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Christina Benz, Zurich (CH)

Art Studies

2008 - 2010 Master of Arts in Fine Arts | Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich
2001 - 2004 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art | Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London
2000 - 2001 Foundation Studies in Art and Design | Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Christina Benz – hurry up, man!, kabinett visarte, Zurich
2007 Christina Benz – liquid, the trafalgar hotel, London with corbettPROJECTS, London
2004 Christina Benz – pending, Galerie Plattformelf, Zurich
2004 there is always hope and hit and miss, Window Gallery Charing Cross Rd, London

SOLO POSITIONS
2011 Volta NY, New York, Solo Position with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2010 Volta 6, Lightbox, Basel, Solo Position with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2008 Form – Video Project, London, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2007 LOOP, The Video Art Festival '06, Barcelona, with Galeria dels Àngels, Barcelona
2006 LOOP, The Video Art Festival '06, Barcelona, with Galeria dels Àngels, Barcelona
2005 Artissima 12, Present Future, Turin, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
(Nomination for the illy prize)
2005 AAF Contemporary Art Fair London, Photo2005, London with corbettPROJECTS, London
2005 LOOP, The Video Art Festival ’05, Barcelona, with Galeria dels Àngels, Barcelona
2005 Arco '05, Project Room, Madrid with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2005 The London Art Fair, Art Projects, London, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Wir scheitern... und wie weiter?, Pfäffikon SZ
2015 Imago Mundi Helvetia, Luciano Benetton Collection, Fondazione Cini, Venice
2015 Pulse Play, ‘The Future’ video showcase curated by Billy Zhao, New York
2014 Al desnudo. Colección Ordóñez Falcón de Fotografía. TEA Tenerife, Centro de Fotografia, Tenerife
2014 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2013 Young Masters Figures in Art, London
2012 Young Masters Art Prize, Sphinx Fine Art Gallery and 27 Cork Street Gallery, London
2012 Temporary Community - Christina Benz, Françoise Caraco and Karoline Schreiber, Sihlquai55,
Zurich (Room stipend and Exhibition)
2012 Slick12 Brussels, Project Space Ghost of a Dream & Christina Benz, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2011 SIZE:matters Large Scale European Photography, Art Sensus, London
2011 Art at the Top‘ at Ronnette Riley Architect, New York, presented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2011 Winter Exhibition, The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2010 Light 21 - HC Berg, Brigitte Kowanz, Christina Benz, Centre for International Light Art, Unna
2010 MFA, Shedhalle, Zurich, MFA Degree Show, Zurich University of the Arts
2010 Okolje Consulting Art Collection, Celje, Gallery of Contemporary Art Celje
2009 Elisabeth Steinschneider presents…, Kunstmuseum Bern
2008 Red Dot, London/New Yorkwith The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2007 Bridge Art Fair, Delayed Dreams, London, The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2007 Berliner Liste, Germany, The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2007 Summer Exhibition, The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2007 The London Art Fair, London, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2006 Bridge Art Fair, Miami with corbettPROJECTS, London
2006 Show off Paris, with Augustin Dufrasne Gallery, Brussels
2006 Antifreeze, Stockwell Studios, with the Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London
2006 Milgilounge Video Gallery, Cardiff
2005 FoKus Switzerland, KBB Kültür Büro Barcelona, Barcelona
2005 AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Video Room, New York City, with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery
2005 Diva Paris, Digital and Video Art Fair, Paris with Augustin Dufrasne Gallery, Brussels
2004 Christina Benz and Charles-Daniel Schreiber, Augustin Dufrasne Gallery, Brussels
2004 Future Map Visual Arts ’04, The Arts Gallery, London
2004 Kontorhaus, Valentinskamp 34, Hamburg
2004 Twisted Vine, London
2004 Central Saint Martins Degree Show, London
2003 XHIBIT 03, London Institute Gallery, London

SCREENINGS
2014 La Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, ‘Section Contemporaries’ curated by Antoni Pinent, Buenos Aires
2012 LUFF does Tokyo, Lausanne Underground Film&Music Festival, 10th anniversary special edition, Tokyo
2012 Mobile Territorien, Royal Baden
2011 Traverse Vidéo at Musée des Abattoirs, Toulouse
2011 Artprojx, SVA Theatre, New York
2010 NIFF, Neuchâtel; Tour in Kiev Media Art Lab, Ukraine, Czech Film Center, Prague,
Strasbourg International Film Festival
2009 Solothurn Film Festival
2009 San Gio Filmfestival, Verona
2008 Videoex, Zurich
2008 Festival Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay, Québec
2008 Canadian Sport Film Festival, Toronto
2007 Amiens International Film Festival, Amiens
2007 Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Genf (with Videoex, Zurich)
2007 International Film Festival Locarno (‘Le cinéma suisse de demain’, Swiss Films/BAK)
2007 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto
2007 Cinéma Oblò, ‘Chorégraphies pour un écran’, Lausanne
2007 Videoex, Zurich
2007 Kino Pavasaris, Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania
2007 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2007 Solothurn Film Festival
2006 International Kortfilmfestival Leuven
2006 LUFF Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival, Lausanne
2006 Nova, Landmark Century Cinemas, Chicago
2005 58° International Film Festival, Locarno
2005 PS3 Film Event at Culturesalon Aoyama, Tokyo
2004 Shortnight at Darklight Film Festival, Dublin
2004 Shortnight at Space-twotentwo, London and 291 Gallery, London
2002 Film Screenings at 291 Gallery, London

DVD-COMPILATIONS
2010 Shorts! Vol. 5, Film Festival Collection
2008 swiss shorts_16, Swiss FIlms
2007 Le cinéma suisse de demain, Swiss Films/BAK
2006 swiss shorts_12, Swiss Films

NOMINATIONS
2017Nominiation for the Loop Discover Award 2017, Barcelona
2012Nomination for the Young Masters Art Prize, London
2005 Nomination for the illy prize, Artissima 12, Present Future, Turin