Carsten Recksik

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born in 1973 in Kronach, Germany, lives and works in Munich and London

Curriculum Vitae
1996-1999 Apprenticeship as stonemason and sculptor in stone
2001-2003 Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg / Art and Public Space / Professor Georg Winter
2003 Academy of Fine Arts Munich / Sculpturing / Professor Olaf Metzel
2006 Master Student of Olaf Metzel
2007 Diploma

Prices/ Scholarships/ Residencies
2002 First prize of the annual exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg for
"Selbststudium oder fünf Tage im eigenen Saft"
Second prize at the competition of the Danner-Foundation for "Wohin fährst du?"
2005 Scholarship FAAP Art School, Sáo Paolo / Brazil
2007 Debutant Grant of the Bavarian Ministry of Culture and Science, Munich
2008 DAAD-Scholarship for USA 2009
Scholarship of Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

Solo Exhibitions
2009 New Release, Gallery Dina4 Projekte, Munich
2008 MPEG Sketchbook, Toy Void by B.C. Larsson, Theater
Kammerspiele Munich
Nuremberg / Techno / City, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg
2Gigabyte of visitors, Night of the Museums, Berlin
2007 Preisträger, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

Group Exhibitions
2009 lives and works in..., Kunsthaus Nuremberg
Art in unusual spaces, Leeds, UK
Oil on canvas, AEG-Estate, Nuremberg (with Peter Wendl)
Archive of Shared Interests, White Space, Zurich (with forschungsgruppe_f)
Aperitivo Industriale, Weltraum, Munich
forschungsgruppe-f @ Kunstraum Munich
2008 Diving for Pearls in Your Own Soup, London
RADAR loves, Tanzschule, Munich
Altbau oder Neuland, 200 Years Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
10 x 15, Exhibition Park, Festival "Pop Up", Stuttgart
INDIFFERENCE (is bliss), Skalitzer Strasse, Berlin
2007 Die lustige Welt der Kunst, Dina4 Projekte, Munich (with Rosanna Schumacher)
The Final Countdown, Galerie Steinle, Open Art, Munich
Proudly Presents, Universal Cube, Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig
2006 Klasse Metzel, Katholische Akademie, Munich
warm winter ressorts, ALM, Munich
Colonialism without colonies, Shedhalle, Zurich
Holy Wood, Kunstverein, Sasbachwalden (with Philip Metz)
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2005 Kunststudenten stellen aus, Kunsthalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
say no production II, Klüser 2, Munich (curated by Olaf Metzel)
Palma oder..., Annapril, Munich
2004 Love it or leave it, 5th Biennial of Cetinje, Montenegro (curated by Rene Block)
double feature, Maximilianspassage, Munich
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2003 ars electronica, Linz, Austria
Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg
Am Königstor ist noch ein Zimmer frei, Schauraum für junge Kunst, Nuremberg