CV IRIS WEIRICH  
       
    CV  
       
       
  1974 born in Vienna, upbringing in the creative environment of a theatre family,  
    has been living in Berlin since 2003  
       
       
  Current special collaboration as a photographer, essayist, translator of song lyrics and in the field of artist  
  projects management with Russian born artist Maria Marachowska  
       
    portrait and artwork photography (paintings, graphic arts, sculptures, objects and photographic   
    documentation of exhibitions) as well as flyer and poster design for international artists, galleries,  
    art historians and cultural institutions in Berlin and Germany  
       
    stage, event, band and portrait photography for international musicians in Berlin  
       
    various literature-inspired photo art projects  
       
       
  2016 stage photography for Maria Marachowska – “SIBERIAN BLUES“ at “Le Labo“, “Treppenhaus 9“, “KollektivBar ES“, “Lagari“,  
    “Fête de la Musique 2016“, “Arcanoa“, “Baiz“, “Watt“, “Artliners“, “ORWOhaus“, “unterRock“, “Badehaus Szimpla“,   
    in the framework of “Bonustrack“ organized by GRIPS Theater at “Podewil“, at “Herman Schulz“ and “12 Grad  
    Aetherloge“, Berlin   
       
    flyer and poster layout for the exhibition “Inside.Outside“ at GEDOK Gallery Berlin  
       
    layout of artist Inge Denker's annual Christmas postcard   
       
    since September 2016: public relations work for GEDOK Berlin, establishment and maintenance of the gallery's official  
   

Facebook page

 
       
    artwork photography and postcard and business card layout for Berlin-based artist Sonja Puschmann  
       
    extensive photographic compilation of art objects and artistic interior design for artist and art collector Anneliese Konrat-  
   

Stalschus

 
       
    publication of a portrait photo of the prominent German art historian Sybille Badstübner-Gröger in the jubilee volume on  
    occasion of her 80th birthday “Entdecken - Erforschen - Bewahren - Beiträge zur Kunstgeschichte und Denkmalpflege“,  
   

published by Lukas Verlag, Berlin

 
       
    artwork photography for Karla Woisnitza for the catalogues of the exhibitions “Auf Montage“, Gallery Pankow, Berlin and  
    "Brandenburg Art Award Exhibition“, Stiftung Schloss Neuhardenberg and for the publications connected to the exhibition  
    “Fortsetzung folgt!“ on occasion of the 150th anniversary of Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen (VdBK); as well as for a series  
    of art postcards  
       
    continuation of the systematic photographic compilation of the artist's estate of Swabian landscape painter Alfred  
   

Kleinknecht for use in a catalogue raisonné

 
       
    since January 2016 regular photographic documentations of exhibitions and events for GEDOK Berlin  
       
    since 2016: member of GEDOK Berlin  
       
  2015

stage photography for Maria Marachowska – “SIBERIAN BLUES“ at “Speiches – Rock und Blueskneipe“, “Hangar 49“, “Jää- 

 
    äär“, “Not Only Jazz“, “Lagari“,  “Madame Claude“, “Koffer“, “Stephanuskirche“, “Kiki Sol“, “ART Stalker“,  “ZUKUNFT am  
    Ostkreuz“, “WABE“ and „Junction Bar“, Berlin  
       
    layout of artist Inge Denker's annual Christmas postcard  
       
    artwork photography and layout for artist and sculptor Sonja Puschmann on occasion of her extensive website update  
       
    photographic documentation of the exhibition “Heimat“ (watercolors and drawings from the artistic estate of the Swabian  
   

landscape painter Alfred Kleinknecht) at Kirche am Weg, Dannenwalde, curated by Karla Woisnitza and Inge Kleinknecht-

 
    Dehmel, Dannenwalder Förderkreis Kultur und Kirche am Weg e.V.    
       
   

postcard layout with motives of watercolors and paintings by Swabian landscape painter Alfred Kleinknecht

 
       
    participation with own photo artworks in “Kunstmarkt der Generationen“, Schlosspark Lichterfelde, Berlin  
       
    photographic documentation of the opening event of the exhibition “Stadt, Land und Phantasie“    (watercolors and pen  
    drawings by Inge Denker) at Kirche am Weg, Dannenwalde, curated by Karla Woisnitza, Dannenwalder Förderkreis Kultur  
    und Kirche am Weg e.V.            
       
    stage photography for the German-Australian band “Nervous Germans“ at “Milchbar“, “Hangar 49“, “Lagari“ and at “ART  
    Stalker“, Berlin  
       
    art work photography, flyer, poster, business card and wall text design for the exhibition  
    “Daisy Rittershaus“ at Johanniter-Stift Berlin-Lichterfelde  
       
    artwork photography, flyer and poster design as well as photographic documentation for the exhibition  
    “In den kleinen Straßen – Applikation begegnet Aquarell“ at Bricciuskirche, Bad Belzig,  
    curated by Förderverein Bonte-Friedheim-Lochow e.V.  
       
    artwork photography for Maria Marachowska – MARACHOWSKA ART  
       
    photographic documentation of the exhibition “Mondlicht über kleiner Stadt“  
    (watercolors and pen drawings by Inge Denker) at Johanniter-Stift Berlin-Lichterfelde  
       
    complete artwork photography and photo portrait of the artist for the catalogue of the exhibition  
    “Joan Lazeanu – Optische Resonanzen“, Gallery ABAKUS, Berlin  
       
       
  2014 participation with her photo artworks in the Christmas Art Bazaar at Gedok Gallery, Berlin  
       
    since 2014: production of photo postcards with her artistic motives  
       
    artwork photography of watercolor paintings by artist Inge Denker  
       
    photo portraits for Merlin Esra Besson  
       
    artwork photography of graphic works with mill motives by Roger Loewig from the archive of the  
    Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, Berlin  
       
    artwork photography, artist portraits and photographic documentation of exhibitions  
    ("Flüstern und Scherbeln - Arbeiten aus 35 Jahren im Status der Selbstständigkeit"  
    at Kunstverein Region Dahlenburg; "Kopenhagen - Berlin, Hin und Zurück" at Galerie im Ratskeller, Berlin;  
     "Brennzeiten" at Galerie Forum Amalienpark, Berlin) for painter and graphic artist Karla Woisnitza  
    as part of a long-term cooperation  
       
    Systematic photographic compilation of the artist's estate of Swabian landscape painter  
    Alfred Kleinknecht for use in a catalogue raisonné  
       
    translation from German into English of a press text for the Hamburg based design company  
    Rainbow Watch GmbH for use in the BrandBook of the Baselworld 2015 trade fair  
       
    stage photography for the well-known New York singer/songwriter Lorraine Leckie at Bassy Club, Berlin  
       
       
  2013 Photographic examination of literary themes, a.o. with Fontane's “Effi Briest“ for the exhibition  
    “Effi von Briest's Diary“ at Gallery Su de Coucou, Berlin and with poems by both Lawrence  
    Ferlinghetti and Agneta Falk for the “International Art Exhibition Online – Image & Poetry“  
    in the framework of the exhibition “Art Meets Poetry“, Turin, Italy  
       
    photo art series (e.g., “Metaphysical Seascapes“) with sea and beach motives using surreal  
    collage elements  
       
    translation from German into English of the project concepts and accompagnying texts for the  
    transnational,EU-funded art project “WORD”, curated by SOLARIS Kunst-Förderverein Berlin  
    (DE), La Nuit Myrtide/ Lille (F), Centrum pro kulturu/ Brno (CZ), public libraries Wroclaw (PL)  
       
    translation from English into German of the introductory text to the international poster exhibition  
    “VISEGRADKARMA“, curated by Bakelit Multi Art Center in Budapest  
       
    stage photography for the well-known New York singer/songwriter Lorraine Leckie at Bassy  
    Club, Berlin  
       
       
  2011- Horse photography and graphic design for Louiselund Ridecenter, Haderslev, Denmark  
  2012    
    translation from English into German and revision of the English version of the Louiselund  
    Ridecenter business homepage, Haderslev, Denmark  
       
    Fine art photography of the original graphic art works and paintings of the well-known East  
    German artist Roger Loewig for the exhibition catalogue “Roger Loewig – Ich komme aus  
    Vergangenheiten (I derive from past times)“, published by the Roger Loewig Gesellschaft e.V.  
       
    photo art work with nature motives and cityscapes, using collage elements  
       
    portrait photography for various Berlin based artists and musicians, as well as for the website  
    of the stage agency “Agentur für Sinn und Unsinn“, Berlin/ Munich  
       
    photographs of sculptures and paintings for fine artists  
       
       
  2010 photographic documentation of the oeuvre of Berlin painter/ sculptor Sonja Puschmann  
    (master student of Georg Baselitz) for her newly set up website  
       
    assistance on ”Teach me Tonight – Part II.“ by Friedrich Liechtenstein, at Radialsystem V, Berlin  
       
    translation from English into German and revision of the English version for the catalogue of the  
   

international performance and video art festival “Home Sweet Home“, curated by Irene Pascual

 
    at Werkstatt der Kulturen, Berlin  
       
    stage photography for Jörg Buttgereit’s "ROUGH CUTS / Part 4: Nazi Trash + Part 5: Video  
    Nasty” at Hebbel Theatre (HAU 3 + HAU 2), Berlin  
       
    translation from German into English of the complete project concept for the transnational,  
    EU-funded art project “ALIENS in MY SPACE”, curated by SOLARIS Kunst-Förderverein Berlin  
    (DE), P60/Amsterdam (NL), Erciyes University Faculty of Fine Art (TR), Centrum pro kulturu/  
    Brno (CZ)  
       
  2009 since July 2009  continuous collaboration with artist Maria Marachowska  
    (MARACHOWSKA ART & SIBERIAN BLUES)  
       
    stage photography for the Tango Theatre event “L’Amour Fou – The beloved voice” by  
    Mia Kaspari & Company at Lokhalle at Schöneberger Südgelände, Berlin  
       
    promotional photos for various Berlin based bands  
       
    publication of event photography in “Süddeutsche Zeitung“ and  “Siegessäule“  
       
   

co-organization of the music and performance festival STIGMA-STIGMATA at SO36, Berlin

 
    (in collaboration with Lena Braun/studioxxberlin)  
       
    stage photography for Jörg Buttgereit’s "ROUGH CUTS / Part 1: Monster + Part 2: Action”  
     + Part 3: Sex” at Hebbel Theatre (HAU 2, HAU 3 + HAU 1), Berlin  
       
    translation from English into German and revision of the English version of the catalogue text for    
    the exhibition “Souvenir – 25 Artists in Residence at GlogauAIR“, curated by Irene Pascual and  
    Lena Braun at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/ Bethanien, Berlin  
       
       
  2008- vintage glamour style pin up and portrait photography for Europe’s most famous burlesque   
  2009 group "The Teaserettes" and their fashion sponsor "Buy-Unlike"  
       
    collaboration with artist/ curator Lena Braun in the framework of joint art and photo projects   
    as well as in the field of event organization and art project development  
       
    since 2008 assistant to Berlin artist, entertainer and event organizer Friedrich Liechtenstein,  
    e.g., on “Teach Me Tonight: Learning by doing”, at Radialsystem V and “The Great Smokers”,  
    at Volksbühne, Berlin  
       
    since 2009 translations from German into English of the website texts and business concepts   
    of the design company Rainbow Watch GmbH, based in Hamburg, Germany  
       
       
  2007- revision of the English text version of the catalogue text for the exhibition “Red House“,  
  2008

curated by Lena Braun at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/ Bethanien, Berlin

 
       
       
    stage photographer and assistant director at “Engelbrot” (former Hansa-Theatre), Berlin  
       
    collaboration as stage photographer on Jörg Buttgereit's "Captain Berlin vs. Hitler"   
    at Hebbel Theatre (HAU1), Berlin  
       
       
  2006- concert and stage photography in Berlin (e.g., for Cora Frost at Tränenpalast@Tempodrom,   
  2007 The Teaserettes,Thomas Hermanns’ “Train to Nowhere“ at Admiralspalast, Luci van Org,  
    Speedmöik, Mr. & Mrs. Clean's Wedding Orchestra, HRH The Princess Hans)  
       
       
  2006 organization and production assistance for “ALMA – A Show Biz ans Ende“ by Paulus Manker,  
    at Kronprinzenpalais, Berlin  
       
       
  2005-

free photo projects collaboration with gallery “III.ART“, Berlin assistant director at Fliegendes

 
  2006 Theater, Berlin  
       
   

 

 
  2004-

freelance photo work in Berlin

 
  2005    
    art photography for various fine artists  
   

 

 
    creation of a photo series of unconventional motives from Vienna  
       
       
  2002-

october 2003: move to Berlin

 
  2003    
    work as photographer with international artists and theatre professionals in Düsseldorf  
    (e.g., “Papiertheater für mich“/ Poland; Theatre Museum and Film Museum, Düsseldorf;  
    art cinema “Metropol“)  
   

 

 
    photo series with motives from Berlin, Amsterdam and Paris  
       
       
  2001- work as freelance photographer in Düsseldorf, Cologne and the Ruhr area freelance work     
  2002

for Film Museum Düsseldorf

 
       
    publication of 2 postcard series with Grupello edition, Düsseldorf  
       
       
  2001 Collaboration as photographer on the illustrated book “Die Kö – 54788 Tage Königsallee  
    in Düsseldorf “, published by Grupello edition  
       
       
  2000

move to Düsseldorf

 
       
    work as freelance photographer  
       
       
  1994-

freelance photographer in Vienna

 
  1999    
   

preoccupation with city and architecture photography

 
       
   

intensive examination of movie art, painting and art history

 
       
    preoccupation with Venice in various photo art experiments  
       
       
  1992-

access to photography through practical studies

 
  1994    
   

first remittance works as a photographer

 
       
    experiments with self-made colour filters, discovers “how to paint with the camera“  
       
       
  1991 Volunteer assistant director on Claus Peymann’s staging of Goethe's Clavigo   
    (with Ulrich Mühe in the title role) at the Burgtheater in Vienna  
       
       
  1980- School attendance (humanities-oriented Gymnasium) in Vienna  
  1991