SARAFINA MCLEOD (*1994 EUGENE, OREGON, USA) IS A GERMAN / US-AMERICAN ARTIST BASED IN BERN, SWITZERLAND. HER INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKS DEPICT PERFORMATIVE MOMENTS THAT EMERGE FROM A PROCESS OF RESEARCHING TROUGH THE BODY AND MOVEMENT AND RELATE TO INTERMEDIATE AREAS OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND EXISTENCE. SHE STUDIED FINE ART WITH AURELIA MIHAI, DONNA KUKAMA, SVENJA KREH AND THOMAS RENTMEISTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS BRAUNSCHWEIG AND AT THE KONSTHÖGSKOLAN I MALMÖ (MALMÖ ART ACADEMY, SWEDEN). SHE IS CURRENTLY DOING A MASTER PROGRAM WITH A FOCUS IN PERFORMANCE ART AT THE HOCHSCHULE DER KÜNSTE BERN WHERE SHE STUDIES WITH DOROTHEA SCHÜRCH AND VALERIAN MALY.

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2021               THOMAS RENTMEISTER UND SCHÜLER*INNEN: SKULPTUR_OBJEKTKUNST_INSTALLATION, STÄDTISCHE GALLERIE                                                                                       EICHENMÜLLERHAUS  LEMGO

 

                       GAP* THE MIND, FESTIVAL UNTER FREIEM HIMMEL, KUNSTVEREIN DIE H_LLE E.V, BRAUNSCHWEIG

 

                       HOLD HANDS RESIDENCY EXHIBITION, KUNSTVEREIN LEIPZIG

 

2020-2019      OCCURANCE WITH DIS-PLAY IN HANNOVER BRAUNSCHWEIG AND TIMISOARA

 

2019               LOOSING TOUCH, MÖNCHEHAUS MUSEUM GOSLAR

 

2018              ANFORDERUNG AN EINEN STUHL, KUNSTSCHAUFENSTER WOLFSBURG

 

                      INSZENIERTE WIRKLICHKEITEN, KELLER DREI, HANNOVER

 

                       INTERIORA PATENT, RITTERGUT LUCKLUM

 

2017              TIGHT INTERSECTION, GALLERIE DES WESTENS E. V., BREMEN

 

2016              ABSTAND MIT ANSTAND, KONNEKTOR FORUM FÜR KÜNSTE, HANNOVER

 

2015              SARAFINA MCLEOD AND ARNOLD MCLEOD, CAFÉ OMAR, ULM

 

2014              EMBARGO, AUSTELLUNGSRAUM EMBARGO, ULM                

2022              SOMATIC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

 

2021              HOLD HANDS RESIDENCY 

 

2018-2022     SCHOLARSHIP FROM STUDIENSTIFTUNG DES DEUTSCHEN VOLKES

 

2013              NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC ART AWARD, USA

 

                      SCHOLASTIC ART AWARD STATE OF VERMONT, USA 

 

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