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Kilian van de Water is a german designer and artist living in Düsseldorf. His work focuses on illustration, animation and conceptual visual identities combining the aesthetics of these fields. He also designs websites and creates animated short films, which have been shown at various film festivals and the NRW Forum  Düsseldorf. Since 2020 he organises the annual Trickfilm Festival Düsseldorf.

EXHIBITIONS/SCREEINGS

2022

DEMO Festival 

Festival for Motion Design, Netherlands

NRW Forum Düsseldorf

Sweetnes of doing nothing, 

Zeitgenössische Illustration

Reeperbahn Festival

(IN) BETWEEN Exhibition

Kansas City Underground Festival

Official Selection

Desenzano Film Festival

Official Selection

2021

NRW Forum Düsseldorf:

Düsseldorfer Designer*innen

Kunstfreunde Köln:

Ein impuls

2019

Pretty Portal Galery:

Silence Kills Exhibition

Offene Ateliers Münster

Group Exhibition

 

2018

Rooooom Galery

Solo Exhibition

 

2017

Leipziger Buchmesse

 

 

AWARDS & COMPETOTIONS

Art Film Awards:

Honorable Mention

Awwwards:

1x Honorable Mention

1x Mobile Excellence

 

The Imagination Project:

(1/3) Winners

 

Design Rush:

Best Website Design

PRESS

PAGE Magazin

Trickfilm Festival Düsseldorf

Design Rush

The Dorf: 

Trickfilm Festival Düsseldorf curated by Kilian van de Water

Rheinische Post Print Edition:

Poster Protest - Silence Kills

 

BELLA triste Magazine Print Edition

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