Mirja Busch

Biography – Mirja Busch

 

1978 born in Hamburg, Germany
lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Education
2008–2009 Post-graduate studies in Visual Arts, Magíster en Artes con mención en Artes Visuales, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile (CL)
2005–2006 Master classes with Prof. Frances Scholz, Braunschweig University of Art (HBK) (DE)
2005 Diploma in Sculpture and Photography, HBK, Braunschweig (DE)
1999–2005 Studies in Visual Arts, HBK Braunschweig (DE)
2003 Member of artist collective Pathetic Sympathy Seekers (PPS)
www.patheticsympathyseekers.com
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014/2015 Pfützenarchiv, cubus-m, Berlin (DE)
2014 27 desert days, L‘Atelier-ksr, Berlin (DE)
2012 >> echos <<, VON Raum, Berlin (DE)
2011 Parallax, GALARÍA LAMUTANTE, Colombia (CO)
2010 The Making of Enthusiasm (copy), (PSS), Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld (DE)
2009 Pathetic Sympathy Seeking, (PSS), Kunstklub Berlin (DE)
2008 Space Erasers or The Delights of Three-Dimensional Existence, (PSS), galerie oqbo, Berlin (DE)
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 So Abstrakt, The Wand, Berlin (DE)
Displaying the Instant, L‘Atelier-Kunst(spiel)raum, Berlin (DE)
THE CLOUD CONNECTION, Turtle Lab, Berlin (DE)
2012 Kunst braucht Fläche, Plakatintervention, Berlin (DE)
Das gehorsame Walroß und seine Betrachter, Turtle Lab, Berlin (DE)
2011 FAST AND FURIOUS, Hallen am Wasser, Berlin (DE)
FIVE QUARTERS, (PSS), Projektraum Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben, Berlin (DE)
Nomadische Unschärfen, Temporary Gallery Cologne (DE)
DYSTOPIA, (PSS), CAPC musée d‘art contemporain de Bordeaux (FR)
2010 You failed, (PSS), periscope, Salzburg (AT)
The Pathetic Sympathy Seekers in Touch with Reality, (PSS), Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig (DE)
2009 G : 7 Someday . Some Morning . Sometime, galerie moeller, Bonn (DE)
contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R.), Medienkunstmesse, Zollverein, Essen (DE)
2008 Provoking Ghosts, Kunstklub Berlin (DE)
2007 Pathetic Sympathy Seekers’ Plan Z, (PSS), Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf (DE)
DROSS, Galerie der HBK Braunschweig (DE)
2006 Drop Spot, Kunstverein Celle (DE)
Mädels, Galerie Gabriele Rivet, Köln (DE)
2005 Plattform #2, Kunstverein, Hannover (DE)
Selected Grants and Residencies
2015 Work grant by Stiftung Kunstfonds
2014 Project grant by Hans und Charlotte Krull Stiftung
2013 Research stay, CAVS Special Collection, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), Cambridge, USA
2011 Programme grant, Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt, Berlin
2010 Work stay at Shaklewell Studios, London
Project funding grant by Dezentrale Kulturarbeit, Kulturamt Neukölln, Berlin
2009 Exhibition grant, C.A.R., contemporary art ruhr 09, art fair, Essen
2008–2009 DAAD (German academic exchange service) Scholarship for post-graduate studies in Santiago de Chile
Catalogues and Artist Books
2015 upcoming: Mirja Busch & Ignacio Farias, 27 desert days, Artists’ book
2011 Mirja Busch, Objekte keine Objekte, catalogue raisonné, 32 pages, ISBN 978-3-941318-23-6
NEW DYSTOPIA, M. von Schlegel, p. 166, p.175, Sternburg Press, ISBN 978-1-934105-54-2, (PSS)
SUPERSTITION no.2, Revue semestrielle d’art contemporain, (PSS), p. 5-6
The Pathetic Sympathy Seekers in Touch with Reality. Self-published artist book, 54 pages, (PSS)
2007 PROP, Magazin, nüans, p. 131-132, (PSS)
2006 Wer ist die Kunst? Diskurs, p. 42-47, Kerber Verlag, (PSS)
Selected Press
2015 Mirja Busch, Special Feature, Coeval Magazine, http://ww.coeval-magazine.com/
Wasserweich – Mirja Bisch stellt in der Galerie cubus-m aus, exhibition review, Claudia funke, p. 28 Kunst & Markt,
Der Tagesspiegel, 10.01.2015
Mehr Berlin, cover and exhibition review, Jan Oberländer, p. 1, Der Tagesspiegel, 03.01.2015
2014 Das Ausstellungsjahr 2014, Kristian Jarmuscheck on Mirja Busch, Pfützenarchiv, exhibition review, radioeins, 30.12.2014
taz plan, Cover, Interview and exhibition review, Noemi Molitor, p. 1, 14, 15, taz 19.11.2014
Ein Atelier in der Wüste. Raum-Zeit-Konfigurationen künstlerisch-kreativer Arbeit, Ignacio Farías, p. 17-20, WZB-Mitteilungen
2013 Visuelles Rauschen, Andrea Hilgenstock, p. 67, tip Berlin, 23/2013
2012 Talentförderung der großen Art, Volkmar Draeger, p. 12, Neues Deutschland, 2012/07/27
2011 Schule der Kunst, Erfolg im Kollektiv, B. Gärtner, p. 12 / Süddeutsche Zeitung Nr. 237, (PSS)

 

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