Laura Schawelka (*1988 in Munich) lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles. She studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule in Frankfurt as a master student under Tobias Rehberger and afterwards received her Master of Fine Arts at the California Institute of the Arts. Receiving numerous awards and scholarships, she worked in Paris in 2017 as a artist in residence at the Cité des Arts Paris with the Hessische Kulturstiftung and in 2019 she won the Artist-in-Residence Prize from viennacontemporary. Schawelka exhibitioned her work at several institutions and galleries in Europe and the US including the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (Stuttgart 2021), the Goethe Institute (Paris 2018), the Kasseler Kunstverein (Kassel 2018), and at FILIALE (Frankfurt 2020). Her work primarily deals with different images and illusion while using photography, video and installations. She also questions the value of goods and consumption.

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Art Cologne 2023

Arthur Löwen NEW POSITIONS
Laura Schawelka, Nicolas Pelzer, Eliza Ballesteros and Alyce Ford
November 16 – November 19, 2023

ART COLOGNE 2021

Harry Hachmeister, Tom Król, Arthur Löwen, Laura Schawelka
Morgaine Schäfer NEW POSITIONS
November 17 – 21, 2021

art berlin 2019

Laura Schawelka, Arthur Löwen, Nicolas Pelzer
September 12 – 15, 2019

art berlin 2018

Arthur Löwen, Maximilian Rödel, Laura Schawelka, Lisa Tiemann
September 12 – 15, 2018

ART COLOGNE 2018

Arthur Löwen, Morgaine Schäfer, Laura Schawelka, Lisa Tiemann
April 11 – 14, 2018

art berlin 2017

Marcel Hiller, Felix Kultau, Fabian Kuntzsch, Maximilian Rödel, Laura Schawelka
September 14 – 17, 2017

Laura Schawelka

Double
April 22 – June 23, 2017 (extended)
Opening: Friday, April 21 / 7pm

Laura Schawelka

TENDER
September 6 – November 8, 2019 (extended)
Opening: Friday, September 6 / 6 pm

DC OPEN
Friday, September 6 / 6 – 10 pm
Saturday, September 7 / 12 – 8 pm
Sunday, September 8 / 12 – 6 pm

Laura Schawelka

Again
September 2 – October 15, 2022
Opening: Friday, September 2 / 1 – 9 pm
Extended until October 29

DC OPEN
Friday, September 2 / 1 – 9 pm
Saturday September 3 / 1 – 7 pm 
Sunday September 4 / 1 – 5 pm

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