Vanessa Amoah Opoku (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist with a focus on history, technology, and marginalized narratives within mixed realities. Her artistic practice explores how alliances between art, science, and technology can alter perceptions of the world, reality and our surroundings. She primarily uses 3D scans, animation, sculpture, performance, and sound in her artistic practice.

Opoku is a member of the artist collective PARA. The collective works on interdisciplinary and site-specific installations and performing arts, tackling topics such as chronopolitics, future heritage, and speculative feelings. Since 2021, she has been the art curator of the Balance Club Culture Festival, a platform examining the political significance of club culture, its role in various communities, and its contribution to technological and cultural advancement.

She pursued Book Art and Graphic Design, Art and Digital Media, and Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem. She earned a Diploma in Fine Arts under Prof. Tina Bara at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig in September 2021.

Opoku received a scholarship from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Foundation and won the "gute aussichten – junge deutsche fotografie // new german photography 2021/2022" award. Her works have been featured at Deichtorhallen Hamburg, die Angewandte Wien, Grassi Museum Leipzig, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Halle 14 Leipzig, (im)Mutable Studio Los Angeles, and in solo exhibitions at Synnika Frankfurt, Times Museum's Huangbian Station Contemporary Art Research Center (HBS) in Guangzhou, China, and at EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin.

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Sunrise to Sunrise (Tricksters) EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin
REST IN PEACE Simulation Nanfei Bar, hosted by Times Museum's Huangbian Station Contemporary Art Research Center (HBS), Guangzhou
Nichts als Solide Synnika, Frankfurt am Main


Art Auction 11, WESERHALLE, Berlin
gute aussichten
Kunsthalle Pfaffenhofen

gute aussichten PHOXXI, Deichtorhallen Hamburg

stretching across time and space University of Applied Arts Vienna

minding the gap ARS AVANTI, Leipzig

Nichts als Solide OpenEyes Filmfest Marburg

When The Atmosphere Is Less Than Perfect  MZIN/Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig
ZENTRUM Kunstraum IDEAL, Leipzig

Wunderblock BETA DOCK 20 – Kunstraum und Sammlung Hollenstein, Lustenau

gute aussichten Haus der Fotografie, Festung Ehrenbreitstein, Landesmuseum Koblenz
2525 SPOILER Berlin
tender intelligences (im)Mutable Studio, Los Angeles
Edizione Multicolore #7 HALLE 14, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
gute aussichten Künstlerhaus Dortmund
Berge Versetzen GRASSI Museum, Leipzig
ARCIPELAGO Église APS, Palermo
DOSIS II Institut für Zukunft, Leipzig
بوخنفالد مسيرة صوتية Buchenwald. Ein Audiowalk. Buchenwald. An Audio Walk. بوخن ولد . یک پیاده روی صوت Buchenwald. Bir Audiowalk. Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials

Instability — Planetary Transformations FIBER Festival, Amsterdam

Cinema Hamlet #1, Five Weeks of Moving Image exploring Transformation HAMLET, Zurich

Cartographies of the Vanishing Now WAAG, Amsterdam


Guest Lecturer at Basel Academy of Art and Design FHNW, Switzerland
In the Loop – On Artificial Intelligence and Time
Dreaming Beyond AI, ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Kampnagel

Digitales Labor#2 HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin

Reassemble Lab: Weaving With Worlds FIBER, Amsterdam


DOCK 20 Wunderblock BETA No. 1 Catalog, 2023
Publisher: DOCK 20, Lustenau
ISBN: 978-3-99153-042-8

Techne-Mythologies. Topophilia, Identity and Virtuality — An attempt of Self-Empowerment through World-Building

Artist Book
Publisher: Edizione Multicolore
ISBN: 978-3-948304-16-4

Metaverses and Borderlands
Article/Feminist Tech Vision
In: Feminist Tech Principles, SUPERRR LAB

Körper - Kunst - Sexismus
Podium Discussion
in: POSITION 2022— Forum und Ausstellung; Berufsverband bildender Künstler*innen Hamburg
ISBN: 978-3-930225-12-5

Nichts Als Solide
(Nothing but Solid)
In: gute aussichten - new german photography 2021/2022
ISBN: 978-3-9819355

Chapter I - Landscape
Ed.:  Anna Perepechai, Fabio Aranzulla, Felix Pacholleck, Julia Perkuhn, Tess Marschner

TALKS/PANELSOn digital art, AI, post-colonial art practice and storytelling with digital media

Watch me Work w/Suse Weber you are warmly invited, Leipzig
Rooted Resurgence – Reimagining Collections HGK Basel FHNW, Switzerland
Cultural Institutions in Current Debates Kultur Digital Kongress, PACT Zollverein Essen/Kulturstiftung des Bundes
Dreaming Beyond AI Kampnagel, Hamburg
Body in Digital Space Landesverband Professionelle Freie Darstellende Künste Hessen
Berlin Meets
A MAZE./Berlin 12th International Games and Playful Media Festival
MINDING THE GAP Kunstverein ars avanti Leipzig
Imperial Lives. Biographic Approaches as Decolonial Practice. Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum/online
Edizione Multicolore MZIN/Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig
Breakdown — (Post)Digitale Communities der Freien Szene Schaubude Berlin/Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Berlin
Digital Lab #3: Prototyping Futures – Digitalität als Kulturpraxis HALLE 14 Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst/Kulturstiftung des Bundes
DER KÖRPER IN DER KUNST — FORUM 2022 Kunsthaus Hamburg
PARA: Rückbauwerk Tiefstack Stiftung Wasserkunst Elbinsel Kaltehofe, Hamburg
Edizione Multicolore #7 HALLE 14 Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
Nichts als Solide Synnika, Frankfurt
Reassemble Part 1: Weaving With Worlds FIBER, Amsterdam

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