Christoph Girardet (born in Langenhagen, Germany, 1966) has been producing film and video installations since 1989. He has participated in group shows at institutions such as Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, and the Hirshhorn Museum Washington. Solo exhibitions of his work have taken place at Kunstverein Hanover, the Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, and the Kunsthalle Bielefeld, among others. Christoph Girardet's work is part of collections such as Centre Pompidou, Paris, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C., EYE Film Institute Nederlands, Amsterdam, Sprengel Museum, Hanover and Goetz Collection, Munich. Girardet has taken part in film festivals worldwide, including the festivals at Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Toronto, Locarno, Oberhausen, and Rotterdam. He lives and works in Hanover, Germany.

Matthias Müller (born in Bielefeld, Germany, 1961) works in film, video, installation and photography. As a curator, Müller has organized numerous avant-garde film events and various touring programs. His work has been featured in various group and solo exhibitions and at major film festivals worldwide. Müller's work is part of collections such as Centre Pompidou, Paris, MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, EYE Film Institute Nederlands, Amsterdam, Australian Centre For The Moving Image, Melbourne, the collection of Isabelle and Jean-Conrad Lemaître, Paris, and Tate Modern, London. He lives and works in Cologne and Bielefeld, Germany.

Girardet and Müller have been collaborating since their found footage work "Phoenix Tapes" in 1999, which was premiered at the Venice International Film Festival. The artists' work has been honored with major awards and has been exhibited at art institutions worldwide, such as the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Bozar - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Tate Modern, London, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, and EYE Institute, Amsterdam. Their joint projects are held in public collections such as Marta, Herford, Goetz Collection, Munich, Colección Sánchez Ubiría, Madrid, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, (a.o.).

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