Peter Fend

Peter Fend è nato nel 1950 a Columbus, Ohio.
Vive e lavora a New York



BA, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota




Peter Fend, Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna, Austria (PF)



BIRDS REIGN, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany (PF)


Peter Fend. AFRICA-ARCTIC FLYWAY, Museo Nivola, Orani, Sardinia, Italy
Filling the absence – Peter Fend and Yona Friedman, Pinksummer, Genoa, Italya


Costa Verso Costa, Pinksummer, Palermo, Italy



Forse, pinksummer, Genova

Shadow Cabinet: A Loyal Opposition Response, Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, New York, New York



TO BE BUILT, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

AFRIKA EUROPA BRÜCKE, Oracle, Berlin, Germany




Lomonosov Furthered, with Shane Munro, LISTZ, Berlin, Germany



Über die Grenze: May Not Be Seen Or Read Or Done, ESSEX STREET, New York, NY

WHAT TO DO NEXT, Peanut Underground Art Projects, New York, NY



Arab Springs”/ Atlantic Wealth: Trading Room, White Box / MA.P.S, New York, NY

Ricchezza D’Italia, Galeria Cesare Manzo, Pescara, Italy



Situation Room, 391 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand



Situation Room: Technology Change Climate Stability, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK



Elbegas, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Germany

BET AND WIN: Way Out Too, Unit 2 Gallery, London, UK



Parallel Projects: Proposals for Condoleezza Rice / Parallelprojekte: Vorschläge für Condoleezza Rice, Christian

Nagel, Berlin, Germany



Reverse Global Warming, Spacex, Exeter, UK

One to Another (foreign policy proposal), American Fine Arts, New York

Correspondence, American Fine Arts, New York



Independence from Big Oil, Dublin City Council and Fingal County Council, Dublin, Ireland

Proposals for Arabia, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain



Global Gas / Super Gas, Ocean Earth vis-à-vis Superflex, Kunstruimte Wagemans, The Netherlands



Naval Action, Mars Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Big Deal: Revival of the Americas, Nikolai Fine Art, New York

Sea Change, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK

Ocean Earth: Policy Models, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

Economic Potential, Roger Smith Gallery, New York



RAPID: Post-Petroleum Gas Stations, Launching a Brand, American Fine Arts, New York

EURAFRICA/AMERICAS/MONDO, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

NEWS ROOM NEW YORK (Chaikin, Fend, Lehman, Lombardi, RR), Roger Smith Gallery, New York



Global Warming: A Rapid Response Remark, at Chelsea Exxon station, Nikolai Fine Art, New York

Chase Scene, American Fine Arts, New York



NEWS ROOM GRAZ, Kunst und Neue Medien, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria



Spiral Ramp, Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, NY



Chernobyl Solutions, Steffany Martz Gallery, New York

Art Meets Science, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark



Landkraft/Swiss Split, Ars Futura, Zurich, Switzerland

Landkraft, Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

Architecture for the 21st Century, Artspace, Sydney, Australia



Eurasian Scenario, Marc Jancou Gallery, London, UK

Startbahn Oesterreich, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria

Global Spiral, installation at Global Forum, G-Mex Centre, Manchester, UK

Ocean Earth, Strauss & Adamopolous, Frankfurt, Germany

NEWS ROOM COPENHAGEN, with Globe, Copenhagen, Denmark



Strategie Globale: Giant Algae System for France, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angouleme, France

Habitus, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

OCEAN EARTH: FOR A WORLD WHICH WORKS, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum, Graz, Austria

NEWS ROOM PARIS, Galerie des Archives, Paris, France



Site Simulator, Tivat Bay, American Fine Arts, New York

Beach Party Deutschland, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany

Beach Party Yugoslavia, Riverside Studios, London, UK

Documenta Flags, Galerie de Marseille, Marseille, France

Documenta Flags, Le Case D’Arte, Milan, Italy

Espace Circulant/Spinning Room, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris, France

Floriade, The Hague, The Netherlands

Corse Divise, Assemblee Nationale, Paris, France

NICAF, Yokohama, Japan

Means to Wealth/Mittel und Wohlstand, Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany



Europa, Kunstraum Daxer, Munich, Germany

Beach Party, American Fine Arts, New York

NEWS ROOM STOCKHOLM, Galerie Nordenstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm, Sweden

Salle du Monde, long-term installation at L’Hôpital éphémère, Paris, France



City of the Dead / Die Totenstadt, Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany

Cities as Bodies / Staedte als Koerper, Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany

NEWS ROOM FRANKFURT, Institut fuer Neue Medien / Pavilion Varisella, Frankfurt, Germany

NEWS ROOM NEW YORK/NEWS ROOM AMSTERDAM, American Fine Arts, New York and Museum Fodor,

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Progetto Adriatico, Le Case D’Arte, Milan, Italy

Einheiten, Galerie Ryszard Varisella, Frankfurt, Germany

Kleine Fragen, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany



Completion of the War, American Fine Arts, New York

Global Monitoring and Assessments: Towards the 21st Century, Fondazione Cini, Venice, Italy



BODY, American Fine Arts, New York

Peter Fend, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York (PF)

Art at the End of the Social, Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden (PF)



Bacino Torbido, Museo Santa Barbara, Calabria, Italy (OE)



Image/Process, The Kitchen, New York



Space Force in Action, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany (OE)

Art of the State, The Kitchen, New York (SF/OE)

Global System, Chase Manhattan Plaza, sponsored by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York (OE)




WEALTH OF BASINS, DEATH OF NATIONS, Peter Nadin Gallery, New York (PF)

World Space: Political Economies After Oil, Peter Nadin Gallery, New York (PF)



Politiche della Natura_Masters, MAAB Gallery, Milan, Italy (forthcoming)
Critical Zones, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany (forthcoming)
Potential Worlds 2: Eco-Fictions, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland (forthcoming)
Excerpts: Works from the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Collections, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (forthcoming)


RESET, Kai Matsumiya, New York, NY


Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
Unthought Environments, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004), CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
The Dutch Savannah, De Domijnen Museum, Sittard, The Netherlands
We stared at the Moon from the centre of the Sun, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
The Second Yinchuan Biennale: Starting from the Desert, Ecologies on the Edge, Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan, Yinchuan, China



EUtopia | 28, Museumcultuur Strombeek/Gent, Strombeek, Belgium (PF)

Tomorrow Will Still Be Ours, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, New York (PF)

Aubades. Land Art for Aliens, Weiss Falk, Basel, Switzerland (PF)

Water Worlds #1, Centre international d’art et du paysage, Beaumont-du-Lac, France (PF)



World Made By Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, New York (PF)

Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet, FotoFest Biennial, Houston, Texas (PF)

History Made By Artists, C L E A R I N G, Brooklyn, New York (PF)

Tomorrow’s Man, Sheppard Contemporary, University Galleries, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada (PF)

You Cannot Do Nothing, Galerie Alte Schule, Berlin, Germany (PF)

Oceans After Nature, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California (PF)

Politics of Nature, Fondazione Zimei, Pescara, Italy (PF)

Global Terror, Nagel Draxler Kabinett, Berlin, Germany (PF)

Mean Machine (Up Jumped the Devil), The Meeting, New York, New York (PF)



Territories: Alighiero e Boetti and Peter Fend, Le Case D’Arte, Milan, Italy (PF)

Globale – Exo-Evolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (PF/OE)

The Fountainhead, Fondazione Zimei, Pescara, Italy (PF)

to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer: Artistic Practices around 1990, Mumok, Vienna, Austria(PF)

2050. A Brief History of the Future., Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium; travelling to Palazzo Reale

Milan, Italy (PF)

Dojima River Biennale 2015: Take Me To The River – currents of the contemporary, Dojima River Forum, Osaka,

Japan (PF)

Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York (PF)

Drawings | Fridges, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles (PF)

DUMP! Multispecies Making and Unmaking, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark (PF)

Decolonized Skies, organized by High&Low Bureau, ADN Platform, Barcelona, Spain (PF)

For Troedsson Villa, curated by Tam Ochiai and Anne Eastman, Troedsson Villa, Nikko, Japan (PF)

ECO-TAX, Cannonball and Dimensions Variable, Miami (PF)

Looking Back / The 9th White Columns Annual, selected by Cleopatra’s, White Columns, New York (PF)

Hollywood Hills House, curated by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles (PF)



WORK IT OUT, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York (PF)

Decolonized Skies, organized by High&Low Bureau, Apexart, New York (PF)

TEDxVaduz redux, T293, Rome, Italy (PF)

The Real Estate Show Was Then: 1980, James Fuentes, New York (PF)



Looking Back / The 7th White Columns Annual, selected by Richard Birkett, White Columns, New York (PF)

Scott Burton, curated by Oscar Tuazon, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy (PF)

Yes Naturally: How Art Saves The World, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands (PF)



OilScapes, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, UK (PF)



Islands and Ghettos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberger, Germany (PF)



This is the Gallery…, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (PF)

Come Out & Play, apexart, New York (PF)



Green Dreams, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany (PF)

Aussen vor/On The Outside, ACC Galerie, Weimar, Germany (PF)

Still Life. Art, Ecology & The Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial 8, Emirate of Sharjah (PF)

Arrêt sur Images, FRAC Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France (PF)



The Drop, Exit Art, New York (PF)



Gotik und Moderne, Fraenkische Galerie, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Kronach, Germany (PF)

Temporary Spaces, Ausstellungsraum Glue, Berlin, Germany (PF)

Mirage, curated by Martin Beck and Julie Ault, Alexander and Bonin, New York (PF)

Dry Wells that Upwell Groundwater to Revive Margins of Salt Lakes, Harper Dry Lake, CA (PF)

Waterways, Venice Biennale, Italy (PF)



Election, American Fine Arts, New York (PF/GF)

Hortus, Independent Section, Liverpool Biennial, UK (GF)

Wonderful, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (PF)

Le Dessus des Cartes, ISELP, Brussels, Belgium (PF)

Adaptations, Apexart, New York (OE)



Attack: Art and War, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (PF)

Banquete/Bankett, Barcelona Cultural Center, Barcelona, Spain; travelling to Zentrum fuer Kunst und

Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany; Medialab, Madrid, Spain (OE)

GNS, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (OE)

Hardcore, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (OE)

Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Italy (PF/OE)

Collaborations, Centre d’art Contemporain, Meymac, France (OE/PF)



Ars Electronica 2002, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria (PF/OE)

Oekonomien der Zeit, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; travelling to Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany;

and Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (PF)

Ecovention, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (OE)

Ways Out, Stroom, The Hague, The Netherlands (OE)

Empire/State: Artists Engaging Globalization, Whitney Independent Study Program, New York (PF)



The South Bronx Story, James Fuentes / The Point, The Bronx, NY (PF)

Cartographie des artistes, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (PF)

Sao Paulo Biennale, Azerbaijan/Armenia/Georgia Pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil (PF)



Ecologies, The Smart Museum, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (PF)

Undo, Theater for the New City, New York

Dystopia, Tribes Gallery, New York (PF)

World Trade, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn (PF)

Carnival in the Eye of the Storm, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR (OE)



Post-War Architecture, Venice Biennale, Italy (OE)

Crash, ICA, London, UK (PF)



Your Utopia, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (PF)

Hey, You Never Know, Kenny Schachter / ROVE, New York (PF)

Cartographers, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (OE)

Cartographers, Umnetnosta Galerie, Maribor. Entrance display (OE)

Desert Flood, ROVE, New York, NY (PF)



The Experimenters, curated by Kenny Schachter, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York (PF)

French Pavilion TV Studio, with Fabrice Hybert, Venice Biennale (PF/OE)

Cartographers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

Géographiques: territoires vécus, territoires voulus, territories figures, FRAC Corse, Corsica, France (PF)



Atopic Site, curated by Yukiko Shikata, Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo, Japan (OE)

Art Meets Science, in conjunction with “Copenhagen, European City of Culture,” Charlottenborg, Copenhagen,

Denmark (OE)



Faith, Hope, Love, Death, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (PF)

Mapping: A Response to MoMA, curated by Peter Fend, American Fine Arts, New York (PF/OE/NR)

On Board, Aperto, Venice Biennale (PF)

Photography After Photography, Siemens Kulturprogramm, Munich; travelling to Kunsthalle, Krems, Austria;

Städtische Galerie Erlangen, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus, Germany; Museet for

Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark; Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland; ICA London, UK; ICA

Philadelphia, PA (OE)

Infrasound, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Hamburg, Germany (PF)



Cloaca Maxima, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Stadtentwasserung, Zurich, Switzerland (PF)

Bifurcations, Centre d’art Contemporain, Meymac, France; travelling to Musée des Beaux-arts de Dole, France;

Cimaise et portique, espace d’art contemporain, centre culturel de l’Albigeois Albi, France (PF/OE)

Mission Impossible, Gashouder, Amsterdam (OE)



Aperto, Venice Biennale, Italy (PF/OE)

Kunst in Weltmasstab, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (PF)

Fontanelle, Potsdam, Germany (PF)

Kontext Kunst, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria (PF/OE)

First Europeans, Schloss Charlottenberg, Berlin, Germany (PF)

Antwerp Cultural Center, European City of Culture. (OE)

The Edge of Chaos: New Ways of Seeing, Louisiana Museum for Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (OE)

Viennese Story, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria (PF)

Tutto Tondo, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany (PF)



Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany (PF)

Documatter, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (PF)

Il Faut Construire Hacienda, curated by Nicholas Bourriaud, CCC Tours

Multiplici Culturali, selected by Angela Vettesse, Rome, Italy (PF)

Floriade, The Hague, The Netherlands (OE)

Corse Divise, Assemblée Nationale, Paris, France (PF)

Nippon International Contemporary Art Fair, Yokohama, Japan (PF)

Reconnaissance, Simon Watson Gallery, New York (PF/OE)



Teorici Americani, Ottagano, Milan, Italy (PF)

Wiener Festwochen, subway station installations, Vienna, Austria (OE)

FRAC Corse, Corsica, France (PF)

Iberian Current, FRAC Pays de la Loire, France (OE/PF)



Around the World, PS 1, Long Island City, NY

The Köln Show, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (PF)

California Project, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA (PF)

Reconnaissance, Simon Watson Gallery, New York, NY (PF)



Art at the End of the Social, Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden (PF)

Video Works, Galerie Nordenstadt, Stockholm, Sweden

Competition Diomede, The Clocktower, New York and sites in the US & USSR

On-Site: Response to Conditions, Anne Plumb Gallery, New York

Jet Lag, Turon Travel, New York (PF)

Project DMZ, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY

Completion of the War, American Fine Arts, New York, NY (PF)

Global Monitoring and Assessments: Towards the 21st Century, two-part presentation in conference sponsored by

UN Food & Agriculture Organization and UN Environment Program, Fondazione Cini, Venice.



The New Poverty II, Meyers-Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (PF)

International Landscape, XPO Gallery, Hamburg, Germany (PF)

International Landscape, Galerie Christoph Duerr, Munich, Germany (PF)

Computer Images of Architecture, NY Chapter, American Institute of Architects, New York (OE)

Competition Diomede, The Clocktower, New York (PF)

Kunstrai, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (PF)

Public Discourse, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

The Drawing Show, Cable Gallery, New York



Documenta VIII, Kassel, Germany (OE, attributed to Ingo Gunther)

The New Poverty, John Gibson Gallery, New York (PF)

Corporate Crime, alternative spaces, San Francisco and San Diego, CA



Surveillance, LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (OE)



Deutsche Kunst, 1945-1985, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (OE, attributed to PF and Ingo Gunther)



Kunst und Medien, Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany (PF)

Via Satellite, Amerika Haus, Cologne, Germany (PF)

The International Show, curated by Michael Smith, Baskerville & Watson, New York


1983- 1984

Show, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts/Village Voice, New York (SF/OE)

Image/Process, The Kitchen, New York (OE)

Documenta VII, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany (SF)



Natural History, curated by Scott Cook, Grace de Borgenicht Gallery, New York (PF)



New York, New Wave, curated by Diego Cortez, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY (PF)

Forrest Avenue Maze, on-site project, Forest Avenue School, The Bronx, NY (PF)

Jamaica Fish/Bird Port, Urban Animals II, ABC No Rio / Collaborative Projects (PF)



The Real Estate Show, New York (PF)

Ruhrgebiet Projects, Duisburg, Germany

The Times Square Show, New York (PF)

Public Policy: Architecture Propositions, organized by Peter Fend, 626 Broadway, New York



World Space: Political Economies After Oil, Peter Nadin Gallery, New York

Manifesto Show, New York, NY and Milan, Italy

Participation in Urban Animals shows, South Bronx and ABC No Rio, NY

Participation in Collaborative Projects shows (1978-83, 1979 being the peak year)



Poetry of Systems, Baxter Art Museum, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (PF)



(PF) – Peter Fend

(OE) – Ocean Earth Development Corporation



(RR) – Rapid Response

(CH) – Swiss Defense

(SF) – Space Force