Roles in Archive: Artist
b.1967 Kiel, Germany
Tomma Abts was born in Kiel, Germany in 1967 and has lived in London since 1995. Included in the 2001 Istanbul Biennial, the 2004 Carnegie International, and the 2006 Berlin Biennial, Abts’ work has been featured in solo exhibitions in Europe at the Kunsthalle, Kiel (2006) and the Kunsthalle, Basel (2005), and in commercial galleries in Berlin, Cologne, and London. In 2006, Abts was the recipient of the Turner Prize, awarded by the Tate Britain in London.