Biography in English

Lisa Enderli lives and works in Zurich.

Her art is expressed through Drawings, Collages, Photopraphy, Performance and Film. Since 1995 she concentrates mainly on her “Paper and Knife”series which are unprecedented and much acclaimed.

Enderli’s “Messerschnitte” and Paper Sculptures have a unique style and have frequently been selected in art exhibitions in Switzerland and all over the world.

Her works form also part of numerous public and private art collections, including Schweizerische Stiftung für Fotographie (Winterthur), Kunsthaus (Zurich), City of Zurich, Eidgenössische Kunstkommission (Bern), Banca del Gottardo (Lugano), Kunstsammlung Denkmalpflege Kanton Zurich, Klinik Hirslanden (Zurich) and Credit Suisse in Zurich & Paris.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015Gallery du Rhône, Sion, Switzerland
2015Kunsthaus Schill, Stuttgart, Germany
2015Gallery Catherine Niederhauser, Lausanne, Switzerland
2013GALARTIS, Lausanne, Switzerland
2013NIDAU GALLERY, Nidau, Switzerland
2012ausschnitt, raum fur schnittkunst, aarau, Switzerland
2011Gallery Galartis, Lausanne, "L'AMOUR DU GESTE"
2010Gallery Zimmermannshaus, Brugg, "Streifzug", Switzerland
2010Gallery Niedervolta EWA, Altdorf, Switzerland
2010Gallery Sylvia Denzler, Zurich, Switzerland
2010Gallery Pesko, Lenzerheide, Switzerland
2008Gallery Horst Dietrich , Berlin, Germany
2008Aoristo, Pistoia, Italy
2008Maiers Zurich, Filmpremiere und Ausstellung, Switzerland
2007Gallery Catherine Niederhauser, Lausanne, Switzerland
2007Gallery Zimmermannhaus - Stadt Brugg, Switzerland
2006Buchvernissage Gallery Neuenschwander, Zurich, Switzerland
2005Casa Atelier Bedigliora, Ticino, Switzerland
2004Gallery Andy Illiens, Zurich, Switzerland
2003Kunsthalle Neuwerk, Konstanz, Germany
2001IG Halle Rapperswil, Switzerland
2000Städtische Gallery im Amtshimmel, Baden, Switzerland
2000Gallery G, Freiburg i.B., Germany
1999Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil, Switzerland
1997Gallery Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1995Gallery G, Freiburg i.B., Germany
1993Gallery Michelle Zeller, Bern, Switzerland
1993Gallery Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1991Gallery Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1990Gallery Akhnaton, Cairo, Egypt
1989Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal-Basel, Switzerland
1987Art Magazin, Zurich, Switzerland
1985Art Magazin, Zurich, Switzerland
1983Gallery C. Hummel, Basel, Switzerland

 

Group Shows

201420th International Contemporary Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
2014Gallery Vogtei, Herrliberg, "Papier Papier", Switzerland
2013Art @ Swiss Tower, Swiss Tower, JLT Dubai
2012Gršsser als Zurichl, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
2011Gallery Sylvia Denzler, Zurich, Switzerland, "Projekt 5"
2010Helmhaus Zurich, "Zwischenlager", Switzerland
2010Gallery Carla Renggli, Zug, "weissschwarz", Switzerland
2010Arts and Craft Museum, Shanghai, China
2010Fudan University, Shanghai, China
2008Kult Zurich Aussersihl Museum Baviera, Zurich, Switzerland
2006Papervisionen Gallery Catrina, StŠfa, Switzerland
2005Swiss art miami, Florida, USA
2005Weihnachtsaustellung Gallery Marie-Louise Wirth, Switzerland
2004Palazzo S. Giorgio, Genova, "vicini - oltre lo sguardo", Italy
2004Haus für Neue Kunst, Altdorf, "Protest und Kritik, laut und leise"
1999Decoraz(i)on, Tecla Sala, Barcelona, Spain
1998Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1997Art Frankfurt, Gallery Dr. G. Selz, Freiburg i.B., Germany
1997Edition Tutti, Verduno, Italy
1996Art Frankfurt, Gallery Dr. G. Selz, Freiburg i.B., Germany
1996Bildraum, Zurich, Switzerland
1996Gallery Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1996Kunstlicht, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1994Zeichnungen, Art Magazin, Zurich, Switzerland
1993Art Multiple Dusseldorf, Gallery Horst Dietrich, Berlin, Germany
1991Bildersommer, Gallery Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland
1991HeldIn, Kunsthaus, Glarus, Switzerland
1990Unikate Künstlerbucher, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1990Unikate Künstlerbucher, Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland
1989Gallery Horst Dietrich, Berlin, Germany
1989art Basel, Gallery Horst Dietrich, Berlin, Germany
1988Gallery Susan Wyss, Zurich, Switzerland
1987Jurierte Weihnachtsausstellung, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
1986Tutti Frutti, Art Magazin, Zurich, Switzerland
1986Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
1985Kunst am Hut, Strauhof, Zurich, Switzerland
1982Gallery C. Hummel, Basel, Switzerland
1982Fotografien, Strauhof, Zurich, Switzerland
1982Walterspiel, Performance, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1981Walterspiel, Performance, Theater im Fass, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
1980Saus und Braus, Strauhof, Zurich, Switzerland
1978Gallery Silvio Baviera, Zurich, Switzerland
1977Inventar, Performance, Farb + Form, Zurich, Switzerland
1977Merry Christmas, Performance, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Scholarships

2010Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain
1992Paris Cite des Arts International, Paris, France
1990Pro Helvetia, Exhibition contribution in Cairo, Egypt
1988Atelier City of Zurich, New York City, USA
1986Atelier City of Zurich, Genoa, Italy,

 

Art collections that  bought Lisa Enderli’s works

2010Staatsarchiv URI, Switzerland
2008Staatsarchiv URI, Switzerland
2008Stadt Zurich, Switzerland
2005Klinik Hirslanden Zurich, Switzerland
2000Credit Suisse, Zurich, Switzerland
2000Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland
1996Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland
1994Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland
1992Kunstsammlung Denkmalpflege des Kanton Zurich, Switzerland
1991Banca del Gottardo, Tessin, Switzerland
1988Eidg. Kunstkommission, Bern, Switzerland
1987Stadt Zurich, Switzerland
1982Schweiz. Stiftung für Fotografie, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland

 

Selected Publications

Books:Lisa's Cut
Brush Blossoms
Entre - Coupage
Film:Zwischen-Schnitt, Film-Essay, 35 mins.

 

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