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Harun Farocki

First Name
Harun
Surname
Farocki
Born
1944
Birth place
Nový Jičín
Place of work
Berlin and Vienna
Website
www.farocki-film.de
Died
2014
Lived and worked in
Berlin and Vienna
Keywords
experimental film
film
installation art
new media
video
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About artist

Harun Farocki, director of documentary and feature films, film essays and video installations, lecturer, critic and curator, is one of the most important artistic figures of post-war Germany. His observational documentary films and essays, often made up purely of found material, create a comprehensive critical image of the transformation of Western civilisation over the last few decades.

 

Farocki examines the growing influence of technology and electronic media leading to the gradual superfluity of humankind amidst its own products. He examines the power of the photographic and film image, as well as its role in social surveillance and control ensuring the cohesion of modern society. At the centre of his interest are changing forms of work, industrial production and modern military conflicts. In Farocki’s films prisons, shopping centres and office blocks are artificial environments, whose main function is the distribution of power and the enforcement of discipline.

 

His films are based on thorough research, serendipitous associations and unexpected parallels used in order to conduct a penetrating analysis of the current state and future possibilities of Western civilisation. Across topics stretching from military technology and shots of concentration camps, to film history, sport and computer games, Farocki’s films and gallery installations chart the organisation of life across broad networks of power and social relationships.

 

Farocki’s early works grew out of the environment of the student revolts of the 1970s. In his film essay Nicht löschbares Feuer (The Inextinguishable Fire, 1969), about the use of napalm in the Vietnam War, the artist examines a range of themes linking technology and military conflict, the fragmentation of the work and the loss of responsibility for its outputs. In his early work dating back to the first half of the 1970s comprising borrowed footage, he criticises television news and the manipulabibility of work with visual material (Der Ärger mit den BildernThe Trouble with the Image; Moderatoren im FernsehenTV Anchormen – both for the West Germany television station WDR).

 

Farocki’s observational documentaries include the film Leben: BRD (How to Live in the FRG, 1990), a portrait of Germany society comprising scenes from different classes, training courses, exercise, examinations, therapies and interviews and shots of the load testing of industrial products. Both people and goods appear as commodities that must be constantly tested for their stamina and utility.

 

One of his most discussed films is Videogramme einer Revolution (Videograms of a Revolution, 1992), a visual analysis of the end of the regime led by Ceausescu based on material shot over several days in December 1989 by people who had featured in the revolution and broadcast by demonstrators in an occupied studio on television. The film foreshadowed the powerful role of audiovisual transmission in modern revolutions and political uprisings.

 

The film essay Arbeiter verlassen die Fabrik (Workers Leaving the Factory, 1995) is typical of Farocki’s work with associations. He returns to the work of the same name by the Lumière brothers from 1895 and selects scenes with a similar motif across the history of cinematography. The space in front of the factory gates becomes a kind of boundary between the workplace and private life, as well as being a place of potential social conflicts. Farocki also makes a parallel between factory and prison, and the motif of the workers hurrying from their workplace offers the perspective of a period in which surveillance of similar spaces is carried out by thousands of CCTV cameras.

 

Since the mid-1990s a growing focus on the gallery space has led Farocki to create different work with visual analogues in multi-channel installations. He reworked several of his older works for galleries (Arbeiter verlassen die Fabrik in elf JahrzentenWorkers Leaving the Factory in Eleven Decades), while others arose directly as multi-channel installations (Deep Play, 2007). A striking example of the artist’s recent work is the double-channel projection Vergleich über ein Drittes (Comparison Via a Third, 2007), in which he focused on one of the most fundamental elements on which the development of civilisation can be demonstrated: the creation and utilisation of bricks in Burkina Faso, West Africa, as well as in India, France and Germany. The path from the traditional method of production to full automation documents perfectly the alienation of work, or rather its transformation into the supervision of a mechanised process. The work becomes isolated, monotonous and for the outside world a completely invisible activity.

Author of the annotation
Jakub Hauser

Published
2013

CV

Studies:
1966-1968 Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin

Employment:
1974-1984 works for the magazine Filmkritik, Munich
1993-1999 lecturer at the University of Berkeley
since 2004 lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions
2013
Harun Farocki – Spiel und Spielregeln, Edith-Russ Haus, Oldenburg, Německo

2012
Harun Farocki – Zwischen Auge und Hand, Art-Space Pythagorion, Pythagorion, Samos, Řecko

2011 – 2012
Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance), MOMA, New York, USA

2011
Harun Farocki. Tres Duplas Projeccoes, Galeria Palàcio Galveias, Lisabon, Portugalsko
Harun Farocki. A Cruz e a Prata, Lumiar Cité, Lisabon, Portugalsko
Harun Farocki. Soft Montages, The Model, Sligo, Irsko
Harun Farocki, Tampere Film Festival, TR 1 Gallery, Tampere, Finsko
Harun Farocki, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Velká Británie
Harun Farocki. Image Works, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Libanon
Harun Farocki. War at a Distance, Galerie Taddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Rakousko

2010-2011
Harun Farocki. Weiche Montagen / Soft Montages, Kunsthaus, Bregenz, Rakousko

2010
Harun Farocki. Workers Leaving the Factory in Eleven Decades, Contact Gallery, Toronto, Kanada
Harun Farocki. Deep Play, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, JAR
Harun Farocki. Re-Pouring, Osram Art Projects. Seven Screens, München, Německo

2009-2010
Harun Farocki. Against What? Against Whom?, Raven Row, London, Velká Británie

2009
Harun Farocki, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Německo
Harun Farocki, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Francie
Harun Farocki, Tranzitdisplay, Praha
Harun Farocki, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgie
H.F./R.G. Harun Farocki / Rodney Graham, Jeu de Paume, Paris, Francie
Harun Farocki. Nicht Ohne Risiko, Sprengel Museum, Blue Box, Hannover, Německo
Harun Farocki, Gallerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Německo
Harun Farocki. Three Early Films, Cubitt Gallery, London, Velká Británie

2008-2009
Antje Ehmann, Harun Farocki, Museum of Modern Art, Mala galerija, Ljubljana, Slovinsko
One image does not take the place of the Previous, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Velká Británie

2008
Harun Farocki. Deep Play, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, Velká Británie
Harun Farocki. Deep Play, The Greene Naftaly Gallery, New York, USA

2007
Harun Farocki, àngels barcelona, Barcelona, Katalánsko
Fußball: Football. Harun Farocki, The Museum of Contemporary Art / Museet for samtidskunst, Oslo, Norsko
Harun Farocki. "One Image doesn't take the place of the previous one", Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Kanada
Harun Farocki, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Rakousko
Nebeneinander, MUMOK. Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien, Rakousko

2006
Screening Harun Farocki's Counter-Music, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
Harun Farocki, Index. The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Švédsko

2004
Harun Farocki. "Auge / Maschine I – III", Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo

2003
Présence actuelle: Harun Farocki, AGO. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Kanada
Harun Farocki - Eye / Machine, ICA. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Velká Británie
Harun Farocki - Retrospective and Installations, Centre pour l'image contemporaraine Sant-Gervais, Genève, Švýcarsko

2002
Harun Farocki. Eye / Machine, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
Vernissage de l'installation vidéo, Goethe Institut Paris, Paris, Francie
Erkennen und Verfolgen. Filme, Videos and Installations von Harun Farocki, Oktagon Dresden, Německo
Harun Farocki - Ich glaubte Gefangene zu sehen, SMAK. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgie

2001
Harun Farocki - Filme, Videos, Installations, Filmclub Münster und Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Německo
New Heimat, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Německo
Spuren der Inszenierung - Nicht löschbares Feuer, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Německo
Group exhibitions not included in ARTLIST.
2012
this morning, I attentively observed the destruction of the world, then I went back to work, Le Quartier, Quimper, Francie
Evento 2011, Strange and Close, Musée d’Art Contemporain CAPC, Bordeaux, Francie
Para Doxa, heterodoxies of the event, Galerie Villa des Tourelles, Nanterre, Francie
September 11, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
Labyrinth, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, Francie
Disobey at all costs, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexiko
Auf die Plätze..., Deutsches Hygienemuseum, Dresden, Německo

2011
An Image, Kaleidoscope Galleria, Buenos Aires, Milano, Argentina a Itálie
Meteor 2011, BIT Teatergarasien, Bergen, Norsko
Changes, ACC Galerie Weimar e.V., Weimar, Německo
Atlas. How to Carry the World on one’s Back?, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Německo
Mass Distractions and Cultural Decay, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, Kanada
Topographies de la Guerre, Le Bal, Paris, Francie
How we Move, SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turecko
Schweine & Weltall: Krieg, Spiel, Simulation, Künstlerhaus FRISE, Hamburg, Německo
Case Histories, Alex Zachary Gallery, New York, USA
Intersection, Santarcangelo Festival, Santarcangelo di Romagna, Itálie
Rhythmic Exercise, Galeria BWA SOKOL, Nowy Sącz, Polsko
Intersection, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Praha
Watch Me Move, Barbican Art Gallery, London, Velká Británie
Expanded Cinema, MediaArtLab, Moskva, Rusko
Exposed: Voyerism, Surveillance and the Camera, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Foreclosed. Between Crisis and Possibility, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Are you Ready for TV?, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Španělsko
Atlas, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo
Changes, Halle 14, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Německo
Aschenmünder, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Německo
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, Arabské Emiráty
1979, La Virreina, Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona, Katalánsko
Paranoia, EXIT VIA, Créteil, Maubeug, Francie
29 th. Bienal des Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brazílie
The Potosí Principle: How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land, Museo Nacional La Paz, Bolívie
Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2011, Tokyo Metroplitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japonsko
Témoins / Faux Témoins, Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts, Angers, Francie
My War, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Velká Británie

2010-2011
Alias, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Španělsko
Are you Ready for TV?, MACBA, Barcelona, Katalánsko
Hints to Workmen, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, Velká Británie
Exposed: Voyerism, Surveillance and the Camera, San Francisco MOMA, San Francisco, USA
The Potosí Principle: How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land, Haus der Kulturen der
Welt, Berlin, Německo
A Place Out of History, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo México, Mexico City, Mexiko
2010
Exodus, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham, Velká Británie
Sent By Mail, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Německo
Hra na náhodu / The Art of Urban Intervention, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem
Game Show, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Velká Británie
Das Un-Zuhause der Bilder, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Rakousko
Shockworkers of the Mobile Image, Industrial Ural Biennal, Jekatěrinburk, Rusko
Maninbo - 10000 Lives, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Jižní Korea
Nude Visions, Museum für Bildende Künste, Leipzig, Německo
Workers Leaving the Workplace, Muzeum Sztuki, Łodz, Polsko
Antiphotojournalism, LaVirreina, Barcelona, Katalánsko
My War. Partizipation in Kriegszeiten, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Německo
Hinter der Vierten Wand, Generali Foundation, Wien, Rakousko
Exposed: Voyerism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern, London, Velká Británie
Post-Office, Artspace, Auckland, Nový Zéland
The Potosí Principle: How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Španělsko
Remote Viewing. LOOP BARCELONA, Ars Santa Mónica, Barcelona, Katalánsko
Kick Off, Nikolaj. Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Dánsko
Revolution ?, arttransponder, Berlin, Německo
Transitland. Videoart from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Španělsko
My War. Participation in an Age of Conflict, FACT, Liverpool, Velká Británie
Changing Channels. Kunst und Fernsehen 1963-1987, MUMOK Wien, Rakousko
A History of Irritated Material, Raven Row, London, Velká Británie
The Art of Speculation, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Německo
Augenschmauss. Vom Essen im Stilleben, Bank Austria, Kunstforum, Wien, Rakousko
Auto-Kino!, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Německo
Hard Targets and Cyprien Gaillard: Disquieting Landscapes, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus / Ohio, USA
Nude Visions. 150 Jahre Körperbilder in der Fotografie, MKG, Hamburg, Německo
ANIMISM, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgie

2009-2010
Play van Abbe. Part 1: The Game and the Players, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Holandsko
For the Use of Those Who See, KW. Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Německo
The Best of Loop, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, USA
From One Thing to the Other, Romanian Cultural Institute, Stockholm, Švédsko
Una Fábrica, und Máchina, un Cuerpo… Arqueologia y Memoria de los Espacios Industriales, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo de la UNAM, Mexiko
Kunst und Kalter Krieg – Deutsche Positionen 1945 – 1989, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Německo
À chacun ses étrangers?, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Německo

2009
Niemand ist mehr dort, wo er hinwollte, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milano, Itálie
Shared. Divided. United, NGBK, Berlin, Německo
Work in Motion: On Migration, Mobility and Labour, Red House, Sofia, Bulharsko
Monument transformace, GHMP, Praha
Kunst und Kalter Krieg – Deutsche Positionen 1945 – 1989, Germanisches Nationalmuseum,
Nürnberg, Německo
Una Fábrica, und Máchina, un Cuerpo… Arqueologia y Memoria de los Espacios Industriales, Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida, Katalánsko
Bilderschlachten, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Německo
1968. Die Große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Německo
Signals in the Dark; Art in Shadow of War, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Irsko
Islands+Ghettos, NGBK, Berlin, Německo
Dada East? Romanian Context of Dadaizm, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, Francie
Jeux de massacre, Grand Hornu MAC Hornu, Belgie
Cronostasi Seconda parte (1985-2008), Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Itálie
Die Politik der Umverteilung, Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Rakousko
Vacuum Noise, Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Maďarsko
Art of Two Germany / Cold War Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

2008-2009
À chacun ses étrangers?, Palais de la porte doreé, Paris, Francie
What happened to Sex in Scandinavia?, OCA. Office for Contemporary Art, Norway, Oslo, Norsko

2008
Worlds on Video, Centro di cultura contemporanea a palazzo strozzi, Firenze, Itálie
Scenarios, Manifesta 7, Trentino, Itálie
40 years of Video Art in Germany, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulharsko
A chacun ses étrangers? France - Allemagne 1971 à aujourd’hui, Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration, Paris, Francie
Dans la nuit, des images, Grand Palais, Paris, Francie
Remakes, Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto, Gijon, Španělsko
Disobedience. An ongoing video archive, Riga Art Space, Lotyšsko
Hard Targets – Masculinity and Sport, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
artefact, Kunstencentrum STUK, Leuven, Belgie
40jahrevideokunst, Musée d'Art Moderne Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg, Francie
The impossible Prison, Galleries of Justice, Nottingham, Velká Británie
Between the Images. Imaginable Experiences for Future Memories, IASPIS, Stockholm, Švédsko
Corporeal – Technoreal, Biennale Poznań, Poznań
The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
40jahrevideokunst, Museo Villa Croce, Genova, Itálie
Revolutions 1968, Zacheta National Gallery, Warszawa, Polsko
Máchinas y Almas - Arte digital y nuevos medios, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Španělsko
Islands + Ghettos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Německo
Gib mich die Kirsche, Stadt Karlsruhe, HfG, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo
Dada East? Romanian Contexts of Dadaism, Zacheta National Gallery, Warszawa, Polsko
High Risk Citizen Art in General, Art in General, New York, USA
After the Light: Moving Images Displayed at Night, Radialsystem, Berlin, Německo
Glück - welches Glück?, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Německo
Re-enactments, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art Montreal, QC, Kanada
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image Part I: Dreams, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA
Mimétisme, Extra City - Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerpen, Belgie
Under Pain of Death, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art, ICP International Center for Photography, New York, USA
Signals in the Dark. Art in the Shadow of War, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Kanada
voiceoverhead, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Holandsko

2007
Filmische Wahrheiten, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Německo
Czechpoint - International Exhibition and Festival of Political Art, Považská galéria umenia v Žiline, Slovensko
See us Act, Lund Konsthall, Lund, Švédsko
Intocable (el ideal de la transparencia), Patio Herreriano. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Espanol, Valladolid, Španělsko
New Economy, Artists Space, New York, USA
What is to be done? Der Prozess, Prague Biennale 3, Praha
In the Poem about Love you dont Write the Word Love, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA
The California Files – Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
We love Cinema, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College CCS Galleries, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
documenta 12, Kassel, Německo
Location: Georgien, Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla, Gruzie

2006-2007
Superhuman Vision, ICA Boston, Boston, USA

2006
In The Poem About Love You Don't Write the Word Love, Artist Space, New York, USA
work (Arbeit*), Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Irsko
The expanded Eye. Sehen - entgrenzt und verflüssigt, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Švýcarsko
This Land is my Land, NGBK, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin; Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Německo
Dada East?, Cabaret Voltaire Dadahaus, Zürich, Švýcarsko
Clinic. A Pathology of Gesture, Hau 1. Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Německo
40jahrevideokunst.de. Digitales Erbe, Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Bremen, Lehmbachhaus München, ZKM Karlsruhe, Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig, Německo
Every Day… another artist / work / show, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Rakousko
Photo-Trafic, Centre pour l'image contemporaine Saint-Gervais, Genève, Švýcarsko
Periferic 7., Periferic Biennial, Iaşi, Rumunsko
Equal and Less Equal, Museum on the Seam. Socio-political Museum in Israel, Jerusalem, Izrael
NowHere Europe - Trans: it. Moving Culture Through Europe, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, Rumunsko
Pixels of Reality. What do you Know, What do you See?, Public Space with a Roof, Amsterdam, Holandsko
No. 12 Exces, Z 33, Hasselt, Belgie
Eine Frage (nach) der Geste, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Německo
Untouchable (The Transparency Ideal), Centre National d'Art Contemporaine, Villa Arson, Nice, Francie
Forum expanded, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Německo
Sichtbarkeiten_Zwischen Fakten und Fiktionen, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Německo

2005
Balance and Power - Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, Krannert Art Museum, Waltham, USA
Screening War - Zur Repräsentation von Krieg in der Videokunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo
Making Things Public - Atmosphären der Demokratie, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo
Panopticon - The Architecture and Theatre of Prisons, Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warszawa, Polsko
On Patrol, De Appel, Centre for Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, Holandsko
How do we wan't to be governed? (Figur and Ground), Miami Art Central (MAC), Miami, USA
Zur Vorstellung des Terror. Die RAF., Kunstwerke, Berlin, Německo
Occupying Space. Wasting Time. The Generali Collection, Haus der Kunst, München / Galerie Kloviecevi dvori, Zagreb / Witte de With, Rotterdam, Německo / Chorvatsko / Holandsko
On Difference # 1 - Lokale Kontexte - Hybride Räume, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Německo
Disobedience - Ziviler Ungehorsam, PLAY Gallery, Berlin, Německo
Paradoxes: The embodied city. Stills from a Revolution, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugalsko
Projekt Migration, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Německo
Arbeit*, Galerie am Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Rakousko
Privatisierungen. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Německo

2004
Open House. Kunst und Öffentlichkeit / Art and the Public Sphere, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst Oberösterreich, Linz, Rakousko
Fly Utopia! Ausstellung transmediale.04, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Německo
Documentary 'Fictions', Fundación "la Caixa", Barcelona, Katalánsko
Shock and Awe - Kriegsbilder zwischen Dokumentation and Ideologie, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Německo
Guck Mal, Was du Kaufst! Eine Mitmachausstellung für Kleine und Große, FEZ-Berlin, Berlin, Německo
Die Zehn Gebote, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Německo
InwardOUTward, FLACC. Casino Modern Waterschei, Genk, Belgie
La Ville qui Fait Signes, Le Fresnoy. Studio national des arts contemporains, Lille, Francie
American Idyll, The Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
Die Regierung, MACBA. Museu d'Art Contemporaine de Barcelona, Barcelona, Katalánsko
Re: location. Shake - ID Troubles-Lüneburg, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, Německo
Zellen: Bin gesund. Denke an Dich. Alles Liebe, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Německo
models + frames 8: Überlebensstrategien für Untrainierte, Kunst und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin, Německo

2003
Fate of Alien Modes, Secession, Wien, Rakousko
Video Installation Exhibition, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisboa, Portugalsko
Monitoring, KulturBahnhof, Kassel, Německo
M_ARS - Kunst und Krieg, Neue Galerie, Graz, Rakousko
Schrägspur. Rebuild #3, Slant Track: Videoinstallationen aus der Sammlung, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Německo
Sammlung. Werke von Dan Graham, Sanja Iveković Hans Haacke, Friedl Kubelka und Harun Farocki, Generali Foundation, Wien, Rakousko

2002

Anxious Omniscience: Surveillance and Contemporary Cultural Practice, Princeton University Art Museum / Princeton, USA
Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Německo
Open_Source_Art_Hack, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
Other than Film, TENT. Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, Holandsko
Fragiles Correspondances, Le Plateau. Fond's regional d'art contemporain d' Ile-de-France, Paris, Francie
Geschichte(n), Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Rakousko
Side the other Side, The Carnegie Art Center, Buffalo, USA
What? A tale in free images. 12 video-installations, Cultural Capital of Europe, Brügge, Belgie
site-seeing. disneyfizierung der städte?, K/haus / Wien, Rakousko


2001 – 2002
ACTRL SPACE: Rhetorik der Überwachung von Bentham bis Big Brother, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Německo

2001
Exploiding Cinema / Cinema without Walls, Museum Boijmans de Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holandsko
new ideas - old tricks, hardware medien kunst verein Dortmund, Německo
Les annees pop. Cinema and politique: 1956. 1970, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Francie
Mia san mia, Generali Foundation, Wien, Rakousko
Televisionen. Kunst Sieht Fern, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Rakousko
Futuresonic, Cornerhouse / Manchaster, Velká Británie

2000
Dinge, die wir nicht verstehen, Generali Foundation, Wien, Rakousko
Media City Seoul 2000, Öffentlicher Raum, Seoul, Jižní Korea
Gouvernementalität, Expo 2000, Hannover, Německo
L'état des choses (1), Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Německo

1998
Joris Ivens - Chris Marker - Harun Farocki, steirischer herbst, Graz, Rakousko

1997
documenta X- Kassel, Německo

1996
Face à l'histoire, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Francie

1995
Le monde après la fotographie, Musée d'art Villeneuve d'Ascq (Lille), Francie
Other realisations

Curated Exhibitions:

 

2011

SERIOUS GAMES. Krieg – Medien – Kunst, Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Německo (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2010

THE IMAGE IN QUESTION. WAR – MEDIA – ART, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Cambridge, Velká Británie (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2007

Kino wie noch nie / Cinema like never before, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Německo (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2006

Wie im Spiegel (Filme über Filmen), Filmmuseum, Wien, Rakousko (společně s Antje Ehmann)

Kino wie noch nie / Cinema like never before, Generali Foundation, Wien, Rakousko (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2005

Einseitig perforiert, schmaler Steg, Mumok, Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien, Rakousko (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2003

Selbstbilder – Fremdbilder, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Německo (společně s Antje Ehmann)

 

2001

bed of film, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Německo (společně s Antje Ehmann)

Monography

Monography

Monographies and own texts (selection):

 

Yilmaz Dziewior (ed.), Harun Farocki. Weiche Montagen / Soft Montages, Bregenz 2011

 

Harun Farocki, Rote Berta geht ohne Liebe wandern, Köln 2009

 

Harun Farocki – Susanne Koppensteiner (ed.), Harun Farocki. Nebeneinander, Köln 2007

 

Volker Pantenburg, Film als Theorie. Bildforschung bei Harun Farocki und Jean-Luc Godard, Bielefeld 2006

 

Thomas Elsaesser (ed.), Harun Farocki. Working on the Sightlines, Amsterdam 2004

 

Tilman Baumgärtel, Harun Farocki. Vom Guerrillakino zum Essayfilm. Werkmonografie eines Autorenfilmes, Berlin 2002

 

Susanne Gaensheimer (ed.), Harun Farocki:Nachdruck: Texte / Imprint: Writings, Berlin 2001

 

Harun Farocki – Kaja Silverman, Speaking about Godard, New York 1998

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