Birgit Wudtke

latest update
July 2009


born in Germany, lives and works in Hamburg
Diploma Studies, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences,
Department of Design, Professors: Ute Mahler, Hans Hansen
Guest Student, Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts,
Mentoring Sessions with Wolfgang Tillmans
Master Studies, Bergen National College of Art (Norway),
Department of Specialised Art, Professors: Doris Frohnapfel,
Øystein Hauge, Mentoring Sessions with Claudia Reinhardt, Per Teljer
since 1997

June-Aug 2002
Jan-Feb 2006



Jan 2007
Freelance Photographer for several German Magazines,
Freelance Operator for Digital Imaging
Artist in Residence, Straumur Arts Centre, Hafnarfjördur (Iceland)
Artist in Residence, Art and Culture Outreach Artist-in-Residence
Unit at Foo Tak Lau, Hong Kong (SAR China)
Assistant of the Bergen National College of Art, Department of
Specialised Art (Norway)
Assistant of the "open art space", Photography Workshop and
Exhibition, Kestnergesellschaft, Major Art Association Hannover
Guest Speaker, "click, doubleclick - from analogue to digital photo-
graphy" Hong Kong Art School (SAR China)
since 1999

since 1995

since 2001

since 2003

since 2003
Artistic Member of the GRUPPE 18, Group of Photographers,
participation in the expeditions to Gomera Island and Switzerland,
participation in the group shows
Artistic Member of the NEID CREW,,
several publications in the Neid Magazines #1-#10,
participation in the group exhibitions and video shows
Artistic Member of the PLOTKI Magazine Group,,
a project about/produced in Central Eastern Europe, sponsored by the
EU Youth Program, participation in the seminars (Poland, Czech
Republic), publication of photographs in the magazines
A project with the Hong Kong based artist Beatrix Pang
THE BEETOBEE NET,, Co-founder and initiator
of an international (Asian/European), virtual gallery
Jan 2003


Aug 2005
Feb 2006

March 2006

Dec 2006
“The Photographs and Drawings for the Neid Magazines”, Release
Neid Magazine #9, Gallery Hinterconti, Hamburg
Spex DVD #04, Slideshow “Touched - Untouched”, “New
Talent/Photography Section”
Exhibition, Comdirect Private Finance AG, Hamburg
“The 2Bee Collaboration”, first show, HKU Graduate House,
Hong Kong (SAR China)
“Retouching Layers”, video, IFVA, the 11th Hong Kong Independend
Short Film & Video Awards 2005 (SAR China)
Exhibition, Sleeping Dogs/Stilwerk, Hamburg
March 1999
Sept 1999

Aug 2000

Sept 2000

Oct 2000

Aug 2001

Feb 2002
Oct 2002

Nov 2002

July 2004
Jan 2005

Sept 2005

June 2006

Jan 2007

July 2007

Aug 2007

Sept 2007

March 2008

July 2008

Aug 2008

Oct 2008
Jan 2009
July 2009
“Video Club 99 - Neid Video Show”, Hamburger Kunsthalle
Reinhard Wolf Award Exhibition, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe,
Young Miss Magazine Award Exhibition, first prize for photographs,
Gruner & Jahr Publishing House, Hamburg
“Foto und Video im Bunker”, Group Exhibition by Art Agents Gallery
and Corridor Art, Hamburg
“10 Days Nature”, an exhibition by GRUPPE 18, Hamburger
“Bellavista”, an exhibition by GRUPPE 18,
Gallery Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt
“Editionen”, an exhibition by GRUPPE 18, Phototriennale, Hamburg
“Selfportrait”, collaborative work with Ina Wudtke,
Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul (Turkey)
“Selfportrait”, collaborative work with Ina Wudtke,
ATACenter for Contemporary Art, Sofia (Bulgaria)
“Open Arche Project Magazine Week”, Gallery Büro Friedrich, Berlin
“Master Exhibition of the Khib”, Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum,
Bergen (Norway)
2. Berliner Kunstsalon, Artfair, Gallery Hinterconti presents
“End 2 End - Die Strasse zu Gast bei Freunden”,
Gallery Linda, Hamburg
“City Festival HK - Open Studios Fu Tak Building”,
Hong Kong (SAR China)
"End2End - Graffiti and Urban Art Festival",
Hafenklang, House of Performance, Hamburg
"en vecka i solen" Botnik Studio presenting
Hamburg Artists/BEETOBEE NET, Gerlesborg (Sweden)
"Spielart - Kunstversteigerung", auction,
Casino KH Barmbek, Hamburg
Release of the Beetobee Booklet, Publication (pro-qm, Berlin)
"The BeetoBee Net meets Hulahoop", Gallery Hulahoop,
Hong Kong (SAR China)
The BeetoBee Net presents: “Chinese Whispers - A box on travel”
Gallery 21m2, Stavanger - European Capital of Culture 2008
"Urlaub - Gorleben", Miss Hecker (Berlin) meets Hinterconti (Hamburg),
Gallery Hinterconti
"Wir nennen es Hamburg", Hamburger Kunstverein
"One Night Fashion", Kultwerk West, Hamburg
"The BeetoBee Net at Künstlerhaus Sootbörn", Hamburg
Photographs in Art-/Exhibition Catalogues
Kunstforum Band 142, The Borusan Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, Texte Zur Kunst #56, “Heimat am Fluss” catalogue of the Tölzer Photobiennale, exhibition catalogue “Etwas besseres als den Tod findest du überall”,K/Haus Wien exhibition catalogue "Born to be a star",VdH Books "A Portrait of the Artist as a DJ", exhibition catalogue/edition “Wir nennen es Hamburg”
Photographs in Magazines:
Spex, Plotki, Neid-Magazine, Jetzt-Magazin, Allegra, Young Miss, GEOlino, Maxi, Konrad/Stern Magazin, Greenpeace Magazin, Uni-Spiegel, Freelense Magazin
Reviews in Magazines:
Readymade Magazine Hong Kong, Missy Magazine, GLU Magazine, Grafik Magazine London, Opcit Magazine Warsaw