Shahryar Nashat

Mar 20 - Jun 02 2019

Shahryar Nashat Swiss Institute

Opening Reception: March 19, 6-8PM

Swiss Institute is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition in New York of Shahryar Nashat. Entirely comprised of new commissions, the exhibition features a moving image work and a number of sculptures.

Shahryar Nashat (b. 1975 in Geneva, Switzerland) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Recent solo exhibitions include: The Cold Horizontals, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2018); Model Malady, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (2016); Hard Up For Support, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany (2016); and Workbench, Studio Voltaire, London, England (2011). Selected group exhibitions include Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2018); Myths of the Marble, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (2017); Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2016); Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal, Canada (2016); 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (2016); Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2016); 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany (2014); and ILLUMInations, 54th International Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy (2011).

Shahryar Nashat’s exhibition was created in partnership with SMK / National Gallery of Art Denmark, where it will travel in August 2019.

Press Release

THIS EXHIBITION IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF THE FONDS CANTONAL D’ART CONTEMPORAIN, GENÈVE.

SI GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT OF THE SHAHRYAR NASHAT EXHIBITION CIRCLE: ARTEMIS BALTOYANNI, LEWIS BASKERVILLE, SIMONE BATTISTI, CHRISTINE BERNSTEIN, DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY, RODEO, AND THOSE WHO WISH TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS. SPECIAL THANKS TO JONI SIGHVATSSON AND NATALIE HILL.