Martin Krenn


transversal documents


documents


· Martin Krenn: Photo Series FORTRESS HEILIGENDAMM


translations


publications


· republicart practices
Bernhard Hummer, Therese Kaufmann, Raimund Minichbauer, Gerald Raunig (ed.) / Vienna 2005

· CITY VIEWS
Martin Krenn / republicart, Bd. 3 / Wien: Verlag Turia + Kant 2004

links

born 1970 in Vienna

1991-1997 University of Applied Arts, Vienna
1992-1996 University of Music (electronic Music), Vienna

2002 - 2006 teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
since 2006 teaching at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna
since 2006 president of IG Bildende Kunst (artists association of Austria)

http://www.martinkrenn.net


Solo-exhibitions and Projects

2007
”Right to stay”, part of “Wir sind viele/crossing cultures”, Performance, Billboardobject, Graz

2006
"Einbahnstraße - Arbeiten und Projekte von Martin Krenn", Galerie vor Ort, Vienna (A)
"Monument für die Niederlage - Zeit der Befreiung 1945-1947" (Version II), temporary monument Installation, public space, Mexikoplatz, Vienna (A) {with C. Martinz-Turek, N. Sternfeld, L. Ziaja}

2005
"Monument für die Niederlage - Zeit der Befreiung 1945-1947", temporary monument Installation, public space, Ostarrichipark, Vienna (A) {with C. Martinz-Turek, N. Sternfeld, L. Ziaja}

2004
"City Views", Austriackie Forum Kultury, Warsaw (P)
"City Views", Centre d'art Passerelle, Brest (F)
"City Views", Mala galerija/Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana (SI)
"City Views", Schaufenstergalerie maiz, Linz (A)
"European Corrections Corporation", Container-Installation in Munich, in cooperation with Kunstraum München (GER) {with O. Ressler}

2003
"European Corrections Corporation", in cooperation with Galerie der Stadt Wels (A), Container-Installation, public space in Wels (A), {with O. Ressler}

2001
"Border Crossing Services", Kunstraum Lüneburg (GER), Bulk mail at the
Austrian/ Slovenian border region and public space {with O. Ressler}
"Rückgabe", Galerie 5020., Salzburg (A), {with W. P. Kastner}
"Demonstrate!", Centre d'art Passerelle, Brest (F)
"Demonstrate!", Widerstandskobel, University of Linz (A)

2000
"Demonstrate!", Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (A)
"Demo-Stickers", Webproject

1998/99
"Power and Obedience - School Lessons", Passagegalerie - Künstlerhaus,
bill poster series in subway stations, webproject, Vienna (A)

1997
"Institutional Racisms", Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; bill-board-object
in front of the Viennese state opera (A) {with O. Ressler}

1996
"Learned Homeland", Neue Galerie, billboard-object at the Main Square of
Graz (A) {with O. Ressler}

1995
"The New Right - Materials for the Dismantling", bill poster series in
Vienna (A) {with O. Ressler}

1991
Demobilat, composition for Kunstradio-Radiokunst, Ö1 (A)
{with Cargnelli/Szely}


Group exhibitions (selection)

2007
"On Tectonics of History", Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk (P)
”Martin Krenn/Roland Rust”, Area 53, Vienna (A)
"Free Radicals", The Israely Center of Digital Art, Holon (IL)

2006
"Not Sheep - New Urban Enclosures and Commons", Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver (CAN)
”Patriotism Tomorrow”, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk (P)
"Zur Tektonik der Geschichte", Center for Contemporary Central European Art, Usti nad Labem (CZ)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Historisches Museum Regensburg (D)
"Crime & Punishment", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn (EST)
“Es ist kein Traum!“, remapping mozart, brick-5, Vienna (A)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", House of Photography, Liptovský Mikuláš (SK)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", City Galery, Martin (SK)
“Open Art“, summerstage, Vienna (A)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Gallery of the Marmara University, Istanbul (TR)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Gallery of the Hacettepe University, Ankara (TR)

2005
"Zur Tektonik der Geschichte", Forum Stadtpark, Graz (A)
"Global Tour", W139, Amsterdam (NL)
"moving..on...", NGBK, Berlin, (D)
"arbeiten gegen rassismen", billboards, Vienna (A)
"Realitäten II", Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna (A)
"Next Door", Barents Art Triennial, Kirkenes (N)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MARCO, Vigo (Sp)
"Xenopolis. Von der Faszination und Ausgrenzung des Fremden", Rathausgalerie,
Munich (D)
"Risk", Centre for Contemporary Arts - CCA, Glasgow (GB)
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Centro de Fotografía in Salamanca (Sp)
Corporate World", Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto (CAN)
"Zone 2005", Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna (A)

2004
"Die Heimat ist um die Ecke", Stadthaus Ulm, (GER)
"Minority Report: Challenging Intolerance in Contemporary Denmark", Aarhus Festival of Contemporary Art, Aarhus (DK)
"Exciting Europe", Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (GER)
"TERRITORIES", Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (S)
"Interventionen gegen Rassismen", Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna (A)
"Trading Places", Pumphouse Gallery, London (GB)
"City Dwellers", Forum Stadtpark Graz, Graz (A)
"Entering EU", Artists' initiative Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen (NL)
"ALIEN5", FLACC Casino Modern Waterschei, Genk (B)
"Telepidemic!", Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong (HK)

2003
"Dokumentation III", Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna (A)
"The bourgeois show - social structures in urban space", Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg (S)
"real* utopia", <rotor> & Cultural Capital Graz 2003, urban space in Graz (A)
"Learning from*" NGBK, Berlin, (D), 2003
"Learning from*" Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (A)
"Telepidemic!", Espace FORDE, Geneve (CH)

2002
"Autriche - Art - Archives, Culture et populisme", Ville de Paris, En Cours, Paris (F), Ecole Regionale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes (F)
"Telepidemic!", Videoart Center Tokyo, Kobe, (J)
"in der sprache der gäste, line.at", Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt/Kunstverein Kärnten,
Klagenfurt (A)"Lines of Mobility", Nürnberger Kunstverein (GER)
"Cartographies", Index. The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm (S)
"A.S.A.P", Kirchengasse 3, Vienna (A)
"Smoking Mirrors", UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles (USA)
"Spacing the Line", Galerie der HS für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig (GER)

2001
"Andauernder Widerstand gegen Machtverhältnisse", Rotor, Graz (A)
"Neubauten", W139, Amsterdam (NL)
"Protest! - Macht. Körper. Widerstand", Druzba, Linz (A)
"remote viewing", Public Netbase, contribution for the opening of the Viennese Museumsquartier (A)
"hybridvideotracks", NGBK, Berlin (GER)
Pavelhaus, Laafeld in the Austrian/Slovenian border region (A)
Reihe Film/Video Kunst, Landesgalerie am OÖ Landesmuseum, Linz (A)
"ostensiv", Kunstraum B/2 Leipzig (GER)

2000
"Widerstand: Art and Politics from Austria", artspace Rhizom, Aarhus (DK)
"Kampfzone", Vienna (A)
"Soho in Ottakring", Vienna (A)
"Wider Bild Gegen Wart", NICC, Antwerpen (B)
"Money Nations 2", Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (A)
Annual exhibition, Salzburger Kunstverein (A)
"Widerstand - Art et Politique en Autriche", Apegac/Espace Donguy, Paris (F)

1999
"Publi©Domain", 3rd Austr. Triennial on Photography, Eisernes Haus, urban space, Graz (A)
"On Demand", Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg (A)
"Stop the War", Raum fuer Kunst, Graz (A)
Lecture and Exhibition, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, (GER)

1998
"Remote Viewing", MUHKA - Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp (B); Public Netbase,
Vienna (A)

1994
"Art and Politics", installation, parliament, Vienna (A)


Screenings (selection)

2007
Ojo Atomico, Madrid, (E)
Projektraum, WUK, Vienna (A)
Augartenkino, Graz (A)
Cinema Paradiso, St. Pölten (A)
"Diagonale", Graz (A)

2006
Top Kino, Vienna (A)

2003
"Globale 03" Acud, Berlin (GER)
"Asia Videoart Conference"; Tokyo (J)

2002
"Alien - videos about migration & language", Forum Austriaco di Cultura, Rome (I)
"Border Crossing Reconsidered - Beyond Hybridity", Hongkong City Festival,
Fringe Club (CH)
"TEMPO Documentary Festival", Stockholm, (S)
Hochschule für bildende Künste, Braunschweig (GER)
"Dienstleistung: Fluchthilfe", Votivkino, Vienna (A)

2001
Duisburger Filmwoche - Das Festival d. deutschspr. Dokumentarfilms, Duisburg (GER)
Antira-Cafe, Antirassistische Initiative (ARI), Berlin (GER)
"East 2", Cinema City Norwich (GB)
Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film, Graz (A)
Club Voltaire, Tübingen (GER)
Border Crossing  "All is fair in Love and War", Homeport video library, Rotterdam (NL)
 

Curating

2007
"On Tectonics of history"  {with Andrea Domesle}
Collaboration in Gdansk: Aneta Szylak
Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, (PL)
Artists: Klub Zwei (Simone Bader & Jo Schmeiser), Grzegorz Klaman, Zdena Kolec(ková, Anna Konik, Anna Kowalska, Martin Krenn, Susanne Kriemann, Hans-Werner Kroesinger, Robert Kusmirowski, Pia Lanzinger, Lisl Ponger, Joachim Seinfeld, Tim Sharp, Michaela Thelenová, Maciej Toporowicz, Arye Wachsmuth, Peter Weibel, Piotr Uklanski, Artur Zmijewski.

2006
"Zur Tektonik der Geschichte" {with Andrea Domesle}
Collaboration in Usti Nad Labem: Michal Kolecek
Galerii Emila Filly, Usti nad Labem (CZ)
artists: Klub Zwei (Simone Bader & Jo Schmeiser), Zdena Kolecková, Anna Konik, Anna Kowalska, Martin Krenn, Susanne Kriemann, Pia Lanzinger, Lisl Ponger, Rafani, Joachim Seinfeld, Tim Sharp, Michaela Thelenová, Arye Wachsmuth, Peter Weibel

2005
"Zur Tektonik der Geschichte" {with Andrea Domesle}
Forum Stadtpark, Graz (A)
artists: Hans Haacke, Klub Zwei, Zdena Kolecková, Anna Konik, Anna Kowalska, Susanne Kriemann, Pia Lanzinger, Gustav Metzger, Lisl Ponger, Anja Salomonowitz, Joachim Seinfeld, Tim Sharp, Arye Wachsmuth, Gruppe Monument für die Niederlage (Martin Krenn, Charlotte Martinz-Turek, Nora Sternfeld, Luisa Ziaja), Peter Weibel

"arbeiten gegen rassismen" {with Daniela Koweindl}
Public space/billboards, Vienna (A)
activists and artists:
Beatrice Achaleke, Petja Dimitrova, Ljubomir Bratic, Anna Kowalska, Richard Ferkl, Martin Krenn, Klub Zwei (Simone Bader, Jo Schmeiser)

"Zone 2005 - Zwischen politischer Repräsentation und repräsentativer Politik"" {with Luisa Luisa Ziaja, Petja Dimitrova}Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna (A)
activists and artists: Karin Berger/Elisabeth Holzinger/Lotte Podgarnik/Nadja Trallori,
Café Temelin, Marina Grzinic/Aina Smid, Kathi Hofer, Kinoki, Klub Zwei,
Martin Krenn/Charlotte Martinz-Turek/Nora Sternfeld/Luisa Ziaja,
MAIZ, Andrina Mracnikar, Organisationskomitee Bombenstimmung, Lisl Ponger,
Rückgabestelle Salzburg, Anja Salomonowitz, Tim Sharp,
Angelika Schuster/Tristan Sindelgruber, Christian Sperl, Hito Steyerl

2004
"Interventionen gegen Rassismen" {with Daniela Koweindl}
Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, in Cooperation with "Die Bunte Zeitung", Vienna (A)
activists and artists: Aktion Gemeindebau, Die Bunte (Zeitung), Dezentrale Medien, Petja Dimitrova, Zuzana Hruskova Albertsen, Klub Zwei, Anna Kowalska, Daniela Koweindl, Martin Krenn / Oliver Ressler, Tanja Ostojic / David Rych, Papiere für alle / Gesellschaft für Legalisierung, Lisl Ponger, Post Border Feminists, SCHLEUSER.net, Schwarze Frauen Community, Tim Sharp, Rosa Reitsamer


Filmography

2007
Travel Scans, Engl, 17.16 min

2006
"Harry Spiegel - Aufzeichnungen zum Widerstand"/Notes on Resistance,
Ger./Engl., 64'50 min 

2003
"Imprisonment in Great Britain - A video with Mark Barnsley" DV, 17 min., Ger./Engl., {with O. Ressler}

2001
"Border Crossing Services", DV, 51 min., Ger./Engl., {with O. Ressler} 

1998
"Macht und Gehorsam - Schule unterrichtet", DV, 23 min., Ger.

1997
"Institutional Racism", DV, 46 min., Ger./Engl., {with O. Ressler}