Margret Wibmer during photoshoot ‘Yamazaki’ in Kanazawa Japan. 

 

 

 

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Margret Wibmer is a visual artist and educator, born in Austria and based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Using various media such as photography, performance, video, interactive media and sculpture, she explores the human body and its situatedness within a social, cultural, historic, physical and digital context. An integral part of her work is the use of relational objects and textiles.

 

After her studies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria, she spend a large part of the1980ies in New York, a period that significantly formed her life and artistic practice. In 1990 she moved to Amsterdam where she is based since. 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, Paris / RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne / Oude Kerk, Amsterdam / Ishikawa Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy, Japan / Mode Biennale Arnhem / Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam / KAI 10 – Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf / Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato / Fashion Moda Gallery, South Bronx. Besides her independent art practice she has been teaching in art colleges in The Netherlands, Asia, Australia and the US.

 

photography background by Margret Wibmer: studio shot

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