SFC- Shoah Film Collection

Beate Gordes

Beate Gordes (Germany)
been a war child / Kriegskind gewesen, 2014, 3:22
A poetry film based on the poem „Kriegskind gewesen“ by Johanna Anderka

Beate Gordes
Born 1961 in Herten, Germany, Lives and works in Cologne
Education:
1987-1992
Study of Fine Arts/Painting at the FH Cologne
Various exhibitions in Germany and abroad. In recent years, focus has shifted to video art. Numerous
participations in international video-festivals and events.
Awards and Scholarships:
2013
A und A Cultural Foundation (promotion and award for „Blaue Stunde“)
„Worte sind Boote“ Poetry Video Competition (award), Society for Contemporary Poetry, Leipzig
2002
Kunststation Kleinsassen (residency)
2001
2. Biennale Neues Aquarell, Kunststation Kleinsassen, (award)
Curatorial activity:
Founder and curator of the BLAUE STUNDE, a regular multidisciplinary art event. (since 2009)