With Vika Kirchenbauer and Viktor Neumann (Independent Curator, Berlin)
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Vika Kirchenbauer is an artist, filmmaker, writer, and music producer. Her work has received wide-ranging international attention. Her films and installations have, for instance, been exhibited in group shows and screenings at, among others, the Tainan Art Museum, Taiwan (2021); the Whitechapel Gallery, London (2020); Kunsthal Charlottenborg (2019), Copenhagen; the Berlin International Film Festival (2020), the New York Film Festival (2020), the ICA Artists’ Film Biennial, London (2016), and the Videonale at the Kunstmuseum Bonn (2013, ‘15, ‘17). Most recently, Vika Kirchenbauer received the EMAF Award, the German Short Film Award, and the German Film Critics Award for her work UNTITLED SEQUENCE OF GAPS (2020). In 2016, her video work SHE WHOSE BLOOD IS CLOTTING IN MY UNDERWEAR was awarded the Best Contribution to the German Competition at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Other awards include the Kunstfonds Stipend (2020), the Villa Aurora Los Angeles Fellowship (2018), and the Visual Arts Working Stipend of the Berlin Senate (2015).
Viktor Neumann is an art historian and curator. He has curated exhibitions and projects for institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, Bildmuseet Umeå, Kunstmuseum Bonn, National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Yekaterinburg, and Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. He was Curatorial Assistant for documenta 14 Public Programs and Assistant Curator for the 3rd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art. Recently, he was member of the curatorial core group of the Bergen Assembly 2019, co-curator of the Parliament of Bodies and curatorial fellow of the Gebert Stiftung für Kultur in Rapperswil. Currently, he is co-curating exhibitions for the Württembergischen Kunstverein, Stuttgart and Total Museum, Seoul and is, together with Eva Birkenstock and Nikola Dietrich, co-curator of the project reboot: at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf and Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne. Since 2020, he is Guest Professor for Curatorial Studies at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design.
The event is being held in German. Admission: 5 Euro / 3 Euro (reduced). Free Admission for members.
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The Artist Talk accompanies our current exhibition Vika Kirchenbauer – FEELINGS THAT MOVE NOWHERE (May 29–September 5, 2021) at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf.