Vita

Films: have a look also:
Maria Vedder on VIMEO


2017
Video art exhibition series „Auf Zeit“ curated by Maria Vedder
Kanzlei White & Case, Rahel Hirsch-Straße 10, 10557 Berlin
19. January - 19. May
with artist Franz Reimer

2016
Exhibition in the public space
projection of eight cinematic works across the town
of Nenagh, Co. Tipperary (Irland)
View catalog und films on s-w-i-t-c-h.org

Art price HAUS am KLEISTPARK 2014:
special price of the jury for the video installation „Ghost Dance“


10. Januar - 2. Februar 2014
Exhibition 22 Years of Video Art
"What's The Time?"
Maria Vedder and alumni of Class Media Art,
Berlin University of the Arts

18.10.2013 - 19.1.2014
"examples to follow!
expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability"

Capilla del Arte UDLAP, Puebla, Mexico:
1-channel-installation "Susurrus_Mexico"

Goethe-Institut Mexico City:
3-channel-installation "Susurrus_Mexico"

until 30.9.2013
"The Mediterranean Biennale in Sakhnin", Israel

until 28.7.2013
"Schichtwechsel", Goetz Collection / Neuer Berliner Kunstverein im Nordstern Videokunstzentrum

"No Senses", Tagesspiegel 2012:
look:

Mexico 2012: for 2 month artist in residence and project grant: Centro Multimedia/Centro Nacional de las Artes Mexico City, EMARE Werkleitz Halle Germany and the European Commission

ARTE Public TV Station: Video Night 18. - 21.10.2012 
with the film "At Close Quarters (beieinander)"

ARTE Public TV Station: home page Creative: August 2012 Video of the month / Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
with the film "Der Herzschlag des Anubis""

Maria Vedder singing in the Temporären Kunsthalle Berlin:
look and hear:
Audio Clip 1:54 Min

Have a look to the photo blog of her current study trip in China and India/ Vedder auf der Vlucht (Vedder on the run): www.mariavedder.blogspot.com




Maria Vedder was born in the North of Germany. After completing her studies in photography and in the social-sciences, as well as theatre, film and television sciences, she lectured in electronic media at the University of Cologne, Germany.

In 1990 she was Visiting Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, Germany,  and in 1990/1991 Visiting Professor at the University of Art in Bremen, Germany.

From 1991-2014 she has been a Full Professor at the Berlin University of the Arts, Germany.

She has spend long periods researching in Asia, where she has also has been a guest lecturer on numerous occaisions.

She has exhibited in Europe, Australia and Asia and her videos have been shown all over the world.

She has written books about video (in cooperation with B. Gruber), published in DuMont-publishing house, Cologne, Germany: „DuMonts Handbuch der Videopraxis“, 1982;
„Kunst und Video“, 1983

Awards

Besides other awards she won the main prize in the 1988 „Marler Video Art Award“ for her work „The Heartbeat of Anubis“. The „Marler Video Art Award“ is the most important award for video art in Germany.

1991-2014 she won the main price in the Festival International de Video, Vigo/Spain

Public Collections (selection)

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany
Goetheinstitut Germany
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen Stuttgart, Germany
Tate Gallery Liverpool, England
Image Library of the Musashino Art University, Tokio, Japan
Fukui Culture Center, Tokio, Japan
Gallery Shimada, Yamaguchi-Shi, Japan
Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Et Huset, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kunstbibliothek Lyngby, Denmark
ArtCom San Francisco, USA