Hans Diernberger studied Media Art at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne and accomplished the MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London. His work has been shown at several shows throughout Europe and the USA. He has been awarded the Spiridon-Neven-DuMont Prize in Cologne and a DAAD grant. In 2012 he has been selected as artist in residence at Villa Aurora in Los Angeles. In his work, he amalgamates the fields of Performance, Video, Photography and Installation in a very personal and experiential way leading to mesmerizing installations that open up a discourse onto wider philosophical questions.

Hans lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

2017

2009-14

2012

2009-11

2009

2004-09

22.11.1983

Research trip to Tokyo to work with Japan’s only male Geisha

Lives and works in London

Villa Aurora Artist Residency, Los Angeles

MFA in Art Practice, Goldsmiths College, London

Internship, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City

Diploma (MA equivalent) in Media Art, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

Born in Munich, Germany

 

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

2018
  • Artist Residency in Tokyo (funded by German State Ministry for Culture)
  • Vila Sul Artist Residency, Salvador (Bahia), Brazil
2017
  • Goethe Institute funding for research trip to Tokyo to work with Japan’s only male Geisha
2016
  • Video-Sound-Installation „LANYC“ selected for Marl Media Art Awards, 2016
  • City of Cologne Studio Sponsorship (5 years)
2012
  •  Villa Aurora Artist Residency, Los Angeles
2010
  • Spiridon-Neven-DuMont Award, Cologne
2009
  • DAAD Scholarship (German Academic Exchange Service) for MFA Fine Art programme at Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • New York City Scholarship, Pall Mall Foundation
2006-09
  •  German National Academic Foundation for Media Art (MA) course at Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
2003
  •  Munich´s Young Photography Award