About Nicolas Grospierre

Basics

Portrait of Nicolas Grospierre
Nicolas Grospierre
Born in Geneva, Switzerland on September 28, 1975

Education

1998–1999
London School of Economics. MSc. in Russian and Post–Soviet Studies
1997–1998
Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Msc. in Political Science
1997
Diploma of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

Awards, grants, residencies

2014
  • Grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
2012
  • Artistic Residency at at Stadtgalerie der Progr, Bern
  • Polityka Passport Award
2009
  • Prize of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland
2008
  • Artistic Residency at Location 1, NYC
  • Golden Lion at the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale for best National participation

Selected group exhibitions

2017
  • #Library, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznań
  • Late Polishness. Forms of national identity after 1989. Center for Contemporary Arts, Warsaw
  • Life. A Manual. Exhibition inspired by the work of Georges Perec, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art
  • The Urge to Create Visions, Centre for Polish Sculpture, Orońsko
2016
  • Bogactwo - Money to Burn, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • La Memoria Finalmente, Galeria Civica de Modena, Modena
  • Salon Nowej Fotografii, Galeria Raster, Warsaw
  • Warszawa w Budowie 8, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
  • Young Poland - Afterimages of reality, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
2015
  • Archi-sculpture, Fondation Villa Datris, L’ilse sur la Sorgue
  • Emulsion, Archaeology of Photography Foundation, Warsaw
  • KURZ / DUST /غبار , CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
  • Procedures for the head/ Polish Art Today, Kunsthalle Bratislava
  • State of Life. Polish Contemporary Art within a Global Circumstance, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2014
  • Kitchen politics, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
  • SURVIVAK KIT 6 Contemporary Art Festival, Riga
  • The Limits of Globalisation, 4. Mediations Biennale, Poznań
2013
  • A photo of the city, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
  • Architecture in opposition, Czytelnia Sztuki, Bytom
  • Artloop Festival, Sopot
  • Katalog, galeria Entropia, Wroclaw
  • Mark Rothko, Paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, National Museum in Warsaw
  • Modern Architecture Works, Industrialna gallery, Sofia
  • Politics: I do not like it, but it likes me, LAZNIA, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
  • Warsaw, the day after... Vartai Gallery, Vilnius
  • homeMADE, constructing substitute worlds, LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gdansk
2012
  • Photo-design 2. City. Mass. Machine. Galeria Asymetria, Warsaw
2011
  • Enklawa, CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
  • Plundering the ruins of reality, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • Skontrum, Krolikarnia Palace, National Museum in Warsaw
  • That something on the Horizon, National Library, Warsaw
  • The Journey to the East, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok
2010
  • Dreams (un)real, Avant-guarde Institute, Warsaw
  • Fitting in Sapce, Zico House and 98 weeks project, Beirut
  • Modernizacion, PHOTOESPANA, Cuenca
  • NineteenEightyfour, Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
2009
  • Awake and Dream, Signum Foundation, Palazzo Dona, Venice
  • Nieodkryte Niewypowiedziane, Teatr Nowy, Warsaw
  • Przypadkowe Przyjemności, BWA Katowice
  • Take a look at me now, Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich
2008
  • Bloody Beautiful, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam
  • In a contradictory city, Galeria Manhattan, Łódź
  • Red Eye Effect. Polish Photography of the 21st Century, CCA, Warsaw
  • Where the East Ends, Nassauischer Kunsvterein, Wiesbaden
2007
  • Concrete Legacy, CCA, Warsaw
  • The Memory of this Moment…, former Schindler factory, Cracow
2006
  • The New Documentalists, CCA, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
2004
  • Die Nacht ist meine Welt, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin
  • Young Polish Art, Polish Embassy in Tokyo
2003
  • BRONorblin, Norblin Museum, Warsaw
  • Neighbours for Neighbours, Teatr Academia, Warsaw
2002
  • Block–Neighbourhood–Apartment, Raster Gallery, Warsaw

Selected individual exhibitions

2017
  • Modern Forms. A Subjective Atlas of 20th Century Architecture, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2016
  • Modern Forms. A Subjective Atlas of 20th Century Architecture, Architecture Association, London
  • Todo Palidece Ante el Libro, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid
2015
  • Lost in Architecture, Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Słupsk
  • Viewfinder, Signum Foundation, Poznan
2014
  • A glass shard in the eye (with Olga Mokrzycka) BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • The Oval Offices, Maison de la Photographie, Lille
  • Typologies, Alarcon Criado Galeria, Seville
2013
  • The Embassy, Platan Gallery, Budapest
  • The Oval Offices, Presidential Palace, Warsaw
  • The Oval Offices, State Gallery of Art, Sopot
2012
  • Axonometria, Galeria Alarcon Criado, Seville
  • The Bank, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
  • The city which does not exist, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow
2011
  • K-POOL i Spółka, Galeria PF, Poznań
  • Lost in Architecture, 1000 Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
  • Modern Tales, Polish Cultural Institute, FotoEspana 2011, Madrid
  • One Thousand Doors, No Exit, Graham Foundation, Chicago
  • Paper Planes, Phase 2, ARUP, London
  • The Bank, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • The picture, which grows, Fundacja Archeologia Fotografii, Warsaw
2010
  • T A T T A R R A T T A T, Signum Foundation, Venice
  • The Glass Trap, site specific installation with the Raster Gallery, Warsaw
2009
  • Kunstkamera, CCA, Warsaw
  • The Bank, Location 1, NYC
  • The Self–FulfillingImage, Cueto Project, NYC
2008
  • Disco Zacheta (Hotel Polonia), Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw
  • Hotel Polonia (with K. Laksa) Polish Pavilion at the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale
  • Hydroklinika, Ecco — Espaco Cultural Contemporaneo, Brasilia
  • Hydroklinika, The Artist’s House, Jerusalem
2007
  • Biblioteka, University of Warsaw Library
  • Mauzoleum (with Olga Mokrzycka) with Raster Gallery, Warsaw
2006
  • Biblioteka, In–situ exhibition with the CCA, Warsaw
2005
  • Hydroklinika, Polish Architects Association Pavilion, Warsaw
2004
  • Lithuanian Bus Stops, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin
  • Lithuanian Bus Stops, Teatr Academia, Warsaw
  • Portraying Communities: Kamionka, French–German Institute, Aachen
  • Portraying Communities: Podgórze, CCA, Warsaw
2003
  • Portraying Communities: Kamionka, Teatr Academia, Warsaw