Thomas Baldischwyler
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Born in Lage/Lippe, Germany

1997 - 1998 Art History, University Hamburg
1998 - 2006 Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg

(S) Solo- And (G) Group-Exhibitions

2019
Computer und Papier, Galerie Jahn und Jahn, München (G) 
Schulterplayy Algorithm March, Public Space, Hamburg (G) 
Final Presentation / Rom-Preis, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (G)
Das War (Der Geschichtldrucker), Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (S)
Collaboration with Deborah Bowmann (Brussels), Art Cologne, Köln (G)

2018
I Backup Sono Per I Rammolliti, Una Vetrina, Rom (S) 
Transponder, ArtQ13, Rom (G)
Alte Welt – Ohne Ende, La Fine, Rom (S)
Impronte Romane – New Directions In Print Making, Temple Gallery, Rom (G) 
T.B.F.Y., Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg (G)
Soltanto 4 Al Massimo, Villa Massimo, Rom (G) 

2017
(Americano Sbagliato), Galerie Nagel-Draxler, Diko-Reisen, Köln (S)
2nd Hand Smoke, Art Brussels, Brüssel (S)
Jokes On Paintings, Schau Fenster, Berlin (G)
Promo-Boys, Âme Nue, Hamburg (G)
La Vie Des Souris, Galerie Conradi, Brüssel (S)
Druckerstreik 1976, Public Space, Hamburg (S)

2016
After Facts - Pudding Explosion Rearticulated, Mendelssohnstraße 56 (presented by Städelschule), Frankfurt / Main (G)
DEADPAN, Unsere Umwelt, Basel (S)
Post Okkasion #01, Alte Oberpostdirektion, Hamburg (G)
Sound & Buch - Akustisches Denken in der Kunst, 21er Haus, Wien (G)
Sparkasse Bossard, Kunsthaus Jesteburg, Jesteburg (S)
Music From High Wires #01-#03 , Kampnagel, Hamburg (G)

2015
One Hundred People Say Umbrella, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Harburg (G)
Far Beyond, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam (G)
Völkerfreundschaft Japan/Zimbabwe, Kraniche b.d.E., Hamburg (S)
AB67, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (S)
Wessen Subjekt Bin Ich, Kunstverein, Düsseldorf (G)
KARAOKE, Galerie Genscher, Hamburg (S)
X & X, Oslo 10, Basel (G)

2014
The Whole Boring Piece, 2025, Hamburg (S)
Chateau Plais, The Duck, Berlin (G)
Compass Trouble, Curro Y Poncho, Guadalajara (G)
Nullpunkt aller Orte, Museum Weserburg, Bremen (G)

2013
Marble Madness, Bollag-Ateliers, Basel (S)
Affordable Bananas Or Whatever III, Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg (G)
Hot Knobbing / Live ≠ Life, Oslo 10, Basel (S)
M.D.C. / Buchmesse, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (S)
Dritte Welle - Die Gruppe SPUR, Kunsthalle, Kiel (G)

2012
Poem Dripping Stone Scissors, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin (S)
Return To Sender - For Better Address, Note On, Berlin (S)
Sweets In Jars, Seeds In Bags, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel (G)
Le Cocktail De Martini Peut-Il Casser Des Briques?, WCW Gallery, Brüssel (G)
D.W.Ü.D.K. 02 (From Smoke To Smother), Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (S)

2011
D.W.Ü.D.K. 01 (The Agony Is The Ecstasy), Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (G)
Anfang Gut, Alles Gut, KUB, Bregenz / Basso, Berlin (G)
The End Of History, Kutscherhaus, Hamburg (G)
Runge Heute, Kunsthaus, Hamburg (G)

2010
Cut (Scherenschnitte 1970–2010), Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (G)
INDEX 10, Kunsthaus, Hamburg (G)
The People’s Poet, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (G)
Placed In The Heat Of The Night, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (G)

2009
Die Spiegel (Die Segel), Galerie Conradi, Hamburg (S)
Pudel Art Basel, Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg (G)
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (G)
Galerie Jürgen Becker - Bei Baldischwyler klingeln, Privat, Hamburg (G)

2008
Wir Nennen Es Hamburg, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (G)
Flares, Andersen’s Contemporary, Berlin (S)
5 - 6 - 7, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen (S)
Kcid Ot Deticidda, B&B Gallery, Sydney (S)

2007
Ailartsua Gnud, Project-Space, Melbourne (G)
Jupiter And Saturn, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg (S)
Draw Like A Chimpanzee, Aktualisierungsraum, Hamburg (G)
Travel By Goods, Silberraum der Schute der GfLk, Hamburg (S)

2006
3 Geschäfte. Mode, Bücher und Musik, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (S)
Arsenal - Exploring Sound as a Weapon, Alma Enterprises, London (G)
Hinterglasmalerei als bäuerlicher Nebenerwerb, Galerie der HFBK, Hamburg (S)
Die Tränen von Porto Ercole, Pudelkollektion, Hamburg (S)

Awards / Grants
2018 Edwin-Scharff-Preis, Hamburg
2017 Residency, Villa Massimo, Rom
2016 Production-Grant, Griffelkunst, Hamburg
2013 Residency, Stiftung Laurenz-Haus, Basel
2011 Residency, Philipp–Otto–Runge–Stiftung, Hamburg
2010 Award (Conceptual Strategies), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
2009 Fellowship, Kulturbehörde Hamburg
2008 Residency, Künstlerstätte Schloss Bleckede
2007 Travel-Grant, Neue Kunst in Hamburg e.V.

Contact: tbaldischwyler(at)gmail(dot)com

Represented by Galerie Conradi
Records & tapes via Travel By Goods
Visual diary @ Instagram

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I too have sung death's praise
But I'm not going to sing that song anymore
Yes, I've figured out what living is all about
It's life! Life!
Life is the only thing worth living for
Yes life! Life!
Life is the only thing worth ...
Life! Life!
(I know it has it's ups and downs)

Will Shatter, 1982