Oscar Enberg

Born 1988, Christchurch (lives and works in Berlin)


2010 BFA (Sculpture), Canterbury University Ilam School of Fine Arts, Christchurch


Goodwife Bishop, Mossman, Wellington (solo)
Death of a Housewife, Stadium, Berlin (solo)
The first cuck, St. Joseph, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (solo)

Taste & Power, a prologue, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)
ars viva, S.M.A.K, Gent (group)

ars viva, Kunstverein München (group)
SCAMMING (curated by Flavio Palasciano and Franziska Sophie Wildförster), Palazzo Lancia, Turin (group)
Projection Series #7: First as fiction, then as myth (curated by Sophie O’Brien), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (film series)
Der Amethyst, Die Opale, Die Agamemnon (curated by Maurin Dietrich), Frankfurt am Main, Berlin (solo)
Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole), Art Basel Statements, Hopkinson Mossman booth (solo presentation)
Frottage Cottage, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)

troubles de la croissance (der ursprung des pendels), Sculpture Terrace, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (solo)
By the Laws of Chance, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin (group)
Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery (group)

the prophet, the wise, the technician, and the Pharisee, Artspace, Auckland (solo)
I Wish I Never Kissed that Frog, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam (group)
Playtime, LAX, Los Angeles (group)
Touch your brain, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)
Les règles du jeu / The rules of the game, Centre Pompidou, Paris (group)
Jean, Jean, et l’Enfant Sauvage, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)

Sire So-and-So or Richard Pågen, Johan Berggren, Malmö (solo)
Aria, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne (group)
The Pynchons S01E02: Slouching Towards Dignity, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)


2018 Fogo Island Arts, Fogo Island
2016-2017 Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2016 Artspace, Sydney


2018 ars viva Prize


Hamish Win, ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are still dead!’, Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole), Hopkinson Mossman & Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, 2017 (catalogue essay)
Chris Sharp & Oscar Enberg, ‘Nice to Meet You’, Mousse 50, October 2015 (interview)
Chris Sharp, ‘Oscar Enberg’, The Pynchons S01E02: Slouching Towards Dignity, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, 2014 (catalogue essay)
Frances Morton, ‘Oscar Enberg’, Art Collector, Issue 67, Jan-Mar 2014 (article)
Hamish Win ‘Rhianna Drawls’ to accompany ‘hey man, hey hows it going’, RM, Auckland, 2012 (exhibition essay)
Gilbert May & Oscar Enberg, ‘Reduced Options’, Artspace, Auckland, 2012 (exhibition essay)
Oscar Enberg, ‘Varm Korv Fuck Feast’, The John Dory Report, Christchurch, 2010 (essay)