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Katharina Aigner

Katharina Aigner, born 1983 and based in Vienna, is mainly concerned with moving image.
Besides her own artistic practice she is regularly initiating and curating video and film programs in various formats and contexts,
most recently "Let´s show moving images!" at topkino.
She is part of the queer-feminist choir Mala Sirena.

https://vimeo.com/katharinaaigner


Education

2008 - 2014 Academy of fine Arts, Vienna
2010 Central Saint Martin College of Art& Design, London
2006 - 2010 Theatre-, Film- and Media Studies, University Vienna
2002 - 2005 Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama, Hamburg


Scholarships

ArtStart_Studio stipend, Vienna, 2018
Artist-in-residence Cité internationale des Arts, Paris/France, 2017
BKA Startstipendium for Video- and Media Art, 2016
BKA artist-in-residence Rome/Italy, 2016



Exhibitions

2018
curated by, Galerie Krobath, Vienna
Milieu, after the butcher, Berlin
2017
Katharina Aigner feat. Anna Barfuss, Nadine Fraczkowski, Josefin Granqvist, A307, Vienna
Lena Rosa Händle & Katharina Aigner, T/abor, Vienna
2016
away - a project around residencies, Alte Post, Vienna
VOYAGE // #01 RUA DOM PEDRO V / LISBOA, Lissabon
2015
Katharina Aigner, yyyymmdd (Online space run by Daniela Grabosch and Ricardo Almeida Roque)
2014
all our yesterdays, diploma presentation, Academy of Fine Arts, Semperdepot, Vienna
2013
The Practice of Love, Kunstverein Salzburg
when we meet again, 3A Project Space (in collaboration with Piotr Krzymowski), Gdanks/Polen



Curatorial projects

2018
close up - video works by Hannahlisa Kunyik, Veronika Eberhart, Miae Son, Traktorfabrik, Vienna Art Week
2017
lesbian (her)stories unfolding, radio podcast, THE REAL, Paris
2016
Let´s show moving images! with Sirah Foighl Brutmann / Eitan Efrat, Alison O´Daniel, Lisa Kortschak, topkino, Vienna
2015
Let´s show moving images! with Marion Porten, Piotr Krzymowski & Margarethe Kollmer, Linda Christanell, Richard John Jones,
topkino, Vienna
2013
trotz allem, video works by Josef Dabernig, Linda Christanell, Stephan Lugbauer, Veronika Hauer, Juli Fritz, Samuel Forsythe, Anna Witt,
das weisse haus, Vienna
was uns begeistert, as part of The Keys To Her Place, VBKÖ, Vienna



Screenings

2017
Peepholeistic - Film, Sound & Silence, Billy Roisz, Katharina Aigner, Lisa Kortschak and Lydia Nshia, Topkino, Vienna
Carte Blanche by Katharina Aigner, Some Arguments Later, L´iselp, Brussels
2015
Erholungsgebiet Industriegebiet, in der Kubatur des Kabinetts/Kunstsalon im Fluc, Vienna
2013
Raum. Beziehungen - Performative Experimentalflme aus Österreich, Identities Filmfestival, Vienna
2012
Exkursion: Kino, mumok Kino, Vienna



Performances

2018
THE GHOSTS WITHIN, Mala Sirena, Festwochen, Vienna
2015
Performerin for Declensions, videowork by Franziska Kabisch, Theodor Körner award 2016
Performerin for Apropos of Logic, videowork by Suzie Leger, award FrauenFilmTage 2016
2014
Choreographie/Dramaturgie for DICK, performance piece by Bernadette Anzengruber, brut_konzerthaus, Vienna
2012
Live Hypnosis Session (together with Barbara Kapusta, Signe Ross), ff/temooräre autonome Zone, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna



Publications & Press

Term(s) of endearment, Texte zur Kunst, Magazin Nr. 111, 2018
AWAY - The Book About Residencies, Verlag für Moderne Kunst, 2018
The Practice of Love, Ed. by Hemma Schmutz and Doris Guth, 2013
Scores No2: what escapes, Ed. by Sandra Noeth, Tanzquartier Vienna, 2011