Agnes Meyer-Brandis


Guest 2019
Master symposium Women on Earth

Agnes Meyer-Brandis, lives and works in Berlin. She comes from a background of both sculpture and new media art. Her work, exhibited worldwide and awarded, is exploring the zone between fact and fiction – an artistic research on the quest for a degree of reality within constructions. She has been the founder and director of the Research Raft, an Institute for Art and Subjective Science that purposefully “is asking questions but gives no answers” in fields such as climate research, environmental studies, meteorology, synthetic and artistic biology. Meyer-Brandis’ work has been exhibited worldwide and awarded.

Selection of grants and awards: Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, grant (2019 ); Stiftung Kunstfonds, grant (2018); Award of Distinction, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz (2012, 2015); Vida15, International Art+Artificial Life Award, Second Prize, (2013); Videonnale14 Audience Award (2013); Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, grant (2010); transmediale06 winner first price () Prix Ars Electronica, honorary mention, Linz (2019, 2011, 2007, 2003); New York, DAAD grant, NY (2000).

Selected Exhibitions: Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR (2019); Strata-Rock-Dust-Stars, York Art Gallery, York, UK, (2018); Cloud Cores, Moon Geese and Wandering Trees, House of Electronic Arts HeK, Basel (2017);No Such Thing as Gravity, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan (2017); Setting Out, apexart, New York City (2016); Project COSMOS, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon (2016); Metamorf, Biennale for Art & Technology, Trondheim (2016); Globale / Exo-Evolution ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2015/2016); Republic of the Moon, Oxo Tower London (2014); Hamburger Bahnhof (Museum for Contemporary Art), Berlin (2013/2014), among many others.