Introduction

(*1962, Switzerland - 2016, Berlin, Germany)


1987 - 1989:  Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
1989 - 1993 : University of Arts, Berlin



Biography

Solo Shows

2015

Giostra, Gallery Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
DEPO-Istanbul, Istanbul

 

2014         
Segues, Gallery Sanatorium, Istanbul
Gallery Kretlow, Bern

2013         
The Miller House, Gallery Vous Êtes Ici, Amsterdam
The Miller House – and a Slice of Cake - or - Life Shortly Before Disaster, Gallery Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg

2012         
Research grant of pro helvetia New Delhi (film project “The House of Mr Sharma”, Chandigarh)

2011        

Fondation de l’Architecture et de l’Ingénierie, Luxembourg

2010         
Carnet Indien II, Fondation Suisse/Pavillon Le Corbusier, Paris
real-time-nomad, uqbar, Berlin, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin and five shops, Berlin

2009

Carnet Indien I, Unité d’Habitation of Berlin by Le Corbusier, Berlin

2008

Chandigarh, Museum of Fine Arts, Chandigarh, India
Chandigarh: An Approach, India International Centre, New Delhi, India
Chandigarh, Gallery Vera Munro, Hamburg

 

2006

Renderings, Gallery Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg

2005

Liminal, Gallery Vera Munro, Hamburg

2004         
Guest teacher at the University of Lichtenstein (compartm. architecture)

 

2003

Gare d’Orsay, Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin
neben Acapulco # 2, Luxus-bar, Berlin, with K.Müller

2001         
3 Tassen Tee (ca. 8 km), Gallery Koch und Kesslau, Berlin
Senatsstipendiaten Bildende Kunst 2001, Kunstbank, Berlin, with Paschutan Buzari

 

1998

transformed object, installation, Kunstruimte, Berlin

 

1995

54 x Acryl auf Tubolit, installation, shell of the office building from Léon/Wohlhage Archi- tects, Kronprinzendamm, Berlin

 

1994

Doppelnaturen, installation, Botanisches Büro, Berlin
Projekt Raum, Zurich, with Irène Hug


Group Exhibitions (Selection)


2015

„Chandigarh sehen. Schweizer Reportagen“, Centre Le Corbusier / Heidi Weber Haus, Zurich

 

2014

Bad Thoughts, Collection Martijn and Jeannette Sanders, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

 

2013     
The Golden Age, partner programm of CTM and transmediale, general public, Berlin

2012    
Witness to Change, curated by Rahaab Allana, Indraprastha Gardens, New Delhi
Die Stadt, die es nicht gibt - Bilder globaler Räume, curated by Brigitte Franzen, Ludwig Forum für internationale Kunst, Aachen
Wahlverwandtschaften - Imaginationen des Nomadischen, curated by Peter Herbstreuth, Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg

2010  

PIX Quarterly - Imaginaries : Exploring Photo Art, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller
Bhavan, New Delhi
Celebration!, uqbar, Berlin
casting, visite ma tente, Berlin
real-time-nomads, at the Festival The KNOT - linking the existing with the imaginary, Warsaw  

2009     

Zeigen, An audiotour through Berlin by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin

2007   

Hotel Humboldt, glue, Berlin
Breakthrough to Grey Room – Casabarata, arab - european dialog, Tangierconference 2007, Tangier

2005     
First Choice!, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
me, myself and I, gutleut 15, Frankfurt, Berlin, Amsterdam, München
Klasse Girke, Positionen 1971 - 1996, Vfak-Ruhrgebiet e.V., Oberhausen

2004     
At home with friends and guests, with Pool products, Berlin

2000     
urban dialogues: Ladenkette, in cooperation with the architect’s office cet-0

1999     
somavision, Art and Media Centre, Berlin

1998     
Ceterum Censeo, Galerie im Marstall, Berlin

1997   

”ailleurs, in Stipendiaten 1995 - 1997, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin
Grüße aus Brest, Jim, mit “die der art guten Freunde” (Irène Hug, Joey Zimmermann,
Ralf Steeg, Maja Weyermann), Augustrasse 86, Berlin

 


1996
APOLLO, museumsakademie, Berlin

1993     
Goldrausch IV, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin


Grants and Awards


2014

Istanbul residency supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Berlin catalogue funding from the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Berlin
DLRG Film, 1. prize for animation, 8. Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films
Festival, Istanbul

 

2012

Research grant of the foundation pro helvetia New Delhi for the project The House of Mr Sharma, Chandigarh

 

2001

work grant of the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Berlin

 


1995 - 1997

studio grant of the Karl Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin

 


1996

work grant of the Stiftung Kulturfonds, Berlin

 


1993

work grant of the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Berlin


Projects


2013

DLRG, animation
conception by Antje Buchholz, Sven Flechsenhar and Maja W
eyermann. The animation was made for the exhibition Ludwig Leo - Ausschnitt (gallery die raum), curated by BARa rchitekten und Gregor Harbusch; a project of the Wuestenrot Stiftung in context with the restauration of the Umlauftank, Berlin

 


2011/2012

about paradise, video project
supported by SFB 586 Differenz und Integration of the Universities of Leipzig und Halle- Wittenberg, the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft and Institute for Anthropology of the Unversity of Leipzig.

 


2010

REAL-TIME-NOMADS, audio- video project
supported by the European Cultural Foundation, the Netherlands

 


2006 - 2009

Chandigarh Projekt
supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, the foundation pro hevetia, Zurich and New Delhi, Institut fu?r Auslandbeziehungen e.V. ifa, Stuttgart

 


2004

guest lecturer at the University of Liechtenstein, department architecture. Liechtenstein

 


1994 - 2000

Doppelnaturen, 54 x Arcryl auf Tubolit und transformed object, installations supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Cultural Affairs, Sciences and Research,
Foundation Pro Helvetia, Zurich, Karl Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin, Stiftung Kulturfonds,
Berlin, Office for Culture of the Canton of Berne, Berne, DESY Zeuthen, Mondrian Founda tion, Amsterdam, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Berlin
projects

Public Collections

Selected Bibliography

 

Doris Agoati, “Virtual rooms”, Sophie Jung, “Garden Cities”, Nicolas Siepen “Pixel Dust” and Hans Rudolf Reust “Modo Geometrico - or Awakening from Modernism into a Dream”, in: Maja Weyermann, catalogue, Bielefeld, 2015, ISB 978-3-7356-0092-9, German Version: ISBN 978-3-86678-988-3.

 


Sophie Jung, “Maja Weyermann. Die Moderne als Rendering”, in Maja Weyermann, Baunetzwoche#385, www.baunetz.de/baunetzwoche.html, (accessed 30 October 2014)

 

Paul di Felice, Pierre Stiwer (eds.), “Maja Weyermann, The Miller House – and a Slice of Cake – or – Life Shortly Before Disaster …”, in Mois Européen de la Photographie Luxembourg 2013, Luxembourg, 2013, p. 50 – 53, ISBN 978-99959-674-2-0.

 


Peter Herbstreuth (ed.), “about paradise I/II zwei ku?nstlerische Videoportraits von Maja Weyermann”, in: Wahlverwandtschaften - Imaginationen des Nomadischen, catalogue, Leipzig 2012, ISBN 978-3-926196-63-7.

 


Sameena Siddiqui “Chandigarh Series” in: Rahaab Allana (ed.), Imaginaries, Pix Quarterly Nr. 3, New Delhi, 2011.

Hans Rudolf Reust, “Maja Weyermann - Luxembourg”, in Kunstbulletin 6/2011, Zu?rich, 2011


Paul di Felice, Pierre Stiwer (eds.), “Maja Weyermann, Chandigarh”, p. 54 -57 in Mois Européen de la Photographie, Luxembourg, 2011, ISBN 978-99959-674-1-3.

 

Thomas Wulffen, “Kritische Bildproduktion Maja Weyermann bei uqbar”, in Kunstmagazin, Edition 1011, Berlin, 2010.

 


Nicolas Siepen, Thomas Wulffen and Dieter Bechtloff (ed.), “Abstraktes Leben auf virtuellen Baustellen” in: Fiktion der Kunst der Fiktion, Kunstforum international, Bd. 202, Ruppichteroth, 2010.

 


Maja Weyermann (ed.), “real-time-nomads”, DVD, CD and documentation, supported by European Cultural Foundation, Berlin, 2010.

 


Fabian Goppelsröder (ed.) with drawings by Maja Weyermann, “Das Palais Stonborough, Wittgenstein als Architekt seiner Spätphilosophie” in WittgensteinKunst, Zurich-Berlin 2006, ISBN-10: 3-935300-14-X.

 

Maja Weyermann (ed.), “Chandigarh - an approach”, DVD, supported by pro helvetia new delhi, Berlin, 2008

 


Gunter Gebauer, “Der Blick von Innen”, in Chandigarh - an approach, DVD Booklet, supported by pro helvetia, Berlin, 2008

 


Mamta Upadhyaya, “Revisiting Chandigarh”, in DESIGN TODAY- Magazin, New Delhi, May issue 2008

 


Wolf Jahn, “Maja Weyermann, Galerie Vera Munro”, in Artforum international, summer 2005

 


Michaela Ott, “Raumvielfalten”, Nicolas Siepen, “Abstraktes Leben auf virtuellen Baustellen”, in: free frame cuts catalogue, Berlin, 2003

 

Maja Weyermann, ”Kundmanngasse II - Maja Weyermann”, ARCH+, Magazine for Architecture und urban planning, 34. year, edi- tion 157, Achen, August 2001

 


Maja Weyermann, ”Absence - Maja Weyermann”, in ARCH+, Magazine for Architecture und urban planning, 34. year, edition 156, Aachen, Mai 2001

 


Nicolas Siepen, ”Plötzlich kippt die Ordnung, Maja Weyermann bringt Wittgenstein und Mies van der Rohe aus dem Gleichgewicht”, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Berliner Seiten, 04. 05. 2001.

 


Bernet David, “Derivate des Raumes”, in: SOMA, catalogue, Berlin, 1999

 

 

Stepken Angelika, Bernet David, in transformed object, catalogue, Berlin, 1998

 


Reust Hans Rudolf, “Binnenräume in Innenräumen als Aussenräume”, in Doppelnaturen, catalogue, Berlin, 1994