Simon Risi

*1991 in Switzerland, lives and works in Zürich CH


2019 - 2020 MA Fine Arts, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels
2015 - 2018 BA Art and Media, specialization Installation, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich
2013 - 2015 BA Architecture, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Burgdorf

Exhibitions selection (solo marked with *):

Helmhaus, verstehen, Zurich
Kunsthaus Zürich, Schwellenangst, Zürich
Helmhaus, Werk- und Auslandsstipendium Stadt Zürich
doc 18, Art and Tec, Zurich

Unanimous Consent, dä 13. / Holiday Bonus, Oerlikon
always, tense release stretch, Mechelen (BE)
*Toxi Space, Vision and mission statement, Zurich
On Curatin Space, Invisible Matters, Zurich
Pageys, The Thrill Of Collecting, Brussels (BE)
Perle, architecture and disjunction, Berlin (DE)
La Vallee, In(En)Acting Roles, Brussels (BE)

Helmhaus, Werk- und Auslandatelier-Stipendien 2021, Zurich
Buero des Ogres, Undomesticated Feelings, Gent (BE)
8track, Chain Suitcase Brussels Show, Brussels (BE)
ICA, P/////ACT, Milano (IT)

unanimous consent, true grid irl, Oerlikon
Terrarium, Evidence of Grace, Brussels (BE)
-2 Space, Grimm, Brussels (BE)
A Barbarian in Antwerpen, The Nutshell, Antwerpen (BE)

Grotto, To Grotto, Brussels (BE)
Gepäcksausgabe, Blind Date, Glarus
V01trine AR, SKULPAKUU II, Brussels (BE)
Former Project Space, Former, Brussels (BE)

*Khôra, Ohne Titel, Zurich
ZHdK, BA - Diplomausstellung, Zurich
Spieglerey, Zigarettenverpackung, Zurich
Hamlet, Housewarming, Oerlikon


2023 Werkstipendium der Stadt Zürich, Auszeichnung für das Projekt ABC2Ginio1n5, Zürich
2022 Federal Office of Culture - Cultural Fund 2022
2022 - 2027 Residency, Rote Fabrik with Kevin Aeschbacher and A_O_S_A_A
2022 Corona Working Scholarships City of Zurich
2021 Boghossian Foundation Prize Brussels (BE)
2021 Work Scholarship of the City of Zurich, award for the project ggf., Zurich
2021 - 2022 Residency, What's next Studio_2021/22, ZHdK, Zurich
2018 ZHdK Bachelor Sponsorship Award, Blütenzeitraubend, Zurich

Publications and Press

2023 Podcast: #5 - Hopeful Innovation: How the Arts Help Shape Progress by Eva Pauline Bossow and Jörg Scheller
2021 Radio Sint-Luca - Interview Boghossian Foundation Prize Brussels

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