Franz Höfner / Harry Sachs

  • Greenhouse Model Riga
  • Douaneville
  • BaumWall
  • Das Beschäft.
  • Das Beschäft.
  • Interieur. Walk-in wall piece, Faux Mouvement – Centre d’art contemporain, Metz (France)
  • Interieur. Walk-in wall piece, Faux Mouvement – Centre d’art contemporain, Metz (France) 2004
  • Interieur. Walk-in wall piece, Faux Mouvement – Centre d’art contemporain, Metz (France)
  • Home Run. Orbit track, Homie Galerie, Berlin
  • Rosapark. Fairground ride in Rosastrasse, Kunstverein Freiburg
  • Rosapark. Fairground ride in Rosastrasse, Kunstverein Freiburg
  • Utrechter Huette. Furniture house, lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle München,
  • Rückbau. Historical building, Galerie invaliden1
  • Rückbau. Historical building, Galerie invaliden1
  • Opel Kapitän. Test drives #2, Hamburg
  • Venice by Car. Test drives #3, Venice (Italy)
  • Road Movie. Test drives #5, Hamburg
  • Re-sort.
  • Fontaine,
  • Kleistpark
  • Kleistpark.
  • Robinsonade,
  • Real Restate,
  • Real Restate


Franz Hoefner

Starnberg, 1970. Lives and works in Berlin

1993-1994 Studies of Film and Television Studies at the University of Bochum  
1994-2000 Studies of Fine Art at the Bauhaus-University Weimar, MFA

 

 

Harry Sachs

Stuttgart, 1974. Lives and works in Berlin

1995-1997 Studies of Fine Art at the Bauhaus-University Weimar
1997-2002 Studies of Fine Art at the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg, MF

Since 2006

Co-founder of Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum (www.skulpturenpark.org)and the artists' collective KUNSTrePUBLIK (www.kunstrepublik.de)

Since 2012

Co-founder of Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik / Center for Arts and Urbanistics (www.zku-berlin.org)

 

 

Grants / Awards

2012 Grant from Berlin Senate
2008 Grant from Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Gramny
2006 Grant from Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg
2005 Les Pepinières - artist-in-residence grant, Budapest
2003 RADAR connecting Europe - artist-in-residence grant, Venice (Italy) in cooperation with La Biennale di Venezia
2002 Freundeskreis der HfBK
Filmförderung Hamburg, Germany
Postgraduate grant from the state of Thuringia, Germany
2001 Infernale Berlin, Audience Award
2000 Franco-German Youth Office (DFJW), artist-in-residence grant, Rennes, France

 

 

Projects and Solo Shows

2012 Fountains of DC, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Five by Five - DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington DC
2011 Kleistpark, Kleistfestival, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin
Real Restate, Witte de With Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2010 Land's End, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Germany
Solares Santos, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Cartagena, Spain
Piccolo Mondo, Galerie Invaliden1, Berlin
2009 Fontaine, in the context of Nuit Blanche, Metz, France
Nature of Photography, with Susi Schröder, Lumen Galéria, Budapest
Testfahrten, in the Videorama of the Werkleitz Zentrum für Medienkunst, Halle, Germany
2008 BaumWall, in the context of space thinks, Berlin (curators: Schumacher & Jonas)
Parkskulptur im Skulpturenpark, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, Berlin
Forum Arcaden, Kunstverein Gera (curator: Silke Opitz), Germany
2007 Rückbau, Galerie Invaliden1, Berlin
Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany
Sanierungsmaßnahmen, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Das Beschäft, with Michael Boehler and Markus Lohmann, Kunstverein, Germany
Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg (curators: Tim Voss, Veit Rogge, Susanne Schröder), Germany
2006 Honey Neustadt, project in public space, Berlin
Eigenheimzugabe, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Mézesújváros, Stúdió Galerie, Budapest
Odyssee Freiburg, Werkraum Theater Freiburg (curator: Arved Schultze), Germany

Home Run, La vitrine, Faux Mouvement - Centre d'Art contemporain, Metz, France

2005 Active Men - Le Retour, Faux Mouvement - Centre d'Art contemporain, Metz, France
Home Run, Homie Galerie, Berlin
2004 Interieur, Faux Mouvement - Centre d'Art contemporain, Metz, Germany
Haus C0, Planet 22, Art Zürich, Switzerland
Privat, Galerie Engler+Piper, Berlin
2003 Neuhaus-Wohnerlebniswelt, with Markus Lohmann and Natascha Rossi, Kultur/Block, Halle-Neustadt (curator: Daniel Herrmann), Germany
Utrechter Huette, Galerie Engler+Piper, Berlin
2002 Mehrzweckhalle, with Michael Boehler and Markus Lohmann, project in public space, HafenCity Hamburg, Germany
Frühjahrsmesse für Existenzgründer, HfBK Hamburg, Germany
2001 Club ibis, in the context of Aux Voyagers, DfJW (curator: Bettina Klein), Rennes, France
2000 Fremdenverkehrsamt, project in public space, Kochstrasse, Berlin
Fontane Buchservice, project in public space, Reinickendorfer Strasse, Berlin
Kuchen Immobilien, project in public space, Torstrasse, Berlin

1999

Aktivposten, Neu Deli, with Michael Boehler, Franziska Lamprecht, Markus Lohmann, Hajoe Moderegger and Kathrin Wolf, Weimar (curators: Leonie Weber and Natascha Rossi), Germany
1998 Dixiland, with Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger, media lab Galerie EIGEN+ART, Leipzig, Germany
  Dixiland, with Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (curator: Klaus Werner), Germany

 

Group Shows

2013 Love Triangle, Goethe Institut/Instituto Cervantes, Stockholm (Curated by Stefanie Hessler)
Imaginary Travels, Amerika Haus, Berlin
2012 Selected Artists, Stipendiatenausstellungen 2012, NGBK, Berlin
2011 Videopanel - Stile der Stadt, Altonaer Museum, Hamburg, Germany
Black Beauty - White Swan, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
BLEIBE, Galerie Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein, Linz, Austria (curator: Holger Jagersberger)
2010 Knotapark, part of the knot, Bucarest
Angst hat grosse Augen, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Werkleitzfestival, Halle, Germany
Realstadt. Wünsche als Wirklichkeit, Kraftwerk Mitte, Berlin
Pastiche - When a Tree Falls in the Forest, Solyst Artist in Residence Center, Jyderup, Denmark
2009 Vom Labor zum Projekt, Neues Museum, Weimar, Germany
Zeigen - eine Audiotour, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin
Zaunkönig, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Művésztalálkozások, Ungarisches Kulturinstitut, Stuttgart, Germany
2008 Sky Limit Walled City, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Goethe Institute Lahore, Pakistan
Werkleitz Festival, with Michael Boehler, Werkleitzgesellschaft, Halle (curator: Daniel Herrmann), Germany
5th berlin biennal, with KUNSTrePUBLIK, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum (curators: Adam Szymczyk and Elena Filipovic), Germany

Fernbeziehung Stuttgart-Berlin, Gustav-Siegle Haus, Stuttgart, Germany

Torstrasse 166, Haus der Vorstellung, Berlin (curator: Jaana Prüss)
Wunderlust Berlin, Paul Kopeikin Galerie, Los Angeles (curator: Laurie Dechiara), United States
Sommerloch, Galerie Nikolaus Bischoff, Lahr (curators: Nils Arndt und Steffen Lenk), Germany
Light Garden, NOASS, Riga, Latvia
2007 KaDeOs, Kaufhaus des Ostens, Kunsthaus Erfurt (curator: Silke Opitz), Germany
Prime Time, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin
Made in, Made by - Berlin, Budapest, Lada Project, Berlin
Kunstlabor, E-Werk Freiburg, Germany
2006 Eigenheim, everything but the kitchen sink, Kunstverein Göttingen (curators: Laurie Dechiara and Bernd Milla), Germany
Tales from the Travel Journal Vol. I, Contemporary Art Centre (curator: Catherine Hemelryk),Vilnius, Lithuania
Normalnull, Spreekanal, Berlin (curators: Sybille Hofter and Sven Eggers)
Fluidic, UNA Galeria (curators: Simona Soare and Marta Jecu), Bucharest
2005 Rosa9, Kunstverein Freiburg (curator: Silke Bitzer), Germany
X-Wohnungen, Hebbeltheater Berlin (curators: Matthias Rick and Arved Schultze)

Transmission, Neues Museum, Weimar (curator: Liz Bachhuber), Germany

Neues Leben - Neues Wohnen, Galerie Kunsthaus Erfurt (curator: Silke Opitz), Germany
Selfmade, Galerie Weisser Elefant, Berlin (curator: Spunk Seipel)
Divine, Galerie Andreas Wendt, Berlin
La Bauhaus si muove!, Centro d'arte e Cultura San Paolo Esposizioni (curators: Andrea Dietrich and Julia Draganovic), Modena, Italy
Ich war Künstler, ACC-Galerie, Weimar, Germany
2004 Deptford X Festival, London
Zoll-Douane, with Michael Boehler and Markus Lohmann, Hamburg (curator: Filomeno Fusco), Germany
Baustaub, Galerie Maerz (curator: Norbert Hinterberger), Linz, Austria
2003 4.OG, Alsterhaus Hamburg (curators: Filomeno Fusco and Elena Winkel), Germany
Flotsam und Jetsam, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin (curators: Liz Bachhuber and Katharina Hohmann)
Radar Connecting Europe, Extra50 Programme, 50th Venice biennial, Venice, Italy
2002 Erfolge nichtnewtonscher Turbulenzen, Kunstraum B/2, Leipzig (curator: David Mannstein), Germany
Wo die Kunst zu Hause ist, exhibition project in various private apartments, Berlin
2001 Ich bin mein Auto, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (curator: Matthias Winzen), Germany
Gonflé, Faux Mouvement - Centre d'Art contemporain, Metz, (curator: Maryse Jeanguyot), France
re//mir, Borey Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, Rusia
re//mir II, Galerie art agents, Hamburg, Germany
1999 Kunststudenten stellen aus, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany
La Calamar, with Annekathrin Schreiber, tram depot, Weimar, Germany
 1998 Tranz(it)Formation, with Michael Boehler, Tranzit House and National Art Museum (curator: Timotei Nadasan), Cluj, Romania

 

 

Film festivals and TV screenings

2010 TV screening ARTE: ‹Die Nacht / La Nuit›
2009 TV screening ARTE: ‹Die Nacht / La Nuit›
Ambulart, Guadalajara (Mexico), Quito, Guayaquil (Ecuador) and Hamburg, Germany
2008 TV screening ARTE: ‹Die Nacht / La Nuit›
2007 18th festival internacional de curtas-metragens de São Paulo, Brazil
WRO 07 biennale miejsca, National Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
2006 CINEPOLIS, Hamburg, Germany
2004 TV screening ARTE: ‹durch die Nacht mit ...›; Transmediale, Berlin;
lazymarie, Utrecht; emaf, Osnabrück; COURTisane Festival, Ghent; Soester Kurzfilmtage; Courts Toujours, Lyon; International Short Film Festival Hamburg;
Internationales Bochumer Videofestival; Media Art Festival Friesland; Emergeandsee, Budapest, London, Berlin; Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands;
Krakow Film festival
2003 Stuttgarter Filmwinter; Program Video Folkwang XI, Museum Folkwang Essen; Viper, Basel; Visionaria, Siena; BackUp, Weimar; Exground, Wiesbaden;

Kasseler Video- und Dokumentarfilmfestival; Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France

2002 Berlinale, Panorama; Transmediale, Berlin; Image Forum Festival, Tokyo; Viennale, Vienna; Sarajevo Filmfestival; Sao Paulo Short Film Festival;
Hamburg Kurzfilmfestival; Melbourne Filmfestival; Bristol Short Film Festival; Viper, Basel; Kurzfilmtage Winterthur; Aarhuus Festival of Festivals;
Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival; Reykjavik Short Film Festival; Montreal ‹Prends ça court›
2001 Infernale, Berlin; Filmfest Weiterstadt; Viper, Basel, Switzerland
1999 TV screening ARTE: ‹Switch 3›; Transmediale, Berlin; Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
1998  Infernale, Berlin
1997 European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück; Bandits-Mages, Bourges; Ostranenie-Festival, Dessau, Germany

 

 

Residencies

2011 Residency in Namibia, P.art.ners Berlin-Windhoek
2008 Residency in Lahore, VASL International Artists' Collective, Pakistan
2007 Residency in Budapest, Budapest Galéria, Hungary
1999 Award for fine arts from the Ministry for Education and Research, ‹Kunststudenten stellen aus› Federal German competition, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany