I am the author and editor of the speculative book series Solution. My debut novel Der Effekt was published in 2001.

Recent books include Solution 295-304: Mare Amoris (2020), Burial of the White Man (2019, with Erik Niedling), Solution 275-294: Communists Anonymous (ed. with Joshua Simon, 2017), Solution 257: Complete Love (2016), It’s Me! (2016, with David Pearce) Solution 264-274: Drill Nation (2015), Concentration (ed., 2015), David Lieske: I Tried to Make This Work (2015), Solution 247-261: Love (ed., 2013), Choose Drill (2011), The Future of Art: A Manual (2011, with Erik Niedling), and Solution 186-195: Dubai Democracy (2010).

Recent films/videos include Deutsch Süd-Ost (2020), Safe Touch (2020), Sea Lovers (2020), Oceano de Amor (2018, with Alexa Karolinski), Army of Love (2016, with Alexa Karolinski), The Future of Art (2010, with Erik Niedling).

i co-founded the revolutionary collective Redesigndeutschland, invented a tomb for all people, the Great Pyramid, and together with Rem Koolhaas I built a tool for public elections – Vote – in Gwangju, Korea. In collaboration with the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, I launched the international digital publishing project Fiktion. Based on my novel Solution 257: Complete Love (2016), I initiated the Army of Love, a project that tests and promotes a need-based redistribution of sensual love.

My work has been included at Berlin Biennale, Istanbul Biennale, dOCUMENTA(13), Guggenheim NY, La Biennale di Venezia, MACBA, MoMA, mumok, ZKM … I studied philosophy and sociology at the Free University of Berlin.


Ingo Niermann Portrait