Oscar Enberg

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OSCAR ENBERG


Born 1988, Christchurch (lives and works in Berlin)


EDUCATION

2010
BFA (Sculpture), Canterbury University Ilam School of Fine Arts, Christchurch


AWARDS

2018
ars viva Prize


RESIDENCIES

2016-2017
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2016
Artspace, Sydney


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018
S.M.A.K, Gent (group, forthcoming)

2017
Kunstverein München (group, forthcoming)
Projection Series #7: First as fiction, then as myth (curated by Sophie O’Brien), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (film series)
Der Amethyst, Die Opale, Die Agamemnon (curated by Maurin Dietrich), Frankfurt am Main, Berlin (solo)
Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole), Art Basel Statements, Hopkinson Mossman booth (solo presentation)
Frottage Cottage, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)

2016
troubles de la croissance (der ursprung des pendels), Sculpture Terrace, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (solo)
By the Laws of Chance, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin (group)
Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery (group)

2015
the prophet, the wise, the technician, and the Pharisee, Artspace, Auckland (solo)
I Wish I Never Kissed that Frog, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam (group)
Playtime, LAX, Los Angeles (group)
Touch your brain, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)
Les règles du jeu / The rules of the game, Centre Pompidou, Paris (group)
Jean, Jean, et l'Enfant Sauvage, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)

2014
Sire So-and-So or Richard Pågen, Johan Berggren, Malmö (solo)
Aria, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne (group)
The Pynchons S01E02: Slouching Towards Dignity, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)

2013
Gloria Knight stand, Auckland Art Fair, Auckland (group)
The Pynchons S01E01, Gloria Knight, Auckland (solo)
Chill Spree, Dog Park, Christchurch (group)

2012
hey man, hey hows it going, RM, Auckland (two person)
Reduced Options for Juergens’ House, Gloria Knight, Auckland (solo)
Returned Merchandise and Joke Seconds, Artspace, Auckland (group)
Further reductions on retail jokes, Blue Oyster, Dunedin (performance)
Final reductions on retail jokes, Enjoy, Wellington (performance)
Naptime, ABC Gallery, Christchurch (group)

2011
Pate Canape, Rice and Beans, Dunedin (group)
Half-birthday ideas: for teenage boys, ST PAUL ST. Gallery, Auckland (solo)
Un-celebration examples, ~, (Elam), Auckland (solo)
Who deflated Roger Rabbit?, ABC, Christchurch (solo)
Kristin Scott Thomas, Snakepit, Auckland (group)


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Hamish Win, 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are still dead!', Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole), Hopkinson Mossman & Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, 2017 (catalogue essay)
Chris Sharp & Oscar Enberg, 'Nice to Meet You', Mousse 50, October 2015 (interview)
Chris Sharp, 'Oscar Enberg', The Pynchons S01E02: Slouching Towards Dignity, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, 2014 (catalogue essay)

Frances Morton, ‘Oscar Enberg’, Art Collector, Issue 67, Jan-Mar 2014 (article)
Hamish Win ‘Rhianna Drawls’ to accompany ‘hey man, hey hows it going’, RM, Auckland, 2012 (exhibition essay)
Gilbert May & Oscar Enberg, ‘Reduced Options’, Artspace, Auckland, 2012 (exhibition essay)
Oscar Enberg, ‘Varm Korv Fuck Feast’, The John Dory Report, Christchurch, 2010 (essay)