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Martin Hesselmeier

1978 / Cologne / contact

His focus is on reactive installations with the limits of human perception. The questioning of the credibility of mediated content and the blurring of boundaries between reality and virtuality. His work has been shown in many institutes and international festivals of media art. Martin Hesselmeier received a Diploma in Audio-Visual Media at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne as a postgraduate student and a Diploma in Visual Communication from the  University of Applied Sciences, academy of arts and design Mannheim. He lives and works in cologne.

Exhibitions

2016 Kunstverein Kölnberg Rundblick Kirschenpflücker / Cologne
2016 light art festival »Aufstiege« / Schwäbisch Hall
2016 Kunsthaus Rhenania / Cologne
2015 LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur / Münster
2015 Centre for International Light Art / Unna
2014 Zauberwald / Lenzerheide / Swiss
2013 Glow / Eindhoven / Netherlands
2013 Computing the Physical / LEAP / Berlin
2011 TodaysArt Festival / Brussels
2011 SOUNDSNOISE Festival / Dornbirn / Austria
2011 LEAP, Gallery Weekend / Berlin
2010 new talents, biennale / Cologne
2010 Lexux Hybrid Art / Moscow
2010 amber festival / Istanbul
2010 Dornbracht Edges / Cologne
2009 Piksel Festival / Bergen / Norway
2009 Switch On / Gräfelfing
2009 Transitio_mx 03 / Mexico City
2009 File Festival / Saó Paulo / Brazil
2009 Contemporary Art Ruhr / Essen
2008 Museum für Angewandte Kunst / Cologne
2008 Spectropia / Riga
2008
"von hier aus" / Schwäbisch Hall
2008
Tschumi Paviljoen / Groningen / Netherlands
2008
Dis-locate / Tokyo
2008
Lehmbruck Museum / Duisburg
2008
ArtCologne / Cologne
2008
"Zur Zeit" / Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis / Bregenz
2008
Transmediale / Berlin
2007
Mobilefest 2007 / Sao Paulo
2007
a-m-b-e-r 07 / Istanbul
2007
lab30 / Augsburg
2007
Transitio_mx 02 / Mexico City
2007
Altitude 07 / Cologne
2007
Cybersonica, Kinetica Museum / London
2007
Moltkerei Werkstatt / Cologne
2006
Raum für Kunst und Musik / Cologne
2006
Intermezzo / KHM / Cologne
2006
ARTcologne / Cologne
2006 Altitude 06 / Cologne
2004
Moltkerei Werkstatt / Cologne

 

 


Awards and Residency


1 Prize at International Light Art Award, Unna
2015, Artist in Residence, Schöppingen
Switch On / Gräfelfing, nominated
Kölner Design Preis, nominated
Spiridon-Neven-DuMont-Preis 2008
Winner Digital Sparks Award, Fraunhofer Institut IMG MARS Exploratory Lab
Danfoss ArtAward, Gold
Special Prize at „Hunt for this Century´s Leonardo da Vinci“
Special Prize at Paradoxes of the Public
Transitio_mx 02, honorary mention
Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, nominated


Publications


Code und Material
Exkursionen ins Undingliche / Springer / 2010
komma 3
/ Hochschule Mannheim / 2008
Kelvin Color Today / Die Gestalten / 2007
Netzspannung.org / Fraunhofer Institut IMG MARS Exploratory Lab / 2002
Terror by Tina / Page, 11.2002  Terror by Tina
Bienal de Valencia / 2001