CV

Lives and works in Cologne

EDUCATION
2008 – 2012 Lecturer at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne
2001 – 2002 Residency at Triangle France, Marseille
2001 Diploma c/o Prof. Jürgen Klauke
1996 – 2001 Studies at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
1995 – 1996 Film studies, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier
1995 Diplôme approfondi de langue française, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier
1994 TEFL Course & diploma, Barcelona

SCHOLARSHIPS
2016 – 2017 Project grant for QRVO1 – DIe Ganze Wahrheit, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne
2016 Project grant for ROW, cultural office of the city of Cologne
2014 – 2015 Project grant for Pneuma, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne 

2014 Sound Development City Summer Expedition
2011 Project grant for Friendly Guerilla Pieces, Oerol Festival, Terschelling, Kultursekretariat NRW
2010 Residency at the Watermill Center, Long Island, NY, USA
2009 – 2011 Studio program by Kölnischer Kunstverein & Imhoff-Stiftung
2006 – 2009 Sponsorship for Kunstraum BLAST, Rheinenergiestiftung Kultur
2001 – 2002 Residency at Triangle France, Marseille
2002 Scholarship by Haut Conseil Culturel Franco-Allemand

PROJECTS (Selection)
2016 Support of the 5th Sound Development City Artist Expedition to Madrid & Casablanca as part of the team
Since 2014 makiphonrecord label (with Patricia Koellges)
Since 2014 Hirsch & Eigner (with Richard Eigner)
SInce 2014 QRVO1
Since 2012 The Knob, The Finger & The It (with Volker Hennes, Tobias Grewenig)
2011 Solar Sound Ensemble, Dwingeloo / NL
2006 – 2008 Kunstraum BLAST, Cologne

PERFORMANCES & CONCERTS

2017
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Bad Bonn, Düdingen

Hirsch & Eigner Live, Kaffee Kind, Lucerne 
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Wasserwerkstr. 89a, Zurich 
Hirsch & Eigner Live, Stadio, Vevey 

2016
The Knob, The Finger & The It, nxnwfestival, Cologne
Drei Stücke für 7 Fenster, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
Love, Repeat and some Rubber Bands (with Youmna Saba), Le Vertigo, Casablanca
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Resonanz Gertrud, Cologne
The Knob, The Finger & The It, as part of The Paradox of Knowing Universals
by Ralf Baecker,
Kasseler Kunstverein

Minimal Sauvage, Maximiliansforum, München
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Favorit Bar, München

Unter der Oberfläche kann man die Geheimnisse spüren, sie leuchten durch unsere Haut hindurch, Kunstverein Leverkusen

2015
Towers & Flowers, lab30, Augsburg
Pneuma, Port de Vinaigre, Cologne
a-musik, Record Release Summe 1, Cologne

Nocturne 60, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne

2014
Der Flüsternde Raum (with The Knob, The Finger & The It), St. Gertrud Church, Cologne
Huuto Gallery (with Richard Eigner), Helsinki
Kanepes Kultura Centrs (with Richard Eigner), Riga


2013

Washed up whight and deliveried rhight (with Peter Behrendsen), Raummusik und so, Kunstwerk, Cologne
Visual Sounds (with Echo Ho), open air by the river, Cologne 
Extrapool, Nijmegen
The Knob, The Finger & The It, Stromfestival, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne 
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Skolska Gallery, Prag
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Multiplace Festival, A4, Bratislava
Dead Box Karaoke, Blue does not exist – Tour – Boutique Cologne, Multiplace Festival, Brno
Elements pour une pièce radiophonique (with Scoli Acosta), Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
Signale aus dem Garten, in Die beste aller Welten, BBK, Stapelhaus, Cologne 
Sorsi e Morsi, Lecture & Musical Performance, RWTH Aachen

2012
Art Beyond Earth, Lecture, CBK Drenthe, Assen
Picknick auf der Rückseite des Mondes (with Patrick Rieve), M29, Cologne 
Valentina Traianova & TreeSpeedMusic, Kölner Musiknacht, Cologne 
TreeSpeedMusic, MO Lautsprecher, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund
TreeSpeedMusic & Joker Nies, Boutique, Cologne 

2011
TreeSpeedMusic: ATL Antique, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne 
Solar Sound Ensemble, on site of ASTRON, Dwingeloo / NL
Friendly Guerilla Pieces, Oerol Festival, Terschelling / NL

2010
One Or Two Things I Know About Chairs, @ Discover Watermill, Watermill Center,Long Island / NY
Too Big Too Fail, in Try Again. Fail Again, Kunstverein Hildesheim (catalogue)
The Chips I Eat, Kunstverein Kölnberg, Cologne
Strings, Thorns & Wires (with Xueyan Li & Hannes Hoelzl), 
Ohrenschmaus Festival, Cologne 
TreeSpeedIsland, Watermill Center, Long Island / NY
TreeSpeedMusic, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn / NY

2009
TreeSpeedMusic, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne 
TreeSpeedMusic, art media, Bremerhaven

2008
Collective Swimming (with Echo Ho, Hannes Hoelzl, Lopsang Gelek), Les Bains: Connective, Brussels
Musiknacht, Journal, Cologne

2007
Filmclub 813, Cologne

2006
Gravity Storm, Kunstraum Blast, Köln
Journal, Köln (with Dark Horse Funny Lpane)

Gravity Storm, Galerie 149, Bremerhaven

2005
Elektronisches Wohnzimmer (with Hannes Hölzl & Echo Ho), Cologne
Nuit Blanche, Miss China, Paris
France Sleepmobil (with Lucas Mancione), Institut Français, Aachen
Klanglabor, Stadtgarten, Cologne

2004
Boxenstopp, Galerie Projektraum, Cologne
Nur ganz kurz, Literaturhaus, Cologne
Traces Of Voices, Zentrifuge Voice Lab, Villa Media, Tilburg / NL

2002
Stillstand (with Scoli Acosta), Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, Cologne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2016
The Details Made Me Do It, Kunstverein Leverkusen

2014
ROW, MO Lautsprecher, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund

2011
Today I Parked My Car On An Ocean Rock, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne

2009
Psycho Flora, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
Dark Fair, Kölnischer Kunstverein c/o Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

2008
Training am Oszillographen, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne (with Sebastian Jochum)

2006
Carpet Carvings, Raum für Kunst und Musik, Cologne

2005
Sleepmobil, Institut Français, Aachen (with Lucas Mancione)

2002
Théorie et pratique de la chaise longue, Triangle France, Galerie Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
Mon casque se casse, Galerie du Tableau, Marseille

2001
Lieber S, … , Academy of Media Arts Cologne

1999
Eiexplosionen, Calcographie, Cologne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
lab30, Augsburg

2014
Caroussa Sonore, Saout Radio, Marseille
Marrakech Biennale, Saout Radio, Marrakech
Super Structure, Galerie Sebastian Brandl, Cologne

2013
Seven Days A Week, Sprungturm, Cologne
Missliche Lagen, Jagla Ausstellungsraum, Cologne
M29 Today, M29 Richter & Brückner, Cologne

2012
Lowdown (at the Studio #1), Atelier Karimi, Cologne

2011
Buchpräsentation Edition 20/50, Sprungturm, Cologne

2010
Photo Taipei, Taiwan
Kunstkonsum Schwerenot, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

2009
Jahresgaben, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (catalogue)
art media, Bremerhaven (catalogue)
The Stage Is Yours, China Heights, Sydney
Zur Sache, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

2008
Martin-Luther-Kirche, Cologne (book presentation / Darling Publications)

2007
togetherhold, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne
KunstFilmTag, Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Höhere Mächte, Montana Berlin, Berlin
Palisadenparenchym, Danese, NYC
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (loop pool 07), Oberhausen

2006
heute/hier, Kunstraum Blast, Cologne
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (loop pool 06), Oberhausen

2005
Köln Kunst 7, Colonius Carré, Cologne (catalogue)

2004
Mise à jour, Triangle France, Galerie Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille
3D, Maus Hábitos, Porto / Portugal (catalogue)

2002
La vitrine, Villa St. Clair, Sète / France

2000
Flexibilitätsversuche, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (catalogue)
Dokumentarfilmfest, Kassel
Wie man sieht… , Museum Ludwig, Cologne (catalogue)
10 Jahre Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, Art Cologne (catalogue)

EDITIONS & PUBLICATIONS
The Knob, The Finger & The It – Astro Camping,12″ vinyl, makiphon 004, Cologne 2017
ROW, 12“ vinyl, makiphon 003, Cologne 2016

Stalker / Swoop, 7“ vinyl, (with Richard Eigner), ous, Zürich 2016
Early Carbophonics, 26‘57 min, commissioned by Radiophrenia, Glasgow, 2016
QRVO1 – Signale aus dem Zoo, off topic, Verlag der Kunsthochschle für Medien, Cologne 2016

Summe 1, 12″ vinyl, edition of 300, makiphon, Cologne 2015
Sound Development City, Artist Expedition ’14, 238 pages, Zürich 2015
MOFF, Ausgabe #7, Cologne 2013
Solar Sound Ensemble, DVD & Booklet, 28 pages, NL / Germany 2012
Mrüher Feute Horgen, drawings & text, b&w, 64 p., Lim & Asmuth Publishers, Cologne 2011
Photogramphotographs, 72 pages / colour, Cologne 2010
Psycho Flora A-Y, 24 pages, text, Cologne 2009
ChinaTriplet, 64 pages, photography, drawings & text (german/english), Darling Publications, Cologne 2008
Fong as Hirsch, 24 pages, Le Moment de l’Edition, Cologne 2008
Material, herausgegeben von BLAST, Darling Publications, Cologne 2007
Oskar Baumgeschwindigkeit – The Ghost Of Ana Palma, Mini-CD in hand designed box, 3’34 min, Parallel Schallplatten, Cologne 2005
Le véhicule de la croisière intérieure, 101 aphorisms about the lounge chair (french), edition of 10, Marseille 2002
meine zeichen, 64 pages, anecdotes, aphorisms & various thoughts (in german), Cologne 2001
Oskar Baumgeschwindigkeit, CD, 24min, Cologne 1998

LECTURES – TEACHING – WORKSHOPS (Selection)
2017 Seventeen Seconds to la Prairie, lecture & workshop, AdBK Nürnberg

2014 How To Zine, Workshop, Arts Included, Jugendkunstschule Köln (with Ralf Schreiber)
2013 Sorsi e Morsi, lecture & performance, RWTH Aachen
2012 How To Zine, Sofia Contemporary Festival, Sofia / Bulgaria, workshop (with Ralf Schreiber)
2011 Studies in Translation, workshop and exchange program with EESI, Angoulême, France
2010 – 2011 Vorbild Abbild Nachbild, seminar at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne (with Boris Becker)
2010 Elastic Electronics, Workshop ahe Watermill Center, Long Island, NY / USA
2009 – 2010 Experimental Jet Set – Kunst als Experiment, seminar at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
2009 Hirsch & Slobowicz – Verlag für Bücher auf Anfrage, seminar at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
2008 – 09 Aura Revisited, seminar at the Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
2008 – 2012 Photography classes, Academy Of Media Arts Cologne
2008  Mein Leben als Nachtportier – ein Streifzug, Visiting Artist, AdBK Nürnberg
2002  Visiting Artist, Villa St. Clair, Sète, France