Vita

BIOGRAPHY OF JASCHI KLEIN


Foto: Wilhelm W. Reinke für das Buch „Das Auge des Künstlers“

Jaschi Klein studied painting and photography at the College of Design in Kiel and at the College of Fine Arts in Hamburg. She spent time abroad for further studies. Since then she has carried out various documentary film projects with Michael Engler in the US and african countries, followed by photography and installation projects as well as exhibitions and has been teaching in Germany and abroad. Her works are in private and public collections. e.g. Philadelphia Art Museum. USA Denver Art Museum, USA. Kawasaki Museum, Tokyo, Japan Encontros Da Imagem, Braga, Portugal Musee de la Photographie, Charlesroi, Belgium Bibliotheque Nationale Paris, France Museum Ludwig, Köln Germany Kunst und Gewerbe Museum, Hamburg, Deutscher Bundestag.

Technical assistance Gisela Meinhold

 

PRIVATELY AND PUBLICITY SPONSORED PROJECTS (Selection)

  • 1978-80 Hamburg bei Licht (book and exhibition in Old Elbtunnel) Hamburger Senat
  • 1985-87 Don‘t move (book and exhibition) Fuji Germany
  • 1990-92 Rheinlandschaften (book and exhibition) Stadt DüsseIdorf
  • 1992-93 Pegasus-Project (various actions and exhibitions) with a grant of Deutscher Kunstfonds.
  • 1992 Arche Noah - Project (exhibitions) stern magazine , Polaroid company
  • 1995-98 ,Kunst im Öffentlichen Raum" installations and creative trainings in city
  • Institutions, sponsored by cultural government from Hamburg.
  • 1995 Project “Oasis” in psychiartric hospital Ochsenzoll. Hamburg
  • Art-installations and creative work with patients and doctors.
  • 1995-99 Land-Art projects in Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Art actions at different places. Sponsored by the cultural ministry.
  • 1999-00 "Conferences" performance on bill boards in 8 capital cities of Germany.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Since 1980 guest professorships at the Fine Arts Colleges in Germany:

  • University of Art Bremen,
  • University of Art Offenbach,
  • Pentiment Summer Academy Hamburg

in Austria :

  • Salzburg College

in Finland :

  • University of Art Tampere

Numerous national and international workshops. 
Since 1994 creative training and seminars. eg at Daimler Benz AG and Hugo Boss followed by exhibitions and catalogues of the works produced

INDIVIDUAL EXIBITIONS (selected)

  • 1981 'Hamburg bei Licht", Alter Elbtunnel, Gallery Levy. Hamburg
  • 1981 Gallery Junod. Lausanne
  • 1982 Perspektiel Gallery. Rotterdam
  • 1983 Perspektiel Gallery. Rotterdam
  • 1984 Fotoforum, Bremen
  • 1984, Cannon Galerie, Amsterdama
  • 1984 Fotografie Oltre,Chiasso,Schweiz
  • 1985 Gallery Jutta Rössner, Stuttgart
  • 1985 Gallery Paule Pia Antwerpen
  • 1985 Gallery Diaframma,Milano
  • 1986 Marcuse Pleifer Gallery. New York
  • 1987 Forum Gallery. Taragona. Spain
  • 1987 Washington Public Library. New York
  • 1987 Photographers Gallery, London
  • 1987 encntros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal
  • 1988 KX Kampnagel. Hamburg
  • 1988 Fotoforum, Frankfurt
  • 1989 Special Photographers Company. London
  • 1989 Marcuse Pleifer Gallery. New York
  • 1989 Benteler Morgan Galleries. Houston, Texas
  • 1989 Fotomuseum Braunschweig
  • 1989 Gallery Binnen. Amsterdam
  • 1990 Nikon Galerie, Zürich
  • 1991 Shadaj Gallery. Tokyo
  • 1992 Gallery Bodo Niemann. Berlin
  • 1992, Galerie Halskratz, Mannheim
  • 1992, Tampere, Finnland, Art Academy
  • 1993 Haus der Fotografie, Prag
  • 1993 Kunst und Gewerbe Museum. Hamburg
  • 1995 Kunststreifzüge - Filmportrait im NDR - Ausstellung Kunsthaus Hamburg
  • 1995 Stadtmuseurn Düsseldorf
  • 1996 Gedok Gallery,
  • 1997 Center of Culture. Stuttgart
  • 1998 Flughafen Hamburg, permanent exhibition
  • 1999 Museum K3. Hamburg. and bill board exihibitions in 8 German capital cities
  • 2000 Expo 2000
  • 2003 HSH-Nordbank, Hamburg
  • 2006 Hafen-City. Hamburg, Art and culture, installation wind- project and exhibition at Koerber Stiftung ,
  • 2007 presentation of my work at Koerber Stiftung
  • 2008 permanent installation kinetik object Sankt Peter,Eiderstedt
  • 2010 Wind-Project, at „Augenweiden“, Berlin, Hbf.
  • 2015 Take Maracke, cultural center, Kiel, Landschafts-Konferenz

 

GROUP EXIBITIONS (selected)

  • 1980 Photokina. Köln
  • 1982 21 European Contemporary Photographers. France, USA, Japan
  • 1983 11 Hamburger Künstler, Kunsthaus. Hamburg
  • 1984 Centre Studio Posillipo, Neapel. Goethe Institut
  • 1984 Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
  • 1984 Kunsthaus Hamburg, Selbstportraits
  • 1985 Fotofestival Lerida. Spanien
  • 1986 Cava Gallery. Philadelphia, USA
  • 1987 Uroboms — Deutsche Gegenwartskunst, Landesmuseum Schleswig-Holstein,
  • 1987 Mensch in der Landschaft" Museum Ludwig
  • 1987 Exotik in der Kunst“. Kunstverein Stuttgart
  • 1987 centro portugues de fotografia, Porto, Portugal
  • 1988 Muse`d’art et d’Histoire, Fribourg, Suisse, exhibition and first price, Triennale
  • 1989 Frankfurter Kunstverein
  • 1989 Centre Culturel. Brussel
  • 1989 Nizza Monat der Fotografie
  • 1989 Amsterdam, Monat der Fotografie
  • 1989 Kleve, Monat der Fotografie
  • 1990 Kulturzentrum, Moskau
  • 1990 Europäische Fotografie, Festival Dublin, Irland
  • 1992 Fotofestival Montpellier
  • 1992 european photographers, art fair, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1992 Schloss Sonderburg, Dänemark
  • 1994 Poiesis, Kunst und Wissenschaft, Universität Hamburg
  • 1994 Museum K3, Hamburg 1995 Galerie Tammen und Busch. Berlin 1995 Kunstmesse. Köln 1996 Land Art Symposium. Dersau, installation and exhibition
  • 1997 Hamburg-Marseille, Palais des arts 2000 Kjubh Kunstverein, Köln
  • 2004 100 Jahre Nordkunst. Husum
  • 2006 Land-Art-Project Elbe, Brunsbüttel

 

PUBLICATIONS IN TELEVISION

Various documentaries about exhibitions and actions in cultural channels.

Including:

  • “Starke Frauen - portraits about 7 women of Hamburg, NDR 1997;
  • “Die Dinge verwandeln' (,.Transformations“) – documentary about Jaschi Klein, Cultural Channel NDR