Nina Beier

NINA BEIER (b. 1975, Denmark), lives and works in Berlin.
Beier studied at the Royal College of Art, London. Previous one-person exhibitions include: Spike Island, Bristol, United Kingdom; Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius; Kunstverein Hamburg; David Roberts Art Foundation, London; Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp; Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland; Nottingham Contemporary, United Kingdom; Mostyn, Llandudno, United Kingdom; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Beier has been represented in exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien; Tate Modern, London; Yuz Museum, Shanghai; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland; CCA Wattis, San Francisco; Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit; Artists Institute, New York; Tate Modern London; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; Kunstverein Bregenz end the Power Station, Shanghai. Beier is the recipient of Germany’s prestigious Prize of the Böttcherstraße.

Her performance-installation Automobile was shown at Elevation 1049, Gstaad (2018) Kunstverein München (2017) Anti-ageing was commissioned by Performa 15 and staged at the Swiss Institute, New York (2015) and shown as part of ICA, London’s Artnight (2016). That same year her work was included in the 13th Biennale de Lyon and the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Tragedy was shown at Kunsthal Charlottenburg (2011) and Art Unlimited, Art Basel (2012).



Nina Beier, Age, 2015, Actors, mud, Performance during NinaBeier: Anti-ageing (2015) seen in Swiss Institute Annual Architecture and Design Series: 2nd Edition, PAVILLON DE L’ESPRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st Century Show Home at the Swiss Institute, New York. Photo: Daniel Perez