Kim Asendorf is a conceptual artist working with digital media incorporating Internet culture and technology. His work ranges from online projects and performances to visual art and installations. He is widely know for the invention of Pixel Sorting, an image altering algorithm he made Open Source, the creation of file formats as work of art or The First Animated GIF Send Into Deep Space. Kim’s works has been shown at festivals and institutions like Transmediale, ZKM Karlsruhe, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, NCCA Yekaterinburg, Eyebeam, NIMK, LEAP or the Overlapping Biennial Bucharest and at galleries and fairs like Unpainted (Munich), Moving Image Contemporary Art Fair (London), Creation Gallery G8 (Tokyo), Jean Albano Gallery (Chicago), KM Temporaer (Berlin), XPO Gallery (Paris) or The Photographers’ Gallery (London) and got honorary mentions and created controversial discussions on major blogs, media and art magazines or television. He currently lives and works in Berlin.

Kim Asendorf lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Master of fine arts new media, School of Art and Design Kassel, 2006-11

New media research assistent, School of Art and Design Kassel, 2011-12

Meisterschüler, New Media with Joel Baumann, School of Art and Design Kassel, 2012-13




Pizza Pavilion, Pizza Al Volo, Campo Santa Margherita, Venice, Italia (Curated by Paul, Konstanze, Matteo & Simona)

Station Rose & Friends, Museumsquartier Wien, Vienna, Austria (Curated by Station Rose)

The New Black, Resonate, Galerija 12 HUB, Belgrade, Serbia (Curated by Nora O´Murchú)

Screens, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, USA (Curated by Peter Erickson)

Long Distance Gallery @ transmediale Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Kim Asendorf & Ole Fach: Computer´s World, Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK



Transmediale After Glow, Art Hack Day, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (Curated by John McKiernan, Olof Mathé & Kristoffer Gansing)

Unoriginal Genius, Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK (Curated by Domenico Quaranta) Painters and Poets, City Art Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Curated by Vuk Cosic)

NET.ARTografie, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany (Curated by Gustavo Romano)

Unpainted Media Art Fair, Postpalast, Munich, Germany

Illuminating Graphics, Creation Gallery G8, Tokyo, Japan (Curated by Ryoji Tanaka)

Data Culture, New Horizons Festival, Onderwijscentrum Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands (Curated by Jan Robert Leegte)

International Teletext Art Festival, ARD Text, ORF TELETEXT, Swiss Text and ARTE Teletext (Curated by FixC)

Gamerz Festival #10, École Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France (Curated by Quentin Destieu)

Penetrating Surfaces, The Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria (Curated by Robert Seidel)

Exhibition Kickstarter, Ditch Projects, Springfield, USA (Curated by Krystal South)

You Might Be A Dog, LEAP, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Teresa Dillon & LEAP)

Out of Office, Arcade Cardiff, Cardiff, UK (Curated by Matthew Britton)

Everything All at Once, Lyst Studios, London, UK (Curated by 15 Folds)

Produce, Consume, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (Curated by Matt Troy)

SLO-MO-O-O-T-D, Halle 14 – Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany (Curated by Tine Günther)

Official office: Kim Asendorf & Ole Fach, S T O R E, Dresden & Recess, NYC (Curated by Paul Barsch)

Digital Visions, Bibliothèque Francophone Multimédia de Limoges, Limoges, France (Curated by Systaime)

Hacktist, Sanshan Museum, Hangzhou, China (Curated by Systaime & M. Delourme)

“Influx” (Arrival & Inward Flow of a Large Amount of Something) Part 2, CR10 Arts, Linlithgo, NY (Curated by Mark Dorf)

BYOB Geneva, Le Commun (BAC), Geneva, Switzerland (Curated by Eva Papamargariti, Loïq Sutter & Elias Carella)

You Are The Artist. The Happening Vol. 2, Direktorenhaus, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Gary Cutman)

URL-Squatting #1, Internet (Curated by Philipp Teister)

GIFBites, Internet (Curated by Daniel Rourke)

The Limited Collection, Internet (Curated by Valentina Fois & Rozsa Farkas)


Transmediale, Back When Pluto Was A Planet, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Jacob Lillemose)

global aCtIVISm, ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (VC)

Offline Art: NEW2, Xpo Gallery, Paris, France (Curated by Aram Bartholl)

New Aesthetics: Constancy of the Internal Principle, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia (Curated by Ilya Shipilovskikh)

National #Selfie Portrait Gallery, Moving Image Contemporary Art Fair, London, UK (Curated by Marina Galperina & Kyle Chayka)

Emoji Art & Design Show, Eyebeam, New York (VC)

Zu Gast im Rektorat #6: Kim Asendorf, Rektorat, Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany (Curated by Christian Philipp Müller)

local.#non.access, KM Temporaer, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Florian Kuhlmann, Elisa R. Linn & Lennart Wolff)

TECHNOROMANTICISM, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, USA (Curated by Alfredo Salazar-Caro)

Parcel, Bronx Art Space, New York (Curated by Rollin Leonard)

Sunset With Gogo Girls, C.Rockefeller Center For The Contemporary Arts, Dresden, Germany (Curated by Tine Günther)

(ᴳ̇̐litch) Art Genealogies, LEAP, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Rosa Menkman & John McKiernan)

PAF, XII. Prehlídka animovaného filmu (Festival of Film Animation), Olomouc, Czech Republic (Curated by Mary Meixner)

Dinca Vision Quest, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, USA (Curated by Andrew Rosinski & Fern Silva)

Prosume This! Gorbushka, TV-Team, Moscow, Russia (Curated by Anika Schwarzlose, Yana Nikulenko & Jonas Lund)

John Lewis TV Gallery, Rook & Raven Gallery, London, UK

Untitled, Cloaque, Art F City Booth, Miami Beach, USA

_ģ̶Ł̶1̶ɫ̶C̶ʮ̶_Δ┌┼—\/\/\/\/\/\/!┬—jonCates_, Neutral Ground Contemporary Art Forum, Regina (Curated by jonCates)

Art Hack Day, Going Dark, LEAP, Berlin, Germany (Curated by John McKiernan & Olof Mathé)

UPLOAD, New Hive & GAFFTA, Mission Dispatch, San Francisco, USA

Glitch Aesthetic, Counterpath, Denver, USA (Curated by Michael Flatt)

Hacktist, 5ft WebExpo, Internet & Nomade Art Space, Hangzhou, China (Curated by Systaime & M. Delourme)

Parametric Utopia, Espace29, Bordeaux, France (Curated by Pierre Antoine Irasque)

Kiss my Pixels, Espace29, Bordeaux, France (Curated by Pierre Antoine Irasque)

Rrrecycle Bin, Future Tenant Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, USA (Curated by John Zobele)

When Analog was Periodical, Z-Bar, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Lorna Mills & Anthony Antonellis)

Meet in Real Life, Westend Carree, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

You Are The Artist. The Happening, Je Regrette, Berlin, Germany (Curated by Gary Cutman)

The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale, Shadow Box, Internet (Curated by Rollin Leonard)

Selfie, Museum of Internet & ArtStack, Internet (Curated by Emilie Gervais & Félix Magal)

SPAMM Safari, Internet (Curated by La Turbo Avedon & Systaime)

Tropical GIF, Domain Gallery, Internet (Curated by Manuel Fernández), Internet (Curated by Vasily Zaitsev)

Parallax View, Internet (Curated by FixC)

Virtual Verbs, Internet (Curated by Molly Richards)

RIGID_BØDIES, Internet (Curated by Alfredo Salazar-Caro)


OddPoetics, Overlapping Biennial, The Biennial of Young Artists, Bucharest, Romania (Curated by Lea Rasovszky, Silvia Saitoc & Matei Samihaian)

Born in 1987, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK (Curated by Katrina Sluis)

Exciting Virtuals, Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Ταινιών Μικρού Μήκους Δράμας, Melina, Dráma (Curated by Georges Jacoty)

Parcel, X as Y as Z Pop-up Gallery, Portland Maine, USA (Curated by Rollin Leonard)

DITHER_DØØM: ∆N INTRØ TØ M∆¥∆N NEW MEDI∆, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, USA (Curated by Alfredo Salazar-Caro)

Astral Projection Abduction Fantasy, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (Curated by Standard Features)

Click Nr. 2, New Media Arts Festival, Helsingør, Denmark (Workshop) (Curated by Jacob Sikker Remin)

Swäg Party, DITHER D00M, Nightingale Theatre, Chicago, USA (Curated by Patrick Quinn)

Speed Show Ping!…, Nicola Internet Cafe, Vancouver, Canada (Curated by Aureliano Segundo & Aaron Chan)

Speed Show Transfer3D, NAVIG@TOR Igielna, Wrocław, Poland (Curated by Małgosia Woznica & Dominik Podsiadly)

Speed Show Gifs 4 Life, FoneNet, Galway, Ireland (Curated by Nora O’ Murchú)

Speed Show Extra Credit, Penn State, Altoona, USA (Curated by A. Bill Miller)

Sheroes #12: Nina Simone, The Beaver, Ontario, Canada (Curated by Rea McNamara & Lorna Mills)

C.R.E.A.M., Art Micro Patronage, Internet (Curated by Lindsay Howard)

Inetrnet Download, Domain Gallery, Internet (Curated by Manuel Fernández)

Print Fiction, Internet (Curated by Michael Alfred)

#0000FF Line #1, #0000FF Gallery, Facebook, Internet (Curated by Georges Jacoty)


GLI.TC/H 20111, Nightingale Theatre, Chicago & STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Curated by Rosa Menkman, Jon Satrom, Nick Briz & Evan Meaney)

The Art of Hacking, moddr_, Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMK), Amsterdam, Netherlands (Curated by Walter Langelaar)

4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, 25 Kadr Gallery, Moscow, Russia (Curated by Alexander Lysov)

Dazed Live, Action! International Film Club, London, UK (Curated by Christian Petersen)

aTTENDING Second Salon, Essential Existence Gallery, Leipzig, Germany (Curated by Hendrik Niefeld & Ron Nuyork)

BYOB 5caaarr3d & PR0f4nee, Peaks Island, Portland Maine, USA (Curated by Rollin Leonard)

Screengrab, School of Creative Art, Townsville, Australia

Spektakel, Documenta Halle, Kassel, Germany (Curated by martinafischer13)

Dumb Eyes & Ian Obermuller Present: ACTION!, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, USA (Curated by Christian Petersen)

Desktop Views, Internet (Curated by Adam Cruces), 003, Internet (Curated by Daniel Rehn & Sarah Caluag)

SuPer Art Modern Museum,, Internet (Curated by Thomas Cheneseau & Systaime)


Poke, Tetem Kunstruimte, Enschede, Netherlands (Curated by Ella Buzo)

Speed Show Vol. 2, Vienna, Austria (Curated by Aram Bartholl), Internet

VisualBerlin Festival, AViT, Berlin, Germany (Workshop)

Visual Circus, Kulturfabrik Salzmann, Kassel, Germany

Pirateristik, Caricatura, Kassel, Germany


Spielzone, Museum im Deutschordensschloss, Münnerstadt, Germany (Curated by Olav Val & Joel Baumann)

Save The Place, Galerie Loyal & Raum 4, Kassel, Germany

Spaziergang, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Bääääm Groupshow, Galerie Loyal & Raum 4, Kassel, Germany


DIY Festival, Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland

Plattform #5, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany

Jahrmarktskunst, Caricatura, Kassel, Germany



2014 Arte Creative, Transmediale After Glow, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

2013 Blackboard Intervention, Transmediale BWPWAP, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

2013 Hörspielforum, Film- und Medienstiftung, WDR Köln, Germany

2012 Processing Berlin, LEAP, Berlin, Germany

2011 ExtraFile, LEAP, Berlin, Germany

2008 DIY Festival, Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland

DRKRM, DAM GALLERY Berlin, 31 October 2015 – 16 January 2016

PORN TO PIZZA – Domestic Clichés, DAM GALLERY Berlin, 5 September – 24 October 2015