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Iris Hoppe
1970 born in Solingen (Germany)
1992 - 1996 study of autonomous fine arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996 diploma fine arts
1998 study of video and audio postproductions at RTL mediaschool, Medienschule Erftkreis, Horrem-Kerpen, Germany
1998 certificate
1992 - 2008 lived and worked in Amsterdam
currently she works in Cologne and lives in the surrounding area
Grants / Awards
2019 Zielübung/Target practice, highlighted work "unscharf" (blurred) for the 3rd Art Prize of the Evangelical Church in Württemberg, Kunsthalle Göppingen, DE
2017 Project grant, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, DE
2015 Fellowship at Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, DE
2014 Project support Future Perfect - wir vollenden die Zukunft by Bundesministerium für Verkehr Bau- und Stadtentwicklung, Ministerium für Bauen, Wohnen, Stadtentwicklung und Verkehr des Landes NRW (Ministry of transport, construction, urban development and housing), DE
  Exhibition funding Denkmal by Brost Stiftung, Kulturbüro Schwerte, Sparkasse Schwerte, EWG-Schwerte, DE
2011 Project support by the National Center for Civic Education (Landeszentrale für politische Bildung NRW), DE
2008 Nomination award, "Landesförderpreis für Bildende Künstler NRW (section media art)", Staatskanzlei Düsseldorf, DE
  Project grant, cultural department City Cologne (Kulturamt Stadt Koeln), DE
2004 Project grant, “Crosser of borders / Creator of borders ” in co-operation with Olaf Hirschberg, Artists Union Cologne, DE
  Scholarship, Scholingsfonds voor Kunst en Cultuur, NL
2002 Basic grant, the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, NL
2000 Project grant, "0.", Amsterdam Foundation for Arts, VSB Fonds, NL
1999 Project grant, "Inside Out", Rotterdam Art Foundation, NL
1998 Award, Design-Förderpreis’, concept & design, event - railway carriage „Deiner“, Deutsche Bahn (German railway company)
Solo shows
2020 Grenzzirkel (border-circle), Raum für Gäste, Aachen, DE
2019 Zeit(ver)lauf (course of time), open space, Kunstverein Leverkusen Schloss Morsbroich e.V., DE
2008 Apple of Paradise, Luther Church, Cologne, DE
2002 Meeting Point Mobil, LED - wall, Zeithaus, VW Autostadt, Wolfsburg, DE
2000 Knirschen, video - projection, Kunstraum drei zu eins, Cologne, DE
Solo projects / Interventions in public space
2017 #pssst, performance, Stadtbesetzungen II - Körperkunst (Urban Art - City occupations II), Monheim a.R., Kultursekretariat NRW Gütersloh, DE
2016 Approaching the foreign home, project with newly-arrived immigrant young people, public space Leverkusen, DE
2009 Logbook Sava, in situ (audio)installation / pedestrian ferry in public space, Urbanfestival, Zagreb, HR
2008 plan08, Grenzmarkierungen-Koeln (border-marking Cologne), billboard-campaign in co-operation with young persons, City Cologne, DE
2002 Meeting Point, information screens, simultaneously at 26 railway stations in Germany, Deutsche Bahn AG
1999 Inside Out, site specific audiovisual installation, Gil & Moti Homegallery, Rotterdam, NL
Group shows / Festivals / Screenings
2020 #reallife, (with Alice Musiol) shop windows of former "Lust for Life", city center Aachen, invited by Raum für Gäste, Aachen, DE
  Wasser Leben, Burg Wertheim, DE
  Mind Your Step Zone2Source, Het Glazen Huis, Amsterdam, NL
2019 90 years GEDOK KÖLN "Get the Point", Altes Pfandhaus, Cologne, DE
  Unscharf (blurred), exhibition of highlighted works as part of the 3rd Art Prize of the Evangelical Church in Württemberg (3. Kunstpreis der Evangelischen Landeskirche in Württemberg), Kunsthalle Göppingen, DE
  Videolounge, Stiftung IMAI inter media art institute, NRW Forum Düsseldorf, DE
  Offene Ateliers Köln (open studios Cologne), Cologne, DE
2018 VORGEBIRGSPARK SKULPTUR, Cologne, DE
2017 HEIMAT VARIATIONEN (home variations), Lutherkirche, Cologne, DE
2015 VIDEO BOX - Über Grenzen, imai / Haus der Universität Düsseldorf, DE
  Transformation of wall mural Family by Siegfried Schade, Kulturrathaus, Dresden, DE
2010 Changing Spaces, hub:kunst.diskurs e.V., Hannover, DE
2009 Urbanfestival 09, BLOK, Zagreb, HR
  Muzej kvarta, The neighbourhood museum, Zagreb, HR
2008 Art Cologne, Special show, IMAI inter media art institute, Cologne, DE
  Bild-Rausch-Videofestival, Kino 8 1/2, Saarbrücken, DE
2006 Crossing the Screen, imai (intermedia art institute), NRW Forum Düsseldorf, DE
2005 Video as urban condition, VideoPool Archive, Video-café Bratislava, SK
2004 Video as urban condition, VideoPool, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, UK
  Nu, Stroom, Haags Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Den Hague, NL
  Thailand First New Media Art Festival, Bangkok, TH
2003 Border Device[s], Roomade, Bruxelles, BE
  [ve] 01 border counter, Utopia Station, Arsenale, La Biennale di Venezia, IT
  Thailand First New Media Art Festival, CMU Art Museum, Chiang Mai, TH
  Rencontres Internationales, roARaTorio, Paris / Berlin, FR
2002 Bodycase, MK Gallery, TENT., Gil & Moti Homegallery, Rotterdam, NL
  Arsenal / Armory, Die Wandelhalle, Cologne, DE
2000 360° Cologne, Internet work (during Art Cologne with Stephen Craig, Mischa Kuball, Matt Mullican, Edwin Zwakman), DE
  Zeegezichten, Prins Hendrik Stichting, Egmond aan Zee, NL
  Apple, N-mark, Kasugai-city, Japan
1999 Clip, light & video, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, NL
  OpTV - South East News, videoprogram curated by Klaas van Gorkum & Iratxe Jaio, Transvaal, Den Haag, NL
1998 Tijdelijke openbaaring van ongevraagd drukwerk, Sandberg Institute 2 (curator: Tinieke Reinders), Hoorn, NL
1997 Agent Orange, Complex 7, Den Haag, NL
  Tussenlanding, Indoor Loft, Amsterdam
1996 Videonale 7, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, DE
  Stiekem naar de tijgers loeren, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL
1995 Vrieshuis ontdooit, Vrieshuis America, Amsterdam, NL
1994 Does it show?, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL
Performative interventions & Interdisciplinary projects
2014 Future Perfect interventions in urban space with students of Thomas-Eßer-Berufskolleg, comissioned by urban planners and architects HJPplaner, Viehplätzchen-Viertel Euskirchen, DE
  Denkmal, interventions in urban space with students of Ruhrakademie Schwerte, Kreinbergsiedlung, Schwerte-Ost, DE
2011 Gewalt.Frei, participatory art project with youngsters in co-operation with Kristina Leko, Kunstverein Leverkusen Schloss Morsbroich e.V. Gewalt.Frei/Mülheim2020, poster campaigne on advertising columns in the public space of Cologne, DE
2006 Wissen schaf(f)f Kunst, intersections of art and science, EURAC (European Academy), Bolzano, IT
2005 Grenzgänger / Grenzzieher (Crosser of borders / Creator of borders 2004)in co-operation with artist Olaf Hirschberg, Artwalk PLATFORM, Amsterdam, NL
2004 Grenzgänger / Grenzzieher (Crosser of borders / Creator of borders 2004) in co-operation with artist Olaf Hirschberg, Cologne central station, platform no.1 waiting-room, DE
2003 Inter-Facing Performance, AMSU / Montevideo, Amsterdam, NL
2001 Europealis – Meeting Point, video / sound - concert, Auditorium, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  0., multidisciplinary performance with 5 composers, 5 video artists and 10 pianists, Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL
1999 Time Fragments, music & multimedia, Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam, NL
1998 7 days, 7 weeks, 7 artists,(with André van Bergen, Elspeth Diederix), temporary intervention in urban environment, Showroom Sanders Meubelstad, Amsterdam, NL
Commissions
2012 My Feelings, production of a children's art book during workshops at Kindergarten Emmaus Düsseldorf-Ratingen, in commission of the Family Ministry (NRW-Familienministerium), DE
2010 Inclusion, concept for Aktion Mensch, trade fair, 2nd Ecumenical Churchday, Munich, DE
2006 I feel displaced, concept for an interaction in public space, EURAC (European Academy), Bolzano, IT
2004 Schetsopdracht, intervention in public space Transvaal, mobiel projectbureau OpTrek, Den Hague, NL
2002 Video, Meeting Point Mobil, LED-wall ZeitHaus, VW Autostadt, Wolfsburg, DE
2000 Website (concept & design), Cologne 360°, in co-operation with Yariv Alter Fin, DieWandelhalle, Cologne, DE
1999 Website (concept & co-ordination) in co-operation with Yariv Alter Fin, www.smartprojectspace.net, Amsterdam
  Video workshop (clip: South East News), Augustinius College, Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, NL
1998 "Design-Förderpreis", concept & design, event - railway carriage "Deiner", Deutschen Bahn AG
1997 Europealis, interactive composition & video projection, Multimedia Day, University Cologne, DE
Lectures / Teaching / Judging
2020 Jury member of the commission for the special program NEUSTART KULTUR, Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn, DE
2018
SOIRÉE SONIQUE #17, LTK4, Cologne, DE
  statements Köln, Artothek Cologne, DE
Since 2016 Board member, GEDOK, Cologne, DE
  Jury member, GEDOK, Cologne, DE
  Jury member, Dr. Theobald-Simon Preis, Bundes-GEDOK, Bonn, DE
2014 Guest lecturer, practice of contemporary art, Ruhrakademie, Schwerte, DE
2013 Lectureship, Me and my surrounding, project in public space, Fine Art department, Ruhrakademie, Schwerte, DE
2011 Workshops, Gewalt.Frei, in co-operation with Kristina Leko, Hölderlin Gymnasium Cologne, Gesamtschule Leverkusen-Schlebusch, Hauptschule Tiefentalstrasse, Cologne, DE
2008 Lecture, Micropolitics, BLOK, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, HR
2007 Lectureship, Intermedia performances and interactions, New Media Art department, HBK Saar, Saabrücken, DE
2003 Lecture, Interactions in public space, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, THAI
2002 Lecture, Multidisciplinary performance "0.", Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, DE
1999 Video workshop, South East News, in co-operation with Wilfred Löwensteyn, Augustinuis College, Amsterdam, NL
1996 - 2000 Teacher, drawing, Volksuniversiteit, Amsterdam, NL
Curatorial praxis
2018 Exhibition of the GEDOK award Dr. Theobald-Simon-Preis, winner Dorothea Frigo, Bayenwerft Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne, DE
2014 Future Perfect - wir vollenden die Zukunft, participative project in unoccupied buildings, Viehplätzchen-Viertel, Euskirchen
  Denkmal, students exhibition in unoccupied buildings and public space, Gartenstadt Kreinberg-Siedlung, Ruhrakademie Schwerte
2003 Co-curator, group show Breaking Space, in co-operation with Marjolein Schaap, Artis, ’s-Hertogenbosch, NL
2002 Co-founder of nonbreakingspace, non-profit organization for media art management, Amsterdam, NL
2001 - 1999 Assistant project management and communication at SMART Project Space, Foundation for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, NL
2001 - 1999 Curator of the Net Art section at smartprojectspace.net, Amsterdam, NL
1999 - 1998 Video curator of local cultural TV program Bellissima and Almanac Art on Television, Amsterdam, NL
1998 - 1996 Member of the artist initiative "I5", organization of exhibitions, Amsterdam, NL
Distribution
Since 2008 SAATCHI ART (by invitation)
Since 2007 IMAI intermedia art institute, NRW Forum Düsseldorf, DE
2005 - 2007 Schmidt Galerie, Berlin, DE
2004 - 2010 roARaTorio Transmedia, Paris, FR
Catalogues (selection)
2020 „Unscharf“ (Heike Helfert), 3rd art award of the evangelical state church in Württemberg, DE
2018 „Vorgebirgspark Skulptur“ (Dr. Peter Lodermeyer), IG Kunst im Park, Cologne, DE
2017 „Home Variations“ (Rochus Aust), Luther Church, Cologne, DE
2015 "Idea competition for dealing with the mural Family of Siegfried Schade", (Claudia Reichardt), Freie Akademie Kunst + Bau e.V., Dresden, DE
2014 „Future Perfect - social city Viehplätzchen-Viertel“ (Jutta Rücker), HJPplaner, Aachen, DE
2011 „Gewalt.Frei“, Kunstverein Leverkusen Schloss Morsbroich e.V., DE
2009 „(in) place of border“, Urbanfestival 09, Zagreb, HR
2008 "Mikropolitiken", BLOK, Zagreb, HR
"Plan08", Cologne, DE
"1. Bild-Rausch-Videofestival", HBK Saar, DE
2004 "Crosser of borders / Creator of borders", (publisher: artists, author: Angela Plohman, CA)
2002 "Bodycase", (concept & publisher: Stichting Gil & Moti Homegallery), NL
"Arsenal / Armory", (curator: Petra Stilper, publisher: cultural department of the City Cologne), DE
2001 "Schnitt 20 / Site 01", poster edition, (publisher: Site & Schnitt Ausstellungsraum), DE
2000 "Zeegezichten", exhibition catalogue (curator: André Groeneveld, publisher: Prins Hendrik Stichting), NL
Broadcasts
1999 "Take Off", Bellissima Magazine, local TV, Amsterdam A1, NL
1997 "Fragment", WDR Lokal Zeit, Cologne, DE