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Elsa Thorp

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Untitled (Midnight ferry to Samos), 2008 Matt Premium Print
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Untitled, 2007 Fibe Based Print
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Untitled, 2007 Fibe Based Print
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KeriKeri, 2008 Matt Premium Print
Lefkas
Untitled (Leftkas), 2008 Mixed Media
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Bastia, France (grew up in Auckland, New Zealand)
Birth year
1985
Lives in
Berlin
Works in
Berlin
Schools
University of Auckland, 2007, BFA
Tags
research installation landscape, surrealism, photography, digital, conceptual, exhibition/performance
Statement

EDUCATION

2004 – 2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at Elam School of Fine Arts,

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Academic papers in Art History, Sociology, Film TV and Media

2006 ‘No Borders, No Boundaries’ international photography workshop with Magnum photographer Antoine d’Agata and photographers Peter Bialobrzeski and Harvey Benge

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Solo Exhibitions

“A Sense of Place” at Holland Tunnel Gallery, Parikia, Paros, Greece.  February 2009

Group Exhibitions

'Wanderlust' with Katie Dunbar and Sebastian Klug. 48 Studen Neukölln Festival , Limbus Europae, Berlin, Germany June 17 - 19 2011

“PAPER" one day exhibition with Benedetta Scatafassi, FESTA DELL’AGRITURISMO, Agriturismo Rio Verde, Sasso Marconi, Italy. May 22 2011

“Luft” Verein group show, Cozmic Gallery, Berlin, Germany. May 2011

"Metrospective 1.0" Future Gallery and PROGRAM e.V, Berlin, Germany. Feb 2011

“stick core” Sticker Exhibition, Dolly Cafe & Bistro, Berlin, Germany. Jan/Feb 2011

“Reflections” Verein group exhibition, Cozmic Gallery, Berlin, Germany.  July 2010

“Choice: Contemporary New Zealand Art” C3 Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.  June 2010

"End of Semester Exhibition" at Hellenic International Studies in the Arts, Parikia, Paros, Greece.  December 2008

“Mazda Emerging Art” 2008 Exhibition at Hilton Hotel Auckland, New Zealand.  August 2008

“People and Place” at The Black Crow Café, Auckland, New Zealand.  May 2008

“Romantic Collection” at Good Citizen, Auckland, New Zealand.  September 2007

“Overseas” at The Black Crow Café, Auckland, New Zealand.  August 2007 “Aperitif” at George Frazer Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.  August 2007

“Mazda Emerging Art” 2007 Exhibition at Hilton Hotel Auckland, New Zealand.  August 2007

“The Friend’s Student Art Exhibition” at Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland City, New Zealand.  July 2007

“Project Lomo… #2” (part of the Auckland Festival of Photography 2007) at Cross St. Studios Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.  June 2007

“Captured in a dialogical moment: The Death Show” at Cross St. Studios Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.  April 2007

“The Friend’s Student Art Exhibition” at Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.  July 2006

“Urban Life – a Celebration in Art” at Shed 11, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington, New Zealand.  December 2005

“The Friend’s Student Art Exhibition” at Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.  July 2005

 

PUBLICATIONS

2011 “Mother Drucker: Elsa Thorp profiles a new screen-printing and exhibition space in Kreuzberg”.  Slow Travel Berlin Website, posted Feb 3 2011 (http://www.slowtravelberlin.com/2011/01/06/mother-drucker)

2010 Danz Quarterly, Issue 18: Summer 2010 [Wellington, N.Z. : DANZ, 2010]

2009 Gallery36 | Vol. 1 No. 4, 2009 (http://www.gallery36.co.nz/getmycopy.html)

The Kiwi Diary 2010 (http://thekiwidiary.co.nz/)

2008 by all means and by all accounts and in all events at any cost, [Auckland, N.Z. : Elam School of Fine Arts, National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, The University of Auckland, 2008]

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2010 - 2011 Intern for PROGRAM | initiative for art + architecture collaborations. Photographer for Muti-Kulti Food Blog.  Collaborations with Nora Ahy Hänska Design and Actor/Performance Artist Francesco Maria Rovere.

2011 Contributor to Slow Travel Berlin website. Photographer for kaleidoskop artforum/showroom.

2010 Photographer for “Lovepuke” at English Theatre Berlin. Photographer for Brezel Bar e.K. Photographer for Chinese Music Centre Berlin

2009 - 2010 Photographer for aufgemischt! online music magazine.  Photographer for SugarHigh new online magazine for Berlin.  Photographer for An Emerald City (Band), Berlin

2009 Volunteer Intern for Photographer Elly Clark and Clark Gallery, Berlin

Photographer for the play “Blue Vein” at the English Theatre Berlin

Volunteer Intern for Artist Anonymous Galleries, constructing installation for an exhibition, Berlin

Contributor to New Zealand Magazine Coup de Main

2008 Teachers Aide and Darkroom Technician at Hellenic International   Studies in the Arts, Paros, Greece

2007 – 2009 Photographer for The Benka Boradovsky Bordello Band, Auckland and Berlin