Biography

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs were both born in 1979 in Switzerland. They live and work in Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2014
  • Adding Adding Adding, FOAM, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2013
  • Ready (to be) made, Le Bal, Paris, France
2012
  • WOZU ZEIT, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Light of Other Days, FOAM, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • End of an Era, Galerie FeldbuschWiesner, Berlin, Germany
  • The Great Unreal, MMAM, Moscow, Russia
  • End of an Era, Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milano, Italy
2011
  • Nico Krebs vs. Taiyo Onorato, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  • Universal Studio, Museum Bellpark, Luzern, Switzerland
2010
  • Tutto Incluso, EX3 Contemporary Art Center, Florence, Italy
  • The Secret Life of Plants, Wardlow Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • The Great Unreal, Kunstagenten Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • The Great Unreal, Peter Lav Gallery, Kopenhagen, Denmark
2009
  • Caravan: Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland
  • The Casting, Suzie Q Projects, Zurich, Switzerland
2008
  • The Whole Shebang, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
2007
  • Factoiden, Wartesaal Perla, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
  • Twilight Switch, P.S.1 MoMA, New York, USA
2005
  • Getflat, Fokus Switzerland, EGO Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

Group Exhibitions

2020
2019
  • Bauhaus und die Fotografie, Kunsthalle Darmstadt
  • Gibellina PhotoRoad, Gibellina Nuova
  • Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Art Basel
  • Bauhaus und die Fotografie, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin
2018
2017
2016
2015
  • Blue Moon, Kunsthalle HGN, Duderstadt
2014
  • Surfaces - Neue Fotografie aus der Schweiz, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2013
  • Covering One's Back, Gezira Art Center, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt
  • The Camera's Blind Spot, Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardegna, Italy
2012
  • Photography is Magic, Biennale, Daegu, South Korea
  • Junge Menschen, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
  • La jeunesse est un art, Jubiläum Manor Kunstpreis 2012, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
  • Hier beginnt die Welt, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal, Switzerland
  • Art and the City, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Peripheral Views: States of America, MoCP, Chicago, USA
  • Vom Photo, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • State of the Art, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Silverstein Annual, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA
2011
  • Time to Meet, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 30 Best Photobooks of the Decade, selected by Martin Parr, PhotoIreland, Dublin,Ireland
  • Walking Through..MUDAM Collection, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Un’ Espressione Geografica, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
  • Vom Photo, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
2010
  • Karaoke, Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
  • Antifoto, Kunstraum, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Chasing Dreams, Kunstraum Riehen, Switzerland
  • Ort, Kunsthalle, München, Germany
2009
  • Karaoke, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Nail Soup, Peter Lav Gallery, Kopenhagen, Denmark
  • Plat(t)form 09, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
2008
  • The Language of Humour, SOGA Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Journées photographiques de Bienne, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
  • ART Bingo, Atelier Leimbach, Zurich, Switzerland
2007
  • Block, Les Complices, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Het Totaal Rappel, MoMu, Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Terrains d’Entente / Paysages Contemporain, Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
  • Artist’s Books: Transgression/Excess, Space Other Gallery, Boston, USA
  • This Modern Life, Senko Gallery, Viborg, Denmark
2006
  • Musee Coco, Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland
  • Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland
2005
  • Backflash, .F.A.I.T. Gallery, Krakow, Poland
  • Moment of Truth, Design Center, San Francisco, USA
  • Swiss Folks, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland
  • XXème International Festival of Photography, Hyères, France
  • Musée CoCo, Les Complices Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

Bibliography

2019
2017
2016
2015
2013
  • Light of Other Days, Kodoji Press
  • Taiyo Onorato / Nico Krebs, Megi Zumstein, Claudio Brandun Raise the Bar, RVB Books / Le Bal
2012
  • State of the Art Photography, Feymedia / NRW Catalogue
2011
  • AS LONG AS IT PHOTOGRAPHS / IT MUST BE A CAMERA, self published
  • 100 New Artists, by Francesca Gavin, Laurence King Publishing
  • 30 Best Photobooks of the Decade, selected by Martin Parr, PhotoIreland, Dublin, Catalogue
  • Un’ Espressione Geografica, Catalogue, Fondazione Rebaudengo, Turin
  • Vom Photo, Ausstellungskatalog, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn
2010
  • AntiFoto, Boehm Kobayashi / Kunstraum Düsseldorf
  • Made in Italy, Artist Book, Rollo Press, Zurich and Ex3, Florence
  • Ort, Exhibition Catalogue Kunsthalle München
2009
  • THE GREAT UNREAL, Artist Book, Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich
  • Karaoke, Exhibition Catalogue, Kodoji Press / Fotomuseum Winterthur
  • Beyond Architecture, Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin
2008
  • The Language of Humour, Exhibition Catalogue, Soga Gallery
  • Baustellen, Lars Müller Verlag
  • The Whole Shebang, Exhibition Catalogue, Swiss Institute
2007
  • Het Totaal Rappel, Exhibition Catalogue, Momu Antwerpen
  • BLOCK, Les Complices & Edition Fink
  • Factoiden, Wartesaal Fanzine
  • Photography Made in Zurich, Thomas Weski, Scheidegger & Spiess Verlag
  • Terrains d’Entente: Paysages Contemporains, FNAC, Exhibition Catalogue
2005
  • Been There, Done That, Artist Book
  • Moment of Truth, Artist Book

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