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Spatial Harmonics, CEAAC, Strasbourg, 2011

Solo exhibition at Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, 2013
Solo exhibition at Artgenève, 2013
Solo exhibition at Roma Contemporary, 2012
Solo exhibition at Artissima, 2009
Exhibition: Spatial Harmonics & Voice Figures, 2007


Born in 1973 in London, United Kingdom
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

2016- Hydrogen and its artistic agency in the anthropocene, PHD Slade School Of Fine Art, London, UK
1996-99 - Postgraduate Diploma, Royal Academy Schools, London, UK
1993-96 - BA Hons. Fine Art, Kingston University, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK
1995 - Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany
1992- Art/Design Foundation, Oxford Brooks University, UK

Solo Exhibitions
2017-18 - Nick Leassing, Life systems, galerie Pcp, Paris, FR
2013 - Solo show, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2013 - Solo project, Artgenève, Geneva, with Gowen Contemporary
2012 - Solo project, Roma Contemporary art fair, Rome, with Gowen Contemporary
2011 - Artprojx at the SVA theatre, New York, USA, In association with the Armory
Show & Volta NY, screenings of artists’ films & videos, with Gowen Contemporary
2010 - Researches Undertaken for the Museum of Alessandro Cruto, (Eco e Narciso video
commission), Museo della Lampadina Alessandro Cruto, Alpignano, Italy
2010 - Light/Reading, Space, London
2009 - Nick Laessing & Kit Craig, curated by Simone Menegoi, Norma Mangione
Gallery, Torino
2009 - Excerpts from a Diary, Arcade Fine Arts Gallery, London
2009 - Nick Laessing, curated by Florence Ostende, Galerie Paul Frèches, Paris
2009 - Solo project, Present/Future, Artissima 16, Torino, with Gowen Contemporary (formerly Faye Fleming & Partner)
2007 - Nick Laessing, ARQUEBUSE, Geneva, Switzerland
2005 - Nick Laessing, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
2005 - Nick Laessing, Center, Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 - Blue Hour, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2017 - No such Thing as Gravity, 202 Gallery, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, CHN
2016-17 - Artists of the Gallery, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2016 - No such Thing as Gravity,FACT ((Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2016 - 2017 - Artists of the Gallery. A selection of works by Maria Gimeno, Martin Kline, Nick Laessing, Aurélie Pétrel and Marie Velardi, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2016 - The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, curated by Anne Faucheret, AUT
2015 - Group Show by Dragan Ilic, Nick Laessing, Marie Velardi and live performances by Nick Laessing and Noga, Drawing Now, Paris, with Gowen Contemporary
2014 - Aleph Mai 2014, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2013 - Aqua Vitalis, Positions de l’Art Contemporain, Artothèque de Caen, Palais Ducal, Caen, France, curated by Paul Ardenne et Claire Tangy
2011 - Le Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, curated by Cristoph Keller
2011 - Melodie: Toujours l’Art des Autres, CEAAC, Strasbourg, curated by Bettina Klein
2010 - Cimento dell’Armonia e dell’invenzione: or The Drawing Machines, curated by Simone
Menegoi, Gregor Podnar Gallery, Berlin
2010 - Show by Show, Artissima 17, Turin
2010 - Nick Laessing with Samual Levack and Jennifer Lewandowski, Grey Area, Paris
2010 - Studio Selection, selected by Emanuele Guidi, Galerie Opdahl Showroom, Berlin
2009 - Heaven, Athens Biennial, curated by Diana Baldon, Athens
2009 - Sci-Art, curated by Alessandra Pace, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
2008 - Manifesto Marathon, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Gallery, London
2008 - The Voice and the Voice Only, (performance), curated by Sam Belinfante & Neil
Luck, Slade School of Art, London
2008 - The Show Will Be Titled After Its End, curated by Athanasios Argianas,
FormContent, London
2008 - We All Turn This Way, (performance in collaboration with Athanasios Argianas),
curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Nicola Lees, Frank Gehry Pavillon, Serpentine
Gallery, London
2008 - Fables du Doute, curated by Simone Menegoi, La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, Paris
2008 - Acht 16mm Film Projektion, Alte Jakobstr. 105, Berlin
2008 - Andreas Bunte & Nick Laessing, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt am Main
2007 - On Aether: Nick Laessing & Athanasios Argianas, Cell Project Space, London
2007 - Voice Figures, K3 Project Space, Zurich
2006 - Voice Figures, (performance), Münz Salon, Berlin
2006 - Objet à Part, (performance), La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, Paris
2005 - The Medium and Daybreak, DVD screening by Olivia Plender, Castlefield Gallery,
2005 - Group Show, Forever and a Day, Berlin
2005 - 40 Questions, curated by Gavin Wade Kunstlerhausbethanian, Berlin
2004 - Free Energy, Loop, Berlin
2003 - Superbia, Dublin Housing Estate, Dublin
2003 - Octonion, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
2002 - Sense of Wonder, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel
2002 - Shine, The Lowry, Manchester
2002 - Die Perser, Munich Kammerspiele, Munich
2001 - HobbypopMuseum, Briggs Robinson Gallery, New York
2001 - White Rabbit, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
2000 - Furore, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
2000 - Candy, SCP Shoreditch, London
2000 - Nick Laessing, Ian Kiaer, Athanasios Argianas, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2000 - Angel Island, NICC Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
1999 - New Contemporaries, Liverpool & London
1999 - Lustre, McMannus Galleries, Dundee
1999 - Change is Good, Museum Friedericanium, Kassel
1999 - Kronos und Kairos, Museum Friedericanium, Kassel
1999 - Spiel Des Lebens, Hauptpost, Düsseldorf
1998 - It Happens Every Day (II), W139 Gallery, Amsterdam

2010 - Eco e Narciso, Cultura Materiale/Video
2009 - Sci Art, Galeria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
2008 - Manifesto Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London
2000 - HobbypopMUSEUM, published by Hobbypop
1999 - New Contemporaries 1999, catalogue, published by New Contemporaries
1999 - Kronos und Kairos, foreword by René Bloch, published by Museum
Fredericianum, Kassel
1999 - Spiel des Lebens, published by Hobbypop

2008 - Charlesworth, JJ, ‘Voodoo Modern’, Art Review
2008 - Laessing, Nick, The Reader, Artists Book Project, commissioned by
Guestroom, London
2008 - Schütte, Cristoph, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Kultur p. 43, Jan 7
2006 - Laessing, Nick, ‘Something for Nothing’, Cabinet Magazine, Issue 21, pp.68-69
2006 - Plender, Olivia, ‘Top Ten’, Art Forum, April Issue, p. 128
2006 - Artist’s Project, Guestroom Magazine
2005 - Stratigic Questions, with Gavin Wade, poster publication
2005 - Untitled Magazine, Artist’s project
2000 - Bloch, René (interview), Kunst Forum, René Bloch Interview, Spring
2000 - Dawson, Mike, Flux, December / January
1999 - Barrett, David, New Contemporaries, Art Monthly, November
1999 - Kent, Sarah, New Contemporaries, Time Out, Dec 8-15
1999 - Januszczak, Waldemar, Liverpool Biennial, Sunday Times Culture Section, Oct 3rd
1999 - McEwen, John, Liverpool Biennial, Sunday Telegraph, Oct 3rd
1999 - Busch, Dominique, ‘Change is Good’, Kunsthalle und Kunstverein,
Das Fredericianum Magazin, Autumn

2015 - Berliner Global Stipendium 2015, Costa Rica, hosted by Despacio Project Space, San José
2012 - DAAD Artists in Residence at PIK, Potsdam Institute for Climate Research, Potsdam
2010-11 - Laurenz Stiftung Artist in Residence, Basel
2009 - Space Studios, Arist in Residence, London
2008 - Elephant Trust project Award
1999 - Royal Academy Travel Scholarship
1999 - British Institute Award
1998 - Henry Moore Project Fund

The Frank Cohen Collection, UK
The James Moore Collection, UK