1985

born in Basel

Since 2015
2011

Professor at work.master Graduate Program of the University of Arts & Design in Geneva (HEAD)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography) at the Zurich University of Arts (ZHDK)

Lives and works in New York City

 

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

 

2020

Museum im Bellpark, Kriens (forthcoming)

2019

Lago Mio, Lugano

2018

Freedman Fitzpatrick, O Vermelho do Meio-Dia, Los Angeles
Svetlana Gallery, Dream House NYC, New York

2017

Solo Shows, Crisis Tourism II Crise do Turismo, Sao Paulo
The Modern Institute, Crisis Tourism, Glasgow

2016

MoMA PS1, Rotting Wood, The Dripping Word (with Matthew Lutz-Kinoy), New York
Kestnergesellschaft, das blut, im fruchtfleisch gerinnend beim birnenbiss, Hannover

2015

Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

2014

Freedman Fitzpatrick, Deficiency Depletion, Los Angeles
The Modern Institute, Life & the Invitation& Vapour in Debri& (with Emanuel Rossetti & Stefan Tcherepnin), Glasgow
The Hepworth-Wakefield Museum, Solar Lice (with Emanuel Rossetti & Stefan Tcherepnin), Leeds
Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London

2013

Kunsthalle Zürich, NO; NO; H, E P, Zurich
The Power Station, Drip Event, Tobias Madison, Emanuel Rossetti & Stefan Tcherepnin, Dallas
The Green Gallery, TalkTalkTalk, (with Kaspar Müller), Milwaukee

2012

Kunsthalle Bern, TCCA; NEW THEATER 2012–2013; APN Research; autoslides #1–3; shindisi home videos; the deleted scene; a fanzine as a museum / museum as a fanzine; cut-out bin/apnegative; sci-fi sounds from the alienated kitchen; 000 &&& LLL hc r 1 (curated by Tobias Madison and Emanuel Rossetti), Bern
Hong Kong Art Fair, Art Futures, (with Emanuel Rossetti), Hong Kong
Tomorrow Gallery, Tomorrow, Toronto
Karma International, Feedback, Zurich
Haubrok Collection, Fatuma Osman, Berlin

2011

The Vanity, Digital Justice, Los Angeles
Tongewölbe T25, Ingolstadt

2010

Swiss Institute, Hydrate + Perform / Yes I Can!, The Movie: A Preview, New York
Kunstverein München, DO IT TO DO IT, Munich
Haus Konstruktiv, Drawings, Zurich
Frieze Art Fair, Solo Presentation at Frame, London
Kunstraum Riehen, Æuroasia, Riehen

2009

Karma International, That Leaf! That Mushroom! That Palm Tree! (with Ida Ekblad), Zurich
Cardenas Bellanger, Yes I Can!, Paris

2008

Galerie du Jour Agnès B, Yes I Can!, Paris

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2019

Swiss Institute, Life and Limbs, New York
Galerie Drei, HAUS, Cologne
Kunsthaus Langenthal, Dig Drill Dump Fill Push Pull Empty Full, Langenthal
XYZ Collective, Cool Invitations 6, Tokyo
PS120, Innocence, curated by Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe and Justin Polera, Berlin
Fri Art, Discoteca Analitica, curated by Nicolas Brulhart, Fribourg
La Rada, Temptation Blocker – nothing banal, cute, traditional, curated by Riccardo Lisi, Locarno
SALTS, On Fire – Vulnerable Footage, curated by Benedikt Wyss, Birsfelden

2018

DREI, Security Landscapes, curated by Jamie Stevens, Cologne
Centre d’Art Contemporain, Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Geneva
The 57th October Salon / Belgrade Biennale, Belgrade
Galerie Francesca Pia, Lampen, Zurich
Helmhaus, Kunstankäufe der Stadt Zürich 2011–2018, Zurich
Kunst Raum Riehen, 20 Jahre Kunst Raum Riehen – Die Jubiläumsausstellung, Riehen
BIKINI, Jugend ist Trunkenheit ohne Wein, Basel

2017

Ludlow 38, DEATH LOLZ presents curated by Saim Demircan & Dan Mitchell, New York
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Medusa cur. by Anne Dressen, Paris
THE SCHLOSS, Stop Work Order curated by Rainer Ganahl, New York
Le Bourgeois, Special Reception @ The Heights, London
Ellis King, Protean Vessel(S), Dublin

2016

Tbilisi 16, curated by Daniel Baumann, Tbilisi
Galerie Barbara Weiss, The Hellstrom Chronicle, Berlin
Palais de Tokyo, Your Memories are our Future (curated by Julien Fronsacq), Manifesta 11 Parallel Event, Zurich
Le Consortium, L'Almanach 16 (curated by Stephanie Moisdon), Dijon
Zabriskie Point, TEAM 404, Geneva
Zabludowicz Collection, Use / User / Used, London
Kunsthalle Wien, The Promise of Total Automation, Vienna

2015

Centre d’Edition Contemporaine, Artists’ voices, Geneva
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Welcome to the Jungle, Berlin
Galerie Francesca Pia, Group Show, Zurich
Helmhaus Zürich, Das Dreieck der Liebe, Zürich
Pace London, Signal Failure, curated by Chewday’s, 1st Floor, London
Troedsson Villa, Kitchen Show, Pot au Fou, Nikko, Japan
Deborah Schamoni, DIE MARMORY SHOW II. Impoverishment (curated with Nikola Dietrich), Munich
Museo de la Ciudad, An Earthquake at the Racetracks, Querétaro, Mexico

2014

Filipino Art Museum, New York
The Modern Institute, Life & the Invitation& Vapour in Debri&, Glasgow
The Hepworth-Wakefield Museum, Leeds

2013

Galerie Francesca Pia, X-Mas Show, Zurich
Mathew Gallery, The November Issue, Berlin
Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Liquid Autist, Berlin
New Theater, Farming in Europe, Berlin
Supportico Lopez, From Morn ’Till Midnight, Berlin
Galerie Emanuel Layr, Curated By Vienna (curated by Bart van der Heide), Vienna
Friedericianum, Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Kassel
Carnegie Museum of Art, CARNEGIE INTERNATIONAL, Pittsburgh
Freedman Fitzpatrick, Homes and Gardens, Los Angeles
Metro Picture Gallery, Noa Noa, New York
Arnolfini, Version Control (curated by Axel Wieder), Bristol
Guggenheim Museum, Riotous Baroque (curated by Bice Curiger), Bilbao

2012

Leslie Park Pool, Project: Lido, curated by Amanda Donnan, Pittsburgh
1m3, Cluster, Lausanne
HEAD, A strangely luminous bubble (curated by Marta Riniker-Radich,) Geneva
Bass Museum, Unnatural, Miami Beach
Joshua Tree, Amy & Wendy Yaos Art Swap Meet, California
Instituto Svizzero, A CUP FUL SKULL, curated by Fluck | Paulus, Milan
Praz-Dellavalade, Shake’n’Bake (curated by Hard Hat), Paris
Frieze Projects, New York

2011

Fumetto, Internationales Comix Festival, Lucerne
Times, A Hanging at Times: Tobias Madison & Emanuel Rossetti, Berlin
Kunsthaus Zürich, Deftig Barock, Zurich
Blum & Poe, Glee, Los Angeles
Kunsthaus Graz, Vermessung der Welt, Graz (catalogue)
Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Corso Multisala (curated by Emanuel Rossetti and Tobias Madison), Copenhagen
Tanya Leighton, The Confidence Man, Berlin

2010

Kunsthalle Basel, Regionale 10, Basel
Kunst Raum Riehen, Aeurasia, Riehen
Johann Berggren Gallery, Suppose it is true after all? What then?
Matthias Faldbakken, Tobias Madison & Ryan Trecartin (curated by Asgeir Skotnes), Malmö
The Institute of Social Hypocracy, Turbo Props (curated by Oliver Laric), Paris
Kunsthaus Glarus, Of Objects, Fields and Mirrors (curated by Daniel Baumann and Maja Wismer), Glarus
The Modern Institute, On Publications, Portraits, Public Art and Performance (curated by Daniel Baumann), Glasgow
Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Mike, Alec or Rufus?” (“Tom, Dick or Harry”), Vienna
Karma International, Quick Brown Fox and Lazy Dog, Zurich

2009

 

Tbilisi 6, Never on Sunday (curated by Daniel Baumann), Tbilisi
Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Regionale 9 (curated by Annette Amberg, Roos Gortzak and Adam Szymczyk), Basel
Zoo Galerie, Une exposition de peinture (curated by Aude Launay), Nantes
The Ettore Sottsass Museum, The World is our Culture, Zurich
Galerie Nicolas Krupp, HAW-LIN, Basel
Centre Georges Pompidou, Video Presentation, Paris
Raster, Event Horizon (curated by Karma International), Warsaw
Istituto Svizzero, The Swisscube (curated by Salvatore Lacagnina), Rome
Karma International, Prose pour des Esseintes, Zurich

2008

Schalter, Hyper: Tobias Madison, Emanuel Rossetti and Vittorio Brodmann, Basel
The Ettore Sottsass Museum, The Last Panda Just Died, Zurich
Vrits, Season Opening, Basel
Uovo Open Office, THE THRILL OF COLLECTING, Basel
Centre Culturel Suisse, Video Presentation, Paris
Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Plated through holes, new hi-def sintered base, stand by me, p. arabian horses, in through the outdoors, in english, togetherness, Vienna

2007

Art Basel 38, Ecart, Nieves and Used Future Zine Store, Basel

 

Screenings

 

2019

Verbier Art Summit (O Vermelho Do Meia-Dia)

2018   

Swiss Institute, New York (O Vermelho Do Meia-Dia)

2017

ICA London (Das Blut, Im Fruchtfleisch Gerinnend Beim Birnenbiss)
Triangle, New York (Das Blut, Im Fruchtfleisch Gerinnend Beim Birnenbiss)

 

Awards

 

2017
2014
2012

2009
2007

Swiss Art Awards
Tokyo Wonder Site, Aoyama, Institue of Contemporary Arts and International Cultural Exchange, Tokyo
The Most Beautiful Swiss Books Award for: Tobias Madison, Drawings
Award of the Swiss Graphic Society (SGG)
Iaab Travel Grant
Travel Grant, Basler Kunstverein

 

Projects

 

MoMA PS1, Sunday Sessions, Rotting Wood: The Dripping Word: Shūji
Terayama’s "Kegawa no Marii“, with Matthew Lutz-Kinoy
Kunsthalle Zürich, Theater der Überforderung, Zurich
APNews, Zurich
New Jerseyy with Daniel Baumann, Tobias Madison and Dan Solbach, Basel
Used Future founded by Tobias Madison and Emanuel Rossetti and Dan Solbach, Basel