Anna K.E.

1986 born in Tbilisi, Georgia
lives and works in New York, USA
Education
2002
2004
2005-10
2010
Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, class of Prof. Alexander Roob
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, class of Prof. Hubert Kiecol
class of Prof. Georg Herold and class of Prof. Christopher Williams
received Diploma and Meisterschülerin from Prof. Georg Herold and Prof. Christopher Williams
Awards/Grants
2012
2011

2010

2009
2008

2007

Herbert Zapp prize for young art, Mannheim, Germany
Kunststiftung NRW, Germany
Kunstpreis Junger Westen, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany
DAAD Scholarship
NRW travel scholarship
ISCP artist residency, New York, USA
Audi Art Award 2008 for progressive performance ”GALLERY HASEN” project (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), Düsseldorf, Germany
Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Saar Ferngas AG, Saarbruecken, Germany
Rotary Club Scholarship, Düsseldorf, Germany
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017/18 Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
“Profound Approach and Easy Outcome”, site-specific wall installation, Queens Museum, New York, USA
2016 “Late Checkout (Electric Forest)”, in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg, SIGNAL, New York, USA
“Leaving the Rock Stage”, curated by Niki Russell, Primary, Nottingham, UK
“Intangible Economies of Desires”, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
“COUNTDOWN BELLADONNA”, in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg, Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
2015 “Teen Factory Berlin New York“, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Teen Factory Berlin New York“, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA
2014 “A Bandit From The Brick Factory“, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2013 “Two Whores In The Same Dress”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“I Suppose My Doctor Is Dead”, Interstate Projects, off-space, NY Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA
2012 Dr. Herbert Zapp – Preis für Junge Kunst, Mannheimer Kunstverein
2011 “Gone Tomorrow”, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Cologne, Germany
“Without Jewel”, Kunstverein Leverkusen, Germany
2010 “Profound Approach and Easy Outcome”, off-space, Düsseldorf, Germany
2008 “Urban Female Entertainment”, (in collaboration with Tamara K.E.) Pilot Projekt, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Permanent Vacation”, (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), EY artforum, GAP15, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007 “Being Spielberg”, Galerie Hasen presents Anna K.E. & Florian Meisenberg, Schaufenster des Kunstvereins für die Rheinlande und Westphalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Museum for…”, (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), di.vitrine, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Anna K.E.” (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), Performance with installation parallel to ART Cologne, citta di bologna, Cologne, Germany
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016/17 “Giles”, curated by Artemis Baltoyanni, Gagosian gallery in Athens, Greece
“Labor Relations.” From the international contemporary art collection of Wrocław Contemporary Museum, MWW – Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, Poland
“G2 #5”, collection Hildebrand, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany
2016 “C.Ar.D. 2016”, Contemporary Art & Design (C.Ar.D), Piacenza, Italy
“Labour Relations”, MWW – Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, Poland
“Ways of Looking / Sichtweisen”, E-Werk Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
“Open Studios”, High Line Art, New York, USA
2015/16 “The Absent Image”, Gallery Nectar, Tbilisi, Georgia
“Condensed Matter Community”, Synchrotron Radiation Center: Home of Aladdin, Stoughton, USA
2015 “Teen Paranormal Romance”, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA
“Enchanted Space”, Fridman Gallery, New York, USA
“When I die…”, 68projects, Berlin, Germany
“Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand”, curated by Friedrich Gräfling and Johanna Stemmler, Kunstverein Wiesen e.V., Wiesen, Germany
“No entrance, no exit”, curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, New York, USA
2014 “Summerstage”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
“Teen Paranormal Romance”, curated by Hamza Walker, touring exhibition, Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, USA, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, USA
“ÜBER DAS MORGEN HINAUS”, Quadriennale Düsseldorf, KAI 10, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Instruction for a Dancer”, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel
2013 “Queens International 2013”, Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
“Vom Zaudern: Motive des Aufschubs, Übergangs und Abschweifens”, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
“1.pers.sing.-the artist‘s body in votemporary art”, curated by Johannes Sperling, b-05 Montabaur, Germany
“Gruppo die famiglia in un interno”, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart, Germany
“Keine Grossen Töne”, curated by Rolf Ricke, Galerie oqbo, Berlin, Germany
2012 “Qui Vive?”, The III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia
“Limning”, off-space Show Room170, New York, USA
“cleaning a bed from morning dust”, curated by Paula Straube & Carolin EidnerBoutique, Raum für temporäre Kunst, Cologne, Germany
“Jesturing”, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, USA
2011 Kunstpreis Junger Westen 2011, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen
“Palets”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
2010 “Leave Your Hat On”, Von Beuys Inspiriert, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf, Germany
New Talents, young Biennale Köln, Germany
New German Art, German embassy, London, UK
“Pure Pigment”, class of Prof.Christopher Williams, off-space WW, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Kommt Doch”, class of Prof.Georg Herold, off-space WW, Düsseldorf, Germany
2009 “Born in Georgia”, Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany
“Suspended”, Neuen Kunstforum Köln, Germany
2008 Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany
Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Germany
“Unter Tag” (11min), off-space, Gloriahalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007 Regarding Düsseldorf 2, Kunstverein 701, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Hasen, Performance at Sommer MMOGG, (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), off-space MMOGG, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006 “Are You Ready Ray?”, Beck&Eggeling/new quarters, Duesseldorf
“Disadvantage Agassi”, (in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg), Villa De Bank, Enschede, The Netherlands
Artoll Kunstlabor, Bedburg-Hau
“Wir sind mal Freunde gewesen”, off-space Gloriahalle, Duesseldorf, Germany
2005 “I‘m not a Suicidor I‘m an Investigator”, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
“And the Ship is Sailing”, Old Volksbank, Borken, Germany
“Kleines Affektchen 2”, Performance/Video-Event, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Germany
“Kleines Affektchen 3”, Performance/Video-Event, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2004 Makingo Film Production, mobil am Hafen, Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland
“Kleines Affektchen 1”, Exhibition & Performance/Video-Event, Museum Bochum, Germany
Catalogues
2016 “Labour Relations”, (exh. cat) MWW – Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, Poland
2013 “1.pers.sing. – Künstlerkörper zwischen Selbstportrait und Performance” (exh.cat.), b-05 Montabauer, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld/Berlin, 2013
2012 “Anna K.E.”, Sabine Becker (Editor), Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012
2011 Kunstpreis Junger Westen, Ferdinand Ullrich und Hans-Jürgen Schwalm (Ed.), Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, 2011
“Rising: Young Artists to keep an Eye on”, Olaf Salie (Ed.), Cologne, Germany
2010 “New Talents – biennale köln”, Fuhrwerkswaage Kunstraum e.V. (Ed.), Cologne, Germany
2009 “Born in Georgia”, J.H. Sassen, J.A. Sharp, G. Edzgveradze, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Suspended”, Boris Groys, Gia Edzgveradze, Keti Chukhrov, Zaza S hatirishvili (Ed.), Heidelberg, Germany
2008 Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern (Ed.), Kaiserslautern, Germany
2007 “Regarding Düsseldorf 2”, Germany
2005 “I´m not a suicidor I´m an investigator”, Dortmund, Germany
And the Ship is Sailing
2004 Makingofilm
Articles
2016 Fitzpatrick, Corrine: “Artists on Artists: Anna K.E.”, Bomb Magazine, Spring 2016, p. 135-137
Dumbadze, Devi: “Anna K.E.: Teen Factory”, springerin, January 2016, p. 61-62
2013 Dominique Nahas: “The Car Was His…”, dArt International, Volume 16, #1, Fall 2013, p.26-27
Piper Marshall: “Gallery Weekend Berlin. Where are you going, where have you been?”, in: Spike, Sommer 2013, p.126-128
“Anna K.E. – Sisyphean tasks and the failed Utopias of Modernist architecture”, Noemi Smolik, in: Frieze, No.156, June-August 2013, p.180-181
Claudia Wahjudi: “Im Ofen gebacken”, in: Der Tagesspiegel, 05/04/2013
Allese Thomson: “Anna K.E.”, in: Artforum (critics‘ piks), 2013
Aia Staff: “The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won‘t Want to Miss”, in Art in America, 14/03/2013
2012 Christiane Meixner: “Ritt auf dem Teppich”, in: Der Tagesspiegel, 09/14/2012, p.21
Claudia Posca: “Kunstpreis Junger Westen 2011”, in: Kunstforum, Bd.213, Januar – Februar 2012, p.306-307
“Anna K.E.”, Noemi Smolik, in: ARTFORUM, January 2012
2011 Sophie von Maltzahn: “Lass uns zwischen den Wellen lesen”, in: Frank- furter Allgemeine Zeitung, 09/10/2011
Frank Weiffen: “Mit bunter Vielfalt experimentiert”, in: Leverkusener Anzeiger, 06/08/2011
2010 art, Extraheft: 24 Seiten zur Quadriennale Düsseldorf, Sept. 2010
Helga Meister: “Beuys-Hut wird entzaubert”, in: WZ, 11/10/2010
2009 Helga Meister,“Ohne Tempo-Limit”, in: Das Feuilleton für NRW, No. 4, April 2009
Helga Meister: „Kunstszene: Vier Georgier in der Diaspora“, in: Westdeutsche Zeitung, 03/31/2009
Lectures
2016 Pratt Institute, New York, USA  (UPOMING)
New York University, New York, USA (UPOMING)
2011 International Studio Curatorial Program ISCP, New York, USA
2010 University of Arts and Social Sciences, Bonn, Germany
Collections
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Germany
Philara Collection, Duesseldorf, Germany
Collection Lauffs-Wegner, Krefeld, Germany
Collection Johannes Becker, Cologne, Germany
Staatskanzlei NRW, Germany