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 Baysa; ‘Museum 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.