Ale Bachlechner *1984 in Austria,
works as a performance and video artist at “city center studio”, a collective atelier 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

selected screenings, performances and exhibitions

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

2018
Series of lecture performances for the “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

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

“THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION” video is part of Videonale.16 – Festival für Video und zeitbasierte Kunstformen from Feb. 17th – Apr. 2nd 2017 at Kunstmuseum Bonn

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” performance installation

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

other activities
directing assistant for film and theater (e.g.: EXIT AYAHUASCA, dir. Tobias Yves Zintel, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin 2016)
performer (e.g. A FIRE IN MY BRAIN THAT SEPARATES US, dir. Benjamin Ramírez Pérez, 2015)
video production for dance and theater (e.g.: PRESSSPAN, Artmann&Duvoisin, 2019)