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Education 2003

Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, London, Master of Fine Art

  1999

Concordia University, Montreal, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Specialization: Sculpture

  1996

Capilano College, North Vancouver, Studio Arts Diploma

     
Solo & Duo Exhibitions 2018 The Armory Show, with Kapwani Kiwanga, Galerie Jérome Poggi, New York
  2017 FIAC, with Yona Friedman, Galerie Jérome Poggi, Paris
  2016 CIVIC. CENTRE.  Esker Foundation, Calgary
    Transit: Ströme, with Mirko Martin, Schader-Stiftung | Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
    Worlds Inside, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris
    Extraits | Extracts, curator Catherine Bédard, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris
  2015 EPICENTRE, Little Krimminals, Berlin
  2014 Circling the Void, SEPTEMBER, Berlin
  2012 Palace / Palace, SEPTEMBER, Berlin

2011 Masterplan, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris
    This Is Nowhere I, SEPTEMBER, Berlin

 

2009 Walking in Place, SEPTEMBER, Berlin
 

And Then There Were None, with Richard Schütz, InterAccess, Toronto

  2007 Squirm, with Bettina Hoffmann, Open Space, Victoria
   

The Sexual Landscape Recast, with Karen Brett, Gallery 44, Toronto

  2006 People in Art/People as Art, Truck, Calgary
    pedestrian, with Patricia Reed, WestGermany, Berlin
  2005 Teen Couples, Articule, Montreal
  2002 Doppelgangers, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto
    Docudrama Series: Offerings, curator Jonathan Middleton, Westernfront, Vancouver
    A Dinner Party for Jane Doe, with Barbara Prokop, curator Marcus Miller, SAW Gallery, Ottawa
  2001 Application for a Medal, S.O.X. 36, Berlin
    No Contact Made: The Flower Project, Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John's, Newfoundland
  2000 Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V., with Barbara Prokop, Access Artist-run Centre, Vancouver
    By any means, La Centrale, Montreal
  1999 Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V., with Barbara Prokop, VAV Gallery, Montreal
Group Exhibitions 2017 11th São Paulo Architecture Biennial, curator Marcos L. Rosa, São Paulo, Brazil
    Fleisch und Stein | Flesh and Stone, curator Cagla Ilk, WhiteBOX, Munich
    Blurriness and White Spots: A Cartographic Approach to Urban Space, Kunsthaus Muerz, Münzzuschlag, Austria
   

Dimensões variáveis | Variable dimensions - Artists and Architecture, curators Gregory Lang and Inês Grosso,
         MAAT | Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon

  2016

In correspondence with the drawing, curator Stephan Köhler, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin

   

The Berlin Case, Boris Yeltsin Center, Ekaterinburg, Russia

  2015

DIMENSIONS VARIABLES - Artists and Architecture, curator Gregory Lang, Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris

   

Versuch, einen Platz in Berlin zu erfassen, L40, Berlin

   

EAST/ANBUL, ArtInternational Istanbul, Galerie Jérome Poggi, Istanbul

   

Promenons-nous..., l'Abbaye, Ville d'Annecy-le-Vieux, France

  2014

Matérialisme Histérique, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris

   

Hausbesetzung | Squatting, NKV – Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden

   

Beyond Architecture, NAK – Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen

   

Les Horizons, La Criée, Rennes

Vom Außenraum zum Innenraum. Sammlung Florian Peters-Messer, KunstHaus Potsdam, Potsdam
2013

Winter Show, SEPTEMBER, Berlin

Dissident Desire / Chapter 2: Terrain of Threshold Voices, District, Berlin

Old School, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel

   

Algemeinplätze und Nahaufnahmen | Shared spaces and close-ups, SomoS, Berlin

   

Dysraphic City, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin

   

Urbanität mal anders, curator Dorothee Bienert, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin

Aufwachen ! Besser machen ! | Wake Up! Get It Right!, curator Meta Marina Beeck, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin

Berlin.Status (2), curators Sven Drühl and Christoph Tannert, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

   

Stadt In Sicht | City in Sight, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund

The Architectural Ellipsis, curators Javier Toscano and Ruth Estévez, Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco, Mexico City

   

FAIL!, Node Curatorial Center, Berlin

    Design, Poverty, Fiction, Grand Hornu, Boussu, Belgium
   

Silvrettatelier, Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch, Austria

    between appropriation and intervention, curator Harald Theiss, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin
    How High is the Moon?, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris
2012

New Acquisitions, Fonds Municipal d'Art Contemporain – City of Paris, FIAC, Paris

 

Insight – Outsight II: Die Sammlung Florian Peters-Messer, Städtische Galerie im Park, Viersen, Germany

2011 between appropriation and intervention, curator Harald Theis, Kunstverein Kristiansand, Norway
   

Seitenlichtsaal:raumproduktion, curator Matthias Böttger, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

Funkhaus Art Prize 2011, Funkhaus Nalepastrasse, Berlin
Art works, Art in the Deutsche Bank Towers, Frankfurt
Tape Modern No.20 'Destructionconstruction', curators Daniel Kingery and Amir Fattal, Tape Modern, Berlin
    Metrospective 1.0, Future Gallery and PROGRAM e.V, Berlin
    Berliner Allee 174, curator Jean-François Karst, Centre Culturel Colombier, Rennes
2010

Berliner Geschichten (Berlin Stories): The Collective Coral Colony, curator Adnan Yildiz, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm

    REALSTADT. Wünsche als Wirklichkeit, curators Martin Heller and Angelika Fitz, Kraftwerk Mitte, Berlin
    Diskurshexe III , a part of “Are You Coming Too?”, Galerie Knoth & Krüger and SEPTEMBER, Berlin
    Schwerinblicke – Künstlersichten, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Schwerin
  2009 Splendid Isolation – Goldrausch 2009, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
    Ostrale’09 – third international exhibition for contemporary art, Ostragehege Dresden
    The New Omega Workshops, SEPTEMBER, Berlin
    Selected Artists, Stipendiaten des Arbeitsstipendiums für Bildende Kunst des Berliner Senats, NGBK, Berlin
  2008 Video Visions, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
    Le Chamois de Messidor, Program – initiative for art + architectural collaborations, Berlin
    Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Galerie Wendt + Friedmann, Berlin
    Urban Jealousy – 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, traveling exhibition, Istanbul, Berlin, Belgrade
    World One Minutes, - Traveling Exhibition: Today Art Museum, Beijing; deBuren, Brussels; Gulbenkian museum, Lisbon;
         Museu de Art, Sao Paolo and the Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
  2007 WALK! Spazierengehen als Kunstform, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
    Graphzines et autres publications d’artistes, Bibliothèque et Archives nationals du Québec, Montreal
  2006 Super 6, ABEL - Neue Kunst, Berlin
    The Momental, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin
  2005 Take My Hand, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City
    Take My Hand, ThreeWalls Gallery, Chicago
  2004 21. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- & Videofest, Kassel
    TAPE291, 291 Gallery, London
    Out and About, sis boom bah Gallery, Toronto
  2003 ev+a 2003, Limerick City Gallery of Art, curator Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Limerick, Ireland
    The Bigger Picture: Portraits from Ottawa, The Ottawa Art Gallery, curator Karen Love, Ottawa
    Out and About, Century Gallery, London
    Goldsmith’s Postgraduate Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London
    de•een•minuten - the•one•minutes, Sandberg Institute, Video Festival, Amsterdam
    Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London
  2002 PROOF 9, Gallery 44, Toronto
    An American in Paris: 5 Canadian artists working in Berlin, P.P. Premises, Berlin
  2002 Long Ago and Far Ahead, CESTA, Tabor, Czech Republic
    Hold Your Breath, Plovdiv Municipal Art Gallery, part of the European Month of Culture, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  1999 Le scénario visuel de la page: 100 livres d’artistes, Bibliothèque nationale du Quebec, Montreal
    Videoarchaeology – Paris, International video festival, La traverse art centre, Paris
    Videoarchaeology – Bulgaria, International video festival, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia
    Video Vérité – Video exhibition of emerging Canadian artists, TED Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
    Random, Leonard and Ellen Bina Gallery, Montreal
Residencies 2014

The Récollets International Residency, Institut français and the City of Paris, Paris

  2012

SilvrettAtelier, Artist Residency, Bielerhöh, Austria

  2010

Artist Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris - Berlin Senate

  2000

CESTA - Cultural Exchange Station, Tabor, Czech Republic

Grants and Awards 2017

Canada Council for the Arts, Research and Creation Grant, Canada

  2017

Berlin Senate, Department for Culture and Europe, Research grant, Berlin, Germany

  2015

Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada

  2014

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York

  2012 Stiftung Kunstfonds, Arbeitsstipendium | Grant, Germany
  2011 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada
  2010 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada
  2009 Goldrausch Küstlerinnenprojekt art IT, professional training program, Berlin, Germany
  2008 Berlin Senate, Department for Culture and Europe, Arbeitsstipendium | Grant, Berlin, Germany
  2006 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada
  2006 Quatiermanagement Kottbussor Tor, Catalogue assistance grant, Berlin, Germany
  2005 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada
  2002 London Goodenough Association of Canada, Canada
  2002 Fonds FCAR Quebec, Canada, Master's research scholarship, Quebec, Canada
  1999 Alfred Pinsky Medal, Concordia University, Canada
  1999 Sculpture, Ceramics and Fibers Award, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  1999 John Jackman Bursary for Academic Achievement, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Public Collections  

Global Affairs Canada -- Visual Art Collection, Canada

   

Le FRAC Auvergne, fonds régional d'art contemporain de la région Auvergne, France

   

Le Fonds municipal d'art contemporain de la Ville de Paris (FMAC), France

    Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
    Deutsche Bank Collection, Germany
    FPM collection, Berlin | Viersen, Germany
    National Library of Quebec, Artists’ book collection, Montreal, Canada
Bibliography 2016 Ylitalo, Katherine. “CIVIC. CENTRE. ” Avenue magazine, Calgary, December issue, p.122
  Hoberman, Mara. “Larissa Fassler – Galerie Jérôme Poggi.” ARTFORUM, April Issue. p.247
  Sherlock, Diana. “Larissa Fassler's Feminist Psychogeography - My Body is the City”, Canadian Art, Spring 2016
  Shipwright, Fiona. “Unchartered Ground: Larissa Fassler’s Psychogeographic Cartographies”, Uncube Magazine, No.42, Blog: 03 Mar 2016
  Santoro, Alessandro. Vogue Arts: “Arts and Space in Paris”, Vogue Italia 08/03/2016
  Scemama, Patrick. "Connaître le monde", La République de l'Art, Februray 11th, 2016
  Sherlock, Diana. "Interview with Larissa Fassler by Diana Sherlock, 2015", Worlds Inside - exhibition booklet, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris 2016
2015 Artists and Architecture, Variable Dimensions, [Exhibition catalogue, Pavillon de l'Arsenal, Octobre 2015] Curators: Didier Gourvennec Ogor,          Gregory Lang; Texts de Liliana Albertazzi, Sarina Basta & Nils Norman, Lorenzo Benedetti, Marc Donnadieu, et al. EN /FR  1 vol. (264 p.) : ill.          Edited Pavillon de l'Arsenal. Paris: 2015, p. 84
  Donsbach, Ruben. "Die Stadt als reine Information" (The City as Pure Information), Intersection magazine (D), No. 3, Fall 2015. p. 46-49
  Torisson, Fredrik. "Larissa Fassler: Epicentre", Epicentre [Exhibition booklet], Little Krimminals, Berlin 2015
  “FOCUS: The Deutsche Bank Collection: Larissa Fassler", ArtMag - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, issue 87. March 2015 p. 23-30.
  Galimberti, Luigi. "Urban Landscapes as Acts of Collage", Kolaj, issue 12, Montreal: 2015, p. 8-15
  Koerner von Gustorf, Oliver. "City in Sight: The Deutsche Bank Collection at the Dortmunder U", ArtMag - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, issue 76
  "Mapping Kotti", Stadtaspekte - New Spaces: Baukultur in German Cities, Stadtaspekte e.V. March 2015, p.104-107
  Mind the Map: Illustrated Maps and Cartography, Editors: A. Antoniou, R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, Berlin: Gestalten. September 2015. p. 110-111
2014 Feireiss. L and R. Klanten. Imagine Architecture – Artistic Visions of the Urban Realm. Berlin: Gestalten
  Urgências Urbana / Urbane Dringlichkeiten (Urban Urgencies), Special edition of Arte e Ensaios, Universidade Federal
         do Rio de Janeiro, in cooperation with Berlin-Weissensee School of Art, a part of the Germany Year in Brazil 2013–2014
 

Phillips, Alexandra. “Both Here and There: Canadian Artists and the Berlin Experience”, cmagazine, 122 summer 2014. p.30-34

2013

Old School: Anachronismus in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthalle Kiel, ISBN 978-3-937208-41-1

Majer, Anja, Esther Ernst, “Mit Schnitte #1”,von hundert, 10-2013

Berlin Status No.2. Sven Drühl, Christoph Tannert, und das Künstlerhaus Bethanien. DruckVerlag Kettler

 

La Elipsis Arquitectónica / The Architectural Ellipsis. Ruth Estévez & Javier Toscano. Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco.
         Mexico City ISBN: 9786077784463

 

Stadt in Sicht – Werke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank AG. CC Kunst. Frankfurt am Main & Kurt,

 

     Wettengl Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U. DruckVerlag Kettler, Bönen

 

SILVRETTATELIER 2012.Vorarlberger Illwerke AG, Austria

 

Hauffen, Michael. “between appropriation and interventions.” KUNSTFORUM International, no. 221, p. 270-272

2012

Born, Megan, Helene Furján, Lily Jencks with Phillip M. Crosby. DIRT. ViaBooks, a PennDesign Publication,

 

     Volume 2. Philadelphia, Cambridge, London: PennDesign and the MIT Press

  Pigeat, Anaël. “Larissa Fassler at Galerie Jérôme Poggi.” artpress, translation L.S. Torgoff, January 2012­­­. no. 385
2011 Kuhn, Nicola. “Kotti, my love.” Der Tagesspiegel, 24.12.2011
 

Ewing, Margaret. “Larissa Fassler – SEPTEMBER.” ARTFORUM, October Issue. p.327

  Freireiss, Lukas. “Larissa Fassler – The Body and the City.” ArtMag - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, issue 65. June 11
  Art Works – Sammlung Deutsche Bank Zentrale. Frankfurt am Main: Deutsche Bank CC Kunst
2010 Art Cologne 2010 Highlights / Part 3, vernissage.tv, April 25, 2010
  Nedo, Kito. “Aus dem Bauch des Kottbusser Tores.” Die Tageszeitung. 06.01.2010. p.28
2009 Klanten. R, and  L. Feireiss. Beyond Architecture – Imaginative Buildings and Fictional Cities. Berlin: Gestalten
    Selected Artists, Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten des Arbeitsstipendiums für Bildende Kunst des Berliner Senats 2008, NGBK,
         Berlin: Vice Versa Vertrieb
  2008 Ter Borg, Lucette. World One Minutes – Video & Literature, Rotterdam: Veenman Drukkers
    Müller, Dominikus. “Mit der Länge meines Körpers.” Die Tageszeitung. 27.08.2008. p25
    “Control: Drawing and Re-Drawing.” Paramnesia Berlin. 08.08.2008
    Nedo, Kito. “Coole Ausstellungen für heiße Tage 2.” art - das Kunstmagazin. 01.08.2008
  2007 Dschungel, JungleWorld, Nr. 38, 20.09.2007
    Ackermann, Tim. “Überall Promenadologen.” TAZ Berlin. 3. September 2007
    Mühling, Jens. “Gewinner und Flanierer.” Der Tagesspiegel, 2. September 2007
    Walk! – Spazierengehen als Kunstform”, Zitty, 30. 8 – 12. 9. 2007
    Manley, Claudia B. The Sexual Landscape Recast. Gallery 44 Exhibition Booklet. June-July 2007
   

Graphzines et autres publications d’artistes. Bibliothèque et Archives nationals du Quebec. Canada: Deschamps inc.

    Jager, David. “All-Ages Sexuality.” Art Reviews. NowToronto, Vol. 26 No. 42. June 21-27. 2007
  2006 Pedestrian – Connective and cacophonous non-places. Berlin: Revolver
    McVeigh, Jennifer. “Two’s Company.” Calgary Herald. Feb. 4, 2006
   

Reynolds, Travis. “Ich Bin Ein Berliner.” Swerve Mag – Calgary Herald. Jan. 27, 2006

    Ming Ho, Karilynn. “Public in Art/Public as Art.” Exhibition Essay, Truck Gallery, Calgary: 2006
    Lafortune, Wes. “A Public statement: Larissa Fassler tracks teens and delivers flowers to explore social context.”Jan. 26
  2005 Balcaen, Jo-Anne. “Teen Couples.” Exhibition Essay, Article, Montreal
    Dault, Julia. “At the Galleries: A Photographic Spin the Bottle.” National Post. p B6, April 14. 2005
   

Wolkman, Michael. “Heart-Shaped Limbo.” Newcity. p.18. February 10, 2005

  2004

Love, Karen. The bigger picture : portraits from Ottawa/Les mille et un visages d'Ottawa. Ottawa: The Ottawa Art Gallery

   

Love, Karen. “The bigger picture: portraits from Ottawa.” CV Photo. p35. V. 62. 2004

  2003 Goldsmiths Masters in Fine Art Degree Exhibition Catalogue. London: Perivan White Dove
    O’Reilly, Paul. ev+a: 2003 On The Border of Each Other. Oysterhaven: Gandon Editions
    Chaoimh, Mairead. “It’s the Mystery Flower Lady of Limerick City.” Limerick Leader. Saturday March 1
  2002

Nemerofsky Ramsay, Benny. Doppelganger (YYZine), Vol. 2 Issue 7. Toronto: YYZ Artists’ Outlet

   

Hirschmann, Thomas. “Top 10 Art Shows of 2002”, NowToronto, online edition. Dec. 2002

    Brayshaw, Christopher. “Adults Evoke Childish Impulses.” The Georgia Straight. December 5 – 12
    McCormick, Katy. “Proof 9”, Gallery 44, Toronto: 2002
  2001 Martin, Annie. By Any Means. Pink Link / la proposition rose. Montreal: La Centrale/Powerhouse
   

Weekend AM - Arts Report, Angela Antle, CBC Radio Canada, May 12, 2001.

    “No Contact Made: the flower project.” Canadian Art, Maritimes Section. p 20, Volume 18. number 1. spring 2001
  2000

Fuchs, Claudia. “Derselbe und doch ein ganz anderer.” Berliner Zeitung. Number 174. July 28

   

Groll, Martin. “Verschmidtste - Party am Marchenbrunnen.” Berliner Morgenpost. July 31, 2000

    Meixner, Silvia. “Mein Name ist Schmidt."- “Meiner auch!", ”Meiner auch!". Die Welt. July 31,
    Johnson, Mia. “Barbara Prokop & Larissa Fassler - Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V,” Preview. 2000-01
    Crevier, Lyne. “L'heure du thé.” ici, 9-16 March 4, 2000.
    Lamarche, Bernard. “Icones insolites.” Le Devoir. D7, March 2000