Matthias Hamann

1974 Born in Leisnig, Germany
Lives and works in Leipzig and Berlin, Germany

Education

2001 – 2004 Private photo school "Fotografie am Schiffbauerdamm", Berlin, Germany
since 2005 Board member at "SchwuZ e.V." Berlin, Germany
2002 – 2009 Studies of Photography at the "Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst" (HGB), Leipzig, Germany
2004 – 2007 Class of Timm Rautert (HGB), Leipzig, Germany
2007 – 2009 Class of Christopher Muller (HGB), Leipzig, Germany
2009 Diploma at the HGB Leipzig, Germany

Awards, grants and residencies

2015 – Artist residency at Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany
2014 – Project grant " YOU WOULD" by Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen (KdFS)
2014 – Working grant by BBK Berlin, Germany
2012 – Artist residency ISCP, New York, USA
2007 – Scholarship "500 x X" by Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany

Solo (S) and group exhibitions (selection), catalogues (C)

2015

– Today I Will Say What I Think. Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany
– Head. Kunstverein Tiergarten, Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany
– YOU WOULD. (S), ASPN, Leipzig, Germany

2014

– Herz, Reiz & Gefühl. Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Germany

2013

– Jetzt hier - Gegenwartskunst aus dem Kunstfond. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

2012

– Portraits. ASPN, Leipzig, Germany
– Neuzugänge zeitgenössischer Kunst im Kunstfons 2012. Vertretung des Freistaates Sachsen beim Bund, Berlin, Germany
– Preview Berlin with ASPN, Berlin, Germany
– B-Out. Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, USA
– Open Studios, ISCP - Three days of international contemporary art, New York, USA
– Win/win. Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
– Close Up. (S) ASPN, Leipzig, Germany

2011

– Im Zweifel für Verzärtelung - when in doubt for pampering.(S) Muro Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

2010

– Rauschen. Eisenherz, Berlin, Germany
– Zur sexuellen Identität schwuler Männer. LORIS Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2009

– Diplomausstellung der HGB Leipzig, Germany
– Rauschen.(S, C) ASPN, Germany
– Installation zum Tag der offenen Tür an der HGB Leipzig, Germany

2008

– Ohne Titel.Pilotproject für Kunst e.V., Walzwerk 14, Düsseldorf, Germany
– Dreams of a better life. Halle C, Tapetenwerk, Leipzig, Germany

2007

– Oberflächen des Lebens. HGB Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2006

– Eye against I. (S) ASPN, Leipzig, Germany

2002

– Rundgang Fotoschule "Fotografie am Schiffbauerdamm", Berlin, Germany

2001

– Auftakt. Offener Galerieraum Berlin Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

Publication

at DUST Magazine.
http://www.dustmagazine.com/
2011

"Rauschen."
Spector Books,
Leipzig, Germany, 2009

Guest artists 2017 / 2018