About

Andreas Hagenbach (Basel, CH) works as artist and curator. He works across several medias according to his interests and needs. The narrative thread draws on references from critical theories as well as from personal stories. His current works are centered around the loss of utopias and what this implicates in the social and politcal realm. He is interested in contradicting/conflicting narratives that stress the tension that the invidual or the group (body) has to take.

Contact: andreas ::at:: hagenbach.info


Education

Guest listener Elektronisches Studio / Musikakademie Basel 1998 - 2001
Fachklasse für Audiovisuelle Gestaltung, HGK Basel; 1997 - 2000
School of Stage Arts Teatret Cantabile 2, Vordingborg/DK; 1992 - 1993
Istituto di Arte Scenica, Pontremoli/I; 1991 - 1992
Apprenticeship Interior Design 1985 - 1989


Residencies
Arad, Israel 2018
Nairs, Switzerland 2018
Jerusalem, Israel 2018
Almog Junction, Palestine 2017
Rotterdam, Netherlands 2012
Ramallah, Palestine 2011
Rotterdam, Netherlands 2010
Trondheim, Norway 2006
Ekenäs, Finland 2005
Fremantle, Australia 2003
Tbilisi, Georgia 2001


Selected Shows (as artist)
  • Wa(h)re Angst, group show, curated by Janusz Czech, Pforzheim/DE 2017
  • Das Esszimmer im Weltraum, curated by Kathrin Borer, Basel/CH 2017
  • Nachrichten an den Tag, solo show, curated by Richard Tisserand, Kunstraum Kreuzlingen, Kreuzlingen/CH 2015
  • Der trojanische Hund, group show, curated by Kathrin Borer and Andreas Hagenbach, Villa Renata, Basel/CH 2015
  • Truffes & Trouvailles, group show, curated by Claudia Spinelli, Kunstraum Baden/CH 2014
  • WARZONE PEACE, group show, curated by Claudia Spinelli, Kunstraum Baden, Baden/CH 2014.
  • OFF-Fototage, group show, curated by Chri Frautschi, Biel/ CH 2013.
  • «Aber nein, man versprach sich viel durchs Hinauffahren und hörte nicht auf die Stimme im Radio. Dieses liess sich nicht mehr abschalten», group show, Basel/CH 2012
  • «this land must be created in the air since it cannot exist on the ground», solo show, Lokal-Int, Biel/CH 2012
  • Sovereign Art Prize Retrospective, group show, St.Peter Port/UK 2010 Sovereign European Art Prize 2010, group show, Barbican Centre, London/UK 2010
  • Abgeschwächter Einbezug des Vorgefallenen, solo show, Theater Roxy, Birsfelden/CH 2009
  • Million Dollar Ocean Views Up Here, solo showcurated by Sabine Schaschl, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/CH 2006
  • Brückenorakel, solo show, lokal-int, Biel/CH 2008

Selected shows (as curator)
  • Opportunismes, Accérélateur des particules Strasbourg, Regionale 17, Strasbourg/F 2016
  • Lebenslügen, FABRIKculture Hegenheim, Regionale 16, Hegenheim/F 2015
  • Coping with Distance, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel/CH 2015
  • Terra Nostra, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel/CH 2013
  • Printroom Rotterdam @KASKO, LISTE 17, Basel/CH 2012
  • Prix Photoforum SELECTION/AUSWAHL 2012 – 20. Edition, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel/CH 2012

Bibliography

  • Wa(h)re Angst - agora42 4/2017, Stuttgart/DE 2017
  • novo, Strasbourg/F 2017
  • DAIG - Dead Art Magazine; Biel/CH 2011
  • Edition Fasting Plockare; Biel/CH 2009
  • Vad rummen döljer, p.4 Västra Nyland Jan 28; Ekenäs/FI 2005
  • Camera Austria 88/2004, Graz/AT 2004
  • subtext nr 1/2/3/4; Basel/CH 2004
  • After-shock for art’s sake, p.1 Guardian Express Aug 5; Perth/AU 2003
  • Marshutka from the artistic viewpoint, 24 hours Oct 23; Tbilisi/GE 2002
  • “The Little Monsters” p.7 Georgia Today Nov 1; Tbilisi/GE 2002
  • Schwarzmeer, catalogue; Basel/CH 2002
  • www.i-love-u.ch, e-zine; 2002
  • Peacetimes; Tbilisi/GE 2002
  • Magazin Basler Zeitung; Basel/CH 2001
  • bonsoir, catalogue; Basel/CH 2000

Awarded grants

  • Kulturpauschale Basel-Stadt
  • Pro Helvetia
  • Fachausschuss beider Basel für Film, Video und Medien