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  • Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:43 pm
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  • My Real Name Manfred Kielnhofer
  • Location: Linz Austria
  • Age: 50
  • Occupation: HTL Linz
  • Interests: contemporary art design photography antique
  • About Me: Vita
    Manfred Kielnhofer * January 28, 1967 in Haslach an der Mühl; is an Austrian painter, sculptor, designer and photographer.
    Life
    Kielnhofer visited the technical College Linz where he took his final exam in 1995. he was engaged with technique and design and art on building lead him to his special way of art. Since 2000 he lives as an free artist in Linz. 2005 he launched Gallery Artpark in Linz, one year later he launched Gallery Fotopark.
    Work
    The „timeguards“ of the Austrian artist Manfred Kielnhofer are the top of a some years lasting development. Dealing with room-concepts, sculptures and installations on one hand and the being engaged with mystic experiences and religion on the other hand lead the artist to these strange characters. 2006 the first of these figures was created. It reminds us of a walking monk, who seems to be lost in something. Kielnhofer puts his timeguard in public places like ancient castlers, old mines, main squares or in parks. Kielnhofers „timegurads“ come and go, nobody knows where they appear the next time. They let us never forget that we are always watched. (Critics by: Martina Gansterer). 2009 Kielnhofer develops a new sort of act photographs. Therefore he builds a waterplate in his studio, where he can take photos of models sitting or lying likely on a mirror. 2010 he developed the concept of the Light Art Biennale Austria 2010 together with Martina Schettina. The Interlux-Chair, Kielnhofers artwork shown at the biennial, was registered in the design-database of the MAK, the Museum for applied arts in Vienna.
    Stipends
    • 2000 Studies in USA New York, Miami
    • 2005 Stipendium of the county of Upper Austria, Studio in the Egon Schiele Art Center Krumlov CZ
    • 2007 Stipendium Austria BMUKK – Egon Schiele Art Centrum – Cesky Krumlov 100 years after Egon Schiele
    • 2008 International symposium of sculpture on wood in Italy Ossana 2008

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by jenn_iam on Thu Jan 28, 2016 2:11 pm
Wishing you the best and brightest of Birthdays!
Happy Birthday, Jenn & the ASC Staff!
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by ehoeveler on Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:12 am
Dear Manfred; We at ASC wish you the Happiest of Birthdays and
hope you'll be celebrating another year as a creating artist.
Party 'til the break of dawn, Take care, and Enjoy.
Ehoeveler and everybody at ASC
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by ehoeveler on Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:56 am
Hello, Manfred; I just wanted to say Happy Birthday and that I
love your work. Please let us know what you're doing these
days, OK?
Thanks, Ehoeveler and the Staff at ASC
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Manfred Kielnhofer’s The Guardians of Time Installation Is Curre on Sat Sep 08, 2012 2:05 pm
Manfred Kielnhofer’s The Guardians of Time Installation Is Currently Occupying Documenta In Kassel

Manfred Kielnhofer‘s ‘The Guardians of Time’ are an illegal installation currently on show at Documen...
Glowing Light Ball Bench by Manfred Kielnhofer on Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:18 pm
Glowing Light Ball Bench by Manfred Kielnhofer
The “Glowing Light Ball Bench” created by Manfred Kielnhofer was present at the Light Art Biennial Austria. The bench, which has a very simple design, con...