Alexander HAHN

 

Apparition of the Airship 02

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

 

EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES

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)

 

EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES

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

 

PRIX

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

 

RESIDENCES ARTISTE

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

 

MONOGRAPHIES ET PUBLICATIONS

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