Born Wittlich, DE, 1980
Nationality DE/NL

www.rebeccastephany.com

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generated artist statement; a couple of exemplary texts processed by web application Dada Poetry Generator, name and gender adjusted
'With Mr. Lissitzky in his studio in Witebsker (Mental Studies #2)', 2010 'With Mr. Lissitzky in his studio in Witebsker (Mental Studies #2)', 2010

CURRICULUM VITAE
 
Education
2004-2006
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2001-2004
Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main, DE

Residencies
2010-2011
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

Fellowships/Stipends
2011
Stichting Niemeijer Fonds, NL
2010
Dr. Hendrik Muller’s Vaderlandsch Fonds, NL
2009
Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, NL, contribution to working budget
2008
Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, NL, starter stipend

Awards
2010
INFORM. Award for Conceptual Design, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, DE
2007
Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2007 and Most Beautiful German Books 2008 for ‘Project Vitra’, (in collaboration with Cornel Windlin)
2006
Albert Klijn Prize

Exhibitions
2011
Menuet for Peacocks, Pedestrians and A Cleaning Machine, permanent installation at W139, Amsterdam, NL
2011
Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, W139, Amsterdam, NL
2011
Conversation Corner, Zolder Museum, Amsterdam, NL (with Isfrid Angard Siljehaug)
2011
Double Solo/Single Duo, Service Garage, Amsterdam, NL (with Isfrid Angard Siljehaug)
2010
INFORM. Award for Conceptual Design, Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, GER (Solo)
2010
the forever ending story #013 – Basel Research Base, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, CH
2010
Past in Presence, Kunstenfestival Watou, BE
2010
The Happy Children Nuancing Down The Hall, Residence Botkyrka, Stockholm, SE
2010
RijksakademieOPEN 2010, Rijksakademie Amsterdam, NL
2009
Rebecca Stephany – The Early Year (Lehrjahre sind keine Herrenjahre), Plan B, Amsterdam, NL (Solo)
2008
The Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2007, with Project Vitra, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH
2007
Outfitting Subversion, Three Walls Gallery, Chicago, US
2006
Final Exams Show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

Teaching and lectures
2007-2011
teaching at the Graphic Design Department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2011 
lecture performance at ‘Spektakel – Angewandte Freiheit’, design symposium at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, DE
2011
 'Open to Interpretation', workshop at Jan van Eyck Academie (with Paul Gangloff), NL
2010
lecture at Museum for Contemporary Art Leipzig, DE
2009
workshop at ‘Die Aktionklasse’, Berlin, DE
2009
lecture performance, ‘I want to be a political artist…’, W139, Amsterdam, NL

Publications
(all in self publication)
2011
Punk Is Not Death and other Essential Elements (Light, Object, Observer)
2010
More Abgrund, More Zweifel, Less Pferdepipi
2009
I want to be a political artist but I’m not quite there yet. I did this in the meanwhile.
2008
Weightlessness in Tight Leotards
2006
Archiving Today
2005
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