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Shahryar Nashat Exhibit at the Swiss Institute

Swiss Institute
38 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003

Opening Reception: March 19, 6-8PM

Swiss Institute is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition in New York of Shahryar Nashat. Entirely comprised of new commissions, the exhibition features a moving image work and a number of sculptures.


Shahryar Nashat (b. 1975 in Geneva, Switzerland) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Recent solo exhibitions include: The Cold Horizontals, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2018); Model Malady, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (2016); Hard Up For Support, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany (2016); Skins and Stand-ins, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2015); Stunt, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany (2012); and Workbench, Studio Voltaire, London, England (2011). Selected group exhibitions include Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2018); Myths of the Marble, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway; and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (2017); Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2016); Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal, Canada (2016); 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (2016); Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2016); 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany (2014); and ILLUMInations, 54th International Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy (2011). 

Shahryar Nashat's exhibition was created in partnership with SMK / National Gallery of Art Denmark, where it will travel in August 2019. 

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Mojdeh Pishyar,