A N N A   W A T Z I N G E R

1981 born in Graz (A), raised in Upper Austria and living and working beside traveling in Vienna (A),

studied sculpture and media arts and thinks/works within various media, subjects and projects, focusing on this liquid space of encounters of different things and phenomena.

 

2012-2017: University of Applied Arts Vienna

                                2020: Diploma Digital/Media Arts with distinction

2004-2008: Vienna Art School

                    2010: Diploma with distinction

2002-2004: Multimedia based Art Therapy School (ISSA), Vienna

2001-2002 (Australia): Voluntary social year, traveling

1987-2000: Rudolf Steiner (Waldorf-) School, Linz (A)

 

since 2006: Working in the social & caring field

2011-2013: Voluntary work at Radio Orange and Okto TV

2004-2008: Commercial photography: events, nude photography

 

since 2023: Co-founder with Olivia Jaques of the collective a/o

since 2022: Head Member of Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory

since 2019: Co-founder with Laurus Edelbacher of Rainbow Team

2018-2020: Member of Kollektiv Outsight

2017-2019: Member of RIGRIVIS by AA collection

2010-2013: Member of the artists collective & gallery Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

since 2011:  Co founder of the collective TranZ – performative gestures in urban context

 

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S O L O SHOWS & COLLABORATIVE/CURATED PROJECTS & MORE

 

2024

smart rainbow 7.0 (system) multimedia_ livestream sculpture/installation/website/performative (AR) extension/app:reaLive climate change data/workshop by Rainbow Team „at urgent times of climate change“ Fabrikraum Vienna

2023

SOS 2.0_Die Fürsorge ist die Schwester der Autonomie solo show of Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna

Riot im Riot. On reclaiming Space organized/curated/part of with Olivia Jaques, Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Vienna

THE MALUS DOMESTICA ARCHIVE (TMDA) transmedial, Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Vienna

2022

Von sprechenden Kaffeetassen, blinden Spiegeln, gespannten Bechertelefonen und anderen (neongoldenen) Geheimnissen performance with Olivia Jaques, in the frame of SOS by Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, kunstraum pro arte, Hallein (A)

Salon of Open Secrets (SOS) solo show of Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, kunstraum pro arte, Hallein (A)

I-BED MONITORING video of the month, das weisse haus, Vienna

2021

Lucy hybrid performance with Julia Tazreiter, PROYECTOR Festival, Madrid

INSOMNIA 2.0_Dinge Denken Daten Dämonen sensory installation, Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Vienna

2019

living image_deleted video, selection Best Austrian Animation by ASIFAustria, film screening „experimental film“, Filmcasino, Vienna

living image_deleted video, selection Austrian competition by VIS/Vienna Shorts, film screening „magic hour“, Stadtkino/Künstlerhaus, Vienna

2017

Ongoing artistic research project in collaboration with Deniz Guvensoy (theorist, curator) about the space between Nothing and Something on the example of „The Word became Flesh“

2016

FLAT WHITE OPEN at Hannovermarkt with Carmen Fetz performative intervention: working & living-minimal housing- in public space, Q202, Vienna

2015

Awardee of 20 second for art by KÖR and INFOSCREEN 20 second video documentation of a temporary sculpture in public space (Wallensteinplatz, Vienna 2012), two-weeks screening in public transports/WIENER LINIEN, Vienna  

2014

through my eyes/windows visual intervention in semi public space, KUD Mreža at Cultural Centre Metelkova, Ljubljana (SI)

THE MALUS DOMESTICA ARCHIVE presentation of the work in progress, The Srečišče Gallery, Ljubljana (SI)

2013

Artist in Residency at cultural center Metelkova, Ljubljana (SI)

Inbetween IV performance-weekend, organized/part of, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

2012

Expanding Drava (interactive) performance in public space, European Capital of Culture, Maribor (SI)

exhiperform with Vasja Nagy performance/installation, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

2011

071019812142 performance/installation/objects/photography/video, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

2010

01 – diploma presentation temporary installation/sculpture in public space (Karlsplatz) & screening at show room Kunsthalle Karlsplatz, Vienna

2009

Nichts tun – Zen Arbeit in Ottakring installation/participative event/in collaboration with Zen Zentrum Mishoan Wien, curated/part of, Soho in Ottakring, Vienna

 

2005 Körperlandschaften nude photography, Raimundhof, Vienna

1999 Licht photography, Linz (A)



G R O U P  SHOWS & PROJECTS/PRESENTATIONS

 

2 0 2 4

„maybe it could be an angel?“ localGPS-AR-(hybrid)3D-model, „Ludic Territories“, organized/curated by LOT/Çağdaş Çeçen, LOT/Ankerbrotfabrik/, Vienna

Datenkopf performance in public space with Olivia Jaques (a/o), „In der Kubatur des Kabinetts – Pirate Cultures & Plunder Sonics: MAYDAY! organized/curated by Sandkasten Syndikat/Magdalena Scheicher, Flucc/Praterstern, Vienna                         

DATA DRUM/DATENTROMMEL interactive/performative sculpture and artistic research project with Olivia Jaques (a/o), „PIRATE CULTURES: Unter dem Asphalt der Strand“ organized/curated by Sandkasten Syndikat/Magdalena Scheicher, Semmelweisklinik, Vienna

 

2 0 2 3

liquidDIYidentities interactive rainbow color painting, Rainbow Team, „ENDOXƎ Fragmentierte Identität“, organized by GAL/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Bulgarian culture institute, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna 

DATA DRUM/DATENTROMMEL interactive/performative sculpture and artistic research project with Olivia Jaques (a/o), „Riot im Riot – On Re-claiming Space“, Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Vienna

BLAUPAUSE_Wiener Waschweib 3.0 – replay of BLAUPAUSE_Wiener Waschweib 2.0, Donaukanal 2015- (washing-)performance in public space „Riot im Riot – On Re-claiming Space“, Donau/Brigittabrücke Vienna

INSOMNIA 2.0_Dinge Denken Daten Dämonen sensory installation, ”Sleepy Politics”, curated by Francesca Faudretsch & Lotti Brockmann, Exibit gallery/Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

 

2 0 2 2

I-BED MONITORING video „re.pairing.future“, Digital Art Department/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Aveiro (PRT)

ohne Titel sculpture „Crisis Gaia“ curated by Manolo Cocho and Vasja Nagy, Magazzino 26, Trieste (I)

www.smartrainbow7punkt0.systems website with Laurus Edelbacher (Rainbow Team), European Digital Art Fair (EDAF), UKR

maybe it could be an angel? 3D model/GPS-AR, HGM – intervention, curated by ARTIFICIAL MUSEUM & Elena Messner, HGM 1030 Vienna

smart rainbow 7.0 live stream performance & upload of the liquid content out of the freezer box with Laurus Edelbacher,“ Καιρός – recall of earth II“,

curated by Sophia Panteliadou,  performances Sounds of the Living & The Matter is Melting, Angewandte Innovation Lab (AIL), Vienna

 

2 0 2 1

smart rainbow 7.0 live live stream video sculpture with Laurus Edelbacher “ Καιρός – recall of earth II“, curated by Sophia Panteliadou, Angewandten Innovation Lab (AIL), Vienna

living image_deleted video & ohne Titel sculpture, C3 Complexity Science Center, UNAM, Mexico City (MX)

living image_deleted video installation, PROYECTOR Festival, Exhibition Hall El Aguila, Madrid (E)

living image_deleted videoSocial Lubricant & Water Politics“, curated by XX Art Flanerie „may you live in liquid times“, Hollerei gallery, Vienna

DEEP SCREEN_ von Prinzessinnen, Perlzwiebeln und Panik with Ruth Zimmermann, Mz Balthazar’s Laboratory, Vienna

 

2 0 2 0

Kronprinzessin Rudolfina 2/1220 (TMDA) performative intervention, act VI notgalerie/Reinhold Zisser, Seestadt Vienna

 

2 0 1 9

smart rainbow 7.0 live stream video sculpture with Laurus Edelbacher, “ Καιρός – recall of earth“, curated by Sophia Panteliadou & Rainer Kaltenberger, MIET Thessaloniki (GR)

Bodyscreen/Deep Interfaces mini sculpture collection „die weisse-ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau #6“ – online presentation, das weisse haus, Vienna

smart rainbow 7.0 live stream video sculpture with Laurus Edelbacher,“ Καιρός – recall of earth“, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Biennale Sessions/Arsenale, Venice (I)

living image_deleted video,Propeller film screening“, Fotogalerie Wien, WUK, Vienna

living image_deleted video, „The Essence – Angewandte Festival“, University of Applied Arts Vienna

Frau Pomona LaMela/Kronprinzession Rudolfina performative intervention, participation in the performance „Justizpalast der Volksherrschaft im Garten“ by Club Real, studio brut, Vienna

 

2 0 1 8

Frau Pomona LaMela/Kronprinzessin Rudolfina apple speech concept/application for planting an apple tree, performative participation in the projectJenseits der Natur_ Volksherrschaft im Garten“ by Club Real, greenhouse Floridsdorf, Vienna

 

2 0 1 7

Apfelfleisch site-specific intervention, „Vergessene Frauen-Donne Dimenticate“, organized by GAL/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Bulgarian culture institute, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna

Daily Bang oder die kleine Schwester von Prometheus sonic-performative intervention,„advanced obstacles“, organized by Joseph Knierzinger & Michael Muik, Republic of Kugelmugel, Vienna

Furt II_ installative video projection & sound installation, „The Essence„, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Alte Post, Vienna

Prometa zündelt performance, „Acts of Touch“, performance parcours organized by Marie-Claude Poulin, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna

Daily Bang oder die kleine Schwester von Prometheus sonic-performative intervention, „Fenstersturz“, organized by Nico Kirisits/Klaus Filip, Lichthof, University of Applied Arts Vienna

NOW! text/photo collage, catalog contribution „Inszenierte Projekte“, curated by Beatrix Sunkovsky, catalog presentation, Secession Vienna

alma spricht video, „RIGRIVIS launch in space“, by Aa collections, Vienna

Furt II installative video projection,“bitoresc“, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Ausstellungszentrum Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna

 

2 0 1 6

Furt installative video projection with Laurus Edelbacher, 7-3+1 installation & AYTO video performance with Laurus Edelbacher, Dara Radmilovic, Stefan Rakic & Lena Violetta Leitner, TV916-Deconstruction of context„, Academy of Fine Arts, Trebinje (BIH)

Sowohl als auch performance with Cagdas Cecen, „body-minds & objects“ performance parcours , organized by C.M.Poulin & Martin Kusch, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna

Würfelperformance; Zufällige Begegnung von…video, Fortune Cookie not my intention„, organized by Gerda Lampalzer-Oppermann, mo.ë, Vienna

Alma spricht video, „Aporias“, curated by Deniz Guvensoy, Friday Exit, Vienna

Tonmaterial video die weisse-ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau #5, das weisse haus, Vienna

Alma spricht video, film festival „Running Sushi“, organized by Kollektiv Outsight, KunstRaumGarage, Vienna

ANIMAtion work in progress, „Aftershow“, organized by Julia Tarzreiter & Hui Ye, mo.ë, Vienna

 

2 0 1 5

Tonmaterial video & Eine Melodie aufgehängt zwischen zwei Punkten installative projection, „Transducing the city“, organized by Christina Kubisch/Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Ausstellungszentrum Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna

0.0.100.0.MONUMENT.100.80.0.0 site-specific & time-based installation, „Festival Europa“, organized by aykit, Arena Wien, Vienna

Wiener Waschweib 2.0 (washing-)performance/(clothes-)projection, „duckdockdonaukanal“, organized by Leo Schatzl, das WERK, Vienna

SEEing video, LED wall screening at Fledermaushaus Seestadt Aspern, organized by Jan Lauth & Peter Koger, Vienna

Die Zitrone installation & das Pendel moving video, „OneDay – show“, organized by Ilse Lafer, Generali Foundation, Vienna

Alma spricht video, film festival „Running Sushi“, organized by Out Sight, Friday Exit, Vienna

 

2 0 1 4

Die Tür/The Door/Дверь video-installation with Serge Prokofiev & T=M+V performative/installative/new media with Lena Violetta Leitner, Yana Kovrigina, Ksenia Plisova,

Contemporaries of the near future„, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts, Vienna Fair, das weisse haus, Vienna

Works of 071019812142 photography/video/installation,“die weisse-ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau #3, das weisse haus, Vienna

 

2 0 1 3

21* video, part of the THE MALUS DOMESTICA PROJECT, „digital frictions“, Digital Arts/University of Applied Arts Vienna, das weisse haus, Vienna

8h growing sculpture „Vertical“ Digital Arts /University of Applied Arts Vienna, Biennale Sessions/Arsenale, Venice (I)

7 rooms performance, voice Tina Muliar, „Inbetween IV“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

Lipa 08-31 performance/video/presentation with Katja Oblak, Galerija Screcisce Metelkova, Ljubljana (SI)

Moving Sculpture moving sculpture/video, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/ „Parallel“ – Vienna Art Fair, Vienna

be part of the art participative installation/support Vienna Open Lab & Moving Sculpture moving installation, „Trial and Error“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

Pain performance, „Inbetween V“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

Me, Myself & I photography & no title object, „Collateral Orbit“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/Allegra Nomad gallery, Bucharest (RO)

7 rooms part of the performance, opening ceremony of the Kornmarktplatz Bregenz, organized by Martin Gruber/aktionstheater, Digital Arts /University of Applied Arts Vienna

no title object, „Cocoon“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/Baril Gallery, Cluj (RO)

 

2 0 1 2

Moving Sculpture video, „about flying“, European month of photography, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/brick5, Vienna

Ideas for Drava projection, raz:um art space, Maribor (SI)

no title object & growing sculpture performance, „Celica/Zelle/Cell“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/Galerija Screcisce Metelkova, Ljubljana (SI)

Me, Myself & I performance/installation/video, „Private View“, organized by Gerda Lampalzer-Oppermann/ University of Applied Arts Vienna, Schikaneder, Vienna

Zeitkörper object „Untragbar“, organized by Stefanie Wuschitz/Digital Arts /University of Applied Arts Vienna, Micro symposium, MQ, Vienna

Invited artist workshop and presentation, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/Jiři Kočica/Žiga Okorn/Mojca Puncer/raz:um, European Capital of Culture, Maribor (SI)

Wally performance in public space with Aiko/Kazuko Kurosaki, Q202, Vienna

HAZATEIA photography/screen, „Constructed Photography“, curated by Vasja Nagy, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

 

2 0 1 1

Pain performance, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14/ThisHumanWorld-Festival, Vienna

The Alma Project installation/photography/object, „Post/Art in a Suitcase“ by Vasja Nagy, Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana (SI)

Kommlabor participative performance, „Symposium performative“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

No title postcard-series: material exchange with Astrid Sodomka, „Help for Japan“, Benefizveranstaltung Pratersauna, Vienna

 

2 0 1 0

HAZATEIA photography/installation, „Outside of Oblivion“, European month of photography, brick5, Vienna

The Alma Project moving object/artist’s instructions/narrative documentation, „Art in a Suitcase„, curated by Vasja Nagy, Europe/Istanbul

         Exhibitions: Studio Gallery FKSE, Budapest (HU)

                              m.odla Gallery Prague (CZ)

                              Runde Ecke, Dresden (DE)

                              SintflutStudio, Berlin (DE),

                              Associazione Culturale Mirada, Ravenna (IT)

                              Pangea S. N. C. , Mola di Bari (IT)

                              Depo, Istanbul (TR)

nothing more than this performance, „36 Stunden Kunst“, Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna

light drawings photography, „Innere Sicherheit“, IIASA/Institute Laxenburg, Nö (A)

 

2 0 0 8  beyond the picture photography, land art workshop & exhibition, gallery of Mikulov (CZ)

2 0 0 7  Dot 7 photography/installation, land art workshop & exhibition, palace of Mikulov (CZ)

            Zeitkörper object & Momo – the golden girl of time performance, one day show, Vienna Art School

2 0 0 6  Participation performance by Andrei Bartenev, Donaufestival Krems (A)

             The fifth element permanent installation of a sculpture, wood workshop & exhibition, Bata Foundation, Zlin (CZ)

2 0 0 3  ACT installation, Art Therapy School (ISSA)/WUK project space, Vienna