Alex Gerbaulet

Alex Gerbaulet, * 1977, artist, filmmaker and curator, based in Berlin.

Between 2000 and 2007 she studied Philosophy, Media Science and Fine Arts in Braunschweig (Germany) and Vienna. In 2008 she was awarded a scholarship from the Hans-Böckler-Foundation, in 2011 she was selected for Berlinale Talent Campus DOK Station, in 2012 she received a scholarship from the Mayor of Berlin (program for women artists) and in 2014 a grant from Art- und Culture-Foundation Stade (Germany).

Between 2006 and 2011 she was a member of the Selection Committee of the Documentary Film- and Video-Festival in Kassel (Germany); 2012 and 2013 member of the Selection Committee of the European Media Art Festival (EMAF) in Osnabrück (Germany).

From 2007-2011 she was staff member at the University of Arts in Braunschweig, 2012-2014 she tought at the University of Arts in Kassel. 2017 she was a mentor in the Short Film Station of Berlinale Talents. Since 2014 she works as a producer with Pong Film GmbH in Berlin.

For her artwork the notion of documentarism gives an important impact. She has made several video-art projects among them BY LAND (2002), DATTERODE (2006), TATTOOED PRISONERS (2007) and ALREADY AFTERNOON (2009) in the art context. SCHICHT (SHIFT, 2015) was her first film specially for the cinema space. It was shown worldwide at festivals and received many awards a.o. the prize for the best contribution to the German Competition at the International Short Film Fest Oberhausen (2015), the First Film Award at FID Marseille (2015), the German Film Critics Award (2015) and Best Female Director at the Vienna Independent Shorts Festival (2016).

Her recent short film “Depth of Field” is her first collaboration with artist and filmmaker Mareike Bernien. It premiered as an installation at the festival “The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100” at HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin.