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Thomas Kratz

Images

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, Trauriges Denken, 2015, Mixed media, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Trauriges Denken, 2015, Mixed media, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Arschloch (Im Spiegel des Spektakels ungünstig zu erscheinen, entsprach der Erwartung des Autors), 2015, Acrylic, spray paint and pencil on canvas, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Arschloch (Im Spiegel des Spektakels ungünstig zu erscheinen, entsprach der Erwartung des Autors), 2015, Acrylic, spray paint and pencil on canvas, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Ahoi, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2015

Thomas Kratz, Ahoi, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2015

Thomas Kratz, Align Hug Nth Rec with Rack, 2015, Aluminum cast, 60 × 50 × 10 cm

Thomas Kratz, Align Hug Nth Rec with Rack, 2015, Aluminum cast, 60 × 50 × 10 cm

Thomas Kratz, Hip Rid New, 2015, Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 95 × 95 cm

Thomas Kratz, Hip Rid New, 2015, Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 95 × 95 cm

Thomas Kratz, Colour Blind Cologne, 2016, Performance with 3 women, sign language and hand massage, 82 min, installation view Shift your base 2, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne, 2016

Thomas Kratz, Colour Blind Cologne, 2016, Performance with 3 women, sign language and hand massage, 82 min, installation view Shift your base 2, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view, Love, Kunstverein Bielefeld, 2012

Thomas Kratz, installation view, Love, Kunstverein Bielefeld, 2012

Thomas Kratz, Apoll, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

Thomas Kratz, Apoll, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

Thomas Kratz, Artemisl, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

Thomas Kratz, Artemisl, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

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Thomas Kratz

*1972, Waiblingen — Lives and works in Berlin

Education

2003 – 2005
MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1999 – 2001
Meisterschüler Prof. G. Foerg, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

1995 – 1999
Medienkunst, Hochschule für Gestaltung / ZKM, Karlsruhe

2008
Artist in Residency, Chongqing, China, invited by gasworks, London

Selected solo exhibitions

2016
Salve, Giorgio Galotti, Turin

2015
Ahoi!, Deweer Gallery, Otegem

2013
Lick Gin (Situations), Galleria Collicaligreggi, Catania

2012
Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
No Tracks. No Traces, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2011
Ludlow 38, New York

2010
Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2008
Kate MacGarry, London
Rouge, The Return, Dublin

2007
Licking its Eyeball oder Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Center, Berlin
Sammlung Stegemann, Kunstraum für aktuelle Kunst und Kritik, Munich

2006
Heute abend, Szofia, Vera Cortês, Lisbon

Selected group exhibitions

2016
Kommt zusammen, Galerie Jahn, Landshut

2015
Intro, GRGLT Giorgio Galotti, Turin
Group show, Horse, Berlin

2014
Dizionario di Pittura, Francesca Minini, Milan
Bielefeld Contemporary_Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Bielefeld, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Syllabus #1_talking about art and life, Collicaligreggi, Catania
Die Antwort der Dinge, Lothringer 13 Halle, München

2013
Painting Forever! Keilrahmen, KW Institute for Contemproary Art, Berlin
AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome
Biennale Online, ART+

2012
Drawing Quote, Pigna Project Space, Rome

2011
Portrait of Space, Clonlea Stuios, Dublin
Bilder, Träger und ein Pfeiler aus Sanssouci, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein
De Appel, Amsterdam
Inauguration Show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
<Frame>, Ve.sch, Vienna

2010
Out of Joint, Galerie Kamm, Berlin
Casa Fantasma, Fluxia, Milan
Your Life Needs It, Studio James Iveson, London
Throwing three balls in the air to get a straight line, C-Salen, Malmö Konsthall
Supernature: An Exercise in Loads (Curated by Rallou Panagiotou & Andreas Melas), AMP Gallery, Athens
The Happy Interval, presented by Tulips & Roses at Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2009
Zeichnungen, Skulpturen und Originalgrafiken, Galerie Biedermann, Munich
One Night, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Sniper, Galerie Biedermann, Munich

2008
Experimenta FOLKLORE, Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
Guenther Foerg and Thomas Kratz, behindthewindow, Munich
Breakfast in Bed, Parkhaus in Malkastendorf, Düsseldorf
After Dark, Louise T Blouin Foundation, London
Nought to Sixty, ICA, London

2007
Anthea Hamilton & Thomas Kratz, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Na Vidraça Há O Ruído Do Diverso, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon
The Breakfast Club, Haunch of Venison, London
True Romance, The Breeder, Athens
Ice Trade, Chelsea Space, London

2006
The possibility of being real, Autocenter, Berlin
Matt Packer presents, The European Commission, London
Interaction corps en mouvement, Festival International d’Art Video de Casablanca, Goethe Institut Rabat

2005
I.D.E.A., London, ICA, London

Performance

2016
Colour Blind Cologne, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne
Esc Talk, Schneiderei, Vienna

2014
esc, TRAFO, Szczecin
Colour Blind, Kunstraum für aktuelle Kunst und Kritik, Munich

2013
Colour Blind, KM Künstlerhaus, Graz

2012
Strawberry Camouflage, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld

2011
Butt, a picnic, Clonlea Studios, Dublin
Butt, a picnic, BKV Potsdam e.V., Potsdam
Star, Ve.sch, Vienna
Star, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

2010
Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf
Both, Malmö Konsthall

2009
Both, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2008
Strawberry Camouflage, Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
Strawberry Camouflage, Kate MacGarry, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Organhaus, Chongching
Strawberry Camouflage, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
Strawberry Camouflage, Louise T Blouin Foundation, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Nought to Sixty, Institute of Contermporary Arts, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Caravan, Berlin

2006
Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Vera Cortês, Lisbon

Award, Residence, Scholarship

2016
Artist in Residence, SoArt, Millstättersee

2008
Artist in Residence, Chongqing, China, invited by Gasworks, London

2007
Projektstipendium, Steiner Stiftung, Munich

2001
Arbeitsstipendium, Kunstfonds Bonn eV

Publications

Thomas Kratz – Head Lick Gin – Nude, Mousse Publishing, 2013
Thomas Kratz LOVE, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2012
Thomas, blackpages, issue #21, Vienna 2011
Throwing tree balls in the air to get a straight line, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, 2010
Nought to Sixty, ICA, London, 2009
Experimenta FOLKLORE, Frankfurter Kunstverein, 2008
Rough, Jonathan Carroll in conversation with Thomas Kratz, Goethe Institut, Dublin, 2008
Jonathan Carrol im Gespraech mit Thomas Kratz, Goethe Institut, Dublin, 2008
Na Vidraça Há O Ruído Do Diverso, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisboa, 2007

Images

Thomas Kratz

*1972, Waiblingen — Lives and works in Berlin

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view Salve, Giorgio Galotti GRGLT, Turin, 2016

Thomas Kratz, Trauriges Denken, 2015, Mixed media, 55&nbsp;×&nbsp;50&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Trauriges Denken, 2015, Mixed media, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Arschloch (Im Spiegel des Spektakels ungünstig zu erscheinen, entsprach der Erwartung des Autors), 2015, Acrylic, spray paint and pencil on canvas, 55&nbsp;×&nbsp;50&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Arschloch (Im Spiegel des Spektakels ungünstig zu erscheinen, entsprach der Erwartung des Autors), 2015, Acrylic, spray paint and pencil on canvas, 55 × 50 cm

Thomas Kratz, Ahoi, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2015

Thomas Kratz, Ahoi, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, 2015

Thomas Kratz, Align Hug Nth Rec with Rack, 2015, Aluminum cast, 60&nbsp;×&nbsp;50&nbsp;×&nbsp;10&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Align Hug Nth Rec with Rack, 2015, Aluminum cast, 60 × 50 × 10 cm

Thomas Kratz, Hip Rid New, 2015, Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 95&nbsp;×&nbsp;95&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Hip Rid New, 2015, Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 95 × 95 cm

Thomas Kratz, Colour Blind Cologne, 2016, Performance with 3&nbsp;women, sign language and hand massage, 82&nbsp;min, installation view Shift your base 2, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne, 2016

Thomas Kratz, Colour Blind Cologne, 2016, Performance with 3 women, sign language and hand massage, 82 min, installation view Shift your base 2, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne, 2016

Thomas Kratz, installation view, Love, Kunstverein Bielefeld, 2012

Thomas Kratz, installation view, Love, Kunstverein Bielefeld, 2012

Thomas Kratz, Apoll, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90&nbsp;×&nbsp;70&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Apoll, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

Thomas Kratz, Artemisl, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90&nbsp;×&nbsp;70&nbsp;cm

Thomas Kratz, Artemisl, 2011, Acrylic on glass on board on aluminium, 90 × 70 cm

CV

Thomas Kratz

*1972, Waiblingen — Lives and works in Berlin

Education

2003 – 2005
MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London

1999 – 2001
Meisterschüler Prof. G. Foerg, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich

1995 – 1999
Medienkunst, Hochschule für Gestaltung / ZKM, Karlsruhe

2008
Artist in Residency, Chongqing, China, invited by gasworks, London

Selected solo exhibitions

2016
Salve, Giorgio Galotti, Turin

2015
Ahoi!, Deweer Gallery, Otegem

2013
Lick Gin (Situations), Galleria Collicaligreggi, Catania

2012
Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
No Tracks. No Traces, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2011
Ludlow 38, New York

2010
Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2008
Kate MacGarry, London
Rouge, The Return, Dublin

2007
Licking its Eyeball oder Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Center, Berlin
Sammlung Stegemann, Kunstraum für aktuelle Kunst und Kritik, Munich

2006
Heute abend, Szofia, Vera Cortês, Lisbon

Selected group exhibitions

2016
Kommt zusammen, Galerie Jahn, Landshut

2015
Intro, GRGLT Giorgio Galotti, Turin
Group show, Horse, Berlin

2014
Dizionario di Pittura, Francesca Minini, Milan
Bielefeld Contemporary_Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Bielefeld, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld
Syllabus #1_talking about art and life, Collicaligreggi, Catania
Die Antwort der Dinge, Lothringer 13 Halle, München

2013
Painting Forever! Keilrahmen, KW Institute for Contemproary Art, Berlin
AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome
Biennale Online, ART+

2012
Drawing Quote, Pigna Project Space, Rome

2011
Portrait of Space, Clonlea Stuios, Dublin
Bilder, Träger und ein Pfeiler aus Sanssouci, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein
De Appel, Amsterdam
Inauguration Show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
<Frame>, Ve.sch, Vienna

2010
Out of Joint, Galerie Kamm, Berlin
Casa Fantasma, Fluxia, Milan
Your Life Needs It, Studio James Iveson, London
Throwing three balls in the air to get a straight line, C-Salen, Malmö Konsthall
Supernature: An Exercise in Loads (Curated by Rallou Panagiotou & Andreas Melas), AMP Gallery, Athens
The Happy Interval, presented by Tulips & Roses at Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2009
Zeichnungen, Skulpturen und Originalgrafiken, Galerie Biedermann, Munich
One Night, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Sniper, Galerie Biedermann, Munich

2008
Experimenta FOLKLORE, Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
Guenther Foerg and Thomas Kratz, behindthewindow, Munich
Breakfast in Bed, Parkhaus in Malkastendorf, Düsseldorf
After Dark, Louise T Blouin Foundation, London
Nought to Sixty, ICA, London

2007
Anthea Hamilton & Thomas Kratz, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Na Vidraça Há O Ruído Do Diverso, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon
The Breakfast Club, Haunch of Venison, London
True Romance, The Breeder, Athens
Ice Trade, Chelsea Space, London

2006
The possibility of being real, Autocenter, Berlin
Matt Packer presents, The European Commission, London
Interaction corps en mouvement, Festival International d’Art Video de Casablanca, Goethe Institut Rabat

2005
I.D.E.A., London, ICA, London

Performance

2016
Colour Blind Cologne, Simultanhalle – Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Cologne
Esc Talk, Schneiderei, Vienna

2014
esc, TRAFO, Szczecin
Colour Blind, Kunstraum für aktuelle Kunst und Kritik, Munich

2013
Colour Blind, KM Künstlerhaus, Graz

2012
Strawberry Camouflage, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld

2011
Butt, a picnic, Clonlea Studios, Dublin
Butt, a picnic, BKV Potsdam e.V., Potsdam
Star, Ve.sch, Vienna
Star, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

2010
Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf
Both, Malmö Konsthall

2009
Both, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2008
Strawberry Camouflage, Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main
Strawberry Camouflage, Kate MacGarry, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Organhaus, Chongching
Strawberry Camouflage, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
Strawberry Camouflage, Louise T Blouin Foundation, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Nought to Sixty, Institute of Contermporary Arts, London
Strawberry Camouflage, Caravan, Berlin

2006
Wie ich dem toten Hasen die Bilder erkläre, Vera Cortês, Lisbon

Award, Residence, Scholarship

2016
Artist in Residence, SoArt, Millstättersee

2008
Artist in Residence, Chongqing, China, invited by Gasworks, London

2007
Projektstipendium, Steiner Stiftung, Munich

2001
Arbeitsstipendium, Kunstfonds Bonn eV

Publications

Thomas Kratz – Head Lick Gin – Nude, Mousse Publishing, 2013
Thomas Kratz LOVE, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2012
Thomas, blackpages, issue #21, Vienna 2011
Throwing tree balls in the air to get a straight line, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, 2010
Nought to Sixty, ICA, London, 2009
Experimenta FOLKLORE, Frankfurter Kunstverein, 2008
Rough, Jonathan Carroll in conversation with Thomas Kratz, Goethe Institut, Dublin, 2008
Jonathan Carrol im Gespraech mit Thomas Kratz, Goethe Institut, Dublin, 2008
Na Vidraça Há O Ruído Do Diverso, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisboa, 2007