PROCESS INSTITUTE // Based in Berlin (and Lima, Vancouver, New York) // Last update, April 2014
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Process institute is an artists collective founded in March 2010. Its members came together with the common wish to work collaboratively and the need of developing a context to situate their artistic research and processbased, participatory public art. Process Institute members are Irene Izquierdo (Spain), Catherine Grau (Germany), Zoe Kreye (Canada) and Carlos LeonXjiménez (Peru).
The collective formed during their MFA program Art in Public Space and New Artistic Strategies at the BauhausUniversität Weimar, Germany, years 200608 and 200709. They all completed their MFA in Public Art. Zoe Kreye 20002003 Concordia University. BFA Great Distinction. Studio Arts (installation, sculpture, performance, video, printmaking, painting, drawing, film studies). Catherine Grau 2005 BFA Sculpture, Pratt Institute for Art and Design, Brooklyn, USA Irene Izquierdo 20002005 Licenciatura en Bellas Artes. Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. Erasmus scholarship, Kunsthochschule Kassel, 200405.
CURRENT & PARALLEL
· Teaching and learning Documentary Direction at filmArche, selforganized film school in Berlin (201215).
· Tutor for ASA Programm, organization focused on global and sustainable learning.
· Manager of Special Programs, Lu Magnus Art Laboratory + Salon, New York.
· Currently working on The Unlearning Walking Club in Vancouver and preparing an exhibition at <rotor> in Graz, Austria, together with Zoe Kreye.
·Professor, Social Practice and Foundation Studies. Faculty of Culture & Community, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver.
· Currently working on The Unlearning Walking Club in Vancouver and preparing an exhibition at <rotor> in Graz, Austria, together with Catherine Grau.
Carlos Leon Xjiménez
· Urban Heritage PhD Candidate at the European Institute for Urbanism, Architecture Faculty. Bauhaus University in Weimar (2011)
· Professor for Curatorial Studies and Practice at Corriente Alterna, School for Visual Arts, Lima.
PROJECTS & EXHIBITIONS
Unlearning Walking Club. Collective Walks / Spaces of Contestation. Unit Pitt, Vancouver. Group exhibition & commissioned project. (Zoe, Catherine)
Unlearning Walking Club. Teaching Material. UHVA Gallery, Audain Art Center, UBC. Group exhibition & participatory public project. (Zoe, Catherine)
Creadores Íntimos. Collective exhibition. Sala de las Francesas, Valladolid, Spain. (Irene)
Unlearning Weekenders. Measures of Saving the World Part 5. <rotor> Center for Contemporary Art. Graz, Austria. Group exhibition & commissioned project. (Zoe, Catherine)
Expedición Amazonas, Pancho Fierro Gallery. Lima Metropolitan Municipality, Lima (Carlos)
Restraining Order. The Art of SelfControl. Einstein Forum, Potsdam. (Irene) Audiovisual Research Residency. The Green Fields, Leipzig. (Irene)
Soft/Union. The Apartment, Vancouver. Dance workshop, with Anna Halprin exhibition Circles. (Zoe)
Audio Blueprints. House & Home. The Campbell House Museum, Toronto. Exhibition. (Zoe)
Unlearning Weekenders. Goethe Satellite @ Vancouver. Public interventions. (Catherine, Zoe)
Unlearning Weekenders. Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver. Artist talk. (Catherine, Zoe)
NPEP Nice Places Exploration Program, public art project with Frohnleiten youth center, <rotor> center for contemporary art, Graz, Austria (Catherine) http://npepobservatory.tumblr.com/
Aquatopia the children’s research submarine, a multiartist public installation by Kinderbuero / IZK Graz / in cooperation with Zoom Museum, Graz and Vienna, Austria (Catherine) http://www.aquatopia.at/
This Progress stolen from the Guggenheim, sitespecific participatory public performance, Free City Public Art Festival, Flint, USA (Catherine)
The Emotionals. Nonfictional short film, digital HD, 4’ 31” (Irene) https://vimeo.com/70365860
The day we killed time. Nonfictional short film, digital HD, 8’ 43” (Irene)
No Comfort Land. Kulturpark, Plänterwald, Berlin. Public intervention. (All) http://www.goelsewhere.org/kulturpark/encampment
Lima Rooftop Ecology, Zona30, Lima. Commissioned by Apexart Franchise, New York City. US. (Carlos) http://apexart.org/exhibitions/leonxjimenez.php
Paisajes Improbables. Travelling collective exhibition curated by Víctor del Río. Galeria do Paço da Cultura, Guarda, Portugal; Iglesia del Monasterio de Ntra. Sra. De Prado, Valladolid; Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca; Museo de León, León. (Irene)
Cross Senses. 3 month collaborations artists/synesthetes & exhibition. Panke, Berlin. Curator: Larissa Wunderlich. (Irene) http://www.crosssenses.de/
Unlearning research residency. Goethe Satellite @ Vancouver. Public Interventions. (Zoe, Catherine)
How to Walk Together, A Social: Intervention, public art project + artist residency. Hotel Marie Kapel, Hoorn, Holland. Residency. (Catherine, Zoe) http://hotelmariakapel.nl/wp/en/2012/08/asocialintervention/
Artist in Residence program. Camosun College, Victoria. Residency. (Zoe)
Home Stay – Circle Ceremonies. Open Space, Victoria. Guest curator. (Zoe)
Martin. Documentary, short film, public art intervention. Digital HD, 6’. (Irene) https://vimeo.com/42161822
The Proud, The Shy and The Angry: Many (Hi) stories, One Museum. Nairobi National Museum, Kenya. Workshop concept, facilitation and Exhibition. With a grant of AECID for Spanish artists abroad. (Irene) http://forecastpublicart.org/publicartreview/onlocation/2012/11/dispatchfromnairobi/3/
Unlearning Weekenders. BerlinNeukölln. Public project. (All)
4 Collective Tasks. Über Lebenskunst Klub. Commissioned work House of World Cultures, Berlin. Curator: Paula Hildebrandt. (All) http://www.ueberlebenskunst.org/downloads/uelk_aktivitaet_02_de.pdf
Build Your Block Party. BerlinWeissensee. Neighbourhood initiative. (All)
Celebrating Hilton Square. Conversations in Silence, Goethe Institut Nairobi. Research, public art project and exhibition. Kenya.Curator: Sam Hopkins. (Irene) http://www.goethe.de/ins/ke/nai/en7096431v.htm
We Are Symbiotic. Art city, Winnipeg & AGGV, Victoria. Artist in residence / community arts project. (Zoe)
EAT TALK CONNECT. Community public art project commission, City of Richmond Public Art Program. Collaboration with Richmond Multicultural Community Services. (Zoe)
Homework: Infrastructures & Collaboration in Social Practices. Broken City Lab, Windsor. Residency/conference. (Zoe)
Blueprint for a Shared Meal, community art project, Flint Public Art Project, Flint, USA (Catherine)
Kunst vor Ort. Actualitas, Braunschweig. Public intervention. (Catherine, Zoe, Irene)
Euro-Latin Performance Project. Freies Museum. Berlin. Performance festival. (All)
Freie Klasse Weimar. Weimar. Community arts project. (All)
Process Institute: how to exist. ArtTransponder, Berlin. Group exhibit. (All)
Neue Leipziger Küche. Leipzig, Sträken von Ort. Community arts workshops. (Zoe, Carlos)
Build Your DUMBO. New York. DUMBO Arts Festival. Public art project. (Zoe, Catherine)
Koca Inn. Weimar, Kiosk of Contemporary Art. Public art project. (Zoe, Catherine)
Build Your Block Party. Weimar. Neighbourhood initiative. (Catherine, Zoe)
Neue Leipziger Küche. Abfarht-Ankunft, Bauhaus-Universität. Public art exhibition. (Carlos, Zoe)