Margret Wibmer was born in Lienz, Austria, spent a large part of the 1980s in New York and moved to Amsterdam in 1990 where she currently lives and works. Wibmer has exhibited and performed internationally in venues such as Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France; RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia; Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Ishikawa Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy, Japan; KAI 10 – Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany; Centro per l’arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy; Fashion Moda Gallery, South Bronx, USA. Her artworks have been featured in publications such Sony Style Magazine, Vestoy and Metropolis M. Monographies have been published by Kerber Verlag (2010) and VfmK – Verlag für Moderne Kunst (2020).


MARGRET WIBMER
Born in Lienz, Austria
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

wibmer@xs4all.nl | www.margretwibmer.eu

EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES AND ONLINE PRESENTATIONS (selection)

2020/21: Intrinsic Oddity – Hella Berent and Margret Wibmer| curated by Marion Scharmann | Labor Ebertplatz, Cologne, Germany. || Grenzenlos. Von Trennlinien und Überwindungen | Museum der Stadt Lienz, Schloss Bruck, Austria. || Interview with Brainard Carey || Museum of Nonvisible Art, WYBC Yale Radio | online || Margret Wibmer in conversation with Petra Poelzl | Kunstpavillon / Neue Galerie Innsbruck, Austria. | online || Margret Wibmer in conversation with Institute for Cultural Activism International | Tuning Fork Episode 26 | online || Rephrase | Movement Exposed Gallery Space, Utrecht, Netherlands | SOLO || JapanRevisited202x:then-now-after | Austrian Cultural Forum Tokyo, Japan | curated by Sybilla Patrizia || Kunstankäufe der Stadt Innsbruck 2020 | Plattform 6020, Innsbruck, Austria || Le Visible et l’Invisible | Bradwolff Project, Amsterdam, Netherlands | curated by Sofie Crabbé | SOLO | || Breath – dreams may follow | in collaboration with Nanyang University of the Arts NAFA, Singapore | Performance.

2019: Kunst im Bundeskanzleramt – Artothek des Bundes: re.present! | curated by Notburga Coronabless | BKA Vienna, Austria || Time Out | Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands | in collaboration with Gilde Filantropie | participative performance | SOLO || Salon LaLangue | Berlin, New York, Cologne, Koksijde, Amsterdam, Kortrijk | in collaboration with Nathalie Vanheule | performativ workshop || Art talk museum Ten Bogaerde, Koksijde, Belgium | curated by Els Wuyts || The road is clear | In de Ruimte, Gent, Belgium.

2018: The world is something flat or not…. | Art/OF Gallery Offenbach, Germany || Filmsalon | Neue Galerie Innsbruck, Austria | curated by Ingeborg Erhart || Prélude LIEBEN | Kunsthalle Tirol im Taxis______palais Innsbruck, Austria || Selected works | Frozen Fountain, Amsterdam, Netherlands || Austrian Art in the Netherlands | House of Europe + Anna Vastgoed + Eurojust The Hague (NL) in collaboration with the Austrian Embassy The Hague, Netherlands || Kunstsammlung Raiffeissenbank Kitzbühel – St. Johann, Ankäufe 2011-2018, Kitzbühel, Austria | catalogue.

2017: Infinite Play | Palais de Tokyo | Fashion Program | Paris, France | curated by Vittoria Matarrese || Undress | Galerie am Polylog, Wörgl, Austria DUO with Anna Baumgart | curated by Günther Moschig || Eternal Erasure | Nieuw Dakota Amsterdam, Netherlands | curated by Lukas Feireiss for Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam | catalogue || Peace,love and light | Kunstraum Dreieich | Dreieich bei Frankfurt, Germany || Everything and Everybody as Material Universität Boras, Sweden. In collaboration with RMIT University Melbourne, Australia.

2016: Do Disturb | Palais de Tokyo Paris, France | participative performance | curated by Vittoria Matarrese || Salon d’amour | Natlab Eindhoven, Netherlands | participative performance SOLO | curated by Pauline Terreehorst | video documentation || Photo Lima | represented by Galerie Younique Paris | Lima, Peru || Thinking Senses | Witteveen Visual Arts Centre Amsterdam, Netherlands | curated by Saskia Monshouwer | World at a crossroad | Reykjavik International Film Festival, Island | curated by Olafur Eliasson | Island ||


2015: Time out | Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Museumnight 2015 | participative performance | SOLO | curated by Jaqueline Grandjean | video documentation || Fashion & Performance: materiality, media, meaning | RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia | curated by Dr. Jessica Bugg and Anna Nicole Ziesche | video documentation || Time Out | Nakamura Memorial Museum, Kanazawa, Japan | participative performance | SOLO | curated by Akane Nakamori || Photo Lima | represented by Gallery Younique, Paris | Lima, Peru || 50 degrees celsius | Raiffeissenbank Matrei i. O., Austria SOLO || SNAFU2 | Kunstverein Neckar Odenwald, Germany || Stadt – Kunst – Innsbruck | Stadtsaal Innsbruck, Austria | catalogue || Artfair Frankfurt | represented by Kunstraum Dreieich, Germany.

2014: Time Out | EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam, Netherlands | participative performance || Comments on the forgotten war | Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art Moskau, Russia || Salon Big Bang | Oude Kerk Amsterdam, Netherlands || Remix | PUNT WG Amsterdam, Netherlands SOLO || 20 jaar Galerie Ramakers | Galerie Ramakers Den Haag (NL) || Dolomitendomino 2 | Museum Schloss Bruck Lienz, Austria | in colalboration with Galerie Gaudenz Pedit | catalogue || Musashi brave adventures | Premierentage Innsbruck | 3-day public workshop | Styleconception, Innsbruck, Austria.

2013: Some stars are never seen in some locations | Lumen Travo Gallery Amsterdam, Netherlands SOLO || Fashion & performance: materiality, meaning, media | Fashion Biennale Arnhem, Netherlands | curated by Dr. Jessica Bugg | catalogue || Absence of the tea master | Ishikawa Nishida Kitaro Museum of Philosophy, Japan | curated by Akane Nakamori, Susei Art | participative performance and video production | SOLO || transition from departure to arrival | Weltkunstzimmer Düsseldorf, Germany | participative performance in collaboration with Akane Nakamori, Minowa Norihito, Kiyomi Yamashita, Fuyuko Kobori || transition | The Conservatorium Hotel Amsterdam | participative performance | in collaboration with Akane Nakamori, Minowa Norihito, Kiyomi Yamashita, Fuyuko Kobori || Peanuts of joy | Kunstraum Dreieich bei Frankfurt a.M., Germany | curated by Ludwig Seyfarth || We Like Art! | Westergasfabriek | represented by Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam Netherlands || WonderWood | Galerie Ramakers | Galerie Ramakers, The Hague, Netherlands || Art Rotterdam | represented by Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands || Schau Fenster Schau | Raum für Kunst, Berlin, Germany.

2012: Ceremonies and other miracles | Kunstraum 49, Düsseldorf, Germany | SOLO || Collection pieces | Raiffeissenbank Jochberg | Jochberg, Austria | SOLO || Drawing matters | Gallery OnetwentyEight, New York City, USA || Margret Wibmer – South east | Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Netherlands | SOLO || Three days generator basement productions | 3 days generator basement productions | Gallery 175, Seoul, South Korea | SOLO | in collaboration with Korean National University of the Arts

2011: Transformed objects | KAI 10 – Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany | curated by Ludwig Seyfarth | catalogue || Bibim 5 | Anyang APAP, Seoul, South Korea || Another world – eine andere welt | Kunstraum Dreieich | Dreieich bei Frankfurt a.M., Germany

2010: Artgummi links international artists / vol. 1: margret wibmer & kiyomi yamashita | Artgummi Gallery, Kanazawa, Japan SOLO | curated by Akane Nakamori || Body language | Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Netherlands || In between austria contemporary | travelling exhibition curated by Karin Zimmer for Bundesministeriums für Kunst und Kultur Wien (BKA): Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst / Podgrica (ME) || Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Nikosia (CY) || Kadir Has University Rezzan Has Museum, Istanbul, Turkey / Genia Schreiber Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel || Blossoming | Galerie Ramakers, The Hague, Netherlands || Art Amsterdam | represented by Galerie Lumen Travo, Netherlands || Display | Fotogalerie Vienna, Austria.

2009: Die welt aus der wir kommen | Galerie Martin Mertens, Berlin, Germany || Separating myth from the reality | Siddharta Art Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal | in collaboration with Galerie Ramakers || Cella | Complesso Monumentale di San Michele a Ripa, Rome, Italy | curated by Christoph Bertsch | catalogue || Heldenfrauen – Frauenhelden | Kaiserliche Hofburg | Innsbruck, Austria || 15 jaar galerie Ramakers | Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, Netherlands | Sculptures at the rodd – the first two years Sidney Nolan Trust | Presteigne, England

2008/2007: Dürer war auch hier / Museum Kunstforum PAN | Emmerich, Germany | catalogue || Natto | Galerie Lumen Travo | Amsterdam, Netherlands | SOLO || Art rotterdam | represented by Gallery Lumen Travo || Zona ovest | Biblioteca nazionale universitaria, Turin, Italy | curated by Dr. Christoph Bertsch | catalogue || Celebrating twenty years in six weeks | Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York City, USA | curated by Kazuko Miyamoto.


2006: Uitgepakt in Zwolle | Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands || ca. 1.000 m2 Tiroler Kunst | Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria || 0.33 % of a collection Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim, Netherlands SOLO || Entering a strange field | Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Austria | DUO with Fabrics Interseason | curated by Ingeborg Erhart | catalogue || Opera Austria | Museum of Modern Art – Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy | curated by Dr. Christoph Bertsch | catalogue || Objects and photographs | Galerie Ramakers, The Hague, Netherlands DUO with Ien Lucas || Art Amsterdam | represeted by Galerie Ramakers, The Hague, Netherlands || Art Cologne | represented by Galerie Zeitkunst Kitzbühel | Cologne, Germany || Kreuz und quer | Galerie Zeitkunst, Kitzbühel, Austria.

2005: Recent works | Galerie Lumen Travo , Amsterdam, Netherlands | DUO with Remy Jungerman || Dance with me | Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York City, USA || 6 Positionen | Gerichtssaal Matrei i.O., Austria.

2004: Extracting the blue | Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam (NL) DUO with Tiong Ang || tour – retour | Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck, Austria | curated by Ingeborg Erhart | catalogue || Recent works | Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel, Austria | SOLO || Ladenkastproject | Galerie Phoebus, Rotterdam, Netherlands || In the making | Muiderpoort Theater, Amsterdam, Netherlands | performance with Nell Berger || Art Cologne | represented by Zeitkunst Galerie Kitzbühel | Cologne, Germany.

2003: Open museum night | Galerie Phoebus | Rotterdam, Netherlands || Art dans la ville | Kunstpavillon Innsbruck | St. Etienne, France | curated by Ingeborg Erhart | catalogue || Zusammengetragen |RLB Kunstbrücke| Innsbruck, Austria || Kraftwerk peripher |Kraftwerk Imst, Austria | curated by Dr. Christoph Bertsch | catalogue || Recent aquisitions | Institut für Kunstgeschichte University of Innsbruck, Austria | catalogue || Vienna Art Fair | represented by Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel (A)

2002: Recent works | Galerie Kultec, Lienz, Austria || Mama cash art award | Boothuis, Rotterdam, Netherlands | catalogue || Artfair Innsbruck | represented by Galerie Parade| Innsbruck, Innsbruck || Strukturen | Galerie im Taxispalais , Innsbruck, Austria | catalogue || Art Innsbruck | represented by Galerie Parade | Innsbruck, Austria || Summersalt | Gallery OnetwentyEight, New York City, USA || Donateursprenten | Grafisch Atelier Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands || Windowlicker Artwalk | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Performance | curated by Saskia Monshouwer || Art fair Vienna | represented by Galerie Parade | Vienna, Austria.

2001: Recent works | Galerie Parade, Amsterdam, Netherlands | SOLO || 28. österr. Grafikwettbewerb | Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria || Migrating identity | Hooghuis Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands || Fetishistic | Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York City, USA || Rencontre Paris/Berlin | New Media Festival | Berlin (D)

2000: Fusion 2000 | new media conference | Weimar, Germany || Mauerschau | Bagagehal Loods 6 | Amsterdam, Netherlands || Incontro | Le Credac | Ivry sur Seine, France | catalogue || Die Desorientierung des Blickes | Museum De Beyerd, Breda, Netherlands | catalogue.

Information about exhibitions and other activities before 2000 on request.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Magdalena Kröner: Quasi-fluid reciprocal activation | monography – artist book Margret Wibmer – RELAY | 2020 | published by VfmK – Verlag für Moderne Kunst

Marianna Maruyama: A poem for RELAY | monography – artist book Margret Wibmer – RELAY | 2020 | published by VfmK – Verlag für Moderne Kunst

Daniele Bruggeman: Dissolving the ego of fashion. Engaging With Human Matters | ArtEZ Press | 2018 | S 52 – 53

Ivona Jelcic: Der Stoff aus dem die Räume sind | Tiroler Tageszeitung | 4.12.2017

Seo Hyun Kwon: 3 days generator basement productions | Fine Art Times, Seoul | exhibition review, Gallery 175 in Seoul, 2012

Magdalena Kröner: Alles ist erleuchtet | Artnet | 11. Februar 2011 | exhibition review ‘transformed objects’, KAI 10/Arthena Foundation

Marianna Maruyama: Indivisible parts of a totality | 2015 | about Time Out, a participative performance at Oude Kerk A’dam. 2015 | published on margretwibmer.eu

Jing-Jing Lee: Time Out poem | 2015 | published on margretwibmer.eu

Marianna Maruyama: Taking time out as an act of resistance| 2014 | published on margretwibmer.eu

Günther Moschig: Ready Maids | 2014 | exhibition catalogue ‘Dolomitendomine 2’ | published by Galerie Gaudenz Pedith

Steven ten Thije: The girl and her object | limited and signed edition | 2014 | published by Mbassy Unlimited

Ludwig Seyfarth: Relax your hips – Margret Wibmer and irritants between bodies, things and spaces | in
Margret Wibmer – Ambiguity- bodies, objects and spaces | Monography | published by Kerber Verlag | 2010.

Ingeborg Erhart: The holding | exhibition catalogue entering a strange field | published by Kunstpavillon Innsbruck | 2006

Hanne Hagenaars: in Mister Motley | art publication | 2005

Ingeborg Erhart: Le jaune de l’oeuf | exhibition catalogue

Susanna Morianz: 33 % of a collection, Kunstverein Diepenheim, 2006

Christoph Bertsch: Kraftwerk peripher | exhibition catalogue | Edizioni Medicea

Saskia Monshouwer: in Kunstbeeld | artmagazine

Tereza Kotyk: in IMOTO catalogue

Jaques van Alphen: in Gazet Nr. 0 und Nr1, Herausg. Galerie Parade, Amsterdam

Saskia Monshouwer: Greyt | livestyle magazine | 2001

Julia Garimorth: Incontro | exhbition catalogue | published by Le Credac, Paris, France | 2000

Matthew Hawn: in Sony style magazine | Interacting trough art | New York | 2000

Reinhard Braun: Die Desorientierung des Blickes | exhibition catalogue published by Museum De Beyerd, Breda, Netherlands | 2000

Lucas Gehrmann: Die Desorientierung des Blickes | exhibition catalogue published by Museum De Beyerd, Breda, Netherlands | 2000

Tereza Kotyk: Differenz | exhibition catalogue | published by Institute of Art History, Innsbruck, Austria | 1999

Time capsule | A concise encyclopedia by women artists | published by Creative Time Inc., NYC | 1995

Long news in the short century | published by Barbara Henning, NYC,

AWARDS, GRANTS AND SPONSERING: Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture | Land Tirol | Jaap Harte Fonds | Mondriaan Fund | Austrian Embassy The Hague | Gemeente Amsterdam Oost | Austrian Embassy Singapore | Lenzing AG | Fondskwadraat | Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds / Tijlfonds | Stichting Stokroos | Friends Oude Kerk Amsterdam | Villgrater Natur | Austrian Embassy Canberra | Komatsu Seiren Ltd., Japan | Fonds BKVB Amsterdam || 2002 | Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York City || Fohn Stiftung, Vienna.

PRIZES: 2004 Preis für zeitgenössische Kunst, Land Tirol, Austria || 1998 | Förderpreis für zeitgenössische Kunst, Land Tirol, Austria.

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Artothek des Bundes, Belvedere 21, Vienna, Austria | Sammlung der Stadt Wien (MUSA), Austria | Sammlung der Stadt Innsbruck, Austria | Museum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, Austria | Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Innsbruck, Austria | Sammlung des Landes Tirol, Austria | Hypo Bank Tirol, Austria | Raiffeissenbank Kitzbühel, Austria | Sammlung der Stadt Lienz, Austria | Sammlung Schloss Bruck, Lienz, Austria | Klocker Stiftung, Innsbruck, Austria.