Simon Fujiwara

creator avotor Simon Fujiwara サイモン・フジワラ
1982 Born in London, UK, Lives and works in Berlin
2006-08 Fine Art, Stadelschule, Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, (Prof. Simon Starling) Frankfurt am Main
2002-05 Architecture BA, 1st Class Degree Hons with Distinction, Cambridge University


[Solo Exhibitions & Performances (Selection)]
2013 Not yet titled, TARO NASU, Tokyo (forthcoming)
    Not yet titled, Daizaifu Tenmangu Shrine, Japan (forthcoming)
2012 Not yet titled, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv (forthcoming)
    Not yet titled, Clarence Mews, London (forthcoming)
    Museum of Incest, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (forthcoming)
    Simon Fujiwara: Since 1982 Tate St. Ives (cat.)
2011 The Boy Who Cried Wolf :
    HAU 1, Berlin; Performa 11, New York; SFMOMA, San Francisco.
    Welcome to the Hotel Munber, The Power Plant, Toronto
    Phallusies, Gio Marconi, Milan
    Letters From Mexico, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
2010 The Personal Effects of Theo Grunberg, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
    Welcome to the Hotel Munber, Neue Alte Brucke, Art Statements, Art Basel 41
    Frozen, The Cartier Award, Frieze Art Fair, London
2009 Impersonator, Schindler House / MAK Center for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
    Welcome to the Hotel Munber, Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt/Main
    The Museum of Incest, Neue Alte Brucke, Frame, Frieze Art Fair, London
2008 The Closet Gallery, Architecture Foundation, London
    The Museum of Incest, Limoncello, London
2007 Kein Trinkwasser, Gallery Stellwerk, Kassel

[Group Exhibitions & Performances (Selection)]
2013 Sharjah Biennial 11 (forthcoming)
2012 9th Gwangju Biennial (forthcoming)
    Taipei Biennial (forthcoming)
    9th Shanghai Biennale (forthcoming)
    ‘When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes’,
    CCA Wattis, San Francisco (forthcoming)
    ’12 Rooms’, Ruhr Triennale, Essen (forthcoming)
    7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale. Shenzhen (cat.) (forthcoming)
    ‘Made In Germany Zwei’ Sprengel Museum, Kunstverein Hannover, Kunstnergesellschaft Hannover (cat.) (Forthcoming)
    ‘Duplicitous Storytellers’, Casa Del Lago, Mexico City
    ‘These are not obligations but I want to (a response in two parts)’, CCS Bard ,
    ‘Print /Out’ MOMA, New York
2011 ‘The Air We Breathe’ SFMOMA (cat.)
    ‘The Museum Show Part 2’ Arnolfini, Bristol (cat.)
    ‘Berlin 2000-2011 Playing Among the Ruins’, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (cat.)
    ‘Arkhaiologia’ CentrePasquArt, Biel/Bienne (cat.)
    ‘Entanglement’ INIVA, London
    ‘The Eye is a Lonely Hunter’, 4. Fotofestival, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg (cat.)
    ‘Humid but Cool - I think’, TARO NASU, Tokyo
    ‘Based in Berlin’, Berlin
    ’11 Rooms’, Manchester International Festival
    ‘Young British Art’ (curated by Ryan Gander), Limoncello, London
    ‘X’, Gio Marconi, Milan
    ‘Archive and Histories’, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
    ‘Palace Party’, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen
    ‘Open House’, Singapore Biennale (cat.)
2010 ‘There is Always a Cup of Sea to Sail In’, 29th Sao Paulo Biennale (cat.)
    ‘The Lecture as a Work of Art’, Public Art Fund, New York
    ‘One Could Speculate that what Happened Here Made a Difference to Somebody or
    Something’, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
    ‘Exhibition, Exhibition’, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (cat.)
    ‘Huckleberry Finn’, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco (cat.)
    ‘The Marathon Marathon Project’ Acropolis Museum, Athens
    ‘Map Marathon’, Serpentine Gallery, London
    Manifesta 8, Murcia (cat.)
    ‘Seven Little Mistakes’ (with Tim Davies), Museo Marino Marini, Florence (cat.)
    ‘Disidentification’, Goteborgs Konsthallen, Gothenburg
    ‘Bringing Up Knowledge’, MUSAC, Leon
    ‘All the Memory in the World’, GAM, Turin (cat.)
2009 ‘Zeigen’ Curated by Karin Sander, Temporarer Kunsthalle, Berlin
    ‘The Collectors’, Nordic Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice
    ‘Scorpio’s Garden’ (with Tim Davies), Temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin (cat.)
    Art Perform (curated by Jens Hoffmann), Art Basel Miami Beach
    ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
    ‘Performance Project’ (curated by Silke Blitzer), Liste Art Fair, Basel
    Second Row (with Tobias Rehberger), Oppenheimer, Frankfurt am Main
    ‘What is Not But Could Be If’, Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt am Main
    ‘Gallery, Gallerie, Galleria’ (curated by Adam Carr), Norma Mangione, Turin
    ‘Friends of The Divided Mind’, Royal College of Art, London (cat.)
2008 ‘Home is the Place You Left’ (curated by Elmgreen & Dragset), Museum of Modern Art,
2007 ‘Gallery Exchange’, Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt am Main

2011 South Bank Arts Awards (nominated emerging visual artist)
2010 Iaspis Residency, Gothenburg, Sweden
    The Baloise Art Prize, Art Basel 41, Switzerland
    The Cartier Award, Frieze Art Fair, UK
2009 Arts Foundation Fellowship Award, National Prize, UK
2008 Schindler Residency, MAK Center for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
2005 Rome Scholarship, British Academy, Rome


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