Leonie Kellein

Leonie Kellein (*Switzerland) is a visual artist and filmmaker. She studied at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg and at Goldsmiths University of London. In her work she deals with plasticity, memory as well as (ecological) trauma and questions her relationship to material and materiality. She has received several awards and grants, including the DAAD scholarship and a scholarship of Art School Alliance. She won the jury prize for her short film Dream City within the exhibition Urban Ecologies at Weltkunstzimmer Düsseldorf. Her work has been shown internationally at film festivals and galleries, including the Max Ophüls Preis Film Festival and the Visions du Réel International Film Festival.