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Christina Lissmann

Born

1965 German and American

Biography/General

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Education

1994 – 1996 UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA
Postgraduate studies of philosophy
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (with distinction)

1984 – 1994 UNIVERSITY COLOGNE
Studies of human medicine, art history, ethnology and
Philosophy
Degree: Master of Arts (with distinction)

1986 – 1991 ACADEMIA OF VISUAL ARTS COLOGNE
Studies of painting

1986 - 1994 STUDIO OF SIGMAR POLKE
Student and assistant of Sigmar Polke, painter Cologne

1981 – 1984 FRIEDRICH- WILHELM- GYMNASIUM COLOGNE
Abitur (1,4)

1975 – 1981 DREIKÖNIGSGYMNASIUM COLOGNE

Exhibitions

Projects


2012 HOTEL DE ROME, Berlin, Herbarium, Solo show

Kunsthaus Bethanien, Guerilla Office for Antistyle
residency @ reKOLLEKT – group show
Punkte & Pixel, Hafentor 7, Hamburg

2010 -2011 Entreprenneur /Founder of Ludic Philosophy GmbH & Co.KG
Development of a trans media and social media browser game, called TWINKOMPLEX www.twinkomplex.com


2009 ART HK, Hugo Boss Hong Kong, Soloshow Video & Photography

SECA GMBH HAMBURG
Soloshow, Selfportrait series

2008 ZEITHAUS AUTOSTADT WOLFSBURG
Das Herbarium des Heraklit/ The Herbarium Of Heraclitus
- Solo show by Christina Lissmann, presented at Zeithaus media façade.

FESTIVAL FOR ART & FASHION BERLIN
Within group show Wedding Dress # 2:
Guerrilla Office for Antistyle – Performance art/ media installation by Christina Lissmann.

2007 ZEITHAUS AUTOSTADT WOLFSBURG
Allzeit – Solo show/ video installation by Christina Lissmann.

2006 – 2007 DAAB VERLAG KÖLN
Stephen Williams Architects
Köln: Daab, 2007
Edited book project/ monograph by Christina Lissmann - idea, texts and conceptual design.

2006 MEDIENZENTRUM BREMEN
Das Herbarium des Heraklit/ The Herbarium Of Heraclitus – Photo installation by Christina Lissmann.

EUROPAPASSAGE HAMBURG
EU.RO.PA – Solo show/ media installation by Christina Lissmann.

ART COLOGNE
Creative director and project leader of Relaunch Art Cologne 2006.

2005 - 2006 SLEEK, MAGAZINE FOR ART & FASHION
Art editor – research/ writing/ realisation of articles in the field of art.

EUROLAND PROJEKTIERUNGEN GMBH HAMBURG
Project development: Hof der Gesundheit and Handwerkerhof Hamburg.

LUX ELEVEN BERLIN- MITTE
Project leader, conceptual design and creative director.

2004 – 2005 UNIVERSITÄT DUISBURG- ESSEN/ FACHBEREICH KUNST
Emotional Rescue – An art project by Christina Lissmann, realised with students at the university Duisburg- Essen.

2004 KULTURCLUB HAMBURG
Pas De Deux – Solo show/ video installation by Christina Lissmann.

KUNSTRAUM CHELSEA KÖLN
Titel der Ausstellung/ Title Of The Exhibition – Solo show/ video installation Pain Of Seperation + 10 film stills to the subject “melancholy and pain of separation” by Christina Lissmann.

ZENTRUM FÜR KUNST UND MEDIENTECHNOLOGIE KARLSRUHE
Within group show Visible/ Invisible:
Pain Of Seperation – Video installation by Christina Lissmann, nominated for international media award „unSICHTBARes“, 2004.


SIMFO BAYREUTH
Cellproject II_Thrombozyten – Solo show presents photo series Thrombozyten by Christina Lissmann, awarded with art prize ThromboTRAC.

2003 ZENTRUM FÜR INNOVATIVE MEDIZIN HAMBURG
The Cellproject I - Solo show presents space + photo installation by Christina Lissmann.

TRANS FORM ART DÜSSELDORF
Within group show Trans-Form-Art:
Pas Des Deux – Video performance by Christina Lissmann.

RATHAUSMARKT 19 HAMBURG
Floating Mind – Solo show/ video installation by Christina Lissmann.

FACHHOCHSCHULE FÜR GESTALTUNG KÖLN
Within congress of the designer forum:
Wahre Diva/ True Diva – A lecture given by Dr. Christina Lissmann.

BURDA PARK VERLAGE/ MEDIENINNOVATION GMBH OFFENBURG
Media consultant (cross media campaign, PR campaign and concept-development for 2 new lifestyle- magazines).

2002 LITERATURHAUS HAMBURG
Marquis de Sade – panel discussion directed by Dr. Christina Lissmann.

HOCHSCHULE FÜR BILDENDE KÜNSTE HAMBURG
Vom Chaos zur Kunst/ From Chaos To Art – A lecture given by Dr. .


1994 – 2002 FREELANCING CULTURAL JOURNALIST FOR DIVERSE CHANNELS AND MAGAZINES:
Reports about the cultural program of Expo and the art project In-Between Architecture (Deutsche Welle);
Drehscheibe Europa (Deutsche Welle), Arena (NDR), Bücherjournal (NDR), Nordzeit (NDR), Hamburger Journal (NDR), Metropolis (ARTE), Kulturweltspiegel (ARD);
By order of ARD, ARTE and TAG/ TRAUM Filmproduktion Köln: series of documentaries 100 Tage, 100 Köpfe about the artists of Documenta X 1997;
New York Specials (ARD): German gallery owners, photographers, filmmakers and artists in New York.

2001 NORDDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK
Conception/ executions of the idea for TV show Architekurstreifzüge/ Architecture Wanderings incl. stage direction of the pilot production.


ELTERNHAUS MAEGDE UND KNECHTE HAMBURG
Videotherapie – Art performance by .

FACHHOCHSCHULE KÖLN
Was können wir wissen - Und was sollen wir tun? Über die Zukunftsfähigkeit der Philosophie am Beispiel der Bioethik/ What can we know – And what should we do? - A lecture given by Dr. .

SIDE TRENDHOTEL HAMBURG
Within the event Die Rolle Hamburgs im 21. Jahrhundert/ The Importance Of Hamburg in 21th century: Kultur als Standortfaktor/ Culture As Location Factor - A lecture given by Dr. .

HAFEN CITY HAMBURG
Cultural concepts and consulting for the cultural authority Hamburg.

BAUMGARTEN TV INTERNATIONALE FILMPRODUKTION
Stage director for cinema and TV spots, for example: You Can’t Rewind Your Life (Awareness campaign for the Federal Centre for Health Education)

2000 HAMBURGER ARCHITEKTURSOMMER 2000
Within the event Hamburger Architektursommer 2000: Women In Xtended Vision - documentary film by about 20 female architects in New York.
Within exhibition of the architects Bothe, Richter, Teherani at Hamburg’s “art- mile”: Urban Escape – Video installation by Christina Lissmann.

HAFEN CITY HAMBURG
Zehn Räume Auf 20 Fuß – 50 Jahre BDIA/ Ten Rooms At Twenty Feets – 50 years BDIA. Exhibition in 10 containers. 10 artists shape the inside of one own container. Within the exhibition: Monitor Mirror Space – Digital space installation by .

MUSEUM FÜR KUNST UND GEWERBE HAMBURG
Brave New World – Single show/ space installation by .

BONNEFANTEN MUSEUM MAASTRICH/ ZENTRUM FÜR KUNST
Casino Of Authenticity And Karaoke – Interactive video installation by developed in cooperation for music and fashion icon Malcolm McLaren. Awarded with British Interactive Media Association Prize For Best Use Of Design And Technology 2000.

1999 KUNSTVEREIN HÜRTH KÖLN
Within exhibition Cologne – New York – Cologne Artbridge:
Art Police – Art performance by .
3 Dancers – Video installation by Christina Lissmann.


1998 MUSEUM LUDWIG KÖLN
Within exhibition I Love New York. Crossover der akturellen Kunst:
Tranquillo_The Desert Of the Real – Video installation by Christina Lissmann.
Anywhere – Film by . One-hour documentary film about New York’s art scene, running in the foyer of Museum Ludwig Köln during the whole exhibition.

GÄNSEMARKTPASSAGE HAMBURG
Lovefood – Single show/ video installation + photographs by .

KAIFULODGE HAMBURG
Lovefood – Single show/ video installation + photographs by .

FLEETINSEL, KUNSTVEREIN HAMBURG
Within exhibition Videobar Sanssouci:
Floating Mind I – Video installation by .

AGENTUR FÜR BILDENDE KUNST HAMBURG
Within group show April April III – Alles Banane:
Love Food – Video installation + video stills by aka Letitia Phlox.
Handycam´s Sleep – Video installation by aka Letitia Phlox.

1997 KAMPAGNE HAMBURG
Within group show Joy And Pain:
Letitia Phlox Presents: Love Food For You – Video installation + photographs by Christina Lissmann.

AGENTUR FÜR BILDENDE KUNST HAMBURG
Within exhibition Blow Up (exhibition series Das Erotische Kabinett/ The Erotic Cabinet):
Eddies Sexirrtum – Der Fehler mit der Dame/ Eddies Sex- Misapprehension – The Mistake With The Dame – Photomontage by aka Letitia Phlox.

STAATLICHE KUNSTHALLE BADEN BADEN
Commissioned works within exhibition Just Below My Skin …Pop – Musik – Performances – Ausstellungen. Video Clips – DJ- Parties:
Just Below My Skin - Video installation by .
Floating Mind I – Video installation by .

HFBK HAMBURG
Within exhibition Treujanisches Schiff:
Claudia Pergolesi – Art performance by Christina Lissmann.

1995 UNIVERSITÄT HAMBURG
Within symposium Von Nietzsche zu Freud/ From Nietzsche to Freud:
The Dream with Nietzsche and Freud – A lecture given by Dr. .

1994 INSTITUT FÜR WISSENSCHAFT UND KUNST WIEN
Conference In Memoriam Paul K. Feyerabend
– Lecture/ film presentation Lieber Himmel, was ist ein Mensch? Paul K. Feyerabend/ Heavens, what is a human? Paul K. Feyerabend by Dr. Christina Lissmann und Dr. Rüdiger Safranski.

STIFTUNG WEIMARER KLASSIK
Within conference Leben und Werk Friedrich Nietzsches/ Life and work of Friedrich Nietzsche:
Zarathustras Träume und Visionen/ Dreams And Visions of Zarathustra – A lecture by Dr. Christina Lissmann. Lecture broadcasted in Radio Bremen at 26.04.1994.

1991 – 1994 WESTDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK
TV show Philosophie heute/ Philosophy Today
Conception, editing and direction; among others:
Bamberger Gespräche über die Zeit/ Colloquy About The Time. (1994)
Schön und Gut – Zur Aktualität des Ästhetischen/ All Well And Good – About Topicality Of The Aesthetic with Wolfgang Welsch, Jean- Francois Lyotard, Karl- Heinz Bohrer, Therrie de Duve and Rüdiger Bubner in cooperation with Rüdiger Safranski. (1993)
Der Schein aus Stein. Über das Schöne und Erhabene/ The Shine Of Stone. About Beauty And Sublime with Karsten K. Krebs, Jean- Francois Lyotard in cooperation with Rüdiger Safranski. (1993)
Lieber Himmel! – Was ist ein Mensch? Paul K. Feyerabend im Gespräch/ Heavens! – What Is A Human? in cooperation with Rüdiger Safranski. (1993)
Einladung zum Diskurs – Jürgen Habermas in Stanford/ Invitation To Discourse – Jürgen Habermas in Standford. (1993)
Hans Georg Gadamer erzählt die Geschichte der Philosophie/ Hans Georg Gadamer Is Speaking About The History Of Philosophy in cooperation with Rüdiger Safranski. (1993)

Freelancing author for the youth magazine A- Z life show (WDR, ARD) and TV cultural magazines Kulturszene und Linie K – Research, interviews with artists and celebrities.

Co- development of different TV formats, for example juvenile talk show Gut drauf and Sixteen. Research, conception, casting, stage setting.

Themes research and realisation of the juvenile magazine
Erfolg!

Around 40 telecasts for Russian television Radio Gostele Moskau within a cooperation with the WDR.

1989 – 1990 HANS- JÜRGEN KLIEBENSTEIN FILM- UND FERNSEHPRODUKTION WIESBADEN
Editorial work for culture telecast HR- Fernseh- Puzzle (HR, Programmgruppe Vorabend);
Idea development/ co- realisation of different TV- formats, for example: Rätselclip („On- Air- Promotion“ of the SWR) and of SAT1 travel magazine Auf und Davon;
Conception of product and image film concepts, print campaigns and text writing for companies like Deutsche Bundesbahn, Lufthansa AG, Malteser Hilfsdienst, Geutebrueck GmbH, Wella and others.

1982 – 1988 WESTDEUTSCHER RUNDFUNK KÖLN
TV- presenter and editorial assistant of the political juvenile- show. Is´ was?!
Editorial assistant in many other WDR- editorial offices for example:
Wissenschaftsshow/ Science Show (Jean Pütz, Ranga Yogeshwar), Lass dich überraschen!/ Be surprised! (Rudi Carrell Show), Kulturszene/ Culture Scene (Dr. Harbecke), Buchladen/ Bookshop (A. Kranefuss), 100 Meisterwerke/ 100 Masterworks (Dr. W. v. Bonin), West 3 aktuell/ West 3 topical

1987 DELTA- GALERIE DÜSSELDORF
Within exhibition Beuys, Beuys, Beuys workshop mentoring Schamanistisches Malen