ULRIKE OTTINGER – "JOURNÉE D´UN G.I."EXHIBITION IN THE GALLERY CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS
"JOURNÉE D´UN G.I." is Ulrike Ottinger´s third solo exhibition with the gallery Contemporary Fine Arts, which will be on view from July 22-August 28, 2021 at Grolmannstraße 32/33 in 10623 Berlin-Charlottenburg and will feature her early paintings and photographs.
On the weekend of Aug. 20-22, the Beletage of the gallery will be transformed into a temporary cinema, where Ulrike Ottinger's Berlin trilogy, consisting of "Bildnis einer Trinkerin"/"Ticket of No Return" (1979), "Freak Orlando" (1981) and "Dorian Gray im Spiegel der Boulevardpresse"/"Dorian Gray in the Mirror of the Yellow Press" (1984), as well as her recent documentary "Paris Calligrammes" (2019), will be shown.
The exhibition opening will take place on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 11 am to 6 pm.
PINK APPLE FESTIVAL AWARDULRIKE OTTINGER'S CINEMA OF ATTRACTIONS
Ulrike Ottinger receives the Pink Apple Festival Award 2020. Due to the pandemic, the 2020 festival had to be canceled. Ulrike Ottinger will be in Zurich on May 15th to comment on her films and receive the award. Her latest film is also premiering: the autobiographical film essay Paris Calligrammes.
PARIS CALLIGRAMMESPREMIERE: FEBRUARY 22 COMING TO THEATERS ON MARCH 5
Ulrike Ottinger completed her new film Paris Calligrammes in December 2019, the filming took place in April 2018.
The film takes the artist back to the 1960s when she lived and worked in Paris as a freelance artist.
In Paris Calligrammes, Ulrike Ottinger weaves her personal memories of Parisian bohemianism and the serious social, political and cultural upheavals of the time into a cinematic “figure poem”
The cinema premiere will take place at the 70th Berlinale on February 22, 2020.
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES WINSDeutscher Dokumentarfilmpreis 2020
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES was awarded the German Documentary Film Prize/the Norbert Daldrop Funding for Art and Culture at the SWR documentary festival.
The German Documentary Film Award is one of the most important awards in German-language film. The SWR has been awarding this major main prize since 2003 in cooperation with the Baden-Württemberg media and film company. In addition, the Norbert Daldrop Funding for Art and Culture awards a prize for a film about artists on the creation of art as part of the SWR Docu Festival.
Ulrike Ottinger is awarded the Berlinale Camera at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival
Since 1986, the Berlinale has awarded the Berlinale Camera to honour personalities and institutions who have made a special contribution to filmmaking and with whom the festival feels closely connected. In this manner, the Berlinale expresses its appreciation towards those who have become friends and supporters of the festival.
The Berlinale Camera will be awarded to Ulrike Ottinger on Saturday, February 22, at 4.15 pm in the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. The world premiere of Ottinger’s documentary Paris Calligrammes will be presented afterwards in the Berlinale Special.