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    Born in Munich
Lives and works in Berlin

Academy of Arts, Munich (2003)

     
     
    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  2015 De la eternidad, aquí, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
  2012 From Here to Eternity, MM Projects, Karlsruhe
  2011 The Shape of Things, Kibla, Maribor, Slowenia
From Here to Eternity, Myymala2, Helsinki
  2010 From Here to Eternity, Nettie Horn, London
  2009 Pietsch Week, Goff+Rosenthal, New York
The Shape of Things, D.O.B. Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
  2008 4 Weeks 4 Sight, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
The Shape of Things, Goff+Rosenthal, Berlin
  2006 The Conquest of Happiness, Goff+Rosenthal, Berlin
The Conquest of Happiness, Goff + Rosenthal, New York
The Flat
, Villa Noris, Bovolone, Italy
  2004 The Flat, Massimo Carasi, Milano, Italy
Expo 36, Berlin
  2002 The Flat, Massimo Carasi, Milano, Italy
  2000 Placentia Arte, Piacenza, Italy
     
     
    GROUP EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS
  2015

Unprotected Zone, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival
, Florence, Italy
Hijokaidan//Films by Oliver Pietsch
, Concert and screening at Ausland, Berlin
Kino der Kunst
, Int. Competition, Munich
Kino der Kunst 2015 - Highlights, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Germany
VIS, Vienna Independent Shorts

  2014

Int. Kurzfimtage Winterthur, Int. Competition, Switzerland
A Group Exhibition of Artists’ Film, Carroll / Fletcher, London
Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Germany
Crime in Art, Mocak - museum of contemporary art in krakow, Krakow
And the Trees Went Forth to Seek a King, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Berlin Art Prize, Kühlhaus am Gleisdreieck, Berlin
Parallels, Kibla Portal, Maribor, Slovenia
Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia
Imagining Crisis, Kronika center for contemporary arts, Bytom, Poland
24/24 Studiolo, Oliver Pietsch / Video-Screening-Night, Berlin
Mon Amie, L'image, V-Kunst, Frankfurt

  2013

Don’t look back!, Divus Prager Kabarett, Prague(organized by Christine Lemke and Oliver Pietsch)
13th int. Media Art Biennale WRO, Wroclaw, Poland
The Crow - Osan : Adventure of Media Art
, Culture Factory Osan, South Korea
re:MMX, Video Box, Berlin

  2012 Love is Old, Love is New, together with Cato Løland, Bergen Kjott, Norway
Young Artists Project, Daegu, Korea
Filmfestspiele Oberhausen
Pushing the Bodies, VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna
Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kassel
Invideo, Milano
Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Pop! Platz! Pfff..., Luftmuseum Amberg
Swedenborg Short Film Festival, London
Try Hard
, Westgermany, Berlin
Apokalypse / Utopie
, Galerie Pankow, Berlin, Germany

Meta Empire
, Young Artists Project, Daegu South Korea 
  2011

Play / Start, Museo Pecci, Mailand
Mailand Film Festival
A.I.A.F. - Asolo International Art Festival
Artist+Artist, Rhode Contemporary, Kopenhagen
Ubi sunt, The Old Chapel, London
Deutsche Show, Prager Kabarett, Divus, Prague
Underdox, Dokument und Experiment, Munich
Fragile: handle with care, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, Lucca, Italien
ARTPROJX at the SVA Theatre, New York
(in association with The Armory Show & Volta NY)
Featuring Cinema, Coreana Museum of Art, space*c, Seoul, Korea

The Art of Pop Video, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne

Caos Termici, DOCVA, San Giovanni Valdarno
Finzioni, Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino, Palermo

  2010

Underdox Festival, Munich, Germany
No Matter. Try Again. Fail Again. Fail Better. Scheitern, Kunst und Wissen, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany
The Collective, NETTIE HORN, London
NIFFF, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Switzerland
14. Marler Video-Kunst-Preis, Marl, Germany
MediaWave, International Film and Music Festival, Hungary
Forgotten Things, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Stuttgarter Filmwinter 2010, Stuttgart, Germany
Videoart at Midnight, Babylon Mitte, Berlin
Symposium “Verbotene Filme”, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin
Impakt Festival, Utrecht

Videomedeja, Novi Sad

  2009 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm-und Videofest, Kassel, Germany
Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lightcone - Video Screenings, NETTIE HORN, London
Atlas, NETTIE HORN, London
Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
Nuit Blanche, Paris
TIFF, Int. Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Invideo - International Exhibition of Video Art and Cinema Beyond, Milan, Italy
The Speakeasy Show, The Flat, Milan, Italy
Asolo Art Film Festival, Asolo, Italy
Lynchmob, HBC, Berlin La Nuit du Court, Brussels, Belgium
Ganz kleines Kino, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
  2008

Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, Germany
Underdox, Dokument und Experiment, Munich
The Bitch is Sleeping, Galeri Splendid, Istanbul, Turkey
Under Influence, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
EMAF, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany
Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia
Mostra Internationale Del Nuovo Cinema, Pesaro, Italy
ViMus '08, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
Lucy, Platform Garanti, Istanbul, Turkey
The Leisure Suite, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York
Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany

  2007 Cine Y Casi Cine, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Asolo Art Film Festival, Asolo, Italy
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK
Parallel Moments, Gallery Tarahane Azad, Teheran, Iran
HER(HIS)TORY, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athen, Greece
Provokation? II, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria
Underdox, Munich, Germany
Backup Festival, Weimar, Germany
Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
Videonale 11, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Exground Filmfest, Wiesbaden, Germany
Nemo Film Festival, Paris
Sous influence / Under the influence, Galerie Magda Danysz, France
  2006 Verglückt nochmal, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
Dokumentarfilmfestival Kassel, Germany
KunstFilmBiennale Köln, Kunstwerke Berlin
Rencontres internationales, Paris/Berlin
Kansk-Video-Festival, Kansk, Russia
Eastern Alliance, Bukarest + Chisniau, Moldova
La creazione della Realtà, Artandgallery, Milan, Italy
Torno subito!, White Space, Zürich, Germany
VideoEx, Zürich, Germany
EMAF - European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany
Int.
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
21º Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival - INCAA, Buenos Aires, Brasil
Nemo Film Festival, Paris
Drive and Shoot, CSW Solvay Galeria, Poland
Experimenta, India
Impakt, The Netherlands
Transmediale – Festival for Art and Digital Culture, Berlin
Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany
Collection Lambert en Avignon, Musee d’art contemporain, Avignon, France
Festival delle Scienze - Sconfinatamente, Rome
  2005 Vom Verschwinden“, Medienkunstverein, Dortmund, Germany
Take 291, 291 Gallery, London
London Film Festival, UK
KunstFilmBiennale, Köln, Germany
Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
Paradise Lost, Goff+Rosenthal, New York
Die 50 Besten, int/medien/kunst/preis 2005, ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Split Film Festival, Croatia
U_Move, Montefalcone, Italy
Int. Media Art Biennale WRO 05, Wroclav, Poland
Bafici, Independent Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Brasil
Q13 Builiding, Galleria Contemporaneo, Mestre, Italy
  2004 New Media Art Festival, Soul, South Korea
Die 50 Besten, int/medien/kunst/preis 2004, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
Dokumentarfilmfestival, Kassel, Germany
Expanded Cinema, Freiburg, Germany
KunstFilmBiennale, Köln, Germany
Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
VideoMedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
Adriatic Biennial, S.Benedetto d/Tronto, Italy
Simple.tech, The Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno, Nevada, USA
WWVF, World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interfacies Asteriae, Trento, Italy
  2003 Ladengalerie Lothringerstrasse, Munich, Gernany
Games. Computerspiele von Künstlerinnen, Medienkunstverein Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Filmfest Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany
KunstFilmBiennale, Köln, Germany
Prague Biennale, Czech Republic
Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany
Recontres Internationales, Paris-Berlin
Radiator Festival, Nottingham, UK
Mooimarkshow, Johannesburg, South Africa
Video Zone@ Lx.PT, Modern Art Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
  2002 1st International Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel
Kansk-Video-Festival, Kansk, Russia
Prison-Screening, Prison of Marseille, France
15es Instants Video Manosque, Manosque, France
(d)vision- Festival for Digital Culture, Wien, Austria
Filmfest, Munich, Germany
Expo3000 presents Videoart, Berlin
  2001 Macht der Gewohnheit, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, Austria
Click Here, Art Forum Gallery,
Meran, Italy
Videofestival,
Torino, Italy
Left a good job in the city,
Milan, Italy
  2000 In & Out, Tirana, Albania
Generator, Bologna, Milan (2001), Turin (2002)
     
     
    AWARDS
   

2012 Best Film Award for “From Here to Eternity”, Swedenborg Film Society, London
2009 Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis-Nomination
2008 Special Mention, Jury, Videomedeja
2007 MuVi-Award, Oberhausen, 1st prize
2006 MuVi-Award, Oberhausen, Jury Prize
2005 Media Forum 2005 (Moscow), Jury special prize
Jury Prize, VAD Festival Internacional de Vídeo i Arts Digitals
Int. Medienkunstpreis 2005, ZKM Karlsruhe, Jury Prize
2004 VideoMedeja, Viewer's Choice Award
2003 Split Film Festival, Krotia, Special Award
Stuttgarter Filmwinter, 1st prize „Installation Award“
2002 Kansk-Video-Festival, Kansk (RU) - 1st prize
2001 9th int. Media Art Biennale WRO 01, Wroclav (PL) - 1st prize