Helke Bayrle, Germany and Sunah Choi, Korea/Germany
Video artist Helke Bayrle (born 1941) has been collaborating closely with her husband Thomas Bayrle since 1969. Her Portikus under Construction films, documenting the construction of the exhibitions at Portikus in Frankfurt since 1993, have been shown at the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, the National Gallery, Toronto, Massey University, Wellington, the Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, the Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna and Künstlerhaus, Vienna, as well as in an exhibition at Portikus itself in 2010.
Sunah Choi (born 1968) studied at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule in Frankfurt a. M. (master class: Thomas Bayrle) between 1995-2001. Recent exhibitions (selected): Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender, Berlin (2011); BEYOND, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn (2011); Is This Where It Ends?, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg (2011); Un’Espressione Geografica, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2011), Based in Berlin, KW - Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2011), Seven Little Mistakes, Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2010). www.sunahchoi.com