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NOW | NEXT

2016
04 21 signed and numbered II, MuseumsQuartier, Wien — 05 08
04 28 EXECRATIKA, Soon Art at Galerie Rigassi, Bern — 05 29
08 28 solo exhibition, Gluri Suter Huus, Wettingen — 10 09



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ABOUT TIKA

TIKA is the visual universe of Maja Hürst, expanding since 2003.

Tikathek is the archive of the visual universe TIKA.
A play with the german word Bibliothek (=library).



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ABOUT MAJA HÜRST

2006—
lives in Berlin | Rio de Janeiro | Zürich

2004
06 Diploma Visual communication, University of Art and Design Zürich, ZHdK

2003
first TIKA drawing, Mexico D.F.
first dj set as Chiri Moya, Zürich

1999—2004
Vorkurs & SVG, ZHdK

1998—1999
Kunstklasse, F+F Zürich

1995 —2006
Zürich, Switzerland

1987—1995
Cologne, Germany

1984—1987 
Zürich, Switzerland

1979—1984
Cairo, Egypt

1978
born in Switzerland



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SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2016
09 Gluri Suter Huus, Wettingen
05 EXECRATIKA, Galerie Rigassi by Soon, Bern

2015
10 KONTIKA, Kunst15, Booth C4, Galerie Wenger, Zürich
10 ELEMENTIKA II, Schiffscontainermuseum, Jungkunst, Winterthur
04 ELEMENTIKA, Stägehuus, Zürich

2014
07 AKROBATIKA, Galerie Gartenflügel, Ziegelbrücke 
06 AQUATIKA, Ahoi project room, Basel
04 SAWATIKA, Toot Yung Art Center, Bangkok

2012
11 MORTALISTIKA, White Squat, Zürich

2011
08 RABIESTIKA, Neonchocolate, Berlin
04 TIKATHEK, Skalizers Gallery, Berlin
02 KAPTIKA, /A Word Of Art Space, Cape Town

2010
05 RIO TIKA, La Cucaracha, Rio de Janeiro

2008
10 RIOT IKA, Supalife, Berlin
06 ANIMALISTIKA, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna
03 HELVETIKA, Hana Zuki, Amsterdam



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GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2016
04 signed & numbered II, Jan Arnold Gallery, MuseumsQuartier, Wien

2015
11 Bundeskunsthall of fame, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
10 Containermuseum, Jungkunst, Winterthur
09 Artgau, Picadilly Brugg
06 1/12 Egli, Eglistrasse 8, Zürich

2014
12 Windfall, Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg
11 Magma II, Upadastra House, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai
11 Magma I, St. Jude Bakery, Bandra, Mumbai
05 Die Kunstagentin, Cologne

2013
12 Reclaim Your City, Berlin
09 Cityleaks, Cologne
08 Die Weinhalde, Küsnacht
08 Placebo 2, Büro Discount, Zürich
08 The Circle Show, Urban Spree Gallery, Berlin
05 Group Show One, Stägehuus, Zürich
03 Bukruk, Art & Culture Center, Bangkok

2012
12 Rede Nami, Rio de Janeiro
08 Ilovit, Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen
08 Living Walls Conference, Atlanta G.A.
07 Get Freaky, Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong
06 Street Print, Galerie Modul, Kunsthalle Dresden,
06 Skulpturenpark, Zwicky, Fällanden
04 TNT, with Thierry Furger, Zürich
03 Knock On Wood, Schau Fenster, Berlin
02 Get Freaky Tour, Le Micro Marché, Bruxelles
01 Get Freaky Tour, Le Monde Moderne, Lille

2011
12 Dia dos Muertos, Homegrown, Rio de Janeiro
12 Lessing groupshow, Zürich
12 Get Freaky Tour, L'Hotel de Guines, Arass
10 Reclaim your City, U-bhf Mehringdamm, Berlin
09 Art Cycle 5, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna
05 Papergirl, Milk Gallery, Istanbul
04 Swiss Caracter Design, Büro Discount, Zürich
04 Very Contemporary, Proger Bern
01 Guten Tag, /A Word Of Art space, Cape Town

2010
12 Le Grande Finale, ATM Gallery, Berlin
11 Optativo, West Berlin Gallery, Berlin
10 Stroke 0.3, Soon Art Gallery, Berlin
09 Art Cycle 4, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna
09 Reclaim Your City, Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin
06 Papergirl, Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin

2009
12 Salon Schwarzenberg, Neurotitan Galerie, Berlin
11 Go get your shinebox, Brooklynite Gallery, New York
11 Gentrification, Visarte Kunstetage, Zürich
10 Jungkunst, Winterthur
09 Art Cycle 3, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna
09 Old Skoolin', Art Whino, Washington DC
07 Freak Revolt, WIR Gallery, Berlin
07 Papergirl, Alte Post Neukölln, Berlin
06 Urban Affairs, Stadtbad Wedding, Berlin
01 Social Responsability Department, Schmuck Inc., Zürich

2008
09 Gruppenausstellung, Binz, Zürich
09 Very Contemporary, Stadtgalerie, Proger, Bern
03 2 years inoperable, Inoperable Gallery, Vienna
01 Permanent Gallery, Art Whino, Washington

2007
12 From... To…, Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles
07 Cocido Madrileño, Rojo Máquina Gallery, Madrid
02 Auswärts Zuhause, Jeunesse 6, Montpellier

2006
12 Woostercollective, 11 Spring Street, New York
11 Dia de los Muertos, Miss Hecker, Berlin
09 Brandwagen, Wiener Arsenal, Vienna
05 (ob)session, Gravis, Sofia
04 TGS worldwide, First Ladies, Zürich
02 Strange Creatures, Kuala Lumpur 

2005
06 VK Diplomausstellung ZHdK, Zürich

2004
04 Handmade, ZHdK Plakatsammlung, Zürich

2003
09 Collectiva, Centro Cultural, Mexico D.F.

2002
03 Wiesenzimmer, DUDA-Haus, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich
02 Jeder kann Malen, solo, Galerie Limmatstrasse, Zürich

2001
12 Velcrofoto, solo, Walthi, Zürich



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MURALS | PROJECTS

2016
03 Paradise Birds, mural, private house, Amsterdam
03 Fünf Füchse, mural, Kafi für Dich, Zürich
03 Fasan, mural, Kafi für Dich, Zürich
02 Deu Zebra, mural, Glória, Rio de Janeiro
02 Nina, mural, Vila Madalena, São Paulo
01 Os Pavões, mural, Glória, Rio de Janeiro

2015
12 Alchemie, silkscreen on cut out wood, edition of 1250, for puls, Zürich 
11 Live is just a break, floor- & mural, Bundeskunsthallen, Bonn
11 Animal within you, painting on paper, 150 x 400 cm, Zürich
11 Scheisse aber geil, mural, with Sheron, Zürich
11 Hilda, light mural, Kunstfenster, Hildastrasse 10, Zürich
10 Badenfahrt 2017, posters, Zürich, Baden
10 Kontika, 66 pieces, 155 x 350 cm painting on wood, Berlin
10 Isso, mural, with Sheron, Berlin
09 Reclaim, light mural, RYC Kongress, Mensch Meier, Berlin
09 Bienli, mural, artGau, Picadilly, Brugg
09 Yeah Geburi, mural, with Zoël, Letten Zürich
08 tigersplatter, mural, with Ksen, Freibad, Frauenfeld
08 grayhound, mural, Fou de Fougerette castle, Etang sur Arroux
07 owl, painting on circus waggon, Wagenplatz, Klybeck Areal, Basel
06 Anaheim & The Irma an Luise split single, recordcover, Zürich 
05 graine de folie, guestroom, Fou de Fougerette castle, Etang sur Arroux
05 Basilisk, mural, Steinentorstrasse 45, Basel
04 Seamonsters, boat sails, Cecina, Mediterranian Sea
04 Kotu Roti, food truck, Zürich
03 Morgen Grauen, mural, Zürich
03 Öpfel & Bira, collaboration mural, Zürich

1014
12 Pegasus & Foal, mural, Ahmedabad
12 Day — he in the sun, mural, Mumbai
12 Night — she in the moon, mural, Mumbai
12 Fish Fingers, Mural, Darawi, Mumbai
11 New Friends, mural, Bandra, Mumbai
11 Mermaid, mural, Bandra, Mumbai
11 lucky cat at the fishpond, with Anpu, Mumbai
10 Mism Record, edition of 100, Zürich
10 Jungkunst portraits, Zürich
09 Waschbär mit dem goldenen Ei, mural, Halle
09 Gepäckausgabe, installation, Glarus
09 Loki uf em Abstellgleis, mural, Winterthur
07 Uhu, mural, Zürich
07 Hey Du I .... You!, light mural, Zürich
06 Goldfisch, mural, Winterthur
05 Chrottepösche, mural, ArtGau, Brugg
05 Make Love Not Lofts, mural, Zürich
04 Swimmer in Klong Ekkamai, mural, Bangkok
04 Hands, workshop, Swiss School Bangkok
02 Art To Go No3, Ahoi Ahoi, Basel
02 Bananas, mural, Bangkok
01 Big Zis & TIKA, ep2/3 release, Helsinki Klub, Zürich

2013
12 Gentrification Monster, reclaim your city, Berlin
12 Art To Go No2, Ahoi Ahoi, Basel
12 Verein Zitrone, on and behind glass painting, Altstetten
12 Velocitta, shutter painting, Zürich
11 TIKA skull, wallpainting, Zürich
11 Weingeist, wall & ceiling painting, privat residency, Höngg
10 Tim & Puma Mimi, woodcut for Flexirecord
09 Dog Days, mural, Cologne
09 Queen Of The Night, mural, Cologne
08 Rabenmädchen, shutter painting, Sonic Records, Zürich
08 Feinheit Portraits, Zürich
08 Viva Con Agua, Basel
07 KONTIKA, painting on d.i.y. raft, with friends, Berlin
07 Wave Festival, workshop & livepainting, Aubange
07 Sommer, mural, Zürich
06 several murals, Lisboa
02 Four Lotustrees, mural, BACC, Bangkok

2012
12 Big Zis & TIKA, ep1/3 release, Binz, Zürich
11 Binz Flag, with August Blum, Zürich
11 Art To Go, Le Magaz-1, Basel
10 Der Sommer stirbt jedes Jahr für den Winter, mural, Zürich
10 Argosleo, sculpture, Fällanden
09 Staibock & Hirtin, mural 7x2m, Chur
09 Binz bliibt Binz, mural, Zürich
09 Egghead, mural, with Rimon Guimarães, Zürich
09 Museumsnacht, mural 25x6m, Morant, St. Gallen
08 Mrs. Wendal, mural 100x20m, Center Stage, Atlanta, G.A.
07 ANIMALISTIKA, performance, Museumsquartier Vienna
07 Creation, minivan painting, Vienna
06 Birebaum, ceiling painting 7x25m, Restaurant Feldberg, Basel
05 Bird Tree, mural, Wallpainting Exchange, Goethe Institut, Sofia
02 Deu Zebra, mural 7x5m, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
02 Graffiteiras Soltando Os Bixos, mural 8x8m, Cedim, Rio de Janeiro

2011
12 Zürich–West painting, Tiefbauamt Stadt Zürich
11 Wash Project, Viva Con Agua, Hamburg
09 Ridin' the animal within you, mural 18x3m, Bicycle Film Festival, Vienna
09 Steffi (&) the Swan, mural 2x9m, Naschmarkt, Vienna
08 Aeterna Vanitas, mural 20x7m, Grabowsee, Berlin
07 Ikarus sister, mural 20x12m, Parque del Sol, St. Pölten
06 Manegg, floor- & mural 10x10x10m, Zürich
06 Wide Open Walls, various murals, Makasutu, Gambia
05 Stadtmusikanten, with Kowalski, mural 2x5m, Istanbul
05 Isis, crocodile & papyrusboat, mural 15x6m, Alexandria
03 Museumsnacht, light mural, livepainting, Kunsthaus, Zürich
03 Woodstock Peacock, mural 5x5m, Cape Town
02 Lion & Peacock, mural 5x25m, Cape Town

2010
10 Partyanimals, mural 20x7m, Club Maria am Ostbahnhof, Berlin
06 Papergirl, mural 9x9m Neurotitan, Berlin
06 Scope, livepainting, Art Basel
04 Arvol Da Morte, ceiling- & wallpainting, privat residency, Buenos Aires
03 guerreiras soltando os bixos, mural 40x4m Salvador da Bahia
01 Waldmannli, mural 6x2m, privat residency, Sedrun

2009
12 Wolpertika, ceilling, floor & wallpainting, Gängeviertel, Hamburg
10 Uhu & Kerbel, mural 20x6m, privat residency, Netstal
09 We love Velove, with Lelo, mural 10x3m, Bicycle Film Festival, Vienna
08 Garden Secret, mural 1.5x3m, privat residency, Wallisellen
06 Goatflu, mural 5x3m goat, farm, Berner Oberland
06 Velove, with Bera White, mural, Creaturefest, Belgiardino, Lodi
05 Inoperable at Le Meridien, livepinting, Vienna
05 Coffee, mural, Henrici Cafe, Zürich

2008
08 I Luv Langstrass, Installation, Perla Mode, Zürich
08 Heart & Hands, with Bera White, mural, Creaturefest, Belgardino, Lodi
02 Officewall, with M8, mural, Munich

2006
08 Grünipiraten, with M8, mural, privat residency, Berlin
01 Amzone, with Elak & Enta, mural, Overspray office, New York

2005
09 Homies, with Enta, Jamarico, Winterthur



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RESIDENCIES

2015
07 Fou de Fougerette, Etang sur Arroux

2014
12 Tvak Art Studios, Ahmedabad
10 st+art, Mumbai —11
01 Toot Yung Art Center, Bangkok —04

2013
06 Die Weinhalde, Küsnacht —08
06 Lisboa
01 Bangkok —02

2012
07 Museumsquartier, Vienna 

2011
01 A Word Of Art  / Pro Helvetia, Cape Town —03

2010
04 Buenos Aires
03 Salvador da Bahia

2009
09 Kunstetage / Visarte, Zürich —11

2006
01 New York —02

2005
11 New York —12

2003
03 Mexico D.F. —08

1999
06 New York


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COLLECTIONS

2014
08 black hand | white hand, Collection Kanton Zürich

2013
11 Sunne | Blueme, Collection Kanton Zürich

2012
07 Archetika, Diptich, Museumsquartier, Vienna 
06 Velove edition, Collection Kanton Zürich

2004
04 Plakatsammlung, ZHdK, Zürich



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