Marc Bauer (*1975 Geneva, Switzerland)  
On the basis of intensive research, the artist, who lives in Zurich and Berlin, develops large-scale installations consisting of works on paper, wall drawings, animations and sound.
In his work he addresses issues such as History, memory, masculinity / power balance, migration, identity and gender, criticism of the new media, and the connection between religion and violence.
Bauer studied at the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Visuels Genève (now HEAD) and at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He is tenured lecturer at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK).
He has shown his works in numerous solo exhibitions in Switzerland and abroad, notably at the Berlinische Galerie (2020); Istituto Svizzero, Milan (2020); Drawing Room, London (2019); Museum Folkwang, Essen (2014); Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris (2013); Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (2011); MAMCO, Geneva (2010). 
And notable group exhibitions in Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (2021); Migros Museum, Zurich (2019); Kunsthaus Zurich (2019); Biennale of Sydney (2018); S.M.A.K., Ghent (2015); Albertina Museum, Vienna (2015); Liverpool Biennale (2014). 
He is the laureate of the Prix Meret Oppenheim / the Swiss Grand Award for Art 2020.
Marc is the winner of the GASAG Kunstpreis 2020.
Marc Bauer was Fellow at Istituto Svizzero in 2005-2006.
In 2001, 2005 and 2006 he was awarded the Swiss Art Award. 

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