Jozef Legrand

Field of Practice:

Visual Arts

City, Country:

Berlin, Germany


1990, 1991


July 1990 - June 1991



Born 1957 in Niel/Belgium.

He studied architecture until 1977 at Nationaal Hoger Instituut Voor Bouwkunst En Stedenbouw, Antwerp; graphic printing 1977-82 at Sint-Lucaspaviljoen, Antwerp; painting and sculpture 1983-85 at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Paris and sculpture 1985-88 at the Academy of Arts in Berlin. He lives in Berlin since 1985.

Legrand received numerous grants, including: Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris 1983-85; Senate for Cultural Affairs, Berlin 1988, 1994; Karl Hofer Society, Berlin 1989-91; Kulturfonds Berlin 1993; Kunstfonds Bonn 1997.

Selected projects: Gronevallei, Ghent (2007); »Reservoir X«, Cistern Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin (2006); »Monopolis. Berliner Mauer« (»Monopolis. Berlin Wall«), Witte de With, Rotterdam (2005); »Ein Gebäude wandert um sich selbst…« (»A building is moving around itself…«), Flemish Parliament, Brussels (2004); »Demo«, Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin (2003); Interactive streetfilmscenario for VDAB, Tongeren, Belgium (2002); Expo 2000, Urban 21, Hannover and Berlin.

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