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Lisa Hoffmann

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Lisa Hoffmann (*1989, Bocholt, Germany) is a visual artist based in Kiel, Germany.
Lisa Hoffmann practice can be described as an attempt to develop counter-images, that challenge our view and break with our image concepts that have been established since decades. Using found footage form archives and social networks to create counter-images, Hoffmann is concerned with the question of creating images of political and social events that lead to an interaction with the depicted and work against habituation and deadening of such events and the passivity of how we perceive them.

She studied Fine Arts at the Muthesius Academy of Kiel and at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. She was a postgraduate fellow and received a project grant from the Muthesius Academy (2017-2019), followed by the fellowship of the Cultural Foundation of the Federal State Schleswig-Holstein (2019) and the gute aussichten - new german photography grant (2019 /2020).
Residencies include the Maumaus Escola, Lisbon (2016), Kunsthaus Stove (2019) and the Agder Center for Contemporary Art, Kristiansand (2021).

Her shortfilms had been awarded and screened at various film festivals and her work has been shown in institutions around Europe such as Vejle Kunstmuseum (2010), , NEST Gallery The Hague (2012), Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (2014), Kunstforum NRW Düsseldorf (2019), Haus der Photographie Deichtorhallen Hamburg (2020), Festung Ehrenbreitstein Landesmuseum für Kunst Koblenz (2020).