Beny Wagner

Beny Wagner

Beny Wagner

Invisible Measure, 2013
HD Video
36 minutes and 15 seconds

Born 1985, Berlin, Germany
Lives and works in BerlinEDUCATION

2008
BA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Invisible Measure, Import Projects, Berlin

2012
A Little Bit Too Much, Future Gallery, Berlin

2011
Deserve Water, Cleopatra’s, Berlin – New York
After Apologies .1, Cleopatra’s, Berlin
Nouvelle Randonnée, LEAP, Berlin
Part-Time Pioneer, Lichthof, Humboldt University, Berlin

2008
One Week Only, White Columns, New York, New York
Senior Thesis Exhibition, UBS Exhibition Space, Red Hook, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Aftercare, Center, Berlin
Surplus Living, Alte Münze – Km Temporaer, Berlin

2013
Come, All Ye Faithful, Curated by Carson Chan, Florian Christopher, Zürich
Open For Business, Cleopatra's, ABC Berlin
Labor in a Single Shot, (with Harun Farocki and Antje Ehmann), Latin American Pavilion, Venice Biennal
Labor in a Single Shot, (with Harun Farocki and Antje Ehmann), Tel-Aviv Museum of Art

2012
Labor in a Single Shot, (with Harun Farocki and Antje Ehmann), Centro Cultural Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janiero
2011111111111s, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo
2011111111111s, LEAP, Berlin

2011
Kunst Des Schönen Spiels Der Empfindungen, HBC, Berlin
Starving Artist Super Star, Archive Books, Berlin
Opening Group Exhibition, Galleria Franzotti, Berlin

2010
Des Chapitres Du Conflit, Iraq Embassy, Berlin

2009
Zombie Kunsthalle, Saarbrücker Strasse, Berlin
Fine Art Services, Adalbertstrasse, Berlin

2008
Dark Entrance, Open Studio Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
Focus The Nation, Fisher Arts Building, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Film Screening, Taidehalle Gallery, Helsinki

2007
Almost There, UBS Exhibition Space, Red Hook, New York

2006
Mine, The Old Gym, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Oh How Comfortable This Virtual Life Is, The Old Gym, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

WORKSHOPS/RESIDENCIES2013
Tokamak, Helsinki International Artist Program, Suomenlinna, Finland

2012
Goethe Institut, Instituto Cultural Brasil-Alemanha, Film Workshop Labor in a Single Shot with Harun Farocki and Antje Ehmann, Rio de Janiero

2007
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Summer Workshop Residency, Snowmass, Colorado

LECTURES

2013
1:1 Re-calculating Virtual Ratios, Import Projects, Berlin
Is Thought Action?, NICA/ASCA, University of Amsterdam

AWARDS/GRANTS

2012
Emdash Award Shortlist

2009
Casa Sefarad, Madrid, Travel and Work Stipend

2008
Elizabeth Murray and Sol Lewitt Studio Arts Award

2007
Nelson B. Delavan Foundation, Senior Project Grant

SELECTED PRESS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Openings: Beny Wagner, Alex Scrimgeour, Artforum
Surplus Living – Alte Münze, DIS Magazine

2013
Highlights 2013, Elvia Wilk, Frieze Blog
Beny Wagner, Invisible Measure Überdosis Transparenz, Spike Art Quarterly
Excerpt Exhibition, Come All Ye Faithful, Curated by Carson Chan, Sight Unseen
Beny Wagner @ Import Projects, aqnb
Transparent, 60pages.com
The Latin American Pavilion: Subjective Cartographies at the Biennale di Venezia, Arte Al Día International
WIG, Beny Wagner, Self-Published

2012
A Little Bit Too Much, ARTE Creative
A Little Bit Too Much, The Karte
Interview with James Michael Shaeffer, Indi Berlin
Beny Wagner, A Little Bit Too Much at Future Gallery, James Harper, Indi Berlin
2011111111111's, Berlin Art Link
Adrian Piper Artist Favorites, Spike Art Quarterly

2011
Nouvelle Randonnée at Cleopatra’s Berlin, Don’t Panic
After Apologies – Deserve Water, Nouvelle Randonnée, Self-Published
Moonlighting: How Four Young Curators Opened Up Shop Off the Beaten Path in Greenpoint, The Observer
Nouvelle Randonnée, Don’t Panic
Pioneering the In-Between, Judith Vrancken, Kaleidoscope Press
Part-Time Pioneer, Die Zeit
Part-Time Pioneer, Beny Wagner, Self-Published