Artport is pleased to announce BODO KORSIG (Germany) as the public-voting-winner of COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOTS IV with his video “Täuschung (Deception)”, 2013 (3:03′).
He will be awarded a 4-weeks-residency at the artist residency Largo das Artes in Rio de Janeiro in May 2014. Bodo Korsig explores human behavior under extreme conditions such as fear, violence, pressure, and death. He is especially intrigued by the artistic conflict of those neurological and cognitive processes inside human beings that are difficult to record from a scientific standpoint.
Korsig has exhibited in over 100 museums and galleries, both in his native Germany and internationally. His work is in over 40 museums and public collections. Exhibitions include “Stronger than Fear is Hope” at Kunstverein Pforzheim(C) (2013); “Metal” at Greenfieldsacks Gallery Los Angeles (2010); “CLASH” at Makii Masaru Fine Arts Tokyo (2009); and “I CAN’T STOP” at Tenri Cultural Institute, New York (2007).
He has received 14 international prizes and scholarships, including Artist Residency Inside-Out, Art Museum, Beijing (2012), Grand Prix 4th International Triennial Prague (2004), and a grant from the Max Kade Foundation (2003).