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BENEDIKT WÖPPEL

Benedikt Wöppel is a German graphic designer,
videographer and musician based in Amsterdam,
the Netherlands. As a critical storyteller,
he addresses and visualizes social and political
inconsistencies in today’s media culture.

+31 (0) 6 19 658 657
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EDUCATION

09/2013—06/2015
Master of Design, design department,
Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam, NL

09/2011—06/2012
exchange year, graphic design department,
ArtEZ Institute Of The Arts, Arnhem, NL

09/2009—01/2013
Bachelor of Arts, design department,
University of Applied Science Mainz, GER


SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

09/2016
Commendation laurel
for the short film Black Garden,
Red Ditch Halloween Film Festival, UK

09/2013—06/2015
International scholarship, Studienstiftung des
deutschen Volkes (Academic Foundation of
the German People)

03/2012—06/2015
Scholarship for students of outstanding
academic achievements, Studienstiftung des
deutschen Volkes (Academic Foundation of
the German People)


EXHIBITIONS

10/2016
Cinephone International Smartphone
Shortfilm Festival, CCCB Barcelona, ES

07/2016—09/2016
THE DAY THE EARTH KEPT SPINNING
Symposium On Science Fiction,
Neverneverland, De Punt, Amsterdam, NL

10/2015—03/2016
Planet Hype, MOTI Museum Of The Image,
Breda, NL

18/06/2015—21/06/2015
Somewhere Between Cat And Ruins, Sandberg
Instituut, Graduates 2015, Amsterdam, NL

16/08/2015—30/10/2015
Between You & Me, The Urban Screen,
Tilburg, NL

31/05/2015—24/08/2015
HOW TO, DE PONT Museum, Tilburg, NL

12/10/2014
Metro Movies, Amsterdam, NL

04/01/2013—11/01/2013
Candid Jpegs, PENG, Mainz, GER


TEACHING

11/2016
Teacher in animation, film and interaction
at HU Hogeschool Utrecht,
centrum for communication and
journalism, NL

09/2016—02/2017
Teacher in design and technique
at HU Hogeschool Utrecht,
faculty communication and journalism, NL

13/04/2016
Feedback for Sandberg students,
De Punt, Amsterdam, NL

03/2016
Workshop in Adobe After Effects,
De Punt, Amsterdam, NL

22/09/2014—27/09/2014
Workshop, Factory of Choices, Festival
de Keuze, Rotterdam, NL in collaboration
with Tessel Brühl and Jaroslav Toussaint,
(Flight Forward) Lenka Hamosova,
Marijke Annema and Stefan Schäfer

24/02/2014
PiP congress Amsterdam, NL

06/06/2014
ArtEZ finals festival Arnhem, NL


OTHERS

07/2016—09/2016
Initiating THE DAY THE EARTH KEPT SPINNING
Symposium On Science Fiction
in collaboration with Tessel Brühl,
Neverneverland, De Punt, Amsterdam, NL

since 2016
Studio at De DERDE VERDIEPING,
Amsterdam, NL

2015
Animation design for the movie The Sprawl
by Metahaven

2015
Video assistance for the music clip
Interference by Holly Herndon, a project
by Metahaven

2015
Performance, Factory of Choices, Festival
de Keuze, Rotterdam, NL in collaboration
with Tessel Brühl and Jaroslav Toussaint,
(Flight Forward) Lenka Hamosova,
Marijke Annema and Stefan Schäfer

2014
Visual identity for the graduation show
Dialetheia at the Sandberg Instituut,
in collaboration with Agata Jaworska

2014
Video work for Marc Stone,
a teaser for the Fashion Week Berlin

2012—2014
Live visuals and stage design for the music
group MEHAWK. Concerts took place
among others at MELT! festival Berlin,
Magnet Club Berlin, Uebel & Gefährlich
Hamburg and Zoom Club Frankfurt am Main