Vita

Jens Jochen Isensee is a multimedia artist with a focus on participative art and interactive video installations. His works are mostly made of temporal materials such as cardboard and plastic in combination with technical elements. These range from motors, loudspeakers and cameras to computer hardware, sensors and screens. He also creates digital prints and experimental shortfilms. Born 1981 in Braunschweig, Germany

2003 – 2011
Fine Arts Studies, Diploma with distinction at HBK Braunschweig, University of Art
Film class – Prof. Michael Brynntrup
Video installation – Prof. Corinna Schnitt
Sculpture – Prof. Thomas Virnich


Upcoming Exhibitions

2018

4.2. – 2.4.
Residence II, Syker Vorwerk, Syke

1.3. – 30.4.
Overgrowth, Art Salon, Moabit, Berlin

12.8. – 19.9.
Surviving the Fitness, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel

07.12. – 21.01.19
Meta, Jens Isensee, Kunsthaus BBK, Braunschweig


Grants and Awards

2017
Game Jam Award
, Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft
Game Mixer, Austauschprogramm, Goethe-Institut Südafrika, Johannesburg

2015 – 2016
Artist in Residence, Künstlerstätte, Stuhr-Heiligenrode

2014
Shortfilm contest winner, ‘Transit’,Public LED screening, Volksbank Brawopark

2013
LIONEL Award, ‘Das Imaginäre’, Ottmerbau, Braunschweig

2013
Performance Award, ‘Schrödinger’s Birds, Fulldome Festival, Zeiss-Planetarium, Jena

2012
1st Prize Interactive Implementation,
für ‘Das Imaginäre’, Koordinaten Festival for Spacial Media, FH-Kiel


Group Shows, Screenings, Events

2017
Money Money Money, Group exhibition, Städtische Ausstellungshalle Braunschweig
Reversed Festival, Museumsquartier, Wien
Artcore, Group exhibition, Städtische Ausstellungshalle Braunschweig

2016
Kern der Dinge, Solo exhibition, Künstlerstätte Stuhr-Heiligenrode
Wechselspiel, Group show, Städtische Ausstellungshalle, Braunschweig
Indie Expo, Group show, Respawn Conference, Köln

2015
Hier und Jetzt, Group show, Konsumverein, Braunschweig
Representative of the HBK at IdeenExpo, Hannover
The Forest, Group show, Group Global, Berlin
Neu, Group show, Torhaus Galerie, Braunschweig
Nachts sind alle Katzen Grau, Group show, Aula Galerie, HBK Braunschweig

2014
Primat des Privaten, Exhibtion with Deborah Uhde Malerhof, Voigtholz
Funding aproval by nordmedia for the software project Imagine Earth, Expo Plaza, Hannover
Intensivstation, Group show, Raumlabor, Braunschweig
StattLAB Collective No.1, Group show, Stattbad Wedding, Berlin

2013
Objekte für Subjekte, Solo exhibition, Kunstverein Jahnstraße e.V., Braunschweig
Schrödinger’s Birds, Screening, B3 Bienale, Frankfurt
Arbeitskrise & Grundeinkommen, Screening, Contravision Filmfestival, Berlin
Quadrature of the Triangle, Public LED screening, Volksbank Brawopark

2012
Herbstausstellung, Group exhibition, Kunstverein Hannover
Neo Kuben, Winner of Quigo student film contest, HAWK Hildesheim
Too Much, Screening, Extra Filmfestival, Kub Galerie Leipzig
Intel LevelUp Award for Imagine Earth, Best Simulation, Online Award
Romantik 2.0, Group show, Kulturanker e.V., Magdeburg

2011
Zeit ausstellen, Group show, Raumlabor, Braunschweig
Das Imaginäre, Diploma exhibition, Filmklasse, Rundgang HBK Braunschweig

2010
China Associations, Screening, Braunschweiger Filmfestival and Asian Hot Shots Festival, Berlin
Visual Volt Amplified, Group show, Haus Nordischer Botschaften, Berlin
The Green Wall, Screening, Anadoma Filmfestival, LOT-Theater, Braunschweig
Schnittraum, Show with Adrian Schedler, Galerie Schnittraum, Braunschweig

2009
Visit from Braunschweig, Group exhibition, Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing, China
LiS Ensemble, Group show, Rebenpark, Braunschweig
The Green Wall, Screenings, Various galleries, Peking, Chongqing
Serious Games Award for Imagine Earth, Best Simulation, ceBIT, Hannover

2008
Imagine Cup Finals, Group showcase presentation, Le Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

2007
Inside Out, Group show, Billboard show in public space, Braunschweig

2005
PLATTFORM #2, Group show, Kunstverein Hannover

2004
Grundklassenausstellung der Klasse Nicola Torke, HBK Braunschweig