Emilie Trice

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Unfinished Business: Skills, 2011 Video Still © Emilie Trice
Unfinished Business: Gold Gagosian card II, (detail), 2011 Gold Leafed Woven Business Cards © Emilie Trice
Unfinished Business: Gold Gagosian card (detail), 2011 Gold Leafed Woven Business Cards © Emilie Trice
You Look Tired...Wilde Gallery, 2011 Self Portrait With Business Card On A4 Paper, Laminated © Emilie Trice
You Look Tired...Exberliner, 2011 Self Portrait With Business Card On A4 Paper, Laminated © Emilie Trice
You Look Tired...BodhiBerlin, 2011 Self Portrait With Business Card On A4 Paper, Laminated © Emilie Trice
Kollektivist Manifesto, 2011 Text Art Printed On A4 Paper, Laminated © Emilie Trice
© Emilie Trice
Quick Facts
Pittsburgh, PA
Birth year

Emilie Trice is an artist/curator/writer/ translator based in Berlin, Germany.

She is currently managing various emerging creative outfits, including the Berlin-based band FENSTER and the Italian textile artist MARCELLA DUSI, while preparing for her first solo show as an artist ("Unfinished Business" opening on August 23rd at SRS/ in Berlin).

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Emilie received her BA from Middlebury College, VT with a joint major in Studio Art and German and a minor in Art History. She graduated magna cum laude and moved to New York City to work for Gagosian Gallery, before relocating to Berlin in 2006. Since moving abroad, Emilie has contributed to numerous cultural publications and websites, consulted on several Berlin-specific projects, curated a handful of large-scale exhibitions in alternative venues, and worked for a couple of commercial galleries.

Her writing has appeared on The Paris Review Daily, The New York Times website,,, in DAMn Magazine and Artillery Magazine, among others. She wrote the entire BlackBook guide to Berlin and contributed to the Iphone application Eyeout, The Mobile Art Guide to Berlin/Zurich/Rheinland. Emilie has been quoted in articles by the Associated Press, Modern Painters, Manhattan Magazine, Sleek Magazine, and her exhibitions have been mentioned in the International Herald Tribune, on, and in WhiteWall Magazine, among others.

To listen to select songs by FENSTER, please click here.
Emilie Trice is an artist/curator/writer/ translator from Pittsburgh,
PA, currently based in Berlin, Germany.


2004 B.A. Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, Magna cum laude (Majors:
Studio Art, Highest Honors / German, High Honors)


Curator's Choice, Tape Modern, Berlin
Unfinished Business, SRS, Kunstverein, Berlin (solo)


A Moveable Feast
Co-curated with Carson Chan at The Gardens on Glesidreieck, Berlin
Thursday, April 21st
Awst&Walther, Maxime Ballesteros, CaBoume, Telse Bus, Casual Goth,
Christopher David, Zhivago Duncan, Fenster, Britta & Ron Helbig, Iku
Sakan, Markus Shimizu, Santiago Taccetti

Nouveau Art Nouveau
Tape Modern, Heidestrasse 14, Berlin
Friday, April 15th
Sarah Anton, Nicky Broekhuysen, DAG, Amie Dicke, Frank Eickhoff, Peter
Freitag, Marc Fromm, James Gortner, GOULD, Elizabeth Hepworth, Wiley
Hoard, Oliver Kroll, Hiroshi McDonald Mori, Tim Meehan, Jeong Ryu,
Polina Soloveichik, Paul Szuszinski, Anne von Freyburg, Mara Wagenführ

In Fifteen Minutes Everybody Will Be Famous
Co-curated with Anna Erickson at Tape Modern, Heidestrasse 14, Berlin
May 1st and 2nd
Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Awst & Walther, Amir Fattal, Bruce La Bruce,
Daniel And Geo Fuchs, Dan Colen, Dash Snow, David Levine, Douglas
Gordon, Eric Doeringer, Friederike Haman, John Isaacs, Jomar Statkun,
Marcel Bühler, Pete Wheeler, Ssion, Terence Koh, Thomas Eller, xoooox,
Zhivago Duncan

To The Thawing Wind
Freies Museum, Berlin
March 13th - April 9th
Awst & Walther, David Buckland, Louisa Conrad & Lucas Farrell

.HBC, Karl-Liebknecht Strasse 9, Berlin Alexanderplatz, February 7th – 21st
Co-curated with Christopher David
Angel Eyedealism, Christoph Steffner, Douglas Gordon, Daniel Tagno,
David Nicholson, Edmund Piper, Gary Rough, Gustaf von Arbin, Hannes
Bend, Holger Jäger, Justin Adian, John Isaacs, Kenno Apatrida,
Madeline Stillwell, Maxime Ballesteros, Oliver Pietsch, Pete Wheeler,
Ralf Gutsmann, Sergio Roger, Sean Cheetham, Stefan Saffer, Sandro
Porcu, Torsten Solin, Tim Meehan, Tiphaine Shipman, Stephen Neidich,
Warren Neidich, Yoon Lee, Zak Smith and Zhivago Duncan.

HIGHWAY CHILD: Tales of the Modern-day Drifter
Galerie Mittwoch, Landsberger Allee 54, Berlin, September 3rd - October 8th
Artists Anonymous, Alec Soth, Brendan Flanagan, Ethan
Hayes-Chute,Hannes Bend, Kenno Apatrida, Jaybo aka MONK, Maxime
Ballesteros, Nacnud Ogaviz (Zhivago Duncan), Pete Wheeler, Warren


Sacred and Profane, SLEEK Mag (print)
Indulging Will Cotton's Eye Candy, SOMA Mag (print)
Decoding Existence: Nicky Broekhuysen, SOMA Mag (print)
A Mother's Work, SLEEK Mag (print)
The Road to Harburg, Paris Review Daily (web)
Chiharu Shiota: Dark Obsessions, DamN Mag 28 (feature, print)
Down to Earth, Catalog Essay, Gazelli Art House, London
Turning a Berlin Gas Station Into Art, New York Times (web)
Goldin Pays Tribute to Berlin’s Creative Underground, New York Times (web)

Dick Flash, Catalog Essay co-authored with artist Zhivago Duncan, CFA
(Contemporary Fine Arts), Berlin
Reading Gab Heller, Catalog Essay, Stadtgalerie Saarbruecken
EVOL: Urban Eulogy, DamN Mag 23 (feature, print)

Madeline Stillwell, Catalog Essay, produced by artist Madeline Stillwell
PISA73: Grains of Wrath, Catalog Essay, Wilde Gallery, Berlin

Miguel Angel Rios at Galerie Thomas Schulte 21.07.08,
Critic’s Pick
Markus Keibel at Magnus Müller 4.06.08, Critic’s Pick
Berliner Salon, Art:21 Blog, Friday column
Poor Little Rich Girl & Not So “Poor But Sexy,” Artillery Magazine,
Volume 2/Issue 6 (Intro to special Berlin section & cover feature)

In Solitude. Tobias Bodio. Exhibition catalog for Akademie Schloss Solitude.
ISBN 978-3-937158-570
Afrika und die Kunst. Dorina Hecht. Kawik Verlag (Publisher).
ISBN 978-3-00-031864-1

Frank Nitsche: Antidote Painting, Anne Haun. Catalog Essay, Sint Lukas
Galerie, Brussels
Torsten Solin: Dolls, Exhibition text for Komet Galerie, Berlin
SilverettAtelier Katalog, Artist Residency and Exhibition Catalog,
Bielerhöhe, Silvretta

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