Born in 1970 in Switzerland.
Lives in New York and Zurich (Switzerland).
Olaf Breuning has had monographic exhibitions at the Swiss Institute in New York, Artspace in Auckland (New Zealand), the Museo Garilla Gil in Mexico City, the Kunstverein in Freiburg and in galleries in Paris, New York, Zurich and Berlin.
Asked about his influences, he cites Doug Aitken, the early Matthew Barney and filmmakers like John Carpenter and John Waters.
Olaf Breuning presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2006, nominated by Marc-Olivier Wahler for the 2006 No Limit Award: Olaf Breuning at the Magasin Electrique.