Eva Leitolf



Interview with Eva Leitolf about her new project Company Town (Eine Stadt, eine Konzern) for Wolfsburg Unlimited, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg 2016




Company Town (Ein Konzern, eine Stadt), 3 min timelapse of a 12 min loop of 24 images and 30 texts projected in

shifting sequences on five 60-inch screens


Created in cooperation with Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg for the exhibition Wolfsburg Unlimited (24 April - 11 September 2016).





Company Town (Ein Konzern, eine Stadt), 2015-2016, ZeitMagazin, 14 April 2016


ZeitMagazin dedicates nine pages to Company Town (Ein Konzern, eine Stadt) and an interview with Eva Leitolf

in the issue published today (Thursday, 14 April 2016).




Company Town (Ein Konzern, eine Stadt), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2016 


Company Town (Ein Konzern, eine Stadt), 2015-16


Wolfsburg Unlimited

Opening 23 April, 7pm

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg


with works by Franz Ackermann, Nevin Aladag, John Bock, Janet Cardiff, Douglas Gordon, Anselm Kiefer, Eva Leitolf, Julian Rosefeldt. Luc Tymans, James Welling and others





Clearing 2011-12,  C098-2525-250612 (detail)




Wir Flüchtlinge - von dem Recht, Rechte zu haben
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

Opening Thursday, 21 April, 7pm


With works by Maja Bajević, Danica Dakić, Edgar Endress, Azin Feizabadi, *foundationClass, Lampedusa Research Group, Nilbar Güreş, Annika Gutsche, Rana Hamadeh, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Zarina Hashmi, Mira Hirtz, Hiwa K, Thomas Kilpper, Eva Leitolf, Migrafona (Petja Dimitrova, Vlatka Frketić, Belinda Kazeem, Radostina Patulova, Vina Yun), Mario Rizzi, Till Roeskens, Zineb Sedira, Mounira Al Solh, Christoph Wachter & Mathias Jud, Qingmei Yao 






Postcards from Europe in

The Shape of Things to Come. 11 künstlerische Positionen zu Gegenwart, Utopie und Dystopie

analyse & kritik, 15. März 2016


With works by Karo Akpokiere, Ghada Amer, Marco Fusinato, Monika Grzymala, Folke Köbberling&Martin Kaltwasser, Henning Kles, Wermke Leinkauf, Eva Leitolf (fig. above), Filip Markiewicz, Michaela Melián (fig. above), Suzanne Treister





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Save the Date


EIN KONZERN, EINE STADT. Das Wolfsburg-Projekt

produced in cooperation with the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

will be shown for the first time in

Wolfsburg Unlimited
24 April - 11 September 2016

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany 


read more







Zoom! Picturing Architecture and the City
10 March - 17 May 2016
Architekturzentrum Wien - Alte Halle
Vienna, Austria





Die Zukunft fotografieren, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany


Clearing in 

Die Zukunft fotografieren, Goethe Institut Moskau

catalogue by Kehrer out now



Postcards from Europe in

antidot Nr. 22, Januar 2016



Postcards from Europe in Heimat 



Burcu Dogramaci, Heimat. Eine künstlerische Spurensuche, Köln 2015


with works by
Beuys, Blume, Burri, Coppola, Duchamps, Evans, Frank, Paci, Parr, Leitolf, Richter, Schneider, Shore and many others




Postcards from Europe 10/15, Kunst Haus Wien (photo © Aslan Kudrnofsky)


Postcards from Europe 10/15, Kunst Haus Wien (photo © Aslan Kudrnofsky)


Postcards from Europe 10/15

Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna 

21 November 2015 to 31 January 2016


Radio review in Kulturjournal OE1




By the Sea, Greece 2012, installation view


By the Sea, Greece 2012

will be part of
Tous pour Tous/All for All
Les Ciroux - Centre Culturel de Liège, Belgium

18 September - 21 October
Opening 17 September, 6 pm




Installation view


Postcards from Europe in

When Water Matters. Painting and Photography from William Turner to Ólafur Elíasson
13 June - 20 September 2015
Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, Germany

With over 100 works from William Turner, Gustave Courbet, Max Beckmann, Berenice Abbott, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Gerhard Richter, David Hockney, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Emmet Gowin, Robert Longo, Sonja Braas, Eva Leitolf, Boris Mikhailov and others. 





Postcards from Europe in
When there is Hope
19 June - 13 September 2015
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

With Yto Barrada, Zohra Bensemra, Mohamed Camara, Cao Fei, Nan Goldin, Shilpa Gupta , Eva Leitolf, Annette Messager, Rivane Neuenschwander, Roman Ondák, Adrian Paci, Anri Sala, Dayanita Singh and others.

On Saturday, 20 June at 4 pm Petra Roettig, curator of the exhibition When there is Hope, talks to the artist Eva Leitolf in the exhibition at the Hamburger Kunsthalle.



An Aesthetic of Absence. Critical Counter-narratives of Journalistic Story-telling in Eva Leitolf’s Photography
by Jana J. Haeckel
in: Image & Narrative, Vol 16, No 1 (2015)





Postcards from Europe in
Über Wasser. Malerei und Photographie von William Turner bis Ólafur Elíasson
13 June - 20 September 2015
Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, Germany

With over 100 works from William Turner, Gustave Le Gray, Gustave Courbet, Max Beckmann, Berenice Abbott, Albert Renger-Patzsch, David Hockney, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Emmet Gowin, Robert Longo, Sonja Braas, Eva Leitolf, Boris Mikhailov and others. 




Postcards from Europe in

Floating Volumes #4: Layering Divercity. Stadt und Identität in der künstlerischen Forschung

Edited by Emine Sahinaz Akalin, Arne Bunk, Gustav Mechlenburg, Erich Pick

Textem Verlag, Hamburg 2015





Postcards from Europe in

ZOOM! Architektur und Stadt im Bild | Picturing Architecture and the City

Edited by Andres Lepik, Hilde Strobl
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln 2015
With texts by Andres Lepik, Axel Sowa, Hilde Strobl and Jutta v. Zitzewitz
208 pages, ca. 180 images
ISBN 978-3-86335-735-1



Postcards from Europe in

ZOOM! Architektur und Stadt im Bild | Picturing Architecture and the City

Architekturmuseum, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

2 April - 21 June 2015





Postcards from Europe 03/15

Review in Sept, 27 March 2015











Postcards from Europe 03/13
Opening 25 March 2015, 12 pm
Campus Luigi Einaudi, Main Hall, Torino/Italy
Global Border Crossing - Global Mobility within the Biennale Democrazia with Victor Lopéz Gonzales and Eva Leitolf at the University of Torino
Postcards from Europe 03/13 is on show as an exhibition in a box (made of the image and text plates from the publication by Kehrer)



In this Interview Stefano Stoll talks about Postcards from Europe 03/15 at Quai1, Vevey/CH

Radio Télévision Suisse, 17 March 2015





Postcards from Europe in ZOOM! Picturing Architecture and the City 




Just out: Alone Together, Photography and the Other - three classical works by Marina Abramovic & Ulay positioned in a context of contemporary works by 15 artists and photographers. published by the National Gallery of Kosovo led by Erzen Shkololli, designed by Bardhi Haliti and curated by Frits Gierstberg

With Ari VersluisQëndresë DedaEva LeitolfEllie UyttenbroekOlson LamajBoehm KobayashiAntoan KurtiMajlinda HoxhaJoachim Schmid and Genc Kadriu.





Postcards from Europe 03/15, Espace Quai1, Vevey/CH

With the generous support of Bayerische Staatskanzlei and Eidgenössische Kommission für Migrationsfragen







Künstler. Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwart, Ausgabe 108/Heft 24/4. Quartal 2015

Text by Jonas Beyer.pdf



Postcards from Europe 10/14 at Kehrer Berlin Gallery

Review by Brigitte Werneburg, TAZ, 7 November 2014








Postcards from Europe 10/14

new work from the archive now online




Postcards from Europe 10/14

Opening 17 October, 6 to 9 pm / Artist talk 31 October, 7 pm

Kehrer Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 100, 10785 Berlin





Coming soon!

Aman Iman Publishing 




Clearing, since 2011

at Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg


Das Beste aus Zeitungen, Zeitschriften und Internet

26 July – 5 October 2014




Installation of art in architecture project Whodunit completed. Find out more about how my DNA sample, mug shot and fingerprint became part of this collaboration with the Schongau police headquarters.




The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning published a book of selected art in architecture commissions featuring Bruder Jakob, my project for the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Berlin.





Postcards from Europe, other works and interview by Tang Jing in Chinese Photography 6/2014 




15 May 2014

Colin Pantall blogs on Postcards from Europe here.




You are cordially invited to my lecture on Postcards from Europe as part of

Floating Volumes - Layering Diversity
on 5 June, 10 am
HFBK, Hamburg



Deutsche Bilder – eine Spurensuche, 1992–1994

The early works now online.


Karl-Buchrucker Prize for Clearing in ZEITmagazin
Award ceremony on 24 March, Munich





C093-1591-221111, from Clearing, since 2011


Exhibition opening

Die Zukunft fotografieren

with works by Olga Chernysheva, Beate Gütschow, Anton Kuryshev, Eva Leitolf, Ricarda Roggan et al.


Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

Opening 6 February 2014, 7 p.m.

Exhibition 7 February to 4 May 2014




New Publication

Eva Leitolf = studio 9 (Clearing)


Eva Leitolf = studio 9, 13 illustrations, with texts in German and English, 18 x 24 cm, 16 pages, softcover, offprint from Jahrbuch 2012. Villa Massimo, Rome, 2013.