Fahnemann Projects ~ About
Fahnemann Projects

Laura Bruce

1959               born in East Orange, New Jersey, United States 
                      Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

 

Education

1995-97          MFA sculpture: The Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK;
1980-83          BFA painting: State University of New York at New Paltz, New York;
1980               Foundation Courses: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York;
1995-99          lived and worked in London

 

Grants

2009               Residency, Schloss Balmoral, Germany
2008               Workshop-Stipendium, Künstlerhäuser Worpswede; Käthe Dorsch Project Grant
2004               catalog grant, Kunstfonds, Germany; residency, Schloss Wiepersdorf, Germany;
2003               Käthe Dorsch Foundation Grant, Berlin; residency, Art Omi, New York, USA;
                      catalog grant Berlin Senate for Cultural Activities;
2002               work grant for Film und Video, Berlin;
2001               residency, “Die Höge”, Högenhausen; 2000 work grant Stiftung Kulturfonds, Berlin

 

Solo Exhibitions


2011               Steady, Vattenfall Foundation, Berlin; Whippersnapper, Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
2008               The Hunt, fruehsorge contemporary drawings, Berlin;
2007               Night Twist, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig;
2006               Landowners, Galerie Pankow, Berlin;
2005               Big Sky, Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden
2004               The Wide, Büro für Kunst, Dresden, Germany (catalog), 1-100 in Four Rooms, The Tankhalle,
                      Schloss Wiepersdorf, Wiepersdorf
2003               Domestic Blur, Floating IP, Manchester, UK;
2002               Grasslands, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY; Jane’s Dilemma, Büro für Kunst, Dresden (brochure);
2001               The Rainy Season, Sparwasser, Berlin;
2000               Maryanne by the Water, Galerie im Parkhaus, Berlin;
1997               Rare Birds II, Phillips Building, London

 

Group Exhibitions

2012              Biennial of Drawing, Kunstverein Eislingen; Kühllabor, Krakau Ebene, Austria;
                     "I Wish This Was a Song" Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
2011              On Paper, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin; Synecdoche, Galerie Amel Bourounia, Berlin; Discover
                      and Escape, Orth, Offenbach; Outdoor Excursions, Burlington Contemporary Arts, Vermont;
2010               Fokus Lodz Biennale, Lodz, Poland; "Drawings II," Fahnemann Projects, Berlin; 
                      "Reading Room #4 – FUKT MAGAZINE ," Nomas Foundation, Rome; “Awake Forever in a
                      Sweet Unrest,” Cream Contemporary, Berlin;
                      “City Beats,” curated by Berit Fischer, BankArt, Yokahama, Japan; “km 500 2,” Kunsthalle Mainz (cat.);
                      “Blend,” Arp Museum, Rehmagen;
                      “Pollyfizzyboisterous Seas,” Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen; Fokus Lodz Biennale 2010,
                      Lodz, Poland

2010               "Drawings II," Fahnemann Projects, Berlin; 
                      "Reading Room #4 – FUKT MAGAZINE ," Nomas Foundation, Rome;
                      “Awake Forever in a Sweet Unrest,” Cream Contemporary, Berlin;
                      “City Beats,” curated by Berit Fischer, BankArt, Yokahama, Japan;
                      “km 500 2,” Kunsthalle Mainz (cat.); “Blend,” Arp Museum, Rehmagen;
                      “Pollyfizzyboisterous Seas,” Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen;
                      Fokus Lodz Biennale 2010, Lodz, Poland
2009               “The Carnival Within,” curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ, Uferhallen, Berlin;
                      “City Beats,” curated by Berit Fischer, Dorsky Gallery, NY
2008               “City Beats,” curated by Berit Fischer, Zendai MoMA, Shanghai;
                      Linie08, DINA4 Galerie, Muenchen;
                      Menschen und Orte, Kunstverein Konstanz, Konstanz
2007               “American Beauty”, Galerie Baer, Dresden
2006               “Even the Drawers are Winners”, Klara Wallner Galerie, Berlin
2005               “Schönheit, Der Sprung im Spiegel”, Städtische Galerie Traunstein
2004               Künstler der Galerie, Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden, Germany;
                      “Size Does Matter”, eyewash@ Boreas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY;
                      “The Medium is the Tedium”, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh;
2003               “Pierogi Flatfiles“, Carlsbad Museum, New Mexico;
                      "Expand", Volkart Stiftung, Winterthur, Switzerland (catalog) (travels to Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen);
                      “Art Cubicle“, Projektraum Mathias Kampl, Berlin;
                      “Wheeling“, curated by Marcus Sendlinger, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin (travels Post Gallery, LA; Cell Project Space, London);
2002               “Stardust Deluxe“, Lisa Lounge, Berlin;
                      “Wachsernde Identitäten”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin;
                      "Over the Moon", Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin;
                      “Private Affairs”, Kunsthaus Dresden (catalog);
                      “Thin Skin”, AXA Gallery (catalog), New York, curated by ICI NY, (travels until
2004               to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ;
                      Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands;
                      International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, McAllen, TX ;
                      Chicago Cultural Center, IL; Boise Art Museum, ID Texas,)
2001               “What’s Wrong?”, Trade Apartment, London;
                      "Kunst+Brief”, Galerie im Parkhaus, Berlin (catalog);
                      “If we were Kings”, Adlershof, KMZ, Berlin, Adlershof;
                      “Berlin_London_2001”, ICA, London
2000               “The Old News”, PS 122, New York;
                       “no vacancies”, curated by Angelika Richter and Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin (CD Rom);
                       “John, I’m only Dancing...’ part 2, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland;
                       Non Plus Ultra, F M Schwarz, Köln;
                       We’re not in Kansas Anymore, Poplar Baths, London;
                       John, I’m Only Dancing..., Margaret Harvey Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, St. Albans, England

 

Projects

"Nashville Stars" and "The Dangerpony Project" with Loushy Art and Projects, Tel Aviv