Chronology

2017

Exhibition

Ulrike Ottinger, China. The Arts - The People. Photographs and Films from the 1980s and 1990s. NTU Center for Contemporary Art Singapore, 27 May - 13 August 2017

2016

Film

Chamissos Schatten.  HD color, 3 Chapters, 690 min

Premiere: 12 February 2016, 66. International Filmfestspiele Berlin 2016, Forum programme.

Awarded with the Preis der Deutschen Filmkritik "Best Documentary 2016"

 

Retrospectives

38 Moskau International Film Festival, retrospektive und jury member, June 2016

Goethe Institut Madrid, retrospektive attendant to the exhibition at Museo Vostell Malpartida, April 2016

 

Screenings

Cairo International Film Festival, November 2016, FREAK ORLANDO

MUESTRA DE CINE DE MUJERES, Mexico City, November 2016, UNDER SNOW

Scanorama Vilnius, screening and masterclass, CHAMISSO'S SHADOW, November 2016

New Horizons International Film Festival Poland, screening and masterclass, CHAMISSO'S SHADOW, July 2016

Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, screening and talks with Ulrike Ottinger, Aleida und Jan Assmann, Bernd Scherer, Bert Rebhandl, CHAMISSO'S SHADOW, March 2016

 

Exhibitions

Ulrike Ottinger. Museo Vostell Malpartida, Spanien

Exhibitions

Ulrike Ottinger. Museo Vostell Malpartida, Spanien

 

Exhibition Participation

F.W.MURNAU – Eine Hommage. Lenbachhaus München, 25 October 2016 – 26 February 2017

INSZENIERT! Sammlung Goetz, München, 19 August – 6 November 2016

Am I Dandy? Schwules Museum, Berlin, 24 Juni - 20 November 2016

The Ocean After Nature. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 17 June - 28 August 2016; Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide (Australien); School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, Boston, (USA)

und eine welt noch. Kunsthaus Hamburg, 26 April – 26 June 2016

Still the Barbarians. EVA International, Limerick (Irland),16 April — 18 July 2016

 

Lecture, Workshops, seminars

Dubai International Filmfestival, jury presidency of Muhr Feature Awards, Dubai, 7 - 14 December 2016

Oration on Yoko Tawada to the Kleist-Award Ceremony, Berlin, 22 November 2016 

Performativity: Life, Stage, Screen?, workshop and screening at Freie Unisversität Berlin, July 2016

2015

Exhibitions

WELTREISE. Forster – Humboldt – Chamisso – Ottinger. Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, 02 December 2015 – 27 February 2016

Chamissos Schatten. Galerie Johanna Breede Photokunst, Berlin, 05 Dezember 2015 – 27 February 2016

 

Exhibition Participation

STREAMLINES. Ozeane, Welthandel und Migration. Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, 04 December 2015 – 13 March 2016

The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop. Tate Modern London, 15 September 2015 - 24 January 2016

Die Bestie ist der Souverän. Württembergischer Kunstverein (WKV) Stuttgart, 17 October 2015 - 17 January 2016

All World's a Stage. works of the Goetz Collection at Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, 21 February – 14 June 2015

 

Retrospectives

Weltreisen, retrospektive with further directors, Berlin, December 2015 – Februar 2016

61. Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate University (Hamilton, NY), Screenings and Lectures, 13 - 19 June 2015

Goethe Institut Madrid, retrospektive and exhibition at Goethe-Institute, April 2015

Goethe Institut Montreal, retrospektive, March 2015

 

Screenings

50 Jahre Kuratorium des Jungen Deutschen Films, retrospektive with further directorsBILDNIS EINER TRINKERIN, September-December 2015

Berlin Art Film Festival, BILDNIS EINER TRINKERIN, December 2015

Films Femmes Méditerranée, MuCem Marseille, JOHANNA D’ARC OF MONGOLIA, SUPERBIA, October 2015

 

Publications

Chamissos Schatten. Artist book attandent to the exhibition WELTREISE. Forster – Humboldt – Chamisso – Ottinger, December 2015

 2014

Festivals

Bilbao Film Festival, Guggenheim Museum

screening UNDER SNOW, Nov. 20th 2014

Crossing Identities, Berlin

screenings JOHANNA D'ARC OF MONGOLIA, June 15th / TAIGA, June 14th

 

Exhibitions

Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House. Sept. 05th – Nov. 09th 2014

Roll up, Roll up! Ein anatomisches Wachskabinett und die Kunst. Hygienemuseum Dresden, 10. Oktober 2014 – 12. April 2015

Beuys Brock Vostell. ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, May 24th – Nov. 09th 2014

Queer Outlaw Cinema. TIFF Toronto, June 13th – Aug. 17th 2014

70,000 Years Just Like One Day - Alexander Kluge’s Current Work for Television Films. Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin, April 03th – July 27th 2014

 2013

Film retrospective

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. September 26 - October  10 October 2013

Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center. February 7 - March 3 2013

 

Exhibitions

UNTER SCHNEE. Johanna Breede Photokunst, Berlin, November 27 2013 until Jamuary 11. 2014

DAS NEUE IM ALTEN DAS ALTE IM NEUEN. Johanna Breede Photokunst, Berlin, September 7 until November 2013

Ulrike Ottinger | Weltbilder. Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, February 22 – May 2013

 

Exhibition Participation

So Much I Want to Say: Von Annemiek bis Mutter Courage. Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, München, April 4 2013 – January 12 2014

 

Publications

Ulrike Ottinger | Weltbilder. Verlag für Moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, 2013

2012

Audio book

Unter Schnee, Part1+2, 53:20 min/54:34 min

Composition: Yumiko Tanaka, Realisation: Ulrike Ottinger,

Production: BR 2012
Radio premiere: April 8/9 2012 on Bayrischer Rundfunk 2
podcast available: <http://www.br.de/radio/bayern2/sendungen/hoerspiel-und-medienkunst/hoerspielpool568.html>

 

Retrospectives

Filmmuseum Frankfurt, September 14 -28 2012
Filmmuseum München, September 7-16 2012
Scala, Konstanz, August 5-26 2012
Metropolis, Hamburg, October 29 - November 30 2012

 

Screenings

ARD Hörspieltage, Zentrum für Medientechnologie Karlsruhe

Screening UNTER SCHNEE, November 10 2012
Jack Smith Festival, Frankfurt

Screening DIE BETÖRUNG DER BLAUEN MATROSEN, November 1 2012

Zebra Kino, Konstanz,

Screening UNTER SCHNEE as part of the exhibition GEOMETRIE DER LEERE . RÄUME IN JAPAN, Kulturzentrum am Münster, Konstanz, April 15 2012
UNTER SCHNEE Festival Screenings in Créteil/France, Oaxaca/Mexico, Basel/Switzerland, Breslau/Poland, Amsterdam/The Netherlands, Reykjavik/Island, Karlsruhe/Germany, Vilnius/Lithuania, Bangkok/Thailand, Florence/Italy

 

Exhibitions

Ulrike Ottinger - Fotografin und Sammlerin. Das Verborgene Museum, Berlin, 07. Juni - 05. August 2012

Ulrike Ottinger. Sammlung Goetz, München, 29. Mai - 06. Oktober 2012

 

Exhibition Participation

 Valeska Gert. Die Katze von Kampen. Kaamp-Hüs, Kampen, 26. Mai - 29. Juni 2012

Parallelwelt Zirkus. Kunsthalle Wien, 03. Mai - 02. September 2012

2011

Film

UNTER SCHNEE, 35mm, colour 103 min.

Premiere: Haus der Kulturen der Welt September 9, release date September  15 2011

Festival: Dubai International Film Festival

 

Film Retrospectives und Screenings

Goethe Institut Buenos Aires June  7 - 16 2011

Kino Arsenal, Berlin twelve part film series with discussions, September 2011 - January 2012

 

Exhibitions

Floating Food Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, September 7 2011 – October 30 2011
Hannah-Höch-Preis for Ulrike Ottinger and exhibition, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, November 26 2011 – January 22 2012  (Award ceremony November 25. 2011)

 

Exhibition Participation

Atlas. How to carry the world on one’s back? ZKM Karlsruhe, November 26 2010 - March 28 2011, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
Paradise Lost Istanbul Modern, March 23 – Juli 24 2011
Ausstellung Valeska Gert Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte, April 29 – June 13 2011

PARIS POP, NBK, Berlin (This was in your extra list on page 9, but can’t find it on website)

 

Publications

Floating Food, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, published by Buchhandlung Walther König Berlin, September 2011

Ulrike Ottinger, n.b.k. Berlin, November 2011

 

Jury Participation

Dubai International Filmfestival Jury at Muhr Arab Documentary Awards, Dubai, December 7 - 14 2011

2010

Retrospectives

Centre Pompidou, Paris with lecture by Catherine David and Christa Blümlinger, April 2010  

Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv / Cinematek Jerusalem with Exhibition, April 2010

Tate Modern, London DIE BETÖRUNG DER BLAUEN MATROSEN screened as part of the series "Invocations and Evocations: Queer and Surreal", April 2010

Philadelphia, New York, Augusta during Conference "Women in German" with lecture by Alice Kuzniar und Kaja Silverman, October 2010

 

Exhibition Participation

fast forward 2. The Power of Motion. Media Art Sammlung Goetz.  ZKM Karlsruhe, June 18 2010 – October 3 2010

Atlas. How to carry the world on one’s back? Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, November 26  2010 - March28 2011

 

Participation in Publications

Schreiben über Film. Hommage an Karsten Witte. Published by Stefanie Diekmann
My Work and Me. Published by Susanne Pfeffer
Metropolitan Views: Berlin, Berlin. Kunstszenen 1989 - 2009.
Published by Conny Becker et al.
2009

Film

THE KOREAN WEDDING CHEST, 35 mm, colour, 82 min

Premiere at Delphi Filmpalast, 59. International Filmfestspiele Berlin 2009, Forum programme. 
Festivals (2009): Seoul, Toronto, Barcelona, Warschau, Jerusalem, Bangkok, Dubai

STILL MOVING  HD Cam, colour and black and white, 29 min.

Premiere: Arsenal October 28 2009 for the opening of "LIVE FILM! Jack Smith Five Flaming Days in a rented world"

 

Retrospectives

London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Retrospective screenings and discussion with Ulrike Ottinger, April 2009

Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival Ankara  Exhibition in cooperation with Goethe-Institute Ankara, Mai 2009

 

Screenings

Lindenmuseum Stuttgart Long film night TAIGA, Mai 2009

Centre Pompidou, Paris, Kunstfilmbiennale on tour Screening PRATER, Mai 2009

Goethe-Institute Washington, Los Angeles, New York, Boston  Symposium, Retrospective, Screenings of THE KOREAN WEDDINGCHEST, October 2009

Goethe-Institute Paris "Nuit du cinéma allemand", SOUTHEASTPASSAGE October 2009

Arsenal Berlin, serial "Blickpunkt Potsdamer Platz" TICKET OF NO RETURN and FREAK ORLANDO

 

Exhibition Participation

Glass. China  Alexander Tutsek-Foundation, Munich, November 7 2008 -  November 7 2009

Wir waren so frei ... Momentaufnahmen 1989/1990, Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin, Mai  1 – November 9 2009

Spielarten. Fotografie und Literatur  Kulturzentrum am Münster, Konstanz, August 16 – October 4 2009

Ecstatic Resistance, Grand Arts, Kansas City, USA, November 13 2009 – January 16 2010

 

Lecture, Workshops, seminars

Rotterdam Dialogues Witte de With, Master class with Ulrike Ottinger, April 19 2009 

Akademie der Künste "young academy" students visit Ulrike Ottinger, April 29 2009

HDK - Zürcher Hochschule der Künste  workshop JOHANNA D'ARC OF MONGOLIA with Ulrike Ottinger and Prof. Margit Eschenbach, May 4 2009 

"Vier Jahrzehnte Forum" Arsenal, Berlin, presentation and film talk about SIEBEN LIEDER AUS DER TUNDRA (R: Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio), July 3 2009

2008

Film

SEOUL WOMEN HAPPINESS  HD cam, 16 min.
Premiere: April 10 2008, International Women's Film Festival Seoul, on the occasion of 10. birthday of  IWFFIS

 

Exhibitions and Retrospectives

Museum of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland, December 12 2008 – February 15 2009 Goethe Institute Bordeaux, France, December 11- January 30 2009

 

Film Retrospectives

5. International Womens Film Festival Eriwan, Armenia, November/ December 2008
RED CAT & California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, February 25 - 27 2008
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, February 22 – 24 2008 Filmwerkstatt Münster, work presentation Ulrike Ottinger, October  29 2008 - February 11 2009
Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City, Ulrike Ottinger. Cine y Fotografía, August 24 – 31 2009. Cineteca Nuevo León y el Centro Cultural Aleman, Monterrey, Mexico, August 30 – September 4

Exhibition Participation

Brussels Biennial,  Post Sorting Center Brussels, Belgium, October 19 – January 4 2009

Shanghai Biennale 2008, Exil Shanghai and photographs, Shanghai Art Museum, China, September 9 - November 16
Wandering People Wondering Shapes, Brussels Biennial, October 19 2008 – January 4 2009
Just different! Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, June 13 – September 21
Sex brennt. Magnus Hirschfelds Institut für Sexualwissenschaft und die Bücherverbrennung. Berlin Museum of Medical History at the Charité
May 7 -  September 14 2008


Opera

Hommage à Klaus Nomi - a songplay in nine fits by Olga Neuwirth
production and stage. Premiere: March 7 2008, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

 

Audio Book

Magnus Hirschfeld. Abfahrt ohne Ankunft  produced by hr

2007

Film

PRATER, 35 mm, colour 104 min. premiere: February 10 2007

Festivals: Berlin Film Festival (Forum Programme); Mar del Plata; Barcelona; Jerusalem; Era New Horizons, Polen; Melbourne; Tbilisi; MoMA New York, Krakow and others

Awards: Preis der deutschen Filmkritik prize for best documentary film 2007

 

Retrospective

Kino Arsenal, Berlin October  14 - December 2


Exhibition

film.kunst: Ulrike Ottinger  Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin, September 13 - December 2

 

Exhibition participation

Berlin Noir, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution: Madame X - Eine absolute Herrscherin March 4 – July 16, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
BALANCE! Kunst in Heiligendamm, June 2 – July 8 2007, Bad Doberan

2006

Audio Book

Exil Shanghai, ZKM - ARD Hörspieltage, November 10 2006, Zentrum für Medientechnologie Karlsruhe

Retrospective

Cinémathèque Bruxelles , March 2006

 

Screenings

Viennale BILDNIS EINER TRINKERIN, to mark the 60th birthday of Elfriede Jelinek, October 20 2006
Museum Ludwig, Köln  DIE BETÖRUNG DER BLAUEN MATROSEN, October 12

Museum of Modern Art, New York JOHANNA D'ARC OF MONGOLIA, September 1/2 2006

Tate Modern, London  BILDNIS EINER TRINKERIN

 

Exhibitions

Vis à Vis, Konstanzer Kunstverein,  September 24 - November 26 2006
Kunstpreis Konstanz 2006, award ceremony September 24 2006 at Kulturzentrum am Münster

 

Exhibition participation

Arme Schweine, Stiftung Schloss Neuhardenberg, August 27 – November 11
Passaggi a Sud Est.
Sguardi di artiste tra storie, memorie, attraversamenti. Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Palazzo Massari, Ferrara, Italy, March 19 – Mai 14

2005

Exhibitions

Imagen de Archivo. Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castellón, Spain
Teatro del Mundo. Museo de la Pasión, Valladolid, Spain
En Face. Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany

Totem. Fotografien und Objekte. Salzburger Kunstverein and film Retrospective at Das Kino, Salzburg, Austria

 

Monograph

Ulrike Ottinger. Bildarchive. Fotografien 1970-2005. Kunsthalle Wien, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Witte de With (publ.), Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, November 2005

 

Book presentation

Kunsthalle Wien in cooperation with FilmCasino
Kino Arsenal in cooperation with FilmMuseum Berlin
Museum für Fotografie in cooperation with book store König - Taschen, Berlin
2004

Film

TWELVE CHAIRS. 35 mm, colour, 198 Min.
Premiere: 8th February 2004, Berlin Film Festival (Forum Programme), Berlin
Film Festivals: Barcelona, Jerusalem, Kiew, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Premieres), Mar del Plata and more
 

Retrospectives

Museo Reina Sofia, Centro de Arte
Tate Modern, London
Museet for Samtidskunst, Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design, Oslo
Maski Filmtheater, Odessa
50th Robert Flaherty Seminar, New York
Cinémathèque Ontario, Toronto

 

Exhibitions

Museum für Ausländische Kunst, Riga und Kino Riga in Kooperation mit dem Goethe-Institut, Riga
Ulrike Ottinger. Bild Archive. Witte de With. Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Faces, Found Objects, and Rough Riders. ArtPace, San Antonio/Texas
 

Exhibition Participation

Experiments with Truth. The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia (Catalogue)
3rd Berlin biennale for contemporary art, Berlin (Catalogue)
Sieben Todsünden. Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
 

Artist in Residence

ArtPace, Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, Texas

2003

Exhibition

Südostpassage. The Renaissance Society , University of Chicago, USA

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Exhibition Participation

Grotesk! 130 Jahre Kunst der Frechheit. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt und Haus der Kunst, München (catalogue)
fast forward. Media Art Sammlung Goetz, Filmprogramm, ZKM Karlsruhe

 

Publications

Zwei deutsche Patriarchen in Paris. In: (catalogue) Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Ein Melancholiker des Films. Hans Helmut Prinzler (Hg.), Bertz Verlag, Berlin

2002

Film

SOUTHEAST PASSAGE. Digital Betacam/DVD, colour and B&W, 363 Min.
Premiere: 6. Juni 2002, Documenta 11, Kassel
Film Festivals: Berlin, Rotterdam, Jerusalem, Barcelona and more

 

THE SPECIMEN. Digital Betacam/DVD, B&W, 18:26 Min.
Premiere: 6. Juni 2002, Documenta 11, Kassel

 

ESTER. Digital Betacam/DVD, B&W and colour, 31:30 Min.
Premiere: 12. November 2002, Arsenal, Berlin
 

Exhibitions and Retrospectives

Stills. Goethe-Institut Barcelona in Kooperation mit Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones

 

Exhibition Participation

Documenta 11, Kassel
Hautnah. Sammlung Goetz, Museum Villa Stuck, München

2001

Exhibitions and Retrospectives

Ottinger Sessions. Contemporary Fine Arts Galerie, Berlin (catalogue)
bild-archive. Kunst-Werke, Berlin (catalogue)
in Kooperation mit Filmkunsthaus Babylon und Arsenal, Berlin

 

Film Retrospective

Febiofest, Prag

 

Opera

Effi Briest von Iris ter Schiphorst und Helmut Oehring. Production and Set Design
Premiere: 9. March 2001, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (Programme booklet)

 

Selected Publications

Ulrike Ottinger in conversation with Andrea Dornseif. In: Jobs für Filmfreaks: Regie. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt am Main/New York
Parallel-Texte. In: Oper Bonn (Hg.), Effi Briest, Bonn 2000/2001 (Programme booklet)
Stationenkino. In: Kunst-Werke (Hg.), Bildarchive, Berlin 2001 (KW Magazine)
2000

Exhibition and Film Retrospective Exhibitions

Berlin. City in Transition . Cinémathèque Ontario und Goethe-Institut, Toronto

 

Exhibitions

Stills. David Zwirner Gallery, New York
Taiga. Goethe-Institut, New York

 

Selected Film Retrospectives

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Anthology Filmarchive, New York
Prague

 

Theatre

Das Lebewohl von Elfriede Jelinek. Production and Set Design.
Premiere: 9. Dezember 2000, Berliner Ensemble, Berlin (Programme booklet)

 

Selected Texts

Peter Lorre: Der Verlorene. Schweigen als dauerhafte und zuverlässige Abmachung. In: 15 by 15. The European Film Heritage. Bruxelles
Die Globalisierung ist ein Basar. In: taz, die tageszeitung, Berlin 21.12.2000
Ost-Süd-Ost im Minibus. Auf Reisen quer durch Osteuropa oder Wenn die Straße zum Marktplatz wird. In: taz, die tageszeitung, Berlin 12.10.2000
1999

Selected Film Retrospectives

Oslo, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro

 

Theatre

Das Verlobungsfest im Feenreiche von Johann Nestroy. Production and Set Design
Premiere: 25th September 1999, Steirischer Herbst, Graz (Programme Booklet)

 

Publication

Die Hochzeit von Nestroy und Kabuki. In: Steirischer Herbst (Hg.), Das Verlobungsfest im Feenreiche, Graz (Programme booklet)
1997

Film

EXIL SHANGHAI 16 mm, colour, 275 Min.
Premiere: 18th February 1997, Berlin Film Festival (Forum Programme), Berlin
Film Festivals: München, Jerusalem, San Francisco, New York, Toronto, Vancouver and more

 

Selected Film Retrospectives

Stuttgart, Warsaw, Krakow, Lodz

 

Radio Play

Exil Shanghai. Eine Hörmontage in sechs Teilen. SWF Baden-Baden, SFB Berlin

 

Exhibition Participation

Leben im Wartesaal. Exil in Shanghai. Jüdisches Museum, Berlin (catalogue)

 

Lecture

Documenta X, Kassel, 100 Tage - 100 Gäste
1995

Monograph

Ulrike Ottinger. Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek (Hg.), Berlin 1995. (2nd publication February 2001)
 

Publication

Korrespondenzen. In: Kino & Movie & Cinema. Berlin
 

Selected Film Retrospectives

Berlin, Hamburg, München, Brüssel, Graz, Wien
1993

Exhibition

Taiga. Völkerkundemuseum Zürich. Further Shows: Filmmuseum Düsseldorf, Reiss museum Mannheim

Book

Taiga. Eine Reise ins nördliche Land der Mongolen. Edition Nishen, Berlin

Radio Play

Taiga. Erzählungen aus dem nördlichen Land der Mongolen. SWF Baden-Baden, BR München, SFB Berlin

1992

Film

TAIGA. 16 mm, Colour, 501 Min.
Premiere: 21. February 1992, Berlin Film Festival (Forum Programme), Berlin
Film Festivals: London, Toronto, Montréal, Jerusalem, Tokyo, Sydney and more
 

Retrospective

Regents Lecture und Retrospective, University of California, Santa Barbara

1991

Film Retrospective

Ulrike Ottinger. Exhibition and Film Retrospective In co-operation with festivals, museums, universities, cinemas and the Goethe Institute in the US and Canada (New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, Montréal and more)
Palais de Tokyo in Kooperation mit Le Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, France
Festival Internacional de Cine, Madrid, Spain
Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany
 Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany
Cinémathèque Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

 

Publication

Bon voyage Delphine. In: Kameradschaft - Querelle. Kino zwischen Deutschland und Frankreich. München
1990

Selected Film Retrospectives

Oslo, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro

 

Theatre

Das Verlobungsfest im Feenreiche von Johann Nestroy. Production and Set Design
Premiere: 25th September 1999, Steirischer Herbst, Graz (Programme Booklet)

 

Publication

Die Hochzeit von Nestroy und Kabuki. In: Steirischer Herbst (Hg.), Das Verlobungsfest im Feenreiche, Graz (Programme booklet)
1989

Film

JOHANNA D'ARC OF MONGOLIA. 35 mm, colour, 165 Min.
Premiere: 14. Februar 1989, In competition at the 30th Berlin Film Festival, Berlin
Film Festivals: Montréal, London, Cannes, Créteil/Paris, Brüssel, Kopenhagen, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Jerusalem and more
Awards: Bundesfilmpreis/Filmband in Gold für Visuelle Gestaltung, Preis der Publikumsjury Montréal 1989, Outstanding Film of the Year, London 1989

 

Exhibition Participation

Die Mongolen. Fotografien. Römer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim

 

1988

Exhibition and Retrospective

Maskeraden. Installation und Fotografien. Wessenberghaus, Stadt Konstanz in Kooperation mit dem Kunstverein und dem Kommunalen Kino Konstanz

 

Exhibition Participation

Die Mongolen. Fotografien. Haus der Kunst, München (Catalogue) (nbsp)

 

Publications

Der Zwang zum Genrekino. (Lecture 1983). In: Hans Helmut Prinzler/Eric Rentschler (Hg.), Augenzeugen. 100 Texte neuer deutscher Filmemacher. Frankfurt am Main
1987

Film

USINIMAGE. 35 mm, Colour, 10 Min.
Premiere: 12. Juni 1987, Low Budget Filmforum, Hamburg
Film Festivals: Berlin, Oberhausen, Amsterdam, New York, Jerusalem, Köln, Düsseldorf, Braunschweig, New Delhi, Bombay, Madras, Kalkutta, Wien, Salzburg and more
Awards: Kurzfilmpreis des HDF Hauptverband deutscher Filmtheater 1987

 

Exhibition Participation

Camera Austria. Fotografien. Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Europa Totem. Installation für die Ausstellung Van Totem tot Lifestyle, Museum van de Tropen, Amsterdam. Weitere Station: Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Berlin
Vom Essen und Trinken. Darstellung in der Kunst der Gegenwart. Fotografien. Kunst- und Museumsverein, Wuppertal (Catalogue)

 

Exhibition Participation and Film Retrospectives

Exotische Welten - Europäische Phantasien. Objekte und Fotografien. Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (Catalogue)
Berlin, Berlin - Die Ausstellung zur Geschichte der Stadt. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (Catalogue)
1986

Film

SUPERBIA - THE PRIDE. 35 mm, colour, 15 Min.
Premiere: 32th Westdeutsche Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
Film Festivals: Berlin, Figueira da Foz, Montréal, Jerusalem, Amsterdam, Luzern, Hamburg, Dortmund and more

 

Exhibition

China. Die Künste - Der Alltag. Akademie der Künste, Berlin;
Further showings: Paris, Montréal, New York

 

Exhibition/Film Retrospective

Le Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir in Kooperation mit Cinéma Olympic Entrepôt, Paris (Under the patronage of Delphine Seyrig)

 

Theatre

Begierde und Fahrerlaubnis von Elfriede Jelinek. Production and Set Design. Steirischer Herbst, Graz. Weitere Stationen: Berlin, Hamburg, Gießen, Basel

1985

Film

CHINA: THE ARTS - THE PEOPLE. 16 mm, colour, 270 Min.
Premiere: 17me Festival International du Film Documentaire, NyonAwards: Preis der Deutschen Filmkritik 1986Film Festivals: Berlin, Montréal, Créteil, Figueira da Foz, Paris, Jerusalem, Hong Kong and more

 

Publication

Dorian Gray im Spiegel der Boulevardpresse. (Photographs and Script Excerpts). In: G.J. Lischka (Hg.), Alles und noch viel mehr. Das poetische ABC. Benteli Verlag, Bern
1984

Film

Premiere: 18. Februar 1984, Berlin Film Festival (Forum Programme), Berlin
Awards: Spezialpreis der Jury für künstlerische Gesamtkonzeption, Florenz 1984, Publikumspreis Festival Sceaux/Paris 1984
Film Festivals: Edinburgh, San Francisco, Chicago, Hongkong, Jerusalem, Montréal, Toronto, Tokyo, New Delhi and more

 

Film Retrospectives

Warsaw, Krakow

 

Publication

Ulrike Ottinger in conversation with Sissi Tax. In: Frauen Macht. Konkursbuch 12, Tübingen 1984

 

1983

Theatre

Clara S. by Elfriede Jelinek. Production and Set Design
Premiere: 3. Mai 1983, Württembergisches Staatstheater, Stuttgart
Theatre Festivals: München und Avignon

 

Film Retrospective

Theatre festival Avignon

 

Publication

Dorian Gray im Spiegel der Boulevardpresse. (Screenplay excerpts). In: Mona Winter (Hg.), Zitronenblau. Frauenoffensive, München 1983
Dans la cité des monstres. In: Berlin, le ciel partagé. Autrement, Série Monde, Paris
1982

Film Retrospective

Cinémathèque Française,Paris
1981

Film

FREAK ORLANDO. 35 mm, colour, 126 Min.
Premiere: 1st November 1981, 15. Hofer Filmtage
Award: Publikumspreis Festival Sceaux/Paris 1983
Film Festivals: Berlin, Madrid, Paris, Bologna, Bordeaux, Montréal, Cannes, Figueira da Foz, Chicago, Minneapolis, Valence, Tokyo, Mannheim and more

 

Exhibition

Freak Orlando - Eine künstlerische Gesamtkonzeption. Installation and Fotography. DAAD-Galerie, Berlin (catalogue)

 

Publication

Freak Orlando. Kleines Welttheater in fünf Episoden. Facsimile of the script and stills, Medusa Verlag, Berlin

1980

Exhibition and Film Retrospective

Aperto 80 Venice Biennale, Italy
Cinémathèque Française, Paris
First show of work in New York: Carnegie Hall Cinema und Bleecker Street Studios
 

Publication

Madame x - Eine absolute Herrscherin. Facsimile of the script. Stroemfeld/Roter Stern, Frankfurt am Main

1979

Film

TICKET OF NO RETURN. 35 mm, colour, 107 Min.
Premiere: 27. Oktober 1979, 13th Hofer Filmtage
Awards: Publikumspreis Festival Sceaux/Paris 1980
Film Festivals: Berlin, Edinburgh, Semaine de la Critique/Cannes, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New Delhi  and more

 

Exhibition Participation/ Film Retrospective

Masculin - Feminin. Künstlerhaus und Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria

1978

Exhibition

Hommage to Valeska Gert. Fotography by Ulrike Ottinger/Herbert Tobias, Arsenal, Berlin

1977

Film

MADAME X: AN ABSOLUTE RULER.  16 mm, colour, 141 Min.
Premiere: Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
Film Festivals: Berlin, Rotterdam, Edinburgh, Locarno, New Delhi, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Aperto 80 Biennale di Venezia and more
1975

Film

Premiere: 25th Oktober 1975, Bali-Kino, Berlin
Film Festivals: Berlin, Hof, Brüssel, Rotterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Aperto 80 Biennale di Venezia and more
1972-73

Films

LAOKOON & SONS. 16 mm, B&W, 50 Min.
Premiere: 27th March 1975, Arsenal, Berlin
Film Festivals: Brussels, Rotterdam, Opening 80 Venice Biennale and more

 

BERLINFEVER - WOLF VOSTELL. 16 mm, B&W, 12 Min.
Premiere: December 1973, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Film Festivals: Venice, New York, San Francisco, Graz, Salzburg and more
1969-72

Founding and Running of the "filmclub visuell" and the "galeriepress": Gallery and edition in Konstanz: exhibition of Wolf Vostell, R.B. Kitaj, David Hockney, Joe Tilson and others

1962-68

Worked as a freelance artist in Paris, France

Exhibitions included the Salon de la Jeune Peinture, Salon d'Automne, Galerie Seder, Paris
Graphic arts at the Atelier Friedländer
Attended lectures at the Sorbonne in Art History, Religious Studies and Ethnology with Claude Lévi-Strauss, Louis Althusser und Pierre Bourdieu
Friendship with Walter Mehring, Fritz Picard und Claire Goll
Wrote first screenplay entitled Die Mongolische Doppelschublade.