simone
karl

As a visual artist, I work on the themes of female physicality, violence, intimacy, gender roles and body boundaries in the media of installation, object, and collage.

My current works are mostly characterized by highly repetitive, craft production processes that can be continued indefinitely. This concept of endless repetition in terms of content and material has develop-ed in my work through my engagement with violence and inequality.
It is based on the idea that states of violation, questions of security and the constant re-exploration of intimacy and bodily boundaries must be eternally re-examined, negotiated and, if necessary, changed. Therefore, they need an artistic translation that can co-evolve in the long term and keep asking questions.



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Scholarships and prizes
2022 
︎︎︎   NEUSTART KULTUR, working grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds
2021
︎︎︎ Hamburger Zukunftsstipendium, working grant, Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media, Hamburg Cultural Foundation, Berufsverband bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler Hamburg
2021
︎︎︎ Shortlist, Allegro Prize
︎︎︎ Claussen-Simon Fonds für Kunst, project funding, Claussen-Simon Foundation
︎︎︎ Collage Award, 1st prize, Willi Münzenberg Forum Berlin
︎︎︎ Nominated, Studio scholarship, Goldbekhof Hamburg
2019-21
︎︎︎ Studio scholarship in Mümmelmannsberg, Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media
2020
︎︎︎ Was zählt!, project funding, Claussen-Simon Foundation
︎︎︎ Winner, Anfachen Award (DE, CH, EST)
︎︎︎ Kunst kennt keinen Shutdown, project funding, Hamburg Cultural Foundation
︎︎︎ #takecare, project funding, Fonds Darstellende Künste
2019
︎︎︎ Nominated, Blooom Award
︎︎︎ Winner, art-in-architecture, Bodenheim
2018/19
︎︎︎ stART.up, annual grant, Claussen-Simon-Foundation
2018
︎︎︎ Nominated, Art Award of Fürstenwalde (DE)
2017
︎︎︎ Collage Award, 3rd prize, Willi Münzenberg Forum Berlin
2014
︎︎︎ Projektförderung für Gleichstellung, project funding, HAW Hamburg
︎︎︎ Winner, Honorable Mention, :output Award
︎︎︎ Winner, Poster competition, „Mut zu Wut“ (DE/GB)


Residencies
2021
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Goyki3 Art Inkubator, Sopot (PL)
2019
︎︎︎ REFUGIUM, Presidio da Trafaria, Trafaria/Lissabon (PRT)
︎︎︎ Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Worpswede (DE)
2018
︎︎︎ Layerjeva hiša, Kranj (SVN)
2012
︎︎︎ Associazione Progetto Turistico Civitella d’Agliano (IT)
Exhibitions Solo/Duo (Selection)
2022
︎︎︎hungry eyes, Westwerk, Hamburg (DE, upcoming)
︎︎︎Fliessendes Ding, biegsamer Körper, Edel Extra, Nuremberg (DE)
2021
︎︎︎Not one more... but still I am counting, Goyki3 Art Inkubator, Sopot (PL)
︎︎︎ Schichtarbeit, mom ART Space, Hamburg
︎︎︎ Somatisches Bauen, Vorwerkstift, Hamburg
2020
︎︎︎Liaison, Kunstverein Erlangen
︎︎︎ hungry eyes (Screening), Westwerk, Hamburg
2018
︎︎︎Der stille Organismus, Einzelabfertigung, Hamburg
2015
︎︎︎add art, vangard, Hamburg
Group Exhibitions (Selection)
2023 
︎︎︎Kaleidoskop, Frauenmuseum, Wiesbaden (DE, upcoming)
2022
︎︎︎Take my eyes, lokal_30, Warsaw (PL)
︎︎︎beyond beyond, Meet Frida, Hamburg (DE)
︎︎︎betweenEbbandFlow: interstitial spaces, Hamburg (DE)
2021
︎︎︎Moderne Kommunikationsmittel verleihen Macht, Willi-Münzenberg-Forum Berlin (DE)
︎︎︎ Collecting yourself, Notizen des Sammelns, Galerie im Marstall Ahrensburg
︎︎︎ weiter.machen, Kunsthaus, Hamburg
2020
︎︎︎Anfachen Award, Winner exhibition, Hamburg, Tallinn, Zürich (DE, CH, EST)
︎︎︎ Körper - ORi, Berlin
2019
︎︎︎SHIFT - beyond the binary, Frappant, Hamburg
︎︎︎ Collagistas Festival, Maison du Peuple de Saint Gilles, Brussels (BEL)
︎︎︎ KAOS International Festival Of Contemporary Collage, Layerjeva hiša, Kranj (SVN)
︎︎︎ Neue Einheit, Raum linksrechts, Hamburg  
2018
︎︎︎Mann fällt in Loch, weil er denkt, es sei Kunst, Kraftwerk Bille, Hamburg
︎︎︎ 9. Miniatur in der bildenden Kunst, Altes Rathaus Fürstenwalde
︎︎︎ New Rave, Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg  
︎︎︎ KAOS International Festival Of Contemporary Collage, Layerjeva hiša, Kranj (SVN)
︎︎︎ HAARPR8, Atelier der Kosmonauten, Berlin
︎︎︎ disappear, Edel Extra, Nuremberg
2017
︎︎︎Was nützen Ihnen die Tatsachen? Wenn sie nicht wissen, was sie damit anfangen sollen, Willi Münzenberg Forum, Berlin
︎︎︎ Konnexion, Raum linksrechts, Hamburg
︎︎︎ Collagistas Festival, Stecca 3.0, Milan (IT)
2016
︎︎︎add art, Schipper Company, Hamburg
︎︎︎ Hexagon, Galerie Supplement, Göttingen
2014
︎︎︎Sommerkollektion, Quelle, Nuremberg
︎︎︎ Mut zur Wut 2014, Heidelberg, Mannheim, Berlin, London (UK/DE)
2013
︎︎︎Werkschau der Absolventinnen, TH Nuremberg
Catalogues
2021
︎︎︎ „noli me tangere“, catalog for the studio scholarship in Mümmelmannsberg, Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg
︎︎︎ „Collecting yourself“, exhibition catalog, Collecting yourself/Notizen des Sammelns, Galerie im Marstall Ahrensburg
2019
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„SHIFT“, exhibition catalog, SHIFT - beyond the binary, Possy Collective
︎︎︎ „KAOS “, exhibition catalog, International Festival Of Contemporary Collage, Layerjeva hisa (SVN)
︎︎︎ „Universal Language“, exhibition catalog, Collagistas Festival, Maison de Peuple de Saint Gilles, Brussels (BEL)
︎︎︎ „Position“, exhibition catalog, Position.Forum/Ausstellung, Fabrik der Künste, Berufsverband bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler Hamburg
2018
︎︎︎ „Mann fällt in Loch, weil er denkt, es sei Kunst“, exhibition catalog, Mann fällt in Loch, weil er denkt, es sei Kunst, Kraftwerk Bille
︎︎︎ 9. Miniatur in der bildenden Kunst, exhibition catalog, 9. Miniatur in der bildenden Kunst, Altes Rathaus Fürstenwalde
2017
︎︎︎ „Beautiful Monsters“, exhibition catalog, Collagistas Festival, Stecca 3.0 Milan (IT)
2015
︎︎︎ „add art“, exhibition catalogue, add art at vangard, self published