Walli Hoefinger   WALLI HÖFINGER  


Independent Artist in the fields of
Performance, Video and Installation

contact: performance@wallihoefinger.com
website: www.wallihoefinger.com

Artistic CV

  1996   Born in Austria.  
  1991   Diploma in graphic design, Vienna.  
  1993 - 1999   Studied new artistic media with Prof. Ulrike Rosenbach,
Prof. Horst Gerhard Haberl and Prof. Christina Kubisch
at the Saar Academy of Fine Arts, Saarbrücken.
  1999   Diploma in performance art with honors,
master student of Ulrike Rosenbach.

since 1994

since 1996

  Has worked as a dancer and performer with various dance-projects.
Has developed own performances with movement, video, sound
and colored light.
Numerous performances in different European countries.
  1999 - 2001   Taught performance art at the Saar Academy of Fine Arts, Saarbrücken.  
  2001   Receives the “SAARSTIP! for Fine Arts”, a 1-year grant in Berlin.  
  2003   Premiere of the performance “dual.bodies-floating ground research”, a collaboration with the dancer Ingo Reulecke, shown at Sophiensæle Berlin with funding from the Hauptstadt-KulturFonds of the city of Berlin  

Receives the “Women’s Award of the Saar Academy of Fine Arts 2004” together with Christiane Hommelsheim
Receives grant for the “Artists’ Residence Lukas” in Ahrenshoop, Germany.

Lives and works at Gutshof Reichenow near Berlin.