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A video view into the studio

collaboration with Élisa Vandekerckhove, 2020
The Artcouch Belgium

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We, humans learn to classify the things of the world at a young age. Like in the game live, lifeless, person, object, etc. Artist and poet Mimi Kunz, however, ignores this classification. And she does so with paper that we know is an object, but we also know it is a living creature.

Marianne Csaky, artist and curator

 

 

 

 

exhibitions (selection)
2020

La petite cosmogonie portative, LOTO, Brussels, BE (curated by Lucie Pinier)
THE FEMALE HAZE(d), Decoatelier Brussels, BE (curated by Maryam Kamal Hedayat X ARGOS )
WeArtXL, open studios, Brussels, BE
Shapes of a Day, theexhibit, online
Nature Art Cube Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Center, Gongju City, KR
Pedestrians, Muntpunt Grand Cafe, Brussels, BE (solo)
Je compte ses mouvements, duo exhibition with Clément Davout, MAAC, Brussels, BE (curated by Lucie Pinier)

2019

Le Horla, Sterput Gallery, Brussels, BE (curated by Marine Penhouet)
PAPER,Streetview Anderlecht, Brussels, BE (curated by Marianne Csaky)
WeArtXL, Open studios, Ixelles, Brussels, BE
Cube, Jeongseojin Artcube, Incheon, KR
Symbiose, R2D2, Brussels (curated by Lucie Pinier)
Something Beautiful, La Vallée, Brussels, BE

2018

Lms + Xbc = <3, Undecided Productions, Xóm Bắc Cầu Cultural Space, Hanoi, VN
Open Day, Undecided Productions, the museum, Hien Van Village, VN
The Lion’s Face,The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, UK
Nature Art Cube Exhibition, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2018, Geumgang Nature Art Center, KR
Collaboration with architect Ioana Neacsu, Brussels, BE
Asymmetrische Demobilisierung, Galerie Luis Leu, Karlsruhe, DE (curated by Axel Heil)
FICTIONS, Chapitre XII, Brussels, BE (solo)
EAU, Blasius Boekel-Zwalm, BE
Carte de Visite, Brussels, BE
Modules, Rome, IT

2017

Blue and Snow, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Durbach, DE (solo)
Galerie Ahnen 5, Galerie Luis Leu, Karlsruhe, DE
Étude et métaphore du vivant, LeKabinet, Brussels, BE (curated by Lucie Pinier)
Graduation scholarship exhibition, State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe, DE
Zoveel Many Trees >< Abattre, La Vallée, Brussels, BE (curated by Fabien Defendini)
Wildwuchs, Orangerie Wolfegg, DE
Mitten im Zwischen, Haus am Wehrsteg, Heidelberg, DE
Old & New masters, Galerie Bastien Art, Brussels, BE

2016

Katsika, MEDEX, Paris, FR
Graduation Scholarship Exhibition, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE
If Wishes were Fishes, La Vallée, Brussels, BE
Entre les lignes, Galerie Bastien Art, Brussels, BE
NOW, Breitenbachstudios, Heidelberg, DE
Pavillon Calmo, Orgelfabrik, Karlsruhe, DE

2015

Bonsai, Labokube, Brussels, BE (solo)
Graduation Scholarship Exhibition, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE
Summer exhibition, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE
TOP 15 Meisterschüler exhibition, Kunstverein, Reutlingen, DE

 

residencies

2019     Symbiose, Duo Artist Residency with Stéfan Tulépo, R2D2, Brussels, BE
2018     live.make.share Artist Residency, Undecided Productions, Hanoi, Vietnam
2017     Common Grounds, Artist Residency, Cairngorm National Park, Scotland, UK
2015     Mitten im Zwischen, Artist Residency, Haus am Wehrsteg, Heidelberg, DE

 

grants, prizes

2020     Longlisted for the Grindstone Flash Fiction Prize
2018     Residency Grant, Goethe Institute Hanoi, Vietnam
2017     Alumni Project Scholarship, Graduiertenförderung des Landes Baden-Württemberg, DE
2011     Academy Award, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE

 

site specific commissioned works

2017     Shapes of a day, wall painting, private collection, Brussels, BE
2017     Birdmen, wall painting, private commection, Waterloo, BE
2016     Syllabary Tree, wall drawing, private collection, Bruxelles, BE

 

catalogs, art books

2020     Something Beautiful, festival archive, edition of 100, Brussels
2019     Pedestrians, exhibition catalog, edition of 100, Brussels
2017     Snow on space, exhibition catalog, Museum of Contemporary Arts Durbach
2014     Three Wishes, artist book, State Acedmy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe

 

literary publications

2020     Poems in ‘Équinoxes’, poetry anthology, editions Ishtar
2020     From ‘Put the Mind in the Body’, The Adjacent Pineapple
2019     April, always – A portrait of Brussels in parts, Form, Brussels Express
2018     By a name I know not how to tell thee who I am, Brussels Writers Series VIII, Brussels Express
2018     The Museum of Favorite Things, The Circle, Harvard Square Editions
2018     Things We Do (crazy about you), Entropy Magazine
2015     Independence Day, Reciprocalturn, first edition

 

studies

2020                   The Science of Well-Being, Yale, USA
2014-2015     Post-MA (Meisterschülerin), Graphics and Painting, Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe, Germany
2009-2014     MA Graphics and Painting, Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe, Germany, class Prof. Daniel Roth
2007-2009     BA-Studies in English Literature, Translation, Sociolinguistics and Art History, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

 

projects, workshops

2018     Founding of Something Beautiful, Festival for Visual Arts and Poetry, Brussels, BE (www.somethingbeautiful.be)
2017     Workshop  «rock, paper, line», Karlsruhe University, DE
2016     Open Studio Workshop, Musée des Beaux de Lyon, FR

 

texts

Le futur du passé. Zu einigen Beobachtungen von Mimi Kunz, catalog text, Axel Heil, 2018 Deutsche Originalversion  English version
Leaves. Portrait of a Tightrope Dancer in Autumn., exhibition text, Moritz Gansen, 2015 English version

 

 

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