Nina Haab
Born in 1985 in Bellinzona, lives and works in Nyon and Geneva.
Member and co-founder of the collective NotOnlyKidsPlay.

Education and training

2009 - 12
Master in Secondary Education (Visual Arts), IUFE, University of Geneva
2009 - 11 Master in Visual Arts, Orientation Trans/ Mediation Teaching, HEAD, Geneva
2006 - 09 Bachelor in Visual Arts, polo art/media, HEAD, Geneva
2003 - 06 Liceo artistico, CSIA, Lugano
   
Solo exhibitions
2021 upcoming, Szydlowski gallery, Warsaw (PL)
  Christine Boillat, Nina Haab, gallery DuflonRacz, Bruxelles (BE)
2020 Soll ich bleiben oder gehen ?, espace eeeeh, Nyon (CH)
2019 Il molteplice ridiventa uno, cur. Elisa Rusca, Fondazione Cesare Pavese, Sabto Stefano Belbo (IT)
  Edgelands. Christine Boillat and Nina Haab, DuflonRacz gallery, Bern (CH)
2018 Amnesie, cur. Elisa Rusca, Fondazione Archivio Fotografico Roberto Donetta, Casserio (CH)
2017 Cabinet of engraved topicalities, DuflonRacz gallery, Bern (CH)
  The life around a fake lake, cur. Joris Brantuas, Latelier gallery, Sète (FR)
2016 Calce, collaboration with the sound artist Stefano De Ponti, Tour of Europe
  Salon n°2 : Identity of a resident stranger, KUNST-WERKE | Studiolo, Berlin (DE)
  The life around a fake lake, salle communale, Ardon (CH)
  The life around a fake lake, salle communale, Hérémence (CH)
2014 Ways of, Kunstunion, Zurich (CH)
  Actions, Reactions and Other Stories Nino Baumgartner & Nina Haab, Sonnenstube, Lugano (CH)
2013 Taboo, Cité Générations, Onex (CH)
  Binding, standard/deluxe, Lausanne (CH)
2011 Généalogie d’identité(s) with Carine Parola, DémArt, Lausanne (CH)
  Silence Is Sexy 1.5 with Umberto De Martino, la rada, Locarno (CH)
2010 Cahier intime en Asie, Juno Design, Muralto (CH)
  Memorie, rassegna da artista ad artista, Malakoff, Bellinzona (CH)
 
Group exhibitions
2021 MEMORY, Kunstmuseum Olten (CH)
2020 Artissima Unplugged. Stasi Frenetica, with Szydlowski gallery, cur. Ilaria Bonacossa, GAM, Turin (IT)
  IT'S MY PARTY: DEEP END, cur. Regaida Comensoli and Giada Olivotto (Sonnenstube), Bagni Pompeiani, Arzo (CH)
  Positions berlin Art Fair, Szydlowski gallery, Berlin (DE)
  Salle d'attente. Laura Thiong-Toye, Halle Nord, Geneva (CH)
2019 Feu sacré, Biennale Kugler, Usine Kugler, Geneva (CH)
  Murmures, cur. Nina Schipoff, chapelle Saint-Maurice, Alby-sur-Chéran (FR)
  ArtStadtBern, Zytglogge, Bern (CH)
  Amuse Yeux - Guests and Friends, DuflonRacz gallery, ArtStadtBern, Bern (CH)
  Tauwetter, cur. Nina Schipoff, Garage 19, Usine Kugler, Geneva (CH)
  Prix Mobilière, Artgenève, Geneva (CH)
  BIG PAINTINGS. Portraits, Still lifes, Landscapes, cur. Siripoj Chamroenvidhya, François Fontaine gallery, Satigny (CH) 
2018 Emoticons, cur. Hadrien Dussoix, Body & Soul, Geneva (CH)
  Sparring partner, cur. Gilles Bingisser, Château d’Aubais (FR)
  Arte e Humanitas: Immagine migrante, cur. Nadia Bensbih, Riccardo Lisi and Marco Stoffel, Spazio Elle, Locarno (CH)
  L’art entre 46°1 n et 13°4 n, cur. Nina Schipoff, Les Ecuries du Château, Samoëns (FR)
  From cities to us. Proprio lì, nella buca delle lettere., cur. Carolina Sanchez, Progetto Vetrina, Spazio Lampo, Chiasso (CH)
  META - PAINTING, cur. Clarissa Chiaese, la rada, Locarno (CH)
2017 UTOPIC PARK - Biennale Kugler, Usine Kugler, Geneva (CH)
  MY ART GOES BOOM, cur. Joris Brantuas, Villa Dutoit, Geneva (CH)
  Schena da vedro, Kunstszene Tessin, cur. Peter Stohler, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona (CH)
  3x3 zeitgenössische Blicke auf Johann Schär, cur. Raffael Dörig and Claire Hoffmann, Kunsthaus Langenthal (CH)
  MY ART GOES BOOM, cur. Joris Brantuaus, Usine Kugler, Geneva (CH)
2016 Cross-border experiment, Latelier gallery, Sète (FR)
  Is Anybody Home, cur. Elisa Rusca, Diskurs, Berlin (DE)
  Swiss Art Awards 2016, Halle 4, Art Basel (CH)
  Che c’è di nuovo?, cur. Elio Schenini, Dienstgebäude, Zurich (CH)
  Che c’è di nuovo?, cur. Elio Schenini, Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana, Lugano (CH)
2015 Sviluppo-Parallelo, Stella Maris, Kunstmuseum Luzern (CH)
  Projet FAC with Stefano De Ponti, cur. Sébastien Peter, Fours-à-Chaux à St-Ursanne, Jura (CH)
  Môtiers 2015 - Art en plein air, Môtiers, Val-de-Travers (CH)
  Postcard Pusher, Tramway, Villars sur Glâne (CH)
2014 Collettiva Humus Dance n°1, Humus Dance, Mendrisio (CH)
  Gesto e pensiero. La libertà di donare., cur. Francesca Gattoni, Tornielli Museum, Ameno (IT)
2013 Bourses de la Ville de Genève - Fonds Berthoud, Lissignol-Chevalier et Galland, CAC, Geneva (CH)
  Banana Split, Sonnenstube, Lugano (CH)
2012 Von hier nach dort. Über Brücken in Kultur, Baukunst und Gesellschaft, Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Pfäffikon (CH)
  Swiss Art Awards, Art Basel, Basel (CH)
  Overgamed, Villa Dutoit, Geneva (CH)
2011 MADE IN GENÈVE, Bibliothèque d’art et d’archéologie, Geneva (CH)
  Rathania’s, ars similis casus,  Rath Museum, Geneva (CH)
  23 petits à petits, Lili’s Flat, Xi an (China)
  No Room to move, Agent Double, Geneva (CH)
  Café des rêves, Helmhaus, Zurich (CH)
  Preview Day, professional Swiss photography, Zurich (CH)
2010 Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, (master Trans) Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (CH)
  4ème Biennale d’art en ville : Escales, Art-Chêne, (master Trans) Chêne-Bourg (CH)
  HYPERACTIVITE-Summerlab 2010, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel (CH)
  NOT ONLY KIDS PLAY, accrochage HEAD, Geneva (CH)
2009 Weihnachtsausstellung II, Agent Double, Geneva (CH)
  Les Arts Incoherents Réactivés, Live in Your Head, Geneva (CH)
2008 Atelier Micro-édition HEAD, Bookshop Archigraphy, Geneva (CH)
  TIC TAC interne, Cité du temps, Swatch Center, Geneva (CH)
  Images a Project by Spike Art Magazine Images by Head fueled by OB, Forde, Geneva (CH)
2006 Disegnidistoriediverse, Atelier Attila, Bellinzona (CH)
   
Prizes | Residencies
2020 Laureate grant of the Foundation Abraham Hermanjat
  Nominated for Federal Prize, Swiss Art Awards
2019 Nominated for Prix Mobilière
2017 Financial support for video production and digital arts, FCAC - Geneva
  Financial support for contemporary art, FMAC - Geneva
2016 Nominated for Federal Prize, Swiss Art Awards
  Nominated for Manor Art Prize, Ticino
2015-16 ABA - AIR Berlin Alexanderplatz, Artist Residency, Berlin (D), Pro Helvetia (01.08.15 - 31.01.16)
2015 Financial support for video production and digital arts, FCAC - Geneva
  Projet FAC,  Artist Residency with Stefano De Ponti, St-Ursanne, Jura (06.07.15 - 01.08.15)
2013 Financial support for video production and digital arts, FCAC - Geneva
2012 Laureate plastic Arts Atelier, Bâtiment de L’Usine, FMAC - City of Geneva
  Laureate Federal Prize, Swiss Art Awards
2011 Laureate Carte blanche à des jeunes curateurs, with the collective NotOnlyKidsPlay, Villa Dutoit - Geneva
2006 Laureate Prize « Giovani Artisti », Piazza Blues, Bellinzona
   

Conferences | Workshops

2020 CONVERSATION N.1 - Swiss Art Awards, Geneva (CH)
2017 Kunstbar mit Künstlerinnen und Künstler von 3x3, cur. Raffael Dörig and Claire Hoffmann, Kunsthaus Langenthal (CH)
2016 What lies beneath the surface - Nina Haab, cur. Noah Stolz, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne (CH)
2015 PECHA KUCHA ART NIGHT. WHAT’S HOT, cur. Yvonne Reiners and Tina Sauerländer, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin (DE)
  Salon n°1 : Identity of a resident stranger, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin (DE)
   

Editions

2016 Calce, artist's book + CD (150 ex.), in collaboration with Stefano De Ponti, cur. Sébastien Peter, published by Sonnenstube (CH) and Kohlhaas (I)
  Identity of a Resident Stranger, published by Nina Haab in collaboration with ABA Residency, Pro Helvetia and KW – Berlin (150 ex.)
2014 The Whariki, published by Nina Haab and Sonnenstube - Lugano(100 ex.)
  Ways of, published by Nina Haab (2 ex.)
2013 Binding, published by Nina Haab (10 ex.)
2009 Amsterdam-Geneva-Bâle-Zermatt-Ticino, published by HEAD - Geneva (3 ex.)
  SASSO PIATTO, Quattro interviste, published by HEAD - Geneva (20 ex.)
  Freed from Desire, edition with Maxime Buechi and Emmanuelle Antille, published by HEAD - Geneva
  Images a Project by Spike Art Magazine Images by Head fueled by OB,  published by Forde - HEAD
2007 15/18 Geneva, edition, HEAD – Geneva (1 ex.)
   
Collection
  Foundation of contemporary art - City of Geneva (FMAC)
  Foundation Archivio Fotografico Roberto Donetta, Corzoneso
  Private collection
   
Collective NotOnlyKidsPlay
2015 Postcard Pusher, Tramway, Villars sur Glâne
  JOCHUA, Mathias Forbach-Fichtre, projet curatorial, Atelier 411 Usine, Geneva
  99 Failles : Delphine Battiaz & Marta Margnetti, projet curatorial, Atelier 411 Usine, Geneva
  Les commodités d'Arrachetesyeux, projet curatorial, Atelier 411 Usine, Geneva
2014 Boomerang Location, Léonore Thélin & Abigail Janjic, projet curatorial, Atelier 411 Usine, Geneva
  Chris Kiss & Aline Peter, projet curatorial, Atelier 411 Usine, Geneva
2013 Banana Split, projet curatorial, Sonnenstube, Lugano
2012 La fabrique des transmissions, atelier pour enfants, Mac/Val, Paris
  Remise en jeu, exposition, Villa Dutoit, Geneva
  Overgamed, projet curatorial, Villa Dutoit, Geneva
2011 Manifestation d’Art Contemporain (MAC11), présentation, Mamco, Geneva
  Le Mamco de Genève et le collectif NotOnlyKidsPlay collaborent pour disposer pendant une année l’oeuvre-jeu Pas Seulement Les Enfants Jouent dans L’appartement du musée (collection Ghislain Mollet-Viéville).
2010 Création du collectif NotOnlyKidsPlay (Antonin Demé, Nina Haab, Alexandra Haeberli, Carine Parola, Isabelle Racine, Laura Thiong-Toye) pour créer des projets d’art et de médiation.
   
Collection Collectif NotOnlyKidsPlay
  Théâtre Forum de Meyrin
  Collection du Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain de la ville de Genève (Fcac)