Kris Lemsalu

solo exhibitions


Upcoming solo exhibition, Komplot, Brussels, Belgium


Upcoming solo exhibition, Koppe Astner, Glasgow, Scotland
 "Going going", together with Kyp Malone, Performa 17 Biennial, curated by Esa Nickle and Maaike Gouwenberg, New York, USA

CONDO collaborative exhibition, Kris Lemsalu with Koppe Astner, hosted by Southard Reid, London, UK


"Beauty and the Beast" (together with Tiit Pääsuke), curated by Tamara Luuk, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia

"Afternoon Tear Drinker", curated by Hemma Schmutz, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria


"Blood Knot Step By Step", Bunshitu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

"Fine With Afterlife", Ferdinand Bauman Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic


"Lord, Got To Keep On Groovin", Temnikova & Kasela gallery, Tallinn, Estonia


"Top Sinner", Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria

"Evian Desert", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany

"Being Together" (together with Edith Karlson), Temnikova & Kasela gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

Kris Lemsalu with Mads Westrup, Hinter Haus des Meeres, Vienna, Austria

2011, Vienna, Austria


Gallery Window 108, Copenhagen, Denmark

selected group exhibitions / performances


XII Baltic Triennial

Vienna Secession


"Gifts from Estonia", Nanterre-Amandiers, Nanterre, France

Performance at DRAF performance night, London, UK

"Where Other Creatures Put Their Eyes", Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Homeward Bound", Nicodim, Los Angeles, USA

"Material Traces", curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein, Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria

"per-'sõ-nae", curated by Anna Lalla, Klemm's, Berlin, Germany

"Be happy! We do not forget you", curated by Andreas Fischer and Veit Loers, Collection Zander / Schloss Bönnigheim, Germany

"Later Is Now", curated by Hugo Canoilas, Workplace, Gateshead, UK

"you see me like a UFO", curated by Marcelle Joseph, Girlpower and Marcelle Joseph Collections, Ascot, UK

"Wormwood", Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland

"Steps to Aeration", curated by Sarah McCrory, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany

"The Hierophant", curated by Aaron Moulton, Galeria Nicodim Bucharest, Romania

"Metamorphosis", curated by Zdenek Felix, KAI 10 / Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany; Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany; and Galerie SVIT, Prague, Czech Republic

"Aftermieter", curated by Veit Loers, Haus Mödrath – Räume für Kunst, Kerpen, Germany

"Physical Mind Restless Hands", Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany

"Full Moon in Leo", Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, Belgium

"Meaning Can only Grow out of Intimacy", curated by Elise Lammer, Les Urbaines, Lausanne, Switzerland
Performance "The Birth of Venus", NU Performance Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

"Mehrlinge", Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg, Germany

"Parallel Vienna", Vienna, Austria
"Winter Is Coming (Homage to the Future)", curated by Maria Arusoo, Georg Kargl gallery, Vienna, Austria
Performance together with Gelatin, Manifesta 11, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland

"Yoga Dog", curated by Veit Loers, gallery Kai Erdmann, Hamburg, Germany

"On Disappearing & For Vanishing", curated by Sten Ojavee, Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia
"Jumanji", Soft Focus Institute, Ghent, Belgium

"International Fun", curated by Alina Astrova, Temnikova & Kasela Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia


"Revers de Trompe", Xhibit, Vienna, Austria

"The Ultimate Vessel", Koppe Astner, Glasgow, Scotland

"Eating the Forest", Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, Italy

"Sequences" real time art festival, Reykjavik, Iceland

OK Corral Project Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

Blackbridge Offspace, Beijing, China

Zona Sztuki Aktualnej Gallery, Szczecin, Poland

Glasstress, Venice, Italy


Mongolia Land Art Biennial, Mongolian National Art Gallery, Ulaanbataar, Mongolia

"Hans im Glück", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria

"The generosity in joyful limitations: 3 dimensions only", BLACKBRIDGE OFFSPACE, Beijing, China

"Ego Editions", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany

"Merike Estna & Painting in an Open Space", curated by Merike Estna and Kati Ilves, KUMU art museum, Tallinn, Estonia


Urschleim Fauna, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Gelatin - Stop - Anna Ly Sing - Stop", Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

"ART IST KUKU NU UT 2013: PRADA PRAVDA", Tartu Art Museum, Noorus Gallery and Y gallery, Tartu, Estonia

"is my territory.", curated by Monica Bonvicini, Christine König Galerie, Vienna, Austria

"Loch" together with Gelatin, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

"The Mediterranean Dog", COLE Gallery, London, Great Britain

"90 years of ceramic education in Estonia", Estonian Museum Of Applied Arts, Tallinn, Estonia

"ephemeral self - finite projections", Galerie NTK, Prague, Czech Republic


"The Scientific People", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria

"Discussing Metamodernism", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany

"Black Pages #31", Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna, Austria

"Nasensuche with Gelatin", Schloss Rossatz, Wachau, Austria

"In Passing 14 with Lilo Nein", Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

Performance together with Gelatin, Tanzquartier Wien, Vienna, Austria

"Elaine MGK", Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel IHM Fair, Switzerland


"Modeling Agency", 68squaremetres, Copenhagen, Denmark

"There was a job to be done and everybody thought somebody would do it", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria


Kunstperformancenacht IV, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany

"Reality Check with Gelatin", Prague, Czech Republic

"Filmiki", curated by Pawel Althamer, Dana Charkasi gallery, Vienna, Austria

Status Quo Vadis, performance, Melk, Austria

Vienna Art Week, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, Austria

Creative House, performance, Steiermark, Austria


"Space of Doubt", Undervand, Copenhagen, Denmark