Timo Nasseri

Born 1972 Berlin, Timo Nasseri lives and works in Berlin. Graduated from Lette-Verein, Berlin (1997).

Nasseri's work uses the means of natural science to open up a perspective for the poetic and fantastic. He takes his inspiration from mathematics, geometry and patterns and underlines their interconnectedness in terms of repetition and aesthetics in his drawings and sculptures. His practice is one that tackles the subject of infinity and that aims to solve puzzles, whether they are historical mysteries or explorations via mathematical theorems to discover an overarching order in the chaos of existence.

Select solo exhibitons include Constellations and Trajectories, with Franziska Furter, CCA, Andratx (2019); A Universal Alphabet, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut (2019); Uncertain Phases, Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen (2018); All the letters in all the stars, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah (2018); I saw a broken labyrinth, Ab/Anbar Gallery, Teheran (2017); Florenz-Bagdad, AK Wein, Vienna (2016); The more beneath my feet the skies I see, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg (2015); and Nine Firmaments, Schleicher/Lange, Berlin (2015). Select group exhibitions include Konkrete Gegenwart, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (2019); Negativer Raum, ZKM Karlsruhe (2019); NGV Triennial, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2017); Temporal Turn: Art and Speculation in Contemporary Asia, Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas (2016); Fire and Forget, KW-Kunstwerke, Berlin (2015); and Sculpture is Everything, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2012).

Awards and residencies include CCA Andratx (2015); Ilse-Augustin-Stiftung, Stipendium (2012); Abraaj Capital Art Prize (2011).

Last updated: 18.03.2021


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