Margret Wibmer during photoshoot ‘Yamazaki’ in Kanazawa Japan. 

 

 

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Margret Wibmer is an Austrian visual artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and has earned a Master of the Arts Degree in Design from Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam.  In her photobased works, sculptures, interactive installations and particiaptory performances she explores the relations between bodies, objects and spaces. Textiles and garments play a significant role in her works. In her performances she uses garments as a catalyst to explore notions of space, sensorial and relational aspects. She frequently collaborates with musicians to create soundscape, some of which have been interactive.

Her work is included in public and private collections in Europe, the US and Japan and has been performed and exhibited internationally among others at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, RMIT Design Hub in Melbourne, Oude Kerk in Amsterdam, Ishikawa Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy (JP), Mode Biennale in Arnhem, Galerie Lumen Travo in Amsterdam, KAI 10/Arthena Foundation in Düsseldorf. The realization of various projects has been supported by grants and fellowships of Bundeskanzleramt Vienna (A), Land Tirol (A), Austrian Embassy (A), Fohn Stiftung (A), Pollock Krasner Foundation (US), Fonds BKVB (NL) Mondriaan Foundation (NL), Prins Bernhard Foundation (NL), Thijlfonds (NL), Stichting Stokroos NL), Fondskwadraat (NL) Komatsu Seiren Ltd. (JP), Villgrater Natur (A) and others. In 2004 she received the contemporary Art Award and in1998 the young artist award by Tiroler Landesregierung – department of culture, Innsbruck.

 

 

photography background by Margret Wibmer: studio shot

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