Born 1982 in Braunschweig, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


2010 Meisterschüler Bildhauerei, HfBK Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2001-2006 Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna – Die Angewandte, Vienna, Austria


2016 Vertical Seat, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (forthcoming)
2015 Earthling, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
2015 World of Hope II, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2015 World of Hope, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
2015 Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
2014 Economy Class Legs, 032c Workshop, Berlin, Germany
2014 Original Spare Part, Modern Art, London
2013 Extended Operatins, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway
2013 LISTE, Neue Alte Bruücke, Frankfurt M, Germany
2013 Launch of Hater Head, Societe, Berlin, Germany
2012 Deutschland du Opfer Gib Handy? Neue Alte Brücke, Berlin, Germany
2011 Sensitive to detergent, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
2011 Parasagittal Brain, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
2010 Half Asleep to the 2010 Hot 1001, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt M, Germany
2009 Bed Call, Landings Project Space, Vestfossen, Norway


2016 Quiz 2, based on an idea by Robert Stadler, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2015 Digital Conditions, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
2015 ars viva 2014/2015, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, German
2015 System of a Down, Ellis-King, Dublin, Ireland
2015 Life. Within Such Limits, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2014-2015 REFRACTION. THE IMAGE OF SENSE, Blain|Southern, London
2014 Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
2014-2015 ars viva 2014/15, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Bonn, Germany; Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
2014 Chat Jet (Part 2) Sculpture in Reflection, Künstlerhaus KM, Graz, Austria Platform, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2014 Shattered Preface, OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway
2014 And Life Goes On, Between Bridges, Berlin, Germany
2014 Surplus Living, KM Temporaer, Berlin, Germany
2014 Second View, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
2014 Archeo, High Line Art, New York, NY, USA
2013 Open Shape, Fall, curated by Jasper Spicero, Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY, USA
2013 Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2013 Unstable Media, curated by Anne de Vries, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 Open Shape, Spring, curated by Jasper Spicero, Waterside Park Playground 11th Ave & W 23rd St, New York, NY, USA
2013 Smiler’s Delicatessen in Times Square, New York, NY, USA
2013 ___340&CA NNOT&DINNER&782___, No5A, New York, NY, USA
2013 Out of Memory, curated by Eleanor Cayre, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2013 False Optimism, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2013 Open Shape, Winter, curated by Jasper Spicero, Generation Works, Wichita, KS, USA
2012 Shell-Reflexives, curated by Agatha Wara, Downtown ArtHouse, Miami, FL, USA
2012 Domino Effect, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
2012 Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts, Galerie Valentin, Paris, France
2012 Pinot Noir, Tomorrow, Toronto, Canada
2012 NICOLAS CECCALDI / YNGVE HOLEN, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
2012 Standard Operating Procedures, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, USA
2012 ENTOURAGE VIP BACKSTAGE Pt.1, Schlieren, Switzerland
2012 Images Rendered Bare. Vacant. Recognizable., Stadium, New York, USA
2011 FREEBIES, Emanuel Layr, Loos Bar, Vienna, Austria
2011 Grouped Show, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2011 TruEYE surView, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011 based in Berlin, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2010 The Smart Frrridge, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
2010 Absolventen Austellung, Städelschule, Frankfurt M, Germany
2010 The Garden of Ilja, Frankfurt M, Germany
2010 Something Blue, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt M, Germany
2010 Enchanted, school of development, Berlin, Germany
2010 Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone, Paloma Presents, Zürich, Switzerland
2010 21st Century, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
2009 What is not but could be if (Part 2), Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2008 Approximately Infinite Universe, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland
2007 For a Blank Implies Space, Berlin, Germany


2010 Co-curator of the exhibition The Smart Frrridge, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
2010 Co-curator of the exhibition Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone, Paloma Presents, Zürich, Switzerland
Co-organizer of the club night BODY XEROX
Co-founder and editor of the online publishing platform XYM, www.xym.no


2013 The catalogue ETOPS is released in Stavanger, Norway
2011 based in Berlin, Austellugskatalog
2011 The Smart Frrridge Reader, Kunsteverein Medienturm, XYM, XYM Print
2010 Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone (Calendar 2010), Paloma Presents, XYM
2008 Yngve Holen, “Satellite 02, 03, 05 and 07 / We Don’t Bleach With Cream 02, 07, 08 and 13”, New Jersey, Basel, Switzerland


2014 ARS VIVA 2014/15, Kulturkreis Prize for Fine Arts