FAREWELL EAST GERMANY

2+1+1+2+2+0+1+2

FREUND HEIN

PERFECT DREAM AND LIFE

TANSTAFA

NO BIG DEAL

S.T.T.L (Part I)

THE ISLAND

THREE GRACES

YOU AND ME

IN BETWEEN

INSHA'ALLAH

APT

THE ONE HUNDRED DOLLAR PROJECT

SELECTED WORK:

IN SAECULA SAECULORUM

SILVER

THIS WE WILL DEFEND (Part III)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THINGS

EVER UPWARD (Part II)

 

Immigrating from Poland to Germany, Elisabeth Smolarz grew up on the cusps of two different cultures affected by a communist and democratic system. Consequently, she became involved in the idea of how consciousness and perception is formed by one’s surroundings.

 

Since then her work has been shown nationally and internationally - in venues such as The Bronx Museum, New York, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, Galeria Aleksander Bruno, Warsaw, Oberwelt e.V, Stuttgart, Kunsthalle Galapagos New York,  Baden Württembergischer Kunstverein, Photography Triennial Esslingen, Carnegie Mellon, Independent Museum of Contemporary Art (IMCA) Cyprus, Brooklyn Arts Council, Reykjavik Photography Museum, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló, the Sculpture Center and the 3rd Moscow Biennale among others.

 

Awards and residencies include the LMCC Swing Space Residency,

New York, AIM Artist Residency, Bronx Museum, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen Travel Grant, Karin Abt-Straubinger Stiftung

Grant, Sarai Artist Residency, New Delhi, India, Capacete Artist Residency, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Red Gate Gallery Artist Residency, Beijing, China

and more.

 

Elisabeth Smolarz received her BA and her MFA from the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart.

 

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