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Short Bio:
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1995-2001...Uni. of Arts HBK Braunschweig Germany, Marina Abramovic class
1998-2001...Uni. of Fine Arts, UDK Berlin Freie Klasse (Free class)
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Isabella Gresser is a visual artist living in Berlin. She studied with Marina Abramovic and Mara Mattuschka, at HBK Braunschweig
and at the UdK Berlin as part of the Free Class. Her multilayered videos, in which distinctions between analog and digital
technologies are foregrounded, encompass found-footage, drawings and photographs combined with literature. Main subjects in recent
years have been Western and Eastern cultures, as well as sociology and philosophy referring to global tiredness and "Fatigue societies".
She has been awarded residencies in Asian countries and her videos have screened at many international art and film festivals:
CCCB Barcelona, Open Cinema Festival Russia, EMAF European Media Art Festival Osnabrück, 65. Berlinale, Wexner Art Center USA,
Athens Digital Film Festival, Fonland Digital Art Festival, Video Art Festival Miden, 18 Lima Film Festival, Video Bardo Argentina,
Oslo Screen Festival, Facade Video Art Festival, Cairo Video Art Festival, Frameline Festival SF, Achtung Berlin Festival, among others..
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Grants, Residencies, Prices:
2007/8....... Residencies in asia (Taiwan, China, Korea)
2011.......... Artist-in-Residency Program in Taipei Artist Village (TAV) of AIR Taipei.
2011-2014.. Reserche/ filming in context with "Fatigue Society" in Seoul and South Korea
2012.......... Artist's Grant for Film / Video, from the Berlin Senate for Cultural Affairs
2015.......... Price of the Ecumenical Jury for "Fatigue Society" at Achtung Berlin Festival
2015.......... 2. Prize for IrIs 2.0, int. Video Festival DigitalBig Screen, Trbovlje New-Media City Slowenia
2015.......... Special mention Film Art Prize for "Fatigue Society", Besondere Auszeichnung für das Gesamtkunstwerk Filmkunstpreis 2015, Festival des deutschen Films
2016.......... Honorable mention for "IrIs 2.0" at VAFA International Video Art Exhibition, Casa Garden Macau China
2017.......... Artist in Residence, University of Puget Sound Tacoma Washington USA
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- host of exhibition platform: ..- CRELLES PIN -.. //...and with Anke Fischer - Zeichnung die bleibt -
- teaching / participation art and museum education / Kunstvermittlung im Kontext:..LINKS ..
- Jury member Girls Go Movie Filmfestival Mannheim Nov 2016
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.......Exhibitions / Festivals / Screenings :
.......*..2017 Kaaitheater, Dec 18, Brussels Belgium
.......*.. Karlstorkino 8.Oktober, Heidelberg Germany
.......*.. WMWFF 24. Woman Makes Waves Film Festival, Oct 13-22, Taipei Taiwan
.......*.. Blue Magpie Experimental Film Series/Taiwan, Film Center at National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
.......*.. Kunstverein Schlachten e.V, I´am safe, group exhibition, Neue Galerie, Wünsdorf-Waldstadt Germany
.......*.. BIDEODROMO, int. experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao Spain
.......*.. International Poetry Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ with Zebra Poetry screening, Sept 7-10, Czernowitz Ukraine
.......*.. Open Air Water-Power Museum, screening curated by Gioula Papadopoulou, Dimitsana Greece
.......*.. Nottingham Contemporary, curated by Henk Slager June/July, Nottingham UK
.......*.. ADAF Athens Digital Arts Festival May 2017, Athen Greece
.......*.. Bogotá Experimental Film Festival | CineAutopsia, 2-9 May, Bogota Colombia
.......*.. TWIXTlab, May, Athens Greece
.......*.. Emaf European Media Arts Festival April, Osnabrück Germany
.......*.. The days of German and Russian short films “Vkratze!” April, Russia
.......*.. Spektrum Berlin, exhibition & screening March Berlin Germany
.......*.. Kittredge Gallery,solo exhibition, lecture and workshop at University of Puget Sound Tacoma, Washington USA
.......*.. Filmmuseum München, screening / discussion, 22. Januar, München Germany
.......*..2016 VAFA International Video Art Exhibition, Casa Garden, Orient Foundation Macau China
.......*.. Musa Wien, in context with: Augustina träumt - in progressius, Museum Startgalerie Artothek Wien Österreich
.......*..Les Instants Video, for VideoBardo program, Marseille France and at Buenos Aires Argentina
.......*.. Crossing the Screen Festival, 4-6 Nov, Eastbourne England
.......*.. 7th Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival KLEX, 25-27 Nov, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
.......*.. Zebra Poetry Festival Münster, 27-30 Oct, Berlin/Münster Germany
.......*.. Tasmanian International Video Art Festival, Sawtooth , ARI Gallery’s Portal Space 2-24 Sept, Launceston Tasmania
.......*.. 20th int. Festival Videomedeja, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad Serbia
.......*.. SeMA Media City Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, within a screening program curated by Henk Slager, Aug./Sept., Seoul South Korea
.......*.. Festival Silencio, int. competition, July, Lisbon Portugal
.......*.. 15th Seoul International New Media Arts Festival, competition: Glocal Propose, August, Seoul South Korea
.......*.. PROCESO DE ERROR - 3rd int. Festival of experimental Video 2016, 31.05-04.06. Valparaiso Chile
.......*.. 11. Miden Videoart Festival, Kalamata Greece
.......*.. Internationale Kurz- und Langfilm Videotage 2016, June at G.A.S.-station, Berlin Germany
.......*.. Kleisthaus Berlin, screening with audiodescription & talk in german, July 2016 Berlin Germany
.......*.. 14th International Festival Signes de Nuit, February 27 - March 10, 2016 / Thaïland
.......*.. Korean Film Archive, screening 22./ 24. April, Seoul South Korea
.......*.. "Müdigkeitsgesellschaft erscheint auf DVD bei absolut Medien und Matthes&Seitz Verlag
.......*.. Filmmuseum München, Münchner Hörfilmtage, 18.-20. March, Munich Germany
.......*..13. Internationales Filmfestival Sigens de Nuit / Zeichen der Nacht, Wettbewerb, 18.-24. Jan, Berlin Germany
.......*.. Danube Video Art Festival, Stadtkino Grein, 19.-21. Febr, Grein Austria
.......*.. "Vom Vergehen- Reflektionen über die Zeitlichkeit" group exhibition, Galerie Schwartzsche Villa, 10.Nov 2015 - 31.Jan, Berlin Germany
.......*..2015 CCCB Barcelona, Museum Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, solo film prensentation & artist talk & panel, 09.Feb, Barcelona Catalonia Spain
.......*.. Festival des deutschen Films, main competition, nomination for the Film Art Award, June, Ludwigshafen Germany
.......*.. Ruhrtriennale - Festival der Künste, film presentation within the village installation of Atelier Van Lieshout, festival centre Ruhrtriennale, 19.Aug, Bochum Germany
.......*.. 13. Festival International Signes de Nuit Paris, 26.11 - 6.12., Paris France
.......*.. Interference Festival, Competition Experimental 2&3. Oct, Gdansk Poland
.......*.. Kino im U, Dortmunder U - Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität, Filmvorführung & talk, 5./6./7.November, Dortmund Germany
.......*.. DigitalBigScreen 2015 int. Video Festival, 15.-17. Oct., Trbovlje New-Media City Slowenia
.......*.. Façade Videofestival 2015, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv Bulgaria, The Ancient Bath, 18.-20.Sept Bulgaria
.......*.. Bideodromo - int. experimental Film & Video Festival at BilbaoArte, the Sarean Cultural Center and the French Institute of Bilbao, 11-28.Sept, Spain
.......*.."Augustina träumt" - Positionen aus Kunst und Wissenschaft 2014-2015, group exhibition ~ Okt 2015 - Jan 2016, G.A.S.-station, Berlin Germany
.......*.."Displaced" Exhibition Schlachten - Contemporary Arts Festival curated by Emily Pütter, Michael Neil, Dan Farberoff, June/July at Luckenwalde Germany
.......*.. IN OUT Festival screenings & exhibition, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, 25-26 April, Gdansk Poland
.......*.. 11. Achtung Berlin Festival, 15-22 April, Berlin Germany
.......*.. Zeughauskino at DHM Museum Berlin, within the screening & talk of 10 years "Fucking Different" produced by Kristian Petersen, 29. July Berlin Germany
.......*.. "The Programme" Artists Moving Image & Film Festival, curator: Amy Charleswort, Gill Park, Anne-Sophie Dinant, Marina Vishmidt, 23.-27. March, Preston UK
.......*.. Doc Outlook - Participation at the int. market VISIONS DU REEL - Festival international de Cinema, 17-25 April, Nyon Switzerland
.......*.. AVI Festival 2015, int. Video Art Festival 28-30 July, Netanya Israel
.......*.. CeC 2015, The 10th annual Carnival of e-Creativity, within the screening curated by Vera Tyuleneva 1-3 May, Shillong Meghalia India
.......*.."My public I" "Mein öffentliches Ich" group exhibition, Galerie Schwartzsche Villa, 11.Nov 2014 - 01.Feb, Berlin Germany
.......*..2014 Wexner Center for the Arts, with Kino B: Contemporary Cinema by Berlin-based Artists curated by Caroline Koebel
....................with Guillaume Cailleau & Ben Russell,Harun Farocki, Isabella Gresser, Bernd Lützeler, Anna Marziano, Deborah S. Phillips,
....................Daniel Steegman Mangrené and Sylvia Schedelbauer,Michael Poetschko, Wexner Art Center Columbus Ohio USA
.......*..AVIFF Cannes 2014, Art Film Festival 15-21 May, Cannes France
.......*..Video Bardo Festival Internacional de Videopoesía 2014, Buenos Aires Argentina
.......*..6th Cairo Video Festival 2014, Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo Egypt
.......*..Bienal Internacional de Video y Cine Contemporáneo VIDEOFEST2K14, Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, Mexicali B.C. Mexcico
.......*..Kino B: Contemporary Cinema by Berlin-based Artists curated by Caroline Koebel, August at Uferstudios in Berlin Germany
.......*..18º LIMA FILM FESTIVAL 8-16 August, within a screening program of Video Babel Festival curated by Verena Tyuleneva, Lima Peru
.......*..MAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santa Fe within a screening program of FIVA III June, Santa Fe Argentina
.......*..Fabrica Utopia, Art Festival within a screening program of Miden Video Art Festival, Andros Island Greece
.......*..Internationale Kurz- und Langfilm Videotage 2014, June at G.A.S.-station, Berlin Germany
.......*..Fonlad Digital Art Festival May, Portugal
.......*..8th Audiovisual Arts Festival June, Corfu Greece
.......*..Oslo Screen Festival, int. Video Art Festival Filmens Hus Oslo 6-9 March, Oslo Norway
.......*.."Reparaturkultur" - "recycling-culture" group exhibition at Projektraum Galerie GROUP GLOBAL 3000, 28 March- 23 May, Berlin Germany
.......*..2013 Festival VideoBabel 2013, curated by Vera Tyuleneva, end of Nov., City of Cusco Peru
.......*..FIVA 2013 Festival Internacional De Videoarte, Buenos Aires Argentina
.......*..Kino B: Contemporary Cinema by Berlin-based Artists curated by Caroline Koebel, 19th Oct. Aurora Picture Show, Houston USA
.......*..Arsenal Cinema Berlin - film presentations of the grant: Künstlerinnenprogramm, Oct. Kino Arsenal Berlin Germany
.......*..Athens International Digital Film Festival, category video art competition 1-10 Sept., Athens Greece
.......*..Video Art Festival Miden, in program "Breathe water in... breathe water out..." July, Kalamata Greece
.......*.."Wedding Session" exhibition & panel discussion at the conference „Performative Philosophie – Denken im Modus der Kunst“ Stattbad Wedding, Berlin Germany
.......*..Motion Festival Cyprus, in section "Take it to the limit" Nicosia Cyprus
.......*..CeC 2013, The 8th annual Carnival of e-Creativity within exDox Cologne screening, India
.......*.."Anonyme Zeicher" drawing group show Galerie Nord Kunstverein Tiergarten Berlin & TAC temporary Art Center Eindhoven Netherlands & Galerie Delikatessenhaus Leipzig Germany
.......*..Festival Images contre Nature, video a la carte 13, 10.-11. July Theatre Des Chartreux,Marseille France
.......*..Crelles Pin # 03 "NATURtRÄUME - landscape & longings" group exhibition Galerie ZeitZone Berlin
.......*..2012 Open Cinema, int. art house short film Festival St. Petersburg Russia VIII ISAFF- shortlist main competition, Russia
.......*..5th namaTRE.ba biennial int. Film & Video Biennale Academy of Fine & Visual Arts in Trebinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina
.......*..VIDEOHOLICA, 5th int. Video Art Festival Varna Bulgaria, .*..Taiwan / Taipei Artist Village
.......*..SIMULTAN #8 int. Media Art Festival 'The beginning of the end' 11-13 oct. 2012 Romania
.......*..exDox - Cologne Experimental Documentary Film Festival
.......*..Façade Videofestival Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv Bulgaria, The Ancient Bath, Bulgaria
.......*.."Hidden Cities" int. Videoart Festival, Koza Visual Art Institute, Istanbul Turkey, .*.. Crelles Pin # 02 group exhibition Berlin
.......*..FIVA 2012 Festival Internacional De Videoarte Buenos Aires Argentina
.......*.. Images contre nature, exp. Video Festival France, (videolibrary Theatre Des Chartreux)
.......*..2011 VAFA Macao China, int. Video Art Festival, Animart programm, Macao China
.......*.. 24th Festival Les Instants Vidéo Marseille France
.......*.. / in coop. with 3rd Sadho Poetry Festival New Delhi India
.......*..TLV Filmfestival (Lost in Generation), Tel Aviv Israel
.......*.. Videoholica, 4th int. Video Art Festival Varna Bulgaria
.......*.. Crelles Pin #01- Kunstraum artspace/ "Zwischen-Zeit und Langeweile" group exhibition
.......*..2010 Art Decore # 4 Ausstellung //Zeichnung die bleibt, Max Taut Haus Berlin
.......*..Ara Marid/Berlin "message in an bag", Schillerpalais Berlin
.......*..Projektraum Körnerpark Berlin
.......*..Kiezbiennale Berlin
.......*..2009 Emaf, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück Germany
.......*..Galerie Zeitzone Berlin
.......*..Kino Achteinhalb, 21. / 22. Nov.(Lost in Generation), Saarbrücken Germany
.......*..4.Queer Filmfestival Beijing/China
.......*..Magistrale Berlin
.......*..Visions Art Filmfestival New York
.......*..2008 Galerie 35, Berlin "Zeichnung die bleibt" #2 "Art Decore"
.......*..KUNSTINVASION,ini. Neue Berliner Kunsthalle "Zeichnung die bleibt" #3 "Schnelle Schatten atmen durch"(Coop mit Jugend im Museum)
.......*..Machtraum Ausstellung Berlin /Warschau "Polonaise dipolomatic" Videoinstallation in Zusammenarbeit mit Anke Fischer
.......*..Ostrale Dresden
.......*..2007 Bloody Sunday screening at Yugongyisan Beijing China.*.. " queer family " Workshop Berlin, Installation & Workshop Queer Festival Kopenhagen
.......*..Festival Internacional de Cine Gay y Lésbico de Barcelona
.......*..Outview Festival, Greece
.......*..Mix Mexico
.......*..Athens Film Festival
.......*..Gründung der Plattform: ZEICHNUNG DIE BLEIBT mit Anke Fischer www.zeichnungbleibt.de
.......*..2006 " calling an ocean " solo : Pink Apple Filmfestival Swiss
.......*..Kino International Berlin 29.Mai " Bye Bye Antonia " in compilation " Lost in Generation " - Cinema start (german independent):
.......*..Framline Festival San Francisco
.......*..Kommunales Kino Weiterstadt, 22.-23. Okt., Germany
.......*..Kommunales Kino Kiel, 20.-23. Aug., Germany
.......*..8. Queerstreifen, Cinema Münster, Germany
.......*..Mix Brasil
.......*..Mix Mexico
.......*..Newfest New York: "Bye Bye Antonia" solo
.......*..Cinema Art Centre Long Island Filmfestival NY
.......*..2005 Ladyfest Internetpetzen Propeller Art Space
.......*..Prenelle Gallery London "Open Video library"
.......*..BERLINALE Panorama Internationale Fimfestspiele Berlin, Premiere: calling an ocean "on the compilation " fucking different "
.......*..Mix Festival NY, USA
.......*..EmaF Eurpean Art and Media Festival, Medienfestival Osnabrück
.......*..Int. Filmfest. Buenos Aires, Argentina
.......*..Mix Mexico Film Festival
.......*..Gwangju International Film Festival(Giff),South Korea
.......*..Paris S&L Filmfestival, France
.......*..Filmfestival Riga, Latvia
.......*..Mix Brasil Festival
.......*..2004 Freizeitheim Screening Berlin
.......*..Premieren Screening " FilmVideoNetz Berlin
.......*..2003 " Kunstfilme " ACUD Kunstverein Berlin
.......*.." La Isola bella " TG Filmfest Bielefeld
.......*..2002 " Freitag oder im Schoss des Pazifik " Artspace Mon Bijou 1 Berlin
.......*..2001 " Verschollen 3 " Kunstverein Oberwelt e.V. Stuttgart mit Linie Clarisse
.......*..1999 " 1:1 " Art Max, Braunschweig , Einzelausstellung
.......*.." unfinished business " Kunstverein Haus am Lützowplatz Berlin, Abramovic Klasse
.......*.. " fresh air " E-Werk Weimar, Abramovic klasse
.......*..2000 " visible differences " Hebbel Theater Berlin Abramovic Klasse
.......*..1998 " Names, Names, Names " Galerie Shift e.V. Berlin Ausstellung mit Erik Schmidt und Sanja Hohenbild
.......*.." finally ", Kunstverein Hannover Abramovic Klasse
.......*.." Für eine bessere Welt " Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse München Freie Klasse Berlin
.......*.. " win with " HdK Berlin Freie Klasse Ausstellung Linie Clarisse