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*1971 Haan/ Rheinland, lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

1992 - 98 Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, Masterclass of Jannis Kounellis
2008-2012 Co-Director, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER (with C. Freudenberger)
2013 Guest Professor/ Research Fellow, Newcastle University, UK
since 2014 Visiting Professor, Academy of Fine Arts Munich, GER

Guest teaching and lectures:
2013 Newcastle University
2015 De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
2015 CERCCO, HEAD, Geneva, CH

KURATORIAL PROJECTS

2008-2012 Co-Director, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER (with C. Freudenberger)
12 exhibtions in Schwerte + 1 at eastsideprojects in Birmingham, UK
www.kunstverein-schwerte.de
2010 Solitärgemeinschaft, K21, Düsseldorf, GER (with Doris Krystof)
2012 - ongoing Corridor Plateau, (with C. Freudenberger)
2014 MOONDOGS CANDOR, Glasmoog, Cologne, GER
(with V. Zander, H. Ander and C. Freudenberger)

GRANTS AND AWARDS

1998/99 DAAD New York City, USA
2002 Else-Heiliger-Fond, Berlin, GER
2005 Gastatelier Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, Neuss, GER
2006  Working grant Kunststiftung NRW, GER
2007/08  Art Commission Project Subway Birkenstr, City of Dusseldorf, GER
2009 Catalogue grant, WestLB & Catalogue grant, Kunststiftung NRW, GER
2010 Artist in Residence, Centro Cultural Andratx, Spain
2011 Project Grant for 1 Year/ 3+1 exhibitions at Kunstverein Schwerte, Stiftung Sparda Bank West
2013 Lipman Artist in Residence, Newcastle University, UK
2014 Casa Baldi, Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo, Rom
2014 Artist in Residence, Beyond Entropy, Sardinia

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
Corridor Plateau VI, Drei, Cologne
Irden, Siza Pavillon, Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, Neuss, GER (solo)
DROP CITY CENTRE, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Sublime Bastards, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
House of Cardboards, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER
New Sculpture from Germany, Goethe Institut Hong Kong, China
LUSTRE-Clay in Sculpture Today, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg NL

2015
Markus Karstieß, Bruce Haines Mayfair, London, UK
Skulptur 2015, Sculpture Museum Glaskasten Marl, GER
Soft Revolution II, at Sculpture Museum Glaskasten Marl, GER (with Chr. Jendreiko)
Soft Revolution, Drop City, Newcastle, UK (with Chr. Jendreiko)
Terrapolis, Whitechapel Gallery London & NEON, Athens, GR
House of Pain, curated by Veit Loers, Martinetz, Cologne
Was die Erde sieht/ With the eyes of the earth, Abate, Smithson, Karstieß, VAN HORN Düsseldorf, GER
Singularity University, Paul Maciejowski & Markus Karstieß, Adler, Düsseldorf

2014
Keramische Räume - Fontana, Prangenberg, Trockel, Schütte, Karstieß, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen, kuratiert von Markus Heinzelmann
Living in the Material World, Haus Lange/Esters Krefeld
Living in the Material World, Taxis Palais, Insbruck
A Poem for Raoul and Agnes, curated by Sherman Sam, Ancient & Modern, London
Hello Darkness, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK (solo/cat.)
Boxes & Corners, Hatton Gallery Newcastle, UK (solo/cat.)
Mediterranean Kunsthalle, Beyond Entropie, Sardinia (solo)
just came to say HELLO, Klemm's, Berlin, kuratiert von Alexej Meschtschanow

2013
Corridor Plateau III, DREI , Köln
Corridor Plateau IV, The Northern Charter Newcastle, UK
Corridor Plateau V, Autocenter, Berlin
Aperture Parasol, Kunstwerke, Köln, kuratiert von Heike v.d. Valentyn
Phosphene, Twelve Around One, China Shop Oxford, UK, curated by Gabor Gyory

2012
Seltene Erden/ Rare Earth, Krefelder Kunstverein, Krefeld, GER (solo)
Mirror fall down mirror gone down, Ancient & Modern, London, UK (solo)
Weekend, Collection Philara, Düsseldorf, GER (two-person show)

2011
Corridor Plateau II, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (cat.)
Doom Mood, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER (solo)
Red Hot - Ceramic in Contemporary Art, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot, GER (cat.)
Art in the City, Egmont Park, Brussels, BE
The Secret Life of Abstract Forms, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels, BE, curated by B. Scheuermann
Stage Sculpture for "Death Fragments - Büchner 23 years old", T.Furudate, Edwin van der Heide, Theatre Bielefeld, GER
Sculpture Garden, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, GER, curated by Doris Krystof and Markus Karstieß
Entropia, Collection Philara, Düsseldorf, GER

2010
Neues Rheinland.Die postironische Generation, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, GER (cat.)
Curie Kabinett, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER
Larger Than Life - Stranger Than Fiction, 11. Triennale Fellbach, GER (cat.)
The Fate of Irony, Kai 10 - Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, GER (cat.)
Curie Cabinet, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER
Silent Revolution, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, GER (sculpture garden curated by Doris Krystof, Markus Karstieß & Moritz Wesseler)
Ida Ekblad & Markus Karstieß, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin, GER (two-person show)
NOTHING IS WRONG IF IT FEELS GOOD, Mike Poetter Projects, Cologne,GER

2009
Private view, Städt. Galerie Villingen-Schwenningen, GER (cat.)
Nacht Ego, Museum Baden, Solingen, GER (solo, cat.)
Cocks & Tails, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER (solo)
Augensterne, Ausstellungsraum Ursula Werz, Tübingen, GER (solo)
Flowerpower, Villa Giulia, Verbano, Italy (cat.)
Special Presentation at VAN HORN, Art Forum Berlin, GER (with Georganne Deen)

2008
Supernatural, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, curated by Friederike Nymphius
VAN HORN at LISTE 08, Special presentation (with Georganne Deen),  Liste Basel, CH
pilot projekt_1, pilot e.V., Duesseldorf, GER

2007
La Specola, VAN HORN, Dusseldorf, GER (solo)
Special Presentation at VAN HORN, Art Forum Berlin (with Alexander Esters)
Maybe its a sign of death, Interfood-Vitrine, Aachen, GER (solo)
Regarding Düsseldorf II, 701 e.V., Dusseldorf, GER, curated by Pia Witzmann

2006
Construction is our Business, Worringer-103, Dusseldorf, GER
displace, Galerie Barbara Oberem, Bonn, GER
Casa Mia, Laden, Dusseldorf, GER
brachsenke, Moema, Moenchengladbach, GER   
Der letzte Schnitt 2, Malkasten Dusseldorf, GER
Gui `06, Mintropstr.11, Dusseldorf, GER

2005   
Schickeria Tombola, Berlin, GER
IMA, FIH Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, GER
SITE 8, Nachtfoyer Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, GER
Bergische Kunstaustellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, GER
Bergische Kunstaustellung, Staedtische Galerie Remscheid, GER
Casa Mia, mmki, Kunstsalon Berlin, GER
Freudenberger Karstiess, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER

2004   
10 Jahre Laden, Dusseldorf, GER
Private View, P.S.1/MoMA, New York, USA
Besides, Popularity is..., Site, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, GER
Trendwaende, Kunstraum Dusseldorf, GER
Teufel Newspaper, Berlin, GER

2003
Kadmiumsekunden, Villa de Bank, Enschede, NL (solo)
Tokyo Expressway Remix, Japan
1. Int. Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam, NL
Vor der Arbeit, Eller Bahnof, Dusseldorf, GER
um, Laden, Dusseldorf, GER (solo)
EHF, Berlin, GER
FIH Festival, Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, GER

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*1971 Haan/ Rheinland, lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

1992 - 98 Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, Masterclass of Jannis Kounellis
2008-2012 Co-Director, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER (with C. Freudenberger)
2013 Guest Professor/ Research Fellow, Newcastle University, UK
since 2014 Visiting Professor, Academy of Fine Arts Munich, GER

Guest teaching and lectures:
2013 Newcastle University
2015 De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
2015 CERCCO, HEAD, Geneva, CH

KURATORIAL PROJECTS

2008-2012 Co-Director, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER (with C. Freudenberger)
12 exhibtions in Schwerte + 1 at eastsideprojects in Birmingham, UK
www.kunstverein-schwerte.de
2010 Solitärgemeinschaft, K21, Düsseldorf, GER (with Doris Krystof)
2012 - ongoing Corridor Plateau, (with C. Freudenberger)
2014 MOONDOGS CANDOR, Glasmoog, Cologne, GER
(with V. Zander, H. Ander and C. Freudenberger)

GRANTS AND AWARDS

1998/99 DAAD New York City, USA
2002 Else-Heiliger-Fond, Berlin, GER
2005 Gastatelier Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, Neuss, GER
2006  Working grant Kunststiftung NRW, GER
2007/08  Art Commission Project Subway Birkenstr, City of Dusseldorf, GER
2009 Catalogue grant, WestLB & Catalogue grant, Kunststiftung NRW, GER
2010 Artist in Residence, Centro Cultural Andratx, Spain
2011 Project Grant for 1 Year/ 3+1 exhibitions at Kunstverein Schwerte, Stiftung Sparda Bank West
2013 Lipman Artist in Residence, Newcastle University, UK
2014 Casa Baldi, Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo, Rom
2014 Artist in Residence, Beyond Entropy, Sardinia

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
Corridor Plateau VI, Drei, Cologne
Irden, Siza Pavillon, Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, Neuss, GER (solo)
DROP CITY CENTRE, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Sublime Bastards, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
House of Cardboards, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER
New Sculpture from Germany, Goethe Institut Hong Kong, China
LUSTRE-Clay in Sculpture Today, Fundament Foundation, Tilburg NL

2015
Markus Karstieß, Bruce Haines Mayfair, London, UK
Skulptur 2015, Sculpture Museum Glaskasten Marl, GER
Soft Revolution II, at Sculpture Museum Glaskasten Marl, GER (with Chr. Jendreiko)
Soft Revolution, Drop City, Newcastle, UK (with Chr. Jendreiko)
Terrapolis, Whitechapel Gallery London & NEON, Athens, GR
House of Pain, curated by Veit Loers, Martinetz, Cologne
Was die Erde sieht/ With the eyes of the earth, Abate, Smithson, Karstieß, VAN HORN Düsseldorf, GER
Singularity University, Paul Maciejowski & Markus Karstieß, Adler, Düsseldorf

2014
Keramische Räume - Fontana, Prangenberg, Trockel, Schütte, Karstieß, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen, kuratiert von Markus Heinzelmann
Living in the Material World, Haus Lange/Esters Krefeld
Living in the Material World, Taxis Palais, Insbruck
A Poem for Raoul and Agnes, curated by Sherman Sam, Ancient & Modern, London
Hello Darkness, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK (solo/cat.)
Boxes & Corners, Hatton Gallery Newcastle, UK (solo/cat.)
Mediterranean Kunsthalle, Beyond Entropie, Sardinia (solo)
just came to say HELLO, Klemm's, Berlin, kuratiert von Alexej Meschtschanow

2013
Corridor Plateau III, DREI , Köln
Corridor Plateau IV, The Northern Charter Newcastle, UK
Corridor Plateau V, Autocenter, Berlin
Aperture Parasol, Kunstwerke, Köln, kuratiert von Heike v.d. Valentyn
Phosphene, Twelve Around One, China Shop Oxford, UK, curated by Gabor Gyory

2012
Seltene Erden/ Rare Earth, Krefelder Kunstverein, Krefeld, GER (solo)
Mirror fall down mirror gone down, Ancient & Modern, London, UK (solo)
Weekend, Collection Philara, Düsseldorf, GER (two-person show)

2011
Corridor Plateau II, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (cat.)
Doom Mood, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER (solo)
Red Hot - Ceramic in Contemporary Art, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot, GER (cat.)
Art in the City, Egmont Park, Brussels, BE
The Secret Life of Abstract Forms, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels, BE, curated by B. Scheuermann
Stage Sculpture for "Death Fragments - Büchner 23 years old", T.Furudate, Edwin van der Heide, Theatre Bielefeld, GER
Sculpture Garden, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, GER, curated by Doris Krystof and Markus Karstieß
Entropia, Collection Philara, Düsseldorf, GER

2010
Neues Rheinland.Die postironische Generation, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, GER (cat.)
Curie Kabinett, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER
Larger Than Life - Stranger Than Fiction, 11. Triennale Fellbach, GER (cat.)
The Fate of Irony, Kai 10 - Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, GER (cat.)
Curie Cabinet, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER
Silent Revolution, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, GER (sculpture garden curated by Doris Krystof, Markus Karstieß & Moritz Wesseler)
Ida Ekblad & Markus Karstieß, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin, GER (two-person show)
NOTHING IS WRONG IF IT FEELS GOOD, Mike Poetter Projects, Cologne,GER

2009
Private view, Städt. Galerie Villingen-Schwenningen, GER (cat.)
Nacht Ego, Museum Baden, Solingen, GER (solo, cat.)
Cocks & Tails, VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, GER (solo)
Augensterne, Ausstellungsraum Ursula Werz, Tübingen, GER (solo)
Flowerpower, Villa Giulia, Verbano, Italy (cat.)
Special Presentation at VAN HORN, Art Forum Berlin, GER (with Georganne Deen)

2008
Supernatural, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, curated by Friederike Nymphius
VAN HORN at LISTE 08, Special presentation (with Georganne Deen),  Liste Basel, CH
pilot projekt_1, pilot e.V., Duesseldorf, GER

2007
La Specola, VAN HORN, Dusseldorf, GER (solo)
Special Presentation at VAN HORN, Art Forum Berlin (with Alexander Esters)
Maybe its a sign of death, Interfood-Vitrine, Aachen, GER (solo)
Regarding Düsseldorf II, 701 e.V., Dusseldorf, GER, curated by Pia Witzmann

2006
Construction is our Business, Worringer-103, Dusseldorf, GER
displace, Galerie Barbara Oberem, Bonn, GER
Casa Mia, Laden, Dusseldorf, GER
brachsenke, Moema, Moenchengladbach, GER   
Der letzte Schnitt 2, Malkasten Dusseldorf, GER
Gui `06, Mintropstr.11, Dusseldorf, GER

2005   
Schickeria Tombola, Berlin, GER
IMA, FIH Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, GER
SITE 8, Nachtfoyer Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, GER
Bergische Kunstaustellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, GER
Bergische Kunstaustellung, Staedtische Galerie Remscheid, GER
Casa Mia, mmki, Kunstsalon Berlin, GER
Freudenberger Karstiess, Kunstverein Schwerte, GER

2004   
10 Jahre Laden, Dusseldorf, GER
Private View, P.S.1/MoMA, New York, USA
Besides, Popularity is..., Site, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, GER
Trendwaende, Kunstraum Dusseldorf, GER
Teufel Newspaper, Berlin, GER

2003
Kadmiumsekunden, Villa de Bank, Enschede, NL (solo)
Tokyo Expressway Remix, Japan
1. Int. Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam, NL
Vor der Arbeit, Eller Bahnof, Dusseldorf, GER
um, Laden, Dusseldorf, GER (solo)
EHF, Berlin, GER
FIH Festival, Raketenstation Insel Hombroich, GER