BIOGRAPHY

Born 1966, Bremerhaven, Germany
1995-98 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Central St Martins College of Art, London
1997 (July) Corso Superiore di arte Visiva (with Allan Kaprow), Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Italy
1990-95 MA in English Literature with History and Art History, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Lives in Berlin, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2016
‘Gorilla-Gardening von Jorn Ebner’, Berlin im Merkurgarten, Zürich, Switzerland
2015
Across the wounded universe’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2014
‘Navigator’, online project, Lines Fiction, Germany
Death Dwarf in Paradise’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2012

‘Mobiles Aktionsfeld’ (Mobile Action Area), the Marzahner Promenade, Berlin, Germany
‘(Landschaften) Digitarialien’, Mastul, Berlin, Germany
2011
‘(The Beatles) in Hamburg’, public space sound project, Behörde für Kultur und Medien, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Hamburg, Germany
2010
‘Impending Unrest’, online project, Radar Residency (Preston City Library), Folly, Lancaster
Uncertainty underneath immense skies’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009
‘Spotlight (sans femme et sans aviteur)’, online project, www.turbulence.org
2007
‘Showroom’, Vorderhaus, Berlin, Germany
2006
‘Landschaft Komponenten’ (Landscape Components), KX, Hamburg, Germany
2005
‘Jorn Ebner’, online exhibition, iGallery, www.noemalab.org
‘Portable Landscape’, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2004
‘Offline, on( )’, Kulturstiftung Stormarn, Bad Oldesloe, Germany (catalogue)
‘Leonardo Log’, online project, www.leonardolog.org
2003
‘Leif Codices’, online project, www.leifcodices.info
2002
‘Leonardo Log’, (Klanglandschaft), iCamp Neues Theater, Munich, Germany
2001
‘Lee Marvin Toolbox’, online project, www.leemarvintoolbox.net, Kunstpreis des Medienforum München, Munich, Germany
‘Lee Marvin Toolbox und andere Arbeiten’, Kunstcontainer, Munich, Germany
‘Life Measure Contructions’, online project, www.lifemeasure.org
2000
‘Flower Equation’, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
1999
‘Jorn Ebner & Anna Ådahl’, Mota Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2016
‘nekton II’, Laura Mars, Berlin, Germany
‘Off the Map’, ArtHelix, Brooklyn, USA
2015
‘Autopoiesis’, Kunsthaus am Kleistpark, Berlin, Germany
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Inside the City’, Centre for Artists’ Publications, Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
‘Klangkunst’ (sound art), Frise Künstlerhaus, Hamburg, Germany
‘Cranach 2.0’, Exerzierhalle Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Wittenberg, Germany, touring to Festung Rosenberg, Kronach, Germany
‘Salon Zürcher’, Zürcher Gallery, New York, USA
2014

‘Hello Goodbye’, Laura Mars Gallery, Berlin, Germany
‘Bewegte Bilder’, Galerie im Marstall Ahrensburg and Galerie in der Wassermühle Trittau, Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Stormarn, Stormarn, Germany
In and out of windows’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Digital Analogy: Pioneers of New Media’, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Bogotá, Colombia
2013
‘Interferenz’, Kunstverein Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
‘Sound Device n.4’, Sound Devices: explorations in sound and literature, Rathmines Public Library, Dublin, Ireland
‘Die Kunst der Intervention II’, Galerie im Ratskeller, Berlin, Germany
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012

‘SCREENING_2012 - 47 Arbeiten internationaler Künstler’, Kino Central, Berlin, Germany
‘Day In, Day Out’, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
‘Lichtenberg Workshop’, Lichtenberg Studios, Berlin, Germany
‘Botho-Graef-Kunstpreis der Stadt Jena 2012’ (Botho-Graef-Award), Villa Rosenthal, Jena, Germany
‘FILE Hypersonica 2012’, SESI Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
‘1. Skulpturen-Sommer im Botanischen Gärten Ulm’, Botanischen Gärten, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
‘Collecting Contemporary Art’, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Pixel Palace radio project, Basic.fm, ‘(The Beatles) in Hamburg’, ‘Falsches Radio’, ‘Bus Stop Suite’, and
‘Venetian 3’ audio works, www.thepixelpalace.org/basicfm/
‘Omnia Mea Mecum Porto: Works on Paper’, the Kotti-Shop, Berlin, Germany
‘FILE RIO 2012’, Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2011
‘Streaming Festival 6th Edition’, Isfth foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
‘cabin:codex’, the Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
‘FILE 2011’, Electronic Language International Festival, SESI Cultural Centre, São Paulo, Brazil
‘Language Code’, Conservas, Barcelona, Spain
2009
‘Housewarming’ (with Monica Ross), 138 St Lawrence Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Inkubator 2’, Durham Art Gallery and DLI Museum, Durham
‘Projectables Exhibition’, 7th Mercosul Biennial, Santander Cultural, Porto Alegre, Brazil
A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
‘Kennfaden Kunst’, Marstall in Schloß Ahrensburg, Trittau, Germany
‘helicopter’, St Ann’s Quay, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘FILE RIO 2009’, Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
‘Contemporary Flânerie: Reconfiguring Cities’, Oakland University Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, USA (catalogue)
Uncommon ground’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘2008 (12th) Japan Media Arts Festival’, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
2008
‘Paperpool’, Dörrie * Priess, Hamburg, Germany
‘Sound:Space2008’ Symposium, Southhill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
‘Streaming Festival’, The ISFTH foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
‘Couples’, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
‘Mein Imaginäres Konzert’, Berliner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik (Society for New Music, Berlin), Berlin, Germany
‘Intermittent’, part of ‘Enlightenment: Durham International Light Festival’, Durham
2007
Vane Shorts 3’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Harry Smith Anthology Remixed’, alt.gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, touring to Sensoria Festival, Sheffield, and The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, 2008
‘inkubator’, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
‘20th Stuttgarter Filmwinter’, film, video and new media festival, Stuttgart, Germany
2006
Ordinary monuments’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2015
International Lucas-Cranach-Prize 2015 Appreciation, Cranach Foundation, Wittenberg, Germany
2011

‘Apollo 13: Existenzklammern’, project residency, Künstlerdorf Schoeppingen, Germany
2010
Radar Residency (Preston City Library), Folly, Lancaster
2009
The Northern Art Prize 2009, long-list, Leeds City Council, Leeds
Moving Image commission, PVA MediaLab, Cornwall and Dorset AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
Public art commission for Edmonton Arts Council, Alberta, Canada
Residency, Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany
2007
Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England North East, Newcastle upon Tyne
2003
LabCulture, PVA MediaLab, Eden Centre
2002-5
AHRB Fellowship Creative & Performative Arts, School of Fine Art, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
2001
Kunstpreis des Medienforums München, Germany
2000
New Media Scotland Commission, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Mecklenburg, Germany
Individual Artists Grant, London Arts Board
1999
1st Prize Word Sculpture, eo - Verein zur Förderung von Kunst + Kommunikation, Schwerin, Germany
1998
Grizedale Society Residency, Grizedale Arts, Cumbria

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reviews
2015
‘Jorn Ebner: Navigator’, interview, Bettina Munk, Lines Fiction, January
2010
‘Uncertainty underneath immense skies’, review, Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide (London), 30 October – 5 November
‘Lodernde Landschaft’, article (in German), Sabine Danek, E-Mag Kreation, July
2009
‘A room inside them’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 16 July
‘helicopter’, review, The Northern Echo (Newcastle upon Tyne), 12 May
‘helicopter’, review, Tamsin Lewis, The Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne), 11 May
‘Uncommon ground’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 11 February
‘(sans femme et sans aviateur)’, review, Rob Myers, www.furtherfield.org, March
2006
Ordinary monuments’, essay, Emma Cocker, Vane

Artist’s books
2011
‘(The Beatles) in Hamburg’, CD/book, pub. The Green Box, Zürich/Berlin (ISBN: 978-3-941644-33-5)
2005
Portable Landscape, pub. The Green Box, Zürich/Berlin (ISBN: 3-908175-11-9)
1999
Handbook for a Mobile Settlement, pub. Grizedale Publications, Cumbria
CD-ROM
2006
‘Navigator’, Creative Partnerships Durham Sunderland

Works in anthologies
2013
‘Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology’, Barrie Tullett, pub. Laurence King, London, Barrie Tullett, pub. Laurence King, London
2002
‘Football Haiku’, ed. Alec Finlay, pub. Pocketbook Series, Edinburgh
2001
‘The Libraries of Thought and Imagination’, ed. Alec Finlay, pub. Pocketbook Series, Edinburgh
2000
‘Without Day’, ed. Alec Finlay, pub. Pocketbook Series, Edinburgh
1999
‘Passport’, ed. Alec Finlay, pub. Morning Star Publications, Edinburgh

Catalogues
2005
‘Generations of Art: 10 Years of FAR’, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Milan (ISBN 88-8158-546-4)
2004
‘Offline, On( )’, solo catalogue, Kulturstiftung Stormarn, Bad Oldesloe (ISBN: 3-00-014348-3)
2003
‘Discourski!’, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok (ISBN 83-86682-24-7)
2002
‘KX 1997-2002’, KX auf Kampnagel, Hamburg (ISBN 3-935549-42-3)
2000
‘Provinz Europa’, eo - Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kommunikation, Schwerin
1998
‘Corso Superiore di Arte Visiva / Allan Kaprow’, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Milan

Articles
2008
Jorn Ebner, ‘Gemeinsamkeitsmangel’, Berliner Gazette (Berlin), 14 August
2004
Jorn Ebner, ‘MOBILITY ART LOCATION’, Acoustic Space (Riga), Issue #5
2002
Jorn Ebner, ‘ ’, www.noemalab.org, Italy
2001
Jorn Ebner, ‘Dead Reckoning & Estimated Positions’, Performance Research, Routledge (London), March

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