Michael Sailstorfer was born in 1979 in
Vilsbiburg, Germany, and currently lives in
Berlin. He studied at the Academy of Fine Art
in Munich and Goldsmiths College in London,
and has been part of residencies in Los
Angeles (Villa Aurora) and the Office for
Contemporary Art Norway in Oslo. In 2004
he showed at the Sydney Biennial and at
Manifesta 5 in San Sebastian, following up
with exhibitions at Artists Space, New York
(2005) and Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2006).
Other solo shows have taken place in Austria,
Belgium, Dubai, France, Italy and Switzerland.
Sailstorfer is represented by the Johann
König Gallery in Berlin, Galerie Emmanuel
Perrotin in Paris, Galeria Fortes Vilaça in São
Paulo, Zero Galleria in Milan, and Galerie
Thaddeus Ropac in Salzburg.