Pola Sieverding

Vita

  • Studium an der Carnegie Mellon Universität in Pittsburgh, am Surikov Institut in Moskau und
  • 2007 Meisterschüler bei Stan Douglas an der Universität der Künste Berlin
  • lebt und arbeitet in Berlin

Pola Sieverding is a visual artist working in the field of lens based media. She lives and works in Berlin and studied at the University of the Arts Berlin, CMU Pittsburgh and Surikov Institute Moscow. She was a visiting lecturer to the Academy of Art Palestine in Ramallah and is now teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich.

In 2008 and 2014 she received grants by the State of Berlin.
With photography, video and sound she investigates the physical body as bearer of historical narratives that shape a contemporary discourse on the social body. By defining the body linguistically; as an alternative to words, she exploits the classical ideal of the body as locus of pleasure and power. She is attracted to extremes and socialized emotions, something felt when the body switches between looking and being looked at, touching and being touched. Her images explore the body as an expressive element, the way we alter our behavior when we feel ourselves to be acting, performing of just being.

www.polasieverding.com

Ausstellungen

 

SOLO

2016
„IKON“, European Month of Photography, Berlin, DE;
„The Epic“, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, DE
2015
„TABLEAU“, Anna Jill Lüpertz Gallery presents Pola Sieverding, Berlin, DE;
„ARENA“, Anna Jill Lüpertz Gallery, Berlin, DE
2014
„GRANDS ENSEMBLES“, BOX Freiraum, Berlin, DE
2012
„CROSS METROPOLIS MACHINE/CLOSE TO CONCRETE“, BRAENNEN, Berlin, DE;
„CROSS METROPOLIS MACHINE“, Galerie Kostka, Prag, CZ
2011
„CLOSE TO CONCRETE“, Lumiar Cité, Lissabon, PT
2010
„Never mind about the six feet, let’s talk about the seven inches“, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin, DE;
„RHIZOMA“, TÄT, Berlin, DE
2009/2010
„Figures of Affect“, Friederike Hamann und Pola Sieverding, Galerie Campagne Première,
Berlin, DE
2009
„Cadavre Exquis“, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin, DE

 

GROUP

2016
“Artists against Aids”, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, DE; “Von den Strömen der Stadt”, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE;
“The Self”, Dubai Photo Exhibition, Dubai, AE
2015
“History is a Warm Gun”, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE
2014
“La Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento”, Buenos Aires, AR;
“LOVE AIDS RIOT SEX”, neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, DE;
“The Undulation of Something Faintly Familiar”, Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2013
“Hélio Oiticica – Penetrável PN 14”, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, DE; “BERLIN:STATUS”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2011
“Hot Spot Berlin”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, DE;
2010
 “The Green Valley Disaster”, Tate Modern, London, GB;
“No more daughters and heroes”, Aram Art Goyang Cultural Foundation, Seoul, KR
2009
“I’M AFRAID. IT IS HUNGRY. IT IS IMMORTAL.”, Art in General, New York, US
2007
“Hardcore Glamour”, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2002
“wundermaschine”, Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, DE