Koenraad Dedobbeleer

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

Winner of the 2009 Mies van der Rohe Award

Solo Exhibitions

2016
"A Formal Model - An Inhibition Show", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels, Belgium

2015
"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

2014
"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

2013
"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.)

2012
"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.)

2011
"Good Plans Are Made by Hand", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"Eloignées de toute expression strictement naturaliste", Daviet-Thery, Paris, France (cat.)

2010
"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.)

2009
"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

2008
"Deflationary Exercise", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"Remember to Remember", Mai 36 Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

2007
"La Liberté d’Erreur", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"I Don’t Care if Nothing Else Goes My Way", Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

2006
"Contextual Minimalism", Benedengalerij, Kortrijk, Belgium
"Le souhait de disposer", KIOSK, Ghent, Belgium

2005
"Bad Timing", Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, Austria

2004
"Dedobbeleer en Zoon", Artis, ’s Hertogensbosch, The Netherlands

2003
"Passover", 5er Projectspace, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"Shallow", Young Gallery Zone – Art Cologne, Köln, Germany

2002
"So Far", Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
"Fiction Tales", Galerie Michael Zink, Munich, Germany

2001
"Parcours d’incidents", De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Pluses and Minuses", Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, Germany

2000
"You Are Never Going Anywhere", Galerie Drantmann, Brussels, Belgium
"Hans op De Beeck and Koenraad Dedobbeleer", De Warande, Turnhout, Belgium (cat.)

1999
"Etablissement d´en Face", Brussels, Belgium


Two-Person Exhibitions

2014
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

2011
"To Fallow", C.L.E.A.R.I.N.G, New York, NY, USA
with Robert Janitz

2010
"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

2009
"Asier Mendizabel / Koenraad Dedobbeleer", ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
"PRIVAAT, Kunstmuseum aan zee", Ostend, Belgium
with Rita McBride (cat.)

2008
"HALL", Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
with Rita McBride (cat.)
"THIGHT", Frac Bourgogne, Dijon, France
with Rita McBride (cat.)

2006
"Throw That Trust On The Fire", Konsortiumn Düsseldorf,Germany
with Steve Van den Bosch

2005
"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.)

2002
Collaborative Project, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Group Exhibitions

2016
The UK Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, UK

2015
"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

2014
"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

2013
"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

2012
"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

2011
"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

2010
"Tegenlicht", Smak, Ghent, Belgium
"Rehabilitation", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Wall and Floor", Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2009
"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

2008
"Un-Scene", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Integratie, Intégration, Integration", Nieuw(bouw)kunst, Broelmuseum, Kortrijk, Belgium
Group exhibition curated by Susanne Prine, Emyt, Berlin, Germany

2007
"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.)

2006
"Ergens", Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium
"Independex - BB 4", Ausstellungsraum Restitution, Berlin, Germany
"Anspach", Anspach Center, Brussels, Belgium

2005
"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.)

2004
"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

2003
"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

2002
"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

2001
"Pentagon", STUK, Leuven, Belgium
"Parcours d’incidents", De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL Flat Space, Witte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium
"Interferenties", De Overslag, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2000
"Part II", CC Strombeek, Brussels, Belgium
CC/NICC, Place Fontainas, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)
"Diasporical Thoughts", TACK Toren, Kortrijk, Belgium

1999
"Trouble Spot Painting", Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
"Bouillion", HISK, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
Folle, Studio Ercolani, Bologna, Italia (cat.)

1988
"Ik was vier in 75", NICC, Antwerp, Belgium


Artist Publications

2014
"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

2013
"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

2012
"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

2011
"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

2010
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

2009
"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

2015
"Europese Spoken", Mu.Zee, Oostend, Belgium

2014
"A Problematic of Something", Reception / Cristallo, Berlin, Germany
"A Problematic of Something", La Loge, Brussels, Belgium

2013
"A Whole Range of Furtively Tittillating Stereotypes", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)

2011
"The Seasons, the Still Live and the House", MUzee, Ostend, Belgium (cat.)
"Jean Brusselmans", MUzee, Ostend, Belgium (cat.)

2010
"More Up Than Coming – Marc Nagtzaam", Mary Galo, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)

2005-08
"Exhibition and lecture program for Artis Den Bosch", ’s Hertogensbosch, The Netherlands


Other Projects

2016
"Real, So Real", scenographic collaboration, Belgium