Tilo Schulz

TILO SCHULZ
 
1972, Leipzig
lives and works in Berlin
 
Tilo Schulz was born in 1972 in Leipzig and is a self-taught artist, writer and curator. He lives and works in Berlin. He has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally since the early 1990s.

Schulz’ works were shown in key exhibitions such as Manifesta2 in Luxembourg, After the Wall at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, German Open at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, deutschemalereizweitausenddrei at the Kunstverein Frankfurt, Repeat Performance at Artist Space in New York and 50 Jahre documenta (50 Years of documenta) at the Fridericianum in Kassel. In recent years Schulz was to be seen in comprehensive international solo exhibitions; amongst others at the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, Magazin4 in Bregenz, Wiener Secession and The Model in Sligo.

Alongside his exhibition activity as an artist since 1996 Tilo Schulz has curated shows including six memos for the next … at the Magazin4 in Bregenz; The Second Gaze at the Städtische Galerie Nordhorn; squatting at the Temporäre Kunsthalle 2010 in Berlin; e.w.e. – exhibition without exhibition between 1997 and 2001.

In 2014 the Kunstverein Hanover presents an extensive solo exhibition of Tilo Schulz and the Haus der Kunst in Munich invited him to develop a specific installation.

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018   Seizing two moments at once, acb Gallery, Budapest

2016   Drift, Kassák Museum, Budapest, Hungary
            There is no smile in a doll’s face, D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, Germany
            I've got blisters under my feet and I can't stop walking, Freunde Aktueller Kunst, Zwickau, Germany
 
2015   56th Venice Biennale, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Venice, Italy
            There is a hole in the back of my head and I enjoy looking out of it, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
            Jochen Hempel Galerie, Berlin, Germany
 
2014   Orbit, Kunstverein Hanover, Hanover, Germany
            Step, betweenCapsule 01, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
 
2013    Tied Up and Down: How to consider force a privilege, The Model, Sligo, Ireland
 

2012    Blank, Jochen Hempel Gallery, Berlin, Germany
             Facing the blank…, Gallery Mark Müller, Zurich, Switzerland

2010    Tracking my your desire…, Steinle Contemporary, Munich, Germany

2009    Tilo Schulz. Award of the city of Nordhorn, City Gallery Nordhorn, Germany
             Ghost Rider, ICA, Dunaújváros, Hungary

2008    Stage Diver, Wiener Secession, Wien
             I was shot in the back, Blackwood Gallery Toronto/Mississauga, Canada
             Backdraft, Dogenhaus Gallery (with Dimitrios Antonitsis), Leipzig, Germany
             Blackbook of Formalism, Steinle Contemporary, Munich, Germany

2007    CLASH-IFIED (with Dimitrios Antonitsis), Remap, Ileana Tounta Project Space, Athens
             Sweet Dreams, Magazin4/Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
             FORMSCHÖN, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany

2005    (don‘t) look back in anger, Dogenhaus Gallery, Leipzig, Germany
            a short film about…, Jan Winkelmann / Berlin

2001    The Return of Display, D.A.E., San Sebastian, Spain
             Dangerous Liaisons, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Germany
             How to make a group show without inviting anybody, Dogenhaus Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

1999    reopening of Sture Johannesson, Y1, Stockholm

1998    body of work: the ideal exhibition, Refusalon, San Francisco, United States

1994    Form painting, Dogenhaus Gallery, Berlin/Leipzig, Germany

1992    Gallery Quadriga, Leipzig, Germany

1991    Gallery Das Boot, Leipzig, Germany

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Summer Show, acb Gallery, Budapest
            ›bau·sinn·lich‹  Federkiel, München, Germany
            TODAY, Jochen Hempel Galéria, Leipzig, Germany
            Linse_02,The Present Order | 2. Teil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany
            Bilderspende, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany
 
2016   Steinle Contemporary Revisited, Nürnberg, Germany
            I’ve got blisters under my feet and can’t stop walking, Freunde Aktueller Kunst, Zwickau, Germany
            four memos for, Magazin4 - Bregenzer Kunstverein, Austria
 
2015    Gereon Krebber, Tilo Schulz, David Semper, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
            Art Rotterdam 2015, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2014  Past, Continuous, Fészek Klub, Budapest
           Sie griff in den Tomatensalat und schob sich ein Stück Rot in den Mund; Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany

2013  Disturbances in the structure; Center for Contemporary Art – Plovdiv, Bulgary

2012  Beyond the frame, Deutsche Guggenheim+Villa Aurora at American Ambassador, Berlin

2011  Control, Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
          Moment, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
          All systems go!, C24 Gallery, New York, United States

2010  El Puentede la Visión, Museo de Bellas Artes de Santander, Santander, Spain
          Celebration, Museum of Contemporary Art Mazedonien, Athen

2009  Zeigen, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin
          Antirepresentationalism I+II, KOW, Berlin, Germany

2008  The Leipzig Phenomenon, Mucsarnok I Kunsthalle, Budapest

2007  „What a great space you have…(L.A.)“, Claremont Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
          Overtake, Glucksman Gallery, Cork, IE
          die Präsenzproduzenten, Columbus Art Foundation, Ravensburg, Germany

2006  ASPEN 11 (Part 1), Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt, Germany
          POSTER, Hydra School Project, Hydra, Greece
          KLF part I, I-20 gallery, New York, United States
          Come-In, Korea Institute for Design Promotion, Seoul, South Korea

2005  50 years of documenta, Fridericianum Kassel, Germany
          o.T. (city IV), Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany

2004  Infra thin Projects, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom
          Repeat Performance, Artist Space, New York, United States

2003  deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

2002  Museutopia, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, Germany

2001   Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albania

2000   after the wall, Ludwig Museum Budapest- Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, HU; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, DE
           inside out, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

1999  German open, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
          after the wall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1998  Manifesta 2, Luxembourg
          Young Szene, Wiener Secession, Wien
          ontom, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

1997  Art at the Leipzig Fair, Leipzig, Germany

1996  nach Weimar, Kunstsammlungen, Weimar, Germany

1994  Media Biennale, Leipzig, Germany

1993  abstract, Dresdner Schloss, Dresden, Germany

 

SELECTED CURATORIAL WORK
 

2014  

six memos for the next… | Vol.7; with Mirosław Bałka, Ana Torfs, Anja Utler; curated with Sandra Böschenstein, Wolfgang Fetz, Jörg van den Berg, Schirin Kretschmann, Barbara Köhler; Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

six memos for the next… | In Zukunft: Potenziale | Vol.6; with Johanna Billing, Franz Dodel, Matts Leiderstam, Jessica Stockholder und Freek Wambacq; curated with Sandra Böschenstein, Wolfgang Fetz, Jörg van den Berg, Schirin Kretschmann, Barbara Köhler;
Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

 

2013

six memos for the next… | Vol.4 + 5; with Sara Mejia Kriendler, Junya Oikawa, Emese Benczúr; kuratiert mit Sandra Böschenstein, Wolfgang Fetz, Jörg van den Berg, Schirin Kretschmann, Barbara Köhler; Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
 
six memos for the next… | Verhau* Vol.1-3 with Nevin Aladağ, Sonja Alhäuser, John Beech, Frank Berger, Blablabor (Annette Schmucki, Reto Friedmann),Sandra Boeschenstein, Reto Boller, Carlfriedrich Claus, Elizabeth Cooper, Thea Djordjadze, Simon Dybbroe Møller,Federica Gärtner, Patrycja German, Gregor Gleiwitz, Julia Gröning, Thomas Helbig, Rodrigo Hernández, Diango Hernández, Sven Johne,Barbara Köhler, Schirin Kretschmann, Gary Kuehn, Peter Land, Sigalit Landau, Louise Lawler, Delaine Le Bas, Steffen Lenk, Thomas, Locher, Fabian Marcaccio, Jeff McMillan, Martin Mele, Alexej Meschtschanow, Allison Miller, Bessie Nager,  Leta Peer, Manfred Pernice, Helena Pho Duc, Platino,Agnieszka Polska, Cornelia Renz, Nikola Röthemeyer, Kilian Rüthemann, Ulrike Almut Sandig, David Semper,John Smith, Lisa Spalt, Sue Tompkins, Michael Wesely, Andrea Wolfensberger, Unica Zürn; curated with Sandra Böschenstein, Wolfgang Fetz, Jörg van den Berg, Schirin Kretschmann, Barbara Köhler; Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
 
The Second Gaze; with Cecilia Edefalk, Carsten Fock, Schirin Kretschmann, Matts Leiderstam, Fabian Marcaccio, Platino, Cornelia Renz, curated with Veronika Olbrich; City Gallery, Nordhorn, Germany

 

2012

Cracked. White. Open. – with Stephan Balkenhol, David Blamey, Annika von Hausswolff, Fritz Klemm, Imi Knoebel, Schirin Kretschmann, Mathieu Mercier, Platino, Felix Schramm, Peter Welz; curated with Marc Glöde; Galerie Jochen Hempel, Berlin

 

2011

Strange thing; with Bernhard Bretz / Matthias Holliger, Elizabeth Cooper, Nikola Röthemeyer, Judith Samen, Andreas Schlaegel, Judith Schwinn; curated with Jörg van den Berg; Columbus Art Fundation, Ravensburg, Germany

Raum.inhalt (III) – und/and; Miroslaw Balka, Ulrike Almut Sandig, Erwin Wortelkamp; curated with Jörg van den Berg; im Tal – Stiftung Erwin und Ulla Wortelkamp, Hasselbach, Germany
 
 
2010

squatting – erinnern, vergessen, besetzen; with Heike Kati Barath, Annika Eriksson, Carsten Fock, Franka Hörnschemeyer, Sven Johne, Šejla Kamerić, On Kawara, Thomas Locher, Antje Majewski, Olaf Nicolai, Anna Oppermann, Manfred Pernice, Bojan Šarčević, Michael Schmidt, Gitte Villesen, Simon Wachsmuth, Haegue Yang; curated with Jörg van den Berg; Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin

Raum.inhalt (II) – noli me tangere; Ausstellungsaufführung with Fiona Banner, Edwin Alexander Buchholz, Jean Cocteau/Man Ray, Julia Gröning, Diango Hernández, Barbara Köhler, Pamela Rosenkranz, Markus Schinwald, Christian Uetz; curated with Jörg van den Berg; im Tal – Stiftung Erwin und Ulla Wortelkamp, Hasselbach, Germany

 
2009

Raum.inhalt (I) – The big exploration; with Frank Berger, Schirin Kretschmann, Antje Majewski, Fabian Marcaccio, Richard Allen Morris, Manfred Pernice, Platino, Freya Richter, Nikola Röthemeyer, Andreas Schulze, Albert Weis; curated with Jörg van den Berg; im Tal – Stiftung Erwin und Ulla Wortelkamp, Hasselbach, Germany

Reduction&Suspense; with Dave Allen, Nina Beier/Marie Lund, Karla Black, Marcel Broodthaers,BURGHARD (Romy Richter/Stef Richter,Viktoria Binschtok, Andreas Fogarasi, Mark Hamilton, Philipp Messner, Carsten Nicolai, Olaf Nicolai, Pamela Rosenkranz, Rosemarie, Simon Wachsmuth; curated with Eva Kraus; Magazin 4, Bregenz, Austria
 
 
2008

WOLLUST – the presence of absence; with Joachim Bandau, Johanna Billing, Karla Black, Sandra Boeschenstein,  Heinz Breloh, FAMED, Carsten Fock, Pia Fries, Mark Hamilton, Annika von Hausswolff, Louise Lawler, Thomas Locher, Dorit Margreiter, Wilhelm Müller, Steven Parrino, Manfred Pernice, Platino, Julia Schmidt, Andreas Schulze, Gerda Steiner/Jörg Lenzlinger, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins, Günter Umberg, Corinne Wasmuht und Wolfgang Winter/Bertold Hörbelt; curated with Jörg van den Berg, Columbus Art Foundation, Leipzig, Germany

ROSEBUD – eine Suche zwischen Leere und Opulenz; with Scott Campbell, Nathan Coley, Tacita Dean, Carsten Fock, Agnes Martin, Klaus Merkel, Julia Schmidt, David Schnell; Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hanover, Germany
 
 
2001

LocalMotion; with Frank Berger, Nathan Coley, Gitte Villesen, curated with Stefanie Sembill und Alexander Koch, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany

 
1999

the real and the fake; an exhibition project with Nathan Coley, Dominique Gonzales-Foerster, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno, Kristof Kintera, Antonia Simmons, Moderna Museet Stockholm, Stockholm

 
1997-2000

e.w.e. – exhibition without exhibition; an exhibition project with Jens Haaning, Sandra Hastenteufel, Nathan Coley, Plamen Dejanov & Swetlana Heger, Olaf Nicolai; Dresden, Venedig, Luxembourg, Stockholm, Kopenhagen, Utrecht, London, Edinburgh, Ljubljana

 
1996

Structures of painting; with Gunda Förster, Klaus Merkel, Adrian Schiess, Bernd Vossmerbäumer and a coloquium with Gunda Förster, Johannes Meinhardt, Jackson Pollock Bar Freiburg, Remy Zaugg and more

 

 

2015    Gereon Krebber, Tilo Schulz, David Semper, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf. Németország