• Education
  • 2019
  • 2016
  • Upcoming Group Exhibition
  • Current Group Exhibition
  • Selected Solo and Two-Person
  • 2019
  • Selected Group
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • Selected Performances
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

Nicholas GRAFIA (b. 1990, PH)

lives and works in Germany



  • MA, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE


  • BA, University of Münster, DE

Upcoming Group Exhibition

  • Bob’s Pogo Bar, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE
  • Performance Programm, TAF — Tbilisi Art Fair, Tbilisi, GR
  • Body Lotion, Zeller van Almsick Gallery, Vienna, AT
  • MVP: Most Valuable Player, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, DN
  • side by side, fffriedrich, Frankfurt am Main, DE
  • Who Am I, Mélange, Cologne, DE
  • Molly House, Exile Gallery at „Curated by“, Vienna, AT
  • WOMEN KILL MAN, +Fem, Frankfurt am Main, DE
  • 2020 Biennale Zielona Góra — Back to the Future, Zielona Góra, PL
  • Iliberal Arts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

Current Group Exhibition

  • what fruit it bears, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions


  • Prune, Shoot the Lobster, New York City, US

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • In order of appearance, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (DE)
  • On the Politics of Delicacy, Capitain Petzel, Berlin (DE)


  • Jahresgaben 2019, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, DE
  • Body Works, State Art Gallery, Sopot, PL
  • Undetectable Realness, PS120, Berlin, DE
  • The Theatre of Robert Anton, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
  • Amitié, Exo Exo at David Giroire, Paris, FR
  • Sexual Intellectual, The Reference, Frankfurt am Main, DE


  • The Golden Punch, Frankfurt am Main, DE
  • Hängung Total, sonneundsolche, Düsseldorf, DE


  • Akademie [Arbeitstitel], Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE
  • Open Triennial, 8th Young Triennale in Orońsko, Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko, PL
  • The Hardest Word, BLASK/BRZASK, Łódź, PL
  • ARTAGON.III – 2017, Akademie Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
  • Meet me at the Metro Station, Guest Rooms, Amsterdam, NL
  • Videoabend 2017, Galerie Januar, Bochum, DE

Selected Performances


  • I Saw the Devil, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, DEN
  • HERE AND NOW at Museum Ludwig Transcorporealities, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE
  • Elbow Room, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, DE
  • DISPLAY. Staging Identities, Kunstverein Dortmund, Dortmund, DE


  • Pride & Prejudice: New Practices of Dignity, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
  • Opening: Fremdkörper. Non—Normative Body and Voice Mapping, BOZAR, Brussels, BE


  • Sociobath, Im Goldenen, Düsseldorf, DE


Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Nicholas Grafia, Dalton GataNicholas Grafia, Dalton Gata what fruit it bears 2020-12-0404/12/2020–
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects