short biography

Claudia Märzendorfer, Vita. 2020/01.(Short version).

* 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.

Projects, exhibitions, commissions (Selection).

2020

  • Skulptureninstitut, University of Appied Arts Venna/ Skulptur und Raum. Art in Public Space
    Lower Austria and Artists. pour les oiseaux/ For the Birds.

2019

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

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.

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 (2014-2016), BIG Headquarters, Vienna. /
    Competition 2013. Winning project.

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 (Selection).

2020

  • Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, Soloshow with 12 pieces/ Art Collection City Graz.
    15. März – 29. April, curated by Ursula Horvath.

2019

  • Blazing World, Kunsthaus Vienna, Garage, curated by Verena Kaspar.
  • OK Linz, Sinnesrausch 2019, Kunst in Bewegung, curated by Genoveva Rücker & Katharina Lackner
    Room 1.OG, 1AO.
  • European Centre for the Arts, Hellerau (D)/ Zentrum europäischer Künste, Hellerau.
    Installation with the orig. Bauhaus Bühne, curated by Moritz Lobeck (D).
    Literaturhaus Graz, Performance / literary award Franz Nabl to Olga Flor.

2018

  • Kaltwäsche (cold wash clothes line) „the 90s “, MUSA Vienna, curated von Brigitte Borchardt -Birbaum
    und Berthold Ecker.
  • de composition, Singuhr Projects (D), curated by Carsten Seiffarth (D), Berlin.

2017

  • musictypewriter Score #6, Jesuiten: Art, Plant House, Symposion Silence, Vienna
    curated by Gustav Schörghofer.
  • musictypewriter, Score #5, rhiz, Schallform Gallery, Wien.
    2016 72 km+ Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM– Graz), curated by Sandro Droschl
  • 72 km+ MSU Maribor (SVN), curated by Simona Vidmar (SVN) in cooperation with Sandro Droschl
  • Reisegruppe schöner Männer, Fox – Offspace, Wien curated by Udo Bohnenberger
  • kollektive Collage, Bildraum Bodensee, Bregenz, curated by Jeanette Pacher

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 (Selection).

2020

  • Villa Rohannec´h (F) kuratiert von Paul Weninger und Claire Letournel
  • „Archivierung der Gegenwart“, University of Appied Arts Venna, Short Poem, BIG ART
    13. März – 14. März.
  • „BE SEEING YOU“, Kunstverein Mannheim (D)
    26. Januar – 15. März kuratiert von Dr. Martin Stather

2019

  • „Discrete Austrian Secrets “ Chongqing Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art (GCA),
    China (CHN), curated by Margareta Sandhofer. 11. 2019 – 31. 03. 2020.
  • „Lottery“, Studio Baumann Wien, lotterlabel.at, kuratiert von Thomas Baumann
  • „MAKING TRUTH“, Vienna Art Week, kuratiert von Angela Stief und Robert Punkenhofer

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.

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

Awards, Residencies (Selection).

  • 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 Outstanding Artist Stipend.
  • 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.