Warren Neidich

Warren Neidich is a Los Angeles based artist whose intersectional practice combines a multidisciplinary and multimedia approach to create cross-pollinating conceptual text-based works that reflect upon situationsat the border zone of art, science, and social justice. He has studied art, neuroscience, medicine, and architectural theory.  Selected awards received include Hauptstadtkulturfond and Siftung Kunstfond Neustart Kulture prizes, 2020, Berlin, the Katalogforderung prize, 2017, Berli, Fulbright Scholar Program Award, 2013 and 2011, The MacDowell Foundation Studio Grant, 2011 and 1999, The Vilem Flusser Theory Award, Transmediale, 2010, the British Academy Fellowship, 2005, AHRB/ACE Arts and Science Research Fellowship,2004 and the Madrid Abierto Public Sculpture Award, 2004. In 2021 he will exhibit at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsberg, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, The Rijks Museum, Amsterdam and the Sonsbeek Quadrianniel, Arnheim, The The Netherlands.  In 2019 his hanging neon sculpture PizzagateNeon (2018), was on display at the Venice Biennial 2019 and The Parthenon Marbles Recoded: The Phantom as Other is currently installed at the Kunstverein Rosa-Luxemburg Platz.  Selected one-person and groupexhibitions include the Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Walker Art Center, PS1 MOMA, MIT List Visual Art Center, Haus Der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, the Ludwig Museum Cologne, The ZKM Karlsruhe and the ICA London. He is the founder and director of the Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (2015–), a theory intensive postgraduate course that attracts students worldwide operating in Los Angeles, NYC, and Berlin. Additionally, he was a tutor in the departments of visual art, computer science, and cultural studies at Goldsmith College London as well as recently serving as Professor of Art at the Weissensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin. He has been a visiting lecturer at the departments of art at Brown University, GSD Harvard University, Columbia University, Princeton University, Southern California Institute of Architecture, UCLA, La Sorbonne Paris, University of Oxford and Cambridge University, The UK. Heis the American editor of Archive Books and the author of over 20 books. His recent books include The Glossary of Cognitive Activism, Archive Books, Berlin, and Neuromacht (in German) Merve, Leipzig.