Gastprof. Antje Engelmann

Antje Engelmann studied fine arts at the Berlin University of the Arts and experimental film at the Universitat de Belles Arts in Barcelona.

Her multimedia works, performances and films have been shown internationally in exhibitions and film festivals were she has been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships, including the Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Scholarship, the DAAD Scholarship, and the working scholarship from the Stiftung Kunstfonds and the Berlin Senate for Los Angeles.

Her artistic interests include ethnographic and sociological issues as well as image theories and body discourses. She assembles narratives on image and sound to perform them. As a trained dance pedagogue, she always includes the body in her concrete approach as a teacher as a carrier of knowledge, generator of knowledge and constant actor.

Engelmann works as a lecturer for various institutions, was a part-time women’s representative at the Berlin University of the Arts for three years and a mentor in the Women’s Education Network Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V. She is involved as a jury member for the German National Academic Foundation, the Villa Aurora and the Karl Schmidt- Rottluff Scholarship.
From 2012 to 2013, Engelmann was a visiting professor at the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, where she lived and worked for the most part until 2017. In recent years, she has taught at numerous art schools, including the Burg Giebichenstein Academy of Art in Halle; European Media Studies, FH / University of Potsdam; HSD University of Applied Science, Düsseldorf; Bremen University of the Arts; and Hamburg University of Fine Arts.
Between 2018 and 2023, she taught in the Department of Artistic – Design Fundamentals and in the Department of Sculpture at the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee. There she was a visiting professor of anatomy and morphology.