon Drop, Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart, Germany
MENSCHEN TIERE SENSATIONEN ancient vagrancy appolonian futurism, Yorgos Sapountzis/Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany

2008

ART BASEL STATEMENTS with Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge, Basel, Switzerland

2006

Forgotten Tactics, Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany

2005

Nightly, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge, Athens, Greece

Group Shows (Selection)

2017

57th Venice Biennale: Viva Arte Viva. Curated by Christine Macel, Venice, Italy (forthcoming)

2016

Grand Gestures, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Basel, Switzerland
The Kids Want Communism | Part 3, MoBY, Tel Aviv
After the explosion…you hear the light, 3 137, Athens, Greece
Idiopolis, State of Concept, Athens, Greece
Lysistrata, The National Theatre of Greece, Athens, (GR)
his strange, ubiquitous and relentless place called memory, Pedro Cera Gallery, Lisbon (PT)

2015

New Glarus, Kunstschaffen ausserordentlich Glarus und Linthgebiet 2015, Kunsthaus Glarus
The Crystal Palace, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
Übersetztes Handbuch weich und hart, Prince of Wales, Munich
wow! Woven? Entering the (sub)Textiles, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria
esse estranho, ubíquo e implacável sítio a que chamamos memória, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal Avantgarde Mecanique — Hommage á Franciska Clausen, Kunsthalle/PLU41, Berlin
All Tomorrow’s Past, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany

2014

Glass Puzzle, curated by Mary Simpson, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Common Spaces, The Kitchen, New York, NY, USA
FUTURE PERFECT. Contemporary Art from Germany, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

Die Marmory Show, Deborah Schamoni Gallery, Munich

2013

Monuments, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Ireland
12th Fellbach Triennale of Small-Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany
Future Perfect – The Future As It Will Have Been, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Image into Sculpture, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2012

The Big Inexplicable Paravant Illusion Pt.1/Die große unerklärliche Paravant-Illusion Pt.1, Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Terra Mediterranea – In Crisis, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
Liebe ist kälter als das Kapital, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Video Violence, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Etna Carrara (curated by Anna Sophia Schultz, Holger Otten), Villa Romana
Villa Romana Stipendiaten, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
Demonstrationen (curated by Fanti Baum, Britta Peters, Sabine Witt), Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
The Poster Show, Gallery Carlier – Gebauer, Berlin
Blabla et Chichi sur un bateau, Gallery Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
NACH BONN – Eine Montage, Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Pink Caviar – New works in the Collection 2009-2011, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humblebaek, Denmark
Track – permanent traces in the intimate, private and the public spheres in the city of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium

2011

Based in Berlin, Germany
Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
ReMap3, Athens, Greece
Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece
PerformIC 2011, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
Humanism, Faggionato Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom
Informell Natur, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany

2010

Arivals and Departures, Fondo Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy
The First Image, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Hüttendong, After The Butcher, Berlin, Germany
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

2009

Scorpio’s Garden, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany
Plan B – Contemporary Greek artists from the Beltsios’ Collection, DYNAMO project space, Thessaloniki, Greece
Souterrain, Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin, Germany
6th DESTE Prize, DESTE Foundation, at the Museum of Cycladic Art Athens, Greece
Ataxies– Contemporary Greek artists from the Beltsio’s Collection, Margari Foundation / Beltsios Collection, Amfilohia, Greece
Contour 2009: The 4th Biennial of the Moving Image, Mechelen, Brussels, Belgium
I was lookin‘ back to see if you were lookin‘ back at me to see me lookin‘ back at you, REMAPkm 2, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge, Athens, Greece

2008

Social Diagrams. Planning reconsidered, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany
Athensville, Art Athina, Athens, Greece
Mariano Pichler Collection, Leftovers, Micamoca, Berlin, Germany
Common View, National Theatre, Athens, Greece

2007

In Present Tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Up to, and including the limits, Media Lounge, ARGOS, Brussels, Belgium
Contemporary Art in Greece through the collections of the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
House Trip, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1st Athens Biennale, Destroy Athens, Athens , Greece
The Tree Bring Forth Sweet Ecstasy, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland
Supernova, The Old Powerhouse, Nicosia, Cyprus
her(his)story, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
Who is Here?, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
TOPOS: Engonopoulos, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
CROSSINGS, NIMAC, Nicosia, Cyprus

2006

Für die Ewigkeit, Was Wäre Wenn #6, Jet, Berlin, Germany
Urban Appearances, Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse, Berlin, Germany
Contemporary, Magazzio d’arte, Rome, Italy
100 Tage = 100 Videos, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Germany
MIND GAMES (The Art of Video Games), London Games Festival Fringe Event, London, United Kingdom
Crossing – a contemporary view, Fort St Angelo-Malta, Malta
An outing: Beltsios Collection, Matsopoulos Mill, Trikala, Greece
Arrivals-Albania, Vangjush Mio, Korista, Albania
Crivelli’s Nail, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nikos Alexiou Collection, Mac Gallery, XXXII International Festival Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
What Remains is Future, Patras, Cultural Capital of Europe, Patra, Greece
BLACK AND WHITE, American Hellenic Union, Athens, Greece
GREEN NIGHT, Espace Croisé, Roubaix cedex, France

2005

The Gesture- A Visual Library in Progress, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, 
Thessaloniki, Greece
Quarter, Center for Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
THE MIND IS A HORSE (Part 2), Bloomberg SPACE, London, United Kingdom
LANDMARKS, Gallery Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
VISIONS, Athens Imperial Hotel, Athens, Greece

2004

Videozone 2, The 2nd International Video Biennial Tel Aviv, Israel
Plain Sight, Bloomberg SPACE, London, United Kindom
Berliner Zimmer, Actionfield Kodra, Kodra former military camp, Thessaloniki, Greece
In the beginning there was the journey, 28 BIENNAL OF PONTEVEDRA Pontevedra, Spain
THE SNEEZE 80×80, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge, Athens, Greece
Breakthrough! GRECIA 2004: Contemporary Perspectives in the Visual Arts, ARCO, Madrid, Spain

2003

A Dog named Garage (concert with video, music by Øyvind Torvund), Oslo Sinfonietta, Oslo, Norway

2002

Holy Spirits, Galerie Wieland, Berlin, Germany

2001

Auras and Avatars, 1st Public School of Hydra, Hydra, Greece
Beyond Origin, American Hellenic Union, Athens, Greece
Photography as Art as Language, American Hellenic Union, Athens, Greece

Performances (Selection)

2011

Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA
Fondazione Maurizio Morra Greco, Naples, Italy
Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
Trial & Error, Kunstraum, Insbruck, Austria

2009

Schalen der Zeit / Ist das Jetzt Zeit? (Shells of time / Is the Now time?), 15. Internationale 
Schillertage, Mannheim, Germany

2008

After Electricity – Forth, ART BASEL STATEMENTS, Basel, Switzerland
After Electricity – from the life of the people, Micamoca, Berlin, Germany
After Electricity – the festival, National Theater, Athens, Greece

2007

After Electricity – the remains of a start, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Sculpture Garden, June 2007, The Tree Bring Forth Sweet Ecstasy 1, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland

2006

No Spaghetti Edition, (music Øyvind Torvund), Stavanger, Norway
Around the Clock, LISTE Artfair with Isabella Bortolozzi gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2005

FICUS-FLORENCE, The gesture, Quarter, Florence, Italy
Architecture-Thessaloniki, Protaseis (Version IV:935m), Thessaloniki, Greece
3 times tragic, 7 PERFORMANCES & A CONVERSATION, Athens, Greece

2004

West, Loewenpalais, Berlin, Germany
LECTURE/Cragg class (music by Øyvind Torvund), Pontevedra, Spain
einschlafen (falling asleep), Lange Nacht Museum, Museum of Communication, Berlin, Germany
3Bfountain, 2nd Berlin International Festival of Literature, Berlin, Germany