CV

CV

 

Wolfgang Lehmann was born in Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany in 1967.

Master of Arts, Stockholm University - main field of study: History of Ideas - supplemented with studies of theoretical philosophy, intersectionality and art history/visual studies.


In his early twenties Wolfgang Lehmann started writing film critiques and began working for the film club at the municipal cinema in Freiburg, a position he held until 2005.
As member of the board and later on executive chairman, he developed and organized several retrospectives and film screenings. He focused on presenting works of the film- and video avant-garde from its historical beginning until today.

His first cinematic efforts were made in 1989. Since 1994 Wolfgang Lehmann has realized and produced his own films, and has received invitations for showings at festivals and museums in Europe, Japan, People's Republic of China inclusive Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Bangladesh, Israel, Canada, USA, Argentina, Brazilian, Peru, Ecuador, Columbian and New Zealand. Retrospectives were shown in Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Granada and Cagliari (Sardinia).


After a long activity in his hometown of Freiburg im Breisgau/Germany, he has mostly resided since 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and his two children.


AWARDS & GRANTS:


2021

One-year work scholarship from the Swedish Art Grants Committee

2019

Travel grant, Swedish Art Grants Committee

2016

Travel grant, Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2014

Travel grant, Swedish Arts Grants Committee

2006

Honorable Mention Black Maria Film Festival, New Jersey City, New York / USA

Diploma Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad / Russian Federation

2005

Mention, 32e Concours International de Musique et d’Art Sonore Electroacoustiques de Bourges; 7e catégorie : œuvre pour le multimédia (2005), Bourges / France

2004

Premio Miglior, V-Art 04 VII Festival Internazionale Immagine d´Autore (2004), Cagliari / Italy


JURY MEMBERSHIPS


2020

Member of the jury at the Calcutta International Short Film Festival, Calcutta / India. Award for the best experimental film or  video. Due to Covid-19 unfortunately via the Internet.

2018

Member of the jury at the 26th Curtas Vila do Conde, Vila do Conde / Portugal. Award for the Best Experimental film or video.

1994 - 1996

Member of the “Film Production Funding” award committee of the Baden-Württemberg Ministry for Family, Women, Further Education and Art, Stuttgart / Germany.


FILMS ON INTERNET STREAMS:


Kinoscope: https://kinoscope.org

TriArtPlay (Sweden): https://triart.se/personer/wolfgang-lehmann


FILMS ARE DISTRIBUTED BY:


Arsenal Institute for film and video art, Berlin / Germany

http://films.arsenal-berlin.de/index.php/Search/Index?search=entity%3AWolfgang+Lehmann


Light Cone, Paris / France

https://lightcone.org/en/filmmaker-812-wolfgang-lehmann


FILMFORM – The art film&videoarchive, Stockholm / Sweden

https://www.filmform.com/artists/2635-wolfgang-lehmann/



GALLERIES:


Singulart, Paris

https://www.singulart.com/en/artist/wolfgang-lehmann-307

https://blog.singulart.com/de/2018/01/16/wolfgang-lehmann-im-dialog/


Erik Axl Sund Galeri, Stockholm

https://www.galleryerikaxlsund.com/artists/#/wolfgang-lehmann/