Bjorn Dahlem

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Björn Dahlem (born 1974) is an artist based in Potsdam.

Dahlem was born in Munich. He studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from 1994 to 2000.[1] He makes sculptures based on space and astrophysics out of ordinary household materials.[2]

Between 2005 and 2011, Dahlem was a guest professor Berlin University of the Arts (UdK), Nuremberg Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe Academy of Fine Arts and Braunschweig University of Art.[3] Since 2012, he has been a professor for sculpture at the Braunschweig University of Art.

Selected exhibitions[edit]


  • German Handikraft (with John Bock and René Zeh), Auckland Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand


  • Neue Modelle,Trafo gallery, Budapest


  • Orgasmodrom, Galleria Giò Marconi, Milan


  • Coma Sculptor, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York


  • Kommando Pfannenkuchen, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Heimweh, Haunch of Venison, London
  • Solaris, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Lost in Werner, The Modern Institute, Glasgow


  • Printemps de Septembre, Festival of Contemporary Images, Toulouse
  • S.N.O.W., Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin
  • Strange Attractor, Gallery Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo


  • Extension Turn 2, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
  • The Homunculus Saloon, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
  • Busan Biennale, Museum of Modern Art, Busan, South Korea
  • Berlin goes Zürich, Arndt & Partner, Zurich


  • Gallery Swap (Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin and Hotel, London),Hotel, London
  • The Milky Way, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin


  1. ^ Hammer Projects: Björn Dahlem, October 29, 2004 - February 13, 2005 Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
  2. ^ Archived February 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Björn Dahlem Galerie Baudach, Berlin.

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