PARTICIPANT / Rainer Prohaska

  • Name Rainer Prohaska
  • Country Austria
  • Vocation Artist
  • Education Not Available
 

Born 1966, Krems/Donau, Austria
Lives and works in Krems an der Donau and Vienna

Education

1980 – 1985 Technical school for mechanical engineering, A-level Exam
1985 – 1994 Works in adult education, as a hot air balloon pilot and a professional diver
1993 – 2001 Graphic & Industrial Designer
1999 – 2000 Art University Linz, Experimental Design, Prof. Herbert Lachmayer
2000 – 2005 University for Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, Experimental Media Art and Digital Art, Prof. Karel Dudesek,
Prof. Peter Weibel, Prof. Thomas Fürstner
2004 Erasmus-Scholarship, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow, Poland
2005 Graduation with honours, University for Applied Arts, Vienna, Prof. Peter Weibel (Mag. art)

Award and Residencies

2016
Creative Fusion Artist In Residency Programm – The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland/Ohio, U.S.A.

2015
State Scholarship for Fine Arts, Federal Chancellery, Austria

2014
Zhujiajiao Himalaya Art Museum, Shanghai, China, Federal Chancellery Residency

2013
Acquisition Of Art Objects‘, BMUKK, Austria
Acquisition Of Art Objects‘, City of Vienna, Austria
KHOJ International Artists‘ Association, New Delhi, India

2010
Acquisition Of Art Objects‘, BMUKK, Austria
Grant in context of outstanding artist award for Fine Arts, BMUKK, Austria
Gyeonggi Creation Center Residency, 6 months, Ansan, South Korea

2009
MAK Schindler Scholarship, 6 months, Los Angeles, USA

2008
ASAP Programme, Beijing, China
Rauma Artist in Residence Programme, 3 months, Rauma, Finland

2005
Operation Cntrcpy, Ars Electronica, Honorary Mention, Linz, Austria

2002
Read Me No 1 Voter, read_me-Festival, Public Award, Moscow, Russia

2000
Florida Print Award, USA

Solo Exhibitions / Projects (Selection)

2020
Traverso la città, as part of Kulturjahr Graz 2020, Graz, Austria

2019
LVISE • as part of MAX 500, KÖR TIROL,Thaur, Tirol, Austria
Yi Dong Cha, public space, Vienna
Fundamental, with Judith Fegerl and Leo Zogmayer, Landesgalerie Niederösterreich, Austria

2018
Tagging Hidden Architecture, Danube Culture Platform , Danube Region, Hainburg – Gabčíkovo, Austria & Slovakia
Salon 4, Vienna Art Week, Vienna
Relations, catalogue presentation, KUNST HAUS WIEN, Vienna
Ponte Est, KUNST HAUS WIEN, Vienna
Mobile Tea House, Public Space, Vienna, Austria

2017
Salon 4, Open Studio, Vienna Art Week, Vienna
Mobile Tea House, Museum for Art, Architecture, Design, Marta Herford, Germany
MS FUSION, Intervention, Am Beschlächt, Regensburg, Germany, in cooperation with Interreg – Danube Transnational Programme
Boring River, movie screening, Filmgalerie Kino im Leeren Beutel, Regensburg, Germany, in cooperation with Interreg – Danube Transnational Programme
Fundamental I with Judith Fegerl, realized by Landesgalerie Niederösterreich, Göttweigerhofkapelle, Krems-Stein, Austria
Lunch Box, Performance, privat event for Siemens, gallery “Die Schöne”, Vienna, Austria

2016
Parking Violation, Transformer Station Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
Mobile Tea House, Installation – Performance, as part of Steirischer Herbst, Leibnitz and Leutschach, Austria
Yi Dong Cha, Art In Public Space, Innsbruck, Austria

2015
Speaker, in cooperation with Austrian Apparel, Viertelfestival, Heidentor von Carnuntum, Austria

2014
The Emperor´s New Clothes, Zhujiajiao Himalaya Art Museum, Shanghai, China
From Z-Boats to Cargo, museumOrth, Orth an der Donau, Austria
Smart Vermin, Viertelfestival, Krems, Austria

2013
Enlightenment, V. Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum for Applied & Decorative Art, Moscow, Russia
City of Needs and Circumstances, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria
Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck, Austria

2012
Formulation, MAK Nite, Austrian Museum Of Applied Arts & Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Résidence Modulaire, Kunstpavillon der Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck, Austria

2011
The Stamp Project, 12 Dauermarken für die österreichische Post, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
Transistor, Coded Culture – The City As Interface, Vienna, Austria
Refurnishing Schnifis, ’12 c’ Raum Für Kunst & Public Space, Schnifis, Austria
Un Vol De, Institut For Experimental Architecture.Hochbau, University Of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

2010
Walking through a Cruel and Narrow Mind, Das weisse Haus, Vienna, Austria
San Lun Che featuring The Terraplastic Army, Anni Art Gallery, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
Containers, Relics, Odds and Ends, Kunstnetzwerk/Viertelfestival, Krems, Austria
Menu Spaustuve, Vilnius, Lithuania

2009
Enter Beijing, ‘Mifan’, Anni Art Gallery and 798 Art District, Beijing, China

2008
Enter Beijing, Public Space, Beijing, China
Publication ‚The ‚Z‘-Boats‘, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, Germany
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
Public Space, Rauma, Finland
Galeria Posibila, Bucharest, Romania

2007
Z-Boats, Canetti Foundation, Ruse, Bulgaria

2006
Restaurant Transformable, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria
Restaurant Transformable, Sammlung Heinrich, Vienna, Austria

2005
Operation Cntrcpy – spaceship kasparov, Künstlerhaus/Passagengalerie, Vienna, Austria
Arabischer Heuriger, Test Research Facility, Adler Apotheke, Krems, Austria

2004
Test Research Facility, Krems, Austria

2003
Casa de la Emancipacion, Trujillo, Peru
Test Research Facility, Krems, Austria

2002
Live Visuals For Band Twinnie, Laboclub, Warsaw, Poland
Minoritenkirche/Kunsthalle, Krems, Austria

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2020
Port Ouvert / Fermée+Porte Jaune, ZART, Solothurn, Swizerland
The Shipyard / Chapter 2, in contect of: Donau – Menschen, Schätze & Kulturen, Schallaburg, Austria

2019
MS-FUSION – THE SHIPYARD CHAPTER, in context of: Der Hände Werk, Schallaburg, Austria
Lunch Box/Food Derivation Object, In context of: Das Leben – ein Fest?, Museum Krems, Krems, Austria

2018
Kunstasyl, Charity Auction, Semperdepot Vienna
25 Visionen, Galerie Gerersdorfer, Vienna, Austria

2017
Nonsense Technologies, MOCAK – Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Not To Be Seen Part II, WRO Art Center, Wrocław, Poland
Food Drip Paintings, Performance and talk with Silvie Aigner/Parnass, Gaggenau Flagship Showroom, Vienna, Austria

2016
Not To Be Seen Part I, WRO Art Center Wrocław – European Culture Capital 2016, Wrocław, Poland
Drawing an Orange Line Drawing, Biennale Israel, The artist’s house, Jerusalem, Israel
Apparat – Retrogression through Technological Progress, The Sculpture Center Cleveland, Cleveland, USA
White Is No Colour, Creative Fusion Artist Group Exhibition, Cleveland Collection Gallery, Cleveland, USA
Drawing an Orange Line #2, 16th Art Auction – Neunerhaus, MAK, Vienna, Austria
Drawing an Orange Line #7, Auction Caritas, Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria
Korean Correspondances, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan Island, South Korea
Weisse ab-Haus-Verkaufs-Kunstschau #5, 02.- 12. June 2016, das weisse haus, Vienna

2015
Nonsense Technologies , 10. October – 16. December 2015, Center Of Contemporary Art MONA Innerspaces, Poznań, Poland
Drawing an Orange Line, Drawing Now, Albertina, Wien
EuroArt, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
14 × 14 – Vermessung des Donauraumes, Palais Porcia, Vienna
Accounting, a call inside the call of MachtKunst from Deutsche Bank, Berlin, Germany
Lunch Box,Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Cargo, donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Boring River, Movie Screening, Kino im Kesselhaus, donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Lunch Box, Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, University Museum and Art Gallery • Hongkong , China
Lunch Box,Departure Austria: Österreich Tage, DEPO 2015 • Pilsen • Czech Republic

2014
Lunch Box, Desiring the real – Austria Contemporary, NCCA, Moskow, Russia
Lunch Box, Desiring the real – Austria Contemporary, NCCA, Nishny Novgorod, Russia
Refuse the Shadows of the Past‚ Austria Sino Art Programm, University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Cargo, Mapping the works – Sich die Welt erschließen, Wanderausstellung, in Kooperation mit NOE-Art Niederösterreich
Z-Boats, Points of Passage, Stift Melk, Melk, Austria
On the Streets, apexart, java art cafe, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2013
Spice?, Food Edition II, KHOJ International Artists‘ Association, New Delhi, India

2012
Vienna Art Week & Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Vienna, Austria
Museum Angerlehner, Wels, Austria
Toronto Carretilla Initiative, LuminaTO 6, Toronto, Canada
Hosted In Athens, Athens, Greece
Cuisine à tous les étages, Our Haus, Austrian Cultural Forum 10 Years Anniversary Exhibition, New York, USA
Das Weisse Haus, Vienna, Austria
7th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

2011
Help for Japan, Secret Postcard Art Sale, TBA21, Vienna, Austria
Korean Correspondance, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-Si, South Korea
Formulation, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts & Contemporary Art, MAK Nite, Vienna, Austria
Asia Art Expo, China World Trade Centre, Beijing, China

2010
Korean Correspondance, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-Si, South Korea
The Spine, Hard To Sell, Good To Have, Vienna Art Week, Vienna, Austria
My Endless Day of Summer, Video Exhibition Curated By Stamatina Gregory • ‘The Moving Index 2010’, New York and S1F Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Viennafair/Lower Austria Contemporary-Stand, Vienna, Austria
Austrian Embassy, Beijing, China

2009
MAK/Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Kunstraum Wohlleb, Vienna, Austria
Anni Art Gallery/798 Art District, Beijing, China
Arse Elektronika/Roxy Theater, San Francisco, USA
PM Gallery and House, London, UK
paraflows 09 – Festival for Digital Art and Cultures, Vienna, Austria
Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK
New Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK
S1F Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Viertelfestival NOE, Vienna, Austria
MAK Center, Los Angeles, USA
ISEA Exhibition + Symposium/Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2008
Food Processing Machine, regionale08, Feldbach + Pertlstein, Austria
HH20, Galerie Oel-Früh, Hamburg, Germany
Gazebo Extentions, donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Salmon Sculpture Saloon, Project(OR) Art Fair, Rotterdam, Netherlands
ART MART, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
paraflows/MAK-Gefechtsturm, Vienna, Austria

2007
Post Soviet Summercamp, Aizpute, Latvia
Body Navigation Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
Post Soviet Summercamp, Aizpute, Latvia
Viertelfestival NOE, Hainburg, Austria
Enter_ Festival, Cambridge, UK

2006
Local/Food, ViennaFair-Opening, Kunsthalle Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Unplugger and KRFTWRK, STRP-Festival – Art and Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Z-Boats, 20 Years Art And Knowledgetransfer, University For Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

2005
Local/Food – shanghai-vienna, Performance, Ovalhalle, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
Operation CNTRCPY, Passagengalerie, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Matratzenlager, donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Operation Cntrcpy – spaceship kasparov, Brucknerhaus, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria

2004
Homerische Landschaften, Hofgarten Pavillon, Innsbruck, Austria
Facing, Galerie Westlicht, Vienna, Austria
Local/Food, Performance, Lange Nacht der Museen, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
Ohne Schnur, Kunstverein Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven, Germany
Human Interfaces, Kunsthalle Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Coded Cultures-Symposium, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
Der soziographische Blick, Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria

2003
donaufestival, Krems, Austria
Digra – Level Up Game Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands
„selfware“-Festival, Palais Thienfeld, Kulturhauptstadt2003, Graz, Austria
Volksoper, Vienna, Austria

2002
Ars Electronica-Press Conference, Linz, Austria
La Oficina, Trujillo, Peru

2001
Kunsthalle, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
Transmitter Media Art Festival, Hohenems, Austria
University For Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

Presentations/Lectures (Selection)

2020
MS-FUSION, as part of magazine presentation “morgen”, Kunstraum NÖ, Vienna, Austria

2018
BORING RIVER, Salonschiff Fräulein Florentine, Linz, Austria
Muddy reflections on the danube, Kulturtankstelle, Linz, Austria
More information: DonauArt
CARGO, 2nd Transnational Danube Conference, University of Arts Linz, Austria
FUSION Focus_21, in context of: Nicht in Stein gemeißelt. Kulturelles Erbe neu denken, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

2016
White Crocodile Academia of Art, Transformer Station Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
Introducing the White Crocodile Academia of Art, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, USA
Keynote: Strange Cargo / Boring River. The danube projects by Rainer Prohaska, Creative Source Design and contemporary art in the danube region, Ulm, Germany
How to create objects out of a kontextual network situation, Salon IG, Rainer Prohaska in a conversation with Christa Benzer, Vienna, Austria

2015
Current Affairs. Honkongs Art Scene in Motion University Museum and Art Gallery • Hongkong • China

2010
Austria Culture Forum New York, New York, USA
University Of Applied Arts, Prof. Johanna Kandl, Vienna, Austria
Gwangju Art Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea

2009
Global Risk Conference, Cardiff, UK
MAK Center, Los Angeles, USA / 80+1 Linz09, Linz , Austria
SCI-Arc/Southern California Institute for Architecture, Los Angeles, USA
DAC 09/University of California Irvine, Irvine, USA
Art University Linz/space&designstrategies, Linz, Austria

2008
Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland
Kunstraum NOE, Vienna, Austria
ISEA, Singapore

2007
Wittgenstein Haus/KCTOS, Vienna, Austria
Areas of conflu(x)ence, Sibiu, Romania
Body Navigation Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
EMAF – European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany

2006
Paraflows-Symposium, Vienna, Austria
Post Soviet Summercamp, Aizpute, Latvia
Takeaway-Festival, London, UK
Rio File Festival Symposium, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia

2005
Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland

2004
ASP – University of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland
netznetz-Symposium, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Coded Cultures-Symposium, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria

2003
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
Galerie König, Vienna, Austria
Basis Wien, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria

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