Verena Rempel

The series „Mimikry Magnum” follows the principles of composing: Afar the beholder views beauty plants. Not before he stays directly in front of the work he recognizes a mosaic composed of countless tiny prints, which show portraits of more than 500 serial and mass murderer. Finally, botanical experts will realize something more: This grouping of murderer form a toxic plant.

Born in 1976, Würzburg, Germany. Lives and works in Höchberg, Germany.
2003–2006 MA Art in Context, University of the Arts Berlin, Germany
1998–2003 Diploma Study, Sculpture and Transmedia Art Prof. Brigitte Kowanz, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria.
1996–1998 State Vocational School for Woodcarving, Oberammergau, Germany
Numerous exhibitions and projects in: Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Hungary, Spain, Syria, Slovenia, Sweden Grants and Prizes.
2016 – Shortlisted St. Leopold Peace Award, Stift Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria
2012 – ENERGENT Artprize Kunstverein Bayreuth, Germany.
2010 – Winner of the competition „Contemporary contribution to the Passion Play in Oberammergau 2010“, with Heike Schäfer.
2008 – Debutants Catalogue Promotion by the Bavarian State Ministery for Science, Research and Art, Munich, Germany.
2008–2010 – Studio Grant by the Bavarian State Ministery for Science, Research and Art, Munich, Germany.
2004–2006 – Grant Heinrich-Böll-Foundation Berlin, Germany.
Bavarian State Painting Collections, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany.
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Berlin, Germany.
Collection City of Umea, Sweden, European Capital of Culture 2014.