CV Isabella Fürnkäs

ISABELLA FÜRNKÄS

 

*1988 Tokyo (JP)

lives and works in Berlin und Paris

 

2011 – 2017

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Prof. Andreas Gursky, Prof. Keren Cytter, Prof. Johannes Paul Raether

Meisterschüler of Andreas Gursky

2015 – 2017

University of the Arts, Berlin, Prof. Hito Steyerl (guest studies)

2010

Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT), Prof. Gunter Damisch

2009

Zurich University of the Arts (CH)

2008

Art History and Philosophy, University of Cologne (DE)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

“Hungry Mice & Salty Pepper”, Clages, Cologne (DE)

2016

“White Light”, Raiosha Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

“Sugar Makes You Sad I No Power Potential”, SSZ Sued, Cologne (DE)

“Video of the month”, HMKV / Dortmunder U, Dortmund (DE)

2015

“Exploit & Disappear”, Digital Empire, Dusseldorf (DE) (with Tanja Ritterbex)

“Seesaw Policy”, Filmwerkstatt, Dusseldorf (DE) (with Taya Ivanova)

“A Diachronic Home”, CSA Space, Vancouver (CA)

“We just stole it from the internet”, 4bid Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2013

“Maps & Territories”, Coco Collection, Côte d’Argent (FR)

“Körper und Knochen”, Studio for Artistic Research, Dusseldorf (DE) (with Henning Fehr

and Philipp Rühr)

 

GROUP SHOWS

2017

“solo for one 2017″, Bar Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin (DE)

“Ausstellungsprojekt 72-Stunden”, organized by jungekunstfreunde Bunker k101, Cologne (DE)

“Sommerrundgang 2017″ – graduation show, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf (DE)

Auktion Welthungerhilfe, Langen Foundation, Neuss (DE)

“123″, Goethe Institut, Paris (FR)

2016

“Cold bodies warm machines”, Medienwerk.nrw, NRW Forum, Dusseldorf (DE)

“Shift your base II”, Simultanhalle, Cologne (DE)

“On the currents of the city”, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach (DE)

“Wrap around the time”, Nam June Paik Art Center, Seoul (KR)

“Doppel X”, Kunstverein Mönchengladbach, Mönchengladbach (DE)

“Manifesta 11″, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich (CH)

“Die Grosse”, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf (DE)

“A Sense of Place”, Frankfurter Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt (DE)

One Month: After the materialization of the art object“, Temporary Gallery, Cologne (DE)

“SIREN”, Ernst-Reuter-Platz, University of the Arts, Berlin (DE)

“Snow Show I Mostra Della Neve”, San Cadide, Italy (IT)

“Very Short Filmfestival”, Cité des Arts, Paris (FR)

2015

Cologne Fine Art | COFA Contemporary, with New Bretagne, Cologne (DE)

“Re:Fwd Lensd. Class of Hito Steyerl”, Leipzigerstr. 63, Berlin (DE)

“OFF with New Bretagne”, Kunsthaus Essen, Essen (DE)

“Performance True Love Chapter 1, Seiras at Dan Graham

Pavilion, initiated by Yael Salomonowitz & Max Mayer, Dusseldorf (DE)

PricewaterhouseCoopers Förderpreis, Dusseldorf (DE)

“Localnonsculpture”, Athens Digital Arts Festival, Athens (GR)

“Drone Hits (Interactive Installation) “, NADA at Art Cologne, Cologne (DE)

“What A B”, What A B Projects, Frankfurt (DE)

2014

Kunstfilmtage Düsseldorf, UFA-Kino, Dusseldorf (DE)

Hogan Lovells Kunstförderpreis, Dusseldorf (DE)

“STEADY STATE”, Kunstverein Duisburg, Duisburg (DE)

“No. 3″, McKinsey SkyOffice, Dusseldorf (DE)

En El Castillo“, International Museum of Contemporary Art, Lanzarote (ES)

“Overbeckstrasse”, Galerie Fiebach Minninger, Cologne (DE)

“PLASTIC WATERS”, Therme Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

2013

“BODY LIGHT”, Venus & Apoll, Projectspace of the Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf (DE)

“TAUSEND”, Sechzigstraße 13, Cologne (DE)

“Fragile Islands”, Parkhaus im Malkastenpark, Dusseldorf (DE)

“Jet Age – An Homage”, SO+BA, Tokyo (JP)

“Klasse Gursky stellt aus”, Raiosha Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

“WE ARE IN A BAR”, Lover Bar, Max Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf (DE)

“it‘s so green”, das junge Museum, Bottrop (DE)

2012

“Organic Structures”, Annasatoko Gallery, Istanbul (TR)

“Klangperformance”, Insel Hombroich Raketenstation, Essen (DE)

“Kurzfilme”, Kunstfilmkino Blackbox, Dusseldorf (DE)

“Work the room”, Foyer – Nacht der Museen, Dusseldorf (DE)

“Back from Japan”, Hans-Peter-Zimmer Stiftung, Dusseldorf (DE)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS / GRANTS

2017

Artist Residency, Goethe Institut, Stipendium

Travel grant from the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen (DE)

2016

Förderpreis des Landes Nordrhein-Westfahlen (Media Art) (DE)

Cité International des Arts Stipendium Paris (FR)

PLX Residency, Malmö (SW)

2014

Förderpreis der Peter Mönnig Foundation

2012

Coco Collection Residency (FR)

 

EXHIBITION PROJECTS AS CURATOR (selected)

2014

“STEADY STATE”, Kunstverein Duisburg, Duisburg (DE) (group show, curated with Alex Grein)

“Société Infinie e.V. “, Dusseldorf (DE) (temporary off-space, with Moraine Schäfer and Janosch Jauch)

2013

“PLASTIC WATERS” (group show), Therme Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

“Jet Age – An Homage, – A Discussion of Jet Age

Internationalism – Transportation / Transformation”, SO+BA, Tokyo (JP) (group show, curated with

Milan Ther)

“Klasse Gursky stellt aus”, (group show, curated with Moritz Wegwerth), Raiosha Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

“BODY LIGHT”, Venus & Apoll, project space at Julia Stoschek

Collection, Dusseldorf (DE) (group show, curated with Melike Kara)