Clemens von Wedemeyer

Biography

Clemens von Wedemeyer, born in 1974 in Göttingen, Germany, currently lives and works in Berlin and holds a professorship for media art at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. The artist and filmmaker studied photography and media at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig under the supervision of Astrid Klein in 2005. Wedemeyer participated in group shows such as the 1st Moscow Biennale (2005), the 4th Berlin Biennale (2006), Skulptur Projekte Münster (2007), the 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008) and dOCUMENTA (13) (2012). He had solo shows among others at MoMA PS1 (New York, 2006), ARGOS Centre for Art and Media (Brussels, 2007), the Barbican Art Centre (London, 2009), Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt am Main, 2011), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, 2015), and Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, 2016).

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Clemens von Wedemeyer, Crowd Control, still, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition

Clemens von Wedemeyer. The Illusion of a Crowd
2022.03.10 - 05.28

This monographic exhibition presents a selection of recent video installations by Clemens von Wedemeyer pertaining to the representation of crowds and the tension between the individual and the masses.

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Exhibition

Putting Rehearsals to the Test
2016.09.01 - 11.26

Exhibition curated by Sabeth Buchmann, Ilse Lafer and Constanze Ruhm and presented at VOX in partnership with Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery and SBC galerie d’art contemporain.

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Event

Putting Rehearsals to the Test - Screening Program
2016.09.02 - 11.03

This screening program, an integral part of the exhibition Putting Rehearsals to the Test, brings together fourteen productions made between 2006 and 2015…

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