Silke Briel

born 1981 in Koblenz, Germany
2003 – 2009 University of the Arts, Berlin

2006 exchange student at ESAG, Paris
lives and works in Berlin


2018 "Sun Sipping some Syrup", Frontviews Tucholskystrasse, Berlin
with Claude Eigan

2016 "Printage", Bethanien, Berlin

2016 "Museum On/Off", Centre Pompidou, Paris

2015 “Forth under skip down”,  Frontviews Temporary,
Leipziger Strasse 63, Berlin with Stella Geppert, Emanuel Bernstone, Gabriel Braun, Pius Fox, Michaela Zimmer, Dennis Meier, Stelios Karamanolis, Tula Plumi, Yorgos Stamkopoulos, Frank Eickhoff, Sinta Werner, Diana Sirianni, Willem Besselink


2014 “For Jean B.”, Studiogalerie Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
with Jon Satrom,  BURGHARD, Brenna Murphy, Jaakko Pallasvou
& Sinta Werner

2013 „A marked preference for“ frontviews temporary, Berlin
with Joseph Zehrer, Tula Plumi, Stelios Karamanolis, Stella Geppert & Gabriel Braun

2013 The Wrong Digital Art Biennale, Paradise Hills Gallery

2012 „Slideshow“, Hosted in Athens, Athen with Pius Fox, Marc Klee, BURGHARD, Astali / Peirce, Stella Geppert & Kathrin Köster

2012 „Aus der Zeit“ formal extracts of our presence, frontviews temporary, Berlin with Astali / Peirce, Willem Besselink, Ronald de Bloeme, Gabriel Braun, Frank Eickhoff, Nadja Frank, Joachim Grommek, Eno Henze, Moritz Hirsch, Olaf Holzapfel, Yala Juchmann, Antonio Mesones, Nina Ploghöft, Lidia Sigle, Tim Stapel, Yorgos Stamkopoulos

curated by Stephan Koehler

2012 Age-Ism Conference, Videoinstallation, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam

2011 Gallery Boutique, Cologne, solo

2007 Phaeno, Videoinstallation, Wolfsburg

2007 Kommunikationsmuseum, Videoinstallation, Berlin

2007 UNO gallery show, Los Angeles

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Artist Statement:

»My work engages with the translation between the digital and analog.

Throughout my working process I experiment with material, colour and technical devices, aiming to blur the borders between the digital and analog fields.  

Today‘s influence of  digital networks, surfaces and interfaces- created to access the variety of easy adoptable information- inspires me to create images which use the same technology in its appearance yet reinterpret the sense and meaning of a digital image through recreating the image using various digital and analog working methods.

Throughout the process the digital image looses its original identity and creates a tangible emotion. A sensual experience of patterns and surfaces is displayed on a previously digital-based structure.«

Gabriel Braun
Pius Fox
Lois Fleves
Gudrun Krebitz
Moana Vonstadl
Zoe Hough