The German-American Ali Eckert is a visual artist. He works with mixed media, film and photography in his studios in Berlin and Wisconsin.
Grown up in two cultures Ali Eckert has strongly been influenced by American imagery. Following an apprenticeship in photography he studies Bachelor of Arts in Wiesbaden, Germany. After several years as a commercial director, Ali Eckert works as a feature film director/screenwriter/producer. Since 2007 he works as a visual artist.
His pictures are often staged dioramas, like scenic paintings wrapped in eye-candy. Eckert uses iconographic American sceneries and pop cultural elements to explore the American Dream. Simultaneously, he captures America's cultural transition. The relation of the obvious and the hidden as well as the contradiction of aesthetic and decay are of high interest in Eckert’s art.
His work has received several international awards and are internationally collected (Sander Collection/Basel, Zagoras Collection/Athens and the Neumann-Hug Collection/St.Urban, German art Fund Hungary, among others).
2021 'X + 1', Academic of Fine Arts, Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Sichuan, China
2021 'Searching For The American Myth', Rosenhang Museum, Weilburg
2021 'Lost', Galerie Hotel Mond Fine Arts, Berlin
2021 'Backlands', Academic of Fine Arts, Chongquin, China
2020 'Sexhibition‘, Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, USA
2020 'American Myth', Galerie Hotel Mond Fine Arts, Berlin
2019 ‘Mona Lisa - A Smile for Europe’, Senat Berlin / Rathaus
2018 ‘Provoke’, Neumann-Hug, St. Urban, Switzerland
2016 Art Photo Budapest, Hungary
2015 ‘Peng', KOMM, Wolfenbüttel
2014 ‘Midnight Art‘, Jenny Falckenberg, Hamburg
Hotel Mond Fine Arts