photos © Nino Kapanadze, 2023

Nino Kapanadze (ნინო კაპანაძე) is born on 5th of June 1990 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Lives and works in Paris, France.

Represented by Crèvecœur.

Education

2020 – 2023 Diplôme National Supérieur d’Arts Plastiques (MFA), Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

2018 – 2020 Master’s degree, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Paris, France

2012 – 2015 Master of Architecture, Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia

2011 BAUHAUS Dessau Foundation, Dessau, Germany

2010 University of Helsinki, Aalto University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland

2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Architecture, Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia

Exhibitions

2024

9 February – 28 May, Looking for Free Knots, Francis Alÿs, Joana Escoval, Mirella Bentivogliol, Simone Forti, Laura Grisi, Rodrigo Hernandez, Joan Jonas, Nino Kapanadze, Liliane Lijn, Eftihis Patsourakis, Lisa Ponti, Cinzia Ruggeri, and Sergueï Eisenstein, curated by Maria Katia Tufano, Società delle Api, Le Quai contemporary art space, Monte Carlo, Monaco

2023

8-10 December, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL, USA

11 – 15 October, Frieze London, London, UK

1 September – 7 October, Sol Calero, Nino Kapanadze, Shana Moulton, Crèvecœur, Paris, France

28 July – 26 August, Palai 2023, Palazzo Tamborino Cezzi, Lecce, Italy

14 July – 3 September, დოღი, LC Queisser, Tbilisi, Georgia

21 – 23 June, NOT ONLY / BUT ALSO, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

11 – 18 June, Basel Social Club, Basel, Switzerland

25 May – 15 July, Prélude, Alex Clarke, Adrian Geller, Jack Goldstein, Jan Groover, Nino Kapanadze, Oliver Laric, Studio NOCC, Gerhard Richter, Steven Shearer, Rudolf Stingel, Lawrence Weiner, Super Dakota, Brussels, Belgium

20 May – 7 July, Tsinamdzgvrishvili 49 / Mazniashvili 10, Sitara Abuzar Ghaznawi, Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, Tolia Astakhishvili, Won Cha, Elene Chantladze, Andro Eradze, Rafik Greiss, Thea Gvetadze, Ana Gzirishvili, Stefanie Heinze, Nino Kapanadze, Melike Kara, Morag Keil, Nina Kintsurashvili, Keto Logua, Nancy Lupo, Maia Mania, Sophio Medoidze, Qeu Meparisvili, David Meskhi, Natalia Neberidze, Chadwick Rantanen, Ser Serpas, Understructures / Eliza Mamardashvili, Sean Xiang Li, LC Queisser, Tbilisi, Georgia

17 – 26 March, HOTELISSIMO, Renaud Artaban, Ugo Gattini, Nino Kapanadze, Yari Malaspina, Nicola Pecoraro, Livia Rasku; curated by Rosemarie Auberson and Beatrice Bonino, Studiolo Belleville, Paris, France

8 – 18 March, CRUSH (3rd edition), curated by Marc Donnadieu, Madeleine Mathé and Stéphanie Pécourt, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

28 February – 15 March, FRESH!, Kelly Beeman, Dora Jeridi, Nino Kapanadze, Elené Shatberashvili, Gahee Park, Mathilde Denize, PERROTIN online

7 January – 25 February, Cache Cache, Nathanaëlle Herbelin, Adrian Geller, Nino Kapanadze, Elene Shatberashvili, Dora Jeridi; curated by Cecile Attal, PERROTIN Paris, France

19 December 2022 – 28 April 2023, EXTASE DE L‘ABÎME, Ad Minoliti, Etel Adnan, Miriam Cahn, Nathalie Djurberg, Latifa Echakhch, Haris Epaminonda, Anna Franceschini, Nino Kapanadze, Zoe Leonard, Lin May Saeed, curated by Cristiano Raimondi, Società delle Api, Le Quai contemporary art space, Monte Carlo, Monaco

2022

28 September – 16 October, WHERE I GAZE, Nino Kapanadze, Johan Larnouhet, Aubrey Levinthal, Tatiana Pozzo Di Borgo, Norma Trif; curated by Dans les yeux d’Elsa, Galerie Mathilde Le Coz, Paris, France

14 – 15 July, GRASS(E) AS A LAB: My Mind Is a Garden – part 1, curated by Cristiano Raimondi, in collaboration with Marco Bay, with the participation and works of artists: Angelica Mesiti, Anna Franceschini, Chiara Camoni, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Jérémie Danon, Julien Carreyn, Nino Kapanadze, Silvia Ortiz Lull, Sofia Stevi and Trevor Yeung, La Società delle Api, under the umbrella of Silvia Fiorucci, Le Moulin Des Ribes, Grasse, France

30 June – 30 July, M O V I N G, José Léon Cerrillo, Carin Ellberg, Mark Frygell, Nino Kapanadze, Santiago Mostyn, Xavier Veilhan, Annika Elisabeth von Hausswolff, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Paris, France

21 – 30 May, Letter to a friend, Nino Kapanadze, Merve Morkoç, Bence Magyarlaki, Inês Zenha; curated by kqora, Chloé Bonnie More, Martch Art Project pop-up show, Paris, France

9 – 10 April, SOIRÉE M93 by Collectif META et Bored Kids, Mains d’Œuvres, Saint-Ouen, France

17 March – 9 April, presentation of diptych painting დოღი HORSE RACE II and reading an essay How To Draw A Horse, in the frames of project L’Avancée, Fondation Pernod Ricard, Paris, France

10 March – 14 April, Art pour l’Ukraine, Charity Auction organised by Czech Center of Paris, with the support of the Beaux-Arts de Paris and Sorbonne Artgallery, NetGallery, Paris, France

3 – 13 February, CRUSH (2nd edition) curated by Alexia Fabre, Audrey Illouz and Cristiano Raimondi, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

2021

21 June, Diplôme national d’arts plastiques, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

1 – 10 June, Parcours Saint-Germain, atelier Stéphane Calais, Paris, France

14 April – 29 May, Jardin Secret, Soraya Abdelhouaret, Chadine Amghar, Hugo Bonnet, Thomas Buswell, Petrit Halilaj, Qian Han, Nino Kapanadze, Achille-François-René Leclère, Dominique Lefèvre-Desforges, Ella Navot, Julien Prévieux, Charlotte Simonnet, Violette Wood et Virginie Yassef, curated by Noam Alon, Le Théâtre des Expositions, Paris, France

1 January – 21 June, AHA Gallery Project, Tokyo, Japan

2020

12 – 16 February, Art Capital 2020, Salon des Indépendants, Grand Palais, Paris, France

23 January – 02 February, Private View, Carlo Zampieri collection at Ahoi Luzern presenting works of Franz Xaver Triner (1767‐1824), Eugen Pünteren (1904‐1952), James Licini (* 1937), Nini Kapanadze (* 1990), Luzern, Switzerland

16 January – 28 February, La Gazelle, Galerie Culturelle de Sorbonne Université, Paris, France

2019

5 – 15 June, Keeping Things Whole, Berkeley Books of Paris, France

16 – 30 April, In-Situ, group exhibition, Prize of Jury and Public, Sciences Po, Paris, France

2016

5 – 9 October, Mist of Caucasus, photo and video installation in collaboration with Carlo Zampieri, MitOst Festival 2016, Tbilisi, Georgia

April – May, 30/30 Thirty, Set The Controls and 12ø collective, Leeds and London, U.K.

March – April, The Annex Collection, London, U.K.

27 February – 6 March, Mist of Caucasus, photo and video installation in collaboration with Carlo Zampieri at „Alte Kirche“, Flüelen, Switzerland

January, group exhibition at Le Dame Art Gallery, London, UK

2007 – 2015

Expo Milano 2015, a documentary video contribution for the installation at Pavilion Zero, Milan, Italy

St. Gallen Symposium, Wings of Excellence Awards, Essay Competition «Rewarding Courage», edition 2014, St. Gallen, Switzerland

St. Gallen Symposium, Wings of Excellence Awards, Essay Competition «The Clash of Generations», edition 2013, St. Gallen, Switzerland

World Bank Essay Competition ‐ 20th Anniversary of Georgia’s Membership in the World Bank, winning nomination for the Most Artistic Essay, Tbilisi, Georgia

Various exhibitions in Georgia and internationally, including group exhibitions at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, gallery Tiflis Avenue, festival “Uber Lebenskunst”, Berlin Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Anastasia Virsaladze Art Gymnasium.

Texts

by Noam Alon, June 2023

by Gvantsa Jgushia, LC Queisser, July 2023

Contact:

studio@ninokapanadze.com