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[bio] Peter Weibel [e]

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*1944, Odessa [UA]

Studied literature, medicine, logic and philosophy in Paris and Vienna. From 1976 to 1981 he was lecturer in the theory of form and, in 1981 Visiting Professor of Design and Art at the Vienna University of the Applied Arts and was Visiting Professor at the College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada. In 1981 he was lecturer in Perception Theory and Professor of Photography at Gesamthochschule in Kassel. Since 1984 he has been Professor of Visual Media at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and Associate Professor of Video and Digital Arts at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1989 he headed the Institut für Neue Medien at the Staedlschule in Frankfurt am Main. From 1993 until 1999 he was curator of the Austrian Pavillon at the Biennial in Venice and Artistic Director of the Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Graz. From 1986 until 1995 he was Artistic Director of Ars Electronica, Linz. Currently he is the Director of the ZKM in Karlsruhe.

Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Grants and Awards | Bibliography | Recommended Links

Solo Exhibitions
[selected]

1996
»Democrazia tra Telecrazia e Burocrazia«, Galleria Giulia, Rome [I]
»Copyleft«, Galleria Anna Ascanio, Rome [I]
»Die Symbolzeit ist abgelaufen«, Galerie Artelier, Graz [A] »Vertreibung der Vernunft / The Expulsion of Reason«, Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles [USA]

1995
Frankfurt Book Fair [D]
Cultural Institute, New York [USA]
»Vertreibung der Vernunft / The Expulsion of Reason«, Opera House, Vienna [A]

1994
Forum Stadtpark, Prague [CZ]
Pro Domo, Vienna [A]

1993
Mûcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest [H]
»Vertreibung der Vernunft«, Venice Biennial [I]
»From Globe to Glove«, University of Southern Florida Museum, Tampa [USA]
»Rekonstruktion«, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt [D]

1992
»Virtuelle Welten«, Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne [D]
»Malerei zwischen Anarchie und Forschung«, Neue Galerie, Graz [A]

1991
Insam-Gleicher Gallery, Chicago [USA]
»Scanned Objects«, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna [A]

1990
»Panische Objekte«, Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich [CH]

1988
Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna [A]

1986
Museo d'Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid [E]

1984
Moltkerei, Cologne [D]

1982
Kunsthalle, Wilhelmshaven [D] Kulturhaus, Graz [A]

1980
Galerie Desa, Krakow [P]

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Group Exhibitions
[selected]

1998
»Jenseits von Kunst / Beyond Art«, Muhka Antwerpen [B]
»Out of Actions«, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles [USA]

1997
»100 Tage, 100 Gäste«, documenta X, Kassel [D]
»L'empreinte«, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris [F]
»Unimplosive Art«, Venice Biennial [I]

1996
»Elsewhere«, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton, New York [USA]
»Jenseits von Kunst / Beyond Art«, Ludwig Museum, Budapest [HR]
»Wunschmaschine Welterfindung«, Kunsthalle, Vienna [A]
»White Cube/Black Box«, EA-Generali Foundation, Vienna [A]
»The Butterfly Effect«, Mûcsarnok (Kunsthalle), Budapest [HR]

1995
»Self Construction«, Museum of the Twentieth Century, Vienna [A]
»Lokalzeit«, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice [I]

1994
»Oh boy, it's a girl!«, Kunstraum, Vienna [A]
»Exhibition«, Museum moderner Kunst, Vienna [A]
»Borderline«, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin [D]
USF Museum, Tampa, Florida [USA]
»Translucent Writings«, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York [USA]

1993
»The Image Festival«, Rochester, New York [USA]
»The First Europeans«, Orangerie Charlottenburg, Berlin [D]

1992
Ars Electronica, Linz [A]
»Der entfesselte Blick«, Kunstmuseum, Bern [CH]

1991
Video Art Festival, Fukui [J]
»Images du Futur«, Montréal, Québec [CDN]

1990
Museum of Modern Art, Zagreb [HR]
Stadtmuseum, Prague [CZ]
»Zeichen im Fluss«, Museum of the Twentieth Century, Vienna [A]
»Immagine Elettronica«, Palazzo del Diamante, Ferrara [I]
Rencontres Internationales, Vidéotheque de Paris [F]

1989
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels [B]
»Das Spiel des Unsagbaren« (Joseph Kosuth, curator), Wiener Secession [A]
»Vienna 1969-90«, Museum of Modern Art, Bozen, Milan [I]

1987
»Face a Face«, Europalia, Brussels [B]
Ars Electronica, Linz [A]

1986
»Künstlerphilosophen«, Kunsthaus, Zurich [CH]
Premiere Biennale de la Photographie d'Art, Paris [F]
»Immagine Elettronica«, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna [I]

1985
»Brainworks«, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles [USA]

1984
Ars Electronica, Brucknerhaus, Linz [A]
»New Narration«, American Film Institute, Los Angeles [USA]
31st Cannes Film Festival (Prix National) [F]
»Recent Acquisitions«, Museum of Modern Art, New York [USA]
»Arte Austriaca«, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Bologna [I]

1982
Collegium Neue Poesie, Athens [GR]

1980
»Paris-Berlin«, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris [F]
Frankfurter Kunstverein [D]
»Video-Photo-Performance«, Goethe-Institut and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris [F]

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Grants and Awards
[selected]

Clio Award, New York [USA], 1996; Clio Award, New York [USA], 1994

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Bibliography
[selected]

Sabine Breitwieser (ed.),»Re-Play. Anfänge internationaler Medienkunst in Österreich«, cat., Generali Foundation, Cologne 2000; Peter Weibel, »Globale Gier«, Arnulf Rohsmann (ed.), Kärntner Landesgalerie, Klagenfurt 1999; »Medienkunstpreis« 1997, ZKM Karlsruhe (ed.), Munich 1997; Peter Weibel, »Bildwelten 1982-1996: Werkdokumentation«, Romana Schuler (ed.), Vienna 1996; Peter Weibel, »Hypothetische Produkte. Vom Elend der Privilegien«, cat., Peter Teichgräber (ed.), Vienna 1994; Peter Weibel, »Zur Rechtfertigung der hypothetischen Natur der Kunst und der Nicht-Identität in der Objektwelt«, cat., Robert Fleck (ed.), Cologne 1992; Peter Weibel, »Malerei zwischen Anarchie und Forschung«, cat., Neue Galerie Graz (ed.), 1992; Peter Weibel, »Inszenierte Kunst-Geschichte«, cat., Museum für angewandte Kunst, Hochschule für angewandte Kunst (eds.), Vienna 1988; Peter Weibel, »Mediendichtung: Arbeiten in den Medien Sprache, Schrift, Papier, Stein, Foto, Ton, Film und Video aus 20 Jahren, Protokolle 80/2«, Vienna and Munich 1982; Peter Weibel, »An Annotated Videography«, Österreichische Hochschülerschaft (ed.), Innsbruck 1977; Peter Weibel, »Kritik der Kunst: es says & I say«, Arbeitskreis österreichischer Literaturproduzenten (eds.), Vienna and Munich 1973.

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Recommended Links

- > ZKM Karlsruhe

- > Detailed Biography

- > Biography and Interview (by Roland Berg. 12.1.2000)

- > Sarah Cook, Interview with Peter Weibel, September 2000

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