Nicole Wermers (b. 1971, Emsdetten, DE) lives and works in London.Read More
In 2015, Wermers was a Turner Prize nominee, for which she exhibited the installation Infrastruktur, originally shown at Herald St, London. Wermers is currently a professor of sculpture, ceramics and glass at Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich. In 2016, she launched her artist's book Croissants & Architecture published by Motto Books.
In 2018, Wermers had a two-person solo exhibition with Markus Amm at Herald St | Museum St, London. Following this, Wermers unveiled her public commission for Cambridge University and participated in the 2018 Athens Biennale. In March 2018, Wermers had her most comprehensive solo show to date, Women Between Buildings, at Kunstverein in Hamburg, accompanied by a major monograph. Recent solo exhibitions include: Infrastruktur, Herald St, London (2015), The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames (2014); Manners (site-specific sculpture), Tate Britain, London (2013); II Dehors, Villa Massimo German Academy, Rome (2012); Hôtel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2011) and Masse und Auflösung at Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2007).
In 2019, Wermers will participate in the Emscherkunst 2019, Ruhr Area, Germany and Magical Soup, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.
Recent group shows include: Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Slovenia; Das Ruhr Ding: Territorien, exhibited by Urbane Kunste Ruhr in Bochum, Dortmund, Essen and Oberhausen (2019); Mein Blick, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (2019); Tainted Love (club edit), Villa Arson, Nice (2019); Design by Time, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, US (touring to Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN and College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH) (2019); Die Zelle, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (2018); Dime-Store Alchemy, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York (2018); You Remind Me of Someone, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (2018); Tainted Love (Where did our love go), Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers (2017); In Awe, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2017); Wie werden wir uns wiedererkennen, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (2017); Elevation 1046, curated by Neville Wakefield & Olympia Scarry, Gstaad (2017); Everything is About to Happen, curated by Gregorio Magnani, Fundação de Serralves, Porto (2016); Quiz 2, curated by Alexis Vaillant & Robert Stadler, MUDAM, Luxembourg (2016); Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow (2015); Function Follows Vision, Vision Follows Reality, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2015), Some/Things, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City (2014); Contemporary Collage, The Photographers' Gallery, London (2013); Re-Generation, MACRO, Rome (2012); The shape we are in, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2011); Library of Babel / In And Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2010); The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London (2010); Around The World in 80 Days, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2006); Tate Triennale, curated by Beatrix Ruf, Tate Britain, London (2006); Pin Ups – Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London (2004).