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  CURRICULUM VITAE

  G. Roland Biermann was born in Bonn, Germany. He lives and works in London. 1990 - 1991: studies at New York University. 
Photographic projects in Germany, the UK and the US since 1990.

 

GRANTS

 

  2016   J. Paul Getty Jr. Charitable Trust, London

 

2015

 

King's College, London

 

2015

 

Renmin University of China, Beijing

  2014   German Embassy London / German Foreign Office, London / Berlin

  2010   Think German, German Foreign Office, London / Berlin

  2005   Arts Council England, London

  2004   Goethe-Institut, London

  2001   8. Rohkunstbau, SPI, Berlin-Brandenburg

  AWARDS/PRIZES/COMPETITIONS

  2010   ThyssenKrupp Tinplate Arts Calendar Rasselstein 250th Anniversary Special
 Edition (Winner)

  2008   Artist of the Month, February 2008, German Embassy, London (Winner)

  2006   ThyssenKrupp Tinplate Arts Calendar Rasselstein (Winner)

  2005   Imagine, BBC and Wellcome Trust, London (Highly Commended)

  RESIDENCIES

  2012   Bayerische Hofglasmalerei Gustav van Treek, Munich

  2009   Signy + Olaf Willums Art Foundation, Mas des Graviers, Pourrieres, Provence

  APPOINTMENTS

  2007   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh), Cologne

COLLECTIONS

 

German Embassy London, ThyssenKrupp, Düsseldorf / Essen, 
Signy + Olaf Wíllums Art Foundation, Provence, 
Private Collections in France, Germany, Japan, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdon and the United States.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

     
2016-17
 
 

'white cube / white wall', maestroarts, London (S)
 

2016
 
  'Visions in the Nunnery', Nunnery Gallery, London (G)
 
2016   'Transformations', Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong (S)

2016  

'Photography is Magic', curated by Charlotte Cotton, Aperture Foundation, New York (G)

2016

 

'Stations', curated by Aaron Rosen and Terry Duffy, Barbican, London (S)

2015

 

'Journeys', Jewish Museum, London (G)

2015

 

'Structure - Texture - Future', curated by Rosamond Murdoch and Dr. Shahida Bari, Nunnery Gallery, London (G)
 

2015

 

'Between Worlds', Gallery of the School of Arts, Renmin University of China, Beijing (G)

2014

 

'Jacobigarten' Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf (G)

2014

 

'white cube / white wall' (with Thierry Noir), German Embassy London, London (S)

 

2013

 

 

'snow+concrete', Goethe Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (S)

2013

 

 

'Ophelia', 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, London (S)

2013

 

  'Ophelia', curated by Marco Izzolino, White Room Capri, Capri (S)
2012   'Objectified', curated by Roy Exley, Charlie Smith London, London (G)
'snow+concrete / new works on glass', Galerie der Bayerischen Hofglasmalerei, Munich (S)

2011   'Ophelia', Goethe-Institut Paris, Paris (S) - 'Seven', Schaltbau AG Headquarters, Munich (S)

2010/11   'metamorphosis', German Embassy London, London (S)

2010   'Das kleine Format', Künstlerverein Malkasten, Duesseldorf (G) - 'Can you hear it?', curated by Franko B, Bow Arts Trust, Nunnery Gallery, London (G) - 'snow+concrete', Quadrum, Dommuseum Frankfurt, Frankfurt (S)

2009   'Fault Line: Art in the Age of Anxiety', curated by Sarah Elson, Bow Arts Trust, Nunnery Gallery, London (G) - 'Postcards from the Edge', Metro Pictures, New York (G)

2008   'Fight Aids Monaco / Vente aux Enchères 2008', by invitation of Princess Stephanie, Salon Méditerranée, Le Méridien, Monte Carlo (G) - 'snow+concrete', The Chapel, University of Glasgow, Glasgow (S) - 'Unnatural Histories', curated by Myriam Blundell, Bow Arts Trust, Nunnery Gallery, London (G)

2007   'Postcards from the Edge', James Cohan Gallery, New York (G) - 'Das kleine Format', Malkasten, Düsseldorf (G) - 'Multicomplexificationalities', curated by Roy Exley, Nunnery Gallery, London (G) - 'Apparition 36', London Bridge Underground Station, Northern Line, London (G)

2006   'arrive, depart', curated by G. Roland Biermann, Nunnery Gallery, London (G) - 'Apparitions' (as part of the international conference 'Sacred Space'),  University of Stirling, Stirling (S) - 'The Johnnie Walker Frieze Fringe Show', 3 Tanner Street, London (G) - Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Ateliers SNCF, Arles (G) - 'Panorama' (with Barbara Wolff), Galerie Villa Ruh, Zingst (S)

2005   'Apparitions', Linhof-Galerie, Munich (S) - 'Descubrimientos', Photoespana 2005, Plaza Santa Ana Projections, Madrid (G) - 'Imagine', Wellcome Trust, Royal Albert Festival Hall, London (G) - 'Apparitions - The Triptychs', St. Mary Bow Church, London and Johanneskirche, Düsseldorf (S)

2004   'Fototage Mönchengladbach', BIS, Kulturamt, Mönchengladbach (G) - 'hype gallery', Palais de Tokyo, Paris (G) - 'Open: 04' Bow Arts Trust, London (G)

2003   'Das kleine Format', Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf (G) - 'concerning-mg', BIS, Kulturamt, Mönchengladbach (G) - 'Delight and Possession' (lecture and presentation as part of the J. M. Cameron retrospective), National Portrait Gallery, London (G)

2002   'Meistbietend', Kunstverein Region Heinsberg, Heinsberg (G) - 'Das kleine Format', Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf (G)

2001   'G. Roland Biermann', Kunstverein Cottbus, Cottbus (S) - 'Dimension 4', kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne (S) - '8. Rohkunstbau' curated by Arvid Boellert and Stefan Skowron, photographic installation at the 'Königin-Luise-Zimmer' and the 'Musikzimmer', SPI, Schloss Gross Leuthen, Berlin-Brandenburg (G) - 'Wahrnehmung des Anderen' (with Rosy Beyelschmidt and Carlo Ferraris), Galerie Fellner von Feldegg, Krefeld (S)

2000   'Du sollst nicht töten' (with Jaschi Klein and Harold Koopmans), curated by G. Roland Biermann, kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne (G) - 'Sehstörungen', Altes Museum / BIS and public spaces, Kulturamt Mönchengladbach (G)

1999   'Fine Art Forum', Braunfels (G)

1995   'Deutschland erotisch', Museum für angewandte Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg and Internationale Fototage, Herten (G)

 TALKS/LECTURES

2016

 

'Stations', panel discussion at St. Giles' Cripplegate, Barbican, London with Dr. Aaron Rosen (chair), Dr. Giles Waller, Terence Rodrigues and G. Roland Biermann, London, 21 March

2016

 

'Stations of the Cross', panel discussion at Cambridge University with Prof. Robin Kirkpatrick (chair), Prof. Eamon Duffy, Dr. Aaron Rosen and G. Roland Biermann, Cambridge, 16 March

2015

 

'On Snow': lecture held by G. Roland Biermann at Renmin University of China, Beijing on 20 April

2013

 

G. Roland Biermann in conversation with Richard Cork at 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, London on 1 October.

 

2012

 

 

G. Roland Biermann at Copenhagen University on 20 October.

Video: G. Roland Biermann at Copenhagen University

 

2011   G. Roland Biermann in conversation with Isabelle de Maison Rouge, Goethe-Institut Paris, 9 November.

   

2011   G. Roland Biermann in conversation with Paul Hobson, Contemporary Art Society, German Embassy London, 20 January.

   

2008   snow+concrete, lecture. By invitation of Prof. David Jasper,  University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 20 November.

2006   Apparitions, lecture. As part of the international conference Sacred Space, University of Stirling, Stirling, 21 October.

2005   Back from the Void, panel discussion with Colin Ardley, Alan Graham Dick, Neil Milton and Christoph Noebel, chaired by G. Roland Biermann, St. Mary Bow Church, London,
6 April.

    Spirituality v Banality, panel discussion with Roy Exley, Cedric Christie, Alan Graham Dick and Matthew Gansallo, chaired by David Jasper, St. Mary Bow Church, London,
23 March.

2003   Delight and Possession, lecture by Roger Hargreaves,  National Portrait Gallery, London. 10 April.