Born 1973, Tucuman, Argentina
Currently lives & works in Frankfurt and Main
2010 2010 Calder Prize, Residency at Atelier Calder, Sach�, France
2009 International Space Studies Program, NASA Center Ames, Silicon Valley, CA
2003-2004 Stipendium Hessische Kulturstiftung in Rotterdam
2001-2003 Postgraduate in Art & Architecture, Staatliche Hochschule f�r Bildende Kunst, Frankfurt
1999-2000 Postgraduate in Art & Architecture, Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Carcova, Buenos Aires
1992-1999 Licenciado en Architectura en la Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012 Tomas Saraceno � Cloud Cities, Maison Hermes, Tokyo
Tomas Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
2011-2012 Tomas Saraceno: Cloud Specific, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Tomas Saraceno: Cloud Cities, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
K21 Standeh�us-Kunstammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, D�sseldorf, Germany
2011 Cloud Dunes, When Friedman meets Bucky on Air-Port-City, MACRO, Rome
2010-2011 Rossmarkt, Sculptural Project of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main,
2010 Tomas Saraceno: 14 billion, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden; traveling to the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
Tomas Saraceno: from Camogli to San Felipe, spiders weaving stars, curated by Francesca Pasini, Fondazione Pier Luigi e Natalina Remotti, Camogli, Italy
Andersen\\\'s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cloud Cities, Atelier Calder, Sach�, France
Cloud Cities, Pinksummer Gallery, Genova, Italy
Cloud Cities Connectome, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
2009-2011 Tomas Saraceno: Lighter than Air, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN; traveling to Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
2009 In the framework of the cycle, Muse� d�Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Cloudy House, Andersen\\\'s Contemporary, Berlin
2008 Artists-in-Residence: Tom�s Saraceno, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Tomas Saraceno, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
On Clouds (Air-port-city), Towada Art Center, Towada, Japan (permanent installation)
We have a Dream (two-person exhibition with Marjetica Potrc), Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Cloudy Dunes, Fondazione Garrone, Genova, Italy
2007 Tomas Saraceno, Biosphere MW32, Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy
Tomas Saraceno: Microscale, Macroscale and Beyond: Large-Scale Implications of Small-Scale Experiments/ Matrix 224, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, CA
Tomas Saraceno, Opening, AEREA, Stockholm
Unlimited, Art Basel 38
Air-Port-City, De Vleeshal, Netherlands
Flying Garden, EPO Munich, Germany (permanent installation)
2006 Tomas Saraceno, Centre d�Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
Air-Port-City, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Tomas Saraceno, The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Personal States/Infinite Actives, Portikus, Frankfurt (with Marjetica Potrc)
2004 On-Air, Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy
2003 in-migration, Universit�t Kaiserslautern, Germany
2000 612 Planetas, Parque Planetario, Buenos Aires
1998 Luces de estrellas, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Carcova, Buenos Aires
Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London
We are all astronauts: Universe of Buckminster Fuller as reflected in contemporary art, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany,
2011 Cloud Cities, Perth International Arts Festival, Perth, Australia
Private/Corporate VI: The Juan and Patricia Vergez Collection in conversation with the Daimler Art Collection, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
Merz World: Yona Friedman & Tomas Saraceno, Cabaret Viltaire, Zurich, Switzerland
MK 1991-2011: 2- Jarhe Gegenwart, MMK Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The End of Money, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
2010-2011 Movin� Space, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
2010 Between Here and There: Modern and Contemporary Art in the Permanent Collection, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Dancing on the Ceiling: Art & Zero Gravity, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Klimakapseln, Museum f�r Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
World Expo 2010 Shanghai, curated by Ami Barak, Shanghai, China
Afuera!, Centro Cultural Espa�a C�rdoba, C�rdoba, Argentina
Tales of Resistance and Change. Artists from Argentina, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2009-2010 Life Forms, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Nature Strikes Back, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
RETHINK Relations, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Earth: Art of a Changing World, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet, 1969-2009, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK; traveling to the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, Scotland
Wan�s 2009: Footprints, Wan�s Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
Fari Mondi//Making Worlds, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2008 Psycho Buildings: Architecture by Artists, the Hayward Gallery, London Greenwashing - Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Grandeur: Sonsbeek 2008, Arnhem, the Netherlands
The Liverpool Biennial 2008, Liverpool
Within the Big Structure: Megastructure Reloaded, European Arts Project, Berlin
Multiverse: Directions for the World, A.L.I.,Rome
50 Moons of Saturn: T2 Torino Triennale, Turin, Italy, curated by Daniel Birnbaum
48C Public. Art. Ecology: Delhi Public Art Festival, Delhi, India
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, Museion Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
2007 Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The History of a Decade that Has Not Yet Been Named, Lyon Biennial, France
Cloud, (Air Show) Gunpowder Park, London, UK
Still Life. Art, Ecology, and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Megastructure Reloaded, Berlin Mitte
entrada al presente, El Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico
In cima alle stelle. Alla scoperta della volta celeste, Forte di Bard, Aosta, Italy
2006 Reconstruction 1, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
Presented by, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna
Buenos d�as Santiago - an exhibition as expedition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile
S�o Paulo Biennale
2005 I still believe in miracles, Mus�e d�Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Longing Balloons Are Floating Around the World, Green Light Pavilion, Berlin
The Opening, Andersen_S Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Luna Park � Fantastic Art, Villa Manin Center for Contemporary Art, Italy
Project Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Bueningen, Rotterdam
Pursuit of Happiness, Leidsche Rijn, Netherlands
on mobility, B�ro Friedrich, Berlin
Dialectic of Hope, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
2004 What is in my apartment when I�m not there, Berlin
Duende Open, Duende, Rotterdam
Universal Outstretch, Flaca Gallery, London
Common Property, Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Germany
2003 Utopia Station, Dreams and Conflicts: The dictatorship of the Viewer, Biennale di Venezia
ArtGentina, Buena Vista Building, Art Basel Miami
Here we come, Kunst und Austellungen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Un-build cities, Kunstverein, Bonn
2002 Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, 50th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Xposition, Archtekturzentrum, Vienna; Berlague Institute, Rotterdam
Peace and Love, Palazzo Buonauguro, Bassano, Italy
Next, 8th International Architectural Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Mobile HIV/AIDS Health Clinic for Africa, with N. Miodragovic and K. Bollingur
2001 Rundgang, Staedelschule, Frankfurt
El Suelo en Renuncio, Ministerio de fomento Arqueria de los Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid
Real Presence, Tito Museum, Belgrade
Neue Welt, Kunstverein, Frankfurt
1999 City Editing, Fundaci�n Proa, Buenos Aires
Siglo XX Arte y Cultura en la Argentina, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
1998 Objetos de J�venes Artistas, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
Reviews and Publications
2010 Last, Nana. �Tomas Saraceno.� Artforum, January, p.102
Jones, Ronald. �Tomas Saraceno.� Artforum, May, pp. 268-269 (illust.)
2009 Kuo, Michelle. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Previews: Minneapolis.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Art Forum, May, p. 148
Vogel, Carol. �A More Serene Biennale.� New York Times, June 8
Adam, Georgina and Cristina Ruiz. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Nice, but does it come in blue?\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Art Newspaper (online), June 10
Smee, Sebastian. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Venice sees a flood on creativity, at the Biennale and beyond.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Bost Globe (boston.com), June 14
Crow, Kelly. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Window Shoppers.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Wall Street Journal (online), June 12
Sherwin, Skye. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Review: Art and nature collide at the Barbican.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Guardian (online), June 19
Moore, Rowan. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Radical Nature attemprs to save the planet.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Evening Standard (UK online), June 24
Catching, Rebecca. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"World on a String.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" ArtSlant (online), July 13
Manacorda, Francesco. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Radical Nature � Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Koenig Books Ltd. for Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2009, pp. 199-206 (illust.)
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Artist: Tomas Saraceno.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" art.investment, August, pp. 62-66
Berwick, Carly. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"A \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'Talent for Pushing Back\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" ArtNews, September, pp. 90-91 (illust.)
Sapollnik, Julio. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Tomas Saraceno: flotar para vivir.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Al Limite, pp. 56-61 (illust.)
Verhagen, Marcus. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"53rd International Art Exhibition: Making Worlds.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Art Review, September, pp. 120-121
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Life Forms.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Albert Bonniers Forlag for Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, 2009, pp. 62-66 (illust.)
2008 Holloway, Nick. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Biennial Review: Pilkingtons\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Metro.co.uk, October 13, 2008
Herbert, Martin. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Forum and Function: Martin Herbert on \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'Experiment Marathon Reykjavik\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Artforum, September, 2008, pp. 143-144 (illust.)
Pyscho Buildings: Artists Take on Architecture. Ex. cat. The Hayward, London. 2008. p. 134-145, 179.
Wolin, Joseph R. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Tomas Saraceno.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Arte Al Dia International. Issue 123, July 2008. p. 108-109.
Jones, Kristin M. �Tomas Saraceno.� Frieze. June/July/August 2008; Issue 116; p. 248.
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Pyscho Buildings Opens at the Hayward Gallery in London.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" ArtDaily.org. June 12, 2008.
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Hayward Gallery.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Art Newspaper, online. Thursday, June 12, 2008.
Pearman, Hugh. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Psycho Buildings at the Hayward.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Sunday Times, UK. June 8, 2008.
Woodman, Ellis. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Pyscho Buildings: Wayward at the Hayward.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Telegraph, UK. June 3, 2008.
Cleary, Marian. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"40 Years of the Hayward Gallery Marked by Psycho Buildings.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" 24 Hour Museum online. June 2, 2008.
Nicholas, Dean. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Review: Pyscho Buildings, Hayward Gallery.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Londonist. June 2, 2008 .
McIntyre, Tony. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Review: Pyscho Buildings � Artists & Architecture.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Buiding Design online. Friday, May 30, 2008.
Lewis, Ben. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Srap in and Enjoy the Ride.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" This is London, online. May 29, 2008.
Ahira, Kate. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Pyscho Buildings Attach South Bank\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Contrete Brutes.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Building Online. May 28, 2008.
McGuirk, Justin. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Twisted structures that challenge the imagination.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Times, UK. May 27, 2008.
Brown, Mark. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Artists Take Axe to London Gallery.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Guardian UK. May 17, 2008.
Bostwick, William. �Back to the Future.� Art News, April 2008. p. 50.
Enwezor, Okwui, and Ralph Rugoff. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Lyon Biennial 2007.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" JRP Ringie; 2008. p. 76-77, 288.
Romeo, Filippo. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Reviews: Tomas Saraceno,\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Art Forum. February 2008, page 306.
Bush, Kate. �Biennale de Lyon 2007,� Art Forum. January 2008. Page 274-275. ilus.
Rebberg, Vivian. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Lyon Biennial.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Frieze. January-February 2008. p. 172 � 175.
2007 \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Sharjah Biennial 8: Still Life: Art, Ecology & The Politics of Change.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"
2007 (catalogue). p. 242-243.
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Passage to the Present: Masterpieces from Museo de Art de Ponce.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico City; 2007. page 138-139, jacket cover, ilus.
Raymond, Yasmil. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Look to the Sky: Tomas Saraceno.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Brave New Worlds, October 2007. Walker Art Center; Distributed Art Publishers, New York. page 196-197 ilus. exhibition cat.
�OOs: the lyon biennial.� Interview with Stephanie Moisdon and Hans Ulrich Obrist. Tema Celeste. October 2007. P. 60 � 65.
Thompson, Seth. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Notions of Ecology: Sharjah Biennial 8.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Review. Originally printed in the July/ August 2007 issue of Afterimage. 19 August. www.seththompson.info/html/news/sharjahbiennial8.htm
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"In cima alle stelle.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Review. Tema Celeste, Issue 120, 2007. p 125.
Cerizza, Luca. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Temporary communities.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Feature. Tema Celeste, Issue 119, February 2007. pp 52-59
Hanley, Lynsey. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Castles in the Air.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" The New Statesman, 2 April 2007
Manaugh, Geoff. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Transparent Soil and the Gardens of Tomorrow.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" BLDGBLOG, http://bldgblog.blogspot.com, 20 February, 2007
2006 Verlichak, Victoria. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Sao Paulo Biennial / Bienal de San Pablo: Will we be able to live together? / Podremos vivir juntos?\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" arte al dia international, Vol. 117, December 2006-January 2007
Davies, Serena. �Roll up, roll up to the amazing ancient castle art show.� The Daily Telegraph, 1 July 2006.
Jones, Laura K. �Damien Hirst kicks off a summer art-party season.� The Guardian, 4 July 2006.
�Tomas Saraceno: Air-Port-City.� Flavorpill.com, 25-31 July 2006.
Johnson, Ken. �Tomas Saraceno: Air-Port-City.� The New York Times, 28 July 2006.
Haw, Alex. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"London: The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, Tomas Saraceno.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" Contemporary magazine. Issue 84, 2006.
Grosz, David. �Gallery Going: Two Exercises in Stretching.� The New York Sun, 27 July 2006.
Darwent, Charles. �Art at the extremes.� ArtReview, June-July 2006.
Herbert, Martin. �Tomas Saraceno � Barbican Art Gallery.� Artforum.com, May 2006.
MacDonald, Fiona. �Metrolife: Tomas Saraceno.� Metro.co.uk, 16 May 2006.
Chapman, Peter. �Pick of the Week: Tomas Saraceno, Barbican Gallery London.� The Independent, 20 May 2006.
�International News Digest: Portikus Reopens.� Artforum.com, 8 May 2006.
�Tomas Saraceno in the Curve.� www.dexigner.com 11 March 2006.
2005 Boeri, Stefano, and Hans Ulrich Obrist. Interview with Tomas Saraceno. Domus no.883, July/August 2005.
�News & Views: First residence of CIFO.� www.ArtNexus.com, issue 57, June 2005.
Birnbaum, Daniel. �Best of 2005.� Artforum, December 2005.
2010 Calder Prize, Calder Foundation, New York
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museum f�r Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
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