Folke Koebberling & Martin Kaltwasser
Folke Köbberling, born 1969, and Martin Kaltwasser, born 1965, live and work in Los Angeles and Berlin.
Folke Köbberling studied Fine Arts at Kunsthochschule Kassel and at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver and received her MA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel. Martin Kaltwasser studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg before he changed to the Technical University Berlin, where he made his Diploma in Architecture. They gave lectures and workshops at London Metropolitan University, University of Arts Berlin, University of Kassel, ETH Zürich, Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg, University of Innsbruck.
They have exhibited internationally and were most recently included in the 2009 São Paulo Architecture Biennial and at Marta Herford. Recent solo exhibitions include Power Plant, Marfa, USA (2010), Galerie Anselm Dreher, Berlin (2009), Lothringer 13/Laden, Munich (2008), Shedhalle Zurich (2007). In 2009 they were artists in residence of CSW in Warsaw, Poland, Villa Serpentara, Italy and the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, USA. Recent awards include a grant from Kunstfonds Bonn to publish their new book “Hold it!”.