Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7 pm
Performance Reloaded

Panel discussion with Christian Falsnaes (artist, Berlin), Kerstin Honeit (artist, Berlin) and Sonya Schönberger (artist, Berlin), moderated by Kathleen Rahn (director Kunstverein Hannover)
In German language


Christian Falsnaes (b. 1980 in Copenhagen, living in Berlin) studied philosophy at the University of Copenhagen and Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (2005–2010). In 2008, he received the H13 Lower Austria Prize for Performance from Kunstraum Niederoesterreich in Vienna. Most recent exhibitions of his works, among others: Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2014); Museum Bärengasse, Zurich (2014); Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen (2014); KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2013); Bonner Kunstverein (2013); Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (2013); Salzburger Kunstverein (2013); Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen (2013); Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (2013); Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck (2012); W139, Amsterdam (2012).

Kerstin Honeit (b. 1977 in Berlin, living in Berlin) studied Fine Arts / Stage and Costume Design at the Berlin Weissensee School of Art (2003–2010). In 2011, she participated in the Berlin postgraduate seminar Goldrausch Project for Women Artists – art IT. Most recent exhibitions of her works, among others: Videonale 15, Kunstmuseum Bonn (2015); Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2014); Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden (2014); Sonntag, Berlin (2014); Les Complices*, Zurich (2013); Site Gallery, Sheffield (2013); Meter Room, Coventry (2012); Gallery 400, Chicago (2011); The City College of New York (2011); Elles Tournent, Brussels (2009); Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin (2009).

Sonya Schönberger (b. 1975 in Dernbach, living in Berlin) studied Ethnology and Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin (1996-2001) and at the University of Zurich (1999–2000) as well as Experimental Media Art at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam (2004–2005) and at the Berlin University of the Arts (2005–2009). Most recent exhibitions of her works, among others: IVS Gallery, Karachi (2015); Kunsthalle Baden-Baden (2014–2015); ADN Pförtnerhaus, Berlin (2014); The Wende Museum, Los Angeles (2014); Ballhaus Ost, Berlin (2014); Museum der Dinge, Berlin (2014); Kunstverein Zurich (2013); 5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Baku (2012); Cuchifritos Gallery, New York (2012); Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing (2011).

Kathleen Rahn (b. 1973 in Wesel), since 2014, has been the director of Kunstverein Hannover. She studied Aesthetics as well as French and English Literature at the University of Kassel. Kathleen Rahn directed Kunstverein Nürnberg – Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft from 2007 until 2012. Before, she worked as a curator at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Weslfalen, Dusseldorf (2003–2007) and as a research assistant at Neuer Aachener Kunstverein (2001–2003). In November 2011, Kathleen Rahn received a grant to work as a curator in Ankara from Goethe-Institut. Kathleen Rahn curated solo exhibitions with, among others, Nairy Baghramian, Olivier Bardin, Thea Djordjadze, David Maljković, Katinka Bock, Shahryar Nashat and Marieta Chirulescu.