← Lukas Einsele

Lukas Einsele, born 1963 in Germany, lives and works in Darmstadt / Germany

1982 – 1985 Freie Universität Berlin, German Language and Literature, Theater Studies, Philosophy
1985 – 1991 Fachhochschule Darmstadt, Photography, Diploma 1991
2013 – 2017 Senior Lecturer Camera Arts / Hochschule Luzern

Selected exhibitions
2017 All One Song, FELD+HAUS, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2015 M85 Evidence, FORMAT Fotofestival Derby, UK
7 Places – 7 Precarious Fields, Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg, Germany
2012 Status – 24 Contemporary Documents, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2011 Mute, Maumaus, Lissabon, Portugal
M85 – Fragments of a Cluster Bomb, After the Butcher, Berlin, Germany
2010 Design of the In-Human, Baden-Württembergischer Kunstverein, Germany
Krieg / Individuum, AZKM Münster, Germany
2009 The Bitter Years Contemporary, Kunstforum Casino, Luxemburg
2008 Bildmuseet Umeå, Sweden
Die Welt sollte zunächst so bleiben, wie sie ist, Neue Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany
Museum für Kommunikation, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bucharest Biennial, Romania
2007 Bildmuseet Umeå, Sweden
Heterotopias, 1st Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece
Die Fremde Landschaft, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Germany
2006 United Nations Visitors‘ Center, New York, USA
2005 Witte de with Center for Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Museum Haus Ester, Krefeld, Germany
Kritische Gesellschaften – Quellen der Empörung, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Germany

Residencies, grants, awards, projects, teachings (selection):
2019 Artist Residency, Villa Massimo, Casa Baldi 2019, Rome, Italy
2016 Dehumanization – New approaches to understanding the politics of human nature, Central European Universtiy Budapest, Hungary
2015 Nominated for Prix Pictet Disorder with project Absolute Dis_Order
2007 Nominee for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize
since 2006 Member of the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie
2006 Karl-Hofer-Award of the Universität der Künste Berlin
German Photo Book Award 2006/07 for the book One Step Beyond
2004 Project Grant by Kunstfonds Germany
2003 Working Grant by Kunststiftung Nordrhein Westfalen
since 2001 One Step Beyond – The Mine Revisited
2001 – 2002 Travel Grant by Hessische Kulturstiftung
1999 – 2000 Guest Professor at Merz Academy, Stuttgart
1997 – 1998 Resident of Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart
(selected by Jeff Wall)
1996 – 2009 Organisator and curator of several exhibiton projects
1996 Working Grant by Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn
1994 – 1995 Working Grant by Hessian Ministry for Science and Art
1993 – 2010 Artist Studio, City Council Darmstadt
1991 – 2012 Several projects with support of the Goethe Institut (Helsinki, Warschau, Moskau, Madrid, Kabul, New York, Beirut, Tel Aviv)
1991 Artist In Residence BIAD, Birmingham, UK

Projects and publications (selection):
The Many Moments of an M85 – Zenon‘s Arrow Retraced, (since 2009)
One Step Beyond – The Mine Revisited (2001-2005)
The book One Step Beyond (publ. Witte de With and Catherine David, 2005 Hatje Cantz) was awarded with the Deutsche Fotobuchpreis 2006/2007 and the Karl-Hofer-Prize of the Universität der Künste Berlin.
With the project space HOLDEN (2007-2009) Lukas Einsele (in collaboration with the curator Dr. Jessica Beebone) realized exhibitions and interventions in a socially critical quarter in Darmstadt.
Oblivion and Memory – Questions on the Representation of Trauma, Edition Solitude 2005
With Fall Out 1996 and Periphery 1997 Lukas Einsele as a member of the artist group Wacker Kunst produced and curated two exhibitions with the participation of international artists (Douglas Gordon, Stephen Craig, Alex Hartley, David Shrigley a. o.)

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