Elsa J N Thorp

CV

THORP, Elsa Jean Nicole

Born 29 Nov 1985 Bastia, France. From Auckland, New Zealand. Lived in Berlin, Germany 2007 - 2015. Living in Melbourne, Australia

elsa@elsathorp.com www.elsathorp.com

EDUCATION

2004 – 2007             

Bachelor of Fine Arts at Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

PROFESIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Photography groups

2014-15                   

Fotoclub/Puderraum. Berlin, Germany

2010-11                   

Cozmic Undergound Verein. Berlin, Germany

Photography workshops

2015                        

''Dolomites : Photography workshop with Domingo Milella''.  Corte delle Dolomiti - Borca di Cadore, Italy

2012                        

“EIN lab: Interact!” multilateral project of 16 young photographers from Poland, Germany, Slovenia and Latvia, 3 week residency workshop,  Berlin, Germany

2011                        

“Killing Time in Paradise” Workshop with Harvey Benge. Lichtblick School, Cologne, Germany

2006                        

“No Borders, No Boundaries” International photography workshop with Magnum photographer Antoine d’Agata and photographers Peter Bialobrzeski and Harvey Benge. Auckland, New Zealand

Internships

2010-11                   

Program - Initiative for Art and Architecture Collaborations (Co-directors Carson Chan and Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga), Berlin, Germany

2009                        

Clark Gallery and Photographer Elly Clark, Berlin, Germany

Artist Anonymous Galleries, constructing installation for an exhibition, Berlin, Germany

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Solo Exhibitions

2015                        

''Elsa Thorp Photography at Gaia Bistrot'' Gaia Bistrot, Berlin, Germany. June

2013                        

“NACHTUNDNEBEL @loophole” Kunst und Kulturfestival Nacht und Nebel 2013, Loophole, Berlin, Germany. November

“Photographs by Elsa Thorp” Das Café, Krefeld, Germany. September

“from what escapes me” Studio Jan Mulder, Utrecht, The Netherlands. April

“SpreePark” window display during City2Cities Literature Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands. April

2012                        

“Solitary Wandering” Studio 1989, Auckland, New Zealand. February

2009                        

“A Sense of Place” Holland Tunnel Gallery, Paros, Greece. February

Group/Duo Exhibitions

2016                        

Woven Trajectories” 48 Studen Neukölln Festival 2016, Studio Baustelle, Berlin, Germany. June 24 - 26

2015                        

“Bitter” Fotoclub/Puderraum group show, Puderraum, Berlin, Germany. June

“Maiglöckchen : Installation with photography, objects and plants. Curated by Elsa Thorp” Puderraum, Berlin, Germany. May‬

“WINTERSCHLAF” Fotoclub/Puderraum group show, Puderraum, Berlin, Germany. February/March

2013                        

“Fototeca nel Bosco” DopolavoroFerroviario, Faenza, Italy. September

“..Wie – Wo – Was – Warum – Hier..” 48 Stunden Neukölln Festival 2013, Atelier Schlaft mit Kunst, Berlin, Germany. July

“Berlin” one day exhibition and poetry reading by Berliners during City2Cities Literature Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands. April 28

“Interior Space: Photographs by Barbara Rosenthal and Elsa Thorp” Studio Baustelle, Berlin, Germany. February

“Forsterstr 40 І” group exhibition and concert. Forsterstr 40, Berlin, Germany. January

2012                        

“Multiplicity 2; The Great Affordable Print Show” 129 Gallery, Berlin, Germany. October/November

“Up and Down” collaboration with Daniela Gast, 48 Studen Neukölln Festival 2012, attic of Crativ-Centrum Neuköllner Leuchtturm, Berlin, Germany. June

“Four Years On – Gallery36” Pearce Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. April

“It’s not good enough” group exhibition of work created during residency workshop “EIN lab: Interact!” Liebig12, Berlin, Germany. March

2011                        

“Portraits” verein group show, Cozmic Gallery, Berlin, Germany. December

“Snowball Effect Winter Party” Kaleidoskop Gallery, Berlin Germany. December

“This is Not a Fishblock : exhibition of analog photography” Studio Baustelle, Berlin, Germany. December

“Slideluck Potshow Berlin IV” curated slideshow, HBC, Berlin, Germany. November

“Oben Sowie Unten” collaboration with Daniela Gast, Kunst und Kulturfestival Nacht und Nebel 2011, attic of Crativ-Centrum Neuköllner Leuchtturm, Berlin, Germany. November

“Multiplicity; The Great Affordable Print Show” 129 Gallery, Berlin, Germany. August/September

“Wanderlust” 48 Studen Neukölln Festival 2011, Limbus Europae, Berlin, Germany. June

“Paper” Festa Dell'Agriturismo, Agriturismo Rio Verde, Sasso Marconi, Italy. May

“Luft” verein group show, Cozmic Gallery, Berlin, Germany. May

“Metrospective 1.0” Future Gallery/ Program e.V, Berlin, Germany. February

“Stick Core” Dolly Cafe & Bistro, Berlin, Germany. January/February

2010                        

“Reflections” verein group show, Cozmic Gallery, Berlin, Germany. July

“Choice: Contemporary New Zealand Art” C3 Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. June

2008                        

“End of Year Show" Hellenic International Studies in the Arts, Paros, Greece. December

“Mazda Emerging Art” Hilton Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand. August

“People and Place” The Black Crow Café, Auckland, New Zealand. May

2007                        

“Romantic Collection” Good Citizen, Auckland, New Zealand. September

“Overseas” The Black Crow Café, Auckland, New Zealand. August

“Aperitif” George Frazer Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. August

“Mazda Emerging Art” Hilton Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand. August

“The Friend’s Student Art Exhibition” Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. July

“Project Lomo… #2” Auckland Festival of Photography 2007, Cross Street Studios Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. June

“Captured in a dialogical moment: The Death Show” Cross Street Studios Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. April