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Christiane Blattmann

Christiane Blattmann lives in Hamburg and Brussels. She studied at Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg and at Universität der Künste in Berlin. Between 2011 and 2013, she ran ‘Betongalerie’, an exhibition venue in public space in Hamburg St. Pauli together with Jannis Marwitz. She is part of the artist-run publishing house Montez Press, which she founded with friends in 2012. In 2013 she went with a travel grant to Mexico City; in 2017 she was in residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris as well as 2019 at Triangle France in Marseille. Her work has been exhibited most recently at Damien & The Love Guru (Brussels), Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Kunsthaus Hamburg, The Community (Paris), Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Croy Nielsen (Berlin), Mathew Gallery (New York/Berlin), at Marwan (Amsterdam), the Biennale Regard Benin (Cotonou) and at Kunsthalle Münster.

Christiane Blattmann

Augurs

250 x 112 x 110 cm
rattan, silicone, pigment, jute
2018

Christiane Blattmann

Post Equinox

200 x 19 x 19 cm
rattan, silicone, pigment
2019

Christiane Blattmann

Die Alte Braut

150 x 200 cm
silicone, pigment, jute
2019

Christiane Blattmann

They Have Broken with the Tradition of Inside and Outside,

200 x 180 x 80 cm
rattan, stainless steel, silicone, pigment
2019

Christiane Blattmann

Touch

175 x 112 cm
silicone, pigment, jute
2019

Born 1983 in Stuttgart, DE

Lives and works in Hamburg and Brussels, DE/BE

 

Education

2006 -2013

  • FineArts (Diploma) with Jutta Koether and Nick Mauss, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg, DE

 

2011

  • Exchange Goldsmiths College of Art, London, GB

 

2004 –2006

  • Fine Arts and Architecture, Universität der Künste, Berlin, DE

 

Solo and Duo Exhibitions (selected)

2019                                        

  • Un-Break My Walls | Kunsthalle, Münster, DE

 

2018

  • Die Gehaltene Hand | Marwan, Amsterdam, NL
  • Autour De Ma Chambre | The Community, Paris, FR

 

2017

  • La Chute Enchantée | Damien & the Love Guru, Brussels, BE

 

2016

  • Where is everybody? | Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, DE

 

2015

  • Tamina Amadayar & Christiane Blattmann | Agnes Maybach, Köln, DE
  • Fitting & Divings | Oracle, Berlin, DE
  • Baby Birds | Dorothea Schlueter, Hamburg, DE

 

2014

  • Sessions 1-8 with Than Hussein Clark | Amstel 41, Amsterdam, NL
  • The City Dressed as a Lake (NKHH-Grant) | Galerie Conradi, Hamburg, DE

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2020

  • SQUISH | Efremidis Gallery, Berlin, DE

 

2019

  • Where Do Streams Run To? | Conceptual Fine Arts, Milan, IT
  • Montez Press Radio | Printed Matter – The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, US
  • Primary Functions | Rue de la Victoire 111, Brussels, BE
  • The Circle Club | Pulsar, Antwerp, BE

 

2018

  • Prati bagnati del monte Analogo | Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Essen, DE
  • Verortung | Parallel Vienna, AU
  • B-Sides | Saloon, Brussels, BE
  • Crib | Duflon-Racz, Brussels, BE
  • Montez Press Radio | Printed Matter – Moma PS1, New York, US

 

2017

  • If You Intend to be a Movie Theatre | screening, Lucas Hirsch, Düsseldorf, DE
  • 6 of CUPS/Pleasure | La Pétanque, initiated by Julie Béna & Shanta Rao, Paris, FR
  • Rest in the Furrows of my Skin | Kunsthaus, Hamburg, DE
  • Salon Vogue | New Bretagne Belle Air, Essen, DE

 

2016

  • Commission Roundabout | Helga Maria Klosterfelde Editionen, Berlin, DE
  • Grand Cafe | apes & castles, Brussels, BE
  • Greener Grass | curated by Jenifer Nails & Angelika Loderer, KS Room, Steiermark, AU
  • Incertitudes | Goethe Institut, Marseille, FR

 

2015

  • Hundstage | Croy Nielsen, Berlin, DE
  • Incertitudes/Ungewissheiten | Goethe Institut, Paris, FR
  • My My. A Body Does Get Around | Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, NL

 

2014

  • Transatlantic Transparency | Mathew NYC, New York and Mathew Gallery, Berlin, US & DE
  • The Tenant | VI,VII, Oslo, NW

 

2013

  • Plus Jamais Seul | Standards, Rennes, FR
  • Auflauf der Fassaden | Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

 

2012

  • Regard Benin Biennale 2012“, Cotonou, Benin, FF
  • Central Horizon Ltd|Penny Temporary, Neumünster, DE

 

Other projects

2018

  • Commission for scultpture in public space | Stadthöfe Hamburg, DE

 

since 2012

  • Montez Press | Artist run publishing house with Than Hussein Clark, William Joys, A.M.Bang, Emily Pope and Anja Dietmann; Hamburg / London, DE/UK

 

2011 – 2013

  • Betongalerie / Towers of Hope | A sculpture as exhibition venue in public space, conceived with Jannis Marwitz; Hamburg, DE

 

2009 -2011

  • Die Reliktion | Artist run space in Golden Pudel Club; Hamburg, DE

 

Publications

2020

  • upcoming: Un-Break my Walls | Mousse Publishing, Milan, IT

 

2016

  • Where is everybody? | Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg-Harburg, DE

 

2015

  • Let’s all become me! | with Jannis Marwitz, edition kunstwegen, DE
  • Sessions 1-8 | mit Than Hussein Clark, Montez Press, Hamburg, DE
  • The City Dressed as a Lake | Textem Verlag, Hamburg, DE

 

2013

  • Metis in Space | Montez Press, Hamburg, DE

 

2012

  • Emperor! Emperor! Emperor! | with Than Hussein Clark, Montez Press, Hamburg, DE

 

Grants, awards and residencies

2019

  • Trinagle; Residency, Marseille, FR

 

2017

  • Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Baden-Württemberg, DE

 

2015

  • Working Grant | Kulturbehörde Hamburg, DE
  • Stipend from Hamburgische Kulturstiftung for the magazine Der Pfeil, DE

 

2013

  • Kunstbeutel, prize | Kulturbehörde Hamburg, DE

 

2012

  • Travel grant, Mexico City | Neue Kunst in Hamburg, e.V., DE
  • Developement grant | Karl H. Dietze Stiftung, DE

 

2011

  • Art in public space, project grant | Kulturbehörde Hamburg, DE

 

Press and articles

2019

  • Un-Break my Art, Interview, Montez Press Radio, IT
  • Kunst ist Kommunikation, Interview, WDR 5 Scala, DE
  • We got Spirit, Literary Imagination in the Work of Christiane Blattmann, Chloe Stead, published by Kunsthalle Münster, DE

 

2018

  • Le Bâtiment, le tissu, les corps: une histoire d‘interaction, Echange avec Christiane Blattmann, virtute.io, FR  

2017

  • Christiane Blattmann on Zaha Hadid‘s Belgian Legacy, Conceptual Fine Arts, BE
  • Dear Nane, Chloe Stead

 

2014

  • Architektur als Modell, Valérie Knoll in Christiane Blattmann, The City Dressed as a Lake, DE

 

2013

  • Betongalerie – Türme der Hoffnung, Interview with Julie Mummenhoff, Lerchenfeld #20, DE
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