Shahryar Nashat


22 January – 28 February 2015

Shahryar Nashat: Ethiopia/Utopia (Group show curated by Marie de Brugerolle). Institut Curatorial de la HEAD, Geneva

21 January – 28 February 2015

Shahryar Nashat: Off Broadway (Group show curated by Nairy Baghramian). CCA Wattis, San Francisco



29 May – 3 August 2014

Iman Issa, Christodoulos Panayiotou and Shahryar Nashat: 8th Berlin Biennale. Iman Issa and Shahryar Nashat – Museen Dahlem; Christodoulos Panayiotou – Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (Curated by Juan A. Gaitán)

12 June – 21 September 2014

Shahryar Nashat: Der Brancusi-Effekt (Group show). Kunsthalle Wien, Karlsplatz

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Solo Shows


Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (forthcoming)

Posers, Smokers and Backup Dancers, Silberkuppe, Berlin (forthcoming)

Prosthetic Everyday, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles



Lauréat du prix Lafayette, Palais de Tokyo, Paris



Städtische Galerie Nordhorn



Replay the Ruse, Silberkuppe, Berlin

Stunt, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany



One Stop Jock, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

Workbench, Studio Voltaire, London, United Kingdom

Strawberry 96, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome



Line Up, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany



Remains To Be Seen, Neue Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen,  Switzerland

Plaque, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Plaque and Others, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein,  Postdam, Germany



Placed High For Dramatic Impact, Galeria S.A.L.E.S., Rome

Das Biespiel, Attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland

Inside Story and Stereo Escape, with Julian Göthe, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany



No Norm, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany



Because the Ultimate Foundation is not Founded, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Germany

Accademia, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France



Overthrowing the King in his Own Mind, with Marc Bauer and Alexia Walther,
Kunstmuseum, Solothurn, Switzerland



Optimism, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Italian Studies, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland



154 days, Nicolas Krupp, Basel, Switzerland

Laterally Yours, Kunstverein im Katharinen, St Gallen, Switzerland

In Return, with Ryan Gander, Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland

Unreasonably Resonant, Centre pour l’Image Contamporaine, Geneva, Switzerland



And Then He’s Meant to Disappear, Galerie Elisabeth Kauffmann, Zurich, Switzerland


Group Shows


The Cold Libido  – The Goetz Collection at Haus der Kunst, (curated by Gürsoy Doğtaş), Haus der Kunst, Munich

Ethiopia/Utopia, Institut Curatorial de la HEAD, Geneva

Off Broadway, CCA Wattis, San Francisco

The Chicken and The Egg, The Chicken, Rodeo, London



8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin

The Act of Seeing With One’s Own Eyes, CAG Vancouver, BC



Exhibiting, Folkwang Museum, Essen

Catch as Catch Can, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

Prisma Pavilion, Bethanien, Berlin



When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, (curated by Jens Hoffmann), CCA Wattis, San Fransico, USA

The Lightness of Gravity, Australian Center of Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Material Information, Kunstindustrie Museum, Bergen, Norway



ILLUMInations, 54th International Venice Biennial, Italy

A Slowdown at the Museum, Extracity, Antwerp, Belgium

Based in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany



Frieze Projects, London, United Kingdom

Old Ideas, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

Under One Umbrella, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway

H-Box, New Museum, New York and Beyeler Foundation, Basel, Switzerland



Scorpio’s Garden, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany

Made in China, Kunstmuseum Bern, Berne, Switzerland

7×14, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

H-BOX, Orange County Museum

Art in the Auditorium, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy

Art in the Auditorium, Proa Fundacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Shifting Identities, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania



Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39, Switzerland

Shifting Identities, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

Art in the Auditorium, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

H-BOX, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

H-BOX, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom



The Eye of the Storm, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland

House Trip, Art Forum Berlin, Germany



Globos Sonda/ Trial Balloons, MUSAC, Leon, Spain

Swiss Contemporary Artists, Tokyo City Museum of Art, Japan

Gravity, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Art Unlimited, Art Basel 36, Switzerland

Shadows Collide With People, 51st Venice Biennial, Swiss Pavillion, Italy

Grand Spectacles, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

We Really Have to Strain Ourselves to Still Discover Mysteries on the Street Signs, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland



Emozion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

My Stories, Montevideo, Netherlands Media Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Unloaded – Coming Up For Air, Oberschan-Sargans, Switzerland



Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands




Kunstpreis der Stadt Nordhorn



Swiss Exhibition Award – awarded to attitudes escapes d’artsGeneve for the Das Beispiel 


2001, 2002, 2003

Swiss Federal Art Prize, Basel


2000, 2001, 2002

Kiefer Hablitzel Prize, Basel



namics e-commerce prize, Lucerne