Matthias Müller

Born in Bielefeld, Germany, 1961. Studied Arts and German Literature at Bielefeld University, 1980-87. Studied Arts at the HBK Braunschweig. Masters degree, 1987-91. Guest Professor at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, 1994-97. Guest Professor at the Dortmund Fachhochschule, 1998-99. Professor for Experimental Film at the Academy of Media Arts, KHM, Cologne, 2003. Matthias Mller is an artist working in film, video and photography. As a curator, Mller has organised numerous avant-garde film events, such as the "Found Footage Film Festival" (1996 and '99), the first German festival of autobiographical films, "Ich etc." (1998), and various touring programs. With his films and videos he has taken part in major film festivals worldwide, including the festivals at Cannes, Venice, Berlin and Rotterdam. His work has also been featured in several group and solo exhibitions. In 1994, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, dedicated a retrospective to him. His films and videos are part of the collections of institutions such as the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, the Museu dArt Contemporani, Barcelona, the Nederlands Film Museum, Amsterdam, the Australian Centre For The Moving Image, Melbourne, the Kunsthalle Bielefeld, the Goetz Collection, Munich, and Tate Modern, London. FILMS AND VIDEOS (SELECTION)
AUS DER FERNE THE MEMO BOOK, 16mm, 28', 1989.
HOME STORIES, 16mm/DVD, 6', 1990 em Vila do Conde 1996.
SLEEPY HAVEN 16mm/DVD, 14', 1993.
ALPSEE, 16mm/DVD, 15', 1994.
PENSO GLOBO, 16mm/DVD, 15', 1997.
VACANCY, 16mm/DVD, 15', 1998.
PHOENIX TAPES NEBEL, 35mm/DVD, 12', 2000.
BREEZE, 35mm, 1', 2000.
PHANTOM, Betacam vdeo/DVD loop, 5', 2001.
MANUAL, com Christoph Girardet, Betacam vdeo/dvd loop, 10', 2002.
CONTAINER, DVD, 26', 2001.
PICTURES, DVD loop, 2', 2002.
BEACON com Christoph Girardet, Betacam vdeo/DVD, 15', 2002.
PROMISES, DVD loop, 8', 2003.
PLAY, com Christoph Girardet, Betacam video/DVD loop, 7', 2003.
MIRROR. com Christoph Girardet, 35mm DVD loop, 30'', 2004.
ALBUM, DVD loop, 24', 2004.
RAY, com Christoph Girardet, DVD loop, 1', 2004.
CATCH, DVD loop, 1', 2005.
GROUND, DVD loop, 45'', 2005.
KRISTALL, DVD loop, 14'30'', 2006, com Christoph Girardet.
HIDE, DVD loop, 7:40 min., 2006, com Christoph Girardet.
BLINDED (working title), 35mm, 12', em produo, 2008.
TRACKS (working title), triple projection, 22', em produo, 2008.
nebel, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 1993.
Home Stories, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, 1993.
Vacancy, Stellan Holm Gallery, Nova Iorque, 1994.
Matthias Mller - Film und Photographie, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlim, 1994.
Private View, Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld, 1995.
Collective Items, Die Rampe, Bielefeld, 1995.
Manual (with Christoph Girardet) Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 1995.
Phantoms, Timothy Taylor Gallery, Londres, 1995. Manual, Milch Gallery, Londres, 1995. The Projected Image, Tate Modern, Londres, 2003.
Album: Film Video Fotografie, NBK, Berlim, 2004.
Mirror (with Christoph Girardet), Timothy Taylor Gallery, Londres, 2004.
As Far As I Can See, Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid, 2004.
Mirror (with Christoph Girardet), Site Gallery, Sheffield, 2004.
The Life of Man, Capella Hospitalis, Bielefeld, 2005.
As If My Bones Had Turned To Water. Sleepy Haven, Thomas Erben Gallery, Nova Iorque, 2005.
Revisitations (with Christoph Girardet), Solar Galeria de Arte Cinemtica, Vila do Conde, 2005.
Matthias Mller & Tatjana Trouv, Galerie Georges-Philippe and Nathalie Vallois, 2005.
Album, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, 2005.
Manual (with Christoph Girardet), Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville/Virginia, 2006.
Everything in its Place (with Christoph Girardet), Museum Sprengel, Hannnover, 2006.
Kristall (with Christoph Girardet), Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, 2006.
Phantom, Miami Art Museum, 2006.
Phoenix Tapes (with Christoph Girardet), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2007.
Kristall (with Christoph Girardet), Bozar Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 2007.
Phoenix Tapes (with Christoph Girardet), Sigmund-Freud-Museum, Vienna, 2007.
Desmontaje: Film, vdeo / Apropiacin, reciclaje, Institut Valencia dArt Modern, exposio itinerante; Mutation de limage, Vidotheque de Paris, 1993.
Points de vue images dEurope, Muse national dart moderne / Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Beauties, Deichtorhallen, Hamburgo, 1994.
Le je film, Muse national dart moderne / Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1995.
Cluster Images, Werkleitz Gesellschaft, Werkleitz, 1996.
Media in Media, Soros Centre for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana documenta X, Videotheque, Kassell, 1997.
Prends garde! A jouer au fantme, on le devient, Bersschouwburg, Bruxelas, 1997.
Claustrophobia, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, touring venues: Middelsbrough, 1998.
Art Gallery / Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield / Dundee Contemporary Arts / Cartwright Hall, Bradford / Aberystwyth Arts Centre / Centre for Visual Arts, Cardiff, 1998.
Slipstream, film program, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, 1998.
Ghost Story, film program, Knstlerhaus, Viena, 1998.
10.01, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 1998.
Notorious Alfred Hitchcock and Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern, 1999.
Art, Oxford, touring venues: MCA, Sydney / Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario / Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense / Tokyo Opera City Art Museum / Hiroshima Contemporary Art Museum / La Caixa de Lleida / Centrum voor Beeldende Kunsten, Hasselt, 1999.
Rencontres vdeo art plastique, Centre dart contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Hrouville St.-Clair, 1999.
The American Century: Art and Culture - Part II: 1950-2000, film program, Whitney Museum of American Art, Nova Iorque, 1999.
Shimmer, Area, Toronto, 2000.
Imaginons, un lieu, Centre dart contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Hrouville St.-Clair, 2000.
Manifesta 3 European Biennial of Contemporary Art: Borderline Syndrome, Ljubljana, 2000.
9. Marler Videokunstpreis, Glaskasten, Marl, 2000.
Braslia Architektur der Moderne, ifa-Galerie, Berlim/Bonn, 2000.
Living with the Dutch, 89 Erlanger Road, Londres, 2000.
Utopias, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 2000.
Monter/Sampler, Muse national dart moderne / Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2000.
Elisabetta Benassi - Federico del Prete Matthias Mller, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Roma, 2000.
playing amongst the ruins, Royal College of Art Galleries, Londres. City Symphony, Centro per larte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, 2001.
Bienal de Valencia, Video-ROM, Valencia, 2001.
All Is Fair In Love And War The Homeport Video Library, Euromast, Roterdo, 2001.
Die unheimliche Frau Weiblichkeit im Surrealismus, Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, 2001.
Recasting the Past: Beneath the Hollywood Tinsel, Main Art Gallery, California State University Fullerton/CA, 2001.
jusqu au bout: Bill Viola, Veli Gran, Joost Conijn, , Matthias Mller, attitudes espace darts contemporains, Geneva, 2001.
Desktop Icons, CCA Glasgow, touring exhibition, 2001.
Tele(visions), film program, Kunsthalle Wien, Viena, 2001.
Private Affairs A Contemporary Video Exhibition, Kunst Haus, Dresden, Galerie fr Gegenwartskunst, 2002.
Video-ROM 2.0, Gian Carla Zanutti Gallery, Milo, 2002.
Here, Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bergamo, 2002.
Work in Progress Instalaes, Alfndega Rgia, Vila do Conde, 2002.
Blow Up Your TV, York City Art Gallery, Nova Iorque, 2002.
Videodrome II, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Nova Iorque, 2002.
Deep Space: Sensation and Immersion, Australian Centre for the, 2002.
Moving Image, Melbourne, 2002.
Hausordnungen, Stadthaus Ulm, 2002.
Juste des Images, Strassburg / Maillon Wacken, 2002.
Ron Amstutz, Vincent Geyskens, Matthias Mller, Thomas Erben Gallery, Nova Iorque, 2003. v
-stat.ic, Tent, Rotterdam, 2003.
CinMaison, Beursschouwburg, Bruxelas, 2003.
Drinnen ists anders, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Viena, 2003.
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Architecture, Migros Museum fr Gegenwartskunst, Zurich / Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, 2003.
Anemic Cinema, Sketch, Londres, 2003.
Inaugural Group Show, Timothy Taylor Gallery, Londres, 2003. Und wenn Du eine Rose siehst, Palmengarten, Frankfurt/Main, 2003.
Sodium Dreams, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandaleon-Hudson, 2003.
1st ICP Triennial: Strangers, International Center of Photography, Nova Iorque, 2003.
fast forward, Media Art / Sammlung Goetz, ZKM Zentrum fr Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, 2003.
Experimenta Design Bienal de Lisboa: 1000 Plateaux, So Jorge, Lisboa, 2003.
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2004.
Feel The Old, Z33, Hasselt, 2004.
Stich and Split. Selves and Territories in Science Fiction, Fundaci Antoni Tpies, Barcelona, 2004.
Curators Intuition, ICA / Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, 2004.
Domestizieren Matthias Mller und Carsten Gliese, KunstVerein Ahlen, 2004.
Non Standard Cities, urban dialogues / Stadtkunstverein Berlim, 2004.
Sesin contnua DVideo, Galera DV / Distrito Cu4tro, San Sebastian, 2004.
Aufruhr der Gefhle Leidenschaften in der zeitgenssischen, Fotografie und Videokunst, Museum fr Photographie, Braunschweig, 2004.
Moving Images, ICA, Londres, 2004.
Engaging the Speculum, Bannister Gallery, Providence, 2004.
Giving Water An Image, Hanoi University of Fine Arts, 2004.
The Future Has a Silver Lining. Genealogies of Glamour, video program, 2004.
Migros Museum fr Gegenwartskunst, Zurique, 2004.
INNENrume AUSSENstdte, ZKMax, Munique, 2004.
My Own Cinema, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, 2005.
Magazzino dArte Moderna, Roma, 2005.
Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2005.
Action: Rolling!, Apeejay Media Gallery, Nova Deli, 2005.
Une vision du monde La collection vido de Jean-Conrad et Isabelle Lematre, La Maison Rouge, Paris, 2006.
Archipeinture Artists build Architecture, Le Plateau / Frac Ile-de-France, Camden Arts Centre, London, 2006.
Echapes, Wharf Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Hrouville-Saint-Claire New Acquisitions, Towner Art Gallery & Museum, Eastbourne, 2006.
Les Grands Spectacles II Die Kunst der Bhne, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 2006.
Le Mouvement des Images Art, Cinema, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2006.
European Media Art Festival, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrck, 2006. Zwischen Krper und Objekt, MARTa, Herford, 2006.
Histries de cinema Vdeo contemporani i cinema, Centre Cultural el Casino, Manresa, 2006.
Ideal City Invisible Cities, Zamosz / Potsdam, 2006.
100 Tage 100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, 2006. Figure of the Player The Paradox of the Actor, Collection Lambert Muse d'art contemporain, Avignon, 2006.
Re-Vison Sampling als kulturelle Strategie, Edith-Ru-Haus fr Medienkunst, Oldenburg, 2006.
Eine Frage (nach) der Geste, Oper Leipzig, 2006.
That's not Entertainment! El cinema respon al cinema, Centre de Cultura Contempornia de Barcelona, 2006.
Artefact, Stuc Arts Centre, Leuven, 2007.
Collateral When Art Looks At Cinema, Hangar Bicocca Spazio d'arte contemporanea, Milan, 2007.
We Love Cinema, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies and Art in Contemporary Culture, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2007.
Mulher, Mulheres, SESC Paulista, So Paulo, 2007.
L'oeil cran ou la nouvelle image, Casino Luxembourg Forum d'art contemporain, 2007.
Final Cut, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrck, 2007.
Paul Klee berall Theater, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, 2007.
New Acquisitions, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 2007.
That's not Entertainment! El cinema respon al cinema, Centro Prraga, Murcia, 2007.
Under Hitchcock, Solar Galeria de Arte Cinemtica, Vila do Conde, 2007.
Crossing Borders Film & Media Arts Festival, Townhall, Berwick upon Tweed, 2007.
ber die Tausend Quellen neben dem Durstenden in der Wste, MARTa, Herford, 2007.
Collateral 2 When Art Looks At Cinema, SESC Paulista, So Paulo, 2008.
Erranti nella videoarte contemporanea / Wandering in Contemporary Video Art, Magazzini Del Sale - Palazzo Comunale, Siena, 2008.
Artists' Films, Camden Arts Centre, London, 2008.
Les Rencontres de Sophie Images, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, 2008.
The Morning After. Videoarbeiten der Sammlung Goetz, Weserburg Museum fr moderne Kunst, Bremen, 2008.
Artists versus Hollywood, The Block, Brisbane, 2008.
Mind the Gap, Kunsthaus Glarus, 2008.
Summer Screen, Spacex, Exeter, 2008.
Zero Gravity architecture of social space, film program, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Banya Starinna, 2008.
The Cinematic, or Moving Images Expanded: Artists Film and Video Showcase 2008, Insa Art Space of the Arts Council of Korea, Seoul, 2008. AWARDS
American Federation of Arts Experimental Film Award, 1988.
Preis der deutschen Filmkritik, 1991.
Niederschsisches Nachwuchsstipendium des Ministeriums fr Wissenschaft und Kultur, 1992.
Frderpreis des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen fr junge Knstler, 1993.
Grande Prmio, Festival Internacional Curtas Metragens, Vila do Conde, 1995. Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, 1996.
Preis der deutschen Filmkritik, 1997.
Primeiro Prmio, Semana de cine experimental, Madrid, 1998.
Main Award, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 1999.
Nomeao para o European Film Award Primeiro Prmio, Viper Festival, Lucerne 2000 Preis der deutschen Filmkritik (with Christoph Girardet). The Ken Burns Best of the Festival, 2003.
Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival, 2003.
Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, 2004.
Grand Prix Canal + du court mtrage, Semaine de la Critique, Cannes Film Festival (com Christoph Girardet), 2006.
Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis (com Christoph Girardet), 2006.

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