Positions of contemporary art
Professor Wayne Quilliam is one of Australia's preeminent Indigenous photographic artists, curators and cultural advisers. The Melbourne-based artist is an expert in contemporary visualization of Indigenous Australia and has shown his work in more than 150 solo and group exhibitions throughout the world including Berlin, London, Cairo, Paris, Havana, Moscow, Vienna, Tokyo, New York, Jakarta, Caracas, Rome and Mexico. He received the NAIDOC Indigenous Artist of the Year, the Human Rights Media Award, the Walkley Award for his social documentary work and numerous other awards.
Thomas Tyllack (born 1954 in Berlin) has been active for over forty years in the field of art. In 1981 he graduated from The Berlin School of Art (Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee). For the next 25 years he dedicated himself to free artistic work with specialization in sculpture and painting on ceramic material. From 2005 on, one of his main activities is the work as curator and organizer of art exhibitions and projects. Since then, he has realized more than 150 art exhibition and intercultural projects in collaboration with numerous artists, initiators and institutions.
ProfessorKi-Woong Park, artist and curator, born 1958 in Korea, graduated from the Hongik University Fine Arts Dept., Bachelor of Fine Arts (1986), Master of Fine Arts (1989). He received a PhD degree from the Hongik University Graduate School of Fine Arts in Seoul in 2000. In 2012 Ki-Woong Park received a PhD degree in Art & Design from Nottingham Trent University (UK). He has held over sixty-five solo exhibitions in Korea, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, and the USA. One of his major works is the series 'Iron Age' for which he used stainless steel and iron plates.
Johannes Janusz Dittloff, born 1951 in Poland, 1976 graduated from the Art Academy Krakow (M.A., Gold medal - NIKE), 1977 - 85 work in the field of art and art teaching, since 1985 living and working in Germany, member of the professional ass. of visual artists (BBK) since 1986, cooperation in the field of development and media design with the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel. Work areas: graphics, photography, architecture and media design, study tours worldwide, numerous exhibitions in Germany and abroad, works in public and private ownership.
Debora Fede, born in Rome (1965), received her art degree from the "Liceo Artistico" in Rome and finished her painting studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Rome. Her studies also included restoration work and architectural design. She has worked as an art lecturer for the "Liceo Artistico" in Rome and Istanbul for 18 years. Since then she has participated in numerous solo and collective exhibitions in Italy, Germany, Spain, Turkey, USA and other countries. Debora Fede currently lives and works in Florence, Italy.
Engdaget Legesse, born 1971 in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia, graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia (1988 - 1993), continued his studies as an DAAD scholarship holder at the University of Fine Arts in Berlin/Germany (2003 - 2005)
He lives and works in Berlin and Addis Ababa and has shown his work at several solo and group exhibitions in Germany and abroad. Engdaget Legesse is now considered one of the most innovative and most promising Ethiopian artists of his generation.
Goran Duzevic, born in 1956 in Croatia, comes from a family of artists. He studied painting from 1976 to 1980 with Prof. Borko Lazeski, a student of André Lot. Since 1980 he has been a freelance artist and has been represented at numerous exhibitions.
In May 1992, Goran Duzevic left his homeland which fell into desolation and destruction. Since December 1992 he is a member of the BBK-Berlin. Since then, his works have also been shown in numerous exhibitions in Europe incl. Germany.
Anna Tessenow, 1978 born in Makranstädt (Leipzig area/Germany), studied at the "Hochschule für Grafik and Buchkunst Leipzig" (Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig) in Professor Arno Rink's class from 1996 to 2002. After her graduation she became one of his master students and received her master's degree in 2005. Her works are created in the style of the "Neuen Leipziger Schule", which is often characterized by a combination of figurative and abstract elements. Her paintings have been shown among others at international art fairs in Paris, Karlsruhe and Zürich.