CV

1973
Born
Lives and works in Berlin (Germany)

Education

2010
2010 Calder Prize, Residency at Atelier Calder, Saché, France
2009
International Space Studies Program, NASA Center Ames, Silicon Valley, CA
2003 – 2004
Stipendium Hessische Kulturstiftung in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2001 – 2003
Postgraduate in Art & Architecture, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
1999 – 2000
Postgraduate in Art & Architecture, Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Carcova, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1992 – 1999
Degree in Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Museum für Bildende Künste, Leipzig, Germany
 
Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal
 
Tomás Saraceno Carte Blanche | Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2017
Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Our Interplanetary Bodies | ACC - Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
 
Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Orbits | Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
 
Many suns and worlds |Vanhaerents art collection, Brussels, Belgium
 
Aerosolar Journeys | Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland
 
Tomás Saraceno: How to Entangle the Universe in a Spider Web | Museo de Arte Moderno Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Aerocene, Aerocene Project | Néstor Kirchner Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
 
Mappletree, Public commission, Singapore
 
HAT-P-12, Public commission, Taipei, Taiwan
2016
Stillness in Motion — Cloud Cities, curated by Joseph Becker | Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
 
Tomás Saraceno | Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
 
Many suns and worlds | Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
 
163,000 Light Years | MARCO, Museum for Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico
 
Solar Bell Ensemble | Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnatti, OH
 
Aerocene | Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
 
Z33 Kunstencentrum, Public project, Hasselt, Belgium
 
Tomás Saraceno: Tuning Gravity’s Strings, curated by Peter Weibel | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
 
Dark Cosmic Web | Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
 
Cloud City installation | Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Campbell Art Park, Oklahoma City, OK
2015
Aerocene | Espace Muraille, Geneva, Switzerland
 
Aerocene, Solutions COP21 | Grand Palais, Paris, France Climate Change Conference COP21
 
Arachnid Orchestra. Jam Sessions, curated by Ute Meta Bauer and Anca Rujoiu | NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, China
 
Hybrid Solitary… Semi-social Quintet… On Cosmic Webs… | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
 
Tomás Saraceno | Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
 
14 Billions (Working Title), curated by Else-Brit Kroneberg | SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
 
Becoming Aerosolar, curated by Mario Codognato | Haus21er, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
 
Tomás Saraceno: in orbit | K21 STÄNDEHAUS, Kunstammlung NordrheinWestfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
 
Cosmic Jive, Tomás Saraceno: The Spider Sessions, curated by Luca Cerizza and Ilaria Bonacossa | Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy
 
Tomás Saraceno | HfG Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
2014
Iridescent Planet | Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy
2013
In Orbit, curated by Marion Ackermann and Susanne Meyer-Büser | K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
 
Social… Quasi social... Solitary... Spiders... On hybrid cosmic webs | Esther Schipper Gallery, Berlin, Germany
 
Tomás Saraceno | Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012
On Space Time Foam, curated by Andrea Lissoni | HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy
 
Cloud City, Roof Garden Installation, curated by Anne Strauss | Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
 
Cloud Cities | Maison Hermès, Tokyo, Japan
 
Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
 
Air-Port-City / Cloud Cities | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
 
Tomás Saraceno | Taidehalli Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
2011
Cloud Specific, Curated by Meredith Malone | Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
 
Cloud Cities, curated by Britta Schmitz | Hamburger Bahnhof-Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
 
Cloudy Dunes, When Friedman meets Bucky on Air-Port-City | MACRO, Mudeo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
 
Labor, K20 Grabbeplatz | Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010
Sculpture Project | ROSSMARKT3, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
14 Billions (working title) | Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Tomás Saraceno | Baltic Centre for contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
 
Tomás Saraceno: from Camogli to San Felipe, spiders weaving stars, curated by Francesca Pasini | Fondazione Pier Luigi e Natalina Remotti, Camogli, Italy
 
Tomás Saraceno| Andersen's Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Tomás Saraceno Cloud Cities | Atelier Calder, Saché, France
 
Cloud Cities | Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy
 
Cloud Cities Connectome | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Tomás Saraceno: Lighter than Air | Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
Biosphere | Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Tomás Saraceno | MUDAM Musée d‘Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
 
Cloudy House, Andersen's Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
 
Tomás Saraceno | Andersen's Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008
Artists-in-Residence: Tomás Saraceno | Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
Galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider webs | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
 
Tomás Saraceno: On Clouds (Air-port-city) | Towada Art Center, Towada, Japan (Permanent installation)
 
Tomás Saraceno: We have a Dream (with Marjetica Potrc) | Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy
 
Cloudy Dunes | Fondazione Garrone, Genoa, Italy
2007
Biosphere MW32 Air-Port-City | Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy
 
Tomás Saraceno: Microscale, Macroscale and Beyond: Large-Scale Implications of Small-Scale Experiments/ Matrix 224 | Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, CA
 
Opening, AEREA | Christian Larsen, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Unlimited, Art Basel 38, Basel, Switzerland
 
Tomás Saraceno: Air-Port-City | De Vleeshal, The Netherlands
 
Tomás Saraceno: Flying Garden | EPO Munich, Germany (Permanent installation)
2006
Tomás Saraceno, Centre d’Art Santa Monica | Barcelona, Spain
 
Air-Port-City | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
 
Cumulus | Barbican Art Centre, London, England
 
Tomás Saraceno: Personal States/Infinite Actives, with Marjetica Potrc | Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
2004
On-Air | Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy
2003
Tomás Saraceno: in-migration | Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
2000
Tomás Saraceno: 612 Planetas | Parque Planetario, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1998
Tomás Saraceno: Luces de estrellas | Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Carcova, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Group Exhibitions

2017
Time as Landscape: Inquiries of Art and Science | Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
 
Into the Cosmos | MAXXI Museum, curated by Hou Hanru, Rome
 
Floating Worlds | 14th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France
 
Winter | Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
 
THE GARDEN – End of Times; Beginning of Times, ARoS Triennial | ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
 
Between Spaces | Center for Art and Public Space Schloss Biesdorf, Berlin, Germany
 
Socle du Monde Biennale, Herning, Denmark
 
Future Design | Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
 
Elbphilharmonie Revisited | Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
 
Aerocene launches | Antarctic Biennale, Ushuaia, Argentina
2016
Shanghai Biennal, Shanghai, China
 
Istanbul Design Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
 
Spinnen | Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Wolken/Clouds | Arnoldi-LIvie Gallery, Munich, Germany
 
Collezionismo Contemporaneo | The Museum of Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
 
Surface and Beyond | Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
 
Meta. | Morf biennial, Trondheim, Norway
 
Architecture of Life | UC Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkley, CA
 
The Calder Prize 2005-2015 | Pace Gallery, London, England
2015
Wie leben? - Zukunftsbilder von Malewitsch bis Fujimoto | Wilhelm-HackMuseum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
 
The State of the Art of Architecture | Chicago Architectural Biennial, Chicago, IL
 
Space Without Rockets, curated by Rob La Frenais | Rubin Art Center, White Sands, NM
 
Brève histoire de l’avenir, curated by Jean de Loisy | Musée du Louvre, Paris
 
Homecomings | PROJECTIVE SPACE, Berlin, Germany
 
Aerocene at 2015 UN Climate Change Conference / Solution COP21 | Gran Palais, Paris, France
 
Pequod | 11 Columbia, Monaco-Ville, Monaco
 
Le Bord des Mondes | Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
 
Haus-Rucker-Co, Architekturutopie Reloaded | Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
 
Cold War Hot Peace | Slought, Philadelphia, PA
 
Der entfesselte Raum | Gewerbemuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
2014
The Man in the Mirror | Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
 
Synthesis | Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
 
Diese Kunst | Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
 
Haus-Rucker-Co, Architekturutopie Reloaded | Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
 
Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price, a stroll through a fun palace | curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Swiss Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
 
The Anthropocene Monument | Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
 
Wonder with Molly Nesbit, Tomas Saraceno, and guests | Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
 
500 años de futuro | 2nd Montevideo Biennale, Montevideo, Uruguay
 
The Net: Weaving Webs in Art | Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany
 
INSERT 2014: The Sharp Edge of the Global contemporary | Indira Ghandi Centre of the Arts, New Delhi, India
 
City and Nature | Sapporo International Art Festival 2014, Sapporo, Japan
 
Lichterfest | K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
 
Second | Fourteen Highlight | Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Harvest | GOMA, Brisbane, Australia
 
Vanitas. Motive des Vergänglichen in der zeitgenössischen Skulptur | Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
 
Kroblyos un groviglio di segni - da Parmigianino a Kentridge | Biennale Disegno di Rimini, Rimini, Italy
 
Attention Economy | Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
 
Man in the Mirror | Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
 
Seeing / Sounding / Sensing | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
 
Between the lines | Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Commission for EMSCHERKUNST2013 Triennial, Emscher Island, Germany
 
What am I doing here | Esbjerg Art Museum, Esbjerg, Denmark
 
Flying Plaza for Portscapes 2 (Maasvlakte 2) project, curated by Theo Tegelaers | Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
 
Mobile M+: Inflation! | M+ museum for visual culture, Hong Kong, China
 
Moving. Norman Foster on Art | Carré d'Art Musée d'art contemporain de Nimes, Nimes, France
 
I know you | Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
 
Reflets - Un Morceau de Pinksummer Genes | 11 Columbia, Monaco
 
Novela Festival | Toulouse, France
2012
Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery | Southbank Centre, London, England
 
We are all astronauts: Universe of Buckminster Fuller as reflected in contemporary art | Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany
 
Wonder works - Masterpieces from Danish private collections | Kunsten - Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Aalborg, Denmark
 
Intersections: Science in Contemporary Art | Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
 
Day by Day 2012: From Eternity to Here, sponsored by Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT, various locations in Turin, Italy
 
Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention | Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2011
The Divine Comedy | Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA
 
20 Jahre Gegenwart | MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Cloud Cities | Perth International Arts Festival, Perth, Australia
 
Redesigning Nature | Städtische Galerie Bremen, Bremen, Germany
 
Private/Corporate VI: The Juan and Patricia Vergez Collection in conversation with the Daimler Art Collection | Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
 
Merz World: Yona Friedman & Tomas Saraceno | Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland
 
MK 1991-2011: 2- Jarhe Gegenwart | MMK Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
The End of Money | Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010
Redesigning Nature | Künstlerhaus Wien, curated by Susanne Witzgall, Florian Matzner, Iris Meder, Vienna, Austria
 
Realidad y Utopía, Argentiniens künstlerischer Weg in die Gegenwart | Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
 
Movin' Space | KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Aalborg, Denmark
 
Between here and there: Modern and Contemporary Art in the Permanent Collection | Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
 
Dancing on the Ceiling: Art & Zero Gravity, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
 
Klimakapseln | Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
 
World Expo 2010 Shanghai, curated by Ami Barak, Shanghai, China
 
Afuera | Centro Cultural España Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
 
Tales of Resistance and Change. Artists from Argentina | Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Rethink Contemporary Art and Climate Change | Rogaland Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
 
Art for the world | World Expo Shanghai, Shanghai, China
 
Radical conceptual - Positionen aus der Sammlung des MMK | MMK, Frankfurt, Germany
 
Languages and Experimentations. Young artists in a contemporary collection | MART, Rovereto, Italy
 
In Defense of Nature | East Ayrshire Museum, Ayrshire, Scotland
 
Bianco y Nero | Udine Art Festival, Udine, Italy
2009
Life Forms | Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
 
Earth: Art of a Changing World | Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
 
Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet, 1969-2009 | Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
 
WANAS 2009: FOOTPRINTS | Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
 
Fare Mondi - Making Worlds, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, 53rd Biennale di Venezia | Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Venezia, Italy
 
In Defense of Nature | Barbican Art Center, London, England
 
Labyrinth: Freiheit | Franzensfeste Fortress, Fortezza, Italy
 
Earth - Art of a Changing World | Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
 
Dome Culture in the 21st Century, Art in General, New York
2008
Psycho Buildings: Architecture by Artists | the Hayward Gallery, London, England
 
Greenwashing - Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities | Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
 
Grandeur: Sonsbeek 2008 | Arnhem, The Netherlands
 
The Liverpool Biennial 2008, Liverpool, England
 
Within the Big Structure: Megastructure Reloaded | European Arts Project, Berlin, Germany
 
Multiverse: Directions for the World | A.L.I., Rome, Italy
 
50 Moons of Saturn | T2 Torino Triennale, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Turin, Italy
 
48C Public. Art. Ecology | Delhi Public Art Festival, Delhi, India
 
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body | Museion Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
 
Experiment Marathon Reykjavic | Reykjavic Art Museum, Reykjavic, Iceland
 
Kunst Naturligvis | Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark
 
We have a dream | Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy
 
Art Focus 5: Can Art Do More? | Jerusalem, Israel
 
ROOMING IN! Claus Andersen visits Patricia Low | Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
2007
Brave New Worlds | Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
Biennale de Lyon 2007, Lyon, France
 
Hector German Oesterheld, La Aventura Continua | Museo de Arte y Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
On Water | Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
 
The History of a Decade that Has Not Yet Been Named | Lyon Biennial, France
 
Cloud, (Air Show) | Gunpowder Park, London, England
 
Still Life. Art, Ecology, and the Politics of Change | Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
 
Megastructure Reloaded | Berlin Mitte, Germany
 
entrada al presente | El Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
 
In Cima alle Stelle. L'Universo tra Arte, Archeologia e Scienza, Aosta | Forte di Bard, Italy
 
Weather Report. Climate Change and Visual Arts | Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
 
The Domain of the Great Bear 3/3 | Kosmische Sehnsucht, Kunstraum München e.V., Munich, Germany
2006
On Mobility | Berlin Büro Friedrich, Berlin, Germany
 
On Mobility | De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
I still believe in miracles* | ARC (Musee d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris), Paris, France
 
Reconstruction 1 | Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England
 
Presented by | Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
 
Buenos dias Santiago | Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Chile, Chile
 
São Paulo Biennale | São Paulo, Brazil
 
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
 
How to live together | 27th Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2005
I still believe in miracles | Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
 
Longing Balloons Are Floating Around the World | Green Light Pavilion, Berlin, Germany
 
The Opening | Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Luna Park. Fantastic Art | Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Italy
 
Project Rotterdam | Museum Boijmans van Bueningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
 
Pursuit of Happiness | Leidsche Rijn, The Netherlands
 
On mobility | Büro Friedrich, Berlin, Germany
 
Dialectic of Hope | Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
 
La Strada | Fuori uso 2005, Pescara, Italy
2004
2004 What is in my apartment when I’m not there | Berlin, Germany
 
Open Duende | Duende, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
 
Universal Outstretch | Flaca Gallery, London, England
 
Common Property | 6. Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Germany
 
ZIM- Zwaanshals in Motion | Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003
Utopia Station, Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer | Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
 
Art-gentina | The Buena Vista Building, Miami, FL
 
Here we come!!!, Kunststudentinnen und Kunststudenten stellen aus | Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
 
Un-build cities | Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
2002
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th International Art Exhibition | La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
 
X-position | Archtekturzentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria
 
Peace (and) love istruzioni per la possibilità | Palazzo Bonaguro, Bassano, Italy
 
Xposition | Berlague Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
 
Next, 8th International Architectural Exhibition | La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy Mobile
 
Mobile HIV/AIDS Health Clinic for Africa, with N. Miodragovic and K. Bollingur | RIBA, London, England
2001
Rundgang, Staedelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
 
El Suelo en Renuncio | Ministerio de fomento Arquería de los Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid, Spain
 
Real Presence | Tito Museum, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
 
Neue Welt | Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
1999
City Editing | Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 
Siglo XX Arte y Cultura en la Argentina | Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1998
Objetos de Jóvenes Artistas | Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina