Paul Kolling (*1993)
Hertastraße 1a
12051 Berlin

+49 176 99807060
web (at) paulkolling.com
https://paulkolling.com

Curriculum vitae as of


Education

2021 – ongoing BPA: Berlin program for artists
2019 SIMA at China Academy of Art Hangzhou, Zhejiang (with 姚大钧 – Yao Dajuin)
2018 – 2020 Master of Fine Arts, University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (with Simon Denny)
2013 – 2017 Bachelor of Arts, Berlin University of the Arts (with Joachim Sauter and Jussi Ängeslevä)

Grants and scholarships

2020 NEUSTART KULTUR, Stiftung Kunstfonds
2020 Encouraging New Talent Award (one-year scholarship), HFBK Hamburg
2019 Research grant, Internationaler Kulturaustausch – Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg
2019 Research trip stipend for curators, Goethe-Institut
2019 Project Sponsorship, Freundeskreis der HFBK e.V.
2019 Project funding of ‘Break of Gauge’, Hamburg Cultural Foundation (Hamburgische Kulturstiftung)
2019 Art School Alliance Scholarship, Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. and Karl H. Ditze Stiftung

Work

2020 – ongoing Teaching position 'Künstlerische Werkstattleitung Mechatronik', Berlin University of the Arts
2018 – ongoing Co-founder of terra0, Berlin
2018 Research associate, Design Research Lab, Berlin University of the Arts (with Gesche Joost)
2016 – 2017 Student assistant, mechatronics workshop, Berlin University of the Arts (with Stefan Schwabe)
2013 Carpentry, Schreinerei Holzwerk, Karlsruhe
2012 Assembler, Daimler AG, Wörth

Current/upcoming

22.05 – 21.11.2021 2038, German pavilion | GROUP
17th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
11.12.2020 – 20.02.2021 Mein Vater, meine Nachbarn, meine Freunde, und deren Freunde | GROUP
haubrok foundation FAHRBEREITSCHAFT
05.12.2020 – 27.06.2021 Steppen & Seidenstraßen | GROUP
MARKK Hamburg

Solo exhibitions & installations

01.08.2020 – permanent WB190621 (permanent installation)
The Palace and Maritime Silk Road Museum, Fujian
27.06 – 19.07.2020 Break of Gauge
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
31.05 – 01.09.2018 Flowertokens
Trust, Berlin
15.02 – 25.04.2017 Outdoor Showcase
Berlin University of the Arts

Group exhibitions

11.12.2020 – 20.02.2021 Mein Vater, meine Nachbarn, meine Freunde, und deren Freunde
haubrok foundation FAHRBEREITSCHAFT
05.12.2020 – 27.06.2021 Steppen & Seidenstraßen
MARKK Hamburg
19.09 – 20.09.2020 Graduate Show 2020
HFBK Hamburg
27.06 – 25.09.2020 加密_流形 (crypto_manifold)
Chronus Art Center (新时线媒体艺术中心), Shanghai
29.02 – 06.09.2020 Survival of the Fittest
Kunstpalais Erlangen
28.11.2019 – 02.02.2020 Goodbye Cruel World, It's Over
Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf
10.10 – 18.10.2019 25th International Festival of Computer Arts (IFCA)

Maribor, Slovenia
18.06 – 22.06.2019 Open Studios
Art School Alliance Studios, Hamburg
18.06 – 20.06.2019 Sovereign Nature Exhibition
Kraftwerk, Berlin
14.06 – 07.07.2019 Blocumenta

Artspace, Sydney
28.05 – 31.12.2019 VIENNA BIENNALE
MAK – Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst, Wien
27.05 – 31.05.2019 Romantic Limits

Galerie der HFBK Hamburg
11.04 – 16.06.2019 Digital Dilemma - The Architecture of Trust

Bureau Europa, Maastricht
21.03 – 22.04.2019 ME YOU NOU – Créons un terrain d’entente

Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne
03.02 – 25.02.2019 Befriending Hyperobjects

NAVEL, Los Angeles
24.11.2018 – 03.03.2019 Forest. Enter. Exist.
MEWO Kunsthalle Memmingen
15.11.2018 – 11.01.2019 {PERFECT & PRICELESS} - VALUE SYSTEMS ON THE BLOCKCHAIN

Kate Vass Galerie, Zürich
07.09 – 20.12.2018 Proof of Work
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
05.09 – 10.09.2018 Crypto-economics: Infrastructures & Artefacts

Ars Electronica, Linz
22.08.2018 Crypto-economics: Infrastructures & Artefacts

Festival Alpbach
25.07 – 29.07.2018 Gray Area Festival

San Francisco
07.06 – 11.06.2018 Exhibition #11: Dark Habitats Dark Ecology

Spektrum, Berlin
19.05 – 25.06.2018 New World Order

Furtherfield Gallery, London
15.02 – 09.03.2018 New World Order

Drugo More, Rijeka
11.01 – 09.02.2018 New World Order

Aksioma, Ljubljana
08.11 – 09.11.2017 PROOF-OF-BURN: Burning Money. Burning Value. Burning Trust.
Future of Demonstration Festival, Wien
10.05 – 14.05.2017 Fiber Festival 2017
Amsterdam
03.05 – 04.05.2016 State of DESIGN
designtransfer:, Berlin
03.05 – 04.05.2016 Cultural Communters
designtransfer:, Berlin
02.02 – 02.02.2016 Vorspiel
Transmediale 2016, Berlin

Talks & workshops

19.01.2020 Break of Gauge: Research trip presentation
Floating Projects, Hong Kong
19.06.2018 NFTs and the blockchain collectible paradigm
CrCC at BlueYard, Berlin
27.05.2018 Deodands, AI DAOS and Natural System Users

BigchainDB Meetup at BlueYard, Berlin
14.05.2018 Natural resources take control

Pre-Work-Talk, IXDS, Berlin
27.04.2018 Money: Matters of Life

Moneylab #5, State University New York, Buffalo NY
26.04.2018 Extrapolate Nature – (Nonhuman) Governance for Ecosystems

Moneylab #5, State University New York, Buffalo NY
16.02.2018 Art & Blockchain

Drugo more, Rijeka
30.01.2018 Headless organisation and nonhuman governance
TRUST space, Berlin
24.09 – 26.09.2017 The Autonomous Forest: How nature can govern

Impact Startup Fest, Den Haag
19.06.2017 Diagrams of Friction #2: observing algorithms
super filme, Berlin
05.06.2017 extrapolate everything - Design für eine post-humane Welt

Medien/Zukünfte, TU Braunschweig
15.02.2017 Creating Speculative Scenario's

Apart festival K3 and Arkadi Zaides, Hamburg
03.02.2017 Becoming Earth: Engineering Symbiotic Futures
Transmediale 2017, Berlin
14.12.2016 SD-Talk
IxD Lab HSO Osnabrück

Publications

19.11.2020 Unrealised project: LNA 2013 (video game)
Catalogue 4.5 edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist
01.06.2019 Photographs in ‘CONTACT
AVST Magazine
01.06.2017 Me­di­at­ing Mat­ter. Eine Ökolo­gie der Gestal­tung
Geschichte und Theorie visueller Kulturen
12.03.2017 'terra0 – Can an Augmented Forest Own and Utilize Itself?’ chapter contribution
‘Artists Re:thinking the Blockchain’ by Ruth Catlow, Marc Garrett, Sam Skinner and Nathan Jones, Liverpool University Press
01.06.2016 ‘nothing human makes it out of the near future...’ terra0 Advertisement in ‘Narcissism’
Issue #5, Ecocore magazine
01.02.2016 terra0 White Paper v1
self-published

Press & features

14.01.2021 Zug und Trug: Über Paul Kollings Filminstallation Break of Gauge, Raphael Dillhof, Springering, Heft 4/2020
https://paulkolling.com/data/springerin-no4_2020-21_bog_kvhbf.pdf
15.12.2020 Jahresgaben edition 'Clouds over WB190621 No. 1-21', Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof
https://kvhbf.de/institution/=jahresgabe/128-paul-kolling-br-clouds-over-wb190621-no-1-21
10.11.2020 Decision Trees, Jason Rhys Parry, Real Life Magazine
https://reallifemag.com/decision-trees/
17.07.2020 Paul Kolling at Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Contemporary Art Daily
https://contemporaryartdaily.com/2020/07/paul-kolling-at-kunstverein-harburger-bahnhof/
16.07.2020 Digitalisierte Reflexionen Zum Klimawandel, Roland Schöny, PARNASS Kunstmagazin
https://www.parnass.at/news/digitalisierte-reflexionen-zum-klimawandel
14.07.2020 Salvare la natura: la tecnologia aiuta?, Niccolò Lucarelli, Artribune
https://www.artribune.com/dal-mondo/2020/03/mostra-natura-tecnologia-erlangen/
11.07.2020 Ein gerader Schnitt durch die Welt, Radek Krolczyk, taz am Wochenende
https://paulkolling.com/data/taz_2020_07_11-bog-p46.pdf
01.07.2020 terra0 workwear jacket edition , left.gallery
https://left.gallery/work/terra0-workwear
07.06.2020 Agency in the Age of Decentralization James Bridle in conversation with Michaela Friedberg and Olaf Grawert, ARCH+ The Property Issue: Politics of Space and Data
https://www.archplus.net/home/english-publications/politics-of-space-and-data/399,0,1,0.html
05.03.2020 "Survival of the Fittest" Ausstellung in Erlangen: Gespräch mit dem Künstler Paul Kolling, kulturLeben BR
https://www.br.de/radio/bayern2/programmkalender/sendung-2628184.html
01.10.2019 Rise of Blockchain Companies with Hidden Owners – A Horizon Scan of Emerging Global Biological Conservation Issues for 2020, Cell Press Review
https://www.cell.com/action/showPdf?pii=S0169-5347%2819%2930299-X
28.09.2019 Handlungsmacht im Zeitalter der Dezentralisierung, ARCH+ 236: Posthumane Architektur
https://www.archplus.net/home/archiv/artikel/46,5102,1,0.html
01.06.2019 Terra0: Giving DAO agency to natural resource, P2P Accounting for Planetary Survival, P2P:Foundation, M. Bauwens, A. Pazaitis
http://commonstransition.org/p2p-accounting-for-planetary-survival/
10.04.2019 terra0 – Autonomy of Ecosystems, REALTY-V by T. Zolghadr, C. Roth, Space Time TV
https://space-time.tv/channel/realty-v
14.03.2019 legislating architecture: architecting after politics’, A. Brandlhuber, C. Roth, aut. architektur und tirol
https://aut.cc/ausstellungen/legislating-architecture
01.01.2019 An Essay on the German Forest: In the Open with terra0, En plein air – Ethnographies of the Digital’ by P. Karambeigi, A. Ostertag, T. Rossol, P. Schwarzer, L. Stolz, Spector Books
http://spectorbooks.com/en-plein-air
15.11.2018 Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, esse.ca
http://esse.ca/en/proof-work-schinkel-pavillon-berlin
24.10.2018 How Artists Are Bringing Blockchain To Their Neck Of The Woods, OZY Magazine
https://www.ozy.com/rising-stars/meet-the-young-artists-who-put-a-forest-on-the-blockchain/87872
06.10.2018 Terraforming via the digital twin of everything’, Comrade Animal, The habitat beyond anthropocentrism - Parasite 2.0
https://comradeanimal.com/3
17.08.2018 Ethereum’s Walled Garden: Flower Tokens and Terra0, BTCManager.com
https://btcmanager.com/ethereums-walled-garden-flower-tokens-and-terra0/
01.07.2018 ‘Innovationstreiber Blockchain’ in ‘Bitcoin und Blockchain – Vom Scheitern einer Ideologie und dem Erfolg einer revolutionären Technik’ by P. Rosenberg, Springer-Verlag GmbH
https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783662560877
18.06.2018 Digitalisierte Natur: Ein Wald, der sich selbst abholzt - und verkauft, Süddeutsche Zeitung
http://www.sueddeutsche.de/kultur/sz-serie-das-anthropozaen-was-will-der-wald-1.4019485
11.05.2018 What Blockchain Means for Contemporary Art, Michael Eby, Hyperallergic.com
https://hyperallergic.com/440936/what-blockchain-means-for-contemporary-art/
01.05.2018 Jahrespublikation, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Basel
01.05.2018 Informality In Times Of Blockchain, Volume #52: The End of Informality, Volume Magazine, May
http://volumeproject.org/out-now-volume-52-the-end-of-informality/
15.03.2018 Agenda Setter’, Communication Director
https://www.communication-director.com
26.02.2018 Unlimited Editions, Real Life Magazine, February 26
http://reallifemag.com/unlimited-editions/
20.01.2018 BitchCoin and terra0: Tokenization as an Art Form, MoneyLab Reader 2: Overcoming the Hype
https://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/moneylab-reader-2-overcoming-the-hype/
11.01.2018 Decentralized Artificial Intelligence Is Coming: Here's What You Need To Know, Forbes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2018/01/11/decentralized-artificial-intelligence-is-coming-heres-what-you-need-to-know/#17e3bd1d146d
31.12.2017 Art and Finance Report 2017, Deloitte
https://www2.deloitte.com/lu/en/pages/art-finance/articles/art-finance-report.html
26.11.2017 Why Decentralized Artificial Intelligence Will Reinvent The Industry As We Know It, Forbes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2017/11/16/why-decentralized-artificial-intelligence-will-reinvent-the-industry-as-we-know-it/#7683b4c9511a
30.10.2017 The Possibility Of A Forest: Unsound 2017, The Quietus
http://thequietus.com/articles/23418-unsound-krakow-2017-mark-fisher-gas-wolfgang-voigt-review
29.09.2017 To be Frank’ 3/2017, WIRED Germany
https://www.wired.de/collection/tech/forstwirtschaft-blockchain-wald-terra0-0
05.08.2017 How Science Revolutionises Democracy Work and Nature Using Blockchain, re:pulica 17
https://re-publica.com/en/session/blockchange-how-science-revolutionizes-democracy-work-and-nature-using-blockchain
26.07.2017 An Essay on the German Forest by Tabea Rossol & Pujan Karambeigi, translated by Pierre Schwarzer, warehouse.industries
http://warehouse.industries/en/entry/versuch-uber-den-deutschen-wald/
29.09.2016 The Self-Owning Augmented Forest, Institute of Network Cultures
http://networkcultures.org/moneylab/2016/09/29/terra0-the-self-owning-augmented-forest/
03.09.2016 terra0: art project, self-owned forest, l’editie
http://leditie.nl/leditie.nl/2016/09/03/terra0-art-project-self-owned-forest/