Bettina Lockemann


Bettina Lockemann

1971, Berlin

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The scholarship of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for female media artists 2001 was awarded to Bettina Lockemann.

Members of the three-person jury were Iris Dressler (former director of HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund), Sophie Delvallée (artist, Avignon) and Ute Vorkoeper (curator, Hamburg).

Jury statement
The 2001 scholarship of the State of NRW for a media artist from NRW was awarded to the artist Bettina Lockemann for her concept Was habe ich eigentlich mit der Raumfahrt zu tun? Archiv der Gegenwart (working title). The project addresses the multi-layered overlaps between public and private events as well as memories.

The works Border Patrol and Position I and II by Bettina Lockemann, which were developed as part of her scholarship project, were part of the international group exhibition nicht weit von der wirklichkeit entfernt in autumn 2002 at HMKV Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund.
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Bettina Lockemann (*1971 in Berlin) lives in Cologne and is an artist as well as academic specialising in artistic documentary photography. After training as a photographer in Berlin, she studied artistic photography and media art in Leipzig and gained a doctorate in art history in Stuttgart. For five years, she was professor for the practice and theory of photography at the HBK Braunschweig. She has received numerous scholarships and presents her work in exhibitions, lectures, photo books as well as texts.
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