Gina Folly

Born in 1983, Zurich, CH
Lives and works in Basel


2000 - 2001
Vorkurs, HGKZ, Zurich, CH
2001 – 2005
Berufslehre als Fotografn in Zurich, CH
2007 – 2011
Bachelor Departement Kunst & Medien, ZHdK, Zurich, CH
MA in Fine Arts, Zhdk, Zurich, CH

solo exhibitions

Open Studio, KURA, Milan (upcoming)
Solo-Presentation, Ermes-Ermes, Paris Internationale, Paris, FR
Fashion, Sex and Death — Science — Sports, Gardens and Conspicuous Consumption, Jahresaus senprojekt, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, CH
Duo-Presentation with Bleta Jahaj, Ermes-Ermes, Liste, Basel, CH
Double Fantasy, Hard Hat, Geneva, CH
Other Life, Studioli, Rome, IT
Follow You, A project by Belo Campo, Galeria Francisco Fino, Lisbon, PT
Other Life, Studioli, Rome, IT
I want you to live in my city, Ermes-Ermes, Vienna, AT
Temporarily Unavailable, Ginerva Gabino, Cologne, DE
Domestic Problems, Almanac, London, UK
Solo presentation, miart 2016, with Ermes-Ermes, Milan, IT
Gina Folly et Elle&Antélio en conversation, Tunnel Tunnel, Lausanne, CH
Soon is now, SPREEZ, Munich, CH
New Conditions, Ermes-Ermes, Rome, IT
Me You 2, with Lene Adler Petersen, Space Is The Place, Basel, CH
Ströme, with Mandla Reuter, S.A.L.T.S., Birsfelden, CH
I’ll call you later, Kunsthaus Baselland, Satelitt, Basel, CH
I want to do to you what spring does to cherry trees, Coalmine, Winterthur, CH
Standing Split, Le Foyer at La Perla, Zurich, CH

group shows

The Estate, Kim?, Contemporary Art Centre, Riga (upcoming)
LIFE AND LIMBS, Swiss Institute, New York, US
NOI, Museion, Bolzano, IT
IN HER PLACE, Swimming Pool Projects, Sofia
Leben in Tieren, organized by Real Positive, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne, DE
The Weather Outside, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, FR
Jahresgaben 2018, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
Prix Mobiliere, Geneva, CH
Into the Wild, Merano, IT
Law of the Instrument, CACBM ,Paris, FR
Swiss Art Awards, Basel, CH
Tilting at Windmills, Roberta, Frankfurt, DE
Wasser, Fitzpatrick-Leland House, Los Angeles, US
Something like You, ANDOR, London, UK
How Far to Open Up, Forum Stadtpark Graz, Graz, AT
Fresh Water Fish, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
Adrift on Plastic Island, Galerie Bernhard, Zurich, CH
Body pt.1 (zombie), Ginevra Gambino, Cologne, DE
L’e?tat parfait, Frey- mond-Guth Fine Arts, Basel, CH
A MYSTICAL STAIRCASE, curated by Francesco Urbano Ragazzi for Some of My Best Friends Are Germs, Le Doc, Paris, FR
The Free Design, Art Ba?rtschi & Cie, Geneve, CH
FOOD—Ecologies of the Everyday, 13th Fellbach Small Sculpture Triennial, Alte Kelter Fellbach, Fellbach, DE
Noir Dedans, Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Martigny, FR
NATURAL INSTINCTS, Les Urbanes 2015, Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, Biel, CH
Windows Hung With Shutters, a project by Anna Goetz, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich, CH
Some Gallerists, M/L Art Space, Berlin, DE
Stipendium Vordemberge-Gildewart 2015, Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, Biel, CH
Summer Group Show, 224 Main Street, Germantown, NY, USA
Cookie Gate, Ellis King, Dublin, IRL
Performance Proletariens, Istituto Svizzero, Rome, IT
Platform 15, Kunstwollen EWZ, Zurich, CH
A Form is a Social Gatherer, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, CH
Fit for Purpose, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, CH
Diversi Muri, Istituto Svizzero, Rome, IT
RE-culture III, International Contemporary Art Festival, Patras, GR
Courting Aporia, Geberit Stiftung, Rapperswil-Jona, CH
How do you solve a problem like Maria?, Lola Kramers’ Apartment, Zurich, CH
Guyton Price Smith Walker, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, CH
Ñewmpressionism, Istituto Svizzero, Milan, IT
Ernte 13, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, CH
Warum ist Landschaft schön?, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH
How to look at it, Lecture at Elaine, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, CH
Be specific!, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, CH
Doom, Eichalde 16, Zurich, CH
Space is the Place, Murbacherstasse 27, Basel, CH
This is no Layout yet, it’s just laid out, Theater Roxy, Birsfelden, CH
Multiple & Co, Villa du Parc, Annemasse, FR
Regionale 12, Kunstraum Riehen, CH
Joy in Repetition, L6, Freiburg im Breisgau, DE
The Village Cry, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH
On Publications, Portraits, Public Art and Performance, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
Independent Art Fair NYC, New Jersey at Hard Hat, Geneva, CH
Bridges & Tunnels, Hart Hat, Geneva, CH
Solids Kunst am Bau, Paul Schärrer Institut, Wettbewerb, DE
Naomi Naomi, Zurich, CH
Festival der Künste, ZHdK, Zurich, CH
Electric Rendez-Vous,, Basel, CH

scholarships and acquisitions

Thun Ceramic Residency, Bolzano, IT
Atelier Mondial Paris, scholarship
TRIANGLE FRANCE, scholarship
ABA Residency Berlin, scholarship
Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt, acquisition
Kunsthalle Roveredo, scholarship
Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt, acquisition
Förderbeitrag der UBS Kulturstiftung, scholarship
Studio Roma, Istituto Svizzero, Roma, scholarship
Reisepreis der Kunsthalle Basel, scholarship
Kulturelles Baselland, acquisition
Kulturelles Baselland, acquisition

other projects

Since 2013 running the artist space 'Taylor Macklin' in Zurich together with Selina Grüter and Michèle Graf.