Philipp Groth

Film, Sculpture, installation

Basic profile

Philipp Groth is a German artist working primarily in film, sculpture, and installation. Having grown up in Berlin and at the Franco-Germanborder, Groth considers reconstruction not only an imprint on his cultural heritage, but also a prism through which he challenges audiences to rethink the generative and degenerative potential of matter natural or industrial materials, objects, light, and the human body in relation to its surrounding. He earned a master’s degree with honors in Film from the University of the Arts London and his cinematic works have been showcased by various institutions and festivals.In 2017, Groth exhibited an array of photographs at the Tate Modern in London as part of the group exhibition “Superflex: One Two ThreeSwing!” before accepting a teaching position at SRH University of Applied Sciences Berlin. Groth’s practice has since expanded with paintings, drawings and sculptural work currently exhibited as the traveling solo show “Situation als Akt,” at CON Gallery Tokyo and atGasbon Metabolism Hokuto.