Gunda Förster

Gunda Förster

Biography

1967
Born in Berlin
1991 – 1997
Studies of Fine Arts at University of Fine Arts Berlin
2007 – 2009
Guest Professor at Leibniz University Hanover
since 2015
Lectureship for Art in Context of Architecture and Design, University Wismar
lives and works in Berlin & Wismar

Pieces in Urban Environment

2018
„Markierung“, permanent Installation, Zeche Schlägel & Eisen, Herten
2016
„Skala“, Fire Station, Munich

Competitions

2018
Invitation for Competition of foyer of Hall 8, Fairground Frankfurt/Main
2017
European Patent Office, Berlin
University Leipzig, Faculty Education
Light Installation for Zeche Schlägel & Eisen, Herten
2016
Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB), Berlin
German State Opera, Berlin
2015
JKI, Bundesforschungsinstitut Dossenheim
Federal Environment Department, Annex Building, Dessau

Scholarships & Awards

2018
2nd Laureate: Art Competition for Building and Reconstruction of Laboratory and Office Building IRIS Adlershof of Humboldt University, Berlin
2017
Laureate: Light Installation for Zeche Schlägel & Eisen, Herten
2016
3rd Laureate: ODYSSEE, Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB), Berlin

Sammlungen

· Collection of German Bundestag
· Collection of German Artist Association
· Collection of Gallery for Contemporary Art Leipzig
· Collection of Hall of Art Mannheim
· Art Collections in Weimar
· Collection of Berlinische Galerie
· Collection of Erika and Rolf Hoffmann
· Collection of Bernhard Schulz
· Collection of Claus Bacher
· Collection of Dr. Rainer Schiweck
· Collection of Bernhard Meising
· Collection of Deutsche Ausgleichsbank, Bonn

Solo Shows

2015
GALERIE VON&VON, Nuremberg
2013
„Figuratif–Konkret“, Art Room of German Bundestag (with François Morellet), Berlin
2010
Gunda Förster, Art Room of German Bundestag, Berlin
2006
Galerie Wäcker & Jordanow, Munich
2005
Gallery 21+Yo, Tokyo, Japan / NOISE, e.on, Munich
2004
H.W. & J. Hector Art Prize, Hall of Art Mannheim
2002
„Photographs“, framework, Berlin
2001
„Wo immer ich nicht bin, ist der Ort, wo ich selbst bin.“, 7 Artworks in 7 Rooms, Art Society Hanover
„White Noise“, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
„White Noise“, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, USA
1998
„Between“, Gallery Conrads, Dusseldorf
1997
„I wanna talk to you“, Gallery Wohnmaschine, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

2018
„Zeigen“, Audio Tour through Collection of Gallery for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
2017
„Signal“, Light Art from Collection of Robert Simon, Art Museum Celle
2015
„5600K“, New Media Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
„Die Kraft der Idee“, 20 Jahre Sammlung Robert Simon, Art Museum Celle
2014
„Curiosity – Art & Pleasure of Knowing“, de Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
„Scheinwerfer – Lichtkunst in Deutschland im 21. Jahrhundert“, Art Museum Celle
2013
„Curiosity – Art & Pleasure of Knowing“, Turner Contemporary Margate, Norwich Castle Museum, Royal Hiberian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
„Ostrale – Internationale Zeitgenössische Kunst“, Dresden
„Nachbilder“, Gallery for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
2012
Montevideo Biennial, Banco Republica, Montevideo
„Illuminated“, QUAD, Derby
„Sample #4“, German Association of Artists, Berlin
2011
„High Speed Slow Motion“, Kunstraum Potsdam
Mecklenburgische Festspiele, Gutshaus Knoefel, Mestlin
2010
Exhibition of Competition Contributions for the Building of German Bundestag, Berlin
„Noire et pourtant lumineuse“, Matthew Bown Gallery, Berlin
2009
„Zeigen“, Temporary Hall of Art, Berlin
2008
„Kabinett #1“, Gallery for Contemporary Art, Leipzig
2006
„Melancholie“, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
„Trial Balloons“, MUSAC, León, Spain
2005
„Global Players – Contemporary Japanese and German Artists“, Bank Art, Yokohama, Japan/Ludwig Forum, Aachen