CV

Birgit Wudtke
1973* Hamburg, Germany

BIOGRAPHY

2016 Dr. phil. in art. publication transcript Bielefeld
2011 Doctoral researcher, Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts, Germany
2005 Master of Arts (M.A.), Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway (Prof. Doris Frohnapfel)
2000 Diploma, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Prof. Hans Hansen, Prof. Ute Mahler)
1998 Guest Student, Wolfgang Tillmans Class, Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts, Germany
1997 start as freelance photographer and retoucher

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

2017 Lecture: „Was ist das Noema der digitalen Fotografie?”, labirynt Festival Neuer Kunst (Frankfurt O)
2015 Thesis defence, public colloquium october, Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts, Germany
2011 Guest Speaker, Hongkong Academy of Visual Arts
2007 Guest Speaker, Hongkong Art School
2006 Assistance, Photography Workshop "Open Art Space", Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
2003 Assistant lecturer, Photography Department, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway

AWARDS/SCHOOLARSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

2014 SIM Artist Residency Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 ProExzellenzia, Research Schoolarship
2006 Artist in Residence, Art and Culture Outreach Unit at Foo Tak Lau, Hongkong, SAR China
2002 Artist in Residence, Sraumur Arts Centre, Iceland
2000 Young Miss Magazine Award Exhibition, first prize
1999 Reinhard Wolf Award Exhibition, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

COLLABORATIONS

"Gruppe 18", Group of Photographers, Initiator Hans Hansen
"Neid Crew", Publications in the Neid Magazines and the Group Shows
"Plotki", Participation in the Seminars and the Magazine Publications
"2BeeCollaboration", Project with the Video Artist Beatrix Pang, Hongkong
"The BeetoBee Net", Co-Initiator of an international Network and the Artist Platform
"Der Flaneur", Magazine- Exhibition- and Expedition Project, Initiator Ansgar Hilbig

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/SELECTION

2015 Stadt im Wald, cooperative exhibition-music-cinema-festival, Projektor, Hamburg
2014 NISHINOMIYA FUNASAKA BIENNALE 2014, Japan
2014 "Laterna Magica", photography and poetry exhibition, Nachtspeicher23, Hamburg
2014 "Outer Place", exhibition by international artists SIM Residency Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Drostei Pinneberg, PI - Verwandlung des Kreises, exhibition curated by Sabine Mohr
2012 Künstlerhaus FRISE exhibition sequence 2012 Energy - BeetoBee
2012 JCE Biennale d’Art Contemporain, traveling exhibition with BeetoBee
2011 "Petersburger Salon", BLAU Zimmer für Kunst und andere, Hamburg
2011 PRIMITIVE VISION pinhole photography exhibition, LCX Art Gallery, Hongkong, SAR China
2010 "Petersburger Salon", BLAU Zimmer für Kunst und andere, Hamburg
2010 "INDEX 2010", Kunsthaus Hamburg
2010 "The BeetoBee Net im Umkleidekabinett", Sleeping Dogs, Stilwerk Hamburg
2010 "The BeetoBee Net - versus whiteout", EXTRA 3: Wooden Veil, Kunsthaus Hamburg
2009 "Life as a Legend - Marilyn Monroe", Wanderausstellung Alexander Sairally/Galerie Levi
2009 "One Night Fashion", Kultwerk West Hamburg
2009 Griffelkunstedition "The BeetoBee Net"
2009 "The BeetoBee Net", Künstlerhaus Sootbörn
2008 "Wir nennen es Hamburg", Hamburger Kunstverein
2008 "Chinese Whispers - A box on travel", Gallery 21m2 Stavanger - European Capital of Culture
2008 "The BeetoBee Net", Gallery Hulahoop, Hongkong
2006 "Retouching Layers", Video, IFVA 11th Independend Short Film & Video Awards, Hongkong
2006 "End2End - Die Strasse zu Gast bei Freunden", Galerie Linda, Hamburg
2005 "The BeetoBee Net", 2. Berliner Kunstsalon
2002 "Editionen", Gruppe 18, Phototriennale, Hamburg
2001 "Bellavista", Gruppe 18, Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt
2000 "Fotografie im Bunker", Art Agents Gallery
1999 "Video Club 99 - Neid Video Show", Hamburger Kunsthalle

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Photography Exhibition, Sleeping Dogs/Stilwerk, Hamburg
2006 "2BeeCollaboration", Photography Exhibition, HKU Graduate House, Hongkong, SAR China
2005 Photography Exhibition, Comdirekt Private Finance AG, Hamburg
2003 "Neid Magazine Release#9", Solo-Presentation of the Photographs and Drawings for NEID

PUBLICATIONS

2016 transcript Verlag Bielefeld:
"Fotokunst in Zeiten der Digitalisierung. Künstlerische Strategien in der Digitalen
und Postdigitalen Phase" (graduate thesis) Ed: Birgit Wudtke
2013 Materialverlag HFBK:
"Untouched Touched Retouched" Ed: Birgit Wudtke
2011 Book Portrayal:
"Metamorphosen. Künstlerinnen in Hamburg mit Werken seit 1968" Ed: Ursula Meyer-Rogge

Photo-Theory Texts online:
//Wudtke, Birgit (2016): Digital Blending, Digital Fake. Künstlerische Strategien im Kontext
der Postdigitalität. In: Kulle, Daniel/Lund, Cornelia/Schmidt, Oliver/Ziegenhagen,
David (Hrsg.): Post-digital Culture, http://www.post-digital-culture.org/wudtke
//Wudtke, Birgit (2016): Das Noema der digitalen Fotografie. In Birgit Wudtke (Hrsg.):
http://www.bwdigital-artwork.net/articles/356.html

Radio Interview:
„Während der Photokina stellt sich für die Branche einmal mehr die Frage:
Welchen Einfluss hat das Smartphone auf die Fotografie?“ by Christoph Ohrem
Interview partners: artist Birgit Wudtke, journalist Heike Ross…
WDR 5 Scala - aktuelle Kultur / 19.09.2016 / 12:35 Min.

Group-/Art-and Exhibition Catalogues:
Kunstforum Band 142; The Borusan Art Gallery Ausstellungskatalog; Texte Zur Kunst #56;
"Heimat am Fluss" Katalog Tölzer Photobiennale; "Etwas besseres als den Tod findest du überall"
Exhibition Catalogue; K/Haus Wien "Born to be a star"; VdH Books ‚A Portrait of the Artist as a DJ";
“Wir nennen es Hamburg” Edition and Exhibition Catalogue; "The BeetoBee Net" Booklet;
"The BeetoBee Net at Künstlerhaus Sootbörn" Exhibition Catalogue, Sponsorship Kulturbehörde Hamburg

Edition
2009 Griffelkunstedition, 6 pieces, 6 artists, signed The BeetoBee Net

Photographs in Magazines:
Spex, Plotki, Neid-Magazine, Jetzt-Magazine, Allegra, Young Miss, GEOlino, Maxi,
Konrad/Stern Magazine, Greenpeace Magazine, Uni-Spiegel, Freelense Magazine,
Opcit Magazine Warsaw

Magazine Reviews/Portrayal:
"New Talent Section" Spex DVD#04; Readymade Magazine Hongkong;
Missy Magazine; GLU Magazine; "New Talent Section" Grafik Magazine London
Photonews - Zeitung für Fotografie, Nr. 2/17 Rubrik: Neue Bücher, Seite 25,
Text: Prof. Dr. Gottfried Jäger