Timo Kahlen (Germany)

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Timo Kahlen (Germany)

participant in
2008 – “soundOBJECTS”
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
for SoundLAB in the framework of the exhibition of digital art
“Digital Media” at La Nau Valencia/Spain – 17 April – 10 May 2008

SoundLAB VI – sonic art project environments
soundPOOL – a challenge for imagination

SIP – SoundLAB Interview

Celebrate! – net art features 2010
10 Years JavaMuseum

Timo Kahlen was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1966. He received his Master of Fine Arts at the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin in 1993. Timo Kahlen has been working with sound, light, wind and other experimental media for over 20 years. His experimental work has been nominated for the German national “Sound Art Prize 2006” (Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis), for the “Kahnweiler-Prize for Sculpture” in 2001, and for the “Prize for Young European Photographers” in 1989. He has lectured and worked as part of the artist-in-residence programmes in Guernsey / GB (2001) and Washington D.C. (1994). Timo Kahlen has received a number of scholarships and has exhibited his work – mainly throughout Europe – in more than 70 solo and group exhibitions.

Selected Projects in 2005-2007:
“The Sonic Image”, Totally Huge New Music Festival 2007, Perth (AUS) / “Noise & Beauty”, Weltecho Galerie (ex-VOXXX), Chemnitz (D) / “Beehive Project” with Ranjit Makkuni, New Delhi (India) / “Sound Art 2007”, Traumzeit-Festival, Duisburg (D) / “Strictly Berlin 2007”, Galerie der Kuenste, Berlin (D) / “Earcatcher”, Ruine der Kuenste Berlin 2006 / “Sound Art 2006”, art Cologne (D) / “Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis 2006”, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl and WDR3 / “Figures in Motion: International Video Art”, Schloss Plueschow (D), “Directors Lounge”, Berlin 2006 /”Media Dirt” and “Diodenzwitschern”, Ruine der Künste Berlin, Berlin 2005

Residencies, Scholarships and Awards

Selected applicant for Professorship on “Media Art / Sound Art”: Lecture at Kunsthochschule fuer Medien Koeln, Cologne (2008)
Nominated for „Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis 2006“ (German national „Sound Art Prize 2006“)
Temporary Artist Consultant, Gandhi Multimedia Arts Museum, New Delhi / India 2007
Member by invitation of Deutscher Kuenstlerbund and member of Luccinas international network of art and science (since 2005)
Nominated for „Kahnweiler-Prize for Sculpture“, Rockenhausen / Germany 2001
International Artist in Residence Programme, The Gallery, Guernsey / GB 2001
Lecture for Professorship on „New Media“ at Hochschule Burg Giebichenstein, Halle (1997)
Permanent University Lectureship on „Visual Media / Video Art“ (1993-1998) at Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Fine Arts Scholar of Senate of Culture, Berlin 1997, for „Phosphorus Photography“
Scholarship of Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Alumni of the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin 1993-1995
Artists in Residence Programme, DC Arts Center, Washington DC, USA 1994
Master of Fine Arts (Meisterschueler) at the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin, Berlin 1993
Selected for National Competition of Art Academies (Kunststudenten Stellen Aus), 1992
„Pépinières“ European Scholarship for Emerging Artists, Paris 1990-1991
Nominated for „Prize for Young European Photographers“, Frankfurt 1989