Photo Hans-Günther Kaufmann
Olaf Nicolai

Olaf Nicolai (1962) lives and works in Berlin. After studying German language and literature at the University of Leipzig, he has been a visual artist since 1990. In addition to participating in solo and group exhibitions, he has shown at Documenta (1997 & 2017), at the 49th and 51st Venice Biennale (2001 and 2005). For his work In The Woods There Is A Bird… commissioned by Documenta 14 Olaf Nicolai was awarded the Karl Sczuka Prize 2017 for works of radio art.

[Kunsthalle Wien]