E – BIO INTRO

Hannes Brunner

born 1956 in Lucerne,Switzerland, lives in Zurich/CH and Berlin.
His art installations favor ephemeral materials, and his contextual art projects combine different medias including social process from digital communication into real physical spaces. Projects are shown internationally in contemporary art spaces; a.o. ‘Driver’s Comment’, Switzerland (www.hannesbrunner.com/dc) 2011, ‘search engine’s bodily reply’, Dubai, Zürich (www.searchenginesbodilyreply.com), ‘Suburban Entity’, USA, Germany, Switzerland (http://www.suburbanentity.info), 2003-05; ‘1site2places’, Detroit/Stuttgart (http://www.1site2places.org), 2000-03; ‘Gift of the mayor’, (http://www.hannesbrunner.com/projects/), 2001 or ‘One Life, One Mile: in Rome’, Gwangju,Korea and Kiel, Germany.

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E – SHORT BIOGRAPHY

1956 born in Luzern, Switzerland
1977-82 Gesamthochschule Kassel, Germany, Photography and Sculpture
1980 Instituto del Teatro , Barcelona
1983-87 Zürich – as independent Artist
1988 Stipend and studio of the City of Zürich in New York
1989 – 93 New York and Zürich
1994-95 Istituto Svizzero di Roma (Swiss Academy in Rome)
1995 Postgraduate Studies of Architecture, ETH Zürich
1996 – 03 Kiel, Germany
2004 New York
2005 – Zürich, temporary residencies in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE
2012 – Berlin and Zürich
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E – EXHIBITIONS

COMMUNICATION AND PARTICIPATION ART PROJECTS

2009-
„Driver‘s Comment“, Traffic circles with its urban planning shall be documented through a car window of a driving car. Art Historians are driving and commenting the set ups. www.hannesbrunner.com/cd. The project is supported by BAK the Swiss foundation for the Arts (Program Sitemapping) and the cultural foundation of the County Thurgau, Switzerland

2006-
„search engine‘s bodily reply“ Several plattforms of information (technical ones, manuals for advises in life), will be chosen. The gestural interactions of „users“ will be designed into new arrangements in space and materialized in installations, http://www.searchenginesbodilyreply.com. The project ist supported by BAK the Swiss foundation for the Arts (Program Sitemapping)
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E – GRANTS/STIPENDS

STIPENDS and PROJECT SUPPORTS:

2012
Sponsorship award by the County Thurgau, Switzerland

2010
Project support by Cultural Foundation of the County Thurgau, Switzerland
Residency in Genua, Italy, Studio of the City of Zurich
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E – BIBLIOGRAPHY

PUBLICATIONS (ed.):


À la recherche du temps gagné, publication accompanying the exhibition at Center PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland, with texts by Hubertus von Amelunxen, Dolores Denaro and Beatrix Ruf. Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2009, ISBN 978-3-941185-23-4


(B+P)7 – ein sieben Jahre Buch, Materialien der Bildhauerei+Projektkunst, Muthesius Academy Kiel, 1996-2003, Buch und DVD: Salon verlag: ISBN 1-2345678-9-0 /; Muthesius-Hochschule: ISBN 3-9808798-4-4
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E – TEACHING

ACADEMICAL ACTIVITIES:

LECTURES, Presentations and TEACHING: since 1995 : a.o.

2012 –
at Weissensee, Academy of Art Berlin (Professor of sculpture and Vice-Dean)

2009-12
at ECAV, École Cantonal d‘Art du Valais, Switzerland
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D – KURZBIOGRAPHIE

Hannes Brunner favorisiert ephemere Materialien in Installationen. In seinen kontextbezogenen Kunstprojekten werden verschiedene Medien mit sozialen Prozessen kombiniert, von der digitalen Kommunikation hinein in den realen, physischen Raum. Die Projekte werden international in zeitgenössischen Kunsträumen gezeigt ; z.B. “Driver’s Comment’, Schweiz und UAE, 2011; “search engine’s bodily reply”, Dubai, Zürich, 2008; “Suburban Entity”, USA , Deutschland, Schweiz, 2003; “1 Site 2 Places”, Detroit / Stuttgart, 2000-03; oder “One Life, One Mile: in Rome”, Gwangju, Korea und Kiel, 1998.

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D – AUSSTELLUNGEN

EIGENINITIERTE KOMMUNIKATIONS-
UND PARTIZIPATIONSPROJEKTE*:

1986
„TransEuropeHalle“, Dokumentation und Präsentation acht Europäischer Kultur- und Kommunikationszentren, Zürich, London, Bologna, Berlin, Koblenz, Linz, Brüssel, Amsterdam

1997
„One Life, One-Mile: in Rome“, Zusammenarbeit mit den Bewohnern des Corviale Rom, 1 km langer marginalisierter Wohnungsbau am Stadtrand mit 8000 Einwohnern, Finanziert durch das Bundesamt für Kultur, Schweiz
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D – PREISE

PREISE UND PROJEKTUNTERSTÜTZUNG:

1985
Werkbetrag der STEO Stiftung Zürich

1987
Eidgenössisches Kunststipendium, Bundesamt für Kultur

1988
Atelierstipendium der Stadt Zürich in New York
Eidgenössisches Kunststipendium, Bundesamt für Kultur
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D – BIBLIOGRAPHIE

TEXTVERÖFFENTLICHUNGEN (Auswahl):


Declaration of (In)dependence – Intention of a vanishing species
(in Collection of memories, experiences and projects, Rom, 1994)


Denken und reden zu Bildern
(in: Stadtwände, Zürich, 1996)
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