Demian Conrad

DEMIAN CONRAD, born 1974 in Locarno is a Swiss artist and designer. His work is defined by his interest on the natural phenomenas mediate through science and technology.

Conrad studied at Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera Italiana, SUPSI (1993-1997) under the guidance of artists such as Reto Rigassi and Livio Bernasconi. He then moved to Lausanne where he funded his own design studio (automatico studio).

Conrad’s art practice is devoted to the research of the poetic condition of nature and its elements such as water, sunlight, snow, and their relation to our human intervention. His artistic output incorporates printmaking, performance and multimedia installation.

His work has most recently been exhibited at: Offsetdruck-Unikate, Unternehmen Mitte, Basel (2020), Responsive Europa, Chateaux de Morges (2020), curated by Antonio Rodriguez. Responsive Europa, Porto Design Biennial, Porto (2019), curated by José Bártolo. Perpetual Printer, Porto Design Biennial, Porto (2019), curated by José Bártolo. Loopers, Weltformat Festival, Luzern (2019), curated by Raphael Schoen et Stepanie Cuérel. Artistes et robots, Grand Palais de Paris, Paris, France (2018), curated by Laurence Bertrand-Dorléac et Jérôme Neutres. Perpetual Printer, Triennal of Contemporary Prints, Le Locle (2018), curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer. Artists and Robots, Astana (2017), Kazakhstan, curated by Jérôme Neutres and Miguel Chevallier. Who the hell is Mr Brockmann?, ambit gallery, London (2017), curated by David Kilian Beck.

Demian Conrad lives and works between utopia and our current planet Earth.