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Mario Kiesenhofer, Skarb, Exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum Warsaw

MARIO KIESENHOFER
SKARB

14.6 – 2.8.2024

Austrian Cultural Forum Warsaw

ul. Próżna 7/9

Warsaw


austria.org.pl


For his solo exhibition Skarb at the Austrian Cultural Forum Warsaw, the artist presents selected photographs from his series Treasure, capturing the queer electronic music scene in Eastern Europe with a focus on Warsaw.
 

Mario Kiesenhofer's exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum Warsaw is curated by Stanisław Welbel. The series Treasure was first exhibited at the tresor of the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien in 2023/24 and curated by Lisa Ortner-Kreil.

Mario Kiesenhofer, Avtomat from the series Treasure, 2023 © Mario Kiesenhofer

RECENTLY ON VIEW:

Exhibition View: Mario Kiesenhofer – Treasure, tresor / Kunstforum Wien, 2023

Treasure, 2023, 45 pigment prints, mounted in chrome frames, each 40 × 60 cm

Treasure, 2023, lettering made of anodized aluminum, chains, approx. 300 × 160 cm

Reflections (feat. Reflektra), 2022/23, 4K video installation – projected in full HD 6’32’’, loop, without sound, jagged mirror, approx. 450 × 254 × 204 cm

SUPPORTED BY

MARIO KIESENHOFER
TREASURE
25.10.2023 – 14.1.2024

Kunstforum Wien – tresor

Freyung 8

1010 Vienna

Solo show

Curated by: Lisa Ortner-Kreil

Opening: 24.10.2023, 7.30 pm
Featuring a sound performance by Avtomat

www.kunstforumwien.at

Download exhibition text and further information (PDF) – English

Download exhibition text and further information (PDF) – German

POWERPLAY - PHOTOGRAPHIC SYNERGIES

BETWEEN ART, FASHION AND MUSIC

1.7. – 13.8.2023

Gmunden.Photo

Stadtgarten Gmunden
Johann Tagwerker Straße 12
4810 Gmunden

Group show

Curated by: Lisa Ortner-Kreil

 

www.gmunden.photo

SUPPORTED BY

QUEER ART SPACES VIENNA 2023

19.1. – 18.3.2023

 

Kunsthalle Exnergasse
Währinger Straße 59
1090 Vienna

 

Group show

Curated by: Louise Deininger, Michael Kaufmann, Gerhard Pruegger, Francis Ruyter

www.wuk.at

The exhibition was generously supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum New York and the Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport of the Republic of Austria.

MARIO KIESENHOFER. SURROUNDINGS

2.6. – 2.7.2022

 

Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art
in cooperation with
Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art
521 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10001

 

www.phhfineart.com

→ click to download the press release


The exhibition was accompanied by a panel discussion
at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York:

Mapping Queer Surroundings. A Panel on Visibility and Space

Speakers:
Drew Sawyer (Brooklyn Museum)
Matthew Leifheit (photographer, magazine editor)
Mario Kiesenhofer (artist)

DISPATCHES FROM A TROUBLED CITY – THE CITY AS NOVEL

1.12.2022 – 26.3.2023

Wien Museum MUSA Startgalerie
Felderstraße 6–8

1010 Vienna

 

Group show

Curated by: Nika Kupyrova

 

www.wienmuseum.at

Mario Kiesenhofer is a Vienna-based artist working with photography and video. His artistic focus centers around queer spaces and communities, with an emphasis on their representation and visibility.

Untitled (Threshold), 2023, PVC, wood, screws, approx. 235 × 224 cm

This place should b**n, 2023, vinyl lettering, approx. 280 × 24 cm

Indoor – Instytut, Warsaw, 2023, two pigment prints, framed behind grey glass, each 80 × 120 cm

Damian, 2023, pigment print, 53 × 79,5 cm

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