News & Archive
 

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Juni 2014
Masterstudium / Master of Fine Arts
Ab September werde ich am Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam am zweijährigen Masterstudiengang "Cure Master" teilnehmen. I will attend Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam for a two year Master of Fine Arts course called "Cure Master." From their website: "The Cure Master programme examines the function and definition of health and disease in society. A group of autonomous researchers create individual and group projects aimed at realizing Cure Park – a place to meet, exchange ideas, and inspire a fresh dynamism and new ideas. – Health is an important issue in people's lives and thus also in the political and social spheres. Important economic and social interests are at stake. How do we as a society want to deal with this issue on an individual, a collective and an international level, both now and in the future."
http://sandberg.nl/cure-master



Cure Master Sandberg


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2013
Jahresrückblick / review of the year's events
Das Jahr gehörte, wie schon 2012, fast ganz BENTEN CLAY. 3 längere Auslandsaufenthalte mit verbundenen Projekten und Ausstellungen in Finnland, Portugal und Griechenland, Ausstellungen in Berlin und Artists Talks in Leipzig und München.
2013 again was in the hands of BENTEN CLAY. 3 longer stays abroad with exhibitions and projects in Finland, Portugal and Greece, exhibitions in Berlin and artist talks in Leipzig and Munich.
Packed and a lot of fun! Love to see the baby grow! http://www.bentenclay.com

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February 2013

Gründung von ART ON DEMAND / Foundation of ART ON DEMAND
Ich wurde erneut von der Arteles - Creating Change Artist-in-Residence in Finland eingeladen, dort einen Monat zu verbringen. Neben der Arbeit an BENTEN CLAY gründeten 5 weitere Künstlerinnen und ich die internationale Plattform ART ON DEMAND. AOD bringt Kunst in den privaten Raum und untersucht mithilfe von Aktion und Reflexion das Zusammenspiel von Kunst, Markt, Raum und Publikum. Alle Informationen hierzu unter http://www.a-o-d.com
I was invited again to the Arteles - Creating Change Artist-in-Residence Program in Finland. I stayed one month and besides the work on BENTEN CLAY 5 other artists and me founded the international platform ART ON DEMAND. AOD brings art to private homes and offices and explores the functions of art, market, place and audience with the help of actions and reflections. More info: http://www.a-o-d.com



AOD AOD AOD AOD

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20.12.2012
Proportional Exchanges
An extensive interview about my personal work with curator Sabin Bors on his platform Anti-Utopias:
http://www.anti-utopias.com/proportional-exchanges-a-conversation-with-vera-hofmann/


Interview
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Herbst / fall 2012
4 Einzelausstellungen in Berlin
Ich zeige mit BENTEN CLAY die Arbeiten, die in den Residencies in Finnland und Island enstanden sind. Es sind neben Fotografien auch Videos und Objekte/Skulptur um die Themenkomplexe Atommüllendlagerung und isländische Energiepolitik. Alle Details auf http://www.bentenclay.com
2012 is BENTEN CLAYs introduction to the Berlin art circus with 4 solo exhibitions on the themes of nuclear waste repository and energy policy in Iceland.


Surface of Displacement 100000 100000 The Promise

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16.03.-28.03.2012

Mini-Residency
A big thank you to Ludger and Carolien from OBRAS, Portugal for inviting BENTEN CLAY to a short stay in their beautiful residency in Evoramonte.

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09.02.-13.02.2012
BENTEN CLAY's piece Consideration as a projection of 22 photographs at SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík
A group exhibition with the title Electric Darkness, part of the Winter Lights Festival


Consideration Consideration Consideration Consideration

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09.02.-13.03.2012

Artist in Residence
Ich wurde mit BENTEN CLAY zu einer weiteren Residency eingeladen, diesmal in Reykjavík. Vorfreude!
A new residency is coming up: Iceland!

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Einige meiner Arbeiten sind auf der neuen Contemporary Art Platform anti-utopias des Kurators Sabin Bors zu sehen:
I got invited by curator Sabin Bors to join the new Contemporary Art Platform anti-utopias featuring some of my works:

Vakuumresonanz: http://www.anti-utopias.com/vera-hofmann-vakuumresonanz/
Something went wrong: http://www.anti-utopias.com/vera-hofmann-something-went-wrong/
Souvenir: http://www.anti-utopias.com/vera-hofmann-souvenir/
Benten Clay: http://www.anti-utopias.com/benten-clay-signal-crayfish/


Souvenir Signal Crayfish

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My latest adventure
is a joint venture:
BENTEN CLAY

http://www.bentenclay.com


Benten Clay

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27.10.-02.11.2011

Neoplex print at Freies Museum Berlin
for the 4th Annual Westphoto Photography Prize
http://westphotophotographyprize.blogspot.com/2010/06/4th-annual-westphoto-photography-prize.html


Westphoto

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12.10.2011

Artist Talk at the Pori Art Museum, Finland
with a live broadcast on the Internet
I talked about my three latest projects and the ongoing one which will be posted here soon.

Pori Pori

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30.09.2011

Panel Discussion at Tampereen Taidemessut - Tampere Art Fair, Finland
"Artist between art and the market"
with Eero Yli-Vakuuri (performance artist, FI), Sabine Schründer (photographer, D), Vera Hofmann, presented by Pekka Ruuska (curator, FI)



Art Fair Tampere

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18.08.2011

Vernissage bei Pixel Grain
Resonanz auf die Resonanz

Ausstellungstipp der Woche des Art Magazins: http://www.art-magazin.de/kunst/44716/gib_mir_fuenf_ausstellungstipps

Artikel auf Private Curators: http://privatecurators.com/must-see-vera-hofmann-eine-junge-fotografin/

Rezension im Tagesspiegel mit lustigem Tippfehler: http://www.tagesspiegel.de/schlappschuesse/4569712.html

Eindrücke von der Vernissage: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150308618834497.350822.638519496&l=a4275371a8&type=1



Vernissage Pixel Grain Vernissage Pixel Grain Vernissage Pixel Grainr

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19.08.2011 - 27.09.2011

Vakuumresonanz - Einzelausstellung
in der Galerie pixelgrain, auf Einladung von Sebastian Lux, Kurator der Stiftung F.C. Gundlach

Vernissage: Donnerstag, 18.08.2011 von 18.00-20.00
Sebastian Lux spricht einführende Worte.

pixelgrain
Rosenstraße 16/17
10178 Berlin-Mitte
www.pixelgrain.com

Cover Westminster

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September-Oktober 2011
Artist in Residence
Ich werde im September und Oktober eine zweimonatige Residency in Finnland verbringen. Mitten in der Natur, im Landstrich Hämeenkyrö. Sie nennen sich "the most international artist residency in Finland". Ich bin sehr gespannt. Und ja, ich werde Mückenschutz mitnehmen.

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09.-15.05.2011
Mein erster Film!
FRANK
Jan Wiese und ich haben einen 21-minütigen Film gemacht. Innerhalb einer Woche im Rahmen des Solaris Projekts mit den Teilnehmern als Protagonisten: 3 Tage drehen, 4 Tage schneiden.
Nach einer Pause und etwas Abstand werden wir die Idee weiterverfolgen und dann sieht der Film am Ende vielleicht ganz anders aus. Trotzdem - hier als Preview, der "Solaris-Cut":
http://verahofmann.de/frank-video.html

Solaris Project
Antje Oeklesund, Berlin
http://3dwhosfrank.blogspot.com/

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Vakuumresonanz Fotobuch Nr. 5/10 wurde in die
ständige Sammlung des Haus der Fotografie Burghausen aufgenommen.

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19. -24.11.2010

Nominierung für den Westminster Photography Prize
Ausstellung in London
2011 in Berlin and Helsinki
http://westphotophotographyprize.blogspot.com/2010/06/4th-annual-westphoto-photography-prize.html

Cover Westminster Catalogues Westminster

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24.09.-31.10.2010
a Neoplex print at The Black Door Files Cabinet
curated by Paul Philipp Heinze, coop. Molina Ghosh & Black Door Istanbul
Istanbul, Türkei
http://blackdooristanbul.com/wp/past-events/#bdf

BDI’s purpose is to accumulate a selection of specific communications. It contains a repository of works, networks and documentation from international artists, critics and persons supportive of the BDI directive within Turkey.
On one hand BDI engages practice, positions and modes which can be ascribed as part of the art operating system. On the other, BDI attempts to observe and moderate the upcoming movements in the fields of socio-cooperative action relative to the current art matrix.
BDI’s programming is without parameter. Exhibition, screening, lecture, performance, and public presentation will all focus toward contact and engagement.
BDI will release what transpires in Karaköy, by way of sequencing reviews, documentation, and publication produced via a self-critical way of initiating an idea.

BLACK DOOR ISTANBUL attempts to be transparent about it´s own circumstances and will manifest as a physical space for an initial three month period.

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06.09. -12.09.2010

Vakuumresonanz bei berlin weekly
weekly photo
www.berlin-weekly.com/
 

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09.-15.08.2010
Solaris Project
Kindl-Brauerei Neukölln, Berlin
www.solaris-project.blogspot.com/

20 Künstler diverser Disziplinen arbeiten eine Woche an einem Thema – Schlaf. Es geht sowohl darum, neue Schaffensprozesse und Interaktionen auszuprobieren als auch eine andere Form der Präsentation außerhalb der klassischen Galerie zu finden.

Artists from different backgrounds are going to explore the meaning of sleep in manifold ways. A seven-day experiment open to the public.

Meine Arbeiten, die in dieser Woche entstanden sind:

5000 Songs Containing “Sleep”
Video im Loop, 13:41 mins.

 

Deep Sleep
mit Torsten Hartleb
Raumintervention - verglaster Überwachungsraum wird zu einem begehbaren Erfahrungsraum.
Dunkelfolie, Bodenbelag Sand.

 

Hominid Sleep #10.962b
mit Milena Leszkowicz und Yonatan David Weizman
Raumintervention - vorhandene Betonstruktur wird zur Ausgrabungsstätte eines menschlichen Schlafs
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16.07.-24.07.2010
Vakuumresonanz beim 2. Neuköllner Kunstsalon
Kindl-Brauerei Neukölln, Berlin
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Vakuumresonanz in der Böhm Kobayashi Encyclopedia
Katja Stuke, Oliver Sieber  
288 pages, black&white offset print with a screen print cover
14,7 x 21,2 cm, Ed. 150 copies, numbered
EUR 15,--
www.boehmkobayashi.de/txt_encyclopaedie.html
hier bestellen: www.boehmkobayashi.de

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Neubau unter anderen erhältlich bei do you read me?!
www.doyoureadme.de/

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Vakuumresonanz im Magazin Neubau
www.neubau-magazin.de/

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12.02.2010-21.03.2010
Neoplex bei Lette 2010
Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin
ausgewählte Arbeiten aus den Fachbereichen Foto, Mode, Grafik
www.lette2010.de/

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07.01.2010 - 06.05.2010
Vakuumresonanz im Böhm TradeCenter von Katja Stuke und Oliver Sieber
www.boehmkobayashi.de/tradecenter/ArchivVeraHofmann.html


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