Zaq Landsberg
zaq.landsberg at gmail.com


Born 1985 in Los Angeles, CA; Lives in Brooklyn, NY

 

Education

2007 BFA, New York University, New York, NY

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012
Consulate-General of Zaqistan, chashama, New York, NY
Embassy of Zaqistan, Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2008
Rewarding Savagery with Sweets, Pehrspace, Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2014
Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens NY
C-32 Sucursal La Ene en Malba
, Museo del Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2012
Figment Festival Sculpture Garden, Governor’s Island, New York City NY

2011
Figment Festival Sculpture Garden, Governor’s Island, New York City NY
Sinne, Pehrspace, Los Angeles CA

2010
One Eye, Two "I's" Union Docs, Brooklyn NY

2009
Sacrosanct, The Former St. John's Episcopal American Catholic Church, New York, NY
A Dry Run, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007
Henchmen Sind Menschen, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
End Times, BFA Thesis Exhibition, The Commons, New York University, New York, NY
Springtime, Open Studios, New York University, New York, NY

2006
Downward Spiral, Open Studios, New York University, New York, NY
How Much You Got?, The Commons, New York University, New York, NY

2005
Art for Auction, The Commons, New York University, New York, NY
Common Ground, The Commons, New York University, New York, NY
Deitch Projects Art Parade, SoHo, New York, NY
Storefront/Forefront, New York University, New York, NY

2004
Renovation, Open Studios, New York University, New York, NY
Let’s Laugh At Stereotypes, About Glamour Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Fuck Yeah Fest, Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA


Lectures

2012
Inhabiting the Desert: Connections Between Argentina and Zaqistan, conversation with Axel Lazzari PhD, Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011
Nationalism, Micronationalism, Unrecognized States and Zaqistan, Experimental Station, Chicago IL

2010
Zaqistan: Secession as Gesture and Gesture as Secession
, MICA, Baltimore MD

2009
Republic of Zaqistan: Nation Building, US-Zaqistani Relations in a Post 9/11 Context, Zaqistani History and Culture
, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

 

Teaching

2012
Nation Building, Consulate General of the Republic of Zaqistan, New York, NY
Nation Building, Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011
Nation Building, Experimental Station, Chicago IL

2010
Nation Building, Beam Camp, Strafford NH
Create Your Own Micronation, 826 Brooklyn, Brooklyn NY

 

Awards and Honors

2014
Emerging Artists' Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens NY

2010
Creative Time Open Door at P.S. 1

2007
The International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, Honorable Mention
The NYU Dept. of Art and Art Professions Student Excellence Award

 

Residencies

2012
Sculpture Space, Utica, NY
Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

 

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