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AMINA HANDKE

Born in Ber­lin 1969
Lives and works in Vienna

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Edu­ca­tion

1988 – 1996 Uni­ver­sity of Applied Arts Vienna: Paint­ing (Adolf Frohner)
1996 – 1997 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna: Graph­ics (Gunter Damisch)
1996 – 2003 Uni­ver­sity of Applied Arts Vienna: Media Design (Peter Wei­bel)
2003 gradu­ate degree Mas­ter of Arts. Final work: video doc­u­ment­a­tion of an expert round table dis­cus­sion on issues of author­ship and artist myths entitled ‘Participation – huh?’

Pro­fes­sional exper­i­ence (since 2000)

since 1994 Cross media, trans­dis­cip­lin­ary artistic projects

2013/​2014 Cur­ator at Kun­straum Nie­der­oes­ter­reich – Group Exhib­i­tion Copie Non Con­forme (+Catalogue)

since 2011 Cur­ator and Presenter for the weekly film and video art TV format Oktoskop

2011 – 2014 Lec­turer at the Insti­tute of Media The­ory, Uni­ver­sity of Applied Arts Vienna

2005 –2012 Pro­gramme Man­ager, Okto Com­munity TV

Main respons­ib­il­it­ies: Con­cep­tual and stra­tegic plan­ning and format devel­op­ment: com­munity magazines, pro­cess eval­u­ation, lec­tures, work­shops and train­ings (media– and copy­rights, TV pro­duc­tion)
Editor in chief and format developer of Okto­fokus — Topic pro­grammes with Films and Dis­cus­sions on artistic and soci­opol­it­ical top­ics.
Main focus: art and youth formats and multi-​lingual pro­grammes; par­ti­cip­at­ive formats, film and video art.

Co-​development of sta­tion concept and guidelines.

2002 — 2005 Pro­ject Man­ager Comm-​U-​Lab 2.0 (esf and waff-​funded qual­i­fic­a­tion pro­ject for mar­gin­al­ised youths)
Mul­ti­me­dial eman­cip­at­ory pro­jects (web, video pro­duc­tion, con­certs, exhib­its, events)

2000 — 2002 Video pro­ject leader, devel­op­ment and real­iz­a­tion of par­ti­cip­at­ive youth media pro­jects in cooper­a­tion with Street Work Vienna, e.g. Park TV

1999 Devel­op­ment, pro­duc­tion and host­ing of a weekly one hour TV pro­gramme (“TIV­sound”) about club cul­ture, elec­tronic music and arts for the inde­pend­ent TV sta­tion TIV

DJ since 1988

Artistic works (since 2000)

2017

The Unknown, per­form­ance; video

A, Dabei (In), per­form­ance; 20 pho­to­graphs

Academy Album, a por­trait of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in 52 video episodes

2016

In Fer­mata, single chan­nel video

Wish­ing Cast, cross media multi chan­nel video (5 webisodes+on air version)

2015

Mother of Mother, short film

2014

Quoten­pub­likum – Shared Audi­ence, 13 video portraits

Hys­teria 2.0.0 v01, single chan­nel video

100+ mul­tidiscip­lin­ary per­form­ance even­ing, co-​curator with Gerda Lampalzer

Copie Non Con­forme group exhib­i­tion, Kun­straum Nie­der­oes­ter­reich, cur­ator

2013

Appro­pri­ated Beg­gars, 7 chan­nel video installation

2012

Stage Design The Pleas­ing Hours of Aran­juez (by Peter Handke, dir­ector: Luc Bondy), Akademi­etheater Vienna

2010

Concept and co-​project man­age­ment Looks Like Teen Movie, youth film pro­ject, Medien Kul­tur Haus Wels

58 Draw­ings, Suhrkamp Ver­lag Berlin

2009

DJ Per­form­ance and video install­a­tion die vor­spielser­vice: the per­form­at­ive record fair (a female:pressure project)

2008

Sound install­a­tion Cheap DJ Installation

2007

Mani­fest­a­ciones, single chan­nel video

2005

Dir­ector Sun­shine Air­lines: Bel­grade (TV Doc­u­ment­a­tion, ORF)

2003

Tex­tile objects The ‘Jebo Te!’ Collection

Co-​conception, co-​director (with David Schalko), stage and music Disco ergo sum, trans­dis­cip­lin­ary theater and per­form­ance pro­ject, Theater Gruppe 80, Wien

Round Table Dis­cus­sion and Video Par­ti­cip­a­tion – huh?

2001

Stage design and cos­tumes, Got­tlieb Sch­licht (Johann N. Nes­troy, R+D Libgart Schwarz), Akademi­etheater, Wien

Artist Book The Handke Col­lec­tion (Tri­ton Ver­lag, Vienna)

Try­ing to Remem­ber to For­get, single chan­nel video

Exhib­i­tions, per­form­ances, fest­ivals, screen­ings (since 2000)

2017

Austria/​Sardinia, Alghero

Mit­ge­b­racht III, Galerie im Trakl­haus, Salzburg

Fest­ival der Regionen, Marchtrenk

Inter­na­tionale Kur­z­filmtage, Oberhausen

Diag­onale Fest­ival of Aus­trian Film, Graz

Werk X, Vienna

Wish­ing Cast, broad­cast on ORFIII

2016

Zen­t­rale, Vienna

Dok­fest, Kas­sel

Pub­blico Desid­erio, Gal­leria Cult, Alghero (Solo Show)

dot­dot­dot Fest­ival, Vienna

Vienna Inde­pend­ent Shorts Festival

Diag­onale Fest­ival of Aus­trian Film, Graz

2015

Video N°1: The Min­istry of Inform­a­tion, CK2 Gal­lery, Montreal

Con­tri­bu­tion to Man­fred by Man­fred Grübl

Videonale 15, Kun­st­mu­seum Bonn

15 Minute Revolu­tion­ary Bed Stor­ies, guest per­form­ance for Bor­jana Ventzis­la­vova, 21er Haus, Vienna

2014

Quoten­pub­likum, broad­cast on ORFIII

Façade Fest­ival, Plov­div

Group Exhib­i­tion Copie Non Con­forme , Kun­straum Nie­der­oes­ter­reich, Vienna

2011

die vor­spielser­vice, Donaufest­ival, Krems

2010

die vor­spielser­vice, Fest­spiel­haus, St. Pölten

2009

die vor­spielser­vice, brut, Vienna

SONS, per­man­ent Col­lec­tion, Oudenaarde

Chili Con Carne, Kun­sthalle Krems

Wood­stock Of Think­ing, Tan­zquart­ier Vienna

2008

Cheap DJ Install­a­tion, Schi­k­aneder Kino, Vienna

Sauna 08, brut, Vienna

Menschen In Städten, Okto and Soho in Ottakring, Vienna

Damens­alon, Gem­mak­un­st­schaun, Villach

Schwar­z­markt für nützliches Wis­sen und Nicht– wis­sen, Mobile Academy Ber­lin; Wiener Festwochen

Super­a­mas Vienna Lounge, Tan­zquart­ier Vienna

2007

Ursula Blickle Videoarchiv, Kun­sthalle, Vienna

Trans­me­diale, Ber­lin

CCLounge, Cho­reo­graphic Cen­ter, Linz

A Trib­ute To Karl Kilian, Rag­nar­hof, Vienna

2006

Der Schuh in der Kunst, Galerie im Trakl­haus, Salzburg

Ein Leben in 4 Stun­den, Tan­zquart­ier Vienna

Girls, Girls, Girls, DJ-​Performance (with Rashim), Elfriede Jelinek– Forschung­szen­trum, Vienna

2004

Mix, Galerie Béton­salon, Paris

2003

30 Jahre Galerie im Trakl­haus, Galerie im Trakl­haus, Salzburg

Amina Handke – Die Jebo Te– Kollektion, solo exhib­i­tion, Galerie Ober­welt, Stuttgart

Oper­a­tion Fig­urini, Vienna

2002

Video Edi­tion Aus­tria – Release01, Kun­sthalle, Vienna

Double­heart – Hear the Art, Kun­sthalle Exn­er­gasse, Vienna

Space Off!, Super­saat, Vienna

Dezen­t­rale Medien, Aus­trian Cul­tural Forum, London

2001

Short Cuts and Cook­ies, Filmcasino, Vienna

Amina Handke. Die Sammlung Handke, Basis Wien, Vienna

Papi­er­los?, Diag­onale, Graz

Nous Deux, per­form­ance with David Schalko, Volks­garten, Vienna

2000

Amina Handke. Die Sammlung Handke, solo exhib­i­tion, Galerie 5020, Salzburg

Aus­trian Psy­cho Nights, Volks­bühne Berlin

Die Kunst der Stunde ist Wider­stand, vari­ous inter­na­tional Film Festivals

Lec­tures, talks (since 2000)

2016

Lec­ture at the depart­ment of Time Based Media, Art Uni­ver­sity Linz

Dis­cus­sion Pixels, Bytes and Film, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2015

Lec­ture Con­cep­tual Basis, Kun­stuni­versität Graz

Sym­posium Com­mu­nic­a­tion The­ory, FH St. Pölten

2014

Kunst, Recht, Inter­net XLVI (audio stream in Ger­man), Radio Orange 94.0

Talk with Schorsch Kamerun, Ham­burg grüßt Wien, Hund­sturm Theatre, Vienna

2011

Sound & Polit­ics, Donaufest­ival Krems

2010

Demokratie, Medien und Macht, Pal­ais Epstein, Vienna

Artist-​in-​Residence. Ein Sprung­brett zum inter­na­tionalen Erfolg?, Vien­na­fair, Vienna

Chan­ging Chan­nels. Art and Tele­vi­sion, MUMOK, Vienna

TV Sound, Abteilung Digitale Kunst, Uni­ver­sity of Applied Arts Vienna

2008

Copy but Right, Sound:Frame, Künst­ler­haus, Vienna

Art fol­low­ing the Trend. Artists Voices, Depot, Vienna

Found Foot­age und Copy­right, Medien Kul­tur Haus Wels

2007

Com­munity heißt Gemeinsch­aft? (with Faustin Linyekula) Tan­zquart­ier Vienna

Berufs­b­ild Künst­lerin, Kun­st­schule Wien, Vienna

2006

Par­tiz­ip­at­ives Fernse­hen, Uni­ver­sity of Klagenfurt

A little too far ahead of its time – Avant­garde vs. Ret­ro­fiktion, Medi­en­werkstatt, Vienna

2003

When The Pro­ject Leaves The Gal­lery, Hei­li­gen­kreuzer­hof, Vienna

2001

Look Around, Medi­en­werkstatt, Vienna

Expert con­tri­bu­tions (since 2000)

2016

Jury Con­tent Award

2015

Head of Jury depar­ture  – cre­at­ive busi­ness fund­ing, Vienna Busi­ness Agency

2014

Jury depar­ture  – cre­at­ive busi­ness fund­ing, Vienna Busi­ness Agency

Jury Vienna Short Film Award, VIS Fest­ival, Vienna

2012

Jury Julius Deutschbauer sucht die unpolit­ischste Theat­er­produk­tion, Gar­age X, Vienna

Advis­ory Board Mem­ber Wien­woche, Vienna

2010

Jury Wiener Filmpreis, Vien­nale, Vienna

Con­sult­ant Der pro­fes­sion­al­is­ierte Bürger, ZKM, Karlsruhe

2003

Jury Kunst im Öffent­lichen Raum, Vienna

2001

Jury Wiener Video & Filmtage, Vienna