1982

born in Munich

1998–2002
2002–2005
2011–2013

Schule für Holzbildhauerei, Brienz
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel
Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Master Visual Arts, Lausanne

Lives and works in Zurich

 

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

 

2020

Galerie Francesca Pia, Mono Cross, Zurich

2019

Federico Vavassori, Curtains, Milan

2017

Kunsthalle Zürich, Darkotic, Zurich
Museum im Bellpark, Emil Michael Klein, Kriens
Gaudel de Stampa, Red, Blue and Black Lines, Paris

2016

Federico Vavassori, Milan

2015

Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich
Gaudel de Stampa, Paris

2014

Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

2013

Art Unlimited, Art Basel

2012

Federico Vavassori, Signed Abstraction, Milan
Artissima, Present Future, solo project with Gaudel de Stampa, Turin

2011

Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
Fondation Gutzwiller, Everest, with Greg Parma Smit, Zurich
Centre d’art contemporain Lausanne, Emil Michael Klein – Kaspar Müller, Circuit, Lausanne
LOG, Filled in, outlined, Bergamo

2010

Luis Campaña, Wanda, Berlin
New Jerseyy, Pieces, Basel
Gaudel de Stampa, Kimberley, Paris

2009

Luis Campaña, Berlin

2008

Nicolas Krupp, Art39 (Statements), Basel
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (cat.)
Nicolas Krupp, Basel

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2019

Synnika, Sammlung Longtang, Frankfurt
Kim? Contemporary Art Center, The Estate Summer, Riga
Zur Frohen Aussicht, Sommerausstellung, Ernen

2018

Galerie Francesca Pia, Lampen, Zurich
Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Ich, ich sehe dich, Rome
Braunsfelder, HERE HERE – DAS ICH UND ALLES ANDERE, curated by Tenzing Barshee, Cologne
Art Basel, Hidden Bar, Basel

2017

Museum für Neue Kuns im Augustinermuseum, Sunset Vivisection, Freiburg

2016

Istituto Svizzero, Glücklich ist dieser Ort!, Milan
Kunsthaus Hamburg, Undisturbed Solitude, curated by Chus Martinez, Hamburg
Kunsthalle Zürich, Tbilisi 16, Tbilisi
Stalla, Structuras, Madulain

2015

Walks News, Adele Röder, Emil Michael Klein, Robert Delaunay, Berlin
Part 1, Emil Michael Klein, Kaspar Müller, Andreas Zybach, Cologne
Ausstellungsraum Klingental, NIMM’S MAL EASY, Basel

2014

Kunstverein Oberwallis, Flora Klein, Peter Klein und Emil Michael Klein, Brig
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Europe, Europe, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Thomas Boutoux and Gunnar B. Kvaran, Oslo

2013

 

Galerie Francesca Pia, X-Mas Show, Zurich
Centre d’art Biel, Marti Collection, Biel
Fri Art, Holes in the Walls, Early works, Fribourg
Marbriers 4, Exposition Confortable, Geneva

2012

Galerie Francesca Pia, La Demeure Joyeuse II, Zurich
1m3, Cluster, Lausanne
Federico Vavassori, Carla Accardi, Emil Klein, Kaspar Müller, Milan          
La Salle de Bain, Tell the children, Lyon

2011

Vava, Burrata, Milan
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Corso Multisala, organised by Tobias Madison and Emanuel Rossetti, South Galleries, Copenhagen
Karma International, Zurich

2010

Claudia Gröflin, Wallpower, Zurich
LOG, Anti Anti Anti, curated by Nicolas Chardon, Bergamo
Kunsthaus Glarus, Of Objects, Fields and Mirrors, curated by Daniel Baumann and Maya Wismer, Glarus, Switzerland
The Modern Institute/Toby Webster, On Publications, Portraits, Public Art and Performance, curated by Daniel Baumann, Glasgow

2009

Tbilisi6, Never on Sunday, curated by Daniel Bauman, Tbilisi, Georgia
New Jerseyy Arguments and Compliments, Paloma Presents, Basel
Karma International, Prose Pour Des Esseintes, Zurich

2008

MAGASIN CNAC, I Love the Horizon, curated by Daniel Baumann and Andro Wekua, Grenoble
New Jerseyy, The Line is a Lonely Hunter, Basel

2007

Nicolas Krupp, Basel
Vrits, Falknerstrasse 4, Basel
Bellevaux, Kante (mit Kilian Rüthemann), Lausanne
Tbilisi 4, Every Day is Saturday, curated by Daniel Baumann, Shindisi, Georgia

2006

Tbilisi 3, Lets stay alive till monday, curated by Daniel Baumann, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Awards, Grants

 

2014

Kulturförderpreis Wallis

2010

Prix Valenca Stroun
Atelierstipendium Paris, iaab, Christoph Merian Stiftung, Basel

2009

Kunstkredit, Basel

2008

Manor Kunstpreis Basel, Basel
Atelierstipendium Berlin, iaab, Christoph Merian Stiftung, Basel

2007

Kunstkredit, Basel

 

Projects

 

2009–2012
2006–2009

Artist-Space Galen, with Flora Klein and Kaspar Müller
Vrits, Basel