• Alexandra Leykauf
  • Education
    2003 – 2004, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
    2000 – 2002, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (Audiovisual and Photography)
    1996, Akademie der Bildenden Kunsten, Neurenberg
    Selected Solo Exhibitions
    2015, La statue interieure - Statsion, Berlin
    2015, Everybody's Autobiography, Berlin
    2014, Everybody's Autobiography - Printed Matter, Manifesta Parallel Program, Museum of Printing, St. Petersburg
    2014, The Serial Universe, Motto, Berlin
    2014, Candid Etui, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2012, New commissioned works, Domaine de Lézigno, Béziers, France
    2012, Heart of Chambers, Sassa Truelzsch, Berlin
    2011, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2011, Constructions, Carl Freedman Gallery, London (two-person show with Barbara Kasten)
    2010, Salle noire im Musée d’Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris
    2010, abc light-camera-action, Berlin
    2009, Solo Presentation, Frame, Frieze Art Fair
    2009, Cadre/Cache, Barbare Wien, Berlin
    2009, Cadre/Cache, Sassa Trulzsch, Berlin
    2009, Alexandra Leykauf, Kunstverein Nürnberg
    2008, Alexandra Leykauf, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2008, Souterrain, Berlin (together with Alicja Kwade)
    2006, Alexandra Leykauf, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2006, Alexandra Leykauf, Barbare Wien, Berlin
    2006, Foam (Foto Museum Amsterdam), Amsterdam (together with Lisa Oppenheim)
    2006, Voyage d’Urien 2, ASPN, Leipzig
    2005, Hotel des Grottes, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2004, Voyage d’Urien Autocenter, Berlin (together with Hann-Mari Blencke)
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2016, These are flat things and things which are not flat - Koppe Astner, Glasgow
    2015, Les images constellantes, Villa du Parc - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Annemasse
    2014, Wiederholen, Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Münster
    2014, Literacy / Illiteracy, Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
    2014, Castle Display, Staedtische Galerie, Wolfsburg
    2013, PARALLAX OBJECT, RELIEF, BLACKOUT, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2013, Cimitière d'Ixelles, Art in General, New York
    2013, Entre-Deux, Musée régional d’art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    2013, Brute, The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Havard University, Cambridge
    2013, Crossing Media – A Stage for Art, Villa Merkel, Galerien der Stadt, Esslingen am Neckar
    2012, Lieber Aby Warburg, was tun mit Bildern?, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Siegen RE-SEARCH, Foam, Amsterdam
    2012, If there would be a face, this would be a cat, Dépendance, Brussels
    2012, III Moscow Biennale For Young Art, Moscow
    2012, Return, 350 jahre AdBK Nürnberg
    2012, Grey peak of the wave, Harris Lieberman, NY (curated by Martha Kirszenbaum)
    2012, The Approach, London
    2011, Tijdelijk verblijf, Kasteel Oud-Rekem, Belgium
    2011, A room for ones own, In vetrina al foce, Lugano
    2011, Time and time again, Walden Affairs, The Hague
    2011, Based in Berlin, KW, Berlin (curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Christine Macel and Hans Ulrich Obrist)
    2011, Screening / Film Program during ‘Mondrian - De Stijl’ curated by Philippe Alain Michaud, Centre Pompidou, Paris
    2011, Falten, Searching for White, Rise above Reason, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2010, Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis 2010, Kunst Museum Bonn
    2010, Rehabilitation, WIELS, Brussels (curated by Dirk Snauwaert with collaboration of Elena Filipovic, Charles Gohy)
    2010, Papier Photo (with Haris Epaminonda, Amy Granat, Pierre Leguillon, curated by Sophie Berrebi), Chez Valentin, Paris
    2010, Georg Kargl Permanent, Wien
    2010, A group show, Croxhapox, Ghent
    2010, Forum Expanded, Berlinale, Berlin
    2009, AURA, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam
    2009, ...EXPECTATIONS, De is Ka & de verzammeling, Amsterdam
    2009, Natuurlijk verloop, KPN Art Collection, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    2009, I thought you were supposed to be in Paris, Galerie Lucile Corty, Paris
    2008, Nr. 12 (Shadow Play / Part I: Shadow of Things), Sassa Trülzsch, Berlin
    2008, Freestyle, Art Forum, Berlin, together with Sassa Trülzsch, Berlin
    2008, Illy award, ArtRotterdam, Rotterdam
    2007, berlin_nl, A Choice from KPN art collection, Dutch Embassy, Berlin
    2007, The Present Order is the Disorder of the Future, Museum De Hallen, Haarlem
    2007, Gruppenausstellung KFZ- Gelände, Berlin
    2007, Berlin - Amsterdam, folded or tilted realities curated by Erika Hoffmann, Amsterdam
    2007, Thieme Award Candidates exhibition, Amsterdam
    2005, Gruppeaussellung, Galerie Kolenhof, Neurenberg
    2004, Galerie Barbara Wein, Berlin
    2004, März Projectraum Schleifmühlgasse, Wenen
    2004, Documentary Evidence, Gallery Chez Valentin, Paris
    2004, Freefall, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
    2004, Tiere (aus dem Archiv), Viktoria Bar, Berlin
    2004, Open Ataliers, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
    2003, Open Ataliers, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
    2003, 2003 Gespot, Arti DeAmicitiae, Amsterdam
    Prizes and Grants
    2011, Kunstfonds Bonn
    2011, 2011 Akademie Schloss Solitude
    2010, Shortlisted- 2010 Dorothea von Stetten Kunstpreis, Kunst Museum Bonn
    2008, Winner of the Illy Prize
    2006, Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
    2003 – 2004, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
    1998, Förderpreis des Bayrischen Staates
    Bibliography
    2010, CHATEAU DE BAGATELLE, Offset, edition of 1000
    2010, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg
    2010, REHABILITATION, The Legacy of Modern Movement, Wiels
    2004, Was Warum, offset, edition of 500
    2003, Rosinen, silk screen, edition of 30
    2002, Posterbuch, offset, edition of 500
    Selected Writings
    Christy, Lange, Frieze d/e no. 5, Summer 2012
    Brunel, Raphaël, ZERODEUX, 2011
    FOAM Magazine, September 2008, pg. 28
    NRC Handelsblad, September 2007 (The Present Order is the Disorder of the Future)
    Kunstbeeld, Berlin-Amsterdam, 31/07/2007, p.47
    Artforum: December 2007
    Het Parool, May 2007