Thomas  Werk

 

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Dominus autem Spiritus est; ubi autem Spiritus Domini, ibi libertas.

 

 

Thomas Werk

 

 

1971

1985

1983 - 1987
1990 - 1992
1992 - 1994

since 1994

Born and raised in Berlin
Influenced strongly by Protestant Church of East Berlin
First literary works and drawings:
Lyric poetry and prose, nature and landscape studies
"Palette Nord" - Robert Rehfeldt
Study of Art and German Language and Literature, Humboldt University Berlin
 Study of German Language and Literature and Philosophy, Humboldt University Berlin
free-lance | Development of the themes Transience, Love, and Death into works with religious content

Projects and participation in projects

1998
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2004
2005 / 2006

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2017

Reading in the literatur-werkstatt, Berlin
Readings
Lyric poetry night in Wolkenbügel, Berlin
"Odysseus - Klagelieder" - (odyssey lamentations) - performance in the Künstlerhaus Berlin
"1 Dove, 2 Psalms" - Exhibition in the Chapel of Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Berlin
"Heaven on Earth?" - Brandenburg, Beeskow, Frankfurt / Oder, Potsdam, Kassel - exhibition participant
"Bergpredigt" - "Sermon on the Mount" - Exhibition, Protestant Academy Loccum
"Ave Maria" - Academy Franz Hitze Haus, Münster - exhibition participant
"Drawings + Monuments + Texts"; picture lecture in the monastery Kloster Schwarzenberg 19.4.2008; >>> more
"Zeichen und Wege" - "Signs and Paths" - Exhibition in the Kirche Am Hohenzollernplatz, Berlin; >>> more
"Wesentliches" - "Essentials", Exhibition in the Pax Bank, Berlin, 24.February - 24. April 2009 >>> more
"Das Einfache und die Fülle" - "The Simple and the Plenty" - 17th cabinet exhibition in the Evangelisches Zentrum Berlin, 10 March - 10 June 2009 >>> more
"Bruder Sonne, Schwester Mond  - "Brother Son, Sister Moon"  - Paths to the sculptural expression of St. Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of Praise” - Weekend course 14-17 May
Kloster Schwarzenberg; >>> more   
Presentation and reading | Catalogue | Thomas Werk | Pictures and Monuments;
Hotel Albrechtshof Berlin 9.9.2009; Exhibition 10. September - 10. January 2009
"Hier und dort" - " Here and there" - Exhibition; St.Stephan and St.Johannis, Würzburg,
12. Oktober - 18. November 2009; >>> more 
"Zeichen und Wege" - "Signs and Paths" - Exhibition, FFFZ  der EKiR Düsseldorf, 26. November - 23. January 2010 | 2011 
AVE MARIA! Annunciation in contemporary art | Museum Peine 20. November - 30.Januar 2011 | 2012  - exhibition participant
empfangen - Annunciation in contemporary art | Evangelische Akademie Meissen | 3.März - 31. Mai 2012 - exhibition participant
Stele | 6 chamber stick | JVA Berlin-Plötzensee >>> more
Perspektivenwechsel. AVE MARIA - Annunciation in contemporary art  | 22. März - 28. Juli 2013 |  >>> Diözesanmuseum Bamberg - exhibition participant 
ars liturgica | Creation of a fasting cloth | Kardinal-Hengsbach-Haus, Essen
15. Mai - 21. Juli 2013 | exhibition participant
"Einfachheit und Stille" - "Simplicity and Stillness" - Exhibition, Villa auf Schwanenwerder, Berlin, 16. Juni 2013 - 30. Mai 2014 >>> more
ars liturgica - Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld, 3. November 2013 - 26. Januar 2014 - exhibition participant
Exhibition GOING THROUGH AND MOVING ON | Jesus-Christus-Kirche | Berlin-Dahlem
27.10.2014 - 31.12.2015 | Opening | 26.10.2014 | 11.00 Uhr  >>>more
Die Lichtenberg* Norm, Zwitschermaschine, 7.November - 15. November 2015, exhibition participant, >>>more
Exhibition | 28.November 2016  -  7.January 2017 | Angel - Drawings by Thomas Werk | Kathedralforum St. Hedwig Berlin | Opening: 27.11.2016 | 11.00 am
Exhibition | 3.March - 5. April 2017 | The seven works of mercy | Gallery2Berlin
Auguststr. 2 | 10117 Berlin | Opening: 2. March 2017 | 19.00 pm
Introduction: Prof. Dr. B. W. Lindemann | >>>more
Artist talk 29. March 2017 | 19.30 pm | Pfr. Christhard-Georg Neubert · Thomas Werk >>>more
Festival of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary Warendorf, 19. August 2917, Parzicipation in the exhibition >>>more

Publications

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"Programm", periodical of the Catholic Academy, Berlin
"Der Himmel auf Erden?" (Heaven on Earth?), in the exhibition catalogue
"alte und neue Kunst" (“old and new art”), the year book of the
Christian Art Association of the Bishoprics in the Church Province Paderborn”
bildimpuls; "2 Betende";(Two Praying); "Der barmherzige Samariter" (The Good Samaritan)
bildimpuls; "Dreieinigkeit" (Trinity)
Forum Loccum, Nr.3 / August 2007, 26th year
das münster Zeitschrift für christliche Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft;
Stern von Bethlehem, (Star of Bethlehem), Heft 4/2007 (60. Jg.)
bildimpuls; "Stern von Bethlehem" (Star of Bethlehem)
bildimpuls; "Lobgesang nach dem Abendmahl" (Hymn after the Last Supper)
das münster Zeitschrift für christliche Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft;
Verspottung, (Mocking) Heft 2/2008 (61. Jg.) 
Die Christengemeinschaft; April 2008
rbb; Sendereihe: Gott und die Welt; radio feature 5.10.2008
"Barmherzigkeit" (Mercy) LiMa, Liborius Magazin; Ausgabe Januar 2009
Junge Kirche; 2 | 2009 | 70. Jahrgang
Edition St. Matthäus; Catalogue | Thomas Werk | Bilder und Monumente, (Pictures and Monuments; 96 S.; | 2009 >>> more
hier und dort; (here and there) Thomas Werk | Irmtraud Kulzer; Breviary, St. Stephan and St. Johannis, Evang.-Luth. Dekanat Würzburg; 32 S.; 10 | 2009; >>> more
Jahrbuch des Erzbistums Berlin, published by the Archbishop of Berlin
Grundschule religion; Nr.32 | 3.Quarter | 2010; Friedrich - Verlag 
RU-heute; 02/2011 | Bistum Mainz
edition one | 9 postcards | package band | numbered | limited edition 100  >>> more
Katechetische Blätter; Zeitschrift für Religionsunterricht, Gemeindekatechese, Kirchliche Jugendarbeit | 138. Jahrgang | Heft , Januar | Februar 2013 | Kösel Verlag München | 12 Apostel  >>> more 
ars liturgica | Creation of a fasting cloth | catalogue | 2013 | Hrsg. Kunstverein im Bistum Essen e.V. 
Vernissage | 2|13 | 21.Jhrg. | Nr.198 
edition two | 9 postcards | numbered | limited edition 100  >>> more
In Deutschland freut sich niemand, dass du lebst | Eckart Wragge (Hg.)
Wichern Publisher 2014 >>> more
bildimpuls  “Auferstehender” | christmas card for the Erzbistum Berlin “Mary with Child"
"Barmherziger Samariter" Verband der katholischen Religionslehrer und Religionslehrerinnen | Rundbrief 2/2015 | Mitgliederzeitschrift
christmas card for the Superintendentur Berlin “Mary with Child"
forumKirche, Nummer 8, April 2016, "Auferstehender", Text Patrik Scherrer
unterwegs; Frühjahr/Sommer 2016, Pfarrbrief der Katholischen Pfarrei St. Sebastian Eberberg, "Der barmherzige Samariter", Text Patrik Scherrer
forumKirche, Nummer 17, August 2016, "Barmherzigkeit", Text Patrik Scherrer
Marija Pehar, "Otajstvo Trojedinoga Boga u slikovnome izricaju", "Trojstvo"
Kršcanska sadašnjost, Zagreb 2016
Christmas calender of the Archbishopric of Berlin >>>more coming soon
bildimpuls  “Barmherzigkeit” , Text Patrik Scherrer 
bildimpuls  “Maria” , Text Patrik Scherrer
Eastercard, Archbishopric of Berlin, Personal office, Msgr. Dr. Hansjörg Günther >>>more
bildimpuls  “Auferstehender” , Text Patrik Scherrer 

Works

 

Stiftung St. Matthäus, Berlin  | Der Bevollmächtigte des Rates der EKD - Haus der EKD am Gendarmenmarkt  >>> more | Alexandra-Lang - Stiftung, Berlin | Erzbischöfliches Priesterseminar St. Petrus, Berlin | Evang.-Luth. Dekanat Würzburg | FFFZ der Evangelischen Kirche im Rheinland, Düsseldorf  | JVA Berlin - Plötzensee | Katholische St. Michael Gemeinde Gräfenberg

Private collections

Berlin, Würzburg, Nürnberg, München, Jüterbog, Brüssel

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