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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

2018 An Ode to Pareidolia, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2017 By looking up I see downward - By looking down I see upward,
         Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Bornholm, Denmark

2016 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, USA
2005 Nordic House, Cracow, Polen
2004 Kaunas photo, October, Kaunas, Lituania
         Boxer, Århus Kunstbygning, August, Århus, 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

2018 BACK TO THE FUTURE - The 19th century in the 21st century,
         C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2017 Room vs. Wall (With Esben Klemann) Maria Lund Gallerie,
         Paris, France
         Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark

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

         Here comes the sun, Galerie Maria Lund, Paris, Frankrig 
         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, Copenhagen,
         Denmark.
         Masculine, Capricious 88, New York, 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, Herning, Denmark
2010 Denmark In Transition, Sep-nov 2010, Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark
         (cat)
         Grønningen på Docken, 18 Sep 2010 - Oct 10 2010, Copenhagen,
         Denmark (cat)
         Danmark under forvandling, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
         (cat)
2009 Kontrapunkt, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esb. September 09 - Januar 10,
         Esbjerg, Denmark
         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, USA
2006 Scandinavian Photo II: Denmark, Sep, Foto Fest,
         Houston / Texas, USA (cat)
         Teen Beat, the Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas, USA
         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, USA
2004 Distance, April, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros, Hungary
         Hereford Photography Festival 200, Hereford, United Kingdom (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, Copenhagen,
         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, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 Skabt af tiden, Danish National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011 Scandinavian Forest, Akerhus Art Center, Oslo, Norway
2010 I love you, ARoS, Aarhus, 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, Groupshow with Ebbe Stub Wittrup &
         Astrid Kruse Jensen, 
Kina (cat)
         Salon 1, Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Existencias, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y Leon, Spain
         Fondation Neuflize Vie: Acquisitions for the MEP (1999-2006),
         with Trine Søndergaard
         Achtung! Kunst!, The National Museum of Photography, Denmark
         Hunter & Gatherer, Gallery Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station, Germany
2006 Artists´ Choice, Bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 Familliebilleder, 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.