Sabin Aell is an international award-winning artist and designer. Born and raised in Austria, her work has been shown in Berlin, London, Seoul, Adelaide, Stockholm, and Vienna, among others. Her media as an artist ranges from photography to installation, from mixed media to film.
After living in Linz, Vienna, and Frankfurt, Sabin Aell moved to Denver in 2006. Early in 2008 she opened Hinterland, an art event space, where she curates and exhibits adventurous contemporary art. As a designer her work reaches back to an intense career as a multimedia designer. During the last 10 years she has expanded her experience into product and interior design, and in 2009 she founded her art and design firm, Subsequently Now Productions.
Last year, Aell’s primary focus was on installation work, which she exhibited in two shows at the Biennial of the Americas 2010. One of them, „Objectophelia“, curated by Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, took place in partnership with the MCA, Denver.
Aell’s work involves many different layers of spiritual and emotional aspects upon which our individual realties are based. By using strange materials in a unexpected context, she fuses together apparently unrelated elements. Opposing energies form alliances and tell you stories. It is a fervent play with concealed meaning and a language other than words. Through her work she expresses beauty where beauty is not expected.
New and old technologies, the endless stream of various materials compliment each other in her work. Her adept handling of different textures and substances tease and lure the observer into an exciting world. Once there you feel like airy molecules are floating around, waiting to be touched, played with and metamorphosing into something else. Her work emits the impression of a promise, a promise that any desire can be drawn into a physical experience, if you only focus upon it. …Read More
born 1969 in Linz, Austria, Europe lives and works in Denver, CO
1991-1994 Masters Degree, Design College for Graphic Design & Photography (Vienna, Austria) 1989-1991 Study of History of Arts, University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria) 1987-1989 University of the Arts Linz (Linz, Austria)
2009 Moonwalk, Walker Fine Art (Denver, CO) 2006 American Counterpart, Galerie Brucklacher (Dsseldorf, Germany) Black & White, Kunstraum Frankfurt Sd (Frankfurt, Germany) 2004 P.BAGwork, Hayne Fabrik ( Frankfurt am Main, Germany) 2001 The Red Flood, CA Bank (Darmstadt, Germany) 2000 The Red Flood, Studio Lieberlinge (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Damals, Galerie Markl (Vienna, Austria)
2010 Perceptions, Walker Fine Art (Denver, CO) Objectophelia, in partnership with the MCA Denver and Biennial of the Americas (Denver, CO) Becoming Visible | there are many pathways to the garden, Hinterland (Denver, CO) A something or other that has no name in any language., Vertigo (Denver, CO) Dilirium, Illiterate (Denver, CO) 2009 Denver Modernism Show, National Western Complex (Denver, CO), curated by LA artist Shag Childsplay, Walker Fine Art (Denver, CO) Crossed Existence, Hinterland (Denver, CO) 2008 In and Out of Focus, Republic Plaza (Denver, CO) Das Ueberhaupt, Hinterland (Denver, CO) Flux, Walker Fine Art (Denver, CO) Illegal Souls, Rhinoceropolis (Denver, CO) C/S/V/?, Hinterland (Denver, CO) 2007 Lacunae, Object & Thought (Denver, CO), curated by Plus+Gallery 2006 Mahaats, Link Gallery (Estes Park, CO) Girls on Top, Link Gallery (Denver, CO) 2005 International Assemblage Artist Exhibition, GALLERY 24 (Berlin, Germany) Intimate Flora, MOCA, The Center of Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO), curated by Mark Sink International Small Works Exhibition (Santa Fe, NM) 2000 Old Mail, New Mail (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) 1999 COMTEC Art 99, Intl Festival for Computer Art and New Media Projects (Dresden, Germany) 1998 Plastifikartion, Galerie Station 3 (Vienna, Austria)
2008 Tempography, Gallery Factory (Seoul, South Korea) 2006 Tempography, Zita Cinema in August (Stockholm, Sweden) Tempography, Galleri Jonas Klerrup (Stockholm, Sweden) 2005 What the hell Holly Popper!, Adelaide Film Festival (Adelaide, Australia) Fickdi, VIS Vienna Independent Shorts (Vienna, Austria) Tempography, shown at Citylit University London and part of the collection (London, UK) 2003 Morphogenetic Fields, The 1st Aggressively Boring Film Festival (Las Vegas, NV)
2009-2010 Redesign of Watercourse Restaurant, design and execution of lights, murals, etc. (Denver, CO) 2008 Commission for Fine Art Photography, Boutique Apartments (Denver, CO) 2005 Commissioned Mural, Showroom of Colorado Steamin, Colorado Mills Mall (Darmstadt, Germany) 2002 Cityghosts - Outdoor Installation, broadcast on national television (Darmstadt, Germany) 1997 Commissioned Mural, Sports Medicine Center (Vienna, Austria) SetDesign&PhotographyfortheOperaLeGrandMacabreattheArtNouveauTheater(Vienna,Austria) Set Design forDie Anderenan independent theater ensemble at the Art Nouveau Zoo of Schnbrunn (Vienna, Austria)
2009 Awards for Best Mixed Media Work and Award for Best Photography, Denver Modernism Show (Denver, CO) 2008 Best in Show, 2nd Annual Bough House (Denver, CO) 2005 Red Dot Fine Arts Award (Santa Fe, NM) Award for Mockumentary, Adelaide Film Festival (Adelaide, Australia) 2000 Award for Best Animated Story, COMTEC Art 99, Intl Festival for Computer Art and New Media Projects (Dresden, Germany)
2010 Paglia Michael,Objectophilia: First Time Out, Westword (Denver, CO) Jul. 15 Kyle MacMillan, Colorado artists featured at free exhibit during the Biennial, Denver Post (Denver, CO) Jul. 11 Leanne Haase Goebel, This July, Denver hosts a new international biennial of the Americas, and a panolpy of exhibitions emphasizing energy, objects, politics... and more, Art Ltd. (Los Angeles, CA), Jul./Aug. Susan Froyd, Objectophilia, The Stuff of Life, Westword (Denver, CO) Jun. 30 Greg Cradick, Review onHeads of Hydra, Eye on Photography (Denver, CO), Apr. 13 Kate Donaldson, Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?, CPAC Denver (Denver, CO), Apr. 14 Radio Interview, Untitled Art Show: Richard Peterson talking about the groupshow at Vertigo (Denver, CO), Arp. 14 Radio Interview, KGNU, Metro Arts (Denver, Boulder CO) Mar. 5 2009 Radio Interview, Untitled Art Show: Bobbi Walker and Sabin Aell (Denver, CO) Nov. 25 Enholm Molly, Focus on Denver, Art Ltd. (Los Angeles, CA), Nov./Dec. Goebel Hasse Leane, Moonwalk, visualartsource.com (ArtScene and art ltd. online), Dec. 11 Paglia Michael, Opposites Attract, Westword (Denver, CO), Nov. 11 Froyd Susan, Kindered Spirits, Westword (Denver, CO), Jul. 1 Paglia Michael, These three Denver Solos set the Scene, Westword (Denver, CO), Aug. 11 2006 T. Gottfried, Black & White, Frankfurter Neue Presse (FFM, Germany), Aug. 23 2005 McEachen Ben, Fake Film Festival, The Advertiser (Australia), Feb. 28 T. Gottfried, Domknstlerin Sabin Aell, Frankfurter Neue Presse (FFM, Germany), Apr. 12 2004 T. Gottfried, Schwung fr die Kulturmeile, Frankfurter Neue Presse (FFM, Germany), Sept. 6 2002 Cityghosts - Outdoor Installation, broadcast on national TV (Darmstadt, Germany), May 12 2001 Jost Nicole, Bilder von Leidenschaft und Entmutigung, Frankfurter Neue Presse (FFM, Germany), May 31 ViolMartina,DasElementWasserunddasProjektDieroteFlut,OffenbachPost(FFM,Germany),May14 Die rote Flut, FRITZ Das Magazin (FFM, Germany), May 20,…Read More