Darja Eßer


Education  

10. 2017 — 09. 2020: postgraduate studies in Fine Arts, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Germany.

02. 2016 — 01. 2017: study of Fine Arts with a focus on drawing, Brussels Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Belgium. 

10. 2013 — 09. 2017: study and diploma in Fine Arts, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Germany.

 

Solo and two person shows

2019: My river waits reply, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel, Wolfenbüttel, Germany (two person show). 

2018: Die Freundschaften der Dinge, Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2018: Eine Stelle in der Welt, Robert-Sterl-Haus, Struppen, Germany.

2017: Gepäck aus Forest, Kurfürstliches Gärtnerhaus, Bonn, Germany.

2016: Retourne-moi dans mes propriétés, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Germany (two person show). 

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

2020: „Thuis/Home“ - Papier Biennale, Museum Rijswijk, Rijswijk, The Netherlands.

2020: „Wohin geht die Reise - Alles ist Wechselwirkung“, Galerie Prisma, Botzen, Italy.

2020: Meisterklasse Brandmeier, Hygienemuseum, Dresden, Germany.

2018: Now Horizon, Galerie 3, Dresden, Germany.

2018: The Dresden Knix, with guest professor Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Germany.

2018: Existenz, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Germany.

2017: Hotel Liberty, Halle 14, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany.

2016: Leibnitzreflexe I, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin, Germany.

2015 Moulin de Lezaff, Brittany, France.

 

Artistic grants, awards

2018: Robert-Sterl-Prize 2018 of Dresden Academy of Fine Arts and Sammelstiftung des Bezirkes Dresden, Germany.

 2016 — 2017 Grant of the European exchange program for a study year at Brussels Royal Academy of Fine Arts Belgium.

2013 — 2020 Scholarship of the Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Germany.

 

Residencies / travel projects

2018 Aesthetic Research project and Residency in Toronto with the Hans-Böckler Foundation, Toronto, Canada.

2015: Landart project, Moulin de Lezaff, Brittany, France.

 

Publications

2018: „Die Freundschaften der Dinge“ (The friendship of things) Düsseldorf, Germany (exhibition catalogue).