Jens 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

Grants and Awards

Award winner
, game jam, Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin
Game Mixer, group show & exchange program, Goethe-Institut Südafrika, Johannesburg
Award Nomination & group show, Azplay Festival, Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao

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

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

LIONEL Award, ‘Das Imaginäre’, Ottmerbau, Braunschweig
Performance Award, ‘Schrödinger’s Birds, Fulldome Festival, Zeiss-Planetarium, Jena

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

Exhibitions, Screenings, Events

4.2. – 2.4.  |  Residence II, group show, Syker Vorwerk, Syke
12.8. – 19.9.  |  Surviving the Fitness, group show, Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel
07.12. – 21.01.19  |  Meta, solo show, Kunsthaus BBK, Braunschweig

Money Money Money, group show, Städtische Ausstellungshalle Braunschweig
Reversed Festival, group show, Museumsquartier, Wien
Artcore, group show, Städtische Ausstellungshalle Braunschweig

Kern der Dinge, solo show, Künstlerstätte Stuhr-Heiligenrode
Wechselspiel, group show, Städtische Ausstellungshalle, Braunschweig
Indie Expo, group show, Respawn Conference, Köln

Hier und Jetzt, group show, Konsumverein, Braunschweig
HBK Exhibition, group show, 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

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

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

Herbstausstellung, group show, Kunstverein Hannover
Neo Kuben, Winner of Quigo student film contest, HAWK Hildesheim
Too Much, screening, Extra Filmfestival, Kub Galerie Leipzig
Intel LevelUp Award, Winner – Best Simulation, Online Award
Romantik 2.0, group show, Kulturanker e.V., Magdeburg

Zeit ausstellen, group show, Raumlabor, Braunschweig
Das Imaginäre, diploma exhibition, Filmklasse, Rundgang HBK Braunschweig

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

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 winner – Best Simulation, ceBIT, Hannover

Imagine Cup Finals, group showcase presentation, Le Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

Inside Out, group show, Billboard show in public space, Braunschweig

PLATTFORM #2, group show, Kunstverein Hannover

Grundklassenausstellung der Klasse Nicola Torke, HBK Braunschweig