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Azra Aksamija  1976, BA

(Azra Akšamija)
Rank (2017): 5630 – 

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Installation, Architecture

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 13
Germany 12
Austria 7
Netherlands 4

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Artist Rank
Rosemarie Trockel  18 7
Yoko Ono  71 6

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Germany 5
  I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College, USA 2

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18.5.1976 Born in Sarajevo (BA)

1995 - 2001 Technical University Graz, School of Architecture (Graz, Austria) Diploma Engineer in Architecture degree High honors and distinction

1999 - 2000 Technical University Hamburg Harburg, Department of Urban and Regional Planning (Hamburg, Germany) Academic year abroad, Socrates/Erasmus Student Exchange Program

1999 - 2000 Academy for Fine Arts and Design Hamburg, Department of Architecture (Hamburg, Germany) Academic year abroad

2002 - 2004 Princeton University, Graduate School of Architecture (Princeton, USA) Master of Architecture degree

since 2004 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Architecture (Cambridge, USA) PhD student at the Department for History, Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture / Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT Objective degree: PhD

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 47  Please report missing Information

until 15.10.
Description  The Present Order - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Leipzig Send message


to top Solo shows   8

   Solidarity Works. Politics of Cultural Memory - Wolk Gallery - MIT School of Architecture + Planning, Cambridge, MA
   Museum Solidarity Lobby - Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dallas, TX
   Step in! Step out! Why People Change Their Religion  - Jüdisches Museum München, Munich
   Treten Sie ein! Treten Sie aus! Warum Menschen ihre Religion wechseln - Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt/Main

   Cross-Currents - I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

   Flocking Mosque - aut. architektur und tirol, Innsbruck

   Sarajevo Winter Festival (Sarajevska Zima) - IPC Gallery, Sarajevo

   Azra Aksamija - Kunstmoschee - Wiener Secession, Vienna


to top Group shows   38

Description and image  Migrationen der Angst / Migrations of Fear - Forum Stadtpark, Graz

Description  Poesie der Veränderung - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

   Inside Out - Not So White Cube - Mestna Galerija / City Art Gallery Ljubljana, Ljubljana

   Sammlungsalphabet - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   Islamopolitan - Maraya Art Centre - Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

   Smuggling Anthologies - MMSU - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
   1:1 Stopover - Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova , Ljubljana
   MEASURES OF SAVING THE WORLD_ PART 3 - Rotor - association for contemporary art, Graz
   Cross Currents: Tradition and Innovation in Contemporary Art of the Islamic World - University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
   Arte Útil Lab - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY

   Cross-Currents: Tradition and Innovation in Contemporary Art of the Islamic World - I.D.E.A. Space at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Description ifa-Galerie BerlinKubus Oder Kuppel - Moscheen. Perspektiven Einer Bauaufgabe - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
Description and image  Kubus Oder Kuppel - Moscheen. Perspektiven Einer Bauaufgabe - ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart

   Heimatkunde. 30 Künstler blicken auf Deutschland - Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Berlin

   Aware: Art Fashion Identity - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   Another Way of Looking: Influences from Islam - The Art Gallery at the Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

   Soft City - Stroom Den Haag, The Hague
   Belief Unlimited - Platform3 - Räume für zeitgenössische Kunst, Munich
   Nichtorte, Orte. Sammlungsausstellung 2009 - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig

   Since we last spoke about monuments - Stroom Den Haag, The Hague
Description and image  Manifesta 7 - Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano
   Kits for an Encounter - The Western Front, Vancouver, BC
   Esto no es una exposición - Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo, Huarte

   Encounters - Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen
   Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator - University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, IN

   Liminal Spaces / Grenzräume - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
   Denial is a River - SculptureCenter, New York City, NY
   Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator -  University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
   Mind the Gap - Smack Mellon, New York City, NY
   Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   ORTung 05 - galerie5020, Salzburg

Description and image  Occupying Space - The Generali Collection. architecture / space / intervention+sculpture / body / space / performance - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Description  Occupying Space - Sammlung Generali Foundation - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

   Liverpool Biennial 2004 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
   Noch einen Wunsch? - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig

   II Bienal de Valencia - La Ciudad Ideal - Bienal de Valencia, Valencia

   Designs für die wirkliche Welt - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)


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 Museum der Moderne, Salzburg


 Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), Leipzig


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