• Navid Nuur
  • 1976, Tehran, Irannavidnuur.nl
  • Education
    2002 – 2004, MA, Plymouth University England
    2002 – 2003, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
    1999 – 2001, HKU, Utrecht
    Selected Solo Exhibitions
    2020, 'I am because of you', Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague, NL
    2020, 'Hocus Focus', Marta Herford, Herford, DE
    2018, 'THE AFTER GLOW III', NDSM-Werf, Amsterdam, NL
    2017, 'A&N&D', Max Hetzler, Berlin, DE
    2016, 'THE GIFT' (permanent installation), International Criminal Court premises, The Hague, NL
    2015, 'CONTEXT IS THE NEW CONTENT', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2015, 'MINING MEMORY', Max Hetzler and Plan B, Berlin, DE
    2015, 'About a Work #3', Galleria Zero, Milan, IT
    2014, 'The Main Remain', Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris, FR
    2014, 'RENDERENDER', Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, GB
    2014, 'COLOR ME CLOSELY', Trafó - House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest, HU
    2013 – 2014, 'Lube Love', Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
    2013, 'UNIFIED NOT UNIFORMED', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2013, 'TA-DA !', Galerie des Enfants, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
    2013, 'Phantom Fuel', Parasol Unit, London, UK
    2013, 'Track&Trace’, Watersnoodmuseum, Ouwerkerk, NL
    2012, 'SMOKEBOMBSMOKE', OUI Center of Contemporary Art, Grenoble, FR
    2012, GAMeC, Bergamo
    2012, 'Hocus Focus', Matadero, Madrid, ES
    2011, 'CONDUCTORCONDUCTOR', Plan-B, Berlin, DE
    2011, ‘IT’S NO CRIME TO TICKLE TIME’, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2011, ‘POST PARALLELISM’, Kunsthalle St Gallen, St. Gallen, CH
    2010, Phantom Fuel, Plan B, Cluj
    2010, THE VALUE OF VOID, De Hallen Museum, Haarlem (cat.)
    2009, THE VALUE OF VOID, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (cat.)
    2009, THE VALUE OF VOID, S.M.A.K (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Gent (cat.)
    2009, (No) Norms Forgotten, 10m2 project space, Sarajevo
    2009, AASS WWEE BBCCOOMMEE OONNEE, Klerkx, Milan
    2009, Within Your Worlds, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam (January)
    2009, In Our World, Plan B, Berlin (January)
    2008, Where It’s At, Fries Museum/ Bureau Leeuwarden
    2008, Lost Licks, 1646, The Hague (cat.)
    2008, Solo booth, Art Amsterdam, Martin van Zomeren
    2007, INSIDEOUT, Moira Gallery, Utrecht
    2007, THE RISE OF ’RE’ , solo project space Stroom , The Hague
    2007, Drawing the Line Somewhere, duo, Ned. cacaofabriek, Helmond
    2004, Galerie de5er, Rotterdam
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2020, '(... but it really hurts to just watch)', Edition Block, Berlin, DE
    2020, 'CoBrA, vrijheid in kleur', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, NL
    2020, 'Poetic Faith', SMAK, Ghent, BE
    2019 – 2020, 'Fragile Frontiers', Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku, AZ
    2019, 'NO POP NO UP', IETS, Ghent, BE
    2019, 'The Spark Is You: Parasol unit in Venice (Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia)', Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello, Venezia, IT
    2019, 'Nine Iranian Artists in London: THE SPARK IS YOU', Parasol unit , London, UK
    2019, '₡ U R R € ₦ ₡ ¥', Nome Gallery, Berlin, DE
    2019, 'Freedom - The Fifty Key Dutch Artworks Since 1968', Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL
    2018, 'RESISTANCE', Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, BE
    2018, 'Uns gehört die Stadt! Kids, Kunst und Krawall in Aachen', Centre Charlemange, Aachen, DE
    2018, 'PLAY', Stadsparcous voor actuele kunst, Kortrijk, BE
    2018, 'Møenligt Sonata', 44Møen, Askeby, DK
    2018, 'Beating About the Bush', Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
    2017, 'All Paintings Are Uneven', ABN AMRO Art Collection, Amsterdam, NL
    2016, 'Lube Love', Bonnefantenmuseum @pinkpop-up, Landgraaf, NL
    2016, 'Analog Borders', Grafische Werkplaats, The Hague, NL
    2016, 'La mia ceramica', Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris, FR
    2016, 'Back in 5 Minutes', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2016, 'Illigibility: The Contexts of Script', Kulczyk Foundation, Poznań, PL
    2015 – 2016, 'Addition: Schenking Pieter and Marieke Sanders', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
    2015 – 2016, 'Lekker Licht', Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL
    2015, 'Let Us Meet Inside You - Tien Jaar Trendbeheer', De Garage, Rotterdam, NL
    2015, 'Mountains With a Broken Corner', 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, CU
    2015, 'When I Give, I Give Myself', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, NL
    2015, 'Too Early, Too Late. Middle East And Modernity', Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna (curated by Marco Scotini), IT
    2014, 'Allegory of the Cave Painting', Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, BE
    2014, 'Alchemy', Nest, Den Haag (curated by Will Lunn and David Rickard), NL
    2014, 'Geografiek / Géographique', Slotstraat 17, Brussels, BE
    2014, ‘It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it', International Foundation Manifesta, Amsterdam, NL
    2014, 'Beating around the bush Episode #1', Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
    2014, 'Halftone: Through the Grid', Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, DE
    2014, 'RE:Painted - ‘Painting' from the collection', S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE
    2014, 'Amnesia', Open Gallery, Bratislava, SK
    2013, 'AGORA', 4th Athens Biennale, Athens, GR
    2013, 'Traces', Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
    2013, '(T)HERE', Bonnefanten Hedge House, Wijlre, NL
    2013, 'Flex-Sil Reloaded', Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH
    2013, 'MIND IS OUTER SPACE', Casey Kaplan, New York, US
    2013, 'The Image in the Sculpture', Centre Pompidou, Paris (curated by Christine Macel and Navid Nuur), FR
    2013, 'Mesures et disparition / Over maat en verdwijning', Institut Néerlandais, Paris, FR
    2013, 'It wasn't there yesterday', Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
    2012, 'This Title is an Artwork of Mine', Motto Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (curated by Mikkel Carl), DK
    2012, 'The Castle in the Air. Séance of Imagination', Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan (curated by Adam Budak), PL
    2012, 'Through an open window', Institut Néerlandais, Paris, FR
    2012, 'A Battle for Narrative', Bonnefanten Hedge House, Wijlre, NL
    2012, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemerie Schwarzwälder, Wien
    2012, TAF / the Art Foundation, Athens
    2012, 'Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear', Asnova Architects, Utrecht (curated by Daniel Silvo), NL
    2012, 'SummerNest', Nest, Den Haag, NL
    2012, Sint-Jan, Sint-Baafskathedraal, Ghent (curated by Jan Hoet and Hans Marten), BE
    2012, 'On Geometry and Speculation', official parallel project Marrakech Biennale, ESAV, Marrakech, MA(curated by Hicham Khalidi),
    2012, 'Un paisaje holandés / A Dutch Landscape', La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES
    2012, 'Ashes and gold. A World’s Journey', Marta Herford Museum, Herford, DE
    2012, 'People have the power', Zero, Milano, IT
    2011 – 2012, 'Recently unpacked. How art ages', Marta Herford Museum, Herford, DE
    2011, Villa Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
    2011, 'SLAA', curated by Bianca Stiger, Performance, De Balie, Amsterdam, NL
    2011, 'De Nederlandse identiteit? De Kracht van Heden', Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, NL
    2011, 'Royal Awards for Painting 2011', Royal Palace, Amsterdam, NL
    2011, 'Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully', Kunstfort Asperen, Langedijk, NL
    2011, 'IMAGE TO BE PROJECTED UNTIL IT VANISHES', Museion - Museum of modern and contemporary art, Bolzano (curated by Mihnea Mircan), IT
    2011, 'Radical Autonomy', Netwerk / centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Aalst, (curated by Arno van Roosmalen), BE
    2011, 'Inside Installations | Collectietentoonstelling', S.M.A.K (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, BE
    2011, 'Falten, Searching for White, Rise above Reason', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2010, 'Taking Place', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (curated by Ann Goldstein), NL
    2010, 'INVISIBLE SHADOWS – IMAGES OF UNCERTAINTY', Marta Herford Museum, Herford, DE
    2010, Benefit Exhibition, Kunst Halle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, SH
    2010, ‘Starter’, Arter, Istanbul (curated by Rene Block), TR
    2010, History of Art, David Roberts Art Foundation
    2010, 'Performative Attitudes', Kunsthaus Glarus, SH
    2010, 'Up to You', Stroom, The Hague, NL
    2009, 'Radical Autonomy', Centre D’art Contemporain, Saint Nazaire, FR
    2009, 'The Knight’s Tour', De Hallen Museum, Haarlem, NL
    2009, 'Sculptural - Collection', S.M.A.K (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, BE
    2009, 'Broken English', Selier + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, SH
    2008, Plan B, Berlin, DE
    2008, 'schil/ders', DCR, The Hague, NL
    2008, Geoair, residency in Georgia, Tbilisi
    2008, Mariakapel, Hoorn, NL
    2007, Billytown, Rijswijk, NL
    2007, Voorstel voor, DCR project space, The Hague, NL
    2007, Lumiere, Gallery Blaak 10, Rotterdam, NL
    2006, 'For a(n) relation(s)', ADA Gallery, Virginia, US
    2006, 'Countersale', Utrecht, NL
    2005, 'Rebound', HKU gallery Utrecht, NL
    2005, 'Jack of Hearts', Stroom, The Hague, NL
    2004, 'The Art of Management', école supérieure de Commerce, Paris, FR
    2004, European Billboard exposition, Bratislava, Warsaw, PL
    Publications
    2018, Aix Vandals, Graffiti und Writing in Aachen 1988-2018, publisher Centre Charlemagne, Aachen
    2015, MINING MEMORY, with text by Navid Nuur, Galerie Max Hetzler (Berlin/Paris) and Galeria Plan B (Berlin/Cluj)
    2013, NN, publisher Parasol Unit, London
    2013, 2013 SMACKED & SMOKED, publisher UOI projectspace, Grenoble
    2012, ‘The Afterglow / El rastro de la luz’, publisher Matadero, Madrid
    2011, ‘The Afterglow’, publisher Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
    2011, 2011 ‘Bored at the museum / Bored at the studio’, publisher Mousse, Italy
    2010, ‘THE VALUE OF VOID’, publisher Onomatopee
    2009, Younger than Jesus/ Artist Directory, pg. 367
    2009, ‘EXTEXTS’, VOL. 1
    2007, ‘Where I end and you begin’ ISBN: 978-90-78454-12-0, Publisher Onomatopee
    2007, ‘ETIOLATION I’ ISBN.978-90-8690-119-7, Veennman Publishers
    2007, ‘Sliding The Slow Split’ ISBN 978-90-78454-06-9, publisher Onomatopee
    2006, ‘Afterouge’, Initiator & Editor ,, Publisher Revolver archiv für aktuelle Kunst, Berlin
    Selected Reviews
    2011, Macel, Christine, Best of 2011, ARTFORUM, December, pg. 198
    2011, Vrancken, Judith, Navid Nuur, Frieze, Winter, pg. 128
    2011, Khazam, Rahma, 500 WORDS - Art Forum, 16.02.
    2010, van Saaze, Vivian, ‘Een nieuw onderzoeksterrien’, Origine04, pg. 28
    2010, de Coninck, Frits, ‘Ontroerende alledaagsheid’, financial dagblad, 1 may, pg. 28
    2010, Smolik, Naomi, ARTFORUM, April, pg. 210
    2010, de Vries, Marina, ‘Bergkristal van piepschuim’, Volkskrant, 31.03.10
    2010, Bem, Merel, ‘Hij geeft je zin om mee te doen’, Volkskrant, 26.03.10
    2010, Braat, Manon, ‘Het juiste werk, de juiste tijd, de juiste plaats’, Kunsbeeld nr. 2-2010, pg. 22
    2010, Westcott, James, Flink of an Eye, Modern Painters, winter edition, pg.30
    2009, den Hartog Jager, Hans, Krachtige beelden gunnen publiek geen rust, NRC, 1 october, pg. 11
    2009, 2009 Braat, Manon, Flash Art March April 2009, pg.89
    2008, Leij, Machteld, BIJ NACHT EN ONTIJ NAAST JE BED, Kunstbeeld nr. 11, pg. 22
    2008, Zonnenberg, Nathalie, Metropolis M, nr. 1, pg.38
    2008, Neal, Jane, OUVO magazine, interview, September Issue
    Subsidies/grants
    2007, Startstipendium fonds BKVB
    2006, Starstipendium fonds BKVB
    2005, Presentation Grant, Stroom
    2005, 2005 Individual Grant, Stroom
    2004, Travel Grant from Prince Bernhard Culture Fund
    2004, 2004 Grant from MA Plymouth University
    Public Collections
    Centre Pompidou, Paris
    Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
    Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
    Centre Pompidou, Paris
    De Hallen Museum, Haarlem
    Koç, Istanbul
    Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague
    Kunsthalle, Zurich
    Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    S.M.A.K (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Gent
    Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
    SCHUNCK, Heerlen