Beate Geissler & Oliver Sann

Beate Geissler
   
1994 - 2000 artist diploma/M.F.A. at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe, Germany under Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer and Gunther Rambow. Graduated in 2000.
1991 - 1994 Major in photography at the „staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign“ in Munich, Germany
1982 - 1990 High School Grad at the Laurentius Gymnasium, Neuendettelsau, Germany
   
Akademische Positionen
   
2008 - present Assistant Professor, Photography, School of Art & Design, UIC
2006 - 2007 Adjunct Professor for Photography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Germany
 
Oliver Sann
   
1994 - 1999 Artist diploma/M.F.A. at Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Germany under VALIE EXPORT, Juergen Klauke, Hans Ulrich Reck. Graduated in 1999
1991 - 1994 Major in photography at the staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign in Munich, Germany.
1982 - 1990 High School Grad at Karls Gymnasium, Munich, Germany.
   
Akademische Positionen
   
2011- present Visiting Artist at the School of the Art Institut, Chicago.
2006 - 2008 Adjunct Professor for photography at Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, Supervisor: Prof. Juergen Klauke
2006 - 2007 Adjunct Professor for photography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, Germany.
   
Preise und Stipendien
   
2013 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago
Grant, Graham Foundation, Chicago
Grant, Cheney Foundation, Washington
2012 Nuveen International Development Fund, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2011 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2010 Nominee, Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (German Photobook Prize 2011), Nomination for the
monograph Personal Kill.
2010 Faculty Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2009 Dean’s Research Prize, School of Art and Design, University of Illionois at Chicago. Faculty
Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2007 Videonale Award, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2005 Leadaward, Hamburg, Germany
2004 Lucas-Cranach-Award, City of Kronach, Germany
2003 Main Award „Herman-Claasen-Award for creative photography and media art“ Cologne, Germany
2002 Video Art Award Glaskasten Marl, Germany,
Grant „Landesgraduiertenföderung, Baden Württemberg“, Germany
2000 Gunther-Schroff-grant, from the ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, Germany.
 
Ausstellungen (Auswahl)
   
2013 Icberg, Chicago, USA.
  Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany.
2012 you won’t fool the children of the revolution, Gallery FTC Berlin, Germany
  horses, Second Street Gallery. Charlottesville, USA
2011 volatile smile, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
  fuck the war, Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Studio Blau, Saarbrücken
2010 the real estate, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2009 the real estate, Gallery FTC Berlin, Germany
  Personal Kill, Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
2007 Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany.
  Kunstverein Kronach, Kronach, Germany.
2004 Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne, Germany.
  Galerie Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany
2002 Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne, Germany
2001 Gallery Carol Johnssen, Munich, Germany
  Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, Tutzing, Germany
2000 Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
  Group Exhibitions (selected)