Alexander HAHN

 

Apparition of the Airship 02

Apparition of the Airship 02,inkjet print on fine art paper, 100 x 70 cm

 

Mostre personali

2013

  • NY Electronic Festival, Harvestworks, New York (Indian Records)

2012

  • Harvestworks, New York (Cao Chang Di Road on November 24 2009 I Stood There Waiting)

2010

  • Kunstraum Oktogon, Bern/CH (Bringing Things to a Standstill)
  • Le Petit Versailles, New York (Luminous Point)

2008

  • Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa/IT
  • (Festival della Scienza: Alexander Hahn – Luminous Point)
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco/US
  • (Room for Thought: Alexander Hahn & Yves Netzhammer)

2007

  • Padiglione d‘Arte Contemporanea, Ferrara/IT
  • (La Signoria degli Astri)
  • Museum der Moderne Salzburg/AT (Works 1976-2006)
  • Kunstmuseum Solothurn/CH (Works 1976-2006)

2006

  • Darat-al-Funun, Amman/JO

2002

  • Musée Jenisch, Vevey/CH (Mémoires Astrales d’un Homme Volant)

2000

  • Netmage, LINK, Bologna/IT (Memory of Presence)

1999

  • Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin/DE (I Came Here to Sleep)

1998

  • World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam/NL (Popular Admiration of Great Thieves)

1997

  • Kunstmuseum Bern/CH

1996

  • International Center of Photography, New York/US (Fundamentals of Legerdemain)
  • Galeria Foksal, Warsaw/PL (On the Nature of Things)

1995

  • Kunsthaus Zürich/CH (Personal Records)

1994

  • Daad Galerie, Berlin/DE (Rats)

1993

  • World Wide Video Centre, The Hague/NL

1984

  • White Columns, New York/US (Cyborgs and Other New Machines)

1982

  • Franklin Furnace, New York/US (Plant #50-316)

 

Mostre collettive e festival

2014

  • whitelabs, Milano/IT, (vis-à-vis #6 : Chiara Coccorese & Alexander Hahn)
  • XX San Gio Video Festival, Veronal/IT
  • HyperSeeing, CAFA Museum, Beijing/CN
  • Continuum…., Unbound Studio & Studio21, Kalkota/IN
  • The Invisible Force Behind – Materiality in Media Art, intermedia art institute, Düsseldorf
  • Hitzewelle, Kunstmuseum Solothurn/CH

2013

  • Lemancolia, Musée Jenisch, Vevey/CH
  • Experimental Documentaries, Anthology Archives, New York
  • Difference Screen, Artisterium, Tbilisi/GE
  • Difference Screen, Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar/MN
  • Difference Screen, Clarewell Caves, Forest of Dean/GB
  • VideoEx, Zürich
  • Video Lounge, India Art Fair, New Delhi/IN
  • Parallel Cities, Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhawan, New Delhi/IN (2013) Sarai Reader 09 | Event 03, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon/IN

 

2012

  • Heimspiel, Kunsthalle St. Gallen/CH
  • Springende Lachse, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil/CH

2011

  • ctrl + 0 – digital Art, nextex, St. Gallen/CH
  • Experimental Television Center Tribute, Anthology Film Archives, New York
  • Art&Friends, Deutsches Haus, New York
  • Amphibian, Time In Gallery, New York
  • Café des Rêves, Helmhaus Zurich/CH

2010

  • IMAI Videolounge, Art Cologne/DE
  • Festival des Films sur l’Art, Montréal/CA
  • Timelapse, Centre PasquArt, Bienne/CH
  • Imaging the Future, 5th Edition, Theatre du Passage, Neuchatel/CH
  • An Evening of Swiss Video Art, Kunsthaus Aarau/CH
  • Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit, Kunstmuseum Solothurn/CH
  • Playlist, Galeria NeonCampobase, Milano/IT
  • Videonale Bonn/DE

2009

  • Media Art China 2009 : Timelapse, National Art Museum of China, Beijing/CN
  • art limited – multiple art, 18th Triennale Grenchen/CH

2008

  • 30th Anniversary Benefit, Harvestworks, New York/US
  • Swiss Video Art from the 70s and 80s. A Reconstruction, Kunstmuseum Lucerne/CH
  • I LOVE Jenisch, Musée Jenisch, Vevey/CH
  • Comme des bêtes, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts Lausanne/CH

2007

  • Brave Lonesome Cowboy, Villa Merkel, Esslingen/DE
  • Unterwegs, Trudelhaus, Baden/CH

2005

  • Dumbo Arts Festival, New York
  • Cinema Texas, Austin
  • Gallery 128, New York
  • Transat Video, Caen/FR (2005)Mediaart Friesland, Harlingen/ NL
  • Brennpunkt Schweiz, Kunstmuseum Bern/CH
  • whiz bang, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY and Harvestworks, New York/US

2003

  • Travel of the Immobile Man, Fondazione Ragghianti, Lucca/IT

2002

  • Travel of the Immobile Man, Villa Croce, Genova/IT

2000

  • Bleibe, Akademie der Künste, Berlin/DE

1999

  • Phototage, Biel/CH

1996

  • Video-Vidim, Swiss Institute, New York

1995

  • Vagamundo: reflexiones sobre el exilio, Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid/ES

1994

  • Lab V, Center for Contemporary Arts, Warschau/PL

1993

  • The Final Frontier, The New Museum, New York
  • Museum of Modern Art, Oslo/NO
  • Neues Technisches Museum, Dresden/DE

1992

  • Projekt Schweiz, Kunsthalle Basel/CH
  • Videoskulptur, Kunstverein Köln/DE

1989

 

  • Videoskulptur, Kunsthaus Zürich/CH
  • Artists Space, New York/US
  • Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo/JP
  • Video Gallery Scan, Tokyo/JP

1988

  • SIGGRAPH, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 3rd Australian Video Festival, Sydney/AU
  • North Florida Video Festival, Jacksonville
  • Video Wochen im Wenkenpark, Basel
  • WNET/13, New Television, New York

 

1987

  • American Film Institute, Los Angeles
  • American Museum of the Moving Image, New York
  • Techno Bop, The Kitchen, New York
  • Ars Electronica, Linz/AT
  • Int’l Festival of New Cinema/Video, Montreal/CN
  • World Wide Video Festival, Den Haag/NL
  • American Film Institute, Los Angeles

1986

  • Anthology Archives, New York
  • Cast Iron Cable TV, New York
  • Städtische Galerie Erlangen/DE

1985

  • Alternating Currents, Alternative Museum, New York
  • Future Histories, Anderson Gallery, Richmond/US
  • Video Works On Paper, Film Video Arts, New York

1984

  • Artists as Filmakers, Franklin Furnace
  • Makkom, Amsterdam/NL
  • Video 84, Montréal/CA

1983

  • International Video Art Festival, Locarno/CH
  • Szene Schweiz, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne/DE
  • Image Latente, 96 Grand Street Gallery, New York
  • Terminal Show, Brooklyn
  • Science & Prophecy, White Columns

1982 

  • Campus, Montréal/CA
  • International Video Art Festival, Locarno
  • Judy Caden Gallery, New York
  • The Pyramid, New York,
  • Ward Nasse Gallery, New York

1981

  • A’s new York
  • Des Refuses, New York
  • Monumental Show, Brooklyn

Video installations

2014

  • Anaµorphosis | 2014 (anamorphic HD video shrines with mirrored cylinders

2012

  • Morse Rigveda X, 158, 4-5, HD video, projection or flatscreen, 1:34′, loop,
  • Caochangdi Road, HD video projection, 41:43′, loop,
  • Anaµorphosis | Max Mathews, anamorphic HD video with mirrored cylinder
  • ON, single channel HD loop

2011

  • Public Spaces – Private Strangers – Temporal Attractions, covert HD videos

2007

  • Luminous Point, interactive DVD

2005

  • Occurrence on Broadway & Columbus, circular floor projection

2004

  • N 36º25’12” W 116º48’43“ (Zabriskie Pt.), 16:9 plasma display work

2003

  • Rabbit in your Headlights, 2 ch. anamorph video mural

2002

  • 5 Anaµorphoses, 5 TV tubes & cylindrical mirrors
  • Plant Cycle, computer animation for 4:3 TV tube or LCD monitor

2000

  • Memory of Present, 4 anamorph video projections

1999

  • My Own Private Universe, 3 computer animations for rear projection

1998

  • Memory of Light – Light of Memory, for 2 video beams
  • The Invisible Never Happens, for 3 video beams and wax screens

1997

  • Séance, for image wiper and video beam

1996

  • On The Nature Of Things, for rain machine, 4 TV tubes & 1 video beam

1990 – 1993

  • The Kircher Itinerary, cycle of 4 installations w. stripped tv tubes

1988

  • Arthur, 5 video channels for 8 TV tubes, soundscape w. 10 audio channels

1986

  • Urban Memories, for 3 TV monitors

1982

  • Plant # 216/349, 2 TV-tubes, doll, anamorph paper shapes

 

Premi

2011

  • Cultural Prize of the City of Rapperswil-Jona/CH

2009

  • Cultural Award of St. Gallen/CH

2008

  • Media Production Grant of the New York State Council on the Arts, New York

2007

  • Work Grant of the City of Zurich/CH

2005

  • Finishing Funds Experimental TV Center, Owego, NY/US

2002

  • The namics Art Prize/CH

2003

  • Cultural Foundation Award, Union Bank of Switzerland

1998

  • The Laser d’Oro, VideoArt Festival, Locarno/CH

1995

  • Price for Young Swiss Art, Zurich/CH
  • Media Production Grant of the New York State Council on the Arts, New York

1993

  • Swiss National Grant/CH

1992

  • World Wide Video Festival Installation Award for The Bernoulli Itinerary, the Hague/NL
  • Grand Prix Festival International du Jeune Vidéo for Dirt Site, Montréal/CA
  • Special Mention 6eme MIV & TV Festival for Dirt Site, Montbéliard/FR

1990

  • Work of Excellence for Dirt Site, Tokyo Video Festival/JP
  • Honorable Mention for Dirt Site, Australian Video Festival
  • Media Production Grant of the New York State Council on the Arts, New York

1989

  • Media Production Grant of the New York State Council on the Arts, New YorkS
  • San Francisco Poetry Film Festival Kenneth Patchen Award for Arthur

1988

  • Swiss National Grant/CH
  • World Wide Video Festival Installation Award for Arthur, the Hague/NL
  • Media Production Grant of the New York State Council on the Arts, New York

1987

  • Recognition Award for Urban Memories, Union Bank of Switzerland
  • Swiss National Grant/CH
  • Grand Prix de la Ville de Genève for Viewers of Optics, 2e Semaine Internationale de Vidéo, Genève/CH
  • Best of Festival for Viewers of Optics, North Florida Video Festival
  • Award 12th Poetry Film Festival for Viewers of Optics, San Francisco
  • 1st Prize Computer Graphics for Urban Memories, Video Culture International, Don Mills, Ontario/CA

1986

  • New York Foundation for the Arts/US
  • Art Matters, New York

1985

  • Recognition Award, Union Bank of Switzerland

1984

  • Committee for the Visual Arts Grant, New York
  • Fondation de la Vocation

 

Residencies d’artista

2012

  • Pro Helvetia Artist Residency, New Delhi and Varanasi/IN

2006

  • Bogliasco Foundation, Artist in Residence, Genova/IT
  • Darat-al-Funun A.I.R., Amman/JO

1998

  • Bogliasco Foundation, Artist in Residence, Genova/IT

1994 – 1995

  • art+com, Artist in Residence, Berlin/DE

1993

  • DAAD fellowship, Berlin/DE

1990

  • Istituto Svizzero di Roma/IT

1989

Harvestworks Residency, New York/US

1986

  • Experimental Television Center Residency, Owego/NY (1986, annually through 2012)
  • Visiting Artist, Lectures, Jury

2014

  • Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Bogliasco Foundation, jury member
  • New York Festivals International TV & Film Competition advisory board (2014) and jury member (since 2004)
  • School of Design, Basel, Switzerland (2014, 2007, 1986)
  • Pratt Institute for Art and Design, New York (2014, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2003)

2009

  • Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Media Art Academy Hangzhou, China
  • Now Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • CEPV, Centre d’enseignement professionel de Vevey, Switzerland (2007, 2008, 2009)

2002

  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland

1997

  • ESBAT, École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts Tours, France

2000

  • Kunstschule Wetzikon, Switzerland

1999

  • Humboldt University, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Berlin, Germany

1997

  • University of Fine Arts, Zurich, Switzerland

1993

  • University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany
  • Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany

 

Monografie e pubblicazioni

2007

  • Alexander Hahn – La Signoria degli Astri – The Signiory of Stars, 36p./DVD, Italian, Padiglione d‘Arte Contemporaneo, Ferrara/IT
  • Alexander Hahn – Works 1976-2006, 236 p./DVD, German/English, Kunstmuseum Solothurn/CH, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg/DE

2002

  • Mémoires Astrales d’un Homme Volant, 72 p. French/English, Musée Jenisch, Vevey/CH

1996

  • O Naturze Rzecze – On the Nature of Things, 36 p. Polish/English, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw/PL
  • La natura delle Cose, 36 p. Italian/English, Link Project, Bologna/IT

1995

  • Personal Records, 72 p. German/English, Kunsthaus Zürich/CH

1994

  • Rats – Ratten, 72 p. German/English, DAAD Galerie Berlin/CH
  • Of Shadow & Light, 36p., English. World Wide Video Centre, Den Haag/NL, Stop Over Press, Berlin/DE

1991

  • One Hour of Deception, artist book, 48p. English, Istituto Svizzero, Roma, IT

1995

  • Godzina Iluzji, artist book, 48p. Polish translation, Warsaw/PL

1989

  • Electronic Media, 48p. German/English, Kunstreihe Pro Helvetia, Zürich/CH