Thomas Zika

Exhibitions (selection) G = Group Exhibition; S = Solo Exhibition; K = Catalogue

1989 „Inszenierte Wirklichkeit“, Museum for Art History, Dortmund G/K

1990 „Bochumer Fotoherbst“ G/K

1992 „O. T. / Offene Türen / Ohne Titel“, Dortmund G/K/TV

1994 „Hagener Künstler 1994“, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum Hagen G/K

„photography as art“, Sparkasse Pforzheim G

1995 „Real“, Künstlerhaus Dortmund G/K

1996 „Einen Augenblick“, Kunsthalle Barmen G/K

1998 „Saar-Förderpreis Junge Kunst“, Saarland-Museum Saarbrücken G/K

„Grand Prix IMAGES“, Musée de la Photographie, Vevey, Switzerland G/K

1999 „Foto-Triennale Hamburg – Artists’ Books“, Kunsthaus Hamburg G

„Prix SCAM 1999“, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris G

„London Photographic Awards 3“, Photofusion Gallery, Alchemy Gallery, London G/K

2000 „Placebo“, Gallery Lichtblick, Cologne S

„the fremd“, Artist Club Malkasten, Düsseldorf S

„StadtLandForm“, Museum Baden, Solingen G/K/TV

„Quinze en Europe“, Festival Septembre de la Photographie, Nice, France G/K

„Month of Photography“, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia G/K

2001 „London Photographic Awards 4“, Artomatic Gallery, London G/K

„Metamophical signs“, Kunstverein Brandenburg G/K

„Month of Photography – Naturae“, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany G/K

2002 „the fremd“, Gallery Poller, Frankfurt, Germany S

„Placebo“, Kunsthalle Barmen, Wuppertal Germany G

„The third aggregate“, Gallery Image, Aarhus, Denmark S

„Unsolid icons“, Photography Festival, Goethe Institute Plovdiv, Bulgaria G

2003 „images against war“, Gallery Lichtblick, Cologne, Berlin, Bruxelles, G

„placebo & human factor“, Galerie Neii Licht, Dudelange, Luxemburg S/K

“Suivez le guide”, Galerie Neii Licht, Dudelange, Luxemburg G

2004 “Placebo + human factor”, Goethe Institute Bruxelles, Belgium S/K

“Bathers”, Gallery Poller, Frankfurt S /K

“Photographic Works”, Institute for Applied Visual Arts, Wuppertal S

2005 “Bathers”, Gallery l’Usine, Bruxelles, Belgium S

“Bathers”, Art Fairs: Art Frankfurt, PhotoLondon, Berliner Liste, Scope London G

“Strömungen”, Gallery Wäcker & Jordanow, Munich G

“SehBad”, Städtische Galerie Leinfelden-Echterdingen, G

“Terra de Suenos”, Biennal of Visual Arts, Lanzarote G/K

2006 “Hierogamos”, Kabinett im Kunsthaus Essen S

“Bathers”, DEW21, Cultural Forum of Dortmund Energy DEW21 S

“Construction of Landscape”, Gallery Obrist, Essen G

“Bathers”, Gallery Obrist, Essen S

“Wasser”, Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden G

“Les quatre elements” Biennale de l’Image, Festival IMAGIQUES, Langon, Frankreich S/G

2007 “Hierogamos”, Galerie van Kranendonk, The Hague, Netherlands S

“de l’Europe”, Aciérie à Dudelange, Luxemburg G/K

“bathers”, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, California S

“bathers + hierogamos”, Gallery Poller, New York S

2008 “papillons”, Gallery Obrist, Essen, Germany S

“surf-inspired”, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, California G

“Diasec”, Gallery Van Kranendonk, The Hague, Netherlands G

2009 “Transforming photography”, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles G

“Kaunas Photo Days”, Kaunas, Lithuania G/K

2010 “Les quatre Elements – Biennale Internationale de l’Image”, Nancy, France G/K

“Vor dem Bild ist nach dem Bild”, Projektraum-BHF25, Kleve S

“Butterflies – I saved an Admiral’s life”, Galerie GAM Obrist, Essen S

“Szene Rhein-Ruhr”, Galerie Klose, Würzburg G

“Touch of Eden”, Galerie Samuelis Baumgarte, Bielefeld, G

2011 “Update”, Galerie van Kranendonk, The Hague, Netherlands G

“The Color White”, Galerie GAM Obrist, Essen G/K

“Atlantica Collectivas”, Fotonoviembre, Sta. Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias G/K

“I saved an Admiral’s life”, Gallery van Kranendonk, The Hague, Netherlands S

2012 “Nature as Mind”, Redchurch Gallery, London with Four Square Fine Arts G

“I saved an Admiral’s life”, City Hall Leiderdorp, The Netherlands S

2013 “Size S”, Gallery Van Kranendonk, The Hague, The Netherlands G

“Premiere”, Society for the Advancement of Contemporary Arts, Essen G

“Delhi Photo Fetival – Grace”, Habitat Center & Nazar Foundation, India G

“Poetics of space”, Redchurch Gallery, London with Four Square Fine Arts G

2014 “Just add water”, CCA Center for Contemporary Arts Andratx, Mallorca, Spain G

“6018 Wilshire”, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles G

“Still Point”, Clerkenwell Gallery, London, with Four Square Fine Arts G

2015 “Natural Histories”, Clerkenwell Gallery, London, with Four Square Fine Arts G

“somnambule flowers”, Galerie van Kranendonk, The Hague, Netherlands S

 

 

 

 

Publications (selection)

1989 Catalogue „Inszenierte Wirklichkeit“, Dortmund

1990 Catalogue „Bochumer Fotoherbst“, Bochum

Catalogue „The Totalitarian Zone“, Prag

Photonews 11 / 90

1994 Catalogue „Hagener Künstler 1994“, Hagen

Book project „Die Rauhe Wirklichkeit“, Eigenverlag Hagen / Dortmund

Catalogue „Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW 1994“, Düsseldorf

1995 Catalogue „Real“, Dortmund

1996 Catalogue „Einen Augenblick“, Wuppertal

1997 Camera Austria 59-60

1998 Catalogue „Förderpreis Junge Kunst“, Saarbrücken

Catalogue „Grand Prix de la Ville de Vevey“, Vevey / Schweiz

Business report Compunet 1997

1999 „DU“ 2/99, Magazine for Culture, Zürich, Switzerland

Catalogue „die 60er“, Positionen des Designs, Köln / Solingen

Catalogue „London Photographic Awards 3“, London

2000 Photonews 6 / 2000

Catalogue „StadtLandForm“, Solingen, Wuppertal

Catalogue „Quinze en Europe“, Nice, France

Catalogue „Month of photography“, Bratislava, Slovakia

Book Project „What is Knowledge – Photography Prize“, ABB Zürich, Switzerland

2001 Catalogue „London Photographic Awards 4“, London

Catalogue “Metamorphical Signs“, Brandenburg

Catalogue „Naturae“, Essen

2002 Catalogue „unsolid icons“, Goethe-Institute Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Magazine „Bulletin“, DFA, German Academy of Photography, Cologne / Leinfelden

2003 Catalogue “placebo + human factor”, Dudelange, Luxemburg

2004 Catalogue “placebo + human factor”, Goethe-Institute Bruxelles, Belgium

Catalogue “bathers”, Edition Poller, Frankfurt

2005 Magazine “Noi.se Magazine”, Australia

Magazine “Hot Shoe”, London

Magazine “Schöngeist”, Berlin

Magazine, “Kwartalnik Fotografia”, Warschau, Poland

Magazine „Bulletin“, DFA, German Academy of Photography, Cologne / Leinfelden

2006 Catalogue “III Encuentro Biennal – Arte Lanzarote”, Arrecife, Lanzarote 2005/06

2007 Catalogue “de l’Europe”, Paris / Dudelange, Luxemburg

Catalogue “Kunsthaus Essen – exhibitions and projects 2001-2007”, Essen

Catalogue “Kaunas Photo days”, Kaunas, Lithuania

2008 Magazine “Schöngeist 15 + 16”, Berlin

Magazine “NEXTLEVEL”, London UK

Magazine “Kilimanjaro”, London UK

2009 Calendar “Kaunas Photo Days”, Lithuania

2010 Catalogue “LUMAS”, Berlin

Catalogue “Kaunas photo days”, Kaunas , Lithuania

Catalogue “Biennale internationale de ’Image – les elements”, Nancy France

2011 Catalogue “the Color White”, Essen

2012 Catalogue “Atlanticas Collectivas”, Sta. Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias

2013 Catalogue “Delhi Photo Festival – Grace”, Delhi, India