Nicolas Fehr is an artist, composer, and performer working at the nexus of experimental pop, performance, and visual arts.

After growing up in Connecticut, USA, Fehr moved to Germany in his teens and went on to study media arts, scenography (HfG Karlsruhe) and fine arts (HfK Bremen). Characterized by his aesthetic versatility, he uses alter-egos and interdisciplinary concepts to explore a variety of political and personal, philosophical and profane themes. Musical compositions and songs often form the backbone of his cross-media works.

Apart from his solo work, Fehr is the lead singer of avant-pop band ooi.

Selected Work

Movements That Are Hard To Replicate, 2021-22
Video (5’11”), various textiles, copper pipes, wood, wire rope hoist, hoop skirt, costume pieces, dadamachines, cembalo, posters, performance (15’)
Brücke Museum Berlin, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art Bremen, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe-Ettlingen

Violet, 2018-20
Experimental short film (10’), two solo albums (25', 35'), Riso prints, multi-spectral glasses, various performances
Art’s Birthday Freiburg, Schauspielhaus Wien (AT), Bar Babette, Kesselhaus Berlin, ZKM Karlsruhe Klangkubus, HfG Karlsruhe, Feÿ Arts Festival (FR), Poglos (POL), Kablys (LT), Klub Depot (LV)

Bululú, 2017-18
4K-video and 6-channel audio loop (45’), line drawings, embroidered hoodies, aloe arborescens, PVC foil, various lights, harmonium
Soeht7 Berlin, Orgelfabrik Karlsruhe-Durlach

Music and Socials

nicolas fehr bandcamp / soundcloud / spotify / apple music / youtube / instagram
ooi web / bandcamp / youtube / instagram


Portrait above taken by Letizia Guel.