Selectors for the 2012 New Contemporaries Open Call
Nairy Baghramian (b. 1971) lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Recent solo exhibitions include Formage de tête, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin (2011), Barber, Butcher, Angler & others, Studio Voltaire, London (2010), and self-named exhibitions at Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen (2008), Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden (2008), and Kunsthalle, Basel (2006). Recent group exhibitions include Auxiliary Constructions, Kunsthaus, Dresden (2011), Quodlibet III - Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin (2011), and Nairy Baghramian and Phyllida Barlow, Serpentine Gallery, London (2010).
She also exhibited at the 54th Venice Biennale: ILLUMInations (2011).
Rosalind Nashashibi (b. 1973) currently lives and works in Turin, Italy. Recent solo exhibitions include Woman Behind a Cushion at Tulips & Roses, Brussels (2010), and self-named exhibitions, at the ICA, London, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway, and Kunstlerhaus, Stuttgart (all 2009), and Batchelor Machines at OCAD, Toronto (2008). She has also recently exhibited at the Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates (2011), and group shows include Repetition Island, Pompidou Centre, Paris (2010), Into the Belly of The Dove, Tamayago Museum, Mexico City (2010), Running Time, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh (2009), Manifesta 7, Trento (2008), and the Scotland and Venice Pavillion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007). She was the recipient of the 2003 Beck’s Futures Art Prize.