Timeline / Exhibitions / Activities

 

Timeline / Exhibitions / Activities

1976 -82
Studies of painting, HdK Berlin, master student of Prof. Herbert Kaufmann
1980-83
Member of the artists’ group „Schwertfeger”
1988/89
Exchange of artists Montréal – Berlin
1989/93
Member of the artists’ group “Der Kongreß”
Organization of exhibition projects, artists’ congresses and actions in the public space
Since 1989
Focus on photography
1992
Berlin scholarship for Graphic Arts – Photography
Since 1993
Represented in the photographic collection of the Berlinische Galerie (Berlin Gallery)
1997
Sixth Schöneberg Photo Award for “Lifestyle Schöneberg”
1997 – 2001
Work group “Amorphe Konzepte” (“Amorphous Concepts”), occupation with Friedrich Nietzsche and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
2001
Start of the work group “Petites Conceptions” (“Small Perceptions”); intensive occupation with Ludwig Wittgenstein’s works
2002/2003
Exhibition „Das Umfeld/Überindividuell” („The Environment/Over Individual”)
2003 – 2006
Co-founder of the group “projectSTRAND.org” (www.projectSTRAND.org)

 


EXHIBITIONS, PROJECTS AND CATALOGUES / ARTISTS’ BOOKS (Selection):
 

1978 – 84
-“Maisalon Berlin”, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
1980
-“Perception – Association – Object Character”, group Schwertfeger, Gallery ART + DESIGN, Marbach
1983
-“Master students of the HdK”, Festivals – Gallery, Berlin
1985
-“Concept and Aura“, Gallery Sisyphos, Berlin
1986
-“The Five Senses”, Art Quarter Ackerstraße, Berlin
1988 – 89
-Vice Versa Montréal – Berlin, Gallery in TIP and in the Saide Bronfman Center – Montréal (K)
1989
-“Aspects - Positions for the Nineties”, exhibition of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (German Artists’ Club) in Kiel (K)
-The Artists’ Forum „Der Kongreß” at the S-Railway Station Westend, Berlin (K)
1990
- „Der Kongreß” in the gallery of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (German Artists’ Club), Berlin
-The Artists’ Forum „Der Kongreß” at the VHS Cologne (K)
-The Artists’s Forum „Der Kongreß” at the S-Railway Station Westend, Berlin (K)
-“Evolution or Obstinacy” , HdK – Quergalerie, Berlin (K)
-“Balance of Knowledge”, German Theatre, Göttingen
-Annual Exhibition of the Deutscher Künstlerbund (German Artists’ Club), Berlin (K)
1991
-“Light in the Pontifical Office”, „Der Kongreß”, Arts-Club, Göttingen (K)
-“Answer to an Inquiry”, „Der Kongreß”, Staircase, Berlin (K)
-“Interferences – Art in West Berlin 1960 – 1990, Riga and St. Petersburg (K)
-“Men”, Dominican Church Osnabrück, City Gallery Greifswald (K)
1992
-“We Would Like to Become a Plant”, „Der Kongreß” in the Gallery EIGEN+ART, Leipzig
-„Der Kongreß” – “Palace of the Republic : Outside Cleaning”, action in Berlin-Mitte (K)
-“Simultaneously into the Future” - „Der Kongreß”, Action area at the SRailway-Station Westend, Berlin (K)
-“Poison” – project: Installation “Europe’s Harbours”, „Der Kongreß” at the Foundation Starke, Berlin (K)
1993
-„Der Kongreß” - Installation Dirty Windows Gallery, Berlin
-“Dawn”, space installation together with T. Wirthmüller, FBK Berlin (K)
1994
-“Picture and Concept“, photo-gallery at the Brotfabrik, Berlin (K)
-“Hotel Europe”, Photographic Art in the European Dialogue, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin and Rotterdam
-“Belgium Granite”, touring exhibition in Antwerp, Brussels, St. Niklaas and Kortrijk, Belgium (K)
-“Duplex” (together with T. Wirthmüller), Gallery “White Elephant”, Berlin
-“Belgium Granite”, at the Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin (K)
1995
-“Order – Darkness – Yearning” (together with J.M. Sobotka), Gallery Wolf, Berlin
1996/97
-“Crossfade-Project”, audio-visual edition together with Wolfgang Buchholz (K)
1997
-“Quadrature III”, at Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin (K)
1998/99
-Series of exhibition “Reference” (together with A. Akinbiyi and G. Haug)
1999
-“Reference II – Amorphous Concepts”, Kunstflur (Art Vestibule) Spandau, Berlin (K)
2000
-“Raumumwertung (Change of Space Evaluation) – 40 photographs/40 autographs concerning the history of the Academy of Arts, Berlin (K)
2000/01
-“Artists’ Metaphysics “ – F. Nietzsche in the art of the post-modern, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (K)
-“Lecidea Fumosa” – 40 photographs / 40 cartograms (K)
-“Le Retrouvé” ( Found Again) – 22 photographs, text by R.M. Rilke (K)
2001/02
-„Petites Perceptions” (Small Perceptions), 96 photographs in 6 groups (K)
-“omradet”, audio-visual book project with W. Buchholz (K)
2002
-“Zeilengeröll” (Debris of Lines). / 40 photographs and 40 autographs (K)
-“Anfang und Ende” (“Beginning and End”), 28 photographs and 28 text fragments by R.M. Rilke (K)
2002/04
-“Embodied Images”, 40 photographs and calligraphs – Book project together with Miwako Newman (K)
-“Wittgensteins Hytte“ (“Wittgenstein’s Cottage“), multi-media project with W. Buchholz, in June and July 2002, in Skjolden Norway
2002/03
-“Wittgenstein Trilogy 1 – 3“, catalogue for the exhibition ÜBERINDIVIDUELL (SUPER INDIVIDUAL)
2003
-“Super Individual 1”, multi-media exhibition project, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin (K)
2004
-“The Beauty of Analysis 1 – 10”, Gruentec Environmental Services, Quito, Ecuador (K)
-“Waiting for the Miracle” - the philosophy of the street I – III, www.projectSTRAND.org, Berlin
-“Super Individual 2”, multi-media exhibition project, Justus-Liebig-House, Darmstadt (K)
2005
-“Neubenennung : Wiederherstellung” (“NEW DEFINITION: RESTITUTION”), multi-media installation, Magistrale, Berlin
-“Los Tejidos de la Maja” (Maja’s Tissues), 24 photographic montages / text by Ortega y Gasset (K)
2005/06
-Exhibition project “Infrastructura I–IV” (“Infra structure I–IV”), Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca / Ecuador (K)
-“Despertar Recuerdos “(Evoking Reminiscences”) - Suite Ecuatoriana, 46 photographic montages with texts (KB)
-www.projectSTRAND.org: STREETLOUNGE Street – City – Identity, “Magistrale”, Berlin
-www.projectSTRAND.org: 2 exhibitions – 8 drafts, art installations for the Potsdam Street, Berlin
2006
-“philo so and so phie”, installations and photographic works 1995–2005, St. Anne Chapel, Passau (K)
-“Das Wollen und das Was” (“The Wish and its Object”, 25 photographic montages and texts (KB) -www.projectSTRAND.org: Preview Beautiful Mountain, “30 street ideas”, “Magistrale”, Berlin
-“80 ideas in situ”, WMV – HD Animation, 160 digital prints in 20 blocks, Vienna (KB / DVD)
-Street ideas, flowers and furniture, 51 digital prints with texts, WMV – HD Animation, (KB)
2006/07
-“Flic – Flac”, Art in the 20th century, Berlinische Galerie (Berlin Gallery), Berlin
2007
-“… Jedenfalls war ich” (“… in any case, I was …”), WMV – HD Video Animation, 176 photographs / 173 texts (KB / CD)
-“Storyboard I–XII”, WMV – HD Video Animation, 36 photographs / 36 texts (KB/ CD)
-“Superficial Terms”, 58 photographic montages, 58 quotations from “Traité des Sensations” (Treatise / Essay of Sensations) by B. de Condillac (KB)
-“ Die Grundzüge des gegenwärtigen Zeitalters” (“The basic traits of the present era”), 40 photographs and 19 texts by G.W. Fichte (KB)
-“ Die anfängliche Hoffnung” (“The Initial Hope”), 90 photographs, 1 text (KB /DVD)
2008
-“Hypermedia Wittgenstein”, project for the House Wittgenstein, “80 Years of House Wittgenstein”, Vienna (K / CD)
-“Vier Worte” (“Four Words”), 70 photographs, 1 text (KB with CD)
-"romantisch, durchscheinend", (“romantic, transparent”), 40 digital photographic montages, 40 text fragments (KB)
- "M – Die Kometen“ (“M – THE COMETS”), 81 photographs / 81 text fragments by Pierre Bayle (digital image-text-montage), (KB)
-"40 Schritte“ (“40 PACES”), 40 photographs / 40 texts (KB)
2009
-"Ein Mensch ohne Hände, Füße, Kopf.“ (“A Human Being without Hands, Feet, Head”), 72 video stills, HD – video in connection with a text by Blaise Pascal (KB)
-“Modus tollens Medea” (“The end justifies the means”), 120 photographs and 30 text fragments (F.W. Gotter), HD – video (KB)
-“Rotationen” (“Rotationen” 13 / 13”, 26 texts and 169 photographs, HD – video (KB)
-“Ephemeral Thoughts, Some Mechanism. (PROPYLEIA), 30 texts and 90 photographs (KB)
-„Casual Event, Sense and Purpose - Paris 2009“, 88 photographs and a dialogue (0 – 21), (KB)
-“Leucht – Körper – Wasser” (“Light – Body – Water”), 30 digital photographic montages, HD – video (KB)
2010
- "Knochenkreise, Flechten und Reisetraumstrudel 1-5“ ("Circles of Bones, Lichens and Whirls of Journey Dreams“, 160 photographs, 4 texts, digitally arranged pictures, HD - video (KB)
-"Rotationen – discerning images I–VIII“ (“Rotations - Discerning Images I–VIII”), 8 HD – video films, 64 screenshots, 8 texts , (KB)
-“Movens 1–3” (“Moving 1–3”), 3 HD – video films, 24 screenshots, 3 texts (KB)
-"Araneus Diadematus Wirklichkeit“ (“Araneus Diadematus Reality”), 88 photographs, 20 texts (KB)
-“Los und Wunder” (“Fate and Miracle”), 80 photographs in BW and in colour, 1 text in 80 parts (KB)
-“Bevor und nachdem 01–20” (“Before and afterwards 01–20”), 80 photographs, 20 texts (KB)
-"Texte und Fragmente aus sieben Jahren“ („Texts and Fragments from Seven Years”) 2004 - 2010 (K)
-“Rotationen – coccinellidae in somnis” (“Rotations – ladybeetle in sleep”), 64 photographs, 20 texts (KB)
-“Der große Metaphysiker” (“The Great Metaphysician”), 36 photographs, 36 text fragments (KB)
2011
-“Berlin Views” - 20 Years of Schöneberg Photo-Award, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin (K)
-"dieses Buch, dieser Text und dieses Bild einer Hand" (“This Book, this Text and this Picture of a Hand”), 42 photographs, 42 texts (K)
-"Bemerkungen über Bemerkungen" (“Comments on Comments”), 72 photographs, 72 texts with reference to Valéry, Breton and Eluard (KB)
-6 HD – films: "Körper und Zutaten der Wörter" (“Bodies and Ingredients of Words”), 16 min / “La presencia de espiritu” (“The Presence of Spirit”), 40 min / “Medea – 1st version”, 6 min   / “M – Die Kometen” (“M – The Comets”), 21 min / "Dinge und Ideen" (“Objects and Ideas”), 10 min / "Orbiter-Fuge" (“Orbit fugue”), 13 min