• Alexandra Leykauf
  • 1976, Nürnberg, DEalexandraleykauf.com
  • 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
    2020, 'I’ve looked at clouds from up and down', KM, Berlin, DE
    2020, 'Both sides now', Villa Du Parc, Annemasse, FR
    2019, 'Alexandra Leykauf: Photography and Interior', lecture at Sci-Art, Los Angeles, US
    2018, 'cliché verre', KM, Berlin, DE
    2017, 'Caprona', Focal Point Gallery Southend-on-Sea, GB
    2015, 'The Serial Universe', Motto Berlin, DE
    2015, 'Film – Alexandra Leykauf', Cinema 2, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
    2014, 'Everybody's Autobiography', Printed Matter, Manifesta Parallel Program, Museum of Printing, St. Petersburg, RU
    2014, 'Candid Etui', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2013, 'Das Grosse Gehege', Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hannover, DE
    2012, 'Heart of Chambers', Sassa Truelzsch, Berlin, DE
    2011, 'Constructions', with Barbara Kasten, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, UK
    2010, Musée d’Art moderne de la ville de Paris, salle noire, Paris, FR
    2010, 'abc light-camera-action', Berlin, DE
    2009, 'Frame', Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
    2009, 'Cadre/Cache', Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, DE
    2009, 'Cache/Cadre', Galerie Sassa Trülzsch, Berlin, DE
    2009, Kunstverein Nürnberg, with Michele di Menna, Nürnberg, DE
    2008, Galerie Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2008, Souterrain, together with Alicja Kwade, Berlin, DE
    2006, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2006, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, DE
    2006, 'Alexandra Leykauf en Lisa Oppenheim', FOAM Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, NL
    2006, 'Voyage d’Urien 2', Galerie ASPN, Leipzig, DE
    2005, 'Hotel des Grottes', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2004, 'Voyage d’Urien', together with Hann-Mari Blencke, Autocenter, Berlin, DE
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2019, 'Contemporary Obsessions', Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, DK
    2019, 'Room with a View', Künstlerhaus Dortmund, DE
    2019, 'Cave Myths (Endless Spelunking)', Quetzal art Center, Estradas das Sesmarias, Vidigueira, PT
    2018, 'Ankst', Städtische Galerie Cordonhaus Cham, Cham, DE
    2018, 'MIMICRY–EMPATHY', Lajevardi Foundation, Tehran, IR
    2016, 'These are flat things and things which are not flat', Koppe Astner, Glasgow, GB
    2015, 'Les images constellantes', Villa du Parc - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Annemasse, FR
    2014, 'Wiederholen', Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE
    2014, 'Literacy / Illiteracy', Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, EST
    2014, 'Castle Display', Staedtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, DE
    2013, 'PARALLAX OBJECT, RELIEF, BLACKOUT', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2013, 'Cimitière d'Ixelles', Art in General, New York, USA
    2013, 'Entre-Deux', Musée régional d’art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan, FR
    2013, 'Brute', The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, Cambridge, GB
    2013, 'Crossing Media – A Stage for Art', Villa Merkel, Galerien der Stadt, Esslingen am Neckar, DE
    2012, 'Lieber Aby Warburg, was tun mit Bildern?', Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Siegen RE-SEARCH, Foam, Amsterdam, NL
    2012, 'If there would be a face, this would be a cat', Dépendance, Brussels, BE
    2012, 'III Moscow Biennale For Young Art', Moscow, RUS
    2012, 'Return', 350 jahre AdBK Nürnberg, DE
    2012, 'Grey peak of the wave', curated by Martha Kirszenbaum, Harris Lieberman, New York, US
    2012, The Approach, London, UK
    2011, Tijdelijk verblijf, Kasteel Oud-Rekem, BE
    2011, 'A room for ones own', In vetrina al foce, Lugano, CH
    2011, 'Time and time again', Walden Affairs, The Hague, NL
    2011, 'Based in Berlin', curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Christine Macel and Hans Ulrich Obrist, KW, Berlin, DE
    2011, Screening / Film Program during ‘Mondrian - De Stijl’ curated by Philippe Alain Michaud, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
    2011, 'Falten, Searching for White, Rise above Reason', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2010, Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis 2010, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE
    2010, 'Rehabilitation', curated by Dirk Snauwaert with collaboration of Elena Filipovic, Charles Gohy, WIELS, Brussels, BE
    2010, 'Papier Photo' with Haris Epaminonda, Amy Granat, Pierre Leguillon, curated by Sophie Berrebi, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
    2010, Galerie Georg Kargl, Wien, AT
    2010, 'RE:', Croxhapox, Ghent, BE
    2010, 'Forum Expanded', Berlinale, Berlin, DE
    2009, 'AURA', Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, NL
    2009, '...EXPECTATIONS', DéisKa & de verzameling, Amsterdam, NL
    2009, 'Natuurlijk verloop', KPN Art Collection, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
    2009, 'I thought you were supposed to be in Paris?', Galerie Lucile Corty, Paris, FR
    2008, 'Nr. 12 (Shadow Play / Part I: Shadow of Things)', Sassa Trülzsch, Berlin, DE
    2008, 'Freestyle', Artforum, Berlin, DE
    2008, 'Illy award', ArtRotterdam, NL
    2007, 'berlin_nl', A Choice from KPN art collection, Dutch Embassy, Berlin, DE
    2007, 'The Present Order is the Disorder of the Future', Museum De Hallen, Haarlem, NL
    2007, 'Berlin - Amsterdam, folded or tilted realities', curated by Erika Hoffmann, Art Amsterdam, NL
    2007, Thieme Award Candidates exhibition, Amsterdam, NL
    2005, Galerie Kolenhof, Neurenberg, DE
    2004, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, DE
    2004, März Projektraum Schleifmühlgasse, Wien, AT
    2004, 'Documentary Evidence', Gallery Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
    2004, 'Freefall', Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, NL
    2004, 'Tiere (aus dem Archiv)', Viktoria Bar, Berlin, DE
    2004, Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
    2003, Open Ateliers, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
    2003, 'Gespot', Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
    Prizes and Grants
    2017 – 2018, Creative Libraries Fellowship, Artists' Reserach Centre, UK
    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
    2016, Alexandra Leykauf, Roma Publications
    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