Koenraad Dedobbeleer

Born in 1975, Halle, Belgium
Lives and works in Brussels

Winner of the 2009 Mies van der Rohe Award

Solo Exhibitions

"Plastik – Gallery of Material Culture", Kunst Museum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

"Kunststoff – Gallery of Material Culture", WIELS, Brussels, Belgium

"Koenraad Dedobbeleer. Images Entertain Thought", Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

"Catch as Catch Can", C L E A R I N G, New York, NY, USA
"A Formal Model - An Inhibition Show", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels, Belgium

"Koenraad Dedobbeleer", (SIC), Brussels, Belgium
Solo Booth Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Art-O-Rama, Marseille, France
"There Is No Real Life, Only The Story Of The Life We Are Currently Living", Projecte SD, Barcelona, Spain

"A Useless Labour, Apolitical and of Little Moral Significance", C.L.E.A.R.I.N.G., New York, NY, USA
"A Quarrel in a Faraway Country Between People of Whom We Know Nothing", GAK, Bremen, Germany (cat.)
"The Desperate, Furiously Positive Striving of People Who Refuse to Be Dismissed", Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
Vandaag Gallery Today, Brussels, Belgium

"Hearsay, Rumours, Bed-sit Dreamers and Art Begins Today", Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"You Export Reality to Where it Is You Get Your Money from", De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands (cat.)
"Workmanship of Certainty", CREDAC, Ivry-sur-Seine, France (cat.)

"What Matters Is the Organisation of Power", C.L.E.A.R.I.N.G, New York, NY, USA
"Encourage Lucid Groupuscules", Castillo / Corrales, Paris, France
"Naive Monoliths", Reception, Berlin, Germany
"Formidable Savage Repressiveness", Lok/Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (cat.)
"Some Material Culture Following a Random Method Based on Aleatory Rules", Mai 36 Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland (cat.)

"Good Plans Are Made by Hand", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"Eloignées de toute expression strictement naturaliste", Daviet-Thery, Paris, France (cat.)

"Ignorance Never Settles a Question", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
"Theory Was Always Against Ideology", Reception, Berlin, Germany
"A Privilege of Autovalorization", Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.)

"Boredom Won’t Starve as Long as I Feed It", Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany (cat.)
"Know What We Are Knowing", Carreras Mugica, Bilbao, Spain

"Deflationary Exercise", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"Remember to Remember", Mai 36 Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

"La Liberté d’Erreur", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"I Don’t Care if Nothing Else Goes My Way", Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

"Contextual Minimalism", Benedengalerij, Kortrijk, Belgium
"Le souhait de disposer", KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium

"Bad Timing", Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, Austria

"Dedobbeleer en Zoon", Artis, ’s Hertogensbosch, The Netherlands

"Passover", 5er Projectspace, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Shallow", Young Gallery Zone – Art Cologne, Köln, Germany

"So Far", Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
"Fiction Tales", Galerie Michael Zink, Munich, Germany

"Parcours d’incidents", De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Pluses and Minuses", Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, Germany

"You Are Never Going Anywhere", Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
"Hans op De Beeck and Koenraad Dedobbeleer", De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium (cat.)

"Etablissement d´en Face", Brussels, Belgium

Duo Exhibitions

Cherry & Martin, Los Angeles, LA, USA
with Sebastian Black
"Up!", La Loge, Brussels, Belgium
with Kris Krimpe
"A is for UP Bar", Reception, Berlin, Germany
with Kris Kimpe

"To Fallow", C.L.E.A.R.I.N.G, New York, NY, USA
with Robert Janitz

"A Sense of Disquietude Concerning the Existing Order of Things", Georg Kargl Fine Art, Vienna, Austria
with Herbert Hinteregger (cat.)
"Great Demurrer in the Time of the Great Enthusiasms", Mayerei, Karlsruhe, Germany
with Valérie Mannaerts

"Asier Mendizabel / Koenraad Dedobbeleer", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"PRIVAAT, Kunstmuseum aan zee", Ostend, Belgium
with Rita McBride (cat.)

"HALL", Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
with Rita McBride (cat.)
"THIGHT", Frac Bourgogne, Dijon, France
with Rita McBride (cat.)

"Throw That Trust On The Fire", Konsortiumn Düsseldorf,Germany
with Steve Van den Bosch

"Remember the Small Things", Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Grimbergen, Belgium
with Anne Daems (cat.)
"Raymond Vanderzande", Netwerk / centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Aalst, Belgium
with Kristof Van Gestel (cat.)

Collaborative Project, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Group Exhibitions

"Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys, Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, François Curlet", Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

"Generalal Rehearsal, A show from the collection of V-A-C, MMOMA and Kadist", Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), Moscow, Russia
"FLIP - About Image Construction", Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium

"Collections Musée en Œuvre(s)", Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
"Accrochage #3: Footnote no 10", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"Copy Construct", Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen, Belgium
"Hȏtel du Pavot 2", FRAC Ile-de-France, Bussy-Saint-Georges, France
Group Exhibition - Showroom, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

"Inhabited by Objects – A Dialogue with the House of Jean Prouvé", CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
"Ficciones y territorios. Arte para pensar la nueva razón del mundo", MNCARS, Madrid, Spain
"Anachronikos (cur. Ūla Tornau and Asta Vaičiulytė)", Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania
"Comme si de rien n’était", Van Buuren Museum & Gardens, Brussels, Belgium
"Indiscipline", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
"Solid Liquids – International Tendencies in Contemporary Sculpture (cur. Gail Kirkpatrick and Marcus Lütkemeyer)", Kunsthalle Münster, Münster, Germany
"Naturally Obscure (cur. Antoine Marchand and Etienne Bernard)", Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brest, France
The UK Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK
"Les Possédés – Chapitre 2", Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
"Fritto Misto", C L E A R I N G, New York, NY, USA

"Eminent Domains (proper names)", Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"The Corner Show", Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium
"Out of Place", Barcelona Design, FAD, Barcelona, Spain
"Sweet Disposition", Cultuurcentrum Ter Dilft, Bornem, Belgium
"Pierre Leguillon. The Museum of Mistakes: Contemporary Art and Class Struggle", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium
"A Studio in Hand-Reading: Charlotte Wolff. A project by Valentina Desideri", kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Not Making Sense As Something Else Part 3 - Politics of Installation, part 2", PAKT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"The Image of Generator", Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium

"Maybe it’s a hum", Atelier Rouart, Paris, France
"Roma Publications 1998-2014", Fondazione Giuliani, Roma, Italy
"A Small Museum for the American Metaphor", Redcat, Los Angeles, LA, USA (cat.)
"De vierkantigste rechthoek", Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands (cat.)
"A Pair Is Not a Collection", LLS 387, Antwerp, Belgium
"Petals on the Wind", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels, Belgium
"Der Brancusi Effekt", Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
"TEACH THE SCHOOL", 26th Biennial Brno, Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic (cat.)
"Have we been here for a long time?" Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, France
"Widening", Carreras Mugica, Bilbao, Spain
"The Stuff That Drams Are Made of", CLEARING, New York NY, USA
Various Artists, Galerie Barbara Seiler, Zürich, Switzerland
"Fata Morgana", IKOP, Eupen, Belgium
Keymouse at CNEAI, Cateau, France

"Weather Permitting", Bienal do Mercosul 9, Porto Alegre, Brazil (cat.)
"Fusiform Gyros", Lisson Gallery, London, UK
"Celluloid Paintings", Ludlow 38, New York, NY, USA
"Des belles sculptures contemporaines", HAB, Nantes, France (cat.)
"Up Close & Personal", Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium (cat.)
"Kijken / Herkijken", Herman Teirlinckhuis, Beersel, Belgium
"Defining Space", Die Bastei, Köln, Germany
"The Great Escape", Willem Baars Projects, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

"The Future Thas Was", Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Lieber Aby Warburg, Was Tun Mit Bildern", Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany (cat.)
"Les Sépares", CEAAC, Strasbourg, France (cat.)
"Locus Solus Domesticus", Institut du Karton, Brussels, Belgium
"75 Books", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"Archizines, Storefront for Art and Architecture", New York, NY, USA (cat.)
"Bookshobookshop", BE-part, Waregem, Belgium

"Found in Translation", Casino, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (cat.)
"Beyond the Fragile Object of Sculpture", De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
Archizines, AA school of architecture, London, UK (cat.)
"EXHIBITION", Galerij Van der Mieden, Antwerp, Belgium
"Utopie", St. Lukasgalerij, Brussels, Belgium

"Tegenlicht", Smak, Ghent, Belgium
"Rehabilitation", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Wall and Floor", Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

"Avec le Temps – In Time", Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"3 Artists Selected by Dan Graham and a Work by Dan Graham", 303 Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Jeugdzonde. Over opus één en opus min één", Hedah, Maastricht, The Netherlands

"Un-Scene", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Integratie, Intégration, Integration", Nieuw(bouw)kunst, Broelmuseum, Kortrijk, Belgium
Group exhibition curated by Susanne Prine, Emyt, Berlin, Germany

"Proposals", Kunstencentrum Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium
"Early Retirement", Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, Switzerland (cat.)
"The Subjective Object", Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany
"La Société Anonyme", Le Plateau, Paris, France
Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)

"Ergens", Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium
"Independex - BB 4", Ausstellungsraum Restitution, Berlin, Germany
"Anspach", Anspach Center, Brussels, Belgium

"La perspective du cavalier", CAC Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
"Le Génie du Lieu", Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France (cat.)
"Time To Close", Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
"Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht", ZKM, Karlsruhe, Allemagne (cat.)

"Multiple Miscellaneous Alliances", Clubsproject Inc., Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
"Dedobbeleer, Sailstorfer and Wissel", Zink & Gegner, Munich, Germany
"Pistes", Netwerk Galerie, Aalst, Belgium
"Alles was bij voorbaat al begonnen", Factor 44, Antwerp, Belgium

"Bestuifbegeerte", Z33, Hasselt, Belgium (cat.)
"The Sublime Was Yesterday", RUG, Ghent, Belgium
"Once Upon a Time...", Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
"Screening", Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels, Belgium
"New", Netwerk Galerie, Aalst, Belgium

"La salle de cinema", Centre d’Art Contemporain “La Passerelle”, Brest, France
"Early Works", De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
"As If, Octopus - Brugge 2002", Bruges, Belgium (cat.)
"De kelder op de vliering", W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
"Diazonali", Paços das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil

"Pentagon", STUK, Leuven, Belgium
"Parcours d’incidents", De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL Flat Space, Witte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium
"Interferenties", De Overslag, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

"Part II", CC Strombeek, Brussels, Belgium
CC/NICC, Place Fontainas, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Diasporical Thoughts", TACK Toren, Kortrijk, Belgium

"Trouble Spot Painting", Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
"Bouillion", HISK, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
Folle, Studio Ercolani, Bologna, Italia (cat.)

"Ik was vier in 75", NICC, Antwerp, Belgium

Artist Publications

"Sculptor’s Workshop III"
Antwerpen, Extra City Kunsthal and Bremen, GAK
32p. 4 black and white photographs and 18 coulour photographs
"Doublures : Exhibition of Catalogues"
Antwerpen, LLS 378
24 p. in leporello, 2 colour photographs
"Early One Morning, The Arrow of Time"
New York, C L E A R I N G
two folded posters in a jacket
"Nouveaux trucs, nouvelles combines"
Bruxelles, Gevaert Editions
2 book covers, accordion folded
"Compensating Transient Pleasurable Excitations"
Amsterdam, Roma Publications
144p., 75 colour photographs and 15 black and white photographs

"The Sculptor’s Workshop II"
Bruxelles, Gevaert Editions
32p., letterpress and digitally printed text with an accompagning engraving
"The Sculptor’s Workshop I"
Gent, nY
24p., 15 black and white photographs
"Seeking Comfort in an Uncomfortable World"
Paris, Christophe Daviet-Thery

"Some Material Culture Following a Random Method Based on Aleatory Rules"
Zürich, Mai 36 Gallery
48 p., 9 colour photographs and 9 black and white photographs
"Oeuvre Sculpté, Travaux pour amateurs"
Amsterdam, Roma Publications
112 p., 78 colour images

"A Homemade Plan"
Brussel, More Publishers
Paper model in a jacket
"What You Carry in You", the Bastards Can’t Touch
Barcelona, Projecte SD
96p., 64 black and white photographs
Doublure : catalogues d’expositions
Paris, &: Christophe Daviet -Thery
16 p. in leporello, 2 colour photographs
"Numerous Settlements For a Question"
Bruxelles, Gevaert Editions
2 books and 2 inkjet prints in a slipcase
"Space Has No Meaning Outside of Time"
Paris, &: Christophe Daviet -Thery
18 p. leporello, 11 black and white photographs in jacket
"Ignorance Never Settles A Question"
Antwerpen, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer
32p., 19 colour photographs

Algemeine Werkstätte Austellung
Brussel, Raymond vzw.
Paper model in cardboard box
"Already Uttered on Numerous Occasions in Various Places"
Bruxells, Gevaert Editions
32p., 19 colour photographs
"Based Less on Substance Than on Profit"
Lisbon, Culturgest
80 p., 59 colour photographs and 1 black and white photograph

"Boredom Won’t Starve as Long as I Feed It "
Nürnberg, Verlag für Moderne Kunst
48 p., 11 black and white photographs and 9 colour photographs
"Explain It to the One Who Couldn’t Care"
Bruxelles, Gevaert Editions
24 p., 18 colour photographs
"Dare Not Say: To Be Forgotten What to Say"
Bruxelles, Gevaert Editions
Two folded posters in a jac

Curatorial Projects

"Europese Spoken", Mu.Zee, Oostend, Belgium

"A Problematic of Something", Reception / Cristallo, Berlin, Germany
"A Problematic of Something", La Loge, Brussels, Belgium

"A Whole Range of Furtively Tittillating Stereotypes", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)

"The Seasons, the Still Live and the House", MUzee, Ostend, Belgium (cat.)
"Jean Brusselmans", MUzee, Ostend, Belgium (cat.)

"More Up Than Coming – Marc Nagtzaam", Mary Galo, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)

"Exhibition and lecture program for Artis Den Bosch", ’s Hertogensbosch, The Netherlands

Other Projects

"Real, So Real", scenographic collaboration, Belgium