NIKOLA UKIć CV

1974 - Born in Rijeka, Croatia
Lives in Düsseldorf, Germany

EDUCATION

1993-1994 - Faculty of Philosophy, art department, University of Rijeka
1995-1999 - Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb
2000-2004 - Academy of Fine Arts Düsseldorf / Georg Herold

AWARDS / RESIDENCY

2002-2003 - Cite Internationales des Arts, Paris - Residency Grant Academy of Fine Arts Düsseldorf and State NorthRhine-Westphalia
2007 - New Talents, Art Cologne, Cologne
2011 - Schloss Ringenberg
Residency Grant Arts Foundation of North Rhine - Westphalia
2012 - Special award the XI Triennal of Croatian Sculpture
Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb
2013 Short list Erich Hauser Award
2014 Nachwuchspreis Kunststiftung NRW (Project)
2015 Award for the best Video Smuggling Anthologies, MMSU Rijeka
2017 Stiftung Kunstfonds, Work Grant

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2002-2006 Off space Uberbau, Düsseldorf, www.uberbau.de
2015 Rates of exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Blow up (Findlinge), Städtische Galerie-Schloss Borbeck,Essen
2014
Expanded Fields, Hengesbach Gallery, Wuppertal
2013
Projective Cast
Museum of contemporary art Zagreb (HR)
One on One - Gallery of Fine Arts, Split 
2010
Memory of forms, Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
2009
As it stands, Galerie Rolf Hengesbach, Cologne
2008
dok25a, Düsseldorf
Mirker Hain (Der Zeuge), Kunstraum Hengesbach, Wuppertal
Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf
Homework, Galerie b.o.p., Zagreb
City Gallery J. Sporer, Opatija
2007
New Talents, Art Cologne, Cologne
Water, water everywhere, City Gallery, Labin
2006
NAH, Projektraum, Galerie Hammelehle Und Ahrens, Cologne
Ausstellungraum Zimmerstrasse, Düsseldorf
2004
Glyptotheca, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb
2000
H1234o Filodrammatica, Rijeka

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
UNPREDICTABLE , SCHAU FENSTER, Berlin
2016
Think about it, Kunstraum Descartes, Düsseldorf
Please empty your wallets, Armaturka, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí and Labem, Tschechische Republik
2015
form follows, Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg
Rates of exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Wir können auch anders, MgK, Ottendorf
2014
Prozess, Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg
2013
"Riss" (Disruption) Astali / Peirce, Amir Fattal, Nikola Ukic
Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin, curated by Stephan Köhler / frontviews
Smuggling Anthologies, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka
2012
"Neo R. Brand" one reduced INDEX
archived by Stephan Köhler/frontviews Berlin
Change your desires rather than the order of the world
Willem Baars Projects, Amsterdam, curated by Zlatko Wurzberg
oqbo exchange > dok25a, Galerie oqbo, Berlin
20 Years Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
XI Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb
Unutarnje uho, MMSU,Rijeka
Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
2011
Schloss Ringenberg
Kunstverein Koelnberg
2010
Pushing more Pictures, Hengesbach Gallery, Berlin
Toxicure Kunstverein Koelnberg, Cologne
2009
Bodenstaendig, Kunstraum Alexander Buerkle, Freiburg
the X Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb
Museum in der wartehalle, Welchenhausen
49.Porec Annale, Porec
Finalisti, Galerija gradska, Labin
2008
Sv. Krsevan, Sibenik
.e.i.b.e., Con Sum, Düsseldorf
Kunstraum Alexander Buerkle, Freiburg
2007
Komm, Cologne
b.o.p. Gallery, Zagreb
2006
Swamp, Galerie Rolf Hengesbach, Cologne
the IX Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb
Snapshot, Art Gallery , Split
Happy End, Laden, Düsseldorf
2005
Les Adieux L'Absence Le Retour, 7 Stock, Dresden
Minibar Goes On, Minibar, Düsseldorf
39. Salon, Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb
Snapshot, Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik
Friends and Lovers, Laden, Düsseldorf
Integrität, Uberbau, Düsseldorf
2003
Emerging Artists, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka
2002
Uberbau, Artis, S Hertogenbosch
Gastarbeit Labin Art Ekspres, Labin
2001
Gallery SC, Zagreb

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PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

One on one cycle, catalogue Gallery of Fine Arts, Split 2014
Interviews - An interview by Jasmin Makk - published by Schloss Ringenberg 2011
Catalogue MGK Otterndorf 2009
Catalogue 49.Porec Annale, Porec 2009
Catalogue Finalisti, Galerija gradska, Labin 2009
Catalogue the X Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb 2009
Gallery Sv. Krsevan Sibenik - Catalogue 2008
Catalogue - Tomislav Curkovic- Nikola Ukic, City Gallery J. Sporer Opatija 2008
Publication The golden chalice -NAH- Jan Scharrelmann- Nikola Ukic- Galerie Hammelehle und Ahrens Cologne 2006
Catalogue the IX Triennal of Croatian Sculpture, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb 2006
Publication Integrität - Uberbau, Düsseldorf 2005
Catalogue 39. Salon, Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb 2005
Catalogue Nikola Ukic - Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts - Glyptotheca Zagreb 2004

CONTACT

Foto credits

Zoran Alajbeg
Bastian Buddenbrock
Rolf Hengesbach
Achim Kukulies
Ana Opalić
Thomas Pothmann
Bernhardt Strauss
Nikola Ukic

Copyright

Nikola Ukic
Hengesbach Gallery
2017