About Nicolas Grospierre


Portrait of Nicolas Grospierre
Nicolas Grospierre
Born in Geneva, Switzerland on September 28, 1975


London School of Economics. MSc. in Russian and Post–Soviet Studies
Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Msc. in Political Science
Diploma of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

Awards, grants, residencies

  • Grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
  • Artistic Residency at at Stadtgalerie der Progr, Bern
  • Polityka Passport Award
  • Prize of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland
  • Artistic Residency at Location 1, NYC
  • Golden Lion at the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale for best National participation

Selected group exhibitions

  • #Library, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznań
  • Late Polishness. Forms of national identity after 1989. Center for Contemporary Arts, Warsaw
  • Life. A Manual. Exhibition inspired by the work of Georges Perec, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art
  • The Urge to Create Visions, Centre for Polish Sculpture, Orońsko
  • Bogactwo - Money to Burn, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • La Memoria Finalmente, Galeria Civica de Modena, Modena
  • Salon Nowej Fotografii, Galeria Raster, Warsaw
  • Warszawa w Budowie 8, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
  • Young Poland - Afterimages of reality, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
  • Archi-sculpture, Fondation Villa Datris, L’ilse sur la Sorgue
  • Emulsion, Archaeology of Photography Foundation, Warsaw
  • KURZ / DUST /غبار , CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
  • Procedures for the head/ Polish Art Today, Kunsthalle Bratislava
  • State of Life. Polish Contemporary Art within a Global Circumstance, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
  • Kitchen politics, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
  • SURVIVAK KIT 6 Contemporary Art Festival, Riga
  • The Limits of Globalisation, 4. Mediations Biennale, Poznań
  • A photo of the city, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
  • Architecture in opposition, Czytelnia Sztuki, Bytom
  • Artloop Festival, Sopot
  • Katalog, galeria Entropia, Wroclaw
  • Mark Rothko, Paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, National Museum in Warsaw
  • Modern Architecture Works, Industrialna gallery, Sofia
  • Politics: I do not like it, but it likes me, LAZNIA, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
  • Warsaw, the day after... Vartai Gallery, Vilnius
  • homeMADE, constructing substitute worlds, LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gdansk
  • Photo-design 2. City. Mass. Machine. Galeria Asymetria, Warsaw
  • Enklawa, CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
  • Plundering the ruins of reality, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • Skontrum, Krolikarnia Palace, National Museum in Warsaw
  • That something on the Horizon, National Library, Warsaw
  • The Journey to the East, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok
  • Dreams (un)real, Avant-guarde Institute, Warsaw
  • Fitting in Sapce, Zico House and 98 weeks project, Beirut
  • Modernizacion, PHOTOESPANA, Cuenca
  • NineteenEightyfour, Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
  • Awake and Dream, Signum Foundation, Palazzo Dona, Venice
  • Nieodkryte Niewypowiedziane, Teatr Nowy, Warsaw
  • Przypadkowe Przyjemności, BWA Katowice
  • Take a look at me now, Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich
  • Bloody Beautiful, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam
  • In a contradictory city, Galeria Manhattan, Łódź
  • Red Eye Effect. Polish Photography of the 21st Century, CCA, Warsaw
  • Where the East Ends, Nassauischer Kunsvterein, Wiesbaden
  • Concrete Legacy, CCA, Warsaw
  • The Memory of this Moment…, former Schindler factory, Cracow
  • The New Documentalists, CCA, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
  • Die Nacht ist meine Welt, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin
  • Young Polish Art, Polish Embassy in Tokyo
  • BRONorblin, Norblin Museum, Warsaw
  • Neighbours for Neighbours, Teatr Academia, Warsaw
  • Block–Neighbourhood–Apartment, Raster Gallery, Warsaw

Selected individual exhibitions

  • Modern Forms. A Subjective Atlas of 20th Century Architecture, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Modern Forms. A Subjective Atlas of 20th Century Architecture, Architecture Association, London
  • Todo Palidece Ante el Libro, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid
  • Lost in Architecture, Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Słupsk
  • Viewfinder, Signum Foundation, Poznan
  • A glass shard in the eye (with Olga Mokrzycka) BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • The Oval Offices, Maison de la Photographie, Lille
  • Typologies, Alarcon Criado Galeria, Seville
  • The Embassy, Platan Gallery, Budapest
  • The Oval Offices, Presidential Palace, Warsaw
  • The Oval Offices, State Gallery of Art, Sopot
  • Axonometria, Galeria Alarcon Criado, Seville
  • The Bank, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
  • The city which does not exist, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow
  • K-POOL i Spółka, Galeria PF, Poznań
  • Lost in Architecture, 1000 Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
  • Modern Tales, Polish Cultural Institute, FotoEspana 2011, Madrid
  • One Thousand Doors, No Exit, Graham Foundation, Chicago
  • Paper Planes, Phase 2, ARUP, London
  • The Bank, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
  • The picture, which grows, Fundacja Archeologia Fotografii, Warsaw
  • T A T T A R R A T T A T, Signum Foundation, Venice
  • The Glass Trap, site specific installation with the Raster Gallery, Warsaw
  • Kunstkamera, CCA, Warsaw
  • The Bank, Location 1, NYC
  • The Self–FulfillingImage, Cueto Project, NYC
  • Disco Zacheta (Hotel Polonia), Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw
  • Hotel Polonia (with K. Laksa) Polish Pavilion at the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale
  • Hydroklinika, Ecco — Espaco Cultural Contemporaneo, Brasilia
  • Hydroklinika, The Artist’s House, Jerusalem
  • Biblioteka, University of Warsaw Library
  • Mauzoleum (with Olga Mokrzycka) with Raster Gallery, Warsaw
  • Biblioteka, In–situ exhibition with the CCA, Warsaw
  • Hydroklinika, Polish Architects Association Pavilion, Warsaw
  • Lithuanian Bus Stops, Rebell Minds Gallery, Berlin
  • Lithuanian Bus Stops, Teatr Academia, Warsaw
  • Portraying Communities: Kamionka, French–German Institute, Aachen
  • Portraying Communities: Podgórze, CCA, Warsaw
  • Portraying Communities: Kamionka, Teatr Academia, Warsaw