GEISSLER & SANN

  "Return to Veste Rosenberg"
Level III: The Ring, The rampart bridge, 2006


Beate Geissler

Education
1994 - 2000 artist diploma/M.F.A. at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe, Germany under
Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer and Gunther Rambow. Graduated in 2000.
1991 - 1994 Major in photography at the „staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign“ in Munich, Germany
1982 - 1990 High School Grad at the Laurentius Gymnasium, Neuendettelsau, Germany

Academic Positions
2008 - present Assistant Professor, Photography, School of Art & Design, UIC
2006 - 2007 Adjunct Professor for Photography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Germany


Oliver Sann

Education
1994 - 1999 Artist diploma/M.F.A. at Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany under VALIE EXPORT,
Juergen Klauke, Hans Ulrich Reck. Graduated in 1999
1991 - 1994 Major in photography at the staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign in Munich, Germany.
1982 - 1990 High School Grad at Karls Gymnasium, Munich, Germany.

Academic Positions
2011- present Visiting Artist at the School of the Art Institut, Chicago.
2006 - 2008 Adjunct Professor for photography at Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Supervisor: Prof.
Juergen Klauke
2006 - 2007 Adjunct Professor for photography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe,
Germany.

Grants & Awards
2013 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago
Grant, Graham Foundation, Chicago
Grant, Cheney Foundation, Washington
2012 Nuveen International Development Fund, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2011 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2010 Nominee, Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (German Photobook Prize 2011), Nomination for the
monograph Personal Kill.
2010 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2009 Dean’s Research Prize, School of Art and Design, University of Illionois at Chicago. Faculty
Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2007 Videonale Award, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2005 Leadaward, Hamburg, Germany
2004 Lucas-Cranach-Award, City of Kronach, Germany
2003 Main Award „Herman-Claasen-Award for creative photography and media art“ Cologne, Germany
2002 Video Art Award Glaskasten Marl, Germany,
Grant „Landesgraduiertenföderung, Baden Württemberg“, Germany
2000 Gunther-Schroff-grant, from the ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, Germany.


Bibliography (selection)

“Trade”
Waren, Wege und Werte im Welthandel heute, Fotomuseum Winterthur
Ausstellungskatalog 2001
Publisher: Thomas Seelig, Urs Stahel, Martin Jaeggi
Scalo Verlag, ISBN 3-908247-53-5

“TAKEOVER”
who´s doing the art of tomorrow
Ars Electronica 2001
Publisher: Gerfried Stocker, Christine Schöpf
Springer Wien / NewYork

“Lab”
Jahrbuch 2001/02 für Künste und Apparate
Goodbye, Dear Pigeons
Publisher: Kunsthochschule für neue Medien Köln
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, ISBN 3-88375-602-4

“Amazone mit Homepage”
Künstlerinnen zwischen Tradition und Internet
Publisher: Carla Zipser
Verlag Reinhard Fischer 2002
ISBN 3-88927-315-7

“Karlsruher Ikonotope 1992-2002”
Zehn Jahre staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
Exhibition catalogue 2002
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln
ISBN 3-88375-747-0

“Deutsche Video-Kunst 2000 - 2002”
Exhibition catalogue 2002
Publisher: Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl

“Portraits (in time)”
Exhibition catalogue 2003
Exhibition at Taiwan International Visual Arts Center (TIVC) Taipei, Taiwan.

“Games”
Exhibition catalogue 2003
Publisher: hartware medien kunstverein
Revolver-Archiv für aktuelle Kunst
ISBN 3-936919-77-1

“Deutsche Video-Kunst 2002 - 2004”
Exhibition catalogue 2004
Publisher: Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Uwe Rüth
ISBN 3-924790-69-8

“Third Places”, steirischer Herbst
Exhibition catalogue 2004
Publisher: Doris Rothauer
Revolver-Archiv für aktuelle Kunst
ISBN 3-86588-043-6

“-TAINMENT, Spielformen der Bewußtseinsindustrie”, Realismusstudio NGBK, Berlin
Exhibition catalogue 2004
Publisher: Neue Gesellschaft für Bildene Kunst e.V. (NGBK), Berlin
Vice Versa Vertrieb Berlin
ISBN 3-926796-94-4

The 3rd Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art
Exhibition catalogue 2005
Publisher: Myung Bak Lee, Mayor of Seoul City
Chong Hyun Ha, Director of Seoul Museum of Art

“Videonale 10, 2005”, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Exhibition catalogue 2005
Publisher: Georg Elben
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln
ISBN 3-88375-951-1

„nützlich, süß und museal/das fotografierte Tier“ Museum Folkwang
Exhibition catalogue 2005
Publisher: Ute Eskildsen
Verlag: Steidl
ISBN 3-86521-237-9

„artgames - Analogien zwischen Kunst und Spiel“
Exhibition catalogue 2005
Publisher: Ludwig Forum für internationale Kunst
ISBN 3-929292-42-4

„Mensch Bilder Bildung“
Schriften zu Kunst, Kunstvermittlung und Denkmalpflege
Publisher: Carl-Peter Buschkühle und Jutta Felke
Athena Verlag
ISBN: 3-89896-218-0

„Trouble with Fantasy“
Exhibition catalogue 2006
Publisher: Ellen Seifermann, Kunsthalle Nürnberg
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 3-938821-20-5

„Return to Veste Rosenberg“
Monograph 2006
Publisher: 1000 Jahre Kronach e.V.
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN:3-938821-17

“Gamesscenes- Art in the Age of Videogames
Johan & Levi 2006
Hardcover, 456 pages, 25 x 25 cm, 200+ hi-res illustrations,
ISBN 88-6010-010-0

“Videonale 11, 2007”, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Exhibition catalogue 2007
Publisher: Georg Elben
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln
ISBN 978-3-86560-230-5

“Distanzen”
Exhibiton catalogue 2008
Publisher: Boris Becker
Kunsthaus
ISBN 978 - 3 - 934216 - 44 - 0

“Personal Kill”
Monograph 2010
Publisher: Dr. Johan Hartle, Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 978-3869841106

“volatile smile” - Ein uneinschätzbares Lächeln
Exhibition catalogue 2011
Publisher: Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst e.V.
ISBN: 978-3-938515-41-9

“Several Silences”
Exhibition catalogue 2012
Publisher: Renaissance Society Chicago
ISBN: 0-941548-57-0


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2013
Icberg, Chicago, USA.
Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany.

2012
you won’t fool the children of the revolution, Gallery FTC Berlin, Germany
horses, Second Street Gallery. Charlottesville, USA

2011
volatile smile, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
fuck the war, Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Studio Blau, Saarbrücken

2010
the real estate, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

2009
the real estate, Gallery FTC Berlin, Germany
Personal Kill, Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany

2007
Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany.
Kunstverein Kronach, Kronach, Germany.

2004
Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne, Germany.
Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany

2002
Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne, Germany

2001
Gallery Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany
Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, Tutzing, Germany

2000
Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2012
Several Silences, Knoxville Museum of Art Knoxville, USA.

2011
Fuck the war NTMoFA (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts) in Taichung, Taiwan,
Bullfuck, at Preview Berlin, Germany.
the real estate, Purdue Conference for Pretenure Women, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
Mars, or War Huh Yeah What Is It Good For Absolutely Nothing Say It Again, Thalia Hall, Chicago, USA.
Brief histories, Sharjah University City, Al Bayrouni, United Arab Emirates

2010
von Angesicht zu Angesicht, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Marl, Germany
the real estate, Pulse New York, Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA.
Exit Strategy - Art on Technicism Speculum Artium 2010, Delavski Dom, Trbovlije, Slovenia
Night Light, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis.
Objects and Personification, Decibelle Festival Chicago.
Horses, Pulse Miami, Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, USA.

2009
Several Silences, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago IL
the real estate, Pulse Miami, Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, USA.

2008
Little brats, Pulse New York, Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA.
Distances: Times and Spaces. Things and spaces in contemporary photography and the media,
Neues Kunsthaus Ahrenshoop, Germany
Public viewing, Virtueel Museum Zuidas - CASZUIDAS, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dreamberries – between dream and trauma, Westfälischen Kunstverein in Münster, Germany.
Review, Gallery Fielder Contemporary in Cologne, Germany
Who is Who?, Gallery Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany

2007
Full House, Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany
Videonale 11, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Staatliches Museum für Stadtgeschichte, St. Petersburg, Russia
Otto Dix: war graphics + contemporary video positions from Russia and Germany
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (MNCARS), Madrid, Spain.

2006
Trouble with Fantasy , Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
25th Viper international Festival for Film, Video and New Media, Basel, Switzerland
Playback - Simulated Realities , Edith-Russ-Site for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany
Tunnel Vision , Fotomuseum, Antwerp, Belgien
Contos Dixitais, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

 

 

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