Bettina Cohnen


Bettina Cohnen
bettina@bettinacohnen.com


recent events:

January 11, 2013 - January 27, 2013
CLUELESS - GEOMETRY OF MISUNDERSTANDING
group exhibition, HDLU, Ring Gallery, Zagreb


Projects 1998 – 2009

» download PDF-File "BC_portfolio_98_09.pdf" (5 MB)


bio:

1973
born in Bielefeld, Germany
lives and works in Hannover and Berlin, Germany

2002-2003
Scholarship residency at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts),
Valencia/Los Angeles, Study of photography with Kaucyila Brooke
and Allan Sekula

2001-2002
Master pupil of Professor Ulrich Eller

1996-2001
Study of the visual arts at University of Applied Sciences and Arts
in Hannover/Germany


grants and awards:

2008
one year grant including the participation in the International Studio &
Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York City, received from the Ministry
of Culture and Science of Lower Saxony, Germany

2007
honorable mention at the "8th Aenne-Biermann-Prize of German
Contemporary Photography"


exhibitions 2012:

COCOONING (solo show)
konnektor - Forum für Künste, Hannover

exhibitions 2011:

KUNSTPERLEN
konnektor - Forum für Künste, Hannover

exhibitions 2010:

I LOOK AT THE WINDOW - Das Fenster im Blick zeitgenössischer Fotografie
Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin

LIBRETTO (Und was sie ist, das wage sie zu scheinen!) (solo show)
KRONENBODEN, Berlin

CLUE(LESS) – Geometry of misunderstandings
Manifattura Tabacchi, Turin

NEBENSCHAUPLÄTZE – Vom Scheitern der Empathie (solo show)
Museum Wäschefabrik, Bielefeld

exhibitions 2009:

FAKE (solo show)
Halle für Kunst Lueneburg

FICTION (solo show)
Kunstverein Hildesheim

SIEGesIKONen – Icons of Victory
Humboldt Berlin

Snooze
Scaramouche c/o Fruit & Flower Deli, New York

The 21st Century, The Feminine Century, and The Century of Diversity and
Hope 2009
International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, Korea

exhibitions 2008:

Bad Moon Rising Special
ISCP New York

Nordlichter
84. Herbstausstellung Niedersaechsischer Kuenstler
Kunstverein Hannover

exhibitions 2007:

8. Aenne-Biermann-Preis fuer Deutsche Gegenwartsfotografie
Museum fuer Angewandte Kunst Gera

Paulas Kinder
Kunsthalle Bremen und Kubo, Bremen

Trust Me
F/Stop, 1. Internationales Fotografiefestival Leipzig

exhibitions 2006:

Heimspiel
83. Herbstausstellung Niedersaechsischer Kuenstler
Kunstverein Hannover

Bon Voyage
École Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

exhibitions 2004:

Das fotografische Portrait
Forum für Fotografie, Köln