David Zink Yi

Born in Lima, Peru, 1973

Woodcarving Diploma, Berufsfachschule, Munich, Germany, 1995-1998
Kunst Akademie, Munich, Germany, 1997-1999
Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany, 1998-2003

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Johann König Gallery, ‘David Zink Yi’, Berlin, Germany

2013
Hauser & Wirth, ‘‘Why am I here and not somewhere else – Independencia II’, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstverein Braunschweig, ‘Why am I here and not somewhere else – Independencia II’, Braunschweig, Germany
Kunstfenster der Deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI, Berlin, Germany

2012
80m2 Livia Benavides Gallery, ‘Angel, is it you?’, Lima, Peru
MALI Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, ‘David Zink Yi’, Berlin, Germany

2011
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Pneuma’, New York NY
Midway Contemporary Art, ‘HORROR VACUI’, Minneapolis MN

2010
MAK Gallery, ‘Manganese make my colors blue’, Vienna, Austria
Johann Koenig, ‘David Zink Yi’, Berlin, Germany

2009
Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

2008
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, ‘David Zink Yi. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium 2008’, Dusseldorf, Germany
Open Space / Art Cologne, ‘Roma 395’, Cologne, Germany

2007
Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy

2006
Johann König, ‘Geschlossen Kurve, bei der für jeden Punkt die Summe der Entfernungen konstant ist. Auslassung insbesondere inmitten von etwas’, Berlin, Germany
Museum Ludwig, ‘Independencia I’, Cologne, Germany

2005
Kunstraum Innsbruck, ‘Der soziographische Blick 12. David Zink Yi’, Innsbruck, Austria

2004
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ’6 x Yta Moreno’, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany
Künstlerhaus Bremen, ‘Alrededor del dosel / Umgehen der Baumkronen’, Bremen, Germany

2003
Galerie Johann König, ‘De adentro y afuera’, Berlin, Germany

Group Exhibitions

2014
Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, ‘Slow Future’, Warsaw, Poland
Museum Cultuur Strombeek Gent, ‘The Ever Changing Body. Deel III’, Gent, Belgium
8th Berlin Biennale, ‘Keystone Fruit and Speed’, Berlin, Germany
Museum Kunst der Westküste, ‘Tiefseewelten. Zeitgenössische Skulptur und Videokunst’, Föhr, Germany

2013
Biennal of the Americas, ‘Draft Urbanism’, Denver CO
9th Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Athr Gallery, ‘Video(Works)’, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Hauser & Wirth London, ‘Trade Routes’ London, UK
Latin American Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, ‘El Atlas del
Imperio’, Venice, Italy
La Fundación Botín, ‘Itinerarios’, Santander, Spain
Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, ‘Back’ to Earth, Neumunster, Germany

2012
Biennal de Montevideo, ‘El Gran Sur’, Montevideo, Uruguay
Georg Kolbe Museum, ‘BIOS – Konzepte des Lebens in der zeitgenössischen Skulptur’, Berlin, Germany
Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, ‘I Wish This Was a Song. Music in Contemporary Art’, Oslo, Norway
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, ‘The City that doesn’t exist. Images of global spaces’, Aachen, Germany
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, ‘Doppio gioco – Double Game. The Ambiguity of the Photographic Image’, Venice, Italy
Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University, ‘The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea Part III’, Vancouver, Canada
SAPS Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, ‘La Institución redentora / The Redeeming Institution’, Mexico City, Mexico
Tate Modern, ‘No Lone Zone’, London, England

2011
ifa-Galerie Berlin, ‘Kulturtransfers #2. Cut & Mix: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Peru und Chile’, Berlin, Germany
Dublin Contemporary, ‘Terrible Beauty: Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance’, Dublin, Ireland

2010
Sammlung Rheingold, ‘Was tun? Was geschieht?’, Dusseldorf, Germany
Schloss Dyck, ‘Austellung aus der Sammlung Rheingold’, Juchen, Germany
Fondation Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, ‘Brave New World’, Luxembourg
Gladstone Gallery, ‘Summer Show’, New York NY

2009
‘Die Villa Massimo zu Gast im Martin Gropius-Bau’, Berlin, Germany
Museo de arte de Lima Contemporaneo, ‘Adquisiciones y donaciones 2008’, Lima, Peru
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, ‘FOR THE USE OF THOSE WHO SEE’, Berlin, Germany
Shedhalle, ‘Nahrung – kaleidoskopische Untersuchung eines Treibstoffs’, Zurich, Switzerland
10th Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, ‘Backyard’, Diepenheim, Netherlands
Kunsthalle Tübingen, ‘Der innere Blick – Das Interieur in der zeitgenössischen Kunst’, Tübingen, Germany

2008
Art Cologne, ‘Global EurAsia’, Cologne, Germany
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, ‘Karl Schmidt Rottluff Stipendium’, Dusseldorf, Germany
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, ‘Carte Blanche III: „Gedichte der Fakten“ – Arbeiten aus der Sammlung Arend und Brigitte Oetker’, Leipzig, Germany

2007
Various locations, ‘Le Printemps de Septembre’, Toulouse, France
Galerie Museum Bozen / Stadtgalerie Schwaz, ‘Die Kunst des Alterns / L’arte di invecchiare / The Art of Growing Old’, Bolzano, Italy, and Schwaz, Austria
Kestner Gesellschaft / Sprengel Museum / Kunstverein Hannover, ‘Made in Germany’, Hanover, Germany

2006
Les Abattoirs, FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Midi-Pyrénées, ‘Le Printemps de Septembre’, Toulouse, France
Galerie Johann König, ‘New Space’, Berlin, Germany

2005
NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, ‘Video II: Allegorie’, Dusseldorf, Germany
Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, ‘Scrabble. Video, Lenguaje y Abstracción’, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
OK Centrum für Gegenwartskunst Oberösterreich, ‘Die Ordnung der Natur I’, Linz, Austria
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, ‘Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Miami Art Central, ‘Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video’, Miami FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Bronx Museum of the Arts, ‘Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunstverein Langenhagen, ‘Erzähl mal was… ‘, Langenhagen, Germany
Kunsthalle Bremen, ’50 Jahre Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse in Bremen’, Bremen, Germany

2004
Kunsthalle Mannheim, ‘ars viva 05/05 – Zeit’, Mannheim, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, ‘ars viva 05/05 – Zeit’, Dusseldorf, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Zacheta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, ‘ars viva 05/05 – Zeit’, Warsaw, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
Rheinschau, ‘Rheinschau 2004’, Cologne, Germany
International Foundation Manifesta, ‘Manifesta 5 San Sebastián 2004’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2003
Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Frankfurter Kunstverein, ‘Nation’, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
Opel Berlin, ‘Diffusion’, Berlin, Germany

2002
Medienkunstarchiv Wien, ‘Kino der Kälte’, Vienna, Austria

2001
Kunsthaus Raskolnikow, ‘Dedicated to Yi Yen Wu’, Dresden, Germany
Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Markus Richter Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, ‘Eyes look into the wall – Current Trends in video art’, Potsdam, Germany

2000
K2 gallery, Leipzig, Germany
Akademie der Künste, ‘Cooking happening as part of the exhibitioin Z-2000’, Berlin, Germany

1999
Ackerstrasse Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Awards and Grants

2004
Schmidt-Rottluff-Stipendium
Ars Viva Preis
MAK-Schindler Stipendium

Talks

2007
Artspeak, ‘The Chatter of Culture’, Vancouver, Canada

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