© Leonie Brandner, 2019

b. 1992



Master of Artistic Research, Royal Academy of Fine Art, The Hague, 2019-2021

Bachelor Honours Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art (Cum Laude), University of Arts London, 2013-2016

Gestalterischer Vorkurs, Hochschule für Kunst und Design, Luzern, 2012-2013



 Emerging Artist Opportunity, British Council Germany, Liebermann Villa, Berlin, DE, 2018 - 2019

Barbican Young Visual Art Group, London, UK, 2015 - 2016


Solo Exhibitions

Liebling Wo Sind Die Fische?, Piano Lounge, Aarau, Switzerland, September, 2019

Marbellous Living, BcmA, Berlin, Germany, February, 2019

Fast Zuhause, Vitrine01, Berlin, Germany, November 2018
Die Kunst des Spaghetti-Machens, das Kaptial, Berlin, Germany, May 2018 

One To Three, Hom, Cafe Pappelreihe, Frollein Langner, Berlin, Germany, January 2018


One More, das Giftraum, Berlin, Germany, September 2017

Some Of These Places, im Leeren Raum, Berlin, Germany, June 2017

Dinge Sind Dinge Für Dinge, Zimmermannhaus, Brugg, Switzerland, October 2016 


Empty Space Within Or Below, Kunstraum Aarau, Switzerland, August 2015


Group Exhibitions

Wavering Grounds, Pavillon Tribschenhorn, Lucern, Switzerland, October 2019

Slip: Joyrobix European Tour 2019, Aarau, Köln, June 2019

Petra von Kant, Performance Festival Berlin, May 2019

Slip: Joyrobix European Tour 2019, Berlin, Central Rixdorf, April 2019

Slip: Joyrobix UK Tour 2019, Manchester, Bradford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, London, Liverpool, Newcastle, April 2019

London 1938, Emerging Artist Opportunity - British Council Germany, Liebermann Villa, Berlin, Gemany, January 2019

Auswahl 18, Aargauer Kunstmuseum, Aarau, Switzerland, December 2018

Archipiélago, Old British Embassy to Madrid, Madrid, Spain, September 2018

Biopsie, Artburst, R. – Raum für drastische Massnahmen, Berlin, Germany, September 2018

Trigger, Bar Babette, Berlin, Germany, July 2018

Perception Change, Studio Baustelle, Berlin, Germany, June 2018

Slow Moves, Stützpunkt Teufelsberg, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Teufelsberg, Berlin, Germany, June 2018

Flashback Displacement, Voodoo 55, Berlin, Germany, May 2018

Nature Morte, Fringe Arts Festival Bath, Bath, Great Britain, May 2018

Deep Maps, Dada Post, Berlin, Germany, April 2018

Dazwischen, Glogauair, Berlin, Germany, September 2017

Growing Pains - a Rooftop Rennaisance, Greenhouse, Berlin, Germany, June 2017

Thoughts Become Art, das Baumhaus, Berlin, Germany, June 2017

Das Atelier, Rathaus Aarau, Switzerland, May 2017

Auswahl 16, Aargauer Kunstmuseum, Aarau, Switzerland, December 2016

In the Woods Festival, Staplehurst, Great Britain, September 2016

This Was The Future, Young Visual Arts Group Barbican, Barbican, London, Great Britain, May 2016

Park 16, Cannizaro Park, London, Great Britain, April 2016

youandme, Harts Lane Studios, London, Great Britain, October 2015

Slippers 2, Safehouse, London, Great Britain, June 2015

You Are Already Dead, Camden People Theatre, London, Great Britain, May 2015

Kino Open Studios, Spike Island, Bristol, Great Britain, May 2015

0 – 27.352575 - 0, Erfrischungsraum, Luzern, Switzerland, April 2015

It's coming. It's just not here yet, Harts Lane Studios, London, Great Britain, March 2015

Auswahl 14, Aargauer Kunstmuseum, Aarau, Switzerland, December, 2014

Brick Cloud, Two Queens, Leicester Festival 2014, UK Young Artist, Leicester, Great Britain, November 2014

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album, RA Late, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Great Britain, October 2014

Slippers 1, Hoxton Basement, London, Great Britain, June 2014

In-Between, Til Gallery, London, Great Britain, May 2014

Curated Shows

Program Director and Curator of Donaugang, Berlin, DE, October 2018 - 2019

Co-Founder of Zopf! - Breakfast Club for Unfinished Work with Joe Snape, Berlin 2017-ongoing

The Act Of Homemaking - Claiming Space, Dada Space, Berlin, Germany, August, 2018

Summer Solstice - Some Of These Places, im Leeren Raum, Berlin, Germany, June 2017


Archipiélago, Old British Embassy to Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Septmber 2018

SketchUp Online Residency, Online, October 2018


Competitions and Achievements

Project Funding: Joyrobix Slip European Tour 2019, Hans und Lina Blattner Stiftung, Aarau, Switzerland, 2019

Project Funding: Joyrobix Slip European Tour 2019, Kulturstelle Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland, 2019

Project Funding: Joyrobix Slip European Tour 2019, Aargauer Kuratorium, Aarau, Switzerland, 2018

Auswahl 18, Kunstmuseum Aarau, Aarau CH, 2018

Opportunity for Emerging Artists, British Council Germany, Liebermann Villa, Berlin, Germany, October 2018

Archipiélago, Old British Embassy to Madrid, Madrid, Spain, September 2018                                           

Nature Morte, Fringe Art Baths Festival, Bath, UK, 2018

Auswahl 16, Kunstmuseum Aarau, Aarau CH, 2016                                                                                          

Barbican Young Visual Art Group, London, UK, 2015 - 2016                                  


Auswahl 14, Kunstmuseum Aarau, Aarau CH, 2014                                               

UK Young Artist, Leicester Festival, Leicester, UK, 2014                                              

Film Screening at the RA, RA Late, London, UK, 2014                                              





Publications and Reviews

 Marbellous Living (foto dokumentation), Contemporary Badass Magazine, August 2019


Archipiélago - Collective Exhibition, Former British Embassy Madrid, Beis Revista , Nr. 9, December 2018

Biopsie, Exhibition Catalogue: Biopsie,  Artburst Berlin, September 2018

Rock Heads (foto dokumentation), Stillifemagazine, August 2018

So Juicy (foto dokumentation), Food & Love Magazine, July 2018 


Leonie Brandner’, sage und schreibe, Schülerzeitgung Alte Kantonsschule Aarau, Aarau, Schweiz, Nr. 25, May 2017


Publikation der Kurzgeschichte ‘In Search of the Elusive Blue’ (gedruckt), Athen, Griechenland, December 2016

Rock Heads, Pample Mousse Magazine, Kunstmagazin, First Edition: I Told You So, Nr.1, November 2016


Bildschirm: ‘We all try really hard to be a cube.’ Juli Magazin, Kunst- und Kulturmagazin Aargau, Nr. 58, October 2015

Junge Aargauer Künstlerin für kurze Zeit zurück aus London.’, Aargauer Zeitung 20.8.15, August 2015



Publications: Literature



Shortlisted for the '6th international short story contest' 2016 by eyeland.gr

Publication of the short story 'In Search Of The Elusive Blue'