KAYA

 

Selected Works
Biography
Exhibitions

BIOGRAPHY

Established in 2010 by Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers

SOLO Exhibitions

2018
Kerstin Brätsch / KAYA, Fondazione MEMMO, Rome, curated by
Francesco Stocchi (upcoming)

2016
KAMP KAYA invites Friends to Bregenz, curated by Eva Birkenstock, KUB
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

2015
N.O.Madski presents Klub KAYA, Deborah Schamoni, Munich, Germany
KAYA V
(Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), curated by N.O.Madski, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
KAMP KAYA invites friends to Bregenz, curated by Eva Birkenstock, KUB Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
KAYA paramount, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers,) invited by Freedman Fitzpatrick, incl. Daniel Chew as Burmamyanmar, Paramount Ranch, L.A., USA

2014
KAYA IV, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), incl. Daniel Chew as Burmamynmar, Green Gallery Milwaukee, USA

2013
KAYA III, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), incl. performance by Daniel Chew as Burmamyanmar, 47Canal, NYC, USA

2012
KAYA II, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Various Small Fires, L.A., USA

2010
KAYA, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), 179 Canal, NYC, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

2018
Blind Faith, Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, Curated by Julienne Lorz, Daniel Milnes and Anna Schneider (upcoming)
Lemurenheim, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2017
Whitney Biennial 2017 curated by Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks, New York City, USA
KAYA. MADREscenza – Seasonal School, Fondazione Donnaregina per le Arti Contemporanee / Madre – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Napoli. KAYA NAPOLI, workshop as KAYA
WILD WEST, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
The Leftovers, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, USA
Cul-De-Sac, curated by Franklin Melendez, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China
Kerstin Brätsch. Innovation curated by Patrizia Dander, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany

2016
I Pledge Allegiance curated by KM Temporaer, On Stellar Rays, New York, USA
Blackmail, Svetlana Gallery, New York, USA
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Mumok, Vienna, Austria
KAYA: I Pledge Allegiance, On Stellar Rays, New York, USA

2015
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers),
curated by Achim Hochdörfer, David Joselit, Manuela Ammer, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein München, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Germany
Jahresgaben, NAK Aachen, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Germany
Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalism, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), curated by Robin Peckham, MWoods Museum Bejing, China
KAYA Window (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Art in General window, New York, USA
Sweating as distribution, Treize Paris, curated by Camilla Wills
Yes we` re open, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Gió Marconi, Milano, Italy

2014       
KAYA Aquitaine
, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Monnaie de Paris / Frac Aquitaine, France
One step ahead of moving backwards, as KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers) with N.O.Madski, curated by KM Temporaer, Berlin, Germany
Hypothesis for an exhibition, curated by Begum Yasar, Dominique Levy Gallery, New York, USA
Come to my Castle, Old Room, New York, USA

2013
KAYA II II III Nomad  in Speculations on anonymous materials, curated by Sunsanne Pfeffer,
Fridericianum Kassel, Germany

2010
KAYA, (Kerstin Brätsch / Debo Eilers), Performance at PS1 Moma, New York, USA

 

Press

2017/18
Franklin Melendez, KAYA, KALEIDOSCOPE, Fall/Winter, 2017/18
Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum, NYC
Weronika Trojanska, 2017 Whitney Biennial, Metropolis M, April 2017
Raul de Nieves, New York - The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017, Art Observed, March 2017
Philip Greenberg, Why the Whitney’s Humanist, Pro-Diversity Biennial Is a Revelation, The New York Times, 03/17/2017
Fan Zhong, Whitney Biennial 2017: How the Museum’s Riskiest, Most Political Survey in Decades Came Together, W Magazine, March 2017
Siddhartha Mitter, The Bold Groups Tying Art History to Political History at the Whitney Biennial, Village Voice, March, 2017
Howard Halle, Review: 2017 Whitney Biennial, Time Out New York, March 2017
Andrew Russeth, The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is a Moving, Forward-Looking Tour de Force – a Triumph, ARTnews, March 2017
Benjamin Sutton, An Omnivorous Tour of the 2017 Whitney Biennial, Hyperallergic, March 2017

2016
KAYA edited by Eva Birkenstock, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2016
“Full of Peril and Weirdness”: Painting as a Universalism, M Woods
Terry R. Myers, Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, The Brooklyn Rail, February 2016
Boško Blagojević, Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers, Art in America, January 2016

2015
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age edited by Achim Hochdörfer, David Joselit, Manuela Ammer, Prestel, 2015
Martin Herbert, Mint Condition, frieze d/e, November 2015
Quirin Brunnmeier, S is for Submission, gallerytalk.net, November 2015
I Am Real, But…,Vienna Galleries, October 2015
Maxwell Williams, Hippie Vibes Reign at Paramount Ranch, LA’s Newest Fair, artnet news, February 2015
Kevin McGarry, In Los Angeles, a Crop of Art Fairs to Suit All Tastes, NY Times Magazine, January 2015

2014
Hypothesis for an exhibition, edited by Begum Yasar, Dominique Levy, exhibition catalogue
Speculations on anonymous materials, edited by Susanne Pfeffer, Fridericianum, Kassel
Kat Murrell, Mystery, Muse, and Money, Dial Urban Milwaukee, May 23
Kerstin Stakemeier, Prosthetic Productions. The Art of Digital Bodies, Texte Zur Kunst, March issue 2014

2013
Is that art? Bogspot, Anonyme Materialien in Kassel, zerodeux 02, speculations on anonymous materials, Dec 2013
Zack Etheart, KAYAIII, Luck and Bodybags at 47 Canal, Interview Magazine, July issue 2013
Alice Gregory, Margarets Lee one woman show, NY Times Magazine, Aug 2013
Robin Peckham, Maturity and social media: a report from the margins, Turn on Art, Nov 2013

2012
Andrea Hilgenstock, Das Bild performt sich selbst, Tip Berlin
Carol Che, 25 alternative LA art spaces to check out now, LA weekly, May 2012
Carol Che, Best new Performance art space, LA weekly, Oct 2012
Carol Che, Debo Eilers, Kerstin Brätsch in LA, Another righteous transfer, March 2012

2010
Critics Picks, Debo Eilers / Kerstin Brätsch: Best in Mixed Media, Time Out NYC, Jan 2010

 

Grants
Foundation for the arts emergency Grant 2010

 

Benefits / Donation
KAYA fundraised for non profit 179 canal, NYC in 2010
KAYA fundraised for Innercityarts, Los Angeles in 2012
KAYA fundraised for Kaya's College Fund in 2013

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