Anke Becker

born in Frankfurt/Main - Germany

lives in Berlin

education

1993-1999 studies visual arts at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee

1994 living and working for one year in Rome, Italy

activities / projects

since 2004 member of Damensalon Berlin artist network and monthly salon with special guests

2006 founder of the international art project Anonymous Drawings

since 2006: continuous artistic interaction with Inken Reinert and Veronike Hinsberg on collaborative drawing installations

since 2012 economicwords, conceptual webblog about the concealed beauty behind the everyday news of the world of finances and economy

awards & scholarships

2020
March: Willapa Bay AiR, Oysterville WA, USA / artist in residence
November: Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop / artist in residence

2016
artist in residence  Raketenstation / Stiftung Insel Hombroich
artist in residence Vermont Studio Center, USA

2015
artist in residence Kimmel-Nelson-Harding Center for the Arts, Nebraska City,NE USA

2014 artist in residence Millay Colony fort he Arts, Austerlitz, USA

2011 artist in residence Vermont Studio Center, USA

2007 Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt art IT

2005 Daimler-Chrysler-scholarship  Casa di Goethe, Rome/Italy

publications / editions / artist books

Featured artist in ZEITSCHRIFT 04 der Akademie der Künste Sachsen-Anhalt, 2019

DRAWINGS OF AN EXHIBITION, text-edition, edited by Anke Becker , 2018


ANONYME ZEICHNER 2013 / CATALOG edited by Anke Becker

Featured artist in NASTY MAGAZINE, Rome 2013 

featured artist in FUKT # 11 2012 – Magazine for contemporary Drawing
Edited by Björn Hegardt / Revolver publishing

ANKE BECKER - WORKS ON PAPER, edited by Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt 2008, text: Frank Seehausen, ISBN 978-3-937476-87-2

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS N°1 - 10

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS / ARCHIVE SELECTION 2009 edited by Anke Becker

KRISTALL, artist-book by Anke Becker
edited for etHall Gallery, Barcelona/Spain

THE SEA, artist book, 2010
edited by Columpio Gallery Madrid/ Spain

METEOR, artist book, 2010
edited by Columpio Gallery Madrid/ Spain

CONSTRUCTING UTOPIA, 2 artist books 2012
edited by Columpio Gallery Madrid/ Spain

exhibtions  (selection)

2019 FRONTVIEWS EDITION #4 | Anke Becker, Willem Besselink, Haleh Redjaian, Timo Herbst | organsiert von Stephan Klee | Galerie Manière Noire, Berlin
EIGENBEDARF | Uferhallen Berlin
ZWISCHEN AUSGÄNGEN - PENDING ISSUES |  kuratiert von Julia Heunemann | Galerie Weisser Elefant, Berlin
TO PUT ON PAPER | kuratiert von Katja Puudor | Errant Sound Art Project Space, Berlin
VERSUCH UND IRRTUM - PROLOG #9 | Kunstpunkt, Berlin
AKTIVE TEXTUREN | XC. HuA Gallery, Berlin
ANONYME ZEICHNER ARCHIV zu Gast im Kunsthaus Kannen | kuratiert von Anke Becker | Kunsthaus Kannen, Münster
WORT ZU BILD | Anke Becker, Nina Ansari, Ina Geissler, Oliver Mark, Via Lewandowsky, Cornelia Renz, Leander Haussmann, Markus Keibel, HP Adamski, Susanne Schirdewahn | Haus am Lützowplatz,  Berlin
FAKE COVERS FOR FAKE MUSIC VOL. II | HilbertRaum, Berlin

2018 KEINE FRAGEN, OHNE ANTWORTEN, Anke Becker | Literaturhaus Halle
AMIDST TWO POINTS. Anke Becker und Arnold Dreyblatt | Galerie Manière Noire, Berlin

Becker-Hinsberg-Reinert LOOSE | Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin

2017 FAKE COVERS FOR FAKE MUSIC | Spitzer im Odeon, Vienna

ZEICHNUNG ALS IDEE | Peninsula, Berlin
Collectif AKROMA  50 artistes européens | Paris, France
RAUSCH | SchauFenster, Berlin

2016
GEGEN WEISS: Peripherien der Zeichnung | Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt

O.T. | unconfirmed makeshift museum, Irvine,CA / USA

HEIMWEH*HOMESICKNESS | tête, Berlin

TRUE MIRROR | Espace Commines, Paris

2015 ECONOMIC WORDS – MEIN KAPITAL | Galerie Manière Noire, Berlin

FERNWEH*THE GOOD LIFE | KHN Center for the Arts Nebraska City,NE / USA
THE RESIDENTS /Falls City Arts Center, Falls City, NE / USA

TYPE OF ABSTRACTION | Key Projects, New York, NY / USA

PRIME MATTER | Teckningsmuseet Laholm / Schweden

2014 RADIUS 3,2 | Galerie F92, Berlin

EINE LINIE IST EINE LINIE IST EINE LINIE | Galerie Pankow, Berlin

LETTRES DE BABEL | c/o LAROCHE, Paris / France

THIS RED DOOR | Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn,NY / USA

PRESENT | Projektraum Kreuzberg Bethanien

2013 SCHÖNE BLÄTTER | kuratiert von Matthias Beckmann | SCHAU FENSTER, Berlin
LES PROCHAINES | BETWEEN YOU AND ME, Berlin

BECKER-HINSBERG-REINERT / Berlin-Barcelona | Gallery EtHall Barcelona
1.776 KM | Galerie Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg,
QUEDLINBURG | Becker/Hinsberg/Reinert/Laitzsch, Quedlinburg

2012 AUTUMN / asterisk*no. 53,  Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen
POSITIONEN ZEITGENÖSSISCHER ZEICHNUNG | Galerie Delikatessenhaus Leipzig

DIRECT ACTION/ECONOMIC WORDS | Abteilung für Alles Andere, Berlin

2011 OLOT – Becker/Hinsberg/Reinert | Galerie etHall Barcelona
MAGNA CARTA | Galerie CainSchulte Berlin
„UND WAS HEISST SCHON NEW YORK?“| Galerie Parterre, Berlin

2010 ZEIT FEHLGESCHLAGEN | Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin

ANKE BECKER-CONSTRUCTING UTOPIA | Galería Columpio Madrid / Spanien

STEP TOWARD HOME | DamStuhltrager Galerie, Berlin

X AUF Y ABGEROLLT / X IN Y EINGEWICKELT | Galerie Parterre, Berlin

SEND ME A LINE | Galerie Bossert, Cologne

curatorial projects
2019 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | Curated by Anke Becker | Kunsthaus Kannen, Münster

2018 Juli-September: ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS 2018 | Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin

ARCHIPELAGO - Goldrausch, curated by Anke Becker | Reinbeckhallen Berlin

2017 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | Salon für Kunstbuch,  21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

GOLDRAUSCH 2017, curated by Anke Becker | Studio 1 Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

2015 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | Kunstverein Rüsselsheim 

2016 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | Galerie Geyso, Braunschweig
ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | ARTQ13, Rome, Italy

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin

2014 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS / BASED IN BERLIN | Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin

2013 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | Temporary Art Centre, Eindhoven/The Netherlands 

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS-SELECTION | Galerie Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS 2013 | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | Visarte, Zurich/Switzerland

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | Uferhallen, Berlin
ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE #10 | Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin

2009 ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | altcph, Copenhagen/Denmark

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE | Liste, Basel/Switzerland

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS ARCHIVE Selection | fruehsorge contemporary, Berlin