Galerie Mezzanin

Christian Mayer

*1976 in Sigmaringen, Germany, lives and works in Vienna and Albstadt

 

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

 

2014

paelis

Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin

 

2013

musis et mulis

Prunkstall, Belvedere, Vienna

 

2012

Taim Kaepsyul

Galerie Christian Nagel, Antwerp

prezjnt

Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna

laengwedzh

Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart

 

2011

Les Vues d'Amérique du Nord

Apartement 2, Los Angeles

Fruits, Flowers, & Clouds, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna

Scenic

Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin

 

2010

Kunstraum Ursula Werz, Tübingen

 

2009

Gizmo

Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna

 

2008

FIAC, Galerie Mezzanin, Paris

Elseworlds (with Sonia Leimer)

public art project, Laa an der Thaya

 

2007

flotsam and jetsam

Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna

another city, not my own

Austrian Cultural Forum, Warsaw

 

2006

Serious Immobility

Thomas K. Lang Gallery, Vienna

Space Invasion, Vienna

 

2005

New Talents

Galerie Mezzanin, Art Cologne

 

2003

Venedig in Wien in Venedig

Castello 3271, Venice

Christian Mayer kommt aus Wien und bringt was mit aus Berlin

Atelier Just, Düsseldorf

Christian Mayer

Kastanienallee 82, Berlin

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2014

PRESENTS

Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles

Wörter als Türen in Sprache, Kunst, Film / Words as Doors in Language, Art, Film

Künstlerhaus KM – Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz

 

 

2013

Unter 10 - Wertvolles en miniature

Wien Museum, Vienna

The shape of things to come

Ve.sch, Vienna

The Biography of Images: Parallel Biographies

Audain Gallery, Vancouver

Blue Monday

moins un, Paris

 

2012

DLF - Die Biografie der Bilder / The Biography of Images

Camera Austria, Graz

Sculptured

Strombad Kritzendorf

DLF 1874 - Die Biografie der Bilder. Eine Inventur der Voraussetzungen.

Halle 14, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig

Predicting Memories

Vienna Art Week

Die illustrierte Ausstellung

Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt

Galicia–Topographies of Myth

SOKOL, Nowy Sayz

Demnächst

Galerie 5020, Salzburg

 

2011

Wiener Glut

KIT, Kunstverein Düsseldorf

Bayrle, Hakimi, Mayer

Galerie Mezzanin, Art Basel Miami Beach

Museum der Wünsche

Mumok, Wien

 

2010

Invisible Play

Kadirga Art Center, Istanbul

da bao

Anni Art, Beijing

Forschungsbericht

COCO, Vienna

Walls Rooms Illusions

Temporary Gallery, Köln

Bare House Project

Pori Art Museum, Finnland

Paradise Lost - Holidays in Hell (cur. by Saskia Draxler & Christian Nagel)

Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca

Invisible play

Kadirga Art Center, Istanbul

Pro Choice in Schattendorf

Kunstverein Schattendorf

 

2009

Sleepwalking

temporary gallery, Cologne

6th Biennial of Photography

Poznan, Poland

Figure/Ground

Galerie Transit, Mechelen

Gastspiel

Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf

En vue… des manières de voir – la nature mise en images et en vitrine

Centre d'Art Passerelle, Brest

Bulletin Board Blvd.

pro choice, Vienna

Miete Strom Gas oder Brasilian Wax

freiraum, Museumsquartier, Vienna

 

2008

Liste 08, Galerie Mezzanin, Basel

Manifesta 7

Trentino-South Tyrol

Bass Diffusion Model

Fieldgate Gallery, London

Manual CC

uqbar, Berlin

Utopia and Perception

Kerava Art Museum, Helsinki

Zoomandscale

Akademie der Bildenden Künste/Kunsthalle project space, Vienna

Missing Scene

Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

Missing Scene

Galerie Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna

 

2007

Images

Into Position, Vienna

This is happening

Galerie Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna

Toposcapes

Pavelhaus, Laafeld

Groupshow

Tanzquartier, Vienna

Logbuch

Galerie 5020, Salzburg

 

2006

for example F, N, G, L, B, C

Shedhalle, Zurich

Klartext Berlin

Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna

Mongolia: Perception and Utopia

Union of Mongolian Artists, Ulaanbaator

Pigment Piano Marble

Maipu 327, Buenos Aires

Société des nations, factice et scindée en elle-même

Circuit, Lausanne

Christian Mayer, Julia Willms

Space Invasion, Vienna

Describing the booth

ViennaFair 2006, Vienna

Artsessions

Kunsthalle Wien, project space, Vienna

mehr nicht

AUTO, Vienna

Zur Zeit

Künstlerhaus Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz

for example TEU: 8 feet x 20 feet

Shedhalle Zurich

 

2005

Kolonialismus ohne Kolonien?

Shedhalle Zurich, Zurich

α β γ

Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna

Computerprints of whales/too

Galerie der Stadt Wels, Wels

PERFORMANCE

Flaca, London

Best European Design 2005

Design Museum, London

Exhibition for an art lover

project room, Glasgow

Videoscreening

Galerie Antik, Berlin

Lassie in Frankfurt

Projektraum, Frankfurt

The Thomas Ender Expedition-Reconsidered

Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

 

2004

Offspace, Ass Peep and Champagne

Musterraum München, Munich

Manuel Gorkiewicz, Christian Mayer, Mandla Reuter

Dresden

The Thomas Ender Expedition-Reconsidered

Sao Paulo Biennial 2004,Sao Paulo

living room

Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

10th International Festival of Computer Arts, Gallery Media Nox, Maribor

CONSTRUCTa

Galerie 5020, Salzburg

 

2003

Vorführung der Ausstellungspraxis

Café am Park, Vienna

21er

20er Haus Wien, Vienna

ABCity

Trafó Galléria, Budapest

Kontext, Form, Troja

Secession, Vienna

Videoscreening

Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz

Total motiviert (invited by Michael Beutler)

Kunstverein München, Munich

 

2002

Double Heart

Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

Jahresausstellung

Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna

 

2001

Kohorte

Städtische Galerie, Albstadt

Ausflug

Robert-Stolz-Platz, Vienna

I`ve never seen an exhibition like you before

Art A.T.O.M., Vienna

Videoscreening

Galleria zeroartecontemporanea, Piacenza

Real Presence

Museum of 25th may, Belgrade

Offspace

Offspace, Vienna

 

2000

Mayer/Pfrommer/Reuter/Yang

Galerie Goldankauf, Kunstraum München, Munich

Schraegspur

Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf

 

Curatorial Practice

 

2006

Société des nations, factice et scindée en elle-même (with Christian Egger, Manuel

Gorkiewicz, Yves Mettler, Magda Tothova, Ruth Weismann, Alexander  Wolff)

Circuit, Lausanne

 

2005

PERFORMANCE (with Alice Chauchat, Christian Egger, Manuel Gorkiewicz, Yves Mettler,

Magda Tothova, Ruth Weismann, Alexander Wolff)

Flaca gallery, London

 

2004

living room (with Yves Mettler)

Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

 

Scholarships/Grants

 

2013

MAK Schindler Residency, Los Angeles

 

2012

Grant Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg

Staatsstipendium of Austria

 

2011

Kardinal-König-Kunstpreis, Austria

 

2008

Scholarship at Cités des Arts, Paris

 

2006

Prize of the City of Vienna

Scholarship of the State of Austria

 

2005

Honory Prize of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Scholarship of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

goart Prize Bratislava, Slovakia

 

Education / Projects

 

1997

Academy of Fine Arts Saarbrücken

2000

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2004

Glasgow School of Art

2005

Diploma Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

 

Since 2002 Co-Editor of the art magazine that changes its title with each issue, depending on the font that is used. Released issues by now:

Chicago, Times, Plotter, Helvetica, DIN, Techno, Löhfelm, RR_02, Univers, Tiffany, Circuit, Memphis, Gringo, Zeus, The Mix, Princess Lulu, Pigiarniq, Paper, Libertine, Trixie, Déjà Vu, Auto, Rediviva, Acid (www.theselection.net/zeitschrift)

 

Publications (Selection)


Gizmo

Passagenverlag, 2012

Museum der Wünsche

Museum Moderner Kunst Wien, Distanz Verlag, 2011

Divergencies of Perception

University Helsinki, 2011

Kardinal König Kunstpreis 2011

müry salzmann Verlag, 2011

Pori AiR

Aalto University, Pori, 2011

da bao

Magazine.ws Publishing, Vienna, 2011

Wiener Glut

KIT Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 2011

EINE #3

Summer 2010

Gastspiel

Hetjens Museum Düsseldorf, 2009
Democratic Design
Pinakothek der Moderne, München, 2009

flotsam and jetsam

Schlebrügge.Editor, Wien, 2008

Mongolia: Utopia and Perception

Kerava Taidemuseo, Helsinki, 2008

This is happening

Schlebrügge.Editor, Wien, 2007

Skizzen des Verschwindens

Revolver, Frankfurt/Main, 2007

Toposcapes

Pavelhaus, Laafeld, 2007

art catalogue

T-Mobile, Wien, 2007

+10/2007

Columbus Art Foundation, Ravensburg, 2007

Last Minute

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Köln, 2006

pigment piano marble

Revolver, Frankfurt/Main, 2006

Diplomarbeiten

Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Wien, 2005

Scandinavian Sparks

Sauna, Stockholm, 2004

Helvetica

Secession, Wien, 2003

Mediasplit

HBK Saar, Saarbrücken, 2000