Christine Saalfeld (Munich, 1968)

Atelier: Gantelstraat 14 – 3044 AJ Rotterdam
E-mail: mail@christinesaalfeld.net

Education
2012     Visiting student Master of Education and cultural publishing, ZHDK Zürich 
2002    Master of Fine Arts, Plymouth University
2002    Post Graduate Studies, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
2000    Humboldt-University, Berlin
1998      Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1997      University for Applied Arts and Design, Hamburg

Exhibitions, Commissions and Performances (selection)
2018    - Commission Kameleonschool, designing a nieuw schoolyard, Rotterdam
            - Tentakel – Rotterdam, art project in public space
            - Niffo Project Space,  Exhibition
2017    - Tentakel – Rotterdam, art project in public space
            - The Art of Cohabitation, Galerie Hommes, Rotterdam
            - Tentakel – München, EineWeltHaus, München
2016    - Tentakel 2016, Tentakel, interactive art- and theaterfestival, 
               on eight locations in Rotterdam
             - Reinventing the Logic of House, Galerie arToxin, München, solo exhibition
             - Pushing Boundaries Expanding Frontiers,RAMfoundation, Rotterdam 
2015    - Tentakel, interactive art- and theaterfestival, on nine locations in Rotterdam
            - De Kunst van het Witte de Withkwartier, Art Festival
            - Completion of the permanent sculture “De Klimplant”, Rotterdam
            - Goethe Institut, Rotterdam, performance ‘raar maar waar’
2014    - Commission Zuiderpark Rotterdam:blauwe verbinding
            - Commission Bloemhofplein, Rotterdam: De Klimplant
            - Commission Speeltuin de Middelstip, Rotterdam: Space for Reading
            - Kunstkaravaan, interactive art- and theaterfestival, Rotterdam
            - De Krakeling, live schaduw play (with Nicola Unger), Amsterdam
            - Maritiemmuseum,live schaduw play (with Nicola Unger), Rotterdam
2013    - Kunstverein Aichach, Preisträger-Ausstellung, group
             - Goethe Institut,live schaduw play (with Nicola Unger), Rotterdam
             - Commission Putsebocht Rotterdam:house of the distorting mirrors
             - Commission Putsebocht Rotterdam:vertical gardenRotterdam
2012    - Zuiderpark Podium, Rotterdam, group
            - Commission Speeltuin de Middelstip, Rotterdam: boekentrein
            - SBEH, installation, Filzland
2011     - Pictura, Dordrecht, solo
             - Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, Ulaanbaatar (MN), group
             - Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, group
2010     - Pori Art Museum, Pori (Fin) , group 
             - Commission:  de nacht van het water, Schiedam
             - Commission:Lab van de Verstedelijking, Stichting 75+N.a.P.
              - Magnelli and Ceramic Museum Vallauris , group
2009     - DOK Delft, solo
              - DDW – Dutch Design Week 2009, Eindhoven, group
              - Goethe Institut Rotterdam, group                    
              - Anningahof, Zwolle, group
              - Commission Rotterdam: Wolkenboomhuis
2008     - NAI – nest 24, Rotterdam, solo
              - MACAY – Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Ateneo de Yucatan, Merida (Mexico) , group
              - Galerie kunstransmitter, Munich, group
              - Anningahof, Zwolle, group
              - Galerie Mirta Demare, Rotterdam, group
2007     - Galerie Poonberg, Rotterdam, solo
              - bricks  the exhibition, ekwc, Groot Handelsgebouw, Rotterdam, group
              - follydock, Rotterdam, group
2006     - Galerij Jan Colle, Gent, group
              - MU, Eindhoven, group
              - NAI - Nederlands Architectuurinstituut, presentation of the folly design, Rotterdam, group
              - . . . aan het werk 4, CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht, group
              - artstore, Rotterdam, group
              - RAM foundation, Rotterdam, group
              - Huuto gallerie, Helsinki, group
              - Galerie kunstransmitter, Munich, solo
               - Kunstbunker Tumulka, Munich, solo
              - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, solo
2005     - Kunstverein Aichach, solo
              - CBK Rotterdam, Rotterdam, group
2004     - RAM, Rotterdam, group
              - TENT, Rotterdam, group
              - Kunstverein Aichach, solo
2003     - Hedah, Welcome to Queriland, Maastricht , solo
              - Kunstbunker Tumulka, München, group
2002     - TENT., Rotterdam                    
              - Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel
              - Stadtgalerie, Norderstedt

Curated Exhibiton Projects (Selection)
2017     - TENTAKEL, art and theatre festival
2016     - TENTAKEL, art and theatre festival
2015     - TENTAKEL, art and theatre festival
2014     - Kunstkaravaan, art and theatre festival
2012     - Kruid&Kunst Zuiderpark Podium, Rotterdam
2011      - Goethe Institut Rotterdam, Tsjechisch Centrum, museumnacht
2009     - Am Boden zerstört, Goethe Institut Rotterdam, Museumsnacht (with Nicola Unger)
              - grensganger, exhibition and publication project, Goethe Institut Rotterdam
2007     - curator for the exhibition kunst koppen, SoZaWe, Rotterdam 
2003    - Kunstbunker Tumulka, München
              - lothringer13, München

Bibliography (Selection since 2006-2017)
2017     - The Art of Cohabitation, Artist book, Stad-Nomaden Publication, Rotterdam
2015     - Onderzoek & Ontwikkeling, Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam
2014     - Bare House Ulaanbaatae, ART+DESIGN+ARCHITECTURE, 
             - Aalto University Publications,  Helsinki
2013     - Kunstpreisträger Kunstverein Aichach, Kunstverein Aichach
2012     - DU, DADA, drawings and Interview with Adrian Notz
2011     - Pori-Rotterdam-Ulaanbaatar, Aalto University, ART+DESIGN+ARCHITECTURE 4/2011
             - Pori AIR, Aalto University, Pori (FIN)
             - Lab van de verstedelijking, Stichting 75+N.a.P
2010     - Biennale Internationale Vallauris 2010, Somogy editions d’art, Paris
2009    - grensganger, catalogue, publisher 3005, Goethe Institut Netherlands
             - Madita Augenbaum, artist book, publisher studio 3005
2008    - follyDock EXPO’ 16 follies in Heijplaat/Rotterdam, 
               Veenman Publishers / Gijs Stork, Rotterdam
2007     - artstore, Kunstambassade Rotterdam
              - bricks, a project organized by the ekwc, published by NAI
              - Tekenen met liniaal en passer, NRC Handelsblad, 30 nov
2006     - werkperiod atelier Daglicht een Beeldenstorm, catalogue, Eindhoven
              - follydock, catalogue, Rotterdam
               - art of inhabitation, catalogue, uitgever 3005

Further Professional Activities (2006-2015)
since 2014     - founding member of the art and theaterfestival Tentakel/kunstkaravaan
2012-15          - Project Putsebocht, co-initiator of an artistic cooperative project to 
                          revitalize an urban area in Rotterdam
since 2014     - chairman of foundation SBEH 
since 2012     - director Stichting Stadnomaden
2011-12           - Teacher-Training, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
2012               - guest at HDK Zürich, Masters of Arts in Education and Publishing Studies, Zürich
2011                - founder Stadnomaden 
2010               - guest-teacher Aalto University, Pori School of Art and Media
2006-09        - member of the exhibition committee Pictura, Dordrecht
2007-12         - teaching fine arts at different schools in Rotterdam 
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