viennacontemporary 2015 | ZONE 1

At the new venue, Marx Halle, viennacontemporary is proud of the galleries that present solo exhibitions of young artists in solo exhibitions. ZONE1, which up to now has been restricted to Austrian galleries, will also be open to international artists this year.

Also this year, the Austrian Federal Chancellery supports the participating young artists from Austria.

Csaba Kis Róka (acb Gallery, Budapest)

Csaba Kis Róka (b. 1981 in Székesfehérvár), graduated from the painting department of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in 2007, he received DAAD scholarship at the Nürnberg Akademie der Bildende Künste. Between 2008 and 2010 he received Derkovits scholarship for emerging Hungarian artists. His latest solo exhibitions were hosted by acb Gallery, Budapest, the Swiss Bellinnzona CACT in 2013, the Dutch Bunniki MOA Museum in 2012, and Studio Gallery, Budapest in 2009. www.acbgaleria.hu

Ulla Rauter (Mario Mauroner Contemporary, Vienna)

Ulla Rauter (b. 1980 in Wiener Neustadt) studied transmedial art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. She works as a media artist and musician at the junction between sound and visual art – her works include performance sculptures, musical performances and self-built instruments. In 2008 she received a prize from the Ö1 Talent Scholarship, in 2009 she was awarded a scholarship from the Federal  Ministry for Science, Research and Economy and in 2011 the Start-Scholarship from the Ministry for Arts and Culture. In 2014 she was an artist in residence at the Nordic Artists’ Center Dale in Norway and in 2015 she received a studio scholarship in Rome from the Arts and Culture Devision of the Federal Chancellery in Austria. www.ullarauter.com

Andy Boot (Galerie Emanuel Layr,Vienna)

Andy Boot (b. 1987 in Sydney, Australia, lives and works in Vienna) studied Bachelor Of Communication Design, Swinburne University in Sydney, now lives and works in Vienna. His most recent exhibitions include: Beyond the Object, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Frieze Art Fair, Frame section, New York, US solo show. Some past shows: Überfläche, 21er Raum, 21er Haus, Vienna, AT. cur. Severin Dünser Renwick Gallery, New York, US (2012), Croy Nielsen at SUNDAY Fair, London, UK (w. Ben Schumacher) Croy Nielsen, Berlin, DE (2012). www.andyboot.com

Ursula Buchart (Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna)

Ursula Buchart (b. 1976 in Munich, lives and works in Vienna and Munich) studied at Academy of Fine Art in Vienna. Ursula Sussane Buchart’s work is mainly representational, even though a very important aspect of her work is the gesture. Artist prefers to work on large formats, making her work look monumental and charged with historical and mythological motives, which can be interpreted in any subjective way possible. Her recent exhibitions include a solo show at mo.ë in Vienna, group show at Zeitkunst Galerie in Kitzbühel and a group show at Masc Foundation in Vienna. 

Karin Fisslthaler (Raum Mit Licht, Vienna)

Karin Fisslthaler (b. 1981 in Oberndorf near Salzburg, lives and works in Vienna and Linz) graduated in experimental design at the Kunstuniversität Linz. She works in the fields of experimental film and Fine Art, and has been producing electronic music since 2003 under the name Cherry Sunkist. In her work she engages with issues concerning media portrayals of the human body, and its  body language and the repercussions of the latter on the construction of identity. As material, found footage becomes the subject of fascination, criticism, multiple interpretations and complex approaches. www.karinfisslthaler.com

Aldo Giannotti (Viktor Bucher, Vienna)

Aldo Giannotti (b. 1977, lives and works in Vienna) works with ‘programmatic’ series of ideas or concept drawings. Drawing, as a planning tool, has always been integral to Giannotti’s artistic practice. He uses it as an occasion or medium for liberating an imaginative, anticipatory practice that gathers up countless interventions and possible ‘exhibitions’ in one and the same space. His most recent exhibitions incldue group exhibitions at ESC medien Kunst Labor, Graz in 2014, “Dance With Us” at projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna in 2014, “There is No Exhibition” at Gallery andata.ritorno in 2014, Geneve and solo show “Drop Out of Sight” at Lust Gallery in 2013. www.aldogiannotti.com

Drago Persic (Galerie Nicola von Senger, Zurich)

Drago Persic (b. 1981 in Banja Luka, lives and works in Vienna). Studied at the academy of fine arts Vienna from 2002 until 2007. Recent exhibitions include group shows at Walter Koschatzky Kunstpreis 2015, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig and Still, RLB Kunstbrücke, and solo shows at Galerie Nicola von Senger, Zürich, Switzerland in 2011 and Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria in 2010. www.dragopersic.com

Clemens Wolf (Galerie Silvia Steinek, Vienna)

Clemens Wolf (b. 1981 in Vienna, Austria, lives and work in Vienna) studied at Linz Art University, works on large pieces of canvas and installations, with focuse on urban space in his work. Despite being contemporary, his work evokes a feeling of depth and old world intensity. He participated in Bank Austria Kunstfotum, Vienna in 2014, as well as group shows “Heavy Metal” at Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Kitzbühl, “Like It” at Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg and had his most recent solo exhbition “Time to Break Out” at Galerie Hunchentoot, Berlin in 2013. www.clemenswolf.com

Dominik Louda (Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna)

Dominik Louda (b. 1985 in Vienna, lives and works in Vienna) studied at Academy of Fine Art in Vienna. Most recent exhibitions include Graphisches Kabinett, Bar du Bois in Vienna, Sammlung des Landes Salzburg, Galerie im Traklhaus in Salzburg, “aus dem Lungau. Lungauer KünstlerInnen”, Kulturpavillion in Tamsweg and “Scaffolding” at Kerstin Engholm Galerie in Vienna.  www.dominiklouda.com

Ivan Grubanov (Loock Galerie, Berlin)

Ivan Grubanov (b. 1976 in Belgrade) studied at the Belgrade Academy of Fine Arts, the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam, Delfina Studios in London and Casa de Velazquez in Madrid. The Serbian pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, its 56th edition, features his installation United Dead Nations. Solo shows include Loock Galerie in Berlin, Laboratorio 987 at MUSAC in Leon, Le Grand Cafe Centre d’Art Contemporain in St Nazaire, Gallery of the Belgrade Cultural Center and Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade, Stroom Center for Contemporary Art in Den Haag, Nogueras Blanchard in Barcelona, Ronmandos in Rotterdam. grubanov.wordpress.com

Albert Mayr (MARTINETZ, Cologne)

Albert Mayr (b. 1975 in St. Pölten, lives and works in Vienna and Wiener Neudorf). He studied New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, until 2008. In 2010 he had a solo show “The Jonny Hawaii Orchester” at Künstlerhaus Graz, 2012. Awarded with the Austrian government scholarship in 2013, he participated in group exhibition Liste, Basel 2014, “De Appel Gallerist Programme”. Mayr just recently returned from a three-month studio grant in Shanghai, China. www.petramartinetz.de

20 solo presentations, one work at time | O W G

In the original concept of the One Work Gallery, the following artists will be presenting one work at a time during viennacontemporary: Daniel Ferstl, Titania Seidl, Manfred Hubmann, Philipp Fleischmann, Nana Mandl, Albert Allgaier, Adnan Balet Balcinovic, Cäcilia Brown, Judith Eisler, Bernhard Garnicnig, Gerhard Himmer, Bert Löschner, Christoph Meier, Ute Müller, Sarah Pichlkostner, Marusa Sagadin, Toni Schmale, Lukas Thaler, Marianne Vlaschits, Lucas Zallmann, Salvatore Viviano, Schuyler Maehl

Also this year, the Austrian Federal Chancellery supports the participating young artists from Austria


Featured photo: Work ‘Amazing’ by Adnan Balet, 2015. Copyright by Rudolf  Strobl


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