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Christoph Dahlhausen was born in 1960 and lives and works in Bonn (DE) and Melbourn (AU).

He is an artist and curator, was an Adjunct Professor at the RMIT University Melbourne (AU) until 2019.
Dahlhausen has won various prizes (including the Art Prize of the City of Bonn, Ramboux Prize of
the City of Trier, finalist of the 1st International Light Art Award 2014). In 2023 Christoph Dahlhausen received the prestigious Seniour Industry Fellwowship of RMIT Univesity Melbourne.

Christoph Dahlhausen is a painter, he lets light paints light for himself. Car paint, glass, shiny metals, mirrors and reflective foils and always light, both natural and artificial, replace his brush and palette. The viewer is drawn into the work via the reflection, in colour-intensive objects, walloriented and with a permanent presence. In a reduced, precise and concentrated language of form, Christoph Dahlhausen gives the viewer specific experiences of light, colour and space. His work revolves around these core concepts, which has made him known worldwide. Through his façade designs, installations, glass walls and many 'art in architecture architecture projects', he creates new visual experiences, we see ourselves, we see the space with different eyes.

Since 1989, his works have been exhibited worldwide at many art fairs as well as in gallery and museum exhibitions. Major exhibitions of his works have been held at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Museum Ludwig Koblenz, Museum am Ostwall Dortmund, Weserburg Museum Bremen, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, Wilhelm Hack Museum Ludwigshafen, Borusan Contemporary Museum, Istanbul (TR), Centre of Contemporary Art (CoCA), Christchurch (NZ), Centre of Contemporary Art (CoCA), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (AU) und dem Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (AU).

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