Anja Sieber

Anja Sieber

Hamburg, DE, Germany

About Anja Sieber

Anja Sieber was born in Offenbach/Main in 1964. She studied French and Portuguese Literature as well as media science at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. During a study visit in Lisbon from 1985 to 1986 she discovered painting and created her first art installations. In 1992 she co-founded the publishing company AVINUS. 1993–1998 she lived and worked for five years as a film critic in Paris. 2008–2013 Sieber studied painting at the Akademie für Malerei Berlin. Final degree: Master Student of Ute Wöllmann. 2012–2014 she was a member of the artist-run Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin. After a quite long period in Berlin, she lives and works since 2015 in Hamburg and soon also in Berlin again. Currently represented by the independent art room BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg. She was represented by various galleries at international art fairs like the Miami River Art, Art Beijing, art KARLSRUHE, Kunst Zürich, PREVIEW BERLIN. Part of private art collections in Zurich, Berlin and Hamburg. Her claim:
Abstract painter Berlin | Anja Sieber – TEXT VIBRATIONS IN ART.

Education

1983 – 1990 M. A. phil. in French and Portuguese Language, Literature and Culture as well as in the sciences of Dramatic Arts (Theatre, Film and TV) at Goethe-University in Frankfurt-on-Main

1985 – 1986 studies for one year in Lisbon, Portugal, starts with painting, first art installations

1989 – 1990 one year stay in Lyon, France, doing researches for and preparing the master thesis about the "French cinema of the 1930s and 1940s" at Institut Lumière

since 1992 Co-founder and editor of the edition house AVINUS

1993 – 1998 independent journalist for culture themes in Paris, begins with the translation into German of the book "Portuguese film histories" written by J. B. da Costa

2006 – 2007 intensive (preparatory) courses and for one semester student at the KUNSTgut. Schule für Gegenwartskunst, painting class of Frank Pieperhoff

2008 – 2013 studies painting at Akademie für Malerei Berlin, final degree: Master Student of Ute Wöllmann (Georg Baselitz disciple)

2012 – 2014 member of the artist-run gallery ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin

2013 – 2018 represented by Galerie pack of patches, Jena; guest artist of caspers Galerie, Berlin, Galería Art Nou Mil.lenni, Barcelona, Galerie Hoffmann, Rheda-Wiedenbrück

Since 2019 artist and co-curator of BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

09/2019 "frei verbunden", Galerie SUI VALET, Berlin, curated by Dirk Holtkamp-Endemann
09/2016 "WEISS PAPERS", Kunstzimmer Eppendorf, Hamburg
03/2015 "Text Vibrations", Galerie pack of patches, Jena
11/2014 "Cosmic news", Schöneberger Art 2014, a04 Galerie Barth, Berlin
08/2013 "echoes and mirrors", Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin
01/2013 public presentation with video performance/final degree at Akademie für Malerei Berlin, appointment as Master Student of Ute Wöllmann (Georg Baselitz disciple)
09/2012 "L_e.s[]e* f r ü:: c|h t. []e", Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin
01/2011 public presentation with performance/admission to the master studies at Akademie für Malerei Berlin
07/2010 performance "Laute Berührung – Noisy Touch" with the israeli writer Galit Seliktar during open days at Akademie für Malerei Berlin
05/2009 public presentation/admission to the main studies at Akademie für Malerei Berlin

Group Exhibitions
10/2019 "PROGRESS II", Kunstschule Atelier Sybille Kreynhop, Hamburg
09/2019 "NACKT AKT FAKT", BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg
02/2019 "TOD UND VERDERBEN«" BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg
01/2019 ART OFF HAMBURG #1, Frappant, Hamburg
09/2018 "The beat goes on", LohmART Kunsthalle,
curated by Bernard Bieling, Lohmar
09/2018 "AUF SPUREN SUCHE", BUNKERHILLGalerie, Hamburg
09/2018 "Offene Ateliers 2018«", guest artist of Sybille Kreynhop, BBK Hamburg
03/2017 "12 IN 1", KuZi Eppendorf, Hamburg
02/2016 "Inspiration", Galerie der Sozialkasse des Berliner Baugewerbes, curated by Helga Schönfeld
02/2016 "LOGBUCH", Galerie pack of patches, Jena
08/2015 ARTOTAL BEIJING, Galería Art Nou Mil.lenni, Barcelona
05/2014 Galería Art Nou Mil.lenni, Barcelona
06/2014 "Viriditas – to flourish and bear fruits", Galerie ROOT UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Berlin
02/2014 "BERLINER LANDPARTIE”, Galerie Hoffmann, Rheda-Wiedenbrück
12/2014 “LOGBUCH – a multi-sensory exhibition”, Galerie pack of patches, Jena
12/2014 “ARTvent", art space WESTRAUM, Berlin
07/2014 "Kunst am Spreeknie", master student's exhibition of the Akademie für Malerei, art festival in Berlin-Oberschöneweide
10/2013 “FAUNA festlich – grande fantaisie zoologique”, caspers Galerie, Belin
10/2013 "SEEN AND BE SEEN. An experimental screening" on the wall of FKI of the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
05/2013 "ROOT @ pack of patches, Galerie pack of patches, Jena
04/2013 "Make Art", KunstHalle Deutsche Bank, Berlin
01/2013 "paperweek", Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin
06/2012 "weiterbilder", Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin
09/2010 exhibition »Laute Berührung – Noisy Touch« with performances and video screenings, open]art[space, Potsdam

Art Fairs & Festivals

10/2019 altonale Kunstherbst, Hamburg
12/2016 Miami River Art Fair/ Art Basel Miami Week, booth AHC Projects, Hamburg, curated Topic "The Gates of Paradise"
02/2016 art KARLSRUHE, booth Galerie pack of patches
10/2015 Kunst Zürich, booth Galerie pack of patches
006/2015 "altonale – art in the shopping window. Competition for the altonale art prize", Hamburg
5/2015 Art Beijing Art Fair, booth Galería ARAGON 232
03/2015 art KARLSRUHE, booth Galerie pack of patches
10/2014 Kunst Zürich, booth Galerie pack of patches
10/2014 ART.FAIR Cologne, booth Galerie ROOT
09/2014 PREVIEW BERLIN Art.Fair, booth Akademie für Malerei Berlin
05/2014 Salón de Arte Barcelona. Espacio 120
03/2014 art KARLSRUHE, booth Galerie ROOT
10/2013 Kunst Zürich, booth Galerie pack of patches, Jena
10/2013 ART.FAIR Köln, booth Galerie ROOT am Savignyplatz, Berlin
11/2012 The innovative art fair contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R), booth Galerie ROOT
06/2012 Media Art Fair contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R), booth Galerie ROOT
09/2011 temporary art installation »Homage to Peter Weiss« with performances, open]art[space, Potsdam
09/2010 exhibition »Laute Berührung – Noisy Touch« with performances and video screenings, open]art[space, Potsdam

Art Collections
since 2014 private collectors in Zurich, Berlin, Hamburg

Grant
08/2018 Artist-in-Residency Zürich