Ingo Niermann

Lecturer bachelor and master

Artistic mentoring, text works

Ingo Niermann is the author and editor of the speculative book series Solution. His debut novel Der Effekt was published in 2001.

Recent books include Solution 275-294: Communists Anonymous (ed.with Joshua Simon, 2017), Solution 257: Complete Love (2016), 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), Solution 186-195: Dubai Democracy (2010), Solution 1-10: Umbauland (2009), Solution 9: The Great Pyramid (ed., with Jens Thiel, 2008), and The Curious World of Drugs and Their Friends(with Adriano Sack, 2008).

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

His work has been shown at the Berlin Biennale, Istanbul Biennale, dOCUMENTA(13), La Biennale di Venezia, MACBA, MoMA, mumok and ZKM. Ingo Niermann studied philosophy and sociology at the Free University of Berlin and currently lives in Basel.