Philipp Schmitt

News + Exhibitions


Dec 17, 2020 – Jan 29, 2021
Catálogos Desencadenados. Curated by Nuria Rodríguez, Salvador Haro and Iván de la Torre. University of Málaga, ES.

Spring 2021 (postponed)
Curatorial Agents. Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, US.


Oct 9, 2020 – Apr 18, 2021
#cute - Inseln der Glückseligkeit?, NRW Forum Düsseldorf, DE.

Sep 12, 2020 – Apr 11, 2021
Designs for Different Futures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US.

Nov 14, 2020 – Jan 31, 2021
Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa, Yuz Museum Shanghai
Curated by Iris Long. Artists: Kate Crawford & Vladan Joler, Jake Elwes, He Zike, Liu Xin, Anna Ridler & Daria Jelonek, Evan Roth, Philipp Schmitt & Anina Rubin with Dr. Felipe Orduña Bustamante, Sun Xiaoxing & Hu Yanjun, Zhang Wenxin, Payne Zhu

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Selected Past Exhibitions & Events

A photo of a transparent acrylic chair in a dark exhibition gallery.
I Am Sitting In A High-Dimensional Room. Installation view: Lying Sophia & Mocking Alexa, Yuz Museum.

Oct 1, 2020 – Nov 15, 2020
I Am Sitting In A High-Dimensional Room, 1014 space for ideas, New York, US.

Image: The Photographers' Gallery

Oct 15, 2020, 6:00-8:00 PM UK Time
Working with Datasets
A roundtable discussion concluding Data / Set / Match, a programme exploring the crucial role of photographic datasets in the development of machine vision and artificial intelligence. 
Participants: Philipp Schmitt, xtine burrough, Sabrina Starnaman, Everest Pipkin, Ramon Amaro, Nicolas Malevé

Solo Exhibition: Declassifier. Media Wall, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Aug 4 – Aug 31, 2020

Declassifier. Installation Image © Tim Bowditch, 2020
Declassifier. Installation Image © Tim Bowditch, 2020
Declassifier. Screen Recording, 2020

Designs for Different Futures, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Oct 17, 2019 – Mar 8, 2020

Curated by Kathryn B. Hiesinger, Michelle Millar Fisher, Emmet Byrne, Maite Borjabad López-Pastor, and Zoë Ryan, with guest curators Andrew Blauvelt, Colin Fanning, and Orkan Telhan.

Photography courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art
Photography courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing
Jul 12 – Oct 21, 2019

Curator: Iris Long

Artists: Christian “Mio” Loclair, ZHANG Wenxin, Anna Ridler & Daria Jelonek, HE Zike, LIU Xin, Payne ZHU, Jake Elwes, Philipp Schmitt & Stephan Bogner, LarbitsSisters, Kyle McDonald, Kate Crawford & Vladan Joler, SUN Xiaoxing & HU Yanjun

MAK Design Labor
May 29, 2019 – 2022

Photo: Mayer/MAK

Uncanny Values, Vienna Biennale, MAK Vienna
May 29 – Oct 6, 2019

Curators: Marlies Wirth, Paul Feigefeld

Artists: Rachel Ara,, Mladen Bizumic, Tega Brain, Julian Oliver and Bengt Sjölén, James Bridle, Giulia Bruno and Armin Linke in collaboration with Luc Steels, Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler, Simon Denny, Heather Dewey­-Hagborg and Chelsea E. Manning, Constant Dullaart, Karen Hao, Lynn Hershman Leeson, David Link, Jonas Lund, Trevor Paglen, Matteo Pasquinelli, Philipp Schmitt and Steffen Weiss, Superflux
Jorinde Voigt

Photo: Someplace Studio
Photo: Aslan Kudrnofsky/MAK

PRISM (Parsons MFA DT Thesis Show), The New School, New York
May 14 – 17, 2019

DAAD Art Show, German Consulate New York
Duo show with Markus Wulf
Jan 11 – Feb 9, 2018

Camera Restricta
Festival Images de Vevey
Sep 2016

Camera Restricta, Festival Images 2016, Vevey, Switzerland