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Joas Nebe/ Book Edition

Joas Nebe, who holds degrees in psychology and literature, is a self-taught artist, born in Hamburg but now located in South Germany. After a few years in Berlin he decided three years ago to move south close to the French and Swiss border. Important exhibits include the artist ś “Climate Change Cartoons“ on display on exhibition "Letters from the Sky" which accompanied the Durban UN conference on Climate Change 2011 in South Africa and "Machine Fair"- a film about the mechanical site of a metropolis- shown at Museum of Modern Art, Moscow as part of "Now&After" screening in2012. Other film works has been shown at 25th Festival Les Instants Video (Biblioteca Alexandrina, Cairo), Videoformes Festival 2014 and 2015, Sustain Our Africa, Madatac 3, 4, 5, 6 Competitive Official International Selection (Madrid), Papy Gyros Nights 2016 Hong Kong/ ART_TECTURE, In 24hours: Future Visions (SHIFT:ibpcpa) 2020, just to name a few.

Solo shows are “Intrude Art and Life” at the Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai in 2008, where Santiago Capriccio, a short epilogue to the Philosophical Cartoon cycle was chosen to be one out of 100 non- Chinese artists to be displayed on public video screens in Shanghai for one day, 2016 “Encyclopedic”, a one night solo show at The Greenhouse, Berlin, 2016, “You Did A Bad Thing For A Good Reason”, solo show at Berlin ś Cormac Weiss Gallery, curated by Marinus Jo Dimitrov IFEA (International Curatorial Award 2016) supported by Christopher Grape Fund; 2017 “On Nature” at 16:9 Gallery, UTCL, USA curated by Manzi Yang, 2020 The Palace Project, Online Fine Arts Museum, Argentine and 2021 "The Room Project: Feeling Good And Feeling Bad Rooms", Vista Arts Ltd., London, among other. 2017 Joas Nebe received a M 5 ARTS stipend for his video work “The Dictionary serial” (USA). 2017 he has been awarded with the Residency by Correspondence from The Arts Territory Exchange Program, 2018 with the Social Media Residency by Peripheral Forms, the Online Residency by Coldbench (all UK), the Social Media Residency by Open Call Artists by @boykeats/ Lu Gallagher (2020), ECUMENE Residence (2020), RUBB3R Collective Instagram Takeover Residency and Do It Your Way Instagram Takeover Residency (both 2021). 2021 he received the audience award from 1st International Conceptual Art Biennale in Latvia for his video work Hurricane Evacuation Route and 2023 the 5th International Prize Leonardo da Vinci and 1st International Pegasus Price for the arts for artistic merits, the 1st International Michelangelo Price for artistic research and stylistic value of work and the Career Art Award for lifetime achievement awarded by the Italian Foundation Effetto Arte.

Joas Nebés curatorial works have been shown in different European countries. He developed three projects to which international video artists contributed. "The Encyclopedic Cartoons Video Project" had it́́s premiere in Berlin and has been shown since in many European countries. His second curatorial work "the Proverb Picture Project" again with participating artist from different continents and countries had it ́ s premiere on VisualContainer TV in 2014. 2017 Joas Nebe developed a project about democracy, scrabble and wordlists, called “The Democracy Scrabble Project”, had it ś premiere again on VisualContainer TV and (.BOX) Video Project Room,

Milan in 2018.


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