Anna Hellsgård
* 1980, Stockholm, Sweden
Education: Konstskolan i Stockholm


Christian Gfeller

* 1973, Haguenau, France
Education: Ecole Superieur des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg


Anna Hellsgård & Christian Gfeller lives and works in Berlin.
 
 
UPCOMING & SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2022
    •    Place des Capucins, Bordeaux. Zebra3 & Saison Culturelle Bordeaux, France
 

2021
    •    DESPERANTO, Frabrique Pola, Bordeaux, France


2020
    •    Print to go at Supalife Kiosk, Berlin, Germany
    •    Honor thy Error as a hidden intention at Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany
    •    Illusionist—Gfeller & Hellsgard Screen Print Exhibition, Zestmann Showroom, Beijjing, China
 

2019
    •    Illusionist—Gfeller & Hellsgard Screen Print Exhibition, Zestmann Showroom, Beijjing, China
    •    No no no no,  I want you to be wide awake and hear details you’ve never heard before!, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts at TCU, Fort Worth, TX, USA 

 2018
    •    Du Spirituel dans l’art et dans la Sérigraphie en particulier, Le Confort Moderne, Poitier, France 
    •    la Biennale Emergences, Centre National de la Danse (CND), Pantin, France 
    •    Maison Revel, Journées européennes des métiers d'art - JEMA 2018, Pantin, France

 2017
    •    DIY Poetics, Collectionair curates, Collectionair.com, online

2016
    •    DIY Poetics, Collectionair curates, Collectionair.com, online
    •    die Wand / die Mauer, Fieldwork Project Space at the Visual Art Center of University of Texas in Austin, Austin, USA
    •    the Arbitrary and the Given, Jean- Francois Kaiser Galeri, Strasbourg, France
    •    Bongoût retrospective, Center de I'illustration, Strasbourg, France

2015
    •    Maculae, Lendroit éditions, Rennes France

2014
    •    Untitled Prints, ExpoGeorgia, Tbilisi - Georgia 
    •    Untitled prints, Mystetskyi Arsenal at Niice Lecture Center, Kiev - Ukraine

2013
    •    Artists' Books & Prints, Dessin Gallery, Tokyo - Japan
    •    Artists' Books & Prints, Acapulco by CAPC, Bordeaux - France

2011
    •    Re:Surgo!, DAGC Gallery, Manila - Philippines



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2022
    •    PRESENT TENSE — LAGE EGAL #169, Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany


2021
    •    Sonderlage Totale, Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany
    •    Das Funkeln, Inter Art & Lorch + Seidel Contemporary, Berlin, Germany 
    •    DESPERANTO, Frabrique Pola, Bordeaux, France
    •    Printtemps, Fondation FIMINCO, Paris/Romainville, France
    •    Beuys on Sale, Galerie Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany

2020
    •    Mondo DERNIER CRI !! at MIAM - Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète, France
    •    Sickscreen Land, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
 
2019
    •    Sickscreen Land, Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
    •    Print Fighter, Galerie 100titres, Bruxelles, Belgium
 
2018
    •    Printed Art Triennale, Museum of the Chinese Academy of Arts, Hangzhou, China
    •    Print Fighter / Mad 4, Monnaie de Paris, France

2017
    •    Printers Matters 2 / Mad 3, la Maison Rouge, Paris
    •    Blocker, Alma Gallery, Riga, Latvia 
    •    _PM1 & _PM3, 3 rue Richer, Paris, France
 
2016
    •    Révélation Jeunes Talents Livre d’Artiste ADAGP, la Masion Rouge, Paris, France
    •    Bongoût retrospective, Center de I'illustration, Strasbourg, France
    •    True Mirror, Espace Commines, Paris - France
 
2015
    •    Sammlung Reinhard Grüner, Museum Fürstenfeldbruck, Fürstenfeld - Germany
    •    Artists' Books and print éditions on display at the 13th Biennale de Lyon, Boutique de la Biennale - Musée d'art Contemporain, Cité Internationale, Boutique de la Biennale - La Sucrière, Lyon, France
    •    Gig Poster, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
    •    PATTERN::::CHAOS, Cinder Gallery, NY, USA
 

2014
    •    Giftshop, Bar Babette curated by Constanze Kleiner & Corinna Scheller, Berlin - Germany
    •    PRINTS, Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin - Germany
    •    Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design “Golden Bee 11” Jury Show, Moscow - Russia
    •    Decade of Decaduns, Cinders Gallery, Dossier Outpost, Manhattan, NY - USA 
    •    Kentucky Karaoke, DMNDKT, Gallery Weekend, Berlin - Germany 
    •    Diamond Leaves, Museum of Printing History, Houston - USA


2013
    •    Three Days in Paris, Galerie Eva Hober, Paris - France
    •    Offprint, Tschechisches Zentrum Berlin - Germany
    •    Dirty Fingers, Curated by Cinders NY, In:Surgo!, Berlin - Germany
    •    Dirty Fingers, Cinders Gallery, NY - USA
    •    YuckPosters, the Manchester Craft & Design, Manchester - UK


2012
    •    Over My Dead Body - Illustrating Death, September Gallery, Berlin
    •    Diamond Leaves: Artist Books from around the World, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, (with Ryoko Adachi, John Cage, Chuck Close, Marcel Duchamp, Colette Fu, Guo Hongwei, Roy Lichtenstein, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Robert Motherwell, Méret Oppenheim, Raymond Pettibon, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Veronika Schäpers, Kiki Smith, Sarah Sze, Jean Tinguely...)


2011
    •    Tiny Trifecta, The Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, (Jim Avignon, Gary Baseman, Seldon Hunt, Mark Ryden…)
    •    Secret Societies at JAS Galler, Paris - France 
    •    Lahti Poster Biennal 2011, Poster Museum/Lahti Art MuseumLahti - Finland 
    •    Bellevue, Bongout, Berlin - Germany


2010
    •    International Poster Biennial, Istanbul, Republic Museum and art gallery - Turkey
    •    Golden Bee, Moscow international biennal of graphic design -  Russia
    •    Galerie Hygienická Stanice  Prag - Czech Republic
    •    Family Jewels, villaMERKEL|BAHNWÄRTERhaus, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar - (With Georg Baselitz, Max Beckmann, Jörg Immendorff, Martin Kippenberger, Pablo Picassso, Nicole Bianchet, Martin Dammann, Damien Deroubaix, Manuel Ocampo....)



SELECTED COLLECTIONS
    •    Artists Book Collection Seoul - Korea
    •    Asian Art Archive Collection Sheung Wan - Hong Kong
    •    Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, München - Germany
    •    Bonniers Konstförening - Sweden
    •    Staatsbibliothek Berlin - Germany
    •    Brooklyn Museum of Art - USA
    •    Cassady Lewis Carroll Collection - USA 
    •    Chapman University - USA 
    •    The Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Cincinnati - USA
    •    Emory Universit, Atlanta - USA
    •    Fonds patrimonial de la Ville de Strasbourg - France
    •    Francis V. Gorman Rare Art Book Collection, University of Minnesota - USA 
    •    Grinnell Art College - USA 
    •    Handelsbankens Konstförening - Sweden
    •    Harvard University, Cambridge - USA 
    •    Indiana University - Purdue University IUPUI, Indianapolis - USA
    •    Indiana University, Bloomington - USA
    •    Jönköpings Kommun / municipality of Jönköping - Sweden
    •    Knivsta Kommun / municipality of Knivsta - Sweden
    •    Kunst - und Museumsbibliothek Stadt Köln, Cologne, Germany
    •    Lafayette College, Pennsylvania - USA
    •    Lenton Parr Library, Victoria Collage of Art, University of Melbourne - Australia
    •    Library of Congress, Washington DC - USA 
    •    Louisiana State University, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge - USA
    •    Luleå Kommun / municipality of Luleå - Sweden
    •    Mary Couts Burnett Library, TCU, Fort Worth - USA
    •    Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore - USA
    •    Médiathèque André Malraux, Strasbourg - France
    •    the Metropolitan Museum of Art - USA
    •    Miami University, Oxford - USA 
    •    Mills College, Oakland - USA
    •    MoMA NY - USA 
    •    MoMA SF - USA
    •    MONA, Museum of Old and New Art - Australia & Switzerland
    •    Museum für Angewandte Kunst Vienna - Austria 
    •    Museum of Fine Arts Boston - USA
    •    Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg - Germany
    •    Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - USA 
    •    Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg - France
    •    Occidental College, Los Angeles - USA
    •    Region of Kronoberg - Sweden
    •    Region of Sörmland - Sweden
    •    Region of Östergötland - Sweden
    •    Sächsische Landesbibliothek SLUB, Dresden - Germany
    •    Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University, Lewisburg - USA
    •    Santa Fe University of Art and Design - USA
    •    School of the Art Institute of Chicago SAIC - USA
    •    Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence - USA 
    •    Stanford University - USA
    •    Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute - USA
    •    Swarthmore College - USA
    •    Temple University, Philadelphia - USA
    •    The Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Fransisco - USA
    •    The Art Institute of Chicago - USA
    •    The British Library, London - UK
    •    The National Library of Luxembourg
    •    The University of the Arts, Philadelphia - USA
    •    Trinity College, Cambridge - UK
    •    University of California, San Diego UCSD - USA
    •    University of California, Santa Cruz UCSC - USA
    •    University of California, Santa Barbara UCSB - USA
    •    University of Connecticut - USA
    •    University of Delaware - USA
    •    University of South California UCLA, Los Angeles - USA
    •    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - USA
    •    Western Carolina University, Cullowhee - USA
    •    Wisconsin University Madison - USA 
    •    Yale University, New Haven - USA
 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
    •    Place des Capucins, Bordeaux. Zebra3 & Saison Culturelle Bordeaux, France, 2021
    •    Who's afraid of red, yellow or blue ?, Adolfsbergsskolan, Alsike, Knivsta Kommun, 2019
 

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES
    •    Workshop & lecture "Same Pattern Same Result" at École Supérieure d'Art et Design de Saint-Étienne, France - November 2019
    •    Lecture - TCU School of Art, Fort Worth, USA - April 2019
    •    Fake Gig Poster workshop - Folkwang Universität der Künste, Germany - January 2017
    •    Lecture - Folkwang Universität der Künste, Germany - January 2017
    •    Lecture - Department of Art & Art History at the University of Texas in Austin, Austin, USA - October 2016
    •    Lecture and Zine Workshop - Goethe Institut & ExopZine Montreal, Canada - November 2015
    •    Lecture at l'EESAB - site de Rennes, January 2015 
    •    Book Art Center, Tbilisi, Georgia - November 2014 
    •    Ecole des Beaux Arts, Besancon - France 2012
    •    Purchase College, NY - USA, 19 - 23 September 2011 
    •    DAGC Gallery in Manila - Philippines, May 2011 
    •    École supérieure d´Arts et Médias de Caen, May 2010 
    •    École Municipale des Arts Décoratifs de la ville de Strasbourg, May 2009 
    •    Artist Talk at NY Art Book Fair, PS 1, curated by David Senior, Bibliographer, The Museum of Modern Art Library
    •    3rd Pictoplasma, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin 2008
ARTIST RESIDENCIES:
    •    2019 Visiting Artists at The Art Galleries at TCU School of Art, Fort Worth, TX - USA
    •    2016 Guest Artists at the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Texas in Austin, Austin - USA

 
ARTISTS' PROJECTS (PROJECT ROOM & PUBLISHING):
    •    Beuys on Sale, 2017 (Paris) -
    •    Re:Surgo!, Artists' Books & Editions, publishing, 2011 (Berlin & Paris) -
    •    In:Surgo! Art books & Editions Store, showroom,  2011 - 2017 (Berlin)
    •    Bugaboo Rcds (with Le petit Mignon), music label, 2010 – 2012 (Berlin)
    •    Bongoût Gallery & Art Publishing, project room and publishing,  2008 – 2011 (Berlin)
    •    Mollusk, Art Magazine, publishing, 2005 – 2008 (Berlin)
    •    Bongoût Editions, Zine and Artists Books, printing & publishing, 1995 (Strasbourg, Bordeaux) – 2011 (Berlin)
MONOGRAPHIES:
    •    Concrete Jet Set & Minimal Trash, Gfeller + Hellsgård (Re:Surgo, 2016)
    •    $1+$1Tip, Gfeller + Hellsgård (Re:Surgo, 2015)
    •    Works 2013-14, Gfeller + Hellsgård (Re:Surgo, 2014)
    •    Tiger, Christian Gfeller (Pogo Books, 2014,) ISBN-13: 978 3 942547369
    •    Naked in the Gallery, Christian Gfeller (Bongoût Editions, 2011) ISBN-13: 978 3 940907141
 
BIBLIOGRAPHIES:
    •    Blocker 14 (Popper Publisher, 2017)
    •    People of Print, Marcroy Smith (Thames & Hudson, 2015) ISBN-13: 978 0 500517819
    •    Rock Poster Art : Sérigraphies de concert, Didier Maiffredy (Eyrolles, 2012) ISBN-13: 978 2 212134703
    •    LYNX, Nine Yamamato-Masso & Christian Gfeller (Re:Surgo!, 2012) ISBN-13: 978 3 940907110
    •    Release Me!, Previously Unreleased Projects, Miquel Abellan (Monsa, 2012) ISBN-13: 978 8 415223726
    •    La Sérigraphie, Outils, techniques et portraits d´artistes, Claire Dalquié & Matteo Cossu  (Pyramid editions 2012) ISBN-13: 978 2 350172590
    •    Silkscreen Basics, A complete How-to hand, Matteo Cossu  (Ginko Press, 2010) ISBN-13: 978 1 584234197
    •    Rock Paper Show, Flatstock, Geoff Peveto (Soundscreen Design, 2010) ISBN-13: 978 0 984302802
    •    Graphic Beats, Independant Record Covers and Packaging Design, Miquel Abellan (Monsa, 2012) ISBN-13: 978 8 496823136
    •    Family Jewel, exhibition catalog : Damien Deroubaix & Conny Becker (Villa Merkel, BAHNWÄRTERhaus Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar + Bongoût Edition, 2010) ISBN13: 978 3 931238407
    •    Zine Soup, A coolection of international zines and self-published art books (TTC gallery, 2009) ISNB-13: 978 8792564009
    •    Artist's Book Yearbook 2008-2009, Sarah Bodman (Impact Press, 2009) ISBN-13: 978 0 954702564
    •    Gig Posters: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century, vol. 1, Clay Hayes (Quirck Book, 2009) ISBN-13: 978 1 594743269 
    •    Musikraphics: Visualizing the Thythm of Music (victionary, 2008) ISBN13: 978 9 889822970
    •    Beast! book 2, Jacob Covey (Fantagraphics 2008) ISBN-13: 978 1 560979494
    •    Panda Meat, Source Book 1, Frank Kozik (fantagraphics, 2005) ISBN-13: 978 0 861196252
    •    The Art Of Modern Rock, Poster Explosion, Paul Grushkin & Dennis King (Chronicle Books, 2004) ISBN-13: 978 0 811845298
 
EXHIBITION CATALOGS:
    •    Golden Bee 11, Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, 2013-2014 ISBN-13: 978 5 915490085
    •    Friends and Family, Eva Hober Gallery (2013) ISBN-13: 978 2 954438740
    •    Golden Bee 9, Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, 2011-2012 ISBN-978 - 978 5 915490061
    •    The Last 10 shots (Bongoût, 2008) ISBN13 - 978 3 9409007028
    •    12th international Biennal Print and Drawing Exhibition,  ROC, Display of Arward Winners, Teipei (2006) ISBN-13: 978 9 86006862

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