short biography

Michael Rakowitz (b. 1973, New York) is an artist based in Chicago, whose art combines objects, interactive installations and public interventions. In 1998 he initiated paraSITE, an ongoing project in which the artist custom builds inflatable shelters for homeless people that attach to the exterior outtake vents of a building’s heating, ventilation, or air conditioning system ("Climate Control System"). His work has appeared in the documenta 13, the 16th Biennale of Sydney, the 10th Istanbul Biennial, Sharjah Biennial 8, Tirana Biennale, National Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt, and Transmediale 05.

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group exhibition

Delinking and Relinking

17. Sep 2021 01. Jul 2024
  • 23. Oct 19. Feb 2017
    How Long Is Now? KINDL – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin
  • 01. Nov 17. Dec
    Beyond Green University Art Museum, Long Beach
  • 09. Sep 15. Oct
    Revisiting Home NGBK - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin '
  • 05. Apr 18. Jun
    LESS PAC Milan °
  • 18. Mar 30. Apr
    Mind the Gap Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn
  • 09. Mar 05. Apr
  • 02. Feb 07. May
    Beyond Green Museum of Arts & Design, New York
  • 11. Apr 05. May
    SUBMERGE Kunstbunker, Nürnberg
  • 26. Sep 18. Jul
    Utopia Now! CCA Wattis, San Francisco