Vom Heiraten – On Marriage
Fotoraum Köln for contemporary photography presents under the patronage of german politican Volker Beck (MdB) new images of the bonds of love
open every sunday from 16:00 – 18:00 or on appointment

01.07. – 31.07.2016
Fotoraum Köln
Herderstrasse 88
50935 Köln

Performing the camera
Tasja Langenbach (Director Videonale Bonn) and Anthony diPaola (artist and lecturer) will talk about video and performance art in context of “Last Friday” at University Bonn

24.06.2016 / 19:30 – 20:30 h
Kulturforum der Universität Bonn
Am Hof 7
53113 Bonn

curated by Dr. Renate Buschmann the foundation IMAI – inter media art institute Düsseldorf presents a selection of video art in the Heinrich Heine Universität combined with a talk by Prof. Dr. Valeska von Rosen about artist portraitures

11.05.2016 / 19.00 h
Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

Performance “BULLETPROOF” at Bräuning Contemporary
For the Finissage of my solo exhibition, LES ÉCLAIRS are performing in Hamburg
01.04.2016,  Start of Performance: 19.00 h

Leder- Schüler-Haus, 2. OG
Heidenkampsweg 32

Vernissage: 17.02.2016, 19.00 H / Duration: 18.02.2016 – 01.04.2016

Leder- Schüler-Haus, 2. OG
Heidenkampsweg 32

ARTE TV Interview – 25 years Academy of Media Art Cologne
having a chat with Peter C. Simon about our alma mater and studying media art in Cologne

METANOIA – Documentation now online
with music by Peter C.Simon, produced by

Ego Update – Screening at NRW Forum
Curated by Dr. Renate Buschmann the foundation imai – inter media art institute screens a selection named “Der Blick zurück nach vorn – Videokunst aus dem Archiv des imai” inside the exhibition space. I´m pleased to looking back and forward!

23.11. – 06.12.2015, Black Box inside the exhibition Ego Update
NRW Forum
Ehrenhof 2
40479 Düsseldorf

Rates of Exchange – Exhibition at MSU Zagreb
METANOIA is my new video installation on the media façade of the Museum of Contemporary Art / MSU in Zagreb. Les Éclairs perform for the opening “From Now to When”. The gruop show is curated by Natasa Ivancevic and Nikola Ukic

opening: 05.11.2015, 18:00 h
06.11. – 28.11.2015
NO Gallery / MSU Zagreb

New work on Blinkvideo
Darija Simunovic curated a selection of video works to be presented on the online video platform BLINKVIDEO.

Les Éclairs – Performing Sounds
We are performing in context of the exhibition “Daily Sounds All Around” at Weltkunstzimmer Düsseldorf.

05.09.2015, 19:00 h
Weltkunstzimmer / Hans Peter Zimmer Stiftung
Ronsdorfer Str. 77A
40233 Düsseldorf

HALLRAUM / Worringer Platz Düsseldorf
Les Éclairs are perrforming at Hallraum/Worringer Platz Düsseldorf. Parallel see also the fantastic sound-installation “Vogelzug” of Peter C. Simon in public space, which opens the same day.

Worringer Platz, Düsseldorf

Daily Sounds All Around – Exhibition at WELTKUNSTZIMMER
Following the traces of acoustic enviroment – thanks to the Hell´s Angels a very special venue for showing my two channel video installation “Pretty Girl”. Curated by Janine Bloes.

Weltkunstzimmer / Hans Peter Zimmer Stiftung
Ronsdorfer Str. 77A
40233 Düsseldorf
Exhibition: 14.08. – 27.09.2015

The opening takes place at 13.08.2015, 19:00 h, with concert by Junya Oikawa and talk by Dr. Gregor Jansen

MEANDER TAPES – Museum Ostwall Dortmund
In the museum´s sound art programme “LAUTSPRECHER” Les Éclairs present their newest audio piece in a surround mix from 01.07. – 31.07.2015. We publish a limited edition on tape – keep a look out!

research residency at Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb
Research and preparing the video installation at the Media Façade for the exhibition “Rates of Exchange”, curated by Natasa Ivancevic and Nikola Ukic

salon Museum Folkwang Essen
This summer term Freya gives a workshop for students at the Museum Folkwang Essen. We will concentrate on the perception of the installtion Helm/Helmet/Yelmo of cuban artist duo LOS CARPINTEROS and examine performative strategies in the Museum. Various dates from 08.05. – 10.07.2015
Museum Folkwang
Museumsplatz 1
45128 Essen

LES ÉCLAIRS – new video on vimeo
Our friend Tom Briele puts out a nice video of our performance at “free noise gathering” at Künstlerhaushalt Oberhausen. We like it so much, thank you dear Tom.

Düsseldorf PhotoWeekend 2015 presents IMAI Video Still Edition 2015
Freya is part of the IMAI VIDEO STILL EDITION 2015
Come, see and enjoy at NRW Forum during Düsseldorf PhotoWeekend

“same same but different”

Videostill-Edition des IMAI 2015
Stiftung imai im NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, 1. OG
30. Januar – 8. Februar 2015
Eröffnung: 29. Januar 2015, 19 Uhr

Farewell OPEKTA Ateliers
After 5 intensive years it´s time to move ahead. Thank you Joanne Moar, Max Erbacher and Peter C. Simon having founded together with me this artist initiative.

LES ÉCLAIRS at SOUND ART / WDR Radio Drama Studio
Les Éclairs are invited to play in the legendary Radio Drama Studio 3
at Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, SOUND ART Cologne, Lange Nacht der Museen

SOUND ART / Lange Nacht der Museen
Studio 3, Radio Drama Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln
08.11. – 09.11.2015
NIGHTSHIFT – 2 sets à 30 minutes
21.15 – 21.45 h
00.50 – 01.20 h

“Kunst als Beruf” – Lecture at Academy of Media Arts Cologne
The occupational union of artists Cologne organizes this workshop about becoming a professional artist
15.04. – 17.04.2014, Academy of Media Arts Cologne

Lecture in Schnittraum, HBK Braunschweig
On invitation of Prof. Corinna Schnitt

Teaching at HBK SAAR
On invitation of Prof. Eric Lanz
Lecturer about performing in and for visual media in winter semester 2013/2014

“Grünspan” at Kunsthaus Essen
Group Show with Maïté Pouleur (Paris), Sarah Ritter (Besançon), Éric Giraudet de Boudemange (Paris) and me presents results of Artist in Residence-Stipend in Northern France, 08.09. – 13.10.2013, Kunsthaus Essen

“Ich bin´s” presented at Museum Ostwall, Dortmund
New presentation of my work in the collection in frame of “Anybody can have an idea”
Museum Ostwall (MO), Dortmund U
07.09.2013 – 08.02.2015

Participation at LOOP BARCELONA!
“SPOTTING”  is on the Spot at Loop POOL, presented by
imai – inter media art institute Düsseldorf
23.05. – 25.05. 2013
LOOP Barcelona
Hotel Catalonia Ramblas, Barcelona

My video “P.E.T.” is going to be screened at PSA Power Staion of Art Shanghai
The german artist Gudrun Kemsa gives a lecture in Shanghai and presents a collection of german video art
PSA – Power Station of Art Shanghai

Blog is online “Jardins Partagés – Gemeinsame Gärten”
Freya participates in cooperation with Goethe Institut Lille on project to celebrate 50 years of german-french friendship with schools in Goch/ DE and Lillers/ FR

Now online: Performance of Les Éclairs in Besançon
Celebration of the twighlight at Art Center Le Pavé dans la Mare, Besançon
Meet the artists! – Galerie du CAUE du Nord, LILLE
Daniel Barroy (Chef de la Mission photographique, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, Paris) is visiting the exhibition and talking to the artisits in Lille.
Galerie du CAUE du Nord
98 rue des Stations, 59000 Lille / France
22.03.2013, 19.30 h

Performance in Besançon – Les Éclairs
New performance of Les Éclairs celebrates the twighlight as “card blanche”
in light of the photo exhibition of Sarah Ritter at Art Center Le Pavé dans la Mare 07.02.2013 – “Weiberfastnacht”, 19.00 h
Le Pavé dans la Mare
7 place Victor Hugo
25000 Besançon, France

Exhibition in Lille – « Territoires émergents – Lieux de vie »
Group Show presents results of Artist in Residence-Stipend in Northern France
New Works to project “Cultiver son jardin”, Catalogue with text by Dr. Bernhard Serexhe
Opening 22.01.2013, 18.30 h
Galerie du CAUE du Nord
98 rue des Stations, 59000 Lille / France
22.01. – 22.03.2013

wonderful article by Dr. Claudia Benthien
„The Literariness of New Media Art – A Case for Expanding the Domain of Literary Studies (with Ana­­ly­ses of Re­­­cent Video Art by Keren Cytter, Freya Hattenberger and Magdalena von Rudy)”.
Journal of Literary Theory 6.2: Themenheft ‚Literary Theory and Media Change’ (2012): 311-336.

Arte Videonight 2012
Freya will be part of special feature about german video art during Paris FIAC Paris
Preview on KW – Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin Berlin, 08.10.2012, 20.00 h
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 20.10.2012, 19.30 h
and Broadcast on Arte TV, 21.10.2012, 23.50 h- 2.50 h

Dans le jardin, on partage la pluie – Video on Youtube
Giving an insight behind the scenes of the realization of new works for “Cultiver son jardin”
fresh and direct from Nothern France

LOOK – Part of Performance “CÔTÉ DU GARAGE” now online

LISTEN – LES ÉCLAIRS are also new on soundcloud

Côte du Garage
Performance of Les Éclairs in Valenciennes, Galerie de l´H du Siège
Galerie L’H du Siège,
15 Rue Hôpital de Siège,
59300 Valenciennes, France
23.06.2012, 16:00 h

FACES – The Phenomenon of Face in Videoart
Freya on show in Galerie Rudolfinum, Prag, CZ
Galerie Rudolfinum
Alsovo nabrezi 12
110 01 Prag
21.06.12 – 16.09.12

Solo @ Galerie Petra Nostheide-Eycke, Düsseldorf
Die neue Videoarbeit “Spotting” wird präsentiert
05.05. – 23.06.2012
Galerie Petra Nostheide-Eycke
Kirchfeldstrasse 84
40215 Düsseldorf

“Bilder gegen die Dunkelheit” – KIT Kunst im Tunnel Düsseldorf
Freya´s videos in the collection of IMAI – inter media art institute @ KIT / Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf
opening 27.04.2012, 20.00 h, on show until 24.06.2012
KIT Kunst im Tunnel
Mannesmannufer 1b
40213 Düsseldorf

“Hardboiled Heartache” – Performance of Les Éclais at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
see 2 of 4 new sound pieces (Fukushima + Booooooorrrrrring) on vimeo

Show at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
in context of Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Stipend
04.02. – 09.04.2012
Grabbeplatz 4
40213 Düsseldorf
opening 03.02.2012

“Über Kunst reden” Interview on Video
DVD Edition Vol. 2 with Freya Hattenberger, Hans Breder and Otto Piene
by Ralph Goertz / Institut für Kunstdokumentation und Szenographie
and Museum Ostwall Dortmund
showcases Studio Visit and Interview about my work

“SIRENE” at Museum Ostwall, Dortmund
Exhibition “Der zweite Blick” shows new presentation of the collection
Museum am Ostwall im U, Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse, 44137 Dortmund
27. November 2011 – 10. Juni 2012

Freya has been selected for Residency in France in 2012
Centre Régional de la Photographie Nord Pas-de-Calais

Freya has been interviewed by MOFF MAGAZIN

Freya at Musée des Beaux Arts, Tourcoing
Groupexhibition “Transfer – Franchement Ennervé”
14.05.2011 – 19.09.2011
MUba Eugène Leroy I Tourcoing
2 rue Paul Doumer
F-59200 Tourcoing

NEW NEWS: Review of the Soloexhibition in FAZ!
“Gefallener Erzengel”, FAZ.NET, 31.03.2011

Soloexhibition at Gallery Lorenz
Bockenheimer Landstr. 70, 60323 Frankfurt am Main
19th March – 16th April
opening: Friday 18th March from 6.30 pm

Publication “Herbes-à-chats/ Katzengras”
with a wonderful article by Dorothée Berghaus (in english and german)
in a special artist edition
coming very soon!!!!

Exhibition in Musée des Beaux Arts in Nantes, France
21.01.2011 – 06.03.2011
Don´t miss the opening combined with another stunning appeareance of “LES ÉCLAIRS”!
20.01.2011, 18.30 h, Musée des Beaux Arts Nantes, Salle Blanche
10, rue Georges-Clemenceau
44000 Nantes, France

“4 x 6 inch” – Galerie Alexander Lorenz / Frankfurt
group show with gallery artists and guests, all contributions around the magic
4 x 6 inch…
17 December 2010 – 14 January 2011
Bockenheimer Landstr. 70, 60323 Frankfurt am Main
Opening: Friday 17th December 2010 from 19.00 h

Close to the end of the year you have the chance to purchase a wonderful
unique screenprint of “Herbes-à-chats/Katzengras” and to pamper your karma by
supporting the Bonner Kunstverein the same time.
Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Hochstadenring 22, 53119 Bonn
04.12. – 31.01.2011, each day from 10.00 – 18.00 h

Group exhibition of 6 french and german artists in context of Transfer France – NRW
in Musum Ostwall in the Dortmunder U.
World premiere (!) of my newest 3 channel video installation as well as new photographic works.
LES ÉCLAIRS will do a speacial performance on the opening night!!!
Museum am Ostwall im U, Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse, 44137 Dortmund
opening 26.11.2010, 19.00 h
Exhibition from 27.11.2010 – 23.01.2011

Start of the exhibitions in Germany in Museum Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr, Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach
and Museum Ostwall in the Dortmunder U
21.11.2010 and 26.11. 2010

New presentation of the collection of the MO am Ostwall in the new spaces in the Dortmunder U
Freya´s videos together with Bernd und Anna Blume, Martin Kippenberger,
Wolf Vostell, Tobias Zielony and and and…
Museum am Ostwall im U, Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse, 44137 Dortmund
08.10.2010, 19.00 h

The exhibition is intended to reveal the structure of the artistic, visual and physical body.
Freya´s video will be on show at NCCA in Moscow.
National Center for Contemporary Art, Zoologicheskaya st., 13, build. 2., Moscow.
04.10.2010, 19.00 h

A solo show at Kunst.Unterirdisch in the bunker at Tullstrasse 5, Dortmund
Come and experience her new video installation at a stunning location!
Bunkergelände, Tullstr. 5, 44263 Dortmund-Hörde
26.09.2010, 16.00 h

Don´t miss a breathtaking new performance of Freya Hattenberger and Peter C. Simon aka LES ÉCLAIRS in context of the Kölner Musiknacht 2010.
Eigelsteintorburg, Cologne
25.09.2010, 22.00 h

TEARDROPS etc.- an evening full of tears, tracks and transformations
Presentation of the first issue of the magazine “Teardrops etc.”
and exhibition of the contributions in the Kölnischer Kunstverein
to the Galery Weekend D/C open in collaboration with StrzeleckiBooks
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Hahnenstrasse 6, Cologne
03.09.2010, 19.00 h

Freya´s contribution “VIDEORÊVE” has been nomimated!!!
Listen to the radio, see the video online and vote!!!!

Special Performnace of LES ÉCLAIRS at the
ceremony for the Media Art Prices in the in the beautiful
Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl
20.06. 2010, 11.00 h

My video will be screened in the Program of V-Tape
at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
02.05.2010, 12.30 h, Sunset Oberhausen

Freya´s Video is in the programme of IMAI on Art Cologne
Rheinlandlounge, Koelnmesse, south entrance, near hall 11
Vernissage: 20. April, 5 to 9 pm
Exhibition duration: 21st – 25th April, 2010
Daily from 12 to 8 pm, Sunday until 6 pm

My video works are distributed by V-Tape, Toronto, Canada
Freya is happy, happy, happy!

Exhibition of Freya Hattenberger and Régis Perray in context of a presentation
of the TRANSFER FRANCE-NRW + a very special performance of LES ÉCLAIRS
in the representation of NRW in the EU !!!!
25.03.2010, 18.00 h, Rue Montoyer 47, 1000 Brussels

SOUND AND VISION @ Elektronenströme/ Videonale
Lecture in the Kunstmuseum Bonn about the relation of image and sound
in the artistic practise of Freya Hattenberger and Peter C. Simon
Wednesday, 03.03.2010, 19.00 h at the Auditorium in the Kunstmuseum Bonn