Your favorite virtue :: 
common sense and sense of humour

Your favorite qualities in a man :: 
well measured between altruism and knowing who you are

Your favorite qualities in a woman :: 
well measured between altruism and knowing who you are

Your favorite occupation :: 
creating in my studio or being with my family

Your idea of happiness :: 
having time

Your idea of misery :: 
not having time

if not yourself, Who you would like to be :: 
a timetraveller (just an observer without intervening in history)

Where would you like to live :: 
I have already seen and lived in a lot of different cultures, countries, continents, so I can say I feel profoundly European.

Your favorite color :: 
I have always seen colors in combination, in context, with nuances and not separate, so I would say, at the moment, the association for my next paper cutting: dark olive green, light mint green, light purple, very light lemon yellow and bright coral on mid grey

Your favorite flower :: 
Passiflora edulis (Flower of a passion fruit)

Your favorite prose authors :: 
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Hermann Hesse, Stefan Zweig, Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, Günther Grass, Patrick Süskind, R.M. Rilke, Robert Musil, Christa Wolf, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Lion Feuchtwanger, Masha Gessen, Heinrich Heine, Hans Christian Andersen, The Brothers Grimm, Nikolai Gogol, Wilhelm Hauff, Astrid Lindgren, Trevor Noah, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, René Daumal

Your favorite poets :: 
Paul Celan, Unica Zürn, J.W. Goethe, Comte de Lautréamont, Emily Dickinson, R.M. Rilke, Hermann Hesse, Wilhelm Busch, Arseny Tarkovsky, Sylvia Plath, Oscar Wilde, Dylan Thomas, Max Ernst, Kurt Schwitters, Heinrich Heine, Heinz Erhardt

Your favorite heroes in fiction :: 
Alyosha Karamazov, all male protagonists in Tarkovsky's films, Harry Haller, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, Till Eulenspiegel, Pied Piper of Hamelin, all protagonists in Kafka's books

Your favorite heroines in fiction :: 
all female protagonists in Tarkovsky's films, Hermine in Hesse's Steppenwolf, Pippi Longstocking, Ronia, the Robber's Daughter

Your favorite painters :: 
Käthe Kollwitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Neo Rauch, Hans Arp, Ana Mendieta, Francis Picabia, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Louise Bourgeois, Francis Bacon, Matthew Barney, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Bill Viola, Felix Droese, anything Neue Sachlichkeit, Hans Bellmer, Christoph Ruckhäberle, Werner Tübke, Norbert Wagenbrett, Marcos Carrasquer, Jérôme Zonder, Myriam Mechita, Jean-Luc Verna, Hippolyte Hentgen, Max Ernst, Markus Schinwald, Albrecht Dürer, Arnold Böcklin, Franz Stuck, Franz von Lenbach, Hilma Af Klint, Maria Lassnig, Kati Heck, Tala Madani, Frida Kahlo among others

Your favorite composers :: 
Einstürzende Neubauten, Kate Bush, Alt J, Eduard Artemyev, György Ligeti, Black Regel Motorcycle Club, The Black Angels, Sandy Denny, The Smiths, Vashti Bunyan, Joni Mitchell, Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Modest Moussorgski, J.S. Bach, Screamin'Jay Hawkins, Florence and the Machine, Fleetwood Mac, The Kills, She&Him, Bat for Lashes, anything Damon Albarn, Tarwater, Ladytron, Depeche Mode, The Velvet Underground, The Dandy Warhols, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Joy Division, The Arctic Monkeys, Warhaus, Tom Waits, The Kinks, Cat Stevens among others

Your favorite heroes in real life :: 
good fathers in all shapes and forms, Andrei Tarkovsky, 27 Club, all kinds of whistleblowers, philosophers and anthropologues

Your favorite heroines in real life :: 
good mothers in all shapes and forms, 27 Club, all kinds of whistleblowers, philosophers and anthropologues

What character (s) in history do you most dislike :: 
in general dictators and people with narcissistic personality disorder

Your favorite food and drink :: 
vegetables and fruits in general, really anything with cabbage: raw, marinated or cooked, ice-cream, water, martini, kir, kvass, cider, honey among other things

Your favorite names :: 
Mainly Russian diminutives: Alyosha, Sasha, Kolya, Masha, Vova, Dima, Senya, Grisha, Vanya. Alma, Till, Hilma(r), Ronia, Gerta, Greta

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) :: 
eating and drinking noises

The change you most anticipate :: 
aging, but not necessarily the wrinkles, but having less energy and losing people you love

A gift of nature you would like to have :: 
being able to fly

How I would like to die :: 
in my sleep without any pain surrounded by loved ones

What is your present state of mind :: 
eternal restlessness und curiosity

For what fault have you the most toleration :: 
verbal and physical clumsiness

Your favorite motto :: 
Carpe Diem

14 mai 2022 - 13:01

Cornelia Eichhorn was born in Erfurt, Germany in 1981 and studied cinema at the University of Paris VIII, before joining the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Since then she has participated in numerous exhibitions in France and abroad, notably at the Bertrand Grimont Gallery and the Christian Berst Gallery. She was a finalist for the European Photography Award at the Royal College of Art London in 2012, participated in the Imagen Festival in Colombia, the Cutlog Artist Film Festival in Paris (2013), the Parcours d'artistes Pontault-Combault in 2017, and at the Kunstfilmtage at the Kunstverein Rosenheim in Germany in 2019. In March 2021, Céline du Chéné invited her to talk about her work on the show Mauvais genres on France Culture. She won the Ekphrasis Scholarship in 2021 awarded by the Adagp, AICA France and the Quotidien de l’Art.

Solo Show /// a·souffler à La Galerie L’Oeil Histrion du 1/4 - 28/5/2022
Group Show /// Vereor à la Médiathèque Françoise Sagan du 28/4 - 28/5/2022
Group Show /// Prendre Soin au Musée des Beaux Arts de Dôle du 14/10/22 - 12/3/23

photo credit :: Nikolaï Saoulski