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Marte Kiessling Born 30.1.1981 in Kelheim/Bavaria

Member of GLOBAL ALIEN, international network of artists and theorists (www.globalalien.net)

2001 - 2007: Studies of Fine Arts at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (art academy of Hamburg), Professors: Claus Böhmler, Werner Nekes and Wiebke Siem, Diploma in February 2007
2005 - 2006: Erasmus-Exchange to Listaháskoli Islands - Icelandic Academy of the Arts
Residencies / Scholarships
Summer 2018 LABVERDE Residency and Research Project, Amazon, Brasil
January 2018, Obvia Residency, Setúbal, Portugal
May 2016 RUD Air, Laxarby, Sweden
October 2015 La Macina di San Cresci Fellowship, Greve in Chianti, Italy
November 2014 Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) Residency, Winnipeg, Kanada
September 2014 Travel funding by Berlin Senate (for Global Alien)
March 2014 camac, centre d’art. marnay art centre Residency, Carmac, France, founded by GLOBAL Exchange Stipend, Berlin Senate
February and March 2013: Art in Public Space, Yorii, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, support by Yorii town and Bosch Japan
Autumn 2012: funding by Danish Arts Council and IFA (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) (all for Global Alien)
September 2011 until November 2011: Residency of bm:ukk at Schloss Laudon, Vienna
May 2011: funding by Korean and Danish Arts Council, travel funding Berliner Senat (all for Global Alien)
March 2011: funding by IFA (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and Robert Bosch Institut (all for Cameracartell)
December 2010 until January 2011: # Youkobo Art Space Residency, Tokio
April and May 2010: Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder Residency, Trondheim
January until December 2009: Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt Art IT, Berlin
June 2009: funding by Danish Arts Council (for Global Alien)
July until December 2008: Studio-Scholarship of Gartenkunstnetz e.V. , Hamburg
March until May 2008: KulturriiKauppila Residency, Ii, Finland
March until May 2008: financial support of the Finnish Art Council
November 2007: SIM Residency , Reykjavik, Iceland, together with Philipp Haffner
2007: financial support through the "Freundeskreis der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg"
2005: RE/Act Festival Mannheim: First Price for best videowork
Selected group shows
2017 "DEEP WATER CULTURES", Video Projections curated by Tina Sauerländer, Goethe Institute Montreal, Canada
"Lush", Fancy Nasty Studios, Miami, US
"Here, there and everywhere", Ateliers in der Hans-Schmidt-Straße 4, Berlin
"ENDE NEU", Lage Egal Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Berlin
"∑-Summe Video 2017", Kaskadenkondensator, Neues Kino and Projektraum M54, Basel
"52,4821056 + 13,4293293 = many", centrum. Berlin
"silent empire", Funkhaus Berlin
"Elastic Collisions", Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien
2016 "CROSSWORDS 3", Lage Egal Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Berlin
"48.191088 / 16.375072 = 4, Perlimpinpin", Vienna, Austria
"L A opening party – The larry video show", Larrys, Berlin
"Liasion", Uferhallen, Berlin
"Ostrale: errorX", Ostragehege, Dresden
"Sie müssen keine Meinung haben, seien Sie einfach nur schön!", Schaufenster, Berlin
"Art Walk Dalsland", Rud Air, Laxarby, Schweden
"Anonyme Zeichner", Stadt- und Industriemuseum Rüsselsheim
"Does every name already have a sound", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
"Fernweh / Heimweh", Mail Art Projekt von Anke Becker, tête Berlin
2015 "Arcadia Unbound", Funkhaus Berlin
"Anonymus Drawings", Galerie Geyso20, Braunschweig
"Anonymus Drawings", artQ13, Rom
"Anonymus Drawings", Galerie Nord / Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
"Ceres in Color", Hinterconti eV für Kunst, Hamburg
"Global Alien Anniversary", Exhibition, Performances and Talks, Galerie im Turm, Berlin
"Imitation of Life", João Cocteau, Berlin
"Moabit Mashup", Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
"Kino der Kunst", International Competition, Munich
"Grand Finale", Ladyfitness Contemporary, Berlin
"Light Art and Sound Art", Goeff Stern Art Space, Berlin
"Art is a written Word", Galerie Meyer, Marseilles, France
2014 "Forth Wall Festival", Cardiff, UK
"Pro Test Con Test", Global Alien Exhibition, Performance and Lectures, Litmus Art Space, Seoul, Korea
"LES PROCHAINES - the exhibition", Container at Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin
"About Sculpture #3: Off Limits!", Ladyfitness Contemporary, Berlin
"Homo Ludens", Artprize 2014, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin
"Dutch Courage", 48h Neukölln Festival, Berlin
"I'm looking for a job in this city", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
"Betreff 28" at the Bremer Kunstfrühling, Bremen
"LES PROCHAINES", Espace Surplus, Berlin
"Anonyme Zeichner / based in Berlin", Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin
"ARTGESCHOSS – Kunst in der City", Wolfenbüttel, Germany
"Übergänge", Badisches Kunstforum, Ebringen, Germany
"German Invasion", This Red Door, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, New York
2013 "LES PROCHAINES", Espace Surplus, Berlin
"Betreff 28", Westwerk, Hamburg
"Petersburger Salon", Level One (former Blau, Zimmer für Kunst), Hamburg
"NORDWEST Art Price", exhibition of nominees, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany
"Collective Diary", Hal Project, Seoul, Korea
"Tomorrow it’s Time for the Future", Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
"Schmooze the News", together with Zefrey Throwell, This Red Door at Reh Kunst, Berlin
"TEXT and RAUM", tête, Berlin
"MUS.RER.NAT.BOX5320·REYKJAVIK 119101", útúrdúr, Reykjavik, Iceland
"10 years Electrohaus - The Collection", Electrohaus, Hamburg
"THE INDUSTRY IS COLD", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
Art in Public Space Project, Yorii town, Saitama Präfektur, Japan
"(NO) PUBLIC SPACE", Frappant Galerie in der Viktoria-Kaserne, Hamburg
2012 "MirrorRebus#2", Global Alien Projekt Serie, cuulpool project space, Seoul, Korea
"MirrorRebus #1", Global Alien Projekt Serie, Emely Harvey Foundation, New York, US
"The humans are dead", Kreuzberg Pavillon@documenta, Kassel, Germany
"Scrutiny Mutiny", The unpolitical Political, Part 1 und 2, Gartenstudio, Berlin, Germany
"KLUB DER TöCHTER II", Atelierhaus Mengerzeile, Berlin, Germany
"The Stream Of No Unconsciousness", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
"Skopje - Die vergessene Moderne", (Cameracartell) Architekturschaufenster Karlsruhe, Germany
2011 "We can start a process", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
"MetaMart", KÜnstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
"SAUNA", Schloss Laudon, Vienna, Austria
"AIR", ministry of culture Vienna, Austria during Residency at Schloss Laudon
"The Power to Host", (Global Alien) ISCP, New York
"Hope or Failure - Presentations": Global Alien, rum46, Arhus, Denmark
"Hope or Failure, Global Alien Performance", exhibition and filmproject, GalleryHomeland and urban space, Portland/Oregon, US
"BLIND SPOT SKOPJE", Cameracartell filmproject and exhibition, NGO Kontrapunkt, Skopje, Macedonia
"KLUB DER TöCHTER", together with Almut Grypstra, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany
2010 "VAFA - video for all", group show and screening, Orient Foundation, Macao, China
"GANZE /TEILE", Schuckert Höfe, Berlin, Germany
"Frik Festival", Skopje, Macedonia
"V-Kunst Frankfurt", various spaces, Frankfurt, Germany
"Resplendency", EAST/WEST Project, Berlin, Germany
"Play", Concent Art e.V., Berlin, Germany
2009 "Cameracartell Scenario IV", group show, screening, lectures, archive, gallery Walk of Fame and Metropolis cinema, Hamburg, Germany
"KÜnstlerhaus Speckstrasse", Gängeviertel Hamburg, Germany
"Kunsthalle: Deutschland nach Portland", galleryHOMELAND, Portland / Oregon, US
"Splendid Isolation – Goldrausch 09", Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
"Power of Spoken Words", Ausstellung und Performance von Global Alien, rum46, Arhus, Denmark
"11/3/14" – Art in Progress Projekt, Hedah Art Space, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2008 "Index 08", Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
"November Coming Fire", Hinterconti e.V. fÜr Kunst, Hamburg, Germany
"Wir nennen es Hamburg", Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
"Ressurection: The Dead Space Show", Lobot Gallery, California
"Walk Through – Kunst auf dem Steindamm", Hamburg, Germany
"CameraCartells Scenario I", Elektrohaus, Hamburg, Germany
"Horror Vacui", together with Erich Pick, Galerie Walk of Fame, Hamburg, Germany
2007 "Index 07", Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
"Beamer", together with Philipp Haffner, The Lost Horse Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
"SIM-Exhibiton", Icelandic Association of the Artists, Reykjavik, Iceland
"Machine-RAUM – a biennale for video art and digital culture", Denmark
"Here and Dort", mina dresden gallery, San Francisco, US
"en vecka i solen - one week in the sun", Botnik Studios, Gerlesborg, Sweden
"Open-A(I)RT Klassik", Haus Troistorff, Monschau, Germany
"wasserzeichen", Schedhalle TÜbingen, Germany
"Polymediale Mononale II", gallery 21, Hamburg, Germany
"Xaverl", together with Wolfgang FÜtterer, Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany
"Fenster zum Hof II", Hamburg, Germany
2006 "Plattform #3", Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
"Alles im Fluss", Museum Altona (until 2011), Hamburg, Germany
"Tandem", Kunstverein MÜlheim/Ruhr, Germany
"Polymediale Mononale", Galerie 21, Hamburg, Germany
"Re/Act Festival Mannheim", first price for best videowork, Germany
Selected solo shows
2017 "Gallo", La Macina di san Cresci, Greve in Chianti, Italy
2016 "Raymond", Larry's, Berlin
2015 "Gallo Nero", SONNTAG, Berlin
2014 "Ghosts in the Park", radio eins ART TRUCK, Berlin
2012 "PostIT!", Engineer‘s Office Gallery, New York, US
"Treppenwitz (Ghosts in the Park)", Einstellungsraum Hamburg, Germany
2011 "METROPOLIS", youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
2010 "parts and pixels", Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway
2008 "Waldschwester in der Eremitage", POW, Hamburg, Germany
"Mein KÜrbis hat Stengelfäule", Gartenkunstnetz e.V., Hamburg, Germany
2007 "Ti Ar One", Pudelkollektion, Hamburg, Germany
2006 "frábaert", Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany
Selected screenings
2017 "?-Summe Video 2017", Kaskadenkondensator, Neues Kino and Projektraum M54, Basel
"Hafenrythmus at Night", hosted by Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg, MS Stubnitz, Hamburg
2016 "VIDEOMEDEJA", Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
"Bang Festival", Barcelona, Spain
2015 "Proyektor Videoart Festival", Madrid, Spain
"Kino der Kunst Highlights", Neues Museum Nürnberg
2014 "salonvideo_SUBmissions", MAGMA Contemporary Medium, Sf. Gheorghe, Romania
"Bildwechsel Garden Programme", Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg
"vXs:[KV-N] 2014 im TANK", Neulengbach, Austria
"International Short- and Longfilm Videodays 2014", G.A.S. Station, Berlin
"The Art of the Artist Talk (Lightning Round)", This Red Door, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, New York
2013 "Espacio Enter", Tenerife, Spain
2012 "Bildwechsel Garden Programme", Kasko, Basel, Switzerland
"Bildwechsel Garden Programme", Four Courners, London, UK
"Watch Out!" Film-Festival Tetovo, Macedonia
2011 "Instant Video Festival and Nomadic Instant Video Festival", Marseille and Paris, France
2010 "Rain of Down", Center of Contraculture, Pärnu, Estonia
"Rain of Down", Linnagalerii, Tallin, Estonia
2009 "Movie Bullets and the Mind Melt Machine", Cameracartell Screening, gallery 138, New York
"A Wall is a Screen", Seemannskirche Hamburg, Germany
"Cameracartell Scenario III", Hedah Art Space, Maastricht, The Netherlands
"DokumentarFilmfestival Hamburg", Germany
"7th KaraFilm Festival", Karachi, Pakistan
2008 "Horrorfilm-Festival", Ii, Finland
"CameraCartell Scenario II", Kranfilmspace, Brussels, Belgium
"Another Roadside Attraction", London, UK
2007 "Wiesbaden in Petrosawodsk", Screening of the Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Petrosawodsk, Russia
"Exground Filmfest", Wiesbaden, Germany
"Lange Nacht der Kultur Kaiserslautern", Loop-Pool, Kaiserslautern, Germany
"Raum fÜr Projetktionen", International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
"International Short Film Festival Hamburg", Germany
2006 "Vienna Independent Shorts Film Festival", Vienna, Austria>br> "Womens Film-Festival", Linz, Austria
Publications
2017 "52,4821056 + 13,4293293 = many", 20 numbered copies, Multiple, Berlin
2016 "48.191088 / 16.375072 = 4", 20 numbered copies, Multiple, Vienna
2013 "MUS.RER.NAT.BOX5320·REYKJAVIK 119101", 50 numbered copies, limited edition, Iceland
2011 "Blind Spot Skopje", catalogue produced by Cameracartell
"Hope and Failure - Investigating the American Dream", catalogue produced by Global Alien
2010 "Power of the Spoken Word", newspaper produced by Global Alien
2009 "Cyclus", catalogue produced by Goldrausch, ISBN 978-3-941318-12-0
IV issue of the magazine "No Tears", "Freaks" (www.notearsmagazine.com)
2008 DVD "Hunger", music videos for the Band (Music video Böse Frauen jetzt weiche Wolle)
2006 Hljodsokkur, Experimentalproject, tími-label, Iceland
2005 "Honigsüße Hamburgbänder", 6 CDs, Roth`s Verlag, Basel/Reykjavik
"mio mare mare mon", Material Verlag, Edition Drawing, Offset, limited Edition (ISBN: 3-938158-19-0)
2004 "Maramalade", Material Verlag, Offsetprint, limitiert Edition (ISBN: 3-932395-81-6)
Curational Projects / Collaborations
2017 "Living Room", tête, Berlin
"Elastic Collisions", Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
2015 "Arcadia Unbound", Funkhaus Berlin
"Moabit Mashup", Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
2014 "About Sculpture #5: The Shape of Things to come", Ladyfitness Contemporary, Berlin
"Dutch Courage", 48h Neukölln Festival, Berlin
2013 "Tomorrow it’s Time for the Future", Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
"TEXT and RAUM", tête, Berlin
2012 "Scrutiny Mutiny – The Unpolitical Politcal", Part 1 and 2, Gartenstudio, Berlin
2011 "SAUNA", Schloss Laudon, Vienna, Austria
since 2009 Member of Global Alien: Shows, Lectures, Performance Events, Talks in Germany, Denmark, USA, Korea, Japan
2008 "Walk Through", Art on Steindamm, Hamburg
2008-2014 Member of Cameracartell: Shows, Videoscreening, Talks, Lectures in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Macedonia, USA
2007 "Wir sind Woanders#2", Project-Space-Festival of Artist Run Spaces Hamburg, in cooperation with European Partners
2006-2009 Member of Hinterconti e.V. für Kunst, various shows, Hamburg
2002-2007 Galerie 21 @Vorwerkstift, various shows, concert, events