vita

SIMONE KESSLER, born 1985 in Regensburg, studied Sculpture and Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Germany and at the Faculdade de Belas Artes in Lisbon, Portugal.

GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2019    Funding by Mara und Holger Cassens Foundation
            Funding by Erwin and Gisela Steiner Foundation
            Project funding by the city of Hamburg
            Studio grant by the city of Munich
2017    mmm Art, ART CIRCLE Residency, Slovenia
            BAIR, BUCCARA Artist in Residency, Bad Honnef
            Funding by Vorwerkstift Hamburg
            Funding by LfA Bank Munich
2016    Work scholarship in Berlin through EIGEN + ART Lab and Plug and Play 
2015    Travel and research fellowship in Athens through Akademieverein Munich
2014    Diploma with Honours as Meisterschülerin of the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich
 
EXHIBITIONS
 
2020    ART OFF, Frappant, Hamburg
2019    Composting the Universe, b-05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur
            FOLLOWER - female follows form, in prominent public spaces around Hamburg
            IMITATIONS, Kunsthaus Raab, Munich
            ART OFF, Frappant, Hamburg
            Mein Schwein, Galerie Sandra Buergel, Berlin
2018    Zeit, 12. Fünf Seen Filmfestival, Starnberg
            Schwarze Neue Welt, Kunst Block Balve, Munich
            Pressure Objects, Galerie 21, Hamburg
            35. Neunenburger Kunstwoche, Zetel
            Der durchmessene Raum, Frappant, Hamburg
            Now it‘s happenin‘ now, Galerie 21, Hamburg
2017    ALLIin, EIGEN + ART Lab and Plug and Play, Berlin
            KKO Opera, shinytoys, Ringlokschuppen, Mülheim
            International Musicmotorcycleclub (IMMC) Clubmeeting #8, Goldbekhof, Hamburg
            Sandale, Galerie 21, Hamburg
            Fenster II, FLO**, Munich
            Art Circle 2017, VILA VIPOLŽE, Slovenia
            BAIR, Bad Honnef
            Vetofilm Edition #05, Hamburg
2016    Schlechte Entcheidungen, Kunstarkaden, Munich
            Frühshoppen, FLO **, Munich
            Accelerator, Plug and Play, Berlin
            Doppelpass, Südtiroler.Künstlerbund.Prisma., Bolzano
2015    Doppelpass, Studiohouse at Domagkpark, Munich
            Zimmer Frei, Hotel Mariandl, Munich
2014    Performance in collaboration with Gabi Blum, Pinakothek der Moderne Munich
            Super, KVD gallery, Dachau
            i think you have lost something, ABK Stuttgart
            Gabi‘s Saloon Trilogie, FOE 156, Munich
            Scala C.ALL, Scala C, Rome
2013    in the future art will be a lower class phenomenon, Aa collections, Vienna
            New World Monkeys, Happi Piecis, Munich
            First we take Manhattan, Rathausgalerie, Munich
            Northend, AkademieGalerie, Munich
2012    Den Raum vielleicht relativ dunkel und ungewiss halten, Spiegelsaal, Berlin
            Diana, Sigismundkapelle, Regensburg
2011    kleine Katze, Biennaleraum, Munich
            Soundreflector, Belas-Artes in Lisbon, Portugal
2010    Ultima Vista, on top of Monte Rite, Italy
            Blutenburgstr. 17, Vorschau, Munich
2009    Jetklasse Lisboa, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lisbon
            Der Große P, Katholische Akademie, Munich
2008    6000 Jahre München, Galerie der Künste, Munich
2006    Stillleben, contribution to Freie Klasse macht Schule, Munich

 
PUBLICATIONS
 

2019    female follows form Simone Kessler & Edward Beierle, ISBN 9783941722958
2018    Pressure Objects, Galerie 21, Hamburg

 
CONTRIBUTION FOR PUBLICATIONS
 

2017    Schlechte Entscheidungen, Kunstarkaden, München
2016    Akademiegalerie 2009-2016, Northend, AkademieGalerie, München, ISBN 9783932934308
2015    FREIE KLASSE München denkt weiter nach, Stillleben, München
             Gabi Blum WANTED, Wishful Thinking und Tumbleweed, München, ISBN 9783735601612
2013    H&M, Klasse Stephan Huber & Olaf Metzel, Kurator: Daniel Pies, AdbK München
2012    AAber AWARD, Herrschewald, Alte Polizeiwache, München
2010    Ultima Vista, Monte Rite, Italien
2009    Der Große P, Katholische Akademie, München
             Jetklasse Lisboa, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lissabon