Anke Hannemann (*1980 GDR) is a mixed media artist mainly working in public space, being
interested in the linkage between architectural deconstruction, memory and the reconstruction
of personal and collective identity as a result of major political and social changes.
She studied English Literature and Art History at Technical University Dresden, Fine Art at
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Sound and Performance Art at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
and was trained in the restoration of mural paintings and leaf gilding. She is currently completing her artistic
Ph.D. on the topic „This home was my castle – On the trauma of architectural deconstruction
(after the end of the GDR)“. She also works as a freelance curator, lecturer and teaches in the
international MFA-program "Public Art and New Artistic Strategies" at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.
University price 2018 for emerging artists
Kreativfonds Bauhaus-Universität Weimar