Biography

Daniel Gustav Cramer was born in 1975 in Düsseldorf. He lives and works in Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
  • Ten Works, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, curated by Sandrine Wymann
  • Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris
  • Florence Loewy, Paris
2012
  • Works, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
  • The Infinite Library, with Haris Epaminonda, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
  • Early Summer with Haris Epaminonda, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon
2011
  • Thirteen Works, BolteLang, Zurich
  • Artissima, solo presentation with BolteLang, Torino
2010
  • Eight Works, curated by Verena Titze, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund
  • Late Autumn, with Haris Epaminonda, curated by Susanne Prinz, Samsa, Berlin
  • Six Works, curated by Kevin Kirwan, The Return, Dublin
  • Liste 15, solo presentation with BolteLang, Basel
  • The Infinite Library at Museo di Palazzo Poggi, curated by Luca Cerizza, Biblioteca Universitaria, Bologna (∞)
2009
  • Twelve Works, Vera Cortes, Lisbon
  • Haris Epaminonda & Daniel Gustav Cramer, Galerie BolteLang, Zurich
  • Saturn, Jerwood Room, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
  • The Infinite Library Book #16, ARCO Solo projects, invited by Jacopo C. Visconti, showing with Rodeo, Istanbul (∞)
2008
  • The Infinite Library Book #14, showing with BolteLang, Zurich at Nada, Miami (∞)
2007
  • Daniel Gustav Cramer, Vera Cortes, Lisbon
  • Four Photographs, Goethe Institute, London
  • Mountain, Domobaal, London
2006
  • Trilogy, Galeria Carla Sozzani, Milan
  • Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda, Pharos CCA, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Underwater, Domobaal, London
2005
  • Empfang, Galerie van der Grinten, Cologne
  • Woodland, Casa D´Os Dias Da Agua, Lisbon
  • New Photographs, Goethe Institute, Lisbon
  • Walk!, Simlagid, Akureyri, Iceland

Group Exhibitions

2020
2018
2017
  • XOXO, Soy Capitán, Berlin
  • Montag ou la bibliothèque à venir, Frac Franche-Comté , Besançon
  • L’air vibre du bourdonnement des insectes, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart
  • Where And When, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
  • Look up at the Sky, Espaidos, Terrassa
  • Original Fake, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid
  • La vie mode d'emploi, Centre d'Art Contemporain Chanot, Clamart
  • A Map they could all understand (La chasse au Snark, Lewis Carroll, 1876), Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels
  • The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York
  • The Middle Line, LiMac, Madrid
  • Vanishing..., Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris
  • Freiheit, die ich meine …, MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen
  • Strange Days, FRAC Ile de France, Paris
  • Habit-co-Habit, Pune Biennale
2016
2015
  • Stranger than Paradise, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf
  • By Boat (Farewell), JoseGarcia, Mexico City
  • Time Lapse, Tallinn Art Hall
  • Phenomenon invited by the Collection Kerenidis Pepe, Artist Residency, Amalfi
  • Terra Incognita, KIT, Düsseldorf
  • Altered States, Goethe Institut Barcelona
  • Reliability of Recognition, BolteLang, Zurich
  • Accadra Domani, Museo Marino Marini, Milan
  • Unendliche Bibliothek, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil
  • Construire une Collection, Villa Paloma, Nouveau Musee National, Monaco
2014
  • Words Tend to Be Inadequate, Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai
  • Stills, Foto Focus Biennial, Cincinnati
  • Library Vaccine, Artists Space, New York
  • Uma Conversa Infinita. Livros de artista, ephemera e documentos works from the Teixeira de Freitas Collection, Museo Coleçao Berardo, Lisbon
  • Dreams That Money Can’t Buy, MAXXI – Museo delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome
  • Enchanted: The Poetics of Wonder, Furini Arte Contemporanea, Arezzo
  • Roving Room, Habersham Mills, Demorest, Georgia
  • Observations, Skuc, Ljubljana
  • ir para volver / leaving to return, 12th Bienal de Cuenca
  • Solution de Continuité, Frac FrancheComté, Besançon
  • Everything is About to Happen, Corvi Mora, London
  • Der große Abplatter, Nicolas Krupp, Basel
2013
  • The Time Machine, a project curated by cura from an idea by Ilaria Marotta, Frutta Gallery, Rome
  • Suicide Narcissus, curated by Hamza Walker, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
  • The Unicorn, curated by Reto Thüring, Transformer Station, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
  • AB, a project by Gabriele De Santis, curated by Ilaria Marotta, Nomas Foundation, Rome
  • Wenn Wünsche war werden, curated by Dr. Katharina Henkel, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden
  • Frankfurter Kunstverein, curated by Antje Krause-Wahl, Frankfurt
  • Vistamare, curated by Uca Cerizza, Pescara, Italy
  • 3137, curated by Galini Notti, Athens
  • Florence Loewy, Paris
  • IAC FRAC, curated by Laurent Montaron, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, France
2012
  • dOCUMENTA(13), curated by Carolyn Christoph-Bakargiev, Kassel
  • Le Silence. Une Fiction, curated by Simone Menegoi, MNMN Monaco, Monaco
  • Prompts & Triggers: Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam
  • From Stavanger with Love, curated by Chris Sharp, Galerie Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
  • Salon Light #9, invited by Christophe David-Thery, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  • Balises, curated by Isaline Vuille, Piano Nobile, Geneva
  • Libretto VI, curated by Irmavep, Archivio di Stato, Torino
  • In absent Places we Dwell, Piano Nobile, Geneve
  • Let us keep our own moon, West Gallery, Den Haag
  • Personal effectsonsale, Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, Paris
  • An Impossible Distance, curated by David Horvitz, Border, Mexico City
  • The Traveller, Tent, Rotterdam
  • Pos na ftiaxeis ena kipo, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Fruit, Artelibro, Bologna
  • Salon Light #09, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  • A Photograph, curated by Stuart Bailes, 401 Contemporary, Berlin
  • Gotham City, invited by Sonja Weckenmann, Hamburg
  • Liste17, Basel, with BolteLang Galerie
2011
  • The night life guide, University Bonn, History of Arts Department, Bonn
  • Livret III, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam
  • Decreation, Westspace, Melbourne
  • Repeat until further precision is impossible, Forde, Geneva
  • Publishing as Performance, South London Gallery, London
  • Staging the Archive, Museo de Arte Contemporânea de Elvas, Portugal
  • Underwater, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, UK
  • Arco Madrid, Section Opening, with Vera Cortes, Madrid
  • FIAC, with Florence Loewy, Paris
  • Wilhelm Reich / Ayn Rand, Essays & Observations, Berlin
  • Salons de lecture / Reading rooms, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, France
  • Livret I, curated by Irmaveb Club, Schleicher & Lange, Paris
2010
  • End Note, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
  • Il Tavolo, Nomas Foundation, Rome
  • Man in the Dark, Woodmill, London
  • What Sticks, BolteLang Galerie, Zurich
  • The Page, Kimmerich, New York
  • The Rest is History, Mike Potter Projects, Berlin
  • Archive Kabinett, Berlin
  • The Art of Camo, Cardi Black Box, Milan
  • Underwater, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne & Spacex, Exeter, UK
  • Welten, Forum Factory, Berlin
  • Drugstore Beetle, Raid Projects, Los Angeles
  • Jahresgabe 2010, Museum Schloss Moyland, Germany
  • A Library of Silent Gaps and Documents, STUK Arts Centre, Belgium
  • Out Book, Spoleto, Palazzo Mauri, Italy
  • Little Big Press, Rome
  • Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin
  • Cf. Art et Essay, Rennes, France
  • Can I paint you a picture, Morgan Arcade, Cardiff
  • Landschaft ohne Horizont, Stiftung Museum Moyland, Germany
  • Waldbild, Städische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany
  • Welten, Forum Factory, Berlin
  • Highlights. Meisterwerke der Sammlung, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany
  • The Mystics, Civicroom, London
  • Labyrinth 09, Konsthall Botkyrka, Sweden
  • Imaginário da Paisagem, CAV, Coimbra, Portugal
2009
  • Heaven, Athens Biennale, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, Athens
  • Blind Spot Lab, Anthology Film Archives, New York
  • Its not for reading - Its for making, FormContent, London
  • Six Degrees of Separation, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  • Happy Interval, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius
  • The Infinite Library & Falk Haberkorn, Klemms, Berlin (∞)
  • Zweckgemeinschaft, curated by Art at Work, Micamoca, Berlin
  • The Garden of Forking Paths, curated by Lattitudes, Maisterravalbuena Gallery, Madrid
  • Kunsthaus Brn, curated by A.Domesle, Brn, Czech Republic
  • Mimes, curated by Christoph Marinos, Kalfayian Galleries, Athens
  • Exposicao #04, Espaco BES Arte, Lisbon
  • Journey to the surface of the Earth, RBG Melbourne, Melbourne
2008
  • Playtime, curated by Melanie Beautecoup Betonsalon, Paris
  • Berlin Biennale 5, When things cast no Shadows, curated by Adam Szymczyk & Elena Filipovic, works part of an installation of Haris Epaminonda, Berlin
  • A Principle of Assumptions, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul
  • After Dark, curated by Ben Austin, Louis Blouin Foundation, London
  • Art Sheffield 08, part of an installation of HOST, Sheffield, UK
  • Unfair Fair, curated by Vincent Honore, 1:1 projects, Rome
  • The Infinite Library, invited by Ruth Keshishian, Moufflon Bookshop Nicosia, Cyprus (∞)
  • Gerisch Stiftung, curated by Andrea Domesle, Neumünster, Germany
  • Stille Landschaft, Kunsthalle Lüdenscheidt, Germany
2007
  • Garten Eden, curated by Nils Ohlsen, Katharina Henkel and Sabine Schlenker, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
  • Man Group Prize 2007, RCA, London
  • Erscheinen/Verschwinden, curated by Michael Staab, Kunsthalle Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow
  • A song turning Inward, curated by John Timberlake, OneTwenty Gallery, Gent
  • Photography Festival Krakow, Krakow
  • Liebe Zum Licht, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Städt. Galerie Celle, Germany
  • Apparaitre/ Disparaitre, curated by Michael Staab, Goethe Institute, Paris
2006
  • Gift, curated by Penny Whitehead & Daniel Simpkins, MuseumMAN, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
  • Liebe zum Licht, Stadtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst & Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany
  • Open Call, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
  • Objects in Waiting, Curated by Tom Newell and Penny Whitehead, Psalter Lane Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • George Polke Presents, 13+ showreel, London
  • Jerwood Photography Award, Royal Pump Rooms, Lexington, UK
  • Broken Romanticism, hoxton showroom, curated by Steve Walter, London
2005
  • Jahresgaben, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
  • Jerwood Photography Award, supported by Portfolio Magazine, London / Edinburgh, feature
  • Bind Sports, tank.tv, London
  • No Mans Land, supported by Deutsche Bank Pyramid Award, Pallas Heights, Dublin
  • Landscapes, Galeria Graça Brandao, Porto
  • Bartolomeu 5, in collaboration with Ana Joao Romana, Lisbon
2004
  • Salon de Montrouge, Paris / Amarante, Portugal
  • Pyramid Award Showcase, Design Museum, London
  • The Tindell Effect, Space Place, London
  • View from the Sitting Room, curated by Ann Mulrooney, Cassland, London
  • The Tindell Effect, Euroart Gallery, Tottenham
2003
  • New Contemporaries, Cornerhouse, Manchester and Victoria Miro Warehouse, London
  • Pastoral, Dicksmith Gallery, London
  • Junger Westen, Kunsthalle Reckinghausen, Recklinghausen
  • Arrivals, Pumphouse Gallery, London
  • Premiere Vue, Passage de Retz, curated by Michel Nuridsany, Paris
  • The Guardian Hodge Award, Newsroom, Observer, London
2002
  • Chat, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
  • RSVP, 5 Cork Street, London
  • Haris, Chris, Daniel, Cité Internationale des Artes, Paris
  • Art Fair, curated by the Curation Course at RCA., Walter Koenig Bookstore, London
  • Alles Mögliche, Ateliergemeinschaft Schulstraße. Münster

Bibliography

2018
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
  • Tales 01, Zeiningen, Switzerland, June 2008, 2011, an artist publication, 16 pages
  • Tales 02, Aphrodite Bay, Latchi, Cyprus, September 2008, 2011, an artist publication, 12 pages
  • Tales #05, Perada, Greece, September 2009, 2011, an artist publication, 16 pages
  • Tales #32, Kato Pyrgos, Cyprus, August 2008, 2011, an artist publication, 2 sheets
2010
2009
  • Loch Ness #01, Micamoca, Berlin, September
  • Oliveira, Filipa, L´Arte, p.80, Lisbon, December
  • Becho, Anabela, Relance, p. 68/ 69, Lisbon, December
  • 25 Jahre Kunstverein Dortmund, catalogue, p.59, November
  • Livraison IV, Stockholm, October
  • Future Images, selection of young contemporary artists and photographers, 24Ore Motta Cultura, Milano, Italy, November
  • Simon, Taryn, Blindspot Magazine, New York, January
  • Rydin, Tobias,YKKY, 2nd issue, Sweden, April
  • Rosenmeyer, Aoife, Art World Magazine, New York, May
  • Livraison 3, Stockholm, Sweden, June
2008
  • Woori Magazine, South Korea, November
2007
  • Shadows, written in collaboration with Dr. Florian Kempf (Neurologic Science) and Phillip Seidel (Director), with artist texts by Ansel Krut, Antonia Low, Bernhard Fuchs, Haris Epaminonda, Sylvia Henrich, Gabriela Albergaria, Roseline Rannoch, Thoams Ravens. Editor Sharon Kivland. published by Artwords Press, London, December
  • Daniel Gustav Cramer, with an essay by Charles Darwent, publication for the exhibitions at Goethe Institute London and Domobaal, London, May
  • Double Infidelity, essay of 30 pages by Jonathan Miles, Published by Domobaal Editions, London, May
  • Dillon, Brian, When is a landscape not a landscape?, Art Review, London, July / August
  • Coxhead, Gabriel, Mountain at Domobaal, Review, Time Out Magazine, London, June
  • Paricio, Pedro, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Arte H Magazine, Barcelona, Spain, June
  • Novicov, Ramona, Gradinile Secrete Ale Lui Nicolaie Ardelan & Abyssos, Photo Magazine, Bucaresti, Romania, June
  • Potter, Charlie, Daniel Gustav Cramer at Goethe Institute London, the Critical Friend magazine, London, June
  • Hay-Nicholls, Adam, The Space in-between, Slash Magazine. New Yor, April
2006
  • Naturalis #1, designed by Ryan Jones at SEA, London, June
  • Flickers of a Half World, essay of 24 pages by Jonathan Miles, Published by Domobaal Editions London, February
  • Darwent, Charles, Deep Waters, Art Review, page 64/65, March
2005
  • Woodland, catalogue supported by Büro für Fotos, Cologne & Domobaal Gallery, London & Casa D´Os Dias da Agua, Lisbon, Kunststiftung NRW, May
2004
  • Vapour, essay of 24 pages by Jonathan Miles, Published by Domobaal Editions, London, October
  • Burnett, Craig, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Guardian London, October

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