Claudia Lehmann

Claudia Lehmann, born in Langenhangen near Hanover in 1975, is a graduated elementary particle physicist, filmmaker and video artist. Her film work ranges from short and documentary films to feature films, music and art videos, installations and performances. She uses simple stories to deal with perception, reality and time. With her film “Memoryeffekt”, she won the “Shocking Short Award” in 2006. The documentary “Hans im Glück”, which she produced by herself, was invited to the Berlinale in 2009. With X-Filme Creative Pool, she realized the screen adaptation of Juli Zeh’s novel “Schilf” in 2012. In addition, she works for the theater time and again. In her long years of cooperation with director Nicolas Stemann she has developed her live-video performances and was thus involved in various productions, such as “Die Kontrakte des Kaufmanns” by Elfriede Jelinek (Thalia Theater Hamburg/Schauspiel Köln, 2009), “Faust I+II” by Johann Wolfgang Goethe (Salzburger Festspiele, 2011) and “Die Schutzbefohlenen” by Elfriede Jelinek (Theater der Welt and Thalia Theater Hamburg, 2014). Claudia Lehmann also plays and sings in the Berlin band “Hands up – Excitement!”. Since 2012 she has been a lecturer at the Berlin University of Arts. Together with the visual artist and composer Konrad Hempel, she founded “the Institute for Experimental Issues” in 2014.