Adrien Missika

Adrien Missika (*1981, Paris, FR) studied at École Cantonale d’art de Lausanne (Ecal). He was a co-founder of Galerie 1M3, Lausanne, (2006-2014), founder and art director of Belo Campo Lisbon, (2017- present). He currently lives in Berlin. The work of Adrien Missika humorously investigates the natural and the cultural. Through a variety of media, from video, photography, sculpture to installation and action, the work digs into the wide range of natural and environmental sciences, such as biology, landscape architecture and geography to name a few. Missika has had numerous solo exhibitions including Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2009), Centre d’art contemporain Genève (2009), Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland (2013), Centre Culturel Suisse Paris (2014) and 21er Haus (Belvedere 21), Vienna (2015). Adrien Missika was awarded the Swiss Art Award (2009), the Prize of the Foundation Ricard and the Kiefer Hablitzel Prize (2011). He also won the Georg and Josi Guggenheim Foundation Prize (2013).