Gertrude Moser-Wagner

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Born at St.Georgen/Murau in Styria, Austria, in 1953.
Lives and works in Vienna as a free-lance artist.
Studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna,
with professor Bruno Gironcoli.

1982-90 Lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts for Arnulf Rainer's master class. Summer 1990 artist/lecturer at the Progetto Civitella d'Agliano, Italy.
1990-92 Lecturer at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, in "Interdisciplinary Techniques" for the master class of guest professor Beverly Piersol.
Since 1996 VICE VERSA art projects together with Beverly Piersol.
Since 1993 Workshops and lectures abroad (Bologna, Los Angeles, Munich, Glarus, Plüschow, New York, Owen Sound, Durham etc.)
Adjunct Professor at Webster University, Vienna (1999-2009)
Studios abroad: Rome (1994) and Kraków (1997). Artist in Residence at UMAS, Durham, Ontario (2000)
BMUKK-pilot project on „Mentoring of women by women in the arts“ (2011)


Fields of Artistic Endeavour

Concept, sculpture, video. Since 1979 exhibitions and projects; since 1983 video; since 1985 art in public spaces, interventions, symposia, communication projects, texts; cooperating with artists and scientists from other disciplines


Solo Exhibitions and Project Realizations

2016 ERGREIFS ENDLICH, permanent poetic intervention,
on a building at Friedrich-Engels-Platz, Vienna.
art contains 2016 (curator)
www.moser-wagner.com/artcontains
2015

alfabetosperimentale – ein Fest aus Bildern und Zeichen für
Nanni Balestrini (concept and curator), Galerie Wechselstrom and Kunsttankstelle Ottakring, Vienna, www.wechsel-stom.net
GIULIA FA LA STORIA / JULIA MACHT GESCHICHTE, project 2015, with Elisabeth Wörndl, in the garden of the Austrian Cultural Forum Rome, Italy

2014

WEGE_BEWEGGRÜNDE, [kunstwerk] krastal, Einöde bei Villach, Carinthia, exhibition in the sculptor’s house, with performance and an installation on site (curator Meina Schellander)
clandestinamente (strata of language, Norbert Cencig), ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio, on 15.6.2014

2013 ZUGUNRUHE, art space haaaauch-quer (curator Inge Vavra), Klagenfurt, A
VEZALEBT – Veza Canetti, a late anniversary celebration in Vienna. Initiator, co-editor, curator, Vienna,  A
2012

AVISO VEZALEBT (with poems from Hanane Aad),
Sternstudio, Vienna, A
art goes science V, GESICHTSFELD-CAMPO VISIVO
(Initiator together with Doris Jauk-Hinz), Literaturhaus Graz, Literaturhaus Vienna,
Gallery ZSart Vienna, Fondazione MUDIMA Milano
NISTEN ZIEHEN IRREN, project at the festival REGIONALE12, St.Lambrecht/Styria

2011 art goes science IV, collaboration, co-elaboration,
LET&POJ / FLY&SING (with Marica Radojčić, Belgrade, Serbia),
Art Centre of the University Library „Svetozar Marković“

2010

art goes science III, HALLO IRRGAST, exhibition (curator) and symposium and at University of Natural Resources and
Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
BIRD FLEW FAST, Galerie Splitter Art, Vienna

2009

art goes science II, DREI HÖFE, EIN PFERD, KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT, a walk along art-projects with Elke Krasny, Burghart Schmidt a.o., public spaces in Vienna
art goes science I, OKTOPUS, exhibition (curator) and symposium at Sigmund Freud Private University, Vienna
BERINGT UND ABGEFLOGEN, project at the Lower Austria’s Festival, Hohenau; „flugs“ ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio with Martin Leitner

2008

„The World of Performance Art: Ten Years of Asiatopia“, Bangkok Metropolitan Art&Cultural Center, curator Chumpon Apisuk, Bangkok, Thailand, www.asiatopia.org
POLIPOLOGO, Giacomo Guidi Arte Contemporanea,
Rome and DVD-presentations at Formia and Ventotene, Italy

2007

“Undisclosed Territory”, Solo/Java and “Nyepi”, Performance-Art Conference, Bali, Indonesia, curated by Melati Suryodarmo and Boris Nieslony, www.lemahputih.com
Project at Lower Austria’s Festival “grenzen.los”, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

2006

FISCHERSTIEGE alter ego, in connecton with art in public space, Vienna, www.publicartvienna.at, project in public space, (concept, curator), Vienna, A
HAUS 29, GELBE STRASSE – ein Fest für Veza, project in public space, (concept, curator), Vienna, A
KÖRPERCHEN, Medienwerkstatt Vienna, in connection with DAS ALTE, DAS NEUE (curator), www.medienwerkstatt-wien.at,
Vienna, A

2005

FINALTASTE, project in public space,
(concept, curator), Vienna, A
FARANG, Thai-Austrian Art and Friendship, Vienna,
(concept, curator together with MACHFELD), A

2004

ASIATOPIA 6, Performance-Art-Festival, Bangkok and Chaing Mai,
curator for the Austrian artists Rolf Hinterecker
TASTE UM DIE ECKE, project in public space, (concept, curator), Vienna, A
O-PLOT-O, (with Michael Delia), ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst
GLOBAL GARDEN, Lilla Galleriet, KKV Bohuslän, Sweden

2003

Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt (with Inge Vavra), Klagenfurt, A
TASTE 0-20, project in public space, (concept, curator), Vienna, A
O-PLOT-O in conjunction with “Stazione di Topoló/Postaja Topolove”, Topoló, Italy

2002

VICE VERSA 2002, project in public space (with Beverly Piersol), Vienna, A
HALALI (with Josef Reiter and Natalie Schellander), ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst

2001

WOODS-DUMPS-SWAMPS (with Beverly Piersol), Thomas K. Lang Gallery, Webster University, Vienna, A
SINK THE WEB, project in public space, Ibm,
Upper Austrian Festival of the Regions, A

2000

VIA POETI (with Beverly Piersol), Studio D‘Ars, Milan, Italy
ART-METABOLISM, Kentler International Drawing Space,
Brooklyn, NY, USA
SOIL SAMPLE SERIES, IMC at Academy of Sciences
of the Czech Republic, Prague
BLACK NEUTRAL OBJECTS, Durham Art Gallery,
Durham, Ontario, Canada
ARTIFICIAL MOUNTAINS, project in public space for
"Stagione di Caccia" (Boris Bakal), Bologna 2000

1999

VICE VERSA (with Beverly Piersol), Esprit Nouveau, Le Corbusier Pavilion, Bologna, Italy
KRAKÓW/KRAKAU (with Beverly Piersol), Krakaudorf, Styria, A
ACH DAS DORF, ACH DER FLUSS, Ach,
Upper Austrian Festival of Regions
POETI, Palestra de' Poeti, Bologna, and Narrenturm, Vienna, A
ACH POETEN, ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst
Personale, Videoworks, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna, A

1998

IT'S ALL ONE, Kentler International Drawing Space,
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experimental Intermedia Foundation, New York City, USA
SOIL SAMPLE SERIES, Fotogalerie Wien (with Maria Blondeel)
CRACOVIENSIS (with Beverly Piersol and Héctor Fiore),
ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst

1997

Galerie Gmünd, Carinthia, A

1996

TIME SHARING (with Beverly Piersol), Experimental Intermedia Huis,
Ghent, Belgium
TIME SHARING (with Amanda Stewart, Beverly Piersol),
ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst
INDICATORE, Oberrieder Stollen, Künstlerhaus Dortmund,
Germany
"Strange Movies", Galerie bei den Minoriten, Graz, A

1995

HALLO BONSAI, ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst

1994

VIDEOMAN-SPIEGELRAUB, intervention/installation,
Neidhart-Fresken-Haus, Museums of the City of Vienna and
Galerie Stalzer, Vienna
LUCE/GIORNI, Studio di Via Nota, Milan, Italy
INDICATORE IM RADIORAUM (with Josef Reiter)
ORF-Kunstradio/Radiokunst

1993

15/5 INTERIM, Filling station B95, Madling,
as part of the series of projects "Treibstoff Supernormal"
BAUSTELLE WELTFORMEL, room installation, ESC, Graz
INDICATORE, project/intervention, Indicatore, Italy

1992

LINGUALE BILDHAUEREI, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein,
Aachen, Germany
Kunst am Bau, realization at the Gendarmerieeinsatzkommando Wr.Neustadt, A

1991

DISINNESCARE BOMBE DI LAVA, intervention at the volcano on the island of Stromboli, as part of "Art/Science", Punto Rosso-Arti Visive, Stromboli, Italy
LAVABOMBENPROJEKT, Blaugelbe Galerie, Vienna, A
ERDKABELPROJEKT, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, A

1989

Galerie Arcade, Mödling
Galerie Maerz, Linz

1988

MELTING PLOT (Image/Word/Sound), Theseus temple Vienna, with Ferdinand Schmatz (word) and Peter Böhm (sound)
Galerie Neue Räume, Berlin, Germany

1987

Vienna Secession, Print Room

1986

"MITTE-MAI-PROJEKTE", Fabianihaus and St. Ruprecht's church,
Vienna , A

1985/86

DELEATUR, process/intervention in a public space, Vienna, A

1984

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, A





Group Projects and Exhibitions

2016

„expanded media – expanded horizons“,
Expanded Media Art Triennal 2016, Belgrade.
MUSAO - Museum astray Ottakring, Masc-Foundation,
Ottakring, Vienna.
BAU13 - Dress Codex, with exhibitions at: Artforms, Prato;
Museo del Novecento, Milano;
MAG3, Vienna (curated by Nora Bachel).
Participation in the art-edition „BAU – container of contemporary culture“, Viareggio/Italy: BAU 2 (2006), BAU 18 (2013),
BAU 13 (2016), www.bauprogetto.net
IN SOCIETY TO SOCIETY VI – angek(l)ettet, with Petra Ganglbauer, courtyard and location Salon, Praterstraße 17, Vienna;
ART CONTAINS artlabs, with Ulrich Kaufmann and Sigrid Friedmann, St. Georgen/Murau, A

2015 ART OF ENCOUNERING VI – China, Performance-art-project including several European cities, by PAErsche Cologne, http://paersche.org. Concept and organisation of the viennese part (with Brigitte Wilfing, Daniel Aschwanden), im_flieger, Vienna
203.3040.AT: visionXsound 2015, Experimental-Video-Screenings, Neulengbach, A
2014

IN GESELLSCHAFT ZUR GESELLSCHAFT IV (with Petra Ganglbauer), Sternstudio Vienna and Hof/Lokal Praterstraße 17, Vienna, www.taste.at
ART CONTAINS artlabs, with gecko-art, Veza Fernandez, Elisabeth Wörndl, St.Georgen/Murau, A

  „Räume für Notizen“, galerie wechselstrom, Vienna
2013 IHR STANDPUNKT  Frauen tragen, performances and interventions in public spaces, Graz, A
„Verwicklunge(n)isten“ (with Alfred Resch), artGarden Graz, A
„Chur durchwühlen“, Hasena & Das Museum in Bewegung,
Chur, Switzerland
2012 „Von den Bergen unten nach oben den Fluss hinab“
Performance  Art / Austria-Colonia, curators Rolf Hinterecker und Evamaria Schaller, Neues Kunstforum Cologne, Germany
TRACE THE TWEET, Claudia Mongini/G. Moser-Wagner (curators), www.claudiamongini.net, Gallery Školská, Prague/CZ 
2011 EINDAZWISCHENKOMMEN, photography & performance, FLUSS, Schloss Wolkersdorf, A
IN GESELLSCHAFT ZUR GESELLSCHAFT, artist-group Osmosi, Gallery Splitter art, Vienna

2010

10.10.10., Galerie vor Ort, Vienna
„Fioritura O“, Osmosi at PAC108, sculpture in the park of the Centro Basaglia, Livorno, I
PPROJEKTIONEN 2010, curated by Isabel Czerwenka-Wenkstetten, Heiligenkreuzerhof, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

2009

ViennArt09, eop-emergence of projects, MUSA, Vienna, A
ART23-Wir sind Wien, Festival der Bezirke, Vienna, A
KUNST UND WUT: SPRACHE, with Elizabeth McGlynn, Hof/Lokal Praterstraße 17, Vienna; www.taste.at
IN GESELLSCHAFT ZUR GESELLSCHAFT I und II, with Petra Ganglbauer and Lucas Cejpek, Alte Schmiede Vienna and
Hof/Lokal Praterstraße17, Vienna; www.taste.at

2008

OSMOSI 08, Galerie im Hof, Vienna and O’Milano, I

2007

DIE LIEBE ZU DEN OBJEKTEN, aspects on contemporary sculpture, Landesmuseum St. Pölten, A
„Unsere Natur liegt in der Bewegung. (Völlige Ruhe ist der Tod)“, Galerie allerArt, Bludenz/Kunstforum Montafon, A
EIN WIDERSPRUCH – a tribute to Simone Weil, Church of St Anna, in addition to the Long Night of the Churches, Vienna, A
"Introducing" Gallery Geyling, Vienna, A

2006

"I shall illuminate the dark side of the moon", Tesla-Museum and public bath, Curator Marica Radojčić, Belgrade, Serbia

2005

FINALTASTE, project in public space, (concept, curator), Vienna, A
FARANG, Thai-Austrian Art and Friendship", Machfeld-Studio, Vienna
"Prologue", ESC im Labor, Graz

2004

"Verstanden-Missverstanden", Lower Austria
Documentary Center for Modern Art, St.Pölten
"Erasing Project", Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
"Durham revisited", ESC im Labor, Graz, A
"Un cuscino per sognare", Parco Esposizioni Novegro, Milan, and Kultfabrik Munich, Germany
NA/NT.06.04, Centro Culturale Svizzero & O’Artoteca, Milan, Italy

2003

"Spuren im Schnee", Andreas Stalzer Werkstatt für Kunstsiebdruck, Galerie Exner, Vienna, A

2002

SISMA, O'Artoteca, Milan, Italy
"Schleife", ESC im Labor (with Beverly Piersol) Graz, A
M. E. L. Galerie, Vienna, A

2001

"Weinviertler Fotowochen", Schloss Wolkersdorf, A
DAL NON ESISTENTE, Gallery Leonardi V-Idea, Genova, Italy
WOODS-DUMPS-SWAMPS (with Beverly Piersol), basis wien and Thomas K. Lang Gallery, Webster University, Vienna, A

2000

"Counterrhythm/Controritmo", Istituto italiano di Cultura, Vienna, A
"Abitare la Galleria", Massenzio Arte, Rome
"Videostories", Landesgalerie Upper Austria, Linz, A

1999

"Translocation", Galleria Museo, Bolzano, Italy
7th Performance Conference, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
"Counterrhythm/Controritmo", Alte Fabrik, Thalgau/Salzburg, A

1998

"Artomatica", Torre Matilde, Viareggio, Italy
"Nonlieux", Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland
"Austrian Artists take Space", Otis Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
"Interim", Schloss Plüschow, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus, Germany
"Die Handlungsreisenden", cuba-cultur, Münster, Germany
"Tra Scrittura ed Immagine", Villa Gori di Stiava, Massarosa, Italy
"Letter, Word, Sentence", Fort Sztuki, Kraków, Poland

1997

ILLIMITE, Baluardo di San Paolino, Lucca, Italy, and Galerie am Mölkersteig, Vienna, A
"Fort Azimut 2000", Fort Sztuki, Kraków, Poland
TORNASOLE, video installation, as part of "Sauerstoff", Encounter with Artists, St.Lambrecht Monastery, A
"Realtime Artemis", video installation in conjunction with ORF/Ö1 Kunstradio/Radiokunst (Concept by Peter Pessl)

1996

"Fragile-Handle with Care", Picture Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, A
ELABORAZIONI, Galerie Eboran, Salzburg, A
"Passaggi a Nord-Ovest", Biella, Italy

1995

Vux6, Galleria Bastione Fiorito, Trieste, Italy
"Zeichen/Symbole", Galerie Robol, Vienna, A
"OSMOSI", Studio di Via Nota, Milan, Italy
"Immagini dell'Interno", Galleria En Plein Air, Pinerolo, Italy
"The Meridian Crossing", Hermit Foundation, Plasy Monastery,
Czech Republic
SNOWING PRÄSENTIERT BETEILIGTE, Blau-Gelbe Galerie, Vienna, A

1994

Transparent Messenger", Hermit Foundation, Plasy Monastery,
Czech Republic
Diagonale 2, Salzburg, A
VUx6, De Markten, Brussels, Belgium

1993

"Interferenzen VII-Transpositionen", Museum of Modern Art,
Ludwig Foundation Vienna
"Im Raum Schule", Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, A
"Evocare Colombo" Museo Attivo delle Forme Inconsapevoli,
Genova, Italy
ARTE/SCIENZA ARTE/NATURA ARTE/ARTE, Galerie Maerz, Linz, A
KIOSK, video installation, Blau-Gelbe Galerie, Vienna, A
"SIEBEN LINGUALE", video installation, Diagonale 1, Salzburg, A
"Arte Sella", Centre d'Art de Crestet, Vaison la Romaine, France

1992

Galerie M+, Bratislava, Slovakia

1991

"Arbeiten mit Glas", Galerie Stalzer, Vienna, A
"Arte Natura", Civica Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
"borderline 91", Monteciccardo di Pésaro, Italy

1990

"Arte Sella 90", Borgo Valsugana, Trento, Italy
"Einige topographische Setzungen", (with Verena Thürkauf and
Georg Leutner), Galerie Stalzer, Vienna, A
"Österreichische Skulptur, Sammlung Erste Allgemeine Generali Foundation", Secession, Vienna, A

1989

"Phantasie und Industrie", Technisches Museum, Vienna
"60 Tage Österreichisches Museum des 21. Jahrhunderts",
University of Applied Arts, Vienna, A

1988

"Jugendwerke vom Schillerplatz", Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, A

1987

"Österreichische Graphik II", Secession, Vienna, A

1986

"Meditation", Styrian Autumn, Galerie bei den Minoriten, Graz, A
"Austrian Video", Long Beach Museum, Los Angeles, USA

1984

"Junge Szene Wien", Secession, Vienna, A

1983

"Geist und Form X", Vienna, A

1979

"Geist und Form IX", Vienna (Award), A





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