karl f. stewart . biography

Biography

National Endowment for the Arts Artist-in-Residence photography grant for two years . Photographer for the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh . Taught photographic design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh . Freelanced for Associated Press, Pittsburgh bureau . Worked as a photojournalist / journalist / assistant editor for small newspapers in Ohio, Virginia and W. Virginia . English Lecturer, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy for 26 years . Professor of English, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy for five years . Director of language program, Scuola Università di Management d'Impresa, Pinerolo, Italy for two years . Business language consultant for major corporations in Turin, Italy for fifteen years . Have written a number of books for the study of English with such arousing titles as The Mathematics of Tense Construction, Conditionals That Condition Your Life, Prepositions Have Meaning in Life, too . Studied psychology and philosophy at Duquesne University and Journalism and Latin American Studies at Ohio University . Have been, and still am, living in France and Italy for 31 years . After not having taken even one photograph for 27 years, started doing photography again in 2008 . Was photographing in San Francisco, California for three years (2009-12) . Was doing photography and video out of Dusseldorf, Germany (2012-16) . Presently working out of France . Speak English, French and Italian .

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Exhibitions

Film Screenings
Memorial for the Victims of Terror, (curated by artvideoKOELN International), Cologne, Germany November 2015
Visualcontainer, Milan, Italy September 2015
Cologne OFF Spain 1 Avila, Spain September 2015
Heathcote Film Festival, Heathcote, Australia August 2015
19° Festival de Cine de Lima, Peru August 2015
Carnival of e-Creativity, Shillong, India May 2015
Mediwave International Film Festival, Komarom, Hungary March 2015
Festival International Signes de Nuit, Paris, France December 2014
Centre International pour les Arts Vidéo, Lille, France December 2014
International Short Film Festival Berlin, (curated screening - Best of the Zebra Poetry Film Festival) Berlin, Germany November 2014
VideoBabel, Cusco, Peru November 2014
Tehran International Short Film Festival, Tehran, Iran October 2014
Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, Germany October 2014
Reset Mixed Arts Festival, Munster, Germany October 2014
Center for Digital Art, Brattleboro, Vermont October 2014
Szczecin European Film Festival - Video Art (curated screening,) Szczecin, Poland September-October 2014
Façade Video Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria September 2014
Cologne OFF International Videoart Festival, Cologne, Germany September 2014
Kansk Video Festival, Kansk, Russia August 2014
Perth Revelation International Film Festival, Perth, Australia July 2014
Walthamstow International Film Festival, London, England June 2014
Taos Shortz Film Festival, Taos, New Mexico March 2014
Z-Bar KulturProgramm (presentation of selected works), Berlin, Germany March 2014
Berlin International Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany February 2014
International Streaming Festival for Audio Visual Art, The Hague, Netherlands December 2013
Artgrease TV. Buffalo, New York December 2013
BlackBox Filmmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany May 2013
Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, New Mexico April 2013
Berlin International Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany February 2013
Berlin International Urban Research Program, Berlin, Germany February 2013

Installations
Currents International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico June 2014
Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen, Germany May 2014
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland April 2014
Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen, Germany October 2013
Currents International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico June 2013

Biennales
Ruhr Biennial, Duisburg, Germany May-June 2015
La Biennale Internationale de l'image, Nancy, France 2010

Photography Exhibits
Galerie Entrée Libre - individual, Tournus, France July to September 2017
Joshua Tree Art Gallery - group, Joshua tree, California December 2013
Kaunas Photo Festival . M.Zilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Ciurlionis Art Museum - group, Kaunas, Lithuania 2012
Carnegie Arts Center - group, Turlock, California (part of an Ansel Adams retrospective) 2012
Gallery 28 - group, San Francisco, California 2011
Dorothy Herger Gallery . Solano College of Arts - group, Fairfield, California 2010

Publications
Regards . Revue de Photographie
Cerise Press

Interviews
International Streaming Festival for Audio Visual Art, The Hague, Netherlands December 2013 . link here

Awards
National Endowment for the Arts Artist-in-Residence photography grant for two years
Amsterdam Film Festival . Best Experimental Film 2014 . My Shadow an Illusion of Me

 

 

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