Alexander Hahn
Since 2008
post@alexanderhahn.com
Works in New York, New York United States of America

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BIO
The electronic media art of Alexander Hahn explores the evolution of moments from event to memory, to forgetting, and to fiction. Recorded on a variety of openly wielded and concealed cameras, the works reflect a deeply personal look at a society obsessed with recording and archiving everything.

Born in Rapperswil/Switzerland in 1954 | lives and works in New York, author of videos, installations + computer prints | subject of many solo exhibitions, e.g: Harvestworks, New York (2012), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2008), Kunstmuseum Solothurn/Switzerland (2007), Museum der Moderne, Salzburg/Austria (2007), Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Ferrara/Italy (2007), Musee Jenisch, Vevey/Switzerland (2002), Kunstmuseum Bern/Switzerland (1997), International Center of Photography, New York (1996), Kunsthaus Zurich/Switzerland (1995), Galeria Foksal, Warsaw/Poland (1996), DAAD Galerie, Berlin/Germany (1994) | Select awards: New York State Council on the Arts Grant (2008), Zurich Work Award (2007), Swiss Federal Grant (1993), World Wide Video Festival Installation Award, The Hague/The Netherlands (1992), Festival International du Jeune Video Grand Prix, Montreal/Canada (1992), DAAD Berlin Fellow (1992), Work of Excellence, Tokyo Video Festival (1990)
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Dates:
Thu Nov 24, 2011 19:00 - Thu Jan 26, 2012

Location:
St. Gallen, Switzerland

Digital media exhibition with artists Alexander Hahn, Jonathan Ruf, Guido von Stürler, Ernst Thoma, Sarah Bühler and Prisca Wüst


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ART AT DEUTSCHES HAUS


Dates:
Fri Jun 24, 2011 18:30 - Thu Aug 11, 2011

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents work by Swiss artists Alexander Hahn, Katrin Roos, and Regula Rüegg as well as German artist Silvelin von Scanzoni and American artists Gary Brotmeyer, John Halpern, and Marc Shanker. On view until August 31.
Image: Alexander Hahn, Public Places - Private Strangers, 2011, triptych, video loops on digital photo frames



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