Ale Bachlechner *1984 in Austria, performance and video artist based in Cologne.

Diploma with honours in Comparative Literature from the University of Innsbruck (2004-2010)
Diploma with honours from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Prof. Phil Collins, Prof. Julia Scher, Dieuwke Boersma (2010-2016)

2012-2016 Research Assistant to Prof. Phil Collins
2016 Lectureship at the University of Cologne
2018 Artistic member of the Junges Kolleg of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
2018 Künstlerisch-wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin für Videokunst und Performance (interim lecturer) at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne
2021 Lectureship at Caspar-David-Friedrich-Institut University Greifswald

selected screenings, performances and exhibitions

2021

LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT at 67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, NRW-Competition May 1st-10th

LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT as part of “Hitting Puberty – Episode 2”, selected by Ale Bachlechner, celebrating 15 Years Stiftung IMAI Inter Media Art Institute screened at Videolounge NRW Forum Düsseldorf and online March 12th – April 18th

UMZUG IN EINE VERGLEICHBARE LAGE, videos for a dance piece, a collaboration with Artmann&Duvoisin, at tanzhaus NRW March 11th-13th

2020

LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT at Kasseler Dokfest Nov. 17th-22nd, installation also included in Monitoring exhibition “Soft Power”

LIKE YOU REALLY MEAN IT solo exhibition at FAK Förderverein Aktuelle Kunst Münster Oct 30th – Nov.15th

STUDIO HALLO in group show TRAP at Künstlerhaus Dortmund Oct 24th – Jan 31st 2021

Collaboration with Kathrin Ebmeier for the exhibition GHOSTS, TRACES, ECHOS: WORKS IN SHIFTS at the Akademie der Künste der Welt, Cologne Oct 31st 2020 – April 25th 2021

STUDIO HALLO screening at Mañana Bold im Husslehof Frankfurt Feb 28th

2019
STUDIO HALLO installation exhibited at EMAF European Media Arts Festival Osnabrück April 24th – May 26th

Screening of STUDIO HALLO at HilbertRaum as part of the programme THE BENEFITS OF DISORDER Berlin August 4th

Performance and screening at BLONDE COBRA #1 QUEER EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS Filmpalette Cologne, July 6th and BLONDE COBRA #2 December 14th & 15th

MEN AND ME performance as part of the exhibition A POTENTIAL DISASTER at LABOR Ebertplatz Nov 08th-29th

Screening of STUDIO HALLO at Temporary Gallery Cologne as part of “I am the danger! The Art of TV Series: Episode 2” Nov 30th

2018
Series of lecture performances for EDIT FILM CULTURE festival & exhibition at silent green Kulturquartier Berlin, July 5th-8th

RESPONSIBILISATION exhibition at Nordrhein-Westfälische Akadmie der Wissenschaften und der Künste in Düsseldorf, Nov 9th-22nd

SATURN RETURN screening at Galerie januar in Bochum Oct 26th

2017
DON’T WE ALL? lecture performance at the symposium “Situating The Everyday. Interdisziplinäre Erforschung von Alltag” at Labor für Kunst und Forschung, Universität Köln Feb 3rd

THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION exhibited at Videonale.16 – Festival für Video und zeitbasierte Kunstformen from Feb. 17th – Apr. 2nd 2017 at Kunstmuseum Bonn

THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION performance installation at Art Cologne April 26th – 29th

2016
SATURN RETURN screening
at Elles Tournent Festival Brussels
at World of Women Film Festival Sydney
at Winnipeg Underground Film Festival

THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION participatory performance installation, Cologne March 30th – April 3rd

2015
SATURN RETURN screening
at International Women’s Film Festival Cologne/Dortmund
at Strange Beauty Film Festival Durham, North Carolina

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS installation at Akademie der Künste der Welt, Cologne

OUR POSITION VANISHES performance & video at Impulse Festival, Mülheim a.d.R

THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION lecture performance at the symposium “Women under Surveillance” at Academy of Media Arts Cologne

2014
EDEN WAS NEVER SO CLOSE exhibition at Art Cologne

FULL SATURATION exhibition at Kunstpavillon München

KOMBI 2 exhibition at Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

2013
INSPITE OF THE NIGHT performance at Bauhaus Dessau

awards
DAAD award for outstanding achievements 2013
Advancement award for female artists from the Academy of Media Arts 2014 Jury: Frances Scholz, Dr. Susanna Schönberg, Barbara Hess and Julia Scher
“Junge Szene” individual stipend Kunstsstiftung NRW 2017
Project grant from the SK Stiftung Kultur SparkasseKölnBonn 2017
Project and research grant for Fine Arts from the City of Cologne 2019