Selina Trepp  (Swiss, 1973) 

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Selina Trepp Biography
1973   Born in Zurich, Switzerland
1989 - 1994   Matura Liceo Artistico, Zurich, Switzerland
1996 - 1998   BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
1999   Review VideoArtPrize, Migros Museum for Contemporary Art, Switzerland
2000   Special Award for Video, Split Festival for new Film and Video, Croatia
2003   Art Award Stadt Zurich, Switzerland
2004   Swiss Art Award 2004, Art Basel 2004
2005   Art Award Stadt Zurich, Switzerland
2005   Cameron Award, University of Illinois Chicago
2005 - 2007   MFA University of Illinois Chicago, USA
  Lives and works in Chicago, USA
Selected Exhibitions
2007   Low Space, Chicago IL (solo)
2007   Art Award Stadt Zurich, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
2007   UIC MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA
2007   Formfit, Great Space, Chicago, USA
2007   Forrest Assembly, GAD, Oslo, Norway
2007   No one is an Island, Esther Eppstein message salon, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2006   Roadtrip, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA
2006   Art Forum Ute Barth, Kunst 06 Zurich, Switzerland
2006   Art Forum Ute Barth, Zurich, Switzerland
2006   Nova Art Fair, Chicago, USA
2006   Formfit, Great Space, Chicago, USA
2006   MUSÉE CoCo, Museum of Accomplices and Collaborators, Kunsthaus Thun, Switzerland
2006   Nova Artfair, Chicago, USA (Performance with Cushicle--Jeff Parker, Jason Ajemian, Nori Tanaka)
2006   Empty Bottle, Chicago, USA (Performance with Cushicle--Jeff Parker, Jason Ajemian, Nori Tanaka)
2006   Kick Some Soul shown in Metropolis, RTVE, Spanish National Public Network and ARTE (Television broadcast)
2005   Let's Play, University of Illinois Chicago (solo)
2005   Art Award Stadt Zurich, Helmhaus Zurich, Switzerland
2005   Galeria La Rebeca, Bogota, Colombia
2005   Encuentro Internacional de Espascios Independientes, Valparaiso, Chile
2005   MUSÉE CoCo, Museum of Accomplices and Collaborators, Gallery Les Complices, Zurich, Switzerland
2005   Helsinki Klub, Zurich, Switzerland (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2004   Rodan, Chicago. USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2004   open-end, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2004   Swiss Art Awards, Art 04, Basel, Switzerland
2004   open-end Gallery, Chicago, USA
2003   Art Award Stadt Zurich, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
2003   open-end Gallery, Chicago, USA
2003   Politikin, Esther Eppstein message salon, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2003   Dannys, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2003   Sonotheque, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2003   westcoast tour (Performance with Tortoise)
2002   version 02, Museum for Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   summer solstice, MCA, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Heaven Gallery, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Double Door, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Esther Eppstein message salon, Zuerich, Switzerland (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Platte, Zuerich, Switzerland (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   30/30, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Empty Bottle, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Select Mediafestival 02, Chicago, USA (Performance as Spectralina--collaboration with Dan Bitney)
2002   Swiss Art Awards, Art 02, Basel, Switzerland
2002   version02, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, USA
2002   Matrix of Collaboration, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
2001   Kunstraum MODO, Winterthur, Switzerland
2001   Swiss Art Awards, Art 01, Basel, Switzerland
2001   Kiefer Hablitzel Stipendien 2001, Switzerland
2001   Player - Topsecret, Esther Eppstein message salon, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2001   Kick Some Soul shown in Metropolis, RTVE, Spanish National Public Network and ARTE (Television broadcast)
2000   Kick Some Soul shown in Squeaky Wheel Media Art Show Cable Access / Buffalo Media Resources, Buffalo, NY (Television broadcast)
2000   Kick some Soul, Migros Museum for Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2000   Kick some Soul, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France (solo)
2000   Private Blend, message salon, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2000   Butchershop, Chicago, USA
2000   Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  Screenings:
Videotaxi, Zurich, Switzerland
Art in General, New York, USA
Kunstnernes Hus, Olso, Norway
Norwich Gallery, GB
Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turky
Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art Berlin, Germany
Museum for Contemporary Art Syndey Australia
Manifesta 4, Frankfurt, Germany
Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
Senef,Seoul, Korea
Impakt, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Pandaemonium, London, UK
VideoEx, Zurich, Switzerland
Intimate Technologies, Parnu New Art Museum, Talin, Estonia
Vancouver Underground Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada
Netmage, Bologna, Italy
Film Festival Split, Croatia
Viper, Basel, Switzerland
LA Filmforum, Los Angeles, USA
La Panaderia, Mexico City, Mexico
Anthology Filmarchives, New York, USA
  2003-present: Weekly sessions at Rodan, Chicago, USA (Performances with Cushicle--Jeff Parker, Jason Ajemian, Nori Tanaka)
Literature
  Publications:
Believe, Kirsten Leenaars 2007
The Artist and her Bodily Self:Self-Reference in Digital Art/Media, Christina Ljungberg, Documenta 12,Kassel, Germany
MUSÉE CoCo, Museum of Accomplices and Collaborators, les complices Édition / JRP/ Ringier
CD/VCD Fred Anderson Hamid Drake "Back together Again" Thrilljockey, 2004
Select, issue 3 and 5
Link Project Netmage, Piccola Biblioteca Oscar Mondadori
message salon , Andreas Zust Verlag
Zentralstrasse, Edition Patrick Frey
Material 5, Migros Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst
Freie Sicht Aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthaus Zurich
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