°1979, Hannover (DE) – lives and works in Brussels (BE) and Berlin (DE)
Peter Wächtler works in a variety of media: bronze, ceramics, drawings and video. But in many ways “stories” could be described as his main artistic material. His works often evoke a narration, with animals or human figures in animated states. They are made in ways that use and adapt elements of fiction and folklore, relating to specific traditions and common tales, and materialize the ways of telling a story as much as the story itself.
courtesy of Bergen Kunsthall
Selected solo exhibitions include Kunsthalle Zürich; Foundation Antonio Dalle Nogare, Bolzano; Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster; M HKA, Antwerp; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Renaissaince Society, Chicago; Kiosk, Ghent; Bergen Kunsthall; and Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin. Group exhibitions include Wite de With, Rotterdam; Kunsthaus Bregenz; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Luma Foundation, Zurich; Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo; REDCAT, Los Angeles; and WIELS, Brussels.Peter Wächtler also participated in the biennials of Ljubljana, Göteborg, Liverpool, Moscow and Lyon; Countour Mechelen; and the New Museum Triennial in New York.
Peter Wächtler is represented by the following galleries;
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