Gizela Mickiewicz, Berenice Olmedo, Tenant of Culture
Ghosts & Bones
27 March - 30 April 2021
- Gizela Mickiewicz (b. 1984), lives and works in Warsaw. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland. Solo shows include: Stereo, Warsaw (2020, 2017, 2015, 2011); Lucas Hirsch, Dusseldorf (2017); Arsenal, Białystok (2016); Frutta, Rome (2013), BWA Zielona Góra (2013). She has been presented individually at LISTE Art Fair, Basel (2017) and Frieze Art Fair, London (2014). Group exhibitions include: Bureau, New York; at-fifteen, Tel-Aviv; CAC Kim?, Riga; CAC, Vilnius; Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow; Kunsthalle Bratislava; Zachęta National Gallery of Art; and Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Mickiewicz completed a residency at Gasworks, London (2014) and Triangle, New York (2016). She was shortlisted to VIEWS – Deutsche Bank Award (2019). Gizela Mickiewicz is represented by Stereo, Warsaw.
- Berenice Olmedo (b. 1987, Oaxaca, MX), lives and works in Mexico City. Recent solo shows include Jan Kaps, Cologne (2020, 2018), Lodos, Mexico City (2019). Selected group exhibitions include before the body there is the flesh, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn (2021); OTRXS MUNDXS, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (2020); How to Survive, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover (2020); INCORPOREA, Basement Roma, Rome (2020); and suddenly it all blossoms, 2nd Riga Biennial, Riga (2020); Dream Baby Dream, Haus Mödrath – Räume für Kunst, Kerpen (2020). Berenice Olmedo is represented by Jan Kaps, Cologne.
- Tenant of Culture is the artistic practice of Hendrickje Schimmel (b. 1990, Arnhem, Netherlands), who lives and works in London. She received her MA in Mixed Media from the Royal College of Art, London, UK in 2016, and completed a BA in Womenswear at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Zwolle, Netherlands in 2012. Recent solo exhibitions include Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2020); Het Fries Museum, Leeuwarden (2020); Nicoletti Contemporary, London (2019); Outpost Gallery, Norwich (2018); Sarabande Foundation, London (2018). Selected group exhibitions include: Fittings with Kinke Kooi, Exile Gallery, Vienna (2020); Image Power at Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem (2020); Transformers at Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2020); Gubbinal at Project Native Informant, London (2019); NEW RUINS at Soft Opening, London (2019); Artquest Peer Forum at Camden Arts Centre, London (2018); Out of Fashion at Centraal Museum, Utrecht (2017). In 2020 Soft Opening published the artist’s first monograph in collaboration with Charles Asprey. Tenant of Culture is represented by Soft Opening, London.
Exhibition realized in cooperation with Jan Kaps (Cologne) and Soft Opening (London) as part of Friend of a Friend | Warsaw 2021.