EXHIBITIONS

Curated Exhibitions

The Value of Art as Value of Work / Vom Wert der Kunst als Wert der Arbeit, 29. April – 19. Juni 2016, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf (in Vorbereitung)

Participating artists:
ACAD&C, Johannes Bendzulla, Céline Berger, Christian von Borries, Robert Brambora, Ulrich Genth und Heike Mutter, Sven Johne, Florian Kuhlmann, Christin Lahr, M+M, Alexander Roob, Robert Schlicht, Romana Schmalisch, Katja Stuke, Mathilde ter Heijne, Georg Winter

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Neue Enden (New Ends), Kasseler Kunstverein (im Fridericianum), 25. Juli – 16. August 2015

Participating artists:

Peter Josef Abels, Sonja Alhäuser, Thomas Bernstein, Senta Connert, Alice Creischer, deckkraft, Thomas Demand, Stefan Demary, Bert Didillon, Christine Erhard, Lutz Freyer, Silvia Freyer, Jean-François Guiton, Armin Hartenstein, Martin Honert, Thomas Huber, Julia Kröpelin, Ubbo Kügler, Anke Landschreiber, Maik und Dirk Löbbert, Vera-Maria Loermann, Anke Lohrer, Stefan Lux, Oya Mor, Christian Andreas Müller, Christian Philipp Müller, Norbert Radermacher, Susanne Radscheit, Gabriele Rothemann, Judith Samen, Johannes Sandberger, Claudia Schmacke, Gregor Schneider, Thomas Schütte, Claudia van Koolwijk, Julia van Koolwijk, Nele Waldert

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Raubkopie – The Avantgarde Does not surrender (Die Avantgarde gibt nicht auf), Galerijy Miejska, Gdánsk / Städtische Galerie Danzig, 14. März – 7. Mai 2014

Participating artists: Lars Breuer, Frauke Dannert, Angela Fette, Sebastian Freytag, Guido Münch, Christian Odzuck and Weisser Westen

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Andreas Slominski. Works from the Bärbel & Manfred Holtfrerich Collection, Kunsthalle Bremen, 24. Januar – 27. April 2014 (in close cooperation with the artist and the collector

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Janis E. Müller: Into Pieces, Kunsthalle Bremen, 30. November 2013  – 14. März 2014

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On Focus. Contemporary Photography and Videoart from the collection, Kunsthalle Bremen, 8. Juni 2013 – 5. Januar 2014 (with more than 150 works, guest presentations, talks and more)

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Norbert Schwontkowski. Dass ich ein Maler war, Kunsthalle Bremen in Kooperation mit dem Neuen Museum Weserburg, der Karin- und Uwe-Hollweg-Stiftung, Bremen und dem Kunstverein Bremerhaven, 27. Juli – 20. Oktober 2013 (Memorial show for the painter who died in 2013)

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Sarah Morris. Jardim Botânico, Kunsthalle Bremen, 26. Oktober 2013 – 26. Oktober 2014 (Realisation of a site-specific monumental wall-painting in the entrance hall of the museum)

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Art at the Moltkeplatz – temporary installations in Essen (Kunst am Moltkeplatz – temporäre Außeninstallationen in Essen), a seriKunst am Moltkeplatz e.V.; mit künstlerischen Beiträgen von Christian Forsen (2010), Leunora Salihu (2011), Monika Stricker (2012) und Frank Bölter (2013)

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Aernout Mik. Communitas, October 31, 2011 – January 31, 2012, Museum Folkwang (in cooperation with Jeu de Paume, Paris and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam)

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ArsViva 2011. Sprache/Language, Museum Folkwang, October 8, 2011 – January 15, 2012, an exhibtion of the BDI (further venues: Riga Art Space, Riga and Museum Weserburg, Bremen)

With Erik Bünger, Philipp Goldbach and Juergen Staack

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Residual. Intervenciones artísticas en la ciudad, Goethe-Institut Mexico and UNAM, MUCA ROMA, Mexico City, 2010

Curators: Gonzalo Ortegas und Paulina Moreno Correjo for the mexican part and organization, Co-Curator: Sabine Maria Schmidt for the german part

With projects by Eduardo Abaroa, Raúl Cardenas, Minerva Cuevas, Claudia Fernández, Heike Mutter/Ulrich Genth, Tue Greenfort, Pia Lanzinger and Thomas Stricker

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(3348 and one night) / Dreitausenddreihundertachtundvierzig und eine Nacht. Junge Kunst in Essen , Museum Folkwang (together with Kunsthaus Essen), April 1 – June 15, 2011

With Axel Loytvedt, Anna Lea Hucht, Simon Halfmeyer, Philipp Morlock, Slawomir Elsner, Jana Gunstheimer, Astrid Nippoldt, Matthias Weischer, Peter Torp, Caro Suerkemper, Ole Aselmann

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Tankstelle Bormann. New Acquisitions, Museum Folkwang, March 11 – May 29, 2011

With works by Atelier Van Lieshout, Rudolf Bonvie, Terry Fox, Roni Horn, Martin Kippenberger, Christin Lahr, M+M, Royal Art Lodge, Simon Starling, a.o.)

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Hacking the City. Interventions in urban and communicative spaces, a project for Ruhr.2010, July 16 – August 25, 2010, venues: Project Room and „Base Station“ at Museum Folkwang, City of Essen, documentation: homepage and reader

„Cultural hackings“ in public spaces by Boran Burchhardt, Peter Bux, Brad Downey, San Keller, Christin Lahr, Knowbotic Research, M+M, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Richard Reynolds, Jörg Steinmann, Michelle Teran, Stefanie Trojan, Annette Wehrmann and Georg Winter

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Das im Entschwinden Erfasste. Video-Art Collection of the Museum Folkwang / and Wolf Kahlen. VideoTapes 1969 – 2010, Double Exhibition, Museum Folkwang, June 4 – August 31, 2010

With Darren Almond, Patrick Borchers, Klaus vom Bruch, Jean-Francois Guiton, Romeo Grünfelder, Kimsooja, Erik Lanz, Ernst Mitzka, Deimantas Narkevicius, Marcel Odenbach, Ulrike Rosenbach, Michal Rovner, Jana Sterbak and Wolf Kahlen

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Reopening of Museum Folkwang and its new wing by David Chipperfield. Museum Folkwang, January 31, 2010

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Yuri Leiderman. Die Ehre hüt von Jugend auf, Museum Folkwang at RWE-Tower, November 27, 2009 to February 12, 2010

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Atelier van Lieshout. Slave City. Cradle to Cradle, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moskau (Guest Programme of the 3rd Moskau Biennial), September 22 – October 25, 2009 (Co-Organisation: Anna Zaitseva)

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Irina Korina. Installations, Museum Folkwang at RWE-Tower, July 1 – September 18, 2009

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Runa Islam. Restless Subject, Museum Folkwang, November 29, 2008 – January 25, 2009 (with an installation of Tobias Putrih), (in cooperation with Mirjam Varadinis, Kunsthaus Zürich)

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Attila Csörgö. Wurfbahnen und Raumkurven, October 31, 2008 – January 20, 2009, RWE Tower

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Lutz & Guggisberg. Impressions from the Heartland/ Eindrücke aus dem Landesinneren, Museum Folkwang, 19. September 19, – November 15, 2008, (in cooperation with Ikon Gallery, Birmingham)

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Go Mio. The secret base of worldculture / Der geheime Grund der Weltkultur. A project of the artist group „Relax“, Museum Folkwang, April 25 – June 15, 2008 (together with PACT-Zollverein)

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Atelier van Lieshout.  Slave City, Museum Folkwang, April 24 – July 6, 2008

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Fusion / Confusion. The Art of Reference, January 10 – March 30, 2008, Museum Folkwang

With Zbynek Baladran, Martin Beutler, Luca Buvoli, Cyprien Gaillard, Dionisio Gonzalez, Konsortium, Ciprean Muresan, Simon Dybbroe Moeller, Deimantas Narkevicius, Veit Stratmann

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Tamas Kaszas. They who know the truth don’t advertise it…., Museum Folkwang at RWE-Tower, October 30, 2007 – January 30, 2008

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Romana Schmalisch. Reconstructing Futures, Lehmbruck Museum, August 12 – October 7, 2007

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Whitespaces of Narration / Leerräume des Erzählens. The Collection of Provinzial / Die Sammlung der Provinzial, Lehmbruck Museum, August 12 – Oktober 7, 2007

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End of Season, Lehmbruck Museum, July 9 – August 20, 2006

With Yukako Ando, Heike Mutter/Ulrich Genth, Martin Pfeifle

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DesigningTruth, Lehmbruck Museum, April 30 – June 25, 2006

With Daniele Buetti, Jimmy Durham, Jochen Gerz, Kris Martin, Knowbotic Research/Peter Sandbichler, Sigalit Landau, Mark Lewis, Grayson Perry, Michael Richter, Hinrich, Sachs

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WE AT HKM / Wir bei HKM. Exhibition, performances, films and more. An intermedial programme on an industrial workshop. The Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum at the Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg, November 19 – 20, 2005

With Yukako Ando, Ulrich Genth/Heike Mutter, Christina Griebel, Martin Pfeifle, OHIO (Jörg Paul Janka / Uschi Huber), Roland Schappert, Jörn Vanhöfen

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„Towards a new Liberty / Einer neuen Freiheit entgegen…”- Expressionist Masterpieces of the Collection, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, February 20, 2005 – July 31, 2005 (extensive exhitition of prints, painting and sculpture)

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Korpys/Löffler: under sculptors, Lehmbruck Museum July 19 – September 29, 2004

(First big institutional solo exhibition of the art duo)

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Triennial of Small Sculpture in Murska Sobota, Galerija Murska Sobota/Slowenia, September 30 – December 31, 2004 (30 artist from 25 european countries)

Curators: Kosme de Barañano (Valencia), Lóránd Hegyi (Saint-Etienne), Raminta Jurénaité (Vilnius), Bo Nilsson (Stockholm), Franc Obal (Murska Sobota) and Sabine Maria Schmidt (Düsseldorf)

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Yves Netzhammer. Das Gefühl präziser Haltlosigkeit beim Festhalten der Dinge, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum and Krefelder Kunstmuseen, September 21 – November 30, 2003),

Curators: Sabine Maria Schmidt and Beate Ermacora

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Tactics of the EGO, Lehmbruck Museum, May 24 – August 30, 2003,

Curators: Sabine Maria Schmidt (Concept); Co-Organisation: Cornelia Brüninghaus-Knubel

With Eija-Eliisa Ahtila, Gilles Barbier, Birgit Brenner, John Davies, Tracey Emin, Ludger Gerdes, Mathilde ter Heijne, Martin Liebscher, Mark Manders, Bjørn Melhus, Aernout Mik, Muntean/Rosenblum, Corinna Schnitt, Lorna Simpson, Ben Vautier, Bill Viola

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Tan Cerca.Tan Lejos. Pintura en Alemania y Espana, 1945 – 1960/ So near. So far. Painting in Germany and Spain, 1946 – 1960, Artium, Vitoria/Spain (October 24, 2002 – May 4, 2003) and Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg (September 14 – November 19, 2003).

Curators: Javier González de Durana, Daniel Castillejo and Sabine Maria Schmidt

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XII. Ausstellung der Interessengemeinschaft Duisburger Künstler, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, September 15 – November 10, 2002.

Presentation of 100 pieces from 50 regional artists.

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10 Years Videoart-Prize in Bremen/ 10 Jahre Videokunst-Förderpreis Bremen, Double Exhibition at Neues Museum Weserburg and GAK Bremen, Bremen, 30. November 30, 2001 – January 27, 2002

With Bjørn Melhus, Aurelia Mihai, Christin Lahr, Rick Buckley and many others

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Time/Space/History. Media Art Installations in the context of the show „Otto der Große/ Zeit Raum Geschichte. Temporäre Medienkunstinstallationen im Rahmen der 27. Ausstellung des Europarates “Otto der Grosse” in Magdeburg (Kulturhistorisches Museum), August, 27 – December 2, 2001

With Jörg Herold, Jean-François Guiton, Andreas Köpnick a.o.

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autopsi, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, November, 24 2000 – January, 21 2001

With Andreas Köpnick, Achim Mohné, Mario Ramiro, Thomas Roppelt

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Torsten Haake Brandt. GEUSTERMOR, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, October 11 – 29, 2000

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NightDreams TimeSpaces / NachtTräume ZeitRäume

Exhibition, Concerts and Conferences, curated for the Art School Bremen in the Cathedral St. Petri in Bremen /im Auftrag der Hochschule für Künste Bremen und der Bremischen Evangelischen Kirche, St. Petri Dom zu Bremen (7 Day-Non-Stop-Programm, with about 30 artists, 60 musicians and componists, 7 night-conferences of scientists), Bremen, October 7 – 13, 2000.

Concept: Sabine Maria Schmidt, Prof. Peter Rautmann, Prof. Nicolas Schalz

Curator and organisation: Sabine Maria Schmidt

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FactFiction – Formen des Dokumentarischen in der zeitgenössischen Videokunst und im Film, Edith-Ruß-Haus for Media Art, July 21 – August 20, 2000

With Elmar Hess, Stanislaw Mucha, Jeroen Offermann, Sandra Schäfer, Kerry Tribe

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Christin Lahr und Ekkehard Altenburger, Videoart.Prize Bremen/ Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen 2000, Kunsthalle Bremen, September, 31 – November, 26, 2000

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Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen: Achim Mohné. Silke Thoss, Claudia Medeiros, Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, October 2 – November 15, 1999

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Nam June Paik. Fluxus/Video, Kunsthalle Bremen (November 14, 1999 – January, 23, 2000), Curators: Wulf Herzogenrath, Sabine Maria Schmidt

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Artprize of Böttcherstraße in Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, March 21 – May, 2, 1999

With Dieter Kiessling, Frantiçek Klossner, Bjørn Melhus, Regina Möller, Olaf Nicolai, Marcel Odenbach, Daniel Richter, Tilo Schulz, Nicola Torke, Wolfgang Winter/Berthold Hörbelt

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Der Marler Video-Kunst-Preis in Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen und Neues Museum Weserburg, March 9 – May 9, 1999

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Mariusz Kruk. Sculptures and Works on Paper / Skulpturen und Arbeiten auf Papier, Kunsthalle Bremen, July 5 – September 13, 1998

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Time Capsule. The Profileration of the Sun, the reconstruction of the light-performance by Otto Piene, Kunsthalle Bremen. Life-Performance at October 1999 in collaboration with Otto Piene.

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Eugène Delacroix. Oriental Impressions / Orientalische Impressionen, Kupferstichkabinett der Kunsthalle Bremen, April, 26 – July 3, 1998.

Exhibition and Catalogue Raisonée of the Collection.

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Re-Opening of the Kunsthalle Bremen / Wiedereröffnung der Kunsthalle Bremen (March 1998), (Artist Rooms with Olafur Eliasson, Klaus vom Bruch and Wolfgang Tillmanns)

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Die Kunsthalle Bremen zu Gast in Bonn, Kunsthalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Bonn (October 10, 1997 – January 11, 1998)

Curators: Wulf Herzogenrath, Dorothee Hansen, Andreas Kreul, Sabine Maria Schmidt

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First Job:

Artisctic Director and Curator at Künstlerdorf Schöppingen/ NRW

(1992 – 1994) / Artist-in-Residence-Programme

Conception of Exhibitions and Programmes and Organisation of the daily life of the Residents of the Fellowship

“A man is his job” by Daniele Buetti (six-month-project on different local markets, and an exhibition in Münster 1993)

Pawn Sacrifice / Bauernopfer, (November 28 – December 12, 1993)

With Daniele Buetti, Manuel Franke, Till Hohn, Offermann

Fence Season / Schonzeit, Fellowship 93 , (1993)

With Patricia Aha, Barbara Isabella-Heusler, Hans Jürgen Bonack, Astrid Eggert, Monika Günther, Ute Heuer, Ulrike Hogrebe, Kristina Hoppe, Bernd Weingart, Hans Wesker)

The Garden as sculpture / six-month-project by Ulrike Holthöfer and Heike Pallanca, 1993