Nicole Wermers (b. 1971, Emsdetten, DE) lives and works in London.
In 2015, Wermers was a Turner Prize nominee, for which she exhibited the installation Infrastruktur, originally shown at Herald St, London. Wermers is currently the professor of sculpture at University Mozarteum in Salzburg. In 2016, she launched her artist’s book Croissants & Architecture published by Motto Books.
In 2018, Wermers will have 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; Hier Und Jetzt/ Hic Et Nuc, curated by Cosima Rainer, Stift Klosterneuburg, Vienna, 2014; The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston upon Thames, 2014; Manners (site-specific sculpture), Tate Britain, London, 2013; austern mit senf / ostriche con senape, S.A.L.E.S., Rome, 2013; II Dehors, Villa Massimo German Academy, Rome, 2012; Hôtel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 2011; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 2007; Camden Arts Centre, London, 2006; Secession, Vienna, 2004.
Recent group shows include: Die Zelle, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, 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.