Contemporary/Leander Schwazer

Leander
Schwazer

Biography

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Leander Schwazer (Vipiteno, 1982) study Art in Zurich, Beijing and Los Angeles. Actually he lives and works in Vipiteno (I). 

Exhibitions

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Among the main solo shows we remember:

2023
Yes, duo show with Yaron G. Santos, Galleria Gefängnis Le Carceri, Caldaro (I)

2021
Forza Maggiore, Galleria Alessandro Casciaro, Bolzano (I)

2019
Extasis, KdeWe, Esslingen (D)

2017
Webergasse 13, Esslingen am Neckar (D)

2016
Ich kann keine Bank erkennen, Arbeiten 2008-2016, Forum Cassa Rurale, Bressanone (I)

2015
30 Most Famous People of All Time, Galleria Alessandro Casciaro, Bolzano (I)

2014
Bikini, Museion for Contemporary Art, Bolzano (I)

2013
Cross Spikes Club, D300 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (US)

2012
The Rape of Europe, ar/ge Kunst / Galerie Museum, Bolzano (I)
The Alphabet I got dry with (1989–2010), Kunstraum B, Kiel (D)
A Symbol of Freedom, Placentia Arte, Piacenza (I)

2011
Leander Schwazer: Das Kapital, Alumix, Transart Festival, Bolzano (I)

2010
Characters, Galleria Goethe2, Bolzano (I)
Aither, with Garret Nelson, Van Horbourg Art in Space, Basel (CH)

2007
Besitzen, Goldbarren Zürich (CH)
 


He has also taken part in numerous goup exhibitions, including:

2023
Knockin' on heaven's door, Fortezza (I)
SpecularƏ, Eck Museum of Art Brunico (I)

2021
The Poetry of Translation, Merano Arte (I)
TECHNO, Museion, Bolzano (I)
Museum auf Probe, Villa Merkel, Esslingen (D)

2020
unlearning categories, Museion, Bolzano (I)
Senza di voi non funziona nulla, Galleria Civica Bressanone (I)

2019
In zwei- oder dreihundert Jahren wird das Leben auf der Erde unvorstellbar schön sein, ESPACE NALON, Esslingen (D)
Das Kapital, Landesmuseum Stuttgart (D) [Performance]
Cleaning a Collectors House, Fondazione Dalle Nogare Bolzano (I) [Performance]

2017
Kapitalströmung, Kunsthalle Tübingen (D)
Paradox Conference, Kunsthalle Tübingen (D)

2016
Our mind into a Brezel, Kunstverein Neuhausen (D)
Hayward & Tamayo von Darius Mikšys, Kunstverein München (D)

2015
Drawings I Fridges, Greene Exhibitions Los Angeles (US)
Attack Sustain Decay Release, Âme Nue Hamburg (D)

2014
From&to, Villa Arson, Nice (F)

2013
Echo, Brother McNally Gallery, Singapore (SGP)
Prawnegg&Wolf, Brunico (I)

2012
Austrian Graphic Awards, Public Gallery Klagenfurt (A)
Panorama 4, Fortezza (I)

2011
Austrian Graphic Awards, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck (A)
ReKords, Stadtgalerie Kiel (D)
Neue Stofflichkeit, Hofburg Museum, Bressanone (I)

2010
COCOCO, Spazio Natta, Como (I)
Ginger and the Hood, Merano Art Festival (I)

2009
Thunders of Epiphanias, Public Gallery Lanserhaus, Appiano (I)
Read to burn, Prisma Gallery, Bolzano (I)

2008
Alptraum, AR/GE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano (I)
Der Muff von 175 Jahren, University of Zurich (CH)
Start, Prisma Gallery, Bolzano (I)
Lodz-Berlin, Book Museum, Lodz (PL)

2007
Der Rosengarten wird überschätzt, Temporary Space Werkform, Bolzano (I)
VeraIcon, Bad Gallery, Zurich (CH)

2004
basecamp, Kunsthaus, Merano (I)

2003
transfer, Prisma Gallery, Bolzano (I)

 

Awards

2014
Fondanzione Raiffeisen, Bolzano (I)

2013
California Institute of the Arts grant (US)
Residency: Singapore Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore (SGP)
Travel Grant Autonomous Province of Alto Adige / Trentino (I)

2012
California Institute of the Arts grant (US)

2011
Austrian Graphic Award (Price of lower Austria) (A)
Untitled, Special Award by Museion, Südtiroler Künstlerbund & Transart (I)
Travel Grant by the Autonomous Province of Alto Adige / Trentino (I)

2009
Glocal Rookie of the Year, Special Award by Fondazione Cassa Risparmio di Bolzano (I)

 

Public Collections

Museion, Museum for Contemporary and Modern Art, Bolzano (I)
Tyrolean State Museum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck (A)

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