Volker Schreiner

born 1957
1977-83 Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
since 1980 objects and sculptures
since 1988 video works

lectures and seminars
among others: Goethe institutes Rome, Istanbul, Casablanca, Jerusalem, Bangkok; video art symposiom, Marl; festival “Berlin-Moskau grenzenlos“, Moscow; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg; Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
1993 lectureship, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
1994-98 lectureship, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig
2000/01 associate professor, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, a.o. project "SCAPE" at Foro Artistico
2002/03 associate professor, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz/ Akademie für Bildende Künste

video works
1988 WHITE SCREEN, videotape
1989 WIPE BOARD, videotape
1990 BRIGHT BOX, videotape
1991 OPEN UP, videotape
1992 CROSSINGS, video-sculpture
1993 ROUNDABOUT, video-installation
1994 GROUNDED SKY, video-installation (with Christoph Girardet)
PASSGAE, video-sculpture
1995 RETAKE, video-installation
1996 SUBSOIL, video-installation (with Christoph Girardet)
1996/97 SEESAW, videotape
1998 FOLDER, videotape
1999 DIALOGUE, video-installation (with Christoph Girardet)
2000 PUSH, video-installation (with Christoph Girardet)
RACK, videotape
2001/02 ISTANTI, dance and video project (collaboration with Paola Rampone Sprovieri)
2003 SHADING, videotape, contribution to MAD'03 MICROSPACES, screenings on the
television channel in the metro in Madrid and Barcelona, organized by AVAM Madrid
2002-04 FICTION ARTISTS, exhibition project (collaboration with Christoph Girardet)
2004 COUNTER, videotape
2006 RADAR, videotape
CELL, videotape
2007 FROM AFAR, videotape
CROSSWORDS, video installation

awards, grants (selection)
1988 second prize, 3rd Video-Tage Salzgitter
1989 second prize, 5th Hamburger Kurzfilmfestival
1988/89 grant, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris
1991 first prize, 3rd International Sound Basis Visual Art Festival Wroclaw,Poland
1992 second prize, 3rd Verden Kurzfilmfestival
first prize, 5th Marler Video-Kunst-Preis
1993 second prize, 4th International Sound Basis Visual Art Festival
Lower Saxony artist annual grant
1994 supporting grant, Helmut-Kraft-Stiftung Stuttgart
1998/99 grant, Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo Rome
1999/00 grant, Kunstfonds e.V. Bonn
2004 prize-winner of the Marler MEDIEN Raum-Wettbewerb
2005 audience award at VideLisboa#5
3rd prize at the WRO'05 Biennale Wroclaw, Poland

2007 audience award at the Etrange Festival Paris

Presentations at festivals in, among other places, Berlin, Bonn, Oberhausen, The Haag, Paris, Madrid, Rome, New York, Montréal, Tokyo, Sydney, Moscow; participation in numerous tours; distribution and sales through national and foreign organizations; works owned, among others, by the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, the Mediathek of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts Paris, the University of Québec Montréal, the Ludwig Museum Köln, the Museum für Neue Kunst Karlsruhe, the Amsterdam Film Museum.

see exhibitions: Versatz, Subsoil, Imagespassages, New German Media Art, 12. Marler Videokunst-Preis