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About

Constanze Kratzsch is a german artist. Born 1984 and grew up in the GDR on the island of Rügen.

Her works encompass painting, sculpture, concept, photography, audio, textile and video art. In her artistic work she deals with transience. The art of visual poetry. 

Constanze Kratzsch lives and works in Berlin.

The work Beton Spiegel has been collected by the Berlin Wall Foundation in Germany.

2018 she was Artist in Residence at the Kunstgarten Graz - Cultural Area and Open Air Museum in Austria.

Her works have been shown in the past at the Palazzo Ca' Zanardi in Venice and at the OnArt Gallery in Florence in Italy. 

This year she is exhibiting for the second time at the CICA Museum in South Korea. She will also be exhibiting at the Cello Factory Gallery in London, United Kingdom, organised and run by the renowned London Group.

International  Exhibitions

 

New York (USA); Los Angeles (USA); Zurich (Switzerland); Florence (Italy); Venice (Italy); Graz (Austria); Bogotà (Colombia); Odessa (Ukraine)Montpellier (France); London (United Kingdom); Copenhagen (Denmark);

Bangkok (Thailand); Gyeonggi-do (South Korea)

Curriculum Vitae

2014-14
International Summer Academy of Fine Arts and Media in Venice, Prof. Maix Mayer

2011-12
Ostkreuz School of Photography in Berlin, Doz. Linn Schröder member of ‘Ostkreuz Agentur’

2010-12
New School for Photography Berlin, Dr. Christiane Stahl leader of ‘Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation‘

and Doz. Eva Maria Ocherbauer

2008-10
Best Sabel School of Design in Berlin, Area of Expertise Photography

2001-04
Graphics & Design School in Anklam, Prof. Otto Kummert

 

Solo Exhibition

 

 

2018 Gallery Burg Klempenow - ‘Behind the time’, Klempenow (Germany)

 

2015 - 2016 The Visitor Center of Berlin Wall Memorial - ‘Beton Spiegel’, Berlin (Germany)

 

2014 Gallery ORI - ‘Fiction’, Berlin (Germany)

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2019

Nou Wave Gallery The Old Biscuit Factory in Bermondsey, London (United Kingdom) 

The Cello Factory Gallery - London Group’, London (United Kingdom) 

CICA Museum - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art - ‘Abstract Mind’, Gyeonggi-Do (South Korea)

The Center for Fine Art Photography - ‘Landscapes - In Relation to the Land’, Fort Collins  (USA)

CICA Museum - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art - ‘Abstract Mind’, Gyeonggi-Do (South Korea)

2018 

Onart Gallery - ‘Physiognomy’, Florence (Italy)

Kunstgarten Graz Cultural Space area and Open Air Museum - ‘Around You and me’, Graz (Austria)

Photo Festival 18,  Zurich (Switzerland)

Kunstpause CH - Open Air Exhibition, Zuger Seepromenade, Zug (Switzerland)

2017 

Jorge Jurado Gallery - Alchemic Body, Bogotá (Colombia)

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art - ‘Electron Salon’, Los Angeles (USA)

2016
‘Festival Photo Odessa days’ presents selected 15 photographers ‘jury selection projection’ of

‘Les Boutographies’ (Ukraine)
‘Les Boutographies’ presents selected 15 photographers ‘jury selection projection’ in Montpellier (France)
‘Aesthetica Art Prize’ selected the long list are per image projection presented in the St Mary’s in York (UK)

2015
‘XY Atelier Contemporary Art Gallery’ ‘International Video Art Limousine Festival’ in New York (USA)
‘Palazzo Bollani Dolfin’ International Art Show – Contemporary Venice ‘Architectures of identities’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Metro Trains Copenhagen’ exhibition part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ in Copenhagen (Denmark)
‘Byens Hegn / Cool Constructions – Copenhagen’s Metro fence’ part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ (Denmark)
‘Censored Exhibition’ part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ in Copenhagen (Denmark)
‘The Ferry Gallery’ ‘The International Experimentel Video Art Festival’ in Bangkok (Thailand)
‘BAC Gallery’ Exhibition ‘Hybrid memories’ in Bogotá (Colombia)
‘Photo 15’ in Zurich (Switzerland)

2014
‘Palazzo Zenobio’ final exhibition ‘International Summer Academy of Fine Arts and Media’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Palazzo Albrizzi’ International exhibition ‘Morphos – Sustainable Empires | Selected Works‘ in Venice (Italy)
‘Palazzo Albrizzi’ International Art Expo ‘pixel of Identities “part of the festival’ Morphos’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Photo 14’ in Zurich (Switzerland)

 

2013
‘Fön Art Prize’ exhibition ‘Next to me’ in Erfurt (Germany)
‘Kunsthalle by Deutsche Bank’ exhibition ‘Macht Kunst’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Metropolitain Art Fair’ in Munich (Germany)

 

2012
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ final exhibition part of ‘5th European Month of Photography’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘Dream‘ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Castle Ritzebüttel’ exhibition ‘Freedom – Young Photography’ (Funded by the Foundation of Lower Saxony) in Cuxhaven (Germany)
‘Gallery ORi‘ final exhibition ‘Ostkreuz School of Photography‘ in Berlin (Germany)

2011
‘Ofr. Gallery ‘ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in Paris (France)
‘The Strand Gallery’ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in London (United Kingdom)
‘Janine Bean Gallery’ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘New York City – Twentyten’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Environmental Photography Festival Horizonte Zingst’ exhibition ‘Nature to go‘ in Zingst (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘Wrong side of midnight’ in Berlin (Germany)

 

Artist in Residence

2018  Kunstgarten Graz - Cultural Area and Open Air Museum in Austria

Prices

 

2018

Chromatic Photography Awards – Honourable Mention

2017

Fine Art Photography Awards  – Nominee

Celeste Prize – Selected Longlist

ND Awards – Honourable Mention 

Monochrome Awards – Honourable Mention

2016 

Swiss Photo Award Collection

The Aesthetica Art Prize – Selected Longlist

Celeste Prize – Selected Longlist

2013

Professional Imagers Club Scholarship Prize – Winner 

2011

Carl Zeiss Prize – Winner

 

Press / Exhibition Catalogues

2019

CICA Museum Exhibition Catalogue – ‘Contemporary Landscape‘

2018

Kwerfeldein – Photography Magazine – Series ‘Forest dieback‘  

Kunstaspekte – international Exhibition announcements and artist catalogue

Ostsee Zeitung – Newspaper –  Article about the artist and the exhibition ‘Behind the time‘

Art Exhibition Catalogue – Sankt Andreasberg –  Andreas Art Prize ‘Nature - Human‘ 

Brennpunkt # 34 – Magazine for Photography

2017

Anima Mundi – It's liquid International Exhibition Catalogue – Venice

2016

Kaltblut Magazine  – ‘The woman’s identity‘

HANT Magazine for Photography # 7
Boutographies # 16 Catalogue – The new talents of European Photography
Prism # 23 Photography Magazine
Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology # 16 Book
Foto(nai) – Online Photography Magazine

2015
Contemporary Art Curator – online
Aesthetica Magazine – printed and digital
Museumsportal Berlin – online
Berlin Wall Memorial – online
Copenhagen Photo Festival Catalogue
Art – The Art Magazine, Interview & series ‘The woman’s identity‘ online

2014
Photo 15 Zurich Catalogue
Photo News – 25 years Photo News Blog
Month of Photography OFF catalogue and online
Architecturfotoblog
Morphos catalogue – Sustainable Empires Venice – Selected  –  works catalogue of the
 exhibition

2013
TV interview with Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg RBB
Fön Kunstpreis catalogue of the exhibition
Bildwerk 3 – online magazine for photography

2012
5. European Month of Photography Berlin
In search of catalogue

Brennpunkt # 28 Magazine for Photography

2011
Erle Bessert – Culture and Management – online
Architecturfotoblog – online

NEWS

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The London Group Open 2019

The Cello Factory Gallery

84th Open Exhibition

Group Exhibition

 4 - 13 December 2019

London (United Kingdom) 

CONTACT 

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CONSTANZE KRATZSCH