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 2011, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen

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, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern (Ed.), Kaiserslautern, Germany

Junge Kunst Förderpreis, Saar Ferngas AG, Saarbruecken, Germany
Rotary Club Scholarship, Düsseldorf, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019

Kunstpalais Erlangen, in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg, Erlangen Germany

Georgian Pavillon at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 

2018

Queens Museum New York, NY, USA

“Crossing Gibraltar at Midday”, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA

2017

“Late Checkout (West Berlin)”, in collaboration with Florian Meisenberg, wntrp, Berlin, Germany

“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

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

2018

“Twelve Women Gone Missing”, TAF – Tbilisi Art Fair, Tbilisi, Georgia

“roesler hotel #28: screenspace”, curated by Vik Muniz, Lucas Blalock & Barney Kulok, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo

2017

“Feminismus 3.0”, Galerie Gisela Clement, Bonn, Germany

“ZWANZIG”, anniversary exhibition, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

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

“Suspended”, Neuen Kunstforum Köln, 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

2014

“Backdoor Fantasies”, exhb. cat., KAI 10 I Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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

“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

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

New York University, New York, USA

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