Miriam Laura Leonardi

Born 1985, Lörrach, Germany / Lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2019
The Gift, L'ascensore, Palermo, Italy (forthcoming)
March at Marias, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland (forthcoming)
Aguirre, Aguirre, Mexico-City, Mexico (forthcoming with Victor del Moral)
2018
Oh, la, la Cookies, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, USA
Help in the Search, Fri-Art, Kunsthalle Fribourg, Switzerland
2016
Orphan at the Cemetery, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
2015
Life as a Guest, Marbriers 4, Geneva, Switzerland
2014
MODELS, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2020
Môtiers 2020, Art en plein air, Môtiers, Switzerland (forthcoming)
2019
Swiss Art Awards, Basel
Wearable Unwearable, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
2018
Room of Requirement, curated by 4th Existence, Nest, ZkdH, Zurich
Kunst: Szene Zürich 2018, Helmhaus, Zürich
Little Boxes, Shivers Only, Paris, France
Vedo non Vedo, Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy
Bloom, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, USA
Close, Caletta, Basel, Switzerland
2017
Alpina Huus, Le Commun, Geneva, Switzerland
Interiors, Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
For Half a Tank of Gas, New Glarus, Wisconsin, US, curated by the
Swiss Institute New York and Kunsthaus Glarus
Shaynaynay Benefit, Shaynaynay, Paris, France
Swiss Art Award, Basel, Switzerland
In The Museum, performance Lumen as part of Mathis Gasser's
exhibition, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
The Ballroom, Artgenève, curated by Samuel Gross, Geneva,
Switzerland
2016
La Vitesse des Images, curated by Samuel Gross, Istituto Svizzero di
Roma, Rome, Italy
How to cut your throat and smile, Schloss, Oslo, Norway
Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland
Video Room, FriArt, Fribourg, Switzerland
Plattform 16, Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland
The Bad Mood Show, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
2015
Tunguska, Galerie Maris Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
Journées du patrimoine, Natalie Seroussi, Meudon, France
MFA Degree Show, Zurich, Switzerland
Dreieck der Liebe, Helmaus, Zurich,Switzerland
+ Instruments, TG Gallery, London, United Kingdom
A Form is a Social Gatherer, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
A Weekend Show curated by Hacienda, 1857, Oslo, Norway
Marbriers 4 at Paramount Ranch, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Special Guest at artgenève, Kunsthalle St.Gallen, Geneva,Switzerland
EUROPE, EUROPE, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
2014
Occasional Table #01: Chora, TG Gallery, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Courting Aporia, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland
Regionale 15, Fabrikculture, Hegenheim, France
Ñewpressionism, Istituto Svizzero, Milan, Italy
2013
DOOM, Eichhalde 16, Zurich, Switzerland
THEATER & FILM
2016
Steht Ihr mir im Licht, HD-Movie, 35min, in collaboration with Ben
Rosenthal, Premiered at Kino Süd, Basel, Switzerland
2015
The Pink Handbook, in collaboration with Géraldine Beck, Forde,
Geneva, Switzerland
EDUCATION
2012- 2015 MA in Fine Arts (Hons), Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich, Switzerland
2007- 2009
BA in Photography, Les Gobelins, Paris, France
GRANTS/PRIZES/RESIDENCIES 2019
Gasworks, London, United Kingdom
2017
Prix d'art intégré Nyon (Nominée), Nyon, Switzerland
Battaglia Foundry Sculpture Prize (Nominée), Milan, Italy
L'Istituto Svizzero di Roma Residency, Rome, Italy
Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland
2016
Swiss Art Awards (Nominee), Basel, Switzerland
2015
Travel Grant, Atelier Mondial
Draftsmen's congress, Istituto Svizzero, Turin, Italy
92Capital, Santa Eulalia, Peru
Kadist Kunsthalle Zurich Production Award
2014
Draftsmen's congress, Istituto Svizerro, Roma, Italy
PUBLICATIONS 2016
"The Pink Handbook", 18 pages, published by beckbooks
2015
"VOILÀ", 20 pages, self-published
CURATORIAL PROJECTS 2017
Beauty and Room, an exhibition organized with Ben Rosenthal and
Balthazar Lovay, part of PALP Festival 2017, Sion, Switzerland
2016
ADAR, Zurich, Switzerland (exhibition space with Ben Rosenthal)