Born in Los Angeles in 1979, Solorio earned a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts (2007). Following his graduation from CalArts, Solorio attended the Kunsthochschule Kassel in Germany as a guest student of video artist Bjorn Melhus. Niko Solorio has performed and exhibited his work both in the U.S. and abroad including shows at the Grand Hotel Londres, (Istanbul); Transvizualia, (Gdynia); Kunstverein Hannover, (Hannover); Redcat, (Los Angeles); X-Initiative, (New York); Fanfulla 101, (Rome); Mudam Luxembourg, (Luxembourg); Cercle Blanc, (Berlin); PS1, (New York), and How To Become A Cult Leader, (London).
ARTIST STATMENT: I am a poet and provocateur.
Art & Research Interests: Creative Trouble
Other media: https://soundcloud.com/niko-solorio http://pocketniko.bandcamp.com/ https://etiquetteforgentlemen.bandcamp.com/releases https://vimeo.com/nikosolorio https://www.youtube.com/user/NikoSolorio