Florian Dombois (born 1966, Berlin) has focused on time, models, landforms, labilities, wind and tectonic activity, scientific and technical fictions, as well as on their various representational and media formats. As a professor he teaches at Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland, since 2011.

Stipendia / Prizes

09/2015: 1st Prize Kunst am Bau, Kantonsspital Winterthur (CH)

11/2013–08/2014: Associate Fellow at Collegium Helveticum (CH)

05/2013: Artist in residence at ZiF Bielefeld (D)

10/2012–10/2013: Research Fellow at Collegium Helveticum (CH)

06/2012: 1st Prize Kunst am Bau, Neubau Stadtschloss Potsdam (D)

02/2011 and 11/2011: Artist in residence at M.I.T. Cambridge (USA)

2010: German Sound Art Prize (Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis, D)

08/2010–01/2011: Research Fellow and Professor at Gutenberg-Research Academy of University Mainz / School of Music (D)

06/2008: Research Fellow at Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin, D)

1998: Prize of Heraeus-Foundation (D)

07/1994–10/1997: PhD-stipendium of Heinrich-Böll-Foundation (D)

07/1989–04/1992: Stipendium of German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, D)

Solo shows (selection)

Galleria del Vento, 08/07/2017–13/08/2017, Research Pavilion, Venice (I)

Inside Out, 03/07/2016–28/08/2016, KMD – Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp | The Forestay Museum of Art, Cully (CH)

Angeschlagene Moderne, 05/06/2014–07/09/2014, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (CH)

Room with a View, 19/06/2011–10/07/2011, Zbiornik Kultury, Krakow (PL)

Off the Record, 05/06/2009–19/09/2009, Galerie gelbe MUSIK, Berlin (D)

Essential Landscape (joint exhibition with George Steinmann), 29/08/2008–11/10/2008, Galerie Bernhard Bischoff, Bern (CH)

you are here | you are there, 28/02/2008–20/03/2008, Marks Blond, Bern (CH)

What are the places of danger?, 01/05/2007–20/05/2007, Imprimerie Basel (CH)

A Method and A Device For Reproducing Solid Body Vibrations For The Prediction of Fracture Processes In Solid Bodies, Particularly In The Earth Crust, 22/02/2007–27/02/2007, Marks Blond, Bern (CH)

Brekzien, 13/10/2006–10/11/2006, Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Cologne (D)

terra antwort, 02/04/2003–10/05/2003, Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Cologne (D)

Group shows (selection)

Sonifikationen – klingende Datenströme, 27/10/2017–28/10/2017, Ein Festival der Berliner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, Berlin (D)

Wechselraum, 25/11/2016–17/02/2017, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin (D)

Welten bauen, 15/07/2016–08/01/2017, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich (CH)

Allegory of the Cave Painting, 20/09/2014-07/12/2014, ExtraCity Kunsthal, Antwerpen (B)

Präparat Bergsturz, 24/08/2012–11/11/2012, Kunstmuseum Chur (CH)

Moments suspended in Time, 23/08/2012–29/09/2012, Galerie Annex 14, Bern (CH)

Geo-Genesis 2012, 11/05/2012–24/06/2012, Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall Museum (JP)

ArtBoom Festival, 10/06/2011–24/06/2011, Krakow (PL)

The Last Freedom – From the Pioneers of Land Art in the 1960s to Nature in Cyberspace, 10/04/2011–16/10/2011, Museum Ludwig, Koblenz (D)

SoundPark BUGA 2011, 10/04/2011–16/10/2011, Bundesgartenschau Koblenz (D)

SoundART, 27/10/2010–07/11/2010, Praetorium / WDR, Cologne (D)

Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis, 22/08/2010–03/10/2010, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl (D)

Looping Memories, 11/05/2010–05/06/2010, Fundació Suñol, Barcelona (E)

A Fantasy for Allan Kaprow, 26/04/2009–07/06/2009, Contemporary Image Collective – CIC, Cairo (ET)

Spectropia, 16/10/2008–25/10/2008, Riga Art Space, Riga (LV), 14/01/2007–25/03/2007, Media Museum / ZKM Karlsruhe (D)

Pre-Emptive, 18/08/2006–08/10/2006, Kunsthalle Bern (CH)

The Sound of Music, 29/06/2006–22/07/2006, VolkSystem Toulouse (F)

Klangraum-Raumklang, 09/07/2004–01/08/2004, KHM / Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne (D)

Hören und Sehen, Oktober 1994, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (D)