ALEXANDER BASILEPlate #002, 2018. Detroit 2004. Reno 2006EDITION OF 3 + 2 APC-PRINT80 x 120 cm

ALEXANDER BASILEPlate #004, 2018. Detroit 2004. Manhattan NYC 2002EDITION OF 3 + 2 APC-PRINT80 x 120 cm

ALEXANDER BASILEPlate #003, 2018. Harlem NY 2002. London 2012EDITION OF 3 + 2 APC-PRINT120 X 80 CM

ALEXANDER BASILEPlate #005, 2018. Barcelona 2008. Brighton 2012EDITION OF 3 + 2 APC-PRINT120 X 80 CM

ALEXANDER BASILEEMERGING SCULPTURES #010, 2012EDITION OF 3ARCHIVAL PIGMENT PRINT80 X 120 CM

ALEXANDER BASILEEMERGING SCULPTURES #015, 2012EDITION OF 3ARCHIVAL PIGMENT PRINT80 X 120 CM

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Born 1981 in Cologne, lives and works in Cologne, Germany

Education

2009 – 2013
Academy of Media Arts Cologne with Prof. Johannes Wohnseifer &
Prof. Mischa Kuball. Degree with distinction.

Solo Exhibitions

2016
L’UFFICIO, a film by Alexander Basile and Alwin Lay, Maschinenhaus Essen, Essen

2015
a possible scenario, UNSEEN photo fair, Amsterdam

2014
a trustful invitation, UNSEEN photo fair, Amsterdam

2013
Emerging Sculptures, EG NULL, Generali, Cologne

Group Exhibition (selection)

2017
The Body as Archive, San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2017, San Francisco, USA
Get Used to it, Paris Surf and Skate Film Festival 2017, Paris, France

2016
Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, Bucharest, Romania
Roma Cinema Doc, Rome, Italy
FICARQ, International Festival for Film and Architecture, Santander, Spain
Absolut Event Horizon, Museum Schunck, Heerlen, NL

2015
Die Stadt die es nicht gibt, City Leaks Festival, Cologne

2014
DIE AUSSTELLUNG, KIT, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
Boysen Lay Basile Hoeft, New Talents Biennale Cologne, Cologne
Hayy – A Self-Taught Musical, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Dusseldorf

2013
Emerging Sculpture 4, Videonale Parcours, VIDEONALE.14, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Das Blut an meinen Händen, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg

2012
Plattform, Emerging Sculpture 4, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Sechs Minus, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn
Klärendes Gespräch, Powerplay, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Fotografie ist im besten Fall eine gut gemeinte Illusion, Deuxpiece, Basel, Switzerland

2011
VOM PHOTO, curatorial project, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn
Public, Private, Corporate, EG Null, Generali, Cologne
So lange Niemand… , Lecture Performance, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Collections

2014
Ministry of Economics, Dusseldorf City of Cologne Art Collection

2012
Collection Fotomuseum Winterthur

Awards

2015
short listed, Unseen Dummy Award, Amsterdam

2014
Rhine Silver Award, New Talents Biennale Cologne

2013
RheinEnergie Stiftung, funding ARS VIVA Prize (nomination)

2012
Media art prize of NRW Germany for young artists

2008
German photo book award, winning title German photo book award (selected title)v

Publications

2014
DIE AUSSTELLUNG, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Hayy – A Self-Taught Musical, Revolver Verlag

2013
Emerging Sculptures – Alexander Basile, Spontan Verlag 2012
Echoraum – Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Wienand Verlag

2011
VOM PHOTO, catalogue, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Sekonic – Alwin Lay & Alexander Basile, self published

2010
a social sculpture for the unsocial type – Alv & Alexander Basile, Hellozine
wish you were here – Sao Paulo Diaries – BARTO & Basile, self published

2007
Dirt Ollies, Verlag für bildschöne Bücher Berlin
Oldschool & Newschool, Verlag für bildschöne Bücher Berlin

Alexander Basile, Artist Portfolio, Solo Skateboard Magazine, 2015

The Plantation Collective 4, Alexander Basile, Interview by Joanna Cresswell, Sculptural Photography