Margareta Hesse

TypeFemale
Artist
Associated person(s)
URLsArtist's page (en)
Other Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867 (de)
Vimeo Margareta Hesse on vimeo


Awards
Award2004Kunstpreis der Stadt HammHamm (DE)
Scholarship1991Hoesch-KünstlerstipendiumDortmund (DE)Artist’s-Grant for „Werkkunst” project
Award1990HArt Prize of the City of GöttingenGöttingen (DE)


Exhibitions
Solo exhibition2014IrrlichterKunstmuseum CelleCelle (DE)
Solo exhibition2013LichtzonenKunstmuseumAhlen (DE)
Solo exhibition2010LichtschneiseMuseum Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Historisches WasserreservoirDarmstadt (DE)
Solo exhibition2008Liniengefüge / LichtgefügeStiftung Konkreter KunstFreiburg (DE)
Solo exhibition2007herz.schritt.macher.Gustav Lübcke MuseumHamm (DE)


Artworks in Collections
Sammlung Douglas Holding AG / Sammlung Lowenstein-MossLondon (GB)
Werner Richard - Dr. Karl Dörken StiftungHerdecke (DE)
Sammlung Rudolf SchmidZürich (CH)
Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg / Gustav-Lübcke-MuseumHalle (DE) / Hamm (DE)
Kunstmuseum Celle, Sammlung Robert SimonCelle (DE)
Kultusministerium / Landtag, DüsseldorfDusseldorf (DE)


Publications
Monography2007Kettlerherz.schritt.macherGundula CasparyISBN-13: 978-3939825425Dortmund (DE) 


Research & teaching
professorship1995DesignFH DortmundDortmund (DE)


2011
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Research and teaching

London, United Kingdom
„Stimulus and Linking“, lecture about the laser installations "Swathe of Light I-VI" at the Royal College of Art, London within the International Conference „Imagining Imagination“

2011
2011
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Research and teaching

New York, USA
„Carousel of Perception“, lecture about the laser installations"Swathe of Light I-VI" at the School of Visual Arts, New York, within the International Conference „Embodied Fantasies“

2011
1995
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Research and teaching

Dortmund, Germany
Professorship for the basics, illustration and light design, FH Dortmund

1995
1991 - 1992
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Fundings and grants

Dortmund, Germany
Hoesch-Künstlerstipendium (Artist grant) for her project „Werkkunst“

1991 - 1992
1981
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Fundings and grants

Paris, France
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

1981
1975 - 1982
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Education

Studied art and romance languages

1975 - 1982
1956
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Born

Duderstadt, Germany

1956
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Places of residence

Berlin / Dortmund, Germany

By Pamela C. Scorzin, Dortmund (Germany)/ Milan (Italy)
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Colour and light are the creative media that exercise the greatest pull on Berlin artist Margareta Hesse as a creative medium for her work. In this voluntary reduction and in the constancy of subject, an enormous and fascinating variance simultaneously arises. It is expressed in the principle of the oeuvre cycle and in the modular arrange¬ments of her translucent pictures; but now also, and to a much greater extent, in a new series of light installations. Since autumn 2008, Hesse has included the modern technology of the laser as a creative medium in her site-specific installations. Thereby she has added significantly to what Peter Weibel has called contemporary Light Art from Artificial Light, with a non-artistic, industrial material which, compared to the light bulb, the fluorescent tube or LEDs, has only rarely found use by artists of the twentieth and so far, the twenty-first century. ...

https://www.margareta-hesse.de/laser.htm (02.05.2021)

 

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Licht - Raum - Erkundungen photo Licht - Raum - Erkundungen 2017 Margareta Hesse 
Swathe of Light photo Swathe of Light 2008 Margareta Hesse