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Grants


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Academic Education and Work Experience


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Concert and Performance Experience (Excerpt)


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Kristina Kanders, solo-, duo- and trio-concerts, like Jazz Festival Hilden,

Lange Nacht der Museen Aachen, Music Fair Frankfurt and many more

Drum Solo for Hilty & Bosch and URBANATIX, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum

Drums for Frank Köllges Adam Noidlt Missiles, Cologne

Drums for Emiliana Torrini bei The Dome, Lanxess Arena, Cologne

„India meets Jazz“ concert with David Liebman and

Dr. Karaikudi S. Subramanian at the IAJE Conference in New York

Performances with Beatriz Azevedo; Titchie Sanabria, Townhall, New York;

concerts in Chennai, South India

Concerts with Cyro Baptista’s percussion show Beat the Donkey, with

special guests: John Zorn, Marc Ribot, David Brosa, Cibo Mato

Numerous concerts with my own percussion group Sambanditos,

performing original compositions and arrangements in and around

New York City, incl. Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center,

Museum of Modern Art and many others

Carnegie Hall concert with a percussion ensemble under my leadership

Percussion for the band Pizzicato Five.

Modern Drummer Festival '95: played and conducted Kenwood Dennard's

Meta Rhythmic Troupe

Co-founder of the first samba band of Cologne, Sambanditos, concerts at

Pori Jazz Festival, many concerts in and around Cologne


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Kurzvita

Kristina Kanders


Geboren in Köln, begann Kristina Kanders bereits in jungen Jahren zu malen und Musik zu machen.

- 1982 Abitur

- 1987 Jazz Studium in New York City (BFA, Parsons School of Design, NYC; M.A., Queens College, NYC)

- ab 1989 Mitwirkung bei vielen Bands und Produktionen in USA, internationale Tourneen

- 11 Jahre Dozentin an der New School University, NYC

- 2005 Rückkehr nach Köln, Produktion von CDs und Kunst- und Musikvideos, Konzerte mit eigener Band.  

- seit 2012 liegt der Schwerpunkt ihres Schaffens vollständig in der bildenden Kunst.

© Kristina Kanders 2020, all rights reserved

Ausstellungen (Auszug)


Kunstroute Köln Ehrenfeld

Hofart, Wachtberg-Villip

ArtMuc Kunstmesse, Paterinsel, Müchen (G, K)     

Kunstraum Markt1  Gummersbach (E)

Nominiert für Art Olympia Award Exhibition, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo (G)

Kultur Köln 30, Disappearing Housewives, Galerie Bezirksrathaus K-Ehrenfeld (E)

Art Actuel France-Japon avec participation multinationale 2019 -

National Art Center, Tokyo (G) ---------------------------------------------------------------->

Kunstverein Eschweiler, Kanders mal(t) anders, Eschweiler Talbahnhof (E)

Nominiert für Kunstpreis Sparkassenstiftung, Unterwegs - wohin? Karlsruhe (G)

ARTe Kunstmesse Sindelfingen (K)

Art Capital, Grand Palais Paris, (G, K)  

Frauen Museum, Bonn, 100 Jahre Frauenpolitischer Aufbruch (G, K)

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, K)

ArtMuc Kunstmesse, Paterinsel, Müchen (G, K)

Salon D'Automne, Paris (G)

Kunsttage Rhein-Erft, Abtei Brauweiler (G, K)

Preisträgerin Kunstpreis Wesseling, Leicht Sinn, Kategorie Malerei (G, K)

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, K)

DIE GROSSE Kunstausstellung NRW, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldof (G, K) ->

Nominiert für Kunstpreis Spakasssenstifung, Karlsruhe (G)

Galerie Greskewitz/Kleinitz, Hamburg, Collective Identity III (G, K

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, K)

Galerie Sassen, Windeck, null zu null (G)

NordArt, Büdelsdorf (G, K)  ------------------------------------------------------------------->

Galerie Unterhammer, Tripstadt Disappearing Housewives (E)

Städtische Galerie Wesseling, Disappearing Housewives (E)

Art Connection Köln (G)

Lions Club Benefiz-Kunstauktion Wiehl (G)

Bunker K101 Köln, Trump - Kann Kunst als zahnloser Tiger Trump beißen? (G)

Art Connection Köln (G)

Frauen Museum, Bonn, Work & Women, Jahresausstellung, (G, K)

Kunsttage Rhein-Erft, Abtei Brauweiler (G, K)

Petersburger Raum für Kunst, Zack Zack, Cologne (G)

Artvideo Köln, Köln

Smartkunst.de online Ausstellung (G)

25. Art Fair, Frauen Museum, Bonn (G, K)

BB Bank, Köln (E)

Mein Video “Human Rights” tourte mit CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift Video

     Art Festival, um die Welt, u.a. in Madrid (Spanien), Buenos Aires (Argentinien),          

     Mexico City (Mexiko), Reykjavik (Island), Phnom Penh (Kambodscha), Newark (USA)               

Netzwerk Junge Kunst, Agentur Maas, Bad Honnef (G)

Komposition zum Kunst-Film “Global Vulva” der Künstlerin Myriam Thyes, Köln/Düsseldorf



Einzelausstellung

Gruppenausstellung

Katalog

Kristina Kanders art

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Two week intensive painting workshop European Art Academy Trier with Rolf Viva Intensive

Study of painting at the Kölner Malschule, Cologne

Taught Brazilian Percussion, chart reading for drummers, ear training and rhythmic analysis at the

Jazz and Contemporary Music Program, New School University, New York

Took courses in oil painting, life drawing, Photoshop at New School University, NY

Master of Arts Degree, Queens College, NY

Studied with Ron Carter at the graduate program at City College (CUNY), New York

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Parsons School of Design/New School University, New York



Single Kristina Kanders “Recharge” (Youtube)

Video Kristina Kanders “Mother” (Youtube)

Videos Kristina Kanders “Human Rights”, “My Womb” und “Happy Birthday” (Youtube)

CD Kristina Kanders, “Say Something”, (Bernd Gast Musik), Cologne

Urbanatix - the Show, Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum  

Drum Track for Frank Schätzing, Cologne

Video “Say Something” (Youtube)

Composed and produced music for the art video “Global Vulva” (Vimeo)by artist Myriam Thyes, Cologne and Düsseldorf

Video Kristina Kanders "Golden Gate" (Youtube)

The Dome 51 for RTL with Emiliana Torrini, "Jungle Drum", Cologne

CD Kristina Kanders, “For All People”, (Bernd Gast Music), Cologne

CD Brian Woodbury Variety Orchestra (Some Phil Records), NY

CD Cyro Baptista Beat the Donkey (Tzadik Records), New York

La Plaza TV Documentation Beat the Donkey for WBGH Public TV, Boston

CD David Watson "Skirl" (Avant Records) with Beat the Donkey, New York

Appearance in two US TV commercials for the producers of STOMP, NYC




Meet the Composer grant for my composition “Partido Outro"



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Exhibitions (selection)

Kunstroute Ehrenfeld, Cologne

Hofart, Wachtberg-Villip

ArtMuc art fair, Munich (G, C)

Art Olympia Art Award Exhibition, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo (G)

Kultur Köln 30, Disappearing Housewives, Cologne (E)

Art Actuel France-Japon 2019 - National Art Center, Tokyo (G) -------------------->

Kunstverein Eschweiler, Kanders mal(t) anders, Eschweiler Talbahnhof (E)

Nominated for Art Prize Spakasssenstifung, Karlsruhe (G)

Women’s Museum, Bonn, annual exhibition (G, C)

ARTe art fair Sindelfingen (C)

Art Capital, Grand Palais Paris, (G, C)  

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, C)

Member of Fine Artists Association Cologne

ArtMuc art fair, Munich (G, C)

Salon D'Automne, Paris (G)

Kunsttage Rhein-Erft, Abtei Brauweiler (G, C)

Winner Art Prize Wesseling 2018 (G, C)

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, C)

Die Große Kunstausstellung NRW, Düsseldof (G, C)  --------------------------------->

Nominated for Art Pize Spakasssenstifung, Karlsruhe (G)

Galerie Greskewitz/Kleinitz, Hamburg, Collective Identity III (G, C)

Grand Salon, Villa Berberich, Bad Säckingen (G, C)

Galerie Sassen, Windeck, null zu null (G)

NordArt, Büdelsdorf (G, C)   ------------------------------------------------------------------->

Galerie Unterhammer, Tripstadt/Kaiserslautern, Disappearing Housewives (S)

Städtische Galerie Wesseling, Disappearing Housewives, (S)

Art Connection Cologne (G)

Lions Club Benefit-Art Auction, Wiehl (G)

Bunker K101 Köln, Trump - Can art be the toothless tiger that bites Trump? (G)

Art Connection Köln

Women's Museum, Bonn, Work & Women, annual exhibition (G,C)

Kunsttage Rhein-Erft, Abtei Brauweiler (G,C)

Petersburger Raum für Kunst, Zack Zack, Cologne (G)

Solo exhibition in her studio, Cologne (S)

Artvideo Koeln, Cologne

Smartkunst.de online exhibition (G)

Women’s Museum, Bonn, 25. Art Fair (G,C)

BB Bank, Cologne (S)

My video Human Rights toured with CologneOFF VIII - Continental Drift Video

           Art Festival, around the world, i.e. festivals in Madrid, Buenos Aires, Mexico City,     

            Reykjavik, Phnom Penh, Newark, NJ and many more

Exhibition and video installation “Say Something”

Netzwerk Junge Kunst, Atelier Maas, Bad Honnef, (G)

Composition for the short film “Global Vulva” of artist Myriam Thyes Cologne/Düsseldorf

Kunstpreis


Ausgezeichnet mit dem Kunstpreis Wesseling in der Kategorie Malerei  (K) ----->

About Kristina Kanders

Born in Cologne, Germany, Kristina began painting and playing music at age three.

1987 she went to New York to study music and arts (Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons

School of Design, NYC; Master of Arts Degree, Queens College, NYC). She stayed

there for almost 20 years, performing concerts worldwide and teaching 11 years at

New School University. After returning to Cologne in 2005 Kristina produced several

CDs and art/music videos under her own name. Exhibitions and concerts in Germany

followed. Since 2012, the emphasis of Kristina’s work has shifted entirely to visual arts.

Art Award


Winner of the art award Wesseling in the category painting (C) ---------------------->



S - Solo exhibition, G - Group exhibition, C - Catalogue