tales of lipstick and virtue, edition bessard, paris, FR


2020 tools for conviviality, spector books & c/o Berlin, DE

Anna Ehrenstein was born in Germany to Albanian parents 

& works in transdisciplinary artistic practice. While her mother could access a work visa,

her father left Germany after denied asylum and started anew in Tirana. 

This biographical peculiarity  and growing up between the two most distinct societies on what is atm constructed as the European continent, aroused her interest in the necropolitics of migration. The main focus of her work is thinking about the perspective and material culture of the periphery, networked images and ecologies. The materialisation of intangible data and consciousness within circular glitch assemblies is as much part of her installation process as texts and written word. She works with a large number of groups on joint artistic projects and believes in the radical possibilities of collective unlearning.

selected group shows:

out of the dark II, kow, berlin, de

no stop non stop, lothringer halle 13, munich, DE

moore / moore, shang 8 gallery, bejing, CHN

amanet, triennale of photography, hamburg, DE (artist, initiator and co-curator)

month of photography los angeles, los angeles, US

les rencontres d’arles, arles, FR

palles projects, dublin, UK

studio marangoni, florence, IT

albanian diasporic rat based in berlin *1993


photographic studies @ university of applied arts and sciences, dortmund

curatorial school @ university of malta, valletta

media arts @ academy of media arts, cologne

curatorial  intensive  @ lagos biennale, lagos

selected solo shows:

galerie lichtblick cologne,  DE

circulations museum centquatre paris, FR

warte für kunst kassel, DE

landskrona fotofestival, SE

galerija sira, organ vida, zagreb, HR


tools for conviviality c/o berlin, DE

detailed cv upon request.

selected educational practice, workshops and talks:

assistant and art mediator at 10th berlin biennale for contemporary art, workshops at  hamburger bahnhof,  haus der kulturen der welt, youngarts center neukölln, talks at bard college berlin, academy of the arts kassel, the eyes at rencontres d’arles amongst others