Mirko Martin

1976 born in Sigmaringen, Germany, lives and works in Berlin
2001-08 Studies of Fine Arts, Braunschweig University of Art
2005-06 Film Studies, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
Solo Exhibitions (Selection)
2013 In Broad Day, Belfast Photo Festival, UK
2011 Noir, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, US (VIEW)
2011 In Broad Day, Talents 25, C/O Berlin (cat.) (VIEW)
2011 Out of a clear blue sky, House of the Art Foundation of Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart (VIEW)
2010 NEXT/1 – Discussing Photography (in the context of RUHR.2010), Kunsthaus Essen (VIEW)
2010 L.A. Crash, Photoforum PasquArt, Biel/Bienne, CH (VIEW)
2009 Boyz n the Hood, with Martin Brand, Gallery Olaf Stüber, Berlin (VIEW)
2009 Marginal Stories, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Remise (cat.) (VIEW)
2008 Tales from the West Side, Museum Goch (cat.) (VIEW) (POSTER)
2008 The Award Winners of Nordwestkunst 2007, with M. Schmeichel, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven (cat.) (VIEW)
2008 scenic, Municipal Gallery Eichenmüllerhaus Lemgo (cat.) (VIEW)
Group Exhibitions (Selection)
2014 Broken, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2013 Falsefakes, Centre de la photographie, Geneva, CH (VIEW)
2013 Selected Artists, NGBK Berlin (VIEW)
2013 Expanded Media - Media in Space, Filmwinter Stuttgart, Wilhelmspalais Stuttgart (VIEW)
2012 Meta-Ikon, September, Berlin
2012 C/O Berlin Talents 2011, Abbaye de Neumünster, LU
2012 powerFlower, Gallery AbtArt, Stuttgart
2012 excellent, Museum Biedermann, Donaueschingen (VIEW)
2011 Talent 2011, FOAM Amsterdam, NL (VIEW)
2011 Angry – Young and Radical, Fotomuseum Rotterdam, NL (VIEW)
2010 The city of Biel proudly presents: 2 | 007 – 010, Centre PasquArt, Biel/Bienne, CH
2010 Highlights of the KunstFilmBiennale Cologne 2009, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2010 Futurspectives, International Photo Festival FotoGrafia, MACRO Rome, IT (cat.) (VIEW)
2010 Enovos Young Art Award, Wilhelm Hack Museum Ludwigshafen (cat.)
2010 Expanded Media - Media in Space, Filmwinter Stuttgart, h7 raumaufzeit (VIEW)
2009 Images Recalled, 3rd Photo Festival Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg (cat.) (VIEW)
2009 Festival Voies Off Arles, FR
2008 Northern Lights, 84th Fall Exhibition, Kunstverein Hanover (cat.) (VIEW)
2008 Aenne Biermann Prize, Museum for Applied Arts Gera (cat.) (VIEW)
2007 Nordwestkunst 2007 - The Nominees, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
2007 Expanded Media - Media in Space, Filmwinter Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (VIEW)
2007 Scholarship Young Art - Competition show, Gallery Eichenmüllerhaus Lemgo
2006 Highlights of the KunstFilmBiennale Cologne 2005, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2006 Emprise Art Award, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf
2005 CalArts Projection Lab, Schindler House Los Angeles, US
2005 Platform #2, Kunstverein Hanover
2004 Monitoring, Kulturbahnhof Kassel
2003 Fremde.Orte. Class of Prof. Eissfeldt, Museum of Photography Braunschweig
Video Screenings (Selection)
2013 Suburban Video Lounge, Rotterdam, NL; Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, DE; Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, EE
2012 Darklight Festival, Dublin, IE; Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, NL; Western Front, Vancouver, CA; Künstlerhaus Dortmund, DE
2011 Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival, MY; Brick + Mortar International Video Art Festival, Greenfield, US; Simultan Festival for Electronic Arts and Music, Timisoara, RO; Blind Spot Skopje, Cultural Center creACTive, Skopje, MK
2010 Freisichtkino, House of the Art Foundation of Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, DE; Kasbah Museum, Tangier, MA; Museum Folkwang, Essen, DE; Dokumentarfilmwoche Hamburg, DE; Kill Your Timid Notion Video Festival, Dundee, UK
2009 Media Art Festival, Friesland, NL; KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne, DE; Dumbo_video, Brooklyn, US; European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, DE
2007 International Kansk Video Festival, Kansk, RU; The Territory, PBS (TV-Channel), Texas, US; Platforma Video, Athens, GR; Art Museum of Zapopan, Guadalajara, MX; Centro Multimedia, San Luis Potosi, MX; Ursula Blickle Videolounge, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT
2006 Goethe Institute, Kyoto, JP; Kommunales Kino, Freiburg, DE; SISKEL Film Center, Chicago, US; Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, US; Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge, US; European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, DE; Media Art Festival, Friesland, NL; Havenfilmfestival, Antwerp, BE; Screen Door Festival, Austin, Texas, US; Images Festival, Toronto, CA; Traverse Vidéo, Toulouse, FR; Incisions, 30 years of film class Braunschweig, Lower Saxony Representation, Berlin, DE
2005 Ongoing-Festival, Stuttgart, DE; 2nd International Video Reporting Award, Weimar, DE; KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne, DE; Film Festival Braunschweig, DE; Cinematexas, Austin, Texas, US; Courtisane Festival for Short Film, Video & New Media, Ghent, BE; Nepdoc, Documentary Film Festival Reutlingen, DE
2004 Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, DE
Grants and Awards
2013 Scholarship of the Stiftung Kunstfonds
2013 Special Mention, Expanded Media Prize for Media in Space, Filmwinter Stuttgart
2012 Scholarship for Visual Arts of the Berlin Senate
2011 Artist in Residence, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen
2010 Scholarship of the Art Foundation of Baden-Württemberg
2010 DAAD Grant, 4 months, Los Angeles
2009 Third Prize, Bild-Kunst Award for Experimental Film, KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne
2009 Prix Voies Off des Rencontres d’Arles, FR
2008 First Prize, Meisterschüler Scholarship of the Braunschweig Cultural Heritage Foundation
2008 First Prize, Aenne Biermann Prize for Contemporary German Photography
2007 Nordwestkunst, Prize of the Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
2007 DAAD Grant, 5 months, Los Angeles
2007 Scholarship Young Art of the Old Hanseatic City of Lemgo
2005-06 Fulbright Scholarship
2004-08 Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation