Hans Kotter

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Photo: Hans Kotter Archive
INTERFERENCE Site: Dar Hassine
Rue de Chateau
INTERFERENCE Work

Referential Works // Hanns Kotter

Through his sculptures and installations that give physicality to light, german artist Hans Kotter asks viewers to explore the infinite quality of space. A selection of materials such as mirrors, plexiglass, metal and LEDs make up his practice, perfectly planning their interaction with each other so that their reflections and refractions create complex optical illusion. Kotter Says ‘‘there is no other element with such a lasting impact on life on our planet as light. Light fascinates me in a huge variety of ways and i have investigated the medium of light, with its composition, physical contexts, colors, perception and cultural history for many years. the experiences and insights resulting from this investigation are later implemented in my works.‘’ Kotter also creates wall and room -size installations from compositions of his light boxes, envisioning even his finished works as continually in development, capable of changing with their context or lighting parameters … [MORE]

EXHIBITIONS [Selection]

2018 | Vienna [at], LUMINOUS INFINITY, Galerie Michaela Stock
2017 | London [uk], CONTEMPORARY ART, Patrick Heide
2016 | Düsseldorf [de], GALERIE BERND LAUSBERG
2016 | Bielefeld [de], BEYOND LIGHT
2015 | Lippe [de], LICHTKUNST
2014 | New York [us], …INTERRUPTION
2014 | Paris [fr], LIGHT FLOW
2013 | Vienna [aut], SUPERPOSITION
2013 | New York [us], SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
2013 | Vienna [at], REPLACED – LIGHT FLOW
2013 | Hagen [de], LIGHT FLOW
Since 1993 | regular exhibition activity
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EDUCATION [Selection]

2001-03 | München [de], Mediadesign Akademie
1993-94 | New York [us], Art Students League
2014 | Siegen [de], Degree in Media studies
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BIOGRAPHY [Selection]

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany [de]
2014 | Unna [de], Nominated for the “International Light Art Award”
2011 | Dubrovnik [cr], Artist in Residence, Art Radionica Lazareti
2007-13 | Stuttgart [de], Lecturer at Akademie der Bildenden Künste
2004 | Berlin [de], Atelierförderung Berlin
2004 | München [de], Kulturpreis Bayern der EON Bayern AG
1966 | Germany, Born
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LINKS

Website
Instagram

LIGHT AND SPACE STUDIO

From DIGI MENA _ curated by Toufik Douib