Tino Sehgal

Tino Sehgal (born in 1976 in London, lives in Berlin) studied economics in Berlin as well as dance at Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany. Over the past few years, his work has had a large number of solo shows worldwide, of which particular mention should be made of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2010) and the Turbine Hall in the Tate Modern, London (2012); as well as shows organised at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2004), the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2006, 2015), the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2005, 2006, 2007), the Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan (2008), the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2007), the MMK, Frankfort (2007), Aubette 1928, with the Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg (2010), the Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2011), the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2013), the Pinacoteca de São Paulo (2014), the CCBB, Rio de Janeiro (2014) and Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2015). In 2016, his work has been on show in Marrakech, on Jemaa el-Fnaa square, at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, and as part of the ImPulsTanz Festival in Vienna. He participated in the Venice Biennale in 2003 and in 2005 (when he shared the German Pavilion with Thomas Scheibitz), where he won the Golden Lion for best artist in 2013. That same year, he was a finalist of the Turner Prize. He also took part in the Berlin Biennale in 2006, the Yokohama Triennial in 2008, the Gwangju Biennale in 2010 and documenta, Kassel, in 2012.