Kirstin Burckhardt (b. in South Africa) is an installation artist working with sound, video, drawings, and performance. Critically drawing upon her background in psychology and neuroscience her art work addresses power dynamics related to the body in context. She studied fine arts in Hamburg (Germany), Lyon (France) and Hangzhou (China). Simultaneously, she obtained her masters-level psychology degree at the University of Hamburg. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions at Deichtorhallen/Sammlung Falckenberg Hamburg (2018), Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin, Festival of Future Nows 2017->∞ (2017), Exploratorio in Medellín, Colombia (2017), and Kunsthaus Hamburg (2016). She has collaborated closely with performing and visual artists from China and Colombia and has received working grants by the ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), the Goethe Institute Bogotá, and the city of Hamburg’s ‘Elbkulturfonds’ and ‘Arbeitsstipendium’ (a one-year working grant).
Stipends and Distinctions (selected)
Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions (selected)
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On Fiber and Space Art, Sanshang Contemporary Art Gallery, Hangzhou, China