Yngve Holen

Norwegian, born in Braunschweig, Germany, 1982
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


2010 Meisterschüler Bildhauerei, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2006 Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vienna, Austria

Solo Exhibitions

Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany (forthcoming)
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany (forthcoming)
Bagatelle, Fine Arts, Sydney, Sydney, Australia

New Organ St. Martin, Organ commission by St. Martin Church, Kassel, Germany

Schloss, Oslo, Norway
VERTICALSEAT, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Earthling, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
World of Hope II, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
World of Hope, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

ars viva 2014/15, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Bonn, Germany; Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

Economy Class Legs, 032c Workshop, Berlin, Germany
Original Spare Part, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

Extended Operations, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway
Launch of Hater Head, Société, Berlin, Germany

Deutschland Du Opfer Gib Handy, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

sensitive to detergent, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
Parasagittal Brain, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden

Half Asleep to the 2010 Hot 1001, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Bed Call, Landings Project Space, Vestfossen, Norway

Group Exhibitions

Bunker #3, Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany
The Trick Brain, Aishti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon
Hybrid Layers, ZKM Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Future Eaters, Monash University Museum, Melbourne, Australia
Avalanche, ELEVATION, a Luma Foundation exhibition, Gstaad, Switzerland

Joining Forces with the Unknown, Fondation Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France
III Seen III Said, White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO, USA
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
WAR GAMES, Curated by Benjamin Godsill, Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, MI, USA
Quiz 2, based on an idea by Robert Stadler, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

System of a Down, Ellis-King, Dublin, Ireland
Life. Within Such Limits, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden
The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway


Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Works from selected collections, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin, Germany
Chat Jet (Part 2) Sculpture in Reflection, Künstlerhaus KM, Graz, Austria
Platform, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Shattered Preface, OSL Contemporary, Oslo, Norway
And Life Goes On, Between Bridges, Berlin, Germany
surplus living, km temporaer, Berlin, Germany
Second View, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
Archeo, High Line Arts, New York, NY, USA

Open Shape, Fall, curated by Jasper Spicero, Eisenhower park in East Meadow, Long Island, NY, USA
Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Unstable Media, curated by Anne de Vries, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Open Shape, Spring, curated by Jasper Spicero, Waterside Park Playground 11th Ave & W 23rd St, New York, NY, USA
Smiler’s Delicatessen in Times Square, New York, NY, USA
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Out of Memory, curated by Eleanor Cayre, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
False Optimism, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Open Shape, Winter, curated by Jasper Spicero, Generation Works, Witchita, KS, USA

Shell-Reflexives, curated by Agatha Wara, Downtown ArtHouse, Miami, FL, USA
Domino Effect, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts, Galerie Valentin, Paris, France
Pinot Noir, Tomorrow, Toronto, Canada
Standard Operating Procedures, curated by Piper Marshall, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nicolas Ceccaldi / Yngve Holen, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
Entourage VIP Backstage Pt.1, Gasmesserhaus, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Zürcher Bildhauer, Schlieren, Switzerland
Images Rendered Bare. Vacant. Recognizable., Stadium, New York, NY, USA

FREEBIES, Emanuel Layr, Loos Bar, Vienna, Austria
Grouped Show, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
TruEYE surView, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
based in Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

The Smart Frrridge, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
Absolventen Austellung, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Garden of Ilja, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Something Blue, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Enchanted, school of development, Berlin, Germany
Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone, Paloma Presents, Zürich, Switzerland
21st Century, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

What is not but could be if (Part 2), Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Approximately Infinite Universe, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland

For a Blank Implies Space, Torstrasse 165, Berlin, Germany

Further Projects

Co-curator of the exhibition The Smart Frrridge, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
Co-curator of the exhibition Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone, Paloma Presents, Zürich, Switzerland

Awards and Grants

ARS VIVA 2014/15, Kulturkreis Prize for Fine Arts
Yngve Holen