Anja Kirschner (b.1977, Munich) & David Panos (b.1971, Athens)


Selected for the International Competition, 59. Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2013)
Winner of the Jarman Award (2011)
Shortlisted for the Jarman Award (2009)
FLAMIN Productions Award (2009)
Henry Moore Foundation Grant (2008)
Elephant Trust Award (2008 – 2013)
LAFVA London Artists' Film and Video Award (2007)
Arts Council Grants for the Arts (2006 – 2009 – 2012)


Ultimate Substance, B3 - Biennale des bewegten Bildes 2013, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
Ultimate Substance, CentrePasquArt, Biel
Ultimate Substance, Extra City, Antwerp
Ultimate Substance, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin 
Lights, Tears and Real Abstractions, Artist Space, New York 
Ultimate Substance, Secession, Vienna
Living Truthfully under Imaginary Circumstances, Transmission, Glasgow
Living Truthfully under Imaginary Circumstances, Hollybush Gardens, London
The Projecting Stage, castillo/corrales, Paris
The Empty Plan, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
The Empty Plan, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
The Empty Plan, Focal Point Gallery, Southend
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Galerie Krobath, Vienna
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Chisenhale Gallery, London
Trail of The Spider, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Trail of the Spider / Nought to Sixty, ICA, London 
Trail of The Spider / Art Premier, Hollybush Gardens at Art Basel, Basel 
Polly II - Plan for a Revolution in Docklands, Broadcast Gallery, Dublin
Polly II - Plan for a Revolution in Docklands, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Polly II - Plan for a Revolution in Docklands, Whitechapel Project Space, London


ATLAS of the Ruins OF EUROPE, CentroCentro, Madrid?
Whose Subject Am I?, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Acting Truthfully Under the Circumstances, Tenderpixel, London
AV Festival 2014, Newcastle
A Machine Needs Instructions As A Garden Needs Discipline, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo
REKURZE 1.618: International Exhibition of Video Art, Oblastni galerie Liberec
51 Zero Festival, Rochester
STOP!, Art On the Underground with ICA, London
Requiem for a Bank, HMKV, Dortmund
Momentous Times, CCA, Derry-Londonderry
The Magic of the State, Lisson Gallery, London
The Magic of the State, Beirut, Cairo
HELL AS, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Liverpool Biennial, FACT, Liverpool
Lights, Camera, Action!, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Bachelor Party, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Anfang Gut, Alles Gut, Basso, Berlin and Kunsthaus Bregenz
British Art Show 7, Hayward Gallery, London & CCA, Glasgow, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth
Hydrachy, Museu Marítim, Barcelona
British Art Show 7, Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham
Hydrachy, Gasworks, London
TINA, Konsthall C, Stockholm; Storey Gallery, Lancaster
From One Thing to Another, Rumanian Cultural Institute, Stockholm
Depression, Marres Institute, Maastricht
Everything then passes between us, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
2nd Athens Biennale, Athens
TINA, The Drawing Room, London
Contrapolis; or, Creativity and Enclosures in the Cities, NAi, Rotterdam
Was Wäre Wenn, Jet, Berlin


GEGENkino and Klasse Expanded Cinema (HGB), UT Connewitz, Leipzig
Moving Pictures: Artists' Films from the Film London Jarman Award, Tate Britain
PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image, An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Assembly: A Survey of recent Artist’s Film and Video in Britain 2008-2013, Tate Britain
Art on Screen, Turner Contemporary, Margate
Tramway Artists’ Moving Image Festival, Glasgow
Artists’ Moving Image Programme, ICA, London
International Competition, Short Film Festival Oberhausen
AGORA, 4th Athens Biennale, Athens 59,
A Theatre Cycle, Nomas Foundation at Teatro Valle Occupato, Rome
Random Acts, Channel 4
Avantgarde ist keine Strömung, D21 Kunstraum & Filmgalerie Alpha60, Leipzig 
Signal:Noise II, The Showroom, London
Artissima, Turin
LOOP, Arts Santa Mónica, Barcelona
A Film Cycle, Nomas Foundation at Cinema Farnese, Rome
Video Art at Midnight, Babylon Cinema, Berlin
Jarman Award Shortlist Screenings, Whitechapel Gallery, London and Picture This, Bristol
Legal Disagreements, Villa Romana, Florence
East End Film Festival, London
Images of the Lost, the Reforgotten & the Resistance, East End Film Festival, London
Polly II, FACT, Liverpool
Container Project, Palmers Cross, Jamaica
Trail of The Spider, LUX at Chat’s Palace, Hackney, London
Trail of The Spider, Tate Modern, London
Polly II, Tate Modern, London
New Lands, BFI Southbank, London
Polly II, Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen


Ultimate Substance, Secession, ISBN 978-3-86895-223-0
The Empty Plan, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, ISBN 978-3-9812986-4-2
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Chisenhale Gallery & CCA Glasgow ISBN 978-1-901066-11-1


The Hunger, Katie Kitamura, Frieze, Issue 156, Jun 2013
The Magic of the State, Mia Jankowicz, Frieze, Issue 156, Jun 2013
Schmelzende Münzen, Johannes Paul Raether, Texte zur Kunst, Dec 2012
After Effects - The Art of Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Marin Herbert, Artforum, May 2012
More than a Feeling - A round-table discussion with artists Ed Atkins, Melanie Gilligan, Anja Kirschner and Ben Rivers, Dan Kidner, Frieze, Issue 142, Oct 2011
Anja Kirschner & David Panos - The Empty Plan, John Douglas Millar, Art Monthly, Feb 2011
Looking the part - The Empty Plan, Maija Timonem, May, Issue 7, Oct 2011
Interview: Anja Kirschner and David Panos talk to Saim Demircan, Tank Magazine, Autumn 2010
Jack’s Back! In the Movies at Last!, Peter Linebaugh & A Response to Peter Linebaugh, Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Mute, Jan 2010
The Artists’ Artists: Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Susanne M. Winterling, Artforum, Dec 2009
Interview: Kirschner and Panos talk to Neil Gray, Variant, Winter 2009
Notes on The Last Days of Jack Sheppard - Capital Crimes and Paper Claims, Benedict Seymour, Mute, Vol.2 , Issue 13, Autumn 2009
Production - Steven Cairns in conversation with the artists, MAP, Issue 19, Autumn The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Kate Forde, Frieze, Issue 125, Sep 2009
The Last Days of Jack Sheppard, Gabriel Coxhead, Time Out, 11-17 Jun 2009
The bubble economy, Brian Dillon, New Statesman, 21 May 2009
Don't Turner your nose up at video art, Skye Sherwin, The Guardian, 18 May 2009
Credit crunch art at East End galleries, Waldemar Januszsak, The Sunday Times, 17 May 2009
Artist of the week 40: Anja Kirschner, Jessica Lange, The Guardian, 13 May 2009
Western vérité, Alli Beddoes, Mousse, April/May 2009
Duck! You Regeneration Sucker, Neil Gray, Mute, Spring 2009
On the Ground: London, Emily Pethick, Artform, Dec 2008
Craven New World, Tom Jennings, Variant, Summer 2008
Offshore Speculation, Will Fowler, Vertigo, Jan 2007
The Films of 2006, Sukhdev Sandhu, Sight & Sound, Jan 2007
On the Ground: London, Melanie Gilligan, Artform, Dec 2006
Lights, Camera, Now-Time! - Polly II: Plan for a Revolution in Docklands, Marina Vishmidt, Untitled, Dec 2006