Bartholl studied architecture at the University of the Arts UdK Berlin, from where he graduated in 2001 with the thesis "Bits on Location". This
work won him the Browserday competition in the same year. In 2007
he received an honorable mention by Transmediale and won the 17th Video
Award Bremen. For his project "Sandbox Berlin", Bartholl received grants
from the Cultural Senate Berlin and the German Art Fund.
His artworks have been shown at international art festivals
such as Ars Electronica, Transmediale Berlin and Futuresonic
Manchester. He has also participated in exhibitions at TENT
Nederland, VOORUIT Belgium, Eyebeam New York, Enemy Gallery Chicago,
Total Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul, Australian Centre for
Photography Sydney, eARTS Shanghai, LABORAL Spanien and Videotage Hong
Kong. Aram Bartholl has presented his work in more than 30 lectures and
workshops at conferences and universities.
Bartholl is a member of the "Urban Media Salon" (founded by Mirjam
Struppek), the NYC based F.A.T. Lab and regularly visits the annual
Congress of the Chaos Communication Club Berlin.
He lives and works in Berlin since 1995.
Image by Jan Dixon & Emily Dixon, http://www.andthewardrobe.co.uk
Aram Bartholl participated in the Test_Lab: Fashionable Technology on May 20, 2009.