*1982 Dinslaken, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions / Duo Exhibitions

2019 Never Wash Without Soap, Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

2018 Late Dawn, with Aline Bouvy, Mélange, Cologne

2017 Tomorrow Is Obsolete, with Joachim Coucke, SOYUZ, Pescara

2017 Collider Body, Future Gallery, Berlin

2017 Hand Und Fuss, with Tilman Hornig, Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

2016 Dormant Cave, with Sungseok Ahn, space-nowhere, Seoul

2015 Evolving Masters, O'newWall, Seoul

2014 Custom Utility, Future Gallery, Berlin

2014 Art Rotterdam, with Future Gallery, Rotterdam

2013 In Real World, Lounge Project, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2013 Waiting With The Fruits, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl

2012 Parametric Pleasure, Future Gallery, Berlin

2011 Situation Room, Moltkerei Werkstatt e.V., Cologne

2010 Schaufenster, with Alfons Knogl, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2010 Alles Lava, Baustelle Schaustelle, Essen

2009 Nicolas Pelzer, glasmoog, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Psychedelic Nature, Art Space BOAN, Seoul

2019 Finity Mirror, Nanji Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

2019 Made in Marl, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl

2019 Bad Romance, Gussglashalle, Berlin

2018 Even If It’s Jazz Or The Quiet Storm, Nest, The Hague

2018 Shotspotter 2, Bar Babette, Berlin

2018 Pane Project, Werkschauhalle Spinnerei, Leipzig

2018 The Scrap, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul

2018 Draped Extensión, Future Gallery, Mexico City

2017 10 Years Of Base-alpha: Collaborations, Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerp

2017 Draped, Future Gallery, Berlin

2017 The Hot Wire, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl

2017 Hope, New Scenario, Altana Galerie, Dresden

2017 L.A. Should Die Vor Glück, Just Married, Los Angeles

2016 Micro Celebrities, (commissioned by Marcel Hiller), Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

2016 On-screen And Off, (curated by Domenico de Chirico), Bid Project Gallery, Milan

2016 Paradise Lost, Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerp

2016 The Image Generator II, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp

2015 Index 15, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg

2015 How My Mom Got Hacked, DASH, Kortrijk

2015 Business As Usual, Turf Projects, London

2015 Rock Steady, Future Gallery, Berlin

2015 Little Hisk, LLS 387, Antwerp

2014 Red Dawn, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent

2014 Stipendium Vordemberge-gildewart, KIT – Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf

2014 In Rainbows, Plattform junge Kunst, Essen

2013 Guts And Cooperation, Euljiro, Seoul

2013 Art Base Momoshima, Momoshima

2013 More Or Less, WCW Gallery, Hamburg

2012 Playtime, (curated by Sungwon Kim) Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul

2012 Real DMZ Project, (curated by SAMUSO), Cheorwon

2012 New Talents, Landesvertretung NRW, Berlin

2012 New Talents - Biennale Cologne, Cologne

2012 Montagen, SSZ Sued, Cologne

2012 Sechs Minus, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

2012 Einige Parallelen, Temporary Gallery, Cologne

2011 Sammlung Im Prozess, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl

2011 Temporary Re-visionists, Space O’New Wall, Seoul

2011 Public, Private, Corporate, Generali Deutschland, Cologne

2011 Un Problème Insoluble, Triangle France, Marseille

2011 Metrospective 1.0, Program e.V., Berlin

2010 You May All Go To Hell, And I Will Go To Texas, curated by Future Gallery, Berlin

2010 Ideenbilder, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2010 Junge Kunst Im Ruhrgebiet, Gladbeck

2009 Vogelsang Intervention, Vogelsang

2009 Plan 09, glasmoog, Cologne

2008 .hbc-berlin, Berlin

2008 Plan 08, Public space, Cologne

2008 Grosse Kunstausstellung Nrw, museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf

2007 Rettung Ohne Untergang, Deutzer Brücke, Cologne

2007 Atelier, Pact-Zollverein, Essen

2006 Typo06, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin


2015 Exhibition Funding, Goethe-Institut Korea, Seoul

2015 Foreign exchange scholarship, Ministry for Families, Children, Youth, Culture and Sports of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

2014 Artist Grant, Kunststiftung NRW

2012 Exhibition Funding, Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (IFA)

2011 Artist Grant, Kunststiftung NRW

2011 Exhibition Funding, Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (IFA)

2010 DAAD Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service

2010 Art Award, Baustelle Schaustelle, Essen

2009 Production Grant, Freundeskreis der Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne


2019 Seoul Museum of Art NANJI, Seoul

2013 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul

2012 Seoul Art Space Hongeun, Seoul

2011 Triangle France, Marseille, France


2017 HOPE, New Scenario, onlineproject

2015 Rob Pruitt's Flea Market, A plus A Gallery, Venice

2014 SPECTRAL RITE, multi-arts project in collaboration with Sylbee Kim,
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

2011 BYOB BONN, Bonn University, Art History Department, Bonn

2011 39 ART DAY, performance, Asian Art Archive

Talks, Workshops, Teaching

2019 Guest Tutor, Ewha Womans University, Seoul

2019 Artist Talk, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

2019 Artist Talk, RAT school of ART, Seoul

2017 Book Launch: Authenticity?, with Barbara Cueto and Bas Hendrikx, Anagram Books, Berlin

2015 Artist Talk at Civic Epistemologies Conference, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

2015 Workshop, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen

2012 THE BLACK SHEEP, lecture at Artsonje Center, Seoul

2011 Artist Talk, The Book Society, Seoul

2010 Artist Talk, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

2009 Artist Talk, glasmoog, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne


2019 Never Wash Without Soap, by Luisa Schlotterbeck

2017 Nicolas Pelzer at Future Gallery, Interview on SPIKE by Chloe Stead

2017 Hand Und Fuss, by Matteo Mottin

2015 Evolving Masters, O’newWall, exhibition catalogue

2015 INDEX 15, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg

2014 Nicolas Pelzer @ Future Gallery reviewed, AQNB

2012 Samuso Words Vol.2, Samuso, magazine

2012 NEW TALENTS, Biennale Cologne, exhibition catalogue, text by Julia Höner

2011 Dislocated North Korea, Nicolas Pelzer, artist publication

2011 The Glass Line, Nicolas Pelzer, artist publication

2010 Nicolas Pelzer, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, artist publication, exhibition catalogue


2014 Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent

2011 Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

2006 University of the Arts, Berlin