Urban Art
Anne Peschken / Marek Pisarsky
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Anne Peschken          *1966 Montréal, Canada
Marek Pisarsky           *1956 Ruda Śląska, Poland

both live and work in Berlin, Germany and Myślibórz, Poland. Under the name of Urban Art they collaborate as artists since 1988 and initiate art projects

1985               Founding of the artists group Urban Art and the Urban Art Gallery in Berlin
1996               Founding of the association KULA e.V. for trans-cultural exchange

Exhibitions (selection)

2012
Void, exhibition curated by Anda Rottenberg, bwa Sokol, Nowy Sacz
Globalpix, single exhibition, Wozownia Art Gallery, Torun
Flying Panelaks, single exhibition, Eastslovakian Gallery, Kosice

2011
Polish!, group exhibition, Künstlerhaus Bethanien GmbH, Berlin
K.A.I.R., Residency in Kosice, Slowakei (Goethe-Institiut, Bosch-Stiftung, Kosice - European Capital of Culture 2013)

2010              
Maßnahme U25 Globalpix, project with underprivileged young adults

2009              
Wanderboje am Mauerstreifen, interactive project in the public space of Berlin
Globalpix, Studio 1, Künstlerhaus Bethanien GmbH, Berlin
My Berlinczycy!, Märkisches Museum, Berlin
Abstractly Surreal, S&G Galerie Arte Contemporanea, Berlin

2008              
Elevated Pastoral, interactive installation, Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick, UK
Pixelbilder / Country Tours, GEHAG-Forum, Berlin

2007              
VII. Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art in Szczecin, Poland
Brandenburg Art Award, 2nd prize, Schloß Neu-Hardenberg
transRobota, Exhibition of proposals, National Museum Szczecin, Poland

2006              
Globalpix-Brandenburg, mobile manufacture, Schloßgarten Steinhöfel
transRobota-Conference, National Museum in Szczecin, Poland

2005              
Wanderboje, mobile sculpture for Skulptur-Biennale Münsterland
Bucharest-Buchawork, multi-media project, Bucharest, Romania

2003/4
Dialog Loci, art project in the public space of Kostrzyn, Poland
Podpory, Museum Witnica, Poland

2001              
Dialogue of Things, Regional Museum, Myslibórz, Poland

1996-98               
Art-for-Architecture project with homeless people, Kunst-am-Baum, Männerwohnheim, Schlesische Str., Berlin

1993              
Placebo-tschnaja, art project in the public space of St. Petersburg, Russia
Loch II, Urban Art Galerie, Berlin

1992              
Bulk-Heads – Abschotten, Goethe-Institut London

1991              
Bollards over Dresden, Alternative Arts, Soho, London

1990              
Big Foot, Installation, Jozsef Varozsy Galeria, Budapest
1 : Speck & Placebo, Comic-Installation, Kunsthaus Tacheles

1989              
Urban Art Show, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Urban Art Galerie, Laden für Nichts, Interglotz
Sammlung Junger Künstler, Berlinische Galerie

1988              
Paintings and Objects, Goethe-Institut Casablanca, Marocco

 

Grants / support

2011             Kosice Artists in Residency, sponsored by Kosice European Capital of Culture 2013 and Goethe-Institut

2009             Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin

2008             Berwick Gymnasium Fellowship for the Arts, English Heritage and British Council

2007             Brandenburg Art Award, 2nd prize

2003/4          Kulturstiftung des Bundes, project support

1993             Siemenskulturprogramm and Berlin Senate, project support

1991             DAAD-Stipend in London in cooperation with Whitechaple Art Gallery, London

1990             Working grant of the Berlin Senate

 

Publications

2012             Satellite Lives, A Picture Book of Kosice by Urban Art: Anne Peschken and Marek Pisarsky

2007             transRobota, ISBN 978-83-86136-72-8

2004             Dialog Loci – Art in a lost Space, (three-lingual: German, Polish, English) ISBN 3-9808977-8-8        

2001             Dialog der Dinge, (three-lingual: German, Polish, English) ISBN 3-9806294-2-2

1992             Urban Travels (bilingual: German, English)

1989             Urban Art Katalog

 

Curated projects

2009             Wanderboje am Mauerstreifen

2006/7          transRobota, VII. Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art in Szczecin

2003/4          Dialog Loci, art project in the public space of Kostrzyn, Poland

2001             Dialogue of Things, Regional Museum, Myslibórz, Poland

1993             Placebo-tschnaja, art project in the public space of St. Petersburg, Russia

 

 

Teaching / Workshops / Lectures

2008             University of Newcastle, Visiting Lecture and student talks

2006             Mobile Globalpix Manufacture, Workshop with long-term unemployed rural women

2005             Globalpix Workshop at the Academy of Fine Arts, Bucharest, Romania

2004             Dialog Loci, Lecture at the Academy of Art, Berlin

                      Dialog Loci, Lecture at Goethe-Institute, Bucharest

1994-96       Silkscreen workshop, Community Centre Naunyritze, Berlin

1991             Out-reach-Project, Oldham Art Gallery, UK