Paula Doepfner
born 1980 in Berlin, lives and works in Berlin and Rome

 

Education

2008
Master class, Rebecca Horn, Universität der Künste Berlin, DE
2005
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, studies with Roger Ackling, GB
2002-2008
Studies of Fine Arts, Universität der Künste Berlin, DE

 

Scholarships and awards

2021
EHF artist scholarship, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, DE
Shortlist Kunstpreis des Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin, DE
2019
Nominated for Kunstpreis Psyche, DE
2015
Artist in residence, Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC, US
2011
Art award, Kunstverein Östliches Sauerland, DE
Artist in residence, Ionion Center for the Arts, Kefalonia, GR
2010
Artist scholarship, Albert Koechlin Stiftung, Lucerne, CH
Artist in residence, Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, ISL
2008
Elsa-Neumann-Stipendium des Landes Berlin, DE

 

Solo exhibitions

2021
Today, tomorrow, and yesterday, too, the flowers are dyin’ like all things do, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, DE
Half my soul belongs to you, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
2020
It’s all just a dream, babe, a vacuum, a scheme, babe, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, DE
2019
For the trees to drop, Stiftung St. Matthäus, Berlin, DE
2018
Next Time I See You, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
Nothing for it, Studio Krimm, Berlin, DE
2017
Babe, I’ve left you somewhere in the rain, Una Vetrina, Rome, IT
YOU and ME, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
2016
Put it right here (or keep it out there), Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE
2015
Take It Right Back, Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC, US
Me and the devil, we’re walking side by side, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, DE
2014
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris, FR
Whatever gets you through the night, it’s alright, it’s alright, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
2013
Rollin’ High and Mighty Traps, S2A, New York, US
2012
Try my dear, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
More than I can hide, Kunstverein Östliches Sauerland, Brilon, DE
2011
But my nerves were kicking, Ionion Center for the Arts, Kefalonia, GR
2010
Promessus, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
Fallen, Stadtmühle Willisau, Lucerne, CH
2009
Im Schlaf ohne Schlaf, St. Johannes Evangelist-Kirche, Berlin, DE

 

Group exhibitions

2021
All I Think About Is You, Galerie Georg Nothelfer in cooperation with Kunstsaele, Berlin, DE
Deceleration, Ausstellung zum Kunstpreis des Haus am Kleistpark, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin, DE
2020
Freitod – Exhibition on the 10th anniversary, Kunstsaele, Berlin, DE
Listen to a Heart Beat, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, DE
Gathering the unpredictable, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
Before the Dust Settles, Galerie FeldbuschWiesenerRudolph, Berlin, DE
Boxenstopp, Kwadrat, Berlin, DE
Das Blatt, Curated Affairs, Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Düsseldorf/Berlin, DE
2019
Der Funke Gottes, Diözesanmuseum Bamberg, DE
Resonance, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
Drawing Wow, BcmA, Berlin, DE
Zwischen Urwald und Kunstrasen, Cubiculum, Berlin, DE
Kunstpreis Psyche, FBZ der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, DE
Fire in the mind, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
2018
Abenteuer Freundschaft, Kunstsaele, Berlin, DE
Bataillon d’Amour, Galerie Kleindienst, Leipzig, DE
Generali, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
Marianne Werefkin-Preis 2018, Kommunale Galerie Berlin, DE
2017
Lost in Transition – vom Flüchtigen, Ephemeren, Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt, DE
Berliini – Nastola, Taarasti Art Center, Nastola, FIN
Ubi fracassorium, ibi fuggitorium, artQ13, Rome, IT
Learning from big mistakes, Galerie Tanja Wagner, pop-up, New York, US
(un)mediated nature, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
On botany, BLOK art space, Istanbul, TR
2016
UM-Festival, Uckermark, DE
You are what you are, Galleria Mario Iannelli, Rome, IT
The Big Other, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
2015
Wo ist hier? #2: Raum und Gegenwart, Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE
The Vacancy, temporäres Kunsthaus, Berlin, DE
2014
Ease your Window Down, Kunstverein am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, DE
Ego Editions, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
2013
Mono-no-aware, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, AUS
Real Naturally, Kunsthalle Lana, Merano, IT
Ausstellung 8, Berlin Art Junction, Berlin, DE
Blumen/Flowers/Blomster, Galerie Mickael Andersen, Berlin, DE
2012
Zeichnungen von Bildhauern, Kunstverein Mainz, DE
Plants talk II, Kunstverein Potsdam, DE
Discussing Metamodernism, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
Zeichnungen, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, DE
Ausstellung 5, Berlin Art Junction, Berlin, DE
2011
Plants Talk, Naturhistorisches Museum Witzenhausen, DE
kommen sie nach hause, Steff Adams, Köln, DE
Ausstellung 5, Berlin Art Junction, Berlin, DE
Funkhaus Art Prize Exhibition, Berlin, DE
Kunstaktien in den Uferhallen, Berlin, DE
2010
glauben, dass…, Shedhalle Tübingen, DE
Leben Lieben Leiden, Kunstverein Celle, DE
Die Tür geht nach Innen auf, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
Aka Symbol part two, Hbc, Berlin, DE
Wrong Love, A Foundation, Liverpool, GB
I wish myself an exhibition, West Germany, Berlin, DE
Aka Symbol part one, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin, DE
Girloverkill, Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2009
Zeigen, eine Audiotour, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, DE
Access All Areas, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, DE
Pancake Astronaut, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin, DE
Imke Folkerts Preis, Greetsiel, DE
2008
Klasse Rebecca Horn, Schloß Liebenberg, Brandenburg, DE
Meisterschülerausstellung, Universität der Künste Berlin, DE

 

Artist talks and performances

2019
Performance with James Banner (double bass), Stiftung St. Matthäus, Berlin, DE
2018
Reading and talk: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften, with Wolfgang Hottner, Michael Müller,
Patrik Sebastian, Leszek Stalewski, Kunstsaele, Berlin, DE
2017
Artist talk: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften, with Michael Müller, good to talk,
Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, DE
Performance with Tuomas Usvaala (double bass), Taarasti Art Center, FIN
2016
Artist talk, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, DE
Performance with Daniel Sundy (double bass), Kunstverein Reutlingen, DE
2015
Workshop and lecture, Culture Keepers, Prince George’s African American
Museum & Cultural Center, Washington, DC, US
Artist talk with Chanel Compton and Kirsten Weiss, Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC, US
2014
In conversation, artist talk with Durs Grünbein, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, DE
2013
Performance with Steve Whipple (double bass), S2A, New York, US
2011
Performance with Hakeem Holloway (double bass), Berlin Art Junction, DE
2010
Lecture, Kunstverein Östliches Sauerland, Brilon, DE
2009
Performance with Gregor Fuhrmann (cello), St. Johannes Evangelist-Kirche, Berlin, DE