Volker Schreiner
Biografie

born 1957, 1977-1983 Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, since 1988 works in the field of video, video sculpture and video installation.

Distribution and sales through Light Cone Paris, Heure Exquise! and Le Vidéographe Montréal.

Grants, a.o. at the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris and the Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo Rom, lectureships at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, visiting professorships at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig and the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

Presentations at festivals, a.o. in Berlin, Oberhausen, Rotterdam, Vila do Conde, Paris, Brüssel, Wien, Madrid, New York, Toronto, Montréal, Tokyo, Sydney, participation in numerous tours.

Lectures, seminars and workshops, a.o. Goethe Institutes Rom, Izmir, Ankara, Casablanca, Bangkok, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, ODTÜ University Ankara, Bezalel Art Academy Jerusalem, Bahcesehir University Istanbul, National Center for Contemporary Art Yekatarinburg.

Works owned, a.o. by the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, the Mediathek of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, the Ludwig Museum Köln, the Museum für Neue Kunst Karlsruhe, the Netherlands Film Museum Amsterdam.


1988
WHITE SCREEN, video
second prize, 3rd Video-Tage Salzgitter


1989
WIPE BOARD, video
second prize, 5th Hamburg International Shortfilm Festival

second prize, 4th Video-Tage Salzgitter

1988/89
annual grant at the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris

1990
BRIGHT BOX, video

1991
OPEN UP, video
first prize, 3rd International Sound Basis Visual Art Festival Wroclaw, Poland


1992
CROSSINGS, video sculpture
prize-winner of the 5th Marler Video-Kunst-Preis


1993
ROUNDABOUT, video installation
second prize, 4th International Sound Basis Visual Art Festival

Lower Saxony artist annual grant

1994
GROUNDED SKY, video installation (with Christoph Girardet)
PASSAGE, video sculpture
supporting grant, Helmut-Kraft-Stiftung Stuttgart


1995
RETAKE, video installation

1996
SUBSOIL, video installation (with Christoph Girardet)

1996/97
SEESAW, video

1998
FOLDER, video

1998/99
annual grant at the Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo Rome

1999
DIALOGUE, video installation (with Christoph Girardet)

1999/2000
annual grant, Kunstfonds e.V. Bonn

2000
RACK, video
PUSH, video installation (with Christoph Girardet)
special mention at the 9th Marler Video-Kunst-Preis


2001/02
ISTANTI, dance and video project (with Paola Rampone Sprovieri)

2003
SHADING, video (contribution to MAD'03 MICROSPACES, screenings on the television channel in the metro in Madrid and Barcelona)

2002/04
FICTION ARTISTS, video/ video installation (with Christoph Girardet)

2004
COUNTER, video
prize-winner of the Marler MEDIEN Raum-Wettbewerb


2005
3rd prize at the WRO'05 Biennale Wroclaw, Poland
audience award at VideoLisboa#5, Portugal

2006
RADAR, video
CELL, video/ one channel installation
audience award at Etrange Festival, Paris


2007
FROM AFAR, video
CROSSWORDS, video installation
TEACHING THE ALPHABET, video

2008
SCOPE, video

2009
GRID, video
trailer
for the 55th Short Film Festival Oberhausen

2010
CYCLE, video

2011
PAIR OF, video
trailer
for the IAMCR conference 2011 in Istanbul
production grant by the
Beethovenfest Bonn for the short film STRISCIATA (with Stephan Meier)

2012
HOLLYWOOD MOVIE, video

2013
SOFIA GUBAIDULINA, string quartet nr.4, video installation
special jury award at the International Short Film Festival OPEN CINEMA, St. Petersburg
special mention, European Short Films Competition, New Horizons International Film Festival Warsaw

2014/15
PI, one channel installation
SITES, video

2016
trailer for "New Directions in Turkish Film Studies: Cinema and Time", Istanbul 2016
special mention at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

2017
trailer for "New Directions in Turkish Film Studies: Cinema and Cinema", Istanbul 2017