short biography

Claudia Märzendorfer,

Born 1969 in Vienna, lives and works in Vienna.
Member of the Vienna Secession.
Studied Sculpture with Bruno Gironcoli at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.

 

Selected: projects, exhibitions, commissions

2019 

  • pour les oiseaux/ For the Birds. Art in Public Space Lower Austria.  Social psychiatric clinic Hollabrunn. Competition, 2018.  Winning project. / Opening: permanent Installation, 11. June. 2019.
  • „der Hände Werk“/ „Crafty Hands“. Lower Austrian Provincial Exhibition, Schallaburg. (Spare Parts, artist objects) curated by Brigitte Felderer & Katrin Ecker. Opening: 14. March. 2019, Exhibition: 15.03. – 03.11. 2019.

2018 

  • The Mushroom Book, Wien Modern, Festival for Contemporary Music, curated by Bernhard Günther, in cooperation with the John Cage Trust New York, John Cages „Mushroom Book“, 1972 and a reply. Opening 1: 28. October. 2018, Opening 2: 05. November. 2018.

2017 

  • heres to you, benefit concert for Rhizom , Palais Attems Graz.

2016 

  • Unter ein Bild. below a picture. Depot Graz. Archive. A project with the City Art Collection, Graz (Edition and LP Edition: below a picture. LP actors voice: Markus Meyer).
  • Rsbrry, Art in Public Space Lower Austria. / Competition: Design for a public square, Ybbsitz.

2015 

  • Entered from the elevator everything is located on the ground floor, pinboard project, Site-Specific Art, University for Applied Arts, Vienna (Publication: Mensch macht Natur, 2016 de Gruyter).

2014 

  • WANDABWICKLUNG, temporary Art-in-Architecture, BIG Headquarters, Vienna. / Competition  2013. Winning project. / 2014-2016

2013 

  • Der Gedanke kann warten, er hat keine Zeit. Radio play for OE1 – Austrian Public Radio. (ORF) Regie: Stefan Weber.

2008 

  • white noise Library. Contemporary Museum, Stift Admont. Curated by Michael Braunsteiner.

2007 

  • Frozen records – much ado about nothing, concert, Den Haag, (NL), curated by Remco Schuurbirs.
  • CODE, Art-in-Architecture. Wissensturm Linz./ Competition, 2006. Winning project.

2006 

  • Frozen records – much ado about nothing, concert, Wiener Mozartjahr, Vienna. Curated by Peter Marboe & Music Information Center Austria (MICA)

 

Solo Exhibitions, Performances

2019 

  • Blazing World, Kunsthaus Vienna, Garage,  kuratiert von Verena Kaspar. Opening: 19. June. 2019,  20. 06. – 29. 09. 2019.
  • OK Linz, Sinnesrausch 2019, Kunst in Bewegung, curated by Genoveva Rücker & Katharina Lackner Room 1.OG, 1AO.  Opening: 11. June. 2019,  24. 05. -13. 10. 2019.
  • European Centre for the Arts, Hellerau (D)/ Zentrum europäischer Künste, Hellerau. Installation with the orig. Bauhaus Bühne, curated by Moritz Lobeck (D). Opening: 10. Sept. 2019.

2018 

  • Kaltwäsche (cold wash clothes line) „the 90s “, MUSA Vienna, curated von Brigitte Borchardt -Birbaum und Berthold Ecker.  Performance, 10. Oct. 2018, 25. 04. 2018. – 20. 01. 2019.
  • de composition, Singuhr Projects (D), curated by Carsten Seiffarth (D), Berlin. Opening: 07. June 2018, 08.06. – 24. 06. 2018.

2017 

  • musictypewriter Score  #6,  Jesuiten: Art, Plant House, Symposion Silence, Vienna curated by Gustav Schörghofer.  Opening: 09. June. 2017.
  • musictypewriter, Score  #5, rhiz,  Schallform Gallery, Wien, kuratiert von Peter Rantassa und Flo Prix musicaly Interpretationen B. Liberda,  I. Keppl, A. Vicard; 19. 03.  – 21.03 2017.

2016 

  • 72 km+ Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM– Graz), curated by Sandro Droschl. Opening: 07. December. 2016, 08.12. 2016. – 26.01. 2017.     
  • 72 km+ MSU Maribor (SVN), curated by Simona Vidmar (SVN) in cooperation with Sandro Droschl. Opening: 06. October. 2016, 07.10.  – 12.11. 2016.
  • Reisegruppe schöner Männer,  Fox – Offspace, Wien curated by Udo Bohnenberger. Opening: 20. May. 2016, 21.05.- 11.06. 2016.
  • kollektive Collage, Bildraum Bodensee, Bregenz, curated by Jeanette Pacher. Opening: 08. July. 2016, 09.07. – 02.09. 2016.       

2015 

  • shared space Attems, Rhizom at Palais Attems, Graz.

2014 

  • Silent Running, Spare Parts, Showroom Vice Versa, Berlin.
  • Motor, vorAnker, Anker Brotfabrik, Vienna, curated by Johannes und Sandra Baer Heuer.

2009 

  • Als er das Messer in die Sonne warf, (when he throw the knife into the sun) Jesuitenfoyer, Vienna.

 

Groupshow, Exhibitions

2019  

  • Group Show,  Chongqing (CHN), curated by Margareta Sandhofer.  Nov. 2019 -.

2018  

  • CHOREOGRAPHIE OF THE FRAME, cadavre exquis, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna curated by the artists: Michaela Schwentner (A) und Maia Gusberti (CH).
  • „the 90s“, Kaltwäsche 1997/2018, MUSA Vienna, curated by  Berthold Ecker und Brigitte Borchardt- Birbaum. 10. 10. 2018- 20. 01. 2019.

2017  

  • 1QM LAND, „visions of nature“, Kunsthaus Vienna curated by Verena Kaspar.

2016 

  • „OFF IS“, Traungasse 12 Vienna, curated by Angela Stief.
  • Sound und Buch, Belvedere Wien, curated by Bernhard Cella.

2015 

  • tour- retour, „Winterausstellung“, Schloss Benrath (D), curated by Leonie Runte (D).
  • „Anchor Zero“, Jessika Kenney, Frey Art Museum, Seattle (US), curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker.

2012 

  • „Hommage an Arnold Schönbergs unrealized patent for a music typewriter.“  Score # 1. “Schönberg -a metaphor“, ACF New York  2012 -2013.  curated by Eva Fischer.

 

Awards, Residencies

2019  Artist in Residence, European Centre for the Arts, Hellerau (D).

2018  Dagmar Chobot Sculpture Price. Nominated.

2017  Gerhard und Birgit Gmoser Award, Artist Jury by Vienna Secession;

2014  Outstanding Artist Award for Fine Arts, ministry of art, section art;

2012  Schönste Bücher Österreichs Award:  catalogue raisonné, here’s to you;

2010  Austrian State Scholarship for Fine Arts.

2006  Artist in Residence at Tesla im Podewil’schen Palais, Berlin (D).

since 2011  Studio for Sculptors, Praterateliers, Vienna.