KIM COLLMER


 

News 2022

Oberhausen Film Festival- Taking part in Film Farm's workshop on plants and processing 16mm

Zippy Frames, an online platform for independent animation, featured my animation "der dicke Heinrich" in March. LINK

Hauch Records- Created 4 short Music Videos (15 seconds each)  - to be released soon. 

Beginning a new animation and many new paintings-- more soon. 

 

News 2021 

"carried landscapes "- an exhibition with over 60 submission from around the world, organized by Kim Collmer LINK

"locations "- a series of new paintings about space. LINK

"Der dicke Heinrich" won Best Animation Audience Award at the Ce l'ho Corto Film Festival in Bologna in November.

"eröffnung" was at the Lausanne Underground Film Festival in October.

Open Studios September 24 and September 26.

"Stars of the Lid" screened in the Citric Signals program "Micro" in September.

"Der dicke Heinrich" screened at the Independent Days 21 International Filmfestival in Karlsruhe in September.

"arise, shine" a new experimental short with music by Jeff McGrory screened at the G Underground Film Festival 2021.

"Projections in Space," my artist book featuring my collage work is on sale at my shop (link above) or at Stefan Schuelke Fine Books.

Completed childrens' picture book, "Elvia finds her Magic" in English and in German.

Grund, a book compiled by Prof. Susanne Lorenz from the UdK, is out now. On sale at Textem Verlag. Some of my teachings are included. 

Bakers Road Entertainment based in Australia is released a compilation of my short films. They are available at the National Gallery of Victoria and the ACMI in Melbourne.

 

News 2020

November: eröffnung will premiere at GUFF 2020, this year online in November.

October 8: Video and Album Premiere! I finished a new video entitled "eröffnung" for the band "rhein" who is on Hauch Records- on view here.

October 1-31: Too Big Too See is part of Video Art Miden, this year online. The screening is entitled "Borders".

August 29th: Silver Seeds has been selected for the Stockholm Experimental Animation Festival.

July 18th: Retrospective at the Geelong International Film Festival, Australia (this year online). Link to the Trailer.

July: A compilation of my films will be screened at Federation Square, Melbourne.

April 8th: Conquering Place screened at the AXW Festival, sponsored by Filmmakers NY.

AXW Festival will screen later this year at the Anthology Film Archives!- date to be announced.

May 24- 29: Der dicke Heinrich will be part of the 10. Dortmunder Tresen Film Festival (postponed).

February 27: Solo film presentation, "Behind the Curtain" Directors Lounge in Berlin, curated by Klaus Eisenlohr.


News 2019

December 22: Der dicke Heinrich won BEST ANIMATION at the Geelong Intl' Film Festival in Australia

November: Der dicke Heinrich screend at the Lichtwerk Kino Bielefeld

November 29: Der dicke Heinrich won 2nd place at the Bilderbeben Filmfestival!

November 26: Kunstverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, ANIMATIONEN PROJEKTIONEN UND LOOPS, Curated by Myriam Thyes

November: completed a new short video, Too Big To See

November 9: Yoni Fest, Los Angeles screened Conquering Place

September 29: Silver Seeds at Human Resources, LA curated by Miranda Javid

September 14-15: Open Studios at the Quartier am Hafen

September 13-15: Danger in the Streets of the Sky, based off of a live VJ performance, with music by Jeff McGrory, at the Llawn Festival in Wales

September: Der dicke Heinrich, created with Lars Kreyßig, premiereing at AnimaSyros Animation Festival in Greece

August: Silver Seeds and Conquering Place both received Honorable Mentions from the Los Angeles Underground Film Festival

May-June: Group show curated by Artpiq in Düsseldorf, with Lars Kreyßig, Bernard Adams, Anns Kolosovs, Ed Broner

March: Silver Seeds screened at the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival

January-February: New Works, solo exhibition at the Q18 Gallery, Cologne

 

 

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