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Vita of Zora Volantes

Schliemannstrasse 19 10437 Berlin
art@zora-volantes.com | www.zora-volantes.com

Selection of grants and sponsorships of Zora Volantes

Grant of Culture Academy Tarabya, Istanbul

Grant of DAAD for London,

Grant of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Berlin,

Grant of the young academics programm of Berlin University of Arts, Berlin

Erasmus-Scholarship, Academy of Fine Arts in Wien, study by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Grant of German-Egypt society

Catalog sponsorship by Culture Circle of the German Economy in the Federation of German Industry and the Dorothee-Wilms-Foundation,

Artist in Residence im Dezember in St. Christoph am Arlberg, Arlberg Hospiz Hotel, Austria

Interviews with Zora Volantes are available on http://www.zora-volantes.de

Performance "RED CIRCLE" on Youtube

Exhibition and event management

Zora Volantes managed her own SHOWROOM 2013-2015 in Berlin Mitte, Ackerstrasse 15, with monthly changing exhibitions and event programm

Teaching activity

Course at the Bernhard-Heiliger-Stiftung Berlin, Käuzchensteig 8,14195 Berlin

Lecture at the Career & Transfer Service Center of Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin: "Success in the art market", With Anna Haas from the gallery Michael Haas Berlin, 2013

Projects 2019

Room installation:“Planet Earth“ for the Bachfestival in Weimar

Solo exhibitions and promotions

2018

Room installation and Performance: „Captured Words“ at the 18. internationalen literaturfestival berlin 2018 in the house of the Berliner Festspiele

2017

Room installation and performance "Nicht einmal das Schweigen gehört uns noch." - Text Asli Erdoğan - at the 17. internationalen literaturfestival berlin 2017 in the house of the Berliner Festspiele

2016

Ceremonial unvealing of the bust of Dr. Ing Edgar Wisniewski, architect of the Berliner Kammermusiksaals, through the manager of the Berliner Philharmoniker in the Berliner Philharmonie

2015

Solo exhibition „RED LIGHT“ during the ARTLAB at the MIXER Gallery, Istanbul; TomTom Mahallesi Bogazkesen Caddesi, Tophane Istanbul

2014

Solo exhibition „ROTATIONS“ in the Kulturforum Istanbul, Istanbul Avastury, Baskonsoloslugu Kültür Ofisi, Köybasi Caddesi No 44, 34464 Yeniköy

Grant of Culture Academy Tarabya, Istanbul, November 2014 until June 2015

Opening of my showroom in Berlin Mitte, Ackerstrasse 19, with monthly changing own exhibitions, Performances and readings

2013

Room installation "Trinity" and Performance "Walk In" in the St. Elisabeth church in Berlin Mitte

2011

Solo exhibition „TRANSLUZID“ in the Club of Berlin, Berlin Mitte

Solo exhibition „The king and the queen“, Galerie König

2008

Solo exhibition: "The Inner Child" in St. Matthew's Church, at the Kulturforum Berlin

Birth of my son Johann

2006

"Allover & Room", solo show at the KunstHaus Potsdam with performance „twitter“

"Wandering Soul", performance at the Auditori di Alcudia, Mallorca, Spain

2005

Nine performances with the titel „VOLE“ during the 5th ILB, internationales literaturfestival, house of the Berliner Festspiele

2004

Catalog promotion by the culture circle of the german economy of the federal organisation of the german industry and the Dorothee-Wilms-Foundation

2003

Graduate scholarship of the German - Egyptian society

Grant of the DAAD London

"Saturn", performance during the festival: eBent `03, festival internacional de performance, Barcelona, Spain

2002

Grant of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation Berlin

"Venus", performance, during the festival: eBent`02, festival internacional de performance, Barcelona, Spain

2001

Performance „7.10.2001 world receiver“ in the Konrad - Adenauer - Foundation, Berlin

Study and education

2000

Master class scholar of Rebecca Horn

"Echo-Mass-Room", room installation and performance for the main hall of the College of Arts Berlin, master class work

"At the Way of St James", performance and room installation at the cloister garden San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Scholar ship after the 'Nachwuchsförderungsprogramm' of the Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin

1999

Room installation for the cross gallery of the College of Arts, Berlin: „Through the room everywhere“, Graduate examination

"Pssssst", room installation and performance, College of Arts, Berlin

1997

Beginn study by Rebecca Horn, College of Arts, Berlin

1996

Study by Katharina Sieverding, Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin

Room installation „Hover“ for the depot of the Semper opera Wien, Austria

1995

Room installation „Without a title“ for the fountain market at the Yppenplatz, Wien, Austria

Erasmus-Scholarship, Academy of Fine Arts in Wien, study by Michelangelo Pistoletto

1994

Start of the study of sculpting at the College of Arts, Berlin

Midterm exam in German Studies at the free university - FU - Berlin over the book "Tod in Venedig" by Thomas Mann, grade very good

1991

Begin of studies in German Studies and the movie- and theater science at the free university - FU - Berlin

University-entrance diploma in Berlin on the Erich - Hoepner high school

1971

Birth in Berlin
daugther of Elke Wisniewski, 'basic design'-Derectrice and of the architect Dr.Ing. Edgar Wisniewski, architect of the Berliner 'chamber music hall' and partner from Hans Scharoun

Group exhibitions

2014

Presentation of the performance film: „Nightway“ at the Pera Museum Istanbul, Presentations of the Fellows,
at the year ending presentation at the Kulturakademie Tarabya

Presentation exhibition of the artists in Residence 2013, Arlberg Hospiz Hotel, St.Christoph, Austria

2013

Lecture at the Career & Transfer Service Center of Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin: "Success in the art market", With Anna Haas from the gallery Michael Haas Berlin

2012

Artist in Residence im Dezember in St. Christoph am Arlberg, Arlberg Hospiz Hotel, Austria, invited from the gallery owner Florian Werner

2010

New Year welcome at the Tammen Galerie

2009

Official introduction of the artist's name Zora Volantes (name: Viola Wisniewski)

Painting of illuminated ceiling sails to reopen the "WEST-EASTERN DIVAN" Berlin in the Kulturbrauerei Berlin

2007

"Pictures for the trees", installation for the trees of the square at the subway station Krumme-Lanke Berlin as part of a summer festival

Room installation and performance: "The Mask" in the exhibition curated by Rebecca Horn: "SACROW CHATEAU IVRE", Sacrow Castle

"Big Laugh", performance and show at the Foundation Starke during the der show: "Tiger in the lion palais"

2004

Performance: "Red" in the Stiftung Starke, Berlin, class exhibition by Rebecca Horn

2003

"Pssssst", performance and room installation during the 'Langen Nacht der Museen' in the museum for communication

2002

Performance for the writing: "The south is a veil" by Joachim Sartorius, Intendant of the Berliner Festwochen, during the foundation event: "West-eastern Diwan“, Berlin

2001

Exhibition „Where Rock and Ocean Meet“ in the house at the Lützowplatz, Berlin, Santiago de Compostela Projekt, curated by Rebecca Horn

Room installation with Xavier Gavin at the festival „BAC!“ , Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Spanien

1998

Room installation „Without a title“ für die Foundation Starke, Berlin, exhibition of the class Rebecca Horn

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