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CV


1972
Born in Osnabrück, Germany

1992
Universität Hannover: Mechanical Engineering

1993-1996
Universität Kaiserslautern: Architecture

1996
Guest Student at Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa

1997-2002
Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg: Various Projects in Art, Landscape and Design

2000
Guest Student at Bauhaus Universität Weimar

2002
Guest Student at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Graduated from Hochschule für bildende Künste: Diploma
(Thesis on the Politics and Aesthetics of the Rebuilding Process at Ground Zero, New York)


Awards

2011
Ministry of Culture, Hamburg: Working Grant

2010
Ministry of Culture, Hamburg: Project Grant
Neue Kunst in Hamburg: Travel Grant

2009
Public Art Commision, Hamburg: Project Grant

2008
Schloß Balmoral and the Ministry of Culture, Rhineland-Palatine: Artist in Residence, Location One, New York

2007
CIANT, Center for Art & New Technologies, Prague: Scholarship

2005
Artist‘s Association Munich: Emerging Artists Award
Arts & Cultural Council, Rochester, NY: Artist in Residence

2003
Ministry of Culture, Lower-Saxony: Grant for Artistic Excellence
Schaumburg County, Lower-Saxony: Artist in Residence
AIA New York: Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement
APA New York Metro: Annual Lawrence M. Orton Award

2002
Scholz & Friends Scholarship: Artist in Residence, New York

2001
Unilever Award for Young German Artists: 1. Prize

2000
Karl H. Ditze Foundation, Hamburg: 'Talented Students' Award


Solo Shows

2011
GAM Obrist Gingold Galerie, Essen: tba
Produzentengalerie Hamburg: tba
Malkasten Düsseldorf: Liebe dein Symptom

2010
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen: Das Leben der Bilder
Laiyan Gallery, Hong Kong: World Expo

2009
basis, Frankfurt: Ich wie es wirklich war
artfinder, Gallery, Hamburg: Unbild – Pictures and Non-Pictures

2008
GAM, Galerie Obrist am Folkwang Museum, Essen: VIP

2007
City Museum Remscheid: Mister Security
KX, Artist's Association, Hamburg: Mister Security

2006
Galerie Nord, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin: Offices

2005
Dina4Projekte, Gallery, Munich: Gesellschaftsspiel

2003
Kunsthalle Schaumburg: Alles muss raus!

2002
Ellerbrock/Chelsea, New York: Public Work Space


Selected Group Shows

2011
Halle 14 Spinnerei Leipzig: Changes

2010
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt: Playing the City 2
Kunstverein Hannover: Herbstausstellung

2009
Deitch Projects, New York: Dash Snow Memorial
Skulpturenpark Berlin: Wunderland
Kunsthalle Mainz: km500#2

2008
National Gallery Prague: 3rd International Triennale of Contemporary Art
World Heritage Zeche Zollverein: Contemporary Art Ruhr
4th Triennial of Photography Hamburg
Media Facades Festival Berlin

2006
Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje: Easy Transport
ZPAP/Galeria Pryzmat, Krakow: Konfrontacje
Landcommandery Alden Biesen, Belgium: Sehnsucht Inc.
Sarajevo International Culture Exchange: Transition Compound
NGBK e.V., Berlin: Heimspiel

2005
Galerie der Künstler, BBK München: The Early Years

2002
Exit Art, New York: Reactions
Deichtorhallen Hamburg: Art & Economy
Galerie 5020, Salzburg: Selected Ideas

2001
art agents, gallery, Hamburg: Marken<>Moden

2000
Kunstfest Weimar: Pelerinages


Public Art & Projects

2011
Genossenschaft Christoph Faulhaber, Zurich

2010
Blue Sky – Palau. A Film out of Paradise.
Ludwigshafen: Eine Tonne gemischter, unsortierter Metallschrott aus der Brandruine am Danziger Platz

2009
Max-Frisch-Platz, Zurich, International Competition
Guantánamo Allocation Center

2008
Documentation Center for NS History, International Competition, Munich
Das Erste Deutsche Mobil Fernsehen (Locative Media Project)

2007
Mister Security World Tour: documenta12, Friedrichsplatz, Kassel
Artist as Activist!, Niwa Staff, Tokyo
Mondorfer Fähre–A Ferry Tale, Bonn, International Competition, 3rd Place

2006
Mister Security Roadshow 2006: Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Leipzig
Who gives a Fuck about Art in Public Space!?: Groningen

2005
Raiffeisenbank Nürnberg-Feucht, Competition, 2nd Place

2003
Seetor Dresden, International Competition
Kunsthalle Schaumburg
Waldbauernschule Kehlheim, Competition

2002
New York, NY 10047/48, Rebuilding Ground Zero (Participative Strategies and the Public Realm) Municipal Art Society, New York: Imagine NY

2001
Anti-fascistic Memorial Salzburg, International Competition

2000
Theater Pößneck, Thüringen (Community Practice, Participation, Artistic Projects)
Weimar, Park an der Ilm: The Eternal Return of the Same (Land Art)


Publications

Lutz, Dominik/Faulhaber, Christoph (Ed.s): Theater Pößneck: Dokumentation einer partizipativen Projektarbeit in einer thüringischen Kleinstadt. Hamburg/Pößneck, 2002.

Faulhaber, C.: New York, NY 10047/48: Über die gesellschaftlichen und ästhetischen Strukturen der Planungen für Ground Zero/New York. Hamburg, 2002.

Faulhaber, C.: Kunsthalle Schaumburg: Alles muss raus. Stadthagen, 2003.

Lhaba, Gustav V. (Ed.): Public Art, Vol. 13: Christoph Faulhaber. Hamburg/München, 2004.

Faulhaber, C.: On the Progressive Post-Production of Reality. In: Exhibition Catalog: Lukasz Chrobok. Paintings. HSH Nordbank, London, 2005.

Zybok, Oliver (Ed.): Mister Security: To Serve and to Observe. Revolver, Frankfurt, 2007.

Zybok, O. (Ed.): Chrobok/Faulhaber: Cloning Terror Series. Revolver, Frankfurt, 2007.

Zybok, O. (Ed.): Christoph Faulhaber: Ich wie es wirklich war. Revolver, Berlin, 2009.


Press Reviews

Ostthüringer Zeitung, 24.03./15.05./24.06./25.08./07.10.2000
Thüringische Landeszeitung, 15.06./24.08.2000
Weimarer Allgmeine, 15.06.2000

Die Welt, 15.12.2001

Die ZEIT, 04.04.2002
Welt am Sonntag, Nr. 19, 12.05.2002

Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung, 19.07.2003
Mindener Tageblatt, 07.06.2003
Schaumburger Nachrichten, 04.06./06.09./08.09.2003

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 11.04.2005
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 28.04.2005

TAZ Berlin, 09.08.2006

Bergische Morgenpost, 14.04.2007

Der Spiegel, 15.12.2008
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 30.12.2008

NDR Kultur und SWR2, 08.01.2009
Infodienst Kunst, 15.01.2009
Monopol Magazin, Februar 2009
3SAT, Kulturzeit, 03.02.2009
Art-magazin, online, 03.03.2009
FSK Hamburg, 20.04.2009
Allgemeine Zeitung, Mainz, 27.06.2009
FAZ, Rhein-Main-Zeitung, 17.07.2009


Employment

1994
Assistant at Art House Movie Theater 'Provinzkino' Kaiserslautern

1997/1998
Piano Restorer and Building Renovator (e.g. Hamburg City Hall)

1998/1999
Assistant at Literaturhaus Hamburg

2002
Member of 'NewYorkNewVisions', Initiative of Architects, Urban Planners and Artists

2003
Founding director of Kunsthalle Schaumburg

2006-
Artistic Cooperation and Advisor with Landscape Architects 'a24_landschaft' Berlin
(LGS Rosenheim 2010, NS Documentary Center Munich, Mondorfer Fähre et al.)

2008
Assistant at HafenCity University Hamburg, Studio for Topographic Thinking and Design

Academic

1995-1996
Universität Kaiserslautern, Student Tutor 'Material, Form and Color'

1999
Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg: Member on the selection committee
'Professor for Visual Arts and Sculpture in Architectural Design'

2000
Theater Pößneck: Tutor for Coordinating and Overseeing the Temporary Dependance of the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg in Thuringia

2002
Lecture Series: 'NY 10047/48 – On the Rebuilding Process at Ground Zero, New Yok'
Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

2006
Akademie Mainz: Symposium 'RLTY CHCK - Who is Afraid of Master of Arts'

2007
PragueBiennale03: 'Glocal and Outsiders' Conference and Talk
CIANT, Prague: Transistor 'Serious Games, Web 2.0 and Future Cinema' Workshop

2008
HafenCity Universität Hamburg (HCU): Lecture 'From Land Art to Goethe's Color Theory'
German-Israeli-Foundation (GIF): Research Proposal, Cooperation btw. HCU Hamburg and Technion Haifa (180.000€)
German Architecture Center (DAZ) Berlin: 'Media Facades' Conference
IBA Labor Hamburg: Symposium on Art and Urban Development

2009
Technische Universität München, Visiting Scholar at the Department for Space, Light and Design: Seminar 'Silentium - Space of Silence'
Kampnagel Hamburg: 'Forum Discourse Dramaturgy: The City. Ridding of the Superfluous - Security and Surveillance' Symposium and Talk
Blau –Zimmer für Kunst und andere, Hamburg: Talk
Havanna Biennale 11, Co-Curator for Sub-Theme 'Reterritorialization'
Book and exhibition project: 'Introduction to Project Art' (with Prof. Dr. Oliver Zybok)

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