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Artist, Curator

Adam Nankervis

  • CountryAustralia
  • Born1958


Adam Nankervis is an artist and curator who has infused social, conceptual and experimental practice in his lived-in nomadic museum, museum MAN, and his ongoing project ‘another vacant space’. His immersion into the experimentation of social sculptural forms and aesthetic collisions are a trademark of his art. 

Nankervis was part of the Practice International Stockholm Assembly, a joint initiative of Iniva, Casco (Utrecht), and Iaspis (Stockholm). 

In collaboration with David Medalla, Nankervis formed The Mondrian Fan Club, & is the International Coordinator of the London Biennale 2000–2018 which was founded as a free-form artist initiative.Since 1994 he has been the vice-president of David Medalla’s Mondrian Fan Club in New York. 

His curatorial practice is infused within his own projects, and singularly exhibited: Johannesburg Biennale 1997, curated by Okwui Enwezor and Gerardo Meesquera; LIFE/LIVE, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville Paris, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist 1996; Los Angeles Biennale 2001, curated by Koan BaysaMuseum MAN/ Blurprint of The Senses Liverpool Biennale, 2004/ 2006; aFoundation and Arts Council England 2006; Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda, Santiago, Chile, curator, Isa Garcia; A Spires Embers, Mystetskyi Arsenal Kiev 2009; ’Isolation’, Izolyatsia Donetsk, Luba Mikhailova, Ukraine 2010; A Wake, Dumbo Arts Center, NYC November 2012; The Peggy Guggenheim Collection 2015; Fundació Joan Miró 2017, 57th Venice Biennale, 2017; Lagos Biennale 2017. 

Adam Nankervis is currently living in Berlin.

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