2000 photographs projected + 13 mounted
on the walls.
This is the continuation of the series started by Ira Schneider in 2012
where he presented 2000 projected images + 12 hanging on the walls. New
pictures are included in this presentation.
Included are some photographs taken as early as 1952.
Schneider started still photography in 1949 and made experimental films in
the 60s, than independent video in '69. He participated in the First Group
Video Art Exhibition in NYC May '69. The artist makes his own kind of
non-narrative videos, video performances, comedies and multi-monitor video
installations; recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship 1977, National Endowment
for the Arts 1978, Fulbright Advanced Fellowship 1993. Mediakunstpreis, ZKM,
2003 and recipient of the Hannah Hoech Prize, 2006, Berlin;
Gallery shows: Walden, Berlin 2007, Kunstpunkt, Berlin 2008, Prima Center
and Freies Museum, both Berlin 2011. “2000+12 Photographs” at the Freies
Museum Berlin in 2012.
Among his video presentations: Rencontres International Film Festival,
Paris, Madrid, Berlin 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; Director's Lounge, Berlin at
the opening of the Berlinale 2013,
Museum exhibitions: “Video Skulptur” Cologne, Berlin 1989; Reina Sofia
Museum, Madrid 2006; “Changing Channels”, MuMoK, Vienna 2010; “Remote
Control” ICA London 2012.