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Nir Alon - CV

1964 Born in Israel
Lives and works in Hamburg, Germany

 

Education
Graduate of the "Bezalel Academy", Fine Arts department, Jerusalem (Post BfA)

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 The glory and the misery of our existence (sorrow of others)« - a permanent installation to the collection of Jewish Museum in Frankfurt a.M.
2014 FlateRateArt - at Clockwork Gallery, Berlin

2014 The Magnificent Losers (but not so tragic)« - MYTORO Gallery for
Contemporary Art, Harburg/Hamburg

2009 Oh, the promise, Sebastian   Fath Contemporary, Mannheim

2008 The state of things, Tinderbox Contemporary Art Hamburg
2006 Etwas grosses wird geschehen (Something big is happening), Appel Gallery 

          (curated by Brigitte Schäfer), Frankfurt
          Drawings for Installation, Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
          You’re speaking my language,Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2005 A funny game (Melancholy),[K] 3, Kampnagel, Hamburg
          In case of leftovers, Sebastian Fath Contemporary Gallery, Mannheim
          This way or another, Kunstverein Buchholz
2004 Tell me about love, Die Kunsttreppe, Hamburg
          Ostentatiously stagger (guest), Atelierhaus Bonn
          The great story of my nation (a-z), Reinking collection, Hamburg
          Ein Tag, ein Raum, ein Bild, Special show, Sebastian Fath Contemporary 

          Gallery, Mannheim
          Tell me about love II, Westwerk, Hamburg
          An installation kit for a wanderer artist (guest), Weltbekannt, Hamburg
2003 A state of being present, An installation in a project of the Belgian curator 

          Philippe Van Cauteren (O3), Hamburg
2002 Zeichnungen und Objekte – by, Foyer für junge Kunst«, Flensburg
          Operant Conditioning (Show), Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
2001 Zeichnungen und Objekte – by, Foyer für junge Kunst«, Hamburg
          Zeichnungen und Objekte – by, Foyer für junge Kunst«, Schwerin
          Installation, Schleswig-Holstein Haus, Schwerin
1997 Sample of pervert imitation, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1996 Correct posture, Gross Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          Game of suppositions and refutations, Nachshon Gallery, Nachshon
1994 Very delicate foundations, Kidmat-Eden Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1993 Passenger without luggage, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan
          Cultural tracks-Trivial traps, The Gallery of The Fine Arts department, 
          Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2018  Special X - 10 Jahre - 10 Wochen, Nacthspeicher 23, Hamburg, Germany

          Nir Alon and Ben Kadishman, Happy Moments of Balance II, Chelouche Gallery,            Tel-Aviv 

2018 A Raid on the Inarticulate« A group show curated by Rachel Wooller at the
Gallery of St. Pancras Crypt, London 

2017 ELEPHANT AND CASTLE« A group exhibition curated by Saskia Krafft and
Silke Weißbach at 2025 e.V, Hamburg

2016 Helldunkel (Chiaroscuro) A group exhibition at Kleine Gesellschaft für Kunst, Hamburg

2015  Nir Alon and Gazmend Ejupi, The Ground on Which I Stand, The Agency                        Gallry, London. Curator: Michele Robecchi

2015 Presente – Interchange & Commentary III« Group exhibition of Hamburger
and Chinese artists at “Artvile” Festival and Frappant e.V gallery, Hamburg
2015 »Moving Identity« Group exhibition in Cambridge, UK
 2011  Dual Exhibition, Tetris Gallery, Prishtina, Kosovo
          Dual Exhibition, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

2014  Notes of This Side, nachtspeicer23 e.V, Hamburg

2013  Betreff 28, Westwerk gallery, Humburg

2011  The end of History, Hamburger Gängeviertel: Gallery Speckstrasse

          & Kutscherhaus, Germany

          10 Years 63 Exhibition, Kunstverein Buchholz Germany

2009  Calling all the stations, the National Gallery, Kosovo

          Visione Del Mundo, Art Forum Würth, Capena, Italy

          Fully Booked, Hotel Beethoven, Bonn, Germany

          Home Page, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
          Call it what you like, Reinking Collection, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Denmark
          Fully Booked, Hotel Beethoven, the art initiative "Moving Location", Bonn
2008 Call it what you like!, Reinking Collection, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Denmark
           Access to Israel I+II - Israeli Contemporary Art« at The Jewish Museum 

           Frankfurt
2007 Machen Sie sich ein Bild! Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
          Marking space, Linda Gallery, Hamburg
          active constellation, The House of Art, Brno
2006 Minimal Illusion, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
          Sculpture@ City Nord, Hamburg
          ArtBrussels, Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels (by Chelouche Gallery for 
          Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv)
          Weltanschauung, by Goethe Institute, Palazzo dei Normanni, Palermo
          Best of…, Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim
          Summer Art, Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2005 The Hamburg Art prize Nominees 2005, Kunsthaus Hamburg (by the 
          Ministry of Culture, Hamburg), Hamburg
          Situation,Bleibtreu Gallery, Berlin
          Passion des Sammelns, Rik Reinking Collection, Halle 14, Leipzig
          Runde(n) Sache, Kunstverein Buchholz, Buchholz
          Summer Art, Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
          Summer colors, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          New Art, Art Fair Köln 2005 (By Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim)
          Already taken, Reinking Collection, Köln
2004 Sommer Art, Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
          Art Forum Berlin 2004 (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art,
          Tel-Aviv), Berlin
          FreiRäume, 10 international artists, Berlin
          Sehen-Erinnern-Handeln, by Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
          New Art, Art Fair Köln 2004 (By Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim), 
          Köln
2003 Harakiri-Bonbon, Group exhibition at Kunsthaus, Hamburg
          Harakiri-Bay,Group exhibition and an auction at Kunsthaus, Hamburg
2003 Art Basel (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv),
          Summer sale, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
           DA SEIN, Reinking Collection, Ernst Barlach Museum, Ratzeburg and Wedel
2002 Art meets Grossneumarkt, 2002, Hamburg
          Bau art by Ten, group exhibition, Hamburg
          Art Forum Berlin 2002 (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel- Aviv)
2001 Summer Profile, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          Art Forum Berlin 2001 –(By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art Tel-Aviv)
2000 Art Basel (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv)
          Collection, The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Contemporary

           Art Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv
1999  The Gallery collection, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
           Thirty Years of Collecting Israeli Art on Paper, Shimshon Crystal 
           collection, Artists House, Tel-Aviv.
           Floating, Herzeliya Museum, Herzeliya
1999 Haifa International Installation Triennale, Haifa Museum, Haifa
1999 – 2000 About the body, The Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, The Arad
          Museum, The Bat-Yam Museum of Art
1998 Retail price - Pyramid, Artists House, Haifa
          The Gallery collection, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          Floating, “Kunsthaus” Hamburg
          Marks, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1997 Humanism 2020, The fourth sculpture Biennale Ein-Hod - Ein-Hod
          The Gallery collection, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          Group Exhibition, The School of Photography, Jerusalem
1996 Phenomena Festival, Jerusalem
          Seven Artists in seven booths, The Eretz-Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv
          From a window and a mirror to memory, The School of Photography, Jerusalem
          the "Young Artist" Award of The Ministry of Education and Culture, Artists House, 

          Tel-Aviv
1995 Volume, Kidmat-Eden Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          Sculpture-Installation 95, Group Exhibition during “The Israel Festival”, 

          Jerusalem
           Inside renovations, Haifa Museum
1994 Tel-Hai 94
           Disturbance in continuity,The Art Workshop, Yavne

 

Selected Collaborations

2018 Happy moments of balance II – 2nd collaboration with Ben. Z. Kadishman at
Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel- Aviv
2018 The ground on which I stand - a Joined exhibition with Gezmand Ejupi at
Feinkunst Krüger Gallery, Hamburg. Curator: Michele Robecchi.

2016 The principle of Population - a special installation together Annika Unterburg
and Stefan Troschka in St. Katharinen Church, Hamburg
2011-2018 The ground on which I stand, Joined exhibition with Gezmand Eijopi. Curator: Michele Robecchi. Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Tetris Gallery, Prishtina, Kosovo

2002 yh – with Rolf Bergmeier, Thomas Gehrke Gallery and Künstlerhaus-Hamburg
2000 Passage 6 – with Jaume Plensa, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1999 Right & Left - Minor – with Ryoram Merose, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1996 Proximity – with Ryoram Merose and Garry Goldstein, Artists House,
Jerusalem
1995 Happy moments of balance – with Ben. Z. Kadishman, Artists House,
Jerusalem and at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

 

Selected Prizes and Scholarships
2001 Foyer für junge Kunst, Hamburg, Germany
2001 Künstler zu Gast in Harburg, Hamburg, Germany
1999 Right & Left - Minor – with Ryoram Merose at Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
1996 Proximity – with Ryoram Merose and Garry Goldstein, Artists House,

Jerusalem

1995 Happy moments of balance – with Ben. Z. Kadishman at Artists House and at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

 

Outdoor works

2019 What a wonderful place - at the collection of UBT, Pristina, Kosovo

2007 It’s all about us- in the collection of von Lenthe family, Hamburg.
2001 Education of Art – Hamburg
 

Collections
The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan Collection (Israel)
The Israel Museum Collection, Jerusalem (Israel)
The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary Art –
The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art Collection (Israel/Italy)
The Jewish Museum Collection of Art, Frankfurt a. M (Germany)
Rik Reinking collection (Germany)
Goethe Institute Collection, Palermo (Italy)
Paul Eubel Collection (Germany/Italy)
Shimshon Crystal collection (Israel)
Vereins und Westbank Art Collection (Germany)
Rene’ Schmitt collection (Germany)
Gerhardt Collection (Germany)
Bendixen Collection (Germany, USA)
UBT Art Collection, (Pristina, Kosovo)
Private collections (UK, USA, Italy, Germany, France, Israel)

 

 

Publications
1995 Volume 95 - An Artists book, including artworks of 10 different artists
1994 Volume- An Artists book, including artworks of 11 young artists

Public Catalogues

The ground on which I stand, by SPT Books and Michele Robecchi, London, 2018 

10 Jahre 62 Ausstellungen, by Kunstverein Buchholz/Nordheide, Buchholz, 2011

Fully booked, by Moving Location e.V Bonn, Bonn, 2009

Call it what you like, by Reinking Collection, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Denmark, 2008

Access to Israel II, by Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt, Frankfurt/M, 2008
nordskulptur:licht, by Verein zur Förderung der Kunst in Neumünster, 2007

Sculpture@CityNord, by Borchardt Gallery Hamburg, 2007

Light-Glass-Transparency by Kunsthalle Osnabrück, 2007

Sculpture@CityNord by Borchardt Gallery Hamburg, 2007
Light-Glass-Transparency«, by Kunsthalle Osnabrück, 2007

Weltanschauung; by Goethe Institute, Palermo, Italy, 2006
Nir Alon - This way or another; by Kunstverein Buchholz/Nordheide, 2005
Nir Alon – Works; by WESTWERK, Hamburg, 2005 (CD catalogue)
FreiRäume; by Anja Grüschel –“ Art Salon”, Berlin, 2004
Sehen – Erinnern - Handeln; by Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
DA SEIN; by Reinking Collection, Ernst Barlach Museum, Ratzeburg und Wedel, 2003
Passage 6; Jaume Plensa, Nir Alon; by Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv, 2000
Collection, The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection; by The Tel-Aviv Museum for Contemporary Art, 2000
Haifa International Installation Triennale; by Haifa Museum, Israel, 1999
Floating; by Kunsthaus Hamburg und Herzeliya Museum, 1998
Humanism 2020; by The fourth sculpture Biennale Ein-Hod, Israel, 1997
Proximity; by The Artists House, Jerusalem, 1996
The “Young Artist« Award; by The Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel, 1996
Sculpture-Installation 95; by The Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel, 1995
Passenger without luggage; by The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel,
1993
 

Selected Links
The Israel Museum:
www.imj.org.il/artcenter/sname2_a.asp?artist=6241&list=A

Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim:
www.fath-contemporary.de/

Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv:
www.chelouchegallery.com/

Westwerk Hamburg: (here also a catalogue to download- pdf file)
www.westwerk-hamburg.de/History/2004/Nir_Alon/niralon.html

Galerie Apel, Frankfurt:
http://www.galerie-appel.de/?k=1&p=3

Philippe van Cauteren – the active curator of S.M.A.K , Gent, Belgium :
www.romapublications.org/hamburg/home.html
Under:
Ottensen, O3: www.romapublications.org/hamburg/O3a2.html
 

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