Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Birgit Deubner was born in Cologne Germany, her father a painter introduced her to naive Eastern European styles of painting from an early age. A radio program about Matisse sealed the decision to become an artist in order to never retire.

Anthropological study, latin, history and philosophy at a progressive school in Cologne further nurtured her position.


exhibitions and events:

2011 Pop-Up Gallery, Fitzrovia, London, UK. curated by Nolan Browne

2011 ICA invited by Shunt, London, UK. invited by Robin Spalding

2011 Catlin Art Guide (publication, UK), on sale nationwide, selected by Justin Hammond

2011 Last Fridays Shorts, TAP / Coexist, Southend on Sea, UK, selected by Michaela Freeman

2010 SHUNT, London, (UK), curated by Robin Spalding

2010 Art Murmur, Oakland, (USA)

2010 Benaki Museum, Athens, (Greece) Out of the box Intermedia curated by Sozita Goudouna

2010 Affordable Art Fair, London, (UK), Emerging Artists (works sold to collections) curated by Jessica Hall

2010 Southend on Sea Art Festival, Kent, (UK), invited by Coexist

2010 Pause and Eject II, Shoreditch, London

2009 Portobello Film Festival, London, (UK)

2009 Quad, Derby, (UK), curated by Alfredo Cramerotti

2009 Pause and Eject I, Brick Lane, London, (UK)

2009 Workstation, Sheffield (UK), curated by Josh Tennant from Red Wire Liverpool

2009 BBC Big Screen (UK), 6 weeks of hourly 3 minute screenings of 'Dungbeetle and Sisyphus',

2008 Slowness, Red Wire Gallery, Liverpool, (UK), curated by Vanessa Bartlett

2008 Liverpool Independent Biennial, commissioned piece 'Dungbeetle and Sisyphus', Arena Gallery, Greenland Street area, Liverpool, (UK), curated by Tony Smith

2008 The Liar the Witch and the Wardrobe, Bridewell Gallery, Liverpool, (UK), curated by Vanessa Bartlett
2008/1 research, UK-Istanbul overland journey

2007 6 months research and production residency South India, with 2 exhibitions in public spaces.

2007 Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool (solo)

2006 Siem Reap, Cambodia

2006/10 Independent Biennial Liverpool, (UK), public spaces performances with lead wings

2006/08 Independent Biennial Liverpool, (UK), Bracket This 3, curated by Tomas Harold, presented by Mercy

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