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BIOGRAPHY

NICOLAI HOWALT
 
Born in Copenhagen 1970
Lives and works in Copenhagen


EDUCATION

1990-92    Danmarks Fotografiske Billedkunstskole - Fatamorgana, Denmark.

SOLO / NICOLAI HOWALT

2016 By looking down I see up, by looking up I see down, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, DK
         Element Clash, Kunsthal Viborg, Viborg, Denmark.

2015
"Light Break - Photography / Light Therapy", Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
”Light Break” Medicinsk Museion, CPH, Denmark.

2013
”Light Break” Gallery Edel Assanti, London. UK.
”5 x Solo” Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, København Danmark.

2012
"Landscapes" Maison du Danemark, Paris.

2011
"Endings" Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
"Sammenstød" Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Danmark.

2009
"Car Crash Studies" Bruce Silverstein Gallery. September 09, New York, USA.
"Car Crash Studies" Martin Asbæk Gallery. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2006
"Galerie Poller NY" November, New York, US.

2005
"Nordic House" Cracow, Polen.

2004
"Kaunas photo" October, Kaunas, Lituania.
"Boxer" Århus Kunstbygning" August, Denmark.
"Gallerie Schüster" May, Frankfurt, Germany.
"Vensyssel Art Museum" December, Denmark.

2003
"Galerie Asbæk" October, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2001
"Galerie Asbæk" April, Copenhagen, Denmark.
"Center for Photography" May, Stockholm, Sweden

1997
"Museet for Fotokunst" April, Odense, Denmark.


SELECTED GROUPSSHOWS/ NICOLAI HOWALT

2016
Photography, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, DK
Heliotropes, Geary Contemporary, New York, USA
The Limits of Control, Curated by Ilari Laamanen, The Station Project, NY, US. (cat)
Who Shot Sports, Brooklyn Museum, NY US. (cat)

2015
Camera Solved Photography, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark. (cat)
Naturmøder, J.F. Willumsens Museum, Denmark 
Summer in the City no.10, Martin asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
PHOTOGRAPHY, Martin
 Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
"Here comes the sun" Galerie Maria Lund, Paris, FR
"Wilderness", New Shelter Plan, Carlsberg district, Copenhagen, Denmark 
"Det Kameraløse Fotografi", Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
"100 år med Grønningen", Den Frie Udstillingsbygning & Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
"Kunsten visits BRANDTS", BRANDTS, Odense
"Summer in the City", Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
”Zeigen. an audio tour through Copenhagen” Nikolaj Kirke, Cph. Denmark.
“Masculine” Capricious 88, NY, USA.

2012
"The Chosen Ones" Kunsten, Aalborg Museum of Modern Art. Denmark. (cat)
"Grønningen ®C at the Dock" April - May. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011
"Places" HEART - Herning Artmuseum. Aug-Oct 2011. Denmark.

2010
"Denmark In Transition" Sep-nov 2010, Museet for Fotokunst, Dk. (cat)
"Grønningen på Docken" 18 Sep 2010 - Oct 10 2010, Cph, Denmark. (cat)
”Danmark under forvandling" Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark (cat)

2009
"Kontrapunkt" Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esb. September 09 - Januar 10. Dk.
"In Between" Künstlerverein Walkmühle in Wiesbaden, May/June, Germany.
"Blomsten & Bien" Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark. 
"Altid som aldrig før" Skagen Museum, Denmark. (cat)

2008
"Collisions" Maison du Danemark, Paris, France.

2007
"Reality Crossings" 2.Fotofestival Kunsthalle Mannheim. De. (cat)
"New Photography from Denmark" feb, Houston, US.

2006
"Scandinavian Photo II: Denmark" Sep, Foto Fest, Houston / Texas, US. (cat)
"Teen Beat" the Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas, US.
"Another Adventures" with TS. Style Cube Zandari, Seoul, Korea. (cat)
"The Open Book" The National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark. (cat)

2005
"Spells of Childhood" Tampere Art Museum, Finland (cat)
"New Photography from Denmark" July, Faulcener Gallery, Iowa, US.

2004
"Distance" April, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, Hungary
"Hereford Photography Festival 2004" Hereford, UK. (cat)
"Don't mention it" The National Museum, Cph, Denmark.
”Something different” Februar, Fotografisk Center, Denmark.

2003
”Boxer” fototriennalen, October, Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark. (book)
”3x1” Ifsak, November, Istanbul, Tyrkey.

2002
”Home Sweet Home” Januar. Århus Art Museum, Århus, Denmark. (cat)

2001
"Neverending Story" public spaces in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1999
”From the Hidden” The National Museum of Photo, Cph, Denmark.

1998
”Meanwhile” Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark. (cat)
”1000 year 10”December, Museum for modern Art, Roskilde, Denmark.

1995
”Efterårsudstillingen” October, Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark. (cat)



SOLO / HOWALT & SØNDERGAARD

2013
”Bruce Silverstein” with T. Søndergaard. NY. USA.
”Birds ®C Trees and Hunting Scenes, Kunsthal NORD, Aalborg, Danmark.

2011
”Scandinavian Forest” Akershus Artcenter Lillestrøm, Feb-April Norge.

2010
"How to Hunt" ARoS Århus Kunstmuseum, Denmark.
"Vrå Udstillingen" Nordjylland, Danmark.

2008
"Musée Historique et des Porcelaines" with TS. Ville de Nyon, France.

2007
"Hunting Scenes" Lys over Lolland. Denmark. (cat)
"The Parisian Laundry" Mois de la Photo, Montréal, Canada, (cat)
"Fotografiets Hus" Stockholm, Solo show. Sweden.
"Silverstein Gallery" New York, USA.
"Martin Asbæk Projects", Copenhagen, Denmark.

2006
"ParisPhoto Statement" Martin Asbæk Project, Paris, France.(cat)
"Faaborg Art Museum" October, Faaborg, Denmark.(cat)

2005
”Martin Asbæk Project” Marts, Copenhagen, Denmark.


SELECTED GROUPSSHOWS / HOWALT & SØNDERGAARD

2013
”Flora Danica” The Natural History Museum, CPH, Denmark.

2012
"Skabt af tiden" Danish National Museum. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011
"Scandinavian Forest" Akerhus Art Center. Oslo, Norway.

2010
"I love you” ARoS, Danmark. (cat)
"Jagten, på noget andet", Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark. (cat)

2008
"Unreal" Groupshow with Astrid Kruse, Jonna Karanka, Susanna Majuri. Helsinki, Finland.
“Another Adventures” Frankfurt, Germany. (cat)
"Grønningen", Bornholms Art Museum, Denmark. (cat)
"On Hunting" Gallery Andreas Grimm, Münich, Germany.
"Basel" Solo-projects, (artfair), Basel, Germany.
"Danish Devils" Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. (cat)
"Arco 08" (artfair) Madrid, Spain.
"Berlin Art Forum (artfair) Berlin, Germany.

2007
"Lianzhou Fotobiennale" Kina, Groupshow with Ebbe Stub Wittrup & Astrid K. Jensen, December.(cat)
"Salon 1" Museumsbygningen, Groupshow, Copenhagen / Denmark, October.
"Existencias", Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y Leon. 21 September - 06 January. Spain.
"Fondation Neuflize Vie: Acquisitions for the MEP (1999-2006)" with Trine Søndergaard.
"Achtung! Kunst!"The National Museum of Photography. 22 Juni - 18 August, Denmark.
"Hunter & Gatherer" Gallery Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station. Germany. 25 May - 30 June.

2006
"Artists´Choice" Bendixen Contemporary Art. Cph, Denmark.

2003
”Familliebilleder” July, Brænderigaarden, Viborg, Denmark. (cat)


BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

2012
"Car Crash Studies" Études books No 2. ISBN 978-2-9533506-6-1
"Album no 3 - The White Album”. text by Christina Lykke Hansen

2011
"Erratic" Visual Impact in Current Design. Gestalten. ISBN 978-3-89955-370-3
"78 Boxers" Book, Hjørring. ISBN 978-87-994612-0-2. Text by Jane Rowley.
"Sammenstød", Esbjerg Kunstmuseum. ISBN 978-87-89311-31-9, text by T. Sangild. Denmark.

2010
"Herfra hvor vi står” Book, ISBN 978-87-02-08653-9. Gyldendal, Denmark.
"How to Hunt" Book, ISBN 978-3-7757-2722-8. text by Liz Wells, Hatje Cantz, Germany.
"Dying Birds" Book, ISBN 978-0-9825471-4-4, Hassla books. NY. USA.

2008
"Tree Zone" Book, ISBN 978-0-9800935-6-8, Hassla Books. NY. USA.

2009 ”Altid som aldrig før” cat, Skagen Museum. ISBN 978-87-91048-16-6

2008 "Next Level 14" The White Edition. UK. ISBN
"Danskjavlar” Kunsthal Charlottenborg. DK. Cat. ISBN 978-87-88944-66-2

2007
"10 Denmark" Magazine nr. 1. UK.
"Replaying Narrative" Edited by Marie Fraser, Le Mois de la Montréal 2007. ISBN 9782980802010

2006
"New Adventures" Danish Contemporary Photography & Video, Korea.
"Manual til Dansk samtidskunst" Book, ISBN 87-02-04450-1
"Dansk Kunst" 2005, Book, ISBN 87-11-23150-5

2005
"Scandinavian Photography II" Book, USA.
"Backlights 2005" Catalog, Tampere Art Museum, Finland.
"How to Hunt" Book, ISBN 87-91518-96-2, Artpeople, Denmark

2004
”Women 2003” Book, ISBN 87-7514-091-8, photodocumentation, Denmark.

2003
”boxer” Book, ISBN 87-91293-64-2, Artpeople, Denmark.

2001
”3x1” Book, ISBN 87-00-49132-2, Gyldendal, Denmark.

1998
”Ung Dansk Fotografi 1998” Fotografisk Center, Denmark.


COLLECTIONS

Art foundation Mallorca, Spain.
ARoS, Aarhus Arm Museum, Denmark.
Artphilein Foundation, Italy.
Bornholms Artmuseum, Denmark.
Esbjerg Art Museum, Denmark.
Fondation Neuflize Vie, paris, France
Hiscox Art Project, US.
La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.
Kunsten, Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Denmark.
Maison Europeenne de Photographie, Paris, France.
MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León. Spain.
Museum of Fine Art Houston, Texas, US.
Ny Carlsberg Fondet, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ny Kredit, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Skagens Museum, Skagen, Denmark.
The Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The David Krohn Collection, US.
The Hermés Collection. France.
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
The Juan Redón Collection, Espania.
The K.P.A. Kunst på arbejdspladsen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Museum of Art Photography, Odense, Denmark.
The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark.


PRIZES & GRANTS

2012 Copenhagen Art Counsel
2012 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2009 Palle Fogtdals Photography travel stipend 2009 with Trine Søndergaard
2009 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2008 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2008 Niels Wessel Bagge's Art Prize, Denmark.
2007 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2006 Paris Photo Jury's Special Prize, Paris Photo 2006, France
2006 Books of the year. "HOW TO HUNT" Catagory of art & photography
2006 Nominated for the BMW Prize, Paris Photo 2006, France
2006 Selected for ParisPhoto2006 ”STATEMENT” the Nordic Countryes. Fr.
2006 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2006 Blix Fond, Denmark.
2006 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2005 Nominated for Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2006. DE.
2004 Nominated for Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography Award 2005, US.
2004 Blix Fond ”how to hunt” Denmark.
2004 Danish Art Foundation Adorment, Denmark.
2004 The Danish Art Counsel ”how to hunt” Denmark.
2002 The Hasselblad Foundation, Gøteborg, Sweden.
2001 Blix Fond ”boxer” Denmark.
2000 The Danish Ministry of Culture development Fond. Denmark.
1999 Member of BAM; ”Billedhuset/2.Maj” Denmark.
1998 Anders Bording Prize. Denmark.
1997 The Int. Agfa Award for Young Photographers, Germany.
1996 World Press Joop Swartz Masterclass. Netherland.