Margret Wibmer

Margret Wibmer
Born 1959 BirthLienz, Austria.
Lives and works in HomeAmsterdam, The Netherlands.

margret wibmer

lives and works in amsterdam, new york and vienna
1959 born in lienz, austria
1980 – 1983 studies at the university of applied arts in vienna, austria
1983 – 1989 lived and worked in new york city. her work was shown at fashion moda gallery in the bronx and at a.i.r. gallery
in new york city. worked as an assistant for the american artist sol lewitt and as a fashion stylist for fashion
photographer bob kiss and the ‘david letterman show’.
since 1990 studio in amsterdam
2000 guest curator at the museum ‘de beyerd’ in breda, the netherlands (‘die desorientierung des blickes’)
collaboration with the center for science and computer studies in amsterdam
2001 founded her own label ‘Imoto’, a platform for experimental interventions in which she introduces elements of
dance, music, fashion and architecture
beginning of an ongoing collaboration with the STEIM institute (studio for electro instrumental music) and robert van
since 2003 tutor at the art academy AKI in enschede, the netherlands
department of contextual art practices
designed a program on smart textiles and wearable technology in collaboration with christine.v.d. heiden
2006/07 guest tutor at the Dutch Art Institute
represented by lumen travo gallery in amsterdam.
solo exhibitions
2006 0.33 % of a collection kunstvereniging diepenheim / the netherlands
2005 recent works lumen travo gallery / amsterdam / the netherlands
2002 recent works galerie kultec / lienz / austria
2001 recent works gallery parade / amsterdam
1999 differenz institute of art history / innsbruck / austria / catalog
1997 6 min 45 sec museum schloß bruck / lienz / austria
including a sound- and videoinstallation made in collaboration with Robert Poss.
1996 lienz im märz jungmann/gruber architects / lienz / austria
1993 q(cue)-riosity congresscenter seehof / innsbruck / austria / catalog
1991 irrelevance josine bokhoven gallery / amsterdam
1990 roxanne panasonic städtische galerie lienz / austria
1988 continued a place for a frined – spays fashion moda gallery / bronx / new york
group exhibitions and performances
2006 entering a strange field kunstpavillon innsbruck / austria; interactive installation / catalog
opera austria museum of contemporary art/centro per l’arte contemporanea luigi pecci / prato / italy
uitgepakt in zwolle museum de fundatie/ zwolle/ the netherlands
objects and photographs gallery ramakers / den haag / the netherlands (with ien lucas)
art fair amsterdam gallery ramakers / den haag / the netherlands
2005 dance with me gallery onetwentyeight / new york city
6 positionen court house matrei i.o / austria
2004 extracting the blue lumen travo gallery / amsterdam / the netherlands (with tiong ang)
tour – retour kunstpavillion innsbruck / austria / catalog
recent works zeitkunst gallery / kitzbühel / austria (with martin eiter)
ladenkastproject phoebus gallery / rotterdam / the netherlands
in the making muiderpoort theater amsterdam; performance with nell berger
art fair cologne zeitkunst gallery / kitzbühel / austria
2003 open museum night gallery phoebus / rotterdam / performance
art dans la ville st. etienne / france / catalog
zusammengetragen RLB kunstbrücke / innsbruck / austria / catalog
kraftwerk peripher kraftwerk imst / austria / installation ausflug / catalog
recent aquisitions institut of art history at the university of innsbruck / austria
art fair vienna zeitkunst gallery / kitzbühel / austria
2002 mama cash art award boothuis / rotterdam / catalog
art fair Innsbruck austria / gallery parade / amsterdam
strukturen galerie im taxispalais / innsbruck /austria / catalog
art fair amsterdam gallery parade / amsterdam
summersalt gallery onetwentyeight / new york city
donateursprenten grafisch atelier / utrecht / the netherlands
windowlicker artwalk / amsterdam / performance and installation
art fair vienna austria / gallery parade / amsterdam
2001 28. austrian graphics awards galerie im taxispalais / innsbruck /austria / catalog
migrating identity hooghuis arnhem / the netherlands / cd-rom
fetishistic gallery onetwentyeight / new york city
rencontre paris/berlin new media festival / berlin / germany
2000 fusion 2000 new media conference / weimar / germany / presentation off the wall
mauerschau bagagehal loods 6 / amsterdam / video documentation
incontro le credac / paris / france / catalog
die desorientierung des blickes museum de beyerd / breda /the netherlands / premiere of the virtual reality
opera off the wall / catalog
on(e)line as part of the world wide video festival / gate foundation / amsterdam
1999 never too late museum zeughaus / innsbruck / austria / permanent installation / (in collaboration with
c. prantauer / n. schletterer and r. veltman)
freizeit und überleben galerie im taxispalais / innsbruck / austria
universal communicativity gallery onetwentyeight / new york city
1998 the archives 0001 the gate foundation / amsterdam / the netherlands
recent aquisitions institute of art history / innsbruck / austria
collezione tirolo il complesso monumentale di s. michele / rome /italy / catalog
kunst & sample multiple autorenschaft lebenshilfe lienz / lienz /austria
cool II boterhal / hoorn / the netherlands
art fair amsterdam art kitchen gallery / amsterdam
workaday sightseeing – what do i know gallery zeitkunst / kitzbühel / austria / (with marc mer)
democracy show gate foundation / amsterdam / the netherlands
1997 sooi guute gallery / hiroshima / japan
sooi art spot gallery marya / osaka / japan
moderno e modernetta josine bokhoven gallery / amsterdam / the netherlands (with simon ferdinando)
including the sound and video installation dispositione dei continenti
1996 no reason – no doubt art kitchen gallery / amsterdam / the netherlands
woman draw gallery onetwentyeight / new york city (with nancy spero and yoko ono)
1994 recent aquisitions institute of art history / innsbruck /austria
1993 fest am boden kulturverein eigen art / wörgl / austria / catalog
land in zicht open haven museum / amsterdam
1991 mirror in the darkness multimedia festival / kanazawa / japan
1987 osaka city museum / osaka / japan / curated by toyo
1985 invitational a.i.r. gallery / new york city
interactive installations
2006 the holding, kunstpavillon innsbruck/austria
since 2002 development of the interactive IMOTO installation in collaboration with the STEIM institute in amsterdam and
robert van heumen
1998 – 2000 off the wall interactive virtual reality opera in collaboration with the austrian composer günther zechberger
1998 wrappings a site specific installation around the subject of city space, language and image leiden /the netherlands
public commissions
1999 never too late museum zeughaus / innsbruck / austria / permanent interactive installation
selected bibliography
kunstbeeld (dutch art magazine) march 2006 / arian reinders
mister motley ( dutch art magazine) september 2005 / hanne hagenaars
le jaune de l’oeuf (exhibition catalog) 2003 / ingeborg erhart / kunstpavillion innsbruck / austria
kraftwerk peripher (exhibition catalog) 2003 / christoph bertsch / edizioni medicea
strukturen (exhibition catalog) published by galerie im taxispalais / innsbruck / austria
mama cash art awards (exhibition catalog) 2001 / published by mama cash / amsterdam
kunstbeeld (dutch art magazine) december 2001 / saskia monshouwer
volkskrant 17.10.2001 / merel bem
IMOTO catalog 2001 / text by tereza kotyk
gazet Nr. 0 and Nr1 2001 / jaques van alphen / published by gallery parade / amsterdam
greyt june 2001 text by saskia monshouwer
incontro (exhibition catalog) 2000 / julia garimorth / published by le credac / paris / france
sony style magazine april 2000 ‘interacting trough art’ / matthew hawn
die desorientierung des blickes (exhibition catalog) 2000 / texts by lucas gehrmann and reinhard braun / published by museum de
beyerd / breda / the netherlands
differenz (exhibition catalog) 1999 / text by tereza kotyk
time capsule 1994 / an encyclopedia of women artists performers and writers / published by creative time inc. / nyc
long news in the short century published by long news / nyc
grants and awards
2004 preis für zeitgenössische kunst department of culture / innsbruck / austria
2002 pollock krasner grant new york city
2001 mama cash art award amsterdam / the netherlands
2000 fohn foundation grant vienna / austria