Wolf von Kries

lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions (Selection)

(* =solo exhibition)


“Last Sighting”, DAAD Galerie, Berlin Germany
“Las Pesca del Día”*, Museo EL ECO, Mexico City
“Objects on the Edge”, Tieranatomisches Theater, Berlin
“Streuflüsse”, House of the Arts, Brno, Chechia
“Self Storage”, Another Space, Kopenhagen


Non linear journals“*, Tete Berlin
Biennale de Belleville, Paris
„All in One Party Show“ InSitu, Berlin
„Episode 7“, Another Space, Kopenhagen


„Komplexraum“, General Public, Berlin
„Forms of Emptiness“*, NuN Exhibition Space ,Berlin
„Nuit Blanche“, Paris


„Landscapism“, Pallais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt
„The Dust blows forward and the dust blows backward“, UFO Presents, Berlin


„Ränder hereingebrochen Mitte zerstört“ Galerie Metro Berlin
„Ruine“, Wiesenburg, Berlin
„Tactiques et bricolages quotidiens”, École Spatiale
d´Architecture de Paris , Paris


„No Soul for Sale“, Tate Modern, London,
„Brücken und Poller“* Simultanhalle, Köln
„Muster ohne Wert “*, Centre d’art Ferme du Buisson France
“En Presence”, CEEAC Strasbourg, France
“The Mouse trap”, Galleria Tiziana die Caro, Palermo, Italy
“Never Ending Story”, Tehran, Iran
“A Walk around the Block”, Centre d’art Ferme du Buisson Marne La Valee, France
“Take Shape Make shift” Montreuil, France
“Sleeping Disorders”, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
«Casting » , Visite ma Tente Berlin


«Collaborations», Autocenter, Berlin
« Catch Of The Day », Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
« Material Evidence », Loop Berlin
« Schattenspiele »*, Platform Vasa,Finland*


„ May Day*“TÄT (Berlin),
“Phoenix vs. Babylon”, Espace Ricard Paris, France
“If you give me the mountains i will ask for the sea”, Peter Lav Photo Gallery Kopenhagen, Denmark
“Avaruus Lakana”*, Platform Vasa Finland
“White Noise (Schnee)”*Galerie MB Prospects Berlin
„Freunde und Bekannte“, Sparwasser HQ Berlin, Germany
"ZappingUnit", Ferme de Buisson, Marne-La-Vallée, France
"Mieux vaut etre un virus que tomber malade" Mains d'Œuvres, Paris, France


« Quantity as Quality » Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna, Austria
« Double Space »Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
« High Lights »Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
« Le Syndrome de Broadway »Centre Du Parc St. Léger, Pougues Les Eaux, France
« Vaisseau* » La Planck, Paris, France
« 01/01 », Poliflur, Berlin Germany
« Accessories » Galerie Mikael Andersen, Kopenhagen, Denmark


“Anonymous”, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
« Sans Conservateurs » Commissariat, Paris, France
« Blurring Spaces » Ssamzie Space, Seoul, South Korea
“Prefixes”, La Box, Bourges, France
“5th Berlin Biennale” Brix, Berlin, Germany


“Dying to Make a Living”, Sparwasser Berlin, Germany
„Au dela du Copan“, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France
“Urban Art Stories”, Berlin Alexanderplatz Berlin, Germany
„Failures“Korridor, Berlin, Germany


“Nothing in particular II” Space without a Roof, Amsterdam, Netherlands
„Beijing dezoned Paris“Cube-espace multimedia Paris, France
„Hansi Hinterseer“ Wiensowski Harbord Berlin, Germany
“Made in China, Designed in France” Espace Paul Ricard Paris, France
“Dazibao”, Nuit Blanche, Paris, France


Residencies / Grants

2016 HIAP - Helsinki International Artist Programme
2015 EL ECO, Mexico City, Mexico (Supported by Goethe Institut)
2011/ 2012 Capacete São Paulo, Brasilien (supported by Goethe Institut)
2010 Kim Whan Ki International Art Residency, South Korea
2009 ACSL, Yerevan, Armenia
2008 Platform, Vasa, Finland
2006 Ssamzie Space Seoul, South Korea,
2004 Exchange with the Post Graduate Program of the University of Sao Paulo
2003 Exchange with the Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing
2002 Cité International des Arts, Paris France
2002 DAAD Post Graduate Studies Scholarship


Publications / Reviews

2015 Terre Motto, Las Pescas del dia, The Catch of the day, essay
by Mauricio Marcin
“Siebdruck with Rinderbandwurm”, Fabian Federl on “Objects
on the Edge” in Tagespiegel vom 3. Juni 2015
2013 M (Notes on the Meander), Artist Book 2013
2012 Wandering Magazine, Conversation between Chris Sharp und
Wolf von Kries
2011 Territories (Essay), in “don´t look back, Vasa Finnland
2010 Echantillons sans Valeur in Art Review; London,
Great Britain May 2010, Issue 41,
The Mouse Trap in Mousse Magazine, Mailand, Italy, June
2006 ANONYM, In the Future nobody will be famous, Snoeck
Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Köln
Prefixes, Interview mit Julie Pellegrin, Presses du réel, Dijon,
2005 The Making of Alex, Urban Art Stories, Revolver Berlin, 2005
2004 Au dela du Copan, ENSBA Press, Paris, France
2003 Made in China Conveived in France, ENSBA Press, Paris,