Timo Herbst received his diploma at the University of Arts in Bremen and Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig (Germany). He has shown his work in several museums and galleries in and outside of Germany.  He was fellow of Art Quarter Budapest (Hungary), Goethe Institut Villa Kamogawa Kyoto and Paradise Air Matsudo (Japan), of Yarat Contemporary Art Center Baku (Azerbaijan) and Kulturstiftung Sachsen. 2016-2018 he was research fellow in an interdisciplinary project and research group “Arts and Science in Motion” of Volkswagen Foundation via FU Berlin and HBK Braunschweig.

Curriculum Vitae Exhibitions – Selection

2020
“Szenen des Lebens”, Grassimuseum Leipzig (Cat.)
“Exceptions from all directions”, Galerie Eigenheim Berlin Salon (solo)
“Urban Rythmocity”, Alfred Institut Tel Aviv (Israel) (with Michael Lazar) (upcoming)
“Ed. #4 – Bauhaus 100”, Galerie Eigenheim Berlin
2019
“Rhythms”, artothek, Raum für junge Kunst, Museen Köln (solo) (Cat.)
“Studio Total”, Bauhaus Museum Dessau
“Sense of Humor”, 21_21 Tokyo (Japan) (Posteredition with Katsumi Asaba)
“Understanding Art & Reaearch”, MAK Wien (Austria) (with EGMP) (Cat.)
“Edition #4”, Frontviews at Maniere Noire Berlin
“(De)Materialize”, Kunstraum Ortloff, Leipzig (with Esteban Sànchez)
“Lichtfest”, Goethe Institut Tokyo, (Japan)
2018
“Throwing Gestures”, Bethanien Studio 1, Berlin (Cat.)
“G20”, Kunstverein Leipzig (Performance)
“Blackdance”, Zentrum für aktuelle Kunst, Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin (with Peter Hock)
“Die Aufteilung des Raumes”, Q18, Köln (Kurator Michael Stockhausen)
“Optical Flow”, Junges Museum Bottrop (solo)
“Behausung”, Künstlerforum Bonn
“Deutschland…” Galerie Eigenheim Weimar und Berlin
2017
“Win/Win – Neuzugänge Sammlung Kunstfonds Dresden”, Halle 14 Contemporary Art Center, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig
“Dimensional Sights”, Kunstverein Neustadt/Weinstraße, Villa Böhm, Neustadt (Cat.)
“Text Tour”, Künstlerforum Bonn and Art Quarter Budapest (Hungary)
“Handlungsanweisungen in der Kunst”, Galerie Eigenheim Weimar und Galerie Eigenheim Berlin
2016
“Terra Mediterranea: in action” Halle 14 Contemporary Art Center,Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig
“Temple/material, Oubai-in-Tempel, Goethe Institut, Kyoto (Japan)
„Dimensional Sights“, Kunstverein Jena
“Bu nece bir hissdir – How does it feel”, Artim, Yarat Contemporary Art Center Baku (Azerbaijan)
“HUMAN with/out SPACE, A.P.A. Atelier Pro Arts Art Center, Budapest (Hungary)
2015
“Move What Moves You”, ENA Viewing Space, Budapest (Hungary) (solo)
“The Gardens”, Landesvertretung Sachsen/Representation Saxony, Berlin
“Werkschau 2015”, Werkschauhalle Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig
“Leipzig malt”, Wiensowski&Harbord, Berlin
Cat-Cot-Dot-Dog”, Artist Quarter Budapest (Hungary)
2014
“Imaginary Museum”, Egyptian Museum Georg Steindorff, Leipzig (cat.)
“4 Rooms”, Künstlerhaus im Schlossgarten Cuxhaven (solo)
2013
“Slapstick Night”, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (Performance)
“Watching a cat watching a mouse hole”, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
“WrummWrumm”, diploma show, Gallery Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, Leipzig
2012
“Natur 3D” (Nature 3D), Museum for Visual Arts, Leipzig (cat.)
“Landscape in Transformation”, Passerelle-centre d´art, Brest (France)
2011
“Sie verlassen den Verantwortungsbereich”, Begehungen-Chemnitz, Prison Kaßberg, Chemnitz (cat.)
„Räume und Plätze“ (Place and space), Gallery Flut, Speicher XI, Bremen (solo)
2010
“Offener Raum” (Open Space), Große Kunstausstellung 2010, Haus der Kunst, München (cat.)
“Studienpreis” (Study Prize Exhibition) Gallery of Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig (cat.)
“Bewegung” (Movement), curated by Wulf Herzogenrath, Gallery Flut, Speicher XI, Bremen
Fellowships, Residencies (Selection)
2020 Nominee “Kunst am Bau” Fraunhofer Institut Dresden (competition in progress)
2020 Scholarship “Denkzeit”, Arts Council of the Federal State of Saxony
2019 Artist in Residence Paradise Air Matsudo (Japan)
2018 Working grant Arts Council of the Federal State of Saxony
2017-18 Research grant Volkswagen Foundation “Entanglement between Gesture, mediea & politics” (EGMP), interdisciplinary project at HBK Braunschweig
2016 Residency / Grant Goethe-Institut -Villa Kamogawa Kyoto (Japan)
2016 Residency Yarat Contemporary Art Center Baku (Azerbaidjan)
2016 Exhibition funding, Arts Council of the Federal State of Saxony
2016 -17 Research grant Volkswagen Foundation “Motion together”, Participant of interdisciplinary project at Free Univerity Berlin
2015 Residency Art Quarter Budapest (Hungary)
2014 Residency Künstlerhaus im Schloßgarten Cuxhaven (Germany)
2010 Shortlist Dr. Herbert Zapp Price for Contemporary drawing
Publications (selection)
“Szenen des Lebens” Kunstsammlungen Dresden, 2020
“.18.19”, artothek, Raum für junge Kunst, 2020
“Throwing gestures”, Verlag für Moderne Kunst 2020
“Text 17”, Zeitschrift und Verlag Berlin, Editor Andreas van Dühren, 2019
“Künstler der Galerie”, Galerie Eigenheim, 2019
“Dimensional Sights”, Kunstverein Jena und Kunstverein Neustadt/Weinstraße, 2017
“Imaginary Museum”, Egyptian Museum Georg Steindorff Leipzig, 2014
“Natur 3D”, Museum for Visual Art Leipzig, Publisher: Hans-Werner Schmidt, 2013
“You are leaving the area of responsibility”, Begehungen Chemnitz Nr.8”, 2011
“Große Kunstausstellung”, Haus der Kunst Munich, 2010
“Study-price 2010“, Academy for Visual Arts Leipzig, Leipzig, 2010
lectures /workshops/ talks
2020 Talk (with Barbara John) Grassimuseum Leipzig
2019 Workshop with Prof. Irina Kaldrack. “teilen/lernen: Methoden des Kollektiven in Kunst, Wissenschaft, Aktivismus” DFG-Graduiertenkolleg „Das Wissen der Künste“ UdK Berlin at District Berlin
2019 Workshop collaborator with Torsten Blume at Akademie der Künste Berlin, Goethe Institut /Kuwasawa Design School Tokyo (Japan) and New York University Shanghai (China)
2018 Lecture “Entanglement between gestures, media and politics”, Kunstquartier Bethanien Berlin
2018 Talk and presentation “politics of gestures”, Schmiede Hallein (Austria)
2018 Lecture Volkswagenstiftung with Motion Together and EGMP, Caputh (Germany)
2017 Workshop with Prof. Irina Kaldrack “gesture, media, politics” HBK Braunschweig
2017 Talk and presentation 360°Dome TU Braunschweig
2017 Lecture presentation “Affective Transformations:, Politics – Algorithms – Media”, University Potsdam
2017 Talk Kunstverein KV Leipzig
2016 “Shifting Memories”, Lecture Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät, University Cologne
2016 Talk Creators at Kamogawa, Januar & April, Kyoto (Japan)
2014 Lecture Volkswagenstiftung, Visselhoevede (Germany)
public collections
Staatliche Kunstfonds Dresden – (videoinstallation: Play by rules)
Artothek der Museen Köln – (drawings)
Staatskanzlei Thüringen – (edition)
Junge Kunst Bremen E.V – (drawings)
Archiv der Moderne, Bauhaus Universität Weimar – (edition)
Yarat Contemporaray Art Center Baku (Azerbaidschan) – (video: Baku /Baki-Anadili)
Art Quarter Budapest (Hungary) – (drawing)
Bauhaus Museum Dessau – (Fotowork for Posteredition with Katsumi Asaba)
Press (Selection)
Lerchenfeld 49 2019: “ Interdiszipliere dich!”  vonAnna-Lena Wenzel:
http://lerchenfeld.hfbk-hamburg.de/
Der Tagesspiegel 2018: “Blackdance at ZAK Berlin”:
https://www.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/zitadelle-spandau-als-kunstort-wo-steine-ins-universum-entschweben/22968150.html
Budapest Times 2015 : “Move what moves you”:
http://www.budapester.hu/2015/08/29/move-what-moves- you/
Guardian 2013: “Cairo curfew all night parties”:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/06/cairo- curfew-all-night-parties/
Huffington Post 2013: “Bahaa Talis, perfomance live artista egiziano”,
http://www.huffingtonpost.it/2013/09/16/bahaa-talis- perfomance-live-artista-egiziano_n_3933657.html
Education
Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig, Meisterschüler/student of honour 2016
Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig, Prof. Astrid Klein – Diploma with distinction 2013
Guest – University of the Arts, Berlin, Prof. Hito Steyerl
University of the Arts, Bremen, Prof. Paco Knöller

Contact

Timo Herbst Studio Erich Zeigner Str 64 B, 04229 Leipzig

3.jahreszeit@googlemail.com

For more Info please visit
www.timoherbst.org,
http://motiontogether.org
http://gesture-media-politics.de