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© by Melanie Wiora 2005

Melanie
lives and works in Cologne, Germany

Study

 
2001 - 2002

Research Studies and Postgraduate in Media Arts at Hochschule für Gestaltung / ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany, class of Prof. Ulay

1997 Master of Creative Arts Programme, University of Wollongong / Studies in Sydney, Australia
1993 Ecole des Beaux Arts de St. Etienne, France (Erasmus Scholarship)
1990 - 1996 Studied Visual Art at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe, Germany, class of Prof. Stephan Balkenhol and Prof. Silvia Bächli

Awards / Grants

 
2015 Art-Regio Projektförderung der SparkassenVersicherung, Germany
2013 Photo Award "Sehen im Fokus", Stiftung Auge, Germany
2012 Artist in Residence at Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany
2005/06 DAAD Grant, London, UK
2004 Grant of the Foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany
2004 1st Prize, Digital New Art Award "Plug Out", DigitalART, Germany
2003 DAAD Grant, New York City, USA
2002 2nd Prize, Saar Ferngas Förderpreis "Junge Kunst", Germany
1998, 2001 Atelierstipendium des Landes Baden-Württemberg (grant), Germany
1993 Erasmus Grant, Ecole des Beaux Arts de St. Etienne, France

Lectures / Workshops

2011 Guest Lecture, Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
2007 Workshop "How to do Exhibitions", with Andrea Domesle, Photomonth Krakow, Poland
2005 Photography-Workshop, University of Damascus, initiated by the Goethe-Institute Damascus, Syria
2005 Guest Lecture, Research Seminar, Winchester School of Art, Southampton, UK
2003 Guest Lecture, MFA Photography, Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
2003 Artist Talks, Pratt-Insitute, New York, USA
2002 - 2003 Lecturer, Media Technique, Akademie für Kommunikation, Stuttgart, Germany

Public Collections

  Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
  Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
  Regierungspräsidium Karlsruhe
  Stadt Karlsruhe
  University of Wollongong, Australia
 

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