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Imke Kreiser has been working as conceptual artist in the media of installation, printmaking, photography and artist book in Germany and Switzerland since 1999.

Entry in the Artist Database and Estate Archive of Lower Saxony

Member of of the federal association of visual artists bbk Lower Saxony
Until 2023 Member of the federal association of visual artists Eastern Frisia
2021/2022 also board member

2019 Advanced training Federal Academy Wolfenbüttel on the subject of book and experiment: nature in a book, Odine Lang.

2008 to 2015 Head of art school and gallery gomale.ch, Kt. Zürich and Kt. St. Gallen, Switzerland

2014 to 2015 director koinobion, social art project, Switzerland

2004 to 2006 Project developer and scientific collaborator of the Zurich Forum for the exhibition Phänomena.

Winner of the Art Concepts 2004, competition of the city of Brandenburg, joint project with Constanze Kreiser on the topic of body perception 

2002 to 2004 cultural manager at NÀWÁO Produktion, Zurich, association for international cultural exchange projects and consultancy 

2004 Collaboration on the exhibition Autre Monde, Contemporary Photography from Africa at the Kornhausforum, Bern 

2002 Collaboration on the exhibition TRANS-FORMA at the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva 

2002 Production management of the theater tour KING BAABU in South Africa and Lesotho, directed by Wole Soyinka 

2002 PHD in Aesthetics after studies in English/ Romance Studies/ History of Art

c o l l a b o r a t i o n s

2024 Juried nationwide exhibition «ZEITGLEICH ZEITZEICHEN – experimental artprints, Portfolio Lower Saxony, Federal Association of Visual Artists, Germany

2024 Participation in the international groupshow EVERYONE BUT CASPAR! Kunsthalle Niendorf, organised and curated by Gesa Lange and Peter Nikolaus Heikenwälder, Hamburg

2024 Juried and curated Double-Exhibition Paper. Language. Form. Irmtraut Fliege / Imke Kreiser at the BBK Oldenburg Gallery. 28.01. bis 10.03.

2022 Participation in the annual exhibition of the BBK Ostfriesland entitled Illusion, Galerie Ulbargen, 27.08 to 16.10.22

2022 Participation in the exhibition and exchange project NORTH OVERSEE,                             Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, 15.01. to 20. 02.22, idea and coordination: artist and Curator Maik Schierloh, Berlin

2021 Participation in the group exhibition on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the federal association of visual artists bbk Eastern Frisia titled Turning Point?, Gallery of  Raiffeisen-Volksbank, Remels

2020 Participation in the art project La Palabra Del Agua, a collective digital artist book, Programa internacional ARTE/AGUA/SOCIEDAD, idea and coordination: Mariana Felcman, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2020 Participation in the exhibition and exchange project Swarm Intelligence, idea and coordination Carsten Borck, Berlin, exhibition at Centro d’Arte e Cultura Torchio e Pennello, Albenga, Italy (postponed)

2019 Participation in the project Postales desde el Limbo, Centro de Solidaridad de Zaragoza, Spain.

p u b l i ca t i o n s 

  • Detailed work directory at kuniweb. Access on request.

  • TOTEISSEE: A bibliophile artist’s book with original prints, Constanze Kreiser , Imke Kreiser, 2013.
  •  Laocoon in the 21st century or the neurobiology of aesthetics. Bochumer Universitätsverlag, 2002, Kommunikationsforschung aktuell, vol. 7, ISBN: 3-934453-85-6.

  • The Poem 2002, (contribution to anthology) Hockenheim: Czernik-Verlag, 2002, ISBN: 3-934960-14-6

  • The Lie as an Anthropological Principle and its Correlates in W. H. Auden’s THE AGE OF ANXIETY. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 1999, ISBN: 3-932602-43-9

  • Mutabor: Transsexual Aesthetics in Federico García Lorca’s POETA EN NUEVA YORK. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 1999 ISBN: 3-932602-58-7