visual artist currently based in Essen, Germany
mail@mercedeswagner.com

2013 - 2018   MA Photography Studies and Practice, Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, Germany
2015 - 2016   Research in Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, Chile, Brazil
          2015   Masterclass Contemporary Photography, Centro de la Imagen Lima (Institute for Photography), Peru
2006 - 2011   BA Scenography and Costume, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover, Germany
2004 - 2006   Philosophy, Gender Studies, Economic & Social Studies, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany


Grants

2019  

2018  
Project Funding, The Society of Friends and Sponsors of the Folkwang University of the Arts
Deutschlandstipendium, public-private scholarship by the Federal Government of Germany

2017  
shortlisted for Folkwang Prize 2017, Folkwang University of the Arts Essen, Germany


Exhibitions

2019  

2018  
ExExoArtefakt, Folkwang Finale, Sanaa Gebäude, Zollverein Essen
Mantas International Young Photographers, Daegu Photo Biennale 2018, Daeguart Factory, Daegu, Korea
We will pick you up again, Videoscreening @Rundgang 2018, Zollverein Essen
Touch Raum Z13, Essen (solo)
Photoprojekte Bauschau 2007-2018 Baustelle Schaustelle, Photo Düsseldorf

2017  
Irgend / Fast hier, Sanaa Building Zollverein, Folkwang Preis 2017, Essen
Irgend / Fast hier, Stopover/Zwischenhalt, UG im Folkwang, Museum Folkwang, Essen

2014  
Kanal_A, Rundgang Fotografie, Auktionshaus Schützenbahn, Essen
two pass, Krisen des Sichtbaren, Pasinger Fabrik, München

2011  
...können wir das bitte sehen?, Ballhof 2, Hannover

2010  
Vol. 10, Seilbahn Expo Plaza, Hannover


Publications

2018  

2017  
Stopover/Zwischenhalt < Broschüre, UG im Folkwang, Museum Folkwang Essen
Irgend < Künstlerbuch, handgefertigt, Essen

2014  
Folkwang UdK < Broschüre, Photokina Academy 2014, Köln