CV

Gernot Wieland

1968                Born in Horn, Austria

1990-96           Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

1995-97           University of Fine Arts, Berlin

Lives and works in Berlin and Brantevik.

 

Solo exhibitions

2023

Square, Circle, Square, Argos centre for audiovisual arts, Brussels, Belgium

Halb Nackt, Belmacz, London, UK

2022

Turtleneck Phantasies, Kindl – Centre for Contemporary Art – M 1 VideoSpace, Berlin, Germany

2021

…like ink in milk, Quartz Studio, Turin, Italy

Virtual Video Space – Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Berlin, Germany

2020

Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

Diebstahl und Gesänge, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

12×12, IBB Video Space at Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Berlin, Germany

Videoart at Midnight, Berlin, Germany

2019

media annex(e), Argos, Brussels, Belgium

Vdrome, London, UK

Belmacz, London, UK

2016

„Hello, my name is…“… and …“Yes, I´m fine.“, Maumaus/Lumiar Cité, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Group exhibitions/Screenings

2023

74th Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival – Forum Expanded

Hidden in plain sight, Jogja Fotografis Festival by wysiwyg, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux, Paris

69th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

Nexus of Absentias, Rapid Eye Movement, Bangkok, Thailand

Nouveaux Phonogrammes, Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy

Trembling Time, EMAF – 36th European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

Go Short – 15th International Short Film Festival, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Héros-Limite, La Générale, Paris, France

Diagonale ´23, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

Glued and Screwed organized by wysiwyg, Filmhuis Den Haag, The Netherlands

36th Stuttgarter Filmwinter – Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgart, Germany

Argos TV47, ARGOS, Brussels, Belgium

2022

Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris, France

The Palliative Turn, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Everyone who doesn´t want to come is invited, AllArtNow, Stockholm, Sweden

Ecrani i artit, ART HOUSE, Shkodra, Albania

Ecopoetics of Generic World, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Riddles, V-F-X festival of experimental audiovisual practices, SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Echoes from the Near Future, 38th Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany

The Thing is, EMAF – European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

2021

Transference, BIENALSUR, 3rd Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de America del Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fluid States. Solid Matter, Videonale 18, Festival for Video und Time-Based Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

Videonale.scope, NRW – Filmforum, Cologne, Germany

Privat – öffentlich, Kallmann-Museum, Ismaningen, Germany

ARKIPEL, Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia

2020

Zoo Cosmos, Casa Conti /Ange Leccia Art Center, Oletta, France

The Law is a White Dog, TULCA Festival of Visual Arts 2020, Galway, Ireland

ANIMA – Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

11th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival, Athens, Greece

On Heavy Rotation, Callirrhoë, Athens, Greece

Argos TV19, ARGOS, Brussels, Belgium

MEMORY, Kunstmuseum Olten, Switzerland

Wait and See, IFFR – International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Risentimento / Ressentiment, Merano Arte, Merano, Italy

VIII Kinodot, Experimental Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia

15th IndieLisboa – International Independent Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

Traumphase 9, Hilbert Raum, Berlin, Germany

Unter uns, Bildproduktion im Mansfelder Land, Werkleitz Festival, Hettstedt, Halle, Germany

2019

Medie Annex(e), ARGOS, Brussels, Belgium

Ten Slotte 4, Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium

Grand Hotel Abyss, steirischer herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

Gimli Film Festival, Gimli, Canada

Pelle d’oca, Villa Vertua Masolo, Nova Milanese, Italy

Bruegeling, Herberg Rustique, Brussels, Belgium

B, Belmacz, London, UK

Dailytrumpet, Instagram project by Jonathan Horowitz

Symposium on Humour and Absurdity, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania

36th Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany

EMAF – European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

IFFR – International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2018

Zeitspuren, The Power of Now, Centre d´art Pasquart, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

Shame, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Germany

Monitoring – Exhibition for Time Based Media Art, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany

The Ashtray Show West, Belmacz, London, UK

res·o·nant, Contribution to a Sound Installation, Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany

Ideal-Types, HE.RO, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Plot, New York, USA

OGR, Torino, Italy

2017

Survival Kit 9, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Latvia

The Museum of Modern Comedy in Art – A Proposal, Projects Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland

MOSTYN Open 20, Llandudno, Wales

9th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway

33rd International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany

  1. Kasseler Dokumentar, Film und Videofest, Kassel, Germany

con_text, Lettrétage, Berlin, Germany

 

2016

Body Luggage – Migration of Gestures, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

Histoires de l’Ile des Bienheureux, Musée du chateau des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard, France

  1. Kasseler Dokumentar, Film und Videofest, Kassel, Germany

Random Walks, Konsthall 44 Møn, Askeby, Denmark

Puppet Slam – Objects Do Things, CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Warszaw, Poland

TED Talk for TEDxGhent, Ghent, Belgium

Dobra, Festival de Cinema Experimental, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2015

Liberty Taken, A festival of arts in the city of Bombay, Bombay, India

Midsummer Night Scream, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

No Bad Days, Konstmuseum Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden

Where the place begins, Neue Berliner Räume at Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin, Germany

The reluctant narrator, Museo Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal

2014

Figures of Conjunction, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany

A Lecture on a Lecture, Centre PasqArt, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

2013

Pecha Kucha: The Bet, Kunst-Werke – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Videonale.14 – Festival for Contemporary Video Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

Anyone for Cricket?, Kunstverein Horn, Horn, Austria

71 Werke, 71 Arbeiten, Kunstmuseum des Kanton Thurgaus, Warth, Switzerland

The legend of the shelves, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

‚…dreamed…‘, Ve.Sch, Verein für Raum und Form in der bildenden Kunst, Wien, Austria

2012

Nach Bonn – Eine Montage, Kunstverein Bonn, Germany

An exhibition of a Study on Knowledge, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

Boredom, Essays and Observations, Berlin, Germany

Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Montag ist erst übermorgen, xhibit, Wien, Austria

HOTAVANTGARDEHOTHOT, Oslo10, Basel, Switzerland

Common history and its Private Stories, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011

Video_Dumbo, an exhibition of contemporary video art, New York, USA

Wilhelm Reich/Ayn Rand, Essays and Observations, Berlin, Germany

Wonders of progress, TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada

Hard for the money, EMAF – European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

Il pensiero autobiografico, Kaleidoscope Space, Milano, Italy

Notre vallée, Musée du chateau des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard, France

2010

Time is what keeps the light from reaching us, Bluecoat Gallery, The Liverpool Biennial

(with David Jacques and Carla Åhlander), Liverpool, UK

  1. Kasseler Dokumentar- und Filmfestival, Kassel, Germany

Éclats, CEAAC – Centre européen d´actions artistiques contemporaines, Strasbourg, France

Derridas Katze … que donc je suis (à suivre), Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

All the rest is literature, House of Contamination, Artissima, Torino, Italy

Gradual Change!, Nordin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

A few notes on life, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands

  1. Kasseler Dokumentar- und Filmfestival, Kassel, Germany

Love&Space, Salon Populaire, Berlin, Germany

2009

EASTinternational at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow; Baltic, Newcastle; Contemporary Art Norwich, Norwich, UK

Collaboration, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

ABC_ DEF, Art Berlin Contemporary, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Zeigen, an audio tour through Berlin, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany

 

Awards/Residencies

2022

German Short Film Award in the category experimental short film up to 30 minutes

Best Film Award at Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris, France

2021

Artist in Residence, Paliano, Italy, by Kultur Niederösterreich

Artist in Residence, International Saari Residence, Kone Foundation, Hietamäki, Finland

Special Mention, ARKIPEL – Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival

Artistic Research Grant from Berlin City Administration for Culture

2020

Best Film Award, VIII Kinodot Experimental Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia

Artistic Research Grant from Berlin City Administration for Culture

2019

EMAF Media Art Award of the German Film Critics at EMAF – European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück

Special Mention, 36th Short Film Festival, Hamburg

Artist in Residence, Institute for Urban Research, Malmö University, Sweden

2018

Artist in Residence, Cripta747, Turin, Italy

Artist in Residence, Superdeals, Brussels, Belgium

2017

Winner of the 20th edition of the MOSTYN Open

Short list for German Short Film Award

Artistic Research Grant from Berlin City Administration for Culture

2016

Lecture on Writing Art in Digital Space at Society for Artistic Research conference, Den Haag, Netherlands

2013

State scholarship for Video and Media, BKA, Arts Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria

Artist in Residence, ECAV en collaboration avec la Fondation Château Mercier, Sierre, Switzerland

2011 – 2017

Lecturer at Fine Arts Departement/Foundation Year, UdK – University of Fine Arts, Berlin

2009

Artist in Residence, Rome, Italy, BKA, Arts Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria

 

 

Selected catalogues/Bibliography

2021

Diebstahl und Gesänge/Thievery and Songs, Book published by Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen and Salzburger Kunstverein, with texts by Lars-Erik Hjerström Lappalainen, Ana Teixeira Pinto and

Maxwell Stephens.

2020

On carpets, cats, cages, and three films by Gernot Wieland, Barbara Casavecchia, Art Agenda, April

steirischer herbst ´19, reader. Have we ever considered the whale? An essay by Gernot Wieland

Kunstbulletin May 2020, Patrizia Grzonka on Gernot Wieland

Zwölfmal Angst, Julia Gwendolyn Schneider on Gernot Wieland´s exhibition at Salzburger Kunstverein, taz, April 14, 2020

2019

Grand Hotel Abyss, steirischer herbst ´19, (catalogue)

Text by David Riff

Demontaż atrakcji: Czeluść Grand Hotelu, Adriana Prodeus on steirischer herbst ´19

Vogue online (PL), 05.10.2019

Welcome to the pleasant apocalypse, Eva Scharrer on steirischer herbst ´19, Spike Art Magazine

De onderbroek, Pieter Vermeulen on steirischer herbst ´19, HART Magazine no 197

The abyss is never far away from a feast, Natalia Dorocka on steirischer herbst ´19,         Contemporary Lynx

Text by Jürgen Kiontke, Julia Gwendolyn Schneider und Morticia Zschiesche (Jury of the EMAF Media Art Award of the German Film Critics) on Ink in Milk

For Hatred of Crystals, an essay by Oskar Korsár on Gernot Wieland´s film Ink in Milk

Interview with Zasha Colah, published by vdrome

Interview with Kristina Marberger, published by Belmacz

2018

Kerstin Honeit on Ink in Milk for Monitoring – Exhibition for Time Based Media Art, Kassel

ArtReview vol 70 no 5 Summer 2018. Gernot Wieland on the couch. Mark Rappolt on Gernot Wieland´s comically anxious work in film and performance.

Art India, Vol XXII, Quarter II, 2018, Curation project by Zasha Colah

Jan-Paul Koopmann on the exhibition Shame, taz, 16 July 2018

2017

Survival Kit 9 (catalogue)

Texts by Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Solvita Krese, Inga Lace, Yuval Noah Harari

Published by LCCA – Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art
Pranja Desai on Body luggage, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria. Artforum, Februar 2017

Moira Barrett on Ink in Milk, Azucarmag.com, 2017

2016
Body Luggage – Migration of Gestures (catalogue)

Texts by Nora Sternfeld, Zasha Colah and Desmond Kharmawphlang
Published by Archive Books, Berlin

2015

frieze, issue 169, 03/15. Joana Neves on the exhibition The reluctant narrator, Museo Berardo, Lisbon

No Bad Days (catalogue)

Texts by Jonatan Habib Enqvist and Lars-Erik Hjertström Lappalainen

Published by Kalmar Konstmuseum

 

2014
The reluctant narrator, A survey of Narrative Practices across media (catalogue)

Text by Ana Teixeira Pinto (editor), Kerstin Stakemeier, Sladja Blazan, Erika Balsom
Published by Sternberg Press

Éclats (catalogue)

Texts by Bettina Klein (editor), Lorraine Daston, Denis Leypold

Published by CEEAC, Centre Européen d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines
2013
Videonale.14 (catalogue)

Text by Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt. Published by Distanz Verlag

Hotavantgardehothot (catalogue)

Texts and edited by Rivane Neuenschwander, Christiane Rekade. Published by AND publishing
2011
Reference and Experience, Mousse # 28, Interview with Gigiotto del Vecchio