WIBMER Margret

1959 born in Lienz
1980 - 1983 Studies at the University for applied Arts Vienna
1983 – 1989 lived and worked in new york city. worked as an assistant for the american artist sol lewitt at kazuko miyamoto studio, as a freelancer for john weber gallery and as a fashion stylist for fashion photographers and tv productions
1990 moved to amsterdam. collaborations with the center for science and computer studies and the STEIM institute in amsterdam
2000 guest curator at the museum ‘de beyerd’ in breda, holland (‘die desorientierung des blickes’)
2001 founded her own label ‘Imoto’, a platform for experimental interventions in which she introduces elements of dance, music, fashion and architecture
since 2003 tutor at artez institue of the arts in enschede, holland, guest lecturer at the dutch art institute / holland, maryland college of art / united states, hangzhou normal university / china , münster school of architecture / germany, korean national university of arts, seoul (south korea) and others.

lives and works in Amsterdam und New York.

EXHIBITIONS, INSTALLATIONEN UND PERFORMANCES

2012
ceremonies and other miracles, Kunstraum 49, Düsseldorf (D) SOLO
drawing matters, Gallery OnetwentyEight, New York City

2011
Margret Wibmer – south east, Galerie Lumen Travo Amsterdam (NL) SOLO
three days generator basement productions, Gallery 175, Seoul (Südkorea) SOLO
transformed objects, KAI 10 - Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf (D)
bibim 5, Anyang APAP, Seoul (KR)
another world – eine andere Welt, Kunstraum Dreieich, Dreieich bei Frankfurt a.M.

2010
artgummi links international artists, vol. 1: margret wibmer & kiyomi yamashita kanazawa , Japan (SOLO)
body language, Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam (NL)
in between austria contemporary, Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst, Montenegro
-”- cyprus cultural foundation, Nikosia
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kadir has university rezzan has museum, Istanbul (TR)
blossoming, Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
new works at art amsterdam mitt Lumen Travo Gallery (NL)
Kollaboration mit dem japanischen Buthotänzer Kiyomi Jamashica, Art gummi gallery, Kanzawa (JAP)
display, Fotogalerie, Vienna

2009
inbetween - austria contemporary, Galerija Umjetnina, Split (HR)
die welt aus der wir kommen, Galerie Martin Metren, Berlin (D)
heldenfrauen - frauenhelden, kaiserliche Hofburg, Innsbruck
separating the myth from the reality, Kathmandu (NP) catalog
cella, complesso monumentale di san michele a ripa, Rom (I) Soundinstallation catalog
15 years galerie ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
sculptures at the rodd – the first two years sidney nolan trust, Presteigne (GB)

2008
dürer war auch hier, Museum Kunstforum Pan, Emmerich (D) catalog
in between - austria contemporary, Genia Schreiber Gallery, Tel Aviv (IL) catalog

2007
natto, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam SOLO
art Rotterdam, mit Galerie Lumen Travo (NL)
zona ovest, Biblioteca Nazionale Univeristaria, Turin (I) catalog
celebrating twenty years in six weeks, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City (US)

2006
entering a strange field, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, interaktive Installation catalog
0.33 % of a collection, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim (NL) SOLO
uitgepakt in zwolle, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (NL)
ca. 1.000 m2 tiroler kunst, Kunstraum Innsbruck
opera austria, Centro per l’Arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato (I) catalog
objects and photographs, Gallery Ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
art fair amsterdam, Gallery Ramakers, Den Haag (NL)
Cologne fine Art, vertreten durch die Galerie Zeitkunst, Kitzbühel
kreuz und quer - works of artists of the gallery, Galerie Zeitkunst, Kitzbühel

2005
recent works, lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam (NL) SOLO
dance with me, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City (US)
6 positioned, Gerichtsgebäude Matrei i.O

2004
extracting the blue, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
tour – retour, Kunstpavillion Innsbruck catalog
recent works, Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel
ladenkastproject, Phoebus Gallery, Rotterdam (NL)
in the making, Muiderpoort Theater Amsterdam; Performance with Nell Berger
art fair cologne, Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel

2003
open museum night, Gallery Phoebus, Rotterdam, Performance
art dans la ville, St. Etienne (F) catalog
zusammengetragen, RLB Kunstbrücke, Innsbruck catalog
kraftwerk peripher, Kraftwerk Imst, Installation
ausflug  catalog
recent acquisitions, Institute for Art History, University of Innsbruck
art fair vienna, Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel

2002
recent works, Galerie Kultec, Lienz SOLO
mama cash art award
Boothuis, Rotterdam catalog
art fair Innsbruck, Gallery Parade, Amsterdam
Strukturen, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck catalog
art fair amsterdam, Gallery Parade, Amsterdam
summersault, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City
donateursprenten, grafisch Atelier, Utrecht (NL)
windowlicker, artwalk, Amsterdam, Performance and Installation
art fair vienna, Gallery Parade, Amsterdam

2001
recent works, Gallery Parade, Amsterdam SOLO
28. austrian graphics awards, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck catalog
migrating identity, Hooghuis Arnhem (NL) CD-rom
fetishistic, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City
rencontre paris, Berlin
new media festival, Berlin (D)

2000
fusion 2000, new media conference, Weimar (D) presentation "off the wall"
mauerschau
bagagehal loods 6, Amsterdam, Videodokumentation
incontro, Le Credac, Paris (F) catalog
die desorientierung des blickes, Museum de Beyerd , Breda (NL) Premiere deer virtual reality opera "off the wall" catalog
on(e)line, as part of the world wide video festival, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam

1999
different, Institute for Art History, University of Innsbruck catalog  SOLO
never too late, Museum Zeughaus, Innsbruck Permanente Installation
freizeit und überleben, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
universal communicatively, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City

1998
the archives 0001, the gate foundation, Amsterdam (NL)
recent acquisitions, Institute for Art History, University of Innsbruck
collezione tirolo, Il complesso monumentale di S. Michele, Rom (I) catalog
kunst & sample, Multiple Autorenschaft Lebenshilfe Lienz, Lienz
cool II, boterhal, Hoorn (NL)
art fair amsterdam, art kitchen gallery, Amsterdam
workaday sightseeing - what do i know, Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel (mit Marc Mer)
democracy show, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam (NL)

1997
6 min 45 sec, Museum Schloß Bruck, Lienz SOLO
sooi, Guute Gallery , Hiroshima (JAP)
sooi, art spot gallery marya , Osaka (JAP)
moderno e modernetta, Cosine Bokhoven gallery, Amsterdam (NL) (mitt Simon Ferdinando) mitt Sound- und Videoinstallation "dispositione dei continenti"

1996
Lienz im März, Jungmann/Gruber Architekten, Lienz SOLO
no reason - no doubt, art kitchen gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
woman draw, gallery onetwentyeight, New York City (mitt Nancy Spero und Yoko Ono)

1994
recent acquisitions, Institute for Art History, University of Innsbruck
1993
q(cue)-riosity, Kongresscenter Seehof, Innsbruck catalog SOLO
fest am boden, Kulturverein Eigen Art, Wörgl catalog
land in zicht, Open Haven Museum, Amsterdam

1991
irrelevance, Josine Bokhoven Gallery, Amsterdam SOLO
mirror in the darkness, multimedia festival, Kanazawa (JAP)

1990
roxanne panasonic, Städtische Galerie Lienz SOLO

1988
continued a place for a friend - spays, fashion moda gallery, Bronx, New York

1987
Osaka City Museum , Osaka (JAP) curated by Toyo

1985
invitational, a.i.r. gallery, New York City

INTERACTIVE AND PERFORMATIVE INSTALLATIONS

2010
victor’s bride, performative Installation, Art Gummi Gallery in collaboration with Kiyomi Yamashita

2009
Warteraum, interactive Soundinstallation fur ‘cella’ in collaboration with the musician Byungjun Kwon

2007
the tailor, interactive Präsentation in collaboration with the musician Robert Poss

2006
the holding, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck

seit 2002
Entwicklung eider performativen Installation in collaboration with the STEIM Institute in Amsterdam and the musician Robert van Heumen

1998 – 2000
off the wall, interactive virtuelle Reality Opera in collaboration with the austrian composition G. Zechberger

1998
wrappings, ortsspezifische Installation, Leiden (NL)
public commissions

1999
never too late, Museum Zeughaus, Innsbruck, permanent interactive Installation

CURATORIAL WORK

2011
Showroom Arnhem/ NL ‘testing the water’. in collaboration with the Korean National University and ArtEZ, Institute of Arts

2008
Museum Kunstforum PAN, Emmerich (DE) ‘Dürer war auch hier‘ (AIAS project)

2000
Museum De Beyerd’, Breda (NL) ‘Die Desorientierung des Blickes’
collaborative projects with Günter Zechberger, Robert Poss, Robert van Heumen, Nell Berger, Byungjun Kwon, Kiyomi Yamashita

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Magdalena Kröner:‘Alles ist erleuchtet’, 11. Februar 2011; in ArtNet
Seo Hyun Kwon: ‘3 days generator basement productions’ in Fine Art Times, Seoul (KR) October 2011
Ludwig Seyfarth: ‘Relax your hips – Margret Wibmer and irritants between bodies, things and spaces’. In
Margret Wibmer – Ambiguity- bodies, objects and spaces (Kerber Verlag, 2010)
Ingeborg Erhart: ‘the holding’ in entering a strange field, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, 2006 (exhib. cat. )
Hanne Hagenaars: ‘trappen en plooien’ in mister motley
Ingeborg Erhart: in le jaune de l’oeuf (exhibition catalog)
Susanna Morianz: 33 % of a collection, Kunstverein Diepenheim
Christoph Bertsch: kraftwerk peripher (exhibition catalog) Edizioni Medicea
Saskia Monshouwer: in kunstbeeld
Tereza Kotyk: IMOTO catalog
Saskia Monshouwer: in Greyt
Julia Garimorth: in incontro (exhibition catalog) published by Le Credac, Ivry sur Seine , 2000
Matthew Hawn: in sony style magazine ‘interacting trough art’, New York 2000
Reinhard Braun: die desorientierung des blickes (exhibition catalog) Published by Museum De Beyerd, Breda (NL), 2000
Lucas Gehrmann: -“- 2000
Tereza Kotyk: in differenz (exhibition catalog)
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

AWARDS
1998 Förderpreis des Landes Tirol
2006 Kulturpreis des Landes Tirol

COLLECTIONS
Collectie Dommering, Collectie P. Sanders (NL), Sammlung der Stadt Wien, Sammlung des BMUKK (Artothek des Bundes), Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum Innsbruck, Hypo Bank Innsbruck, Raiffeisenbank Kitzbühel, Institut für Künstgeschichte an der Univeristät Innsbruck

  • call girl 2010 fine art print auf Dibond (Edition 3/5) 100 x 100 cm
  • no questions asked 2011 fine art print, Schattenfugenleiste (Edition 1/5) 123 x 100 cm
  • on Atlantic Avenue 2012 fine art print, Holzrahmen, Glas (Edition 1/5) 105 x 100 cm