FASANENSTRASSE 26
10719 BERLIN
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FASANENSTRASSE 26, 10719 BERLIN
Alexander Polzin | Biography
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Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

1973 born in Berlin, Germany 

EDUCATION

1987-91
training as a stonemason

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Alles oder Nichts, Kitzbühel Country Club, Kitzbühel, Austria
Was bleibet aber, stiften die Dichter“ (Hölderlin), Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

2015
Remains, Maestro Arts, London, UK
The Vatican Museum, Rome, Italy
Grand Théatre de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
„Signale der Unruhe“, Kunstmuseum Ahrenshoop, Germany Maestro Arts, London, UK

2014
Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

2013
Maestro Arts, London, UK
Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg, Austria

2012
Intervention to Helmut Lachenmann, Die Schinkelkirche, Neuhardenberg, Germany

2011
Teatro Real, Madrid, Spain

2008
San Francisco International Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA, USA

2006
Bard College, New York, USA

2005
Nineteenth Exhibition in the Berliner Kunsthaus, ACUD

2004
Institute of Advanced Studies, Berlin, Germany

2001
Budapest, Hungary; Bucharest; Romania, Naples; Italy

2000
Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA

1994
Einstein Forum, Potsdam, Germany

1987
Kulturhaus – Pankow, Berlin, Germany

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS, VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS

2010/11
Centre for Advanced Study, Käte Hamburger Kolleg, Bonn, Germany

2004
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, USA

1998
Residency, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

1996
Artist-in-Residence, International Artists House, Herzliya, Israel

Visiting professorships at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland
and at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

 

ART IN PUBLIC SPACES

Monument ‘Hommage à Paul Celan’, Paris, France
‘The Fallen Angel’, Collegium Helveticum, Zurich, Switzerland
‘Denkmal für Giordano Bruno’, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany
’Socrates’, Campus of the University of Tel Aviv, Israel
’The Couple’, foyer of the Opéra National de Bastille, Paris, France

 

PROJECTS

numerous stage designs for dance, opera and theater, e.g.
Grand Théatre de Genève (2015)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchester (2014)
Easter Festival, Salzburg (2013)
Teatro Real, Madrid (2011, 2013, 2014)
Staatsoper Berlin (2010)
Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf/Duisburg (2009)
Deutsches Theater Berlin (2007)

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