Sascha Pohle, 1972, lives and works in Amsterdam and Düsseldorf






Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule), Frankfurt am Main, DE,

Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL


(Selected) solo exhibitions

2016 Black Sesame, Institut for Provocation, Beijing, CN

2016 Goethe Institut, Beijing, CN

2015 Rongwrong, Amsterdam, NL

2012/13 Corner Art Space, Seoul, KR

2012 Lothringer 13, München, DE

2012 Galerie Weingrüll, Karlsruhe, DE


(Selected) group exhibitions

2018 Home Sequence, Amsterdam, NL

2017 Friendly Patterns, Flo Maak/Sascha Pohle, Galerie Bernard Knauss, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2017 Soils, Séances, Sciences and Politics, On the Posthuman and New Materialism, Goethe Institut, Beijing, CN

2016 The 3rd Today’s Documents BRIC-á-brac The Jumble of Growth, Today Art Museum, Beijing, CN

2016 History Code / Nanjing International Art Festival, CN

2016 Friendly Patterns, Flo Maak/Sascha Pohle, Art Space One, Seoul, KR

2015/16 Plastic Myths, ACC Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, KR

2015 Globale: Global Control and Censorship, ZKM, Karlsruhe, DE


2015 National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow, RU

2014 Galerie Weingrüll, Karlsruhe, DE

2013/14 Transfer Korea/NRW, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea, Seoul

2013 Transfer Korea/NRW, Kunst Museum Bonn, DE

2013 ‘The Goethe-Institut’s Reading Room Pyongyang: Between Object and Shadow’, Amsterdam

2013 Double Feature, Screening, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2013 ‚New Kids of the Block’, Tanas, Berlin, DE

2012 ‘Generation Loss’, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila, PHL

2012 ‘Signals: For Real’, IFFR, 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

2011 'Role Models - Role Playing', MdM Museum der Moderne Salzburg, AT

2010 ‚Convection’ Dafen International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Dafen Sub-Venue,

Shenzhen Case Pavillion - 2010 Shanghai EXPO, Shenzhen, CN

2010 Taipeh International Art Center, Urban Nomad Video Art Section, TW

2010 ‚new works’, basis, Frankfurt, DE

2010 'Villains & Heroes', Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL

2009 Videonale 12, Bonn, DE

2008 ‘Terminus’, PARA/SITE art space, Hong Kong

2008 ‘Beyond Paradise’, SMBA – Stedeljik Museum Bureau Amsterdam, NL



Pink Factory, Hongcheon, KR, 2018

Institut for Provocation, Beijing, 2016

ACC Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, KR, 2015

Transfer Korea-NRW, 2013

Incheon Art Platform, KR, 2011

Meet Factory, Prag, CZ, 2009

Ssamzie Space, Seoul, 2005


Prices, Awards

2012 Principal Price, 58th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, for Reframing the Artist

2004 Vordemberge-Gildewart Preis


(Selected) Filmfestivals

2012/13 Rencontres Internationales Paris, Berlin

2012 BIEFF Bucharest International Experimetal Film Festival, RO

2012 58th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE

2011 Homeshop, Jue Festival Film Screning, Beijng, CN

2008 International Film Festival, 16th Curtas Vila do Conde, PT

2008 37th International Filmfestival Rotterdam, NL



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