Kerstin von Gabain

 

Born 1979 in Palo Alto, USA.

Lives and works in Vienna.

kerstinvongabain.com

@kerstinvongabain

EXILE group exhibitions

Cruel Summer Camp (2020)

Education

1998 – 2003
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

 

Selected solo and duo exhibitions

2019
Artist Statement, Parallel Vienna, Vienna

2018
Kerstin von Gabain & Thea Moeller: El Centro 2, Galerie Kunstbüro, Vienna

2017
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

2016
Kerstin von Gabain & Thea Moeller: El Centro, Martinetz Galerie, Cologne
Artist Statement, Parallel Vienna, Vienna

2015
Bonalism, Soiree Berkson, Vienna
Pringle 2, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna
Bad Pringle, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
The Art Gallery of Rogues, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna

2014
Austrian Cultural Forum Warsaw, Warsaw
Objects of China, Sotheby’s Artist Quarterly, Sotheby’s, Vienna
Raver geht ins archäologische Museum, Grafisches Kabinett, Secession, Vienna

2013
City of broken furniture, MAK Galerie, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna & Kunstraum der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

2012
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

2010
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

 

Selected group exhibitions

2020
Ballast Palast, Kunstverein Schattendorf, Schattendorf
Während alle fotografieren…, Fotohof Salzburg
Haus Wien, Vienna
Body Lotion, Zeller van Almsick Gallery, Vienna
Where the wild roses grow, Pina, Vienna

2019
FuelSave, Vienna
Being towards the world, Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna
Augmented Personality, Büro Weltausstellung, Vienna
21+, Kunstraum am Schauplatz, Vienna

2018
The body as a continuum in der Kunst, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
Ein Brunner Lienz – Alto Adige, Büro Weltausstellung, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna

2017
Ausstellung zum Kardinal König Preis, Kunstraum St. Virgil, Salzburg
Works on Paper, Büro Weltausstellung, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna
Carrying Owls to Athens, Wiener Art Foundation Athens, Athens
PRO(s)THESIS, Picture Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2016
Painting is not the issue, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna
Die Sprache der Dinge – Materialgeschichten aus der Sammlung, Belvedere 21, Vienna
Büro Weltausstellung, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna
Felt Book Exhibition + IfNf Prod Shop, 927 S Santa Fe Ave, Los Angeles
Final Projects – Group XLI, Mak Center Los Angeles, Los Angeles
de Oculis – Die Sammlung Aichmair im Josephinum, Josephinum, Vienna
Normalities, Austrian Culture Forum, New York

2015
No Liability is taken for wardrobe, Angwandte Innovation Laboratory, Vienna
Famed – Privileg der Umstände, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Objets Trouvés, Hofstätter Projekte, Vienna
Destination Vienna 2015, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Der Blick und das Queren, Markhof 2, Vienna
Schlaflos, Belvedere 21, Vienna
Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

2014
WAF Review 2014, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna
Getränke 2, Cumberland Stub’n, Vienna
Hocker, Stuhl, Sessel, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg
Untitled Prints, Practice Space, Detroit

2013
If sports is the brother of labor…, CAMP, Athens

2012
older than jesus/younger than madonna, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna
The Baltimore Crime Scene, Studios Samlung Lenikus, Vienna

2011
Schrift//Bild, Galerie Konzett, Vienna
Wiener Innen Aussen, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin

2010
In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, Fluc, Vienna
Psychonavigation, EEG, Westwerk, Leipzig
Transzendenz Inc., Autocenter, Berlin
Dongxi – Things, Kunstverein Baden, Baden
Collection privée – l’art que j’aime, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

 

Awards, grants & residencies

2017
Kardinal Königs Preis, Salzburg

2015
MAK Schindler Residency Program Los Angeles
Austrian Studio Stipend for Rome (BKA)

2012
Artist in Residence, Changdong Studios, Seoul (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea)

2011
Austrian Studio Stipend for Tokyo (Bmukk)

2010
Austrian State Grant for Fine Art Photography (Bmukk)

2009
Austrian Studio Stipend for Beijing (Bmukk)

 

Curatorial and other projects

2020
AMYGDALA Solo exhibition of Edin Zenoun, curated by Kerstin von Gabain as part of Curated By Festival, Zeller van Almsick Gallery, Vienna
Happiness Machines, curated by Marlies Wirth, https://chicane.space
Harlekin, collaboration with Rani Bageria, Vienna

2019
FuelSave, group exhibition, Vienna

2018
Noodle House, collaboration with GON, Vienna
Ordination, group exhibition curated together with Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna

2017
Dollhouse of A Poem, group exhibition curated together with Nino Sakandelidize, Vienna

 

Public collections

Mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna
Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz
Österreichische Galerie Belevedere, Vienna