Trebor Scholz/Carol Flax (Germany/USA)

Trebor Scholz

was born in 1969 in Berlin, Germany. He received his bachelor of fine arts from Dresden Art Academy in Germany in 1994 and a master of fine arts in Media Arts from The Slade School of Art in London, United Kingdom. In 1997, Scholz headed to San Francisco and, a year later, participated in the Whitney Museum Independent (Studio) Program.

He now lives in Brooklyn and exhibits and lectures extensively in the United States, Europe and on the Internet. Scholz works collaboratively and individually across, often merging disciplines, and has been the recipient of a number of prizes and awards, including the International Internet Art Award in 2001, Artslink grant, and a DAAD grant in 1996. His web-based work will be included in this year�s Sao Paulo Biennial.

Exhibitions include: Sao Paulo Biennial, Gallery Exit Art �The First World (NYC), Kent Gallery (NYC), Center for Contemporary Art (Prague), Art Museum Baltimore, Gallery Olaf St�ber (Berlin), Museum Exnergasse (Vienna), Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art (Tucson, USA), the Whitney Museum ISP (NYC), ACC Gallery (Weimar), Piano Nobile (Geneva), Hull Time Based Arts (Hull, UK), The Hellenic Foundation (Athens, Greece) and Printed Matter (NYC).

Carol Flax

Carol Flax’s work using digital technologies takes many forms from interactive installations to WebArt. Her recent works, 2 mothers, Kyle and memoria/memoir all use technology to investigate our relationship to memory and to our understanding of our place in the world. Memoria/memoir as well as another recent project, Journeys:1900/2000, have been supported by residencies at the Institute for Studies in the Arts at Arizona State University. Memoria/memoir will be completed in residence at the Banff New Media Institute at the Banff Centre in 2006. Carol has exhibited internationally including the 2001 XXV Bienal de Sao Paulo, as well as shows in France, Scotland, Germany, the Netherlands and elsewhere. Her extensive U.S. exhibitions include such shows as Iterations: The New Image at ICP and TechnoSeduction at Cooper Union, both in New York, Ruins in Reverse: Time and Progress in Contemporary Art at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, NY, along with shows at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, San Francisco Camerawork, The George Eastman House and elsewhere. Carol has received numerous awards including nomination for a 2005 New Media Fellowship, The Program for Media Artists, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Ford Foundation. She received a 2000 National Endowment for the Arts Creation and Presentation Grant, was awarded a 1996 residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts and a 1993 residency in Inverness, Scotland. She has been commissioned to do numerous public art pieces and her artwork as well as her writing has been widely published. She is in numerous public and private collections including the Seattle Art Museum and the Center for Creative Photography. Carol has an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Trebor Scholz/Carol Flax participates in

  • JavaMuseum
  • 1st of Java – Perspectives on New Media

    Trebor Scholz participates in

  • A Virtual Memorial
  • Memorial for the Victims of Terror
    curated by Agricola de Cologne