MARIA PETSCHNIG
b. 1977 in Klagenfurt, Austria
lives and works in New York City

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2013 Petschnigs', On Stellar Rays, NYC
2011 With the Door Closed, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Erolastika, On Stellar Rays, NYC
2010 Video Performances, Stadtturmgalerie, Innsbruck, Austria
2007 Changing, HQ, Brooklyn, NY
2004 a private view, Hall, Brooklyn, NY
Galerie3, Klagenfurt, Austria

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection):
2014 paraflows.9 INTIMACY, Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
The Trouble Between Us, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
BODY IMAGES, Slovenj Gradec Gallery, Slovenia
2013 Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control, Callicoon Fine Arts, NYC
Hair and Skin, Derek Eller Gallery, NYC
2012 Midnight Salon, Honor Fraser Gallery, L.A.
Black Lodge, Interstate Projects, NY
[under construction], Hotel Particulier, Armory Show, NYC
Facetime, On Stellar Rays, NY
Beauty Contest, MUSA, Vienna, Austria
2011 Facetime, Imo Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
Commercial Break, Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale, Italy
Beauty Contest, Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
2010 NADA ART FAIR, Miami, FL
Which Witch is which and/or Summertime, White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO
Greater New York 2010, MoMA PS1, NYC
Welcome Home!, Apartment Draschan, Vienna, Austria
Alpha &, On Stellar Rays, NYC
Triennale 1.0, Lentos Museum, Linz, Austria
2009 The Next Step To Your Future, Landhaus Feuerlöscher, Prenning, Austria
OPEN SPACE UNCURATED - Creative Migration, Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
2007 The Happiness of Objects, SculptureCenter, NY
The Perpetual Body, PAM, Scope Art Fair, NYC
2006 Switching Worlds: Desires & Identities
Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
Viennafair, Austria
expérimental jet-lag, Paris

PERFORMANCES/ COLLABORATIONS:
2014 HANDS OFF!, with Joshua and Zakary Sandler, NYC
2013 Porko, IMO Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
HUNTER, with Alex John Beck
2012 No where, -as possible, Headlands, San Francisco
Little Red, Art21 Telethon, Algus Greenspon Gallery, NY
See-saw, seen-sawn II, MUSA, Austria
At Practice, School, Vienna, Austria
2011 See-saw, seen-sawn, Austrian Cultural Forum in conjunction with PERFORMA 11, NYC
Basement, On Stellar Rays, NYC
2010 Family Begutz, MoMA PS1, NYC
Born To Perform, On Stellar Rays, NYC
Neither/Nor, with Clifford Owens, NYC
2009 Born To Perform, with Melanie Maar, 179 Canal, NYC
TV Room, Open Space Uncurated, Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC
Midnight Showing, The Space is the Place III, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Manpurse II, with J. Morrison, NY Art Book Fair, NYC
2007 Changing, HQ, Brooklyn, NY
Live Webcast Performance "Belly Faces feat. Marty Feldman, Frau
Gerda, Wautzi & others," The Guy-Debord Show, NY
Manpurse, with J. Morrison, NY Art Book Fair, NYC
Flatland, with Ward Shelley, Sculpture Center, NY

VIDEO SCREENINGS/ FILM FESTIVALS (Selection):
2014 La Quema del Tiempo, Plataforma Bogota, Colombia
BAAC, Bangkok, Thailand
EXPOSED, Kino Arsenal, Berlin, Germany
Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz
IT´S OUR HOUSE AND WE CAN DO WHAT WE WANT TO, Donaufestival, Krems, Austria
2013 Drive-In, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Idi + Vidi 1.0, Video in Progress 3, Rijeka, Croatia
Queering Sex, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Videos on the Front, Interstate Projects, NY
PUSH/PULL, Open Space, Seattle
2010 Robert Melee's Talent Show, the Kitchen, NYC
Szolnok 2010 - Intern. Film Festival of Fine Arts, Hungary
Video in Progress 3, Skopje, Macedonia
39th International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Marks Blond Project, Bern, Switzerland
Women's Film Festival, Chennai, India
2009 MIX NYC, New York
Poco Brillo, El Bodegón, Bogotá, Colombia
Reduced Polish, Alucine Media Festival, Toronto, Canada
13 Lessons in Performance, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria
Video Art Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand
VISIONary, New Film From Austria
Video in Progress 3, Photon Gallery in Ljubljana, Slovenia,
and Laznia Contemporary Art Centre in Gdansk, Poland
MAXIMUM BONKERS, Envoy Gallery, NYC
Gegenwelten Film Festival, Kuenstlerhauskino, Vienna
Blinking Lights II, Flushnik, NY, curated by Bryan Teoh and
Maria Petschnig
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Eroticism and Pornography in the Austrian Film, Film
Archiv Austria, Vienna
Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short Film Festival, France
2008 Blinking Lights, Flushnik, New York, curated by Bryan Teoh
and Maria Petschnig
39th Annual Nashville Film Festival, Tennessee, USA
All the Ladies, let's misbehave!, Top Kino, Vienna
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Watching & Being Watched!, Top Cinema, Austria
Inside Out,18th Film and Video Festival,
Toronto, Canada
Mediawave'2008, International Film and Music Festival, Gyoer,
Hungary
Electrochoc Festival, Rhone-Alpes, France
Videolab Caldas 2008, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
2007 Paris 07 Festival des Cinema Differentes, France
Denver International Film Festival, USA
Mind the Gap, Top-cinema, Vienna, Austria
Diagonale 07, The Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Videolab Lagos 2007,Lagos, Portugal
Perpetual Art Machine, Scope Art Fair, NYC
identities Festival, Filmcasino, Vienna, Austria
Image - Body, Transnatura Videolab, Coimbra, Portugal
18th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil

AWARDS/ GRANTS:
2014 National Grant (video & media arts), Federal Ministry for the Arts, Austria
2012 Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2008 Film Grant, Federal Ministry for the Arts and Culture, Austria
2007 Fine Arts Fellowship of Carinthia, Austria
2006 Grant from the Federal Ministry for the Arts and Culture, Austria
2001 Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
1999 Scholarship for the Royal College of Art, London, England

EDUCATION:
1995-2000 Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
1999 Royal College of Art, London, England
1997 Wimbledon School of Art, London, England

FILMOGRAPHY:
steppin' out for lunch, 6 min, HD video, 2013
Vasistas, 5 min, HD video, 2013
Petschsniggle, 7 min, HD video, 2013
Unwind at the Lost & Find, 3 min, miniDV, 2009/2012
Coaching Sessions, 4-channel HD video, 2011
An Evening at Home, 7 min, HD video, 2011
Commercial Break, 1 min, HD video, 2011
De Niña A Mujer, 11 min, miniDV, 2010
Episoden &
Windows, 2-channel video, 17 min, miniDV, 2010
Born To Perform, 20 min, Super 8 Transfer, silent, 2009
Holodeck, 2 min, Hi-8, 2002/2008
Pareidolia, 4 min, miniDV, 2008
MINNIE, 6 min, miniDV, 2007
KIP MASKER, 3 min, Beta SP, 2007
Scopophilic, 3 min, miniDV , 2006
peep, 7 min, miniDV, 2003
saucy slips & kinky curves, 3 min, miniDV, 2002