bio

Stephanie Hanna works process-oriented and situation-specifically with audio, video, performance, participative artistic projects and actions, spatial and shifting installations, drawing, painting, printing, objects, costumes, …

2001 BA “Theatervormgeving” (stage and costume design)
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Netherlands

1998-2003 theatre projects in the Netherlands and Nicaragua

2006 MA “Art in Context”
University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany

projects

2005 – 2012 developing the participative art project senior street art:
Facilitating workshops and participative actions around graffiti and street art for people above 50 years, taking place at institutions such as Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, Autostadt Wolfsburg, ibk kubia at Akademie Remscheid as well as in diverse cultural centers for senior citizen and (or!) youth in Kreuzberg. Media publications in Die Zeit, art – das Kunstmagazin, de:bug, 3Sat / ZDF Kultur, IlSole24Ori weekend edition, Spiegel Online – international edition, Hemispheres – Blog and In-Flight Magazine of United Airlines and many more.

Since 2011, unannounced performances in the department store window Donau Ecke Ganghofer in Berlin, Neukölln. Improvising spatial installations with every artistic decision being immediately visible for passer-bys. Shifting constellations of objects and their possible meanings.

Since 2013, The Wise and the Ways, audio collection of advice for a good life, collected in the streets of Berlin – Neukölln, Wedding and Marzahn, and in Görlitz. Possibly ongoing. Shown respectively installed site-specifically in Haus am Kleistpark (collective / Tempelhofer Kunstpreis 2016), Zukunftsvisionen Festival Görlitz (2015), Galerie M (Temporäre Kunstprojekte Marzahner Promenade, 2014), OKK (2013) and Labor: Urbanes Altern /48 Stunden Neukölln (2013).

Since 2017, depowerment strategies, a collective artistic research about rethinking power relations through social and somatic practices.