NEW CITIZENS public art project in Frankfurt/Germany with portraits of refugees
by Vitus Saloshanka, www.newcitizens.de
Foto: © Vitus Saloshanka
gelitin, 'Kühlschrank, Bett, Tastatur', site-specific installation, 2012-2013
Concept and realisation of a new annual public sculpture project for Frankfurt’s main urban square Rossmarkt involving the participation of a yearly new group of young citizens from all secondary schools in the city as jury and commissioners.
Tamara Grcic, 'outside-here', site-specific sound installation, 2011-2012
Tomàs Saraceno, 'Cloud City Airport Cities', site-specific sculpture, 2010-2011
Hannah Starkey, 'Church of Light , video installation, 2010
Curatorial adviser for a site-specific installation as temporary altarpiece for St. Cathrine's church/Frankfurt/M. commissioned by EKHN Foundation
Jenny Holzer, 'For Frankfurt', temporary light projections on facades of churches and urban buildings in Frankfurt/M., 2010,
comissioned by EKHN Foundation, www.ekhn-stiftung.de
Textual research and consultancy.
BOXER, self initiated and curated group show with 27 artists, all former or at that time current students from Frankfurt Städel School (art academy) at the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt/Germany, July-August 2008. (Participating artists: Anne Line Billnger/Shannon Bool / Sunah Choi / Andreas Diefenbach / Manual Gnam / Thilo Heinzmann / Lena Henke/ Simone Junker / Sergej jensem / Stefan Kern / Marion Kober / Dennis Loesch / Stefan Müller / Martin Neumaier / Stehn Paupach / Flo Maak / Oliver Voss / Thomas Judin / Michael Pfrommer / Peyman Rahimi / Anne Speier / Steffen Suckale / Jelena Trivic / Michael Moos / Adrian Williams / Andrei Koschmieder / Naneci Yurdagül) www.literaturhaus-frankfurt.de
LA MAISON JAUNE, curator of artist-in-residency program in Gstaad/Switzerland, 2007-2009 www.patricialow.contemporary/residency
FINDING NEVERLAND: Group show at Patricia Low Contemporary Gallery / Gstaad / Switzerland, June-August 2006.
Participating artists: Markus Amm, Hansjörg Dobliar, Oliver Voss, Nicole Wermers, Claudia Wieser.
Exhibition view: Claudia Wieser, black/white photocopy wall installation with group of paper works, 2006.
FINE ART FAIR FRANKFURT (FAFF), member of curatorial board 2005-2007 and consultant.
TRANSIT, curator of performance project comissioned by High & Low FINE ART FAIR FRANKFURT, March 2006 in
Frankfurt / Germany (participating artists: Santiago Sierra, Carlos Amorales, Kris Canavan, Franko B, Sandra Kranich).
TRANSIT performance project for FAAF, 2006.
Carlos Amorales & Sasker Scheerder, performance 'Boom Cars',
live concert at underground park garage
NEUE HEIMAT, group exhibition with young German and Germany based artists (Wawa Tokarski, Josephine Meckseper, Michael Beutler, Gabriel Vormstein, Thoralf Knobloch, Stefan Kern, Philipp Zaiser, Kalin Lindena and others) for Michael Neff Gallery/Frankfurt at Frieze Art Fair, October 2005. www.gallerieneff.com
'HEIMWEH – Young German Art': Curator of exhibition with eight young and upcoming German artists at Haunch of Venison Gallery at Bruton Street, London, catalogue, Sept.-Oct. 2004. www.haunchofvenison.com
KUNSTGRIFFE: Co-editor of catalogue about Helaba bank’s international art collection, 2003 (DuMont Verlag, Cologne, 2003, ISBN 3-8320-8851-2)
Bill Viola, The World Of Appearances, site-specific video installation, 2000.
Concept and realisation of commissioned art projects in public lobby of MAIN TOWER
(headquarter of Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen) in Frankfurt/M., 1999-2000.
Franz Ackermann, wall painting, MAIN TOWER, Helaba Trust, 2002.
Head of international art collection of Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen including initiating and implementing a group-wide art concept and establishing a corporate collection for headquarters and all subsidiaries, purchase and commission of works of art, documentation, monitoring of the collection as well as sponsoring, exhibitions, general arts funding, art education programm for both clients and employees, 1995-2003. www.helaba.de
'Festival Junger Talente': Initiator and Co-curator of artistic festival in Frankfurt/Main and Offenbach/Main with graduating artists from three art and music academies in Frankfurt and Offenbach, catalogue, 2000. www.festivaljungertalente.de
'Sieben Tage sind eine Woche': Program for promotion of young artists from Frankfurter Städelschule art academy by organising studios in empty bank buildings with following exhibition and catalogue, Frankfurt/M. 1995-1996.
'Italienische Kunst der Moderne in Frankfurter Privatbesitz': curator of exhibition at Frankfurter Westend Gallery, catalogue, Frankfurt/M. 1994. www.div-web.de