2015 Residency: April through June
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Constantin Hartenstein is a German artist based in New York. He studied “Art and Media” at University of the Arts Berlin; and graduated with honors in 2009. In 2010, he was awarded the Meisterschüler degree (post-graduate M.F.A.) at Braunschweig University of Art studying “Fine Arts“ with Candice Breitz.
Hartenstein participated in several artist in residency programs such as Triangle Arts Association New York (USA), Geumcheon Art Space Seoul (KR), Grand Central Art Center Santa Ana (USA), Flux Factory New York (USA) and Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (GER). He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards such as Kraft Prize for New Media (USA), IFA Künstlerkontakte project grant (GER/CN), Kunststiftung NRW (GER), video art prize BRAWO (GER), project grant Stichting Stokroos (NL) and the Karl Hofer Gesellschaft studio grant (GER). In 2012, he was selected to participate in the “VISIO emerging video artists” program in Florence, Italy.
His works are included in public and private collections; and have been exhibited and screened at international galleries and institutions.
Recent exhibitions and screenings include Anthology Film Archives (USA), Videonale.15 at Kunstmuseum Bonn (GER), Kino der Kunst Munich (GER), Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (AT), Museum of the Moving Image New York (USA), Bundeskunsthalle Bonn (GER), German Consulate New York (USA), Goethe Institute New York (USA), Grand Central Art Center Santa Ana (USA), transmediale, Berlin (D), Volksbühne, Berlin (D), Berlinische Galerie (D), Künstlerhaus Bethanien (D), Herzliya Biennale Israel (IL), and WRO Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw (PL). His works are reviewed and published in ARTFORUM, Hyperallergic, MONOPOL, art-Das Kunstmagazin, Track40, JPeople Magazine, qjubes, perisphere and VOGUE Germany.
Image: Constantin Hartenstein, ALPHA (still)