Mirja BUSCH (DE)

Infuenced by Minimal Sculpture,, Colour Field Painting and Land Art Mirja Busch works in the medium of object installation and photography.. She studied sculpture at the  Braunschweig University of Art and graduated as ‚Meisterschülerin‘‘ of Frances Scholz (2006) before engaging in a graduate program focused on fne art theory and practice at the  Universidad de Chile (2008). Since then mountains, deserts and salt fats have become important e perimental sites for her work in which she refects on spatial and media boundaries. In 2013 she was invited to do  extensive archival research at the CAVS Special Collection at MIT on the origins of Land and Environmental Art focusing on the co--cconstruction of documents and artworks. In her works she likes to pose simple questions with subtle ironic hints that create shifts in the audience‘s attention and create new experiences. Mirja is also a founding member of the artist collective Pathetic Sympathy Seekers. Her work has been awarded and funded by the Berlin Senate (2016), Stiftung Kunstfonds (2015), Hans u.. Charlotte Krull Stiftung (2014), Goldrausch Program (2011) and DAAD (2008).