• Natalie Czech, Installation view, "You are looking at something that never occurred", Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK, 2017, Photographed by Thierry Bal
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "One can't have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it.", CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France, 2016, Photographed by Aurélien Mole
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "One can't have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it.", CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France, 2016, Photographed by Aurélien Mole
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "One can't have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it.", CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France, 2016, Photographed by Aurélien Mole
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015", Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, 2015, Digital Image © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Photographed by Thomas Griesel
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Eugen Gomringer &", Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2015
  • Natalie Czech, "A Critic’s Bouquet by Hili Perlson for Berlinde de Bruyckere", 2015, Archival pigment print, offset, 2 frames, Part 1: 107 x 79,4 cm, Part 2: 33 x 15,6 cm, Edition of 5
  • Natalie Czech, "A Critic’s Bouquet by Vanessa Desclaux for Marc Camille Chaimowicz", 2015, Archival pigment print, offset, 2 frames, Part 1: 107 x 79,4 cm, Part 2: 33 x 15,6 cm, Edition of 5
  • Natalie Czech, "Paperdraft", 2015 aus to [icon], Archival pigment print, 116,6 x 81 cm, Edition of 5
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by repetition by Tom Raworth 2", 2015, 2 Archival pigment prints, 2 frames, each: 68.4 x 66.5 cm, total dimension: 68.4 x 133 cm, Edition of 5
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by repetition by Cid Corman", 2015, 2 Archival pigment prints, 2 frames, left: 89 x 59.4 cm, right: 82.7 x 55.8 cm, total dimension: 89 x 113.4 cm, Edition of 5
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Il Pleut", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Il Pleut", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Aram Saroyan", 2013, 3 colour-prints, 3 frames, museum glass, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, overall 98.6 x 65 cm
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Yunte Huang", 2013, Pen (lightfast) on 3 colour-prints, 3 frames, museum, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, overall 104.8 x 210.9 cm
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2013
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2013
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Allen Ginsberg", 2013, 3 colour-prints, 3 frames, museum glass, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, 140.1 x 243.9 cm
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Robert Creeley", 2013, 2 colour-prints, 2 frames, museum glass, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, overall 64.2 x 146 cm
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2013
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Hart Crane", 2013, Pen on 2 C-Prints, 2 frames / museum glass, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, 2 parts, each: 55.6 x 45.4 cm
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunstverein Braunschweig, 2013
  • Natalie Czech, "A poem by Repetition by Gregory Corso", 2013, 2 colour-prints, 2 frames, museum glass, Ed. 5 + 2 AP, overall: 64.2 x 141.6 cm
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view "Made in Germany Zwei", Sprengel Museum, 2012
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, KAI 10 / Arthena Foundation, 2011
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Made in Germany Zwei", Sprengel Museum, 2012
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, "Today I wrote nothing", 2009
  • Natalie Czech, "o.T." , C-Print, 38 x 28 cm, 2009, museum glass, framed, Series: Today I wrote nothing / Daniil Kharms
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunstverein Langenhagen, 2011
  • Natalie Czech, "A small bouquet by Julien Bismuth", 2011, oil pastell on C-Print, museum glass, 85 x 60 cm, Series: A small bouquet by Frank O'Hara
  • Natalie Czech, Installation view, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2011
  • Natalie Czech, "A hidden poem by Rolf Dieter Brinkmann", 2010, Colour-print, framed behind museum glass, Ed. 5 + 1 AP, 58 x 76 cm
Upcoming
Natalie Czech

Art and Alphabet

Group exhibition

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

July 21 – October 29, 2017



Upcoming
Natalie Czech

Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

June 24 – August 20, 2017



Natalie Czech

Zwischen den Zeilen. Kunst in Briefen von Niki de Saint Phalle bis Joseph Beuys

Group exhibition

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

May 10 – 27 August, 2017



Natalie Czech

You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred

Group exhibition

Zabludowicz, London, UK

March 30 – July 9, 2017



Natalie Czech

Stories in Your Mind

Group exhibition

Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany

March 19 – May 28, 2017



Natalie Czech

Du Verbe à la Communication

Group exhibition

Musée d’art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes, France

February 3 – June 18, 2017



NATALIE CZECH

 

Born in 1976, Neuss, Germany

 

EDUCATION

 

2000 – 2005

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany (upcoming)

to icon, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

 

2016

gb Agency, Paris, France

One can’t have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it., Crac Alsace – Centre Rhénan d’Art Contemporain, Altkirch, Franche

 

2015
My Vocabulary Did This To Me, Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2014

Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany

Il Pleut, Interventions on the Building, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Today I wrote Nothing, Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2013

I Cannot Repeat What I Hear, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

I Cannot Repeat What I Hear, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

I Cannot Repeat What I Hear, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Poems by Repetition, Liste – The Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (with Kadel Willborn)

 

2012

I have nothing to say. Only to show, Ludlow 38, New York, NY (invited by Clara Meister)

Et moi aussi je suis peintre oder Why I am not a painter, NKV Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany

Upstairs, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Carlsruhe, Germany

Hidden Poems, Dorothea und Rudolf Zwirner, Berlin, Germany

Methodical Inquiries, Polistar, Istanbul, Turkey (invited by Övül Durmusoglu and Adnan Yildiz)

 

2011

Hidden Poems, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany

A Small Bouquet, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen / Project space, Düsseldorf, Germany

Hidden Poems, Galerie Catherine Bastide / Project room, Brussels, Belgium

A Small Bouquet, Uqbar, Berlin, Germany (invited by Valerie Chartrain)

 

2010

Je n’ai rien à dire. Seulement à montrer, Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg, Germany

 

2009

Non Visible Collages, Liste 14, The Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

Kunst aus NRW / Ehemalige Reichsabtei Kornelimünster, Aachen, Germany

 

2008

without words would / Peter Mertes Stipendium, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

Time and Timing, Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg, Germany

Open Space, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

 

2007

an And and and, Büro DC, Cologne, Germany (invited by Julia Moritz)

 

2006

Studio Kunsthalle Darmstadt

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Art and Alphabet, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany (upcoming)

Zwischen den Zeilen. Kunst in Briefen von Niki de Saint Phalle bis Joseph Beuys, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany (upcoming)

Arge Kunst, Bolzano, Italy 

You are looking at something that never occurred, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Stories in your mind, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany

More Than Just Words [On the poetic], Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria

Du Verbe a la Communication, La collection de Josée et Marc Gensollen, Musée d’art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes, France

 

2016

Sought Poems, Company Gallery, New York, NY

Sighs Trapped by Liars – Language in Art, KM – Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria

… und eine Welt noch, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany

The Present Order, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Leipzig, Germany

 

2015

No Man’s Land, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA

Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 

Sagen und Zeigen, Kunstverein Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany 

A SPACE IS A SPACE IS A SPACE, Deutsches Architektur Zentrum, Berlin, Germany
A Perfect Match, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany 

Eugen Gomringer &, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany

Ordne und finde mit, Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany

Words to be Looked at again, Kunstverein Leipzig, Germany

Reloaded – Konkrete Positionen in der Gegenwartskunst und -literatur, Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

48 Drawings, Spike Berlin, Berlin, Germany

From a Poem to the Sunset, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

More Konzeption Conception Now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany 

Unendliche Bibliothek, Gebert Stiftung / Alte Fabrik, Raperswill, Czech Republic

Selbstjustiz durch Fehleinkäufe – Neuerwerbungen der Sammlung Falckenberg 2011-2014, Deichtorhallen Hamburg – Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany

 

2014

Salon distingué — Hausrat in guter Gesellschaft, Museum Langmatt, Baden, Switzerland (curated by Nadia Schneider Willen)

Music Palace – The Power of Music Seen by Visual Artists, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium

Bielefeld Contemporary, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany

Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrafle, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

New Ways of Doing Nothing, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Wiederholen, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

Der Leone Have Sept Cenbeças, Crac Alsace Centre d’Art Contemporain, Altkirch, France

RE:COLLECT, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Skeptical Thoughts on Love, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Conceptual and Applied III: Surfaces and Pattern, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Tentura and Antitentura, FKSE Studio for the Association of Young Artists, Budapest, Hungary

Villa Romana, Florence, Italy

 

2013

XOXO & Josh Kline, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Eine Handvoll Erde aus dem Paradies, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Die Wörter in den vier Ecken, Galerie Krobath, Berlin, Germany

The Writing is on the Wall, Jonathan Viner Gallery, London, UK

Les Ateliers des Arques, LeBourg, France (curated by Olivier Michelon)

Die Wörter in den vier Ecken, Kunstbunker Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany (curated by Gunter Reski)

Pro Choice, Fri Art – Centre d’art de Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland (curated by Valérie Chartrain, Dorothée Dupuis, Lili Reynaud-Dewar)

Letters and Words, Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg, Germany

The Shadow Knows, CLEARING, Brussels, Belgium

The Feverish Library (continued), Galerie Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

 

2012

Robert Walser – Der Spaziergang, Galerie Zink, Berlin, Germany

Made in Germany Zwei. Internationale Kunst in Deutschland, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

Why Lame Ducks When Dogs Can Fly, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany (Performance Evening)

Jack Goldstein Connections, KuK, Aachen, Germany (curated by Anita Beckers)

Aneignung, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria (curated by Petra Noll)

The weight of living, MOT International, London, UK

(dis) Placements, Schaartor 1, Hamburg, Germany (curated by Belinda Grace Gardner)

Letters from Home, Pauli Ochi Gallery, Sun Valley / Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Barney Kulok)

Differenza e ripetizione, Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy (curated by Gigiotto Del Vecchio)

Fliegende Fliegen, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany (curated by Jasmin Makk)

Reflexion und Einfühlung / Reflection and Empathy, Kai 10 / Arthena Foundations, Düsseldorf, Germany (curated by Julia Höner)

I’ll explain you everythiinnngggg, Galerie Chert, Berlin, Germany

 

2011

Jahresgaben, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Yeni Aya Cevaben/Responding to the New Moon/Antworten auf den Neumond: Prologue, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany (curated by Övül Durmusoglu)

Unheimlich Vertraut – Bilder des Terrors / The Uncanny Familiar – Images of Terror, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany (curated by Felix Hoffmann)

Anfang gut. Alles gut. / Beginning good. All good (Actualisations of the Futurist opera “Victory over the sun” (1913)), Kunsthaus Bregenz / KUB Arena, Bregenz, Austria (curated by Eva Birkenstock, Nina Köller and Kerstin Stakemeier)

Change of Scene, Der Schacht, Frankfurt, Germany (in collaboration with Alex Müller)

Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany

Commercial Break, Venice, Italy (curated by Neville Wakefield and organized by Garage Center Moscow)

Gemini Show, West Germany, Berlin, Germany

Visions on Film (screening), Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

FAX, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, UK (co-organized by The Drawing Center and ICI, NY)

 

2010

Der diskrete Charme des blinden Flecks, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany (curated by Katja Schröder)

Benefit of the doubt/ Le bénéfice du doute, Hôtel Fontfreyde, Clermont-Ferrand, France (curated by Aude Itting)

Milk Drop Coronet, Kunsthaus Graz / Camera Austria, Graz, Austria (curated by Reinhard Braun und Maren Lübbke-Tidow)

Landschaft ohne Horizont / Landscape without horizon, Ausstellungsprojekt der Galerien Katharina Bittel und Karin Guenther Museum Schloss Moyland Reemtsma Haus, Hamburg, Germany (curated by Bettina Paust)

Amor Parvi oder Die Liebe zum Kleinen, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany (curated by Oliver Tepel)

Plat(t)form 10, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

Ins Blickfeld gerückt, Institut francais, Berlin, Germany (curated by Gaelle Baoucand and Francisca Würz)

 

2009

7×2, Strausberger Platz 19, Berlin, Germany

Körpermuster, during the Photo Festival Images Recalled, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany (curated by Esther Ruelfs and Tobias Berger)

Art Forum Focus, Berlin (together with Oystein Aasan)

Grid & Line, Galerie Katharina Bittel, Hamburg, Germany

Hardly Anything, Upstairs, Berlin, Germany (curated by Christine Nippe)

Zeigen. Eine Audiotour, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany (curated by Karin Sander)

 

2008

A Sorry Kind of Wisdom, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

La Filature, Mulhouse, France

The Ubiquitous Image, New York Photo Festival, New York, NY (curated by Lesley A. Martin) *

Jahresgaben, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (together with Andreas Fischer) *

 

2007

Jahresgaben, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Great Expectations / Große Erwartungen, Union Gallery, London, UK (curated by Annja Theobald and René Schmitt)

Erscheinen / Verschwinden – Ein deutsches Album, Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland; Galerie Condé, Paris, France (curated by Michael Staab) *

Surreal, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, Germany

Nach dem Sputnik, KIT – Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany *

 

2006

Stadtwerke, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany

ReGeneration, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY *

Arbeitsplätze, Kunstverein Heidelberg; Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg, Germany*

 

2005

ReGeneration – 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, France *

Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie Arles, France *

work places, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany *

Regarding Düsseldorf, 701 e.V., Düsseldorf, Germany *

 

2002

Andere Räume, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany (curated by Yilmaz Dziewior) *

 

2001

einparken, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

Neue Besen kehren gut, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany *

 

 

SCHOLARHIPS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

 

2014
Villa Romana Preis, Florence, Italy

 

2013
Ateliers des Arques, Residency, Les Arques, France

 

2012
Ellen Auerbach scholarship for Photography, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany

 

2011
Kunstfonds Katalogförderung für ausstellungsunabhängige Projekte, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany

 

2010
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stipendum für “Zeitgenössische Fotografie”, Essen, Germany

 

2008
Förderpreis für junge Kunst des Landes NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
Förderpreis Bildende Kunst der Stadt Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2007
Peter Mertes Stipendium, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn, Germany
Else-Heiliger Fond, Arbeitsstipendium, Sankt Augustin, Germany

 

2006

Kunstpreis Berlin – Förderpreis Bildende Kunst der Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

 

2005
Arbeitsstipendium der Kunststiftung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

art press
Natalie Czech, by Vanessa Desclaux, art press, June, 2016

Aperture
Natalie Czech, by Drew Sawyer, Aperture, Issue no 217, Winter 2014

Natalie Czech
"Natalie Czech" by Rachel Valinksy, BOMB, October 22, 2014

SLEEK
Natalie Czech. Capturing the Poetry of Synaesthesia, Sleek Nr. 41, Spring 2014

AD Architectural Digest
Zwischen den Zeilen, by Barbara Gärtner, AD, February 2014

Kunstforum
Natalie Czech, by Jens Asthoff, Kunstforum International, # 223, October 2013

Frieze D/E
Natalie Czech, by Christy Lange, Frieze D/E, September - October 2012

Mousse Magazine
Natalie Czech - Hidden Poems, Interview with Gigiotto Del Vecchio, Mousse Magazine 32 / March 2012

Camera Austria
A Lover's Distance / Fragment einer Sprache der Liebe, by Barry Schwabsky, Camera Austria International, no. 118, 2012

Camera Austria
Readings of Images - Photography of Natalie Czech / Bildlektüren - Fotografien von Natalie Czech, by Jens Asthoff, Camera Austria International, no. 118, 2012