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Joachim Seinfeld

Joachim Seinfeld

area: Media Art

© Joachim Seinfeld

© Joachim Seinfeld

© Joachim Seinfeld

Key Facts

nationality

Germany

area

Media Art

residence

Berlin

recommending institution

freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

time period

October 2014 - October 2014

Curriculum:
1962 born in Paris
1987 graduate Academy of Art in Florence
1995 teaching assignment at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
2011 Teaching assignment at the Académie Royale des Beaux Arts, Liège, Belgium
lives and works in Berlin

Promotions and Awards

Land of Niedersachsen, Tempus Grant by the EU, Goethe Institut, DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service, IFA-Institut
für Auslandsbeziehungen
1994 Menschen und Rechte/ Heinrich-Heine-Award of the City of Augsburg

Collections
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid
Jewish Museum Prague
National Gallery, Prague
Collection Gomes de Pinho (Institute Seralves), Portugal
and other private collections in Germany, Italy, USA, Turkey, Slovenia, Czech Republic, France and other countries

Exhibitions (selection)
Solo shows

2014 Wahre Lügen; Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin (mit Claus Feldmann)
StadtRandLeben; Galerie M, Berlin
2011 Neighbours: Berlino e oltre; artmbassy, Berlin
Neighbours: Present – Past…and what lies in between; Schneidertempel Art Center, Istanbul
2009 PlattenSpieler; Galerie M, Berlin *
2008 Re-construction of time; artMbassy, Berlin (with Veronika Witte and Karen Lebergott)
2006 Beisl Balagan– Podróz do Polski; fabs, Gallery, Warsaw *
Doppelte Erlebnisdichte; Galerie Adlergasse, Dresden (with Andreas Sachsenmaier)
Versprechen; Delicatessenhaus, Leipzig (with Andreas Sachsenmaier)
2005 Friendly Fire – seinfeld IM meinblau; Meinblau e. V., Berlin
1999 T ra noi e loro ; Galleria Bordone, Milan * (with Cioni Carpi)
Zeit; GaDeWe, Bremen *
1997 Response – Odpowiadac; KunstRaum Berlin (with Siegfried Pietruski and Marek Konieczny)
Die Flüchtigkeit der Stadt; HO-Galerie, Berlin (with Martin Zeller and André Werner
1995 Galleria Bordone, Milan
Meyer-Velde – Seinfeld – H. Penschuck; Galerie 68-elf, Cologne (with Herr Penschuck and Esther Meyer-Velde)
1994 Schicht um Schicht; Block 16, Hannover
1993 Eingerichte; Overgaden, Gallery of the Ministry of Culture, Copenhagen (with Jörn Werner and Renate Groh)
Spuren, Kulturmodell, Passau, Germany (with Tom Gefken and Theo Scherling)
Kunst im Foyer; State Theatre Oldenburg
1992 Bildobjekte – Objektbilder; Galerie 149, Bremerhaven
1991 gegen-einander-über; KARG, Oldenburg (with Jörn Werner and Olaf Stein)

Group shows

2014 Postcolonial Flagship Store, Quartier 21, Wien (Oktober 2014)
Das kurze 20. Jahrhundert, riesa efau Motorenhalle, Dresden (Oktober 2014)
2013 Hauptstrasse – A Tribute to David Bowie; Galerie Egbert Baqué, Berlin *
2012 Potrayal/Betrayal; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara (Ca) *
Broadcast; Funkhaus Nalepastrasse, Berlin
2011 Folge der Generationen; Motorenhalle, Dresden
Contrary Voices; Changeable Realities, Kare Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul *
Ostrale, Dresden *
2010 Canakkale Biennial; Canakkale, Turkey
2009 artHAUS; curated by Thomas Schirmböck, Los Angeles-Venice
Ohne Uns!; Riesa e.V., Dresden
Where Is My Privacy; Casa Dell‘arte, Istanbul *
Space Matrix 01; Whiteconcepts, Berlin/DE
On Tectonics of History; ISCP, New York *
2008 Zur Tektonik der Geschichte; Motorenhalle, Dresden
Bazaar – On Strategies of Risk; at 5th Berliner Kunstsalon
2007 On Tectonics of History; Wyspa Art Institute, Gdansk
Artisti per Alcamo - Il fondo dell‘anima; Alcamo, Sicily *
Bazaar - On the Anatomy of the Art Market; Meinblau, Berlin 2005 Zur Tektonik der Geschichte; Forum Stadtpark, Graz; Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí n. L.;
Art Stays; workshop and exhibition, Ptuj, Slovenia *
International Biennial of Contemporary Art; National Gallery, Prague *
2004 4 KS 2/63 – 40 Years of Auschwitz Trial; Fritz Bauer Institut, * Frankfurt/M.: Gallus-Haus, Berlin: Martin-Gropius-Bau
Hicetnunc 2004; San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy *
Sommersalon 2004; Kunstverein Schloss Wiligrad, Germany *
Kunstlandschaft X; Kunsthaus Flora, Berlin
2003 Bi-Rout; Goethe Institut, Beirut *
2002 Hicetnunc 2002; Villa Manin, Passariano, Italy *
Intervento II; Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa, Palermo *
2001 KunstKnöpfe; Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Germany *
1998 Manie; Galleria Bordone, Milan, Italy
1997 Kunstlandschaft III; Symposion at Kunsthaus Flora, Berlin *
1996 Raum und der Raum; Galerie A&O, Berlin
1991 11. AA-Kerk-Exhibition; Groningen, Netherlands

Other Participations: Bremerhaven, Hannover, Oldenburg, Passau, Weimar, Crakow, Olomouc
* catalogue

Participation in contemporary art fairs
2013 Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul
2012 C.A.R. (Contemporary Art Ruhr), Essen (A&O, Directors Lounge)
2011 Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul
C.A.R. (Contemporary Art Ruhr), Essen (A&O, Directors Lounge)
2010 Artist Art Fair Istanbul (Korridoor)
2009 Artist Art Fair Istanbul (Korridoor)
2007 Preview Berlin (artMbassy)
2006 Dritter Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin (Manifest International)
Preview Berlin (artMbassy)
2005 Zweiter Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin (Berliner Licht & Silber)
1999 Milanart, Milan (Galleria Bordone)
1996 Arte Fiera, Bologna (Galleria Bordone)
1994 1. Independent Art Fair, Frankfurt/M.

Performances
2005 Souvenir Photograph - Face to Face with Remembrance Rituals, lecture at Trafo Gallery, Budapest
and Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin and EL-DE-Haus, Köln
2004 Führer in Berlin - eine Topografie der Fettnäpfchen; Jewish Museum, Berlin
2003 Idiotie und Extasis; Performance at Tacheles ext., Berlin
2001 Performance at Art Festival, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw

Bibliography
2004 Illustrations for Gustav Meyrink The Golem, Tartarus Press, Leyburn, UK
7 Seinfelds and Guests, Kunstverein Wiligrad, Wiligrad
2002 J. Seinfeld: Reise nach Jerusalem Rivista di Israel, Roma
2000 J. Seinfeld: Die unendliche Geschichte der Wahrnehmung in Leerräume - Wege durch das Jüdische Museum Berlin
2000 J. Seinfeld: A gelechter fun gehinnum in Ravensbrücker Hefte
1995 Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau: Representations of Auschwitz - 50 Years of Photography, Paintings, and Graphics, Auschwitz

Reviews
Die Tageszeitung, Berliner Zeitung, Der Tagesspiegel, Jüdische Allgemeine, Texte zur Kunst, Puntocero online magazine, Bold Magazine, Berlin; Weserkurier, Bremer Umschau, Bremen; NN, NZ, Abendzeitung, Nürnberg; Der Standard, Falter, Wien; Salzburger Nachrichten, Salzburg; Politiken, Copenhagen; Jewish Chronicle, London; Arte, La Repubblica, L'Unità, Mailand; Il Giornale di Sicilia, Palermo; Nowa Gazeta Praska, Warschau; LA Times, Huffington Post, Los Angeles; Australian Financial Review, Sidney; Shalom, Istanbul; The Daily Star, L'Orient du Jour, Beirut

Projectinfo

Preparation and realisation of a screening as part of the exhibition PCFS.
Working on a project for the exhibition Anmerkungen zum Beginn des kurzen Jahrhunderts (Notes towards the beginning of the short century), planned for 2015 at MuseumsQuartier.
Especially continuation of working on the series Wenn Deutsche lustig sind, das 20. Jahrhundert (When Germans are funny, the 20th century).

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