Roman Signer

Born in Appenzell, Switzerland, 1938. Lives and works in St. Gallen.

Roman Signer studied sculpture and fine art at the Schule für Gestaltung Zürich and the Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw. Between his exhibitions (i.a.): Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen (2014), Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New York, New York (2013), Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai (2012), Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich (2012), Sala de Arte Público Siqueiro, Mexico City (2011), National Gallery of Art, Warszawa  (2010), Hayward Gallery, London (2010), Palais de Tokyo, Paris 2010, 2008, 2006, Biennale die Venezia, Venice (1999, 1976) Documenta VIII, Kassel (1987). His work is present, among others, by the following institutions: Museum Of Old And New Art (MONA), Tasmania; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; FNAC, Paris-La Défense; FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main; Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen; Kunsthaus Zug, Zug; Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich; MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles.

Action [volcan], 1975-1980

Betacam SP, colour, silent

Electric Nights
18
Mar
2011
12
Sep
2011

Art and Pyrotechnic

Action [fumigène], 1981-1984

Betacam SP, colour, silent

Action [chariot de feu], 1985-1989

Betacam SP, colour, silent

56 kleine Helikopter, 2008

Single channel video, full HD 16:9, 3’14’’. Colour, sound

A screaming comes across the sky
10
Oct
2014
5
Apr
2015

Drones, mass surveillance and invisible wars

Wagen (1998)

Ventilators, wood and wheels 120 x 108 x 60 cm Courtesy: Frac Bourgogne

Auto. Dream & Matter
14
May
2009
20
Sep
2009

An exhibition that analyzes the automobile culture as a creative landscape.

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