Christoph Girardet

Christoph Girardet

born in Langenhagen, Germany, in 1966. He studied Fine Arts at the Braunschweig School of Art (Master´s degree in 1994). Since 1989 he has produced video tapes, video installations and films, some of them in collaboration with Volker Schreiner beginning in 1994 and as of 1999 with Matthias Müller. He was awarded a stipend for the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York (2000) and the Villa Massimo stipend in Rome (2004). He lives and works in Hanover.

exhibitions (selection)

1997 Sick Heart Paradise, Kunstverein Hannover (S)
1998 Oh - Oh! I Begin to See - the Light!, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel (S)
Squaw´s Head Rock, Kunsthalle Bielefeld (S)
1999 Close-Ups, Nikolaj Center for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Notorious, Museum of Modern Art Oxford; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Cinéma Cinéma, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
2000 No Forever (Golden), Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (S)
Some New Minds, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
2001 Notorious, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; Centre Cultural de la Fundacio "la Caixa" de Lleida;
2002 Manual, Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool; Milch Gallery, London (S)
Delay, Kunstverein Langenhagen (S)
Videodrome 2, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Cinema, Sounds, Synergy, Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam
2003 Stat.ic, Tent, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam
Feel – Tactile media art, Art Center Z33, Hasselt
2004 Mirror, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London; Site Gallery, Sheffield (S)
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2005 Revisitations, Solar, Galeria de Arte Cinemática, Vila do Conde (S)
Film – Illusion und Imagination in der Kunst, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
2006 Kristall, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl (S)
Everything in its Place, Sprengel Museum Hannover (S)
re-vision, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
Zwischen Körper und Objekt, Museum MARTa, Herford
2007 Kristall, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (S)
Collateral – When Art looks at Cinema, Hangar Bicocca, Milano
Made in Germany, Kunstverein/Kestnergesellschaft/Sprengel Museum Hannover
2008 The Cinema Effect, Hirshhorn Museum Washington
Le dessin éveillé, Fonds régional d´art contemporain de Picardie, Amiens
Rom Report, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe
2009 Still, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Bremen (S)
Veto, Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
2010 CUE: Artists Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
curated_by, Galerie Lukas Feichtner, Wien
2011 L´efecte del cine. Il-lusió, realitat i imatge en moviment. Somni, CaixaForum Barcelona
Featuring Cinema, Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul
Contre-jour, Galerie Distrito4, Madrid (S)
2012 Found Footage: Cinema Exposed, Eye Filminstituut Nederland, Amsterdam
Big Picture III (Szenen), K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Cinema: New Device, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moskau
2013 The Prints, Campagne Première, Berlin (S)
Nouvelles Vagues: Un Escalier d´eau, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2014 Tell Me What You See, Kunstverein Hannover (S)
Fear and Desire, Young Projects Gallery, Los Angeles
2015 Amour Fou, New Media Gallery, Anvil Centre, Vancouver
Situations: Formate, Fotomuseum Winterthur
L´heure qu´il est, Centre d´art Contemporain Yverdon-les-bains

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