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Andreas Heusser is a conceptual artist and curator, born 1976 in Zurich.

He currently lives and works in Zurich and Johannesburg.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 


2016

Switzerland – Museum of Emptiness (Moe), St. Gallen, 09/2017

USA – Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, California, 10/2016

USA – Cult | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco, California, 10/2016

USA – CCA Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 10/2016

USA – Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 09/2016

USA – Fort Gondo, St. Louis, Missouri, 09/2016 

USA – Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 09/2016

USA – Spread Arts Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, 09/2016

USA – Fresh Window Gallery, New York, 08/2016

Canada – Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, 09/2016 

Canada – Enriched Bread Artists, Ottawa, 08/2016

Switzerland – Die Diele, Zürich, Switzerland, 08/2016-9/2016

2015

Italy – 56. Biennale di Venezia, Salon Suisse / Palazzo Trevisan and Lido, Venice, 10/2015 

Croatia – Lauba Gallery, Zagreb, 10/2015

Hungary – Chimera-Project Gallery, Budapest, 10/2015

Slovakia – Umelka Gallery, Bratislava, 09/2015

Austria – Vienna Contemporary, International Art Fair, Wien, 09/2015

Poland – #Poligon Art Space, Warschau, 09/2015

Estonia – Tallinn Art Hall, 09/2015

Russia – Luda Gallery, St. Petersburg, 09/2015

Finland – Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, 08/2015

Norway – Tenthaus, Project Space, Oslo, 08/2015

Denmark – Sixtyeight, Project Space, Copenhagen, 08/2015

Germany – Grimmuseum, Berlin, 08/2015 

Germany – Island, Project Space, Hamburg, 08/2015

Netherlands – Wolfart Project Space, Rotterdam, 08/2015

Switzerland – Museum Strauhof, Zürich, 07/2015

Switzerland – The Institute, Zürich, 05/2015


Group Exhibitions


2011-2015

USA – "Ours Is Not The Only Planet Earth Has Been", Ballroom Projects, Chicago, 10/2016

Czech Republic – d.i.v.o. Institute, Kolin, 09/2015

Latvia – Survival K(n)it Festival 7, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, 09/2015

Germany – Kling-Festival, Mansbach, 08/2015

Switzerland – "Vitrine 05", Die Diele, Zürich, 12/2015

Switzerland – Kabinett der Visionäre, Chur, 06/2015

Switzerland – Doing Nothing Festival, Dock 18, Rote Fabrik, 5/2015

Switzerland – "Vitrine 04", Die Diele, Zürich, 12/2014

Switzerland – "Vitrine 03", Die Diele, Zürich, 12/2013

Switzerland – "Show Me Show Me Show Me", CentrePasqArt, Biel, 6/2013

Switzerland – Swiss Art Awards, Art Basel, 6/2011

Switzerland – Werkpreis Kanton Zürich, F+F Schule, 10/2011


Education


2011-2013

Master of Arts BFH in Contemporary Arts Practice (CAP), Fine Arts,

Bern University of Arts

2010-2011

CAP Master Programme in Literary Writing, Literary Institute Biel / HKB

2010

Degree HLM Philosophy and German, University of Zurich

1998-2003
Master of Arts UZH in Philosophy and German Literature, University of Zurich

1996-1998

Studies of Psychology, Intermediate diploma, University of Zurich


AWARDS


2012

Award for Communication of Arts, Popkredit, City of Zurich
    

2011

Swiss Art Award – Nomination

2011

Werkpreis Kanton Zürich – Nomination    

2002


1. prize winner, Fiction Contest of Solothurner Literaturtage    

2002

Grant of Vontobel Foundation


STAYS ABROAD


1-6 months

Warsaw, Poland (2014, 2015)

Cape Town, South Africa (2014)

New York, USA (2013,2014)

Yangon, Myanmar (2012)

Beirut, Lebanon (2011)

Ammann, Jordan (2011)

Asmara, Eritrea (2009)

Sanaa, Yemen (2009)

Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (2009)

Havanna, Cuba (2009)

Bogotá, Columbia (2007)

Calcutta, India (2005)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2003)

Mumbai, India (2002)

Jakarta, Indonesia (2001)

Delhi, India (2000)

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1999)

La Paz, Bolivia (1999)

Kuala Lumur, Malaysia (1996)

Melbourne, Australia (1996)