J. Seinfeld: 7 Seinfelds, 2003 

Biography
1962            born in Paris
until 1981     in Munich
1981-1987    Studies in Italy (Bologna, Florence)
1987            Abschluss an der Academy of Fine Arts in Florence
1987 - 1995  in Oldenburg
1988 - 1995  Studio Association and Producers' Gallery KARG, Oldenburg
1994 - 1995  Stay in Poland (Oswiecim, Krakau)
1995            Teaching Assignment at the Jaggiellonian University, Kraków
2011            Teaching Assignment at the Académie Royale des Beaux Arts, Liège, Belgium
since 1995    in Berlin


Exhibitions
Selection
2015  "Notes on the Beginning of the Short 20th Century" Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
        "Içimdeki Melegi Öldürdüm" Akademililer Sanat Merkezi, Beyoglu/Istanbul
        "One Square Metre" Kommunale Galerie Berlin, Berlin
        "Intersections", "Pfaueninsel" Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin
        "Anmerkungen zum Beginn des kurzen Jahrhunderts" Freiraum Quartier 21 International Museumsquartier, Wien
        "Participation in the p Art Vending Machine, Jewish Museum Berlin
2014  "Wahre Lügen" Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin (with Claus Feldmann)
        "StadtRandLeben" Galerie M, Berlin
        "This can‘t possibly be true" Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
        "Anmerkungen zum Beginn des kurzen Jahrhunderts" Motorenhalle, Dresden
        "Post Colonial Flagship Store (PCFS)" Freiraum Quartier 21 International Museumsquartier, Wien *
        "Intermezzo #2" Mila Kunstgalerie, Berlin
2013  "Hauptstraße – A Tribute to David Bowie" Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin *
        "Take A Walk on the Wild Side – To Russia with Love" Egbert Baqué Contemporary, Berlin
2012  "Potrayal/Betrayal" Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara (Ca) *
        "Broadcast" Funkhaus Nalepastrasse, Berlin
2011  "Neighbours: Berlino e oltre" , artmbassy, Berlin
        "Neighbours: Present – Past…and what lies in between" ; Schneidertempel Art Center, Istanbul
2010  "Canakkale Biennale" Canakkale, Türkei
2009  "Space Matrix (Invention of Spaces 01)" White Concepts, Berlin
        "Ohne Uns!" riesa efau, Dresden
        "Where is My Privacy?" curated by Denizhan Özer Casa Dell'Arte-CDA projects, Istanbul
        "PlattenSpieler – a photographic project" Galerie M, Berlin
        "On Tectonics of History" International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP),New York
        "artHAUS", curated by Thomas Schirmböck; Los Angeles-Venice
2008  "re-construction of time" artMbassy, Berlin
2007  "On Tectonics of History" Wyspa Art Institute, Gdansk
        "Bazaar – On the Anatomy of the Art Market" Meinblau House of Art, Berlin
2006  "Doppelte Erlebnisdichte"Gallery Adlergasse, Dresden
        "Versprechen" Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig
        "Beisl-Balagan – Trip to Poland" fabs, Warsaw
2005 "International Biennale of Contemporary Art" National Gallery, Prague
        "Art Stays 2005" KUD Art Stays & Galerija Tenzor, Ptuj Slovenija
        "Friendly Fire - seinfeld IM meinblau" Meinblau House of Art, Berlin
        "On Tectonics of History" curated by Andrea Domesle and Martin Krenn
        Forum Stadtpark, Graz; Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem
2004 "4 KS 2/63 - Auschwitzprozess Frankfurt am Main" Fritz Bauer Institut
        Haus Gallus, Frankfurt/Main and Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
        "Hicetnunc 2004" San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy
        "Sommersalon 2004" Art Association Schloss Wiligrad near Schwerin
        "Kunstlandschaft X" Art House Flora, Berlin
2003 "Bi-Rout II" Goethe-Institut, Beirut
2002 "Hicetnunc" Villa Manin, Passariano ( Udine, Italy )
       "Intervento II" Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa, Palermo
1999 "Tra noi e loro" with Cioni Carpi, Galleria Bordone, Milan
       "Zeit" GaDeWe, Bremen
1997 "Response – Odpowiadac" KunstRaum Berlin, Berlin
       "Kunstlandschaft III" Symposium of Art House Flora, Berlin
1996 "Raum und der Raum" Galerie A&O, Berlin
1995 Galleria Bordone, Milan
1993 "Eingerichte" Overgaden, Gallery of the Danish Ministry of Culture, Kopenhagen
1992 Art Symposium Cultural Summer of the City of Oldenburg

more participations
Oldenburg, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Passau, Frankfurt/M., Hannover, Weimar, Cologne,
Berlin, Groningen, Kraków, Milan, Olomouc


Art Fairs
2013 CAR, Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen
        Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul (Korridoor)
2012 CAR, Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen
2011 CAR, Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen
2010 Artist Art Fair Istanbul (Korridoor)2009 "Artist 2009 Istanbul art fair (Korridoor, Denizhan Oezer)
2008 "Bazaar - Strategies of Risk" at Fünfter Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin
2007  Preview Berlin (artMbassy)
2006  Dritter Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin (Manifest International);
        Preview Berlin (artMbassy)
2005  Zweiter Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin (Berliner Licht & Silber)
1999  Milanart, Mailand (Galleria Bordone)
1996  Arte Fiera, Bologna (Galleria Bordone)
1994 1. Independent Art Fair, Frankfurt/M.


Performances
2005  "Souvenir Photograph – Face to Face with Remembrance Rituals"
        Trafo Gallery, Budapest and Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
2004  "Führer in Berlin – a Topography of Gaffes"
        Jewish Museum, Berlin
2003  "Idiotie und Extasis" Performance at Tacheles ext., Berlin
2001  Performance at the Art Festival in Zacheta National Gallery Warsaw


Grants and Awards
Land Niedersachsen, Tempus-Grant of the EU, Goethe-Institut, DAAD, IFA
1994  "Menschen und Rechte"/ Heinrich-Heine-Award of the City of Augsburg


Collections
Santa Barbara Museum of Arts
Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid
National Gallery Prague
Jewish Museum Prague
Antonio Gomes de Pinho (Fundacao Serralves)
and further collections in Germany, Italy, France, Slovenia, Cech Republik, Turkey and the USA

Bibliography
2014 StadtRandLeben, Galerie M, Berlin
       Illustrations for Täter und Opfer, Hrg. Dorchain/Speccher, Würzburg, Germany
2004 Illustrationen for G. Meyrink "The Golem", Tartarus Press, Leyburn, UK
2002 J. Seinfeld: "Reise nach Jerusalem", Rivista di Israel, Rome
2000 J. Seinfeld: "A gelechter fun gehinnum" in 'Ravensbrücker Hefte'
2000 J. Seinfeld: "Die unendliche Geschichte der Wahrnehmung"
       in 'Leerräume - Wege durch das Jüdische Museum Berlin',Berlin
1995 Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau: "Representations of Auschwitz -
       50 Years of Photography, Paintings, and Graphics", Oswiecim, Poland Catalogues
2006 puntocero online magazine
2005 National Gallery Prague: "International Biennale of Contemporary Art"
2004 Fritz-Bauer-Institut: "4 KS 2/63 - 40 Jahre Auschwitzprozess"
       Frankfurt/Main
       Kulturamt San Vito: "Hicetnunc 2004", San Vito al Tagliamento
2003 Goethe Institut and Tacheles: "Bi-Rout II", Berlin
       Museen der Stadt Lüdenscheid: "Künstlerknöpfe II", Lüdenscheid
2002 Villa Manin: "hicetnunc", Passariano/Udine
       Goethe Institut and Tacheles: "Intervento", Palermo
2000 GaDeWe: "Zeit", Bremen
1999 Angela Madesani: "Tra noi e loro", Milan
1997 "Kunstlandschaft III: Laedesium", Berlin
1994 City of Augsburg: "Menschen und Rechte", Augsburg
       "1. Independent Art Fair", Frankfurt/M.
1991 J. Seinfeld, O. Stein, J. Werner: "gegen-einander-über", Oldenburg       Gedok Bremen: "In Progress", Bremen
       GKK Groningen: "11. Aa-Kerk", Groningen
1990 Karim Saab: "Die eigene Art", Oldenburg
Recensions among others in
'die tageszeitung', 'Berliner Zeitung', 'Der Tagesspiegel', 'Jüdische Allgemeine', 'Texte zur Kunst' Berlin
'Kunstforum International', Köln;'Nordsee-Zeitung', Bremerhaven; 'NWZ', Oldenburg; 'Weserkurier', 'Bremer Umschau', Bremen
'NN', 'NZ', 'Abendzeitung', Nürnberg
'Politiken', Copenhagen; 'Jewish Cronicle', London; 'Australian Financial Review', Sidney; Los Angeles Times, LA
'Arte', 'La Repubblica', 'L'Unità', Milan; 'Il Giornale di Sicilia', Palermo
'The Daily Star', 'L'Orient du Jour', Beirut
'Der Standard', Wien; 'Salzburger Nachrichten', Salzburg



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