Diana Scherer, born in Lauingen/Germany, studied fine art and photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Since 2003 she lives and works in Amsterdam.

 

Upcoming

Lecture: Rootsystem DomesticationFuture Matters; exploring our sustainable materiality / Symposium at Central Saint Martins; London November 9, 2017

Fashioned from Nature - curated by Edwina Ehrman Victoria & Albert Museum;  London April 2018

Design it Does - DHUB Designmuseum Barcelona ; Barcelona March 2018

Convertstation – Sun & Stars / Bradwollff Projects; Fort Abcoude March 2018

 Frankenstein, tussen fantasie en frictie / Rijksmuseum Boerhaave ; Leiden March 2018

What’s Next – Materfad; Barcelona

Selected Solo / Duo Exhibitions

Spectrum Crops  - Findings in Color, Mediamatic; Amsterdam

Interwoven;  Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam

Looking up / Looking down – with Anne Geene, Arjan de Nooy;  Gallery Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam

Duo- Kim, Yong Hoon & Diana Scherer; Korogram Korea Seoul

Interwoven: How Science and Art Meet Belowground – Symposium/exhibition; Wageningen University

Nurture Studies -Hedendaagse kunst in Villa Mondriaan; Winterswijk

Nurture Studies – Nijmegen UMC;  Netherlands

The Peace Weary;  Menno Wigman & Diana Scherer; Balie  Amsterdam

Nofound Photo Fair; Paris

European Ceramic Workcenter (EKWC), Den Bosch; Netherlands

Theo; Buro Leeuwarden, Fries Museum; Netherlands

Neue Arbeiten; Gallery Van Zoetendaal; Amsterdam

Book exhibitions

Mädchen; Short list – PhotoEspaña 2015 Best Photography Book of the Year Award

Museum of the National Library; Madrid

Post Books 2015, Van Zoetendaal Publishers books; Tokyo

Undercover; Museum of Contemporary Art Erarta St. Petersburg

Best Dutch Book Designs; Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Peace Weary;  Menno Wigman & Diana Scherer; Balie /Athenaeum Amsterdam

World Book Design 2012-13;  Printing Museum Tokyo

Book Salon; Duesseldorf

Nofound Photo Fair; Paris

Unseen Photo Fair; Foam; Amsterdam

New York Photobook Fair PS1; New York

Selected Group Exhibitions/Presentations

 2016/17

New Material Award – Vitra Design Museum; Wheil am Rhein

Earth Matters – Textiel Museum; Tilburg until November 2017

Springvloed – Van Zoetendaal en collectie; Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam

Herbarium – Fotografisk Center; Copenhagen

The Principle of least Effort – Kunstvereniging Diepenheim

Alive. Active. Adaptive.  International Conference Emerging Materials – Nieuwe Instituut; Rotterdam

Salone del Mobile – Milan Design Week,  Nieuwe Instituut

(Re)Inventing Nature -  Fotodok; Utrecht

Material-Pioneers - Het Nieuwe Instituut;  Rotterdam

Biotalk Regeneration – Mediamatic & Transnatural

Dutch Design Week; Transnatural

Dutch Design Week; Nieuwe Instituut – New Material Award

Transnatural  Amsterdam; Regeneration

Photography Extended; Museum Het Valkhof Nijmegen

2015 

Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam, Gallery Caroline O’Breen , with Ola Lanko and Laurence Aegerter

Found Reality, Art’otel; Amsterdam   

Post Books, Van Zoetendaal Publishers books; Tokyo

Still/Life; Contemporary Dutch Photography; Himalayas Museum Shanghai

Natuurtalenten Provinciehuis; Haarlem

Gooddesign- The Natural Circle; Design week Milan

2014

Natural Recall; http: Serra dei giardini ; Greenhouse Venice

Marks of Honour  revisited; The PhotoBookmuseum Cologne

Stilllife; Three Shadows Gallery Beijing; China.

Bookpresentation Mädchen Photobook Fair PS1; New York

Unseen Photofair Amsterdam; Gallery Caroline O’Breen

Honoré; Galerie Visconti Paris

Book presentation Mädchen; Athenaeum Amsterdam

What should have remained secret has come to light; Gallery Format Malmö

Undercover; Museum of Contemporary Art Erarta St. Petersburg

The Peace Weary;  Menno Wigman & Diana Scherer; Balie /Athenaeum Amsterdam

World Book Design 2012-13;  Printing Museum Tokyo

Urban Dramas; Arti et Amicitiae Amsterdam

Face to Face; VHS Photogallery Stuttgart

 

 

Publications / Reviews

BLDG Blog by by Geoff Manaugh ‘Rootkit’ 2017

http://www.bldgblog.com/

Wired magazine by Margaret Rhodes, 2017

https://www.wired.com/2016/12/artist-teaches-roots-grow-beautiful-alien-patterns/ 

NRC  ’Dwarse vogel – encyclopedie en wonderlijke wortelpatronen’ by Rianne van Dijk 2017

Het Parool ‘De Natuur is Poezie’ 2017

Trouw – “De wortel als Borduurgaren’ by Joke de Wolf  2016

Art Das Kunstmagazin #3 /2016

Album #4 ‘Mein Freund der Baum’ 2016

Exit Magazine #55 / 2015 ‘Underground’ ; Madrid

Volkskrant Uitgelicht ‘Ondergrondse glorie’ 2015

Volkskrant, Best Photobooks 2014

Hotshoe Magazine 2013 ;Uk

Photoeye – Best Books nomination 2013

Frankie Magazine; Australia 2012

Volkskrant; Best Photobooks 2012

Athenaeum books; Schijnende schoonheid