Born 1984 in Prague. Lives and works in Berlin and Frankfurt.


Education

2013 Städelschule, Frankfurt, Class of Simon Starling
2010 BcA, Film Academy FAMU, Prague
2008- 2010 UdK Berlin, Class of Gregor Schneider


Exile Exhibitions

2014 5006 years of daylight and silent adaptation (solo)
2013 LISTE 18 (group)
2011 Document Performance (group)
2011 art:gwangju:11 (group)
2011 Glare Inland, Quiet Attachment (solo)
2010 SummerCamp (group)


Solo Exhibtions

2013
Driving fast nowhere (curated by Martin Kohout), Polansky Gallery, Prague
Wrong Step, Percival Space, Oslo

2012
Glare Inland, Quiet Attachment 2, Futura, Prague
Skinsmooth Sur+, Headquarters, Zurich

2010
The Future Gallery, Berlin
FAQ, PMgalerie, Berlin
Watching Martin Kohout launched as an online solo show atJstChillin.org

2009
Bezesměrný pohyb (Non-directional Movement), Entrance Gallery, Prague
Musíme víceméně (We Have To More or Less), together with Tomáš Bárta, Galerie Mladých, Brno (Cz)

2008
Jakmile mě okupuješ, pronikám do tebe (As Soon As You Occupy Me, I Penetrate You), A.M. 180, Prague

Selected Projects and Group Exhibitions

2014
The Meditative Relaxation Cycle (group)
Arcadia Missa, London

2013
Come, all ye faithful, Florian Christopher, Zurich
Breathing Kevlar, Perforated Skin, VAULT, Berlin
left eye, right eye, V8, Plattform für neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
ổn định động, Mobile Academy Hà Nội Hội An Sài Gòn Bá Linh, District, Berlin and Dong Xuan Center, Berlin
Gotthard, Martin Kohout runs through the Gotthard Road Tunnel from Airolo, Canton of Ticino, to Göschenen, Canton of Uri, Switzerland on June 13th
Atlas 2013, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, A group exhibition stolen by Eva and Franco Mattes at Carroll / Fletcher, London

2012
Superpositions, New Wight Biennial 2012, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles
Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, Higher Pictures, New York
Stream of Consciousness, Galleri Krets, Malmö, Sweden
6th Zlín Youth Salon 2012, Regional Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlín, Czech Republic
Skinsmooth Sur+ (solo), Headquaters, Zurich
In the shadow of the sun, Bel Etage, Berlin
Post studio tales, District Berlin
dotcom, BSNP at Centre d'Art Bastille, Grenoble
Gravity, Money, Concrete, Fabric, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen
Nobody Knows You're a Dog, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
Astral Projection Abduction Fantasy, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin

2011
Material Conversion, Grimmuseum, Berlin
Looking for Mr. McLuhan,Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York
Virgins Lives (with Michal Pechoucek), Jiri Svestka Gallery, Berlin
Rat Piss Virus give it to me, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City
Life on the Screen, Joyce Yahouda Gallery, Montréal
READ/WRITE, 319 Scholes, New York
Als der Nachbar zum telefonieren kam, Galerie Petra Vankova, Berlin
Post Internet Survival Guide,Gentili Apri, Berlin

2010
Solo Show, The Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany
FAQ, PMgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Watching Martin Kohout; launched as an online solo show at JstChillin.org
Liminal Work, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, Berlin, Germany
Play Biennial, Guggenheim Museum, New York, United States of America
Transgression, Videotage, Hong Kong
Bosch Young Talent Show, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Whole Earth Catalogue, Neoncampobase, Bologna
SummerCamp, Exile, Berlin

2009
Musíme víceméně (We Have To More or Less), together with Tomáš Bárta, curated by Jan Zálešák, Galerie Mladých, Brno, Czech Republic
Herring under a fur coat, Program, Berlin (group)
Projectables, 7a Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre (group)
mybiennialisbetterthanyours.com, curated by Tolga Taluy; Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France (group)
Objekt animace. Třetí smysl (Object Animation. Third Sense), curated by F. Cenek, J. Havlíček, M. Mazanec, V. Mílek; Krajská galerie výtvarného umění ve Zlíně, Zlín Czech Republic (group)
GEIST #II, Berlin, Germany (group)
Screengrab, James Cook University, Townsville, Austria (group)

2008
Jakmile mě okupuješ, pronikám do tebe (As Soon As You Occupy Me, I Penetrate You), A.M. 180, Prague, Czech Republic
Pixxelpoint 2008, curated by Domenico Quaranta, Nova Gorcica, Slowenia (group)
INTRO 518 TEDˇ 69 TEDˇ* TEDˇ 180 BONUS Q TRACK!, curated by D. Böhm, J. Franta, M. Meduna; Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic (group)
Therapy, curated by Pavel Sedlák; CIANT Gallery, Prague Czech Republic (group)

2007
We Make Boxes 280407, Benzínka, Slaný, Czech Republic
Enter3: Web 2.0 Generation, curated by Denisa Kera, Prague, Czech Republic (group)


Awards

2012
Alfred-Toepfer-Stipendium

2010
Scholarship at KHM Köln and finalist for 14. Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, Marl, Germany

2008
Other Visions award for Moonwalk video at PAF 2008, Olomouc, Czech Republic

2006
Lab.Award for Ombea project at Lab30 festival in Augsburg, Germany


Select Press and Publications

2013
Wandering Magazine #2

2012
User-Friendly, Essay by Jakob Schillinger featuring Watching Martin Kohout. Artforum, November issue
Martin Kohout, Essay by Marie Meixnerova, Fotograf magazine
Die U-30-Party, Der Tagesspiegel, 11.8. 2012
Martin Kohout, Arts & Antique magazine (Cz)

2011
The Prosumer Version, essay by Jakob Shillinger, FlashArt international, October issue

2010
Vernacular Video, essay by Domenico Quaranta for Flash Art Italy n. 285
Watching Martin Kohout, essay by Gene McHugh
Poučeni uměním spolupracují, an article by Lenka Lindaurova for Lidove Noviny
7a bienal do mercosul, exhibition catalog
14. Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, exhibition catalog
Berlin Athina, exhibition catalogue

2009
Objekt animace. Třetí smysl (Object Animation. Third Sense), exhibition catalogue, ed. Cenek, Filip and Martin Mazanec

2008
A2 #40 (01/10/2008), Kazalky in an article „Nové umění z kráteru“ by Pavel Sedlák
Lidové Noviny (09/08/2008), column Galerie curated by Katherine Kastner
Nový Prostor #306, p. 21, text by Jiří Ptáček

2007
Umelec Inernational, text by Jiří Ptáček
IdN Magazine #5
Sticker City book (Thames & Hudson)
Hype magazine #23

2006
Lidové Noviny, Za barevnější svět (Jan Kovalík)
Wooster Comix #1


For further information on Martin Kohout please visit the artist's website: www.martinkohout.com




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Martin Kohout
Skinsmooth (right-hand series)
Six phases of an event in pictures
Inkjet print on transparent PVC, 2012
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Skinsmooth
Inkjet print on transparent PVC curtains, infrared heating lamps, 2012
Installationview, Headquarters, Zürich
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Martin Kohout
2A. “the constellation of white objects suddenly appeared in the presence of an albino cat”
Framed archival inkjet print, 20 x 29 x 3 cm, 2011
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Performance for two cameras
Single channel high definition video, 9min, 2012
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Martin Kohout
Sticks: Class A
Series of Seven. Aluminium, rubber, leather and other material. Various lengths, 2011
Photographed in collaboration with Rachel de Joode
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Martin Kohout
Sticks: Class A
Series of Seven. Aluminium, rubber, leather and other material. Various lengths, 2011
Photographed in collaboration with Rachel de Joode
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Martin Kohout
Sticks: Class A
Series of Seven. Aluminium, rubber, leather and other material. Various lengths, 2011
Photographed in collaboration with Rachel de Joode
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Martin Kohout
Sticks: Class A
Series of Seven. Aluminium, rubber, leather and other material. Various lengths, 2011
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Martin Kohout
Sticks: Class B
Aluminium, copper, rubber, leather and other materials of various lengths, 2012 Installationview, Städelschule, 2012
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Untitled
Looped quicktime video, no sound, 2008
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Moonwalk
Looped Quicktime Video, 2:20 min, 2008
Installationview, Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre (Brazil), 2009
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1A, 1B Untitled
Handmade railing of elastomer and metal attached to wall, 5 x 59 x 14 cm, 2011
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5A, Untitled
Video loop based on a screen capture of a programmed autonomous animation and post-produced, approx 40 min, 2011
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No Place
Static screening of blue color (lost signal) on still life with basic 3d forms
Dimensions variable, 2009
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The Script Involving a Language Teacher
First realized between February 8th and February 21th, 2010, Berlin
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TLTRPreß
Small and shady publishing house run by Martin Kohout since 2010
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Leaving the House with an Open Fire, but Briefly
Compositions of temporarily capsulated glass balls and clothing rail
Dimensions variable, 2011
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Leaving the House with an Open Fire, but Briefly (detail)
Compositions of temporarily capsulated glass balls and clothing rail
dimensions variable, 2011
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David
Infinite video loop, 2010
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Poodles
Transparent laser prints, glass, 2010
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Untitled (family portrait)
Staged family photograph, dimensions variable, 2011
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Watching Martin Kohout
Youtube channel containing over 800 videos of the artist filming himself while watching youtube, 2010-2011
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Watching Martin Kohout
Youtube channel containing over 800 videos of the artist filming himself while watching youtube, 2010-2011
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Untitled
Mineral water was served for the event
Installationview, Headquaters, Zurich
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Stuart Brisley
Untitled
Assemblage, 1961
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Stuart Brisley
Bodyspace, Drawing and Context
Performance, 1978
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
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Stuart Brisley (with Maya Balcioglu)
The Cenotaph Project
Installation , 1987-1991
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Bathwork
Installation, 1973
Bonner Kunstverein, Germany
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The Collection of Ordure
Steel, glass, PVA, sand, marble dust, papier mache, paper, latex, cloth
25 x 130 x 304 cm, 2002
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Stuart Brisley
The Draft
Event, 1966-1969
WHSHT, London
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Touching Glass
Installation/Performance, 1981
Acme Gallery, London
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Members of the IRA in Dirty Disguises
Tempera and acrylic on paper, 15.2 cm x 33.3 cm, 1994-1996
British Museum Collection
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Cut
Performance and Video, 2009
Theatre d`Usine Saga Performance Festival Lausanne
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Nul Comma Nul
Installation, 1984
Camden Art Centre London
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Untitled
Masonite board, canvas, jute sacking, tar, PVA, natural earth pigments and
oil paint on board, 109 x 150 cm, 1960
Tate Collection
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