NATHAN GWYNNE

nathangwynne (at) gmail (dot) com

STUDIO: helper projects

b. 1979, Santa Rosa, CA.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
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EDUCATION
2009 MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY
2008 Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2001 BA, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
Merkx & Gwynne: Can’t Stop Rock Lobster, Shoot The Lobster, New York, NY

2011
The Ice Machine and Swift: The Paintings, Hinterconti, Hamburg

2008
Portable Sunset, LoBot Gallery, Oakland, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
CKTV, Brooklyn: City Pavilion of the 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai (Merkx & Gwynne)
Pig Party, New York City, New York, NY
Words to be Seen and the Sound of Speech, REVERSE Space, Brooklyn, NY
FLOW.12, Randall’s Island, New York, NY
Ghost Face, Bobby Redd Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2011
The Unspeakable Compromise of the Portable Work, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Permanent Vacation, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery at the Educational Alliance, New York
Bronx Calling! The First AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Heat Island, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Dirt Don’t Hurt, Jolie Laide, Philadelphia, PA
Improbable Self: Notes from the Void, St. Cecilia’s Convent, Brooklyn, NY

2010
A Feast of Fools, Second-Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Inaugural Event, Heavy Refuge, Brooklyn, NY
Imagine There’s No Heaven, Santurce, Puerto Rico
Born to Die / Every Artist Thinks They Make Gold…, Secondhome Projects, Berlin
Everything In Moderation, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY
Never Say Goodbye, No Longer Empty at the old Tower Records, New York

2009
The Rhythm Method, Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, New York
Museum BAAHLSAAHM, Copenhagen
AWESOME-blage, Artjail, New York
Wild Flowers, Parlour No. 8, New York
DAS NEUE MACHINE-GUN ETIQUETTE, Galerie Andreas Höhne, Munich
Impermanent Collections, Art in General, New York
May Day, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY
BAAHLSAAHM #1 Knochen, Vandel, Berlin
Advances in Archeology (NY/HH), Pow Galerie, Hamburg

2008
Art & Sound, HBC Kollektiv, Berlin
LAmerika, Harburger Kulturtag, Hamburg-Harburg
The People's Apostles of New Vitalism, 4th Annual Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York
Gangbusters, Plane Space, New York

2007
The Outsiders, Stay Gold Gallery, Brooklyn
Poketo Dreambook Project

2006
Works on Paper, Flux Factory, Long Island City

2005
Experiment 400/5, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago

PERFORMANCES AND SCREENINGS
2009
Dockville Festival für Musik und Kunst, Hamburg
The Ice Machine and Swift: So Tan Tour, Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg
IndepenDANCE Day, Alte Kindly-Braurei, Berlin
Time-Based Night, Softbox, Long Island City, NY
Advances in Archeology (NY/HH), Pow Galerie, Hamburg

2008
Precinct: Konzert und Videospielhalle, Centre for Opinions in Music and Art (COMA), Berlin
Precinct: Konzert und Videospielhalle, Hooker Projects, Berlin
Precinct: Konzert und Videospielhalle, Fleetstreet Theater, Hamburg

AWARDS, COMMISSIONS AND RESIDENCIES
2012
FLOW.12, Public art commission for Randall’s Island Sports Foundation in partnership with the Bronx Museum of the Arts, funded by Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund

2011
Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2008
Leeman Boksenbaum Scholarship, Hunter College, New York, NY
Artist in Residence, Fleetstreet Theatre, Hamburg
Artist in Residence, LoBot Gallery, Oakland, CA

LECTURES AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010
Guest Lecturer, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University, Boston

2009
Teaching Assistant, Advanced Undergraduate Seminar, Hunter College, New York

MUSIC
The Ice Machine and Swift
The Love Loves
Terrible Eagle
Precinct

DISCOGRAPHY
2012
Merkx & Gwynne – Can’t Stop Rock Lobster (12” single 45 rpm, transparent red vinyl with plain white labels and plain white jacket)

2011
The Ice Machine and Swift Great Performances (LP 33 1/3 rpm, 12", black vinyl with white labels, silkscreened covers, edition of 200)

2009
Rock and Roll Record (Double LP 33 1/3 rpm, 12”, black vinyl with white labels, edition of 50)
Circle for One Drum (12” single 45 rpm, 12”, black vinyl with black labels and etching on side two, edition of 100)
DAS NEUE MACHINE-GUN ETIQUETTE (CD)
The Ice Machine and Swift – So Tan (CD-R)

2008
Precinct – Stranger (CD, All Hands Electric AHE-002)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Becker, Mathias. "Von Maschinen und Menschen." taz.de 16 Oct. 2008.
Kalm, James. “The Outsiders.” WAGMAG 01 Feb. 2007. (image)
Roman, Ana. "Independence Day: Berlin takes an American original hostage." Impose Magazine 16 July 2009.
Schmickler, Manuela. "Alles im Fluss an der Fleetinsel." Prinz Hamburg Nov. 2008: 112.

 

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