Ajay Kurian


Ajay Kurian was born in 1984 in Baltimore. He lives and works in Brooklyn.


  • 2017

  • 2016

    • incubator, CAPRI, Düsseldorf

    • The Dreamers, 47 Canal, New York

    • The Childhood of Jesus, White Flag Projects, St. Louis

    • Unilateral Educational Disarmament, JOAN, Los Angeles

  • 2015

    • Work Harder Under Water, Rowhouse Project, Baltimore

  • 2014

    • Tapetum Lucidum, Artspeak, Vancouver

  • 2013

    • Proleptic, 47 Canal, New York

  • 2011

    • Petrichor, Audio Visual Arts, New York

    • The Sheltering Sky, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, NY


  • 2018

    • Pine Barrens, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
    • Emerald City, K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong
  • 2017

    • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

    • Lodgers, Curated by Veit Loers, Haus Mödrath - Räume für Kunst, Kerle

    • Citizen X - Human Nature and Robot Rights, Øregaard Museum, Copenhagen

    • Vertical Gardens, Antenna Space, Shanghai

    • Back to Mulholland Drive, La Panacée, Montpellier

    • Worlding, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

    • 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Attics of My Life, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York

  • 2016

    • Freud’s Mouth, Cooper Cole, Toronto

    • Goulding the Lolly, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

  • 2015

    • Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York

    • In Appearance of Order, curated by 247365, Water McBeer, New York

    • A Rare Earth Magnet, Derek Eller Gallery, New York

    • The Visitors, curated by Tom Eccles and Ruba Katrib, Art CommissionsGI, Governor’s Island, New York

    • Finally Every Dimension of the Soil, American Medium, New York

    • Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism, curated by Lisa Schiff, Leslie Fritz, and Eugenio Re

    • Rebaudengo, Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris and Berlin

  • 2014

    • Flet, SpazioA, Pistoia

    • Elusive Earths, Etablissement d’en face, Brussels

    • Human, Evolution, Machine, Galerie Hussenot, Paris

    • Flat Neighbors, Rachel Uffner, New York

    • New Hells, Derek Eller Gallery, New York

    • Rockaway!, MoMA PS1, Fort Tilden and Rockaway Beach

    • More Material, Salon 94, New York

    • nature after nature, Fridericianum, Kassel

    • Memory Palaces, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin

    • Border Food, Loyal Gallery, Malmö

  • 2013

    • Desert Plains and Internet Memes, Galerie Art:Concept, Paris

    • Stigmergy, Ajay Kurian and Maria Antelman, 247365, New York

    • ProBio, EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS1, New York

    • do it (outside), curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist in collaboration with ICI, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York

    • Weird Science, Jack Hanley, New York

    • Let it Come Down, Hannah Barry, London

    • The Fifth Dimension, Ricou Gallery, Brussels

    • Great Skin, BODEGA, Philadelphia

  • 2012

    • Ur, Room East, New York

    • ==, organized by Matt Keegan, Michèle Didier, Paris

    • Born Digital, CAM Raleigh, Raleigh

    • Cave In, organized by Ramekin Crucible, Cueva Arcillas, Puerto Rico

  • 2011

    • White Columns Annual, organized by Nick Mauss and Ken Okiishi, White Columns, New York

    • Harvest Moon, organized by Ryan Foerster, Brighton Beach

    • Drawings, Drawing, Photographs, Rachel Uffner, New York

    • HOW DO YOU DO, NOMA Gallery, San Francisco

  • 2010

    • Which Witch is Which? And/or Summertime, organized by Ajay Kurian, White Flag Projects, St. Louis

    • Now or Never, Rincon Projects, Bogota

    • Structures Within an Intervention, curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, The Guild Gallery, New York

    • And so on, and so on, and so on..., organized by Matt Sheridan Smith, Harris Lieberman, New York

  • 2009

    • The living and the dead, organized by Darren Bader, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

  • 2008

    • SINGULAR FRIENDS: Heaving up on one another's shoulder's, Gresham’s Ghost, New York

  • 2006

    • Senior Thesis Exhibition, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York


For further information please contact Daniel Müller via e-mail or call +492113014360.

  • Monday—Friday
    10.00 am—6.30 pm
  • Saturday
    12.00—2.30 pm