Maja Weyermann

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Maja Weyermann
1962 born in Huttwil, Switzerland
2016 died in Berlin, Germany
Education

2014/15 Letters from Abroad (Uzaktan Mektuplar), video project
2014 Istanbul residency supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs,
Berlin catalogue funding from the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Berlin
DLRG Film, 1. prize for animation, 8. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival, Istanbul
2012 Research grant in Chandigarh for video project “The House of Mr Sharma”
2011 about paradise, video project, supported by SFB 586
2010 project real-time-nomads, supported by European Cultural Foundation
2004 guest teacher at the university of Lichtenstein (compartm. architecture)
2001 Work fellowship of the City of Berlin (Senat für kulturelle Angelegenheiten)
1996 Work fellowship of Stiftung Kulturfonds, Berlin
1995 - 1997 Studio fellowship of the Karl Hofer Society
1993 Work fellowship of the City of Berlin (Senat für kulturelle Angelegenheiten)
1989 - 1992 Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, under R. Girke
1987 - 1989 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
1982 - 1987 philosophy and art history studies

Solo Exhibitions

2015 °"Uzaktan Mektuplar (Letters from Abroad), DEPO-Istanbul, Istanbul, °"Giostra", Gallery Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
2014 °"Segues", Gallery Sanatorium, Istanbul
°Gallery Kretlow, Bern
2013 °“The Miller House – and a Slice of Cake oder das Leben kurz vor dem Desaster“, Galerie Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
2011 ° Fondation d' Architecture, Luxembourg
2010 °"real-time-nomads, Projektraum uqbar, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Collegium Hungaricum and 5 shops in Berlin
°"Carnet Indien II", Fondation Suisse, Paris
2009 °"Carnet Indien", Corbusierhaus, Berlin
2008 °"Chandigarh", Museum of Fine Arts, Chandigarh and India International Center, New Delhi, India
°"Chandigarh", Gallery Vera Munro, Hamburg
2006 °"Rendering", Gallery Nowbaum&Reding-Art contemporain, LU
2005 °"Liminal", Gallery Vera Munro, Hamburg
2003 °"Gare d’ Orsay", Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin
°"Neben Acapulco # 2", Luxus, Berlin; with K.Müller
2002 ° solo show Art Fair Zürich 2002 by Galerie Koch und Kesslau, Zurich
2001 °"3 cup of tea, ca. 3 km", Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin
°"Stipendiaten der Stadt Berlin", Kunstbank, Berlin; with Paschutan Buzari
1998 °"transformed object", Kunstruimte Berlin
1995 °"54 x Acryl auf Tubolit", shell of the office building from the architects Léon/Wohlhage, Kronprinzendamm;Berlin
1994 °"Doppelnaturen", Botanisches Büro; Berlin
°"Da liegt die Zeitung", Projekt Raum, Zürich; with Irène Hug

Group Exhibitions

2015 °"Seeing Chandigarh. Swiss Reports", Centre Le Corbusier / Museum Heidi Weber, Zurich
2014 °“Bad Thoughts, Collection Martijn and Jeannette Sanders”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2013 ° “l’Age d’Or”, part of the partner program of CTM and transmediale, general public, Berlin
2012 °“Die Stadt, die es nicht gibt - Bilder globaler Räume”, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
°“Wahlverwandtschaften - Imaginationen des Nomadischen”; curated by Peter Herbstreuth, Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg
2010 °“Imaginaries : Exploring Photo Art”, curated by PIX Quarterly, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi
°audio visual presentation of real-time-nomads, THE KNOT; Warsaw
°"celebration", Projektraum uqbar Berlin
2009 °participation in the exhibition “Zeigen, An audiotour throug Berlin” by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin
2007 ° "breakthrough to grey room – casa barata", Groupshow in context of the arab - european dialog, in cooperation with the Tangerconference,
° "Hotel Humboldt", Glue, Berlin
2005 ° "First Choice", Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
° "me, myself and I" gutleut 15, Frankfurt, Berlin, München, Amsterdam
2004 ° "At home with friends and guests", with Pool products, for the Designmay, Berlin
2000 ° "urban dialogues: Ladenkette", in cooperation with the architect’s office cet-0
1999 ° "somavision", Art and Media Centre, Berlin
1998 ° "Ceterum Censeo", Galerie im Marstall, Berlin
and others

Projects

2011 about paradise, supported by the SFB 586 “Differenz und Integration” of the universities Leipzig and Halle-Wittenberg,by the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft and by the Institute of Cultural Anthropology of the university of Leipzig
2010 "Real-Time-Nomads", supported by European Cultural Foundation
2007-2008 "Chandigarh", supported by Pro Helvetia New Delhi and ifa.
2007 "Casa barrata...", supported by ifa
1998 "transformed object", supported by Ministry of Culture of the city of Berlin, Mondrian Foundation, Pro Helvetia and others
1997 "ailleurs", supported by Ministry of Culture of the city of Berlin and others
1995 "54 x Acryl auf Tubolit", supported by Ministry of Culture of the city of Berlin, Pro Helvetia, architects Léon-Wohlhage and others
1994 "Doppelnaturen" supported by Stiftung Kulturfonds, Pro Helvetia, DESY Zeuthen and others

Collections

Jennifer Stockman Collection, USA; Cleveland Clinic Foundation USA, Dubai; Martjin Sanders Collection, NL; H.M. Lambert Collection, USA; Sammlung J. M. Ammann, CH; Sammlung Goetz, CH, H. Kinzelberg Collection USA; C. Egea Collection, Spain; E. Summers, USA;
and others

Bibliography

Peter Herbstreuth (editor), “about paradise I/II zwei künstlerische Videoportraits von Maja Weyermann”, in: Wahlverwandtschaften - Imaginationen des Nomadischen, catalogue, Leipzig 2012, ISBN 978-3-926196-63-7

Sameena Siddiqui “Chandigarh Series” in: Rahaab Allana (editor), Imaginaries, Pix Quarterly Nr. 3, New Delhi, 2011

Paul di Felice, Pierre Stiwer (editors), “Maja Weyermann, Chandigarh”, p 54 -57 in Mois Européen de la Photographie, Luxembourg 2011, ISBN 978-99959-674-1-3

Maja Weyermann "real-time-nomads", DVD, CD, Documentation; European Cultural Foundation, Maja Weyermann, Berlin 2011

Olaf Bartels, „Chandigarh, Bilder von Maja Weyermann“, Bauwelt 13/2008, Berlin, März 2008

Maja Weyermann, "Chandigarh - an approach", DVD, Pro Helvetia India, Maja Weyermann, Berlin 2008

Fabian Goppelsröder (HG) “ WittgensteinKunst”, (Kap. 2, Fabian Goppelsröder/Maja Weyermann) Diaphanes, Zürich-Berlin 2006, ISBN-10: 3-935300-14-X

Wolf Jahn, Maja Weyermann, Galerie Vera Munro, Artforum international, Reviews, summer 2005

Michaela Ott, “Raumvielfalten”, Berlin 2003 in “free frame cuts”
Nicolas Siepen, “Abstraktes Leben auf virtuellen Baustellen”, Berlin 2003 in “free frame cuts“
(Katalog „free frame cuts“ zur Ausstellung „Gare d’Orsay“, Galerie Koch und Kesslau, Berlin 2003)

"Kundmanngasse II - Maja Weyermann", ARCH+, Zeitschrift für Architektur und Städtebau, 34. Jahrgang, Ausgabe 157, Achen August 2001

"Absence - Maja Weyermann", ARCH+, Zeitschrift für Architektur und Städtebau, 34. Jahrgang, Ausgabe 156, Aachen Mai 2001,

Nicolas Siepen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Berliner Seiten, 04. 05. 2001

Bernet David, "Derivate des Raumes", Berlin 2000
(Katalog SOMA, Berlin 1999)

Stepken Angelika, "transformed object", Berlin 1998
Bernet David, "transformed object", Berlin 1998
(Katalog „transformed object“ zur Ausstellung „transformed object, Kunstruimte Berlin, 1998)

Reust Hans Rudolf, "Binnenräume in Innenräumen als Aussenräume", in "Doppelnaturen",
(Katalog „Doppelnaturen“ zur Ausstellung „Doppelnaturen“, Berlin 1994 )

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