Carsten Saeger
In his situational installations and performances, Carsten Saeger deals with the subjects of body, identity and memory. He was born in Halle (Saale) in 1988, studied Communication Design at the Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle (B.A.) from 2009 to 2015 and Media Art at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (Diploma in Visual Arts) from 2015 to 2019. He participated in national and international group and solo exhibitions and received the 24th Federal Prize for Art Students in 2019. From 2019 until 2021 he has been a lecturer at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig in the class for Installation and Spatial Art (Prof. Joachim Blank). Grants and prices: 2021 Fellowship at Villa Massimo German Academy in Rome (2021/22) 2020 Work grant by the city of Leipzig 2019 24th Federal Price for Art Students 2018 CONNECT Leipzig, Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig Solo exhibitions: 2022 Pool Pfuhl, Performance, Altes Stadtbad Leipzig 2022 He whom I love with all my thoughts, Performance, National Roman Museum 2021 Manhole, Studio 10, Villa Massimo, Open Studios 2019 Rehearsal for Lumumba, Diploma exhibition, GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig 2018 Exercises for a Monument, CONNECT Leipzig, Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig 2018 BODY IS A GARAGE, Cirque, KASK School of Arts Gent, Belgien 2017 LENZ, Performance, Galerie Zaglmaier, Halle (Saale) 2017 Borrowed Fantasies, Rundgang 2017, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig 2016 Patrouille/Kontakt, Museum "Runden Ecke", Leipzig Group exhibitions: (selected) 2022 INTERAZIONI FESTIVAL, Screening: Rehearsal for Lumumba (Reproduction), Goethe Institute Rome 2020 WIN/WIN - Ankäufe der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsens 2020, HALLE 14, Leipzig 2019 1937–2017: Von Entarteter zu Entstellter Kunst, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig (Curator: Adam Szymczyk) 2019 24th Federal Price for Art Students, The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn 2018 Requiem for a Failed State, HALLE 15, Auf AEG, Nuremberg 2018 Requiem for a Failed State, HALLE 14, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei 2017 Perfiction, Gallery 301, Chung-Ang University College of Arts, Seoul, South Korea 2017 Operation Grenze, Marienborn Memorial - Checkpoint Alpha 2016 One Month: After the materialization of the art object, Temporary Gallery, Cologne 2016 Troja 2, Galerie Bipolar, Leipzig 2016 contemporary art ruhr (C.A.R.), Media arts fair, Zollverein Essen Publications: 2022 VIERZEHN 13: REQUIEM FOR A FAILED STATE, Publisher: HALLE 14 e.V., Leipzig 2021 Rehearsal for Lumumba, in: Curating (post) socialist Environment, Publisher: Dr. Philipp Schorch (LMU), Transcript 2018 Borrowed Fantasies & DINO, in: HGB Magazine 1, Publisher: Academy of Fine Arst Leipzig Collections: Dresden State Art Collections Federal Collection of Contemporary Art