GWENAËL RATTKE
Born in Mainz, Germany, 1972
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

EDUCATION
1993-1997
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies: Film/Photography Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Not Fun And Not Free, RomerYoung Gallery, San Francisco CA
2012 New Work, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Oktogon, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco CA
2009 Theatre of 8 presents Ramadan In Space-Time, in collaboration with Chloe Griffin
Live Super 8 Film Performance as part of the LIVE FILM! Festival, Kino Arsenal, German Cinemateque, Berlin Theatre of 8 presents Projections II, in collaboration with Chloe Griffin
Live Super 8 Film Performance, Basso, Berlin
2008 Nouveau Système, Ping Pong Gallery, San Francisco CA
Pyramid of Needs, Galerie Clark, Montréal, Canada
Theatre of 8 presents Ramadan In Space-Time, in collaboration with Chloe Griffin Live Super 8 Film Performance, B-Books, Berlin
2007 The Ambush, Kunstraum Hope & Glory, Berlin, Germany
2005 Collages, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2004 PP’s OMNI (in collaboration with D-L Alvarez), New Langton Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CACrisis Points and Gentle Gestures (in collaboration with Chloe Griffin) Galerie Knoth + Krüger, Berlin
PP’s MuMu (in collaboration with D-L Alvarez), Kunsthaus Dresden, Desden Germany 2002 Sièges sociaux, Centre des arts actuels Skol (Salon), Montréal, Canada

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Queertopia: It Takes A Village, GALERIE KORNFELD/68 PROJECTS, Berlin, Germany
2013 Druckwerkstatt Bethanien / Limerick Printmakers Art Exchange, Limerick, Ireland
2012 Up Against It, Munch Gallery, New York, NY
2012 PULSE Art Fair 2012, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 Projections, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 View from Outer Space from an Aquarium, curated by Billy Miller, Famous Accountants, New York, NY
2011 Heroismus, curated by Stefan Fähler, Galerie Neon Chocolate, Berlin, Germany
2010 Wien, art book made for the NY Art Book Fair at PS1 / MoMa, Long Island City; presented at the “Straight to Hell” booth
Letter from an old folks home on the Moon, curated by Billy Miller, Club der Polnischen Versager, Berlin, Germany 2009 Psychometry II, curated by DL Alvarez, Arratia, Beer, Berlin, Germany
2008 AD MEMORIAM, Exile Projects, Berlin, Germany
2007 Transfert, Kunstraum Hope & Glory, Berlin, Germany
2006 Eva’s Arche und der Feminist, Auguststrasse 10, Berlin, Germany
Gay Chic – Von der Subkultur zum Mainstream, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich
2004 PP’s MuMu (in collaboration with D-L Alvarez), Nebengeräusche, Curator: Christiane Meinecke, Kunsthaus Dresden – Museum für , Gegenwart, Museum of Contemporary Art, Dresden
Cicciolina, Honey Suckle Space, Berlin, Germany
2003 PP’s It’s a wonderful Life (in collaboration with D-L Alvarez), Chironex Fleckeri oder Momente in der Schwebe (Mulholland Drive)Curator: Frank Wagner, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildene Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
2002 PP’s Cottage Industry (in collaboration with D-L Alvarez), on the new grounds of the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2001 I don’t want to be here, YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Toronto, Canada
1999 Fétiche, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncton, Canada

BIBLIOGRAPHY
• Quick, Genevieve. “Best Of: Year One...Best Exhibition Featuring Collage Works: Gwenael Rattke.” ArtPractical.com, 2011.
• Sussman, Matt. “All the Young Turks: Welcome to Hairy Eyeball, a bimonthly rundown of visual art.” San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 4, 2010
• Ritchie, Andy. “Rattke’s Kaleidopsychescopedelic Collages.” Artslant San Francisco, April 27, 2010 • Miller, Daniel. “Psychometry II.” Frieze, August 4, 2009