2017

Hongakuji
Tokyo, Japan
Group Show:
»Duality«
With Kenryo Hara, Bok-Koku
and Miriam Bossard

Hongakuji

Tokyo, Japan
Performance
With Kenryo Hara and
Miriam Bossard

Kaat Theatre Yokohama

Yokohama, Japan
Performance

Kolly Gallery

Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
»Roule Petit Ougandais«

KKL Center For The Arts

Luzern, Switzerland
Art Performance:
Meditated Vandalism #2

MoE, Museum of Emptiness
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Solo Show

Curated by Gilgi Guggenheim

 

Surface Books

Frankfurt, Germany

recording 1.0

Book Release


IOIC, Institue of Incoherent
Cinematography
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance

Artstuebli
Basel, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
Meditated Vandalism

Galerie Fahrradbuero 
Berlin, Germany
Solo Show: 
Now is Gone


2016


Kolly Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show 


Hatje Cantz Publishings, Berlin
Book Publishing
Monograph, 200 pages:
Meditated Vandalism

Biennale Wangen
Wangen, Switzerland
Group Show: 
Homage to Dieter Roth

Round K Gallery 
New York City, USA
Solo Show: 
Resurrection


2015



State of Zurich, University of Medicine
Zurich, Switzerland
Art in Public:
«Time Frame»

Egli Space
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
«1/12 Egli»
With Sören Berner, Johannes Gees,
Christoph Haerle, Maja Hürst,
Andreas Marti, Mickry 3, Sophie Nys,
Philipp Schaerer, Jiajia Zhang,
Zaccheo Zilioli.
Curated by Rémi Jaccard.

Des Artistes
Munich, Germany
Limited Edition of Art Tees:
«Works from notable 
and emerging contemporary artists»
With Ai Weiwei, Patti Smith, 
Rupprecht Geiger, Zhou Brothers, 
Louise Bourgeois, Elvira Bach, 
Edward Mapplethorpe, 
Jürgen Messensee et al.

Kolly Gallery
Genève, Switzerland
Group Show:
«Fifty Fifty»
With Tilt, Mad-C, Supakitch,
Koralie, Frank Pelegrino,
Miriam Bossard et al.

Grafik15 Art Fair
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance:
«Style Counsil Altmeister:
The End of Language»
With Cemnoz, Seyo, 
Spock and Sonic.

Kolly Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
«Past & Future»
With Jonone, Tilt, Mist, Mad-C,
Smash137 and Lenz.



2014


Réunion Off Space
Zurich, Switzerland
Art collaboration:
«Trix Barmettler – Union, Pointless Act»
With Götz Gramlich, Miriam Bossard,
Christian Waldvogel, Niklaus Troxler,
so+ba and Wolfgang Weingart.

Réunion Off Space
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance:
«Dearly Beloved»
With Miriam Bossard.

Galerie Lisi Hämmerle
Bregenz, Austria
Solo Show: 
«Rock/Stars»

Galerie Lisi Hämmerle
Bregenz, Austria
Art Performance:
«Now is Gone»
With Miriam Bossard.

Kolly Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
With Jonone, Tilt, Alexone,
Smash137 et al.

Kolly Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Meditated Vandalism»

Swiss Broadcast CH-TV
Switzerland
Reportage:
«The Work of Gen Atem»

Annasatoko
Zurich, Switzerland
Music Solo Album:
«Not Here»
Released on iTunes and all major
online music stores and
streaming services.




2013


Message Salon – Esther Eppstein
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Pimp My Painting»
With Julia Sheppard, Karoline Schreiber,
Clare Goodwin, Valentin Hauri et al.

Twoseven and Annasatoko Gallery
New York City, USA
Group Show: 
«Friends»
With A.C. Kupper, Joby Barron,
James Rexroad, Kenryo Hara,
Marianna Rothen, Miriam Bossard,
Peter Coffin, Reto Boller,
Rolandsky, Roman Hofer and So+Ba.

Otori Kaikan
Tokyo, Japan
Art Performance:
«Kenryo Hara vs. Gen Atem»
With Kenryo Hara.

So+Ba Gallery
Tokyo, Japan
Group Show: 
«Jet Age»
Curated by Milan Ther.

Galerie Grizot
Paris, France
Group Show
With A One, Bill Blast, Dondi, Futura,
Quick, Rammellzee and Seen.

Annasatoko Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Solo Show: 
«Transformed by Intention»

Zukunft Club 
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance: 
«Die Grenzwelt»
With Kay Zee, Alain Kupper et al.



2012


Annasatoko Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Group Show:
«Organic Structures»
With Elisé Boularan, Kool Koor B One,
Marianna Rothen, Miriam Bossard,
Urs Hirschbiegel et al.

Annasatoko Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Art Performance: 
«In the name of…»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Prince Cly VIII and Eda Bozkoeylue.

Zukunft Club 
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance:
«Die Grenzwelt»
With Kay Zee, Alain Kupper et al.

Exil Club 
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance:
«Die Grenzwelt»
With Kay Zee, Alain Kupper et. al.

Stroke – Urban Art Fair
Neo Vandalism Art Gallery
Munich, Germany
With David Choe, Yuki Itoda, Kaws,
Takashi Murakami, Jeff Soto and
Doppeldenk.

Helmhaus Museum
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance:
«Hurt»
With Jurczok 1001, Marc Kappeler,
Miriam Bossard and Ruth Amstutz.

Bahnhof Tiefenbrunnen
Zurich, Switzerland
Art in public:
«Hurt»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Miriam Bossard.

Spunk Culture Club
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance:
«Container»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Kay Zee, Miriam Bossard,
Signe Fleischmann et al.

Galerie Ziegler
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
«Similitudes»
With Franz Fedier, Miguel Berrocal,
Kimber Smith and Toast.

Galerie Ziegler
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show:
«The Aerosol Experience»
With Crash, Delta Two, Phase Two,
Rammellzee, Sharp and Toxic C One.



2011


Galerie Ziegler
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Experience»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Anthony Chrétien, Jurczok 1001,
Miriam Bossard, Prince Cly VIII, 
Sign E Nine and Slat Five.

Il Rivellino Art Gallery
Locarno, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«5/1»
With Anthony Chrétien, Incir Bülent, 
Michele Lamassa and Pascal Murer.

Pfauen Offspace
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Uberpush»
With Kyung Roh, Karin Lehmann, 
Anne Gabriel-Jürgens, Sabine Hagmann
Jan Hendrik et al.

Il Rivellino Art Gallery
Locarno, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Gen Atem vs. Anthony Chrétien»
With Anthony Chrétien.

Milk Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Solo Show: 
«Executions»

Milk Gallery
Istanbul, Turkey
Art Performance: 
«How to Execute a Sentence»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Prince Cly VIII.



2010


Galerie Parzelle
Basel, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Meditated Vandalism»

Galerie Parzelle
Basel, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Existence»
Written and Directed by Gen Atem
With Prince Cly VIII.

Starkart Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Delete»



2009


Blamblam Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Pages»

Blamblam Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Going over Pages»
Written and directed by Gen Atem.
With Jurczok 1001, Gmd Three,
Kay Zee, Patrick Wehrli Redl, 
Prince Cly VIII, Trap Two, 
Sign E One et al.

University of Arts Zurich ZHDK 
Auditorium
Art Performance: 
«Give and Take»
With Miriam Bossard and Jurczok 1001.

Starkart Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Stark Art»



2008 - 1995


Founding and heading
«Vier Jahreszeiten»,
Buddhist Study and Meditation Center.
Writing and publishing 
«The Four Noble Truths»,
An introduction on Buddhism and Meditation,
Book, hardcover, 200 pages.



2001


Johann Jacobs Museum
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Istanbul»

Johann Jacobs Museum
Zurich, Switzerland
Award: 
«Istanbul», art video



1999 - 1995


Rabten Choeling, Center of Higher 
Tibetan Studies
Studying Buddhist philosophy, meditation 
and calligraphy. Receiving Buddhist 
priest ordination.



1995


Historic Museum 
Baden, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Anarchy and Aerosol»



1994


Gallery 210, 
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Confession of a Monk»

Art in public: 
«Shadows and Dust» 
Multi media art performances in 
New York City, Berlin, 
Moscow, Cairo and Hong Konk



1993


Eigen+Art Gallery
New York City, USA
Art Performance: 
«Exercises in Self Presentation» 
With Rammellzee.

State of Zurich, University of Medicine
Zurich, Switzerland
Art in Public:
«Time Train»
Mandate for 5 polyester freskos.

Moods Club 
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance: «The Team»
With Stephan Wittwer, Alain Kupper, 
Kay Zee et al.



1992


SMS Gallery
New York City, USA
Art Performance: 
«Time Stoppers, Knotted Minds, 
Ikonoklast Panzerism»
With Rammellzee.

Galerie Susi Brunner
Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show: 
«Kunstszene Zurich»

Rote Fabrik, Aktionshalle
Zurich, Switzerland
Performance: 
«Sons of Sludge 5-0»
With Stephan Wittwer and Lucas Niggli.



1991


SRO Gallery
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Strategy of the Unreadable»

SRO Gallery 
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Letter Fromation Functions»
With Stephan Wittwer, Gmd Three, 
Trap Two and Slat Five.



1990


Yaki Kornblit Gallery
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Art Performance: 
«The Gargoylian Books of Stock»
With Rammellzee

SMS Gallery
New York City, USA
Art Performance: 
«The Gargoylian Books of Stock»
With Rammellzee

State of Zurich, Head Office of 
Civil Defence Departement
Zurich, Switzerland
«Graffiti is Dead»
Mandate for an inside mural.



1989


SMS Gallery
New York City, USA
Art Performance: 
«Retrospective of the Equation»
With Rammellzee.


Kunsthaus Oerlikon 
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Echos of Wild Style»

Kunsthaus Oerlikon 
Zurich, Switzerland
Art Performance: 
«Echos of Wild Style»
With Irene Schweizer, Stephan Wittwer, 
Jaques Widmer, Christy Doran et al.

Galerie Artagogo 
Zurich, Switzerland
Solo Show: 
«Style Mentalities»



1988


City of Zurich, Departement of Culture,
Zurich, Switzerland
Art in public: 
«Whirl»
Mandate for a mural at 
Hechtplatz Theatre Zurich
Collaboration with Bost Four.



1986 


City of Zurich, Public Transport Authority
Zurich, Switzerland
Art in public: 
«Wild Writers»
Mandate for 3 murals at the 
Tierspital Subway Station.
Collaboration with Bost Four.



1988 – 1992


Studying and graduating at 
School of Visual Arts 
Zurich, Switzerland.



1983 – 1993


Art in public: As a pioneer of European 
Urban Art, Gen Atem aka Gen-U-One is 
founding and heading the artist groups 
«Wild Writers» and «Attacking Vandalism 
Criminals» (Members are Gen-U-One aka 
Gen Atem, Trap Two, Gmd Three, Bost Four, 
Slat Five, Paradox Six, Tactic Seven, 
Prince Cly Eight, Sign E Nine and Scum Ten). 
Urban Art projects in Zurich, New York City, 
Paris, Amsterdam, Kopenhagen, Stockholm, 
Barcelone, Milano, Moscow, Kairo and 
Hong Kong.