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Vita of Zora Volantes

Schliemannstrasse 19 10437 Berlin
art (at) zora-volantes.com | www.zora-volantes.com

GRANTS AND SPONSORSHIPS

2020

Open Call „City finds art” (german „Stadt findet Kunst”) in Berlin, performance: „don′t touch me”, Museum island, November 2020, Photo: Cordula Giese

Grant of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Berlin, Else Heiliger Fonds

2019

Grant of the project: „Planet Lost?”, Classic Foundation Weimar

2014-2015

Eight months grant of Culture Academy Tarabya, Istanbul (November - June)

2012

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

2004

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

2003

Grant of DAAD for London

Grant of German-Egypt society

2002

Grant of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Berlin

2000

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

1995

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

EXHIBITION AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

2013-2015

Management of my own SHOWROOM in Berlin, Mitte with Performances and changing exhibition programms

TECHING ACTIVITY / MODULE AND STUDIES DEVELOPMENT

2018-2019

Lecturer at EC-Europa Campus in Frankfurt am Main,Mannheim and Karlsruhe, module development for a new course in the area of arts managements, as well as planning and organisation of workshops and marketing management jobs for the EC-Europa Campus

2000-2020

Private art lessons in my own SHOWROOM

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROMOTIONS

2021

Performance serie: DEAD WALK, Nachts in Berlin, Mitte, museum island (Museeumsinsel)

2020

Performance serie at night in Berlin: ’Don′t Touch Me’

Performance serie: ’bounty hunter’, Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

2019

Performance with room installation: „PLANET LOST ?” for the Classic Foundation Weimar

Performance „WORLD RECEIVER” for the gala on the occation of the thirtieth anniversary of the foundation Starke in the lion palais (Löwenpalais), Berlin

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 „Even the silence doesn't belong us (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

Unvealing of the bust of Dr. Ing Edgar Wisniewski, architect of the Berliner ’chamber music hall’

Solo exhibition ’RED LIGHT’ during the ARTLAB at the MIXER Gallery, Istanbul

2014

Solo exhibition ’ROTATIONS’ in the Austrian Culture Offcie Istanbul

Opening of my showroom in Berlin Mitte 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, Hanau

2008

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

2006

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

Solo exhibition and performance: „Wandering Soul”, at the Auditori di Alcudia, Mallorca, Spanien

2005

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

2004

Performance „Saturn” during the festival: eBent′03, festival internacional de performance, Barcelona, Spanien

Performance „Venus” during the festival: eBent′02, festival internacional de performance, Barcelona, Spanien

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

STUDY AND EDUCATION

2000

Final: 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

Room installation with performance: ’Pssssst’, 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

1994

Start of the study of performacne and room installation at the College of Arts, Berlin

1991

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

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

1971

Birth in Berlin, daugther of Dr. Ing Edgar Wisniewski architect of the Berliner ’chamber music hall’

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

2010

New Year welcome at the Tammen Galerie, Berlin Mitte

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

bdquo;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

Performance: „Big Laugh”, during the der show: „Tiger in the lion palais”, Foundation Starke Berlin

2004

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

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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