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A video view into the studio

collaboration with Élisa Vandekerckhove, 2020
The Artcouch Belgium

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When we look at Mimi Kunz’s works of art, they light up, she captures them for us, those choreographies of the moment.

Axel Heil, artist, curator, professor, publisher

 
 
exhibitions (selection)
2021

The Shape of Us, solo show, Casa del Arte José Clemente Orozco, Concepción, CL
Transparence, group show, Galerie Vertige, Brussels
Between Us, duo show with Haleh Chinikar, the exhibit, online

2020

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

2019

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

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

Bonsai, solo show, Labokube, Brussels, BE
Graduation Scholarship Exhibition, group show, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE
Summer exhibition, open studios, State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe, DE
TOP 15 Meisterschüler exhibition, group show, Kunstverein, Reutlingen, DE

 
residencies

2021     Time & Realities, Poet and artist in residence (virtual collaboration), invited by Undecided Productions,  Vietnam,
                 supported by the Goethe Institut Hanoi and The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
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

2021      ‘Sharing’ longlisted for the Fish Flash Fiction Prize
2021      ‘Congratulations’ longlisted for the Fish Flash Fiction Prize
2020     ‘Look’ nominated for a Pushcart Prize by MoonPark Review
2020     ‘Sharing’ longlisted for the Reflex Flash Fiction Prize
2020     ‘Complicity’ 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

 
literary publications

2020     Look, Flash Fiction, MoonPark Review, USA
2020     EllenAndHelen, Memoir-in Flash, Ellipsis, UK
2020     Please Hold, Flash Fiction, Flash Frontier, NZ
2020     ‘Équinoxes’, poems, editions Ishtar
2020     From ‘Put the Mind in the Body’, poems and drawings, The Adjacent Pineapple, UK
2019     April, always – A portrait of Brussels in parts, Prose essay, 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, short story, The Circle, Harvard Square Editions
2018     Things We Do (crazy about you), short story, Entropy Magazine, USA
2015     Independence Day, short story, Reciprocalturn, DE

 
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

 
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

 
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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