Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2022

Jul, Aug, Sep

Clemens von Wedemeyer | Visual Artist

Clemens von Wedemeyer | Image: Privat
Clemens von Wedemeyer | Image: Privat

Clemens von Wedemeyer, born 1974 in Göttingen, Germany, studied photography and media in Bielefeld and fine arts at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, where he now holds a professorship for media art (expanded cinema). As a filmmaker and artist he lives in Berlin. His films and complex video installations embrace several storylines and points of view. His works explore the personal and collective history of the 20th century as well as the power and control structures of the present.


Solo exhibitions (Selection)

2019 | Mehrheiten, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig 

2016 | Affected Places, Kunsthalle Hamburg

2015 | MCA Screen, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2014 | The Cast, MAXXI, Rome


Group exhibitions (Selection)

2019 | Chicago Architecture Biennial

2018 | Riga Biennale, Riga

2016 | 66. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Berlinale)

2012 | dOCUMENTA(13)

2007 | Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, MoMA, New York


Prizes/ Awards (Selection)

2013 | Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy

2008 | Villa Romana Prizewinner

2006 | International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany, German competition

2002 | VG Bildkunst Award for Experimental Film and Video-art, Munich Film Festival, Germany